James 'Marley' Gardner gets a tonne with a win at Court Farm Fishery


Eleven anglers took part in the EJAS Sunday Club Match held at Court Farm Fishery. Conditions were mild but breezy with bursts of heavy rain.
It was determined that the first three anglers overall would receive the main pools monies. In addition there were two Section prizes to fish for.

The winner of the contest was James Gardner weighing in a fantastic winter bag of carp weighing in at 102lb 9oz on Peg 4. James caught numerous carp between 2 to 4lb on his favourite hard pellet bait. Second place was narrowly secured by Richard Ford weighing in a superb 72lb 13oz of carp on Peg 8.Richards catch was taken on pole fished maggot. Third place was taken by Bob Evans again weighing in a superb bag of carp weighing in at 72lb 8oz on Peg 13.

Section winners were Chris Taylor weighing in 56lb 4oz of carp on Peg 2. ( Section 2,4,6,8,10 and 12) and Martin Smith weighing in 63 lb of carp on Peg 20 ( Section 13,14,16,18 and 20).
Other weights of note were Alan Gardner weighing in 54lb 8oz of carp on Peg 13, Steve Rogers weighing in 45lb 8oz of carp on Peg 10, Phil Simnett weighing in 37lb 3oz of carp on Peg 16 and Mark Court weighing in 36lb 12oz on Peg 6.

Overall considering the conditions the fishing was outstanding.