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Gelder Group secures Get Fishing Fund

The Gelder Group lake has now been established for over 10 years and is well stocked with a variety of fish including Carp, Roach, Skimmer Bream and Humble Gudgeon. To encourage the next generation of fishers into the sport Gelder Group have applied for a secured funding from The Angling Trust. The Angling Trust set-up […]

Gelder Group Memorial Charity Fishing Match 2023

Another well attended Memorial Match at the Gelder Fishing Lake, although the forecast and weather wasn’t great, luckily it remained dry. First and second place was a real clash of the Titans with Gary Cox and Dave Wass going head-to-head between pegs 3 and 5, fishing two very different tactics. Dave with his tried and […]

Charity Fishing match raises £105 for MIND Charity

The Head office fishing lake has seen so many visitors over the summer and to close the season (for the fair weather fishers) environmental Officer Simon Blaydes organised a charity fishing match for MIND, the mental health charity. The fishers raised £105 for the charity and the winner on the day with a total catch […]

The Paton/Elsey Memorial Fishing Match

Huge Congratulations to Gally Watson who was kept very busy throughout the match, putting over 200 + fish together for an impressive match winning weight of 7lb 12oz. This success was made even more special as the match was won on Rick’s Peg, winning Gally a bottle of his choice on top of the prestigious […]

Kind Donation of Fish from The Elsey Family

On the 3rd December 2021 Ian Elsey sadly passed away, he had worked at Gelder Group for over 21 years. His family have generously donated the fish from his pond to be added to our lake at Gelder Group Head Office. The fish included seven large beautifully coloured Ghost Carp and one Tench as well […]

6th Annual Rick Paton Memorial Fishing Match

The kettle boiled for the second time in the leafy camp site, steam rising also from the cast iron crock pot of more than 3 dozen rustic piping hot Lincolnshire sausages… It seemed only right to avoid glances across at the piglet pen at this point. 10 rowdy Redleg rednecks turned up earlier than expected, […]

Gelder Lake Restocked with Fish

500 more fish have now been added to the lake at the Head Office site in Sturton by Stow. The fish consist of Crucian Carp, Mirror Carp and Common Carp. The lake will now welcome fishers to the annual Rick Paton Memorial Fishing Competition held on Sunday 12th September. This competition includes special prizes for […]

Gelder Group’s Dave Wass wins Charity Fishing Competition

All anglers arriving well before the set meeting time to a sound and smell of a campfire cooking bacon and sausages.  The Children from Wild in the Woods called a very loud and confident ‘’TIME’’ at the all-in. We further understand a match started early in Gainsborough ,such was the volume of the very polite […]

Rick Paton Memorial Fishing Competition 2020

The 13th of September 2020 marked the fifth Annual Commemoration of Rick Paton. A capacity crowd of anglers, family and staff were in good spirits, even those clearly carrying Hangover Pain! Gavin, Andy and Simon were fishing the match with their children George, Harry and Alesha. Bacon and Sausage butties greeted the attendees and further […]

Fishing Returns to the Gelder Lake

From Wednesday 13th May the UK Government permitted angling where strict social distancing measures can be maintained. This has led to a steady flow of anglers enjoying a few hours catching fish in the Gelder Lake. The lake is well stocked and many employees and friends of the company making use of the facility. We […]

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