Angling match results for week ending 3 January 2021

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Beverley Canal Winter League, Round 7, Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, Yorks. Sun 27th Dec S. Lesko 5-4-0; D. Brown 3-2-0; (Joint 3rd) D. Brooks 2-7-0; C. Hirst 2-7-0; D. Hayes 2-6-0; L. Holmes 2-5-0. Tues 29th Dec., Round 8. D. Pulford 2-0-0; D. Brooks 1-6-0; P. Rolfe 1-0-0; S. Lesko 0-13-0; P. Minns 0-8-0.

Droitwich Barge Canal Fur & Feather Open, Porters Mill Section, Droitwich, Worcs. Sun 20th Dec. K. Francis 6-12-4; P. Wilson 6-11-8; C. Ballard 5-1-4; B. Biddle 3-11-6; C. Davies 2-9-4.

Droitwich Barge Canal Open, Mildenham, Worcs. Sun 27th Dec. J. Grant (Sensas Smithy’s MG) 10-9-6 (3 skimmers and a big hybrid); J. Smith 7-6-10; L. Davis 6-4-9; J. Moloney 3-0-10.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Slade Heath, Coven, Staffs. Sun 27th Dec. B. ‘the Wizard’ Jones (Goodyear AC) 3-11-11; W. Kneller (Goodyear AC) 1-7-10; D. Holbrook (Goodyear AC) 0-13-10.

HanKat AS Christmas Two Day Festival, Dudley No.1 Canal, Link 51 & Woodside High Numbers Sections, Merry Hill, W. Mids. Tues 29th Dec., Day One. G. Owen (Good Intent) 4-2-0; A. Curless (Browning Central) 3-10-5; A. Swift (Browning Central) 3-3-0; R. Quinn (Daiwa Dorking/Vespe) 2-10-8; G. Smith (Daiwa Dorking) 2-7-8; O. Westwood (HanKat AS) 2-5-8. Wed 30th Dec., Day Two, Dudley No. 2 Canal, Back of the Houses Section, Netherton, W. Mids. R. Quinn (Daiwa Dorking/Vespe) 7-1-8; M. Howell (HanKat AS) 5-10-12; S. Broome (Bag’em/Maver Midlands) 5-3-0; G. Smith (Daiwa Dorking) 4-11-0; A. Curless (Browning Central) 4-9-3. Overall: R. Quinn (Daiwa Dorking/Vespe) 2; A. Curless (Browning Central) 3 (on weight); G. Smith (Daiwa Dorking) 3; G. Owen (Good Intent) 4 (on weight).

Hodnet AC Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Goldstone, Shrops. Sun 27th Dec. C. Roberts (Hodnet AC) 6-12-0; B. ‘Koi’ Leatherbarrow (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 6-7-0; N. Griffiths (Colmic) 6-6-0; B. Yeomans (Hodnet AC) 5-8-0.

Hodnet AC Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Market Drayton, Market Drayton, Shrops. Wed 30th Dec. P. Cross (Colmic NW) 15-3-4; I. Henry (Dave’s of Middlewich) 7-5-8; T. Swindells (Colmic NW) 5-12-0; S. Fogel (Crewe MG) 5-10-8; S. Preece (Cresta Gamakatsu) 5-7-8; P. ‘Jonty’ Johnson (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 5-1-0.

James’ Knock-Up, Kennet & Avon Canal, Rewsey, Wilts. Bank Holiday Mon 28th Dec. M. Barret 7-0-0; L. Bradell 5-13-0; J. Carty 4-6-0; I. Spanswick 4-1-0.

Leeds & Liverpool Canal Christmas Match, Old Trafford Cricket Ground Section, Old Trafford, Stretford, Gtr. Manchester. Sun 27th Dec. P. Kennils 16-6-0 (roach); G. Charnock 14-2-0; D. Denton 13-14-0; J. Stirratt 9-5-0.

Leigh DAA Ken Buxton Xmas Match, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Leigh Branch, Plank Lane, Volex, Mather Lane & Butts Basin Sections, Leigh, Wigan, Gtr. Manchester. Bank Holiday Mon 28th Dec. M. Grimshaw 8-7-0; K. Clarke 7-3-14; S. Wharton 6-4-9; I. Wilson 6-2-8.

Lewis Breeze Christmas Match, Trent & Mersey Canal, Town Centre Section, Middlewich, Ches. Sun 27th Dec. T. Fairhurst 7-11-0; D. Walmsley 6-6-0; S. Mottram 6-0-0.

Long Eaton Fed., Grand Union Canal, River Soar Section, Kegworth, Derbys. Wed 23rd Dec. D. Crosby 7-0-0 (bleak); R. Wright 4-5-0; S. Posiak 4-3-0; A. Wright 3-10-0.

