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Whincup’s a winner on the Beastie

There was a good turnout for the Decoy Sunday Open match which saw anglers spread over both the Horseshoe and Beastie Lake.

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Richard Bond won at Rookery Waters.

You can’t beat the good Old Nene at this time of year

Sometimes I don’t think anglers in the area realise just how good our local fenland waters are, particularly at this time of year when winter settles in and we have some heavy frosts to contend with.

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Kye Jerrom.

It’s tight at the top as Sensas Mark One bounce back

I was involved with winter leagues for many years and had some almighty tussles along the way while fishing for Peterborough DAA.

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Gordon Harmer.

Gordon is a Webbs wonder

Kingsland Silver Lake was the venue for the Webbs Match Group on Sunday which saw Gordon Harmer out in front from peg 15.

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Ian Frith.

Good Evans! What a line-up!

The line-up for the Tony Evans Winter League fished on the Decoy Lakes complex which started last weekend reads like a who’s who of top quality matchmen.

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Anthony Watling won the East Midland Winter League practice match.

Good win for Bob despite the awful weekend weather

Once again the Angling Trust British Pike Final took place on the Twenty Foot and Glassmoor Bank Drains on Saturday.

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Richard Bond.

Richard rules on the Raven to make grand final

One match that attracted a big field despite the bad weekend weather was the Winter Qualifier at Rookery Waters and the venues for the day were the Magpie and Raven lakes.

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Martyn Freeman won the two-day Decoy Festival.

Festival first for Freeman

The Decoy Lakes Two-Day Festival saw a very good field line the banks of the Beastie Lake at the weekend and what a great event it was with so many anglers all in with a shout right up until the final whistle on day two.

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Alastair Ogilvie won the East Midland Winter League match.

Hotrods back in the mix after win on the Old Nene

The latest round of the East Midland Winter League saw another venue suffering through lack of colour and flow making it hard work for the majority of the field as many had predicted.

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Pete Sanderson.

Dennis delivers on Six Islands

There was a good turnout for Fenland Rods last match of the 2017 season on the Six Islands Pool at Decoy Lakes.

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Jon Bowland.

Bowland bombs his way to a fine cup victory

Deeping St James AC fished the last summer league match for this year at Kingsland Fishery on the large carp lake for the Dennis Clark Cup.

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JVAC winner Dan Abbott.

Practice anything but perfect on the Old Nene

The big practice match for this Sunday’s round three of the East Midland Winter League took place on the Old Nene at Benwick.

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Chris Saunders.

Gary has the edge on the Beastie Lake

In the Saturday Decoy Lakes Open fished on the Beastie Lake it was Gary Edgeley leading the way with 99lb 12oz.

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Cock Inn winner Steve Smith.

McGuire swoops on the Magpie for final spot

Magpie Lake was the venue for the latest Rookery Waters winter qualifier and despite the winds battering areas of the lake those that had more favourable calmer conditions managed to present a bait and put a few fish in the net.

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Kevin Wadge with his big  �25,000 cheque.

Wadge is well wedged after his Cornish cracker

There’s no doubt we have some top quality anglers in the area and this week we have to name Kevin Wadge among them.

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Chris Shortland.

King rules the roost on the Beastie Lake

The Beastie Lake at Decoy saw the Over 55s match produce some fine weights, topped by Mick King with 122lb 13oz.

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Lionel Whaley.

Butler serves up a winning Wagtail weight

Latest match on the Wagtail Pool at Rookery Waters produced some great weights and a very close finish.

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Colin Fisher won the Deeping St James AC match.

Old Nene looks to be the best place to be on Sunday

There was a big practice match for round two of the East Midland Winter League on Sunday spread over the Twenty Foot Drain and the Old Nene at March.

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Mark Cree won the  Saturday Open at Float Fish Farm Fishery.

Corn so sweet for Delegate on the Horseshoe

Webb’s AC fished the popular Horseshoe Pool at Float Fish Farm Fishery on Sunday.

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Nigel Baxter was a winner at Decoy Lakes.

Saunders starts with another win

With the Summer Over 55s series at Decoy Lakes under his belt, Chris Saunders made a winning start to the winter series on Six Islands.

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