Barbel decide it on the River Trent
Double-figure fish help to secure emphatic win
ANGLING TRUST RIVERFEST QUALIFIER (SAT) River Trent, Holme Marsh (60 pegs)
THE bream of Holme Marsh are still flattering to deceive, and once again they were in short supply.
Instead, barbel won the day for Mark Jones as he took a massive 128-10-0 of fish to double figures off peg 3 using
blockend feeder and maggot tactics to book his final place.
Adrian Paddock finished second from peg 5 with 27-8-0 of bream and skimmers on feeder and worm.
Joining Mark in the final are
fellow zone winners Nick West, who took third overall, and Mick Nowicki, who was fourth.
Result: 1 M Jones, 128-10-0; 2 A Paddock, Chester Tackle Locker, 27-8-0; 3 N West, Matchman Supplies, 26-15-0; 4 M Nowicki, Garbolino Blackmore Vale MG, 14-2-0. Qualifiers: M Jones, N West and M Nowicki.
L to r: Nick West, Mark Jones and Mick Nowicki.