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Angling match results for the week ending 15 May 2022

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Barford AA Open, Grand Union Canal, Lure Angling Club Waters, Knowle, W. Mids. Wed. Colin Talbot (Barford AA) 7-7-0; Dave Leasley (Barford AA) 6-3-10; Sean Reidy (Sensas Manor Angling) 4-0-0. Sections: Section A – Steve Hemming (Sensas Manor Angling) 3-15-0. Section B – Paul Norledge (Sensas Lane's Bait & Tackle) 3-1-0.

Barford AA Teams of Three Canal League, Round 1, Grand Union Canal, Knowle, W. Mids. Sat (42 fished). Mark Derry (Drennan Leics. VDE) 11-15-10 (big skimmers); Steve Broome (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 10-3-2; Pat Cuddy (Browning Silverlite) 9-2-0; Paul Turner (Colmic UK) 8-13-0; Carl Westwood (The Canal Trio) 8-12-12; John Walkden (Matchbox) 8-11-0. Teams: Drennan Leics. VDE 5; The Canal Trio 6; Browning Silverlite 7; Matchbox 9; Bag'em/Maver Midlands 10.

Canal Kings Open, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Soho Loop, Clissold Street Section, Winson Green, B'ham. Sun. Kevin Perry (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 10-0-0 (mainly skimmers); Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 5-11-5; Shane Bassett (Sensas Black Country) 5-3-0; Carl Daly (Canal Kings) 5-0-4.

Crewe MG Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Wardle Straight Section, Nantwich, Ches. Sun. Wendy Locker (Chester Tackle Locker) 9-0-0 (roach); Steve Fogel (Crewe MG) 6-12-0 (skimmers, roach and daddy ruffe); Bob Yeomans (Hodnet AC) 4-6-0 (roach and skimmers); Gordon Griffiths (Oswestry) 4-0-8.

Goms Mill AS Friday Open, Trent & Mersey Canal, Goms Mill, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs. Fri. A. Fox (Matlock) 11-15-12; D. Hill (Wythenshawe) 6-12-8; A. Cooper (Matlock) 3-13-8; B. Smith (Goms Mill AS) 3-13-0; G. Litherland (Goms Mill AS) 3-6-0; N. Grocutt (Audley) 3-4-4.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Shawhall Lane Boats Section, Coven, Staffs. Thurs PM.,3½ hour match. Capt. Bruce Birch (Goodyear AC) 4-14-0 (roach, perch gudgeon plus quality caster-roach and perch late on); Dave Smith (Goodyear AC) 2-10-0 (mixed small fish); Mel 'Killer' Wood (Goodyear AC) 2-6-0 (mixed small fish). Sun., Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, 3 Hammers Golf Course Section, Coven, Staffs. Martin Spruce (Goodyear AC) 5-3-10 (gudgeon, roach, small perch and three decent skimmers); Mel 'Killer' Wood (Goodyear AC) 4-8-0 (mixed small fish); Sir Malcolm Bethell (Goodyear AC) 3-0-0 (mainly small perch and a few gudgeon).

Kennet & Avon Canal Spring League, Final Round (4), Kennet & Avon Canal, Hungerford Canal AA Waters, the Marsh to Lower Dunmill, Hungerford, Berks. Sun. Mick Sheppherd (Sensas Oakwood) 14-5-0 (skimmers and perch); Dan McDonald (Sensas Devizes Green) 11-14-0 (skimmers to 2lb); Chris Ives (Drennan Bordon Aqua) 10-0-0; Graham Tappenden (Rive Homestores Aqua) 9-7-0; Simon Willsmore (Daiwa Dorking) 9-4-0; Ricky Searle (Garbolino Blackmore Vale Marine) 8-13-0. League individual winner: Kevin Rowles (Sensas Devizes Green) 56 (20-12-0). League individual runner-up: Charlie Robinson (Sensas Oakwood) 56 (20-7-8). Teams: Garbolino Blackmore Vale Gold 53; (Joint 2nd) Garbolino Blackmore Vale Magic 49; Rive Homestores Aqua 49. Final league: Daiwa Dorking 190; Garbolino Blackmore Vale Magic 181; Drennan Bordon Black 174.

