Ashwell takes honours on Cromwell Lake
Cromwell Lake THE interest in and support for this year s Saturday series has been tremendous, with a total of 35 anglers having fished, and around 20 being present each week. The fishing was disappointing, but Steve Ashwell caught 23lb 10oz to win again
THE interest in and support for this year's Saturday series has been tremendous, with a total of 35 anglers having fished, and around 20 being present each week.
The fishing was disappointing, but Steve Ashwell caught 23lb 10oz to win again, although Ray Myring needed only one more good bream to have pushed him very close.
Third place went to Keith Westerby with 15lb 13oz, while Andy Leathers was fourth.
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The lower placed weights were very close, with everyone keen to gain as many points as possible.
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RESULT: 1. Steve Ashwell, St Neots, 23lb 10oz, 2. Ray Myring, St Ives, 19lb 14oz, 3. Keith Westerby, Brampton, 15lb 13oz, 4. Andy Leathers, Browning Hotrods, 12lb 3oz, 5. Ian Benton, VDE Stanjay MG, 11lb, 6. John Pratt, Gt Paxton, 5lb 9oz.
Wednesday Evening Series
THE place to be was the railway side of the lake with most of the anglers drawn elsewhere struggling for good weights.
There was again a strong field, with 19 anglers present.
Not for the first time, father and son Steve and Ricky Ashwell took the top two places with in-form Steve Welford third and Chris Saunders fourth.
RESULT: 1. Steve Ashwell, St Neots, 39lb 3oz, 2. Ricky Ashwell, St Neots, 27lb 10oz, 3. Steve Welford, Browning Hotrods, 20lb 14oz, 4. Chris Saunders, Brampton, 17lb 7oz, 5. Paul Irons, Brampton, 13lb 13oz, 6. Geordie Best, 13lb
St Neots AC
THE weights were close in Saturday's match at Pocket Park, which was won by P Henigion with 7lb 10oz from N. Smith and D. Holliday.
RESULT: 1. P Henigion, 7lb 10oz, 2. N Smith, 7lb, 3. D Holliday, 6lb
THE temperature has changed so drastically in the last week that fishing is really unpredictable.
In Tuesday's evening match it was more like winter than summer, although winner Bob Stobart caught a good 11lb 8oz of bream.
By Saturday, summer had arrived, and the open match was won by John Hurley with 12lb 12oz, including some good tench.
The team totals on Sunday in the Plumb-It Challenge were disappointing, with Spitfires A (11lb 7oz) too strong for Wagon & Horses A (3lb 14oz).
THERE were 22 anglers in last Tuesday's Golden Rod match at Lawn Farm.
The winner, Mick Burge from St Neots, caught 47lb 12oz of carp from peg 35.
15-year-old Toby Kelly from Guilden Morden was a good second with 33lb of mixed fish.
Mick Rawson was third and Don Pennington fourth.
RESULT: 1. Mick Burge, St Neots, 47lb 2oz, 2. Toby Kelly, Guilden Morden, 33lb, 3. Mick Rawson, St Neots, 31lb 5oz, 4. Don Pennington, Melbourn, 16lb 4oz.
WE now have the new season Brampton AS club cards available at Stanjay sports in Godmanchester. Also for St Ives, St Neots, Offord & Buckden and Eternit.
Wednesday June 7
Cromwell Lake Wednesday Series Match Seven - Draw 5.30pm, Fish 6pm - dusk
Rookery Farm OAP Match - Draw 9.30, Fish 10.30am - 3.30pm (book on 01354 660566)
St Neots will hold their annual presentation at Hyde Park today.
Saturday June 10
Cromwell Lake Series, Draw 12 noon, Fish 1- 6pm (two keepnets needed)
Grahams Pond Open Match, Draw 8.30 am, Fish 9am - 2pm (book on 01480 351034)
Sunday June 11
Grahams Pond Plumb-It Challenge Semi Final, Spitfires B v River Mill - Draw 8.30am, Fish 9am - 2 pm
Tuesday June 13
Lawn Farm Golden Rod Open Match - Draw 9am, Fish 10am - 3pm
Grahams Pond Winner Takes All Evening Match - Draw 5.15 pm, Fish 6-9pm
Wednesday June 14
Cromwell Lake Wednesday Evening Series Match Eight - Draw 5.30pm, Fish 6pm - dusk