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Angling match results for the week ending 14 May 2023

Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.

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Canals

Aldridge & District AS, Wyrley & Essington Canal, Cashmores MG Waters, Fingerpost Section, Pelsall, Walsall, W. Mids. Sun. I. Parker (Aldridge & District AS) 10-10-0; M. Wright (Aldridge & District AS) 6-1-0; G. Mapp (Aldridge & District AS) 2-7-0.

Barford AA Open, Grand Union Canal (Lure Anglers Waters), Bridges 71-72 Section, Knowle, Solihull, W. Mids Wed. Mal Galliers (Barford AA) 8-1-8; Sean Reidy (Sensas M5) 6-10-0; Jason Bean (Kidlington AS Oxford) 2-12-8. Sections: Section 1 – Pete Millard (Bailey's of Warwick Best Bait) 2-8-4; Section 2 – ‘Little' Colin Talbot (Barford AA) 2-7-4.

Barford AA Teams of Three Canal League, Round 1, Grand Union Canal, Knowle, Solihull, W. Mids. Sat. Dave McCall (Canal Trio) 6-9-0; ‘Little' Colin Talbot (Matchbox) 5-5-4; ‘Big' Colin Talbot (Sparks MG) 5-4-0; Andy Curless (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech Blue) 4-12-0; Mark Derry (Drennan Leics. MVDE) 4-11-0; Dave Berrow (Sparks MG) 4-6-0. Teams: Sparks MG 6; Sensas Black Country A 7; Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech Blue 9 (two section wins); Canal Trio 9 (one section win); Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech Black 9 (no section wins); Bag'em/Maver Midlands 11.

Bateman Vine AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal (BAA Waters), Bridges 40-42 Section, Botterham Lock, Swindon, nr. Dudley, W. Mids. Sun. (Joint 1st) C. Hariss (Bateman Vine AC) 1-11-0; S. Checkitts (Bateman Vine AC) 1-11-0; T. Williams (Bateman Vine AC) 1-3-0; D. Lester (Bateman AC) 1-2-0.

Bibby's/Stone & District AC Wednesday Sweepstake Match, Shropshire Union Canal, Trees Section, Shebdon, Staffs. Wed. Kim Jones (Bibby's/Stone & District AC) 7-3-0 (mixed bag of small fish); Mark ‘Sticky' Wilton (Bibby's/Stone & District AC) 6-15-0 (small fish on pinkie); Mick Round (Bibby's/Stone & District AC) 4-10-0; Phil James (Bibby's/Stone & District AC) 1-14-0; Terry Proctor (Bibby's/Stone & District AC) 1-9-0.

Bridgnorth British Legion AC, Shropshire Union Canal (Bibby's/Stone & District AC Waters), Shebdon, Staffs. Sat. Fred Jackson 3-0-0; Darren Williams 2-15-0; Nigel Ball 2-6-0; Terry Jervis 1-14-0.

Canal & River Trust Canal Pairs Championship 2023 Qualifier, Grand Union Canal, Solihull, W. Mids. Sat (20 fished). Simon Nickless 16-4-0; Mick Belgrave 15-14-0; Stu Cutler 12-6-0; David Rose 6-1-0. Pairs: Simon Nickless & Steve Dudley 4; Adrian Scott & Paul Kitts 7; David Rose & Dave Clawley 9; Chris Furnival & Stu Cutler 9; Mark Sreeves & Mick Belgrave 9. Qualifiers: Simon Nickless & Steve Dudley; Adrian Scott & Paul Kitts.

Canal & River Trust Pairs Championship 2023 Qualifier, Lancaster Canal, Preston, Lancs. Sat (50 fished). Gareth Charnock 15-6-0; Tommy Fairhurst 12-8-0; Dean Turner 12-6-0; Steve Embery 12-5-0; Peter Duffy 10-10-0. (all winning weights were bream). Qualifiers: Tommy Fairhurst & Dave Walmsley; Gareth Charnock & John Easton; Peter Duffy & Josh Duffy; Phil Baird & Andrew Davis; Dave Trafford & Stuart Bird.

