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Angling match results for the week ending 6 March 2022

Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.

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Dave's of Middlewich Individual League, Round 5, Trent & Mersey Canal, Rode Heath, Sandbach, Ches. Sun (56 fished). Tony Price (Matrix Halifax) 18-3-9 (caster-roach to 1lb); John Leeds (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 7-1-12; Colin Smith (Matrix Halifax) 6-1-5; Kev Clarke (Wigan MG) 5-3-9; Alan Smith (Unattached) 5-1-1; Bernie Leatherbarrow (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 3-15-4. League: (Joint 1st) Simon Preece (Cresta Gamakatsu) 23; Steve Ashworth (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 23; Dave McCall (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 22; (Joint 4th) George Cooke (Team Les ‘O') 21; Stef Johansen (Team Eclipse) 21.

Droitwich MG Open, Droitwich Canal, Droitwich, Worcs. Sun. Paul Newell (Scott's Tackle) 11-1-0; Paul Turner (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 5-11-5; Chris Turner (Sensas MG) 5-7-6; Steve Broome (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 4-8-5; Gary Clarke 3-0-10; Andy Icke 2-14-0.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, 3 Hammers Golf Course Section, Coven, Staffs. Sun. Mel ‘Killer' Wood (Goodyear AC) 7-2-11 (bream to 2lb); Tommy Cross (Goodyear AC) 2-12-11; Michael Thomson (Goodyear AC) 2-6-0; Malcolm Bethell (Goodyear AC) 2-2-8; Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 1-4-0; Steve Cope (Goodyear AC) 1-1-8.

Kennet & Avon Canal Open, Kennet & Avon Canal, Pewsey, Wilts. Sun. Colin Weston 25-14-0; Graham Harding 17-8-0; Steve Dean 14-6-0.

Luton AC, Grand Union Canal, Cooks Wharf, Cheddington, Bucks. Wed. Dudley Frankland 3-8-0 (two bream and one perch); Terry Vickers 2-4-0; Richard Darbon 1-5-0; Steve Lathwell 0-5-0; Dennis Hunt 0-4-0; Lee Newson 0-3-0.

Milton Keynes Vets, Grand Union Canal, Cosgrove, Northants. Wed 23rd Feb. Ernie Sattler 9-8-0; Paul Chapman 6-7-0; Colin Chart 6-0-0.

Sensas Lifestyle MG/Izaak Walton (Stafford) AA Open, Trent & Mersey Canal, Gt. Haywood, Staffs. Sat. Dave Richards (Four Ashes AC) 10-3-0 (big roach with the odd skimmer); Fred ‘the Bread' Cheetham (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 8-0-8 (roach and skimmers); Terry Nutt (Hodnet AC) 7-13-0 (roach and skimmers); Keith Holbrook (Rough Hay AC) 7-4-13; Mel ‘Killer' Wood (Four Ashes AC) 6-4-12; Mick Hatchard (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 4-10-13.

Sportsman AA Open, Walsall Canal, Leabrook Road Section, Wednesbury, W. Mids. Sat. Dave Anderson (Sportsman AA) 1-12-6 (roach); Mal Galliers (Sportsman AA) 1-9-8; Doug Whitehouse (Sportsman AA) 0-7-12; Paul Day (Sportsman AA) 0-5-5.

Sportsman AC Opens, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Tunnel End Section, Dudley Port, Tipton, W. Mids. Wed. Mark Whiles (Sportsman AC) 16-3-0; (Joint 2nd) Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 11-5-0; Lee Woodhouse (Sensas HanKat Superteam AS) 11-5-0; Doug Whitehouse (Sportsman AC) 11-3-0; Les Wardley (Sportsman AC) 10-1-0; Pete Cartwright (Wolverhampton) 6-15-0; Steve Broome (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 6-2-0. Sun. Mark Whiles (Sportsman AC) 8-14-0 (roach and skimmers); Gary Atkins (Sportsman AC) 6-7-0; Pete Fellows (Sportsman AA) 5-1-0.

