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Winter League R8 2020

24/02/2020

Winter League Round 8, Sunday 23rd February: The Rodds Bridge and Open Corner sections were tried again, and whilst the fishing was not quite so good, everyone caught. The top weights were all taken on punch bread, this included a 7lb 11oz common that took Mark Grattons weight above 10lbs...

1000 Fish Stocked

13/02/2020

The Environment Agency stocked 1000 fish into the Main Canal today (500 roach and 500 Bream). The Fish were all bread at the EA's fish farm in Calverton and were in A1 condition. You will see from the photos the bream are good 'skimmer' stamp. IMG_20200-Bream.jpg Hopeful these will dodge...

Winter League R7 2020

10/02/2020

Winter League Round 7, Sunday 9th February: The high winds did not put 9 anglers off who were pleased to find some shelter at Rodds Bridge. The section was pegged from Rodds Bridge (no.1) to roughly the mile post (no.9), with the higher numbers suffering the brunt of the wind...

Winter League R6 2020

13/01/2020

Winter League Round 6, Sunday 12th January: It was decided to put the Basin and lower numbers in the draw to ensure everyone had some deep water to try and tempt a few fish in what was anticipated to be a hard match. And it was with bread punch and...

Winter League R5 2019

19/12/2019

Winter League Round 5, Sunday 15th December: This is how a fur and feather should be, unfortunately it was not as close as it could have been as Mark Gratton un-sportingly bagged a couple of skimmers late on for the win, otherwise it would have been a close call with...

Winter League R4 2019

19/12/2019

Winter League Round 4, Sunday 24th November: With many of the 'big names' missing it was Ady Larkins who took full advantage, winning easily off the 'Wooden' Bonus Peg, which sadly only netted an additional £19. Then gain, a win is a win. BT found a few skimmers to bank...

Winter League R3 2019

11/11/2019

Winter League Round 3, Sunday 10th November: With double figure bags of silvers coming out in the week, there was confidence of a few decent weights (at least in the Lower Basin), but as is so often the case, come match day everything changed. On a day dominated by punch...

Winter League R2 2019

29/10/2019

Winter League Round 2, Sunday 27th October: The second consecutive match held with 'coffee' coloured water, but at least the sun shone and the overall conditions were good. As expected the Lower Basin produced the skimmers and the top two weights came from pegs 16 and 19 respectively. Dave Allen...

Winter League 2019/20 R1

14/10/2019

Winter League Round 1, Sunday 13th October: With the heavily colored water everyone was hoping for a red peg, and as the match unfolded the Lower Basin was the place to be. As is often the case the result was 'bookended' with the two end pegs in the section producing...

Pairs League Final 2019

07/10/2019

Pairs League Round 8 Sunday 6th October Perhaps Me and my Boy had taken their 'eye' off the ball (or float) with the title already in the bag, but it was an uncharacteristic fourth place for the champions as the other big hitters battled it out for the final pairs...

Bude v North Devon MG

01/10/2019

Bude Canal AA v North Devon Match Group - Leg 2, Sunday 29th September Bude Canal Angling Association R1 164pts + R2 157pts = 321 pts Round 1 North Devon Match Group R1 136pts + R2 143pts = 279pts Bude Canal Angling Association win by 42 pts. Pos: Angler Lbs...

Summer League R10 2019

22/09/2019

Sunday 22nd September, Summer League R10 - Reg Howard Trophy The anticipated clash of the Titans did not happen as Adrian 'Sailor Hill' was unable to fish due to holiday commitments in the Emerald Isle, preferring to support the Team in its quest to get the Trophy back off the...

Pairs League R7 2019

16/09/2019

Pairs League Round 7 Sunday 15th September It was Whalesborough Lake that was on form for this penultimate pairs match with Me and My Boy effectively securing the League Title by taking maximum points. Simon Allen more than doubled the nearest weight on the Lake with a succession of carp...

Summer League R9 2019

01/09/2019

Sunday 1st September, Summer League R9 - Phyllis Turner Trophy - Roach and Rudd The strong onshore wind made bait presentation in the Lower Basin difficult and the expected large bags of redfins did not materialize, Steve Whitehouse did fared the best and banked just short of 4lbs to finish...

Chairs Trophy - Upper Tamar

26/08/2019

Chairs Trophy Match , Sunday 25th August: For the third year running the annual Chairs Trophy Team match was held at Upper Tamar Lake between three teams of 5 anglers. Everyone was among the roach with a few finding the skimmers and perch pushing all the weights above 10lbs. Simion...

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