Lance takes top spot in Fryston’s match

New member Lance Sidney won Fryston's match.
New member Lance Sidney won Fryston's match.

Sunday’s weather forecast kept numbers low for Fryston Angling Club’s match at Kippax Park fishery.

The determined dozen who braved the continuous deluge were rewarded with good catches of quality carp and ide. They weighed in over 530lbs between them.

The best catch of the day went to new member Lance Sidney who again showed he has what it takes.

Despite the bad weather, he landed 102lbs of carp to take top spot.

Steve Birch was second with a catch of two halves.

One net of quality ide weighed 52lb 1oz and another net of carp weighed 41lb 9oz, giving Birch a total of 93lb 10oz.

Roy Copley and Pete Turner won their sections with 54lb 7oz and 47lb 8oz respectively.

Eric Hirst won the silver peg draw.

Steve Johnson was the winner with 40lb 8oz from peg 12 when Old Tavern Angling Club, Pontefract, held a match on Deer pond at Pollington’s Viking Fishery.

P Jones was second with 38lb 8oz and W Evans third with 37lb.

The regular Viking Fishery Saturday open match was held on Fox pond.

Knottingley’s Phil Morris was again the winner with 114lb 4oz caught on worm and caster from peg 16.

Steve Conlon of Hull was second with 111lb 6oz.

Roger Summerscales of Ossett was third with 97lb 4oz and Ken Squires of Hull fourth with 84lb 6oz.

This Saturday’s open match will be on Hawk pond. To book a place ring 01405 860764