Sean Huggins and Roger Parnell were the latest anglers to reach next March’s Middy Xtreme Autumn/Winter Final at Lake View Fishery last week.
Huggins caught an amazing haul of 140lb 7oz off peg one on river pool to win last Wednesday’s qualifier, finishing more than 40lb clear of his nearest rival.
Parnell then topped Saturday’s match with 84lb 1oz, taken from peg 17 on the canal pool.
Results (top five) – Wednesday: 1 Sean Huggins (Drennan/Dynamite) 140lb 7oz (river peg 1), 2 Dave Smith (Soar Tackle) 96lb 9oz (canal peg 14), 3 Dave White (LVS) 90lb 4oz (canal peg 7), 4 Andy Bailey (Diawa) 89lb 13oz (river peg 10), 5 Steve Haywood (Middy) 89lb 6oz (river peg 20).
Saturday: 1 Roger Parnell (LVS) 84lb 1oz (canal peg 17), 2 Andy Searle (LVS) 72lb 10oz (canal peg 2), 3 Steve Haywood (Middy) 71lb 4oz (canal peg 27), 4 Ian Kent 68lb 8oz (canal peg 19), 5 Darren Bamford (LVS) 62lb 13oz (canal peg 9).
* Mansfield angler Lee Parker headed a 12-strong field at Sunday’s open match with 77lb 4oz from peg 22.
He saw off the challenge of Lake View Select angler Bronson Arme, on peg seven, who weighed in with 71lb 13oz.
Results (top five): 1 Lee Parker (Phil’s Bait and Tackle) 77lb 4oz (peg 22), 2 Bronson Arme (LVS) 71lb 13oz (peg 7), 3 Darren Bamford (LVS) 63lb 8oz (peg 10), 4 Bill Arme (LVS) 51lb 13oz (peg 13), 5 Mick Beckhurst (Preci-Spark Sports) 47lb 4oz (peg 17).