Parsons wins close contest

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Russ Parsons won the Sunday Open at Westwood Lakes.

In a close match on Skylark Lake, with the top three within 11lb, Parsons (Spilsby AC) got the nod from Peg 32 with 117lbs 5oz.

He fished pellet down the edge from the start to catch mainly carp to 6lb.

In second was Tony Evans (Dynamite Baits) on peg 18 with 110lbs 8oz.

The third-placed angler was Kev Wadge (Westwood Lakes) from peg 17.

Results: 1 Russ Parsons (Spilsby AC) 117lbs 5oz, 2 Tony Evans (Dynamite Baits) 110lbs 8oz, 3 Kev Wadge (Westwood Lakes) 106lbs 10oz, 4 Paul Harsley (Daves Peg) 103lbs 2oz, 5 Alistair Oglivie (Sensas) 99lbs 8oz.

Thursday’s Over 50s Open was held on Skylark Lake, with 42 anglers taking part.

Mal Green (Westwood Lakes) and Roy Wells (Westwood Lakes) both weighed the same weight of 86lbs 12oz to share the winnings.

Mal fished sweetcorn across to the island from peg 10, and Roy fished a small method feeder with pellet from peg 13.

Results: 1= Mal Green (Westwood Lakes) 86lbs 12oz, Roy Wells (Westwood Lakes) 86lbs 12oz, 3 Ken Clark (Westwood Lakes) 68lbs 7oz, 4 Den Lucas (Westwood Lakes) 66lbs 12oz, 5 Kevin Raven (Westwood Lakes) 62lbs 2oz.

Tuesday’s Open was fished on Falcon Lake.

There were big weights with Lee Feary (Castle Inn) leading the way from peg three, winning with 151lbs.

Lee fished banded pellet short to catch mainly f1 carp.

In second was Mick Stamp (Preston/Sonubaits) on peg 11 with 142lbs 4oz and third-placed angler was Simon Parker (Angling Direct/DT Floats).

Results: 1 Lee Feary (Castle Inn) 151lbs 0oz, 2 Mick Stamp (Preston/Sonubaits) 142lbs 4oz, 3 Simon Parker (Angling Direct/DT Floats) 125lbs 12oz, 4 Steve Lane (Maruyku/WWLakes) 108lbs 12oz, 5 Steve Smith (Westwood Lakes) 101lbs 8oz.