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Angling match results for the week ending 21 May 2023

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Canals

Aire & Calder Spring League, Final Round (8), Aire & Calder Canal, Goole Docks to the Motorway Bridge at Rawcliffe, East Riding of Yorkshire, Yorks. Sun. Kev Grainger 18-10-0; Craig Lealand 16-8-8; Mick Bower 15-11-0; Karl Heptonstall 15-1-0; Kev Foster 13-14-0. Section winners: Section A – Daz Wormersley 9-3-0; Section B – John Goodwin 13-6-0; Section C – Pete Kitwood 11-10-0; Section D – May Potter 11-6-0; Section E – Kev Vickers 12-12-0. Final league: Mick Bower 46; John Goodwin 44; Kev Vickers 43; Craig Lealand 43; Karl Heptonstall 42; Kev Foster 40; Alan Gregory 40.

Angling Trust Division 2 National 2023 Practice Match, Shropshire Union Canal, The Coal Wharf Section & The Short Length, Market Drayton, Shrops. Sun (29 fished). Wendy Locker (Chester Tackle Locker) 10-11-0 (hybrids and the odd roach); Paul Murrin (Colmic Dynamite Trentmen) 8-6-7 (hybrids and roach); Richard Guest (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 6-6-8 (mostly small fish); Alan Round (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 6-3-4; Alan Faulkner (Angling Direct Warrington) 6-0-0; Davey Ellis (Team Les ‘O') 5-13-0. Section winners: Section A – Alan Round 6-3-4; Section B – Dave Hobson 3-5-14; Section C – Les Olszewski 3-15-0 (inc a 3lb 3oz eel); Section D – George Cooke 3-8-0; Section E – Carl Westwood 5-5-8; Section F – Steve Fogel 5-3-4.

Barford AA Open, Grand Union Canal (Lure Anglers Waters), Bridges 71/72 Section, Knowle, Solihull, W. Mids. Wed. Jason Bean (Kidlington AS Oxford) 3-8-0; Gary Clarke (Barford AA A-Team) 2-12-12. Sections: Section 1 – Dave Goulding (Likely Lads) 1-10-0; Section 2 – Sean Reidy (Sensas M5) 2-8-15; Section 3 – Henry Clarke (Kidlington AS Oxford) 2-10-0.

Barford AA Teams of Three Canal League, Round 2, Grand Union Canal, Knowle, Solihull, W. Mids. Sat (48 fished). Mark Derry (Drennan Leics. MVDE) 17-15-2 (bream and skimmers); Roger Evans (Sensas Black Country A) 16-6-0 (bream and skimmers); Dave Berrow (Sparks MG) 10-0-8 (skimmers); Mark Dowery (Gowna Dreamers) 10-0-0; ‘Big' Colin Talbot (Sparks MG) 9-2-2; Darren Massey (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech Black) 9-0-0. Teams: Bag'em/Maver Midlands 6; Sensas Lifestyle MG 8; Sparks MG 9 (one section win and 20-2-2); Gowna Dreamers 9 (one section win and 18-13-5); Drennan Leics. MVDE 10. League: Sparks MG 15; Bag'em/Maver Midlands 17; (Joint 3rd) Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech Black 20; Sensas Black Country A 20; Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech Blue 21; Gowna Dreamers 22.

Bridgtown Social AC, Shropshire Union Canal, Broom Hall Farm Section, Brewood, S. Staffs. Sun. Joe Athersmith (Bridgtown Social AC) 4-6-10 (a 1lb 8oz chub plus loads of bits); Paul Deehan (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-13-6 (a decent skimmer plus bits); Tony Beech (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-8-7 (mixed bag); Dave Smith (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-3-7; Dave Rayson (Bridgtown Social AC) 1-7-8; Hughie Blair Snr. (Bridgtown Social AC) 1-1-9.

Broomfleet Bonanza Summer Evening League, Round 2, Market Weighton Canal, Broomfleet, East Riding of Yorkshire, Yorks. Wed Eve. Ivan Downs 11-2-2 (bream and roach on maggot over groundbait); Peter Blackman 4-10-6 (quality silvers inc. ide on maggot); Pete Emmerson 3-14-2 (bream and perch); Mike Lee 3-13-6 (bream and perch).

