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Angling match results for the week ending 12 February 2023

Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.

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Crewe MG Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Waverton, nr. Chester, Ches. Sun. Steve Fogel (Drennan NW) 6-6-14 (one 2lb bream plus roach); Les Olszewski (Team Les ‘O') 5-5-0 (one 2lb bream plus bits); Keith Sproston (Crewe MG) 4-9-14 (one 2lb bream plus bits); Derek Sproston (Crewe MG) 3-4-0 (all small roach).

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Slade Heath Railway, Basin & Boats Sections, Coven, Staffs. Sun (14 fished). Johnny Benness (Goodyear AC) 9-15-10 (six bream to 3lb 8oz) (Golden peg win); John Hunter (Goodyear AC) 5-7-0 (a bream and a skimmer on bread plus small fish); Fred ‘the Bread' Cheetham (Goodyear AC) 3-5-9 (gudgeon and roach); Steve ‘End Peg' Cope (Goodyear AC) 3-2-6 (100+ roach).

HanKat Superteam AS Open, Stourbridge Canal, Tank Section (Tackle Shop End), Brierley Hill, W. Mids. & Dudley No.2 Canal, Link 51 Section (by KFC), Merry Hill, W. Mids. Sat (15 fished). Dave Hughes (Sensas Black Country) 12-10-0; Dave Berrow (Sparks MG) 4-1-9; Tony Bowen (Canal Kings) 1-9-5; Kev Clark (Storey's Halesowen RBL) 0-8-10; ‘Big' Colin Talbot (Sparks MG) 0-5-12; Karl Haywood (Sportsman AA) 0-5-5.

Liverpool DAA Open/£1,000 Prize Final 2023 Qualifier, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Maghull, Merseyside. Wed. Dennis Peterson 1-14-0; Paul Charnock 1-10-0; Ant Lloyd 0-15-0. Qualifier: Dennis Peterson.

Milton Keynes Vets, Grand Union Canal, New Bradwell, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Wed 1st Feb. Ernie Sattler 13-8-0 (early bream); Nigel Steel 5-3-0; Kevin Osborne 4-15-0.

Norbury Individual League, Round 3, Shropshire Union Canal, Both sides of the bridge at Norbury Junction, Staffs. Sun (20 fished). Nigel Clayton (Sensas Black Country) 9-5-0; Simon Preece (Drennan NW) 5-3-0; Bob Yeomans (Team Les ‘O') 4-7-12; Carl Westwood (Four Ashes AC) 4-4-4; Dave Richards (Four Ashes AC) 3-15-2; Dean Williams (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 3-4-4. (no league placings supplied).

Old Bank Open, Mirfield Canal, Mirfield, Kirklees, W. Yorks. Sun (19 fished). Timothy Noon (Tri-Cast Calder) 2-4-12 (a 2lb perch plus a smaller one on worm); Tony Marsh (Tri-Cast Calder) 0-6-8 (small roach on punch); Warren Mcleavy (Tri-Cast Calder) 0-5-8; Andy Turner (Tri-Cast Calder) 0-2-8; Alan Crook (Drennan NW) 0-2-0.

Rugeley Individual League, Round 3, Trent & Mersey Canal, Church Bridge, Mossley & Pit Bridge Sections, Rugeley, Staffs. Sun (30 fished). Richard Guest (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 10-7-8 (one 2lb bream, one 2lb perch plus caster-roach); Simon Nickless (Sensas Black Country) 6-2-12 (one good perch plus caster-roach); Steve Broome (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 5-8-12 (roach and perch); John Hanna (Browning West Midlands) 5-3-10 (mixed bag); Glyn Bagley (Goodyear AC) 4-15-0 (decent roach and perch); Perry Follows (Team Eclipse) 4-11-0 (180+ small roach). League: Jason Cunningham (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 6; Glyn Bagley (Goodyear AC) 7; (Joint 3rd) Darren Massey (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 10; John Hanna (Browning West Midlands) 10; Steve Broome (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 11.

Selby Canal Open, Selby Canal, Selby, N. Yorks. Sun. Joshua Duffy (Preston Innovations NW) 10-7-0 (mainly quality roach); D. Stanhope 9-11-0; R. Beckett 9-3-0; G. Took 8-14-0; Tom Barlow 8-5-0; Steve Crossley 8-4-0.

