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Angling match results for the week ending 28 May 2023 plus Bank Holiday Monday

Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.

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Barford AA Open, Grand Union Canal (Lure Anglers Waters), Bridges 71/72 Section, Knowle, Solihull, W. Mids. Wed. Mal Galliers (Barford AA) 9-4-0; Pete Millard (Bailey's of Warwick Best Bait) 4-11-12 (skimmers); Steve Hemming (Bidford Superteam) 3-6-9. Sections: Section 1 – Dave Thornton (Lane's Bait & Tackle Coventry) 2-15-8; Section 2 – Mark Quarterman (Likely Lads) 2-2-0.

Barford AA Teams of Three Canal League, Round 3, Grand Union Canal, Knowle, Solihull, W. Mids. Sat (48 fished). James South (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech Blue) 11-7-4 (skimmers); Paul Norledge (Barford AA) 8-9-0 (mainly three bream); Jason Cunningham (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech Black) 8-5-0 (skimmers); Jason Bean (Kidlington AS Oxford) 7-12-9 (perch); Steve Broome (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 7-4-0; Tom Boulton (Sensas Smithy's) 6-12-4. Teams: Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech Black 9 (One section win and 18-11-0); Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech Blue 9 (one section win and 18-7-14); Sparks MG 10; Browning West Midlands 11; (Joint 5th) Browning Central 12; Gowna Dreamers 12; Sensas Lifestyle MG 12; Bag'em/Maver Midlands 12. League: Sparks MG 25; (Joint 2nd) Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech Black 29; Bag'em/Maver Midlands 29; Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech Blue 30; Gowna Dreamers 34; Sensas Black Country A 37.

Bridgtown Social AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal (Goodyear AC Waters), Shawhall Lane Section, Coven, Staffs. Sun. Paul Caley (Bridgtown Social AC) 4-7-4 (chub and skimmers); Tony Beech (Bridgtown Social AC) 4-5-8 (skimmers and small silvers): Joe Athersmith (Bridgtown Social AC) 3-7-1 (two decent skimmers plus bits); Dave Rayson (Bridgtown Social AC) 3-6-2 (mixed bag); Paul Deehan (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-8-2 (mixed bag); Dave Smith (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-1-5 (mixed bag).

Canal & River Trust Canal Pairs Championship 2023 Qualifier, Erewash Canal, Dockholme, Derbys. Sat (24 fished). Alec Whitmore (Nathan's of Derby) 25-11-0 (five bream and four tench); Ritchie Reynolds (Daiwa Dorking) 8-6-0; Dennis Hill (Manchester) 5-11-0; Tony Barker (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 5-7-0; Wilson Sully (Long Eaton Fed.) 5-5-0; Pete Allwood (Long Eaton Fed.) 5-1-0. Pairs: Alan Wright & Wilson Sully 8 (8-10-0); Brian Hull & John Lock 8 (7-8-0); Ritchie Reynolds & Paul Bick 9; Pete Allwood & Asa Cooper 10; Tony Barker & Rob Parker 11; Scott Taylor & Alec Whitmore 13; Paul Waddington & Zak Williams 13; Paul Ashton & Dennis Hill 13. Qualifiers: Alan Wright & Wilson Sully; Brian Hull & John Lock; Ritchie Reynolds & Paul Bick.

Canal Kings Open, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Soho Loop, Prison End Section, Winson Green, B'ham. Sun. Andy Curless (Drennan NW) 5-12-0; Tony Bowen (Canal Kings) 4-0-8; Steve Broome (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 3-9-0; Gary Owen (Good Intent) 2-14-3; Mark Hardman (Sensas Black Country) 2-14-0; Stu Cutler (HanKat Superteam AS) 2-11-0.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Slade Heath Railway Section, Coven, Staffs. Thurs PM., 4-hour match. Ray Campbell (Goodyear AC) 5-9-0 (mixed bag on maggot, worm and caster); Tony Beech (Goodyear AC) 4-13-6 (mixed fish); Johnny Benness (Goodyear AC) 3-10-10 (skimmers, perch and roach); Dave Smith (Goodyear AC) 2-14-8. Sun., Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Slade Heath Basin & Boats Sections, Coven, Staffs. Malcolm Bethell (Goodyear AC) 3-14-9 (a couple of decent skimmers, a 1lb 4oz perch and baby gudgeon mainly on worm and caster); Steve Cope (Goodyear AC) 3-10-4 (one rudd, a couple of hybrids, a few roach and perch plus pommies and a load of gudgeon); Johnny Benness (Goodyear AC) 2-12-7 (mainly gudgeon and a couple of small perch on pinkie and squatt over groundbait); Tommy Cross (Goodyear AC) 2-5-13 (mixed fish).

