European Pole Championship 21st August 2016

Pictured left to right, left, Ray Lamb, 3rd, centre, Max Galaszewski(winner) right, Mark Hawthorne 2nd at Larford Lakes   33 Anglers completed the Larford Lakes European Pole Championship on the Specimen Lake.   Conditions had strong gusty winds & some showers.     1st on the day, Max Galaszewski (Larford) & (PR Floats) who drew peg 15 on the Specimen Lake burr. Max started pole fishing at 13m with pellet landing quality carp & bream. Later switching to his edge, Max found large carp to ground bait and meat to finish the day with 174-12-00.   2nd on the day was Mark Hawthorne (Larford) who drew peg 18. Fishing the pole long with pellet, Mark caught steadily landing quality carp & bream. Later switching to his edge with double corn to finish the day with 162-05-00   3rd placed Ray Lamb (Larford) drew peg 12 landing 143-11-00 to pole & meat at five meters.   4th on the day was Neil Colombe (Larford) who drew peg 9, landing 118-00-00 to pole at 13m & meat short at 5m.   5th placed Phil Reynolds (PR Floats) drew peg 67 landing 100-14-00 to pole at 5m with meat .   6th on the day was Ricky Salmon (Burt Baits) who drew Peg 52 weighing in 100-04-00 to pole & meat.   2nd placed mark Hawthorne with an 18lb carp which helped him to 2nd overall in the larford lakes european pole championship

2nd placed mark Hawthorne with an 18lb carp which helped him to 2nd overall in the Larford Lakes european pole championship.