CHAMP IS BACK IN FINAL AFTER SEVERN MATCH
Tom Lane gets chance to retain his title in 2016
ANGLING TRUST RIVERFEST QUALIFIER River Severn, Shrewsbury (55 pegs)
REIGNING RiverFest champion Tom Lane has made it into this year’s final after clinching his zone on the Severn at Shrewsbury.
Lee Harries won this one from peg 4 on the County Ground section, the DH Angling man taking a big chub on the feeder and plenty of dace on the
waggler and maggot for 17-9-0.
Second, and also qualifying, was Scott Geens with 16-3-8. His catch included a 9lb barbel.
Joint third-placed Tom Lane
weighed in 14-1-0 to secure his spot in the big-money contest.
Result: 1 L Harries, DH Angling, 17-9-0; 2 S Geens, Preston Innovations, 16-3-8; jt3 T Lane, Lane’s Tackle and E Warren, Preston Innovations, both 14-1-0.
L to r: Scott, Lee and Tom celebrate qualifying.