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Angling match results for week ending 4 February 2017

Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.

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Burton Angling Supplies Open, Trent & Mersey Canal, Willington, nr. Burton-on-Trent, E. Staffs. Sun. P. Allwood (3 Counties) 9-6-12; R. Casterton (Notts. AA) 8-8-0; T. Barker (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 7-7-2; J. South (Sensas Dams & Lock) 5-11-0; J. Cunningham (Shakespeare Superteam/Bait-Tech) 5-7-12; N. Stone (Long Eaton Fed.) 5-1-8.

Crewe & District MG Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Norman’s Bridge Section, Middlewich, Ches. Sun. S. Fogel (Crewe Match) 12-4-0; G. Griffiths (Colmic NW) 10-11-0; G. Martin (Team Les ‘O’) 5-11-8.

Goodyear AC, Shropshire Union Canal, Rye Hill, Staffs. Sun. M. Wood (Goodyear AC) 2-5-9; G. Godfrey (Goodyear AC) 0-7-14; S. Thomson (Goodyear AC) 0-6-4.

Izaak Walton (Stafford) AA Open, Trent & Mersey Canal, The Fruit Farm Section, Gt. Haywood, Staffs. Sun. D. Holbrook (Four Ashes AC) 6-9-0; L. Capewell (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 5-12-8; R. Guest (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 4-6-10.

Liverpool & District AS Individual Winter League, Round 2, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Saracens Head to Kings Arms, Ormskirk, W. Lancs. Sun. P. Gradwell (LAS) 3-4-0; T. Price (Ted Carter Preston) 3-3-4; D. Bradley (Maver NW) 3-0-4; J. Jeffers (LAS) 2-8-4. League: S. Crossley 2; (Joint 2nd) T. Price 3; K. Clarke 3; S. Birchall 4; (Joint 4th) J. Easton 5; P. Robinson 5; S. Padden 5; J. Stirrat 5; B. Thomas 5.

Saltaire AA Open, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Shipley, Bradford, W. Yorks. Sun. G. Colbran (Keighley) 14-14-0; J. Meredith (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 9-15-0; A. Price (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 5-1-0; R. East (Matrix Halifax) 4-4-0; S. Allinson (Tri-Cast Calder) 0-8-0; N. Storr (Matrix Halifax) 0-1-8.

Sportsman AC Open, Walsall Canal, Metro Bridge Section, Wednesbury, W. Mids. Sat. D. Anderson (ZLT Angling Products) 7-3-11; A. Swift (Browning Northants) 5-0-14; A. Homer (ZLT Angling Products) 4-15-1.

Staffs. Individual Winter League, Round 2, Shropshire Union Canal, Pendeford, Staffs. Sat. S. Broome (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 18-11-4; M. ‘Sticky’ Wilton (Angling Trust) 7-14-4; S. Ward (Bilston Angling Centre) 4-1-2; E. Gardner (Team Eclipse) 3-2-4. League: P. Murrin (Browning West Midlands) 3; (Joint 2nd) F. ‘the Bread’ Cheetham (Team Eclipse) 5; M. ‘Sticky’ Wilton (Angling Trust) 5; K. Hulland (Team Eclipse) 5.

The Bob Warden Memorial Match, Kennet & Avon Canal, Garage Pond to Bathampton, Somerset. Sun. M. Goodhind (M&N Electrical) 11-9-0; C. Steffan (Black Horse) 10-12-0; N. Evans (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 8-11-0; T. Gilbert (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 8-6-0; J. Surmon (Stand & Deliver Promotions) 8-2-0. (£239 raised for lung research charity).

Thornhill AC Pairs League, Round 4, Calder & Hebble Canal, Dewsbury, W. Yorks. Sat. C. Storey (Matrix Halifax) 3-0-0; D. Pierson (Thornhill AC) 0-11-0; N. Storr (Matrix Halifax) 0-9-0. (Joint 4th) T. Guthrie (Matrix Halifax) 0-8-0; B. Davies (Tri-Cast Calder) 0-8-0; B. Kellett (Thornhill AC) 0-5-0. Pairs: B. Kellett (Thornhill AC) & M. Sharpe (Thornhill AC) 10; R. Schindler (Tri-Cast Calder) & T. Guthrie (Matrix Halifax) 9; J. Sedgwick (Tri-Cast Calder) & K. Ackroyd (Wakefield) 7. League: B. Kellett (Thornhill AC) & M. Sharpe (Thornhill AC) 40; R. Schindler (Tri-Cast Calder) & T. Guthrie (Matrix Halifax) 34; J. Sedgwick (Tri-Cast Calder) & K. Ackroyd (Wakefield) 27; S. Crossley (Thornhill AC) & R. Jackson (Maver NW) 25.

