Eric claims winning bag

Eric Searle.

Eric Searle. - Credit: Archant

Warmer conditions helped angler Eric Searle take the top weight at Shiplate Farm Fisheries near Bleadon.

WARMER and drier weather was welcomed by anglers fishing the matches at Shiplate Farm in Bleadon.

Although a southerly breezy to start, the wind settled and became gentler as the day progressed. Eric Searle claimed the winning bag, using corn on the feeder.

Results - Main Lake: Eric Searle (peg 1), 52lb 12oz; Andy Butt (peg 14), 48lb 8oz; Dave Allen (peg 15), 46lb 12oz. Silvers went to Tony Newell (peg 4a), 38lb 6oz.

On the Hawthorns, Tim Lewis used meat on the pole to win the match.

You may also want to watch:

Results: Tim Lewis (peg 15), 22lb; Jeff Wye (peg 10), 21lb 6oz; Dom Sullivan (peg 1), 21lb 6oz. Silvers went to Ron Stark (peg 8), 3lb 8oz.

Anyone interested in the Bank Holiday open match on May 27, please 07895 852162 for more details.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus