Plenty bream and tench in Fenland rivers

PUBLISHED: 11:31 14 August 2008 | UPDATED: 08:36 02 June 2010

ANGLING By BOB FITZJOHN LAST week saw plenty of action on the North Level Drain at Tydd Gote and a week last Tuesday I took top spot in the evening match with 5-5 of skimmer bream taken on the pole with pinkie as hook bait. Then on Thursday evening Mick

ANGLING

By BOB FITZJOHN

LAST week saw plenty of action on the North Level Drain at Tydd Gote and a week last Tuesday I took top spot in the evening match with 5-5 of skimmer bream taken on the pole with pinkie as hook bait.

Then on Thursday evening Mick Evered won with 7-3.

Last Saturday the Sensas Super League took place on the drain and John Taylor won with 25lb of bream.

The following day the North Level Championship Cup took place and John Spalton took top spot with 13-2. He caught a 6lb bream on the first cast of the match and a 7lb roach. Rob Lincoln was second with 7-6.

The Tydd Gote club fished their Sunday afternoon match at Black Dye and Ray Groom came out on top with 9-12 of small roach and skimmers.

Manea Angling Club fished on The Delph at Welches dam and Billy Savage won with 6-1 of small rudd and roach.

Manea will be back in action at The Delph this Sunday with a 7am draw.

The Old Nene at Reed Fen is still fishing well as is the Old Nene at Floods Ferry.

The Main Drain at Crooked Chimmley is worth a visit with plenty of bream and tench and roach showing.

Mick Gamble had 14lb of roach from the Twenty Foot at Shepperson Bridge, all of which were taken on hemp.

On the lakes, Mill View Angling Club fished at Kingsland Silver Fish Lake last Sunday and found the going hard in the strong wind.

But those anglers in the sheltered swims did catch and Kevin Medlock needed 52-8 of chub and tench for top spot.

Mill View Pensioners were in action a week last Wednesday at Magpie Lake, Pidley and John Smith won with 77lb.

Over at Decoy last Saturday on the Beastie Lake Nigel Baxter took top spot with 107lb. The following day on the same lake Tony Dawson won with 135lb.

At East Delph Lakes last Sunday Dave Swan won the open match with 165lb.

At High Flyers last Saturday Dave Pearce jnr won with 219lb.

On Sunday March angler Fred Nixon took top spot with 149lb.

Last Tuesday March and District Angling Club ran their annual senior citizens match at The Pool at Fields End and for the second year running Tim Green took first prize with 19-12. Danny Judge was second with 18-8 and the oldest competitor, 84-year-old Charlie Symonds, was third with 17-12.

This Saturday sees and open match at Willowcroft Lakes in memory of Chris Markilie. Draw time is 9am with fishing from 10am-3pm. Anyone wishing to fish should contact Willowcroft Lakes.

Townsend Angling Club fished Barford Lakes last Sunday and Matt Rust won with 41-8.

Townsend will be in action at Magpie Lake, Pidley this Sunday.


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