Silvers show for Broads showdown
Hubbard’s crowned champ in sell-out clash
MEAD SPORTS & LEISURE BROADS CHAMPIONSHIPS (SAT) Rivers Bure & Thurne (98 pegs)
A SELL-out on the Broads saw some stunning silverfish sport with 20lb finishing nowhere.
Winner Robert Hubbard bagged 57-12-0 and was crowned champion.
The Daiwa Angling Direct man drew peg 10 on the Thurne at Potter Heigham. He fished chopped worm, caster and groundbait on the long pole to take around 40lb of roach, backed by half a dozen skimmers.
Dave Rowe, on peg 4 at Martham also on the Thurne, came second with 32-3-0. He also fished worm and caster on the long pole for an equal split of roach and big skimmers.
Result: 1 R Hubbard, Daiwa Angling Direct, 57-12-0; 2 D Rowe, Daiwa Angling Direct, 32-3-0; 3 B Weavers, Sportsman’s, 30-4-0; 4 M Runacres, Deben, 28-12-0; 5 D Richardson, Daiwa Angling Direct, 28-0-0; 6 T Watling, Browning Hot Rods, 27-2-0.
The Thurne produced some stunning silvers in Saturday’s clash.