Lee Wright has won the third round of the Bait-Tech Canal Championship, with an 18-0-0 net from peg 231 on the Scrub Field section of the Stainforth & Keadby Canal at Thorne.
Starting his match on the short pole with bloodworm, Lee caught perch and dumpy roach, before moving out onto his hemp swim later in the day. Here, he caught quality roach up in the water, including fish to over ten ounces in his catch. Click here for a video interview with the winner!
Runner up on the day was Pole Fishing Magazine’s Matt Godfrey, who also secured himself a place in the final. Matt, who drew peg 207 caught rotating between his bloodworm, hemp and caster swims for a final tally of 15-10-0.
Five times World Champion Alan Scotthorne snatched the final frame place, with a 15-6-0 net from peg 202.
Other qualifiers for the grand final on the 14th February were Paul Slack, Frankie Gianoncelli, Bryan Hawkes and Aaron Wells.
The next qualifier takes place on the 17th January. Call Tom Scholey on 07971620489, Lee Kerry on 07739342929 or Matt Godfrey on 07917711722 to book on.
1 Lee Wright (Matrix) 18-0-0 (peg 231)
2 Matt Godfrey (Pole Fishing Magazine) 15-10-0 (peg 207)
3 Alan Scotthorne (Drennan/Sensas) 15-6-0 (peg 202)
4 Tom Scholey (Pole Fishing Magazine) 14-8-0 (peg 230)
5 Paul Slack (Sensas) 13-14-0 (peg 199)
Qualifiers To Date
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