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2017 Championship: Round 12

Match 12, The Cam, Boats section, 3rd December 2017 The match had been moved to the more reliable boats section but despite a reasonable temperature of about 6°C, a decent flow with a nice colour and a complete lack of wind to make presentation easy, optimism [...]

By |December 8th, 2017|Match Reports|0 Comments

Sweepstake, Reach Lode, Upware 19th November 2017

Sweepstake, Reach Lode, Upware 19th November 2017 The overnight frost and -1°C temperature at the draw explained the complete lack of any fishy signs as we anticipated a hard day ahead. Some compensation was felt from the warming sun and calm, otherwise perfect conditions, making the [...]

By |December 8th, 2017|Match Reports|0 Comments

Sweepstake, The Cam, downstream of Fen End, 5th November 2017

Sweepstake, The Cam, downstream of Fen End, 5th November 2017 Some had managed ‘practice’ sessions during the week and reported good nets of roach. Colin O’Dell had also been seen to catch a nice net of 5 chub to 3½ lb on cheese, on the day [...]

By |December 8th, 2017|Match Reports|0 Comments

2017 Championship: Round 11

Match 11, The Lark, 22nd October 2017 Norman Knightly made it two consecutive wins with a nice 16 lb net of mainly roach. This was followed by a couple of 13 lb+ weights and several more in double figures so it was a good result overall [...]

By |October 30th, 2017|Match Reports|0 Comments

2017 Championship: Round 10

Match 10, Reach Lode, Upware 8th October 2017 Apart from no flow at all conditions were otherwise near perfect and we had one of the best total match weights for a long time. An impressive 150 lb was weighed in by the 16 competitors, with only [...]

By |October 16th, 2017|Match Reports|0 Comments

2017 Championship: Round 9

Match 9, The Lark, 24th September 2017 This was Simon’s match, pegged next to the boat moorings upstream of the willows he had several rudd near the 2 lb mark and at least 10 lb in the net within the first hour (he also lost a [...]

By |September 29th, 2017|Match Reports|0 Comments

2017 Championship: Round 8

Match 8, Reach Lode, Upware 10th September 2017 A calm, warm, misty morning heightened expectations for a good day and despite a dramatic weather change from the off, with an increasingly strong wind trying to blow us into the lode, this is what we had. Catches [...]

By |September 15th, 2017|Match Reports|0 Comments

2017 Championship: Round 7

Match 7, The Cam, Boats section, 27th August 2017 Some had managed ‘practice’ sessions during the week and reported 20 lb+ nets of roach, optimism was therefore high. Conditions on match day were however less favourable, with a much slower flow and several days of higher [...]

By |August 30th, 2017|Match Reports|0 Comments

2017 Championship: Round 6

Match 6, Mepal, 13th August 2017 The Mepal Marvel did it again, his fourth Mepal win in a row. This time he weighed in two perfect commons of around 10 lb each (counting as just 4 lb) and three bream, also in perfect condition for 14 [...]

By |August 22nd, 2017|Match Reports|0 Comments

2017 Championship: Round 5

Match 5 Old West 30th July 2017 On the plus side the Old West fished better than last year (it couldn’t have been much worse). We also didn’t get a soaking. However we did have a strong breeze blowing down the river and a fairly thick [...]

By |August 22nd, 2017|Match Reports|0 Comments