This relaxed, friendly competition and BBQ was once again held on Farmoor II. This is a boat contest with an eight fish limit. Thirteen anglers in seven boats took part.

The day started with light cloud and later developed sunny periods and a chill light northerly wind. From the start the boats scattered, people heading for their favourite spots.

Keith Allison quickly gave John Pearce a lesson in blob fishing by catching on the first cast. For the rest of the morning they drifted across the water taking fish from virtually anywhere and [...]