ANGLING: Oakes weighs in with mighty haul in Grantham AA match

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Grantham Angling Association’s senior citizens’ match was held on at Queen Elizabeth Park last Thursday, and won by C. Oakes with an impressive netful weighing in at more than 36lb.

Results: 1 C. Oakes 36lb 10oz 8dr, 2 A. Young 9.12.00, 3 M. Pattinson 8.02.00, 4 D. Campbell 4.07.00, 5 B. Cross 3.00.00.

The next GAA match is on Grantham Canal at Casthorpe on Thursday evening.

l Bottesford and District AA’s open match was fished on Grantham Canal at Woolsthorpe on Sunday and won by A. Howe.

Results: 1 A. Howe 7.15.00, 2 P. Bailles 6.02.00, 3 M. Perkins 5.02.00, 4 P. Foster 4.00.00; sec A - B. Wigginton 3.05.00, sec B - D. Scott/A. Wright 2.09.00, sec C - M. Halford 3.11.00; pairs - A. Howe/P. Bailles 14.01.00, P. Foster/M. Halford 7.11.00.

Bottesford’s next match is an open on Grantham Canal on May 12 with a 9am draw at Pizzini Cafe, breakfast available.