Angling match results for week ending 2 August 2020

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Black Country Team Champs 2020 Practice Match, Stourbridge Canal, HanKat AS Waters, Tank Section, Brierley Hill, W. Mids. Sat. D. Webb (Milo MGM) 9-3-0; M. Sztybel (Good Intent) 9-0-0; A. Curless (Browning) 8-10-0; M. Howell (HanKat AS) 8-5-13; N. Wilson (Good Intent) 8-2-8; N. Turner (Bag’em/Maver Midlands) 7-4-5; G. Smith (Daiwa Dorking) 7-4-0.

Bridgtown Social AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Roadside Section, Penkridge, Staffs. Sun. P. ‘Fizza’ Blakemore (Bridgtown Social AC) 4-8-0; C. Tillet (Bridgtown Social AC) 4-1-2; P. Caley (Bridgtown Social AC) 3-11-12; K. Holbrook (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-14-5.

Canal Kings Open, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Soho Loop, Clissold Street Section, Winson Green, B’ham. Sun. J. Cunningham (Evolved Baits/Cadence Superteam) 17-14-6; C. Rice (Sensas Black Country) 10-7-12; M. Howard (Sportsman AC) 10-0-0; C. Daly (Canal Kings) 8-5-4; J. Whitehouse (Canal Kings) 6-4-2.

Cradley Heath Labour AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Castlecroft, Wolverhampton, W. Mids. Sun. J. Billingham (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 9-8-0; B. Smith (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 8-10-0; (Joint 3rd) A. Sloan (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 6-11-0; H. Dodd 6-11-0; S. Mulheron (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 6-5-8.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Shawhall Lane Section, Coven, Staffs. Thurs Eve., 3 Hour Match. R. Campbell (Goodyear AC) 3-14-8; B. ‘Captain’ Birch 3-7-8; N. Turner (Goodyear AC) 2-5-10; B. ‘the Wizard’ Jones (Goodyear AC) 2-5-0.

Lauren Pilkington Smith Memorial Match, Leigh Canal, East Lancs, Marsland Green, Great Fold, Hall House, Butts Volex, Mather Lane & Waterside Sections, Leigh, Gtr. Manchester. Sat. J. Stirrat 19-4-14; D. Coulburn 17-1-8; C. Cliffe 12-2-0; C. Blurton 9-4-8; F. Lakin 9-4-0.

Long Eaton Fed. Open, Erewash Canal, Dockholme, Derbys. Sat. D. Lewis (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 6-10-8; P. Allwood (Long Eaton Fed.) 4-8-8; W. Sully (Long Eaton Fed.) 3-15-8; J. Brock (Bottesford) 3-7-0; R. Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 3-7-0; A. Cooper (Matlock) 2-10-0.

Luton AC Open, Grand Union Canal, Slapton, Aylesbury, Bucks. Sun. J. Gray (Let’s Fish Coaches Yellow) 7-13-0; D. Hunt (ZAS) 7-6-0; B. Roper (Luton) 6-15-0; N. Gray (Let’s Fish Coaches Yellow) 5-7-0; K. Galbraith (Luton) 2-6-0.

Mirfield AC Opens, Aire & Calder Navigation, Bay Horse Section, Heck, nr. Whitley, N. Yorks. Wed. K. Marshall (Tri-Cast/Calder) 5K 500g; P. Kitwood (Goole) 4K 850g; J. Haigh (Barnsley) 4K 660g. Sun., Whitley to Heck. D. Williams (Mirfield AC) 10-12-0; D. Balmforth (Tri-Cast Calder) 10-4-0; T. Rymer (Walton) 9-14-0; S. Wright 9-8-0; N. Thewlis (Mirfield AC) 9-2-0; D. White (Barnsley) 7-9-0.

Nene AC Open, Grand Union Canal, Grafton Regis, Northants. Sun 26 July. R. Pottinger 10-14-0; I. Stokes 10-7-0; W. Nixon 10-3-0.

Sportsman AA Open, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Johns Lane Section, Dudley Port, Tipton, W. Mids. Sun. G. Smith (Daiwa Dorking) 5-0-0; J. ‘The Viking’ Browning (Milo MGM) 3-11-0; P. Fellows (Sportsman AA) 3-9-0; A. Swift (Browning Northants.) 3-7-0; G. Atkins (Sportsman AA) 3-2-0; T. Dangerfield (Sportsman AA) 2-10-0.

Sportsman AC Open, Walsall Canal, Moors Mill Lane, Tipton, W. Mids. Sat. M. Howard (Sportsman AC) 4-13-6; D. Anderson (Sportsman AC) 2-13-14; T. Lowe (Sportsman AC) 2-8-11.

Stoke City DAA Open, Shropshire Union Canal, 1st Aqueduct, Norbury Junction, Staffs. Sat. D. Brown (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 6-5-12; S. Cope (Four Ashes AC) 6-4-7; J. ‘the Viking’ Browning (Milo MGM) 5-13-0; A. Round (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 5-3-0; P. ‘Jonty’ Johnson (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 5-1-4; M. ‘Killer’ Wood (Four Ashes AC) 4-6-6.

Thornhill AC Open, Calder & Hebble Canal, Dewsbury, Kirklees, W. Yorks. Sat. N. Burland (Tri-Cast Calder) 6-13-0; T. Barlow (Dynamite Baits/Drennan Barnsley) 3-12-0; C. Smith (Matrix Halifax) 2-15-0; T. Schofield (Matrix Halifax) 2-11-0; M. Sharpe (Thornhill AC) 2-7-0; T. Darson (Elland) 1-15-0.

Tring Over 55s, Grand Union Canal, Bank Mill Lane, Berkhamsted, Herts. Wed. A. Allday 5-0-0; R. Gibbs 3-15-8; C. Howard 3-12-0; S. Purdey 3-9-0; D. Frankland 3-5-0.

Wolverhampton AA Opens, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, The Cross Keys PH Section, Penkridge, Staffs. Wed. A. Gough (Wolverhampton AA/Rough Hay AC) 10-3-0; C. Talbot (Sparks MG) 9-3-0; S. Preece (Cresta Gamakatsu) 5-14-4; P. Turner (Bag’em/Maver Midlands) 5-5-8; N. Turner (Bag’em/Maver Midlands) 4-11-0; I. Davies (Wolverhampton AA) 4-8-0. Sun., Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Dimmingsdale, Staffs. Sun. S. Doodson (Drennan NW) 5-3-8; N. Ball (Fatty’s Bait & Tackle) 4-12-12; R. Guest (Bag’em/Maver Midlands) 4-1-14; K. Hulland (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 3-1-2; B. Leatherbarrow (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 3-0-0; M. Boden (Fatty’s Bait & Tackle) 2-15-0.

Wolverhampton Over 60s Club Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Goodyear AC Waters, 3 Hammers Golf Course Section, Coven, Staffs. Wed. H. Blur (Bridgtown Social AC) 6-3-0; K. Hulland (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 3-14-0; M. ‘Killer’ Wood (Four Ashes AC) 3-4-0.


Bewdley Angling Festival 2020, River Severn, KDAA Waters, Bewdley, Worcs. Mon., Day One. L. Lloyd 28-1-0; P. Edwards 19-2-0; J. Wiltshire 15-8-0; A. Slade 12-8-0; D. Foxall 11-14-0; J. Wilson 11-5-0. Wed., Day Two. D. Finnis 19-12-0; B. Cooper 18-14-0; D. Miles 11-2-0; A. Slade 10-8-0; C. Dixon 10-6-0; R. Harris 9-14-0. Fri., Day Three. M. Fuller 34-7-0; R. Duke 20-12-0; A. Price 19-0-0; J. Holloway 17-11-0; J. Wiltshire 17-2-0; T. Moreton 16-8-0. Festival overall: (Joint 1st) J. Wiltshire 38-3-0 (£1,175); M. Fuller 38-3-0 (£1,175); A. Slade 37-14-0 (£650); L. Lloyd 36-12-0 (£450); D. Finnis 36-4-0 (£350); J. Wilson 36-0-0 (£250); J. Holloway 34-1-0 (£200); R. Duke 31-8-0 (£150). Biggest Barbel: J. Wilson 11-0-0 (£200).

Droitwich Spa Members Only, Warwickshire Avon, Twyning, Gloucs. Thurs. P. Skidmore 18-10-0: G. Owen 17-11-0: N. Wilson 13-1-0: G. Seadon 12-13-0.

John Harper’s Open, River Trent, Ferry Bridge, Burton-on-Trent, E. Staffs. Wed. A. Round (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 11-0-0; J. Harper (Fishermania) 8-0-0; C. Lloyd (Midland Angling Supplies) 6-0-0.

Newport AC Open, River Gt. Ouse, Newport, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun 26 July. A. Bunnage 14-4-0; B. Gale 13-4-0; M. Pollard 13-0-0.

