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Ian Owen

Match Report No 3
Date: 12-10-2016
Venue: High Hampton Lake 2

Match number three was at the fine venue of High Hampton although it was a strange one as it was on lake 2 which is a lake that fishermen never fish.

It was well under way and with an early push from Mathew Cross who in the first two hours had netted 10 carp, this was much to the surprise of other anglers as they were sitting staring in amazement and wondering what was happening.

Until Thomas Owen had a surge and caught four Carp back to back, a great effort from Tom on the day who won Man off the match as he has transferred over from Carp tackle to pole fishing and showed he was improving weekly.

John Lovell also started to catch, having caught some nice skimmers and a fair size bream on the feeder, we also saw last weeks winner netting some nice carp in an attempt to catch up with Cross who was now standing still as his swim had died

Other fisherman on the lake had also been catching and a wide size and variety of fish was being caught to make the match a close one, Cross had obviously capitalized on that early lead and wasn’t to be caught.

The results:

Ian Owen

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1st place Matt Cross – 28lbs 5oz

2nd place John Lovell – 16lb 8oz

3rd place Tom Owen – 14lb .7oz

A total of 12 competed on the day.

Great fishing well done boys off to Stafford next week.

(Above)Keith Copland




(Above)Thomas Owen
(Above)Matt Cross