Competition October 25th - Wimbleball Boat

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Round 10 of the Snowbee Top Rod was at Wimbleball high on Exmoor and we were joined by 4 members of the CAST club who had driven up from Stithians in Cornwall.


After the washout of Saturday, the weather was kind to us and although the wind was a bit cold at times the weather stayed mainly dry with just a couple of light showers during the afternoon.


Temperature was barely 10 degrees in the gusty SW winds.


20 anglers made the trip and caught 40 fish for a bag weight of 109LBS 4OZ.


Average catch 2.0 and average weight was 2.72LBS.


5 anglers caught their 5 fish limit and 5 anglers failed to catch


There were 3 fish caught over 5LBS.


Alan Riddell of Newton Abbot took the best fish of the day 5LBS 6OZ, Junior Alex Venn 5LBS 2OZ and Darren Penfold of Liverton 5LBS.


Fish were caught in all areas of the lake and best tactics were stripped lures on Intermediate or DI 3 lines.


1ST DARREN PENFOLD OF LIVERTON - 5 FISH 17LBS

2ND JOHN HERN OF EXETER - 5 FISH 13LBS 5OZ

3RD ANDY WATSON OF BOVEY TRACEY - 5 FISH 12LBS 12OZ

4TH ROBERT DADD OF BOVEY TRACEY - 5 FISH 11LBS 5OZ

5TH ANDY GOODING OF LIVERTON - 5 FISH 11LBS 3OZ

6TH ALAN RIDDELL OF NEWTON ABBOT - 3 FISH 9LBS 10OZ

Best Junior - ALEX VENN - 1 FISH 5LBS 2OZ


Due to social distancing only winner pictured and Alec Hoare of Abbotskerswell won the raffle draw prize.


Next event is Wimbleball Boat in 3 weeks time which is the final competition of the 2020 season - November 15th





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