PETER Pattinson and Ray Fothergill took top spot in the first heat of the WaterAid Kielder Pairs boat fishing competition on Sunday with 16 for 25lb 13oz.
Peter Crowe and Ernie Craster were second with 16 for 23lb 9oz. Ray and Stephen Appleby were third with 16 for 23lb 7oz. John Henderson and Tom Nelson were fourth with 14 for 23lb and Tom and Norman Robson were fifth with nine for 13lb 15oz.
There are still places on the remaining two heats on May 22 and June 26. Places can be booked on 01434 251000.