WILLASTON AC member Jamie Hughes finished on top of the pile in Heronbrook Fishery’s open match.
His catch, made up mainly of carp, weighed in at 106-4-0 all taken to bread punch.
Fred Dutton of Ellesmere Port made a worthwhile journey to fish at the Lake Hill Fishery on Llandegla Moors. His reward was a brace of rainbows weighing 5-4-0 and 5-0-0 both taken to a ledgered worm.
Rod ‘n’ Reel’s Graham Lewis won the Sunday open match at Hampton Springs Fishery. He drew in 53-7-0 of carp.
The Wirral Winter League rewarded Willaston Reds for their consistency as they finished third in the final round to end third overall. Phil Cross was their star in the final match, which took place on the Trent and Mersey Canal at Middlewich. He took more than 200 small roach and gudgeon to weigh 5-12-12.
Ray Jackson supported Cross with 1-1-3 to finish runner-up in his section and Peter Nelson took 3-3-0.
Willaston Blacks have had a more disappointing season and finished sixth on the day to end up well down the table. Mick Davies led them on the day with 1-3-0 for third overall but it wasn’t enough to improve his side’s position.
Dave Randles senior was top rod in the Thursday match at Lingmere Fishery. A carp and chub mix gave him a winning 32-0-0 to beat Tony Irvine with a mixed 30-14-0 ahead of Steve Openshaw with 27-0-0.
Openshaw won the Saturday match however, taking a mixed 11-0-0 to lead Geoff Barker with 7-14-0 and Dave Randles Snr with 6-8-0.
Terry Nolan netted most in the Lobol AC match on their Priory Pool. Carp and skimmers weighing 7-0-0 saw off Ray Cossins with a mixed 4-4-0 and Peter Cooke with 3-15-0.