ANGLING: Brockway tops weights in Bottesford open

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Bottesford and District Angling Association’s rod only open match took place on Grantham Canal at Woolsthorpe.

Winner J. Brockway weighed in with 8lb 10oz 0dr, ahead of runner-up J. Farrow (3.13.00) and third placed B. Cross (2.08.04).

Sunday’s club match at Portland Waters, near Newark, was won by B. Baines with a catch approaching 50lb.

Results: 1 B. Baines 48.00, 2 D. Scott 42.04, 3 M. Calcraft 28.08, 4 J. Harrison 20.00, 5 P. Gilbert 16.00.

The next match will be fished on the River Witham on November 1, with a 9am draw at Long Bennington layby.