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Event : Keep It Reel, Coarse Fishing Evening

Between the downpours on Thursday 21st June young people from Clitheroe Youth, Blackpool B&GC, Marsh CC & Brunshaw Action Group came to Keep It Reel, Coarse Fishing Evening at Whitmore Fisheries in Kirkham. The evening was led by Pete Riley of Blackpool B&GC and helped by Adam Riley his son, and saw the group introduced to angling followed by a fishing match split between the junior and senior age groups. Once set up, it wasn’t long before the fish were being regularly pulled out following advice and tips from Pete. A mixture of Roach, Perch, Tench, Bream, Hybrids and Carp of varying sizes from tiddlers to 1 ˝ / 2 pounds monsters were landed much to the excitement of everyone. Once in the swing of things the evening continued with a match which inevitabley saw the fish stop biting however the best and largest fish of the night was kept to the very last second, a lovely Mirror Carp of about 1 ˝/ 2 pounds was landed by Jasmine Gwillam of Blackpool B&G Club.

 

The results of the match are as follows:

 

Junior   

Winner:                              Ewan Jackson                    Clitheroe Youth                 17 fish landed

Runner Up:                         Ryan Taylor                       Blackpool B&G                  12 fish landed

Runner Up:                         Max Hickling                     Clitheroe Youth                 12 fish landed

 

Senior  

Winner:                              Jasmine Gwillam               Blackpool B&G                  13 fish landed

Runner Up:                         Shannon Reid                    Blackpool B&G                  5 fish landed

 

A big thank you goes to Wayne’s Tackle of Preston for donating the bait and tackle for the evening, Whitmore Fisheries or hosting the evening and of course Pete and Adam Riley for running the evening.

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