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Angling match results for the week ending 4 December 2022

Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.

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Abbey Lads, Grand Union Canal, Chelmscote, Leighton Buzzard, Beds. Sun 20th Nov. Keith Ward 18-0-0 (seven bream plus bits); Liam Willis 7-14-0 (three bream plus bits); Dave Smith Smith 3-1-0; Dave Whillock 1-2-0.

Bibby's/Stone & District AC, Shropshire Union Canal, Boat Section, Shebdon, Staffs. Wed. Colin Barnes 18-4-0 (skimmers); John Hanna 12-5-0; Francis Cooke 10-8-0; Steve Askey 9-8-0; Paul Walkden 7-13-0; Ray Jarvis 5-12-0.

Commercial House Brian Britt Christmas Memorial Match, Kennet & Avon Canal, Meadow Farm to Claverton, Somerset. Sun (22 fished). Kev Boltz (Midland Spinner) 2-0-0 (a perch pushing 2lb and a micro-sized wasp); Ivan Currie (Sensas Nomads) 1-6-0 (lots of small perch); Andy Cranston (Sensas Nomads) 1-4-0 (mainly perch); Nicola Goodhind (M&N Electrical) 0-12-0; Shane Caswell (Midland Spinner) 0-8-0; Andy Britt (Mosella Bathampton) 0-6-8.

Cradley Heath Labour AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Hinksford, Swindon, W. Mids. Sun. Paul Skidmore (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 7-5-0 (chub and perch); Howard Dodd (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 6-13-0; Jon Baker (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 6-11-0; Garry Mason (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 6-8-0; Sean Waite (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 5-6-0.

GT Bathroom Series, Trent & Mersey Canal, Priory Section, Rugeley, Staffs. Sat. G. Chalk 2-0-6 (one large perch and a few small silvers); M. Elcock 1-13-13; P. Vernon 1-12-4.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Slade Heath Basin & Boat Sections, Coven, Staffs. Sun. Martin Spruce (Goodyear AC) 4-14-0 (roach, little perch, gudgeon and a few skimmers) (142-fish); Ray Campbell (Goodyear AC) 3-7-0 (a couple of caster-roach, gudgeon and small roach); (Joint 3rd) Malcolm Bethell (Goodyear AC) 2-5-5 (mainly gudgeon and punch-roach); Johnny Benness (Goodyear AC) 2-5-5 (mainly gudgeon and punch-roach).

HanKat Superteam AS Individual League Final, Dudley No. 2 Canal, Link 51 Section, Merry Hill, W. Mids. & opposite Brierley Hop House PH Section, Brierley Hill, W. Mids. Sat. Merv ‘the Swerve' Rogers (Sensas Black Country) 8-4-0 (mostly perch); Andy Curless (Browning Central) 7-1-6; Lee Woodhouse (HanKat Superteam AS) 6-3-9; Dave Hughes (Sensas Black Country) 3-14-7; Andy Swift (Browning Central) 3-5-10; Dave McCall (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 2-11-9.

Luton AC, Grand Union Canal, Town North, Leighton Buzzard, Beds. Wed. Chris Bartlett Howard 11-10-0 (roach and skimmers inc. a 1lb 3oz roach); Bart Bonito 8-13-0; Steve Lathwell 8-9-0; Sean Leatherland 5-9-0; Dudley Frankland 4-7-0; Ian Wing 4-6-8.

Northants Nene AC Juniors Winter League, Round 1 (2½ hour match), Grand Union Canal, Norton Junction, Northants. Sun. Lottie Clarke 2K 780g (good perch) (15 species points); Sam Kiff 1K 360g (good perch) (15 species points); Stanley Lafferty 1K 270g (perch, roach and bream) (15 species points).

Sensas Lifestyle MG/Izaak Walton (Stafford) AA Teams of Six Autumn/Winter League, Final Round (6), Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Deepmore Bend to Baswich Lane, Stafford, Staffs. Sun (78 fished). Jason Cunningham (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 9-5-12 (odd skimmer but mainly roach); Simon Mottram (Drennan NW) 8-12-4 (skimmers and roach); Robbie Lloyd (Four Ashes AC) 8-0-9; Alan Round (Sensas Lifestyle MG Red) 5-8-0 (four skimmers from 10oz to 14oz plus smaller samples and roach); Dave Berrow (Sparks MG) 5-1-8 (skimmers and perch); Steve Dudley (Sensas Black Country Gold) 4-2-4 (roach and skimmers). Teams: Sensas Storey's MG 31; Four Ashes AC 32; (Joint 3rd) Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech 35; Sensas Black Country Gold 35; Colmic NW 36; Sensas Black Country Green 38. Final league: Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech 168; Bag'em/Maver Midlands 211; Colmic NW 216; Drennan NW 221; Sensas Black Country Gold 230; Four Ashes AC 258.

