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Bob Nudd

Gowna Festival 2014

Wayne Easter wins the Gowna Festival with a massive 106 kg total for the week. He did most of the damage on day 1 with a 36 kg weight of bream and hybrids on the tip. Kevin Rowles was 2nd with 88 kg and Roy Marshal 3rd with 76 kg.

 

The Gowna Festival is a 5 day event held in and around the lakes of Lough Gowna, County Cavan, Ireland. This year 74 anglers were competing.

 

I finished about midway, coming second on Killeykeen on day 3 with 13 kg, 210 fish mainly roach on the pole loose feeding and a small ball of groundbait at regular intervals. My best catch was on the last day. I drew on the Tessa’s section of Lough Gowna and won it with just under 16 kg of roach and hybrids on the pole.

 

Bob

 

Here some pictures:

Day 2:

view from my peg at Dernafest North

view from my peg at Dernafest North

view looking down the section as anglers prepare for the match

view looking down the section as anglers prepare for the match

Day 3:

view from my peg on Killeykeen

view from my peg on Killeykeen

part of my section  13 kg section winning catch

part of my section  13 kg section winning catch

Day 5:

view from my peg

view from my peg

it was wild and cold

it was wild and cold

loose feeding casters

loose feeding casters

a quality hybrid comes to the net

a quality hybrid comes to the net

I was catching big hybrids in the last hour

I was catching some big hybrids on the pole

I was catching some big hybrids on the pole

I was catching big hybrids in the last hour

my last day seciton winning catch 15,660 kg

my last day section winning catch 15,660 kg

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