Birch is top rod

Steve Birch landed a winning haul of 52lb 13oz.
Steve Birch landed a winning haul of 52lb 13oz.

KNOTTINGLEY Tackle Box’s winter league match on Fox pond at Pollington’s Viking Fishery on Sunday was won by Steve Birch with 52lb 13oz on pellets from peg six.

Gareth Gill was second with 40lb 14oz, Steve Varley third with 29lb 11oz and Wayne Mountain fourth with 28lb 4oz.

Magnet AC’s match on Deer pond was won by Geoff Vause with 32lb 7oz on maggot from peg five. S Woellner was second with 27lb 3oz and S Johnson was third with 25lb 8oz.

Goole’s Andy Warters won Saturday’s open match on Hawk pond with 25lb 15oz.