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Angling match results for the week ending 11 June 2023

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Barford AA Open, Grand Union Canal (Barford AA Waters), Bridges 73-72 Section, Knowle, Solihull, W. Mids. Wed. Jason Bean (Kidlington AS Oxford) 5-8-9 (skimmers and roach); Henry Clarke (Kidlington AS Oxford) 5-0-0; Mark Quarterman (Likely Lads) 4-6-4. Section winners: Section 1 – Leon Blundell (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 3-7-0; Section 2 – Kev Garvey (Barford AA Red) 2-4-10.

Bridgtown Social AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal (Goodyear AC Waters), Slade Heath Railway Section, Coven, Staffs. Sun. Hughie Blair Snr. (Bridgtown Social AC) 9-2-10 (two bream, perch, a 1lb 8oz eel and a decent hybrid); Joe Athersmith (Bridgtown Social AC) 4-15-10 (two decent bream plus bits); Paul Caley (Bridgtown Social AC) 3-1-5 (one bream plus bits); Dave Rayson (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-15-6 (mixed small silvers); Tony Beech (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-15-4 (mixed small silvers); Roger Corbett (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-5-13 (one bream, a decent perch plus bits).

Canal Kings Open, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Soho Loop, Bridge Street North Section, Smethwick, W. Mids. Sun. Mark Hardman (Sensas Black Country) 4-2-0; Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 3-4-0; Sam Rushton (Drennan NW) 3-2-0; Gary Owen (Canal Kings) 2-13-6; Rhucha Ford (Canal Kings) 2-6-7.

Canal Masters 2023 Qualifier No. 3, Trent & Mersey Canal, Elworth, Sandbach, Ches. Sun (60 fished). Asa Cooper (Matlock) 5-13-0 (squatt-roach); Lewis Whiteman (Liverpool AS) 5-12-2 (caster-roach); Chris Harvey (Drennan NW) 5-11-2 (squatt-roach); Rich Yates (Matrix LTB) 5-9-0 (bread-roach). Qualifiers: John Cartwright (HanKat Superteam AS); Shaun Birchall (Saints); Chris Harvey (Drennan NW); Paul Hughes (Saints); Asa Cooper (Matlock); Lewis Whiteman (Liverpool AS).

Colmic-Prostate Screening Fund Canal Championship 2023 Final, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal (Wolverhampton AA Waters), Wombourne, S. Staffs. Sat (27 fished). Neil Turner (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 9-14-8 (bream); Dave Mawby (Wellingborough AC) 7-6-8; Owen Westwood (Sportsman AC) 5-7-3; Mark Foster (Goodyear AC) 4-4-0; Dave Hughes (Sensas Black Country) 3-14-7; Steve Dudley (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 3-1-12. (in excess of £650 raised for the Fund).

Crewe MG Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Honesty Box & Park Heath Sections, Goldstone & Soudley, Shrops. Sun. Paul Murrin (Colmic Dynamite Trentmen) 22-5-0 (skimmers and bream); Steve Broome (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 21-6-0 (skimmers and bream); George Cooke (Team Les ‘O') 21-2-0 (skimmers and bream); Damian Parry (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 16-7-8 (skimmers and bream); Steve Fogel (Drennan NW) 14-1-0 (skimmers and bream); Richard Guest (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 10-9-0 (mixed bag); Les Olszewski (Team Les ‘O') 8-12-0 (skimmers and bream).

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Slade Heath Basin & Boats Sections, Coven, Staffs. Thurs PM., 4 hour match. Malcolm Bethell (Goodyear AC) 4-4-12 (a 2lb F1 carp, perch, skimmers and roach on caster and pinkie); Dave Smith (Goodyear AC) 3-1-4 (skimmers and roach on caster and pinkie); Tony Beech (Goodyear AC) 2-9-9 (roach and gudgeon on caster and pinkie); Dennis Kneller (Goodyear AC) 2-6-2 (a 2lb tench plus bits on pinkie over groundbait).

HanKat Superteam AS Open, Dudley No. 2 Canal, Link 51 Section & the Bay Section opposite the Hop House PH, Blowers Green, Dudley, W. Mids. Sat. Micky Howell (HanKat Superteam AS) 43-0-0 (twenty one bream); Mark Hardman (Sensas Black Country) 17-2-0 (bream); Sir David Sheaf (Canal Kings) 15-4-0 (bream); Dave McCall (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 8-10-4; Lee Woodhouse (Hankat Superteam AS) 7-7-8; Chris Furnival (Sportsman AC) 7-5-0.

