Barnsley bounce back
SATURDAY’S 73-entry Dynamite Individual Championship got the Evesham Festival underway, with the top three anglers all drawn at the upstream end of the match length.
A bonus barbel landed on light gear after a lengthy battle at peg 7 boosted Gary Cross (Sensas) to victory with an impressive 9 lb 8 oz.
Two pegs upstream, evergreen ex-England ace Denis White (Maver) extracted 6 lb 14 oz of roach, perch, chublets and dace for second, leaving Ian Didcote (Dynamite Baits) third with 6 lb 7 oz from peg 2.
In addition to trophies and pools, the trio won their choice of Dynamite products to the value of £200, £150 and £100 respectively.
■ Evesham’s Individual Champ Gary Cross displays his big barbel at Saturday’s weigh in.
■ They’re back! Barnsley were the team champions at Evesham.