Nottingham Federation Tuesday Open/Evening Series, River Trent, Radcliffe Viaducts, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham, Notts. Tues Eve. M. Riddle (Unattached) 9-14-0; A. White (Lake Snakes) 8-0-0; T. Marshall (Marconi) 7-14-0; S. Hurst (Drennan Leicester VDE) 7-11-0; G. Clarke (Soldiers & Soldiers) 6-10-0.

River Medway Open, Barming, Maidstone, Kent. Wed. J. Gore (Maver SE) 11-14-0; D. Roberts (Medway Tackle) 7-11-0; K. Dyer (Preston Innovations DELCAC) 6-10-0; R. Taylor (Medway Tackle) 6-5-0; F. Brown (SE Match Group) 6-2-0; D. Botley 5-13-0; M. Roberts (Maidstone Victory) 5-5-0; T. Froud (Preston Innovations DELCAC) 5-3-0.

Rotherham UAF Open, River Don, Sprotborough, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Sun. G. Kuzuma (Sheffield) 10-10-0; A. Anderson (Team Normanton) 9-0-0; B. Hague (Rotherham Raiders) 8-4-0.

Winsford DAA Opens, River Weaver, Winsford, Ches. Sun. L. Breeze (Cresta/Gamakatsu) 12-5-0; E. Warren (Garbolino) 7-8-0; P. Boothby (MAP) 6-4-0; S. Flood (Winsford) 5-13-0; S. Walton (Winsford) 5-4-0.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Blackfords Progressive Open, Calf Heath Reservoir, Slabs, Point Bay & Tins Sections, nr. Gailey, Staffs. Sat. R. Offler (Sensas) 49-10-0; D. Shaw (Blackfords) 41-7-0; K. Tipton (Sensas) 33-14-0; P. Bucknall (Little Dawley AC) 29-3-0; J. Rafferty (Blackfords) 25-0-0.


Adlington Angling Centre Daiwa Sports Feeder Champs 2020, Upper Rivington Reservoir, Riverton, West Penine Moors, Lancs. Sat. J. Berry 9-5-0; R. Yates 6-0-0; J. Farrell 5-10-0. Sat., Anglezarke Reservoir, Riverton West Penine Moors, Lancs. G. Lambert 11-0-0; S. Duffy 7-14-0; A. Cunliffe 4-8-0.

Calvert AC, Lodge Lake, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun 26 July. A. Maddock 6-14-0; B. Witteridge 6-8-0; N. Steel 6-11-0.

Castle AC, Canons, Northants. Sun 26 July. D. Cantrell 22-8-0; R. Lattimer 17-5-0; J. Lewis 15-16-0.

Long Eaton Victoria AS 2020 Championship Match No.8/W. Camm Cup, Grange Pond, Long Eaton, Derbys. Sun. J. Adamson 77-9-0; M. Gaetto 60-10-0; M. Pacey 40-4-0; L. Smedley 38-3-0; S. Hoult 29-14-0; D. Gaetto 29-1-0. League: J. Adamson 121; M. Lager 110; L. Smedley 107. Silver fish prize winner: A. Buckle 8-5-0.

Milton Keynes Vets, Stockton Reservoir, nr. Rugby, Warks. Wed 22 July. P. Chapman 30-14-0; D. Lewis 28-1-0; M. Cunniffe 20-5-0.

Newton-le Willows AA Moathouse Fisheries Trophy Match, Moathouse Fisheries, Moathouse Farm, St. Helens, Merseyside. Sat. Ladies: Tash Whitley-Price 3-14-0; D. Hill 3-11-0; Tanya Whitley-Price 3-9-0. Juniors: M. Cowan 8-10-0; A. Hilditch 8-4-0; W. Jones 5-13-0.


A.J. Jewson Tuesday Series, Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Tues., Lakes 8 & 9. T. Barlow (Dynamite Baits/Drennan Barnsley) 49-2-0; R. Goldwater (West Yorks Fire) 45-10-0; P. Jones (Todmorden AC) 40-12-0; J. Plows (Tri-Cast Calder) 38-15-0; M. Dobson (A.J. Jewson Tackle) 37-0-0; D. Kershaw (Matrix Halifax) 36-11-0.

Angling Trust Fish ‘O’ Mania 2020 Qualifier, Larford Lakes, Stourport-on-Severn, Worcs. Wed. M. Griffiths 136-10-0; T. Edwards 130-5-0; J. Holloway 129-3-0; D. Bache 122-0-0; C. O’Brien 119-0-0; C. Sanderson 115-11-0. Qualifier: M. Griffiths.

