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Angling match results for the week ending 29 May 2022

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Angling Trust & Canal & River Trust Canal Pairs Championship 2022 Qualifier, Erewash Canal, Dockholme, Derbys. Sat. Martin Mansfield (Loughborough MG) 9-10-0 (tench and perch); Carl Lynch (Soldiers and Sailors) 8-12-0; Ian Sharratt (Drennan Leics. VDE) 7-4-0; Mark Harrison (Soldiers and Sailors) 6-12-8; Martin Alman (Charnwood) 6-12-0; Wilson Sully (Long Eaton Fed.) 6-0-0. Qualifiers: Scot Westwood & Martin Mansfield 4; Mark Harrison & Julian Garner 6.

Angling Trust & Canal & River Trust Canal Pairs Championship 2022 Qualifier, North Stratford Canal, The Bait-Tech Three Musketeers AC Waters, Shirley, B'ham. Sun. Adrian Scott & Paul Kitts 5; Rob Francis & Gary Kirkham 8 (2-9-11); Paul Bick & Richie Reynolds 8 (2-1-9); James Wilson & Kane Woodfield 11 (1-11-5); James Poolton & Tom Boulton 11 (1-9-0). Qualifiers: Adrian Scott & Paul Kitts; Rob Francis & Gary Kirkham.

Angling Trust & Canal & River Trust Canal Pairs Championship 2022 Qualifier, Shropshire Union Canal, Soudley, Shrops. Sun (70 fished). Danny Martin 52-13-0; Bob Parrish 25-4-0; Michael Davies 13-1-8; Paul Murrin 11-0-0; Simon Nickless 10-3-0; Wayne Kearney 10-1-0. Qualifiers: Steve Dudley & Simon Nickless 60; Colin Roberts & Terry Nutt 53; Paul Murrin & Dave McCall 52; Scott Geens & Ed Warren 49; Paul Andrews & Gordon Griffiths 49; Dan Abbott & Liam Darler 49; Wayne Kearney & Simon Beswick 48.

Barford AA Open, Grand Union Canal, Lure Anglers Canal Club Waters, Bridges 71-72, Knowle, W. Mids. Wed. Pete Millard (Barford AA) 9-9-0; Paul Norledge (Sensas Alan's) 7-12-14; (Joint 3rd) ‘Little' Colin Talbot (Barford) 3-12-0; David Harris (Barford AA) 3-12-0.

Barford AA Teams of Three Canal League, Round 3, Grand Union Canal, Knowle, W. Mids. Sat (42 fished). Andy Swift (Browning Central Sphere) 12-12-8 (skimmers); Mark Derry (Drennan Leics. VDE) 9-13-0; Nick Colwing (Barford AA) 8-11-8; Malcolm Appleby (Drennan Leics. VDE) 7-9-0; Luke Downing (Browning West Midlands) 7-1-0; Dave McCall (The Canal Trio) 7-0-0. Teams: The Canal Trio 6; Drennan Leics. VDE 7; Browning West Midlands 8; (Joint 4th) Sparks MG Black 10; Browning Central Sphere 10; Barford AA 10. League: The Canal Trio 25; Drennan Leics. VDE 26; Bag'em/Maver Midlands 27; Browning Central Silverlite 29; Browning Central Sphere 33.

Bridgtown Social AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Goodyear AC Waters, Slade Heath Boats Section, Coven, Staffs. Sun. Colin Tillet (Bridgtown Social AC) 3-5-8 (three big perch plus smaller samples); Dave Rayson (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-13-12 (one large perch and mixed small silvers); Joe Athersmith (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-7-4 (one large perch, smaller perch and a few silvers); Dave Smith (Bridgtown Social AC) 1-12-12; Paul Caley (Bridgtown Social AC) 1-7-6; Dennis Jackson (Bridgtown Social AC) 1-5-5.

