Darren Gilman was on peg 12 in the little donkey field opposite the mouth of the Marina. He balled in 10 balls and fished a pole at 13m with castor and worm, for his amazing weight of 89.01, he caught 15 Bream up to 5lb each, Skimmers and Hybrids.
Steve Skelton was next to Darren on peg 11, he also had an amazing weight of Bream and Skimmers. He caught his fish down the middle of the river on a coquille feeding small balls of ground bait and castor.
Paul Purchase was on peg 66, he fished the pole with castor at 11.5m having balled it 1st. He had four Bream up to 6lb, Skimmers and Roach.
Results 1st Darren Gilman Maver Bathampton 89.01 2nd Steve Skelton Amalgamated Fisheries 47.01 3rd Paul Purchase Sensas Thyers 32.10 4th Eddie Wynne Sensas Wiltshire Angling 28.10 5th Simon Dennis Sensas Wiltshire Angling 18.12 6th Nicky Ewers Preston Innovation Thatchers 16.04 7th Mark Bromsgrove Sensas Thyers 15.10 8th Andy Ottaway Preston Innovation Thatchers 13.04
Teams on day 1st Sensas Thyers 37 2nd Maver Bathampton 33.5 3rd Preston Innovation Thatchers 32 4th Sensas Wiltshire Angling 26 5th Amalgamated Fisheries 22.5