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Angling match results for the week ending 14 August 2022

Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.

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Bibby's/Stone & District AC Wednesday Evening Sweepstake Match, Shropshire Union Canal, Shebdon, Staffs. Wed Eve. Kim Jones 6-4-0 (mainly roach); Phil James 5-1-0 (mixed); Steve Askey 3-0-0; Paul Walkden 2-15-0; Terry Proctor 2-12-0.

Bridgtown Social AC, Cannock Extension, Canal, Yates Boatyard Section, Pelsall, Walsall, W. Mids. Sun. Joe Athersmith (Bridgtown Social AC) 4-3-7 (one 3lb tench plus silvers); Tony Beech (Bridgtown Social AC) 3-6-0 (one decent perch plus small skimmers). (Only two anglers braved the heat).

Canal Kings Open, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Soho Loop, Prison End, Winson Green, B'ham. Sun. Wayne Sharpe (Sensas Smithy's MG) 3-1-4; Andy Curless (Browning Central) 2-7-6; Andy Swift (Browning Central) 2-6-2; Jason Cunningham (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 2-6-0; Mark Hardman (Sensas Black Country) 2-4-4; Ryan Hardman (Sensas Black Country) 2-4-1.

Doggers AC, Wyrley & Essington Canal (Cashmores MG Waters), Fishley, Pelsall, Walsall, W. Mids. Sun. S. Griffiths 13-10-0; S. Jackson 5-4-0; R. Jackson 3-14-0.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Slade Heath Basin & Boats Sections, Coven, Staffs. Thurs PM (3½ hour match). Mark Foster (Goodyear AC) 4-13-8 (small perch, skimmers, roach and gudgeon); Mel ‘Killer' Wood (Goodyear AC) 4-10-0 (a 1lb skimmer plus little perch, roach and gudgeon); Johnny Benness (Goodyear AC) 4-6-13 (a 2lb hybrid plus small roach, perch and gudgeon); Malcolm Bethell (Goodyear AC) 4-5-14 (14 small perch plus a couple of skimmers).

Let's Fish Commonwealth Games Regional Celebration, Walsall Heat, Walsall Canal (BCN), Navigation Street Section, St. Matthew's, Walsall, W. Mids. Sun. Cadets: Dylan Egan 3K 350g; Daniel Lawes 2K 180g; Jessica Lawes 1K 050g; Logan Ford 680g. Juniors: Dario Seresht 1K 820g; Harvey Rodgers 1K 460g.

Sportsman AA Open, Walsall Canal (BCN), Ocker Hill, Tipton, W. Mids. Sat. Kev Perry (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 5-10-11 (skimmers and roach); Dave Anderson (Sportsman AA) 5-8-0; Mal Galliers (Sportsman AA) 5-7-0; Pete Lamb (Sportsman AA) 4-4-15; Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 3-15-1.

Stoke City DAA Open, Shropshire Union Canal, 2nd Aqueduct Section, Norbury Junction, Staffs. Sat (15 fished). Derek Jackson (3 Counties) 24-2-8 (bream, skimmers and perch); Dave Brown (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 12-6-2 (a few big perch, skimmers and a 2lb 8oz eel); Keith Hulland (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 10-1-8 (roach and skimmers); Dave Richards (Four Ashes AC) 8-12-8 (all skimmers); Dave Holbrook (Four Ashes AC) 8-9-12 (skimmers and roach); Dave Lloyd (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 8-1-0 (mixed bag).

Thornhill AC Open, Calder & Hebble Canal, Dewsbury, Kirklees, W. Yorks. Sat. James Wheelhouse (Tri-Cast Calder) 4-14-0 (perch and roach); Arran Wheelhouse (Tri-Cast Calder) 4-2-0 (perch and roach); Colin Smith (Matrix Halifax) 4-1-0; Gary Makin (Thornhill AC) 3-3-0; Ron Haigh (Thornhill AC) 2-12-0.

