Level pegging in Fenland angling match

Most anglers were guesting for local teams in preparation for the big Angling Trust Winter League Final to be held on the Fenland drains and Decoy Lakes.

Birthday boy and match winner at Townsend Lakes Colin Begbie

Ray lights up HAJAC angling league to defy poor weather at March, Twenty Foot Drain and Exhibition Bridge

We had just about every kind of winter weather thrown at us over the weekend.

Townsend Lakes winner Colin Begbie

Anglers travel far to use March Old Nene where Coote triumphs

While anglers across most of the country are finding it difficult in the prolonged winter weather we still have a few waters in tip-top form.

HAJAC winter League winner from Round 1' 'Rob Hewison

Benwick Old Nene is HAJAC season opener pick for angler Rob

Match anglers from across the area have been eagerly awaiting the start of the HAJAC Winter League since the turn of the year.

Bev Smith with a fine carp taken from Buttonhole Fishery

Tydd Gote Angling Club proved they have moved with the times

For several years angling clubs right across the country have been struggling to attract more anglers back onto natural venues.


Petch fetches annual Christmas match triumph on Old Nene at March

I am sorry to say that once again the winter weather wreaked havoc with the local angling scene right across the country.

MFCP Browning Hotrods 2017 East Mids Winter League Champions

Browning too Hot for the rest and win East Midland angling title

The winter weather certainly took its toll on fishing right across the area – indeed many parts of the country had a covering of snow by early Sunday morning.

Ray Malle

Practice makes East Midland League perfect for angler Bates on Old Nene at Benwick

The final round of the East Midland Winter League is coming up this weekend with five sections on Factory Bank and another five over on the Old Nene at Benwick.

Restocking the North Level Drain last week

Hotrods dominate winter league round at March Old Nene

Predicting a result in the world of angling often backfires so after saying how wonderful and consistent the Old Nene at March is I was most concerned on Sunday morning when greeted with a very heavy frost.

Richard Bond, Top rod at Rookery Waters in round one of the Teams of three event

Old Nene at March is outstanding angling venue

For as long as I can remember the Fenland waters and surrounding rivers across eastern England have been recognised by anglers around the country as some of the best venues on offer to anglers for the price of a day ticket.

Kye Jerrom winner of round 4 of the East Midlands Winter League

Popular Kye stars among fen anglers in East Midland League

The latest East Midland Winter League was fished across the Fens using High Lode, Factory Bank, Kings Dyke and Cock Bank, with some venues fishing much better than others.

Anthony Watling topping the Winter League Practice match with 18lb 13oz

Wat super Ramsey Factory Bank angling weights by Anthony

The Angling Trust British Pike Final took place once again on the Twenty Foot and Glassmore Bank Drains on Saturday.

Buttonhole winner Steve Poole with part of his huge 244lb winning weight

Benwick the East Midland Winter League angling hot spot

The latest round of the East Midland Winter League was always going to be hard work for the majority of the field as many had predicted.

Spratts winner

Carter takes carp Buttonhole Marshland St James honours

In the latest Buttonhole Tuesday evening match the in-form Andrew Carter took the honours with 94lb of carp, writes Ken Wade.

Mac campbell fenland rods winner

Billy leads super March Old Nene league angling weights

Round two of the East Midland Winter League saw the teams lining the banks of the Old Nene at March and the Twenty Foot Drain on Sunday, writes Ken Wade.

Townsend Lakes match winner on Sunday John Whitcombe

New Tydd Gote AC pike challenge on North Level Drain

With so many pike showing on the North Level Drain in recent weeks it’s no real suprise to learn that Tydd Gote AC are going to be running a series of pike matches, writes Ken Wade.

A big carp taken from Buttonhole Fishery

Andy Wisbech Sensas North Level Drain win for Ellis

There might be fewer teams in the East Midland Winter League this year compared to previous seasons but it still looks as if it’s going to be very competitive, writes Ken Wade.

Eastern Region Shield winners, Matrix Image

Eastern third Wisbech anglers Sensas struggle to find bites

Sensas Mark One based in Wisbech have a fine record in the Eastern Region Shield event, writes Ken Wade.

Townsend Lakes winner Andy Adams'u

Adams is ’Andy at Upwell Townsend Lakes

Andy Adams is no stranger to big match competitions and certainly knows the ups and downs that come hand-in-hand with matches, writes Ken Wade.

Colin Begbie with his winning catch from Townsend Lakes

Bates takes Tydd Gote Mega Mania honours

The recent Fishing and Family day over at Rookery Waters was a great success, writes Ken Wade.

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