Paste master Kirk breaks weight record at Westwood Lakes

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Yet again the paste master Martin Kirk led the field from peg seven at Westwood Lakes’ Sunday Open.

The home-club angler claimed top spot with a catch weighing 147lbs 6oz, just days after breaking the Falcon Lake record.

His haul, again on Falcon Lake, consisted of F1 carp on his homemade paste at six metres.

In second was Steve Lane with 143lbs 4oz, again on paste.

The third-placed angler was Baz Bright with 137lbs 14oz.

Results: 1 Martin Kirk (Westwood Lakes) 147lbs 6oz, peg seven; 2 Steve Lane (Maruyku/WWLakes) 143lbs 4oz, peg 47; 3 Baz Bright (RAF Garbolino) 137lbs 14oz peg 35; 4 Jimmy Brooks (Middy) 115lbs 11oz, peg 23; 5 Tony Evans (Dynamite Baits) 115lbs 0oz, peg 21.

Skylark Lake produced a close match for the Saturday Open.

Stuart Bracey edged this one from peg nine with 116lbs 4oz.

Stuart fished tight to the island on caster for a mixed bag of fish.

Just missing out in second was Spike Milligan with 116lbs 0oz.

Third-placed angler was Matt Pillay with 110lbs 12oz.

Results: 1 Stuart Bracey (Shimano/Dynamite Baits) 116lbs 4oz, peg nine; 2 Spike Milligan (Lincs County) 116lbs 0oz, peg 33; 3 Matt Pillay (MAP/Old Ghost) 110lbs 12oz, peg 17; 4 Paul Harsley (Daves Peg) 95lbs 6oz, peg 3; 5 Richard Bond (Bury St.Edmunds AC) 78lbs 14oz, peg 25.

Thursday’s Over 50s Open Match saw 32 anglers take to Skylark Lake.

Chris Phillips won as he fished down the track on worm and caster to catch a mixed bag of fish, weighing 111lbs 13oz from peg seven.

In second was Bill Whitworth with 84lbs 12oz.

Third-placed angler was Jeff Duggan with 83lbs 8oz.

Results: 1 Chris Phillips (Westwood Lakes) 111lbs 13oz, peg seven; 2 Bill Whitworth (Lincoln Vets) 84lbs 12oz, peg 34; 3 Jeff Duggan (Westwood Lakes) 83lbs 8oz, peg 28; 4 Spike Milligan (Lincs County) 80lbs 0oz, peg 8.

The Tuesday Open saw Martin Kirk breake the Falcon Lake match record for the second time.

Martin pegged on peg five and caught mainly F1 carp on his homemade paste to weigh 184lbs 8oz.

In second was Steve Lane with 133lbs 10oz.

Third-placed angler was John Gooden with 131lbs 12oz.

Results: 1 Martin Kirk (Westwood Lakes) 184lbs 8oz, peg five; 2 Steve Lane (Maruyku/WWLakes) 133lbs 10oz, peg nine; 3 John Gooden (Westwood Glamour Boys) 131lbs 12oz, peg 11; 4 Cameron Stokes (Mathey AC) 116lbs 14oz, peg one.