Long Eaton Fed. Summer League, Final Round (6), Erewash Canal, Dockholme, Derbys. Sat. Julian Garner (Long Eaton Fed.) 9-12-0 (three tench); Alan Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 7-4-0 (inc. a 6lb bream); John Lock (Loughborough Soar MG) 6-6-0; Mark Harrison (Soldiers & Sailors) 6-2-8; Derek Jackson (3 Counties) 5-8-0; Dave Clarke ‘5' (Codnor) 5-0-0. Final league: Julian Garner 5; John Brockway 6 (on weight); Mark Parker 6; Alec Whitmore 7 (on section wins); Alan Wright 7.

Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal Spring League, Final Round (5), Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal (Merthyr Tydfil Angling Alliance Waters), Brecon, Powys, Wales. Sun. Pete Phillips 9-15-0; Steve ‘Beefy' Beresford 7-11-0; Dean Nott 7-4-0; Graham ‘Grego' Davies 7-0-0. Final league: Ian Swanson 6; Dean Nott 7 (three section wins); Clive Waters 7 (two section wins, 16-1-0); Pete Phillips 7 (two section wins, 14-9-0); Bryn Thomas 7 (two section wins, 12-12-0); Graham Davies 9; Andy Rawlings 10; Damian Scriven 12; Stephen Gardner 12; Jon Lewis 13.

Northwich AA Open, Trent & Mersey Canal, Salt Barge PH Section, Northwich, Ches. Sun. Nigel Grindley 4-9-8 (a bream and a few roach); Lewis Breeze 3-10-8; Ian Belfield 3-9-12; Steve Brookes 2-14-12.

Port Sunlight AC Tuesday Night Match, Shropshire Union Canal, Christleton, Chester, Ches. Tues Eve. Andy Hoyle (Winsford DAA) 1K 520g (smaller skimmers and an eel); Peter Bernard (Port Sunlight AC) 1K 380g (small skimmers); Paul Simpkins (Liverpool DAA) 880g (small skimmers and an eel).

Sportsman AA Open, Walsall Canal (BCN), Eyston Avenue Section, Ocker Hill, Tipton, W. Mids. Sat. Kev Perry (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 4-13-0 (a 2lb bream plus bits); John Whitehouse (Sportsman AA) 4-1-4 (a bream plus small roach); Tony Garrett (Sportsman AA) 3-3-6 (roach and perch); Mal Galliers (Sportsman AA) 3-2-0 (skimmers and roach); Nigel Ball (MPW) 28-4 (skimmers).

Sportsman AC Open, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Brades Arm Section, Tividale, W. Mids. Sun. Dean Webb (Sensas Black Country) 17-8-0; Glen Walters (Sportsman AC) 13-10-0; Martin Owen (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 7-4-0; Alan Price (Sportsman AC) 6-6-0; Owen Westwood (Sportsman AC) 6-3-0.

The Derek Allsopp Memorial Match, Erewash Canal, Langley Mill, Derbys. Sun. Pete Allwood (Long Eaton Fed.) 16-8-0 (ten perch, one bream and one tench); Tony Barker (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 16-7-0; Pete Hunt (Drennan Leics. MVDE) 14-8-0; Shaun Farren (NCB) 14-3-0 (inc. a 5lb tench); Simon Woodliffe (Nathan's of Derby) 11-5-0; Darren Fletcher (NCB) 8-7-0. (£275 raised for charity).

Tring Old Codgers, Grand Union Canal, Gamnel Bridge, Gusher Side Section, Tringford, Tring, Herts. Thurs. Pete Leech 7-3-0 (two bream plus bits); Martin Rodwell 3-14-0; Dave Harris 3-8-0.

Wolverhampton Over 60's Club Open, Trent & Mersey Canal, Fruit Farm Section, Stafford, Staffs. Wed (18 fished). Steve Askey (Bibby's/Stone & District AC) 14-15-15; Stuart Brailsford (Bridgtown Social AC) 9-5-2; Ron Jackson (Bloxwich) 3-11-8; Bernie Leatherbarrow (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 3-8-6; Keith Holbrook (Rough Hay AC) 3-2-4; Dave Smith (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-13-8.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Angling Trust Free Spirit Match Boddington Classic 2023 Qualifier No. 4, Boddington Reservoir, nr. Byfield, Northants. Sat. Warren Cave 42K 575g; Ryan McDonald 39K 750g; Rob Cooksey 37K 775g; Ian Mather 37K 325g. Qualifiers: Warren Cave; Ryan McDonald; Rob Cooksey; Luke White; Steve Beard.