HanKat Superteam AS Open, Dudley No.1 Canal, Link 51 Section, Pegs 95-118, Merry Hill, W. Mids. Sat. Simon Nickless (Sensas Black Country) 14-7-8; Lee Woodhouse (HanKat Superteam AS) 9-1-0; Barry Broadhurst (HanKat Superteam AS) 8-13-13; Martin Wilkinson (Sensas Smithy's) 7-0-0; Stu Cutler (HanKat Superteam AS) 6-11-2; Micky Howell (HanKat Superteam AS) 6-7-13. Bank Holiday Mon., Dudley No. 2 Canal, Woodside Pegs 130-154 Section, Netherton, W. Mids. Andy Curless (Drennan NW) 5-7-0; Pete Cartwright (Wolverhampton) 5-6-11; Chris Furnival (Sportsman AC) 5-3-9; Mark Hardman (Sensas Black Country) 4-12-2; Gary Clarke (Barford AA) 4-6-4; Stu Cutler (HanKat Superteam AS) 3-14-12.

Let's Fish Coaches Challenge, Shropshire Union Canal, Honesty Box Section, New Brighton Bridge No. 51, Soudley, Shrops. Sun. Michael Thompson 41; Sam Kiff 20; Michael Heylin OBE 19; Sue Galloway 18. Pairs: Michael Thompson & Tony Taylor 57; Ben Kiff & Morgan Dowman 37; Michael Heylin OBE & Charlie Drinkwater 29.

Moira Canal Spring League, Final Round (6), Moira Canal, Conkers Basin to Donisthorpe, N.W. Leics./Derbys. Border. Sun (44 fished). Paul Greensmith (Sensas Media) 8-3-0 (Joint 2nd) Jim Gregory (Sensas Dark Horse Green) 5-2-0; Andy Wilton (Raygill) 5-2-0; Dave Clayton (Loughborough Soar MG) 4-14-0; Dean Cherrington (Sparks MG) 4-4-0. Teams: Sensas Media 5; Sparks MG 6. Final league: Sensas Media 54; Sensas Dark Horse Blue 64; Sparks MG 66; Loughbrough Soar MG 74; Sensas Lifestyle MG 75; Sensas Dark Horse Green 80.

Monasterevin & Fisherstown Match Anglers, Grand Canal (Barrow Line), Motorway Bridge, Wide Waters & Fisherstown Sections, County Kildare/County Laois Border, Eire. Sat. Nicky Harrison 2-7-0 (small roach on pinkie); Bob Hulme 2-2-0 (one tench plus bits); Johnny Bailey 2-1-0 (one tench plus bits).

Northwich AA Open, Trent & Mersey Canal, Red Lion, Barnton, Ches. Sat. Kevin Simpson 6-9-4 (skimmers and roach); Jeff Stoll 5-10-0; Graham Sixsmith 4-2-0; Jimmy Byrne 3-11-12.

Sportsman AA Open, Walsall Canal (BCN), Metro Bridge Section, Wednesbury, W. Mids. Sat. Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 2-11-12 (one bream plus perch); Mel Howard (Canal Kings) 2-2-13 (roach); Ash Cooper (Sportsman AA) 1-14-7; John Whitehouse (Sportsman AA) 1-13-3; Dennis Sumner (Sportsman AA) 1-1-0.

Sportsman AC Open, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Brades Arm Wides, Tividale, W. Mids. Wed. Winner: Dean Webb (Sensas Black Country) 8-3-0. Sections: Owen Westwood (Sportsman AC) 7-5-0; Baz Buckley (Sportsman AC) 4-7-0.

Tring AC, Grand Union Canal, Tring Railway Station Section, Tring, Herts. Sun 21st May. Andy Allday 3-5-0 (inc. a bream); Dave Moore 2-12-0 (inc. a bream); Martin Rodwell 1-13-0 (perch and roach).

