Match Report

Match:  Moss Cup 2nd Leg
Venue:  Shopham
Winner:  Mick Greenway
Runner Up:  Steve Simmonds
Third:  Graham White


The second leg of Moss Cup was held on the Rother at Shopham on yet another warm, dry and sunny night. As per normal several trout were caught and returned.

In first place was Mick Greenway who fished the swim that Steve Simmonds fished last year – this is 30 yards downstream from the bridge. He first had to do some gardening as the nettles had grown up to mask the path down to the river. He trotted a stick float to catch good sized dace, a chublet and lots of gudgeon to weigh in 5-5-0.

Steve Simmonds was fishing the swim where the Burton Mill stream comes into the river. This is normally the winning swim but it did not fish as well as normal in this match. Steve trotted a float and used a light ledger to catch 2-2-0 of dace and roach.

Some nice dace in Mick's winning bag
Some nice dace in Mick’s winning bag
Steve had dace and roach too
Steve had dace and roach too

Graham White was in third place and he was fishing upstream of Steve in the lily swim and caught roach and dace weighing 0-9-8.

After two legs of the Moss Cup Mick(19 points) leads from Steve(17 points)

After 13 matches Mick Greenway leads the Clubman with 96 points from Keith Hughes with 69 points. He also leads the Matchman with 401 points from Steve Pentecost( 257 points) and the Weight trophy with 89-5-8 from Steve Pentecost (60-13-0)