Match News IN BRIEF
Shardlow bream on the feed
BREAM were in a feeding mood on Derbyshire’s Trent and Mersey Canal for the Angling Trust/Canal & River Trust Canal Pairs qualifier, with three 20 lb-plus nets on the Shardlow section.
Winner Rob Wright (Long Eaton Fed) alternated pole and feeder with pinkie-tipped worm hook baits for 27 lb 8 oz of ‘slabs’ from his peg facing the second marina mouth, followed by Shakespeare Superteam skipper Darren Massey with 26 lb 12 oz. £500 pools and sponsorship payout in the 65-entry 2017 event.
In a match spread between the Kempston, Biddenham and Oakley lengths of the Great Ouse, Pete fed hemp and fished tares on a 4 m whip for 14 lb 4 oz of roach to 6 oz from two pegs above Kempston Mill.
Sponsored by Blunham AC, the annual contest, which was founded way back in 1936, raised over £750 for charity.
£330 charity cheer