Greasbrough WMC, Kiverton Waters, Sheffield, S. Yorks. Sat. Kevin Myree (Greasbrough WMC) 70-0-0; Kevin Hamshaw (Greasbrough WMC) 50-0-0; John Blackburn (Greasbrough WMC) 43-0-0.


Blackfords Progressive Association Match, Kingswood Lake, Cannock, Staffs. Sat. Ashley Poxton (Sneyd AC) 85-1-0; Neville Bailey Snr. (Blackfords) 48-14-0; Dave Shaw (Hednesford) 27-0-0; Jordan Hall (Middy/Adrenaline) 18-12-0.

Long Eaton Fed., Brewery Ponds, Shardlow, Derbys. Wed. Steve Till (Long Eaton Fed.) 16-14-0 (four tench); Jim Marcer (Belper) 6-8-0; Rob Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 6-3-0; Ivan Carrier (Long Eaton Fed.) 5-0-0; John Brockway (Maver Central) 4-7-8; (Joint 6th) Alan Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 4-5-0; Pete Allwood (Long Eaton Fed.) 4-5-0.

Patshull Park Fishery, Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Sun 4th June., Open, Upper Shallows & Deeps Sections. Jack O'Sullivan 33-5-0; Ben Stanford (Monkhall) 17-5-0; Antony Colley 13-4-0.

Patshull Park Three Day Festival 2023 Sponsored by Walsall Fireplaces, Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Wed., Day One. Selwyn Owens 17-4-0; Ben Stanford 15-10-0; Gary Johnson 15-2-0. Thurs., Day Two. Gary Johnson 22-3-0; Paul Bucknell 20-1-0; Darren Frost 19-4-0. Fri., Day Three. Darren Frost 48-2-0; Ray O'Sullivan 28-3-0; Brian Clark 18-12-0. Festival overall: Gary Johnson (Sensas) 4; Darren Frost (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 6; Ben Stanford (Monkhall) 8.


A.J. Jewson Tuesday Series, Forest Lane Fishery, York, N. Yorks. Tues., Vale & Don Lakes. Michael Deighton (Lowhills AC) 372-1-0 (carp on pellet); Gary Kinder (Lowhills AC) 320-8-0 (carp on pellet); James Scott (Lowhills AC) 248-2-0; Paul Jones (Todmorden) 231-13-0; Angela Hudson (A.J. Jewson) 210-6-0; Warren Mcleavy (Tri-Cast Calder) 206-3-0.

Angling Trust Fish ‘O' Mania 2023 Qualifier, Weston Pools, Oswestry, Shrops. Sat. Matty Dawes 198-0-0; Ryan Laycock 183-12-0; Kiran Marsten 180-9-0; Rob Swan 153-8-0; Callum Dicks 133-6-0; Jon Rouse 132-4-0. Qualifier: Matty Dawes.

Barlborough Springs Fishery Open, Chesterfield, Derbys. Sat. Grant Stockman 92-6-0; Neil Lindley 89-1-0; Chris Clark 87-15-0; Simon Jarvis 87-4-0; Tony Shilcock 48-9-0.

Bateman Vine AC, Unwick's Farm Fishery, Hartlebury, nr. Kidderminster, Worcs. Sun. M. Ashmore (Bateman Vine AC) 92-11-11; M. Holmes (Bateman Vine AC) 72-1-0; M. Baker (Bateman Vine AC) 59-14-0; P. Doyle (Bateman Vine AC) 31-8-0.

Blundell Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Sat., Open, Trio, East, West Ash & Pine Lakes. Cliff Noble (Stalybridge Angling Supplies) 125-5-0 (carp to 8lb on caster, shallow to the trees); Andy Greaves (Elton Tackle) 124-12-0 (pellet on various swims for carp to 6lb); Scott Crossley (Tonge Moor Angling) 117-10-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Sat., Open, Lake 9. Paul A. Jones 101-15-0; Luke Brennan 87-11-0; George McHugh 86-1-0.

Corks AC-Mark Stead Challenge Round 2 & The Roy Cook 2nd Bye Shield, Arden Lakes Fishery, Snitterfield, Stratford-upon-Avon, W. Mids. Sun., Alistair's Bridge Pool (21 fished). Pete Grant 145-13-0 (Club Record weight & Personal Best, mainly carp in the margins on pellet); Peter Walker 126-3-8 (Club Personal Best); Andy Walker 126-1-8 (Club Personal Best); David Spooner 71-10-0 (Club Personal Best); Sean Brabin 71-7-6; Dave Mosley 67-2-0 (Club Personal Best).

