It's Easton promise at Wold View
GRIMSBY angler Keith Easton showed his expertise with a whopping catch of 116lb at Claxby's Wold View Fisheries.
Easton achieved his success on the silver lake from peg 16.
He was well in front of second-placed angler Simon Piggott. He had 75lb from peg 37.
Third was Steve Chandler with 66.12lb from peg 20 and fourth was Steve Eyre with 61.8lb from peg 35.
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The following day, Neil Spence put the in-form peg 37 to excellent use and caught 66lb.
Next in was Graham Garrod with 49.12lb from peg 36 ahead of Geoff Mason, who had 43.12lb from peg 15.
In another match at Wold View, Garrod ruled the roost. Fishing off peg 19, he was unstoppable with 87lb.
Carr Lane Angling Club were in action at the venue and, after a hard frost, it was a different story completely.
Small fish dominated the day. In fact no fish bigger than six ounces were caught.
I had around 40 fish – for just 1lb 9oz. It was hard to believe that such small fish had the strength to pull the float under.
River expert Steve Howard stuck with his plan of using the waggler and this paid off.
He managed to win the day with 2.8lb. Next in with 2.6lb was club treasurer Wayne Stevens with 2.6lb, and third was Matty Benwell with 2.3lb.
As usual, Saltfleetby Fisheries, near Louth, provided anglers with decent sport. John Day just failed to crack the 100lb barrier with an excellent weight of 99.6lb.
Then it was Tony McDonald. Fishing off the favoured peg 24, he had 53.6lb. Dave Dalton had 52.4lb.
Oberon AC were in action on the main lake at Saltfleetby and Paul Jaycok was the winner. Fishing the pole, and using worm and caster at 11 metres, he managed to weigh-in with 18.5lb.
At Pasture House Fisheries, Barton, Hull-based angler Chris Mack had a great weekend, winning both match days.
In the first match he won with 52lb, ahead of second-placed Dave Birjoo (33lb 1oz).
In the second match he hauled in 47lb to win ahead of Grimsby's Sam Smith (25lb 4oz).
In a midweek match at the same venue, Smith was the winner.
Last Saturday marked the start of the Mouncey League on the River Ancholme. This league is well-supported and many top anglers take part.
The bigger fish showed in some areas, and even a 6lb tench was landed.