Round-up: Worker wins at Cromwell Lake

A full round-up of the week’s angling with Stan and Fizz.



WITH the weather cold and autumnal for August, catching was more difficult in the two sweepstakes on Saturday and Monday.

Saturday’s match was won by Graeme Worker with 34lb 4oz, with Keith Ellington in second spot and Ian Benton third.

RESULT: 1. Graeme Worker Fox Match Stanjay 34lb 4oz, 2. Keith Ellington Cromwell Lake 25lb, 3. Ian Benton Fox Match Stanjay 18lb 12oz.

MONDAY’S match saw a win for Paul Hendy from his favourite peg 14 when he broke the match record. He caught 22lb 12oz with Fiz Drake in second place and Ian Benton third.

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RESULT: 1. Paul Hendy Fox Match Stanjay 22lb 12oz, 2. Fiz Drake Fox Match Stanjay 13lb, 3. Ian Benton Fox Match Stanjay 10lb 10oz.


THE Thursday Evening Series, the Coote Cup, finished last week with Chris Geeson the winner from Tony McGregor and Paul Ashcroft.

Dolphin Meadow fished well on Sunday with more water on the river after the recent rain. Chris Geeson caught three bream and a tench for 13lb 2oz, with Steve Cox in second place and Paul Ashcroft third.

RESULT: 1. Chris Geeson 13lb 2oz, 2. Steve Cox 5lb 1oz, 3. Paul Ashcroft 3lb 10oz.


THE Benwick club match on Sunday was fished on Jay Lake at Pidley. Jon Hazelden was the winner with 53lb 15oz.

RESULT: 1. Jon Hazelden 53lb 15oz, 2. Kevin Gaunt 41lb 10oz, 3. B Golding 31lb 7oz.


LAST week’s Golden Rod match was won by Dave Lack from Great Paxton.

RESULT: 1. Dave Lack Great Paxton 35lb 11oz, 2. Roger Dickerson Cambridge 29lb 1oz, 3. Mick Burge St Neots 28lb 13oz.


DAVE Pearce Junior maintained his recent record with another two match wins in the three results from Cross Drove.

RESULT: (Wednesday) 1. Dave Pearce Jnr Wisbech 88lb, 2. Tony Watling Fox Match Stanjay 52lb 10oz, 3. Jim Barrowman Fox Lewis’s Anglers World 52lb

Saturday: 1. Darren Hart Mildenhall 63lb 14oz, 2. Martin Woods Emneth 61lb 8oz, 3. Dave Pearce Jnr Wisbech 61lb 1oz.


1. Dave Pearce Jnr Wisbech 63lb 4oz, 2. Bruno Norman Kev’s Tackle 62lb 13oz, 3. Richard Bond Bury 61lb 14oz.


THE final two qualifiers were fished on Snake Lake on Sunday and Monday before the weekend’s two-day �2,400 Masters final.

RESULT (Sunday): 1. Josh Pace Hotrods 68lb 2oz, 2. Glen Chatters Ringers 67lb 4oz, 3. James Collison Anglers Corner 66lb 6oz.

Monday: 1. Richard Bond Bury St Edmunds 78lb, 2. Andy Kleen Cambridge 67lb 6oz, 3. Pete Lambdin Garbolino 62lb 5oz.


ON Saturday there is a Help for Heroes day at the trust. There will be a match, special visitors, tuition for children, the Environment Agency and tank of fish, raffle and tombola. All proceeds go to Help for Heroes.



Cross Drove Fishery – Qualifier – Draw 8.45am – Fish 10am-4pm.


Cromwell Lake – Saturday Open Sweepstake – Draw 12 noon – Fish 1pm-6pm.

Headfen Fishery – Masters Final – Day One – Draw 8.30 – Fish 10am-3pm

St Neots AS – Pocket Park – Draw 9am – Fish 10am-3pm.

Manderson Trust – Help for Heroes – Open Day and match.


HAJAC Individual Open – Dolphin Meadow – St Ives – Booking and details from Stanjay Sports or Roy Whincup on 01487 822333.

Graham’s Pond – King of the Pond – Round One – Draw 8.30 – Fish 9.15am.

Cross Drove Fishery – Qualifier – Draw 8.45am – Fish 10am – 4pm.

Head Fen – Masters Final – Day Two – Draw 8.30am – Fish 10am-4pm.


Lawn Farm – Golden Rod Match – Honeysuckle Lake – Draw 9am – Details 01954 718269.


Cross Drove Fishery – Qualifier – Draw 8.45am – Fish 10am-4pm.