Classic Qualifier 4th September 2016
29 anglers turned out for the first Classic Qualifier of the season.
Conditions – Highs 19C overcast and gentle breeze.
1st John Newton (Smith’s Tackle) is a new rod to visit the water and caught 50lb bream on meat at 13m. Later switching to his edges landing 7 carp to finish the day with 150-06-00 from peg 17.
John Qualified for the May 2017 final
2nd on the day was Harry Harris (Larford) who drew peg 67 landing 116-12-00
Starting on The Method, Harry found a few early carp later switching to his 6m line with meat to land some quality carp to 15lbs
Harry also qualifies for the May 2017 final.
3rd placed Danny Baker(Tredegar AC) drew peg 8 and caught a few good carp to pellet waggler. Later switching to his edge to find carp to 15lbs to finish the day with 107-13-00.
4th on the day was Matt Blackmore with 101-13-00 from peg 26
5th placed Ray Lamb weighed 93-12-00 from peg 23
6th overall was Phil Briscoe with 89-09-00 from peg 11