Canal & River Trust Canal Pairs Championship 2023 Qualifier, Bridgwater & Taunton Canal (Taunton AA Waters), Taunton, Somerset. Sun (26 fished). Adam Beachgood 12-13-0 (two tench and a couple of perch); Lee Stanley 10-8-0 (two tench and a bream); Richard Chave 6-11-0 (roach and rudd on pinkie); Russel Hilton 6-10-0 (roach and a 2lb 8oz perch); Dean Stacey 6-3-0 (one big tench plus a few bits); Rob Wylde 6-2-0 (a 5lb bream plus bits). Pairs: Adam Beachgood & Simon Waite 6; Dean Stacey & Dickie Bull 7; Lee Stanley & Andy Forward 8; Richard Chave & Kevin Bennet 9; Dan Baldwin & Russel Hilton 10; Lee Holiday & Martin Chiffers 11. Qualifiers: Adam Beachgood & Simon Waite; Dean Stacey & Dickie Bull; Lee Stanley & Andy Forward.

Canal & River Trust Canal Pairs Championship 2023 Qualifier, Dudley No. 1 Canal, Blowers Green to Cattle Bridge Section, Dudley, W. Mids. Sun (22 fished). Stu Cutler (HanKat Superteam AS) 8-15-3; Dick Weaver 8-5-0; Steve Randle 6-3-11; Dean Webb (Sensas Black Country) 4-11-13; Andy Curless (Drennan NW) 4-8-4. Qualifiers: Ben Clarke & Dick Weaver 5; Stephen Worton (HanKat Superteam AS) & Tony Bowen (Canal Kings) 8; Steve Randle & Ian Giles 10.

Canal Kings Open, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Soho Loop, Clissold Street Section, Winson Green, B'ham. Sun (12 fished). Paul Middleton (Sparks MG) 8-9-0; Ben Garbett (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 7-8-0; Darren Massey (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 6-4-6; Martin Owen (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 6-3-6; Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 4-7-0; Gary Owen (Good Intent) 4-4-0.

Cashmores MG, Wyrley & Essington Canal (Cashmores MG Waters), Fishley Section, Pelsall, Walsall, W. Mids. Sat. Ian Kent (Cashmores MG) 28-8-10; Paul Vernon (Cashmores MG) 11-12-8; Dennis Jeffery (Cashmores MG) 11-8-6; Chris Dean (Cashmores MG) 8-2-8; Paul Jeffery (Cashmores MG) 6-11-5.

Cashmores MG Tuesday Open, Wyrley & Essington Canal (Cashmores MG Waters), Fingerpost & Pelsall Common Sections, Pelsall, Walsall, W. Mids. Tues (17 fished). Ashley Cooper (Willenhall) 24-12-5 (tench and bream plus a few silvers); Tony Taylor 18-8-12 (tench, bream and silvers); Mick Hatchard (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 15-7-0 (tench bream and silvers); Gaz Chalk (Cashmores MG) 15-2-2; Margaret Attwood (Tackle Tarts AC) 7-14-0; Pete Wassell (Cashmores MG) 7-13-3; Glenn Law (Sparks MG) 7-9-5. Sections: Section 1 – Margaret Attwood 7-14-0 (plus a bottle of wine); Section 2 – Gaz Chalk 15-2-2 (plus a bottle of wine).

Darlaston AC, Shropshire Union Canal (Wolverhampton AA Waters), Pendeford, W. Mids. Sun. Andy Sherwood (Darlaston AC) 3-9-8; Mark Foster (Darlaston AC) 2-10-0; Dennis Baker (Darlaston AC) 2-8-0; Daz Joiner (Darlaston AC) 2-6-0.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, The Anchor PH Section, Coven, Staffs. Thurs PM., 4 hour match. Johnny Benness (Goodyear AC) 4-0-15 (skimmers, gudgeon and roach at 2 metres); Mel ‘Killer' Wood (Goodyear AC) 3-14-3 (one small tench, roach, skimmers and gudgeon on pinkie over groundbait); James Dennison (Goodyear AC) 2-14-14 (mixed bag); Malcolm Bethell (Goodyear AC) 2-13-15 (mixed bag). Sun., Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Slade Heath Boats Section, Coven, Staffs. Mel ‘Killer' Wood (Goodyear AC) 6-5-2 (a big hybrid, skimmers, gudgeon and roach on pinkie over groundbait); Fred ‘the Bread' Cheetham (Goodyear AC) 4-9-8 (skimmers and mixed small silvers); Keith Hulland (Goodyear AC) 4-5-5 (a 2lb 4oz bream plus roach and gudgeon); Nigel Clayton (Goodyear AC) 3-8-1 (mixed bag).

