ANGLING Cromwell Lake RICKY Ashwell came very close on Saturday to being the first angler to catch 100lb in a match. He weighed in 96lb 10oz of bream, tench and carp from peg 26 to finish just one good fish short of the ton. Keith Ellington was second and

ANGLING

Cromwell Lake

RICKY Ashwell came very close on Saturday to being the first angler to catch 100lb in a match. He weighed in 96lb 10oz of bream, tench and carp from peg 26 to finish just one good fish short of the ton. Keith Ellington was second and Steve Ashwell was third. Stan Binge finished fourth and moves into third place in the series behind Ricky and Steve Ashwell.

RESULT: 1 Ricky Ashwell Cromwell Lake 96lb 10oz; 2 Keith Ellington Cromwell Lake 47lb 15oz; 3 Steve Ashwell Cromwell Lake 42lb 4oz; 4 Stan Binge Fox Match Stanjay 33lb 4oz; 5 Callum Younger Cromwell Lake 20lb.

Lawn Farm Teams of Four

GARBOLINO took the series win in the fifth and final match of the competition with a solid second place finish on the day. Hotrods finished second after a fantastic final day performance from their captain Tim Nash who weighed in 100lb 12oz from peg 34 on Willow Lake. He caught on the pellet waggler, tip and pole to weigh in three nets of mainly carp and skimmers. Stanjay Black took third spot in the series.

RESULT:

Willow Lake: 1 Tim Nash Browning Hotrods 100lb 12oz; 2 Tom Cole Lawn Farm 40lb 4oz.

Sections: Ricky Young Stanjay Pink 37lb 8oz; Kevin Medlock Stanjay Pink 39lb.

Honeysuckle Lake: 1 Dave Elliott Garbolino 43lb 8oz; 2 Mark Dickerson Stanjay Gold 27lb 1oz.

Sections: D Theakstone 25lb 12oz; Steve Drakulic Stanjay Black 21lb 4oz.

Teams on the Day: 1 Browning Hotrods 12pts; 2 Garbolino 13pts; 3 Stanjay Pink 14pts

League: 1 Garbolino 63pts; 2 Browning Hotrods 66pts; 3 Stanjay Black 70pts; 4 Lawn Farm 82pts; 5 Stanjay Red 84pts.

St Neots A S

JEAN-Paul Thomas won Saturday's match at Wilden Reservoir with 6lb. Second and third spot was very close with only 2oz between Keith West and Dennis Holliday.

RESULT: 1 Jean-Paul Thomas 6lb; 2 Keith West 4lb 6oz; 3 Dennis Holliday 4lb 4oz.

Fox Match Stanjay

HORSESHOE Lake at Decoy provided the venue for this year's close season championship and the lake proved to be in fine condition. Two anglers broke the 100lb barrier, as Ricky Young won the match with 126lb 14oz with Kevin Medlock in second place with more than 107lb in the net. The winning team on the day was Kevin Medlock, Dave Rawlins and Stan Binge with a total weight of 241lb 12oz.

RESULT: 1 Ricky Young 126lb 14oz; 2 Kevin Medlock 107lb 12oz; 3 Dave Rawlins 80lb 14oz; 4 Brian Gibson 69lb 2oz.

Cross Drove

Wednesday April 29

1 Jim Barrowman Fox Barford 71lb 11oz; 2 Dave Pearce Snr Wisbech 55lb 6oz

Saturday May 2.

1 Stuart Bracey Dynamite Baits 102lb 14oz; 2 Neil Parkinson Dynamite Middy 74lb 6oz

Sunday May 3.

1 Bruno Norman Kevs Tackle 49lb 15oz; 2 Lewis Murawski Lewis's Anglers World 49lb 2oz.

Lawn Farm Golden Rod

TUESDAY's match on Honeysuckle Lake was won by M Burge from St Neots.

RESULT: 1 M. Burge St Neots 38lb 5oz; 2 Keith West St Neots 24lb 10oz; 3 Dennis Holliday Biggleswade 24lb 4oz.

Grahams Pond

King of the Pond Qualifier

1 John Hurley 14lb 1oz; 2 Steve Webb 12lb 8oz; 3 Tony Watling 8lb 4oz.

The Classic

Several well known anglers are in Ireland for the Spring festival season. Last week it was "The Classic" which saw Anthony Watling from St Neots overcome a poor final day draw to finish third individually of the 250 plus competitors.

FIXTURES

SATURDAY

Cromwell Lake, Van Den Eynde £1000 Saturday Series - Match Nine - Draw 12 noon - Fish 1.00pm-6.00pm - Final July 4th - Two keep-nets.

Grahams Pond, King of the Pond-Draw 8.30am-Fishing from 9.15am - Contact 01480 351034.

St Neots A S, Wilden Reservoir - Draw 9.00am - Fish 10.00am-3.00pm.

Cross Drove, Qualifier - Draw 8.45am - Fish 10.00am-4.00pm - Booking 01842 828102 or 07757 732982.

Head Fen, Qualifier 24 - Draw 8.45am - Fish 10.00am-4.00pm.

SUNDAY

Ramsey A S, Phone Keith Rayment 01487 814077

Cross Drove, Qualifier - Draw 8.45am - Fish 10.00am-4.00pm - Booking 01842 828102 or 07757 732982.

TUESDAY

Lawn Farm, Golden Rod Match - Honeysuckle Lake - info 01954 718269.

WEDNESDAY

Cromwell Lake, Wednesday Series Match 1 - Draw 5.30pm - Fish 6.00pm-Dusk

Cross Drove, Qualifier - Draw 8.45am - Fish 10.00am-4.00pm - Booking 01842 828102 or 07757 732982.