A charity open match organised by Stratford on Avon Angling association and Shipston Angling Club has raised in excess of £1100 for the Warwickshire and Northampton Air Ambulance. The Sell out match, was held on Sunday 9th August and fished on S O A and Bell AC (Studley) waters, on the river Avon near Luddington. The Avon was low and clear but still managed to throw up some good weights. Top rod was Tony Avery who weighed in 25-1-12 of mainly chub with a couple of barbel. Tony waggled fished maggot on peg 19 near to Weston Road, and received £268 for his efforts. Runner up was S Reidy who wished peg 60 the Bell AS water to weigh in an excellent 12-9-8 of roach caught on hemp and pole to claim his £201 second prize. There was a lose battle for 3rd place with Nick Cowling weighing in a mixed bag of 9-14-4 from peg 7, to edge out Spig on Peg 4 who weighed in 1oz less to record 9-13-4, they picked up £135 and £66 respectively. The prize presentation and raffle took place at The Avenue Social Club. Mal Hallows, Chairman of Stratford AA said "Stratford and Shipston Angling club would like to thank all of the anglers that took part, the sponsors who generously supplied prizes and everyone who contributed to what has been very successful day, which raised so much money for a very worthwhile course".