Sean smashes the angling record

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Sean Higginbottom smashed the Skylark Lake match record during Sunday’s £1,000 qualifier at Westwood Lakes.

He recorded a superb 154 lbs 8 oz on the scales, fishing from peg 29.

Results: 1 Sean Higginbottom 154lbs 8oz, 2 Gavin Butler 117lbs 12oz, 3 Marc Rodger 113lbs 4oz, 4 Mike Brenchley 75lbs 6oz, 5 Ian Ward 70lbs 8oz.

Tuesday’s qualifier saw Brian Thompsonn book a place in the final.

Results: 1 Brian Thompson 93lbs 4oz, 2 Matt Evison 85lbs 14oz, 3 Corrie Wagstaffe 83lbs 2oz, 4 Dave Taylor 78lbs 0oz, 5 Ken Clarke 71lbs 8oz.

Paul Oglesbee won the over 50s Open at Westwook Lakes on Thursday.

Results: 1 Paul Oglesbee 78lbs 12oz, 2 Ken Clarke 68lbs 12oz, 3 Shane Spafford 65lbs 15oz, 4 Dave Robinson 61lbs 5oz, 5 John Gooden 59lbs 0oz.