Towcester/Nene AC, Grand Union Canal, Long Pound Section, Stoke Bruerne, S. Northants. Sun. D. Gibbins (Towcester/Nene AC) 18-7-0; B. Eaton (Towcester/Nene AC) 11-0-0; M. Goodridge (Towcester/Nene AC) 7-8-0.

Towcester Vets, Grand Union Canal, Stoke Canal Basin Section, S. Northants. Wed. C. Howard (Towcester Vets) 5-7-0; G. Martin (Towcester Vets) 5-2-0; K. Nightingale (Towcester Vets) 4-2-0.

Tring AC, Grand Union Canal, Langleybury, Herts. Sun. S. Foulkes 5-10-8; A. Allday 4-11-0; T. Watts 2-15-8; T. Beadle 1-8-0; D. Stoddart 0-12-0.

Woodside AA Individual Winter League, Round 3, Dudley No.1 Canal, Woodside AA Section, Merry Hill, Dudley, W. Mids. Sun. L. Woodhouse (HanKat) 4-10-0; K. Clark (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 3-4-3; S. Birch (Old Hill) 2-15-4. League: K. Clark (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 3; T. Boyce (Drennan Oxford) 4; P. Hatton (ZLT Angling Products) 5.


Bridgnorth AS Three Aside Winter League, Round 3, River Severn, Linley Bank Section, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun. R. Buxton (Four Wise Men) 23-12-0; B. Cooper (Middle Severn Angling) 18-3-0; S. Lloyd (Four Wise Men) 17-8-0; N. Ball (Four Wise Men) 14-8-0; J. Potts (The Vine Inn) 11-4-0; A. George (The Only Way is Up) 10-10-0. Teams: Four Wise Men 32; (Joint 2nd) The Only Way is Up 27; Middle Severn Angling 27; Bell Otters 20; The Vine Inn 16; LSE 13. League: Four Wise Men 73; The Only Way is Up 64; Bridgnorth AS 59; (Joint 4th) Bell Otters 58; Middle Severn Angling 58; The Vine Inn 54.

Calvert AC, River Ouse, Buckingham, Bucks. Sun. T. Richardson (Calvert AC) 0-5-0; (Joint 2nd) A. Maddock (Calvert AC) 0-2-0; D. Lewis (Calvert AC) 0-2-0.

Kidderminster & District AA, River Severn, Bewdley, Worcs. Wed., Float Only Open. D. Foxall (KDAA) 14-3-0; M. Wilkes (Barford) 7-5-0; P. Baker (Willow Creek) 4-7-0. Sat. M. Traves (Sensas Strike) 7-8-0; D. Foxall (KDAA) 7-6-0; I. Hingley (Wolverhampton) 4-10-0.

Milton Keynes Vets, River Ouse, Stony Main to Toombes, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Wed. E. Sattler (MK Vets) 19-2-0; T. Richardson (MK Vets) 6-1-0; D. McLlennan (MK Vets) 2-15-0.

Newport AC, River Ouzel, Riverside, Bucks. Sun. D. King (Newport AC) 14-9-0; K. Osborne (Newport AC) 7-7-0; E. Ford (Newport AC) 3-13-0.

Northallerton AC, River Swale, Far Fairholme, W. Yorks. Sat. I. Kirton (Yarm) 31-0-0; D. McAllister 27-0-0; K. Mottram (Aireborough) 23-0-0.

River Steeping Opens, Dovecote, Wainfleet, Lincs. Sun 22nd Jan. A. Rawlings 13-11-0; S. Reid 13-9-0; S. Miles 11-12-0; B. Smith 10-12-0; M. Cook 9-13-0; A. ‘Beany’ Sawyer 8-15-0. (7 more weights of over 8lb were recorded). Sun. A. Rawlings 15-11-0; B. Smith 10-11-0; R. Kinning 9-10-0; D. Skinner 9-1-0; M. Cook 8-4-0; A. ‘Beany’ Sawyer 6-15-0.

Rotherham UAF Open, River Don, Sprotborough, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Sun. S. Gallagher (Team Normanton) 11-14-0; I. Exley (Daiwa Team Dons) 10-7-0; J. Cameron (Team Normanton) 10-3-0; J. Murray (Maltby Mafia) 8-10-0.

White Hart AC, River Ouse, Whitings-Stone Park, Old Wolverton, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun. R. Bulland (White Hart AC) 5-1-0; R. Collins (White Hart AC) 3-11-0; J. Ryan (White Hart AC) 0-14-4.


