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Sunday Open 1/10/17

Dates: Sunday 1st October

Waters: Queensberry

Draw time : 09:00 prompt

All in: 11:00

All out 16:30

Match fee £20 all in

(Ring fishery office only 01461 700386 if your running late)

Standard Broom Fisheries Match Rules Apply


Broom Fisheries Sunday Open match results ;
( 10 fished. )
Queensberry Water
1st – Barry Young – 75lb 4oz (p15)
2nd – Steve Royle – 42lb (p28)
3rd – David McAuley – 36lb (p24)
4th – Ian Whitson – 31lb 8oz (p22)
5th – John Wright – 28lb 10oz (p27)
6th – Rob Swan Angling – 26lb (p25)
7th – Michael Harkness – 23lb 4oz (p16)
8th – Jerry Blythe – 23lb (p18)
9th – David Mcgregor – 22lb 6oz (p21)(GP)
10th – Rosen Arsov – 16lb 8oz (p19)

Not for the faint hearted today with 30mph winds, but thankfully the torrential rain that was forecast didn’t materialise, with the odd drizzly shower instead.
Feeder rods & very short pole lines were the only methods manageable..!
Winner today was Barry Young, who drew end peg 15, and he didn’t fancy it at first with the wind blowing towards the other end of the pond. However he was able to fish a 13m pole line for an hour or so, managing 9 ide and a chub before they moved off. A switch to his right hand margin produced 5 Carp, with another 15 carp caught on his method feeder to weigh in a superb 75lbs 4oz.
Steve Royle drew yet another end peg, 28 this time, catching a few small carp on the method feeder before switching to his left hand margin, when he caught two big ” lumps ” and 4 chub to weigh in 42lbs and finish 2nd.
David McAuley took third place with 36lbs, a nice mix of big skimmers and ide on pole, and a hefty carp too on light elastic.
Had the wind not been so severe today I think many could have doubled their weights, the fish were in the swims and feeding, presentation being the main problem.
Well done to all who braved the conditions today

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