Poor return on pike trip

Only 13 small jacks were landed by the group of dedicated pike anglers from Dereham and District Angling Club, attempting to qualify for the Angling Trust 2011 British Pike Championship.

Twenty anglers competed, 13 pike were landed by seven anglers ranging from 10oz to 11lb 8oz, and 13 anglers blanked.

The next and final qualifier on Swanton Morley Fishery this winter will be Sunday, February 27.

Contact David on 01362 637591 to book a peg.

Results: 1 Nick Samjulik (1) 11-8-0 qualified, 2 Carl Osborne (3) 7-5-0 qualified, 3 Chris Wade (3) 6-2-0, 4 Peter Bennet (1) 4-9-0, 5 Gordon Shipley (2) 2-15-0, 6 Micky Edwards (2) 1-6-0, 7 Duncan Fletcher (1) 0-10-0.