Liverpool DAA, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Jackson's Bridge Section, Chorley, Lancs. Wed. Kenny Smith 9-8-0 (tench and skimmers); Paul Charnock 8-15-0; Steve Powley 8-1-0; Paul Kennils 6-3-0.

Long Eaton Fed. Summer League, Round 4, Erewash Canal, Derby Road End, Derby, Derbys. Sat. Julian Garner (Long Eaton Fed.) 4-11-0 (a 3lb tench plus silvers); Ian Sharratt (Loughborough Soar MG) 3-1-8 (inc. a 2lb eel); Asa Cooper (Sparks MG) 3-0-0 (179 silvers); Andy Astle (Loughborough Soar MG) 1-14-8 (silvers); Pete Allwood (Long Eaton Fed.) 1-14-0 (70 squatt fish); Chris Wright (Dynamite Derby Angling Federation) 1-7-0 (inc. a couple of dumpy perch). League: Julian Garner 8; (Joint 2nd) Alec Whitmore 9; John Brockway 9; (Joint 4th) John Lock 10; Mark Parker 10; Alan Wright 10.

Luton AC, Grand Union Canal, Three Locks Section 4 (Upper), Chelmscote, Bucks. Wed (18 fished). Sean Leatherland 8-3-0 (inc. a couple of decent bream); Jim Tookey 6-13-0; Andy Frankum 6-7-0; Barry Roper 4-12-0; (Joint 5th) Dennis Hunt 4-1-0; Chris Howard 4-1-0; (Joint 7th) Dudley Frankland 2-10-0; Dave Abbott 2-10-0; Bart Bonito 1-11-0; Terry Vickers 1-5-0.

Milton Keynes Spring League, Round 3, Grand Union Canal, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun 14th May. Pete Durrant (Image A) 12-9-0; Colin Wise (Browning Central) 6-14-0; Matt Hodgetts (Matrix) 5-5-0. League leaders: Oakwood 89.

Northampton Nene AC Teams of Four League, Round 3, Grand Union Canal, Bird's Haulage, Bugbrooke to Banbury Lane Section, Northampton, Northants. Sun (48 fished). Chris Dyde (Browning Central Xitan) 22-9-0 (skimmers); Steve Brooks (Wellingborough Gold) 14-2-0 (skimmers); Wayne Robinson (Colmic Boland Northants. Red) 13-3-0; Sam Bickley (Browning Central Xitan) 13-0-0. Teams: Browning Central Xitan 40-8-0; Wellingborough Gold 33-10-0; Colmic Boland Northants. Red 18-8-0. League: (Joint 1st) Matrix Image 10; Browning Central Xitan 10; Towcester Misfits 12; (Joint 4th) Northampton Nene Red 16; Wellingborough Black 16.

Northwich AA Open, Trent & Mersey Canal, Billinge, Northwich, Ches. Sun (16 fished). Alex Clegg 5-10-4 (a 2lb eel, a 2lb perch plus bits); Nigel Grindley 5-7-0; Jimmy Byrne 4-13-12; Mark Richards 4-2-12.

Prince Albert AS Junior Cup, Round 1, Shropshire Union Canal, Marsh Lane Section, Nantwich, Ches. Sun (13 fished). Jodie Deacon 6-5-0; Toby Hayden 4-6-0; Sam Henthorne 4-4-0; Haden Saunders 3-15-0; Noel Owen 3-12-0; Lauren Stevens 3-2-0.

Sportsman AA Open, Walsall Canal (BCN), Eyston Avenue Section, Ocker Hill, Tipton, W. Mids. Sat (12 fished). Dave Anderson (Sportsman AA) 2-1-10 (roach and skimmers); Mel Howard (Canal Kings) 1-13-14 (roach); Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 1-13-7 (roach and perch); Mal ‘Rusty' Robinson (Sportsman AA) 1-11-5 (roach and skimmers); Steve Cope (Four Ashes AC) 1-9-0 (mainly roach); Dennis Sumner (Fatty's Bait & Tackle) 1-4-0 (skimmers and roach).

