Easter open match at Shiplate Farm

Dominic Sullivan.

Dominic Sullivan. - Credit: Archant

The Main Lake was the venue for the Easter Monday open match at Shiplate Farm, Bleadon.

THE Main Lake was the venue for the Easter Monday open match at Shiplate Farm, Bleadon.

Very cold easterly winds kept the anglers and the temperature just above freezing. The carp were hardly biting, but some good bream and silvers were bagged in the match. Lance Tucker fished soft pellet on the pole at about 13m to win the match overall.

Results: Lance Tucker (peg 13a), 38lb 15oz; Paul Chapman (peg 5a), 27lb 12oz; Dom Sullivan (peg 7), 24lb 2oz. Silvers: Darren Greenwood (peg 6a), 20lb 2oz; Ron Stark (peg 1a), 18lb 1oz.

Tony Rixon’s match result from Wednesday’s match on the Main Lake: Dom Sullivan 30lb (peg 6); Tony Rixon 13.12lb (peg 5a); Andy Curry 13.2lb (peg 3a); Martin McMahon 10.7lb (peg 4); Aaron Britnell 3.2lb (peg 5); John Thompson 3oz (peg 6a).


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