Steve makes the most of decent draw to gain success

COLD overnight rain made it hard going in the latest open at Skegness Southview on Saturday.

Steve Higgingbottom of Westwood Lakes took advantage of a nice draw peg 24.

Steve, alternating between maggot and pellet on the feeder at 40 yards, did enough to hold off Russ Parsons with 22lb 13oz.

Results - 1, Steve Higgingbottom, Westwood Lakes, 22lb 13oz, peg 24; 2, Russ Parsons, Spilsby Angling Centre, 21lb 12oz, peg 10; 3, Ian Boden, Southview, 19lb 3oz, peg 23; 4, Terry Moakes, Southview, 18lb 15oz, peg 12; 5, Joe McCormack, Southview, 15lb 2oz, peg 14; 6, Bob Anderson, Kings Lynn, 14lb 2oz, peg 4.