Over 70's Rover match report - Bellwood - 29.6.22

Eleven confident and keen anglers attended this match on a windy but sunny morning. Being the first match of the new season, all were keen to obtain a good result on a moody lake. From the whistle it soon became clear that this was to be a difficult day. Odd fish began to appear and the eventual winner was consistent Dave Smith with 4lbs 5oz, all perch (42), fishing against an aerator. Second was Brian Pallett with 3lbs of perch and roach fishing against the whip in the margins. Third was Henry Sadler with 2lbs 4oz, again roach and perch. Henry Sadler.

Final scores: D Smith 4-5-0, B Pallett 3-0-0, H Sadler 2-4-0, R Wiggins 2-2-0, K Hodges 1-1-0, M Burrows 1-0-0, S Thame 0-8-0, W Dixon 0-2-0, K Payne, R Speirs and K Hallis DNW.