Ashwell’s home and dry in Cromwell sweepstake

Cromwell Lake Wednesday Sweepstake In awful wet conditions, the lake fished extremely well with the anglers averaging more than 20 pounds each. Ricky Ashwell, in tremendous form recently, caught 58lb 4oz to win the match with Keith Ellington in second we

Cromwell Lake

Wednesday Sweepstake

In awful wet conditions, the lake fished extremely well with the anglers averaging more than 20 pounds each.

Ricky Ashwell, in tremendous form recently, caught 58lb 4oz to win the match with Keith Ellington in second weighing 35lb 8oz.


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Josh Pace was the best of several close weights to take third place with 14lb 6oz.

RESULT: 1 Ricky Ashwell St Neots 58lb 4oz, 2 Keith Ellington 35lb 8oz, 3 Josh Pace VDE Stanjay MG 14lb 6oz, 4 Steve Ashwell St Neots 13lb 8oz

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Saturday Open

The changing weather produced lower weights than recently on Saturday with Josh Pace, after finishing third on Wednesday, winning the match and a golden peg with 24lb 12oz.

Graham Gooddraw was second with 13lb 11oz from peg 9, and the other weights were very close with Stan just third and also winning the small fish prize with fish all under a pound for 9lb 14oz.

RESULT: 1 Josh Pace VDE Stanjay MG 24lb 12oz, 2 Graham Gooddraw Brampton 13lb 11oz, 3 Stan Binge VDE Stanjay MG 9lb 14oz, 4 Vince Hull 9lb 10oz, 5 Ray Myring St Ives 8lb 13oz

Lawn Farm

ThE weights were disappointing and it has been decided to fish this week's match from 1-6pm on Honeysuckle Lake.

The winner was John King from Royston from peg 17.

RESULT: 1 John King Royston 10lb 7oz, 2 Charlie Potter Little Paxton 9lb 13oz, 3 Derick Kendrew Baldock 8lb 14oz

Grahams Pond

After good fishing in the week, the match this Sunday was hard. Just three ounces separated winner John Swaim and second placed Graham Marsh.

RESULT: 1 John Swaim 7lb 8oz, 2 Graham Marsh 7lb 5oz, 3 Keith Ellington 6lb 2oz

Rookery Farm

OAP result - Wednesday, August 23:1 Bern Rackham 44lb 4oz, 2 Dennis Sambridge 37lb 9oz, 3 John Dighton 33lb 13oz, 4 David Farrugia 23lb 9oz

St Ives AS

News has come through this week that Harry Pace, match secretary of St Ives Angling Society has died.

We will write more about this very special man next week, but our thoughts are with his family at this time.

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