Thursday, 18 October 2018

Wightman wins opener

REMENHAM Angling Society’s winter series got under way on Sunday with the first leg held at Royal Berkshire Fishery at

REMENHAM Angling Society’s winter series got under way on Sunday with the first leg held at Royal Berkshire Fishery at Winkfield near Ascot.

Dave Wightman fished the pole across to the central island with 4mm pellet and landed four carp plus roach and skimmers for a winning total of 35lb 3oz.

There was a tie for second place as Steve Johnson and Pete Bowles both weighed in 25lb 6oz. Johnson caught mainly skimmers on the pole at 13 metres with pellet while Bowles also fished the pole at 13 metres but caught mainly roach on the caster.

Section winners were Mark Bowerman with 19lb, which included a specimen perch of 3lb 8oz, Trevor Pearce with 11lb 2oz and Roger Howard with 10lb 8oz.

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