The 2018 Southern League has started with success yet again, a fantastic turnout with a lot of fish caught. Here are the details for the next open as well as the results of the first match below.

 

The SLO had it’s opening competition of 2018 at Eastney Sponsored by Lock Stock & Tackle on Saturday the 13th of Jan from 7pm until 12pm. 78 anglers fished in 4 zones with 75 anglers catching fish. The sizeable fish consisted of 4 Dabs, 381 whiting, 10 Pout, 1 Bass and 5 Rockling. The Winner of the match was Chris Clark with 7lb 12oz from peg 64 consisting of fourteen Whiting a pout and 29 topups. Second place was Richard Dorgan from peg 5 with fourteen Whiting and 19 topup for 7lb 6oz.Daz Newland was third with 7lb 5oz. Penn points on weight will be awarded to Chris Clark, Richard Dorgan and Darren Newlands with Dan Mogridge and Jeff Fisk receiving points for their zone victory. Heaviest round was Joe Wales 2lb 14oz Bass, nominated fish Pout was won by Ryan Whitcombe at 28cm, Mark Painter and Darren Stevens had heaviest flat with a 5oz Dab.

HF Mark Painter/Darren Stevens 5oz Dab
HR Joe Wales 2lb 4oz Bass
Nom Ryan Whitcombe 27cm Pout

Results
Zone A,
Richard Dorgan Bristol 1 A05 7-6-0 £100.00
Dave Lane Weymouth 2 A07 5-10-0 £80.00
Pete Farrell Portsmouth 3 A22 4-13-0 £55.00
Wayne Perrett Southampton 4 A16 3-15-0 £30.00
Darren Wilson Portsmouth 5 A04 3-9-0 £20.00

Zone B
Dan Mogridge Portsmouth 1 B34 7-2-0 £100.00
Justin Roulland Portsmouth 2 B44 5-13-0 £80.00
Ian Golds Bedhampton 3 B39 5-5-0 £55.00
Joe Wales 4 B36 4-6-8 £30.00
Steven Paulley 5 B35 3-9-0 £20.00

Zone C
Chris Clark Sway 1 C64 7-12-0 £100.00
Darren Newland IOW 2 C48 7-5-0 £80.00
Ryan Whitcombe 3 C57 6-3-0 £55.00
Darren Cramer Southampton 4 C70 6-0-0 £30.00
Paul Stevens Worthing 5 C69 5-11-0 £20.00

Zone D
Jeff Fisk Bournemouth 1 D87 4-7-0 £100.00
Dillon Thompson 2 D82 4-6-8 £80.00
Darren Stevens Bristol 3 D77 4-1-0 £55.00
Ben Arnold Worthing 4 D91 3-15-8 £30.00
Gareth White Portsmouth 5 D74 3-13-0 £20.00

Hopefully we will see you for the next one……