Small carp help Joe to collect match-winning weight

Pictured with his 11lb carp is John Gooden, of Mill Don Baits, who claimed third place in the latest Southview Skegness Open event.
Pictured with his 11lb carp is John Gooden, of Mill Don Baits, who claimed third place in the latest Southview Skegness Open event.

A WELL turned out match saw angler Joe McCormack claim first place at last weekend’s Southview Skegness open, despite high winds.

Fishing 40m out on pellet and caster, mixed in his glowing thod, Joe landed small carp to 3lb, for a weight of 61lb 5oz.

In second place was Ian Boden, of Skegness, with a mixed net of 48lb 14oz, and third was John Gooden, of Mill Don Baits, who landed an 11lb carp for weight of 39lb 3oz.

Results: 1 Joe McCormack, Southview, 61lb 5oz, 2 Ian Boden, Skegness, 48lb 14oz, 3 John Gooden, Mill Don Baits, 39lb 3oz, 4 Graham Warren, Southview, 34lb 8oz, 5 Darren Boden, Skegness, 25lb 13oz, 6 Kevin Baraclough, Skegness, 25lb 6oz.