Stawell Angling Club report, February 16

BEAUTIES: Stawell Angling Club member Damien Keirl shows off the two nice redfins he caught last weekend.

BEAUTIES: Stawell Angling Club member Damien Keirl shows off the two nice redfins he caught last weekend.

A total of 27 senior and six junior Stawell Angling Club members fished an open water event for a return of 49 fish last weekend. 

Anglers fished lakes Fyans, Wartook, Taylors and Rocklands, with Fyans producing all but two of the fish caught.

Damien Keirl landed 13 redfin for a combined length of 445cm to take out first place.

Justin Jacobs was second with eight fish for a length of 249.5cm.

Steve Fenwick was in the placings again, catching four redfin at 112.5cm.

The junior section was hotly contested. 

Mason Jacobs, who caught  a 26.5cm redfin, just pipped Wilson Dowset and Amber Wilson, who each caught a reddie of 26.5cm.

The Barham Real Estate award for the longest fish was a tie between Russell Bird’s 49cm brown trout and a 49cm reddie caught by Damien Keirl.

The next club competition will be held at Lake Fyans from 7am on Saturday, February until noon the next day. The weigh-in will take place at the clubhouse at 12.15pm Sunday.