ANGLING: Bentley takes pole position

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With the Willingham Road lake being iced over the day before the 14 Market Rasen Angling Association members that made the draw on Sunday knew that bites would be at a premium so it would be vital to land all fish.

After five hours it was Roy Bentley with a couple of skimmers plus some roach and perch from peg 25 that weighed in at 2lb 8oz to win the match, second place went to Bud Chambers from peg 24 weighing in 1lb 10oz and Jim Hewson claimed third place from peg 18 with 1lb 8oz.

With the win, Roy Bentley now sits atop of the table on 11 points, with Dave Humphreys and Jim Kelham just two points adrift.

The anglers take a break now for the festive period and resume their winter league With the 5th leg on January 4, draw 8.30am.