Angling Trust RiverFest Qualifier on the Yorkshire Ouse

Match Report

The river fished reasonably well under low river levels for the RiverFest qualifier held on the Yorkshire Ouse, Hunters Lodge to Linton on Ouse on Saturday 29th October 2016 with 55 anglers fishing.

1st Bob Cranmer (Matrix Halifax) 19lb-14 -had a barbel 10lb-6 & 5 perch for 10lb-8 on groundbait feeder, with caster and worm hook bait fishing mid river. Peg 279 Linton.

2nd John Mills (Tri-cast Calder) 11lb-2.5 had all roach on pole and maggot at 11mt and 5mt. Peg 189 Hunters.

3rd Ricky Bonas (Mirfield Willy Worms) 9lb-8.5 roach and perch on slider and maggot. Peg 208 Hunters.

4th Stuart Tate (Helperby) 8lb-0 chub and dace stick float and maggot. Peg 176 Hunters.

5th Chris Gowling (Browning Quaker) 5lb-12 roach pole and maggot. Peg 187 Hunters.

Zone winners going through to the grand final are;
(A zone) Hunters Lodge – John Mills (Tri-cast Calder) Peg 189 11lb-2.5

(B zone) Linton Top – Dave Pollitt (Mirfield Willy Worms) Peg 249 4lb-4
(C zone) Linton Bottom – Bob Cranmer (Matrix Halifax) Peg 279 19lb-14