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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. [...]

By |October 4th, 2019|Match Reports|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |October 4th, 2019|Match Reports|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |October 4th, 2019|Match Reports|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |October 4th, 2019|Match Reports|0 Comments

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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Sweepstake, Todd’s, Milton Country Park, 12th May 2019

Sweepstake, Todd’s, Milton Country Park, 12th May 2019 John Pope had kindly arranged with the Park Rangers to allow us free parking and so our thanks go to all concerned for this consideration. He also provided club books to those who’d been unable to get to [...]

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2018 Championship: Round 14

Match 14, Reach Lode, Upware 10th March 2019 I’ve only just thawed out from fishing in what were the worst conditions I’ve experienced for several years. The strong and gusty wind snapped my umbrella stem early in the match, after which I got progressively wetter and [...]

By |March 20th, 2019|Match Reports|0 Comments

Sweepstake, Reach Lode, Upware, 24th February 2019

Sweepstake, Reach Lode, Upware, 24th February 2019 Due to holidays and other commitments only ten of us were able to attend the match but at least this meant no one had to move too far downstream towards Wicken Fen; as usual for this time of year [...]

By |March 11th, 2019|Match Reports|0 Comments

Sweepstake, The Cam, The Boats at Horningsea, 20th January 2019

Sweepstake, The Cam, The Boats at Horningsea, 20th January 2019 While it turned out to be a bright sunny day, the overnight temperature drop to -6.5°C and watery hanging mist had certainly dampened everyone’s expectations for a ‘good’ day’s sport. We knew it would be hard [...]

By |January 24th, 2019|Match Reports|0 Comments