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ANGLING: Perks records first victory
9:40am Saturday 15th September 2012 in Sport
Gerald Perks claimed his first win of the season with an all-waggler caught bag of roach in Littlemore AS’s W Henwood Cup on the Thames at Sandford.
Fished with hemp/tares/caster, he had roach to 1lb in his winning weight of 22.0.0.
Runner-up Pete Clarke opted for the pole, and also had a good net of roach for 14.11.0, while Alan Campbell was third on 13.10.0. The total match weight was 106.22.0.
Graham Bradshaw won Marston AC's FTB match for the W Smith Cup, fished on the Cherwell.
Bradshaw had around 30 small perch and a couple of skimmers for a winning weight of 6.14.0.
Steve Tomkins was second with 4.15.0 of small perch and roach, also taken on the pole with red maggot over hemp.
Wayne Rudman was third with 3.5.0 of perch caught on chop worm and pole.
Meanwhile, Marston’s match on the Thames at Donnington on October 21 will be an open sponsored by Fishing Tackle and Bait. Members wishing to fish should contact Steve Tomkins on 07789 890256.
A combination of an in-form peg four on Swallow Lake and the on-song Lee Ripper produced another win for the GOT-backed angler at Oakfield Fishery on Saturday.
The top weight from Red Kite venue was Pete Alland, who came third overall.
Andy Benwell had his first look at the Red Kite & Swallow Lake venue on Sunday, but that did not stop him from chalking up a win from peg 23 at Oaklfield.
A mixture of F1 carp to 3lb and bigger carp to 13lb won the day.
Saturday: 1 L Ripper (GOT Baits) 173.01.8, 2 D Cullip (Garbolino Banbury Gunsmiths) 129.08.8, 3 P Alland (Dynamite Oakfield) 107.0.0.
Sunday: 1 A Benwell (Predator Angling) 115.11.8, 2 G Thorpe (GOT Baits) 107.06.8, 3 J Rogers (Frenzee GOT Baits 99.13.8.
Jason Bean was a clear winner of Kidlington AC's match on the Cherwell with 5.0.0 of bits. Second place went to Doug Foreshaw with 3.14.0, while Billy Burnell was third with 3.12.0. Ten fished.
Tackley Estate AC: (Pairs Cup, (Cherwell, The Lince, 7 fished) 1 S Malone 4.14.0 (mixed bag pole maggot & worm), 2 M Merry 4.4.8 (mixed bag pole maggot & worm), 3 F Malone 2.14.8 9mixed bag pole pinkie & worm).
Oakfield: (Wednesday, Red Kite & Swallow Lakes, 24 fished) 1 I Graham (J&K Tackle) 141.09.0, 2 P Alland (Dynamite Oakfield) 90.2.0, 3 M Worrall (Dynamite Oakfield), 89.05.0.
Carp League 2012: Panshill, draw 10am, fishing 11-5.
North Oxford AS: Foster Cup. Cherwell, draw 8am, fishing 8-1.
Oxford Waltonian: C&S Cup v Marson & Goring. Thame at Wheatley Bridge, draw 7.30, fishing 9-2.
Beehive AC: Beehive Cup 2nd leg. Hunt’s Corner Lake, fishing 9-3.
Littlemore AS: SH Taylor Cup & Prior Cup. Stables, draw 8am, fishing 9.15-12.15.
Masons AC: Club match. Thames at Medley, draw 8am, fishing 9-2.
Marston AC: FTB away to Wheatley AC. Thame, draw 7.30am, fishing 9-2.