Canal & River Trust Canal Pairs Championship 2023 Qualifier, Shropshire Union Canal (Hodnet AC Waters), Soudley, Shrops. Sun (66 fished). Ben Sharratt (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 15-2-0; Richard Guest (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 14-14-0; Asa Cooper (Sparks MG) 14-13-0; Dave Lloyd (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 11-8-0; Darren Lewis (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 9-3-0. Pairs & Qualifiers: Dave Lloyd & Richard Guest 3; Ben Sharratt & Jason Cunningham 6; Darren Lewis & Dave Hughes 10; Steve Dudley & Simon Nickless 15 (already qualified); Ben Garbett & Steve Broome 16; Simon Preece & Simon Mottram 21; Steve Brookes & Dave Mawby 23; Scott Geens & Danny Ashington 24.

Canal Kings Open, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Soho Loop, Clissold Street Section, Winson Green, B'ham. Sun (16 fished). Ryan Hardman (Sensas Black Country) 9-9-4; Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 8-0-0; Mick Conlon (Canal Kings) 6-14-0; Carl Daly (Canal Kings) 6-11-6; Tony Bowen (Canal Kings) 6-4-6; Mel Howard (Canal Kings) 6-4-0.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Slade Heath Railway Bridge Section, Slade Heath, Coven, Staffs. Thurs PM., 4 hour match. Tony Beech (Goodyear AC) 33-3-0 (35 fish – inc. skimmers from 5oz to bream to 3lb 8oz plus seven bits on caster and maggot, long) (NEW CANAL CLUB RECORD); Johnny Benness (Goodyear AC) 7-14-0 (a couple of good bream to 3lb 8oz plus small roach on bread punch and maggot); Ray Campbell (Goodyear AC) 6-12-12 (a couple of bream to 3lb plus gudgeon and small roach); Mark Foster (Goodyear AC) 3-10-6 (mixed bag); Malcolm Bethell (Goodyear AC) 3-3-0 (roach, perch and gudgeon).

HanKat Superteam AS Open, Dudley No.1 Canal, back of Netherton Reservoir, Netherton, W. Mids. Sat (10 fished). Sir David Sheaf (Canal Kings) 10-8-0; Norman Wilson (Good Intent) 8-6-8; Lee Woodhouse (HanKat Superteam AS) 7-15-0.

Kennet & Avon Spring League, Final Round (4), Kennet & Avon Canal (Hungerford Canal AA Waters), Marsh to Lower Dunmill, Hungerford, Berks. Sun (64 fished). Rob Randall (Garbolino Blackmore Vale Gold) 33-11-0 (bream and skimmers over worm in groundbait, fishing dead red maggot or worm on the hook); Sam Simm (Sensas West Sussex) 33-0-0; Mark Gaylard (Sensas Lobby's) 17-11-0; Dave Croucher (RIVE Homestores Red) 14-14-0; Mark Withey (Sensas Devizes Green) 14-10-0; Kev Bennett (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 12-10-0. Teams: (Joint 1st) Garbolino Blackmore Vale Gold 43; Sensas Lobby's 43; RIVE Homestores Aqua 42.5. Final league: RIVE Homestores Aqua 167.5; Preston Innovations Thatchers 166; Sensas Devizes Green 154.5.

Long Eaton Fed. Summer League, Round 3, Erewash Canal, Dockholme, Derbys. Sat. Julian Garner (Long Eaton Fed.) 5-2-0 (two tench); Graham Sheffield (Codnor) 4-8-0; Mark Parker (Soldiers & Sailors) 4-1-8; Pete Allwood (Long Eaton Fed.) 2-13-0; John Lock (Loughborough Soar MG) 2-1-0; Asa Cooper (Sparks MG) 1-7-8. League: (Joint 1st) Alec Whitmore 5; Mark Parker 5; (Joint 3rd) John Brockway 7; Julian Garner 7; John Lock 7.

Moira Canal Spring League, Round 5, Moira Canal, Conkers Basin to Donisthorpe, N.W. Leics./Derbys. Border. Sun (44 fished). Dean Cherrington (Sparks MG) 11-7-0 (skimmers); Paul Middleton (Sparks MG) 10-4-0 (skimmers); Scott Westwood (Loughborough Soar MG) 8-5-0 (skimmers); James Gregory (Sensas Dark Horse) 7-11-0 (skimmers); Andy Astle (Loughborough Soar MG) 6-6-0 (roach, rudd and perch); Roger Marlow (Sensas Media) 3-14-0. Teams: Sparks MG 6; Sensas Media 10. (only top two teams supplied, league placings to follow after final round).

