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2019 Championship: Round 8

Points Match 7, The Lark, Prickwillow, 8th September 2019 Conditions were near perfect, the weed wasn’t too thick (although raking was still thought prudent in most swims) and with some colour to the water decent catches were expected. From the off it was a bite a [...]

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2019 Championship: Round 7

Points Match 7, The Lark, Prickwillow, 8th September 2019 I couldn’t make this match and so cannot comment on pre match banter among the 13 who were lucky enough to be there but with Kevin now back in action it would have been entertaining! It may [...]

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2019 Championship: Round 6

Points Match 6, The Cam, Horningsea, 25th August 2019 Sessions a week earlier delivering near 20 lb nets of mainly roach had raised hopes for some good match results. The weather this day however had other ideas and despite some colour and flow the intense sun [...]

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2019 Championship: Round 5

Points Match 5 Block Fen 11th August 2019 Ian again could not make the match so it again falls on me to report. Ian was due to fish and was all set to turn up for an 8 o’clock draw until I mentioned the draw was [...]

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2019 Championship: Round 4

Points Match 4 Burwell Lode Upware 28th July 2019 Having had some glorious weather recently the weekend proved to be a very wet one. Many thanks to the guys who had turned out on Saturday to rake the swims and got a soaking for their troubles. [...]

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2019 Championship: Round 3

Points Match 3 Old West Stretham 14th July 2019 In recent years we have had a soaking at some point during the match todays match was a pleasant change. We also heard that Jason and Trevor had been down there recently and had a fish a [...]

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2019 Championship: Round 2

Points Match 2, The Lark, Prickwillow, 30th June 2019 With 15 gathered for the draw banter was rife, especially when a new face, the local bailiff, wanted to book on but couldn’t remember whether his name was Paul or Trevor! Concentration eventually resolved the issue, his [...]

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Over 60s/Ladies 1, The Cam, Baits Bite, 22nd June 2019

Over 60s/Ladies 1, The Cam, Baits Bite, 22nd June 2019 Thanks again to John Pope for organizing the match and also parking behind the lock keeper’s cottage to save our legs. Also, thanks again to the rowers who in general respected the agreement not to use [...]

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2019 Championship: Round 1

Points Match 1, The Cam, Baits Bite, 16th June 2019 A gusty downstream wind made presentation in the middle ½ of the match length very difficult for most of the match, with many resorting to ledgering when a pole became impossible to control. It was frustrating [...]

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Sweepstake 2 Block Fen Mepal 2nd June 2019

Sweepstake 2 Block Fen Mepal 2nd June 2019 Only 7 eventually fished this match, others had mostly good excuses, but it was a lovely warm day with baby grebes and emerging dragon flies to entertain. With carp counting in full and with minimal obvious activity from [...]

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