Gary Chandler reports on Sheemore Angling Association’s Christmas Match fished at Carrick on Shannon…

17 December: Very hard fishing with plenty of small fish. Surprisingly Joe came last and won that the booby prize.

Carrick on Shannon
Brian Bohan was a last minute contender and really enjoyed his day on the water catching 17lb of roach for the win


  • 1 B Bohan 17.04lb
  • 2 R Howgate 10.09lb
  • 3 M Tigwell 8.08lb
  • 4 R Carpenter 7.05lb
  • 5 P Tigwell 6.15lb
  • 6. A Riley 6.11lb
  • 7. D Oddy 6.09 lb
  • 8 M Fitzpatrick 5.10lb
  • 9. A Foster 6.02lb
  • 10. J van der Spek 3.13lb

Yes people it’s not a misprint Joe got his a## kicked but he took it in good spirit.

Thanks to all who turned out through the year merry Christmas and a safe new y ear tight line’s.
Gary Chandler
Sheemore Angling Association

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