Lucky number 13 for Rimmer

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Peg 13 was far from unlucky for Gary Rimmer given the manner of his victory in Newmarket Angling Club’s open match at Jeagor Farm Lakes on Saturday.

Fishing with six-millimetre expander pellets for much of the match, Rimmer topped the weights at the Holywell Row venue with 60lb 14oz.

Steve Watson (45lb 12oz) was second and John Caulder (37lb 4oz) third.

The club have an open match on Emily’s Lake at Fraser’s Fishery on Sunday (draw 8.45am, cost £15). To book, contact Gary on 07792 005385.

Fred Schultheiss (47lb) headed the weights at the same venue 24 hours later in an open match. Victor Gladwell (39lb 7oz) was second and Gary Harrison (37lb 3oz) third.

n Pellets and maggots proved to be the winning baits for Jim Borg (45lb 8oz) in the weekly match at Emily’s Lake at Fraser’s Fishery last Tuesday.

Norman Freer (34lb 
4oz) was second and Terry 
Symons (33lb 10oz) third.

n Cooler weather has seen trout start chasing fry at Blackdyke Trout Fishery.

Over the weekend floating fry patterns on floating lines caught plenty of fish along with gold ribbed hares ears.