Northwich AA Open, Trent & Mersey Canal, Billinge, Northwich, Ches. Sat. Jimmy Byrne 6-8-8 (mostly roach); Jeff Stoll 5-1-4; Nigel Grindley 4-9-8; Rod Fraser 3-8-8.

Poundlanders AC, Wyrley & Essington Canal (Cashmores MG Waters), Wood Lane Section, Pelsall, Walsall, W. Mids. Sun. J. Owen (Poundlanders AC) 14-10-0; P. Chapman (Poundlanders AC) 12-2-0; J. Tarplee (Poundlanders AC) 8-6-0.

Prostate Screening Fund Canal Championship 2023 Qualifier No. 8, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal (Wolverhampton AA Waters), Calf Heath, S. Staffs. Wed (14 fished). Bernie Leatherbarrow (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 10-4-8; Steve Dudley (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 10-2-0; Steve Brookes (Browning Northants.) 9-13-0; Arthur Shaw (Wolverhampton AA/Rough Hay AC) 7-3-0; Phil ‘Jonty' Johnson (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 7-1-13; John Taylor (Sportsman AC) 7-0-4. Qualifiers: Bernie Leatherbarrow; Steve Dudley; Steve Brookes.

Prostate Screening Fund Canal Championship 2023 Qualifier No. 9, Shropshire Union Canal (Wolverhampton AA Waters), Brewood, S. Staffs. Sun (22 fished). John Garbett (Team Eclipse) 7-15-0 (chub); Mel ‘Killer' Wood (Four Ashes AC) 6-5-0 (a chub and a bream); Richard Buxton (Bridgnorth AS) 5-6-4 (a chub and a bream); Paul Turner (Colmic UK) 5-5-10; Dave Holbrook (Team Eclipse) 4-9-3; Mark Foster (Goodyear AC) 4-7-3. Qualifiers: Joe Holloway; Mel ‘Killer' Wood; John Garbett; Dave Holbrook; Mark Foster.

Sportsman AA Open, Walsall Canal (BCN), Metro Bridge Section, Wednesbury, W. Mids. Sat. Mel Howard (Canal Kings) 4-6-7; Dave Anderson (Sportsman AA) 2-9-0; Dennis Sumner (Fatty's Bait & Tackle) 1-13-7; Chris Taylor (Sportsman AA) 1-9-12; Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 1-9-5.

Sportsman AC Opens, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Watery Lane Section, Tipton, W. Mids. Wed (13 fished). Mick Hawkins (Sportsman AC) 39-8-0 (bream and skimmers); Mark Whiles (Sportsman AC) 14-9-0; Les Wardley (Sportsman AC) 9-5-0; Dean Webb (Sensas Black Country) 9-0-0; Pete Fellows (Sportsman AC) 6-7-0; Tony Garrett (Sportsman AA) 6-5-0. Sun (12 fished). Baz Buckley (Sportsman AC) 18-4-0; Tony Walters (Sportsman AC) 11-5-0; Mick Hawkins (Sportsman AC) 11-0-0; Mal Galliers (Sportsman AA) 6-8-0; Mark Whiles (Sportsman AC) 6-7-0; John Horton (Sportsman AC) 4-9-0.

Storey's Halesowen RBL, Stourbridge Canal, Town Arm Section, Stourbridge, W. Mids. Sun. Sean Waite (Storey's Halesowen RBL) 12-6-0 (skimmers on pole and waggler with worm and pinkie); John Babbington (Storey's Halesowen RBL) 12-3-0; Paul Skidmore (Storey's Halesowen RBL) 11-4-0; Steve Horton (Storey's Halesowen RBL) 3-6-0; (Joint 5th) Howard Dodd (Storey's Halesowen RBL) 2-5-8; Garry Mason (Storey's Halesowen RBL) 2-5-8.

The Steve ‘Freddie' Ward Memorial Match, Worcester & Birmingham Canal, Stoke Prior, Worcs. Sun (34 fished). Bryn Thomas (Wales) 13-14-8; Jono Leivers (Browning West Midlands) 10-14-0; Tom Boulton (Sensas Smithy's) 7-1-8; James Wilson (Sensas Smithy's) 5-14-0; Micky Howell (HanKat Superteam AS) 5-9-12; Chris Furnival (Sportsman AC) 4-15-10. (over £600 raised for Macmillan Cancer Support).

