HERONBROOK FESTIVAL 2020 INFORMATION
*HERONBROOK FESTIVAL 2020*
for those booked on the above the full information sheet is uploaded with all details you need.
We have secured 3 lakes which we will fish in rotation being on a different lake each day.
The draw will be done a couple of nights before and will be published so you know exactly where to go each day
There are 2 competitions which we have decided to seed so we're all fishing against anglers of a similar ability giving everyone chance to pick up points and prizes. Theres individual competition and a teams of 4 competition. The draw for the teams of 4 will be done over the next week or so.
Full details are on the image above.
*FULL PAYMENT OF £70 PER ANGLER IS DUE NO LATER THAN SUNDAY*
Use the link below to put £70 into the paypal money pool.
Any questions please ask.
SMAC SOCIAL DISTANCING MATCH RULES
PLEASE TAKE TIME TO READ THE INFORMATION BELOW IT IS IMPRTANT ALL MEMBERS COMPLY WITH THESE RULES FOR UPCOMING MATCHES. THERE ARE INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS ON HOW TO SET UP PAYPAL AND SEND MONEY VIA FRIENDS AND FAMILY
SMAC AGM UPDATE LETTER / CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION
PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO DOWNLOAD AND READ THE DOCUMENT BELOW IN FULL - IT IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT WE ARE ALL AWARE OF THE INFORMATION ENCLOSED
SMAC FISHING HOLIDAY 2019!
Another fantastic trip to Manor farm leisure with 34 members turning up for a great week of fishing and laughs. 19 ton plus weights were recorded throughout the week which are listed below and there is a photo gallery for you to enjoy:
a massive well done to Carl O'Brien for posting a ton plus weight every day of the holiday - mint mate!!
2019 MFL TON PLUS WEIGHTS
Day 1 – Windmill and boundary
Andy Sonley 110lb & 156lb
Ady Wood 165lb
Dave Bennett 122lb
Carl O’Brien 168lb
Day 2 – Tunnel Barn Farm Top and High Pools
Ady Wood 164lb
Pete Boggiano 134lb
Dave Bennett 127lb
Andy Sonley 175lb
Carl O’Brien 137lb
Day 3 – Middle, Ash and Island
Ady Wood 116lb
Paul Tighe 103lb
Phil Zahra 140lb
Carl O’Brien 155lb
Chris Gabz 101lb
Ged Smith 112lb
Andy Sonley 149lb
Day 4 – Boundary, Windmill and Ash
Carl O’Brien 121lb
Day 5 – Woodlands View
Andy Sonley 107lb
Carl O’Brien 121lb
Please find a link below to the updated 2019 SMAC net rules:
AS THE 2019 AGM IS NEARLY HERE THERE IS A LINK BELOW TO THE AGENDA SO YOU CAN HAVE A READ THROUGH BEFORE THE MEETING. THERE IS ALSO INFORMATION REGARDING THE FISHING HOLIDAY AND THE SEEDINGS FOR PAIRS AND TEAMS OF 4 COMPETITION:
2018 PRESENTATION EVENING
A great turnout for the awards evening with 34 out of the 40 members turning up! well done to all the winners listed below along with pictures
‘Alternative’ awards presentation
MAIN TROPHY PRESENTATION
Winter league Champion 17/18: Dave Coleman with 28 points / 70lb total weight
Billy Barker Memorial: Andy Sonley - 85lb 0oz from Bradshaw’s Lake 4
Highest match weight: Paul Tighe – 225lb 10oz from Heronbrook Bridge pool
Biggest Fish Award: Dave Bennett – 17lb 7oz Mirror carp from Lindholme Strip
Pairs Tournament runners up: Pete Boggiano and Rodger Dimmock
Pairs Tournament winners: Carl O’Brien and Chris Gabz
Teams of 4 Third Place: Adrian Wood, Paul Pannett, Alan Hesling and John Crowther with 196 points / 2545lb total weight - £40 EACH
Teams of 4 runners up: Carl O’Brien, Ged Smith, Joe Zahra and Pete Ransome with 222 points / 2635lb total weight - £50 EACH
Teams of 4 winners: Pete Boggiano, Tommy Edwards, Darren Gabrieliedes and Eric Quinn with 229 points / 2824lb total weight - £60 EACH
Club Championship runner up: Ged Smith with 68 points / 780lb total weight
Club Championship Winner: Peter Boggiano with 75 points / 979lb total weight
Wooden Spoon Award: Ian Coleman
2018 SMAC FISHING HOLIDAY
Another fantastic holiday down to Manor Farm has just come to an end, with conditions not ideal for fishing we've had the 4 hottest days of the year back to back with constant bright sunshine, perfect BBQ and beer weather but not so much for fishing..... we still managed to catch some fish though! with 9500lb of fish in total caught throughout the week, 18 ton+ weights and 8 members smashing their personal best weights - all listed below. There is also a photo gallery beneath this for you're enjoyment.