Milton Keynes Vets, Grand Union Canal, Bradwell, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Wed 23rd Dec. B. Harvey 8-13-0; P. Chapman 5-0-0; R. Lattimer 4-12-0.

Mirfield AC Open, Aire & Calder Canal, Knottingley, Wakefield, W. Yorks. Wed 30th Dec. C. Turbitt (Tackle2u) 9K 730g; S. Crossley (Sonubaits/Preston NW) 9K 350g; K. Hobson (Drennan Barnsley) 9K 100g; J. Duffy (Monster Baits and Dips/Preston NW) 8K 170g; J. Lastakowski (Leeds) 7K 950g; S. Allinson (Tri-Cast Calder) 7K 740g.

Mirfield Xmas Match, Huddersfield Broad, Huddersfield Narrow and Calder & Hebble Canals, around Kirklees, W. Yorks. Sun 27th Dec. N. Storr (Matrix Halifax) 9-0-0; (Joint 2nd) N. Thewliss (Mirfield) 5-10-0; D. Chadwick (Oldham) 5-10-0; R. Morton (Mirfield) 5-7-0; P. Duffy (M.N.W.) 4-15-0; A. Jagger (Rochdale) 4-8-0.

Northampton Nene AC Open, Grand Union Canal, Stoke Bruerne, Northants. Sun 27th Dec. G. Smith (Daiwa Dorking) 10-11-0 (19 skimmers); C. Collins 6-11-0; B. Coles 6-6-6.

Sportsman AC Open, Walsall Canal, Moors Mill Lane, Tipton, W. Mids. Boxing Day Sat 26th Dec. K. Haywood (Sportsman AC) 1-4-0; A. Swift (Browning Central) 1-1-12; A. Curless (Browning Central) 0-8-14; D. Anderson (Sportsman AC) 0-7-14; D. Arnold (Sportsman AC) 0-2-0.

Towcester Vets, Grand Union Canal, Dodford, Northants. Wed 23rd Dec. B. Ayliffe 2-10-0; L. Ramsden 2-7-0; J. Balhatchett 2-5-8.

Wolverhampton AA Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Pendeford, W. Mids. Wed 23rd Dec. P. Chilton (Midland Match/Evolved Baits) 11-4-2; G. Atkins (Sportsman AA) 8-9-0; S. Broome (Bag’em/Maver Midlands) 5-14-6; M. Galliers (Sportsman AC) 4-11-5; C. Talbot (Sparks MG) 4-10-3; C. Furnival (Unattached) 4-6-0.


Gillingham AA (TIER III), River Stour, Trill to Catholics, Dorset. Sun 3rd Jan. N. Kerley 17-15-0 (6 chub); D. McCoy 10-1-0 (5 chub); J. Kiernan 9-4-0; A. Hillier 7-8-0;  A. West 7-0-0; S. Hebditch 6-13-0.

Nene/Towcester AC, River Tove, Towcester, Northants. Sun 20th Dec. D. Pannell 3-8-0; J. Balhatchett 3-2-0; J. Harris 1-13-0.

Rotherham UAF Open, River Don, Sprotborough, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Wed 30th Dec. G. Jubb (Daiwa Goldthorpe) 9-4-0; M. Axon (Nufish Southfield) 4-3-0; P. Goulding (Daiwa Dons) 3-14-0; A. Spencer (Rotherham) 3-3-0. Sun 3rd Jan. P. Goulding (Daiwa Dons) 9-2-0; S. Rampling (Jack's Lads) 6-11-0; J. Cameron (Team Normanton) 4-12-0; P. Holmes (Nufish Southfield) 4-8-0.

Wellingborough AC, River Nene, Ringstead Lock, Ringstead, Northants. Sun 20th Dec. B. Underwood 4-2-8; P. Laughton 3-5-8; I. Stokes 3-3-3.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Boddington Reservoir Open, nr. Byfield, Northants. Tues 30th Dec. R. Thomson 62-10-0; G. Newland 19-10-0; A. Wakelin 18-12-0; K. Mullen 15-6-0; S. Palser 12-2-0.

Ringers Pairs Match, Boddington Reservoir, nr. Byfield, Northants. Sun 23rd Dec. P. Ringer & S. Ringer 3; G. Wright & S. Parker 5; A. Walker & A. Wakelin 6 (on weight); J. Minter & R. Upex 6.

Rudyard Lake, Leek, Stafford, Staffs. Bank Holiday Mon 28th Dec. G. Lambert 10-10-0; S. Bilsbury 8-0-0; T. Horton 6-6-0.


Hodnet AC (TIER III), Ryley’s Pools, Goldstone, Shrops. Sun 3rd Jan. T. Gollins (Hodnet AC) 14-14-0; B. Yeomans (Hodnet AC) 4-1-0; D. Davies (Hodnet AC) 2-0-0.

