Rob Butcher wins his Section at Hillviews Saturday Open


This week, Saturday was the main day for the Nomads with Phil, Rob, Andy and Stu fished Hillviews Saturday Open spread over Moorhen, Heron and Canal 1.  Andy and Robin were in one section and Stu and Phil in another on the Moorhen pool while Rob drew on canal one. Rob won his section on canal 1 with 44lb 8oz to take the Nomad Super … Continue reading Rob Butcher wins his Section at Hillviews Saturday Open

Andy Mitchell, 2nd placed at Hillviews Saturday Open


This week we Nomads fished on different days and venues again between the Hillview Opens on Saturday and Sunday and a Bears match at Hawford Bridge.  Andy was the star performer this week. Andy, Phil and Robin fished the Open at Hillview on Saturday spread across the two main pools, Moorhen and Heron plus the 1st canal. They all drew on separate pools this time, Phil … Continue reading Andy Mitchell, 2nd placed at Hillviews Saturday Open

Phil Seedhouse wins his section at Hillviews Saturday Open


This week the Nomads were split around different venues. Robin and Phil fished Hillviews Saturday open. Sunday saw Rob and Mark at Hawford Bridge, Robin went to Manor Farm Leisure and Phil and Andy were at Woodland View for the Winter pairs league.  Phil was the star Nomad over the weekend winning his section from canal 1 at Hillview with 48lb 8oz. Plus Robins Pound!  Mark … Continue reading Phil Seedhouse wins his section at Hillviews Saturday Open

Phil Seedhouse and Andy Mitchell pick up Section wins at Hillview


This weekend was the start of the festive period with the Jubilee Nomads fishing Fur and Feather matches at Woodland View on the Saturday and Hillview on Sunday  Sunday saw Phil, Robin, Andy, Stu and Mark at Hillview. With 49 anglers fishing, both the Moorhen and Heron pools plus the 4 canals were in. Phil and Robin drew well finding themselves pegged side by side … Continue reading Phil Seedhouse and Andy Mitchell pick up Section wins at Hillview

Andy Mitchell wins Hillviews Saturday Open with a tonne


This week Andy and Phil opted to fish the Open at Hillview on Saturday due to being at Woodland View for the Winter Pairs league on the Sunday while Robin, Rob and Stu fished the Sunday Open at Hillview.  On Saturday both the Moorhen and Heron pools were in plus the 3rd Canal. Both Andy and Phil drew on the 3rd canal. Phil drawing peg … Continue reading Andy Mitchell wins Hillviews Saturday Open with a tonne

Jubilee Nomads frame at 4 different matches over the weekend


This week us Jubilee Nomads were split around different matches spreading the Nomad name at matches at Tunnel Barn Farm, Hillview and Hawford Bridge  Robin Ballard was the star man at Hillviews Saturday open with 18 anglers spread over the Moorhen and Heron pools Robin drew on peg 23 on the Heron pool where he caught 72lb which was 2nd overall in the match and … Continue reading Jubilee Nomads frame at 4 different matches over the weekend

Andy Mitchell, top Nomad at Hillview with a tonne


The Nomads were at Hillview over the Weekend. Fishing the Open on Saturday over the Moorhen and Heron pools and then over the Canals on the Sunday.  Saturday saw Phil, Robin and Stu in action. All drew on the Heron pool with Phil taking home the Nomad super pool, coming 2nd in section from Heron 34 with 60lb 0oz. Robin weighed in 41lb from peg … Continue reading Andy Mitchell, top Nomad at Hillview with a tonne

Stu Thomson wins a section at Hillviews Sunday Open


Stu Thomson was the Star Nomad flying Nomad flag this week fishing Hillviews Sunday Open with Robin and Mark over the Moorhen and Heron pools. The venue fished hard after a lot of heavy rain. Stu drew on Moorhen 19 and caught 32lb 0oz to take the Section win.  Robin and Mark drew on the Heron pool which again fished hard with them only catching … Continue reading Stu Thomson wins a section at Hillviews Sunday Open

Section win, Hillview Sunday Open, 81lb 0oz


This match was spread over the Moorhen and Heron pools plus the 3rd Canal    The plan was to fish maggots long and short and soft pellet in the margin over micro’s. I was also thinking the Bread and Bomb could be a good tactic after a frost the day before. The weather had turned a lot colder with a high of 5 degrees forecast after … Continue reading Section win, Hillview Sunday Open, 81lb 0oz

Section Win, Hillview Sunday Open – 81lb oz


This match was spread over the Moorhen and Heron pools plus the 3rd Canal. The plan was to fish maggots long and short and soft pellet in the margin over micro’s. I was also thinking the Bread and Bomb could be a good tactic after a frost the day before. The weather had turned a lot colder with a high of 5 degrees forecast after … Continue reading Section Win, Hillview Sunday Open – 81lb oz

