Open match held at Shiplate

An open match was held at Shiplate Farm Fisheries.

AN open match with nine anglers was held on the Westpool at Shiplate Farm in beautiful sunshine on the first day of British summertime.

With warmer weather, the fish have begun to feed more freely and it was anybody’s guess which pegs they would favour.

Steve Howell drew peg 15 and fished the pole at 14m to the far bank, using meat for Results: Steve Howell (Shiplate) p15, 74lb 8oz; Andy France (Cadbury Angling) p6, 59lb; John Hawkins (Bristol PO) p10, 31lb 4oz. Silvers went to Roy Ede, (WAA) p7, 6lb 12oz.

Clevedon held a match on the Main Lake with 15 anglers.

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Results: Lewis Jones (p10), 63lb 14oz; Rob Fogg (p1), 55lb 15oz; Kev Perry (p13), 53lb 14oz; Paul Chapman (p15), 47lb 13oz. Silvers went to Mike Owen p14, 32lb 10oz.

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