Sportsman AC Opens, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Gower Branch, Brades Arm Section, Tividale, W. Mids. Wed (11 fished). Dean Webb (Sensas Black Country) 5-8-0; John Taylor (Sportsman AC) 5-5-0; Baz Buckley (Sportsman AC) 5-0-0; Jamie Clarke (HanKat Superteam AS) 4-7-0; Gary Atkins (Sportsman AC) 3-1-0. Sun., Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Watery Lane Section, Tipton, W. Mids. Winner: Dave Anderson (Sportsman AA) 17-8-0. Sections: Richard Buxton (Bridgnorth AS) 9-5-0; Pete Hatton (ZLT) 8-4-0; Pete Cartwright (Wolverhampton) 2-8-0.

Wolverhampton Over 60's Club Open, Shropshire Union Canal (Izaak Walton [Stafford AA] Waters), High Onn Section, nr. Church Eaton, Staffs. Wed (19 fished). Steve Askey (Bibby's/Stone & District AC) 4-11-0 (some big perch and bits); Bernie Leatherbarrow (Sensas Lifestlye MG) 4-5-6 (all small fish); Keith Holbrook (Rough Hay AC) 3-15-6 (the odd skimmer plus roach); (Joint 4th) Alan Round (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 3-13-8 (skimmers and roach); Glenn Law (Sparks MG) 3-13-8 (skimmers and roach); Dave Holbrook (Team Eclipse) 3-9-9 (the odd good perch plus bits).

Worcester Spring League, Round 5, Worcester & Birmingham Canal, Worcester, Worcs. Sun. Jenny Walters (Maver Central) 11-3-11 (skimmers on bread punch); Will Beasley (Sensas Smithy's) 9-11-0 (skimmers); Gary Kirkham (Maver Central) 7-4-6 (skimmers on caster). (no league placings supplied).

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Blackfords Progressive Association Match, Calf Heath Reservoir, nr. Gailey, Staffs. Sat (30 fished). Ashley Poxton (Sneyd AC) 59-10-0 (all bream on the pole at 13 metres); Neville Bailey Jnr. (Blackfords) 43-13-0 (all bream on Method feeder); Mick Tonks (Patshull) 42-12-0 (all bream on pole); Jordan Hall (Middy/Adrenaline) 40-0-0 (all bream); Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 33-0-0 (skimmers and roach); Dave Ridgway (Shifnal) 32-14-0 (skimmers and roach).

Covpac AC, Earlswood Lakes, Solihull, W. Mids. Mon., Engine Pool. T. Morris (Covpac AC) 27-0-0; R. Neale (Covpac AC) 21-0-0; R. Alcock (Covpac AC) 16-0-0.

Stillwaters

Lagoon AC, St. James' Lake, Brackley, Northants. Sun 14th May. Mark Penwell 12-9-0; Colin Chart 12-7-0; John Robison 8-5-0.

Long Eaton Fed., Brewery Ponds, Shardlow, Derbys. Wed. Steve Till (Long Eaton Fed.) 9-2-0 (three tench); John Brockway (Maver Central) 8-12-0; Rob Pembridge (Soldiers & Sailors) 5-3-8; (Joint 4th) Jim Marcer (Belper) 4-15-0; Pete Allwood (Long Eaton Fed.) 4-15-0; Pete Swainston (Nottm. Deaf) 4-8-0.

Milton Keynes Vets, Furzton Lake, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Wed 10th May. Dell Rowland 21-1-0; Steve Dzialak 19-7-0; Austin Maddock 19-5-0.

Northampton Nene AC, Canons Ashby, Daventry, Northants. Sun 14th May., Bottom Lake (20 fished). Paul Minney 13-0-0 (skimmers on waggler and maggot); Simon Cordingley 7-8-0; Les Goodridge 6-8-0; Matthew Webb 5-12-0.

Patshull Park Fishery, Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Sun., Open, Shallows & Golf Course Sections (29 fished). Darren Frost (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 29-3-0 (all bream on Method feeder long); Rich Lawson (Vespe) 24-10-0 (bream and skimmers on pole and feeder); Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 23-5-0 (bream and skimmers); Adam Rumble (Preston Innovations) 22-4-0 (bream and skimmers).

Commercials

A.J. Jewson Tuesday Series, Viking Fishery, Pollington, Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire, Yorks. Tues (29 fished)., Hawk & Fox Lakes. David Finnigan (DF Fencing) 125-12-0 (carp and barbel on pellet); James Scott (Lowhills AC) 99-3-0 (carp on pellet); Tom Barlow (Dynamite/Drennan Barnsley) 82-13-0; Brian Kellett (Thornhill AC) 66-4-0; Ian Sutcliffe (Tri-Cast Calder) 64-7-0; Phillip Mitchell (Brighouse AA) 60-4-0.

