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Matt finish takes Warren junior top spot

PUBLISHED: 11:11 17 April 2008 | UPDATED: 12:03 11 August 2010

The first round of the open junior championship took place at the Warren on Thursday and the competitors got off to a slow start due to a hard morning frost. But most anglers had caught some fish by the end of the competition and 13-year-old member Matt

The first round of the open junior championship took place at the Warren on Thursday and the competitors got off to a slow start due to a hard morning frost.

But most anglers had caught some fish by the end of the competition and 13-year-old member Matt Tinworth won in style with a total weight of 17lbs 14ozs,

He was languishing in fourth place until the last hour when he landed three tench and a bream to take first place.

Mitchell Seaman took second place with a bream and tench catch for 9lbs 12ozs, while Jack Coombes was third with tench and roach for 7lbs 15ozs, .

The youngest competitor was 10-year-old Charlie Tomlinson, who was fishing his first match, and he put in a creditable performance to take sixth place.

All competitors were given bait and items of tackle presented by Alan Rumsby, Director of fishing from sponsors Decathlon.

Stillwater details: Carp are still coming out at the Square Lake at the Warren in the afternoon due to the heavy morning frost.

Alan Wholas took his first 20lb common at the lake where some quality roach is being caught by float anglers.

The main lake producing two nice fish, a common weighing 17lbs and a 21lbs 6ozs mirror.

Joan Dawson landed a 14lb mirror from the pylon swim while Lee Cook had the best of the week, with a 23lb 6oz mirror. Roach to 1lb are being caught off the North bank while tip anglers have been finding some nice bream.

Tylers Common is still fishing well. Tony Smith fishing a small club match landed a winning weight of 95lbs.

Ian Lamb enjoyed a brilliant day with 16 bream to 6lbs, alongside a quality 2lb roach.

Match results: The Match on Willow Lake last Tuesday was won by Dennis Lipscombe with 104lbs, taking second place was P Green with 69lbs, third was B Reynolds with 33lbs.

The Brunswick Brothers travelled to Hartleylands Nicks Lake. Eleven members fished on the day with a total weight of 230lbs 14ozs.

Top weight to Barry Judge with 39lbs, second place to George Cole with 32lbs 8ozs, third was N Warren with 30lbs 12ozs, fourth T Flanaghan with 26lbs, fifth P Smith with 24lbs 8ozs and sixth was Dave Franklin with 20lbs. The match had to be shortened by hours because of a blizzard!

The Saturday open was won by Alec Robert with 90lbs 8ozs, second place to Len Golding with 66lbs 10ozs, third place to L Pisano with 51lbs, fourth John Hunt with 50lbs 12ozs, fifth Dennis Lipscombe with 47lbs 8ozs.

Future matches: Saturday open matches will now be run on the Horseshoe Lake. Book your place now. Ring Bobby Wager on 07970258737.

Dennis Lipscombe will be running open matches on Willow and Ash

Alternatevly on Tuesday's during the winter months. For further details ring him on 07957938597.

Tide times: The high tide times for Harwich for the next week are as follows: Today (Wednesday): 08.47 am and 21.02pm. Tomorrow (Thursday): 09.40am and 21.54pm. Friday: 10.28am and 22.41pm. Saturday: 11.10am and 23.23pm. Sunday: 11.48am and 23.59pm. Monday: 00.00am and 12.22pm. Tuesday: 00.33am and 12.49pm.

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

CLUB SECRETARIES: Remember your lake and canal catches and match results can be included in the column.

Sea angling catches and results always welcome.

You can ring me on 01621 869 728 and 0783 6327 843 mobile.

Or email me on keith@kassdeli.freeserve.co.uk

Tight lines


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