There was a great turnout of 27 anglers for the annual Fur & Feather on the GUC at Heyford. It was a cold, breezy but dry day following on from the previous days of heavy rain. The match was pegged either side of the bridge.
Pete Laughton caught over 80 roach on bread punch for a winning weight of 8lb 5oz. In second place also with another good bag of roach on the punch was John Broughton with 7lb 14oz and completing the frame and again with a good net of roach on the punch was Graham Martin with 6lb 6oz.
Of the 27 anglers 26 weighed in with the lowest weight being 1lb.
1st Pete Laughton – 8lb 5 oz
2nd John Broughton – 7lb 14 oz
3rd Graham Martin – 6lb 6oz
Section 1 – 6 1st Ivor Stokes 2-14 , 2nd John Balhatchet 2-13-8, 3rd Andy Morrison 1-9 ,
Section 7 – 12 1st John Broughton 7-14 , 2nd Mick Goodridge 6-0-8 , 3rd Tony Hirst 4-9
Section 13 – 18 1st Graham Martin 6-6 , 2nd Brian Beard 2-13 , 3rd Paul Minney 2-7
Section 19 – 24 1st Les Wallis 5-7 , 2nd Bob Eales 3-7 , 3rd Tosh Saunders 3-5
Section 25 – 30 1st Pete Laughton 8-5 , 2nd Andy Webster 3-8 , 3rd= Les Goodridge & Andy Kimpton 2-7
1-10 Tony Hirst 4-9
11-20 Tosh Saunders 3-5
21-30 Les Wallis 5-7