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Lambert’s perch leads the way

A chunky river perch – or nothing. That's how it was for most of those braving the banks over the weekend.

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Kane Thompson

Plenty of chub available down on the river

Fancy a big chub? Then get down to the river, quick – there are a few coming out despite the weather!
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Nuala Gray

Perfect venue for the angling championships

Furzton is in the national lime-light – again – chosen as the venue for the first-ever qualifier to pick an England team for the World Club Float Championships.

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THREE Lodge carp in a session got Richard Purnell's 2018 campaign off to a flyer

Matchman Pete still frames despite making bird rescue

Braving seemingly Siberian winds, snow and sleet two city lads pulled off the one-two at Castle Ashby, Sunday.

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Drew Bostic

Matchmen bag-up as redfins come on feed in local rivers

Chunky roach dominated two river matches 15 miles apart as Sunday turned out to be a real red-fin letter day for some lucky rods.

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Andy Walford with his first Furzton carp of the year

Trio upset the apple cart

Three city lads have upset the Meadowlands form book by taking the lead from the off in this year's teams-of-three.

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Richard Purnell and his young 'uns enjoyed New Year's Eve with a trio of small carp. And he fell in...much to the kids' delight

New Year catches galore!

Banksides around the turn of the year were about as much fun as the Brexit negotiations...but catching a few fish brought a whole new glow to some!

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Michael Buchwalder

There's no stopping 'machine' Michael

Sunday was a white-out wipe-out for most – but not for bagging machine Michael Buchwalder.

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Jamie Boomer

When the going gets tough, some still get a bite!

Wicked winds, frosts and gin clear waters have been making fish hard to come by for all but the most skilled – or downright lucky – anglers on local waters.

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Bob Goodwin

Goodwin claims the crown as national pike champion

ON top of the world. That's Stony Stratford man Bob Goodwin – newly crowned Angling Trust national pike champion!

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Wojciech Dunjaj

Rain brings out the big biters

Load-a-rain – and a REALLY good flush-through! That's what our rivers need and, if it comes to it, most of our stillwaters too.

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Den Reid

Reid takes advantage of Ouse’s big biters

The recent run of big Ouse perch is accelerating – for those with the knack of finding their hide-outs, that is!

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City lads Paul Housego and Craig Carder with a brace of big 30s taken on a French trip in which they shared fish to 49lb

Get your name in to be the next England boss

Ever dreamed of being the new England boss? Well the top job is up for grabs – and could be yours!

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Dan Bull

Bull’s big’un bites down on Olney Ouse

Want a carp pushing the 30 mark? Then you could do worse than getting yourself down to Olney's Ouse.

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Karl Seidler

Seidler’s stripey success on Bradwell Lake

One fish doesn't make a winter...but Karl Seidler's near four-pound perch could be an omen of a good stripey season to come on the Upper Ouse?

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Prettiest fish in the lake? Dean Jasper's Furzton Fest koi. Pic Frank Norford

Anglers dig deep for Willen Hospice

Rough weather, cold nights and slow fishing – that was the Furzton festival carp do.

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Ray Baker

Hottest bank holiday means some matches are gruellers

MK's 'busiest' match weekend – Furzton Fest, Newport and Black Horse opens among others – coincided with blazing day-long sunshine...turning many events into gruellers.

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Jon Cooper

Reigning champions gallop to MK Summer League victory

Black Horse may have galloped off with the MK Summer League – again – but only five points spanned the three squads battling for runner's-up spot.

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Lee Marshall

Tench come on feed after the rain

That was the week of the tench that was – for some – as tincas went on feed in several local waters.

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Jamie Boomer

Top three separated by just a pound

Two recounts were called for in Sunday’s Furzton summer league round such was the margin between the top three.

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