Bond comes up trumps on the Beastie Lake at busy Decoy

It was a very busy winter weekend down on the Decoy Lakes complex as more and more anglers visit the fishery in preparation for the Winter League Final to be fished on there on February 25.

Paul Faulkner won the Cock Inn match.

Drain ace Mohan has plenty to rave about once again

Mike Mohan continued his good run of form in the Yaxley, Farcet, Holme and District AC matches with his latest victory coming at Raveley Drain.

Ian Frith.

Embarrassing moment for match organiser Marshall

Match organisers often have a lot to think about to ensure everything runs smoothly on matchday.

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Andrew Bell with his 29lb 12oz pike.

It’s ding-dong Bell as Andrew nets a Nene whopper

Pike fishing is at last beginning to improve for local anglers.

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Angling news from the Peterborough Telegraph -

FIXTURES: Big matches galore at the start of 2017

There are a lot of big matches coming up over the next few months and that’s in addition to all the local club fixtures so I thought I would give you a list of the main events we can look forward to, along with some contact details.

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A coarse fishing licence will become more expensive.

LICENCE FEES: A shake-up designed to attract more young anglers

The Environment Agency has announced a shake-up of rod licences, following feedback from anglers all over England.

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Lee Kendal (right) receives the KJVAC knockout trophy to Lee Kendal.

RESULTS: Love-lee year for Kendall, Taylor’s masterstroke, Wadge is the boss at Lake Ross

It’s been a very successful year for the JVAC club and in particular for Lee Kendal.

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Yaxley, Farcet, Holme and DAC Fur and Feather winner Lionel Whaley.

Whaley’s a winner with over 200 roach

Yaxley, Farcet, Holme and District AC fished Raveley Drain for their Fur and Feather match and thankfully it fished much better than of late.

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Quality angler Pollard in unstoppable form

Mark Pollard is unstoppable at present, be it on stillwaters or fenland drains.

John Taylor.

Cock Bank is Taylor-made for John

The Cock Bank Drain used to be one of the most heavily fished fenland waters at this time of year, but unfortunately it fell out of favour with local clubs.

Webb's AC winner Alan Forrest.

Old Nene at March a must-fish water this time of year

The East Midland Winter League has now finished so most of the matchmen who still prefer natural venues where looking to fish a big open match before the Christmas break.

Mike Mohan.

Double delight for Mohan on Carrot Wash

It was tough going on the usually productive Carrot Wash section of Bevills Leam for the Tuesday Club anglers.

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Hobbs whips up a superb catch on the Old Nene

Those fishing the Ramsey AS Christmas open match on the Old Nene at Ramsey St Mary’s saw some huge nets recorded.

Sensas Mark One celebrate their East Midlands Winter League triumph.

Sensas Mark One are crowned champions after thrilling finale

There is no doubt the East Midlands Winter League is one of the toughest leagues in the country to win and always has been over the past 20 years.

Steve Cox won the Yaxley match on The Bower.

Cox top rod on The Bower

A bitter wind was the greatest obstacle for Yaxley, Farcet, Holme and District AC as they fished a points match on The Bower in Whittlesey.

Gary Sell.

A Christmas cracker for Green

A good attendance for the Float Fish Farm Christmas match meant anglers split over two lakes, Wagtail and Horseshoe.

Rob Wright won the East Midlands League practice match.

Rob gets it right again to win on Factory Bank

The East Midlands Winter League draws to an exciting climax on Sunday with three teams battling it out for the two places up for grabs for February’s grand final.

Mark Pollard.

The Old Nene at March once again delivers the goods

If there is one venue that can live up to its fine reputation for producing top quality winter action then it has to be the Old Nene at March.

Gordon Harmer.

Magpie magic for March man McGregor

Winter weather is starting to hit the form of carp waters across the area but Rookery Waters results from the Magpie Pool on Saturday were something of a surprise.

Restocking at Castor Backwater.

It’s good news week for all the barbel boys

A recent re-stocking by the Environment Agency of over 2,000 barbel into the River Nene at Castor, Alwalton and Orton has brought a smile to the faces of the many specimen anglers in the area.

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