VENUE REGULAR TOPS A BIG FIELD
Maggot brings Bennett a net of carp and silvers
PARTRIDGE LAKES (THURS) Covey Canal Lakes (41 pegs)
THE cooler weather has seen winter-like weights at the fishery, but venue star Andy Bennett is still winning.
The multiple Matchman of the Year topped Thursday’s open with 64-2-0 off peg 51 on Canal 3, where he fished maggot across at 12m and on the deck at 6m to net F1s, carp and ide.
Steve Openshaw was second from peg 74 of the same lake with 58-5-0.
Result: 1 A Bennett, Daiwa/Guru/Bait-Tech, 64-2-0; 2 S Openshaw, Lingmere, 58-5-0; 3 T Worrall, St Helens Angling, 56-2-0; 4 J Davies, Partridge Lakes, 47-14-0; 5 F Staniuszko, Maver NW, 45-5-0; 6 R Rigby, Partridge Lakes, 42-8-0.
The cold hasn’t curbed Andy Bennett’s winning ways.