Colmic / Bag’em Larford Lakes | Golden Reel Team Championships 20th August 2017

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14 teams (56 anglers) lined the banks at Larford lakes to fish the golden reel team championships.
Following on from the Saturday Grand final which paid a remarkable £62,000 in prize funds, this was now the team event to win to complete the prestigious weekend events

Fishing on both the match & specimen lakes, each team of 4 had to place anglers on the match grass (section A), Match burr bank (section B), Speci burr bank (section C) & chalet bank (section D).
To win a section gave the winner 1 point and last place 14 points.

Winning team on the day was Cookie Monsters, Max G, Paul Cook, Chris Senter & Ray Lamb who scored a brilliant 12 points putting them 4 points clear of their nearest rival.

2nd placed team was Team Poland who scored a brilliant 16 points including 2 section winners.
A poor result from C section cost them the overall championship.

3rd placed Richies Baggers, Brian Clark, Dean Hunt, Mark Skidmore & Richie Lawson scored 17 points, placing them a comfortable 8 points clear of their nearest rivals.

4th overall was Colmic Baggers, Phil Briscoe, Harry Harris, Neil Colcombe & Martin Harrell who scored a total points score of 25 to beat winter wonders by the same points score but a superior overall weight.

NamepegLakeWeightMethod
Stuart Homewood (Bag'em Larford)76Speci119-00-00Method & down edge
Simon Richardson (Dot em Down) Fatty's6Match108-08-00Down edge & bomb & pellet
Martin Harrell (Bag'em Larford)8Match108-01-00Short pole & pellet / Bomb & method
Chris Senter (Burt Baits / Mossella)37Match104-01-00Paste
Warren Jennings (Bag'em)37Match97-04-00Paste
Richie Lawson12Match91-07-00Bomb & Pellet

 

Section Winners- 

Section A – Simon Richardson – 108-08-00 – £100

Section B – Chris Senter – 104-01-00 – £100

Section C – Chris Bradney – 84-01-00 – £100

Section D – Stu Homewood – 119-05-00 – £100

 

Winning team collected £800

2nd team collected £500

3rd team collected £350

 

Here is one of the match highlights – Chris Bradney with this common that weighed 30lb 11oz caught on the pole (Chris is a strapping 6ft 2 and dwarfs the fish!)

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