Snowbee Top Rod Competition September 5th - Wimbleball Boat

Round 7 of the Snowbee Top Rod was back at Wimbleball high on Exmoor near Brompton Regis.


The day started cool and cloudy with mist on the water and a temperature of 14 degrees. There was a light breeze generally from the East but was variable throughout the day.


By early pm the mist and cloud had lifted and the temperature was up in the low 20's.


12 anglers made the trip and caught a bag of 35 fish.


Average catch 2.9


Average weight 2.4lbs


Best fish of the day went to Chris Bolt of Kingsteignton - 4lbs 5oz


Fish were caught in all areas of the reservoir with the winning bag coming from Ruggs Bay.


1ST CHRIS BOLT OF KINGSTEIGNTON - 5 FISH 15LBS 4OZ

2ND ANDY GOODING OF LIVERTON - 5 FISH 12LBS 2.5OZ

3RD ALEC HOARE OF ABBOTSKERSWELL - 5 FISH 11LBS 9OZ

4TH DARREN PENFOLD OF LIVERTON - 5 FISH 11LBS 7OZ

5TH BILL HANDE OF DAWLISH - 5 FISH 10LBS 4OZ

6TH JOHN WINSON OF BUDLEIGH SALTERTON - 3 FISH 7LBS 5OZ


Photo of winners below and Darren Penfold won the raffle draw prize.

From left to right, Darren Penfold, Chris Bolt, Andy Gooding and Alec Hoare.


Next round of Snowbee Top Rod is at Blagdon on September 26th.

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