Ground­bait feeder tac­tics see 154lb-plus win qual­i­fier

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A MAS­SIVE shoal of bream de­cided the hon­ours in this qual­i­fier, with four men weigh­ing in 100lb-plus.

Maver SE man Barry Chap­man led the way with 156-14-0 of fish to 6lb from peg 34 where he fished ground­bait feeder and worm or mag­got.

The same tac­tics saw Pat New­man into sec­ond on nextdoor peg 35 with 145-12-0.

Barry qual­i­fied by win­ning his zone, along with Hadrian Whit­tle and Adam Durn­ford, who topped their sec­tions.

Re­sult: 1 B Chap­man, Maver SE, 156-14-0; 2 P New­man, South­down, 145-12-0; 3 D Har­rell, DH An­gling/Bait-Tech, 135-13-0; 4 T Baker, 108-11-0; 5 S Willsmore, Dren­nan/Spot­ted Fin, 46-14-0; 6 N New­port, Tackle Up Fleet, 38-3-0.

Qual­i­fiers: B Chap­man, A Durn­ford and H Whit­tle.

The three Thames RiverFest qual­i­fiers.

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