Angling Trust Fish ‘O’ Mania 2020 Qualifier, Monk Lakes, Marden, Tonbridge, Maidstone, Kent. Sat. J. Light Snr. 253-2-0; A. Southgate 253-0-0; R. Harold 250-8-0; T. Edwards 247-8-0; L. Kendrick 231-8-0; R. Hearn 188-12-0. Qualifier: J. Light Snr.

Blundell Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Sat., Ash, Trio & Pine Lakes. I. Blakeley (Matrix LTB/Bait-Tech) 113-15-0; S. Woodward (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 109-2-0; A. Greaves (Elton Tackle) 99-4-0.

Brookside Fisheries, Whitley, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Snake Lakes 1 & 2. S. Carrier 52-10-0; W. Rooke 44-11-0; J. Shellam 44-0-0.

Castle Ashby, Grendon, Northants. Wed 22 July. M. Hewlett 38-12-0; J. Rice 32-0-0; M. Moody 31-8-0. Sat 25 July. B. Reed 46-0-0; S. Smith 32-0-0; D. Diver 30-14-0. Sun 26 July. R. Robinson 49-8-0; D. Diver 44-12-0; I. Pretty 41-8-0.

Float Fish Farm & Fishery, Peterborough, Cambs. Sat., 2 Islands Lake. D. Schwinger 106-3-0; M. Whittaker 104-6-0; J. Heaps 91-14-0; R. Goodson 86-0-0. Sat., Wagtail Lake. A. Swain 101-0-0; N. Baxter 93-2-0; K. Peacock 84-14-0.

Flore & Brockhall AC, Barby Marshes, Barby, Warks. Sun 26th July. T. Smith 25-0-0; B. Prowse 14-0-0; R. Rawlins 13-0-0.

Glebe AC, Bishops Bowl Fishery, Bishops Itchington, Leamington Spa, Warks. Sun 26 July. D. Haddon 24-9-0; M. Annable 17-11-0; R. Colton 16-3-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Match Pool. J. Kidd (Hawkesbury) 91-8-0; D. Armson (Hawkesbury) 87-12-0; R. E. Grant (Hawkesbury) 64-1-0.

Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Thurs., Costcutter, Canal, Bridge, Island & Meadow Pools. P. Goodwin (Heronbrook) 186-7-0; J. Broadbent (Manchester) 158-13-0; J. Andrews (JCB) 149-15-0; M. Barwell (Maver Gold Dynamite) 139-5-0; G. Unwin (Heronbrook) 129-14-0; M. Lefevre (Heronbrook) 114-9-0. Sun., Kingy's Open, Canal, Bridge & Island Pools. D. Johnson (Maver Gold Dynamite) 161-1-0; M. Barwell (Maver Gold Dynamite) 145-3-0; J. Howson (Maver Gold Dynamite) 133-11-0; A. Christie (B'ham) 128-1-0; D. Brown (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 116-7-0; A. King (Maver Gold Dynamite) 107-9-0.

High Heyes Farm Fishery (Catteries), Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat. M. Ellament 106-0-0; P. Billington 71-0-0; P. Banks 67-8-0.

Lane’s Bait & Tackle Open, Meadowlands Fishery, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Sun 26 July. G. Merritt 332-14-0; W. Sharman 207-0-0; A. Inglesants 198-10-0.

Lingmere Fishery, Birkenhead, The Wirral. Sat. J. Traynor 215-2-0; J. Rodgers 119-0-0; S. Boyd 87-6-0.

Longford Fishery, Longford, Derbys. Thurs., Lily Pool. M. Dumlow (Fishermania) 102-0-0; G. Thorpe (Ripley Rod & Line) 78-0-0; D. Boulter (Ilkeston) 61-0-0; P. Madeley (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 59-0-0; F. Didio (Burton) 42-0-0.

Makins Fishery NISA Feeders Opens, Bramcote, Nuneaton, Warks. Wed., Phase 1-Lake Two. D. Shaw (Makins) 100-3-0; N. Russell (Casemore Baits) 90-3-0; A. Smith (So Simple Baits) 74-7-0; C. Waite (Coalville) 70-0-0. Thurs., Phase 2-Crater & Snake Lakes. B. Lockwood (Tackle Shack) 153-8-0; P. Caton (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 134-15-0; S. Bull (Chiltern Baits) 115-8-0.

Messingham Sands Fishery, Scunthorpe, Lincs. Sat., Hollywood Strip. J. Blyth 120-11-0; M. Brumpton 112-11-0; S. Curtis 111-1-0.