Darlaston AC, Woodland View Fishery, Droitwich, Worcs. Sun., Ghost Pool. Marshall Sherwood (Darlaston AC) 148-11-0; Daz Joiner (Darlaston AC) 80-8-0; Andy Sherwood (Darlaston AC) 65-8-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Open, Match Pool (15 fished). Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 81-0-0 (carp to 8lb on corn and pellet); Paul Thompson (Hawkesbury) 50-10-0 (carp to 8lb and bream to 3lb 8oz on paste and meat); Jamie Galloway (Hawkesbury) 39-8-0 (carp to 8lb and the odd bream on meat).

High Heyes Farm Fishery (The Catteries) Open, Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat. Jordan Cameron 116-8-0; James Declouet 82-0-0; Danny Lynch 78-0-0.

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sat 3rd June., Open, Lark Pool. Dylan Taylor (Drennan NW) 216-4-0; Andy Kyte (Middle Severn Angling) 173-12-0; (Joint 3rd) Jason Attwell (Monkhall) 156-4-0; Rob Jeapes (Monkhall) 156-4-0. Sun 4th June., Open, Owl Pool. Dylan Taylor (Drennan NW) 187-14-0; Tim Cadwallader (Monkhall) 177-2-0; Simon Harris (Little Dawley AC) 147-6-0.

Nisa Feeders Open, Makins Fishery, Bramcote, Nuneaton, Warks. Wed., Phase One-Lake Two. Shane Sayer (Bennett's Tackle & Bait) 149-6-0 (carp on Method feeder to the island); Chris Harrison (Bailey's of Warwick) 116-4-0 (thirty carp near the island); Mick Glover (Painted Lady Angling Club) 89-1-0 (carp on bomb and pellet); Simon Skelton (Dynamite Baits & Melton Tackle) 87-3-0 (carp plus 46lb 14oz of bream on poled meat over groundbait); John Adamson (Nisa Feeders Products) 81-4-0 (carp on Method feeder to the island plus 24lb 1oz of bream on poled pellet); Rob Drawber (Leigh Anglers) 72-1-0; Jerom Peters (Netherlands) 63-1-0; Ricky Arms (Hinckley) 61-1-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Big Geary's Pool (16 fished). Dave Elliott 87-6-0 (carp); Dave Roberts 81-11-0 (carp); Paul Truman 70-8-0 (carp and skimmers); John Burchell 66-4-0 (carp and skimmers). Sat., Open, Big Geary's Pool (20 fished). Phil Canning 96-3-0 (carp and skimmers); John Burchell 95-13-0 (carp and skimmers); Ron Taylor 81-12-0 (carp); Max Higgott 69-3-0 (carp). Sun., Open, Siblings A & B Pools. Martin Wood 127-15-0 (carp and F1s); Lee Davis 116-12-0 (F1s); Paul Truman 110-11-0 (F1s); Dave Childs 89-11-0 (carp and F1s).

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Mon., Over 60's Open, Sycamore Pool. Steve Owen (Monkhall) 95-6-0; Eric Bancroft (Preston Innovations Boldings) 94-11-0; Mick Jamieson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 73-2-0; Dave Going (Pool Hayes) 72-12-0. Tues., Drop Outs AC, Chestnut Pool. John Watkins (Drop Outs AC) 88-11-0; Bill Ansell (Drop Outs AC) 83-3-0; Trevor Gee (Drop Outs AC) 72-14-0; Pete Sandford (Drop Outs AC) 71-5-0. Wed., Open, Chestnut Pool. Steve Lovell (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 186-1-0; Rich Pedlar (Bibby's/Stone & District AC) 184-10-0; Anthony Terry (Preston Innovations Boldings) 107-14-0. Thurs., Over 60's Open, Sycamore Pool. Bob Tandy (Monkhall) 79-3-0; Ralph Johnson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 73-5-0; Graham Palmer (Preston Innovations Boldings) 56-11-0. Sat., Over 60's Open, Oak Pool. Clive Wright (Preston Innovations Boldings) 119-8-0; Steve Owen (Monkhall) 70-4-0; Colin Reynolds (Preston Innovations Boldings) 66-12-0. Sun., Jessar AC, Ash Pool. Kevin Edwards (Jessar AC) 192-2-0; Michael Latham (Jessar AC) 172-11-0; Pete Edwards (Jessar AC) 136-9-0; H. Henry (Jessar AC) 135-6-0; M. Egan (Jessar AC) 112-1-0. Sat., Shrewsbury AC, Beech Pool. Mark Harris (Shrewsbury AC) 115-4-0; Greg Margerison (Shrewsbury AC) 77-6-0; Josh Humphreys (Shrewsbury AC) 59-12-0. Sun., Open, Oak Pool. Bob Baker (Maver Elite) 176-5-0; Adam Jones (Maver Elite) 126-11-0; Gaz Smith 114-1-0; Kelvin Emlyn (OAC) 93-4-0.

