After enjoying the previous weeks match at Gold Valley and having another weekend spare I decided to enter another one of their weekly open matches.
The match was a big one with 62 competitors taking part. The lakes would be the Bungalow, Syndicate and Gold Lake.
I turned up at 8am, the temperature according to the car was a low 2 degrees C. I grabbed some bait from the tackle shop, a pint of casters and some soft hookers.
Grabbing a cup of tea I bumped into Barry Parker and his mates, so sat with them to get some more information on the venue. All tips and tricks help, thanks Barry!
The draw came around and I reached into the cup and pulled out permanent peg 24 on Gold Lake which was almost opposite where I fished last the previous weeks open match
The Setup Bomb Rod with tea-bagged 6mm pellets & 8mm pellet or 10mm Boilie on the hook , cast 3 turns from the rope Method Rod with groundbait for casting around the swim Pole line at 7 metres, bottom of the slope for sil…