Angling match results for week ending 3 October 2021

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Angling Trust & Canal & River Trust Canal Pairs 2021 Qualifier, Grand Union Canal, Foxton, Leics. Sat. S. Brooks & D. Mawby 2 (already qualified); L. Waldron & M. Gorry 5 (qualified); C. Nicholls & J. Dunkley 7 (qualified); P. Kay & B. Cooper 13 (qualified on weight); M. Corker & B. Hull 13; D. Tyrell & N. Antonacci 14; J. Broadbent & A. Morris 14.

Angling Trust & Canal & River Trust Canal Pairs 2021 Qualifier, Llangollen Canal, Fenn’s Bank, Whitchurch, Shrops. Sun. Steven Hughes & Danny Wilson 24 (qualified); Dave Richards & Carl Westwood 22 (qualified); Neil Latham & Tony Swindells 17 (qualified on weight); Chris Birchall & Sean Wharton 17; Peter Henery & Colin Cook 16; Pete Edwards & Steve Wildman 14.

Angling Trust Teams of Ten Warwickshire Winter League, Round 1, Grand Union Canal, Knowle, W. Mids. Sun. Keith Brown (Browning Central) 18-8-13 (bream); Tony Barker (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 14-2-6 (bream); Carl Smith (Browning Central) 12-8-5 (bream); Lyon Blundell (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 12-6-8; Kev Perry (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 11-6-3; Gary Smith (Drennan Leics. VDE) 8-4-6. Teams: Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech 19; Browning Central 22; Drennan Leics. VDE 24; 3 Counties 35.

Bateman Vine AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, BAA Waters, (Sandy Lane) Bridges 33 to 34, Prestwood, Kinver, S. Staffs. Sun. N. Gater (Bateman Vine AC) 2-2-0; R. Ashmore (Bateman Vine AC) 1-14-0; (Joint 3rd) C. Hariss (Bateman Vine AC) 1-4-0; M. Baker (Bateman Vine AC) 1-4-0.

Black Country Team Championship 2021 UPDATE, Sensas HanKat AS Waters, Dudley Canals & Stourbridge Canal Sat 25th Sept. £5,000 raised for charity.

Bridgtown Social AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Section 6 between the Moat House Hotel and the Roadside, Penkridge, Staffs. Sun. Dave Rayson (Bridgtown Social AC) 3-0-4; Hughie Blair (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-10-1; Bob Boothby (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-2-2.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Shawhall Lane Section, Coven, Staffs. Ivan Davies (Goodyear AC) 3-14-6 (mainly perch); Martin Owen (Goodyear AC) 3-13-11; Steve Cope (Goodyear AC) 3-8-0; Richard Guest (Goodyear AC) 3-4-12; Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 3-4-8; Ray Campbell 3-2-0.

Sportsman AA Opens, Walsall Canal, Ocker Hill, Tipton, W. Mids. Sat. Dean Webb (Milo MGM) 3-2-3; Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 2-12-9; M. Frost (Sportsman AA) 2-6-3; M. Garrett (Sportsman AA) 1-8-9; D. Anderson (Sportsman AA) 1-7-3. Sun., Walsall Canal, Moors Mill Lane Section, Tipton, W. Mids. Mel Howard (Canal Kings) 3-1-11; Tony Bowen (Storey’s) 2-10-6; John ‘the Viking’ Browning (Evolved Baits) 2-2-12; Ian Thompson (Red Lantern) 2-0-0; Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 1-13-3.

Sportsman AC, Birmingham Old Main Line Canal (BCN), Brades Lock Section, Oldbury, W. Mids. Sun. D. Webb 4-1-0; J. Horton 3-12-0; T. Walters 2-7-0; G. Law 2-5-0; P Fellows 2-4-0; A. Price 2-2-0.

Stoke City DAA Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Norbury Junction, Staffs. Sat. Fred ‘the Bread’ Cheetham (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 9-8-8; Simon Nickless (Sensas Black Country) 7-5-5; Keith Hulland (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 4-8-8; Mel ‘Killer’ Wood (Four Ashes AC) 4-5-0; Dave Richards (Four Ashes AC) 4-1-11; Dean Williams (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 3-14-2.

