Memorial match held at Bleadon

Ron Stark.

Ron Stark. - Credit: Archant

A memorial match was held on the Main Lake and Westpool at Bleadon.

A SILVERS-only memorial match in memory of local fisherman Jeff Wye was held on the Main Lake and Westpool at Bleadon.

Jeff had been a keen fisherman for decades and was a popular figure at matches and pleasure venues. The well supported match saw 26 anglers fishing the two lakes.

The winner overall was Ron Stark (Weston AA) on peg 2 of the Main Lake with a catch of 34lb 4oz, consisiting of chub, roach, skimmers and hybrids. Ron fished the pole short and to the island, using worm and caster for bait and feed.

Westpool winner was Jamie Cook (Sedges) peg 7 Westpool 20lb. Section winners were Russ Peck (Thatchers) Westpool, 13lb 4oz, Johnny Page (Shiplate), peg 14 Westpool, 10lb 2oz, Steve Fouracre (Sedges) peg 6 Main Lake, 23lb 4oz, Steve Howell (Shiplate) peg 11 Main Lake, 23lb 12oz, Mark Thorne (WSM) peg 15 Main Lake, 24lb 4oz.

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The carp prizes went to Paul Chapman, John Hawkins on the Main Lake and Eric Fouracres on the Westpool.

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