CHEQUEMAIL columnist John Bailey, might not have tangled with that Wensum barbel Jim Tyree challenged him to land back in the autumn but at least the East Anglian Air Ambulance benefited from his failure.

A raft of friends, supporters and Angler’s Mail readers rallied to the cause and raised a mighty £950 for the service.

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