MONK HALL FISHERY FESTIVAL (SAT & SUN)
With five men scoring three points, this two-day event all came down to total weight. Ben Stanford emerged victorious, his 282-10-0 putting him just over 20lb clear. He won day one with 141-13-0 of carp and F1s fishing maggot shallow at 14m and then pellet and corn in the edge of peg 14 on Swallow. Mitchell Davidson won day two from peg 10 on Hawk with 150-0-0 of carp and F1s, using maggot shallow at 11m and down the side.
Day one result: 1 B Stanford, Monkhall/MH Floats, 141-13-0; 2 G Emlyn, Oakengates Angling Centre, 133-4-0; 3 D Emlyn, Oakengates Angling Centre, 121-5-0.
Day two result: 1 M Davidson, Monkhall/ Oakengates Angling Centre, 150-0-0; 2 J Newton, Smithy’s Angling, 143-2-0; 3 M Dawes, Drennan NW, 141-9-0.
Overall result: 1 B Stanford, Monkhall/MH Floats, 3pts (282-10-0); 2 M Dawes, Drennan NW, 3 (261-14-0);
3 Mitchell Davidson, Monkhall/ Oakengates Angling Centre, 3 (248-14-0); 4 A Rowbottom, ABC Bait, 3 (214-4-0); 5 Mark Davidson, Monkhall/Oakengates Angling Centre, 3 (180-6-0).