Storey’s Halesowen RBL, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Hinksford, S. Staffs. Sun. Gary Weaver (Storey’s Halesowen RBL) 8-12-0 (bream, skimmers, roach and perch); John Babbington (Storey’s Halesowen RBL) 6-10-8; Phil Cooper (Storey’s Halesowen RBL) 6-7-0; Kevin Clark (Storey’s Halesowen RBL) 6-1-0; Garry Mason (Storey’s Halesowen RBL) 5-14-8; Mick Whitmore (Storey’s Halesowen RBL) 5-2-0.

Thornhill AC, Calder & Hebble Canal, Dewsbury, W. Yorks. Sat. James Wheelhouse (Morley) 8-1-0 (a 4lb chub plus roach to 4oz); Arran Wheelhouse (Morley) 6-4-0 (roach, skimmers and perch); Keith Marshall (Tri-Cast Calder) 4-12-0; Gary Makin (Thornhill AC) 3-7-0; Sam Hirst (Morley) 3-0-0; Simon Walton (Rochdale Angling) 2-1-0.

Tring Old Codgers, Grand Union Canal, Boxmoor, Hemel Hempsted, Herts. Tues. Tim Watts 5-9-0 (roach); Simon Pavey 4-4-0; Steve Purdy 4-2-0; John Haseler 3-8-0; Peter Leech 3-2-0.

Wolverhampton AA Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Pendeford, W. Mids. Wed. Pete Cartwright (Bridgnorth AS) 4-10-2; Dave Brown (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 4-8-4; Steve Dudley (Sensas Black Country) 4-6-0; Adam Firth (Matrix) 4-2-12; Barry Williams (Phil’s Tackle) 4-0-0; Rob Lloyd (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 3-11-6.

Wolverhampton Over 60’s Club Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Goodyear AC Waters, Rye Hill, nr. Church Eaton, Staffs. Sat. Bob Boothby (Bridgtown Social AC) 7-4-9; Glenn Law (Walsall) 4-7-0; Hughie Blair (Bridgtown Social AC) 4-1-8; Mel ‘Killer’ Wood (Four Ashes AC) 3-11-7; Paul Caley (Bridgtown Social AC) 3-10-7; Dave Holbrook (Four Ashes AC) 3-7-8.

Wyche Anglers Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Park Heath, nr. Market Drayton, Shrops. Sun. George Cooke (Team Les ‘O’) 13-0-0 (skimmers and roach) Bernie Leatherbarrow (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 6-5-6 (skimmers, roach and perch); Paul Dobing (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 5-7-0; Les Olszewski (Team Les ‘O’) 5-4-4.


ABC Midlands Rivermaster 2021 Final, Bridgnorth AS Waters, Linley Bank, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sat. Mark Beard 59-0-0 (barbel); Hadrian Whittle 32-0-0 (barbel); Tony Moreton 31-0-0. Section winners: Matt Derry, Pete Morris, Rich Evans, Colin Beech.

Bridgnorth British Legion AC, River Severn, Park Section, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun. John Gill 2-6-0; Richard Duke 2-4-0; Pete Bate 2-3-0; Nigel Wilkes 1-11-0.

Kidderminster & District AA Open, River Severn, Bewdley, Worcs. Sat. Phil Amos 8-9-0 (chub and barbel); (Joint 2nd) Pete Bate 5-6-0; Andy Price 5-6-0; (Joint 4th) Phil Baker 5-4-0; Norman Wilson 5-4-0.

Northwich AA Open, River Weaver, Oak Tree Section, Northwich, Ches. Sat. Ian Belfield 15-10-8 (skimmers and a tench); Rod Fraser 8-0-4; Kevin Simpson 7-12-0; Graham Sixsmith 6-14-8.

River Steeping Open, River Steeping, Dovecote, Wainfleet, Lincs. Sun. Dennis Houghton 7-3-8; Dave Dean 7-2-0; Alec Rawlings 5-0-0; Russ Parsons 4-13-0; Kev Wilson 4-7-0; Mark Cook 3-10-8.

