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Charlie Vallender wins Cootehill Festival with 84.730kg

October 1st, 2018 | by

Assistant Inspector Frank Greene at Corlesmore reports on the 38th Cootehill Angling Festival which took place from 24th to the 28th of September.

This year 95 anglers participated in the Cootehill Angling Festival which was fished over 5 days at five venues in rotation.

Lakes fished included Lough Sillan North, Lough Sillan South, Bairds Shore, Corraneary and Mullanarry.

Charlie Vallender caught a fantastic 28.900kg at Lough Sillan on the last day to overtake former world champion Bob Nudd and win the match by 8kg.

The winning team included Garry Whalley, Mark Brush and Mark Pollard.

The best one day catch was by Ian Wise with 36kg at Lough Sillan on day one.

Total catch for the week was 4080kg.

The winners

Anglers enjoyed nightly entertainment in CooteHill and the week finished off with the usual presentation dinner in Errigal Country House Hotel.

The Angling Festival committee is grateful to all who helped make the festival a success.

The top six were

  • 1 Charlie Vallender, 84.730kg
  • 2 Bob Nud, 76.500kg
  • 3 Andy Pollard, 73.520kg
  • 4 Mark Pollard, 71.750kg
  • 5 Steve Saddler,  70.790kg
  • 6 Mark Brush, 68.150kg

