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Snowbee Top Rod Competition March 24th - Kennick Bank

Updated: 6 days ago


Round 1 of the Snowbee Top Rod event was at Kennick today.


Weather on arrival was a chilly 7 degrees with light rain in the moderate NE wind, out of the wind when the sun came out was a pleasant 12 degrees.


13 anglers made the trip and Tom Hendy had coffees and bacon rolls ready for us as we registered, thanks Tom.


Best tactics of the day were Floating / Intermediate lines with weighted black and green nymphs and orange blobs on the droppers.


Best location was Lodge bank and under the pines in the morning with the East bank, Lawns and Forest Bay proving popular in the afternoon.


8 anglers caught their 5 fish limit.


13 anglers caught 47 fish for a bag weight of 93lbs 12.5oz


Average Catch - 3.6


Average weight 1.98 lbs


Best fish of the day - 2lbs 14oz - John Hern


1ST JOHN HERN OF EXETER - 5 FISH - 11LBS 4OZ

2ND ROB GALE OF ASHBURTON - 5 FISH 10LBS 7OZ

3RD CHRIS BOLT OF KINGSTEIGNTON - 5 FISH 10LBS 5OZ

4TH MIKE STEER OF BOVEY TRACEY - 5 FISH 9LBS 13.5OZ

5TH ALEC HOARE OF ABBOTSKERSWELL - 5 FISH 9LBS 11.5OZ

6TH DARREN PENFOLD OF LIVERTON - 5 FISH 9LBS 8.5OZ


Winners pictured below and Alex Venn of Willand won the raffle draw prize.



Next Top Rod event is Hawkridge Bank on April 14th.

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