Smudge wins over 50s match with 30lb haul

THE latest over 50s match on Westwood Lakes saw Smudge Smith finish victorious.

He presented pellet at 11.5m on the far side ledge from peg 33 on Skylark to tempt small fish, carp to 2lb and token 4lb bream for a total weight of 30lb 8oz.

Second place went to Alan Treadwell, who opted for an all-maggot approach from peg nine to take 26lb 8oz of mainly small barbel.

Results: 1 Smudge Smith 30lb 8oz, 2 Alan Treadwell 26lb 8oz, 3 Steve Bulbeck 18lb, Barry Hawkins 25lb 6oz.