ANGLING: Flint's super catch seals summer success

First published in Sport

Four big bream gave Andy Flint victory in the second round of the Oxford Summer League fished by seven teams of six on the Medley and Folly stretches of the Thames.

Although Roach sho-wed all the way through both stretches, the Tub-ertini South angler made the most of an end peg in Perch Bay on Medley and he was one of the only one to find bream.

He used feeder and worm to tempt the four big ‘slabs’ and also caught skimmers for a winning 20.5.0.

Paul Passmore (Turners) was sec ond with 17.0.0 from Folly, comprising 11lb of perch on worm, plus roach.

Steve Townsend (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) caught perch and skimmers on pole and worm from just below the railway bridge on Folly for 12.11.0 and third place.

Teams: 1 Turners 33pts, 2 Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths Red 29, 3 Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths Blue 28.

League: 1 Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths Red 55, 2 Sensas 53, 3 Turners 52.

The fifth round of the Oxford Carp League was fished by 15 anglers at Panshill Fishery, near Murcott.

Andy Wiffen used his usual meat tactics on the pole at 4m and in the margins, catching plenty of F1’s and carp to top the field with 91.4.0.

Fishing the long pole at 14.5m, Craig Partridge caught plenty of decent carp shallow on maggot for a second-placed 89.14.0, followed by Les Hill with 86.2.0 of carp to 5lb corn in the margins.

North Oxford AS held their Roach Cup match on the Thames at Godstow and for the second week running, Ron Hamblin triumphed.

He caught 8.3.0 of bits on red maggot over groundbait.

Maurice Winstone alternated between worm and bread to catch a decent perch, plus bits, for 4.7.0 and second, followed by Bob Yeomans (RAF/Garbolino) with 3.13.0.

Ten anglers fished the second of Marston AC FTB’s Wednesday evening matches on the Dead Stream.

Ian Maddon triumphed with small roach and perch on the pole for 3.7.0, ahead of Maurice Winstone with 1.15.0, and Andy Crisp with 1.12.0.

Marston were back on the Cherwell on Sunday and Graham Bradshaw had one big bream, plus small roach and perch, for a winning weight of 8lb on pole and red maggot.

Steve Tomkins was second with 3.10.0, pipping his son, Anthony, by two ounces.

Kidlington AS’s second points match on the Cherwell at Thrupp produced four small barbel, indicating that some of the stocked fish have prospered.

Bream also featured, helping Henry Clarke to top spot with 8.6.0, supplemented by roach and dace on stick float with maggot.

Jamie Barrett caught bream, roach and chub on worm over groundbait feeder for 5.7.8 and second, while Phil Blackman had 4.12.0 of chub and roach on breadflake for third.

OTHER RESULTS
Eric Lewington Memorial Cup: (Stable Lake, 13 fished) 1 A Wright (Predator) 104.6.0 (carp; pole; meat/paste), 2 D Clarke (FTB) 50.3.0, 3 E Bayliss (Predator) 41.0.0.
Kidlington AS: 1st Points Match (Oxford Canal, Highwayman end) 1 D Britnell 14.5.0. (roach, skimmers; bread punch), 2 D Scott-Picton 10.2.0, 3 J Bean 7.5.0.
Masons AC: (Points Match, Lodge Farm, Fritwell, 8 fished) 1 M Robinson 90.0.0 (carp; meat & paste; pole), 2 D Pether 36.11.0, 3 J Smith 32.8.0.
Oxford Waltonians: Club match, Clifton Island 1 I Green 9.15.8 (roach & dace; stick float; maggot & tares), 2 N Swanton 9.10.0, 3 I Higgins 8.10.0.
Oakfield: (Wednesday, Red Kite & Swallow Lakes, 19 fished) 1 J Rogers (Frenzee GOT Baits) 148.11.0, 2 D Howe (Browning Crowparts) 130.14.8, 3 M Talbot (Kamasan GOT Baits) 111.7.0.
Oakfield: (Saturday, Red Kite & Swallow Lakes, 27 fished) 1 S Nicholls (Banbury Gunsmiths) 150.7.0, 2 G Thorpe (GOT Baits) 121.12.8, 3 R Young (Dynamite Oakfield) 83.3.0.
Oakfield: (Sunday, Red Kite Lake, 22 fished) 1 J Rogers (Frenzee GOT Baits) 145.6.8, 2 B Eddy (Dynamite Oakfield) 103.9.0, 3 D Hammond (Banbury Gunsmiths) 82.3.8.
TOMORROW’S FIXTURES
Marston AC FTB: Jim Foster Cup, Cherwell. Draw 7am, fishing 8-1.
Kidlington AS: P Hall Cup (3rd Points Match), Thames at Folly. Draw 7.30. Details on 07990 587 379.
Dorchester AS: B&O, Thames at Meadside, fishing 8-1.
Oxford Waltonian AS: Goatley Cup, Thame at Cuddesdon. Draw 7.30, fishing 9-2.
North Oxford AS: Brown Bros C up v Charlbury.
Oxford Summer League: Thames at Radley. Draw 8am, fishing 10-3.
Yarnton & District AC: Club match, Tunnel Barn. Draw 9am, fishing 10-3.
Littlemore AS: J Henwood Shield. Thames at Medley (down). Draw 6am, fishing 7.15-12.15.
Beehive AS: Float Only Cup, fishing 10-4.

Latest Sport news

FOOTBALL: Duerden marks a Royal occasion with four-timer

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Mike Duerden bagged four goals for Premier Division leaders Carterton A in a 7-0 home thrashing of Witney Royals A.

FUTSAL: City capture regional title

7:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Oxford City triumphed in the Nerf Junior Premier League Southern Region Under 15 tournament in Swindon.

YOUTH FOOTBALL: Wheeldon lifts Kidlington with a stunning six-timer

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Hot-shot Harry Wheeldon scored an incredible six-timer as Barton United won 7-5 at home to Kidlington Youth Colts in the Under 13 C League.

WOMEN'S FOOTBALL: Tower Hill in cup of woe

Oxford Mail: football generic

7:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Tower Hill Ladies let slip a 1-0 lead as they went down to a 6-1 defeat at Southern Region Premiership side Mansfield Road in the first round of the Oxfordshire FA Women’s Cup.

GIRLS FOOTBALL: Hot-shot Haynes serves up a fantastic six-timer

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Abi Haynes put on a stunning display as Kidlington defeated Wantage Town 7-0 in the Oxford Mail Girls Under 15 league.

SCHOOLS' FOOTBALL: Vale lifted by late double

Oxford Mail: football generic

7:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TWO late goals saw Vale of White Horse claim a 2-0 win away to Southampton in the ESFA Under 15 PlayStation Inter Association Trophy second round.

FOOTBALL: Super Seacole bags a brace

Oxford Mail: football generic

7:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

George Seacole delivered a double as North Leigh United won 4-1 at Henley Town in the first round of the Oxfordshire Senior Cup.

FOOTBALL: Marston mauled as red-hot Coles stars

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Marston Saints went down to a heavy 5-1 defeat at unbeaten Oakley United in the Oxfordshire Senior League Premier Division after a disastrous second half.

FOOTBALL: It's a Vale of tears as Stanford suffer shock

Oxford Mail: football generic

7:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

North Berks League Division 2 leaders Stanford in the Vale suffered a surprise second-round exit at the hands of Division 3 side Hungerford Town Swifts.

FOOTBALL: High-flying Blackbird in goal fest

Oxford Mail: football generic

6:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Leaders Blackbird Rovers continued their imperious form with a 12-0 win away to a youthful Masons Arms side in the Oxford City FA.

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree