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Angling match results for the week ending 7 August 2022

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Angling Trust & Canal & River Trust Canal Pairs Championship 2022 Qualifier, Leeds & Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch), Plank Lane Section, Leigh, Wigan, Gtr. Manchester. Sat. D. Edgerley 16-4-0 (skimmers and hemp-roach); D. Martin 11-14-0; A. Marsden 10-14-10; A. Smith 7-15-0. Pairs: D. Martin & A. Marsden 3; R. Priestley & S. Ashworth 9; D. Edgerley & K. Clarke 12 (on weight); P. Tickle & C. Mayor 12; T. Fairhurst & D. Walmsley 15; M. Lewis & A. Smith 16.

Bibby's/Stone & District AC Wednesday Evening Sweepstake Match, Shropshire Union Canal, Shebdon, Staffs. Wed Eve. Steve Askey 12-4-0 (caster-hybrids & skimmers to 1lb 8oz); Paul Walkden 7-5-0 (roach to 1lb hemp); Phil James 6-2-0 (mixed); (Joint 4th) Kim Jones 5-12-0; Dave Mason 5-12-0; John Keeling 5-1-0.

Canal Kings Open, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Soho Loop, Clissold Street Section, Winson Green, B'ham. Sun. Ben Garbett (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 10-0-5; Dave Hughes (Sensas Black Country) 7-0-0; Mick Conlon (Smithy's) 6-8-2; Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 6-5-0; Mel Howard (Canal Kings) 6-0-0; Paul Murrin (Colmic Dynamite Trentmen) 5-10-0.

Crewe MG Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Palethorpes Section, Goldstone, Shrops. Sun (20 fished). Dave Brown (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 23-12-0 (bream, skimmers and mixed silvers); Gordon Griffiths (Oswestry) 18-3-0 (bream, skimmers and mixed silvers); Bob Yeomans (Team Les O') 9-2-0 (bream and skimmers); Dave Richards (Four Ashes AC) 8-4-0 (two eels for 6lb plus bits).

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Ball Lane Section, Coven, Staffs. Thurs Eve., 3½ Hour Match. Mel ‘Killer' Wood (Goodyear AC) 5-9-0 (skimmers to 1lb, roach to 1lb, smaller roach, perch and gudgeon). Dave Smith (Goodyear AC) 4-2-0 (roach and perch); Malcolm Bethell (Goodyear AC) 3-12-9 (small perch and roach plus bits).

Goodyear AC Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Shawhall Lane Boats Section, Coven, Staffs. Sun. Steve Cope (Four Ashes AC) 4-6-13 (two good perch plus roach); Neil Turner (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 4-0-0 (small gudgeon, roach and perch); Ray Campbell (Sankey's) 3-10-0 (perch, roach and gudgeon); Johnny Benness (Goodyear AC) 2-3-0.

Let's Fish Commonwealth Games Celebration Leigh RCC Heat, Leeds & Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch), Plank Lane Section, Leigh, Wigan, Gtr. Manchester. Sun. Cadets: Evie Mielczarski 395g; Freya Boyes 160g; Ava Boyes 60g. Juniors: Charlie Spencer 375g; Lucy Fletcher 240g; Williams Bates 195g; Dan Boyes 105g; Liberty Shepherd 40g; (Joint 6th) Oliver Smalley 20g; Dainton Dumbarton 20g; Owen Fitzmaurice 15g.

Sensas HanKat Teams of Four Championships 2022 Qualifiers, Dudley Canal (HanKat Waters) around Dudley, W. Mids. Sat. Rob Quinn 8-9-5; Graham Smith 7-3-4; Paul Bick 7-0-4; Tony Bowen 6-7-5; Ryan Hardman 6-5-14; Andy Curless 5-10-11. Teams: Daiwa Dorking 8; Sensas HanKat Any Colour 10; Sensas Black Country Gold 14; Mighty Red Lantern 21. Qualifiers: Daiwa Dorking, Sensas HanKat Any Colour.

Sportsman AA Open, Walsall Canal, Metro Bridge Section, Wednesbury, W. Mids. Sat. Pete Lamb (Sportsman AA) 5-3-11; Les Owen (Sportsman AA) 3-10-0; Mark Garrett (Sportsman AA) 3-3-3; Dave Anderson (Sportsman AA) 2-15-8; Carl Daly (Canal Kings) 2-9-9.

Sportsman AC Open, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Watery Lane Section, Tipton, W. Mids. Wed (15 fished). Mark Whiles (Sportsman AC) 9-0-0; Dean Webb (Sensas Black Country) 8-15-0; Mick Hawkins (Sportsman AC) 7-11-0; Gary Atkins (Sportsman AC) 6-4-0; Baz Buckley (Sportsman AC) 5-11-0; T. Garrett (Sportsman AC) 4-15-0.

Stoke City DAA Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Cables to the High Bridge Section, Norbury Junction, Stafford, Staffs. Sat (23 fished). Pete Madeley (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 7-2-0 (a few skimmers plus roach and gudgeon); Simon Nickless (Sensas Black Country) 6-14-7; Dave McCall (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 6-12-0; Dave Berrow (Sparks MG) 6-3-5 (skimmers and roach); Mick Hatchard (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 5-7-4; Glenn Law (Sparks MG) 5-1-0 (four skimmers, little perch and bits).

The Fred Moss Memorial Match, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Brewery Lane to the Legion Section, Maghull, Merseyside. Sun 31st July (46 fished). Gareth Charnock 10-2-0 (bream, skimmers and roach); Paul Charnock 5-3-0 (a bream, two good skimmers and a small tench); Rob Holt 4-11-0; Dave Tootle 4-4-0.

Todmorden AS, Rochdale Canal, Castleton, Rochdale, Gtr. Manchester. Sun (15 fished). Derek Bowers 9-3-0; Ryan Hughes 6-4-0; Simon Walton 3-6-0.

Tring Old Codgers, Grand Union Canal, Red Lion Pipe Bridge Section, Dacorum, Hemel Hempstead, Herts. Tues. John Sears 4-3-0 (mixed bag); Dave Harris 2-9-8; Martin Rodwell 2-0-0.

Wigan DAA, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Navigation Section, Wigan, Gtr. Manchester. Wed. G. Houlibecq 11-3-8; R. Gardom 7-6-4; S. Wilson 6-7-4; M. Element 5-9-0; D. Trafford 4-12-8; P. Ashton 4-9-0. Sat., Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Piggery Bridge Section, Wigan, Gtr. Manchester. Colin Cliffe 12-10-4 (bream, skimmers and hybrids); Mark Webb 9-13-8; Dave Benson 8-3-4. Sections: Graham Mortimer 7-6-0; Paul White 3-12-8.

Wolverhampton Over 60's Club Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Penkridge, Staffs. Wed (22 fished). Glenn Law (Sparks MG) 11-15-10 (bream and skimmers); Tony Beech (Bridgtown Social AC) 4-15-4; Alan Round (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 4-14-0; Paul Andrews (Crewe MG) 4-9-6; Dennis Sumner (Fatty's Bait & Tackle) 4-5-5; Dave Smith (Bridgtown Social AC) 4-0-12.


Angling Trust Division 2 National Practice/Droitwich Spa Members Match, Warwickshire Avon (K Section), Twyning, Glos. Thurs. N. Wilson (DSAC) 9-0-12; T. Taylor (Loughborough Soar) 7-15-4; J. Lock (Loughborough Soar) 6-14-12; D. Blight (DSAC) 6-6-0; G. Seadon (DSAC) 5-9-8; C. Jew (DSAC) 5-4-0.

Bateman Vine AC, River Severn, BAA Waters, Arley Left Bank, Sections 4, 5 & 6, Arley, Worcs. Sun. T. Williams (Bateman Vine AC) 7-0-0; M. Holmes (Bateman Vine AC) 6-5-0; C. Hariss (Bateman Vine AC) 4-14-0; B. Oakly (Bateman Vine AC) 3-15-0.

Bridgnorth AS PM Open, River Severn, Linley Bank Stretch, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sat. Martin Harrell 49-2-0 (ten barbel); Brian Jones (ABC Baits) 38-4-0 (five good barbel); Richard Buxton (Bridgnorth AS) 36-4-0 (three good barbel plus double-figure chub); Matt Hamilton 30-6-0; Tim Banks 23-4-0.

Bridgnorth British Legion AC, River Severn, Severn Park Reaches, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun. Graham Ilic 7-15-0; Geoff Brierley 7-6-0; Pete Bate 6-9-0.

Darlaston AC, Warwickshire Avon, Pershore, Worcs. Sun. A. Sherwood 20-0-0; M. Davies 5-3-0; T. Cross 4-10-0; G. Taylor 4-3-8; S. Dandy 3-3-0.

Northwich AA Open, River Weaver, Red Lion PH Section, Winsford, Ches. Sat. James Davies 29-9-0 (bream and skimmers); Rod Fraser 14-9-0; G. Sixsmith 13-5-0.

