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Angling match results for the week ending 22 January 2023

Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.

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Dave's of Middlewich Individual Winter League, Round 2, Trent & Mersey Canal, Rode Heath, Sandbach, Ches. Sun (77 fished). Dean Meadows (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 4-12-10 (roach and dace from 4oz to 6oz); Lewis Breeze (Drennan NW) 4-8-10 (mainly gudgeon with the odd roach); Steve Hirst (Colmic NW) 3-7-5 (mainly gudgeon with the odd roach); Kev Clarke (Wigan MG) 3-6-10 (all gudgeon); Ian Wilson (Cadence NW) 3-2-2; Steve Fogel (Drennan NW) 3-1-14. (league placings after the next round).

Goodyear AC Eskimo Match, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, 3 Hammers Golf Course Section, Coven, Staffs. Sun., 4 hour match. Dave Richards (Goodyear AC) 0-6-0 (two small perch); Ray Campbell (Goodyear AC) 0-2-0 (one small perch). (only two anglers caught, gin clear).

HanKat Superteam AS Open, Stourbridge Canal, Tank Section, Brierley Hill, W. Mids. & Dudley No.2 Canal, opposite the Hop House PH in the bays at the end of the Link 51 Section at Blowers Green, Dudley, W. Mids. & Dudley No. 1 Canal, Waterfront Bridge Section, Brierley Hill, W. Mids. Sat (25 fished). Barry Broadhurst (HanKat Superteam AS) 5-9-14; Steve Broome (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 5-2-0; Steve Worton (HanKat Superteam AS) 5-1-7; Dave Hughes (Sensas Black Country) 4-6-8; Andy Curless (Drennan NW) 4-2-5; Dean Webb (Sensas Black Country) 3-15-10.

HanKat Superteam AS Winter League, Round 5, Dudley No.2 Canal, Woodside High Numbers Section, Netherton, W. Mids. Sun. Steve Worton (HanKat Superteam AS) 0-8-0; Dave Anderson (Sportsman AA) 0-3-6; Pete Hatton (ZLT) 0-3-1; Andy Curless (Drennan NW) 0-2-11; Jamie Clarke (HanKat Superteam AS) 0-2-5; John Garbett (Team Eclipse) 0-1-13. League: Steve Worton (HanKat Superteam AS) 16; Jamie Clarke (HanKat Superteam AS) 18; Pete Hatton (ZLT) 19; (Joint 4th) Karl Haywood (Sportsman AA) 20; Sir David Sheaf (Canal Kings) 20.

Izaak Walton (Stafford) AA Open, Trent & Mersey Canal, Fruit Farm Section, Great Haywood, Staffs. Sat (12 fished). John Clegg (Browning West Midlands) 2-7-5 (perch); Kevin Perry (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 2-4-4 (perch); Keith Holbrook (Rough Hay AC) 2-4-2 (perch); Glenn Law (Sparks MG) 1-6-5 (perch); Mark Wyton (Bridgtown Social AC) 1-2-8 (perch); Dave Richards (Four Ashes AC) 0-15-6 (perch).

Old Bank Open, Mirfield Canal, Mirfield, Kirklees, W. Yorks. Sat (13 fished). James Wheelhouse (Tri-Cast Calder) 11-0-0 (nine perch); Tim Noon (Tri-Cast Calder) 2-5-0 (perch and small roach); Dave Bradley (Sensas NW) 2-1-0; Alan Crook (Drennan NW) 2-0-0; Paul White (Rochdale) 1-13-8; (Joint 6th) Andy Turner (Tri-Cast Calder) 1-13-0; Pete Allott (Tri-Cast Calder) 1-13-0.

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


Bridgnorth AS Teams of Three Winter League, Round 2, River Severn, Linley Bank Stretch, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun (33 fished). Chris Taylor (Run DMC) 29-8-0 (seven bream); Dave George (Run DMC) 12-4-0 (a double figure barbel plus a chub); Justin Checketts (Middle Severn Angling) 3-0-0; Ian Hughes (D.H. Moss Valley) 2-12-0; (Joint 5th) Sam Lloyd (Bridgnorth AS) 2-10-0; Lee Groucott (L.S.E.) 2-10-0. Teams: Run DMC 25; (Joint 2nd) D.H. Moss Valley 22; Middle Severn Angling 22. League: D.H. Moss Valley 56; Foster's Arms 50; Run DMC 49; Middle Severn Angling 46; (Joint 5th) Bridgnorth AS 37; L.S.E. 37.

