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Tydd Gote Angling Club: double top for Dave Simmonds at Main Road matches

By Pete Woodhouse

Tydd Gote Angling Club: It was double top for in-form Dave Simmonds at Main Road as he followed up his victory at the Wednesday Open with another comfortable win at the Sunday Club match.

Drawn end peg 22, Dave had a 5lb bream in the first five minutes and added perch and rudd for a 6lb 11oz total that was well clear of the chasing pack.

There was a real tussle for the minor places with ounces separating Archie Greenwood on peg 26, Steve Borrett on peg 25 and Andrew Kilby on peg 27.

Dave Simmonds Tydd 2019 08. (14775915)
Dave Simmonds Tydd 2019 08. (14775915)

Greenwood made a quick start but was pegged back by Kilby as the roach moved down a peg.

Greenwood enticed them back but could only watch as they moved onto peg 25 for the final hour where Borrett almost made up the deficit only to lose out by an ounce, Greenwood taking second with 3lb 13oz, Borrett third on 3lb 12oz and Kilby fourth with 3lb 10oz.

Any enquiries about matches to Dick Paul on 07747 824301.

Wednesday Open Main Road: 1 Dave Simmonds 12lb; 2 Pete Emery 9lb 14oz; 3 Jon Young 9lb 2oz.

Thursday evening club match, Black Dyke: 1 Sammy McSpadden 13lb; 2 Pete Emery 6lb 9oz; 3 Archie Greenwood 6lb 7oz.

Tydd Gote AC are running their fifth fun day junior fishing match on Saturday, August 31 on the North Level Drain.

They will have some local sponsors, including Wisbech based Sensas Mark One, Benwick Sports, Wisbech Angling Centre and Sensas Uk. It is for any junior aged 18 and under, they must be accompanied by an adult and have their own tackle.

Coaching will be provided, bait will also be provided or they can bring their own. The draw is at 9am at the Main Road Bridge, Tydd Gote, fish 11am to 2pm.

There will be a presentation and special prizes. All entrants will receive a prize.

Anyone interested can call 01945 467144 or go to the Facebook page Tydd Gote Angling Club.

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