Quarry Pool Fishery, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Thurs., Open. Terry Slater (Green Man AC) 153-7-0; Mal Marston (Green Man AC) 146-10-0; Steve Walters (Chestnut Tree AC) 126-14-0; Steve Owen (Fatty's Bait & Tackle) 102-1-0. Fri., Sitwell Arms AC, Rotherham. Ken Wright (Sitwell Arms AC, Rotherham) 223-0-0 (twenty six carp); S. Colley (Sitwell Arms AC, Rotherham) 115-0-0; P. Wright (Sitwell Arms AC, Rotherham) 94-4-0. Sun., Phoenix AC. J. Meakin (Phoenix AC) 107-9-0; Mrs. R. Davies (Phoenix AC) 95-3-0; G. Tipton (Phoenix AC) 88-6-0.

Shearsby Valley Lakes, Shearsby, Lutterworth, Leics. Sat., Open, Sunset Lake. Andy Cooksley 127-7-0; Kev Folwell 100-3-0; Dean Cantwell 73-10-0. Sat., Open, Tornado & Hurricane Lakes. Luke Bamford ‘The Shellard Destroyer' 267-6-0; ‘Little' John Shellard 163-15-0; Daz Walters 137-0-0.

Sherwood Forest Fishery, Edwinstowe, Notts. Sat., Open, New Langdale Lake. Mark Perkins 93-13-0 (carp on cage feeder and pellets to the far bank); Sam Redford 77-14-0; Josh Paling 70-11-0; Pete Hodgetts 52-0-0.

Spilsby AA Tuesday Evening Aggregate Cup Series, Round 5, Toad Hall Fishery, Candlesby, nr. Spilsby, Lincs. Tues Eve. Don Green 30-11-0; Dennis Houghton 30-6-0; Dave Andrew 29-6-0; Neil Williams 26-14-0; Derek Skinner 23-13-0; Gareth Mills 17-15-0. League: Gareth Mills 17; (Joint 2nd) Dennis Houghton 18; Derek Skinner 18; Dave Andrew 19; Neil Williams 20; Don Green 21.

The Cunneries Fishery, Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat., Open, Rover, S Canal. Andy Farrington 172-14-0; Mick Lloyd 172-11-0; Craig Naylor 133-15-0.

The Golden Reel Championship 2023 Qualifier, Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Sat. Lee Thornton 245-6-0; Dan Bennett 165-5-0; John Turner 110-0-0; Jonathan Rigg 103-8-0; Gary Ainscough 101-4-0; Sam Slocket 98-13-0. Qualifier: Lee Thornton.

Todber Manor, Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Sat., Open, Ash Lake (12 fished). Mark Wynne 268-8-0; Ash Tomkins 215-12-0; Dave White 168-10-0.

Viaduct Fishery, Somerton, Somerset. Sat., Open, Campbell Lake (21 fished). Lee Masey 150-6-0; Tim Ford 126-8-0; Glenn Bailey 121-14-0. Silvers: Nigel Hargreaves 62-15-0; Nigel Bartlett 53-4-0; Shawn Wilson 51-12-0.

Whitmore Fisheries, Greenhalgh, Preston, Lancs. Sat., Open, East Canal (16 fished). Terry Bradshaw 71-7-0; Harry Campbell 67-4-0; Steve Michaels 60-0-0.

Willow Lakes Fishery, Foston, Grantham, Lincs. Wed., Open, Sycamore Lake. Dan Lacey 93-0-0 (carp on pellet at 13 metres and paste in margins); Neil Fisher 68-2-0; Terry Marshall 44-8-0 (Joint 4th) Mark Wyatt 38-4-0; Dave Smith (Colmic Dynamite Trentmen) 38-4-0; Gary Peace 24-8-0. Sat., Open, Hawthorn Lake. Andy Birkin 142-14-0 (carp on poled pellet then paste in the margins); Dan Lacey 100-10-0; Neil Fisher 66-8-0; Mark Wyatt 64-12-0; John Harrison 57-4-0; (Joint 6th) Terry Marshall 46-8-0; Stuart Szulczewski 46-8-0.

Last Edited: 13 June 2023

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