That’s Rich! Jenkins lands a monster chub
River Ivel Chub ST NEOTS man Richard Jenkins caught a superb 7lb 11oz chub from the River Ivel at Biggleswade. The MAP Peterborough fisherman caught 70lbs worth of fish in a magnificent effort that included 12 chub between 3.5-5lbs. Jenkins, 42, of Lowry
River Ivel Chub
ST NEOTS man Richard Jenkins caught a superb 7lb 11oz chub from the River Ivel at Biggleswade.
The MAP Peterborough fisherman caught 70lbs worth of fish in a magnificent effort that included 12 chub between 3.5-5lbs.
Jenkins, 42, of Lowry Road, Eaton Ford, caught his massive chub on double bronze maggot over heavy hemp and caster feed.
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THERE was a tense finish to this year's Leeda Wednesday evening series, with the result in doubt until the final fish was weighed.
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Contender Ricky Ashwell was left disappointed when his pole broke, leaving Brian Gibson and Steve Ashwell to battle it out.
It looked good for Steve with a weight of 18lb 14oz but Gibson pipped him by 2oz to claim the series.
The series shield, replicas and tackle prizes, donated by Leeda, were presented afterwards.
RESULT (Match): 1 Brian Gibson Browning Stanjay 19lb, 2 Steve Ashwell GOT Baits 18lb 14oz, 3 Stan Binge Browning Stanjay 14lb 12oz, 4 Ricky Ashwell GOT Baits 12lb 9oz.
RESULT (Series): 1 Brian Gibson 178pts, 2 Steve Ashwell 176pts, 3 Ricky Ashwell 174pts, 4 Stan Binge, 5 Nick Marriott, 6 Keith Ellington.
Ian Benton again won Saturday's Little and Large match, to make it three out of four in the last fortnight.
RESULT: 1 Ian Benton VDE Stanjay MG 21lb 8oz, 2 Steve Ashwell GOT Baits 21lb 5oz, 3 Jason Roslyn 20lb 12oz, 4 Ricky Ashwell GOT Baits 16lb 10oz.
Nene Summer League
DANNY Webb, fishing for Van Den Eynde, had a successful day at peg 500 on the Nene at Orton Down.
Webb caught 66lb 10oz of bream to easily win the match.
Stanjay's Duncan Ray finished second with 25lb 6oz from Orton upstream, demonstrating his legendary river craft.
Stan Binge and Trevor Lovell also performed well for the two Stanjay teams in C section. Van Den Eynde won the team event, ahead of Stanjay Aggressors.
KEVIN Peacock completed a treble when he won round three of the Twilight Series at Sewells Lake. Paul Irons triumphed in round four.
RESULT (Round 3): 1 Kevin Peacock 9lb, 2 Nick Marriott 7lb 2oz, 3 Paul Irons 6lb 12oz.
RESULT (Round 4): 1 Paul Irons 4lb 10oz, 2 Kevin Peacock 4lb 6oz, 3 Nick Marriott 3lb 7oz.
RESULT (Series): 1 Kevin Peacock 30pts, 2 Paul Irons 27pts, 3 Nick Marriott 26pts.
Sunday's Frank Ingram Rosebowl at Sewells was won by Brampton old boy Dean Lack with a net of quality roach on maggot, hemp and then tare.
RESULT: 1 Dean Lack 10lb 8oz, 2 Nick Marriott 8lb 13oz, 3 Kevin Peacock 8lb 4oz.
THE first dry Thursday Tankard match of the season saw some excellent weights from Factory Bank.
Paul Kilby was the winner, including five bream in his 23lb 9oz.
RESULT: 1 Paul Kilby 23lb 9oz, 2 Duncan Folkes 15lb 15oz, 3 Harry Young 6lb 4oz.
Ray Steels was the individual winner of Sunday's pairs match fished at Staffurths Bridge.
He caught on the waggler and weighed in 38lb 4oz comprising two tench, four bream and skimmers.
RESULT: 1 Ray Steels 38lb 4oz, 2 Steve Fryer 11lb, 3 Andrew Rayment 10lb.
St Neots AS
MELVIN Curtis won last week's Chris Rayner Memorial Match, three ounces ahead of Keith West.
