“Shillitto Smashes Remenham Match Record - Milton Pools, Sunday 4th July”
Remenham anglers travelled to Milton Pools near Stadhampton last weekend for the 4th match in the summer Stillwater Series, the conditions were ideal, warm, overcast and the fish were feeding; the scene was set for an exciting match.
Dick Shillitto drew favoured peg 1 and yet again showed fine form by winning his third match of the series with a record breaking 175lb 3.oz of mainly Carp caught on Meat in the margins at 5M on the pole; Dick also broke the Club match record in the process taking his place in the Remenham "hall of fame".
Nigel Smith, the previous match record holder, finished a close second with 142lb of quality Carp caught on the Pellet. Third place went to Stan Robek with 103lb of Carp, caught on pellet and paste.
Section winners were Alan Brand with 94lb 7oz switching between paste in the margins and pellet at 7M, Trevor Pearce with 93lb who caught Carp and a mixed bag on the pole method and then switched to fish the margins and Ade Bowels with 91lb 15oz. Overall the 12 competing anglers weighed a massive total of 1,077lb of fish all returned safely to fight another day, this averaged 90lb per angler.
The points table after four matches is as follows:
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