Lakeview Fishery: Huggins’ bumper 170lb haul earns Sunday spoils

Middy final qualifier Dean Wright EMN-160208-163002002
Middy final qualifier Dean Wright EMN-160208-163002002
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Leicestershire angler Sean Huggins weighed in a monster 171lb haul to win the Sunday Open at Lakeview Fishery last weekend.

The Drennan/Dynamite angler landed 171lb 5oz, caught on worm and caster, from peg eight on the marina, to finish almost 60lb clear of runner-up Dave Harper.

Sunday Open winner Sean Huggins caught more than 170lb EMN-160208-163014002

Sunday Open winner Sean Huggins caught more than 170lb EMN-160208-163014002

IN the week;s two qualifyign matches for the Middy Baggin Machine Summer Series, Terry Cobrun Jnr and Dean Wright were the latest to reach September’s final.

Terry finished fourth at last Wednesday’s match, less than eight pounds behind winner Kev Kania, while Dean came through in sixth on Saturday when Ken Daws took top spot.

Results (top five) –

Wednesday qualifier: 1 Kev Kania (LVS) 79lb (peg 3), 2 Dave Harper (Plumtree Hog Roast Co) 74lb 8oz (peg 13), 3 Sean Huggins (Drennan/Dynamite) 73lb 2oz (peg 11), 4 Terry Coburn Jnr 71lb 10oz (peg 23), 5 Roger Parnell (LVS) 68lb 10oz (peg 21).

Saturday qualifier: 1 Ken Daws (Sensas) 130lb 13oz (lagoon peg 18), 2 Darren Bamford (LVS) 128lb 4oz (marina 9), 3 Sean Huggins (Drennan/Dynamite) 111lb 13oz (lagoon 24), 4 Steven Pretty 105lb 15oz (marina 12), 5 Andy Searle (LVS) 96lb 11oz (lagoon 14).

Sunday Open: 1 Sean Huggins (Drennan/Dynamite) 171lb 5oz (marina 8), 2 Dave Harper (Plumtree Hog Roast Co) 112lb 10oz (marina 5), 3 Bob Greenbury (Drennan) 111lb 10oz (river 15), 4 Keith Daws (LVS) 108lb 7oz (river 7), 5 Chris Neal (Rutlader) 106lb 11oz (marina 12).