ANGLING TRUST RIVERFEST QUALIFIER (SAT)
River Tees, Bowesfield (60 pegs) Weights were a little on the low side for this latest qualifier, which was topped by Daiwa Dons man Ian Exley with 13-5-0 of roach, perch and small skimmers from B section. There he opted to fish the long pole with maggot over groundbait. Second place went to Gary Watson in A section. The Mosella Selby man found skimmers on the feeder with worm and maggot for 13-1-0 and a place in the final. The first two anglers will be joined in the final by C section winner Eddie Bridon. Result: 1 I Exley, Daiwa Dons, 13-5-0; 2 G Watson, Mosella Selby, 13-1-0; 3 D Smiddy, Maver NE, 12-14-0; 4 T Nash, Browning Hot Rods, 10-10-0; 5 M Arrowsmith, Maver NE, 10-1-0. Qualifiers: G Watson, I Exley and E Bridon.