Conditions prove difficult

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Twenty-six Joe’s Road/Sudbury Angling Club anglers travelled to Little Braxted to fish Parfield Lake at Colman’s Cottage Fisheries, in rain and wind.

Fishing conditions were difficult and expected big weights were dramatically reduced, possibly due to the conditions on the day.

Results: 1 Rod Adams 43lb 10oz; 2 Sid Turner 35lb; 3 Ken Noble 34lb; 4 Kev Forster 30lb.

The joint clubs run a points system with the winner gaining one point and the second two points, up to the number of anglers fishing.

So far, Rod Adams heads the table with four points.

A table will be published every five weeks.

The next match will be held on Sunday at Rawe Lodge (top lake).

The match is fully booked, but names can be taken for cancellations.

The evening matches held at Joe’s Road on a Tuesday will start in approximately four weeks’ time, when bookings can be made with Gary Hill on 07539 271065.

New club cards are available from Just Fishin, in Sudbury.

This year sees the introduction of new photo ID cards (passport photos must be provided for these).

Members who wish to night fish at Kettlebaston will need to apply for a separate night permit.

Guest tickets are available for all the clubs’ still waters, with members responsible for their guest at all times.

Boxford pit is fishing well for small carp. A member recently caught 20 bream at Rushbrook Farm Lake, along with some good roach, using feeder tactics.

The clubs have reminded people not to leave litter and remove any seen in the swim.

The gate at Starfield Pits must be locked at all times.