Blackfords Progressive Open, Kingswood Lake, Cannock, Staffs. Sat. C. Brown (JCB) 7-15-0; S. Preece (M&S Joinery) 3-11-0; M. Greening (Streetly) 3-9-0.

Hodnet AC Opens, Ryley’s Pool, Hodnet, Shrops. Thurs. T. Nutt (Hodnet AC) 3-8-0; R. Cooper (Hodnet AC) 3-0-0; R. Yeomans (Hodnet AC) 2-14-0. Sun. R. Yeomans (Hodnet AC) 3-9-0; A. Bebbington (Hodnet AC) 3-6-0; B. Peake (Hodnet AC) 2-9-0.


Alders Farm, Gt. Brickhill, Bucks. Sun. T. Price (GOT Baits) 20-0-0; R. Quick (GOT Baits) 16-0-0; C. Fosdyke (GOT Baits) 12-0-0.

Bannister House Farm Fishery, Mere Brow, Preston, Lancs. Sun. S. Hall 25-14-0; P. Bottomley 23-0-0; S. Rance 18-0-0.

Blake Hall Fishery, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs. Thurs., Peninsula Lake. S. Degg 24-0-0; R. Danski 21-0-0; J. Kearns 13-0-0; D. Plant 11-0-0.

Grendon, Northants. Sun., Grendon Pool. R. Dunkley (Castle Ashby) 53-2-0; M. Harrington (Castle Ashby) 20-6-0; C. Camplin (Castle Ashby) 15-6-0. Sun., Brickyard Pool. M. Wadham (Castle Ashby) 19-4-0; J. Bazley (Castle Ashby) 18-8-0; C. Hewlett (Castle Ashby) 16-3-0. Sun., Scotland Pool. M. Tottenham (Castle Ashby) 11-3-0; R. Clutton (Castle Ashby) 9-1-0; P. Patton (Castle Ashby) 6-11-0.

Chester Tackle Locker Silver Fish Only Open, Hampton Springs, Hampton Malpas, Ches. Sun., Alice, Meadow & Rock Pools. S.Loyley (Chester Tackle Locker) 13-4-0; J.Osbourne (Lymm AC) 12-9-0; J.Davies 10-6-0; R.Tart 9-4-0.

Cudmore Fisheries, Whitmore, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffs. Sun., Suez Canal. P. Clements (Team Cudmore) 16-3-0; R. Marson (Team Cudmore) 15-7-0; M. Reynolds (Rugeley MC/Colmic) 11-10-0.

Curborough Fishery, Lichfield, Staffs. Sat., Swan Pool. C. Stevens 26-0-0; M. Sumners 22-2-0; N. Smith 21-2-0. Sun., Individual Winter League, Round 5, New & Canal Pools. C. Baugh 23-9-0; D. Partridge 18-9-0; E. Passey 13-2-0; M. Farren 10-0-0; S. Pearce 7-12-0; G. Lane 4-12-0. League: S. Pearce 3; (Joint 2nd) L. Burford 4; G. Lane 4; E. Passey 4; (Joint 5th) D. Powell 6; C. Baugh 6; L. Morgan 6; M. Farren 6.

Drennan Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Evesham, Worcs. Wed., Island Pool. T. Winstone (Bonehill Mill) 28-0-0; T. Brooks (Stratford Fishing & Outdoors) 18-12-0; R. Pharoah (Mosella) 12-2-0. Thurs., Affordable, Middle & Windmill Pools. C. Coleman (MFL) 9-12-0; D. Carter (MFL) 9-0-0; T. Shepherd (Banbury Gunsmiths) 8-10-0. Sat., Winter League, Round 5, Island, Middle & Boundary Pools. S. Ford (Daiwa/Old Ghost) 61-10-0; S. Partington (Marukyu) 53-2-0; L. Dennick (Colmic/Marukyu) 45-10-0. League: (Joint 1st) I. McCulloch (Makins Mafia) 12; S. Partington (Marukyu) 12; G. Picton (Colmic) 13; F. Donachie (Colmic) 14. Sun., Island & Middle Pools. C. Cameron (Middy/Old Ghost) 53-12-0; T. Shepherd (Banbury Gunsmiths) 28-12-0; A. Fisher (Phil’s Tackle) 25-2-0.

Drennan Silver Fish League, Round 7, Rycroft Fisheries, Carp & Donno Lakes, Hemington Leics./Derbys. Border. Sun. M. Fox (Maver) 15-0-0; J. Eccles (LEV) 10-0-0; P. Cook (Nathan’s) 9-4-0; M. Hawksworth (Chesterfield) 7-4-0; R. Reynolds (Daiwa Dorking) 6-2-0. League: A. Ashby (Sensas) 95-8-0; D. Bickerton (Sensas) 90-8-0; J. Eccles (LEV) 85-12-0; C. Jenkinson (Notts.) 71-4-0; R. Dowding (Mill Tackle) 70-14-0.