Sportsman AA Open, Walsall Canal (BCN), Metro Bridge Section, Wednesbury, W. Mids. Sat. Chris Rice (Sensas Black Country) 0-2-11 (two perch); Tony Lowe (Sportsman AA) 0-2-0; Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 0-1-11; Jack Britton (Sportsman AA) 0-1-4; (Joint 5th) Dave Anderson (Sportsman AA) 0-1-0; Mal Galliers (Sportsman AA) 0-1-0.

Sportsman AC Opens, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Netherton Tunnel End Section, Tividale, W. Mids. Wed. Mark Whiles (Sportsman AC) 6-6-5; Glenn Law (Sparks MG) 6-5-5; John Babbington (Storey's Halesowen RBL) 6-0-5; Gary Atkins (Sportsman AC) 5-7-5; Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 5-1-5; Chris Furnival (Sportsman AC) 4-7-0. Sun. Mark Whiles (Sportsman AC) 10-3-0; Alan Price (Sportsman AC) 9-3-0; Gary Atkins (Sportsman AC) 8-0-0; Baz Buckley (Sportsman AC) 7-8-0; Les Wardley (Sportsman AC) 7-5-0; Chris Furnival (Sportsman AC) 7-1-0.

Thornhill AC Open, Calder & Hebble Canal, Dewsbury, Kirklees, W. Yorks. Sat. James Wheelhouse (Tri-Cast Calder) 5-7-0 (roach and perch to 1lb 8oz); Mick Stock (Elland) 2-7-0 (roach and perch to 6oz); Brian Kellett (Thornhill AC) 2-5-0; Arran Wheelhouse (Tri-Cast Calder) 2-3-0; Andy Turner (Tri-Cast Calder) 2-0-0.

Towcester/Nene AC, Grand Union Canal, Castlethorpe, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun 5th Feb. Rob Pottinger 3-8-0; Graham Martin 2-14-0; Peter Fish 2-7-0.

Towcester Vets, Grand Union Canal, Furnace Lane Section, Nether Heyford, W. Northants. Wed 1st Feb. Chris Howard 5-10-0; George Cooke 4-8-0; Graham Martin 3-4-0.

Tring Old Codgers, Grand Union Canal, Cooks Wharf, Cheddington, Bucks. Tues. Phill Liggett 2-12-0; Andy Allday 1-11-8; Pete Leech 0-12-0; Dave Moore 0-3-0.

Wigan AA Flyers, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Heaton's Bridge Section, nr. Ormskirk, W. Lancs. Sat (23 fished). John Edwards 7-1-0 (small skimmers); Ant Lloyd 4-14-0 (mixed bag); Brian Meadows 4-8-0.


Bridgnorth AS Members Match, River Severn, Linley Bank Stretch, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun (32 fished). Ian Winter (Sensas Smithy's) 44-0-0 (around 32 chub); Pete Bate (Bridgnorth AS) 37-7-0 (three barbel plus chub); Pete Cartwright (Wolverhampton) 37-4-0 (seventeen chub); Sam Lloyd (Bridgnorth AS) 26-0-0 (two bream and nine chub); Dan Shinton (Bridgnorth AS) 25-0-0 (three chub and two barbel).

Kidderminster & District Association Opens, River Severn, Bewdley, Worcs. Wed. Phil Baker 18-4-0 (six chub); Nigel Marchington 15-8-0; Tony Moreton 13-10-0; Rob Brennan 10-4-0. Sat. Geoff Brierley 44-12-0 (two barbel and ten chub); Mick Wilkes 32-4-0; Joe Holloway 29-8-0; Geoff Maguire 24-4-0; Shaun Vellander 24-0-0.

Lagoon AC, River Gt. Ouse, Buckingham, Bucks. Sun 5th Feb. Tony Richardson 5-8-0; Dave Lewis 5-4-0; Paul Swain 4-5-0.

Luton AC, River Gt. Ouse, Biddenham, Beds. Wed (8 fished). Winner: Barry Roper 0-3-0 (one roach). (the only fish caught in the match).

