ANGLING EAST MIDLANDS WINTER LEAGUE PRACTICE MATCH BAITSBITE Lock on the River Cam was the venue for Sundays open match prior to round three of the winter league. Sean Higginbottom drew peg one, nearest to the A14 flyover, and caught 41lb of skimmers and bream to win by a distance. Hotrods Anthony Williams was second from the peg above the lock and Ty Harding third from the shallows. Garbolino Peterborough are leading the league and with just four points covering five of the six teams, Sundays match is sure to be a nerve-racking affair with every ounce counting. RESULT: 1 Sean Higginbotton Maver Bait-Tech 41lb; 2 Anthony Williams Browning Hotrods 13lb 10oz; 3 Ty Hardin Maver Bait-Tech 10lb 10oz; 4 Alistair Ogilvie Maver Bait-Tech 8lb 8oz; 5 Trevor Oakman Fox Match Stanjay 7lb 12oz GODMANCHESTER AS ROACH proved a popular catch for Mark Dickerson who won Saturdays match on the Recreation Ground with a lovely net of 9lb 2oz. Stan Binge and Ian Benton took the minor places. RESULT: 1 Mark Dickerson Fox Match Stanjay 9lb 2oz; 2 Stan Binge Fox Match Stanjay 5lb 12oz; 3 Ian Benton Fox Match Stanjay 4lb 11oz; 4 Matt Roberts Fox Match Stanjay 3lb 4oz. ST IVES AS SUNDAYS match was a close call with Paul Ashcroft edging the day from Tony McGregor and Jon Maling. RESULT: 1 Paul Ashcroft 10lb 9oz; 2 Tony McGregor 9lb 6oz; 3 Jon Maling 8lb 13oz. ST NEOTS AS POCKET Park provided the venue for a win by Keith West on Saturday with Chris Young in second and John Steed third. RESULT: 1 Keith West 5lb; 2 Chris Young 3lb 4oz; 3 John Steed 1lb 14oz. RAMSEY AS SEVEN-year-old Owen Kilby won the Junior match fished at Factory Bank. With the fishing good, top rod Owen landed almost 8lb to take the plaudits, Lewis Martin was second and James Bartrum was third. RESULT: 1 Owen Kilby 7lb 11oz; 2 Lewis Martin 5lb 8 ½ oz; 3 James Bartrum 2lb 11 ½ oz. Sundays club match was fished at Ramsey St Marys and although the whole venue fished, the top weights came from the pegs before the wires. Andrew Kilby took top spot with Ivan Steels and Harry Young in the places. RESULT: 1 Andrew Kilby 11lb 10oz; 2 Ivan Steels 8lb 8oz; 3 Harry Young 6lb 7 ½ oz. LAWN FARM CATCHING was difficult for many of the anglers on a cold day but Mick Sonnett proved the exception by winning with 48lb 14oz. John Millard and Chris Young took the minor places. RESULT: 1 Mick Sonnett Godmanchester 48lb 14oz; 2 John Millard Newmarket 26lb 4oz; 3 Chris Young St Neots 16lb 10oz CROSS DROVE TONY Watling won last Wednesdays match and another golden peg fund from peg 46. His 78lb put him well ahead of the rest of the field. Simon Wheeler won on Saturday and Mark Pollard on Sunday. RESULTS: Wednesday: 1 Tony Watling Fox Match Stanjay 78lb; 2 Mark Pollard Fox Match Stanjay Dynamite 41lb 12oz; 3 Tony Anderson D A D 40lb 14oz. Saturday: 1 Simon Wheeler Daiwa Dynamite 62lb 12oz; 2 Rodney Finch Deben 58lb 6oz; 3 Craig Nichlos Cross Drove 57lb 8oz. Sunday: 1 Mark Pollard Fox Match Stanjay Dynamite 58lb 3oz; 2 Rodney Finch Deben 45lb 1oz; 3 Neil Parkinson Dynamite Middy 44lb 6oz.FIXTURES TODAY (WEDNESDAY) Cross Drove Fishery Qualifier Draw 8.45am Fish 10am-4pm. SATURDAY Godmanchester AS Saturday Open Match Draw 12.30pm Fish 1.15pm-6pm. Cross Drove Fishery Qualifier Draw 8.45am Fish 10am-4pm. Headfen Fishery Qualifier 6 Trevs Lake Draw 8.45am Fish 10am-4pm. SUNDAY East Midlands Winter League Round 3 River Cam Draw Lion & Lamb, Milton. Ramsey AS Sweepstake Factory Bank Draw 8am Fish 9am-2pm. Angling Trust Pike Qualifier Ramsey St Marys Draw 8.15am. St Ives AS contact Chris Geeson Cross Drove Fishery Qualifier Draw 8.45am Fish 10am-4pm. TUESDAY Lawn Farm Golden Rod Match Honeysuckle Lake Draw 9am Details 01954 718269. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 3 Cross Drove Fishery Qualifier Draw 8.45am Fish 10am-4pm.