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Angling match results for the week ending 29 January 2023

Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.

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Crewe MG Open, Shropshire Union Canal Waverton, Ches. Sun. Steve Fogel (Drennan NW) 8-5-0; George Cooke (Team Les ‘O') 6-1-4; Dave Ellis (Team Les ‘O') 4-13-0.

Goms Mill AC Open, Trent & Mersey Canal, Scott Lidgett Road Section, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs. Sun. A. Fallows (Stoke-on-Trent) 5-10-4; M. Pass (Goms Mill AC) 4-7-4; A. Ibbs (Goms Mill AC) 4-3-4; A. Cooper (Matlock) 4-1-8; D. Hicklin (RIVE) 3-1-0; G. Litherland (Goms Mill AC) 1-12-0.

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. Dave Hughes (Sensas Black Country) 11-0-0 (caster-roach); Tony Bowen (Canal Kings) 7-13-0; Sir David Sheaf (Canal Kings) 7-3-6; Dean Webb (Sensas Black Country) 7-0-0; Andy Curless (Drennan NW) 5-12-3; Andy Swift (Browning Central) 4-13-0.

Mirfield AC, Aire & Calder Canal, Knottingley, Wakefield, W. Yorks. Wed. B. Brown 23-0-0; G. Brown 18-5-0; E. Green 16-2-0; S. Allison 12-4-0; J. Stevenson 10-4-0; N. Thewlis 9-3-0.

Norbury Individual League, Round 2, Shropshire Union Canal, Norbury Junction, Staffs. Sat (19 fished). Keith Hulland (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 6-7-0 (roach and perch); Carl Westwood (Four Ashes AC) 5-2-0 (mainly perch); Mel ‘Killer' Wood (Four Ashes AC) 4-6-5 (small roach, perch and gudgeon); Dean Williams (Sensas Lifestlye MG) 3-10-12 (roach); Dave Holbrook (Team Eclipse) 3-10-8 (mainly perch); Glenn Law (Sparks MG) 3-8-8 (three skimmers plus small roach). (league placings after next round).

Old Bank Open, Battyeford Canal, Mirfield, Kirklees, W. Yorks. Sat. Arran Wheelhouse (Tri-Cast Calder) 16-5-0 (roach and perch to 1lb 8oz); Tony Darson (Elland) 8-9-0 (caster-roach and perch); David Bradley (Sensas NW) 8-7-0; Peter Wilson (Tri-Cast Calder) 8-1-0; Tim Noon (Tri-Cast Calder) 7-14-0; Mick Stock (Elland) 6-14-0.

Rugeley Individual League, Round 2, Trent & Mersey Canal, Plum Pudding PH/Priory Section, Armitage, Staffs. Sat (30 fished). Dave Hughes (Sensas Black Country) 10-7-3 (mostly roach); Jason Cunningham (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 8-14-5 (mostly roach); Richard Guest (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 8-11-0 (mostly roach); Stef Johansen (Team Eclipse) 6-7-10 (mostly roach); Bernie Leatherbarrow (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 5-11-9 (mostly roach); John Garbett (Team Eclipse) 5-8-6 (mostly roach). (league placings after next round).

Sportsman AA Open, Walsall Canal (BCN), Eyston Avenue Section, Tipton, W. Mids. Sat. Dave Anderson (Sportsman AA) 4-7-8 (all roach); Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 3-4-12 (all roach); Doug Whitehouse (Sportsman AC) 3-4-11 (all roach); Chris Taylor (Sportsman AA) 2-13-10 (all roach); Mal Galliers (Sportsman AA) 2-4-0 (all roach).