Milton Keynes AA & Newport Individual League, Round 2, River Ouzel, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun 5th Feb. Mark Haynes 19-1-0; Gary Snee 18-6-0; Ernie Sattler 14-13-0. League leader: Mark Haynes 2.

Northwich AA Open, River Weaver, Willowbeds Section, Northwich, Ches. Sat. Rod Fraser 10-9-4 (roach); Graham Sixsmith 8-4-4; Kevin Simpson 7-9-0.

Rotherham UAF Open, River Don, Sprotbrough, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Sun. Rob Hall (Browning Ossett) 21-10-0; Ian Lee (Bait-Tech North) 18-1-0; Paul Goulding (Daiwa Dons) 15-8-0; Andy Anderson (Spotted Fin/Team Normanton) 14-14-0; Ray Marklew (Browning Ossett) 14-5-0.

Rotherham UAF Winter League, Round 5, River Don, Sprotbrough, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Sun 5th Feb. B. Hague (Reesy's Wrigglers) 14-7-0; G. Brown (Jack's Lads) 12-6-0; P. Holmes (Ferryboat) 11-7-0. Teams: Browning Ossett 37; Mill Tackle 33; Daiwa Dons 31.

Tring Anglers, River Thame, Wycombe/Thames Section, Bucks. Sun 5th Feb. Dave Morris 0-5-4; Martin Rodwell 0-2-12. (only two anglers caught).

Wellingborough AC Frost Bite Cup, River Nene, Ringstead, Northants. Sun 5th Feb. Pete Laughton 10-4-0; Martin Hayman 9-5-0; Ivor Stokes 9-4-0.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Boddington Open, Boddington Reservoir, nr. Byfield, Northants. Tues. Pegs 101 to 88: Wayne Sharman 138-10-0; Maurice Williams 38-0-0; Terry Winstone 31-8-0; Paul Cooke 24-4-0. Pegs 86 to 69: Richie Watts 31-0-0; Pete Caton 30-0-0; Stu Palser 27-12-0; John Webb 27-0-0.

Kiveton Waters Winter League, Round 7, Kiveton Waters, Sheffield, S. Yorks. Sun. Terry Dawson 150-14-0; Mick Dawson 139-7-0; Joe France 135-15-0; Nigel Shipman 128-13-0; Brett Chapman 88-10-0; Pete Stanley 87-15-0.


Blackfords Progressive Association Match, Kingswood Lake, Cannock, Staffs. Sat. Jordan Hall (Middy/Adrenaline) 46-3-0; Ronnie Nicholls (Walsall) 38-0-0; John Burns (Blackfords) 15-2-0; Paul Bucknell (Little Dawley AC) 8-7-0.

Castle AC Silvers Match, Canons, Northants. Sun 5th Feb. Richard Lattimer 16-10-0; Roger Green 11-1-0; John Broughton 9-5-0.

County Vets, Canons, Northants. Sun 5th Feb. Roger Adkins 15-0-0; John Lewis 5-12-0; Andy Bolsover 5-10-0.

Hodnet AC, Ryley's Pools, Goldstone, Shrops. Sun (18 fished). Chrissy Hughes 15-7-0; Barry Mimms 6-7-0; Tom Gollins 5-10-8; Steve Booth 5-9-8; Pete Ligus 5-5-0; Pete Edwards 4-7-8.

Long Eaton Fed., Brewery Ponds, Shardlow, Derbys. Wed. Derek Hicklin (3 Counties) 4-6-8 (perch); Chris Wright (Dynamite Derby Angling Federation) 4-0-0; John Brockway (Long Eaton Fed.) 3-8-0; Steve Till (Long Eaton Fed.) 1-9-0; Derek Jackson (3 Counties) 1-8-0; Jim Marcer (Belper) 1-0-8.

Patshull Park Winter League, Round 2, Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Sun. Geoff Leader (Bolton) 14-9-0; Rich Lawson (Vespe) 14-0-0; Steve Davies (Blackfords) 6-7-0; Ben Stanford (Monkhall) 3-15-0; (Joint 5th) Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 2-6-0; Jordan Hall (Middy/Adrenaline) 2-6-0.


Anglers Choice Middlesbrough, The Oaks Lakes, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat., Sycamore Lake. Harry Wintersgill 136-15-0; Phil Cooper 113-14-0; Andy Ryan 105-8-0. (no league placings supplied).