Barlborough Springs Fishery Open, Chesterfield, Derbys. Sat. Simon Jarvis 113-1-0; Neil Lindley 77-12-0; Mark Giove 65-10-0.

Bishops Bowl Fishery Silvers Open, Bishops Itchington, Warks. Sun 14th May. Phil Speakman 59-2-0; Richard Ashby 40-0-0; Dawid Zukowski 39-10-0.

Bitterwell Lake Tuesday Silvers Match, Coalpit Heath, Bristol. Tues. Paul Isaacs 33-15-0 (skimmers); Martin Mcmahon 32-1-0 (skimmers); Ricky Mills 31-4-0; Steve Tanner 20-10-0; Keith Turner 19-6-0; Simon Hyden 14-2-0.

Blundell Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Sat., Open, Trio, Pine, West & Ash Lakes. Andy Pickles (Izaak Walton) 112-3-0 (carp to 8lb); Andy Greaves (Elton Tackle) 107-12-0 (carp to 6lb); Andy Musgrove (Edgeley Sports) 106-10-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Sat., Open, Lake 9. Jake Knightingale 110-14-0; Daz Shaw 88-11-0; Paul A. Jones 85-6-0.

Brookside Fisheries, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Open, Snake Lake 1. Nick Butterworth 66-10-0; Steve Conroy 59-13-0; Stuart Conroy 40-13-0.

Castle Ashby, Grendon, Northants. Wed 10th May., Open, Brickyard Pool. John Bazeley 24-8-0; Terry Soper 12-12-0; Trevor Dunkley 10-8-0. Sun 14th May., Open, Grendon Lake. John Kent 69-5-0; Jamie Minter 66-12-0; Dale Gibson 28-6-0.

Corks AC — Mark Stead Challenge Round 1 & The Ron Henderson Shield, Broadacres Fishery, Hanbury, Bromsgrove, Worcs. Sun., Bill's Pool (21 fished). Andy Walker 29-0-0; Pete Grant 24-8-0; Peter Walker 8-8-0; Sean Brabin 7-8-0; Gordon Spooner 6-10-0; Graham Spooner 6-5-0; Barry Abbots 6-2-0; David Spooner 5-4-0; Martin Stevens 4-15-0; Simon Hall 3-10-0.

Cotton Outcasts AC, Peatling Pools, Peatling Parva, Lutterworth, Leics. Sun 14th May., Canal Pool. Paul Jackson 57-11-0; Paul Scrivener 56-3-0; Russ Lay 38-11-0.

Flore & Brockhall AC, Hill Farm Fishery, Quainton, Bucks. Sun 14th May. Tony Smith 16-10-0 (one carp); Fred Johnson 10-6-0; George Mynard 2-0-0 (small rudd).

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Open, Match Pool (12 fished). Ricky Anson (Hawkesbury) 67-12-0 (carp to 8lb on pellet and paste); Dennis Lutwyche (Hawkesbury) 49-0-0 (carp to 8lb on Method feeder); John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 37-11-0 (carp to 6lb on pellet and corn).

High Heyes Farm Fisheries (The Catteries) Open, Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat. Ian Brogden 80-0-0; Martin Liptrot 73-8-0; Alix Kirwan 65-0-0.

Leicester Age Concern AC Match 2, Friezeland Pools, Market Bosworth, Nuneaton, Warks. Mon. Match Lake & Upper Lake. Match Lake: Jim Bates 60-1-0; John Essex 53-8-0; Richard Smith 48-8-0. Upper Lake: Bob Jesson 48-10-0; David Causon 47-5-0; John Blades 40-8-0. Match overall: Jim Bates 3; John Essex 2; Bob Jesson 1.

Lingmere Fisheries Open, Moreton, The Wirral, Merseyside. Sat. M. Owens 161-11-0; J. Howson 149-2-0; C. Doran 98-12-0.

Maver Mega Match This 2023 Qualifier, Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Sat (80 fished). Francis O'Reilly 171-7-0; Lee Riley 142-11-0; Sam Slocket 141-11-0; Brad Lucas 132-0-0. Qualifier: Francis O'Reilly.

Millpool AC, Meadowlands Fishery, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Sun 14th May. Grant Merrett 399-4-0; John Nicholls 271-0-0; Wayne Sharman 232-6-0; Keith Perry 231-8-0.