Tring Old Codgers, Grand Union Canal, Bullbeggars Lane Section, Berkhamsted, Herts. Wed (8 fished). Andy Allday 1-7-0 (gudgeon, roach, perch and bleak); Paul Hedges 1-5-8; Pete Leech 1-0-8.

Wolverhampton Over 60's Club Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal (Goodyear AC Waters), Shawhall Lane Section, Coven, Staffs. Wed (14 fished). Mick Westwood (Norton Canes) 10-11-0 (three big bream and the odd skimmer on big red maggot); Stu Brailsford (Bridgtown Social AC) 7-5-0 (odd skimmer plus roach); Mel ‘Killer' Wood (Four Ashes AC) 3-13-0 (small fish and the odd stamp-roach); Ray Campbell (Sankey's) 3-10-10; Tony Beech (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-15-9 (one big bream plus bits); Joe Athersmith (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-12-11.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Angling Trust Free Spirit Match/Boddington Classic 2023 Qualifier No. 2, Boddington Reservoir, nr. Byfield, Northants. Sat. John Webb 23K 675g (carp); Mick Crimp 23K 175g (carp); Mike Hammond 22K 175g. Qualifiers: John Webb; Mick Crimp; Lee Carver; Darren Smith; Chris Bostwick; John Brown.

Stillwaters

Blackfords Progressive Association Match, Kingswood Lake, Cannock, Staffs. Sat., Car Park & Reeds Bank Sections (22 fished). Steve McQueen (Cannock) 43-10-0 (proper bream and skimmers on Method feeder); Jordan Hall (Middy/Adrenaline) 35-11-0 (thirteen bream on Method feeder); Ashley Poxton (Sneyd AC) 20-10-0 (bream and roach on feeder and pole).

Bridgtown Social AC, Broofields Fishery, Shareshill, Wolverhampton, W. Mids. Sun. Hughie Blair Snr. (Bridgtown Social AC) 62-8-0 (carp to 8lb on luncheon meat); Charlie Smith (Bridgtown Social AC) 51-8-0 (carp to 7lb); Roger Corbett (Bridgtown Social AC) 42-8-0 (carp to 10lb, skimmers and mixed silvers); Dave Rayson (Bridgtown Social AC) 27-8-0; Tony Beech (Bridgtown Social AC) 26-12-0; Paul Deehan (Bridgtown Social AC) 21-12-0.

Long Eaton Fed., Brewery Ponds, Shardlow, Derbys. Wed. Jim Marcer (Belper) 16-4-8 (four tench); Dave Lewis (Soldiers & Sailors) 13-1-0; Pete Allwood (Long Eaton Fed.) 8-15-8; Rob Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 8-3-0; Chris Buckingham (Soldiers & Sailors) 7-14-0; Ivan Carrier (Long Eaton Fed.) 6-12-0.

Patshull Park 24 Hour Carp Contest, Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Sat 13th May – Sun 14th May. Darren Reeve & Martin Harthill 111-6-0 (twelve carp); Steve Cotton & Andy Dunning 77-5-0; Mike Gater & John Orford 68-0-0.

The Steve Brown Memorial Three Day Contest, Patshull Park, Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Bank Holiday Mon., Day One. Section winners – Bill Kelly (Tri-Cast) 9K 020g; Mick Tonks 9K 820g; Dave Ridgway 10K 200g. Tues., Day Two. Section winners – Rob Dickenson 5K 040g; John Sullivan 7K 180g; Paul Bucknell 9K 700g. Wed., Day Three. Section winners – Paul Bucknell 12K 360g; Dave Ridgway 10K 980g; Bill Kelly (Tri-Cast) 17K 540g. Festival overall: 1st Dave Ridgway; 2nd Bill Kelly (Tri-Cast); 3rd Paul Bucknell; 4th Pete Waters; 5th Mick Tonks.

Commercials

Angling Trust Fish ‘O' Mania 2023 Qualifier, The Glebe & Mallory Park Fisheries, Peckleton, Leicester, Leics. Sat 6th May (100 fished). Mark Griffiths 251-6-0; Dan Hull 219-12-0; Sam Brown 188-8-0; Jamie Hughes 182-6-0; Ben Hagg 175-0-0; Luke Bamford 174-12-0. Qualifier: Mark Griffiths.

