Bob Warden Memorial
Kennet & Avon Canal, Garage Pond - Meadow
Farm (32 pegs)
An impressive £270 was raised for lung research from this annual match, which saw the canal very clear.
Thatcher’s man Tim Ford won from the Horseshoe Pond with 11-1-0 of early roach on breadpunch, plus roach and perch using red maggot over groundbait at 13m and on the waggler.
Steve Long was second from the Garage Pond, where he fed leam and joker at 4m and 11m and caught mainly small perch on a variety of hookbaits to weigh in 9-7-0.
Result: 1 T Ford, Preston Innovations Thatcher’s, 11-1-0; 2 S Long, Garbolino Blackmore Vale MG, 9-7-0; 3 L Warden, M&N Electrical, 8-5-0; 4 D Gillman, Maver Bathampton Elite, 7-2-0; 5 N Johnson, Preston Innovations Thatcher’s, 6-7-0; 6 M Martin, M&N Electrical, 5-14-0.