Match Report

Match:  Ranson Cup 2nd Leg
Venue:  Hurston Match Pond
Winner:  Vince Herringshaw
Runner Up:  Steve Simmonds
Third:  Keith Hughes


This match was the second leg of the Ranson trophy and was fished on the Hurston Match Pond. The conditions were not ideal for the match with an overnight frost and heavy rain the previous day and not surprisingly the weights were low with two blanks. The match itself was fished under dry and sunny conditions although the temperature dropped during the day.

Vince Herringshaw fishing Peg 7 won the match with 7-3-8 which consisted of a carp and a bream with both fish being caught on the long pole on his silverfish line.

In second place was Steve Simmonds who found a pocket of small roach by a weed bed in Peg 10. He use his trusty whip and maggot to weigh in 2-3-8.

Vince with his winning Bream
Vince with his winning Bream
Steve with his second place net of roach
Steve with his second place net of roach

Keith Hughes was in third place fishing Peg 6 and weighed in 0-10-8 of roach and perch caught using the long pole.

Overall the Ranson Trophy was won by Keith Hughes (17 points) from Steve Simmonds (16 points)