TON PLUS WEIGHTS:
SUNDAY – BOUNDARY / WINDMILL
Carl O’Brien 102lb & 199lb
MONDAY – HILL VIEW
Jason Suggett – 106lb
Dave Coleman – 104lb
Derek Wood - 114lb
Dave Bennett – 138lb
Pete Boggiano – 123lb
Phil Zahra – 130lb
TUESDAY – ISLAND / MIDDLE
Ian Coleman – 121lb
Adian Wood – 127lb
WEDNESDAY – MIDDLE / WINDMILL
Adrian Wood – 121lb
THURSDAY – TUNNEL BARN FARM / ASH
Andy Sonley 127lb
Pete Boggiano – 124lb
Daz Gabz – 105lb
FRIDAY – BOUNDARY / ASH
Adrian Wood – 117lb
Derek Wood – 114lb
Andy Sonley – 123lb
Dave Bennett – 154lb
PERSONAL BEST WEIGHTS:
Carl O’Brien 199-11 - Boundary
Ian Coleman 121-10 – Middle Pool
Dave Coleman 104-6 – Hill View
Stu Ford 91-3 – Middle Pool
Rodger Dimmock 67-1 – Windmill
Daz Gabz 105-9 – Ash
Jason Suggett 106-2 – Hill View
Mike Crowther 50-4 - Boundary
PERSONAL BEST FISH:
Rodger Dimmock - 17lb 13oz
Mike Crowther - 12lb 13oz
Jason Suggett - 26lb 3oz
Carl O'Brien - 22lb 6oz
Pete Ransome - 17lb something!
2017 PRESENTATION NIGHT AND AGM
A great night was had by all at the 2017 AGM and presentation evening - well done to everyone who won and thanks to all who attended to have their say in how the club runs - as a club run by it's members for it's members it's great to have such good input and feedback, thanks! below are the list of winners with a selection of pictures.
Winter league 2016/2017: Derek Wood With 29 points and 159lb over 5 matches
Billy Barker Memorial: Pete Boggiano – 120lb 0oz [160lb!] from Bradshaw’s Lake 4
Highest match weight: Phil Zahra – 156lb 12oz from Heronbrrok canal – this is the highest ever recorded SMAC match weight – well done Phil!
Biggest Fish Award: Pete Boggiano – 14lb 4oz Mirror carp from Blundells East
Pairs Tournament winners: Dave Bennett & Jason Suggett [beating PhilZ and DaveC in the final]
Club Championship runner up: Steve Thomason with 63 points / 547lb total weight
Club Championship Winner: Carl O’Brien with 70 points / 763lb total weight
Wooden Spoon Award: Michael Crowther - 12 points from 11 matches at an avg of 1.09 points per match
NEW AWARD PRESENTATION
Top performing newcomer – Dave Bennett for finishing 7th in the league and winning the pairs tournament in his first year – special mention also to Jason Suggett who’s finished 14th in the league and also won the pairs
Tackle tart of the year – Ged Smith for turning up at every match with a new pole – special mention also goes to Martin Cook for his complete overhaul of tackle definitely not on an insurance scam
Biggest moaner – Tommy Edwards for constantly whinging about nothing – special mention goes to Eric Quinn for also constantly whinging about nothing
Most improved angler – Keith Thorne for an impressive season finishing 12th compared to 14th last year picking up 7 times along the way – special mention goes to Paul Tighe who’s also fished a cracking season compared to last year
Drawbag of the year – Jason Suggett for drawing pegs that the rest of us dream of apart from Phil Zahra who gets a special mention for drawing his own pool everytime his hand goes in the bag
most punctual reply to booking on texts – Alan Hesling for responding within seconds as he’s got nothing better to do!! Special mention goes to everyone else who responds quickly and doesn’t let us down – this really is an important factor in getting matches to run smoothly!!
worst excuses for booking off a match – Martin cook – Phil Zahra has some classic examples of his terrible excuses!
2017 FISHING HOLIDAY
2017 FISHING HOLIDAY - MANOR FARM LEISURE
Well what an amazing trip to manor farm we’ve all enjoyed! There was a huge amount of fish caught with 17 ton up weights and 1 double ton – 10 people broke their personal best match weights who are all listed below. Thanks to everyone who came, we’re already looking forward to next year’s event!
PERSONAL BEST WEIGHTS:
Pete Ransome – 110lb 7oz
Jason Suggett – 96lb 4oz
Pete Boggiano – 238lb 2oz
Dave Bennett – 191lb 0oz
Alan Hesling – 145lb 6oz
Martin Cook – 103lb 0oz
Adrian Wood – 171lb 14oz
Bob Chapman – 81lb 12oz
Stu Brown – 107lb 2oz
Chris Gabz – 139lb 14oz
Below are the picture galleries which we hope you enjoy!
Gallery 1 - Match results sheets - yellow = 1st / Pink = 2nd / Orange = 3rd
Gallery 2 - catch pictures
Gallery 3 - miscelleneous
2016 PRESENTATION NIGHT
A cracking night was had by all at the AGM and presentation night - congratulations to all the trophy winners!!
Pete Boggiano Picks up the 2015/16 Winter League Trophy
Ged Smith Picks up the Billy Barker Memorial Trophy for winning the first match of 2016 at Bradshaws number 4
Tony Webb picks up the highest match weight trophy for his 131lb at Hall Lane Bes's
Ian Clarkson looking shocked to be picking up the biggest fish trophy for his 12lb mirror at Heronbrook
Tony Webb and Carl O'Brien both (?) feeling the love for picking up the Pairs competition trophy
Phil Zahra and Phil Topham picking up the runners up cheque for the pairs tournament
Pete Boggiano picking up the individual Runner up Trophy
Phil Zahra picking up the Individual Leage Title from last years Champion
Michael Crowther picking up the coveted Wooden Spoon Award - keeping it in the family!!!