ANDY Amos ensured Ellesmere Port’s Rod ‘n’ Reel team maintained third place in the North Wales Winter League on Sunday at Hampton Springs.
Amos won his section, drawn on peg 10 of Long Island, with 27lbs 4oz of carp. The match was eventually won by Connah’s Quay Match team member Les Pickin with 80lbs 4oz of carp, followed by Saints angler Jimmy Hines with 42lbs.
Anthony Spencer ran in third for Chester Tackle Locker from peg 26 of Meadow Pool. Overall Saints lead Chester Tackle Locker by two points, followed by Rod ‘n’ Reel on 10 points with only two matches to go.
Lobol AC held their first Winter League match on their Priory Pool, Bromborough, on Sunday. Barry Carlson took top spot with 7lbs 9oz of a mixture of crucians, skimmers and roach. George Edwards weighed in second with a similar bag weighing 6lbs 1oz, followed by Geoff Selby of Whitby with 4lbs 9oz of roach and skimmers.
Joshua Robinson took one of the best catches of the week at Cheshire Fishing, Tattenhall, with a great 72lbs haul. Joshua, of Little Sutton, caught a super mirror carp weighing 14lbs 11oz. He also bagged two mirrors of 9lbs 8oz and 8lbs, along with assorted silvers using meat and corn feeding micro pellet.