The Bait-Tech Three Musketeers Open, Stratford-upon-Avon Canal, The Horse Shoe PH Section, Kings Heath, B'ham. Sun. Dave Clawley 4-7-4; Darren Lewis (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 4-4-0; Colin Jew (Worcester) 4-2-2; Roger Evans 3-7-5; Tony Walsh (Sensas) 3-5-13; Darren Massey (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 2-12-13.

Wellingborough Teams of Four League, Round 3, Grand Union Canal, Theddingworth, Leics. Sun 27th Feb. Carl Smith (Browning Central) 20-5-0 (bream to 4lb and roach to 1lb); Tommy Boyce (Browning Central) 2-2-8; Steve Bickerley (Browning Silverlight) 2-2-7; B. Allsop (Three Counties) 2-1-0. Teams: Browning Silverlight 36; Browning Sphere 35; Milton Keynes 28; (Joint 4th) Wellingborough A 27; Colmic Black 27. League: Browning Sphere 9; Colmic Black 10; Colmic Blue 13.


Bewdley Two Day Spring Festival 2022, River Severn, Bewdley, Worcs. Mon., Day One. Brian Preece 16-1-0; Trevor Chalk 15-10-0; Jim Burton 9-4-0; Geoff Brierley 6-11-0; Dave Finnis 5-12-0; Steve Colwell 5-8-0. Tues., Day Two. Joe Holloway 15-1-0; Pete Bate 10-12-0; Roger Naylor 10-1-0; Pete Edwards 8-10-0; Dave Foxall 6-8-0; (Joint 6th) Pete Morris 5-12-0; Jez Williams 5-12-0. Festival overall: Joe Holloway 18-11-0; Brian Preece 16-3-0; Trevor Chalk 15-10-0; Pete Bate 10-12-0; Roger Naylor 10-11-0; Dave Finnis 9-12-0; (Joint 7th) Mark Blackburn 9-9-0; Jim Burton 9-9-0; Pete Edwards 8-10-0; Dean Young 7-4-0.

Bridgnorth AS Members Match, River Severn, Linley Bank Stretch, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun (38 fished). Jez Williams (KDAA) 23-4-0 (four barbel plus a few bits); Mark Beard (Bridgnorth AS) 15-8-0 (two barbel and one chub); Joe Holloway 14-4-0 (one barbel and two chub); Richard Duke (Middle Severn Angling) 11-2-0; Tony Moreton (Preston Innovations) 11-0-0.

Gillingham AA Committee Match, River Stour, Deepwater, Dorset. Sun. Richard Cake 11-5-0 (four chub to 3lb, roach and dace); Simon Hebditch 9-3-0 (three chub, one dace and one gudgeon); Kev Harvey 3-1-0.

Milton Keynes AA Hangover Open (postponed from New Year's Day), River Gt. Ouse, Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun 27th Feb. Don King 27-11-0 (five bream and two chub to 5lb); Paul Hack 5-15-0 (one bream); Kevin Osborne 4-5-0 (one chub); Dave Tysoe 2-1-0.

River Steeping Opens, River Steeping, Wainfleet All Saints, Lincs. Wed. Dave Dean 16-0-0; Mark Cook 8-0-0; Nathan Watson 4-12-0; Derek Skinner 4-11-0; Dave Ashmore 4-3-0; Chris Hodgson 3-11-0. Sun. Don Green 3-9-8; Derek Skinner 3-6-0; Dave Dean 3-1-0; Alec Rawlings 2-5-0; Denis Houghton 2-1-0; Mark Cook 1-12-0.

St. Neots Spring Cup, River Gt. Ouse, Hen Brook, St. Neots, Cambs. Sat. Clive Cole 7-3-0 (roach); Malcolm Gibbs 6-3-0; Gary Armiger 5-6-0. Final league: G. Armiger 85; M. Gibbs 76; (Joint 3rd) A. Dyson 70; G. McFiggins 70.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Blackfords Progressive Association Match, Calf Heath Reservoir, nr. Gailey, Staffs. Sat. Dave Nicholls (Walsall) 16-6-0 (Golden Peg win); Nev Bailey Snr. (Blackfords) 13-15-0; Paul Bucknell (Little Dawley AC) 13-13-0; Shane Hodgkinson (JCB) 10-12-0.

