ANGLING TRUST/CANALS & RIVERS TRUST CANAL PAIRS QUALIFIER (SAT)
Llangollen Canal (76 pegs)
Hodnet men took first and second in the frame on the canal. Steve Parker won easily from peg A1 at Whixall Marina as he landed bream, perch and roach on long pole and worm for 21-14-3. Second-placed Roy Yeomans opted for caster to net bream and perch for 7-3-5 off peg A4. Top pair were Ben Garbett and Dave Brown with 71 points.
Result: 1 S Parker, Hodnet AC, 21-14-3; 2 R Yeomans, Hodnet AC, 7-3-5; 3 W Pickett, 6-10-4; 4 M Owen, Sensas Black Country, 6-10-0; 5 D Harper, Weston, 6-7-8.
Qualifying pairs: 1 B Garbett and D Brown, 71pts; 2 K Perry and M Owen, 69; 3 D Martin and A Marsden, 68; 4 N Griffiths and N Harper, 67; 5 M Nutt and T Nutt, 67.