Flore & Brockhall AC Teams of Three Winter League, Round 2, Barby Marshes, Rugby, Warks. Sun. S. Barratt (Biltons) 6-9-0; M. Baker (Tony’s Trio) 5-7-0; T. Ward (Tony’s Trio) 5-2-0. League: 1st Biltons: 2nd Tony’s Trio.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Match Pool. D. Lutwyche (Hawkesbury) 49-10-0; D. Armstrong (Hawkesbury) 40-1-0; R. E. Grant (Hawkesbury) 38-7-0.

Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Sat., Meadow Pool & Match Lake. G. Lees (Heronbrook) 68-8-0; P. Gibson (Nathan’s Tackle) 65-8-0; K. Dennis (Ultimate Pellet) 53-8-0. Sun., Individual Winter League, Round 2, All Pools. J. Brown (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 72-10-0; A. Hulme (Maver Gold) 44-14-0; C. O’Connor (Congleton) 44-6-0; D. Bracken (Mosella) 30-4-0; C. Wojak (Browning) 26-8-0; T. Maj (Maver Gold) 25-12-0. League: M. Halliwell (Bag’em) 4; J. Brown (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 5; (Joint 3rd) C. Shelley (Trentside Angling Centre) 6; J. Goldthorpe (Matrix) 6; A. Dawson (Stone) 6.

Meadowlands Fisheries Teams of Three Winter League, Round 3, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Sun. W. Sharman (Lane’s Bait & Tackle) 32-10-0; A. Kinder (Garbolino) 29-4-0; (Joint 3rd) N. Russell (Tornadoes) 28-8-0; G. Ringer (Guru) 28-0-0. Top team on the day: Tornadoes. League: 1st Captain Jack’s; 2nd Lane’s Bait & Tackle; 3rd Guru.

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed., Affordable, Swallow Pool. B. Stanford (Monkhall/MH Floats) 63-4-0; A. Welding (Sensas Strike) 37-14-0; T. Edwards (Swan Elite) 29-0-0. Sat., Hawk & Lark Pools. M. Davidson (Monkhall/OAC) 48-4-0; B. Stanford (Monkhall/MH Floats) 37-10-0; A. Rowbottom (ABC) 23-12-0. Sun., Lark & Owl Pools. G. Gollins (Swan Elite) 72-11-0; K. Hayes (Monkhall) 41-0-0; C. Shepherd (Sensas Strike) 39-14-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, nr. Kidderminster, Worcs. Tues., Costcutter, Rover, All Pools. B. Tandy (Moorlands) 44-1-0; T. Stead (WMP Maver) 41-1-0; D. Cox (Sensas Strike) 25-1-0. Wed., Over 50’s, Bank & Moors Pools. P. Bailey (Moorlands) 60-11-0; P. Mace (Autism B’ham) 28-2-0; T. Homer (Moorlands) 24-4-0. Thurs., Costcutter, Silver Pool. M. Watson (DGL) 24-0-0; S. Julian (Moorlands) 4-6-0; P. Mace (Autism B’ham) 2-12-0. Sat., Bank, Moors, Island & Middle Pools. C. Hill (Mosella) 39-8-0; J. Bagley (Steven’s Tackle) 30-5-0; I. Mills (Robin’s Timber) 24-13-0. Sun., Meadow Pool. C. Pace (CPA) 45-7-0; D. Fisher (Old Ghost) 35-14-0; R. Kings (Mosella) 26-10-0.