Long Eaton Fed. Open, Erewash Canal, Dockholme, Derbys. Sat. Derek Jackson (3 Counties) 9-6-8 (three tench); Alan Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 5-2-0; Pete Allwood (Long Eaton Fed.) 4-12-0; Ron Scales (Bennetts MG) 4-11-0; Chris Wright (Dynamite Derby Angling Fed.) 4-8-8; John Brockway (Long Eaton Fed.) 3-7-8.

Sensas Lifestyle MG/Izaak Walton (Stafford) AA, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Stafford Boat Club Section, Stafford, Staffs. Sat. Paul Dobing (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 10-5-4 (three bream for 8lb 8oz plus small fish); Fred ‘the Bread' Cheetham (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 6-15-8 (all punch-roach); Dave Holbrook (Four Ashes AC) 5-5-0 (roach and perch); Keith Hulland (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 3-11-8; Dean Williams (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 2-14-4; Alan Round (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 1-1-8.

Sportsman AA Open, Walsall Canal, Moors Mill Lane Section, Tipton, W. Mids. Sat. Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 2-13-14; Karl Haywood (Sportsman AA) 1-13-14; Dave Anderson (Sportsman AA) 1-6-14; Mal Galliers (Sportsman AA) 1-6-3; Chris Taylor (Sportsman AC) 1-1-2.

Sportsman AC Opens, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Tipton, W. Mids. Wed. Gary Atkins (Sportsman AC) 22-0-0; Mick Hawkins (Sportsman AC) 21-13-0; Mark Whiles (Sportsman AC) 19-2-0. Sun. Dean Webb (Sensas Black Country) 18-14-0 (mostly bream and skimmers); Pete Fellows (Sportsman AA) 18-4-0; Owen Westwood (Sportsman AC) 16-2-0; Ed Warren (Garbolino) 13-0-0; Martin Owen (Sensas Black Country) 11-11-0; Richard Guest (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 11-0-0.

The Bait-Tech Three Musketeers AC Open, Stratford-upon-Avon Canal, The Bait-Tech Three Musketeers AC Waters, St. Patrick's Section, Solihull, W. Mids. Sat. James Poolton (Sensas Smithy's) 11-13-9 (roach and hybrids); Wayne Sharpe (Sensas Smithy's) 3-3-10 (skimmers and roach); Tom Boulton (Sensas Smithy's) 2-14-8 (roach and hybrids).

Thornhill AC Open, Calder & Hebble Canal, Dewsbury, Kirklees, W. Yorks. Sat. Dave Pitt (Mirfield AC) 2-8-0 (a 1lb 8oz tench plus roach and hybrids); Keith Marshall (Tri-Cast Calder) 2-3-0 (hybrids, skimmers and roach); Stuart Parkinson (Thornhill AC) 1-3-0; Ron Haigh (Thornhill AC) 0-13-0; Colin Smith (Matrix Halifax) 0-12-0.

Tring AC, Grand Union Canal, Red Lion Bridge Section, Hemel Hempstead, Herts. Sun 8th May. Andy Allday 32-13-8 (bream); Paul Hedges 5-7-8; Pete Smith 3-3-8; Dave Lawson 1-12-8.

Tring Old Codgers, Grand Union Canal, Bank Mill Lane Section, Berkhamsted, Herts. Tues. Pete Leech 7-4-0; Martin Rodwell 3-2-0; Phil Legit 2-15-0; John Sears 1-10-0.

Wigan AA Opens, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Lay-bys Section, Wigan, Gtr. Manchester. Wed. John Edwards 2-10-0 (perch); Chris Birchall 1-13-8 (one eel); Tony Seamark 1-11-12. Sections: Alan Crook 1-6-4; Kevin Stothers 1-10-0; Shaun Birchall 1-3-4. Sat., Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Pinfold Lane Section, Wigan, Gtr. Manchester. Tony Richardson 17-12-0 (bream and skimmers); Gordon Houilibecq 7-8-0 (bream and skimmers); Joe Lawrence 6-12-0. Sections: Mick Hargreaves 5-10-0; Shaun Birchall 5-11-0.

Wolverhampton AA Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Acton Trussell, Staffs. Wed. Ed Warren (Garbolino) 8-11-7; Arthur Shaw (Wolverhampton AA/Rough Hay AC) 8-9-9; Neil Turner (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 8-6-0; Steve Broome (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 4-4-0; Joe Brennan (Wolverhampton AA) 2-14-2; Pete Chilton (Sensas Storey's) 2-0-0.