Doncaster & District AA, Southfield Reservoir, Doncaster, Yorks. Wed. Alan Taylor 18-14-0 (bream); Jordan Scott 18-8-0; Tony Briscoe 18-0-0.


Castle AC Vs. Flore Brockhall AC, Canons, Northants. Sun 27th Feb. Gil Corn (Flore & Brockhall AC) 7-13-0; Terry Smith (Flore & Brockhall AC) 4-14-0; Fred Johnson (Flore & Brockhall AC) 3-5-0.

Hodnet AC, Ryley's Pools, Goldstone, Shrops. Sun. Bob Parrish 16-15-0; Tom Gollins 5-2-0; Terry Nutt 2-5-0; Paul Edwards 2-2-8.

Long Eaton Fed., Brewery Ponds, Shardlow, Derbys. Wed. Pete Allwood (Long Eaton Fed.) 5-8-0 (three perch); Jim Marcer (Belper) 4-15-0; John Brockway (Long Eaton Fed.) 4-1-0; Alan Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 1-14-0.

Port Sunlight Angling Club Match, The Fireman's Pond, Willaston, Ches. Sat. Des Dingwell 30-3-0 (F1s and ide); Craig Rogers 26-12-0; Richard Taylor 21-4-0.

Wilden Winter League, Round 8, Wilden Pool, Bewdley, Worcs. Sun. Jamie Baker 15-9-0; Kevin Tipton 15-5-0; Mark Jones 13-6-0; Nigel Davies 9-14-0. League: 1st Nigel Davies; 2nd Mark Jones; 3rd Steve Jones; 4th Kevin Tipton.


Aston Park Fisheries Silver Fish Winter League, Final Round, Sheffield, S. Yorks. Sat., Split Lake. Steven Forster 39-8-0; Rob Jagger 35-10-0; Andy Kirk 24-6-0. (no league placings supplied).

Blundell Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Sat., Open, Trio Lake. Mike Williams (MW Roofing) 59-13-0 (F1s to 3lb plus silvers to 8oz); Simon Betham (Farnworth Tackle & Bait) 54-1-0; Andy Pickles (Izaak Walton) 52-11-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Sat., Open, Lake 8 & Loop. Gary Ainscough 86-1-0; Paul A. Jones 64-6-0; Gary Whalley 51-0-0.

Castle Ashby, Grendon, Northants. Wed 23rd Feb., Open, Grendon Lake. Mick Wheeler 19-13-0; Paul Robinson 15-14-0; Jamie Minter 15-9-0.

Castle Ashby Random Pairs, Grendon, Northants. Sun 27th Feb., Grendon Lake & Scotland Pond. Grendon Lake: Sue Galloway 11-2-0; Courtney Hewlett 9-1-0; Andy Pell 7-3-0. Scotland Pond: Pete Patton 21-0-0; Mick Wheeler 20-14-0; Steve Bull 11-8-0. Pairs: Paul Abbott & Dan Diamond 30; (Joint 2nd) Paul Robinson & Wayne Robinson 28; Pete Patton & Pete Lovell 28.

Golden Rod Feeder Championship Qualifier No.21, Larford Lakes, Stourport-on-Severn, Worcs. Sat. Irek Wlazlo 213-8-0; Adam Wakelin 208-12-0; Phil Canning 206-0-0; Alex Dragoi 151-8-0. Qualifiers: Irek Wlazlo, Phil Canning, Garry Swain.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Open, Match Lake. Dennis Lutwyche (Hawkesbury) 62-14-0 (carp to 8lb); Vincent Cziniscalko (Hawkesbury) 57-9-0 (carp to 8lb and bream to 3lb); Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 45-8-0 (carp to 8lb and bream to 3lb).

High Heyes Farm (The Catteries) Open, Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat. Kieran Hodgson 73-8-0; Danny McGuire 41-8-0; Lee Gibbon 40-0-0.

