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Fenland angling season starts with cracking tench and bream weights in March

The new season got off to a fine start right across the Fen drains with reports of some cracking tench and bream weights, writes Ken Wade.

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Operation Traverse has been launched today (Friday 16 June 2017) to coincide with the first day of the fishing season. It aims to prevent fishery and water course crime such as the theft of fish, set line fishing, catch and keep fishing and seine netting.
Police Officers will be working in partnership with the Environment Agency to conduct patrols around local rivers, lakes, ponds and waterways over the coming months.
At The Mullicourt Aquaduct off the A1122 Downham Road between Salters Lode and Outwell where the Middle Level River meets Well Creek.
Police and Environment Agency, LtoR, Sgt Mark Askham, Rob Boothby, Al Thomson, PC Ben Clark

Police launch campaign against illegal fishing in West Norfolk

A new campaign which aims to target illegal fishing practices has been launched by police in West Norfolk.

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Try March Twenty Foot as venues in good shape for new Fenland fishing season

I think everyone is really looking forward to the start of the season on rivers and Fenland waters, writes Ken Wade.

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Huge weights taken at Townsend Lakes Upwell

It’s exciting times over at Townsend Lakes right now, sport has been very good for both match and pleasure anglers with some huge weights taken, writes Ken Wade.

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Any Kelk with his winning catch from the JVAC Supercup victory.

ROUND-UP: Local knowledge proves crucial for Kelk, honours for Horn, Johnson’s a knockout

JVAC were back on the Supercup trail again at the weekend (May 6/7) hosting their first round match against a strong Westwood Lakes side from Boston on the Cedar Pool on the Decoy Lakes complex.

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The man in form at Rookery Waters Josh Pace

Lee leads Fenland Rods way with huge Kingsland Turves haul

Fenland Rods enjoyed some great sport in their latest fixture at Kingsland Fishery, Turves, which saw big weights and some very big carp taken, writes Ken Wade.

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Freeman proves Magpie at Rookery Waters is in top form

If you are looking around for a match water then look no further than Rookery Waters, writes Ken Wade.

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Upwell and Fenland catches remain good despite some frost

Despite the occasional frosts, angling right across the area has been very good for this time of year, writes Ken Wade.

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’Andy net: Townsend Lakes regular Adams breaks into big time at Barford

It’s exciting times over at Townsend Lakes fishery after one of the venues regular anglers, Andy Adams, broke into big time match circles after a fantastic win at Barford Fishery in Norfolk, writes Ken Wade.

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Royal Cousins catch at Coates Kingsland fishery for Spratts AC

The Spratt’s AC season is well underway now and in the club’s latest match at Kingsland fishery Trevor Cousins led the way, writes Ken Wade.

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Warmer weather leads to big numbers on Rookery Waters

Warmer weather leads to big numbers on Rookery Waters

It’s a busy time over at Rookery Waters for both the pleasure angler and matchmen as the warmer weather has seen a huge turn around in catches, writes Ken Wade.

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Josh sets Pace but Bond seals victory Rookery Waters

Last weekend saw the big two-day winter series final take place at the popular Rookery Waters, writes Ken Wade.

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Townsend lakes winner on Sunday Colin Begbie

Begbie among those going Cuckoo at Upwell Townsend Lakes

Anglers fishing the Townsend Lakes open matches have enjoyed some fine sport of late on all of the pools at the complex, but it’s the Cuckoo Canal Pool that often produces the biggest weights, writes Ken Wade.

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Angler Roper uses hot pegs on Old Nene March By-pass

The last match of the season on the Old Nene through March once again produced some fine sport, writes Ken Wade.

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Twenty Foot and Old Nene at March in top winter league form

Sunday saw the final round of the HAJAC Winter League take place on our Fenland waters, writes Ken Wade.

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Old Nene at March is on the Mark for Pollard

The Old Nene at March is recognised as one of the best winter natural venues in the country and has been for many years, writes Ken Wade.

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Shaun O Brien with a good pike taken from the North Level Drain

Competitors prepare for Angling Trust Winter League Final at March and Benwick

Over the past few weeks we have had some very strange weather patterns and after a week of frosts, bitterly cold winds and even a few flakes of snow it’s no wonder the fishing right across the Fens has not been at its best, writes Ken Wade.

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Wright runner-up in March festive angling match

With the big East Midland Winter League over and done with for another year local anglers across the area were looking forward to the annual March Christmas Match, writes Ken Wade.

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Pollard on the Mark in thrilling Fenland Factory Bank Midland League closer

The final round of the East Midland Winter League turned out to be no different from the previous five encounters on our Fenland waters, writes Ken Wade.

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Kye Jerrom with a nice net of fish taken on Sunday from the Old Nene at March

Practice makes perfect for Wright at Fenland Factory Bank

With just one round to go of the East Midland Winter League, there was always going to be a good turnout on the chosen venue for last weekend’s final practice match, writes Ken Wade.

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