Wolverhampton Over 60's Club Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Slade Heath Railway Bridge to Boats Section, Coven, Staffs. Wed. Johnny Benness (Goodyear AC) 10-4-0 (a couple of bream to 2lb plus stamp-roach); Tony Beech (Bridgtown Social AC) 3-7-12 (mixed small fish); Mel ‘Killer' Wood (Four Ashes AC) 3-6-3 (mixed small fish); Mark Wyton (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-11-10; Mick Westwood (Norton Canes) 2-11-6; Glenn Law (Sparks MG) 2-6-15.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Kiveton Waters Evening Match, Kiveton Park, Sheffield, S. Yorks. Wed Eve. Rich Allan 70-3-0; Lee Nemeth 51-8-0; Tom Davenport 49-0-0.


Blackfords Progressive Association Match, Kingswood Lake, Cannock, Staffs. Sat (20 fished). Jordan Hall (Middy/Adrenaline) 30-11-0 (roach to 1lb 8oz); Neville Bailey Snr. (Blackfords) 30-1-0; Ben Stanford (Monkhall/MH Floats) 25-1-0; Mark Greening (Streetly) 19-6-0; Dennis Seymore (Blackfords) 16-12-0; Dave Nicholls (Walsall) 16-0-0.

Cookley AS, BJAC Pool, Alveley, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun. Dan Garnish (Cookley AS) 67-10-0; Cayman Dredge (Cookley AS) 38-12-0; (Joint 3rd) Neil Price (Cookley AS) 38-4-0; Wayne Price (Cookley AS) 38-4-0.

Cwymcelyn AC Open, Cwmcelyn Pond, Blaenau Gwent, S.E. Wales. Sun 8th May (23 fished). Sam Hunt 29-2-0; Damian Scriven 28-12-0; Joshua David Anderson 23-10-0. Sections: Justin Ray Nicklin 22-3-0; Mark Williams 18-9-0; David Healey 20-11-0.

Long Eaton Fed., Brewery Ponds, Shardlow, Derbys. Wed. Rob Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 15-4-0 (inc. a 4lb tench); Rob Pembridge (Soldiers and Sailors) 13-2-0; John Lock (Loughborough MG) 10-12-8; Chris Buckingham (Soldiers & Sailors) 9-8-0; Keith Mears (Soldiers & Sailors) 6-0-0; John Brockway (Long Eaton Fed.) 4-4-8.

Newton-Le-Willows Committee Match, The Ron Hassall Trophy, Ron Hassall Pool, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside. Sun. Ian Alexander (Tom Hardy Floats) 5-12-0 (two chub and silvers); Andrew Robinson (Newton) 1-8-0 (one F1 and silvers); Eddie Marcroft (Newton and Golbourne Tackle & Bait) 1-6-0 (silvers).

Rod & Gun Three Day Festival, Patshull Park, Gt. Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Mon, Tues & Wed. Festival overall: 1st Paul Bucknell; 2nd John Sullivan; 3rd John Gill; 4th Gary Johnson; 5th Len Waters.


A.J. Jewson Tuesday Series, Viking Fishery, Pollington, Goole, East Riding of Yorks. Tues. Gary Barnes (Lowhills AC) 93-13-0 (carp to 6lb); John Holdsworth (Tri-Cast Calder) 90-5-0 (carp to 6lb); Andy Lumb (Lowhills AC) 87-4-0; Warren Mcleavy (Tri-Cast Calder) 78-2-0; Ronnie Goldwater (West Yorks. Fire) 69-15-0; Ian Dawson (Mirfield AC) 68-0-0.

Angling Trust Fish ‘O' Mania 2022 Qualifier, Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks. Sat. Jimmy Brooks 117-15-0; Kieran Marsden 114-7-0; Ben Summerscales 103-9-0; Branden George 97-11-0; Paul Blinkhorn 96-11-0; Barry Zimmerman 94-5-0. Qualifier: Jimmy Brooks.

Angling Trust Fish ‘O' Mania 2022 Qualifier, Weston Pools, Oswestry, Shrops. Wed. Jamie Hughes 139-14-0; Chris Lane 116-13-0; Simon Skelton 100-1-0; Colin Wozek 74-13-0; Jonathan Harvey 73-2-0; Des Shipp 72-9-0. Qualifier: Jamie Hughes.