Mick Wheeler’s Open, Barby Banks, Barby, Warks. Sat 25th July. D. James 185-0-0; D. Taylor 138-0-0; R. Wills 123-4-0.

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed., Lark & Hawk Pools. M. Dawes (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 416-8-0 (NEW VENUE RECORD); S. Stenson (Fatty’s Bait & Tackle) 243-14-0; K. Jones (Tri-Cast/Blakes) 179-2-0. Sat., Lark Pool. P. Wheeler (Monkhall) 175-12-0; D. Taylor (Drennan NW) 109-14-0; M. Davidson (Monkhall) 105-0-0. Sun., Owl Pool. M. Galaszewski (Mosella) 182-4-0; D. Sheldon (Matrix Phils) 136-8-0; K. Hayes (Monkhall) 127-14-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Molands Mere Pool. B. Lockwood (Sensas 04) 150-0-0; P. Canning (Frenzee) 125-10-0; J. Burchell (Packington) 118-7-0. Sat., Open, Big Geary’s Pool. J. Morris (Packington) 78-13-0; P. Alder (Solihull Angling Centre) 67-12-0; D. Haynes (Packington) 67-4-0. Sun., Knock-up, Siblings A Pool. P. Canning (Frenzee) 75-8-0; C. Barnfield (Swann Baits) 65-2-0; J. Adamson (Packington) 56-15-0.

Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Covey Lakes 1-4 & 6. A. Bennett 144-1-0; D. Brown Snr. 132-8-0; S. Slocket 124-1-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Mon., Oak Pool. H. Colley (Preston Innovations Boldings) 79-11-0; R. Johnson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 71-3-0; B. Tromans (Preston Innovations Boldings) 69-12-0. Wed., Clive Wynn Open, Chestnut Pool. M. Williamson (Reddish AC) 114-6-0; P. Evans (Halesowen) 113-3-0; H. Colley (Preston Innovations Boldings) 113-0-0. Thurs., Stef & Keeno Open, Chestnut & Willows Pools. C. Lane (Preston Innovations Boldings) 176-13-0; J. Rouse (OAC) 126-6-0; S. Davies (Shrewsbury) 106-4-0.

Quarry Pool, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Thurs., Open. D. Butler (Quarry Pool) 128-9-0; S. Field (Fatty’s Bait & Tackle) 121-2-0; D. Meese (Shrubbery AC) 100-1-0. Sat., Shellor Clifford AC. J. Astle (Shellor Clifford AC) 88-0-0; N. Glaswin (Shellor Clifford AC) 73-6-0; S. Walton (Shellor Clifford AC) 65-10-0. Sun., Shrubbery AC. G. Taylor (Shrubbery AC) 148-0-0; D. Chilton (Shrubbery AC) 131-9-0; D. Meese (Shrubbery AC) 120-0-0.

Sherwood Forest Fishery, Edwinstowe, Notts. Wed., Holmedale Lake. M. Elliott (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 177-2-0; S. Morgan (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 166-13-0; P. Hodgetts (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 128-10-0.

Stoppo’s Fishery Silvers Match, Coton-in-the Elms, Derbys. Thurs. T. Scott 8-10-0; A. Taylor 6-12-0; J. Stevens 6-2-0.

Sykehouse Fisheries Opens, Goole, S. Yorks. Wed., Match & Stock Lakes. R. Dearnley (Sykehouse Fishery) 221-8-0; T. McGrath (Sykehouse Fishery) 190-11-0; W. Mcleavy (Tri-Cast Calder) 168-4-0; M. Byrne (Sykehouse Fishery) 150-14-0; R. Jossy Willey (TN Floats) 127-14-0. Sat., Match Lake. T. Coates 312-1-0; R. Sheridan 130-10-0; G. Barby 122-5-0.

The Oaks Lakes, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat., Cedar Lake. S. Luck 135-4-0; C. Hall 134-8-0; C. Kendall 106-1-0.

Tri-Cast Old Hough Fishery, Middlewich, Ches. Sat., Upper & Lower Benbo, Lucky Dip & Prospect Pools. D. Pimlott (Tri-Cast Old Hough) 103-9-0; B. Parkes (Drennan NW/Spotted Fin) 94-13-0; S. Symcox (Tri-Cast Old Hough) 90-9-0.

White Hart Flore AC, Barby Banks, Barby, Warks. Sun 26 July. D. James 183-0-0; D. Chapman 96-8-0; D. Griffiths 88-4-0.

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Last date edited: 4 August 2020

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