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Nick Watson wins Marshland St James Buttonhole Lake qualifier for £2,000 prize match

By Pete Woodhouse

Buttonhole Lake saw the penultimate qualifier match at the weekend and the winner was Nick Watson.

Nick drew peg 7 and in a close match weighed in 87lb 4oz to book his spot in September’s two-day final.

Nick was overjoyed to book his place in one of the area’s top match finals, with a first prize of around £2,000.

buttonhole lake winner nick Watson 17.8.19. (15428195)
buttonhole lake winner nick Watson 17.8.19. (15428195)

This is Nick’s second season in match fishing and was well deserved.

Second place was John Bishop on peg 20 with 86lb 12oz.

Tuesdays see Buttonhole hosting open matches, 5pm peg draw.

For more info or to book in, call Chris Smith on 07928222462.

Buttonhole Lake can be found at Marshland St James, PE14 8EY.

Until Friday (August 23), Buttonhole offers free fishing for juniors under 16 years old who must be adult-accompanied.

Don’t forget to say you saw it in the Fenland Citizen; top read for local fishing.


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