ANGLING: Gingell reels in the top prize at Trowbridge Seniors match
TROWBRIDGE’S Ken Gingell landed 13 lb 4 oz of roach and bream to take top prize in the Trowbridge Seniors match fished last Tuesday at Cuckoos Rest.
Jim Escott, from Melksham, was a close second with 13 lb of roach and skimmers, Mick O’Neil, from Melksham, third with 11 lb 8 oz.
Other placings: 4. Pete Craig Devizes 11 lb 4 oz; 5. BrianElli9s Melksham 9 lb 8 oz; 6. Eddie Hook Melksham 9 lb 0 oz.
MATT Skyrme, from Trowbridge, was the winner at the Wilts Angling Open evening match at Leech Pool last Thursday with 129 lb of carp.
He was followed by Nathaniel Johnson, from Melksham, with 123 lb 12 oz and Tony Gilbert, from Melksham, with 105 lb 5 oz.
Other placings: 4. Ian Willetts Bradford 102 lb 4 oz; 5. Edward Ludwell Rood Ashton 50 lb 0 oz; 6. Richard Brimble Westbury 40 lb 0 oz.
CARP fed well in the Wilts Angling Open match fished on Sunday at Todber Manor.
Top honours on the day went to Nathaniel Johnson from Melksham with a carp catch weighing 166 lb 12 oz.
Pete Neate, from Holt, took runner up spot with a carp catch weighing 150 lb 5 oz.
Stuart White, from Chippenham, again made the frame in third with a carp catch weighing 116 lb 14 oz.
Other placings: 4. Steve Gardner Chippenham 113 lb 12 oz; 5. Liam Liddell Chippenham 107 lb 10 oz; 6.
COMPETITORS enjoyed good sport on Sunday in the Airsprung match fished at Leech Pool.
Top honours on the day went to Tim Martin, from Frome, with 106 lb 12 oz tof carp.
Richard Whitmarsh from Frome was runner up with 93 lb 8 oz of carp.
Adrian McTiffin, from Melksham, clinched third prize with a carp catch weighing 87 lb 10 oz .
Other placings: 4. Mick Withy Westbury 75 lb 10 oz; 5. Paul Sims Frome 62 lb 12 oz; 6. Brian Neale Frome 48 lb 6 oz.
Friday June 20: Airsprung Evening match at Stowford.
Saturday June 21: Chippenham Pairs match at Pockeridge; Bathampton 24 Hour carp match at Hunstrete Lake.
Sunday June 22: Keynsham match at Keynsham; Bathampton Open match at Newbridge; Trowbridge Open match at Staverton; Airsprung Open match at Barton Farm; Lavington Seniors/Junior match at Baldham Mill; Post Office match at Keynsham.
Monday June 23: Chippenham Evening match at Chippenham.
Tuesday June 24: Calne Evening match at Hazeland; Avon Evening match at Portman Road; Trowbridge Seniors match at Crookwood Lake.
Wednesday June 25: Trowbridge Open match at Staverton.
Friday June 27: Airsprung Evening match at Rood Ashton.
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