Blake Hall Fisheries Silvers Open, Cheadle, Staffs. Sat. Phil Davey 15-13-0; Neil Dimmick 11-2-0; David Pickering 9-8-0.

Blundell Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Sat., Open, West, Trio & Pine Lakes (28 fished). Shaun Woodward (Trafford Tackle & Bait) 66-2-0 (carp to 12lb); Chris Davies 64-15-0 (carp to 6lb); Andy Musgrove (Edgeley Sports) 57-0-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Sat., Open, Lakes 8 & 9. Sam Slocket 58-3-0; John Chapman 46-6-0; Stephen Kobak 45-9-0.

Castle Ashby Opens, Grendon, Northants. Wed 1st Feb., Brickyard Lake. John Pearce 10-8-0; Paul Robinson 7-6-0. (only top two supplied). Sun 5th Feb., Scotland Lake. John Price 44-0-0 (bream and tench): Dale Gibson 14-5-0; Mick Wheeler 12-5-0. Sun 5th Feb., Grendon Lake. Alan West 45-2-0 (carp and bream); Mick Wadham 43-12-0; Kev Taylor 30-5-0.

Flore & Brockhall AC Silvers Match, Barby Banks, Barby, Warks. Sun 5th Feb. Terry Smith 7-8-0; Gil Corn 5-9-0; Steve Smith 4-10-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Open, Match Pool (11 fished). Dennis Lutwyche (Hawkesbury) 19-8-0 (carp to 6lb); Paul Thompson (Hawkesbury) 16-3-0 (bream to 3lb, perch and mixed silvers); John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 12-5-0 (carp to 5lb).

Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Sat., Open, Canal & Bridge Pools. Mark Colclough 118-3-0; Daniel Conner 117-11-0; Steve Williamson 88-8-0; Martyn Steele 86-4-0; Rob Prince 78-14-0; Bob Williams 75-2-0.

Lingmere Fishery Open, Moreton, The Wirral. Sat., J. Howson 75-14-0; D. Cline 47-3-0; D. Woodworth 42-10-0.

Meadowlands Teams of Three League, Round 2, Meadowlands Fishery, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Sun 5th Feb. Wayne Sharman 109-14-0; Neil Carless 109-4-0; Mark Robinson 70-6-0. Teams: Sicarios 6; Tornados 16; Meadowlands 18. League leaders: Carpetbaggers 30.

Monkhall Fishery, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sat 4th Feb., Open, Buzzard Pool. Cody Ruston (Matrix Phil's Tackle) 129-6-0; Stuart Tibbets (Monkhall) 102-0-0; Simon Harris (Little Dawley AC) 94-14-0. Sun 5th Feb., Open, Kingfisher Pool. Cody Ruston (Matrix Phil's Tackle) 77-0-0; Mick Cope (Swan Elite) 74-0-0; Glen Monk (Monkhall) 67-4-0.

Nisa Feeders Open, Makins Fishery, Bramcote, Nuneaton, Warks. Wed., Phase One – Lake Two. Allen Neale (Nuneaton) 98-8-0 (carp); Hughie Blair (Leicester) 73-3-0 (carp); Tony Lamb (Elephant & Castle) 58-11-0; Chris Wayte (Coalville) 36-15-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Little Geary's Pool. Nick Jukes 33-8-0 (F1s); Ian Keywood 29-1-0 (carp and F1s); John Burchell 18-4-0 (F1s). Sun., Open, Little Geary's Pool (15 fished). Steve Daley 52-15-0 (F1s); Ian Crossman 47-5-0 (F1s); David Haynes 41-7-0 (F1s).

Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Say., Open, Covey Lakes 1-4 (38 fished). Pete Mercer 55-3-0; Stewart Milne 48-11-0; John Turner 46-9-0.

