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2017 Championship: Round 14

Match 14, Reach Lode, Upware 11th March 2018 This was certainly not our best match on this venue, with only the very early pegs finding anything bigger than a ½ ounce roach. A surprising flow and biting wind resulted in no bites at all for many [...]

By |March 27th, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments

Sweepstake, The Cam, Chesterton Railway Bridge, 4th March 2018

Sweepstake 6, The Cam, Chesterton Railway Bridge, 4th March 2018 We arrived to find near perfect conditions, with a slight flow, good colour and almost no wind. The temperature was up 6°C on the week and still rising so we were keen to get started. General [...]

By |March 8th, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments

Sweepstake, The Cam, Boats section Horningsea, 18th February 2018

Sweepstake 5, The Cam, Boats section Horningsea, 18th February 2018 Despite this being one of the better and more consistent sections there was reluctance from some to fish because of poor catches reported during the preceding week. For those of us however who did want a [...]

By |March 8th, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments

2017 Championship: Round 13

Match 13, The Lark, 14th January 2018 There couldn’t have been a much bigger contrast to the last match here in October, the average catch then was 10 lb per man, this time, with one notable exception it was 6 oz! The one exception of course [...]

By |January 24th, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments

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