Phil Seedhouse wins his section at Hillviews Sunday Open


This week Phil, Mark, Stu, Robin, Rob and Andy fished Hillviews Sunday Open which was on Moorhen, Heron and Canal 3 this week. All the Nomads found themselves all pegged on the Heron pool. Something that has never happened before! After Saturdays frost and heavy rain all day plus a Cormorant swimming around the pool while setting up good weights weren’t really expected. But Hillview is … Continue reading Phil Seedhouse wins his section at Hillviews Sunday Open

Robin Ballard wins Hillviews Sunday Open with a tonne+


This week Robin, Stu, Rob, Mark and Phil fished Hillviews Sunday Open match, held this week on the Moorhen and Heron pools.  Robin, Stu and Mark drew on Moorhen while Phil and Rob found themselves on the Heron pool. It was Robin who took the Nomad Super pool this week and he also won the match outright fishing maggots to weigh in 117lb from peg … Continue reading Robin Ballard wins Hillviews Sunday Open with a tonne+

Rob Butcher returns to form with a section win at Hillview


This week 5 Jubilee Nomads, Rob, Phil, Andy, Stu and Robin fished Hillview’s Sunday Open, held on the Heron pool and the 3rd and 4th canals. Robin drew on the Heron pool, Andy finally drew on canal 4 while Rob, Stu and Phil found canal 3 home for the day.  Andy (108lb) and Phil (106lb) each caught over a 100lb pound in the match, but this … Continue reading Rob Butcher returns to form with a section win at Hillview

Andy Mitchell, 2nd placed, Hillview Sunday Open with 113lb


This Sunday just 3 Nomads Andy, Phil and Rob met up at Hillview for the Sunday Open on the Heron pool.  The weather forecast was for rain all day but after a damp start the weather improved. Andy drawn on peg 29 had a good match catching fish down the right hand margin and then late on top2+1 to weigh in 113lb to take 2nd … Continue reading Andy Mitchell, 2nd placed, Hillview Sunday Open with 113lb

Rob Butcher wins the Sunday Open match at Hillview


That man Rob Butcher continues to dominate, fresh from winning the 3 day Somerset Leveller Festival last week with two match wins. This week he won Hillview’s Sunday Open. Drawn on unfancied Moorhen 19, Rob fished his favoured paste method to land some big fish to win the Nomad pound kitty and the match with 168lb. Stu Thomson also caught well to finish in 3rd … Continue reading Rob Butcher wins the Sunday Open match at Hillview

Phil Seedhouse, top Nomad at Hillview with a tonne


This week 5 Nomads returned to Hillview for their Sunday Open, this week held on the four canals.  This week Phil returned home with the pound coin kitty catching 125lb from canal 3 for 2nd in section. Rob weighted in 171lb but had one net disqualified so only 90lb counted in the match. Probably the only way we can beat Rob at moment with his … Continue reading Phil Seedhouse, top Nomad at Hillview with a tonne

Stu Thomson picks up at Hillview’s Saturday open


This weekend the Nomad’s were split over different venues at Hillview, Tunnel Barn barn, Woodland View and the Jam Factory. Saturday saw Stu Thomson at Hillview’s a Open where he caught 88lb to finish 3rd in the match and picked up a section win. While Phil Seedhouse and Rob Ballard travelled up to Tunnel Barn Farm for their Open. But no pick up this time. Sunday … Continue reading Stu Thomson picks up at Hillview’s Saturday open

Section win at Hillview open with 122lb of F1’s


This match was probably the most enjoyable days fishing of the year so far.    I started the match long on the pole at 13 metres trying to catch carp on the bottom and shallow but it soon became clear that the carp were not feeding. I spent the first hour doing this with very little in the keep nets.  A change was needed. I’d … Continue reading Section win at Hillview open with 122lb of F1’s

Robin Ballard picks up Section wins at Hillview and Woodland View


Robin Ballard was the star Nomad over the weekend picking up section wins at Hillview’s Saturday open with another tonne plus weight of 101lb oz. Then he followed that up with 57lb, winning his section on the open at Woodland View on Sunday.   The Nomads didn’t stop there either on their first visit to Woodland View for a while with all nomads present. (first time … Continue reading Robin Ballard picks up Section wins at Hillview and Woodland View

Phil Seedhouse wins at Lower Park Fishery


This week being Nomads some of us fished the Garbolino Clubman qualifier at Tunnel Barn Farm, opens at Hillview on the Saturday and Sunday and a Brookfields AC match at Lower Park Fishery on the Abbey pool Friday saw some of the Nomads in action at Tunnel Barn Farm fishing the Garbolino clubman of the year qualifier where Robin Ballard was top Nomad picking up … Continue reading Phil Seedhouse wins at Lower Park Fishery