NATIONAL ANGLING COUNCIL
Fly Fishing Championship
Rainbow 4lbs 12ozs Dave Hickman (Prison Service)
" 32 fish for 58lbs 6ozs
69 fish returned bonus 196lbs 6ozs
Up RAF (Fish Hawks)
27 fish for 54lbs 9ozs 60 fish returned bonus
fish for 75lbs 10ozs 46 fish returned bonus 167lbs 10ozs
(Soldier palmers) "
32 fish for 62lbs 3oz s 51 fish returned bonus
" 29 fish for 70lbs
2ozs 7 fish returned bonus 84lbs 2ozs
Navy & Marines "
25 fish for 45lbs 8ozs 17 fish returned bonus
Rod Mick Angel (Army) - 4 fish for
9lbs 1oz, 27 fish returned bonus 63lbs
Runner up Lee Patten (CSSC) - 4 fish for 6lbs 13ozs, 22 fish returned bonus 50lbs 13ozs
virtual flat calm for the match day followed several very windy practise
days but light rain throughout the day kept the fish active. Once again Grafham was in fine form for the match
and the CSSC team managed to catch a massive 101 fish. That's a rod average of
12.625! All the team managed to put something on the scales
and apart from the Army were the only team to all catch their limit of four
fish, it was an
outstanding team performance.
practice days produced lots of valuable information regarding successful fly
patterns and locations on the water that held substantial quantities of
fish. On the day, the team communicated well on the water and a good
team spirit was created in a very short time.
Our team's catch was -