Category: Prison Service Team

Prison Service Teams of 4 – 19th October 2017 – Colemans Cottage

16 Teams entered this competition hosted by the Essex Police. The event was a teams of 4 and we had a strong team of Andy Bowness, Wayne Thompson, Dan Simper and local rod Charlie Styles which made up our Prison Service Team. » » Read More…



Monks Lakes, Inter service Teams of 12

The annual inter service team event was this year hosted by the Royal Mail and saw us heading as far south as I’ve ever been to Monks Lakes in Kent. » » Read More…



Winter League Round 4 – Messingham Sands – Oak tree

This was now the 4th Match in the series (15th Feb 2017) and after a good result in Round 3 at Grange Park I was left in a decent position in the League. Heading to Messingham for Round 4 worried me as I had never fished the Oak tree lake as this is normally a pleasure lake only, but we had permission from Kev Johnson to hold our match there. Due to this I had practised a few days earlier – Only to get an idea of depths, obviously! » » Read More…



Southern Area Winter League at Kingsland

January 18th saw the opening match of the southern area prison winter league and today a brave dozen of us were tackling the big lake at Kingsland. I arrived at the venue to find it partly frozen, but not for long thanks to the venue owner and his boat. » » Read More…



Charlie Styles reports from Colemans Cottage Jan 22nd 2017

I Fished on Sunday 22nd January, round 2 of the Colemans Cottage winter league and this was a 73 peg match. » » Read More…



Dan Simper reports from Rookery Waters Open

I decided to make the trip to Rookery Waters on Saturday 3rd December, after hearing several good reviews about the venue. » » Read More…



Russ Hall – Prison Service – Messingham Sands Open – 8th November 2016

I decided to enter the Mid-week Open match at Messingham Sands fishery in Scunthorpe. Just a short drive from home and with a fairly cheap entry I fancied a day out, even though the temperature had dropped and winter was definitely on the way. » » Read More…



27th October – Sykehouse Fishery – Moorland prison League match

This was the final match of the year for the Moorland club and I attended as a guest for the day. At the draw I wasn’t sure where I wanted to be but was lucky to pull out peg 18. I didn’t know it was lucky until I was told it was the peg in form at the moment. » » Read More…



Prison Service Team at the Teams of 4 at Coleman’s Cottage

19th October 2016 – Coleman’s Cottage: Our latest adventure took us to Coleman’s Cottage in Essex for the Teams of 4 organised by the Metropolitan Police. 16 teams entered this event and with a strong line up most teams would be hard to beat. » » Read More…



Larford lakes, Teams of 5 event

Organised by the west midlands Police force 75 Anglers attended Larford lakes for the teams of 5 event on the 28th July 2016. » » Read More…