Moathouse Angling Academy, Hall Lane Fishery, Parbold, W. Lancs. Sat., Gwen's Canal. Youths: Will Wright 68-6-0; Ryan Jones 57-14-0; Harry Matthews 31-4-0. Juniors: Dan Boyes 35-3-0; Tom Boyes 33-8-0; Daniel Redman 20-2-0. Ladies: Tamsin Halliwell 19-13-0; Carole Maughan 19-9-0; Helen Boyes 8-12-0.

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sat 13th May., Open, Buzzard Pool. Simon Harris (Little Dawley AC) 200-6-0; Simon Healey (Little Dawley AC) 200-4-0; Wayne Harding (Little Dawley AC) 185-4-0. Sun 14th May., Open, Owl Pool. Tim Cadwallader (Monkhall) 164-6-0; Paul Gregory (Monkhall) 161-4-0; Simon Harris (Little Dawley AC) 133-14-0. Wed., Open, Owl Pool. Mel Davies (Anglers Peg) 126-14-0; James Woodfine (Maver Midlands) 125-12-0; Carl Cook (Monkhall) 103-10-0.

Nisa Feeders Open, Makins Fishery, Bramcote, Nuneaton, Warks. Wed., Phase One – Lake Two. Dan Hull (Shearsby Valley Lakes) 201-9-0 (carp); John Adamson (Nisa Feeders) 105-12-0 (carp); Ricky Arms (Hinckley) 92-14-0; Rob Lowe (Old Works AC) 78-14-0; Chris Harrison (Warwick) 73-4-0; Nick Weed (Old Works AC) 70-4-0.

Oak Tree AC, Solhampton Fishery, Stourport-on-Severn, Worcs. Sun. John Cox (Oak Tree AC) 113-12-0; Dave Shiner (Oak Tree AC) 61-6-0; Josh Westwood (Oak Tree AC) 52-12-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Big Geary's Pool (21 fished). John Burchell 131-5-0 (carp); Dave Elliott 121-9-0 (carp); James Daly 107-10-0 (carp); Daniel Tresigne 96-7-0 (carp). Sat., Open, Big Geary's Pool (18 fished). John Nicholls 139-13-0 (carp); Stuart Palser 109-10-0 (carp); Trevor Hodges 105-12-0 (carp); Barry Byrd 79-11-0 (carp). Sun., Open, Siblings A & B Pools (16 fished). Phil Canning 109-11-0 (carp and F1s, £100 bonus peg); Steve Daley 82-2-0 (F1s); Andy Christie 71-12-0 (carp and F1s); Martin Wood 66-8-0 (carp and F1s).

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Mon., Open, Sycamore Pool. Steve Owen (Monkhall) 110-0-0; Dave Mortlock (Preston Innovations Boldings) 103-13-0; Bill Hill (Preston Innovations Boldings) 94-5-0; Bob Clarke (Preston Innovations Boldings) 90-8-0. Tues., Drop Outs AC, Chestnut Pool. Bill Ansell (Drop Outs AC) 82-10-0; Paul Edwards (Drop Outs AC) 61-4-0; Alwyn Morton (Drop Outs AC) 46-11-0; Pete Sandford (Drop Outs AC) 45-5-0; John Stone (Drop Outs AC) 44-4-0; Trevor Gee (Drop Outs AC) 43-3-0. Thurs., Open, Sycamore Pool. William Hill (Preston Innovations Boldings) 96-0-0; Clive Wright (Preston Innovations Boldings) 95-0-0; Andrew Varden (Fatty's Bait & Tackle) 87-0-0; Rob Hancox (Oswestrians) 68-0-0.

Quarry Pool Fishery, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Thurs., Open. Gary Steele (Sankey's) 202-3-0; F. Cook (Woodstone Warriors) 157-4-0; T. Price (Graham Jones AC) 144-2-0; N. Jones (Wrexham) 143-3-0; S. Owen (Fatty's Bait & Tackle) 142-14-0; A. Parkes (National Express) 124-10-0; T. Slater (Green Man AC) 116-8-0; B. World (Woodstone Warriors) 112-14-0. Sat., Sunshine AC. G. Tinsley (Sunshine AC) 60-2-0; P. Leech (Sunshine AC) 57-0-0; M. Green (Sunshine AC) 53-10-0. Sun., Vine AC. J. Meredith (Vine AC) 158-2-0; D. Payne (Vine AC) 121-15-0; P. Howell (Vine AC) 100-2-0.

