Summary of Watford Piscators Competitions for the 2017 – 2018 Season

July 20, 2017

After four legs of the Championship the leaders are:

  1. Bob Horwood 75 points
  2. Paul Spiller 68 points
  3. Terry Monk 68 points
  4. Tony Edwards 60 points

After four legs of the Handicap Competition the leader are:

  1. Terry Monk 16 points
  2. Paul Spiller 14 points
  3. Ron Larkin 14 points
  4. Tony Edwards 14 points

After five legs of the Wednesday Spring Competition the leaders are:

  1. Bob Horwood 39.5 points
  2. Ian Halford 34.5 points
  3. Tony Edwards 34.5 points
  4. Dave Sephton 29.5

(See individual match results sheet for full details)

March 12th

Club Championship - leg No 1

8 Members fished the River Colne and caught a total weight of  14lbs 9 ozs

1st  Wally Thomas with 5 lbs 2 ozs including a Perch of 2 lbs 10 ozs - Sweep £25.00
2nd Bob Horwood with 4lbs 0 ozs - £15.00

April 9th

Club Championship – legNo 2

11 Members fished Dickinsons Canal and caught a total weight of 13lbs 3ozs

1st  Paul Spiller with 3lbs 8 ozs - Sweep £30.00
2nd  Tony Edwards with 2lbs 3ozs - £15.00
3rd  John Sears with 2lbs 0ozs - £10.00

May 7th

Club Championship – leg No 3

16 Members fished Castles and caught a total weight of 37 lbs 9 ozs.

1st Bob Horwood with 19 lbs 15 ozs - Sweep  £40.00
2nd Richard Lear with 10 lbs 1 oz - £25.00
3rd Terry  Monk with 10 lbs 0 ozs - £15.00

15 small Carp were also caught but the practice of not weighing them, but counting every one caught as weighing 2 lbs, did not prove to be popular.

Golden Swim Sweepstake (GSS) £15.00 C/F

May 10th

Wednesday “Spring” League -leg No 1

8 Members fished Castles and caught a total weight of 18 lbs 12 ozs. Carp caught were not weighed or counted

1st Bob Horwood with 5 lbs 1 ozs - Sweep £30.00
2nd Tony Edwards with 4 lbs 4 ozs - £10.00

May 17th

Wednesday “Spring” League – leg No 2

7 Members fished Tolpits and caught a total weight of 32 lbs 13 ozs

1st Ron Larkin with 11 lbs 12 ozs including a Tench of 8 lbs 0 ozs - Sweep £25.00
2nd Trevor Judge with 8 lbs 6 ozs - £10.00

May 24th

Wednesday “Spring” League – leg No 3

11 Members fished Thurlows and caught a total weight of 69 lbs 3 ozs

1st Dave Sephton with 13 lbs 4 ozs - Sweep £25.00
2nd Ron Larkin with 9 lbs 12 ozs - £20.00
3rd Trevor Judge  with 8 lbs 5 ozs - £10.00

May 28th

The “Walker Shield Pairs” and “The Walker Challenge Cup”

12 Members fished Broadacres and caught a total weight of 108 lbs – 3 ozs

The Walker Challenge Cup

1st  Paul Spiller with 25lbs 0ozs - Sweep £30.00
2nd Barry Parker with 23lbs 4ozs - £20.00
3rd   Bob Horwood with 13lbs 0ozs - £10.00

The Pairs

1st  Paul Spiller & Tony Edwards with 29lbs 10ozs
2nd Bob Horwood & Dave Sephton with 24lbs 4ozs

Trophy fish claims

Bob Horwood – Tench of 5lbs 8ozs
John Sears – Roach of 0lbs 12ozs
Paul Spiller – Bream of 6lbs 8ozs

GSS Pot No 1 C/F £27.00

The 2017 Knockout Competitions

1st round - John Sears 3lbs 0ozs beat Richard Foulger 1lb 6ozs
1st round - Ron Larkin 9lbs 12ozs beat Ian Halford 7lbs 10ozs

