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Angling match results for the week ending 15 January 2023

Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.

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Crewe MG Open, Llangollen Canal, Swanley, nr. Nantwich, Ches. Sun (8 brave souls fished). Davey Ellis (Team Les ‘O') 1-10-0 (all small roach); Steve Fogel (Drennan NW) 1-9-0 (all small roach); George Cooke (Team Les ‘O') 0-10-0 (small gudgeon and a 5oz skimmer).

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Slade Heath, Coven, Staffs. Sun. Mark Foster (Goodyear AC) 4-6-0; Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 3-4-11; Ray Campbell (Goodyear AC) 2-4-8; Fred ‘the Bread' Cheetham (Goodyear AC) 2-1-0; Michael Thomson (Goodyear AC) 1-12-6; Keith Hulland (Goodyear AC) 1-9-6.

HanKat Superteam AS Open, Stourbridge Canal, Tank Section, Brierley Hill, W. Mids. Sat. Andy Curless (Browning Central) 12-11-10; Stu Cutler (Matrix) 9-8-5; Tony Bowen (Canal Kings) 9-3-4; Dave Hughes (Sensas Black Country) 7-11-11; Steve Worton (HanKat Superteam AS) 2-6-8; Lee Woodhouse (HanKat Superteam AS) 0-12-11.

Norbury Individual Winter League, Round 1, Shropshire Union Canal, Norbury Junction, Staffs. Sat (20 fished). Nigel Clayton (Sensas Black Country) 13-0-0 (skimmers and perch); Mel ‘Killer' Wood (Four Ashes AC) 12-4-4 (skimmers and perch); Paul Murrin (Colmic Dynamite Trentmen) 12-2-0 (skimmers and roach); Dave Holbrook (Team Eclipse) 10-12-0 (skimmers and perch); Dave Richards (Four Ashes AC) 10-2-0 (mainly skimmers and perch with a few roach); Simon Preece (Drennan NW) 9-14-4 (roach and skimmers plus a 2lb 8oz eel); Fred ‘the Bread' Cheetham (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 8-7-12 (roach plus and a 4lb bream); Bernie Leatherbarrow (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 7-1-0 (roach and skimmers); Les Olszewski (Team Les ‘O') 7-0-0 (all roach).

Old Bank Open, Mirfield Canal, Mirfield, Kirklees, W. Yorks. Sat. James Wheelhouse (Tri-Cast Calder) 14-15-0 (perch to 2lb); Andy Turner (Tri-Cast Calder) 12-13-0 (perch and chub); Ron Haigh (Thornhill AC) 6-1-0; Warren Mcleavy (Tri-Cast Calder) 5-8-0; Tim Noon (Tri-Cast Calder) 5-2-0; Martin Blagbrough (Tri-Cast Calder) 4-14-0.

Rugeley Individual League, Round 1, Trent & Mersey Canal, Walsall AC & Coors AC Waters, Handsacre, Staffs. Sun (29 fished). Jason Cunningham (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 9-14-2 (five good perch plus small roach); Daz Lewis (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 9-4-12 (decent perch plus small roach); John Hanna (Browning West Midlands) 4-1-12 (two big perch plus bits); Glyn Bagley (Goodyear AC) 3-13-4; Darren Massey (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 3-1-7; Mick Hatchard (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 2-13-13.

Sportsman AA Open, Walsall Canal (BCN), Metro Bridge Section, Wednesbury, W. Mids. Sat. Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 3-8-0; Steve Broome (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 0-7-10; Chris Taylor (Sportsman AA) 0-3-15; Dave Sheaf (Canal Kings) 0-1-6; Pete Lamb (Sportsman AA) 0-1-3.

Sportsman AC Opens, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Tunnel End Section, Tipton, W. Mids. Wed (11 fished). Glenn Law (Sparks MG) 12-12-0 (mostly roach); Chris Furnival (Sportsman AC) 10-14-0 (mostly roach); Steve Broome (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 10-12-0; Mal Galliers (Sportsman AA) 10-0-0; Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 9-4-0; Gary Atkins (Sportsman AC) 8-3-0. Sun., Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Tunnel End Section, Tipton, W. Mids. Chris Rice (Sensas Black Country) 9-15-0 (all roach); Mark Whiles (Sportsman AC) 6-9-0; John Horton (Sportsman AC) 6-7-0; John Babbington (Storey's Halesowen RBL) 6-1-0; (Joint 5th) Mick Hawkins (Sportsman AC) 5-15-0; Chris Furnival (Sportsman AC) 5-15-0.