Gillingham AA 6th Winter Championship, River Stour, Trill to Catholics, Dorset. Sun. Adie West 9-9-0 (chub and roach); Craig Fletcher 4-7-0 (two chub); Rich Fripp 4-2-0; Richard Cake 4-1-0; (Joint 5th) James Kiernan 2-5-0; Dave Anders 2-5-0. League winner: Dave Anders.

Northwich AA Mini League, Round 2, River Weaver, Boats & Willowbeds Stretches, Northwich, Ches. Sat. Alex Clegg (Wigan MG) 40K 250g (27 bream); Jan Verbruggen (Saints) 15K 370g; Ian Morrison (Matrix LTB) 7K 475g. Teams: Matrix LTB 9; Vale Royal Reds 11; Wigan MG 16; Saints 17; Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech 19; SSG 20.

Rotherham UAF Winter League, Round 5, River Don, Sprotbrough, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Sun. John Deakin (Daiwa Dons) 21-12-0; John Goodwin (Browning Ossett) 6-13-0; Gary Brown (Jacks Lads) 1-14-0. Teams: Browning Ossett 33; Bait-Tech 30; (Joint 3rd) Spotted Fin Team Normanton 28; Bait Tech 28.


Long Eaton Fed., Brewery Ponds, Shardlow, Derbys. Wed. Rob Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 3-10-0 (perch); Rob Pembridge (Soldiers & Sailors) 3-5-8; Derek Hicklin (3 Counties) 3-3-0; Pete Swainston (Nottm. Deaf) 1-15-0; Chris Wright (Dynamite Derby Angling Federation) 1-10-0; Pete Allwood (Long Eaton Fed.) 1-4-0.

Newport Pagnell FA Pike Match, Newport Pits, Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun 15th Jan. Mike Rudd 29-7-0 (three pike); Mark Summerlin 4-2-0; Warren Twiselton 3-7-0.

Patshull Park Pairs Boat Match, Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Sat. Dominic Anson & Liam Sullivan 37-0-0 (six pike); Steve Cotton & Dave Dunning 14-3-0; Bob Meddings & Martin Vaughan 10-7-0.

Patshull Park Coarse Open, Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Sun. Antony Colley 5-6-0 (six skimmers); Brian Clark 2-7-0; John Seagrave 2-1-0.

Towcester/Nene DAA, Astwell Mill Lakes, Helmdon, nr. Brackley, W. Northants. Sun 15th Jan. Mick Goodridge 9-0-0 (roach and rudd); John Harris 4-12-0; Chris Howard 4-0-0.


Angling Trust Silver Fish Qualifier 2023, Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Sat., Lakes 2 & 6. Overall: Andy Bennett 34-9-0; Andy May 34-4-0; John Jowett 33-13-0. Lake winners and qualifying for the final: Lake 2 – Andy Bennett 34-9-0; Lake 6 – Dean Turner 21-4-0.

Blundell Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Sat., Open, Trio & Ash Lakes (21 fished). John Pilling (Rochdale Angling Centre) 32-3-0 (carp to 4lb); Martin Murphy (Stalybridge Angling Supplies) 24-0-0 (carp to 6lb); Andy Dawson (Stalybridge Angling Supplies) 12-3-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Sat., Open, Rover, Lakes 8 & 9. Chris Pickering 49-1-0; Paul Lines 42-11-0; John Gilbert 32-11-0.

Brookside Fisheries, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Open, Snake Lake 1. Steve Conroy 38-8-0; Stewart Birchall 28-13-0; Steve Barlow 19-4-0.

Castle Ashby Teams of Three Winter League, Round 1, Castle Ashby, Grendon, Northants. Sun 15th Jan., Brickyard, Grendon & Scotland Lakes. Grendon Lake: Steve Shakespeare 106-8-0; K. Nightingale 4-6-0. Scotland Lake: Mick Wheeler 31-5-0; John Price 20-12-0. Brickyard Lake: Wayne Robinson 30-0-0; Paul Robinson 23-5-0. Teams: Mick Wheeler, Wayne Robinson & Pete Lovell 25; Steve Shakespeare, Richard Dunkley & John Price 24; Alan West, Paul Robinson & Dale Gibson 21.