All catches

38th COOTEHILL ANGLING FESTIVAL 2018
NAME DAY 1 DAY 2 DAY 3 DAY 4 DAY 5 TOTAL
1 C.Vallender 12.960 4.820 16.700 21.350 28.900 84.730
2 B.Nudd 28.650 21.300 8.950 9.200 8.400 76.500
3 A.Pollard 6.370 7.340 12.110 22.080 25.620 73.520
4 M.Pollard 19.250 16.200 11.400 16.450 8.450 71.750
5 S.Saddler 6.800 13.600 7.640 21.970 20.780 70.790
6 M.Brush 16.750 18.500 21.500 6.600 4.800 68.150
7 I.Wise 36.000 7.600 4.850 8.300 11.000 67.750
8 G.Whalley 25.700 4.850 2.300 9.800 23.425 66.075
9 J.Messer 3.320 20.000 18.900 14.100 6.200 62.520
10 G.McClelland 16.750 7.450 7.050 9.480 19.600 60.330
11 A.Powell 6.100 7.250 17.850 21.700 7.000 59.900
12 P.Boothby 0.425 9.200 22.000 18.150 9.900 59.675
13 R.ONeill 15.500 4.450 9.300 10.750 19.600 59.600
14 D.Hughes 6.900 3.460 10.530 15.800 22.260 58.950
15 D.Buckley 7.100 18.500 21.600 6.300 4.000 57.500
16 V.Smith 16.900 14.100 7.800 6.900 11.780 57.480
17 L.Green 3.800 3.700 6.400 16.920 25.450 56.270
18 R.Hegarty 3.870 5.275 6.980 14.450 25.200 55.775
19 Z.Newton 7.270 3.600 5.540 15.250 22.220 53.880
20 P.Murray 19.300 3.650 5.650 13.340 11.900 53.840
21 K. Green 15.700 2.900 7.650 7.850 19.300 53.400
22 B.Sussex 4.400 14.100 7.480 14.470 12.850 53.300
23 P.Leese 16.100 8.500 4.650 9.800 14.125 53.175
24 J.Smawley 3.775 13.450 16.250 15.100 3.750 52.325
25 S.Winters 4.300 4.620 10.020 14.900 18.250 52.090
26 T.Hopkins 24.250 4.900 8.150 5.250 9.300 51.850
27 A.Faulkner 10.800 5.200 4.300 9.050 20.850 50.200
28 P.Jackson 4.600 16.800 22.500 3.250 1.425 48.575
29 N.Mazurek 9.800 14.800 14.800 3.300 5.100 47.800
30 A.Kent 20.050 8.600 4.250 4.000 10.340 47.240
31 A.Griffiths 8.900 12.500 16.600 3.750 5.325 47.075
32 T.Morris 9.100 15.900 11.800 3.600 6.200 46.600
33 A.Edgley 12.200 4.300 3.500 6.600 19.450 46.050
34 G.Rooney 13.550 2.600 10.000 5.900 13.600 45.650
35 T.Green 19.600 7.500 6.000 4.000 8.100 45.200
36 D.Chetwood 5.100 4.850 14.950 13.750 6.500 45.150
37 K.Johnson 17.750 7.200 4.400 5.250 10.400 45.000
38 S.Tallon 4.200 9.400 22.200 4.800 4.200 44.800
39 D.Jarman 9.400 4.550 5.700 7.350 17.750 44.750
40 C.Wise 6.700 15.100 17.800 3.400 1.600 44.600
41 A.Chapman 5.240 6.500 14.050 15.100 3.700 44.590
42 I.Wheeldon 16.250 9.750 2.750 4.400 11.400 44.550
43 C.Durnin 12.300 13.500 12.200 3.400 2.600 44.000
44 T.Mellor 6.440 14.100 11.600 5.500 6.200 43.840
45 S.Perry 0.000 8.200 21.500 11.250 2.550 43.500
46 P.Walsh 5.100 13.000 15.700 7.750 1.800 43.350
47 D.Biddle 8.150 5.250 2.350 9.680 17.900 43.330
48 M.Hooke 6.800 8.200 12.900 4.000 11.250 43.150
49 E.Johnson 2.360 8.100 19.900 7.850 4.000 42.210
50 M.Smith 4.850 5.500 7.840 16.120 7.900 42.210
51 A.Sparrow 4.725 10.100 14.500 7.500 5.300 42.125
52 M.Emmison 11.100 3.100 5.600 6.380 15.650 41.830
53 K.Northcliff 3.980 4.400 15.300 13.800 4.000 41.480
54 D.Lawrence 3.150 3.125 9.850 9.050 16.000 41.175
55 J.Murray 13.600 4.900 6.900 5.960 9.800 41.160
56 L.Waters 2.325 6.250 18.000 12.700 1.200 40.475
57 M.Hargraves 7.400 10.400 15.300 4.900 2.200 40.200
58 L.Martin 3.650 5.400 8.200 6.650 15.850 39.750
59 D.Robinson 9.600 3.400 5.250 4.780 16.450 39.480
60 G.Thornton 4.850 9.125 4.240 11.800 8.450 38.465
61 I.Dawson 9.000 11.800 2.000 3.500 11.900 38.200
62 P.Jones 9.800 4.950 4.800 7.500 11.050 38.100
63 D.Walton 5.670 2.150 4.950 11.500 13.800 38.070
64 B.Sweeney 12.850 4.650 8.100 4.000 7.850 37.450
65 M.Wise 14.000 3.150 2.800 3.500 12.800 36.250
66 P.Waters 1.150 8.240 12.000 8.300 6.250 35.940
67 P.Bishop 3.680 6.000 11.250 10.300 4.600 35.830
68 S.Hardman 13.300 2.650 4.475 5.550 9.750 35.725
69 M.Carr 7.450 5.450 4.150 7.880 10.600 35.530
70 T.Cole 5.400 10.600 13.100 4.000 1.550 34.650
71 N.Spencer 6.400 10.600 9.500 4.400 3.400 34.300
72 J.Adams 7.340 9.000 9.900 6.100 1.950 34.290
73 D.Hill 3.520 3.430 8.580 11.270 7.150 33.950
74 S.Brown 5.000 3.600 3.150 6.500 14.950 33.200
75 B.Potts 1.420 2.700 7.450 14.120 5.450 31.140
76 A.Price 7.900 2.850 4.050 6.800 9.450 31.050
77 V.Brady 13.350 10.600 2.700 4.400 0.000 31.050
78 C.Anderson 8.350 6.400 2.800 3.500 9.980 31.030
79 J.Tann 1.310 5.250 4.780 7.200 12.250 30.790
80 S.Owens 10.100 3.600 4.250 5.350 7.275 30.575
81 D.Allsop 4.200 10.800 8.000 4.400 2.600 30.000
82 S.Brennen 1.125 4.300 10.650 11.300 1.250 28.625
83 R.Frith 5.000 4.200 8.300 7.000 2.750 27.250
84 G.Edgley 10.100 11.150 3.750 0.000 0.000 25.000
85 P.Aicken 5.960 7.500 9.600 0.000 0.000 23.060
86 R.Adams 5.900 5.250 4.300 3.800 3.750 23.000
87 J.Pollack 4.420 8.000 10.200 0.000 0.000 22.620
88 S.Clorley 1.980 5.900 6.850 3.750 3.100 21.580
89 K.Jew 1.275 5.200 9.250 1.600 3.050 20.375
90 S.White 11.000 4.250 4.750 0.000 0.000 20.000
91 R.Martin 2.750 1.350 2.500 9.750 3.050 19.400
92 M. Groom 1.350 3.350 7.550 3.850 1.650 17.750
93 J.Sedgewick 5.350 4.000 1.650 1.225 2.700 14.925
94 J.Ruane 1.190 1.910 1.450 5.470 3.450 13.470
95 K.Lord 5.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 5.000
4079.860

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