Wolverhampton Over 60's Club Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal (Goodyear AC Waters), Three Hammers Golf Course Section, Coven, Staffs. Wed. Bob Yeomans (Team Les ‘O') 8-2-0 (mainly three bream on worm); Phil ‘Jonty' Johnson (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 3-7-10 (mainly small roach and gudgeon); Ron Jackson (Bloxwich) 3-0-0 (a couple of good perch, one skimmer plus bits); Tony Beech (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-3-12 (small fish); Dave Smith (Bridgtown Social AC) 1-13-8; Mel ‘Killer' Wood (Four Ashes AC) 1-13-6.


Long Eaton Fed., Brewery Ponds, Shardlow, Derbys. Wed. Pete Allwood (Long Eaton Fed.) 13-14-0 (four tench); Alan Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 7-14-0; Chris Close (Loughborough Soar MG) 6-11-0; Rob Pembridge (Soldiers & Sailors) 5-10-0; Bill Varney (Long Eaton Fed.) 5-5-0; Chris Buckingham (Soldiers & Sailors) 5-4-0.

Patshull Park Fishery Spring Bank Holiday Two Day Festival, Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Sun., Day One, Shallows & Deeps Sections (30 fished). Ben Stanford (Monkhall) 27-0-0; Pete Black (Garbolino) 19-9-0; Paul Keeley (Drennan NW) 17-0-0. Bank Holiday Mon., Day Two. Tony Randall (Cosford) 32-14-0; Paul Bucknell (Little Dawley AC) 18-8-0; Chris Jones (Frenzee) 18-0-0. Festival overall: Tony Randall (Cosford) 40-13-0; Pete Black (Garbolino) 35-4-0; Chris Jones (Frenzee) 34-15-0; Matt Derry (Maver) 33-10-0.


Angling Trust Fish ‘O' Mania 2023 Qualifier, Westwood Lakes, Wyberton, Boston, Lincs. Wed (100 fished). Andy Power 198-0-0 (carp and F1s); Jimmy Brooks 163-6-0; Robert Swan 158-1-0; Billy Marlow 151-4-0; Josh Pace 144-13-0; Mark Bradford 136-10-0. Qualifier: Andy Power.

Bateman Vine AC, Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun., Swallow Pool. M. Ashmore (Bateman Vine AC) 106-5-0; N. Gater (Bateman Vine AC) 96-0-0; M. Holmes (Bateman Vine AC) 86-10-0; S. Checkitts (Bateman Vine AC) 77-11-0.

Blundell Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Sat., Open, Ash, Pine, Trio & East Lakes. Shaun Woodward (Trafford Tackle & Bait) 102-9-0 (carp to 8lb); Alan Sharman 98-3-0 (carp to 10lb); Keith Wilson (Elton Tackle) 84-0-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Sat., Open, Lakes 8 & 9. Sam Slocket 148-9-0; Martin Leach 112-6-0; Paul A. Jones 102-12-0.

Darlaston AC, Hawford Bridge Fishery, Hawford, Worcester, Worcs. Sun. Marshall Sherwood (Darlaston AC) 137-1-0; Malcolm Davies (Darlaston AC) 110-8-0; Andy Sherwood (Darlaston AC) 87-5-0.

Eden Grange Fisheries, Shildon, County Durham. Sat. Abbey Cutting 199-7-0; Bill Richards 190-15-0; T.J. Scott 176-4-0.

Firswood Fisheries, Skelmersdale, Lancs. Sat., Populars AC. I. Boris (Populars AC) 135-6-0; R. Astbury (Populars AC) 126-11-0; A. Waza (Populars AC) 121-13-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Open, Match Pool (16 fished). John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 98-12-0 (carp to 8lb on corn and meat); Ricky Aston (Hawkesbury) 72-6-0 (carp to 6lb on meat and pellet); Jamie Galloway (Hawkesbury) 62-2-0 (carp to 3lb and bream to 3lb on 6mm pellet). Bank Holiday Mon., Open. Match Pool (16 fished). Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 62-9-0 (carp to 8lb on corn and pellet); Paul Thompson (Hawkesbury) 60-6-0 (carp to 8lb on meat); Chris Thompson (Hawkesbury) 57-0-0 (one 4lb carp plus mixed silvers on maggot and caster).

Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Sat., Open, Canal, Bridge, Meadow & Island Pools (33 fished). Daniel Ballan 188-10-0; Andy Dyson 159-11-0; Jack Armstrong 153-15-0; Mitch Davidson 142-5-0; Simon Kearns 137-8-0; Damian Bracken 130-10-0.

High Heyes Farm Fishery (The Catteries) Open, Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat. Paul Banks 116-4-0; Graham Seddon 88-4-0; Mike McGrath 71-12-0.