Izaak Walton Fishery Silvers Opens, Chebsey, Staffs. Wed., Middle, Bottom, and Top Pools. Middle Pool: Gaz Clowes 21-7-0; (Joint 2nd) Ed Warren 10-9-0; Rob Danski 10-9-0; Rich Pedlar 10-4-0. Bottom Pool: Steve Dudley 22-1-0; Colin England 19-7-0; Mark Capewell 18-8-0; Chris Jones 13-5-0. Top Pool: Paul Carnwell 16-3-0; Dave Pickering 15-8-0; Neil Edwards 14-9-0; Ade Shepherd 14-7-0.

Lingmere Fishery Open, Birkenhead, The Wirral. Sat. J. Hughes 79-8-0; D. Woodworth 60-1-0; S. Taylor 54-5-0.

Meadowlands Fishery Teams of Three, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Sun 27th Feb. Phil Wintle (Milton Keynes) 72-8-0; Stu Palsar (Captain Crook) 61-14-0; Paul Terry (Team Trex) 61-8-0. Top team on the day: Captain Crook. League: Casemore Baits 62; Captain Crook 76; Guru/Daiwa 100.

Monkhall Fishery, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed., Open, Lark Pool. Andy Welding (Matrix Phil's Tackle) 49-12-0; Paul Gregory (Swan Elite) 34-4-0; Simon Woodfine (Tarporley Anglers) 29-2-0. Sat., Open, Hawk Pool. Colin Wozek (OAC) 72-2-0; Paul Gregory (Swan Elite) 64-12-0; Del Brownhill (Mosella Central) 64-8-0. Sun., Open, Hawk & Buzzard Pools. Del Brownhill (Mosella Central) 72-8-0; Stuart Purcell (Monkhall) 70-2-0; Simon Harris (Little Dawley AC) 68-0-0.

NISA Feeders Open, Meadowlands Fishery, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Wed., Lambsdown Pool. Gary Cook (Mosella UK) 54-0-0 (two carp plus skimmers to 2lb); John Adamson (Nisa Feeders) 24-2-0; Martin Hincks (Ajax AC) 14-6-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Rover. Lee Richards 158-12-0 (carp and F1s); Pete Heaven 106-3-0; Roy Beasley 89-7-0. Sat., Open, Big Geary's Pool. Richard Huckvale 97-2-0 (carp); Dave Elliott 55-4-0; Gaz Kitch 51-0-0. Sun., Open, Little Geary's Pool. Pete Murray 41-7-0 (£100 bonus peg, carp and F1s); John Khan 28-11-0; James Morris 26-7-0.

Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Open, Covey Lakes 1-4 & 6 (66 fished). John Nugent 78-4-0; Dave Riggers 74-0-0; Chris Weeder Jnr. 64-3-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed 23rd Feb., Open, Hawthorn & Ash Pools. Matt Stobbs (OAC) 98-8-0; Gaz Willey (Walsall) 90-12-0; Andy Vardy (Walsall) 72-1-0. Thurs 24th Feb., Open, Chestnut Pool. Bill Hill (Preston Innovations Boldings) 100-12-0; Steve Peloski (Independent) 59-1-0; Dave Mortlock (Preston Innovations Boldings) 56-9-0. Sat 26th Feb., Open, Beech & Ash Pools. Dave Jones (Oswestry) 71-0-0; John Benjamin (Preston Innovations Boldings) 44-9-0; Richard Davenport (Oswestry) 41-6-0. Sun 27th Feb., Open, Chestnut Pool. Chris Lane (Preston Innovations Boldings) 84-9-0; Ricky Ratcliffe (Preston Innovations Boldings) 49-3-0; Jon Rouse (OAC) 47-14-0. Mon., Open, Chestnut Pool. Dave Doughty (Preston Innovations Boldings) 97-3-0; Colin Reynolds (Preston Innovations Boldings) 68-9-0; Dave Mortlock (Preston Innovations Boldings) 52-3-0. Wed., Open, Ash & Hawthorn Pools. Gareth Unwin (Big C) 68-0-0; Gary Morris (Preston Innovations Bolding) 55-9-0; Brett Billingham (Preston Innovations Boldings) 54-7-0. Thurs., Open, Willows & Sycamore Pools. Bill Hill (Preston Innovations Boldings) 119-1-0; Clive Wynn (Tri-Cast Weston) 90-2-0; Ron Clarke (Preston Innovations Boldings) 89-6-0. Sat., Open, Oak Pool. Ken Humphreys (Oswestry) 51-8-0; Rob Hancox (MH Floats) 35-12-0; Mark Evans (Oswestry) 33-4-0. Sun., Open, Larch & Chestnut Pools. Chris Lane (Preston Innovations Boldings) 142-14-0; Dave Bowater (Preston Innovations Boldings) 96-1-0; Jon Rouse (OAC) 95-5-0.

