Angling Trust RiverFest (Orton Up and Orton Down)

Fifty seven competitors took part in the Angling Trust RiverFest qualifier on Sunday 23rd August on the Nene at Orton.

The weather made for a match of two halves, boiling hot in the morning then extremely wet during downpours in the last two hours.

Despite the mixed conditions, the match fished well with all sections producing as expected.

“A Section” produced the top 3 placed anglers, with Individual Winner Tony Marshall drawing A1 and finding 54 lb 9oz of bream and perch. The bulk of Tony’s weight was made up of 12 big bream.

Top 4 Individuals:
• 1st Tony Marshall 54-9
• 2nd D Schults 28-8
• 3rd J Robbins 13-10
• 4th D Smith 12-10-8

Qualifiers for the Grand Final in November are:
1. A Section Tony Marshall 54-9
2. B section P Sanderson 9-9
3. C Section D Smith 12-10-8