Canal Kings Open, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Soho Loop, Clissold Street Section, Winson Green, B'ham. Sun. Glenn Law (Sparks MG) 5-11-13; Mark Hardman (Sensas Black Country) 4-11-3; Mick Conlon (Smithy's) 3-9-4; Richard Guest (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 3-8-7; Chris Rice (Sensas Black Country) 3-8-5; Gary Owen (Sportsman AC) 2-12-0.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, The Anchor PH Trees Section, Coven, Staffs. Thurs Eve, 3½ hour match. Mel ‘Killer' Wood (Goodyear AC) 3-0-0 (small mixed silvers); Malcolm Bethell (Goodyear AC) 2-6-10 (small perch and roach); Paul Caley (Goodyear AC) 1-13-4 (small mixed silvers). Sun., Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Shawhall Lane Boats Section, Coven, Staffs. Capt. Bruce Birch (Goodyear AC) 2-5-8 (small roach, gudgeon and perch); Johnny Benness (Goodyear AC) 2-3-8 (small roach and gudgeon); Malcolm Bethell (Goodyear AC) 1-14-14 (small perch and roach).

Goms Mill AS Friday Open, Trent & Mersey Canal, Longport, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs. Fri. D. Chetwyn (Goms Mill) 5-14-0; A. Fox (Matlock) 5-6-4; A. Ibbs (Goms Mill) 4-14-0; N. Grocott (Audley) 3-13-12; J. Nicholls (Fenton) 3-8-4; M. Pass (Goms Mill) 3-0-0.

Leigh DAA Evening Match, Bridgewater Canal, Mather Lane Section, Leigh, Wigan, Gtr. Manchester. Thurs Eve. Joe Pilling 9-11-12; D. Aldred 7-7-12; B. Kelly 7-5-12; Kev Clarke 7-5-8; P. Ashton 6-0-12; Tommy Fairhurst 5-6-8.

Listerhills Thursday Evening League, Round 1, Rochdale Canal, Luddendenfoot, Calderdale, W. Yorks. Thurs Eve. Richard Thorne 1-2-0; Tom Barlow 0-13-8; Martin Blagborough 0-9-8; Lee Simpson 0-8-0; Angela Hudson 0-7-8; Graham Collins 0-7-0.

Liverpool DAA Opens, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Cricket Pitch Section, Maghull, Merseyside. Wed. Jeff Stirratt 6-9-0 (all roach); Peter Gradwell 4-10-0; Phil Walters 4-9-0. Sun., Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Drums Length, Maghull, Merseyside. Kevin Ashurst 7-1-0; Ant Lloyd 5-7-0; John Easton 4-15-0; Peter Gradwell 3-6-0.

Newton-Le-Willows AA Members Sweepstake Match, Sankey (St. Helens) Canal, Havannah Flash, nr. Parr, St. Helens, Merseyside. Sun. Ray Jacks (St. Helens) 16-2-0 (bream and silvers); Chris Grehan (Warrington) 10-2-0 (carp, bream and tench); Sean Dalby (Newton) 9-5-0 (bream and skimmers); Ian Alexander (Tom Hardy Floats) 5-14-0 (tench).

Old Hill AC, Dudley No. 2 Canal, Netherton, W. Mids. Wed. M. Mosley (Makro) 10-12-0; Pete Hatton (ZLT) 5-14-0; N. Welding (Matrix) 4-0-0.

Sensas HanKat Superteam AS Open, Dudley No. 2 Canal, Blackbrook Road Bridge No. 24 Section, Netherton, Dudley, W. Mids. Sat. Micky Howell (Sensas HanKat Superteam AS) 6-15-0; Steve Worton (Sensas HanKat Superteam AS) 5-2-7; Alex Watts (Sensas HanKat Superteam AS) 4-15-0; Gary Owen (Sportsman AC) 4-11-8; Sir David Sheaf (Canal Kings) 4-11-3; Tony Bowen (Storey's) 4-3-4.

Sportsman AA Open, Walsall Canal, Ball Lane Section, Wednesbury, W. Mids. Sat. Derek Hicklin (RIVE/Fishermania) 2-12-11; Dave Anderson (Sportsman AA) 2-3-4; Chris Taylor (Sportsman AC) 1-13-10; Mel Howard (Canal Kings) 1-4-14; M. Robinson 1-0-1.

Sportsman AC Open, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Tipton, W. Mids. Sun. Dean Webb (Sensas Black Country) 9-7-0; Martin Owen (Sensas Black Country) 9-4-0. Sections: Alan Price (Sportsman AC) 7-2-0; John Babbington (Storey's Halesowen RBL) 1-11-0.

