Aldworth claims charity fishing match
7:00am Friday 31st August 2012 in Sport
THE Polly Parrot charity fishing match took place at the Warren fishery in Stanford-le-Hope.
With temperatures soaring above 30 degrees, it was always going to be a struggle to catch anything but sun stroke, but all anglers caught some impressive weights considering the weather.
In first place with a weight of 45lb 8oz, made up of predominantly tench, was Alan Aldworth using pole and pellet.
In second place was Aldworth’s team mate Tye Horrocks who poled pellet and worm baits for a total weight of 29lb 4oz of both bream and tench.
Third place went to Frank Vickers, who weighed in 22lb of bream taken on corn pole.
Section winners were young Aarron Patterson, who received his first pick up ever in a senior match, and Paul Moxey who took the second section honours. The Polly Parrot appeal raises funds to support the children’s wards/departments at Basildon Hospital.
Organisers thanked Stanford Tackle Centre, Gone Fishing Canvey, and the Warren fishery committee for their donations which helped raise a total of £250 towards the charity.
They also thanked Tracey, Debbie and Jay for setting up refreshments for the whole event.