The Angling Trust and Canal and River Trust Canal Pairs match was held on the Kennet and Avon Canal on Sunday 24th May 2015 pegged between Seend Park and Waddington.
The top Individual was Michael Denton, Business Director of Oxford fishing under the Drennan banner. Michael fished red maggot over groundbait, starting in the channel and moving to the far bank taking skimmers on and off through the match for a fine winning weight of 27 lbs 01 ozs. Hot on his heels with 25 lbs 15 ozs was Phil Speakman of Browning Hotrods, Phil again took an all skimmer catch fishing squat over groundbait making his trip from London worth the journey.
With only one ounce behind Phil was Jason Cunningham with 25 lbs 14 ozs again an all skimmer catch, and in fourth place came local rod Robin Guy of Melksham with 22 lbs 06 ozs.
The pairs qualifying for the grand final on 24th October are;
Phil Speakman / Steve Davis
Dave George /John Dewberry
Ben Dukes/Rob Randell
Rob Head/Michael Denton
Darren Massey/ Darren Lewis
The next AT & CRT Canal Pairs match is on the Gloucester Canal on 21st June.
Photo – Phil Speakman & Steve Davis