Tring Old Codgers, Grand Union Canal, Bank Mill Lane Section, Berkhamsted, Herts. Tues. Andy Allday 5-12-0; John Sears 3-10-0; Martin Rodwell 3-2-0; Dave Moore 3-0-8.

Wigan DAA, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Ring O Bells PH Section, Lathom, W. Lancs. Sun 7th Aug (34 fished). Gordon Houilbecq 21-11-0 (bream and skimmers); Carl Whalley 7-12-0; Roger Gardom 7-1-0. Sat., Leeds & Liverpool Canal, The Saracen's Head PH Section, Halsall, Ormskirk, W. Lancs. Roger Gardom 6-10-8; Mick Wilson 6-0-8; Colin Cliffe 5-8-0. Sun., Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Appley Bridge Section, Wigan, Gtr. Manchester. Jan Verbruggen 8-4-8; Daz Shaw 5-9-8; Dave Edgerley 4-5-4.

Wolverhampton AA CT Paper Sales Final, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Penkridge, Staffs. Sun (81 fished). Simon Preece (Cresta Gamakatsu) 28-13-0 (£1,490); Richard Guest (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 14-6-6; Steve Fogel (Crewe MG) 10-3-0; K. Jones 7-15-12; Darren Massey (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 7-11-0; Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 7-2-10.

Wolverhampton Over 60's Club Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Pendeford, W. Mids. Wed. Tony Beech (Bridgtown Social AC) 3-13-8; Ray Campbell (Sankey's) 3-11-11; Mark Wyton (Bridgtown Social AC) 3-11-0; Mel ‘Killer' Wood (Four Ashes AC) 3-10-0; Keith Holbrook (Rough Hay AC) 3-2-10; Mick Westwood (Norton Canes) 2-13-0.

CT Paper Final Wolverhampton AA Staffs & Worcester at Penkridge, Simon Preece 28-13-0, Richard Guest 14-6-6, Steve Fogel 10-3-0, K Jones 7-15-12, Darren Massey 7-11-0.


Angling Trust Division 1 National Championship 2022 Final, River Trent, around Newark, Notts. Sat (490 fished). Liam Page-Smith (Colmic A4 MG) 36K 650g; Ian Germaney (Preston Innovations DELCAC) 36K 600g; John Stone (Barnstone AC) 27K 550g; Danny Moonesamy (Team Army UKLF) 25K 860g; Andy Starkey (Drennan Leics. MVDE) 24K 350g; Mark Halksworth (Scunthorpe Tackle) 21K 000g. Teams: Drennan Barnsley Blacks 84; Sensas UK Starlets 99; Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech 125; Drennan Leics. MVDE 141; Drennan Oxford 157; Browning Hot Rods 162.

Angling Trust Division 2 National Practice/Droitwich Spa Members Only Match, Warwickshire Avon (K Section), Twyning, Glos. Thurs. P. Norledge 39-4-0; S. Wilkinson 5-13-12; G. Seadon 5-3-0; D. Fisher 5-1-0; N. Wilson 5-0-4; C. Jew 3-5-8.

Angling Trust Riverfest 2022 Qualifier, River Don, Sprotbrough, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Sat 6th Aug (57 fished). Steve Hurst 13-4-0; Stuart Gray 10-14-0; Lee Breeds 9-8-0; Steve Lowther 9-2-0; Mark Rose 7-7-0. Qualifiers: Zone A – Steve Hurst 13-4-0; Zone B – Stuart Gray 10-14-0; Zone C – Dave Binns 6-12-0.

Angling Trust Riverfest 2022 Qualifier, River Trent, around Newark, Notts. Sun 7th Aug (80 fished). Cameron Hughes 50-8-0; Mark Turner 33-0-0; Mark Halksworth 28-12-0; Paul Golding 21-14-0; Mark Silman 20-8-0. Qualifiers: Zone A (East Stoke) – Mick Vials 12-10-0; Zone B (Newark Dyke) – Mark Turner 33-0-0; Zone C (Rolleston) – Cameron Hughes 50-8-0; Zone D (Fiskerton) – Paul Golding 21-14-0.