River Severn Float Championship 2022, Round 3, River Severn (KDAA Waters), Bewdley, Worcs. Wed. Dave Foxall 16-6-0; Mark Traves 16-0-0; Jim Wilson 15-10-0; Jim Wiltshire 14-12-0; Ian Hughes 13-4-0; Steve Williams 12-4-0. League: Dave Foxall 143; Ian Hughes 129; Tony Moreton 124; Pete Morris 123; Anthony Iliff 120; Steve Williams 117.

Rotherham UAF Opens, River Don, Denaby, S. Yorks. Sun 31st July. D. Edwards (Sheffield) 16-11-0; P. Rees (Rotherham Raiders) 15-0-0; I. Breeds (Rotherham Raiders) 13-14-0. Sun., Burcroft, Conisbrough, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Ian Turner (Worksop) 33-9-0; Bri Hague (Rotherham Raiders) 20-9-0; Steve Ward (Rother Valley) 14-12-0; K. Foster (Normanton) 14-8-0; Greg Kuzma (Rother Valley) 14-0-0.

Tring Anglers, River Thame, Shabbington, Bucks. Sun 31st July. Mike Burlingham 6-5-0 (mostly small dace); Martin Rodwell 2-12-8; Paul Hedges 2-5-0.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Blackfords Progressive Association Match, Calf Heath Reservoir, nr. Gailey, Staffs. Sat. Jordan Hall (Middy/Adrenaline) 40-10-0 (big skimmers and a few bream); Gary Johnson (Sensas) 38-6-0 (145 skimmers on the pole); Neville Bailey Snr. (Blackfords) 31-5-0 (skimmers); Mike Careless (Patshull) 29-7-0; Dave Ridgeway (Shifnal) 26-9-0; Brian Ashley (Telford) 26-7-0.

Staff 365 AC, Kiveton Waters, Sheffield, Yorks. Sun 31st July. A. Ade 37-10-0; A. Nigel 28-7-0; A. Shayne 14-9-0; A. Alex 48-9-0.


Bibby's/Stone & District AC, Willow Pools (Club Water), Rough Close, Stafford, Staffs. Sun. Rich Pedlar (Bibby's/Stone & District AC) 69-15-0 (carp to 5lb plus F1s); Dave Chetwyn (Bibby's/Stone & District AC) 31-4-0 (small carp to F1s); Dave Mason (Bibby's/Stone & District AC) 26-3-0; Ian Stangroom (Bibby's/Stone & District AC) 11-6-0; Terry Proctor (Bibby's/Stone & District AC) 10-1-0; John Tomkinson (Bibby's/Stone & District AC) 9-8-0.

Long Eaton Fed., Brewery Ponds, Shardlow, Derbys. Wed. Rob Pembridge (Soldiers & Sailors) 9-4-0 (tench); John Eccles (Team 88) 6-9-0; Alan Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 4-8-0; John Brockway (Long Eaton Fed.) 4-3-0; Alec Whitmore (Nathan's of Derby) 4-2-0; Steve Till (Long Eaton Fed.) 3-13-0.

Patshull Park Fishery Open, Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Sun., Shallows Section. Adam Rumble (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 21-7-0; Dave White (Fatty's Bait & Tackle) 16-13-0; Tim Cadwalleder 16-3-0; Kev Williams (Wolverhampton) 16-0-0.

Port Sunlight AC, The Fireman's Pond (Club Water), Willaston, Neston, Ches. Sun. Frank Jones 22-0-0; Mark Selby 21-0-0; Paul Spilsbury 17-4-0.

The Mick Perry Memorial Match (In support of the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation), Patshull Park Fishery, Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Sun 31st July. Paul Bucknell (Little Dawley AC) 15-15-0; Len Waters 15-5-0; Rick Metcalfe (Maver) 14-10-0; Kev Williams (Wolverhampton) 11-9-0; Dave Ridgeway (Shifnal) 10-11-0; Les Thompson (Matrix) 10-0-8.

Trimpley Association Match, Trimpley Reservoir, Bewdley, Worcs. Sun (19 fished). Bob Griffiths (Trimpley AC) 61-2-0 (bream to 3lb); John Halfpenny (Trimpley AC) 42-12-0 (bream to 3lb); Nigel Davis (Trimpley AC) 41-8-0 (bream to 3lb); Trevor Wyse (Trimpley AC) 32-4-0; Richie Lawton (Trimpley AC) 29-8-0; Adam Vaughn (Trimpley AC) 29-4-0.

