THE first match of the Perry St Pond League was fished in awful conditions with strong winds and heavy rain, some good weights were still recorded though.

Andy Donovan took the top spot with 44lb 10oz of carp from corner peg 11.

Paul Homewood was second with 39lb 6oz of mainly carp from peg 6 and Jamie Parkhouse was third from another corner with 37lb 6oz from peg 10.

Chris Haines had the best silvers weight with two decent skimmers and some small fish for 6lb 12oz from peg 19.

Result: 1 Andy Donovan (Frome) 44lb 10oz, 2 Paul Homewood (Taunton) 39lb 6oz, 3 Jamie Parkhouse (Burt Baits) 37lb 6oz, 4 Alan Gage (Chard AC) 31lb, 5 Les Braunton (Chard AC) 30lb. The next match is on Sunday, May 4 and the draw is at the pond between 9am and 9.30am.