Angling Trust Fish ‘O' Mania 2023 Qualifier, Makins Fishery, Bramcote, Nuneaton, Warks. Sat (100 fished). John Alexander 221-10-0; Jamie Hughes 178-3-0; Paul Beesley 143-7-0; Warren Jennings 139-2-0; Les Marshall 129-1-0; Sam Williams 121-14-0. Qualifiers: John Alexander.

Barby Banks Three Day Festival 2023, Barby, Warks. Sat 6th May, Sun 7th May & Bank Holiday Mon 8th May. Festival overall: Andy Forbes 4 (387-9-0); Dave Hawkins 4 (363-1-0); Craig Partridge 5 (435-7-0).

Barlborough Springs Top Dog Series, Round 1, Chesterfield, Derbys. Sat. Simon Jarvis 111-2-0; Brian Elliot 103-15-0; Chris Clark 84-1-0.

Blundell Fishery, Rixton, Ches., Sat., Open, Trio, Pine, Ash, East & West Lakes. Andy Pickles (Izaak Walton) 116-10-0 (carp to 10lb on meat under tree); Shaun ‘King of the Swing' Woodward (Trafford Tackle & Bait) 103-2-0 (carp to 12lb on meat); Alan Sharman 92-14-0.

Brookside Fisheries, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Open, Kingfisher Lake. Stuart Conroy 93-11-0; Steve Carrier 83-4-0; Steve Balson 70-13-0.

Carney Pools Silvers Opens, Wolseley Bridge, Stafford, Staffs. Bank Holiday Mon., Dragon Pool. (Joint 1st) Jay Fell 30-3-0; Andrew Morrison 30-3-0; Dave Brown 25-12-0; Mark John Capewell 18-1-0; Dave Knight 17-10-0; Ian Saiger 17-3-0. Wed., Dragon Pool. Ed Warren (Garbolino) 25-7-0; Kev Williams (Wolverhampton) 22-11-0; Mark John Capewell (Carthy's Tackle) 18-13-0; Carl Westwood (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 18-0-0; Tony Walsh (Drennan Leics. MVDE) 17-12-0. Sat., Dragon Pool. Matt Page 28-15-0; Andrew Spearman 26-14-0; Jason Elwell 25-12-0; Andy Chapman 23-15-0; Barry ‘the Wizard' Jones 18-0-0.

Castle Ashby Open, Grendon, Northants. Sun 7th May., Grendon Lake. Wayne Robinson 40-4-0; Tony Smith 30-2-0; John Kent 20-4-0.

Flore & Brockhall AC, Barby Banks, Barby, Warks. Sun 7th May. Terry Smith 30-0-0; Bob Prowse 29-0-0; Mike Holmes 28-0-0.

Glebe AC, Peatling Pools, Peatling Parva, Lutterworth, Leics. Sun 7th May. Russ Lay 192-3-0; Dave Haddon 139-6-0; Paul Scrivener 121-0-0.

Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Sat., Open, Match Lake & Island, Canal & Meadow Pools (33 fished). Ash Davies 154-11-0; Ant King 145-2-0; Jake Robinson 131-13-0; Darren Gleave 121-2-0; Morgan Davidson 118-11-0; Dean Lockett 109-0-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Open, Match Pool (12 fished). John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 98-8-0 (carp to 8lb on meat and pellet); Darren Johnson (Hawkesbury) 85-5-0 (carp to 10lb and bream to 3lb on paste and pellet); Lee Raynor (Hawkesbury) 67-8-0 (carp to 5lb and bream to 3lb on pellet and meat).

High Heyes Farm Fisheries (The Catteries) Open, Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat. Martin Liptrot 67-12-0; Danny Speakman 66-12-0; Geoff Farnworth 58-8-0.

Lingmere Fisheries Open, Moreton, The Wirral, Merseyside. Sat. J. Howson 167-14-0; T. Collins 107-0-0; C. Doran 96-8-0.

Luton AC, Twin Lakes Fishery, Biddenham, Beds. Wed., Jack's Lake (14 fished). Adrian Smith 60-6-0 (fourteen carp plus silvers on pole with red maggot over fishery feed pellet); Andy Frankum 43-5-0; Richard Darbon 38-15-0; Sean Leatherland 37-15-0; Richard Gibbs 36-15-0; Dave Britton 31-8-0.

Milton Keynes Vets, Alders Farm, Gt. Brickhill, Bucks. Wed 3rd May. Simon Cordingley 68-5-0; Martin Cunniffe 59-15-0; Dave Lewis 56-3-0.

