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Snowbee Top Rod May 28th-Wimbleball Boats

Round 4 of the Snowbee Top Rod event was at Wimbleball high up on Exmoor near Brompton Regis.


After a breakfast at Brewers Fayre in Exeter 17 anglers made their way to the Boat pontoon at Wimbleball.


Weather was bright and sunny with a temperature of 22 degrees and a light Northerly wind.


17 anglers caught 67 fish for a bag weight of 156 lbs 3oz


Average catch - 3.94


Average weight - 2.33lbs


11 anglers caught their 5 fish bag limit and 2 anglers failed to catch.


Biggest fish of the day went to Max Mockridge - 3lbs 10oz.


Fish were caught in all areas of the Lake, Ruggs, Bessoms, Narrows, Cow Moor and the Upton Arm.


Best tactics were Floating lines / Intermediates / DI3 with Damsel Nymphs, Diawl Bachs, Nomads and Blobs.


1ST DARREN PENFOLD - 5 FISH 12LBS 8OZ

2ND ALAN RIDDELL OF NEWTON ABBOT - 5 FISH 12LBS 7OZ

3RD ALEX VENN OF WILLAND - 5 FISH 12LBS

4TH TOM HENDY OF CHUDLEIGH - 5 FISH 11LBS 13OZ

=5TH CHRIS BOLT OF KINGSTEIGNTON - 5 FISH 11LBS 3OZ

=5TH NIGEL PERRIN OF BRIXHAM - 5 FISH 11LBS 3OZ


Best Junior - Max Mockridge


Photo below from left to right, Alex Venn, Alan Riddell, Darren Penfold, Mike Steer ( who won the raffle draw prize) and Max Mockridge.

Next event is Kennick Bank on 11th June.

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