Bridgnorth AS Members Match, River Severn, Linley Bank Stretch, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun. John Conway (Bridgnorth AS) 23-4-0 (four barbel to 9lb plus perch); Steve Tummey (North East) 21-8-0 (three barbel); Pete Cartwright (Wolverhampton) 21-4-0; Richard Duke (Milo MGM) 18-12-0; Martin Harrell (Willow Creek) 18-8-0.

Northallerton AC, River Swale, Morton & Scruton, Hambleton, N. Yorks. Sun 7th Aug. A. Freddie (DH Angling/ABC Baits) 21-2-0; Ian Kirton (Troutboy) 20-9-0; Joe Hardcastle (DH Angling) 7-9-0.

Northwich AA Open, River Weaver, Oak Tree Section, Northwich, Ches. Sat. Rick Chung 14-0-12 (mainly roach); Dave ‘Oddy' Hodson 13-8-0; Danny Sixsmith 11-13-0.

Rotherham UAF Open, River Don, Denaby, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Sun. I. Turner (Worksop) 18-6-0; S. Gallagher (Team Normanton) 16-14-0; S. Wright (Daiwa Dons) 13-7-0; I. Breeds (Rotherham UAF) 12-10-0.

The Adam Jaffier Memorial Open, River Calder, Mirfield, Kirklees, W. Yorks. Sun 7th Aug. Darrel Taylor (Knaresborough) 16-0-0 (roach and dace); C. Chadwick (Matrix Halifax) 14-2-0; K. Hobson (Drennan Barnsley) 12-12-0; I. Dawson (Mirfield AC) 12-10-0; S. Parkinson (Mirfield AC) 12-7-0; A. Lewis (Bradford) 12-0-0.


Cashmores MG, Hilton Park Fishery, Featherstone, S. Staffs. Sat., Dan's Pool. P. Vernon 60-14-0; D. Williams 48-8-0; B. Broadhurst 39-0-0.

Long Eaton Fed., Brewery Ponds, Shardlow, Derbys. Wed. Ivan Carrier (Long Eaton Fed.) 11-2-8 (tench and perch); Jim Marcer (Belper) 11-1-0; Chris Wright (Dynamite Derby Angling Federation) 9-7-0; Rob Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 8-7-0; Pete Swainston (Nottm. Deaf) 7-12-0; Pete Allwood (Long Eaton Fed.) 7-7-0.

Trimpley England Team Vs. Welsh Select Team, Trimpley Reservoir, Bewdley, Worcs. Sun. Neil Bevan (Wales) 40-12-0; Richie Lawson (England) 26-8-0; Chris Gale (England) 24-10-0; Nige Davies (England) 22-0-0; Rob Cooksey (England) 21-8-0; Ron Barnfield (England) 20-10-0. Total weights: England 177-10-0; Wales 118-12-0.


A.J. Jewson Tuesday Series, Tollerton Ponds Fishery, Tollerton, York, N. Yorks. Tues., Heron & Kingfisher Ponds (27 fished). Tom Barlow (Dynamite/Drennan Barnsley) 247-11-0 (carp 12lb); Andy Lumb (Lowhills AC) 225-12-0 (carp and barbel); Dave Finnigan (DA Fencing) 222-7-0; John Holdsworth (Tri-Cast Calder) 219-7-0; Ronnie Goldwater (West Yorks. Fire) 210-15-0; Gary Barnes (Lowhills AC) 180-5-0.

Aston Park Fisheries, Sheffield, S. Yorks. Sat., Open, Lanta Lake. Steven Forster 109-1-0; Dave Hooper 67-9-0; A. Scamp 62-9-0.

