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There’s no stopping Pollard

There was some improvement in form from the Magpie Pool at Rookery Waters last Saturday.

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Matchwinner Stephen Gent.

Gent’s long trip pays off with a whirlwind win

Anglers from across the country have been heading our way in preparation for the huge Angling Trust Winter League Final which will take place in just over a week’s time.

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Cock Inn winner Paul Faulkner.

Decoy form a delight for those fishing the big one

Despite the recent cold weather Decoy Lakes looks to be running into much better form.

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Ken Wade made the Cock Inn AC presentations. He is pictured presenting Mick Sidney with the 2016 club championship trophy.  From the left are Ken Wade, Mick Sidney, Chris Shortland (runner-up) and Steve Smith (third).

Sensas Mark One bounce right back

There were a few surprises in round three of the HAJAC Winter League on Sunday.

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If you are after a catfish then Float Fish Farm could be worth a try. Fishery regular Simon Irons caught this fine specimen from the Sands Pool.

All change at the top as Mark One Sensas slip up

Round Two of the HAJAC Winter League saw anglers on the Old Nene at Benwick and the Twenty Foot Drain.

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Mark Pollard  won again at Rookery Waters.

Decoy is coming back to life

Decoy Lakes, like most stillwaters, has been through a rough patch of late but it looks as if it’s coming back to life judging by the weekend’s improved results.

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Webbs AC winner George Scally.

Faulkner first on the Horseshoe

Cock Inn continued their winter series on Decoy Lakes with a split match on Four Islands and Horseshoe.

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Mike Kirby won the Peterborough & District AA match.

Good knowledge! Kirby puts Nene know-how to good use

Peterborough and District AA members were really looking forward to fishing the River Nene at Stibbington after a week of very good weights taken from that stretch of the river.

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Rob Hewison was a winner at March.

Rob rules with roach on the Old Nene at March

I didn’t think the fishing could get any worse after last week’s indifferent results, but after a week of frost and bitterly cold nights, angling at the weekend was at a really low ebb.

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Andrew Bell with his magnificent chub.

Bailiff Bell catches another whopper

Fishing on the River Nene hasn’t been great since the turn of the year but one angler seems to be catching big fish wherever he goes on the river at the moment.

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Ivan Steels won the Ramsey AS match.

Roper reels in a win on the Twenty Foot Drain

Once again it was tough going at just about all of our stillwater fisheries at the weekend.

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Deeping winner Tony Johnson.

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.

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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.

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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 - peterboroughtoday.co.uk/sport

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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Angling news from the Peterborough Telegraph - peterboroughtoday.co.uk/sport

Quality angler Pollard in unstoppable form

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

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