Blundell Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Sat., Open, Trio, Pine, East, West & Ash Lakes (39 fished). Dave Swain (Garbolino/Dynamite Baits) 119-4-0 (carp to 8lb); Jack Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 115-15-0; Stuart Carroll (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 105-5-0; Eric Norfolk (Manchester Airport) 91-10-0; Allan Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 84-13-0; Harry Billing (Garbolino/Sonubaits) 80-3-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Sat., Open, Lake 9. Charlie Law 50-9-0; Ian Hurst 38-15-0; Dave Coulson 28-14-0.

Bridgtown Social AC, Brookfield Fishing Lake, Shareshull, Wolverhampton, W. Mids. Sun (12 fished). Hughie Blair Jnr. (Bridgtown Social AC) 132-12-0 (carp to 9lb); Joe Athersmith (Bridgtown Social AC) 90-12-0 (carp to 9lb); Hughie Blair Snr. (Bridgtown Social AC) 88-10-0 (carp to 9lb); Charlie Smith (Bridgtown Social AC) 42-12-0; Terry Blythe (Bridgtown Social AC) 34-12-0; Dave Rayson (Bridgtown Social AC) 34-4-0.

Carney Pools, Wolseley Bridge, Stafford, Staffs. Sat., Open, Dragon Pool. Gaz Willey (Walsall) 136-15-0; Paul Bland 122-15-0; Warren Russon 122-7-0; Kane Barber 106-8-0; Dave Powell 93-14-0; Mike Mold 92-3-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Open, Match Pool. Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 126-10-0 (carp to 10lb); Richard Wells (Leicester) 101-10-0 (carp to 10lb); Dennis Lutwyche (Hawkesbury) 81-6-0 (carp to 10lb).

Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Sat., Open, Match Lake, Canal & Island Pools. Andy Dyson 140-6-0; Damian Bracken 132-7-0; Ryan Burgwin 128-8-0; Antony Adams 111-0-0; Simon Kearns 106-4-0; Carl Gill 100-12-0.

High Heyes Farm Fishery (the Catteries) Open, Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat. Kieran Hodgson 86-0-0; Paul Banks 77-12-0; Dave Bolton 60-12-0.

Luton AC, How End Fisheries, Bedford, Beds. Wed., Yasi's Lake (15 fished). Dave Britton 64-6-0 (54-8-0 of carp plus 7-14-0 of silvers); Colin McBeth 42-8-0 (24-11-0 of carp plus 17-13-0 of silvers); Colin Holmes 37-4-0 (16-1-0 of carp plus 21-3-0 of silvers); Ian Orbell 34-14-0; Richard Gibbs 30-5-0; Steve Lathwell 30-0-0.

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed., Open, Lark & Hawk Pools. Carl Cooke (Graham Jones AC) 223-2-0; Andy Amos (Stanford Fisheries) 200-10-0; Andy Griffiths (Monkhall) 176-4-0. Sat., Open, Hawk Pool. Morgan Davidson (Drennan NW) 185-2-0; Paul Gregory (Swan Elite) 171-0-0; Rob Jeaps (Cradley Lib.) 142-2-0.

NISA Feeders Open, Meadowlands Fishery, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Wed., Lambsdown Pool. Phil Lee (Cheylesmore Social AC) 195-8-0 (carp to 8lb); Oliver Sleath 156-6-0 (carp to 14lb).

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Molands Mere Pool (15 fished). Bill Rutherford 92-10-0 (carp, F1s, skimmers and tench); Nick Jukes 75-4-0; John Khan 71-8-0. Sat., Open, Big Geary's Pool (20 fished). Carl Barnfield 85-7-0 (carp); Ian Lines 60-1-0; Ruben Sampson 59-11-0. Sun., Open, Siblings A & B Pools (10 fished). Jon Arthur (Matrix) 159-12-0 (F1s); John Brown 60-5-0; Lee Heaven 49-12-0.

Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Thurs., Open, Covey Lakes 1,2 & 4 (23 fished). Paul Jones 111-14-0; Mike Senior 96-5-0; Carl Liddle 92-1-0; Steve Melmore 88-12-0; Andy Bennett 86-2-0; Ian Williams 83-12-0. Sat., Open, Covey Lakes 1-4 & 6 (70 fished). Dave Corcoran 123-15-0; Mark Halliwell 115-7-0; Paul Keeley 103-4-0; Frank Cooke 83-14-0; Charlie Gaskell 75-6-0.

