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

Phil Seedhouse wins the Hillview Saturday open with 115lb


Jubilee Nomads continue to dominate at Hillview on Saturdays. This weeks open was won by Phil Seedhouse, The fourth Nomad Saturday open win at Hillview in five weeks.    Then on Sunday the Nomads fished their own match on a new venue, The Vale Golf Club at Bishampton. Robin Ballard and Andy Mitchell were the other two Nomads to break the tonne barrier with Robin winning … Continue reading Phil Seedhouse wins the Hillview Saturday open with 115lb

Open match win, Hillview Saturday Open, 115lb


This week I returned to Hillview for their regular Saturday open held over Moorhen, Heron and one of the canals. I won the match with my first tonne+ catch of 2019  The match saw 26 anglers spread over Moorhen, Heron and one of the canal pools. I really wanted to draw on the canal pool but home for the day was Moorhen 17.  I was … Continue reading Open match win, Hillview Saturday Open, 115lb

Andy Mitchell wins the Hillview Saturday Open


Andy Mitchell was the star Nomad during this weekend winning the Saturday open at Hillview with 34 anglers spread across Moorhen, Heron and 2 of the canals. Andy won the match from  Canal 1 peg 42 with 84lb.  This was the 3rd Saturday Hillview open on the trot that a Jubilee Nomad has won the match following Robin Ballard and Phil Seedhouse recent wins there. … Continue reading Andy Mitchell wins the Hillview Saturday Open

Open match win, Hillview Saturday Open, Moorhen pool, 61lb


This Saturday I visited a blustery Hillview for their regular open The forecast was for strong gusty winds all day and it was only a spur of the moment decision to go as there isn’t a lot to do on a cold windy Saturday in February . So glad I fished the match! The match had 26 anglers fishing over Moorhen and Heron pools plus … Continue reading Open match win, Hillview Saturday Open, Moorhen pool, 61lb

Phil Seedhouse wins the open at Hillview


The Jubilee Nomads continued their recent excellent form at Hillview and Woodland View this weekend repeating last weeks 1st place at Hillview and a 2nd place finish at Woodland View’s ICS Winter Pairs league. Saturday saw 3 Nomads travel to Hillview to fish their open with 26 anglers spread on Moorhen, Heron and Canal 1. Phil Seedhouse won the match from Moorhen peg 19 with 61lb … Continue reading Phil Seedhouse wins the open at Hillview

Robin Ballard wins Hillviews Saturday Open


This week Jubilee Nomads fished the Hillview and Woodland View opens.  Saturday saw 3 Nomads at Hillview where Robin Ballard won the match outright from peg 7 on the Moorhen pool catching 36lb after a delayed start for ice breaking. Phil Seedhouse just missed his section by 8oz, weighing in 16lb from peg 42 on canal 1.Then on Sunday 4 Nomads travelled to Woodland View … Continue reading Robin Ballard wins Hillviews Saturday Open

Section win, Hillview Saturday Open


This match was spread over both the main pools, Moorhen and Heron plus the 1st canal. I fancied a canal peg as both main pools hadn’t really produced big weights lately so when peg 47 stuck into my hand at the draw bag I was pleasantly pleased.  Just one problem today though, a really strong crosswind at right angles pretty much ruled out fishing long … Continue reading Section win, Hillview Saturday Open

Phil Seedhouse and Rob Butcher win Sections at Hillview opens


The Nomads fished both Hillview opens this weekend,  with 5 Nomads fishing on the Saturday open and all 7 on the Sunday.  Saturday’s match saw Phil Seedhouse, Rob Butcher and Mark Birbeck draw on the Heron pool, while Andy Mitchell and Robin Ballard drew on the Moorhen pool. Phil Seedhouse won Heron pool and the Nomad pound coins with 35lb from peg 28, on a day … Continue reading Phil Seedhouse and Rob Butcher win Sections at Hillview opens

Stu Thomson wins his section at Hillview’s Sunday Open


This week the Jubilee Nomads returned to Hillview for their sunday open, this week held on Moorhen and Heron pools.  The match proved to be really tough by Hillview’s standards and the weights were way down to normal due to the cold weather. Six Nomads fished the open including new Jubilee Nomad, Mark Hall who made his debut fishing with the Nomads. But it was Stu … Continue reading Stu Thomson wins his section at Hillview’s Sunday Open

Andy Mitchell picks up a section win at Hillview’s Sunday Open


Andy Mitchell drew peg 53 on the canal and took all the Nomad pound coins this week but also main framed in the match winning a section with 76lb Three Nomads were pegged on Moorhen, Robin Ballard fairing the best with 64lb. While Phil Seedhouse and Rob Butcher were pegged side by side on the other end of the pool, with Phil getting the bragging rights … Continue reading Andy Mitchell picks up a section win at Hillview’s Sunday Open

Open match win, Hillview, Moorhen pool, 81lb


This match had 24 anglers fishing over Moorhen pool and Canals 3 and 4.    I drew on Moorhen 17 which has a island to fish to and this proved to be my main plan of attack. Hillview is a maggot dominated venue in the winter. So I set up a small 30g Preston ICS maggot feeder for throwing towards the island, two long pole … Continue reading Open match win, Hillview, Moorhen pool, 81lb

Phil Seedhouse wins Hillview’s Saturday Open


Two Jubilee Nomads visited Hillview’s Saturday open this week spread over Moorhen and two of the canals. Phil Seedhouse drew on Moorhen and took full advantage of a throw to the island off peg 14 on Moorhen, fishing a maggot feeder to the left of the island catching approximately 50lb in the first 3 hours and then 30lb on the pole at 13 metres to … Continue reading Phil Seedhouse wins Hillview’s Saturday Open

Stu Thomson wins his section at Hillview’s Sunday open


This week the Jubilee Nomads visited Hillview for their Sunday open. This week held on all four of the canals with 24 anglers booked in, so tightly pegged. Stu Thomson was top Nomad on the day, taking all the Nomads pound coins and also main framing, winning his section with 81lb from peg 86 on canal 4. The Nomads all caught fish with Rob Butcher weighing in … Continue reading Stu Thomson wins his section at Hillview’s Sunday open

Rob Butcher is the top Nomad at this weeks Hillview Sunday open


7 Jubilee Nomads visited Hillview this week for their regular Sunday open match. This week held on Moorhen and Heron pools  This venue normally fishes well in the winter and there are always plenty of fish to be caught after a good breakfast from the fishery cafe.Rob, Stu, Robin, Doug and Mark drew on Moorhen while Phil and Andy drew Heron. Being on different pools … Continue reading Rob Butcher is the top Nomad at this weeks Hillview Sunday open