Sherwood Forest Fishery Silvers Open, Edwinstowe, Notts. Sat., Sherwood Lake. Mark Bower 53-4-0; Michael Elliott 50-0-0; Danny Harding 44-6-0.

Spilsby AA, Toad Hall Fishery, Candlesby, nr. Spilsby, Lincs. Tues. Derek Skinner 46-10-0; Neil Williams 32-0-0; Alec Rawlings 26-14-0; Dennis Houghton 22-12-0; Don Green 18-14-0; Dave Andrew 11-8-0.

Splinters AC, Shearsby Valley Lakes, Shearsby, Lutterworth, Leics. Wed 10th May., Tornado Lake. Gary Muddiman 105-15-0; Trev Griffiths 69-1-0; Tom Griffiths 58-0-0. Sun 14th May., Hurricane Lake. Dave Chapman 133-15-0; John Berry 99-13-0; Gary Muddiman 92-0-0.

St. Neots & District Fish Preservation & Angling Society Spring Cup, How End Fisheries, Houghton Conquest, Bedford, Beds. Wed (13 fished). Alex Dragoi 93-7-0; Kevin Cooper 60-4-0; Tom Rowe 57-10-0. Sections: Section A – Nigel Marshall 43-1-0. Section B – Blake Mannas 43-13-0 (Junior).

Stoppo's Fishery Silvers Open, Coton-in-the-Elms, Derbys. Sat. Steve Tivey 9-6-0 (skimmers, tench and bits); Alan Taylor 8-0-0; John Harper 7-4-0 (skimmers and bits).

Telford Juniors, Parker's Pool, Ketley, Telford, Shrops. Sat. Jak Wilkes 24-10-0; Ryan Jones 22-13-0; Kimbo Knight 13-6-0. Age Group winner 6 to 9 years old: Papi Paighton Doodson 6-8-0. Age Group winner 10 to 12 years old: Charlie Millard 10-2-0. Age Group winner 13 to 16 years old: Lauren Stevens 11-7-0. Performance of the week: Charlie Meredith.

The Cunneries Fishery, Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat., Open, S Canal. Dave Brown 119-6-0; Ryan McKinlay 114-2-0; Lee Ganderton 85-14-0.

The Old Hough Coarse Fishery £5,000 Final 2023 Qualifier, Middlewich, Ches. Sat., Boulders, Goose & Big Max Pools. Ben Handley 211-6-0; Mike Anderson 85-1-0; Chris Shaw 75-9-0; Keith Owen 71-9-0. Qualifiers: Ben Handley; Mike Anderson.

Todber Manor, Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Sat., Open, Hill View Lake (18 fished). Jack Stamp 412-12-0; Rob McCann 404-10-0; Mark Wynne 376-12-0.

Viaduct Fisheries, Somerton, Somerset. Sat., Open, Campbell Lake (15 fished). Matt Tomes 105-13-0; Tom Thick 98-14-0; Billy Hill 98-8-0. Silvers: Scott Russell 54-10-0; Pete Ziemniak 38-6-0; Matt Skyme 29-0-0.

Weston Pools, Oswestry, Shrops. Sat., Open, Weir Pool. Richie O'Connor 90-14-0; Col Mercer 90-6-0; Gareth Sanger 69-11-0.

Willow Lakes, Foston, Grantham, Lincs. Wed., Open, Alder Lake. Malc Clark 92-2-0 (carp on paste in the margins); Mark Wyatt 81-10-0; Dan Lacey 56-2-0; Neil Fisher 45-8-0; Terry Marshall 33-0-0.

Willow Lakes Spring League, Round 4, Willow Lakes Fishery, Foston, Grantham, Lincs. Sat. Andy Birkin 129-8-0 (pellet early, then paste in the margins for mainly carp); Dave Breakwell (Colmic Dynamite Trentmen) 80-8-0; Neil Fishery 62-12-0; Rich Ablitt 61-12-0; Mitch Riley 61-0-0; Harold “Boss” Careless 52-2-0; Terry Marshall 45-8-0; Steve Pretty 44-2-0; Glenn Ribbons 42-8-0; Beverley Marshall 40-0-0. Section winners: Ash Lake: Dave Breakwell; Neil Fisher. Hawthorn Lake: Andy Birkin; Steve Pretty.

Last Edited: 23 May 2023

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