Sportsman AA Open, Walsall Canal (BCN), Moors Mill Lane Section, Ocker Hill, Tipton, W. Mids. Sat. Dave Anderson (Sportsman AA) 0-13-9 (perch); Chris Taylor (Sportsman AA) 0-5-14 (perch); Doug Whitehouse (Sportsman AA) 0-4-6 (perch); Owen Westwood (Sportsman AC) 0-1-6 (perch); Paul Day (Sportsman AA) 0-1-5 (perch).

Sportsman AC Open, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Tunnel End Section, Tipton, W. Mids. Sun. John Horton (Sportsman AC) 9-3-0; Alan Price (Sportsman AC) 8-4-0; Chris Furnival (Sportsman AC) 7-15-0; Owen Westwood (Sportsman AC) 7-8-0; Doug Whitehouse (Sportsman AA) 5-9-0; Trevor Dangerfield (Sportsman AC) 4-15-0.

Stoke City DAA Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Gnosall, Staffs. Sat (12 fished). Keith Hulland (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 9-14-8 (roach); Simon Nickless (Sensas Black Country) 8-9-4 (a couple of decent bream plus skimmers); Dave Richards (Four Ashes AC) 7-5-0 (roach and skimmers); Fred ‘the Bread' Cheetham (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 6-0-4 (all roach); Kevin Perry (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 5-7-8 (three 12oz skimmers plus perch); Dave Dale (Sparks MG) 4-6-4 (little roach and perch).

Towcester AC Open, Grand Union Canal, Stoke Bruerne, Towcester, Northants. Sun 27th Nov. Chris Howard 5-7-0; John Harris 5-5-0; Don King 3-14-0.


Barford AA Open, Warwickshire Avon, Barford, Warks. Sat. Paul King (Attleborough) 21-0-0 (early chub to 3lb); Tom Hitchman (Bailey's of Portobello) 14-15-0 (roach and perch); Ian Patrick (Bailey's of Portobello) 14-12-0 (chub and perch); Paul Caswell (Sensas Manor Angling) 12-8-0 (mainly roach). Sections: Section A – Alex Graham (Barford AA) 5-8-0; Mike Davies (Barford AA) 88-9-0 (inc. a 5lb chub); Dave Hollands (Sensas Manor Angling) 8-15-0.

Bridgnorth British Legion AC, River Severn, Severn Park Reaches, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun. Jim Burton 6-0-0 (three chub); Rik Rogers) 4-10-0; John Gill 4-4-0.

Kidderminster & District AA Fur & Feather Match, River Severn, Bewdley, Worcs. Sat. Nigel Marchington 24-0-0 (four chub and two barbel); Ian Hingley 20-6-0; Geoff Brierley 15-10-0; Pete Edwards 12-12-0; Joe Holloway 11-4-0; Tony Moreton 7-6-0.

Northwich AA Open, River Weaver, Newbridge Stretch, Northwich, Ches. Sat. Rod Fraser 7-10-0 (skimmers and roach); Steve Brookes 5-1-4; Martin Lenihan 4-11-12.

Olney & Clifton FA Open, River Gt. Ouse, Olney, Bucks. Tues. Roger Clutton 13-9-0; Chris Howard 10-7-0. Sections: Neale Shearn 9-13-0; Colin Moss 8-9-0.

River Ancholme Mid-Week Open, River Ancholme, Cakemills Stretch, Brigg, N. Lincs. Wed. Keith Harrison 6-2-12; Colin Batchelor 4-12-12; Rich Pulford 3-12-8. Sections: Section A – Alan Gregory 3-9-0; Section B – Les Waldron (Double Default) 3-6-4; Section C – Graham Brammer (Default) 3-6-8.

River Ancholme Open, River Ancholme, Springs Section, Brigg, N. Lincs. Sun (22 fished). Colin Batchelor 12-10-0; Graham Bontoft 9-14-12; Les Waldron 9-9-0; Phil Hirst 7-9-4. Sections: Section A – Lee Grimbleby (Default) 5-4-12; Section B – Craig Airey (Default) 2-0-4; Section C – Mick Tamms (Default) 5-7-4; Section D – Paul Cannon (Default) 3-7-12.

Shrewsbury Open, River Severn, Quarry Park Stretch, Shrewsbury, Shrops. Sat. Paul Evans 13-4-0 (mainly dace plus a few perch); Ian ‘Speedy' Ward 7-12-0 (mainly dace plus a few perch); Adam Williams 6-10-0; Paul Williams 6-6-0; (Joint 5th) Ian Courtney 6-1-0; Phil Williams 6-1-0.

