Qualifiers

Colmic / Bag’em Larford Feeder Championships | Wednesday 5th September 2018

20 anglers turned out for this last qualifier on the Specimen Lake – conditions were overcast with a stiff easterly breeze. Winner today and making his way to the October final was Dean Thorpe with a weight of 116-01-00. Dean drew peg 70 and fished the method long and down his edge. 2nd on the day was Marius Grigaitis who peg 16 on the burr. Marius fished the method around 40 yards with waffters to weigh 113-04-00. 3rd to frame was Jamie Hughes (MAP) who drew peg 6 and fished the method at 45 yards with waffters to weigh 112-02-00 ...
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Colmic / Bag’em Larford Feeder Championships | Saturday 18th August 2018

Conditions today were overcast with odd breakouts of bright sunshine with a gentle SW breeze. Winner today and progressing to the October Grand Final is Paul Cook (Frenzee) who drew peg 70 on the Chalet Bank. Paul fished the method at 30m and later short with meat to weigh a brilliant 209-15-00. 2nd on the day was Ian White who drew peg 14 and fished method at 30m and 10m with boilies to weigh 159-10-00 of bream and carp. 3rd on the day was Ian Wood (Larford) who drew peg 22. Ian fished method short all day on wafers weighing ...
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Colmic / Bag’em Larford Feeder Championships | Sunday 12th August 2018

11 anglers fished the Specimen Lake and the conditions for the match were breezy with temperatures fallen to just 16C. Overnight rain also had an adverse effect on the fishing. That being said, Jason Mackey (Senior Haulage) drew peg 14 on the burr bank landing 159-05-00 of carp and bream to the method fished at around 20m. His weight was well clear of the chasing field and puts him through to the October Final. 2nd on the day was Lee Greenwood (Wigan) with a weight of 97-13-00 from peg 74. His catch was made up with bream and carp all ...
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Colmic / Bag’em Larford Feeder Championships | Saturday 4th August 2018

12 anglers fished the feeder match today all on the Specimen Lake. Winner today and progressing to the October final was Steve Hamilton (St Helens Tackle) who drew peg 74 on the Specimen Chalet Bank. Steve fished method feeder short landing carp and bream to weigh 116-02-00. 2nd placed Ian Wood (Larford) drew peg 16 on the burr and fished the method short with wafers weighing in 99-01-00 3rd on the day was Richard Edmunds from peg 70. Rich caught on the method and orange waffter at around 30m. Later switching to his edge with corn and method feeder to ...
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Colmic / Bag’em Larford Feeder Championships | Sunday 29th July 2018

Overcast and a drop in temperature plus a stiff wind played its part to make conditions near perfect for this latest qualifier. Winner today and making his way to the big money final in October was England International Jamie Harrison (Matrix / Bait Tec). Jamie drew peg 8 and fished method feeder at 20m with mini boilies to land 50lb plus of quality bream and near 100lbs of carp to 18lb. His total weight of 142-02-00 was 60lbs clear of his nearest rival. 2nd on the day was Tex Anstice (M.D Floats / Miracle Baits) who drew peg 18. Tex ...
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Colmic / Bag’em Larford Feeder Championships | Sunday 15th July 2018

18 anglers turned out for this latest feeder qualifier. Conditions on the day were hot and humid with highs approaching 28C with zero breeze. Winner on the day was Mick Bull (Bag’em / frenzee) who drew peg 4 on the Specimen Lake. Mick fished the method with mini boiles landing an all carp catch of 115-02-00. Mick caught long and short on the method qualifying for his second major final here at Larford Lakes. 2nd on the day was Rob Upex (Chiltern Baits) who drew peg 76 on the Specimen chalet bank. Rob fished the method with pellet and meat ...
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Colmic / Bag’em Larford Feeder Championships | Wednesday 4th July 2018

