McGregor's Magpie magic

In the latest Rookery Waters Winter Series match March angler Tony McGregor took first place on the Magpie Pool with a very respectable 70lb 13oz from peg seven.

Thursday, 30th November 2017, 9:52 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 3:20 am
Tony McGregor.

Considering the bitterly cold conditions that was a fine performance with most of his fish falling to bread.

On the Raven Pool, Richard Bond continued his excellent form catching F1s and small carp from peg two to win with 53lb 2oz.

Result: 1 Tony McGregor Magpie, 70lb 13oz; 2 Richard Bond, 53lb 2oz; 3 Dennis Page, 46lb 5oz; 4 John Millard, 52lb 6oz

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It was yet another tough day over at Haddon Lodge with Tony Moulds putting a modest 15lb 5oz to the scales for a comfortable victory. Best of the rest was Cliff Fuller with 7lb 3oz.


It’s not been easy fishing in the Float Fish Farm Fishery open matches recently, but those that have drawn well and stuck to the task have been rewarded with some good nets.

In the regular Saturday match fished on Two Islands it was Roy Wells topping the field from peg 31 with 55lb 12oz caught on a small feeder with pellet.

Runner-up from peg five was Vince Hull, who put 48lb 12oz to the scales.

In the midweek Over 50s match on Two Islands, Sean Best took the honours from peg 21 with 48lb 10oz with Roy Wells (47lb 8oz) second and John Final (44lb 9oz) third.


Fish were hard to find for Webbs AC anglers on the Horseshoe Pool at Float Fish Farm.

Colin Clark won with 15lb 15oz of carp - all taken on a small feeder.

Runner-up was Martin Delegate on 10lb 4oz, then came John Crouch with 5lb 13oz.