Calm conditions at Shiplate Farm

Brian Shanks.

Brian Shanks. - Credit: Archant

Calm conditions met anglers from the Bristol-based PSV match group at Shiplate Farm Fisheries.

BRISTOL-based PSV match group held a match on the Hawthorns with 11 anglers taking part at the Bleadon venue.

After a turbulent few days, weather was calm and warm. Brian Shanks drew peg one and fished the pole at 16m to the far bank, 18 inches depth with 8mm pellet for bait, while feeding 6mm pellet to bag 105lb 9oz and win the match.

Results: Brian Shanks (p1), 105lb 9oz; Mark Radford (p9), 78lb 9oz; Adam Caswell (p6), 54lb 7oz. Silvers went to Ryan Radford (p15), 5lb 8oz.

A Somerset-based club fished the Main Lake and Westpool and saw Keith Fielder win the match from peg one on the Main Lake with 115lb 8oz on the pole fishing the margins.

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Results: Keith Fielder (p1M), 115lb 8oz; Martin Western (p13M), 62lb 12oz; Steve King (p4aM), 54lb 8oz, Silvers went to Pete Cooke (p15M), 25lb 2oz and George Fletcher (p7W), 19lb 4oz.

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