Wales Troutmasters reports for week-ending January 2, 2015

Cwm Hedd Lakes, Gwent
Sixteen anglers turned out for the Boxing Day competition despite it being a freezing cold and wet day. Kieron Jenkins took the heaviest fish weighing 3lb 3oz fishing an Orange Blob under a bung on a floating line. He also released another nine. In second place was Gareth Neale’s fish of 3lb 1oz taken on an Orange Blob. Kristian Davies, also using the Blob under a bung, was third with a fish weighing a fraction over 3lb, releasing another nine. In fourth place Mike James took a fish weighing 2lb 13oz, releasing another five on an emerging Buzzer. Phil Cotton, released nine, again on the Blob under a bung; Luke Thomas took one and released nine on the Blob under a bung; Clive Murray took one on a black and green lure and Ken Pascoe took one on an emerging Buzzer. The rest of the week was quiet in terms of numbers of anglers. Bill Williams, Luke Taylor and Keith Higgins each took one and released three; Gareth West took one and released five; Adam Taylor, Mike Mckeown, Barry Powell and Paul Elsworthy each took one and released two; Callum Russell, Christian Jones, Ron Thomas each took one and released one; Luke Thomas and Matthew Russell each took one and released seven; Colin Cox took one and over two visits Roy Western took three fish and released seven.