The first scheduled workparty will be the canal litter pick on Sunday 20th February 2011 (not Saturday as it states in the membership book!!) meeting in the Tesco car park in Leighton Buzzard at 9am prompt. Anyone is welcome to attend this event that lasts approximately 2-3 hours.
February's photo competition winner will have the choice of 10kg of the new Starmer Baits Coconut Fish boilies or nearly £100 worth of Nash IC-1 and Nash Terminal Tackle. It is open to anyone (members and non members) submitting a digital photo taken on any Luton AC controlled water and it can be of absolutely anything eg a sunset on the canal, a nice fish, wildlife etc. The photos submitted cannot be over a month old, the judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into regarding the result. So get snapping and forward your pictures to our usual email address firstname.lastname@example.org or send from your mobile to 07704462635.
On the South Lagoon Andy Wilkinson managed a 12lb pike while 'Old Mick' tempted two 9lb pike and a nice zander of 8.5lb. There are still lots of 1-3lb bream being caught by day anglers fishing the tip and the carp anglers are catching larger bream to 7lb at night.
Its been a good week at Beckerings with a top fish of 27lb to Andy Smith. James Muncaster tempted ten fish to 24lb in a hectic 24 hours. Mark Ridgeway landed three to 18lb, Pete Bartlett and his brother Aaron shared a six fish catch to 21lb and Paul Oldroyd banked three doubles in a short day session. Tony Sessions has been doing well targetting the bream at the reservoir landing 19 to 6lb with his fishing partner Bill having 10 to 6lb. The pair also had plenty of roach and perch during their day session.
Braggers AC fished below the Three Locks on Sunday 6th February and weights were good despite a very strong wind.
1st Peter Frost 12lb 9oz - perch to over 1lb pegged by the big overhanging tree just after the moored boats.
2nd Dave Linford 11lb 3oz - mixed bag pegged by the boats
3rd Brian Burbridge 10lb 9oz - all roach on punched bread by the boats
4th Harry Thompson 10lb - mixed bag after the first bend beyond the boats
5th Tony Holbrook 7lb 9oz - mixed bag after the first bend beyond the boats
Luton AC winter memberships are available now and allow you to fish through until 31st May 2011. Prices are Adult £35, Husband and Wife £55, Disabled/OAP £17.50 and Junior £10. These prices are fully inclusive of the joining fee so there is nothing further to pay. By joining now you will not have to pay the joining fee next season so saving £20 making the winter membership incredible value.
The Luton AC Board have voted to allow keepnets to be used again on the canal during the months of April and May which is great news for the local match scene as well as pleasure anglers.
A reminder that Luton AC members can no longer fish the River Great Ouse at Haversham as the land has been sold.
Please phone/text your catch reports from Luton AC waters to 07704462635 or email email@example.com and if you have pictures taken on your phone send picture messages to 07704462635. Remember to always use an unhooking mat when targetting specimen fish, keeping the fish as low to the ground as possible when taking photos. Check out the Luton AC website at www.lutonac.org for all the latest catch reports, news, pictures and membership details.