MALTON and Norton AC’s Sunday match was switched from a flooded river Aire to the calm water of Wagtail Park Lake.

Sport was a little steadier than of late but nevertheless, Paul Thompson still needed 25lb 2oz to secure a win.

Fishing up to the lilies with pellet or out into open water with worm on the six-metre pole at peg 10, he had about 20 skimmers plus four small tench, a two-pound carp and numerous roach.

Ken Dalton stuck it out on the method feeder with banded pellet at peg 15 and took a quantity of small carp for 21lb 14oz.

The postponed river Aire match has been rescheduled for Sunday, July 22, and will now encompass the Jimmy Cockerill Memorial Trophy. For more information phone Paul Thompson on 01653 618602.

All four corner pegs figured in the shake-up in the York midweek anglers match on the Railway pond at Poppleton fishery.

Stuart Burdikin drew peg one and fished pole and pellet to take carp to two pounds apiece to record a winning weight of 53lb 2oz. John Hawe crossed the line in second from peg 25 with 49lb 6oz.

Plaxtons enjoyed a good match at Forest Lane Fishery, Alne, on Friday. Ralph Pressdee put together a net of 71lb 3oz from peg 33, taking carp to the six-pound mark plus around 30lb of small barbell.

Jimmy Dodds secured runner-up spot off peg 11 with 69lb 1oz.

All the top six rods in Monday’s Contemptibles match at Primrose Valley Boating Lake banked double figured nets of silver fish.

Ken Herbert led the charge from peg 19 with a solid 17lb 10oz of roach and skimmers averaging three to four ounces apiece. Pole at seven and nine metres with either pellet or worm was the method. Howard Pulford was a close second off peg 31 with 16lb 4oz.