Snowbee Top Rod Competition April 3rd - Hawkridge Bank

Round 2 of the Snowbee Top Rod event 2022 was at Hawkridge, on the edge of the Quantock Hills in Somerset.


Weather after a frosty start was cool and sunny with light variable winds.


Another good turnout with 15 anglers making the trip.


15 anglers caught 56 fish for a bag weight of 140lbs .5oz.


8 anglers caught their 5 fish limit.


Average catch was 3.75.


Average weight was 2lbs 8oz.


Best fish of the day went to Jeremy Summers of Sidmouth - 4lbs.


There were another 11 fish caught between 3-4lbs.


Best tactics were Floating line with a leaded nymph on the point with diawl bachs or buzzers on the droppers.


Fish were caught in all areas of the lake but the Lodge bank proved most productive.


Stuart Robinson of Sidmouth managed to catch and land 2 Pike of 2-3lbs!


1ST JOHN HERN OF EXETER - 5 FISH 13LBS 1OZ

2ND MIKE STEER OF BOVEY TRACEY - 5 FISH 12LBS 14.5OZ

=3RD GERRY SCUTT OF BRIXHAM - 5 FISH 12LBS 10OZ

=3RD JEREMY SUMMERS OF SIDMOUTH - 5 FISH 12LBS 10OZ

5TH ALEC HOARE OF ABBOTSKERSWELL - 5 FISH 12LBS 7OZ

=6TH PAUL WICKS OF ASHBURTON - 5 FISH 12LBS 1OZ

=6TH ALEX VENN OF WILLAND - 5 FISH 12LBS 1OZ


Winners pictured below from left to right, Jeremy Summers, John Hern, Mike Steer, Gerry Scutt and Peter Brown of Brixham won the raffle draw prize.


Next Snowbee Top Rod event is Kennick Bank on May 1st.



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