No bother for brothers as they keep it in family
IT proved to be a family affair at Rycroft where the Turner and Skelton brothers dominated proceedings.
An open match was held on the Moat and Clover on Saturday with the Turner duo triumphant.
Tim Turner took top weight on the Moat with 66lb 7oz using pellet and corn on the long pole from peg 12.
Jim Meakin (37lb 6oz) and Peter Warren (33lb) were second and third.
On the Clover, Martin Turner also chose pellet and corn on the long pole for a winning net of 51lb 5oz. He was fishing from peg 24.
Charlie Shaw was second with 37lb 5oz, beating Rob Fryer's 32lb 3oz net.
On Sunday, the fishery hosted round eight of the winter league, with brothers Simon and Matt Skelton celebrating success.
Simon took top weight on the Carp Lake, with 43lb 14oz using pellet and caster on the pole.
Mark Fox (22lb 7oz) strengthened his lead at the top of the league with second place on the Carp Lake.
Chris Bonsil was third with 15lb 9oz.
Matt Skelton used pellet and corn from peg nine to win the match on the Clover. He caught 37lb 14oz.
Matt Davenport (18lb) was second and Matt Sanderson (12lb 5oz) finished third.
Anglers were also in action along the Old Canal, where Jamie Bonsil won with a 42lb 14oz bag. He used a combination of pellet and bread.
Nigel Baxter (38lb 8oz) was second and Charlie Shaw (34lb 4oz) third.
Press Manor Fishery has been busy with those anglers fishing in the shallow end of the trout lake having the best bags.
Mike Fielding visited the Wingerworth venue for the first time and used a beaded black and green tadpole to catch a one and a quarter pound rainbow trout.
He used a slow retrieve on a floating line.
Meanwhile, the Erewash Valley Winter League held round five of the competition on the canal at Ilkeston with good results.
Fish were tightly shoaled in certain areas and the pegs just above Hot Waters Lock had the best results.
Derby angler Alistair Chisholme fished here and took top weight with 7lb 2oz 8drms.
The Shakespeare man caught 160 roach on bloodworm and joker.
The first peg below Gallows Lock has a history of good results but has failed to produce this season.
However, it returned to form and Ian Sharratt and took 7lb 2oz to finish as runner-up.
Bridge Inn AC fished an open match at Marston's Pool, where Jeff Treece took top weight with a splendid 45lb net. Neil Stevenson was second (29lb).
Treece continued his good run with first place in the club's winter league match, which was fished on the canal at Moira.
He caught 8lb 10oz, beating Kev Smith's 5lb 12oz and Paul Davis' 5lb bag.