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Early April Match & Catch Reports.

Posted by Richard on April 5, 2017 at 11:25 AM

It was a wet start to the week but from Friday and through the weekend the weather has been beautiful and the fishing has been pretty good on all lakes.

White Springs open on Wednesday was on the Match Lake and produced good weights from all around.

1st Rob White on peg 14 weighed 91lb 12oz.

2nd Jim Hart peg 7 had 85lb.

3rd on peg 13 was Alan Godrich with 84lb 08oz.

4th on peg 21 had 70lb.

The open on Sunday on the Match Lake saw Dick Brunton on peg 7 win with 85lb 15oz.

2nd on peg 14 Andy Kirtley came with 50lb.

3rd on peg 19 was Andy Rogers 45lb 06oz

4th Steve Omara peg 11 was with 37lb 08oz.

On Sunday Aberglais were on the New Canal.

1st on peg 13 was Mark Williams with 108lb 12oz.

2nd Ryan Morgan on peg 9 with 85lb 14oz.

3rd on peg 26 was Graeme Davis with 55lb 03oz.

4th Paddy Payne on peg 1 with 51lb 07oz.

On the Big Pit Dave Thomas from Briton Ferry has been trying to catch a 3lb perch for a long time. Well on Sunday his dreams came true, catching a 4lb 12oz, 3lb 10oz and two 3lb 08oz, one of which he did foul hook. He was delighted.

Tyrone Smith fishing on the Big Pit had 3 fish including his PB a beautiful mirror weighing 21lb, all caught using White Springs banana.

On the Pleasure Lake Jake Davies had 30 carp fishing 24hrs, the biggest a 19lb common, all caught on White Springs Cream & Toffee.

The Specimen Lake has been fishing really well this week with a 40+ and 6 30+s being caught.

Andrew Llewellyn on peg 7 had 5 fish including a 23lb, 25lb and ‘Double D’ a beautiful mirror at 31lb.

Anthony George on peg 10 caught his PB, ‘The Turk’ weighing 33lb 03oz.

Martin Keoghan on peg 8 had a cracking session with 3 fish, including 2 30’s, Martin had the stunning common ‘Bailey’ at 38lb 03oz, and ‘Whiskers’ a nice mirror at 31lb 14oz which is the first time it’s been caught this year.

White Springs regular Martin Matthews had another good weekend on the Soil Shed with 5 fish including the stunning ‘Hob Nob’ weighing 37lb 04oz.

Fisherman of the week has to be Gazza Walker from Wolverhampton, fishing at White Springs for the first time. Gazza had peg 10 on Friday and after a couple of hours landed the stunning ‘Bruno’ weighing in at a whopping 40lb 13oz, its top weight and a new PB as well.

Gazza had 5 runs and landed 3, a 19lb mirror and a 17lb ghosty.


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Gazza had 5 runs and landed 3, a 19lb mirror and a 17lb ghosty.

Well done to everyone and congratulations on your PB’s.

Categories: Specimen Lake, Match News, White Springs News

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