Match Report

Match:  Parfrement Cup 2nd Leg
Venue:  Petworth Park
Winner:  Glen Riley
18 - 12 - 4
Runner Up:  Gary Collins
9 - 10 - 8
Third:  Colin Bridger
5 - 13 - 0


The second and final leg of the Parfrement was fished at Petworth Park under non ideal conditions for the venue. There had been heavy rain on the previous day and the temperature had dropped overnight. On match day there was little wind, what there was coming mostly from an easterly direction, and bright sunshine. The majority of anglers were pegged along the roadside swims with one angler between the islands. There were several skimmers caught which is a good sign for the future and also the perch are beginning to increase in size.Fishing between the islands was Glen Riley who used the method feeder and cage feeder tactics to catch 18-12-4 which consisted of 5 bream to win the match. This was also the Golden Peg which Glenn won for the second week running.

In second place was Gary Collins who was fishing the swim past the tall tree and had three bites on the feeder but these resulted in three bream weighing 9-10-8.

Winner Glen with his bag of bream
Gary also had a three bream

Colin Bridger was fishing to the right of the concrete slab and had only caught small roach up until the last 15 minutes when he caught a bream on the pole. This gave him a total weight of 5-13-0.

Keith Hughes and Colin Bridger both had 17 points after the two rounds of the Parfrement Cup with Keith winning overall by virtue of the heavier weight.