Angling Column - August 20
Cromwell Lake THE final match of this short series was fished on Saturday. Stan was leading, although Terry Allgood and Keith Ellington were also in contention for top spot. Keith Ellington again won the match on weight — this time with 44lb 4oz — giving
THE final match of this short series was fished on Saturday. Stan was leading, although Terry Allgood and Keith Ellington were also in contention for top spot. Keith Ellington again won the match on weight - this time with 44lb 4oz - giving him a phenomenal recent record on the venue.
However, with top points for his small fish net and third place in the big fish net, Stan scored the necessary points to give him the series win.
Vince Hull was second on the day with 33lb 4oz.
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RESULT: 1 Keith Ellington Cromwell Lake 44lb 12oz, 2 Vince Hull Decoy Lakes 33lb 9oz, 3 Stan Binge Fox Match Stanjay 12lb 14oz.
Series: 1 Stan Binge Fox Match Stanjay 95pts, 2 Keith Ellington 92pts, 3 Terry Allgood 91pts.
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- 4 Man who burgled his own father’s home is sentenced
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King of the Fens
THE final match of this series was fished at Tydd Gote on Sunday, with several teams still in contention for the top spot and every score vital in the 13-man sections.
Hotrods Red had their best result of the series - winning on the day - but it was Van Den Eynde with a second-place finish who were the series winners, just one point ahead of Bourne A.
Our Fox Match Stanjay team, who had led in the early rounds, were fourth on the day and third overall. The league trophy, donated by Stanjay Sports, was presented to the winning team.
Having been in top spot throughout, Hans Schunmann took the individual award donated by Mill Tackle.
RESULT (Individual): 1 Mike Whittaker Bourne Losers 28lb 12oz, 2 Alan Lemmon Mark One White 15lb 7oz, 3 Brian Hardy Bourne A 13lb 11oz, 4 Nigel Miller Hotrods Red 11lb 10oz, 5 Mark Pollard Fox Match Stanjay 11lb 9oz.
Teams on the day
1 Hotrods Red 17pts, 2 Van Den Eynde 25pts, 3 Mark One White 26pts, 4= Fox Match Stanjay/Hotrods White 28pts, 6 Bourne A 29pts.
League Final Table: 1 Van Den Eynde 16pts, 2 Bourne A 17pts, 3 Fox Match Stanjay 19pts, 4 Hotrods Red 20pts, 5 Wades MG 28pts, 6 Hotrods White 31pts.
SUNDAY'S Warrington and Moyser Memorial Match was fished on the Narrows. The match was won by Andrew Rayment with skimmers for 9lb. Ivan Steels made the most of his end peg draw for second and Paul Kilby was third, having drawn the golden peg.
RESULT: 1 Andrew Rayment 9lb, 2 Ivan Steels 7lb 1oz, 3 Paul Kilby 5lb 10oz.
BURTONS Bank was the venue for Sunday's match, which was won by Ted Seeby with 9lb 10oz. Kevin Gaunt took second spot and Tony Ingram was third.
RESULT: 1. Ted Seeby 9lb 10oz, 2 Kevin Gaunt 6lb 7oz, 3 Tony Ingram 3lb 12oz.
Saturday's Open Match was won by Mark Dickerson, with 13lb 1oz
LAST week's Golden Rod match was won by Tony Green, from Bassingbourn, with 49lb of carp caught on meat. Keith West was second and George Joyce was third.
RESULT: 1 Tony Green Bassingbourn 49lb, 2 Keith West St Neots 40lb 10oz, 3 George Joyce Melbourn 34lb 14oz.
1 Tom Cole 40lb 2oz, 2 M Bull 22lb 8oz, 3 Andy Leroy 21lb 12oz.
St Ives Claude Smith Junior Match - report and photos next week