Lingmere Fishery Open, Moreton, The Wirral, Merseyside. Sat. J. Howson 140-15-0; S. Boyd 125-12-0; M. Owens 114-10-0.

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sat 20th May., Open, Lark Pool. Paul Ward (Smithy's AC) 220-10-0; Andy Kyte (Middle Severn Angling) 215-10-0; Steve Penwright (Goodyear AC) 176-12-0. Sun 21st May., Open, Lark Pool. Simon Harris (Little Dawley AC) 179-14-0; Tim Cadwallader (Monkhall) 162-12-0; Paul Gregory (Monkhall) 162-6-0. Sat., Open, Lark Pool. Simon Harris (Little Dawley AC) 168-12-0; Steve Penwright (Goodyear AC) 138-14-0; Rob Jeapes (Monkhall) 130-0-0. Sun., Open, Buzzard Pool. Simon Harris (Little Dawley AC) 220-4-0; Tim Cadwallader (Monkhall) 168-8-0; Neil ‘Tyson' Park (Little Dawley AC) 154-0-0.

Nisa Feeders Open, Makins Fishery, Bramcote, Nuneaton, Warks. Wed., Phase One – Lake Two. John Adamson (Nisa Feeder Products) 176-10-0 (carp on Method feeder at range to the island); Clive Oliver (The Glebe) 121-7-0 (poled paste in the margins for late carp); Chris Harrison (Bailey's of Warwick) 120-1-0 (carp on Method feeder then pole-fished maggot in the right-hand margin); Martin Woolley (Two Gates AC) 98-2-0; Richard Davies (Two Gates AC) 81-2-0; Martin Hincks (Ajax AC) 58-1-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Molands Mere Pool (15 fished). Ian Keywood 76-7-0 (carp and F1s); Steve Pearce 66-11-0; Pete Vernon 51-9-0; Ian Coxon 50-13-0. Sat., Open, Molands Mere Pool (15 fished). Max Higgott 139-8-0 (carp and F1s); Warren Jennings 135-8-0 (carp and F1s); Jack Shirley 126-4-0 (carp and F1s); Dave Childs 106-4-0 (carp and F1s). Sun., Open Siblings A & B Pools. Andy Christie 185-6-0 (carp and F1s); Pete Heaven 95-8-0 (F1s); Martin Wood 79-12-0 (carp and F1s); John Hudson 76-7-0 (carp and F1s).

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Tues., Drop Outs AC, Sycamore Pool. Peter Whitehouse (Drop Outs AC) 56-7-0; Mark Warner (Drop Outs AC) 56-1-0; Ian Thomas (Drop Outs AC) 52-6-0; John Watkins (Drop Outs AC) 39-11-0; (Joint 5th) Pete Sandford (Drop Outs AC) 38-13-0; Alf Slater (Drop Outs AC) 38-13-0. Wed., Open, Willows Pool. Rich Pedlar (Bibbys/Stone & District AC) 72-6-0; Adam Jones (Maver Elite) 64-4-0; Mal Boden (Goodyear AC) 62-0-0. Thurs., Open, Chestnut Pool. Bill Hill (Preston Innovations Boldings) 109-0-0; Dave Mortlock (Preston Innovations Boldings) 98-0-0; Colin Reynolds (Preston Innovations Boldings) 94-0-0; Ralph Johnson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 82-0-0; Ron Clarke (Preston Innovations Boldings) 71-0-0. Sat., Oswestrians, Willows Pool. Jason Elwell (Oswestrians) 100-5-0; Paul Hemming (Oswestrians) 83-9-0; Ian Stangroom (Oswestrians) 76-8-0. Sun., Shrewsbury AC, Willows Pool. Mark Bennett (Shrewsbury AC) 84-11-0; Rich Margerison (Shrewsbury AC) 81-2-0; Romeo Wang (Shrewsbury AC) 63-14-0; Kev Pilsbury (Shrewsbury AC) 57-6-0. Sun., Open, Larch Pool. Adam Jones (Maver Elite) 163-3-0; Gaz Willey (Walsall) 155-9-0; Stu Tibbets (Walsall) 117-13-0; Ziggy Lees (Walsall) 103-10-0; Dave ‘Tank' Palmer (Walsall) 100-14-0.

