Weston angler wins opening league match

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Phytos Yianni won the first match in the Veal’s Fishing Tackle Summer League held at Littleton-upon-Severn.

Weston angler Phytos Yianni won the first match in the Veal’s Fishing Tackle Summer League.

Forty three anglers took to the banks of Littleton-upon-Severn for what turned out to be a tough opening match of the series, who won by a good margin on the night.

Phytos picked up £170 cash for his flounder and two eels. This victory included a good match win and heaviest fish of the night with a flounder of 1lb 3oz.

Results – zone A: N Young 1lb 2ozs; G Withy 8oz. Zone B: S Ace 14.5ozs; T Bayford 5.5ozs. Zone C: P Yianni 1lb 11oz; D Blackwell 15.5ozs. Super pool: P Yianni £120; N Young £80; D Blackwell £35.

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The Veals League matches are prestigious fishing events, well organised and supported. The next match of this summer series will be taking place on May 21. It is back at Littleton-upon-Severn and if you fancy joining up, please call Steve Ace at Veals on 0117 9260790.

Article written by James T Madsen for www.bristolchannelfishing.com

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