Cold, Blustery and wet weather conditions and a very clear river greeted the 15 Anglers for the 1st round of the Deeping Individual Leagues Series and the Annual Fur and Feather event.
Split into 3 equal sections the middle deeper stretch along the Club’s Sibson stretch of the River Nene proved to be the fish holding ground following the recent cold snap.
Jason Chatham fishing Top 2 +2 on the pole from Peg 11 finished top with 11lbs 12oz. Loose feeding Hemp over ground bait the fish were taking most bait hook baits. Double red maggot was used mostly along with bread punch. Steve Borret fishing Peg 12 next door came second with 11lbs 3ox Using both 5m whip and 10m pole with pinkie over ground bait. Third place to Ray Torrington from Peg 14 with 11lbs 1oz, also fishing whip / pole on maggot feeding hemp and tares over ground bait.
Mostly anglers caught Roach, Dace, Chub, Perch and Bleak with a few skimmers included.
Section Wins for Peter Wray, Derek Drover and by the luck of the draw bag Mick Wright !
1st Jason Chatham 11 lbs 12 oz – Peg No 11
2nd Steve Borrett 11 lbs 3 oz – Peg No 12
3rd Ray Torrington 11 lbs 1 oz – Peg No 14
4th Pete Wray 9 lbs 3 oz – Peg No 17
5th Des Dalton 8 lbs 15 oz – Peg No 16
6th Stephen Smith 8 lbs 5 oz – Peg No 13
7th Derek Drover 5 lbs 0 oz – Peg No 18
8th Paul Barron 3 lbs 1 oz – Peg No 19
9th Dave Preston 1 lbs 4 oz – Peg No 22
=10th Mick Wright 0 lbs 0 oz – Peg No 3
=10th Ian Martin 0 lbs 0 oz – Peg No 4
=10th Joe Price 0 lbs 0 oz – Peg No 6
=10th Ray Morland 0 lbs 0 oz – Peg No 8
=10th Graham Wright 0 lbs 0 oz – Peg No 21
=10th Nigel Collis 0 lbs 0 oz – Peg No 23