Rotherham UAF Open, River Don, Sprotbrough, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Sun. M. Wilson (Bait-Tech North) 23-12-0; P. Goulding (Daiwa Dons) 8-2-0; A. Benstead (Pontefract) 1-9-0; A. Anderson (Spotted Fin/Team Normanton) 0-15-0; G. Brown (Tackle Traders) 0-13-0.

Winsford DAA Open, River Weaver, Rilshaw Lane Length, Winsford, Ches. Wed. A. Insley 20-12-0; M. Lenihan 11-15-0; K. Bell 7-0-0.


Long Eaton Fed., Brewery Ponds, Shardlow, Derbys. Wed. John Brockway (Long Eaton Fed.) 9-9-0 (tench and perch); Chris Wright (Dynamite Derby Angling Federation) 8-2-0; (Joint 3rd) Derek Hicklin (3 Counties) 6-12-0; Jim Marcer (Belper) 6-12-0; Steve Till (Long Eaton Fed.) 6-7-0; John Lock (Loughborough MG) 6-4-0.

Patshull Park, Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Sun., Open, Deeps Section (14 fished). Mick Tonks 4-6-0; Ashley Poxton 3-15-0; Jordan Hall (Middy/Adrenaline) 3-4-0; Graham Hallows 2-10-0.


Blundell Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Sat., Open, Trio & Pine Lakes. Chris Weeder Jnr. (Chris Weeder Angling) 38-13-0 (carp to 7lb); Martin Murphy (Stalybridge Angling Supplies) 31-5-0 (carp to 5lb); Matt Olsson (Angling Direct Warrington) 26-8-0.

Brookside Fisheries, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Open, Snake Lakes 1 & 2. Ryan Smith 53-9-0; Stuart Conroy 29-5-0; Stewart Birchall 25-10-0.

Gold Valley Lakes, Aldershot, Hants. Sat., Open, Syndicate Lake (16 fished). Will Raison 87-12-0; Keith Saunders 58-4-0; Paul Holland 24-8-0. Silvers winner: J. Radford 15-0-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Open, Match Pool (13 fished). Dennis Lutwyche (Hawkesbury) 31-2-0 (five carp); Ian Shirley (Hawkesbury) 21-10-0 (four carp and one bream); John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 17-6-0 (carp).

Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Sat., Open, Bridge, Canal & Island Pools. Daniel Conner 127-0-0; Sam Slocket 99-2-0; Robin Dale 71-2-0.

Lingmere Fishery Open, Moreton, The Wirral. Sat. Jamie Hughes 89-8-0; Steve Openshaw 78-6-0; A. Dewhurst 67-3-0.

Monkhall Fishery, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sat 7th Jan., Open, Owl Pool. Andy Kyte (Middle Severn Angling) 64-12-0; Andy Bishop (Monkhall) 61-2-0; Wayne Harding (Monkhall) 45-12-0. Sun 8th Jan., Open, Hawk & Owl Pools. Dylan Taylor (Drennan NW) 81-2-0; Chris Taylor (Monkhall) 50-0-0; Nigel Kimberly (Monkhall) 48-0-0. Wed., Open, Owl Pool. Mel Davies (Angler's Peg) 71-12-0; Paul Gregory (Swan Elite) 61-4-0; bob Tandy (Monkhall) 53-2-0.

Mosella Quaker Silvers Match, The Oaks Lakes, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sun., Oaks, Firs, Willows & Alders Lakes (28 fished). Chris Gowling 22-8-0; Adam Dowd 19-5-0; Sean Donnelly 18-9-0.

Moss Farm Fisheries Open, Irlam, Salford, Gtr. Manchester. Thurs. Dave Machin 57-1-0; Craig Butty 52-15-0; Mark Whiteside 23-0-0.

Nisa Feeders Open, Makins Fishery, Bramcote, Nuneaton, Warks. Wed., Phase One – Lake Two. Matt Gaetto (Long Eaton Victoria AS) 97-7-0 (carp); Chris Wayte (Coalville) 64-6-0; Tony Lamb (Elephant & Castle) 38-3-0; John Adamson (Nisa Feeders) 6-9-0.

North Pole Winter League, Firswood Fisheries, Skelmersdale, Lancs. Sat., P. Taylor 35-12-0; M. Holmes 35-6-0; T. Livesey 30-0-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Rover. John Burchell 65-4-0 (carp and F1s); Dave Elliott 55-10-0 (F1s); Dave Roberts 50-0-0 (F1s). Sat., Open, Rover. Andy Christie 92-7-0 (F1s); Dave West 64-1-0 (carp & F1s); Edwin Keene 35-13-0 (carp, F1s and silvers).

Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Open, Covey Lake 4 (12 fished). Winner: Mike Gabbitias 50-10-0. Sections: John Gabbitas 26-0-0; Col Mulholland 24-6-0. Sat., Nel's Winter League (20 fished). Willow Lake winner: Mike Poulton 41-13-0. Pine Lake winner: Phil Barwell 44-5-0. Sat., Wayne Kearney's Winter League, Holbar Lake (20 fished). Andy Bennett 41-10-0; Alan Lamb 20-0-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun 8th Jan., Gaz Willey Open, Sycamore & Chestnut Pools. Jon Rouse (OAC) 62-14-0; Chris Lane (Preston Innovations Boldings) 61-0-0; Colin Wozek (OAC) 57-4-0; Dave Craggs (Milo Bait-Tech Midlands) 50-0-0. Mon., Terry Edwards Over 60's Open, Sycamore Pool. Dave Going (Poets AC) 40-10-0; Clive Wright (Preston Innovations Boldings) 39-14-0; Pete Sawyer (Preston Innovations Boldings) 35-7-0; Bill Hill (Preston Innovations Boldings) 34-7-0. Thurs., Steve Owen Over 50's Open, Chestnut Pool. Steve Owen (Monkhall) 96-8-0; Ralph Johnson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 75-10-0; Bill Hill (Preston Innovations Boldings) 70-8-0; Clive Wright (Preston Innovations Boldings) 63-14-0. Sun., Gaz Willey Open, Oak Pool. Gareth Unwin (Big C) 72-4-0; Gaz Willey (Walsall) 71-2-0; Les Willey (Walsall) 50-2-0; Andy Bishop (Preston Innovations Boldings) 49-4-0.

Stoppo's Fishery Silvers Open, Coton-in-the Elms, Derbys. Sat. Jason Cunningham (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 6-5-0 (roach and perch); Pete Madeley (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 5-7-0 (two small skimmers and 70+ small roach); Darren Massey (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 5-6-0 (skimmers, roach and perch).

The Chris Hill Silvers Only Winter League, Final Round (4), Barston Lakes, Solihull, W. Mids. Sun. Ben Lawrence 22-13-0; Graham West 14-14-0; Simon Willsmore 14-5-0; Michael Buchwalder 14-0-0. Section A – Steve Seabourne 13-2-0. Section B – Richie Hoskins 13-10-0. Section C – Mark Dowery 12-4-0. Final league: Michael Buchwalder 7; Richie Hoskins 9; Simon Willsmore 10; Steve Seabourne 13; Jim Parrish 14 (146-12-0); Brian Clarke 14 (133-10-0); Chris Hill 16 (116-9-0).

The Cunneries Fishery, Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat., Open, S Canal & Old Canal. John Rushton 52-7-0; Dave Bowman 45-12-0; Allan Howarth 44-6-0.

The Oaks Lakes, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat., Open, Cedar Lake. Dean Smith 56-4-0; Steve Barraclough 40-12-0; Andrew Shuttleworth 32-10-0.

The Oaks Lakes Silver Fish League, Round 5, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat., Oaks Lake. Adam Richards 37-13-0; Rob Swan 35-5-0; Ryan Bennett 34-12-0.

Tri-Cast Old Hough Fishery, Middlewich, Ches. Sat., Open, Big Max Pool. A. Tudor 27-15-0; John Holt 27-10-0; Alan Bellamy 22-1-0.

Tri-Cast Old Hough Fishery Individual Winter League, Round 1, Middlewich, Ches. Sat., Boulders & Upper Benbo Pools. Connor Edwards 36-12-0; Jez Goldthorpe 35-10-0; Alan Sharman 34-1-0.

Viaduct Fishery, Somerton, Somerset. Sat., Open, Campbell Lake (13 fished). Toby Burrell 61-12-0; Adrian Jeffery 48-8-0; Tony Thick 40-12-0. Silvers: Tom Thick 26-7-0; Vick Bush 25-4-0; Mark Vigar 17-1-0.

Weston Pools, Oswestry, Shrops. Sat., Open, Weir & Belvedere Pools. Richie O'Connor 44-14-0; Allan Hughes 27-4-0; Jack Williams 23-13-0.

Whitmore Fisheries, Greenhalgh, Preston, Lancs. Sat., Open, East Canal (13 fished). Nick Thompson 41-15-0; John Brogden 31-7-0; Marc Ellement 30-15-0.

Last Edited: 16 January 2023

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