Winsford DAA Wednesday Open, River Weaver, Marina & Red Lion PH Lengths, Winsford, Ches. Wed. S. Watson 4-7-0; M. Lenerhan 3-5-0; S. Preece (Drennan NW) 2-13-0.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Blackfords Progressive Winter League, Round 3, Calf Heath Reservoir, nr. Gailey, Staffs. Sat. Ian Davies 15-11-0; Dennis Kneller 14-11-0; Mark Greening 11-9-0; Paul Bucknell 11-3-0.


Long Eaton Fed., Brewery Ponds, Shardlow, Derbys. Wed. Derek Jackson (3 Counties) 5-9-8 (roach and perch); Alan Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 5-2-0; Dave Hillyard (Nottm. Deaf) 4-6-0; Rob Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 3-0-8; Jim Marcer (Belper) 2-3-8; Pete Allwood (Long Eaton Fed.) 1-10-0.

Patshull Park Pike Pairs Match, Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Sat. Pairs: Gary Gilbert & Clive Davies 23-8-0 (four fish); Steve Pritchard & Rob Corfield 20-4-0 (three fish). Best pike: Steve Cotton 16-1-0.

Trimpley AA Association Match, Trimpley Reservoir, Bewdley, Worcs. Sun. Jamie Naylor 22-0-0; Mick Price 17-6-0; Pete Davis 10-10-0; Chris Gale 8-14-0; Nige Davis 8-0-0; Ronald Cedric Barnfield 7-8-0.


Angling Trust Silver Fish 2022-2023 Qualifier, Meadowlands Fishery, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Wed. Zak Williams 36-0-0; Adam Wakelin 35-4-0; Stephen Owen 34-7-0. Qualifiers: Zak Williams; Adam Wakelin.

Angling Trust Silver Fish 2022-2023 Qualifier, Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Sat., Lakes 3 & 4. Lee Addy 53-15-0; Dave Coulson 36-8-0; Steve Lomax 32-6-0; Johnny Jowett 30-12-0. Qualifiers: Lee Addy; Dave Coulson.

Bitterwell Lake Silvers Match, Coalpit Heath, Bristol. Tues. Paul Isaacs 27-12-0 (skimmers and roach); Andre Ottaway 16-4-0; Keith Turner 10-10-0; (Joint 4th) Vick Bush 9-0-0; Martin McMahon 9-0-0; John Smith 8-13-0.

Blundell Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Sat., Open, Trio, East & Pine Lakes (20 fished). Chris Weeder Jnr. (Chris Weeder Angling) 49-9-0 (carp to 5lb); Gary Morgan (JBP Utilities) 45-4-0 (carp to 10lb); Alan Sharman 42-0-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Sat., Open, Lakes 8 & 9. Tom Cunliffe 37-12-0; John Battersby 30-14-0; Gary Ainscough 20-7-0.

Flore & Brockhall AC Silvers Match, Dog Lane Fishery, Napton-on-the Hill, Warks. Sun 27th Nov. Gil Corn 23-0-0; John Furness 19-9-0; George Mynard 17-6-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Open, Match Pool (12 fished). Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 49-11-0 (carp to 8lb); Ian Shirley (Hawkesbury) 29-11-0 (small skimmers, roach and one 5lb carp); Jamie Galloway (Hawkesbury) 19-8-0 (three carp).

High Heyes Farm Fishery (The Catteries) Open, Chorley, Lancs. Sat. Steve Winstanley 52-4-0; J. Brooks 43-0-0; Ian Burns 27-8-0.

Loco Legends, Peatling Pools, Peatling Parva, Lutterworth, Leics. Sun 27th Nov. Kenny Andrews 86-15-0; Russ Lay 69-13-0; Dave Jones 68-5-0.

Long Eaton Victoria AS Championship Match No. 19, Shipstone Cup, Beechwood Park Fishery, Elvaston, Derbys. Sun 6th Nov., Kingfisher Pool. Steve Hoult 133-7-0; Andy Edwards 65-6-0; Dave Kent 47-14-0; Pete Cliff 46-1-0; Malc Munn 42-4-0; Dan Gaetto 41-12-0.

Long Eaton Victoria AS Championship Match No. 20, The Fletcher Cup & Xmas Fur & Feather, Birch House Lakes, Ednaston, Derbys. Sun 13th Nov, Horseshoe Lake. Steve Hoult 43-2-0; Peter Cliff 39-4-0; Mick Lager 35-15-0; Dave Cotterill 33-5-0; Glenn Holmes 27-14-0; Dick Abbott 27-12-0.

Long Eaton Victoria AS Championship Match No. 21, Last Bash Trophy, Rycroft Fishery, Hemington, Leics. Sun 27th Nov., New & Old Canals. Matt Gaetto 85-14-0; Paul Richardson 69-3-0; Dave Cotterill 48-8-0; Steve Hoult 46-7-0; Les Smedley 19-15-0; Alan Welch 18-4-0.

