Qualifiers to Date

Golden Rod Feeder Southfield Reservoir Saturday 8th December 2018

A full 60 peg sell out fished at the popular Southfield Reservoir. Conditions were favourable with overcast conditions, a little rain and highs of around 12C. Winner today and progressing to the grand final was Lee Addy (Drennan North West) who drew peg 36. Lee caught on the open end feeder, fished at around 50m with worm hook bait and feeding dead reds and a pinch of chopped worms through the feeder landing bream and skimmers to weigh a level 17-00-00. 2nd overall was Kevin Hall from peg 21 who also fished the traditional cage feeder fished at 50m with ...
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Golden Rod Feeder Barston Lakes Saturday 1st December 2018

A sellout 60 pegs yet again proving the popularity and support of this prestigious event. Conditions today were fairly mild and overcast with highs of around 14C. Winner today was Lee Kerry (Preston / Sonu Baits) who drew peg 19. Lee fished long with the method feeder and waffters landing carp, bream and F1’s to weigh 81-00-00 and secure his place in the March 2019 final. 2nd overall was Paddy McMahon who drew peg 16. He also fished long with the method and waffters pushing Lee Kerry right to the wire with 80-02-00 just 14oz short of a win and ...
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Golden Rod Feeder Southfield Saturday 24th November 2018

A full house of 60 anglers booked onto the popular Southfield venue. Conditions today were cool with highs of just 6C and a stiff breeze. On many of the pegs, the fish totally shut up shop and other sections were decided by very low weights. That being said, a superb weight of 30-04-00 of bream was recorded by overall match winner, Mark Turner (Halkon Hunt) who drew peg 17. Mark makes his way to his second Golden Rod final by catching some quality bream on the worm hook bait to the open end feeder cast to 50m. Second on the ...
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Golden Rod Feeder Carr Mill Sunday 18th November 2018

Golden rod feeder 18th Nov A sell out 60 pegger for this latest qualifier. Conditions were cold with a heavy overnight frost. It was always going to be difficult putting a weight together with such a drop in seasonal temperatures and needless to say the conditions did effect the weights. Winner on the day was John Turnock (St Hellen’s Tackle & Bait) who drew peg 153. John fished the method at distance alternating between boilies, pellet and dead reds. This produced a run of skimmers and bream putting a level 12lbs on the scales. 2nd overall was Jim Evans (DH ...
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Golden Rod Feeder Lindholme Lakes Saturday 10th November 2018

Heavy overnight rain, temperatures of just 9C and a strong wind made for difficult conditions for this latest Golden Rod Feeder qualifier. 52 anglers were booked onto this match with Bonsai, Laurels and Loco Lakes in play. Winner today was Ben Fisk (Matrix Dynamite) who drew peg 5 on Loco. Ben fished the pellet feeder casting under arm to both left and right of his peg catching F1’s and a single decent carp. Fishing a 6mm Dynamite hard pellet as hook bait, Ben went on to land 99-05-00. 2nd on the day was Alex Dockerty (Drennan) from peg 19 on ...
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Golden Rod Feeder Carr Mill Sunday 4th November 2018

A sellout 60 pegs for this Sunday's Golden Rod Qualifier. Conditions were cool with a stiff breeze. Winner and progressing to the March Grand Final was Richard Pennington who drew peg 90. Richard fished the method feeder with ground bait and fished pellet and dead reds to catch bream and skimmers to weigh 19-08-00. Second placed Charlie Simpson has already qualified so used his ticket to fish for the pools on the day. Charlie drew peg 91 and fished the hybrid feeder at distance using waffter hook baits catching bream and skimmers to weigh 19-02-00. Third in the frame was ...
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Golden Rod Feeder | Gold Valley Lakes | Saturday 27th October 2018

Gold valley, Saturday 27th October A poor turn out for the third qualifier of the Golden Rod campaign with just 33 anglers supporting this southern qualifier. As the numbers were so low, only 2 qualifiers went through to the March 2018 Grand Final. Winner on the day was Nick Howell (Daiwa) who drew peg 130. Nick fished the hybrid feeder long to the rope landing 11 carp & F1’s for a total weight of 99-12-00. Nick fished dead reds and waffters. Second overall was Adam Lee (Bag’em) from peg 124. Adam fished the method wrapped in ground bait and cage ...
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Golden Rod Feeder | Boddington Reservoir | Saturday 20th October 2018

A full 60 peg sell out for the second qualifier of the series. Conditions were favourable with a gentle breeze and highs of around 16C. Winner, and making his way to the Grand Final in March was Martin Harrell who drew peg 97. Martin fished at distance with a hybrid feeder and ringers waffters landing 146-00-00 of carp 2nd on the day was Chris Pavlou with 126-08-00 from peg 100. Chris also fished at distance with the hybrid feeder and waffters netting some quality carp. 3rd to the frame was Wayne Robinson who drew peg 85. Again, the hybrid feeder ...
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Golden Rod Feeder | Patshull Park | Saturday 29th September 2018

Conditions were favourable with a gentle breeze and highs of around 16C Winner on the day was John Vernon (Elton Tackle) who drew peg 56. John fished at around 20m with the open end feeder with worm landing 33-03-00 of roach and skimmers. 2nd on the day was Kevin Hall (Matrix N/W) who drew peg 53. Kevin caught at 40m with the open end feeder feeding worm & caster and fishing dead reds as hook bait to land 25-15-00 3d to the frame was Richard Lawson (Total Angling) from peg 45. Rich caught short on the open ender landing 25-03-00 ...
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