Daws and Saddler through to Middy final

Keith Daws with his qualifying catch EMN-161129-165828002
Keith Daws with his qualifying catch EMN-161129-165828002

Keith Daws and Gary Saddler were the latest to qualify for the Middy Xtreme Autumn/Winter Final at Lake View Fishery next March.

Fourth place proved good enough for Daws after catching 51lb 1oz at last Wednesday’s qualifier which was won by Andy Searle with a good haul of 92lb 1oz caught on bread and maggot from marina peg 22.

Match winner Gary Saddler EMN-161129-165818002

Match winner Gary Saddler EMN-161129-165818002

Saddler topped a 12-man field at Saturday’s match when weights were down, his winning haul tipping the scales ay 40lb 5oz.

Brian Greenbury was in the top five three times last week, but was pipped to the Sunday Open win by Steve Haywood with 53lb 14oz.

Results (top five) – Wednesday qualifier (marina): 1 Andy Searle (LVS) 92lb 1oz (peg 22), 2 Bob Greenbury (Drennan) 60lb 10oz (peg 5), 3 Mick Beckhurst (Preci-Spark Sports) 59lb 2oz (peg 11), 4 Keith Daws (LVS) 51lb 1oz (peg 16), 5 Roger Parnell (LVS) 50lb (peg 24).

Saturday qualifier (canal): 1 Gary Saddler (Coopers Tackle) 40lb 5oz (peg 12), 2 Bob Dyer (Maver) 32lb 5oz (peg 7), 3 Andy Searle (LVS) 25lb 12oz (peg 9), 4 Steven Pretty 24lb 10oz (peg 17), 5= Bob Greenbury (Drennan) 8lb 12oz (peg 4), 5= Brian Greenbury (Coopers Tackle) 8lb 12oz (peg 2).

Sunday Open (marina): 1 Steve Haywood (Middy) 53lb 14oz (peg 12), 2 Bob Greenbury (Drennan) 36lb 1oz (peg 3), 3 Roger Parnell (LVS) 27lb 2oz (peg 10), 4 Bronson Arme (LVS) 26lb 9oz (peg 23), 5 Bob Dyer (Maver) 19lb 8oz (peg 25).