Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Carp Just Can't Stop Feeding at the Oaks

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Carp Just Can't Stop Feeding at the Oaks

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COARSE ANGLING CARP catches have topped the ton at The Oaks.

Adam Richards of Browning took advantage of the carp's willingness to feed by weighing in 114lb 1oz on pellet from peg six on Sycamore Lake to win a match fished by 54.

Danny Scott of Garbolino was second with 100lb 13oz.

While that match was exceptional, it shows that the fish are beginning to switch to spring and summer feeding mode.

In the Thursday match, Shane Atkin of Daiwa Cleveland Angling Centre won with 42lb 2oz of carp to 2lb on pellet at 14 metres on Cedar.

Bert Poole of The Oaks, was runner-up with 31lb 14oz in a field of 21.

On Saturday Mal Bailey of Garbolino Elton topped 37 anglers on Cedar, with 50lb made up of carp to 3lb on pellet from peg 48.

James Wood of The Oaks, was runner-up with 43lb, Andy Nelson of Browning Quaker came third with 40lb 6oz.

Darlington anglers have shone at Woodlands.

On Sunday on Kestrel and Wagtail 34 fished and Peter Close of Browning Quaker, won with 50lb 2oz. …

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