Blundell Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Sat., Open, Trio, West & Ash Lakes (25 fished). Dean Edwards (Heywood) 108-0-0 (carp to 6lb); Alan Sharman 102-12-0 (carp to 7lb); Chris Davies 82-6-0; Rick Salmon (Burt Baits) 78-15-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Sat., Open, Lake 9. Jamie Davies 63-14-0; Ste Hall 60-2-0; Pete Humphreys 50-4-0.

Cradley Heath Labour AC, Monkhall Fishery, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun., Hawk & Buzzard Pools. Simon West (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 185-12-0 (mainly common and mirror carp); Brian Smith (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 178-0-0; Garry Mason (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 163-8-0; Jon Baker (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 162-8-0; Sean Waite (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 131-0-0; Andy Sloan (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 129-8-0.

Darlaston AC, Halfpenny Green Vineyard Fishery, Bobbington, S. Staffs. Sun. D. Joiner 183-0-0; M. Davies 139-6-0; M. Sherwood 133-10-0; T. Cross 122-6-0; A. Sherwood 111-5-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Open, Match Pool. Dave Armson (Hawkesbury) 58-0-0 (carp to 12lb); Ian Shirley (Hawkesbury) 38-6-0 (small carp and F1s); Gary Pace (Hawkesbury) 36-2-0 (three tench to 4lb, skimmers to 1lb plus small carp).

High Heyes Farm Fishery (The Catteries) Open, Chorley, Lancs. Sat. Alix Kirwan 82-0-0; James Declouet 78-8-0; Rob Figgins 70-12-0.

Little John Lakes, Ollerton, Notts. Mon PM., Open, Robin Hood Lake. Shaun Butler 292-3-0; Jason White 279-5-0; Martin Carpenter 235-13-0; Geoff Bennett 230-11-0; Lee Smith 174-7-0.

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed., Open, Hawk Pool. Morgan Davidson (Drennan NW) 224-0-0; James Woodfine (Tarporley Anglers) 218-0-0; Carl Hamer (Little Dawley AC) 188-12-0. Sat., Open, Owl Pool. Mitch Davidson (Drennan NW) 238-0-0; Andy Welding (Matrix Phil's Tackle) 162-8-0; Paul Gregory (Swan Elite) 135-8-0.

Nisa Feeders Opens, Meadowlands Fishery, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Thurs., Lambsdown Pool. John Webb (Rugby) 147-8-0 (carp); John Adamson (Nisa Feeders) 142-8-0; Marin Hincks (Ajax AC) 130-11-0; Liam Lynott (Potter's Green AC) 74-7-0; Rob Mallebone (Cross Keys AC) 55-10-0; Tony Lamb (Elephant & Castle) 44-1-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Molands Mere Pool. John Burchell 92-10-0; Mark Sumners 72-13-0; Pete Heaven 59-7-0. Sat., Open, Big Geary's Pool (24 fished). Ian Crossman 113-6-0 (carp); Jack O'Sullivan 109-3-0; Paul Fox 84-14-0. Sun., Open, Siblings A & B Pools (16 fished). Phil Canning 87-2-0 (£100 bonus peg) (F1s); Jack Shirley 78-3-0; Steve Daley 77-14-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Mon., Dave Mortlock Over 60's Open, Sycamore Pool. Clive Wright (Preston Innovations Boldings) 71-11-0; Mick Jamieson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 66-3-0; Paul Price (Preston Innovations Boldings) 64-13-0; Eric Bancroft (Preston Innovations Boldings) 61-4-0. Wed., Brett Billingham Open, Willows & Oak Pools. Rich Pedlar (Bibby's/Stone & District AC) 183-15-0; Adam Jones (Matrix Phil's Tackle/Revolution Baits) 141-9-0; Steve Lovell (Maver) 122-3-0; Barry ‘the Wizard' Jones (Goodyear AC) 107-2-0. Thurs., Ron Clarke Over 50's Open, Oak Pool. Steve Owen (Monkhall) 114-2-0; Dave Mortlock (Preston Innovations Boldings) 107-11-0; Ron Clarke (Preston Innovations Boldings) 101-12-0. Sat., Tony Foster Open, Willows Pool. Clive Wright (Preston Innovations Boldings) 86-10-0; Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 77-7-0; Tony Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings) 74-8-0; Dave Cole (Preston Innovations Boldings) 74-0-0. Sun., Gaz Willey Open, Larch & Willows Pools. Gaz Willey (Walsall) 199-11-0; Dave Emlyn (OAC) 123-9-0; Kelvin Emlyn (OAC) 123-0-0; Gareth Emlyn (OAC) 121-5-0.

