Rich wins with an all-carp bag

Rich Hawkings.

Rich Hawkings. - Credit: Archant

THE latest open match on the Main Lake at Shiplate Farm, Bleadon, was fished in the damp and drizzle with light southerly breeze.

Alternating waggler and pole, using 8ml pellet with frequent feed to hold the fish, was how Rich Hawkins won the match with 129lb 2oz, all carp.

Results: Rich Hawkins (Post Office) (peg 1), 129lb 2oz; Russ Peck (Thatchers Tackle) (peg 3), 96lb 10oz; Lewis Jones (Sensas Thyers) (peg 8), 85lb 12oz. Silvers went to Ron Stark (WSMAA) (peg 14b), 22lb 14oz.

Frys fished their match on the Westpool and Hawthorns with close results: John Macey (peg 1H, 91lb 7oz; Ray Cooper (peg 15H), 88lb 11oz; Jason Bird (peg 9W), 85lb 9oz; Pete Sivell (peg 5W),84lb 12oz.


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