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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 […]

Rick Paton Memorial Fishing Competition

The Fourth Rick Paton Memorial Charity Match took place on 8th September 2019. It was a cool start to the Day with Gary Cox even having to scrape ice from the windscreen! Eight ‘’coiled springs’’ were in high spirits full of banter as per usual! The draw was tense (LOL) with the low numbered pegs […]

Rick Paton Memorial Fishing Competition winner Phil Middleton

Eight enthusiastic fishermen turned out to commemorate the annual Rick Paton Memorial Charity Match and help raise funds for The Brain Tumour Charity. All of the anglers prepared weeks in advance of the competition, with many using new tackle that was purchased for the special day. Dave Troop (Garage Workshop Foreman and defending champion) had […]

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