Rotherham UAF Open, River Don, Sprotbrough, nr. Doncaster, S. Yorks. Sun. Ian Lee (Sensas North) 19-11-0; Scott Brough (Dynamite Scunthorpe) 18-8-0; Terry Moroz (Trentmen) 9-15-0; Paul Holmes (Daiwa Dons) 9-6-0; Mick Doyle (York) 9-4-0.

Shrewsbury Open, River Severn, Shrewsbury, Shrops. Sat. Ian ‘Speedy’ Ward 7-15-0 (5 eels); Ade Griffin 2-10-0; Barry Mimms 1-11-0.

The Dave Pankhurst Memorial Trophy, River Medway, Barming, Kent. Sun 26th Sept. Sean Clifford (Preston Innovations DELCAC) 20-11-8 (bream); Dean Luker (Maidstone Victory) 10-2-0; Gary Flint (Sonu/Polgate Angling) 8-14-8; Jamie Ford (SEMG) 7-12-0; Mike Rose (Maidstone Victory) 7-9-0; Stewart Cottingham (Maver South East) 6-5-0; (Joint 7th) Pete Groombridge (Maver South East) 5-12-0; Steve Palmer (Preston Innovations DELCAC) 5-12-0. (£210 raised for The Heart of Kent Hospice).

The John Morris Memorial Match, Luton AC, River Gt. Ouse, Biddenham, Beds. Sun. Dudley Frankland 5-8-0; Mark Brooks 4-6-0; (Joint 3rd) Keith Ward 3-10-0; Liam Willis 3-10-0; Trevor Bunnage 3-7-0; Dave Smith 2-15-0. (£110 raised for John’s Charity, Ground Force).

Winsford Open, River Weaver, Marina Length, Winsford, Ches. Wed. T. Lovell 6-5-0; S. Preece (Cresta Gamakatsu) 4-7-0; S. Mitchell 4-5-0; L. Duerden 2-11-0.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Blackfords Progressive Open, Calf Heath Reservoir, nr. Gailey, Staffs. Sat. Nev Bailey (Blackfords) 34-15-0; Bob Harris (Blackfords) 29-11-0; Dave Shaw (Blackfords) 27-3-0; Shane Hodgkinson (JCB) 22-6-0; Steve McQueen (Cannock) 21-6-0; Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 21-0-0; Chris Brown (JCB) 20-13-0.


Patshull Park Opens, Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Sun 26th Sept., Deeps Section. Brian Clarke (Vespe) 16-7-0; Jack O’Sullivan (Sonubaits) 13-2-0; Graham Hallows 8-6-0. Sun., Deeps Section. Dan Chetwood (Telford) 10-10-0; Steve Preece (M&S Joinery) 8-12-0; Paul Bucknell (Little Dawley) 7-13-0.


Blundell Fisheries, Rixton, Ches. Sat., Trio, Ash, East & Pine Lakes. Pat Elsworth (Rochdale Angling) 88-7-0; Alan Sharman 85-8-0; Andy Musgrove (Edgeley Sports) 85-5-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Sat., Lake 9. Jack Grundy 99-10-0; Tom Cunliffe 86-0-0; William Bates 68-2-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Open, Match Pool. Richard E. Grant (Hawkesbury) 83-9-0 (carp to 10lb); Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 69-9-0; Richard Wells (Leicester) 66-4-0.

Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Stafffs. Tues., Vets Match. P. Shone 163-9-0; M. Taylor 159-12-0; D. Childs 143-0-0.

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed., Hawk Pool. James Woodfine (Tarporley Anglers) 162-6-0; Andy Griffiths (Weston Pools) 134-8-0.; Mel Davis (Angler’s Peg) 128-6-0. Sat., Open, Owl Pool. Morgan Davidson (Maver Midlands) 178-2-0; Matt Prosser (Monkhall) 147-2-0; Matt Naylor (Oakengates) 109-6-0. Sun., Open, Owl & Hawk Pools. Max Galaszewski (Monkhall) 165-8-0; Warren Jennings (Monkhall) 162-8-0; Simon Harris (Little Dawley) 143-0-0.

