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25lb carp for mighty Mitch - aged just 11

PUBLISHED: 11:53 15 May 2008 | UPDATED: 12:03 11 August 2010

Stillwater details: Latest news from the Warren fishery shows that the juniors have been setting new personal bests this week as summer finally arrived and the fish started waking up. The Square Lake catch of the week goes to 11-year-old Mitchell Williams

Stillwater details: Latest news from the Warren fishery shows that the juniors have been setting new personal bests this week as summer finally arrived and the fish started waking up. The Square Lake catch of the week goes to 11-year-old Mitchell Williams, who had a double capture that most anglers would be proud of, writes KEITH LEVERETT.

The youngster landed the Square Lake's biggest fish, a mirror carp known as the foreigner weighing 25lbs 12ozs and the heaviest koi carp at 11lbs 12ozs. He also took a further two carp.

His dad Stuart Williams also had a blinder during his visit with seven carp including a best fish of 19lbs 8ozs.

Mark Trunley had carp to 25lbs. Bradley Burrows had carp to 20lbs.

The Match Lake has been producing some excellent catches. John Bradford took 15 tench to 6lbs 8ozs.

Many juniors were getting amongst the tench and bream. Fourteen-year-old Mitchell Seaman and 14-year-old Lewis Winthrop both had tench to 6lbs and bream to 7lbs.

Also enjoying their visits have been the evening anglers at the Warren with catches of tench to 60lbs in late evening sessions.

At the Ash Lake at Tylers Common a match held there was won by Tony Smith with 95lbs of carp all caught on pellet.

On the Willow Lake M. Brown had 30 carp to 4lbs 8ozs while on Wagtail Ian Lamb had 16 bream to 6lbs.

Match results: The Tuesday match this week was held on Willow Lake. Top weight to Dennis Lipscombe on peg 21 with 104lbs, second place to J.Green with 69lbs, third B. Reynolds with 33lbs.

The Saturday open this week was won by Alec Roberts with 90lbs 8ozs on peg 45, second place to Len Golding with 65 lbs 10ozs, Rav Pisano third with 51lbs 6ozs, third John Hunt with 50lbs 12ozs, fourth Dennis Lipscombe with 47lbs 8ozs, and S. James fifth with 41lbs 12ozs.

Brunswick Brothers AS this week fished Churchgate Top Lake with the The total weight of 417 lbs 14 ozs and 17 club members fished.

Top weight went to Ernie McGregor weighing in over 20 lbs ahead of his nearest rival with 74lbs 4ozs, second place to Dave Franklin with 52lbs 4ozs. third place to Tom Flanaghan with 51lbs 10ozs.

Fourth Dave Farman with 37lbs 12ozs, fifth place to Bill Bulmer with 35lbs 4ozs, sixth place to R. King with 29lbs 2ozs, seventh Barry Judge with 23lbs 6ozs, S. Sykes eighth with 20lbs 10ozs, George Cole ninth with 15lbs 6ozs.

The Brunswick winner at Churchgate, Ernie McGregor, had all his fish on waggler fished pellet for his catch of bream and carp.

Future matches: The Saturday open matches will now be run on the Horseshoe Lake, so it is advisable to book your place by ringing Bobby Wager who can be contacted on telephone number: 07970 258 737.

Dennis Lipscombe will be running open matches on Willow and Ash on Tuesdays during the weeks ahead.

For further details you can ring Dennis Lipscombe on telephone number 07957 938 597.

Tide times: The high tide times for Harwich for the next week are as follows: Today (Wednesday): 07.10 am and 19.26pm. Tomorrow (Thursday): 08.10am and 20.24pm. Friday: 09.04am and 21.18pm. Saturday: 09.54am and 22.07pm. Sunday: 10.38am and 22.52pm. Monday: 11.19am and 23.33pm. Tuesday: 11.54am and 00.00pm.

To calculate the times for the following resorts deduct or add the following to Harwich times: Bradwell +29 mins. Clacton +11mins. Felixstowe -11 mins. Burnham on crouch + 42mins. River Orwell +20mins.


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