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CARP CHAT
The Lions Roar again
England’s lady lions added another
significant international victory to
their list of honours with a win in the
recent Home International Anglo
Welsh Cup.
Hosted at CRT Drayton reservoir in
Daventry, the competition saw carp
team England’s lionesses once again
prove victorious lifting The Clifford
Cup for the third time in a row. Unlike
domestic competitions, the event is
fished under FIPSed international regulations in preparation for full world
championship status next year,
Three pairs from each nation took
to the field at Drayton to fish head to
head across three sections. England
dominated two with
Sections
Wales taking victory in
A England – Kellie Margerrison/Lyn Worster
the third. A total of 81 fish
Wales – Emma Dyer/Jackie Potts
were caught by the
B England – Tania Williams/Sam Hoskins
ladies with the biggest a
Wales – Natalie Chapman/Amy Jenkins
20lb 2oz mirror for EngC
Wales – Sioned Weeks / Sam Roberts
land’s Lyn Worster and
England – Miranda Brown / Ellen Beedham
Kellie Margerrison.
Overall
“This fixture is
England – 2.2.1 – five points
absolutely brilliant and is
Wales
– 1.1.2 – four points
where women’s international competitive carp
fishing all started. It’s a historic event
now, and I’m pleased to say that once
again England proved the strongest
nation. They have been training well,
and their tenacity and hard work paid
off. The girls were amazing, and a
credit has to go to the Welsh for their
section win on our turf,” announced
Carp Team England manager Rob
Hughes.
Spodding over zigs during the day
and small bags on the deck at night
were the successful tactic for both
teams but it was England that proved
the stronger team winning two of the
three sections convincingly to win
with five points against Wales’ four.
Media Contact:
For further information please contact
Ben Thompson, Senior Competitions
and Performance Manager, tel: 0785
4240 177, email: ben.thompson@
anglingtrust.net. n
Angling Trust Press Release
Our VBS out and about again over the
weekend, this time in Gloucestershire
with the Area Coordinator Adrian
Lane and Mike Shuttleworth joining
forces with the EA and police colleagues in a rural crime patrol which
took in a number of fisheries as part of
the day. EA Fisheries Enforcement
6 FREE LINE
Officers checked around 30 anglers of
which eight were reported for fishing
without a rod licence. Meanwhile,
back in Worcestershire, our VBS Area
Coordinator there was out cycling
and patrolling the River Avon near
Pershore when he spotted two people
fishing out of season. He kept watch
and called the EA on 0800 807060.
The quick response resulted in two
more reported for no licence and illegal fishing.
Reporting these incidents does
work so if you see something suspicious on our rivers, lakes and canals...
MAKE THAT CALL! n

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