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sat 6th May., Open, Hawk Pool. Simon Harris (Little Dawley AC) 199-12-0; Jason Nichols (Monkhall) 153-4-0; Paul Gregory (Monkhall) 143-4-0. Sun 7th May., Open, Owl Pool. Andy Kyte (Middle Severn Angling) 167-0-0; Tim Cadwallader (Monkhall) 156-14-0; Simon Harris (Little Dawley AC) 142-2-0. Wed., Open, Buzzard Pool. James Woodfine (Maver Midlands) 213-12-0; Paul Gregory (Monkhall) 154-8-0; Darren Dobson (Monkhall) 140-12-0.

Nisa Feeders Open, Makins Fishery, Bramcote, Nuneaton, Warks. Wed., Phase One – Lake Two. John Adamson (Nisa Feeders) 220-13-0 (carp to 11lb plus three bream on Method feeder); Clive Oliver (The Glebe) 197-4-0 (carp); Shaun Weed (Old Works AC) 141-2-0 (mainly big margin carp plus a pretty koi); Rob Lowe (Old Works AC) 134-14-0; Jim Innes (Nuneaton Nomads) 118-15-0; Nick Weed (Old Works AC) 107-5-0.

Outcasts AC, Makins Fishery, Bramcote, Nuneaton, Warks. Bank Holiday Mon., Phase Three – Avon Pool. Steve Wills 112-11-0; Russ Colton 85-11-0; Russ Lay 81-11-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Little Geary's Pool (15 fished). Findlay Tanner 139-10-0 (F1s); Steve Daley 132-9-0 (carp and F1s); John Burchell 124-0-0 (carp and F1s); Steve Pearce 91-0-0 (F1s). Sat., Open, Big Geary's Pool (19 fished). Stuart Palser 76-7-0 (carp and skimmers); Barry Byrd 74-7-0 (carp); Carl Barnfield 70-6-0 (carp); Dave Elliott 52-0-0 (carp). Sun., Open, Little Geary's Pool (17 fished). Nick Jukes 104-12-0 (F1s); Steve Daley 104-0-0 (F1s); Paul Terry 103-11-0 (F1s); Steve Brindley 98-4-0 (F1s).

Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Open, Covey Lakes 2, 3, 4 & 6 (58 fished). Nick Sharp 87-2-0; Brian Conroy 72-0-0; Ben Summerscales 71-11-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Bank Holiday Mon., Oswestrians, Sycamore Pool. Rob Hancox (Oswestrians) 146-6-0; Kenny Humphreys (Oswestrians) 134-2-0; Nige Clarke (Oswestrians) 114-8-0; A. Mark (Oswestrians) 113-9-0; Paul Hemming (Oswestrians) 107-11-0. Bank Holiday Mon., Over 60's Open, Sycamore Pool. Colin Reynolds (Preston Innovations Boldings) 116-0-0; Clive Wright (Preston Innovations Boldings) 98-8-0; Bob Clarke (Preston Innovations Boldings) 95-13-0; Paul Gregory (Monkhall) 94-2-0. Wed., Open, Willows Pool. Steve Lovell (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 125-8-0; Rich Pedlar (Bibby's/Stone & District AC) 99-2-0; George Reynolds 59-10-0; Clive Edwards (Preston Innovations Boldings) 57-9-0. Thurs., Over 60's Open, Oak Pool. Bill Hill (Preston Innovations Boldings) 103-0-0; Colin Reynolds (Preston Innovations Boldings) 100-2-0; Dave Mortlock (Preston Innovations Boldings) 96-11-0; Clive Wright (Preston Innovations Boldings) 93-13-0; Ron Clarke (Preston Innovations Boldings) 93-2-0. Sat., Over 60's Open, Chestnut Pool. Steve Owen (Monkhall) 112-13-0; Clive Wright (Preston Innovations Boldings) 110-6-0; Bob Clarke (Preston Innovations Boldings) 102-1-0; Colin Reynolds (Preston Innovations Boldings) 92-5-0. Sat., Oswestrians, Larch Pool. Josh Humphreys (Oswestrians) 74-14-0; Steve Hall (Oswestrians) 49-12-0; Paul Hemming (Oswestrians) 42-3-0; Tim Probert (Oswestrians) 40-4-0. Sun., Open, Larch & Sycamore Pools. Gaz Willey (Walsall) 149-11-0; Andy Bishop (Preston Innovations Boldings) 148-8-0; Dave Emlyn (OAC) 145-5-0; Gareth Emlyn (OAC) 139-4-0. Sun., Shrewsbury AC, Oak Pool. Nathan Spain (Shrewsbury AC) 71-13-0; Stu Purcell (Shrewsbury AC) 71-10-0; Alan Gittens (Shrewsbury AC) 62-15-0; Mark Harris (Shrewsbury AC) 60-10-0.

