Wally wins series opener

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DEEPING St James AC fished the first round of the Deepings Individual League Series on Sunday.

Fishing on the River Nene at Wansford, they had an excellent turnout, filling all available pegs.

Winner, from the unfancied high numbers, was Wally Horton drawn on peg 21. Wally had an all dace net for 9lb 15oz, all caught on a stick float and red maggot.

Not far behind, from the next peg, was Rob Allen with 9lb 3oz. Rob float-fished chopped worm to the boats on the far bank to take chub to 1lb 8oz.

Third, fishing his first match with the club, was Mark Horsley who had a mixed net for 7lb 6oz using a waggler and maggot approach.

Next week’s match is against Yaxley for the Newman Cup at Raveley Drain.The draw is at 7.45am. Call Carl Fisher 07734 583567 or Andy Wilson 07787 352762 for details.