NINETEEN anglers took part in Throckmorton AC’s match on Sunday on the River Arrow at Coughton, where Simon Howl won with 13lb 3oz.
Second was Paul Caswell with 10lb 6oz and third was Bob Jarrett with 8lb 6oz. The section winners were Van Casey (8lb 3oz) and Pete Lewis (5lb 9oz).
SPONSORED Ron Taylor continues to be the man in form on the Horseshoe Lake at Alvechurch Fisheries.
Taylor, on peg 36, fished pole and pellet towards the aerator over a number of swims to net quality carp up to 8lb and stockies to weigh 80lb 12oz for a comfortable win in the Thursday Open.
Lee Davies, peg 11, fished similar tactics at 12 metres for carp and stockies to weigh 68lb 5oz for second place.
Craig O’Brien on peg 7 fished a small pellet feeder with dead reds up to the island to weigh 52lbs 7oz for third place and Danny Tresigne on peg 24 fished long pole and pellet over a number of swims to weigh 48lb 6oz for fourth place.
The Saturday Open saw 18 fish and, although the miserable weather continued and bites were hard to come by, a close fought match saw only one fish separate the top four at the finish.
Steve Bellion on peg 31 fished the straight lead up to the island with 8ml pellet on the hook to net carp and stockies for 43lb 12oz.
Tresigne on peg 18 fished long pole and pellet over ground bait slop to weigh carp of 40lb 14oz for second place and Warren Beech on peg 36 fished long pole and pellet over a number of swims to weigh 39lb 10oz and finish third.
Liam Workman, peg 2, fished short pole and pellet out in front and late down the margins to weigh carp of 37lb 12oz to come fourth.