Victor’s Glad all over

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Victor Gladwell grabbed a last-ditch victory on Saturday ay Jeagor Lakes.

He had trailed Fred Schultheiss on the favoured peg 15 for much of the match.

Schultheiss has amassed a net of over 4lb in small silver fish — but he lost a late carp in the reeds and this proved to be costly.

Gladwell, on peg seven, then hooked into a carp himself and landed it to nick first spot with a 5lb haul. Third place went to Robert Coleman (peg 11) with 1lb 5oz. The next match at Jeagor Farm is on Sunday, March 8.

n Top rod at Blackdyke Trout Fly Fishery this week was Malcolm Foreman with 10 fish released on Sunday, all caught on a yellow-cheeked buzzer.

The next Air Flo Bank Masters competition at Blackdyke is on Sunday, March 22, with forms available to pick up at the fishery or via www.iainbarrflyfishing.co.uk

Buzzers are catching at Blackdyke and manager Paul Speed has announced beginners’ trout fly fishing courses are to be held with Tim Gaunt Baker throughout March (7, 18 and 28), April (1, 8, 25) and May (9 and 27), costing £30.