Quarry Pool Fishery, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Thurs., Open. Terry Edwards (Pool Hayes) 192-4-0 (net penalty); Neil Jones (Wrexham) 181-7-0 (net penalty); Adam Morgan (Swan AC) 144-6-0; G. Roberts (Quarry Pool) 122-7-0. Sat., Matric AC. S. Atkins (Matric AC) 294-15-0; D. Oliver (Matric AC) 165-11-0; J. Watkins (Matric AC) 129-14-0. Sun., Fiery Holes AC. M. Griffiths (Fiery Holes AC) 151-5-0; G. Prestage (Fiery Holes AC) 123-0-0; N. Kimberly (Fiery Holes AC) 111-10-0. Bank Holiday Mon., Open. N. Clark (Quarry Pool) 185-7-0; Scott Doodson (OAC) 139-6-0; Simon Harris (Little Dawley AC) 137-4-0; Gary Steele (Tankies) 117-7-0; G. Hick (Quarry Pool) 100-14-0.

Spilsby AA, Toad Hall Fishery, Candlesby, nr. Spilsby, Lincs. Tues. Gareth Mills 40-4-0; Alec Rawlings 37-2-0; Dave Andrew 24-4-0; Derek Skinner 23-0-0; Ian Brodie 20-4-0; Dennis Houghton 17-12-0.

Stoppo's Fishery Silvers Open, Coton-in the-Elms, Derbys. Sat. Paul Munday 26-14-0 (bream and crucians); John Harper 20-3-0 (crucians and silvers); Chris Brown 11-14-0 (crucians, skimmers and silvers).

The Golden Reel Championship 2023 Qualifier, Partridge Lakes, Warrington, Ches. Sat. Harry Campbell 167-10-0; Chris Weeder Jnr. 110-13-0; Lee Riley 106-15-0; Connor Barlow 110-1-0; Lee Thornton 96-2-0.

The Old Codgers, Lower Broadheath Fishery (The Jam Factory), Worcester, Worcs. Sat., Ash Pool. Paul Rowberry 79-9-0; Alan Corbet 62-10-0; Jim Hill 54-10-0; Neil Edwards 38-8-0; Derek Woakes 28-10-0. Pairs winners: Alan Corbett & Jim Hill. Silvers winner: Alan Corbet 5-9-0.

Todber Manor, Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Sat., Open, Homeground Lake (16 fished). Jack Stamp 374-8-0; Dan Ponting 285-10-0; Ash Tomkins 272-0-0.

Viaduct Fishery, Somerton, Somerset. Sat., Open, Campbell Lake (13 fished). Sam Powell 154-1-0; Phil Hardwick 141-7-0; Howard Webb 95-6-0. Silvers: Dave Chidzoy 25-2-0; James Rock 18-0-0. (only top two supplied).

Weston Pools, Oswestry, Shrops. Sat., Open, Belvedere Pool. Andy Amos 128-3-0; Phil Hardman 83-5-0; John McGarrell 70-7-0. Sat., Open, Stretton Pool. Mark Calvert 112-0-0; Dan Yale 101-14-0; Alan Green 98-4-0 (inc. an 18lb 1oz carp).

Willow Lakes, Foston, Grantham, Lincs. Wed., Open, Ash Lake. Colin Spencer 122-4-0 (mainly carp, across on poled pellet then margins on paste); Neil Fisher 113-4-0; Malc Clark 81-10-0; Tony Nally 47-12-0; Martin Fielding 46-4-0; Terry Marshall 34-8-0. Sat., Open, Alder & Ash Lakes. Dave Breakwell (Colmic Dynamite Trentmen) 151-10-0 (mainly carp); Danny Hurst 99-2-0; Steve Hoult 75-0-0; Mark Wyatt 68-6-0; Neil Fisher 57-8-0; Bronson Arme 57-4-0; Rob Castledine 50-12-0; Steve Pretty 45-0-0; Mitch Riley 35-8-0; Paul Kimberley 34-8-0. Bank Holiday Mon., Open, Alder, Ash & Hawthorn Lakes. Tony Nally 61-10-0 (mainly carp on feeder to the island and paste in the margins); Bronson Arme 61-0-0; Rob Castledine 58-10-0; Andy Birkin 56-12-0; Neil Fisher 49-0-0; Dave Bacon 48-12-0; Deka Owen (Rough Hay AC) 48-2-0; Mark Wyatt 44-0-0; Terry Marshall 43-10-0; Harold ‘Boss' Careless 41-0-0.

Last Edited: 30 May 2023

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