Quarry Pool Fishery, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Thurs., Open. Matty Dawes (Preston Innovations) 243-4-0; Neil Jones (Wrexham) 195-13-0; Keith Turner (Swan AC) 129-0-0; Tony Price (Graham Jones AC) 114-0-0; Steve Walters (Chestnut Tree AC) 102-3-0. Fri., Shared Pool, Jolly Carter AC. S. Booth (Jolly Carter AC) 61-8-0; C. Green (Jolly Carter AC) 52-15-0; A. Maddox (Jolly Carter AC) 42-0-0. Fri., Hind AC. D. Clayton (Hind AC) 110-8-0; S. Lambley (Hind AC) 94-4-0; D. Johnson (Hind AC) 74-14-0. Sat., Woodstone Warriors AC. S. Lowe (Woodstone Warriors AC) 174-14-0; A. Cooper (Woodstone Warriors AC) 167-5-0; W. Harris (Woodstone Warriors AC) 149-14-0; D. Raybould (Woodstone Warriors AC) 149-2-0; D. Gray (Woodstone Warriors AC) 138-10-0. Sun., Green Man AC. A. Westwood (Green Man AC) 207-10-0; C. Stevens (Green Man AC) 145-7-0; S. Morgan (Green Man AC) 131-8-0; S. Smith (Green Man AC) 117-10-0; K. Brandrick (Green Man AC) 105-0-0; V. Prosser (Green Man AC) 102-8-0; D. Walter (Green Man AC) 100-6-0.

Sherwood Forest Fishery, Edwinstowe, Notts. Sat., Open, Holmedale Lake. Chris Graves 224-6-0; Adam Baker 143-5-0; Ian Boyd 124-0-0.

The Cunneries Fisheries, Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat., Open, S Canal. Fred Wright 121-1-0; Brian Jones 108-3-0; Lee Ganderton 106-6-0.

The Golden Reel Championship 2022 Qualifier, Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Covey Lakes 1-6 & Spey Lake. Lee Riley 169-15-0; Jamie Hughes 167-2-0; Sam Slocket 167-0-0; Carl Harvey 128-2-0; James Howarth 120-6-0. Qualifier: Lee Riley.

The Oaks Lakes, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat., Open, Cedar Lake. Chris Hall 92-6-0; Steve Spears 90-1-0; Dave Kirby 83-8-0.

Todber Manor, Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Sat., Ash Pool (12 fished). Tony Gilbert 269-4-0; Pemb Wrighting 263-4-0; Mark Wynne 246-11-0.

Tri-Cast Old Hough Fishery, Middlewich, Ches. Sat., Open, Goose, Boulders & Upper Benbo Pools. Alan Lamb (Old Hough) 106-7-0; Paul Reynolds (Old Hough) 69-7-0; Andy Bridge (Frenzee) 61-9-0.

Whitmore Fisheries, Greenhalgh, Preston, Lancs. Sat., Open, East Canal (21 fished). Nathan Stretch 139-15-0; Graham Bateman 108-5-0; Phil Bradshaw 94-6-0.

Last Edited: 15 August 2022

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