THE recent settled weather has seen sport become more consistent and this coming Bank Holiday Monday there is a great opportunity to make the most of it and support a great cause.
Local anglers Roy Butterfield and Lee Godley, currently raising funds for Leukemia and Lymphoma, have got together with Bill at Lodge Farm to run a charity event on the signal and lily ponds.
At the time of writing there are still tickets available from Roy, Geoff Mawby of Gateford Angling, Greg at Worksop Angling Supplies, Max Tackle of Clowne or from Bill at the fishery.
The cost is £15 with the draw at the onsite café and fishing from 10am to 3.30pm.
Worksop & DAA are hosting their annual junior competition on Saturday 10th September at Worksop Sandhill Lake, with two age categories, nine to 12 years and 13 to 16.
All entrants must be in possession of a current Worksop members book.
The cost is £3 with tickets available from Ken Ward Sports until 5th September.
BATCHELORS AC fished a three hour evening match on the field pond at Lodge Farm which saw all the anglers catching well on a variety of methods.
Mel Morris on peg 4 weighed 83lb 14oz to edge John Eves into second place with 82lb 5oz from peg 10.
Their second event took place at the Riverside Fishery at Bawtry where Morris and Eves again clinched first and second, Mel taking 15lb 10oz and John 14lb 10oz off peg 4 and 26 respectively.
Anston WMC visited Lakeside Fishery at Ranskill last Sunday on a hot summer’s day.
The win fell to Neil Hall on peg 9 with an all silver fish net of 62lb 2oz on maggot or caster.
In second Tarl Bailey had a mixed net of 42lb 15oz on the pellet feeder from peg 19.
Ray Short on peg 6 had another mixed net of silvers weighing 34lb 5oz.
The Worksop Piscatorials also visited the Lakeside Fishery where the club’s oldest members tooke first and second spots.
Ivor Jones and Terry Evans had 37lb 7oz and a level 31lb respectively.
Kilton AC visted the Oak Tree Fishery at Misterton last Sunday where the top two both employed pole fished paste.
Brian Pool, on peg 16, won with 67lb 11oz, clear of Graham Boddice with 65lb 7oz from peg 6.
Tony Draper was third on peg 15 weighing 43lb 4oz taken on worm.
Manton AC made the short journey to Ollerton last Saturday where they tackled the Wellow Dam, with Mel Morris taking another win, this time with a carp net weighing 18lb 9oz from peg 6.
Dave Wolson in second took 14lb 10oz from peg 25.
The Tuesday Club fished on 9th August on the West Lake at Bank End, with the top three fishing pellet shallow.
Mel Kirton led the way on peg 10 with 82lb ahead of Billy Richardson on peg 3 who netted 76lb 7oz.
On 16th August they visited the Lakeside Fishery where Mick Burrell put together a winning net of 59lb 10oz on pole fished caster on peg 29.
Mick Pogson claimed second with 50lb 5oz on pole fished meat from peg 31.
Andy Hill was third on 29a with 47lb 7oz.
Grafton AA competed in their annual match at the Horseshoe Lakes at Wales.
George Aidy fished pellet for 42lb and first place, with Mick Simpson second with 35lb on paste and Ian Topham had 16lb 12oz of skimmers tempted on pellet.
The best match at the Riverside Fishery was last Friday’s event that was won by Mick Hall with 43lb 13oz from peg 8 taken on the pellet.
Keith Noble was second on peg 28 with 40lb 12oz fishing the same method, with John Bleakly third on peg 43 with 32lb 11oz.