THE main lake was in cracking form for Scarborough Mere AC’s 24-hour carp match at the weekend.

Corky Agar finished streets ahead of the opposition with a fantastic haul of 137lb 15oz from Boards peg one.

Casting out with ledgered boily, he took a mixture of commons and mirrors, the best of which tipped the scales at 18lb 13oz.

Andy Levitt won the race for second with 55lb 4oz of the pump peg.

Brian Pallister had a good week, winning both the York midweek match and Westland’s AC’s Friday fixture.

He started the ball rolling on the High Bank Lake at Raker Lakes, banking a hefty 60lb 12oz of carp with ledgered banded pellet from peg five.

A return to the more conventional pole and paste produced the results at Risby Park’s Folly Lake, tempting 35lb 12oz of mainly ghost carp to the net from peg 15.

The carp were in an obliging mood at Rosedale Fishery on Friday and Tony Mellor made the most of the fact, extracting 25 to finish at the top of the scoresheet in the Phoenix Angling Veterans match with 53lb 10oz. Fishing the pole at 16 metres with pellet at peg 20, he took specimens to the 9lb mark.

Paul Malton sat next to the winner at peg 19 and took runners-up place with 32lb 5oz Malton & Norton AC found the going tough on Beverley Beck last Sunday.

Doug Cassidy came out on top in this one with 3lb 12oz from peg 24. Fishing caster over near bank weed with the pole, he located a 1lb 8oz ide plus a small eel and a few small perch and skimmers.

Paul Thompson was second with 3lb 7oz from peg 18.

Chris Sill won Tri-Star AC’s Sunday fixture on the match lake at Wykeham Fishery with 39lb 12oz. Drawn at peg 18 and fishing the pole at 11 metres with pellet, he took bream to 4lb, plus smaller skimmers and carp. Garry Milne was second with 16lb 10oz from peg six.