ANGLING: Townsend claims Avon crown
5:30am Thursday 31st July 2014 in By Sports Reporter
SWINDON’S Pete Townsend took the top honours at the Avon SCC match at Portman and Scotland Road on the River Avon on Saturday.
Townsend claimed a roach catch weighing 10lb 10oz, taken on pole-fished hemp, to finish first.
Bob Davies, also from Swindon, took the runner-up prize with a roach catch weighing 9lb 4oz, taken on pole-fished casters.
Robin Guy from Melksham took third prize with a perch and eels catch weighing 8lb6oz.