PERCH AND ROACH EARN A PLACE IN RIVERFEST FINAL Small fish dominate on Medway
ANGLING TRUST RIVERFEST QUALIFIER (SUN) River Medway, Barming (50 pegs)
QUALITY perch backed up by roach saw Matrix Image man Barry Oliver book his place in the final as he posted a winning 12-1-0 off peg 14. It was maggot and worm fished over groundbait that did the damage.
Second, and also qualifying, was Martin Caldecote on peg 72, where he found roach and small chub on long pole and maggot for 9-4-0. The final zone winner was Sam Merry, who completed the three finalists.
Result: 1 B Oliver, Matrix Image, 12-1-0; 2 M Caldecote, Browning Hot Rods, 9-4-0; 3 P Udell, Delcac Old Boys, 7-15-0; 4 C King, Edenbridge AS, 7-12-0; 5 J Rooney, 6-12-0; 6 F Brown, Browning SE, 6-9-0. Qualifiers: B Oliver, S Merry and M Caldecote.