NISA Feeders Open, Meadowlands Fishery, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Wed., Lambsdown Pool. Terry Winstone (Oxford) 177-6-0 (carp); David Day (Old Works AC) 139-6-0; Neil Russell (Casemore Baits) 120-11-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Molands Mere Pool. Martin Wood 94-14-0; Lee Myers 80-5-0; Nick Jukes 79-10-0. Thurs., Siblings A & B Pools. Keith Deaner 76-15-0 (F1s); Burt McGann 53-6-0; Bob Calcott 47-13-0. Sat., Open, Little Geary’s Pool. Jack Shirley 77-0-0; Noel Wright 76-13-0. (Only top two supplied). Sat., Silvers Only Open, Big Geary’s Pool. Daz Coates 34-0-0; Martin Almen 22-4-0; Keith Wooding 21-6-0.

Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Covey Lake 1-4 & 5 (60 fished). Paul Jagger 67-1-0; Charlie Gaskell 58-10-0; Dave Chesterton 53-10-0; Dave McDowell 52-11-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Mon., Dave Mortlock Over 60’s, Sycamore Pool. Colin Reynolds (Preston Innovations Boldings) 124-11-0; Harry Colley (Preston Innovations Boldings) 114-12-0; Eric Bancroft (Preston Innovations Boldings) 94-12-0. Wed., Mick Keene Open, Sycamore Pool. Ziggy Lees (Walsall) 118-5-0; Mick Keene (Shrewsbury) 105-12-0; Steve Lovell (Fatty’s Bait & Tackle) 84-15-0. Thurs., Ron Clarke Over 50’s, Willows & Oak Pools. Harry Colley (Preston Innovations Boldings) 147-2-0; Dave Mortlock (Preston Innovations Boldings) 76-14-0; Paul Edwards (Preston Innovations Boldings) 74-0-0. Sun., Chestnut & Larch Pools. Gary Morris (Preston Innovations Boldings) 76-10-0; Dave Craggs (Milo Bait-Tech Midlands) 76-9-0; Kelvin Emlyn (OAC) 73-1-0.

Quarry Pool, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Thurs., Open. Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 195-8-0; Darren Painter (Baggeridge) 169-0-0; Charlie Jeavons (Green Man AC) 147-3-0; Steve Walters (Chestnut Tree AC) 133-2-0. Sat., Woodstone AC. W. Harris (Woodstone AC) 89-14-0; M. Griffiths (Woodstone AC) 88-13-0; S. Lowe (Woodstone AC) 84-0-0. Sun., Brewood RBL. D. Oliver (Brewood RBL) 146-15-0; J. Watkins (Brewood RBL) 106-7-0; B. Fletcher (Brewood RBL) 80-15-0.

The Cunneries Fishery, Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat. Martin Wall 97-3-0; Bernard Wall 57-4-0; Mick Lloyd 51-0-0.

The Oaks Lakes, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat., Cedar Lake. C. Hall 118-4-0; D. Birdsall 72-4-0; D. Blythe 64-10-0.

Todber Manor, Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Sat., Homeground Pool. Tony Gilbert 292-12-0; Dan Squire 251-2-0; Nick Chedzoy 243-12-0.

Tollerton Ponds, York, N. Yorks. Sat., Coot Pond. Chris Watson 103-14-0; John Postron 91-13-0; Gary Moore 83-6-0.

Tri-Cast Old Hough Fishery, Middlewich, Ches. Sat., All Lakes (90 fished). Dave Machin (Stalybridge Angling Supplies) 111-0-0; Carl Day (Matrix) 109-12-0; Ben Handley (Maver Gold Dynamite) 93-9-0; Andy Dyson (Middy) 91-9-0; A. Wafter (Crewe MG) 83-4-0; Ash McClements (Tongue Moor) 80-4-0.

Last date edited: 4 October 2021

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