Drennan International Junior festival 2016

Welcome to the Drennan International Junior festival 2016.

The festival has been going a few years now and due to the decline in young people fishing they still have a great time, day one saw the Juniors fishing Jennys lake, the weather was not to bad but the bitter wind didn’t dampen there spirits, there are 11 Juniors fishing and we have split them into two sections.

Day One

‘A’ Section

pegs 13 to 18 were very close, just one fish in it, due to the cold bitter wind the carp never fed, section winner was Alex Hollaway from peg 15 with 29lb, second in the section was Will McRanor with 28lb 5oz and third was joint Jack Powell and Aiden Williams both with 26lb 4oz

‘B’ section

pegs 19 to 23 was also close, the section winner was Jake Aldon from peg 23 with 11lb 9oz, second section was Miles Andrews from peg 21 with 11lb 1oz and third section was Scott Wilkinson with 9lb 10oz

Top Twenty
Position Name Points Weight
1st Alex Hollaway 6 29lb
2nd Jake Aldon 6 11lb 09oz
3rd Will McRanor 5 28lb 05oz
4th Miles Andrews 5 11lb 01oz
5th Aiden Williams 4 26lb 04oz
6th Jack Powell 4 26lb 04oz
7th Scott Wilkinson 4 9lb 10oz
8th Freddie Bacon 3 5lb 08oz
9th Ben Paul 2 14lb 14oz
10th Aaron Brotton 2 3lb 12oz
11th Ryan Brotton 1 8lb

Day Two

Today’s winner on Acorn was Aiden Williams on peg 7 with 33lb 8oz. Ryan Barnes on peg 6 finished in second place weighing in at 32lb 5oz. Finishing third on peg 18 with a weight of 29lb 9oz was Alex Holloway. With 26lb 8oz Will McCranor secured himself fourth place.

Section Winners
peg points weight
Aiden Williams peg 7 6 points 33lb 8oz
Alex Holloway peg 18 6 points 29lb 9oz
Top Twenty
Position Name Points Weight
1st Alex Holloway 12 58lb 9oz
2nd Aiden Williams 10 59lb 12oz
3rd Will Mccranor 9 54lb 13oz
4th Jake Aldon 9 30lb 3oz
5th Jack Powell 8 47lb 7oz
6th Miles Andrew 7 26lb 4oz
7th Aaron Brotton 7 26lb 4oz
8th Ryan Brotton 6 40lb 5oz
9th Ben Paul 5 21lb 12oz
10th Freddie Bacon 4 13lb 10oz
11th Scott Willkinson 4 9lb 10oz

Big congratulations to Alex Holloway for winning this year’s Drennan Juniors festival, winning his section both days on Jennys and Acorn he finished with an overall weight of 58lb 9oz. We’d just like to say a big thank you to Drennan for once again sponsoring this event for us it’s been a great few days and is always good to see younger anglers so enthusiastic about the sport.

Thanks from all
the fisheries team