Newport AC Charity Pike Match, Abbey Pits, Newport Pagnell, Bucks. Sun 20th Dec. R. Holowinski 16-4-0; B. Webster 16-0-0; M. Judd 10-6-0; D. Gibson 8-3-0. (£180 raised for Willen Hospice).

Patshull Park Open, Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Sun 27th Dec., Deeps Section. S. Preece (M&S Joinery) 6-9-0 (skimmers and roach); P. Bucknall (Little Dawley) 5-0-0; J. Bucknall (Little Dawley) 4-9-0.


Barnburgh Lakes, Barnburgh, Doncaster, Yorks. Sun 27th Dec., Allan’s Open, Top Lake. M. Thompson 45-2-0; D. Graham 23-7-0; C. Roberts 23-0-0.

BJays Fishery, Weston-on-Trent, Derbys. Tues 29th Dec. A. Dunlow 46-2-0; P. Cliff 13-2-0; J. Leivers 7-2-0.

Blundell Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Boxing Day Sat 26th Dec., Pine, Trio & East Lakes. T. Cleary (Advanced Batteries) 85-1-0; R. Figgins (Farnworth Tackle & Bait) 55-0-0; S. Norris (Edgeley Sports) 37-3-0. Sun 27th Dec., East, Trio & Pine Lakes. S. Bamber 58-5-0; A. Sharman 43-9-0; J. McClusky (Stalybridge Angling Supplies) 33-13-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Sun 27th Dec., Lakes 8 & 9. J. Battersby 27-0-0; W. Elcock 19-4-0; J. Kerwin 17-0-0. Bank Holiday Mon 28th Dec., Lakes 8 & 9. N. Thorndyke 22-0-0; J. Battersby 20-8-0; M. Threlfall 17-10-0.

Brookside Fisheries, Warrington, Ches. Sun 27th Dec., Snake Lakes 1 & 2. Ste. Conroy 31-5-0; N. Butterworth 30-15-0; J. Shellam 30-12-0.

Castle Ashby, Grendon, Northants. Wed 16th Dec. P. Robinson 58-8-0; R. King 33-4-0; J. Thomas 24-2-0. Sat 19th Dec., Grendon Pool. A. West 64-8-0; S. Shakespeare 38-4-0; J. Roberts 15-12-0.

Flore & Brockhall AC Silvers Only Match, Barby Banks, Barby, Warks. Sun 20th Dec. T. Ward 7-12-0; J. Clarke 6-14-0; G. Corn 5-8-0.

Glebe AC Fur & Feather Match, Shearsby Valley Lakes, Lutterworth, Leics. Sun 20th Dec. D. Jones 32-14-0; D. Haddon 31-15-0; R. Lay 24-9-0.

Green Farm Fisheries Open, Towcester, Northants. Sun 20th Dec. D. Smart 20-7-0; N. Packer 16-11-0; R. Bellamy 16-3-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sat Boxing Day 26th Dec. D. Lutwyche (Hawkesbury) 39-12-0; V. Cziniscalko (Hawkesbury) 38-6-0; R. E. Grant (Hawkesbury) 28-9-0.

Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Wed 23rd Dec., Kingy’s Knock-Up, Match Lake. D. Deakin (Heronbrook) 150-15-0; D. Lockett (Heronbrook) 65-7-0; P. Brandrick (Maver Gold Dynamite) 60-4-0; D. Bracken (Nathan’s Youth) 58-11-0; A. King (Maver Gold Dynamite) 58-9-0; D. Brown (Preston Innovations) 43-13-0. Xmas Eve Thurs 24th Dec., John & Ant’s Knock-up, Match Lake & Island Pool. D. Bracken (Nathan’s Youth) 61-15-0; J. Chapman (Maver Gold Dynamite) 50-2-0; S. Edwards (Heronbrook) 48-14-0; D. Deakin (Heronbrook) 40-15-0; M. Barwell (Maver Gold Dynamite) 31-0-0; A. Adams (Heronbrook) 27-3-0. Sun 27th Dec., Match Lake, Island & Canal Pools. P. Gibson (Nathan’s Tackle) 86-3-0; J. Chapman (Maver Gold Dynamite) 65-9-0; B. Matthews (Heronbrook) 41-14-0; D. Bracken (Nathan’s Youth) 36-13-0; B. Handley (Maver Gold Dynamite) 36-5-0; R. Randall (Rugeley) 32-10-0.

Kippax Park Fishery, Kippax, Leeds. Tues 22nd Dec., Lapwing Lake. T. Evans 99-1-0; M. Brotherton 85-1-0; R. Thomas 40-14-0; M. Green 39-8-0.

Lingmere Fishery Mystery Pairs, Birkenhead, The Wirral. Sun 27th Dec. J. Lyth & D. Edwards 65-13-0; J. Armour & C. Smith 61-2-0; A. Lawton & J. Hughes 58-7-0; L. Pickering & B. Carlson 57-2-0.

