Venue knowl­edge puts him 11kg clear

Angling Times (UK) - - MIDLANDS -

KEVIN Fol­well is the Veter­ans cham­pion for 2016 af­ter the Dren­nan/Bag ‘Em Baits man saw off this huge field to lift the tro­phy with a 61-300 net from peg 32 on the Top Pool.

Kev is a Tun­nel reg­u­lar and he put that knowl­edge to good use.

He started on pellet short be­fore catch­ing well on caster shal­low at 9m. Kevin fin­ished with a net of F1s to 2lb backed up with roach, skim­mers and ide.

His weight put him over 11kg clear of Veter­ans world cham­pion Harry Billing, who drew peg 23 on the Club Pool and replied with 49-150.

1 K Fol­well, Dren­nan/Bag ‘Em Baits, 61-300; 2 H Billing, Gar­bolino, 49-150; 3 D Six­smith, Danny Six­smith Pole Re­pairs, 45-650; 4 P Ma­son, Here­ford, 45-600; 5 T Watling Snr, St Neots, 42-550; 6 B Green­bury, Le­ices­ter, 41-450.

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