Osprey AC, Rookery Waters, Pidley, Cambs. Sun. T. McGregor (Osprey AC) 57-11-0; K. Watkins (Osprey AC) 20-4-0; G. Price (Osprey AC) 16-11-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. MIds. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Molands Mere Pool. P. Canning (Frenzee) 46-8-0; C. Hopps (Peg One Angling) 39-3-0; N. Dukes (Smithy’s) 26-5-0. Sat., Little Geary’s Pool. A. Wells (Leicester Sensas) 30-6-0; S. Edwards (Packington) 16-11-0; D. Hartshorn (Swann Baits) 10-13-0. Sun., Molands Mere Pool. R. Savage (Lane’s Bait & Tackle) 62-11-0; S. Whittaker (Packington) 44-6-0; I. Crossman (Browning Central) 36-4-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Mon., Beech Pool. O. Boswell (ABC/Mosella Midlands) 45-0-0; S. Richardson (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 23-3-0; K. Powell (Preston Innovations Boldings) 20-5-0. Wed., Ash & Beech Pools. D. Brown (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 32-6-0; M. Jameson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 24-8-0; N. Cooper (Preston Innovations Boldings) 22-10-0. Thurs., Chestnut Pool. S. Aston (Swan AC) 62-11-0; T. Wollaston (Fatty’s Bait & Tackle) 24-8-0; T. Edwards (Swan Elite) 23-6-0. Sat., Chestnut & Sycamore Pools. M. Stobbs (OAC) 50-12-0; K. Humphreys (Oswestry) 33-5-0; S. Owen (Monkhall) 30-12-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Sat, Preston Innovations Absolute Silver Fish League, Round 4, Barley, Arles & Hay Pools. C. Hopps (Peg One Angling) 19-12-0; L. Capewell (Dynamite Maver Midlands) 13-0-0; L. Edwards (Maver) 12-1-0. League: J. Harvey (Preston Innovations) 5; S. Nickless (Sensas Black Country) 6; (Joint 3rd) C. Hopps (Peg One Angling) 8; L. Edwards (Maver) 8. Sun., Winter Pairs League, Round 5, Arles, Front & Back Deans Pools. S. Lawrence (WM Travel) 70-4-0; D. Grey (Alan’s Tackle Worcs) 58-0-0; E. Bryant (Maver Harescombe) 49-0-0. Pairs: I. ‘Wonkey’ Wealdon (Maver Harescombe) & E. Bryant (Maver Harescombe) 2; D. Grey (Alan’s Tackle Worcs) & M. Perry (Alan’s Tackle Worcs) 3. League: G. Clark (Woodlands) & E. Grey (Woodlands) 38; S. Lawrence (WM Travel) & M. Westley (WM Travel) 39.

Risby Park Fisheries, Beverley, E. Yorks. Sat., Tench Pool. N. ‘Robbo’ Robinson 16-6-0; J. Fletcher 11-3-0; S. Pulford 9-14-0; J. Belton 7-7-0.

Sherwood Forest Fishery, Edwinstowe, Notts. Tues., Sherwood Lake. R. Bonson (Gateford Angling Supplies) 15-15-0; J. Stevenson (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 10-2-0; (Joint 3rd) S. Richards (Woodhouse Angling Centre) 9-15-0; A. Nowakowski (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 9-15-0. Wed., Holmedale Lake. C. Brazier (Gateford Angling Supplies) 34-9-0; G. Mawby (Gateford Angling Supplies) 28-3-0; M. Langton (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 11-15-0.

Tern Fisheries, Market Drayton, Shrops. Sun., Pairs League, Round 2, Richard’s & Hook Pools. D. Moore 21-15-0; D. Matson 16-14-0; R. Mullinder 16-10-0. Pairs: D. Matson & R. Mullinder 3; R. Butler & D. Moore 5; K. Faulkner & L. Martin 6; T. Jackson & D. Minshall 8. League: R. Butler & D. Moore 9; T. Jackson & D. Minshall 14; D. Matson & R. Mullinder 15; K. Faulkner & L. Martin 16 (on weight); P. Burrell & T. Nutt 16.

Townsend Lakes, Upwell, Cambs. Sat., Cuckoo Canal. S. Hawkes 94-4-0; C. Begbie 84-8-0; P. Hollingworth 66-12-0.

Wassell Grove Fisheries, Hagley, Worcs. Thurs 19th Jan., Hasbury AC. A. Fleet (Hasbury AC) 50-12-0; J. Morgan (Hasbury AC) 16-12-0; R. Harvey (Hasbury AC) 12-15-0. Sat 21st Jan., Match & Brook Pools. R. Neath (Wassell Grove) 82-4-0; G. Stacey (Arrow Valley Anglers) 52-4-0; K. Williams (Wolverhampton) 39-0-0. Sun., Match Pool. M. Henshall (Foster's) 70-10-0; T. Homer (Wassell Grove) 63-8-0; G. Willey (Wassell Grove) 24-15-0.

White Hart Flore AC, Dog Lane Fishery, Napton-on-the-Hill, Warks. Sun. D. Chapman (White Hart Flore AC) 43-9-0; S. Johnson (White Hart Flore AC) 27-8-0; V. Atkinson (White Hart Flore AC) 21-0-0.

Woodland Lakes January 2017 Three Day Silver Fish Festival, Thirsk, N. Yorks. S. Stead 54-15-0; A. Bennett 52-3-0; L. Kerry 49-2-0; M. Calvert 39-5-0; J. Jowett 33-6-0.

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