Bradwell is winner as MKAA wins a £5,000 grant from Environment Agency

Five grand – that's the grant won by MKAA to help with further improvements and repairs at Bradwell Lake.

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Cheque presentation

Furzton fishing feast yields huge donation to Willen Hospice

Some £2,600 was handed to Willen Hospice at MKAA's AGM – cash contributed by big-hearted anglers taking part in last year's Furzton festival!

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Mitchell Ridgeway

Warm weather brings out the biggest catches

The sun has got his hat on – at LAST – and fish have begun feeding as though they finally think it is spring!

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MK Piker

Big stillwater catches eclipse end of river-season chub flurry

With the clock ticking down to Tuesday's running water season's end most eyes were on the rivers – but it was local STILLWATERS throwing up the real surprises!

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Steve Lindop

Don gets lucky as he uncovers a bream shoal

Full of cold muddy floodwater, rising, and about as attractive to fish as a ditch. That was the local Ouse on Sunday.

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Peter Purnell

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

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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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