Barbel net takes top honours in closely-fought match

A short pole approach helped Curtis Greenwood amass a winning 60lb of barbel during the latest event at Lancashire’s High Heyes.

With big hauls of silverfish winning most of the events in recent weeks, the Mack’s Tackle ace decided to use a balanaced set-up with maggots and was rewarded with fish to 4lb from peg 12 on Lake Two.

Just one fish behind was Les Del Pinto who came agonisingly close to being crowned champion with his 59lb 8oz netful.