DEEPING St James Angling Club met at Decoys Horseshoe Lake for the first round of the club’s three round Wade Cup.
In-form George Bates won from peg 1 with 75lb 15oz of small carp and tench taken close in, and up in the water using soft pellet.
Running him close was the club’s lady angler Dawn Morley on peg 11, using similar tactics but with sweetcorn to take 69lb 3oz. Andy Wilson was third with 63lb 15oz from peg 15.
This week’s match is for the Jim Measures Memorial Trophy and will be at Lake Ross.