Sportsman AC Open, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Netherton Tunnel End Section, Tividale, W. Mids. Wed. Glenn Law (Sparks MG) 7-13-0; Mark Whiles (Sportsman AC) 7-12-0; Chris Furnival (Sportsman AC) 7-2-0; Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 7-0-0; Gary Atkins (Sportsman AC) 5-8-0; John Taylor (Sportsman AC) 4-3-0. Sun. Mick Hawkins (Sportsman AC) 7-5-0; John Horton (Sportsman AC) 6-11-0; Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 5-14-0; Trevor Dangerfield (Sportsman AC) 5-9-0; Dean Webb (Sensas Black Country) 5-8-0; Mal Galliers (Sportsman AA) 5-4-0.

Wigan AA Flyers, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Navigation Section, Wigan, Gtr. Manchester. Wed. S. Wharton 0-12-8; K. Clarke 0-9-8; (Joint 3rd) D. Trafford 0-5-8; S. Birchall 0-5-8. Sun., Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Parbold, W. Lancs. D. McGuinn 2-14-0; S. Doolan 2-7-4; C. Hawthorn 2-6-0.


Bridgnorth AS Teams of Three Winter League, Round 3, River Severn, Linley Bank Stretch, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun (33 fished). Ian Hughes (Moss Valley DH Angling) 18-6-0 (two chub and one barbel); Jez Williams (Milo Black) 17-9-0 (ten chub); Brian Preece (Foster's Arms) 10-8-0 (six chub); Dan Shinton (Moss Valley DH Angling) 9-6-0 (chub); (Joint 5th) Keith Russell (Bell Otters) 8-10-0; Tim Banks (A.B.C.) 8-10-0. Teams: Moss Valley DH Angling 29; Bridgnorth AS 24; Foster's Arms 23; Milo Black 22; (Joint 5th) Milo Red 21; Bell Otters 21; (Joint 7th) Middle Severn Angling 20; Run DMC 20. League: Moss Valley DH Angling 85; Foster's Arms 73; Run DMC 69; Middle Severn Angling 66; Bridgnorth AS 61; Milo Red 40; L.S.E. 36.

Kidderminster & District Angling Association Open, River Severn, Bewdley, Worcs. Sat. Joe Holloway 18-15-0 (chub and barbel); Barry Cooper 15-8-0 (chub and barbel); Mark Woolams 14-4-0 (chub and barbel); Pete Bate (chub and barbel) 9-10-0.

Milton Keynes AA & Newport Individual League, Round 1, River Ouzel, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun 22nd Jan. Mark Haynes 12-15-0 (mainly two bream); Mick Stanley 10-0-0; Steve Glidewell 8-15-0.

Rotherham UAF Open, River Don, Sprotbrough, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Sun. Andy Clarke (Bait-Tech North) 38-2-0; Ray Marklew (Browning Ossett) 11-10-0; Keith Palmer (Ferryboat Laneham) 11-2-0; Ian Lee (Bait-Tech North) 9-6-0; Paul Goulding (Daiwa Dons) 7-0-0.

Towcester/Nene AC, River Tove, Town Tove (Broadwater), Towcester, Northants. Sun 22nd Jan. Brian Aylcliffe 1-14-8; Peter Fish 1-9-0; Wayne Robinson 0-4-12.

Wellingborough AC, River Nene, Ringstead, Northants. Sun 22nd Jan (19 fished). Mark Williams 9-8-0 (mainly punch-roach); Rob Johnson 9-0-0; Dave Morby 7-6-0.

Winsford DAA Open, River Weaver, Rilshaw Lane Length, Winsford, Ches. Wed. S. Walton 23-2-0; A. Insley 12-8-0; J. Young 6-1-0.


Long Eaton Fed., Brewery Ponds, Shardlow, Derbys. Wed. Steve Till (Long Eaton Fed.) 6-10-0 (inc. a 4lb carp); Pete Allwood (Long Eaton Fed.) 6-10-0 (roach); Alan Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 4-2-0; Pete Swainston (Nottm. Deaf) 2-15-0; Rob Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 1-4-0; Chris Wright (Dynamite Derby Angling Federation) 1-2-0.

