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Open Match, Island Pool

A small turnout of just five (5) anglers attended this latest open match held on the in form Island pool. Conditions on the day were a bit of a mixed bag with blustery winds and short sharp showers but, despite the weather doing its best to hamper anglers efforts, weights were good.

Winner on the day was Andy Rowbottom from peg 19. Fishing pole and pellet shallow on the pole towards the point of the island, Andy found small carp in numbers with odd individuals to around 5lb to weigh in 143-10-00.

Finishing in second place was Keith 'Eggy Eggy' Oldhams. Keith drew peg 17 and fished corn short and down his edge to find a good quality stamp of fish up to 6lbs. Keith caught steadily throughout the match to end proceedings with 134-10-00.

Third place was taken by Ian Johnson from peg 13 with 76-12-00.

1st A. Rowbottom, Peg 19, 143-10-00, Pole & pellet

2nd K. Oldhams, Peg 17, 134-10-00, Corn short & down his edge

3rd I. Johnson, Peg 13, 76-12-00


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