Moore is merrier on Westwood Lakes

The latest sports news for the Hemel area
The latest sports news for the Hemel area

Westwood Lakes Over 50s Open Match on October 6 saw 34 anglers battle for the honours.

John Moore (Curborough Fishery) showed everyone the way, fishing at 4m with maggots to catch a mixed bag of fish from peg 4 to win the match with 108lb 12oz.

He edged out Ade Freeman (GOT Baits), who used the same tactics from peg 25 to weigh in 107lb 0oz.

In third place was Mick Dukes (Westwood Lakes) from peg 40 with 80lb 4oz.

Results: 1 John Moore (Curborough Fishery) 108lb 12oz; 2 Ade Freeman (GOT Baits) 107lb 0oz; 3 Mick Dukes (Westwood Lakes) 80lb 4oz; 4. Brian Thompson (Westwood Lakes) 79lb 0oz

An open match on Falcon Lake produced a rare outcome - a tie for first place.

Both M. Kirk (peg 40) and Steve Lane (peg 34) brought in 129lbs. Luke Moreley (Westwood Lakes) at peg 33 had 118lbs 2oz and John Gooden (Westwood Lakes) at peg 45 had 116lbs.

Results: 1= M. Kirk (Westwood Lakes) 129lbs; 1st equal Steve Lane (Westwood Lakes) 129lbs; 3 Luke Moreley (Westwood Lakes) 118lbs 2oz; 4 John Gooden (Westwood Lakes) 116lbs.

Westwood Lakes Daiwa Autumn Festival produced three days of excellent angling, with some of this country’s best anglers battling it out for the Daiwa Autumn Festival title.

Star of the festival was Ryan Lingard (Westwood Lakes), who put in an awesome performance over the three days to secure the vital three points needed to take the title.

Darren Denton (Westwood Lakes) also put in a great performance with three section wins, but he lost out on weight to Ryan, taking second place in the festival.

Richard Bond (Matrix Image) just scraped into the top three after having a bad first day with five points.

Overall result: 1 Ryan Lingard (Westwood Lakes) 3pts 714lb 7oz, 2 Darren Denton (Westwood Lakes) 3pts 630lb 10oz, 3 Richard Bond (Matrix Image) 5pts 653lb 8oz, 4 Jimmy Brooks (Middy/ Matrix Image) 6pts 709lb 8oz, 5 Mark Cree (Dynamite Baits) 6pts 664lbs 6oz, 6 Dale Shepherd (Maver / Bag’em Baits) 6pts 653lb 0oz, 7 Gary Pook (Daiwa) 6pts 483lb 4oz, 8 Barry Young (Westwood Lakes) 6pts 445b 6oz, 9 Mark Rodgers (Mosella UK) 7pts 640lb 12oz, 10 Simon Parker (Daiwa Angling Direct) 7pts