Patshull Park, Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Wed., Open, Boards Section & Bridge Pool. Ben Stanford (Monkhall) 9-1-0; Brian Clark (Telford) 6-12-0. (only top two supplied). Sun., Open, Pegs 42-59 (13 fished). Match winner: John Seagrave 4-9-0 (two bream). Section winners: Jordan Hall (Middy/Adrenaline) 3-9-0; Steven Davies 2-13-0; Paul Bucknell (by raffle).


Blake Hall Fisheries Silvers Open, Cheadle, Staffs. Sat., Blake & Hall Lakes. Neil Edwards 33-8-0; L. Kearns 19-0-0; Mark Kearns 17-4-0; Mark ‘Sticky' Wilton 14-14-0; Shane Hodgkinson 14-1-0.

Blundell Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Sat., Open, Trio, Ash & East Lakes (21 fished). Matt Olsson (Angling Direct Warrington) 92-7-0 (carp to 7lb); Lee Clancy (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 58-9-0 (carp to 8lb); Clive Garlick (MW Roofing) 54-8-0.

Brookside Fisheries, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Open, Snake Lakes 1 & 2. Steve Yates 59-5-0; Stuart Conroy 47-7-0; Steve Conroy 34-7-0.

Firswood Fishery Winter League, Round 4, Skelmersdale, Lancs. Sat. K. Marsden 49-10-0; M. Hammond 29-1-0; F. Cook 21-11-0.

Flore & Brockhall AC Silver Fish Match, Barby Banks, Barby, Warks. Sun 22nd Jan. Rob Rawlins 2-5-0; Terry Smith 1-9-0; Fred Johnson 1-0-0.

Gold Valley Lakes, Aldershot, Hants. Sat., Open, Syndicate Lake. Ian Dixon 109-8-0; Lynas Neale 60-0-0; Dave Carter 48-10-0. Silvers winner: Jon Radford 24-1-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Open, Match Pool (12 fished). John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 44-8-0 (carp to 10lb); Dave Armson (Hawkesbury) 23-8-0 (bream to 3lb, roach and perch); Ian Shirley (Hawkesbury) 22-8-0 (mixed bag to 1lb).

Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Sat., Open, Bridge & Canal Pools (17 fished). Trevor Robinson 133-12-0; Gary Keay 101-7-0; Damian Bracken 79-10-0; John Myatt 76-9-0; Simon Woodfine 70-3-0; David Moore 62-5-0. Sun., Open, Island & Bridge Pools & Match Lake (30 fished). Sam Bates 89-3-0; Karl Rogers 83-7-0; Damian Bracken 82-7-0; Steve Lovell 78-2-0; Steve Williamson 70-11-0; Paul Gibson 69-2-0.

High Heyes Farm Fishery (The Catteries) Open, Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat. Pete Schofield 20-0-0; Paul Banks 16-4-0; Geoff Farnsworth 10-0-0.

Lingmere Fishery Open, Moreton, The Wirral. Sat. A. Dewhurst 64-12-0; D. Cline 47-13-0; S. Boyd 39-2-0.

Maver UK Winter League, Round 7, Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Sun., Molands Mere, Little & Big Geary's & Siblings A & B Pools (56 fished). Dave Childs 58-12-0 (carp and F1s); John Burchell 50-10-0 (carp and F1s); Jack Shirley 47-13-0 (carp and skimmers); Trevor Hougham 40-8-0 (F1s); Ron ‘Savo' Savage 38-9-0 (F1s); Roy Beasley 31-7-0 (carp and F1s).

Monkhall Fishery, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sat 21st Jan., Open, Owl Pool. Andy Kyte (Middle Severn Angling) 48-0-0; Glen Monks (Monkhall) 45-10-0; Jason Attwell (Monkhall) 32-8-0. Sun 22nd Jan., Open, Hawk Pool. Paul Gregory (Swan Elite) 24-10-0; Neil ‘Tyson' Park (Little Dawley AC) 18-6-0; Simon Harris (Little Dawley AC) 12-10-0.

