Open match at Shiplate

PUBLISHED: 10:15 09 July 2015 | UPDATED: 10:15 09 July 2015

Andy France.

Andy France.


Andy France won the latest open match held at Shiplate Farm in Bleadon.

THE open match on the Westpool at Shiplate Farm, produced some good bags, despite the thundery air and outbursts of some heavy showers.

Andy France (Cadbury Angling) fished the pole shallow, using meat for bait, feeding 6mm pellet at 16m to bag up 122lb 10oz from peg 11 to win the match.

Second was Simon Ryall (peg 5), 112lb 6oz, followed by Gordon Jones (Shiplate) (peg 15), 78lb 4oz. Silvers went to Steve Howell (peg 13), 19lb 4oz.

Bristol Post Office held a match on Hawthorns with Ritchie Hawkins taking the top place with 70lb 4oz from peg nine.

Glenfall AC’s match on the Main Lake was won by Andy Lord on peg two, with 117lb 1oz.

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