Just 10 anglers turned out for this midweek qualifier, Conditions were hot and humid with highs of around 26C. Needless to say, the resident carp were all swimming around shallow but some did have a feed on the bottom along with some quality bream. Winner today and the only qualifier was Tracey Holland (M.D Floats / Miricle Baits) with a weight of 84-07-00. Tracey drew peg 6 on the Specimen Burr and fished banded hard pellet on the method feeder. 2nd on the day was Brian Clark (Vespe) weighing in 77-02-00. Brian fished the open end feeder targeting the bream ...
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Colmic / Bag’em Larford Feeder Championships | Sunday 10th June 2018

26 anglers turned out for this latest qualifier fished on the Specimen Lake. Conditions were difficult for this feeder only match. Bright sunshine, flat calm with highs of 25C. As expected, all the carp were swimming shallow so bream became the main target. Winner on the day was Brian Clark (Vespe) who’s already qualified but chose to fish as a practice open. Brian drew peg 10 and fished the cage feeder with dead reds at 20m landing between 40-50lbs of bream. Brian also fished the method short with corn finding four quality carp to finish the day with 89-01-00. Second ...
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Colmic / Bag’em Larford Feeder Championships | Saturday 19th May 2018

Conditions were hot, calm & muggy. All the resident carp on the Specimen Lake were swimming round shallow in their thousands. Needless to say, fishing a feeder when the fish were shallow meant few carp were caught. The bream however, fed well and made up most of the weights. The winner was Trevor Wise and Craig Whittaker joint with 45-08-00. Trevor caught on the method mainly bream and a single carp with waffters from peg 68. Craig drew peg20 and fished for bream all day on the cage feeder weighing in some quality bream. 3rd on the day was Pete ...
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Colmic / Bag’em Larford Feeder Championships | Sunday 29th April 2018

Weather today for this latest Larford Feeder Championship qualifier was almost a return to January, with highs of just 4C and a bitter NE wind. Needless to say, catching fish was always going to be difficult but true to form, the Specimen Lake fished well despite the winter temperatures. Winner today was Simon Deakin (Tubertini) who drew peg 80. Simon fished the method short with boilies and corn and later cast down his edges to find carp to 15lbs and recording a weight of 112-09-00. Second on the day was Paul Cook (Frenzee) who drew peg 78. Paul started his ...
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Colmic / Bag’em Larford Feeder Championships | Sunday 22nd April 2018

An additional qualifier held on the Specimen Lake on Sunday. 12 anglers fished and Prezmek Solski progressed to the final. Prezmek drew peg 52 on the Specimen chalet bank and fished the cage & method feeder landing 56-15-00 of carp & bream. Second on the day was Mark Jones who drew peg 58 on the Specimen Lake. Mark fished the cage feeder with loads of chopped worm, which produced an all bream catch of 49-08-00. Third on the day was Martin Harrell with 49-05-00 of carp and bream to the method feeder with waffters and corn from peg 60. Fourth ...
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Colmic / Bag’em Larford Feeder Championships | Saturday 14th April 2018

25 anglers. The travelling field of anglers were welcomed to Larford Lakes for the second qualifier of the series. Conditions today were near perfect with highs of 16C and a gentle south west breeze. Carp were all over the place feeding shallow which was not ideal as everyone was fishing with feeders on the bottom. That being said, the bream obliged as did the carp down the edges. Winner today overall was Richard Lawson (Total Angling) who drew peg 28 on the burr. Rich started on the method long but quickly switched to his edge having spotted a number of ...
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Colmic / Bag’em Larford Feeder Championships | Saturday 7th April 2018

The first Larford Feeder Championships took place today. Conditions were near flat calm but warm with highs of 12C. Heavy overnight rain made for difficult fishing with the carp swimming shallow. The bream fed to cage feeder and the carp to method feeder and waffters. Winner on the day was Brian Clark (Vespe) who drew peg 60 on the chalet bank. Brian fished the cage feeder at 30m weighing in an all bream catch of 65-03-00. 2nd on the day was Tony Messiner (Marukyu) who drew peg 62. Tony fished the method with waffters weighing in 47-03-00 of carp & ...
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