SOUTHIVEW’S Graham Warren braved rain and gale-force winds to win the latest Southview Skegness Open on Saturday.
Fishing peg 29 in the bay at 5m on meat Graham had a mixed net plus a big carp to hold off Joe McCormack (also Southview) with his crusian net at 1m by 2oz to weigh in a nice 51lb in rough conditions.
Results - April 28 (five hours) - 1, Graham Warren, Southview, 51lb, peg 29; 2, Joe McCormack, Southview, 50lb 14oz, peg 13; 3, Terry Moakes, Southview, 45lb 1oz, peg 19; 4, Brain Bagley, Southview, 41lb 10oz, peg 15; 5, Bob Anderson, Kings Lynn, 38lb 6oz, peg 4; 6, Scott McCallum, Southview, 35lb 3oz, peg 11.
l ALISTAIR Ogilvie is the latest angler to book his place in the £1,000 final at Westwood Lakes.
He won Tuesday’s qualifier with a 65lb 8oz haul.
Results: Tuesdays open qualifier: 1 Alistair Ogilvie 65lb 8oz, 2 Bob Fitzjohhn 42lb, 3 Steve Higginbottom 41lb 8oz, 4 Chris White 38lb 10oz.
Thursday Over 50s match: 1 Dave Powell 42lb 8oz, 2 Jeff Dugoan 35lb, 3 Ron Roberts.
Sunday Open: 1 Alistair Ogilvie 53lb 8oz, 2 Brian Harding 46lb 4oz, 3 Luke Morley 38lb 12oz.