Angling Round-up: Tim's a dab hand in the cold
Sweepstake Old Nene March WITH almost all the matches cancelled either because of thick ice or travel difficulties in the weather, a sweepstake was held at March with 18 anglers present. The weights were very good given the extreme conditions, with Tim D
Sweepstake Old Nene March
WITH almost all the matches cancelled either because of thick ice or travel difficulties in the weather, a sweepstake was held at March with 18 anglers present.
The weights were very good given the extreme conditions, with Tim Dabrowa, now fishing for Fox Match Stanjay, the winner with 140 fish for 21lb 3oz from his peg above the slip way.
Mark One's Alex Bates was second with 17lb 11oz and John Taylor third with 14lb 5 1/2 oz. All the catches were on punch and next weekend's March Open should be a competitive match.
RESULT : 1. Tim Dabrowa Fox Match Stanjay 21lb 3oz; 2. Alex Bates mark One 17lb 11oz; 3. John Taylor Mark One 14lb 5 1/2 oz.
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THE anglers who broke the three-inch-thick ice were rewarded with some good fishing at Ramsey St Marys.
Match winner Andrew Kilby weighed in an impressive 15lb 4oz, Kevin Peacock was second and Keith Rayment third.
Special mention must also be made of junior Lewis Martin who caught 6lb 9oz - a real achievement in the conditions.
RESULT : 1. Andrew Kilby 15lb 4oz; 2. Kevin Peacock 10lb 2oz; 3. Keith Rayment 7lb 4oz.
Godmanchester AS would be interested to hear of any other sightings of the seal pictured on CCTV above the lock at Godmanchester on New Year's Eve, as featured on www.huntspost24.co.uk and several national newspapers last week.