Tring Old Codgers, Grand Union Canal, Winkwell, Bourne End, Bucks. Tues. Martin Rodwell 2-5-0 (small fish); Dave Moore 1-4-0; John Sears 1-3-0.

Wigan DAA, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Crooke Section, Wigan, Gtr. Manchester. Wed. Paul Ashton 14-15-0 (skimmers and a couple of big hybrids); Roger Gardom 10-15-0 (bream and skimmers); Steve Wilson 10-8-0. Sections: Ant Lloyd 5-1-8; Alan Smith 8-8-0; Fred Lakin 5-3-0.

Wolverhampton AA Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Calf Heath, nr. Gailey, Staffs. Wed. Barry Williams (Fatty's Bait & Tackle) 5-5-3; Joe Brennan (Wolverhampton AA) 4-11-1; Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 3-14-8; Paul Turner (Colmic UK) 2-4-0; Lee Richards (Wolverhampton AA) 2-2-2; Neil Turner (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 2-0-0.

Wolverhampton Over 60's Club Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Goodyear AC Waters, 3 Hammers Golf Course Section, Coven, Staffs. Wed. Johnny ‘End Peg' Benness (Goodyear AC) 5-1-5 (two bream); Wilf Kneller (Fatty's Bait & Tackle) 4-3-0 (bits); Mick Westwood (Norton Canes) 3-1-0 (punch-fish comprising of roach and the odd skimmer); Glenn Law (Sparks MG) 2-14-4; Mel ‘Killer' Wood (Four Ashes AC) 2-7-7; (Joint 6th) Paul Hancock (Stafford) 2-1-0; Joe Athersmith (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-1-0.

Worcester Spring League, Round 5, Worcester & Birmingham Canal, Worcester, Worcs. Sun 22nd May. Jamie Smith 11-12-1 (mainly bream and skimmers); Lee Davis 8-15-0 (bream and skimmers); Richard Brewer 7-2-0 (roach and skimmers); Keith Hunt 6-6-0 (skimmers). Sections: Will Beasley 5-5-0, Colin Pettifer 2-5-0, Phil Simnett 3-1-0.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Angling Trust Free Spirit Match Boddington Classic 2022 Qualifier No. 3, Boddington Reservoir, nr. Byfield, Northants. Sun. Alex Walker 61K 900g (fifteen carp); Nigel Franks 47K 175g (carp to 6K); Richie Watts 34K 825g. Qualifiers: Rob Wood; Jake King; Stefan Pal; Martin Paynter; Nigel Franks; Alex Walker.

Earlswood Lakes Silvers Open, Solihull, W. Mids. Sat., Windmill ‘Yachter' Lake. Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 42-8-0 (twelve bream); Ricky Teale (Daiwa) 34-0-0 (nine bream); David Wallace (DGL) 14-4-0 (five bream); Barry Cheese (Earlswood) 12-4-0.

The Barry Cheese Thursday Open, Earlswood Lakes, Solihull, W. Mids. Thurs., Windmill ‘Yachter' Lake. Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 25-0-0 (six bream); Paul ‘Budgie' Burgess (Kingsbury Water Park) 24-12-0 (six bream and one perch); Rob Ellis (Smithy's Tackle) 19-4-0 (five bream); Charlie Wheelwright (Earlswood) 16-9-0 (four bream).


Luton AC, Wyboston Lakes, Wyboston, Beds. Wed., South Lagoon (14 fished). Steve Osman 3-10-0; Barry Roper 3-9-8; Terry Vickers 2-10-0; Richard Darbon 1-10-0; Steve Lathwell 1-8-8; Richard Gibbs 1-7-0.

Nottingham AA, Bestwood Duck Ponds, Papplewick, Notts. Mon., No. 1 Pond. Kev Shires 23-2-0; Harek Toth 18-15-0; Roy Toulson 10-0-0; Colin Hunt 7-5-0.

Patshull Park Silvers Opens, Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Wed., Lodge Bay Boards Section. Danny Chetwood 15-3-0; Mike Careless 10-4-0; ‘Big' Colin Talbot 9-3-0. Sun., Boats & Shallows Sections. G. Webster 24-10-0; Paul Bucknell (Little Dawley AC) 20-9-0; Darren Frost (Cadence) 19-13-0.

