BAIT-TECH VIADUCT FISHERY (THURS)
There’s no beating peg 110 on Campbell Lake and it won again as Mosella man Steve Shaw took Thursday’s match with 222-4-0 of carp to 9lb, fishing bomb and pellet. Tim Ford was next from peg 132 with 209-3-0 of carp on meat fished at 16m and in the edge.
1 S Shaw, Mosella, 222-4-0; 2 T Ford, Preston Innovations Thatcher’s, 209-3-0; 3 A Bradley, Truro, 167-8-0; 4 S Thomas, Bait-Tech Viaduct, 157-0-0; 5 S Russell, Tackle UK, 152-12-0; jt6 T Rixon, Mosella Veal’s and D Simpkins, Swindon, both 133-11-0. Top silverfish weight: S Russell, Tackle UK, 52-1-0. ROB Brennan booked his place in the final at a canter after finishing almost 80lb clear of the rest of the field.
The Garbolino man took a massive 234-3-0 off Campbell Lake peg 125, where he caught carp to 11lb, plus skimmers. to winner Graham Dack with 101-0-0 of carp to 4lb from peg 6. Here the Maver/SSP Baits man caught on pellet at 14m and 5m, but mainly on meat in the margins. Paul Rounce was second with 83-4-0 of carp to 6lb at peg 8. He fished Method feeder to the far bank,then paste in the edge.
1 G Dack, Maver/SSP Baits, 101-0-0; 2 P Rounce, Ockendon Bait & Tackle, 83-4-0; 3 R Bishop, Gorilla Angling Products/Ockendon Bait & Tackle, 75-0-0; 4 M Higginbottom, Ockendon Bait & Tackle, 73-8-0; 5 C Luff, Elm Park & Hornchurch, 67-4-0; 6 S Mould, Ockendon Bait & Tackle, 64-2-0. The river season began once again on the Thames with the bream shoal around the Poplars area producing first and second. Devizes MG men filled both positions, Paul Passmore winning with 43-2-0 of fish to 6lb on groundbait feeder and worm. Teammate Gary Williamson used identical tactics for second, with 38-6-0 of fish to 5lb, plus skimmers and perch.
1 P Passmore, Devizes MG, 43-2-0; 2 G Wiliamson, Devizes MG, 38-6-0; 3 R Seymour, Banbury Gunsmiths, 28-1-0; 4 A Liaukevicius, Drennan Oxford, 21-1-0. THIS year’s event saw back to back individual gold medals to add to his silver taken in 2014 for 12-year-old Callum Hutchins, who won convincingly on the Ash Lake with 165-0-0.
He combined pole and Method feeder to land carp to 8lb and beat Harry McGurk and Olivia Kostronski who had 8oz dividing them in second and third.
The Horseshoe Lake was 5 B Everitt, Redbridge, 29-7-0; 6 R Swan, Oakwood Angling, 29-5-0. and maggot tactics.
1 T Relf, Iden Wood Fishery, 12-0-0; 2 F Brown, Browning SE, 8-2-0; 3 T Phillips, Iden Wood Fishery, 7-2-0.