Boden bags a winning haul

NEWCOMER Ian Boden, originally of Solihull and now based at Chapel St Leonards, fished against a bad north wind to win the latest Southview Skegness Open match.

He took advantage of his draw on peg four, and used paste and pellet to land a small 2lb carp in his total haul of 53lb 14oz.

Just one fish behind Ian was John Gooden, of Mill Don Baits, with a total weight of 52lb 12oz.

Results: 1 Ian Boden, Chapel St Leonards, 53lb 14oz, 2 John Gooden, Mill Don Baits, 52lb 12oz, 3 Graham Warren, Southview, 47lb 12oz, 4 Darren McFadden, Nottingham, 45lb.