RESULT: 1 Melvin Curtis 5lb 9oz, 2 Keith West 5lb 6oz, 3 Charlie Pratt 2lb 8oz.
St Ives AS
COLIN Leach bounced back from his recent poor results to win Thursday's Coote Cup match fished on The Waits and then again in Sunday's match.
RESULT (Thursday): 1 Colin Leach 11lb 3oz, 2 Paul Ashcroft 8lb 7oz, 3 Chris Geeson 3lb 3oz.
RESULT (Sunday): 1 Colin Leach 39lb 7oz, 2 Chris Geeson 24lb 9oz, 3 Paul Ashcroft 8lb 7oz.
WAYNE Courtney won a Benwick club match on Sunday, July 22, while Jon Seekins won at Copalder last weekend.
RESULT (July 22): 1 Wayne Courtney 38lb 8oz, 2 Dave Pearson 29lb, 3 Tony Ingram 19lb 8oz, 4 Kevin Gaunt 19lb 2oz.
RESULT (July 29): 1 Jon Seekins 23lb, 2 Tony Ingram 10lb 10oz, 3 Kevin Gaunt 3lb 12oz.
RESULT (Monday evening open): 1 R Brown 22lb 14oz, 2 Nigel Fawkes 19lb, 3 Mark Baines 15lb 4oz.
RESULT (Golden Rod open): 1 George Scally Peterborough 30lb 8oz, 2 Dennis Holliday Biggleswade 28lb 10oz, 3 Roger Abbott Huntingdon 20lb 8oz.
RESULT (OAP open match): 1 John Smith 83lb 15oz, 2 Pete Norris 67lb 9oz, 3 John Pratt 61lb 6oz, 4 Roger Abbott 44lb 11oz, 5 Ray Myring 41lb, 6 Audrey Abbott 23lb 5oz.
TONY Watling gained his first match win in Saturday's King of the Pond qualifier.
RESULT: 1 Tony Watling 6lb 1oz, 2 Stuart Reedman 6lb.
RAF EAWL Match
RESULT: 1 Dusty Kiddell 13lb 1oz, 2 Roy Whincup 12lb 9oz, 3 Ray Torrington 6lb 3oz.
RESULT (Qualifier): 1 Ron Cuthbert Peterborough 63lb 4oz, 2 Ken Rolf 62lb 14oz, 3 Neil Wallace Cambridge 52lb 2oz, 4 Nigel Loker 46lb 2oz.
Cromwell Lake - Leeda Wednesday Evening Sweepstake - Draw 5.30pm - Fish 6pm-dusk
Rookery Farm Pidley - OAP Match - Rook Lake - Draw 9am - Fish 10am-4pm - Booking 01480 501487/01480 822980.
St Ives AS - Coote Cup Round 7 - B Section - Draw 6pm - Fish 6.30pm-dusk
Ramsey AS - Thursday Tankard - Black Mill
Cromwell Lake - Little & Large Series Match 6 - Draw 12noon - Fish 1-6pm (two keepnets needed)
Grahams Pond - Open Match & King of the Pond Qualifier - Draw 8.30am - Fish 9am-2pm - Booking 01480 351034.
Ramsey AS - Chairman's Cup - Ramsey St Marys - Draw 7.30am - Fish 8.30am-1.30pm.
Benwick AC - Chapel Farm (Halfpenny Toll) - Draw 7am - Fish 8am-1pm.
St Ives AS - Club Match - Meadow Lane - Draw 7am - Fish 8am-1pm - Please phone Chris Geeson to confirm exact venue.
Head Fen - Qualifier 23 - Draw 8.45am.
Lawn Farm - Evening Match - Draw 5.30pm - Fish 6pm- dusk - Phone 01954 718269 to book in.
Lawn Farm - Golden Rod Match - Draw 9am - Fish 10am-3pm.
Wednesday (Aug 8)
Cromwell Lake - Wednesday Evening Sweepstake - Draw 5.30pm - Fish 6pm-dusk
Rookery Farm Pidley - OAP Match - Jay Lake - Draw 9am - Fish 10am-4pm - Booking 01480 501487/01480 822980.
Sunday (Aug 12)
Brampton AS - Roach Cup - Sewells - Draw 1pm - Fish 2-7pm.