Patricroft Winter League, Firswood Fisheries, Skelmersdale, Lancs. Sat. Lee Ganderton 62-7-0; Lee Marsh 56-2-0; Dave Brown 43-0-0. League leader: Lee Ganderton.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sat 4th Feb., Open, Sycamore Pool. Steve Owen (Monkhall) 94-2-0; Mick Jamieson (Monkhall) 69-11-0; Tony Price (Monkhall) 59-14-0; Terry Edwards (Pool Hayes) 59-5-0. Mon., Over 60's Open, Sycamore Pool. Bob Clarke (Preston Innovations Boldings) 45-11-0; Bill Hill (Preston Innovations Boldings) 32-5-0; Colin Reynolds (Preston Innovations Boldings) 29-6-0; Terry Edwards (Pool Hayes) 26-13-0. Thurs., Over 50's Open, Sycamore Pool. Bill Hill (Preston Innovations Boldings) 41-12-0; Graham Palmer (Preston Innovations Boldings) 36-7-0; Clive Wright (Preston Innovations Boldings) 34-14-0; Tony Price 34-12-0. Sat., Oswestrians, Chestnut Pool. Kenny Humphreys (Oswestry) 65-4-0; Carl Stringer (OAC) 63-5-0; Tim Probert (Preston Innovations Boldings) 63-3-0; Gary Gollins (Swan Elite) 62-2-0. Sun., Gaz Willey Open, Larch Pool. Gary Morris (Preston Innovations Boldings) 52-10-0; Dave Pritchard (Preston Innovations Boldings) 40-8-0; Les Willey (Walsall) 35-4-0.

Sherwood Forest Fishery Silvers Only Winter League, Edwinstowe, Notts. Sat., Sherwood Lake. Daz Staley 30-8-0; Danny Harding 28-14-0; John Urruty 19-0-0. (no league placings supplied).

Solihull Angling Centre Silvers Match, Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Sat., Crescent & Gratuities Pools. Keith Winn 38-13-0 (roach, skimmers and ide); John Nicholls 23-1-0 (skimmers); Ian Lines 20-3-0 (skimmers and roach); Ian Keywood 17-14-0 (roach, skimmers and perch).

Splinters AC, Shearsby Valley Lakes, Shearsby, Lutterworth, Leics. Wed 1st Feb., Hurricane & Tornado Lakes. Hurricane Lake: Pete Scott 38-11-0; Trev Griffiths 19-7-0; Pete Robinson 9-7-0. Tornado Lake: Eddie Kelly 53-10-0; Gary Muddiman 40-6-0; Andy Sibley 32-5-0. Sun 5th Feb., Peatling Pools, Peatling Parva, Lutterworth, Leics. Gary Muddiman 106-3-0; Dave Griffiths 84-5-0; Andy Sibley 61-15-0.

The Cunneries Fishery, Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat., Open, Old Canal. Rob Trees 39-2-0. Sections: Sam Power 21-0-0; Mick Lloyd 30-10-0.

The Oaks Lakes, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat., Open, Cedar Lake. Dean Smith 61-1-0; Jack Barwick 36-13-0; Mal Cannop 28-11-0.

The Oaks Lakes Silver Fish League, Round 7, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat., Alders, Willows, Firs & Oaks Lakes. Adam Richards 45-9-0; Rob Harbour 41-11-0; Ryan Bennett 37-1-0.

Tri-Cast Old Hough Fishery Teams of Three with a Twist, Middlewich, Ches. Sat., Lower Benbo, Prospect & Lucky Dip Pools. Sat. Gareth Gibbons 58-15-0; Karl Rogers 52-4-0; Mark Kearns 50-13-0; Connor Edwards 48-11-0; Jez Goldthorpe 43-11-0. Teams: Frenzee 3; Limehurst 6; The Champions 7; Tudor's Ringers 9; Smith Bait & Tackle 9.

Viaduct Fishery, Somerton, Somerset. Sat., Open, Campbell Lake (19 fished). Leon Hubbard 65-4-0; Stu White 64-8-0; Greg Welsby 47-9-0. Silvers: Ricky Mills 32-8-0; Greg Welsby 31-10-0; Vic Bush 27-6-0.

Weston Pools, Oswestry, Shrops. Sat., Open, Belvedere & Weir Pools. Allan Hughes 61-10-0; Mick Keene 54-7-0; Stef Davies 49-8-0.

Whitmore Fisheries, Greenhalgh, Preston, Lancs. Sat., Open, East Canal (22 fished). Mick Reed 51-10-0; Chris Gorrell 35-8-0; Jay Phoenix 35-2-0.

Last Edited: 13 February 2023

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