Roach show to provide victory on the River Thames
Thames redfins sew it up
THE fish on the Thames are starting to shoal up and Carl Eland drew right on them to put together a winning 15-11-0.
The Drennan Oxford man was on the first peg downstream of Swift Ditch and fished caster over groundbait at 13m for roach and perch to 12oz.
Mark Bowerman drew opposite Wisham Road in Abingdon and used similar tactics for 15-8-0 of roach and skimmers.
Result: 1 C Eland, Drennan Oxford, 15-11-0; 2 M Bowerman, Sensas A4, 15-8-0; 3 A Brown, ISIS, 11-12-0; 4 P Bowles, Sensas A4, 10-0-0.
Carl Eland with his 15-11-0 of mainly roach.