Charlie is the top rod

CHARLIE Russel made the most of Westwood Lakes’ Tuesday Open being switched to Kestrel Lake, winning with carp and ide weighing in at 93lb to book his place in the £1,000 final.

Results: 1 Charlie Russel 93lb, 2 Chris White 91lb 6oz, 3 Matt Arnold 87lb 14oz.

Thursday Open: 1 Dave Powell 59lb 14oz, 2 Charlie Russel 53lb 14oz, 3 Dennis Hogg 46lb 8oz.

Sundays £1,000 qualifier: 1 Adam Playford 111lb 8oz, 2 Alistair Ogilvie 84lb, 3 Gavin Butler 75lb 8oz.

l WRANGLE angler Alan Steadman moved into round two of the Skegness Pier Angling Club’s 2012 Knockout competition - at a price.

He caught two flounders and a silver eel to beat the two flounders caught by Skegness’ Dave Bradley, but he snapped his rod in the process.

For match details call Chas Tibble on 07984 967988 or email