WATERSIDE DIARY Welcome to Monthly Reports ************** ************** Welcome, ************** ************** `Hang on Tight` ************** ************** ************** ************** The Meteorological start to spring is the 1st March. We will insert pictures/Stories and any helpful information each month as it comes in. Don't forget to `Check Back` Picture Below: Dino Ferrari. Pinkmead Bait and Tackle shop              Botley, Hants. Pictures Below: Steeple Court Lakes ************** Weight Conversion          To Convert                   Multiply By  Pounds to Kilograms  —––––  0.4536        Kilograms to Pounds  —––––  2.2050 Hey where`s the Bailiff, I just cant believe this picture, I leave it on the site each year, its one to  make you smile, I'm not sure which country its from, but its a great picture. ************** ************** ************** ************** Maggots The life cycle of the Fly Fly lays the eggs At the pointed end of the maggot, there are two black coloured hooks, these are used to hang on, and to help brake down food. Hooks Spiracles,  During  feeding, the maggots head (if required) can remain under a liquid surface, as long as                   the  tale (the blunt end) remains above the surface it can breath through it`s two Spiracles. Casters hatch      as Flies Maggots turn   into casters At the blunt end of the maggot, there are two brown coloured dots these are the breathing tubes, known as the spiracles. Spiracles Eggs hatch as maggots ************** British Record List        (as at July 31st 2012) lb     oz     dr Year ************** For more on competitions/results/dates/times and venues etc just click Competition Results ************** `No, it  was only this big` ************** `No really it was only             this big` `It was this Big` `I think it might have been                 this big` Did you know that you can press the HOME button on your Keyboard  to return to the top of any web page. ************************************************************************** Click the Waterside Diary Button to return to the HOME PAGE. TIGHT LINES. We are happy to remove any content on the photo/video pages if you no longer want it to be shown on their. Seasonal Calendar Just click to check out our new `Seasonal Calendar` page We have only just started this page, (September 2015) and we  hope that you find something of interest on it, we will  add pictures and information to this page as the calendar seasons unfold.. Waterside Diary May 2017 Return to top      of page Seasonal Calendar ************** First picture up goes to Ashley Thornhill we are not quite sure of the venue but should we find out we will enter it later. Great picture Ash well done. Picture Below: Ashley Thornhill. Three weeks on and `Mum Duck` still has eight of her original 13 chicks to fuss over. ************** Picture Below of Adam Blackmans 18lb 6oz common. ************** What a lovely time of the year, the picture below shows the view just behind the lake. ************** ************** Picture Below:   Rob Sheppard 27lb 4oz Ghostie. ************** There is no guessing which end resembles me in the picture below. ************** Four weeks on and mum duck still has eight of her original 13 chicks to guard and fuss over. ************** Five weeks on and mum duck still has eight of the original  thirteen chicks to fuss over ************** Pictures Below: David Blackman and Jack Finlay. ************** Seasonal Calendar Below: the 2017 MBK Junior Match information. Top Three From Each Age Group. Overall Winner James Bassom With Guest Tom Arnot.

MBK Coloured Ponds Junior Open Match Results, Saturday 20th May 2017
13-17 years old
1st James Bassom (Bramshott) 9-8-0 (photo attached)
2nd Jacob Fleet (Bordon) 4-0-0
3rd Ethan Sanders (Clanfield) 3-11-0
9-12 years old
1st Freddie Bacon (Dorking) 5-14-0
2nd Gabby Fleet (Bordon) 0-10-0
3rd Hsiaolan Granderson Grant (Adisom) 0-9-0
Under 9 years old
1st Jess Hancock (Havant) 6-6-0
2nd Skye Bacon (Dorking) 3-11-0
3rd Jack Dummer (Fernhurst) 1-0-0
4th Oliver Robson (Alton) 0-4-0


Thanks to special guest Tom Arnot
Next Junior Match will be on Saturday 17th June at Coloured Ponds, Rake, GU31 5DL

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Pictures Below: Lyn Lewington. ************** Week 6 and mum duck and her eight chicks are doing well. ************** Spawning **************