Shearsby Valley Lakes, Shearsby, Lutterworth, Leics. Sat., Open, Hurricane & Tornado Lakes. Luke Perkins 85-6-0; Jim Boyle 70-10-0; Mark Skeggs 70-9-0.

Sherwood Forest Fishery, Edwinstowe, Notts. Sat., Open, Sherwood Lake. Chris Graves 42-0-0; Colin Perry 37-2-0; (Joint 3rd) Daz Staley 24-0-0; Andy Read 24-0-0.

Splinters AC, Peatling Pools, Peatling Parva, Lutterworth, Leics. Wed 23rd Feb. Pete Meagan 41-9-0; Dave Robinson 34-6-0; John Payne 20-9-0. Sun 27th Feb. Dave Griffiths 61-2-0; Tom Griffiths 60-0-0; Dave Chapman 47-4-0.

Stoppo's Fishery Silvers Open, Coton-in-the Elms, Derbys. Sat. Carl Yeomans 15-8-0 (skimmers; (Joint 2nd) Steve Tivey 9-8-0; Dennis Sutton 9-8-0; Dave Giles 4-8-0.

The Oaks Lakes, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat., Open, Cedar Lake. Keith Pentland 64-10-0; Dean Smith 64-9-0; Liam Helliwell 59-5-0.

The Oaks Lakes Silver Fish League, Final Round (8), Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat., Alders, Willows, Firs & Oaks Lakes. James Woodrow 41-2-0; Chris Gowling 36-6-0; Ashley Clements 36-1-0. Final league: Andy Barker 6 (on weight); Adam Richards 6; James Woodrow 7 (on weight); Adam Dowd 7; Kayleigh Dowd 8.

Todber Manor, Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Sat., Open, Hill View & Homeground Lakes (27 fished). Matt Rowe 177-8-0; Nick Ewers 169-10-0; Mike Hunt 123-14-0. Silvers: A. Rocky 26-4-0; Alex Murray 19-0-0; Pete Neate 14-2-0.

Tri-Cast Old Hough Fishery, Middlewich, Ches. Sat., Open, Upper & Lower Benbo, Lucky Dip, Prospect & Goose Pools (39 fished). Mike McGrath (Matrix LTB) 52-2-0; Martin Austin (Nathan's) 52-0-0; Connor Edwards (Old Hough) 48-7-0.

Viaduct Fishery Silvers Open, Somerton, Somerset. Sat., Campbell Lake. Roland Lucas 44-3-0; Ben Hagg 41-7-0; Scott Russell 36-14-0.

Weston Pools Silvers Open, Oswestry, Shrops. Sat., Stretton Pool. Wendy Locker (Chester Tackle Locker) 42-9-0; Max Beeston (City Socials) 30-5-0; Kelvin Hughes (Maver Weston Pools) 29-11-0.

Winfield Lakes, Spaldington, nr. Howden, East Riding of Yorks. Sat., Open, Low & High Lakes. Chris Wade 86-10-0; Gef Delves 78-14-0; Tony Quinn 72-7-0.

Whitmore Fisheries, Greenhaigh, Preston, Lancs. Sat., Open, East Canal. Lee Thorpe 74-2-0; Jimmy Hill 48-10-0; Phil Bradshaw 38-15-0.

Last Edited: 07 March 2022

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