Another week of  cold, wet, hail, snow and north and east winds- just what coarse anglers do not want.
Water temperature rose to 5.1 deg by Friday and dropped to 3.1 by Sunday with all the frost, hail, and snow with cold NE winds anglers fished in very poor conditions with temperatures dropping to zero during the day but with wind chill felt like –5 .Yet fish were caught on Bowes Tench, Ide as well as perch and good Carp all were caught and on Lookout perch (ready to spawn) ide, carp, roach were all caught , whilst on Bassetts carp, rudd, roach and ide have caught .
Sunday 10th March 2013 open Lookout
Conditions- overnight rain, then frost then hail and snow, sunny, then hail, snow , horrible day, ambient temperature 0 deg but feels like –4, wind E 16 mph with gusts to 25 mph, barometer 1012.9, moon phase waning crescent,  water temp dropped to 3.1deg, PH 8.12, DO 12.6
1st Alan Mc Guire 27lb 14oz peg 13
2nd  M Craig 17lb 2oz peg 3 
3rd John Foster 11lb 4oz peg 32

Wed 6th March 2013 open
Richard Wildman 20lb 4oz peg 
John Dryden  15lb 13oz 
Graham Skirrey 14lb 15oz winter League winner  Dave Pearson 
2nd John Foster 
Spring League starts Sunday 17th March for 12 weeks drop 4