Salford Friendly Anglers Society, The Old River Irwell, Irlam, Salford, Gtr. Manchester. Wed. Paul Nelson 10-0-0 (three tench); Mike Duddy 3-0-0 (carp); Paul Williams 2-4-0 (bits).

The Paul ‘Budgie' Burgess Open, Kingsbury Water Park, Sutton Coldfield, W. Mids. Wed., Bodymoor Heath Water. Mick Dcaccia 30-12-0; Steve Bridges 29-0-0; Barry Jackson 22-8-0; Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 22-4-0; Paul ‘Budgie' Burgess (Kingsbury Water Park) 20-12-0; Andrew Clifford 20-4-0.


A.J. Jewson Tuesday Series, Sykehouse Fishery, Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire, Yorks. Tues (26 fished). Andy Lumb (Lowhills AC) 156-12-0 (carp to 10lb); Keith Garner (Lowhills AC) 154-14-0 (carp to 10lb); Pete Dwyer (Drake Floats) 126-5-0; Ian Dawson (Mirfield AC) 89-12-0; Tom Barlow (Dynamite/Drennan Barnsley) 87-14-0; Brian Kellett (Thornhill AC) 83-11-0.

Bateman Vine AC, Haye Farm Fishery, Bewdley, Worcs. Sun., Dexter Pool. S. Checketts (Bateman Vine AC) 67-10-0; F. Reed (Bateman Vine AC) 53-5-0; M. Holmes (Bateman Vine AC) 47-7-0; R. Partridge (Bateman Vine AC) 46-14-0.

Blundell Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Sat., Open, Trio, Pine & Ash Lakes (39 fished). Neil Turner 149-11-0 (carp to 8lb); Stuart Carroll (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 126-7-0; Andy Greaves (Garbolino Elton) 109-6-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Sat., Open, Lakes 8 & 9. Gary Whalley 88-0-0; Luke Brennan 78-7-0; Paul Jagger 76-8-0.

Brookside Fisheries, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Open, Snake Lakes 1 & 2. Nick Butterworth 38-9-0; Steve Conroy 35-1-0; Steve Leyland 34-9-0.

High Heyes Farm Fishery (The Catteries) Open, Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat. Paul Banks 96-4-0; Lee Gibbon 94-4-0; Mike McGrath 80-8-0.

JT Atkinson Summer League, Round 1, Eden Grange Fishery, Shildon, County Durham. Sat. Daz Joyner 112-3-0; Dave Hudson 109-5-0; Chris Owers 108-1-0.

Lingmere Fishery Open, Birkenhead, The Wirral. Sat. J. Armour 85-3-0; M. Owens 85-0-0; P. Cooper 80-4-0.

Moathouse Angling Academy, Brookside Fisheries, Warrington, Ches. Sat 21st May. Juniors: Alex Glover 24-14-0; Charlie Spencer 15-6-0; Sam Conway-Henthorn 14-1-0; Dan Boyes 12-13-0. Ladies: Tanya Whitley-Price 14-0-0; Carole Maughan 3-13-0. Adults: Steve Jones 15-13-0; Richard Mathews 14-13-0.

Monkhall Fishery, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sat., Open, Swallow Pool. Andy Kyte (Middle Severn Angling) 248-2-0; Paul Gregory (Swan Elite) 170-8-0; Jason Attwell (Monkhall) 156-14-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Molands Mere Pool (11 fished). Stephen Bellion 85-2-0 (carp, F1s and skimmers); Mark Sumners 66-7-0; Nick Jukes 42-12-0. Sat., King of Geary's (24 fished). Stephen Bellion 84-12-0 (carp); Carl Barnfield 69-7-0; Ron Taylor 60-15-0. Sun., Open, Little Geary's Pool (15 fished). Max Higgott 130-4-0 (carp and F1s, £100 bonus peg); Keith Deaner 88-8-0; Steve Brindley 80-13-0.

Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Open, Covey Lakes 2-4 & 6 (47 fished). Mark Derbyshire 117-5-0; Mike Senior 116-15-0; Dave Brown Snr. 116-0-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Mon., Over 60's Open, Sycamore Pool. Eric Bancroft (Preston Innovations Boldings) 95-8-0; Dave Mortlock (Preston Innovations Boldings) 79-12-0; Dave Doughty (Preston Innovations Boldings) 77-2-0. Wed., Brett Billingham Open, Chestnut Pool. Graham Palmer (Preston Innovations Boldings) 138-7-0; Rich Pedlar (Bibby's Stone & District AC) 69-14-0; Ziggy Lees (Preston Innovations Boldings) 66-10-0; Steve Lovell (Maver) 62-9-0. Thurs., Ron Clarke Over 50's Open, Oak & Willows Pools. Ron Clarke (Preston Innovations Boldings) 73-0-0; Steve Owen (Monkhall) 63-1-0; Paul Edwards (OAC) 62-13-0; Bill Hill (Preston Innovations Boldings) 62-12-0; Dave Doughty (Preston Innovations Boldings) 60-14-0. Sat., K.H. Open, Chestnut Pool. Richie Woodhall (OAC) 67-5-0; Richard Davenport (Oswestry AC) 63-8-0; Steve Hall (Oswestry AC) 60-12-0; Gary Hick (Oswestry AC) 58-0-0. Sun., Gaz Willey Open, Willows & Larch Pools. Gaz Willey (Walsall) 125-4-0; Steve Lovell (Maver) 98-5-0; Tony Woolaston (Fatty's Bait & Tackle) 70-14-0; Chris Lane (Preston Innovations Boldings) 61-4-0.

Quarry Pool Fishery, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Thurs., Open. Terry Slater (Green Man AC) 133-14-0; Fred Cook (Woodstone Warriors) 123-12-0; Steve Roberts (OAC) 119-2-0; Brian World (Woodstone Warriors) 118-15-0; Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 107-10-0; Tony Woolaston (Fatty's Bait & Tackle) 103-7-0. Sat., Matric AC. S. Whittle 139-5-0; P. Davies 106-13-0; M. Brookes 94-0-0. Sun., Fiery Holes AC. M. Tew 138-9-0; J. Greenaway 126-6-0; G. Prestage 112-11-0.

Sherwood Forest Fishery, Edwinstowe, Notts. Sat., Open, Sherwood Lake. Gary Nugent 52-11-0; James Peet 38-12-0; Mark Bexton 30-14-0.

Stoppo's Fishery Silvers Open, Coton-in-the Elms, Derbys. Sat. John Harper 30-4-0 (a couple of large bream plus skimmers); Pete Madeley 14-4-0; Steve Tivey 11-0-0.

The Cunneries Fishery, Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat., Open, S Canal. Paul Jones 67-15-0; Jamie Ashton 62-10-0; Ryan Atkinson 57-10-0.

The Oaks Lakes Cedar Spring Series, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat., Cedar Lake. Tim Peters 60-10-0; Eddie Pearson 58-6-0; Steve Spears 52-10-0.

The Old Codgers, Cob House Fishery, Wichenford, Worcester, Worcs. Sat., Laurels Pool. Paul Ellis 137-5-0; Pete Ward 107-3-0; Jim Hill 73-6-0.

Todber Manor, Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Sat., Open, Hill View & Ash Lakes (30 fished). Jack Stamp 285-4-0; Mark Cannings 272-8-0; Greg Welsby 268-10-0.

Tri-Cast Old Hough Fishery, Middlewich, Ches. Sat., Open, Lucky Dip, Prospect, Upper & Lower Benbo Pools. Dave Pimlott (Old Hough) 69-9-0; Dave Cline (Army) 53-11-0; Andy Bridge (Old Hough) 49-9-0.

Viaduct Fishery, Somerton, Somerset. Sat., Open, Campbell Lake (19 fished). Alex Murray 163-13-0; Adrian Jeffery 162-14-0; Steve Cosgrove 118-14-0. Silvers: Mark Blame 50-8-0; Nigel Easton 49-0-0; Alex Murray 47-12-0.

Whitmore Fisheries, Greenhalgh, Preston, Lancs. Mon., Open, Coliseum Lake. Chris Gorrell 63-6-0; Spen Dixon 60-6-0; Rob Swan (Rob Swan Angling) 53-8-0. Wed., Open, East Canal. Lee Thorpe 52-8-0; Peter Richmond 45-8-0; John Brogden 35-11-0. Sat., Open, East Canal. Harry Campbell 64-9-0; Phil Bradshaw 40-14-0; Gary Gunn 39-9-0.

Last Edited: 30 May 2022

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