Maver UK Winter League, Round 4, Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Sun., Molands Mere, Little Geary's, Siblings A & B & Big Geary's Pools (56 fished). Steven Pearce 69-10-0 (carp); Burt McGann 62-0-0 (carp); Dave West 58-9-0 (F1s); Phil Canning 55-8-0 (carp and F1s); Ian Keywood 54-5-0 (carp); Ron ‘Savo' Savage 50-6-0 (carp and F1s).

Meadowlands Autumn League, Round 4, Meadowlands Fishery, Ryton-on-Dunsore, Warks. Sun 27th Nov., Lambsdown Lake & Warren Pool (45 fished). Peter Davies 102-4-0; Matthew Clamp 99-0-0; Wayne Sharman 87-8-0; Alan Walton 84-12-0. League: Wayne Sharman 7; Stuart Palser 12; D. Lewis 14. Sun., Round 5, Lambsdown Lake & Warren Pool (43 fished). James Borton 67-0-0; Lee Davis 45-0-0; Paul Terry 42-8-0; Baz Byrd 41-0-0. League: Wayne Sharman 11; Stuart Palser 22; Grant Merrett 24.

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sat 26th Nov., Open, Buzzard & Hawk Pools. Cody Ruston (Matrix Phil's Tackle) 164-8-0; Jason Nichols (Monkhall) 155-14-0; Adam Rumble (Preston Innovations) 144-10-0. Sun 27th Nov., Open, Buzzard & Swallow Pools. Simon Harris (Little Dawley AC) 205-12-0; Tim Jones (Stourport) 149-4-0; Adam Rumble (Preston Innovations) 133-6-0.

Nisa Feeders Open, Meadowlands Fishery, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Thurs., Warren Lake. Steve Richards 54-0-0 (margin carp and skimmers); Oliver Sleath 50-13-0 (carp and skimmers); John Adamson (Nisa Feeders) 41-5-0 (six carp plus skimmers and a decent bream).

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Open, Rover. Nick Jukes 43-10-0 (carp and F1s); Martin Wood 32-2-0; Wayne Weatherstone 31-5-0. Sat., Silvers Open, Big Geary's Pool (11 fished). Dave Elliott 12-15-0; Lee Cosgrove 11-9-0; Dave ‘Stretch' Armstrong 10-10-0; Ian Keywood 10-5-0.

Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Open, Covey Lakes 2, 3 & 4 (30 fished). Ross Newton 25-0-0; Mike Gabbitas 24-0-0; Pete Mercer 23-12-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Mon., Terry Edwards Over 60's Open, Sycamore Pool. Steve Owen (Monkhall) 68-3-0; Terry Edwards (Pool Hayes) 53-8-0; Pete Sawyer (Preston Innovations Boldings) 51-8-0; Clive Wright (Preston Innovations Boldings) 51-3-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools Country Kitchen League, Final Round, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun., Chestnut Pool. Dave Emlyn (OAC) 67-7-0; Jon Rouse (OAC) 56-3-0; Shane Rogers (OAC) 52-14-0; Chris Lane (Preston Innovations Boldings) 49-9-0. Final league: Chris Lane 12; Colin Wozek 20; Jon Rouse 21; Dave Parry 22.

Sherwood Forest Fishery Silver Fish League, Edwinstowe, Notts. Sat., Sherwood Lake. Danny Harding 28-4-0 (decent skimmers); Gary Smith 15-3-0; Paul Ashley 12-11-0.

Stoppo's Fishery Silvers Open, Coton-in-the-Elms, Derbys. Sat. Andy Chapman 16-4-0 (skimmers to 1lb 8oz); Steve Tivey 6-4-0 (small roach and perch); Dean Wright 5-9-0 (skimmers and small roach); Gareth Archer 5-7-0 (skimmers plus small roach and perch).

Todber Manor, Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Sat., Open, Homeground Lake (11 fished). Greg Welsby 214-8-0; Ken Rayner 193-14-0; Sam Williams 191-0-0.

Tony Rixon's Silvers Match, Plantation Lakes, Kingston Seymour, N. Somerset. Thurs 24th Nov., Main Lake. David Willmott 37-4-0; Kevin Winston 30-4-0; Tony Rixon 26-6-0; Paul Faires 25-3-0.

Tri-Cast Old Hough Fishery, Middlewich, Ches. Sat., Open, Big Max, Lucky Dip & Prospect Pools. Simon Symcox (Old Hough) 143-12-0; Andy Dyson (Drennan NW) 115-0-0; Adrian Austin (Old Hough) 63-0-0.

Whitmore Fisheries, Greenhalgh, Preston, Lancs. Sat., Open, East Canal (19 fished). Mark Smith 41-1-0; Graham Carter 40-6-0; Graham Bateman 28-3-0.

Last Edited: 05 December 2022

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