REDBRIDGE LAKES (SUN)
After winning the match the day before with 50lb of silverfish, Geoff Penny made it a win double with a super 47-7-0 of mainly ide backed by a few roach and skimmers. He was on peg 20, where he caught on maggot fished shallow at 14m. San Phung claimed second with 39-11-0.
1 G Penny, Hollow Angling/Promaster, 47-7-0; 2 S Phung, Sniper Brothers, 39-11-0; 3 K Austin Maver Image, 39-8-0; 4 R Hearn, Maver Image, 32-8-0; This match was a warm-up for the Rye League plus a chance to get out on the river on the opening day. Tim Relf won from the New Bridge section with 12-0-0 of skimmers plus a bonus tench taken on long pole and worm and groundbait feeder with maggot. Fred Brown was next from Iden Lock, with 8-2-0 of roach and small chub as he fished long pole Browning SE Xitan’s lead remains secure after they scored second behind winners Advanced Pole Repairs. The Xitan men hold a 10-point lead over Maver Cardinals Red and Iden Wood Fishery Red. Range Baits man Dave Phur took the individual win from peg 13 at Iden Lock with 27-3-0 of skimmers to 2lb taken on groundbait feeder and worm. Fred Brown was second at end peg 1, fishing long pole and maggot for 13-8-0 of roach and skimmers.
1 D Phur, Range Baits, 27-3-0; 2 F Brown, Browning SE Xitan, 13-8-0; 3 J Pantry, Browning SE Xitan, 12-12-0;.
1 Advanced Pole Repairs, 32pts; 2 Browning SE Xitan, 30; jt3 Cinque Ports MG and Iden Wood Fishery Red, both 29.
1 Browning SE Xitan, 153; jt2 Maver Cardinals Red and Iden Wood Fishery Red, both 143; 4 Advanced Pole Repairs, 142; 5 Maver Cardinals Black, 117; jt6 Moatrix Invicta and Browning SE Sphere, both 115.