Angling: Alan's got the Wright stuff
Alan Wright got it right in the third round of the Soar Valley Winter League.
The Long Eaton Fed angler drew a fancied peg to take small chub, dace and roach for a winning weight of 10kg 600gm.
Wright finished well clear of Quorn AS's Paul Pettener, who took second place after he trapped roach and perch for a haul of 5-600.
In third place was Mark Perkins (Matrix Dynamite Trentmen) with a catch of 5-380, followed by Steve Gardener (Wigston AS), who was fourth with 5-250.
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It was a closely-fought battle on the team front.
Leicester Sensas, despite a poor draw, finished joint first alongside Long Eaton with 31 points.
Leicester had four anglers at the bottom of their sections with an hour to go but, with a late surge, they managed to turn things around.
Their results helped them produce their best performance of the series so far.
There were 70 anglers taking part, fishing the sections of the River Soar between Barrow and Kegworth.
Individual: 1, Alan Wright (Long Eaton Fed) 10-600; 2, Paul Pettener (Quorn AS) 5-600; 3, Mark Perkins (Matrix Dynamite Trentmen) 5-380; 4, Steve Gardener (Wigston AS) 5-250; 5, Pete Hamilton (Loughborough Maver Soar) 5-230; 6, Ian Phillips (Long Eaton Fed) 5-050.
Teams: 1, Leicester Sensas & Long Eaton Fed 31; 3, Matrix Dynamite Trentmen & Quorn AS 39; 5, Garbolino Lincs 45; 6 Maver Loughborough Soar & Wigston AS 47.
Teams overall: 1, Leicester Sensas 92; 2, Matrix Dynamite Trentmen 109; 3, Quorn AS & Long Eaton Fed 116; 5, Garbolino Lincs 127; 6, Wigston AS 134; 7, Maver Loughborough Soar 141.
Wreake fished on their lake at Newton Harcourt.
Bobby Grycuk finished first with 11lb 00oz. Second was Mick Coleman, 9-00, from John Essex, 5-06 and Ted Garrard, 5-02.
The Sunday Open at Lakeview Fisheries was won by Roger Holmes (LVS Notts) with 51-12.
Bob Murray (Netbusters, Loughborough) was the runner-up after he returned a haul of 40-10.
Ratby AC fished at Holmes Farm, near Market Harborough.
Despite the blustery weather conditions hampering them, anglers managed to record some decent weights.
Dan Hull led the field with 55-11 of carp on the pole from peg 21.
Dominic Lanii was just behind on 51-04 and Jeff Bloxham was third with 50.04.