Stanjay Saturday Open Saturday s match was again fished on Mill Lode. Father and son pair Steve and Jason Roslyn drew the two golden pegs. Jason was happy to return to the peg eight that he had drawn the previous week to again try and catch a big fish tha
Stanjay Saturday Open
Saturday's match was again fished on Mill Lode. Father and son pair Steve and Jason Roslyn drew the two golden pegs. Jason was happy to return to the peg eight that he had drawn the previous week to again try and catch a big fish that he had failed to net. Jason caught some small fish plus two tench to win the match and the golden peg fund.
The bigger tench was the four and a half pounder which has now been caught four times in seven weeks - twice on the main and now twice on Mill Lode. Ian Benton was second with several eels for 4lb 10oz ahead of Stan's catch of 4lb 8oz of mainly bleak.
RESULT: 1 Jason Roslyn 10lb 12oz, 2 Ian Benton VDE Stanjay MG 4lb 10oz, 3 Stan Binge VDE Stanjay MG 4lb 8oz
East Midlands Winter League Open Match - Cock Bank
Almost all of the anglers who braved the awful wind and rain to fish on Sunday morning were rewarded by good catches of fish from Cock Bank. There were a few pegs which were more difficult either because of the angle of the wind or because they had been match fished the previous day. The top six weights were close and every fish counted. Pete Jeyes was the winner from peg 140 with 13lb 3oz. Paul Spriggs in second was just half an ounce behind. Jon Whincup was third and then just an ounce and a half split the next three anglers.
Sunday sees the final match of this year's league. Browning Hotrods need to finish ahead of Sensas Mark One White to guarantee a place in the semi final on the Grand Union Canal. Our Stanjay team need a miracle to finish in the top two of the league with either Browning Hotrods or Mark One down in the bottom two positions on Sunday. With the venue fishing consistently well this is an unlikely eventuality.
RESULT: 1 Pete Jeyes MAP Peterborough 13lb 3oz, 2 Paul Spriggs Mark One 13lb 2.5oz, 3 Jon Whincup VDE Essex County 11lb 1oz, 4 Dave Norville Wades MG 10lb 7oz, 5 Shaun Higginbottom Mark One 10lb 6oz, 6 Jim Regan Bourne MG 10lb 5.5oz
Both the attendances and the winning weights are excellent for the time of year. This week it was Ricky Ashwell who won from peg 11 with 41lb. Graham Goodwin was second and Dave Silsby took the small fish prize.
RESULT: 1 Ricky Ashwell St Neots 41lb, 2 Graham Goodwin Brampton 16lb
Small fish: Dave Silsby Brampton 3lb
Sunday's club match was fished on Rook Lake at Pidley and despite the gusty wind most of those present caught pretty well. The match was won by Colin Oliver with 35lb 2oz ahead of Kevin Peacock and Paul Irons.
RESULT: 1 Colin Oliver 35lb 2oz, 2 Kevin Peacock 21lb 12oz, 3 Paul Irons 20lb 10oz
The club sweepstake was fished at Ramsey St Marys ahead of this week's Christmas Open on the venue. Paul Kilby again caught a last gasp match-winning tench this week - all the more valuable because it secured the golden peg fund as well. Malcolm Sansome was the unlucky angler in second place who weighed in 10lb 2oz of roach to finish just behind.
RESULT: 1 Paul Kilby 10lb 8oz, 2 Malcolm Sansome 10lb 2oz, 3 Jon Steels 8lb 2oz
# There was also an ACA pike qualifier on Sunday fished on the Narrows. Keith Rayment was the match winner with three pike for 28lb 8oz. He also caught the biggest fish of the day which weighed 15lb 8oz. Paul Rymes from Wisbech was second with two pike for 18lb 12oz, just one ounce in front of Carl Shingler in third. There were a total of 23 pike weighed in totalling about 150lb.
The two places in next year's final went to Carl Shingler and fourth place Bob Tearcot as the top two were already in the final.
Last week's golden rod open was fished on Willow Lake and saw three regulars in the frame. Andy Pollard won with 30lb 13oz from Roger Dickerson's 27lb 12oz and Dennis Holliday with 19lb 10oz.
RESULT: 1 Andy Pollard Luton 30lb 13oz, 2 Roger Dickerson Cambridge 27lb 6oz, 3 Dennis Holliday Biggleswade 19lb 10oz
Godmanchester AS Saturday Open (King of the Rec) - Godmanchester Recreation Ground - Draw 11.30am - Fish 12.15-4pm
Cromwell Lake - Sweepstake - Draw 11am - Fish 12 noon-4pm (two keepnets needed)
Grahams Pond - No further matches planned this winter but lake open for pleasure fishing (01480 351034)
East Midlands Winter League - Round Six - Cock Bank - Draw Black Bull Whittlesey - 8am - Fish 10am-3pm
Ramsey AS - Christmas Open - Ramsey St Marys - Draw 8.15am - Fish 10am-3pm
Benwick AS - Club Match - Chapel Farm (Village end - peg 10 upwards) - Draw 8am - Fish 9am-2pm
Brampton AS - Fur & Feather - Horseway Toll Manea - Draw 8.45am - Fish 10am-3.45pm
Lawn Farm - Golden Rod Open match - Willow Lake