Preston Innovations Feeder Masters 2022 Qualifier, Barston Lakes, Solihull, W. Mids. Sat. Michael Buchwalder 259-14-0 (thirty carp, NEW FEEDER MASTERS RECORD); Ricky Knott 141-8-0; Frankie Gianoncelli 73-5-0; Alex Walker 72-12-0. Qualifiers: Michael Buckwalder; Ricky Knott; Alex Walker.

Quarry Pool Fishery, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Mon., Blackpool Postal AC. P. Griffin 101-15-0; S. Lowe 78-3-0; D. Park 50-10-0. Thurs., Open, Rover. Vance Heath (Newport) 177-7-0; Tony Price (Graham Jones AC) 141-1-0; Ick Kull (Chestnut Tree AC) 104-11-0; Steve Walters (Chestnut Tree AC) 101-2-0. Sat., Button Oak AC. T. Giles 75-11-0; C. Bricknell 71-13-0; G. Pountney 61-11-0. Sun., Swan AC. A. Morgan 194-13-0; B. Baker 167-4-0; C. Standing 138-8-0; P. Gregory 130-10-0; R. Hodgson 102-2-0.

Sherwood Forest Fishery, Edwinstowe, Notts. Sat., Open, Cavendish Lake. Rob Perkins 58-5-0; Brad Wallis 46-10-0; Trevor Vernalls 31-12-0.

Springvale Fishing Lakes, Bevercotes, Newark, Notts. Tues., Over 50's Open, First Spring, Oak Ave & The Duke Lake (57 fished). First Spring Lake: Steve Fisher 89-8-0 (carp and silvers). Sections: Mark Morris 28-14-0; Andy Favill 66-15-0; Mark Cordall 43-13-0; Andy Morley 47-13-0; Kev Holvey 80-13-0; Tony Sherwood 43-0-0. Oak Ave Lake: Dale Cooper 123-0-0 (mainly carp). Sections: Dave Needham 40-13-0; Darryl Dawson 89-11-0; Fred Cooper 86-15-0; Alan Houghton 60-3-0. The Duke Lake: Stan Mee 187-7-0 (100lb of silvers plus carp). Sections: Ted Newman 93-4-0; Nick Greensmith 76-9-0; Martin Watson 80-13-0; Tony Keyworth 95-4-0; George Moody 86-10-0; Steve Richards 83-8-0.

Stoppo's Fishery Open, Coton-in-the Elms, Derbys. Sat. Eric Passey 33-4-0 (skimmers; John Harper 17-0-0 (mainly skimmers); Ian Saiger 15-0-0 (quality roach and skimmers); Tony Scott 11-12-0; Dave Green 5-12-0.

The Cunneries Fishery, Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat., Open, S Canal. Seb Brunsden 76-14-0; Rob Trees 59-14-0; Ryan Atkinson 53-3-0.

The Old Codgers, Solhampton Fishery, Astley, Stourport-on-Severn, Worcs. Sat., Valley Pool. Tom Farrell 129-5-0; Paul Ellis 67-10-0; Jim Hill 64-11-0.

Todber Manor, Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Sat., Open, Hill View Lake (24 fished). Jack Stamp 253-10-0; Roy Penteham 248-0-0; Ash Tomkins 246-4-0; Keith Ashby 208-14-0.

Tri-Cast Old Hough Fishery, Middlewich, Ches. Sat., Open, Upper & Lower Benbo, Boulders & Moses Pools. Ian Leach (Saints/South Wales) 77-2-0; Connor Edwards (Old Hough) 67-10-0; Alan Lamb (Old Hough) 56-1-0.

Viaduct Fishery, Somerton, Somerset. Sat., Open, Campbell Lake. Dan White 152-10-0; Matt King 116-5-0; Phil Hardwick 97-0-0. Silvers: Clint Wojtyla 16-7-0; Craig Challingsworth 15-13-0.

Weston Pools, Oswestry, Shrops. Sat., Open, Belvedere Pool. Mark Leigh 58-11-0; Jim Fleming 55-4-0; Mal Dawes 53-3-0.

Whitmore Fisheries, Greenhalgh, Preston, Lancs. Sat., Open, East Canal. Chris Gorrell 75-14-0; Adam Bradshaw 61-1-0; Stuart Kennedy 60-15-0.

Last Edited: 17 May 2022

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