DEVIZES INCREASE LEAD AHEAD AFTER K&A CLASH
Micklewright’s 14lb skimmers and roach seals win
ANGLING TRUST UPPER THAMES WINTER LEAGUE (SUN) Kennet & Avon Canal, Great Bedwyn (48 pegs)
DEVIZES MG gained an extra point on Daiwa Gordon League to go three clear at the top of the table.
Garbolino Blackmore Vale MG won the match with 36 points, one in front of Devizes.
Top man was Gordon League’s Dave Micklewright who, from the Competition Reach section, fished maggot at 5m and then pinkie over chopped worm at 11m to take 14-12-0 of skimmers and roach.
Second-placed Gary Etheridge, at Potter’s, took around 3lb of small fish on squatt topped up with some big perch on lobworm down the middle of the canal for a total of 11-12-0.
Result: 1 D Micklewright, Daiwa Gordon League, 14-12-0; 2 G Etheridge, Garbolino Blackmore Vale MG, 11-12-0; 3 C Telling, Devizes MG, 7-14-0; 4 N Baker, Devizes MG, 6-8-0; 5 J Rock, Browning Andover MG, 6-4-0; 6 A Chatterley, Garbolino Blackmore Vale MG, 6-2-8.
Teams: 1 Garbolino Blackmore Vale MG, 36pts; 2 Devizes MG, 35; 3 Daiwa Gordon League, 32; 4 Matrix Talisman, 28; 5 Sensas Lobby’s Tackle, 23; 6 Browning Andover MG, 17.
League: 1 Devizes MG, 10pts; 2 Daiwa Gordon League, 13; 3 Garbolino Blackmore Vale MG, 16; 4 Matrix Talisman, 18 (section countback); 5 Sensas Lobby’s Tackle, 18; 6 Browning Andover MG, 30.
The Kennet and Avon Canal was in decent form.