ANGLING: Market Rasen matches round-up

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Market Rasen Angling Association – 2nd Leg Jackson Builders Merchant Summer Aggregate Shield & Chairman Cup.

The start of the evening matches brought 12 anglers to the draw at the Willingham Road lake to fish the 2nd leg of the Jackson Builders Merchant Aggregate Shield and also for the Chairman’s Cup.

The anglers were greeted with a warm fine evening for the match, but they did have to contend with a stiff easterly wind, which in the end was a major factor with the weights being very low for the match.

The match got underway at 6.30pm and it was Barry De’Ath who, fishing from peg 2, found and lost quite a few fish to take the match with a weight of 4lb 2oz. Second place went to Stuart Cash fishing on peg 30 with a weight of 1lb 15oz. The final payout place was taken by Ted Goulsbra fishing from peg 3 with a weight of 1lb 9oz.

Market Rasen Angling Association – 3rd Leg Jackson Builders Merchant Summer Aggregate Shield & W Conway Cup.

What a difference the better weather brought on Sunday when 13 anglers were at the 8am draw for the 3rd leg of the Jackson Builders Merchant Aggregate Shield, and also the W Conway Cup.

Weather for the match was warm with sunny spells and after the five hour match it was again Barry De’ath heading the field.

Barry, fishing the feeder from peg 13, weighed in with a 23lb 10oz of bream and skimmers. Andy Labaj took second spot fishing from peg 24, using the feeder and waggler methods to weigh in 9lb 11oz. Third place went to Bud Chambers, from Peg 30, fishing the pole with a weight of 7lb 1oz.

Barry De’Ath now stands top of the league with 26 points ahead of Andy Labaj 19 points and Bud Chambers 16 points.