The old ones are still some of the very best

The Over 60s match which takes place every Friday at Float Fish Farm Fishery is starting to attract a good field of anglers.

Thursday, 28th April 2016, 4:20 pm
Updated Thursday, 28th April 2016, 5:24 pm
Angling news from the Peterborough Telegraph -
Angling news from the Peterborough Telegraph -

And don’t be fooled by the age thing - these are very competent, experienced anglers and often a match for the young guns coming through.

Leading the way in the latest match was Jim Garretty, who caught 69lb 7oz on a small feeder fished over to the island.

Mick Linnell came in second with 56lb 4oz, followed by Dave Schwinger on 55lb.

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Saturday’s open match on Two Islands saw Roy Wells not only topping the field but also taking the Golden Peg prize money thanks to a 73lb 7oz net of big carp taken on the feeder.

Runner-up was Stan Dow, who caught on a short pole line for 71lb, followed by Ted Rowe, who caught on pellet fished up in the water for 68lb 1oz.


Peterborough & DAA have just announced the news that night fishing is to be allowed on Ferry Meadows. Application forms are available at local tackle shops