Makins Fishery NISA Feeders Opens, Bramcote, Nuneaton, Warks. Wed 23rd Dec., Phase 1-Lake Four. S. Greenfield (Manchester AC) 20-4-0; D. ‘Forrest’ Philbin (Raygill Tackle) 13-10-0; J. Adamson (Nisa Feeder) 7-15-0. Xmas Eve Thurs 24th Dec., Phase 3-Severn Lake. M. White (Coalville AC) 38-11-0; A. Searle (Leicester) 14-8-0; J. Adamson (Nisa Feeders) 4-10-0. Wed., Phase 1-Lakes Two & Four. J. Adamson (NISA Feeders) 72-3-0; C. Wayte (Coalville) 45-5-0; J. Cawthorne (Makins) 31-1-0; S. Greenfield (Makins) 11-10-0.

Meadowlands Fishery, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Sun 20th Dec. D. Young 115-0-0; S. Daly 99-14-0; M. Higgott 91-4-0.

Messingham Sands Fishery, Scunthorpe, N. Lincs. Sun 27th Dec., Swan Pond. R. Lidgard 36-7-0; K. Easton 33-11-0; D. Pattinson 31-2-0. Bank Holiday Mon 28th Dec., Tripp Lake. K. Richmond 46-0-0; D. Pattinson 42-12-0; T. Grice 42-3-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed 23rd Dec., Solihull Angling Centre Open. P. Canning (Frenzee) 88-6-0; C. Lee Hopps 66-0-0; N. Jukes 61-13-0. Sun 27th Dec., Little Geary’s Pool. T. Taylor 104-14-0; J. Nicholls 37-10-0; P. Heaven 33-11-0. Sun 27th Dec., Willow & Reedy Bay Pools. M. White 12-8-0; J. Adamson 10-14-0; L. Cosgrove 9-12-0.

Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Boxing Day Sat 26th Dec., OAP Match, Spey Lake. J. Woods 55-12-0; A. Williams 23-9-0; R. Bradburne 15-0-0. Sun 27th Dec., Covey Lakes 1-4 & 6. J. Jones 79-5-0; M. Senior 67-5-0; A. Twist 62-10-0.

Sensas Evesham Youth Angling Club Prize & Bottle Match, Drennan Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Evesham, Worcs. Sat 19th Dec., Boundary Pool. Juniors: D. Chalk 40-12-0; S. Moulton 23-8-0; H. Brockie 8-12-0. Adults Silver Fish Only Match: I. Shepperd 39-8-0; J. Brockie 24-4-0; T. Chalk 22-12-0.

Splinters AC, Shearsby Valley Lakes, Lutterworth, Leics. Sun 20th Dec. Lake 1: D. Griffiths 38-9-0; D. Chapman 36-3-0; Trev Griffiths 25-6-0. Lake 2: P. Jackson 19-6-0; D. Walker 17-15-0; R. Panter 13-15-0. Overall winner: Tom Griffiths 39-15-0. Wed 23rd Dec, Old Oak Farm, Rugby, Warks. Tom Griffiths 31-0-0; Trev Griffiths 8-15-0; R. Wickham 3-8-0.

Spring Vale Fishing Lakes, Newark, Notts. Bank Holiday Mon 28th Dec., Killamarsh Xmas Match, First Spring Lake. D. Rodgers 49-7-0; Mr. Dopson 31-14-0; M. Ellis 29-14-0. Bank Holiday Mon 28th Dec., The Monday Club, Oak Avenue Lake. R. Holmes 22-15-0; J. Naylor 16-10-0; P. Morton 15-5-0. Bank Holiday Mon 28th Dec., Jason Jones’ Christmas Mystery Pairs Match, Duke & Duchess Lakes. Duke Lake: P. Summers 31-15-0; J. Young 23-4-0; M. Sanderson 20-0-0. Duchess Lake: J. Jones 43-1-0; G. Hanysz 37-11-0; G. Kelwick 12-10-0.

Sykehouse Fisheries, Goole, S. Yorks. Sun 27th Dec., Stock, Match & Twin Isles Lakes. C. ‘Elvis’ Downing 116-5-0; R. Clement 93-1-0; J. Batty 79-8-0.

The Oaks Lakes Winter League, Round 3, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sun 27th Dec., Ash, Beech & Sycamore Pools. L. Hawkesworth 105-10-0; M. Trakles 94-6-0; A. Stock 74-0-0.

Willow Park Silver Fish Opens, Aldershot, Hants. Fri 18th Dec. A. Clements 22-12-0; A. Flint 22-4-0; D. Allen 21-0-0. Sat 19th Dec. A. Clements 15-0-0; J. Light 14-10-0; T. Hull 14-8-0.

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Last date edited: 5 January 2021

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