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Title: Steve parton memorial comp.
Post by: davec on August 13, 2019, 01:47:13 PM
Is the Thornton comp still on on the 7th September?

Those attending:-

Andre Russell
Steve Frakes
Tony Parker  (If there is not a gale blowing)!
Ric Dunnett
Dave Carrie
Brian Heald
Mick Woodcock


Title: Re: Steve parton memorial comp.
Post by: andre on August 14, 2019, 08:13:03 AM
From our point of view, yes this is still on. I will check with Ifor this week to check that the venue is fishable (water level/launch possible) and the boat guys are organised. Having spoken to Steve F we are also looking to double this meeting as the pairs event. I will confirm everything next week.

Andre


Title: Re: Steve parton memorial comp.
Post by: andre on August 20, 2019, 03:34:56 PM
Hi all,
I have confirmed with Ifor that we are good to go for the SP Memorial on Sat. Sept 7th at Thornton. Due to the loss of a couple of fixtures through adverse weather I propose that, as we have in the past, we double this one up as the pairs competition. Should the boat anglers fail to put a team out against us then we still have our own event for the records.

Hope you are all ok with this and are able to support. I will put some light refreshments on for after the competition to give us time to gloat over the boat anglers as normal !

Additionally there is a free weekend the following Saturday - anyone fancy Toft ? Personally I won't be able to make it as I'm flying to Portugal but I'd be happy to book it for you if you want me to.

Sign up for either or both to let me know what numbers to confirm.

Thanks Andre.


Title: Re: Steve parton memorial comp.
Post by: davec on August 20, 2019, 05:38:23 PM
The Preston pair will be there . I won't know about Toft until Brian getc back from Turkey  but assume we will both be goin good. Although Ladybower would be better.


Title: Re: Steve parton memorial comp.
Post by: Ric the Red on August 20, 2019, 10:13:03 PM
The other twin will be there

Ric


Title: Re: Steve parton memorial comp.
Post by: Terry on August 21, 2019, 09:04:59 AM
Sorry, I can't make this date.


Title: Re: Steve parton memorial comp.
Post by: buzzerman on August 21, 2019, 02:33:57 PM
The good looking twin available both


Title: Re: Steve parton memorial comp.
Post by: davec on August 21, 2019, 06:16:48 PM
Is Ric now called buzzerman ?


Title: Re: Steve parton memorial comp.
Post by: buzzerman on August 21, 2019, 06:36:50 PM
Dave don’t be a plick Rik models for the Hammer House of horrors


Title: Re: Steve parton memorial comp.
Post by: andre on September 01, 2019, 02:24:50 PM
Good news and bad news - first the good we are on for the competition we seem to be low on numbers so if there are any more please indicate that you will attend.

The not too bad news - Thornton is un-fishable due to high water temperature & blue / green algae so Ifor has suggested we switch to the Eyebrook.

Bacon butties will be available to all attendees.

Andre.


Title: Re: Steve parton memorial comp.
Post by: davec on September 01, 2019, 07:04:38 PM
Preston pair wI'll be there travel lodge booked at Kettering


Title: Re: Steve parton memorial comp.
Post by: Montanajoe on September 02, 2019, 03:03:30 PM
It'll be good to see you back Dave.
I can't make this one I'm afraid. Sitting for my coaching badges.

Iain


Title: Re: Steve parton memorial comp.
Post by: Salmo7723 on September 02, 2019, 03:44:08 PM
Sorry for late reply but have not been very good lately. Am going to come this weekend to eyebrook, have'nt been for a while so hoping for no problems. Easy launching there so should be ok. See you at weekend


Title: Re: Steve parton memorial comp.
Post by: andre on September 02, 2019, 07:25:13 PM
Fished the Eyebrook today. Took six fish and had plenty of other pulls. Water was stocked just before lunch so prospects for Saturday look good. Weather forecast is ideal. Cooler temperatures this week and light winds forecast for Saturday.

Bacon butties will be available before we launch.

Andre.


Title: Re: Steve parton memorial comp.
Post by: bracken on September 03, 2019, 09:10:31 AM
Good news on the fishing prospects Andre. Looking forward to bacon butties as there are a dearth of potential breakfast places on my journey!


Title: Re: Steve parton memorial comp.
Post by: davec on September 03, 2019, 09:52:56 AM
The greedy pig :- nn17 3dn 15 mins from Eyebrook


Title: Re: Steve parton memorial comp.
Post by: davec on September 03, 2019, 09:55:03 AM
Cheers Iain just testing the waters


Title: Re: Steve parton memorial comp.
Post by: bracken on September 04, 2019, 05:48:49 PM
Well I'm glad to see that holes and ironwork in your head Dave have not dulled the memory of  good bacon eateries in likely locations. Are you and Brian going there or are you eating in luxury at your hotel?


Title: Re: Steve parton memorial comp.
Post by: davec on September 05, 2019, 03:44:20 PM
hi Tony, Brian booked the hotel so I don't know if they do breakfast. my head is now sealed so should not let water in. As for my aneurysm they say its 5.3cm and they won't operate till it reaches 5.6cm because the risk of the operation is greater than the chance of it bursting so a stay of execution for a bit. see you Saturday.


Title: Re: Steve parton memorial comp.
Post by: bracken on September 05, 2019, 05:17:57 PM
Dave - I'm not convinced that aneurysms and large fatty bacon and egg breakfasts mix all that well - perhaps you had best stick to a single weetabix with no milk and sugar. I can tell you that the odd bacon bap and inability to walk, (leading to use of an electric wheelbarrow), leads to putting on a couple of extra stone in weight!! Keep float tubing in a wind and you could soon stretch the other 3mm or so required for the op. Ooooh heck!

If Brian booked the hotel, does the day start with a Turkish barber and a soothing massage?


Title: Re: Steve parton memorial comp.
Post by: davec on September 07, 2019, 07:54:42 AM
Greedy pig closed but the hungry hossee is open nn17 2bq