• Bishops Bowl Teams of Four Winter League, Round One
A freezing cold wind and ice still on the lakes made the first round of this league a tough nut to crack for lots of the 32 anglers.
Spread over three lakes on the venue, it was the White Bishop Lake that produced the top 3 individuals.
Guru/Ringers baits backed Andy Pell fishing for Chiltern baits ran out top on the day with 21-12-0 of Skimmers and small Carp taken on the pole and pinkie from peg 24.
It was quite a battle between Andy and Fox Blackhorse rod Damian Green who was 2 pegs away on 22. Damian’s 20-9-0 of small Carp also taken on the pole with maggot taking second place on the day.
Jason Redgrave (Mosella) took third place with a net of Roach for 8-6-0 from peg 18, with Maurice Williams filling the frame from the Marshes Lake with 8-3-0.
The Chiltern baits team of, Andy Pell, Mick Wheeler, Joe Roberts and Maurice Williams ran out winners on the day with 24 points, 5 points clear of the Northants Elite side who tied with two other sides on 19 points taking second on weight count back from Grumpy old men and Allstars.
Teams after round one:
Chiltern baits 24 pts
Northants Elite 19 pts
Grumpy old men 19 pts
Allstars 19 pts
Ringers baits 18 pts
Mosella 17 pts
Team Hatter 12 pts
Spro 8 pts