THE additional January RDAA match was fished on the Kennet & Avon Canal at Froxfield, writes Alan Hughes. A total of 19 anglers were booked in for this match with no pegs remaining in the draw bag.

The matchday weather was mainly dry, overcast, cold and with a slight breeze blowing.

Total match weight on the day was 74lbs 3ozs at an average weight of 3lbs 15ozs per angler.

The match was won by Lionel Cook of Reading Fishing Club.

Fishing on the "Gate" peg on Froxfield A (Wides) section, he banked a perch of 2lbs 8ozs and skimmer bream, fishing waggler tactics, feeding caster, with caster on the hook to record a weight of 10lbs 3ozs.

Dave Bosher of Reading Fishing Club was second.

Fishing the last downstream peg in the "Turning Bay" on Froxfield A section, Bosher banked mainly perch with a few roach and gudgeon, fishing link ledger tactics, feeding hemp & caster, with caster on the hook to record a weight of 9lbs 8ozs.

Section weights: A section (Wides and top of short pound) – 42lbs 13ozs; B section (bottom of short pound to roadbridge) – 31lbs 6ozs.

This coming Sunday will see the last of the Championship RDAA matches and this will be at Froxfield.

Book in with Mike Sheasby on 07802 414317.

This match will be followed by the clubs' teams of four.