AnglingTrust The voice of Angling

News

Samuel tops the Angling Trust & Canal & River Trust Junior Championship 2016

02.11.16

Samuel Claydon Junior Champ 2

On Saturday 29th October twenty youngsters from across the country contested the Angling Trust & Canal & River Trust Junior Angling Championship 2016 on the Staffs & Worcs Canal in Penkridge, Staffordshire.

Samuel Claydon of Swineshead, Lincolnshire led the way on peg 13 with 3k 130g consisting of 2lb of gudgeon and roach plus a welcome chub around the 4lb mark.

A tie occurred for the runner-up position when England Ladies International Samantha Sim’s son Billy Kirk from Worthing, West Sussex and local Penkridge rod Charlie Smith both recorded 2k 140g a piece. Charlie’s father Mark Smith and grandfather Dave Smith fished the Canal Pairs Final which also took place on Saturday, finishing a respectable 41st. Great to see three generations of the same family all out on the bank! Billy and Charlie both had mixed silvers bags from pegs 24 and 20 respectively.

Fourth place was also shared equally between Walsall, West Midlands’ Holly Nicholls and Wiltshire’s Lewis Roberts when they both scaled 1k 030g. Holly at peg 19 and Lewis on peg 4. Joshua Newman from Sleaford, Lincolnshire came sixth with 980g from peg 23.

Well done to all of the keen young anglers who participated.

Contact: Angling Trust Eastwood House, 6 Rainbow Street, Leominster, Herefordshire HR6 8DQ
Tel: 0343 5077006 (For Membership enquiries select Option 1) |
Calls to our 0343 number are charged at the same rate as normal landline numbers.
Office hours are Mon - Thu 9.00-5.00 and Fri 4.30. Please leave a message if you call outside these hours or email us.
Email: admin@anglingtrust.net
twitter_icon_large facebook_icon_large
Angling Trust Limited is a company limited by guarantee, company number 05320350

Site by Nemisys
Powered by FixturesLive