Flore & Brockhall AC Teams of Three Silver Fish League, Round 1, Dog Lane Fishery, Napton-on-the-Hill, Warks. Sun 15th Jan. Dave Bolton 6-3-0; Gil Corn 5-15-0; (Joint 3rd) Rob Rawlins 4-15-0; Terry Smith 4-15-0. Teams: Regulars 12; The George 11; Newbold 10.

Glebe AC, Peatling Pools, Peatling Parva, Lutterworth, Leics. Sun 15th Jan., Pool C. Alan Barnes 54-13-0; Paul Scrivener 46-9-0; Lee Bruce 32-6-0.

Maver UK Winter League, Round 6, Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Sun., Molands Mere, Big & Little Geary's & Siblings A & B Pools (50 fished). Jon Newton 34-10-0 (F1s); Steven Pearce 32-7-0 (F1s); Keith Webb 32-5-0 (F1s); Daniel Tresigne 27-14-0 (F1s); Gary Donaldson 27-12-0 (F1s); Paul Truman 22-12-0 (F1s).

Monkhall Fishery, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun 15th Jan., Open, Kingfisher Pool. Mick Cope (Swan AC) 49-1-0; Paul Gregory (Swan Elite) 48-14-0; Simon Healey (Little Dawley AC) 46-6-0.

Monkhall Fishery Teams of Three Winter League, Round 1, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun 15th Jan., Hawk, Buzzard & Swallow Pools. Dave White (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 120-10-0; Colin Wozek (The Underdogs) 102-0-0; Cody Ruston (Matrix Phil's Tackle) 91-4-0. Teams: Preston Innovations/Sonubaits 9 (251-6-0); Preston Innovations 9 (231-2-0); Matrix Phil's Tackle 14 (197-6-0).

Outcasts AC, Peatling Pools, Peatling Parva, Lutterworth, Leics. Sun 15th Jan., Canal Pool. Ken Andrews 66-6-0; Dave Haddon 48-2-0; Russ Lay 39-0-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Rover. Roy Beasley 47-8-0; Lee Davies 14-11-0; Nick Jukes 4-12-0.

Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Open, Coven Lakes 3 & 4 (21 fished). Steve Openshaw (Lingmere) 29-4-0; Col Mulholland 26-3-0; Finlay Grant 19-1-0.

Patricroft Winter League, Round 2, Firswood Fisheries, Skelmersdale, Lancs. Sat. Lee Ganderton 16-1-0; B. Peggs 14-0-0; D. Thornton 10-6-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun., Gaz Willey Open, Sycamore & Chestnut Pools. Dave Bowater (Preston Innovations Boldings) 62-11-0; Chris Lane (Preston Innovations Boldings) 42-6-0; Gareth Unwin (Big C) 28-2-0; Colin Wozek (OAC) 21-8-0.

Solihull Angling Centre Xmas Match, Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Sun 15th Jan., Molands Mere & Little Geary's Pools. Lee Heaven 49-1-0; Matt Brayfield 47-4-0; Jack Shirley 45-6-0; Darren Bailey 44-8-0; Dean Weston 40-1-0; James Morris 37-6-0.

Splinters AC, Peatling Pools, Peatling Parva, Lutterworth, Leics. Wed 11th Jan. Kev Elliott 27-12-0; John Payne 22-13-0; Pete Robinson 16-7-0. Sun 15th Jan., Harrow & Plough Pools. Harrow Pool: Andy Sibley 31-4-0; (Joint 2nd) Gary Muddiman 18-5-0; John Berry 18-5-0. Plough Pool: Dave Chapman 52-0-0; Trev Griffiths 51-2-0; Steve Johnson 36-4-0.

The Oaks Lakes Silver Fish Open, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat., Alders Lake. Ryan Bennett 13-6-0; Pete Whale 13-2-0; Andy Barker 11-7-0.

Tri-Cast Old Hough Fishery, Middlewich, Ches. Sat., Open, Upper & Lower Benbo, Lucky Dip & Big Max Pools. Andy Dyson 29-11-0; Dave Pimlott 21-13-0; P. Clements 17-12-0.

Wayne Sharman's Feeder Only League, Round 1, Meadowlands Fishery, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Sun 15th Jan., Lambsdown Lake & Warren Pool (51 fished). Andy Fulleylove 73-8-0 (carp); Carl Barnfield 39-12-0; Steve Richards 37-0-0.

Last Edited: 23 January 2023

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