I never took my pole at the bag as the winds and rain were biblical and to achieve proper control of the float was very difficult with the possibility of pole breakages in mind it was nervous fishing .
It looks rather calm , it was the calm before the storm !
To my right where the natural river entered next to the canal
No catch pictures as everyone had been sodden by the most horrendous monsoon rain i have ever experienced . At one point i could not see Chris to my left such was the wall of rain coming down .
When the match was finished and the weighing in complete we ended up back at the car park where we all diverted around fallen branches - luckily none of the cars were hit !
The days winner was Pete Wootton 6-8 with Kev Wooley 2nd on 6-4 , John Brock 4-11.
COLMIC UK manager Adam Nurse dished out the coin to the winnerettes .