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ANGLING: Ringer enjoys more glory on the road

Another ‘day at the office’ for superstar Steve Ringer – and yet ANOTHER international gold medal for his burgeoning collection!

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MIKE Green with 8lb Barkers Lake bream

ANGLING: Russell lands huge haul to claim victory

Sunshine and carp! That was the weekend for many as brownfish upped their feed-rate in tune with rising water temperatures.

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RINGSTEAD'S opening day brought Sean Roe (left) some good trout and a bottle of bubbly from bailiff Pete Booth

ANGLING: Steve’s able to storm to big victory

Wild winds whipping across Boddington probably helped – rather than hindered – Steve Ringer as he stormed to a runaway win with an incredible 247lb!

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Moving fish from Abington bottom pond to the main lake

ANGLING: Robinson able to rack up a super success

Riding as high as the England rugby squad, home-side Wellingborough have triumphed over the big-name sponsored crews – shouldering them aside to win the Barker league.

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ALEX Osborne had this 25-12 at Stanwick

ANGLING: Diver able to deliver the victory

Carp in Castle Ashby’s Grendon came on strong for Darren Diver and he bagged 16 – plus some skimmers – to win Sunday’s sweep with 92-12.

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MATT Glover with 21-5 Bishops Bowl carp  a scale pattern some call A 'fully-scaled mirroR'

ANGLING: Pete has a Laugh as he claims win

Big-name sponsored match groups ruled on the day – but it is host-club Wellingborough which has a clear four-point lead in the Barker league!

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DEN Reid's 6-1 Ouse chub caught 'upstream of Bedford'...

ANGLING: Morris the man in latest Ringer Pairs contest

EVERY match-organiser’s dream! That is this season’s Ringer Pairs Boddington series – with every round sold-out with a waiting list at least a week beforehand.

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Andrew Lawrence with a 16-2 from Vauxhalls section

ANGLING: Barnfield bags win at Boddington

Bang on form! That was Boddington in last week’s ‘heat wave’ – with numerous catches way above the winter norm.

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CRT fisheries boss John Ellis shows schoolchildren some eyeball contact with rescued fish

ANGLING: Russ is able to sweep up with skimmers and roach

With hard frost following hard frost, many recent matches have become as exciting as betting on two flies crawling up a window pane...

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Lure society man Bill Gutheridge boated Pitsford pike of 23lb and 16lb

ANGLING: Underwood left overjoyed with big Nene success

As most anglers across the frozen county struggled...those hitting the Nene at Ringstead were riding a weekend wave – of roach!

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Top man on the local Ouse  Phil Mapp with 6lb chub

ANGLING: Meritt the man as he earns victory

A total lottery – that was the weekend’s fishing as angling fortunes fluctuated along with the ever-changing weather conditions.

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A BRAND new year and Ollie Pruden already has at least one 20-plus fish under his belt

ANGLING: Folwell beats the cold to seal victory

Plunging temperatures and thick morning frosts haven’t stopped some determined anglers from getting among the carp.

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WHAT A CATCH! - Tommy Taylor with his 22-4 Stanwick common

ANGLING: It’s third time lucky for Tommy at Stanwick

Three big carp in a row – one a 30 – and only the smallest a ‘fair-caught fish’.

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Simon Ashtons 13-10-8 Rutland brownie caught on the seasons final day

ANGLING: Black Horse power on at the top

The Andy Murrays of the local league world – that’s Black Horse who have just pulled off a first with eight straight section wins from nine in the ‘Ashby AT league!

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MIKE Rylark with his nice Ringstead pike

ANGLING: Neil and Glen in the money as they grab the biggest prize

The post-Brexit pound in your pocket may have plunged...but there are still plenty who will fork out FIFTY QUID to enter the right match!

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Wayne Robinson with some of his perch haul

ANGLING: Horse and Browning lead race

Only two rounds gone and this year’s ‘Ashby winter league is already tight as a drum with Black Horse and Browning galloping neck and neck in top spot.

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GILDERS man Dan Todd with 11-15 Trent barbel

ANGLING: Ringer’s the man of Steel

Steel City Champion! That’s grand old man Geoff Ringer...and the only weights he had to lift were shed loads of bream.

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Piker Cliff Parker-Kitchener with his first-ever rainbow

ANGLING: It’s a big one for Boulton

Looking for seriously BIG reservoir pike?

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Mike Green with 100lb giant tarpon caught on fly. Bigger ones were too 'frisky' to bring aboard!

ANGLING: Dawes and Green claim big catches in Costa Rica

Imagine fish of 150lb or more – which repeatedly leap six-feet from the water while hooked and can smash stout rods to pieces...

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ANGLING: Miles is left delighted after Scotland trip

Scotland is God’s own country to some...and Dave Miles will agree – having ended up ‘in heaven’ after banking a brace of tackle-busting Perthshire salmon!

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