Brothers go large on Tear Drop lakes

Catching big fish is one thing – but landing them to order for the camera is something of an art-form...and one the Purnell brothers seem to be mastering.

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Sam Corteze

Sam’s the man in Olney

It was big fish or nothing for most who braved the weekend's Siberian winds – usually the odd chub to those wandering the river banks.

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Scott Rowson

Great Scott has a bream dream on Dovecote Lake

Mega bream have been on the munch in Dovecote Lake – 'annoying' anglers trying to catch carp.

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Bob Hodges

Good things come to Bob, who waited

Big Ouse perch are making a comeback, but a three-pounder is still a notable biggie – and two in consecutive casts is definitely a real 'Wow' job!

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Ginger Robinson

Ginger capitalises on the hungry chubs in the Ouse

Just once in a while – a very LONG while for most – an angler will have the luck to drop in on a real 'nest' of chub...a swim which yields fish after fish...

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Phil Mapp

Phil Mapps out a perfect plan to catch

Simple breadflake and a whole lot of local knowledge have been key to Phil Mapp's ever-lengthening list of good chub from the Ouse!

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Perch, pike and chub are taking the bait

It has been a flying start to the year for some – among them Rob Harriman who hoisted his perch PB with a magnificent 3-8 stripy from the canal!

Phil Mapp's catch

One day’s rain was all it took to get Ouse fish on the feed

One day's steady rain – that was all it took to bring the Ouse into cracking form...for those in the right places at the right times.

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Neil Richardson

Neil wins despite losing 'chub of a lifetime'

Chub or bust! That was Neil Richardson's assessment of his Ouse match prospects in Sunday morning's deep-freeze conditions. And he was bang on the button.

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Matt Atkins

Matt’s big river pike leads weekend predator parade

The local Ouse may not have hit top winter form – yet – but the weekend saw some great predator sport being enjoyed by those roaming the banks.

Marcin Petelczyk's Caldecotte monster

Is MK the home of national record-bursting perch?

LOOKING for seriously, absolutely HUGE perch – of national record size – then start scouring MKAA's waters!

Gary Maton

More happy days on the Ouse for those finding the hot spots

Still needing rain the Upper Ouse continued to dish out euphoria and disappointments this weekend, producing great catches in hotspot swims...and blanks in others

Phil Mapp

Bob is on fire as he bags up on bream

It is an ill-wind that blows no-one any good. And that was so in Sunday's Lodge match as Bob Gale came up smelling, if not of roses, at least reeking of bream.

Alan Titmus

Big perch go on the rampage as autumn’s nights turn cold

Autumn has arrived with a run of cool-nights – and big perch have gone on the chomp with a vengeance!

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Carp match reels in £1,400 for charity

Carp match reels in £1,400 for charity

Furzton was in dour mood for the weekend’s pairs charity carp match – but it still went with a swing and helped raise almost £1,400 for Willen Hospice.

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Phil Lee

Duo’s night on the river ends with a huge prize

A 20lb lake carp is one thing in and around MK...while a 20 from the local river is a real rarity!

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Geofferson Longley

International success for Buchwalder

It has been another hard week at the office for Michael Buchwalder – as he and a mate fought their way to runners-up spot in Ireland’s world pairs.

Karol Tejer with 18lb Bradwell Lake carp

Ouse match produces over 500lb

Another week...and more proof the Ouse is on a silverfish roll – producing ever-better results as we head towards winter!

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Ken Ball Memorial top three

‘River man’ Dave wins on Furzton

He may be best known as a river man – but Dave Tebbutt racked-up a cracking 92lb in Monday’s Furzton Festival to win the Frank Swan memorial open.

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Phil Wintle

Phil completes National Champs hat-trick

Happy as an Olympic gold winner – that’s Phil Wintle who has just picked up his THIRD National Championships medal!

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