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Plenty of Hope as three finish in the top five

PUBLISHED: 17:11 25 June 2008 | UPDATED: 12:03 11 August 2010

Match results:Collier Row Angling Club members enjoyed their first match of the season when they fished Churchgate bottom lake and it proved a good opening day for the Hope family as brothers Paul and Gary claimed first and third places - finishing ahead

Match results:Collier Row Angling Club members enjoyed their first match of the season when they fished Churchgate bottom lake and it proved a good opening day for the Hope family as brothers Paul and Gary claimed first and third places - finishing ahead of their father Colin in fifth spot, writes KEITH LEVERETT.

Top weight went to Paul Hope with 57lbs 4ozs, with second place going to Rob Shearing weighing in with 55lbs 8ozs, which included a mirror of 11lbs 8ozs.

Third position went to Gary Hope with 39lbs 8ozs, fourth Dave Barr with 27lbs 4ozs just ahead of fifth placed Colin Hope with 27lbs.

Filling sixth place was Bernie O'grady with 25lbs 10ozs, seventh Rich Thompson with 22lbs 14ozs, eighth Steve Blower with 13lbs 4ozs, ninth Pete Milano with 1lbs 10ozs.

Another member of the Collier Row's Hope clan, junior Ryan Hope achieved 22lbs and Dale Shearing 3lbs 8ozs.

Brunswick Brothers fished Lakeland match lake number one. Twelve members fished with a total weight of 270lbs 9ozs.

Top weight on the day went to Nicky Warren with 68lbs 12ozs, second Dave Farman with 47lbs 4ozs, third Ernie McGregor with 40lbs 7ozs.

Fourth spot went to Roy Yearley with 24lbs 12ozs, fifth George Cole with 24lbs 8ozs, sixth Dave Franklin 17lbs 8ozs, seventh C.Franklin with 13lbs 6ozs, eighth T.Flanaghan with 12lbs 8ozs, ninth P.Smith with 10lbs 8ozs, 10th Terry Taylor with 6lbs 8ozs.

The open match on Tylers Willow Lake was won this week by Graham Dack with 167lbs with pellet up in the water, second place to S.James with 150lbs, third J.Weedon with 147lbs.

Fourth spot went to Alec Roberts with 96lbs, fifth John Hunt with 95lbs, sixth S.Shinu with 93lbs 12ozs.

The Saturday Open this week on the Horseshoe Lake was won by J.Stepton with 87lbs with pellet and corn, second Mickey Hood with 78lbs 8ozs, third R.Pisano with 69lbs 8ozs.

Fourth place in the Saturday open went to Lee Edwards with 54lbs 8ozs, fifth Jason Collins with 54lbs, sixth Jim Collins with 53lbs.

Future matches: The Saturday Open matches will continue to be run on the Horseshoe Lake so it is advisable to book your place now - so ring Bobby Wager on telephone number 07970 258 737.

Stillwater details: This week on wagtail Alan Fisher had crucians to 2lbs also a net-full of 8oz plus roach plus skimmers all on crab pellet.

Dean Harvey had tench to 6lbs 4ozs, three carp to 12lbs and three bream to 5lbs 4ozs all on paste and pellet.

Ron Clarke had a 5lb tench and seven carp to 8lbs all on halibut pellet and spicey prawn boilie.

Cliff Wigley had seven carp to 7lbs 1oz a 4lb tench also bream. It was a good day for the family as his brother had five carp to 7lbs on spicy prawn.

On Willow Lake Gary Bates had approximately 200lbs of carp on dog biscuits and his dad Eric had 160lbs on the same bait.

Tide times: The high tide times for Harwich for the next week are as follows: Wednesday 25th June: 03.44 am and 21.11pm. Thursday 26th June: 09.25am and 22.00pm. Friday 27th June: 05.31am and 17.40pm. Saturday 28th June: 06.32am and 18.46pm. Sunday 29th June: 07.35am and 19.52pm. Monday 30th June: 08.40am and 20.59pm. Tuesday 1st July: 09.43am and 22.04pm.

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

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