Congratulations to Philip Jehu 2010

2010 Welsh Open Bank Champion

2010 Welsh Open Bank Championship on Elan Valley Reservoirs

Gavin, Philip and Tom Jehu receiving the Team Championship Trophy from Cliff Harvey. Philip Jehu also won the Wynn Kirby Cup as the 2010 Welsh Bank Champion Angler.On Sunday 15th August, the Welsh Open Bank Championship was held on Elan Valley reservoirs in mid-Wales. Organised by Rhayader AA and sponsored by Cliff Harvey – who donates the prizes each year – this is a wonderful competition for everyone who loves fishing for wild brown trout in the highland waters of Wales.

This year there were forty two keen anglers is the fray and the

Wynn Kirby Championship Cup was won by : Philip Jehu, Merthyr Tydfil AA whose bag of 12 trout weighed 9lbs 1oz.

In second place was Ken Llewellyn, Caersws with 12 trout weighing 7lbs 9.5 ozs and  in third position Paul Harvey, Merthyr Tydfil AA  with 12 trout weighing 7lbs 3.5 ozs.




In the Youth section the top three contestants were:
1. Tom Jehu, Merthyr Tydfil AA
2. Dylan Harvey, Merthyr Tydfil AA
3. Trystan Davies, Llandysul AA

The top three teams in the ‘team of three’ event were:
1. Merthyr ‘C’ : Gavin Jehu, Philip Jehu and Tom Jehu with 24fish weighing 17lbs 7ozs
2. Caersws; Wynn Gwalchmai, Ken Llewellyn and Rob Davies with 20 fish weighing 12lbs 6.5 ozs
3. Merthyr ‘A’: Paul Harvey, Gareth Harvey and Dylan Harvey with 19fish weighing 11lbs 6.5ozs

Warmest congrtulations to Philip Jehu on winning the Championship Cup and to the Jehu trio on winning the Championship Shield.

Thanks to sponsor Cliff Harvey and to Rhayder and Elan Valey AA for a memorable and enjoyable competition.

Julia Morgan