On the Flyer TV Winter Classic 2023 Qualifier, Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Sat., Lakes 3 & 4. Lake 3: James Place 32-15-0; Lee Addy 30-1-0; Dave Coulson 26-15-0. Qualifier: James Place. Lake 4: Andy Bennett 30-14-0; J. Jowett 20-13-0; Frankie Gianoncelli 19-6-0. Qualifier: Andy Bennett.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Rover. Martin Wood 40-14-0 (F1s); (Joint 2nd) Jack Shirley 27-12-0 (carp, F1s and skimmers); John Burchell 27-12-0 (F1s). Sat., Open, Rover. Roy Beasley 57-3-0 (carp, F1s and chub); Ian Keywood 36-2-0 (carp and F1s); Edwin Keene 36-0-0 (carp, F1s and chub).

Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Open, Covey Lakes 2 & 3 (20 fished). Martin Baldwin 20-10-0; Colin Mulholland 20-6-0; John Turner 16-14-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Thurs., Clive Wright Over 50's Open, Sycamore Pool. Tony Price (Preston Innovations Boldings) 70-0-0; Colin Reynolds (Preston Innovations Boldings) 37-11-0; Steve Owen (Monkhall) 30-3-0; Bill Hill (Preston Innovations Boldings) 27-5-0. Sat., Steve Owen AC, Sycamore Pool. Steve Owen (Monkhall) 65-4-0; Clive Wright (Preston Innovations Boldings) 65-0-0; Steve Kaplinsky (Preston Innovations Boldings) 49-15-0; Terry Edwards (Pool Hayes) 46-14-0. Sun., Gaz Willey Open, Chestnut Pool. Andy Bishop (Preston Innovations Boldings) 44-12-0; Morgan Davidson (Drennan NW) 42-2-0; Gary Morris (Preston Innovations Boldings) 30-11-0.

Sherwood Forest Fishery Silver Fish Winter League, Edwinstowe, Notts. Sat., Sherwood Lake. Josh Paling 22-12-0; Danny Harding 16-4-0; Daz Staley 14-1-0.

The Cunneries Fishery, Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat., Open, S Canal & Old Canal. Lee Marsh 89-14-0; Howard Kelly 86-7-0; Paul Coyle 74-14-0.

The Oaks Lakes Silver Fish League, Round 6, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat., Alders Lake. Martin Holmes 34-0-0 (ide); Paul Trattles 29-14-0; Andy Barker 29-10-0.

The Old Codgers, Cob House Fishery, Worcester, Worcs. Sun., Chestnut Pool. Jim Hill 96-11-0; Michael Farrell 46-15-0; Nick Guest 27-1-0; Daz Haynes 26-8-0; Keith Guest 21-6-0.

Todber Manor, Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Sat., Open, Ash Lake (9 fished). Gary O'Shea 155-2-0; Simon Stacey 150-12-0; Jack Stamp 91-2-0.

Tri-Cast Old Hough Fishery Individual Winter League, Round 5, Middlewich, Ches. Sat., Upper & Lower Benbo Pools. Martyn Steele 105-5-0; Andy Dson 34-2-0; Alan Sharman 33-5-0. League: Connor Edwards 4 (dropping 2); Alan Sharman 4 (dropping 3); Andy Dyson 4 (dropping 6).

Viaduct Fishery, Somerton, Somerset. Sat., Open, Campbell Lake (13 fished). Mark Vigar 171-5-0; Tim Martin 106-6-0; Adrian Jeffery 44-10-0. Silvers: John Fuidge 36-8-0; Gabe Skarba 30-6-0; Leon Hubbard 25-1-0.

Weston Pools, Oswestry, Shrops. Sat., Open, Stretton Pool. Dave Evans 51-9-0; Richie O'Connor 8-13-0; Allan Hughes 7-8-0.

Whitmore Fisheries, Greenhalgh, Preston, Lancs. Sat., Open, East Canal (20 fished). Nick Jenkins 86-10-0; Paul Livesey 39-9-0; Gary Whyte 36-10-0.

Last Edited: 30 January 2023

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