Quarry Pool Fishery, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Sat., Button Oak AC. S. Williams (Button Oak AC) 131-13-0; J. Truman (Button Oak AC) 73-0-0; T. Williams (Button Oak AC) 67-3-0. Sun., Swan AC. C. Standing (Swan AC) 174-0-0; A. Morgan (Swan AC) 166-4-0 (inc. a 20lb 15oz carp); B. Baker (Swan AC) 148-10-0; M. Cope (Swan AC) 138-2-0.

Sherwood Forest Fishery Silvers Only Open, Edwinstowe, Notts. Sat., Sherwood Lake. Danny Harding 49-4-0; Dave Edwards 37-7-0; Al Holton 31-1-0.

Splinters AC, Peatling Pools, Peatling Parva, Lutterworth, Leics. Wed 3rd May., Plough & Harrow Pools. Tom Griffiths 108-0-0; Eddie Kelly 81-7-0; Trev Griffiths 73-0-0. Sun 7th May. Trev Griffiths 201-0-0; Steve Johnson 194-11-0; Dave Griffiths 174-6-0.

The Cunneries Fishery, Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat., Open, S Canal. Dave Brown 45-12-0; Graham Ramsdale 42-14-0; Sam Slockett 39-10-0.

The Oaks Lakes, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat., Open, Cedar Lake. Andy Bennett 112-6-0; Tim Peters 97-13-0; Wayne Armstrong 86-15-0.

The Old Codgers, Cob House Fishery, Worcester, Worcs. Sat., Chestnut Pool. Paul Ellis 169-10-0; John Eales 140-10-0; Tom Farrell 117-4-0.

The Old Hough Coarse Fishery, Middlewich, Ches. Sat., Open, Boulders & Goose Pools. Martyn Steele 104-13-0; Andy Dyson 103-15-0; Connor Edwards 86-3-0.

Tollerton Ponds, York, Yorks. Sat., Open, Kingfisher Pond. Mark Partington 136-2-0; Gary Kinder 127-3-0; Chris Clark 116-4-0.

Towcester AC, Furtho Lagoon, Furtho Manor Farm, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun 7th May. Rob Pottinger 22-12-0; Mick Goodridge 17-4-0; Dave Gibbins 16-14-0.

Viaduct Fisheries, Somerton, Somerset. Sat., Open, Campbell Lake (21 fished). Bela Bakos 154-7-0; Dan White 139-13-0; Phil Hardwick 126-3-0. Silvers: Stu Woods 65-15-0; May Tones 59-4-0; Pete Z. 32-10-0.

Weston Pools, Oswestry, Shrops. Sat., Open, Belvedere Pool. Karl Webster 116-9-0; Jack Williams 87-11-0; Jason Rodgers 67-9-0. Sat., Open, Canal Pool. Richie O'Connor 151-15-0; Col Mercer 139-0-0; Allan Hughes 126-14-0; Dave Coulson 117-10-0.

Whitmore Fisheries, Greenhalgh, Preston, Lancs. Sat., Open, East Canal (36 fished). Harry Campbell 93-5-0; Danny Wilkinson 91-0-0; Terry Palmer 66-11-0.

Willow Lakes, Foston, Grantham, Lincs. Sat., Open, Alder & Hawthorn Lakes. Ben Checkley (Colmic) 128-2-0 (banded pellet to the islands and down the edge, mainly carp plus 20lb of skimmers); Harold ‘Boss' Careless 74-0-0; Andy Birkin 61-0-0; Dave Pontin 53-0-0; Dan Lacey 50-14-0; Mitch Riley 50-7-0; Neil Fisher 48-7-0; James Graham 46-9-0; Mark Wyatt 44-10-0; Shaun Butler 40-6-0.

Last Edited: 16 May 2023

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