May 31st

Wednesday “Spring” League – leg No 4

9 Members fished Stanley Lake and caught a total weight of 101lbs 11ozs

1st Bob Horwood with 31lbs 0ozs - Sweep £30.00
2nd Richard Lear with 28lbs 4ozs including  Carp of 19lbs 12ozs - £15.00

June 7th

Wednesday “Spring League -leg No 5

8 Members fished Broadacres and caught a total weight of 57lbs 40zs

1st Ian Halford with 25lbs 8ozs Sweep - £25.00
2nd Dave Sephton with 11lbs 12ozs - £15.00

June 11th

Club Championship – leg No 4

15 Members fished Thurlows and caught a total weight of 177lbs 7ozs

1st Trevor Francis with 42lbs 0ozs Sweep - £40.00
2nd Bob Horwood with 31lbs 8ozs including a Roach of 0lbs 10ozs - £25.00
3rd Terry Parker with 23lbs 0ozs - £10.00

June 11th

The 2017 Knockout Competition (First Round)

Trevor Francis with 42lbs 0ozs beat Terry Monk with 12lbs 10ozs
Bob Horwood with 31lbs 8ozs beat Ray Collins with 1lb 12ozs

June 21st

Wednesday “Spring League”  leg 6

Six members fished Castles Lake and caught a total weight of 24 lbs 13 ozs

1st Trevor Francis with 10lbs 7 ozs - Sweep £20.00
2nd Ron Larkin with 7lbs 4ozs - £10.00

June 28th 

Wednesday “Spring League” leg 7 

Eight members fished Tolpits and caught a total weight of 12 lbs 7 ozs

1st Bob Horwood with 3 lbs 2 ozs - Sweep £25.00
2nd Tony Edwards with 2 lbs 4 ozs - £15.00

July 2nd

Championship – leg 5  (Float fishing only)                                                             

14 members fished Stanley Lake and 3fished Castles and caught a total weight of 85lbs 7ozs.

1st Tony Edwards with 29lbs 8ozs - Sweep £45.00
2nd Dave Sephton with 7lbs 15ozs - £25.00
July 2nd  should read :- Joint 3rd & 4th Martin Body and Frank Tucker both with 7lbs 2ozs
Sweep £7.50 each.
GSS B/F £42.00 + £17.00  
C/F Pot No 1 £50.00  &  Pot No 2 £19.00

July 5th

Wednesday “Spring League” leg 8

8 members fished and caught a total weight of 120lbs 0ozs

1st Bob Horwood with 36lbs 8ozs - Sweep £25.00
2nd Ian Halford with 19lbs 8ozs - £15.00

July 9th

2017 Knockout Competition (second round)

Trevor Francis with 6lbs 0ozs beat Bob Horwood with 4lbs 12ozs

The event by common consent was fished on the River Colne

Knockout matches to be fished :-

Paul Spiller versus Richard Lear (second round)
Tony Edwards versus Ted Erdwin “ “
John Sears versus Trevor Francis (third round)

July 12th

Wednesday League leg 9

9 members fished Stanley Lake and caught a total weight of 64lbs 6ozs

1st Ron Larkin with 13lbs 12ozs Sweep £30.00
2nd Ian Halford with 13lbs 7ozs “ £15.00
Tony Edwards caught a Tench weighing 5lbs 10ozs

July 16th

The Jack Taylor Cup and the Wesley over 60s Cup (Two Competitions)

14 members fished Thurlows and caught a total weight of 160lbs 8ozs

Jack Taylor Cup

1st Barry Parker with 33lbs 7ozs Sweep £35.00
2nd Ian Halford with 28lbs 4ozs “ £20.00
3rd Richard Lear with 25lba 8ozs “ £15.00

Wesley over 60's Cup

1st Ian Halford with 28lbs 4ozs
2nd Richard Lear with 25lbs 8ozs

GSS B/F Pot No 1 £50.00 and Pot No 2 £9.00
GSS C/F Pot No 1 £50.00 and Pot No 2 £23.00

Barry Parker caught a Crucian Carp of 2lbs 4ozs

July 19th

Wednesday League leg 10

To be fished on Broadacres Lake

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