FERRY MEADOWS SELL-OUT FOR IVAN
Mid-match purple patch swings it for Cheadle man
RINGER BAITS/MATCH CATCH IVAN MARKS MEMORIAL (SUN)
Ferry Meadows Country Park (78 pegs) MORE than £400 was raised for charity from this near sell-out event.
The silverware went the way of Cheadle rod Karl Hammonds with 87-8-0 off peg 87 on Gunwade Lake, just a few swims away from where he qualified for the Feedermasters Final last month.
Karl fished groundbait feeder at 60m with worm for 18 bream. A mid-match spell of 10 fish in 10 chucks went a long way to seeing him home. Second past the post was Danny Ashington with 73-4-0 of bream, also on long-range feeder and worm.
Result: 1 K Hammonds, Cheadle, 87-8-0; 2 D Ashington, Sensas/Kamasan Starlets, 73-4-0; 3 A Wakelin, Preston Innovations, 69-8-0; 4 R Woodward, Chiltern Baits, 68-13-0; 5 R Fryer, Dynamite Baits/Matchman Supplies, 69-1-0; 4 G Ringer, Ringer Baits, 50-8-0.
WInner Karl Hammonds (centre) with other framers, organisers and Ivan’s widow Linda.