Wigan DAA Junior Carp Match, Fan Lodge, Bickershaw, Wigan, Gtr. Manchester. Wed. 1st Oliver Ginty; 2nd Harry List; 3rd Cameron Smith.


Angling Trust Masters National 2022 (Anglers aged 55 to 65), Makins Fishery, Bramcote, Nuneaton, N. Warks. Wed 27th July. Russ Brooks (Sutton-in-Ashfield, Notts.) 57K 900g; John Coles (Lancs.) 53K 500g; David Hughes (West Sussex) 51K 925g.

Angling Trust Veterans National 2022 (Anglers aged 66+), Makins Fishery, Bramcote, Nuneaton, N. Warks. Wed 27th July. Lance Burford (Mablethorpe, Lincs.) 73K 025g; Rob Greenbury (Whetstone, Leics.) 72K 625g; Roger Giles (Swindon) 69K 775g.

Blundell Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Sat., Open, Trio, West, Pine & Ash Lakes. Andy Greaves (Garbolino Elton) 103-5-0; Tom Dixon (Angling Direct Swinton) 99-3-0; Dave Swain (Garbolino/Dynamite Baits) 79-9-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Sat., Open, Lakes 8 & 9. Lee Humphries 119-4-0; Seb Brunsden 98-14-0; Sam Slocket 96-9-0.

Bridgtown Social AC, Brookfields Fishery, Shareshill, Wolverhampton, W. Mids. Sun. Charlie Smith (Bridgtown Social AC) 66-4-0 (carp to 6lb); Joe Athersmith (Bridgtown Social AC) 47-0-0 (carp to 6lb); Colin Tillet (Bridgtown Social AC) 43-12-0 (carp to 6lb); (Joint 4th) Dave Smith (Bridgtown Social AC) 40-0-0; Hughies Blairs Snr. (Bridgtown Social AC) 40-0-0; Dave Rayson (Bridgtown Social AC) 38-8-0.

Brookside Fisheries, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Open, Snake Lakes 1 & 2. Stuart Conroy 73-1-0; Chris Ruscoe 54-5-0; Steve Carrier 45-1-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Open, No.2 Pool (15 fished). Dennis Lutwyche (Hawkesbury) 29-2-0 (carp to 6lb); Dave Armson (Hawkesbury) 23-6-0 (carp to 3lb and bream to 3lb); Ian Shirley (Hawkesbury) 19-11-0 (mixed bag).

High Heyes Farm Fishery (The Catteries) Open, Chorley, Lancs. Sat. Paul Banks 128-0-0; Andy Davies 114-12-0; Danny McGuire 102-12-0.

Luton AC, How End Fisheries, Houghton Conquest, Bedford, Beds. Wed., Dani's Lake. David Ridley 159-4-0 (carp and silvers); Brian Shaw 80-1-0; Richard Gibbs 74-5-0; Dudley Frankland 63-6-0; Sean Leatherland 61-12-0; Steve Lathwell 57-15-0.

Marchant 773 Angling Summer Junior Open, Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks. Thurs., Club Pool. Max Owen 74-5-0; Ryan Marchant 62-6-0; Ricky Marchant 49-6-0; Honor Marchant 33-15-0; Nicole Marchant 30-10-0; Ella Peacey 20-12-0; Tulisa Marchant 20-6-0; Lengai Davidson 15-3-0; Kyle Earp 11-0-0.

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed., Open, Lark Pool. Andy Griffiths (Monkhall) 188-14-0; Bob Tandy (Monkhall) 177-6-0; Mel Davis (Anglers Peg) 169-2-0. Sat., Open, Lark Pool. Steve Penwright (Goodyear AC) 211-4-0; Andy Griffiths (Monkhall) 166-14-0; Craig Dawes (Matty Dawes Angling) 155-6-0. Sun., Open, Buzzard Pool. Simon Harris (Little DawleyAC) 279-2-0; Max Galazewski (Monkhall) 222-4-0; Neil ‘Tyson' Park (Little Dawley AC) 172-12-0.

Nisa Feeders Opens, Meadowlands Fishery, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Thurs., Lambsdown Pool. Phil Altimas (Solihull Angling Centre) 194-6-0 (carp to double figures): Martin Payne (Elephant & Castle) 174-1-0; Chris Horsley (Meadowlands) 172-5-0; Rob Mallebone (Cross Keys AC) 136-5-0; Martin Hincks (Ajax AC) 133-5-0.

Northants. Nene AC, Makins Fishery, Bramcote, Nuneaton, Warks. Sun., Phase 2-Lizard & Lagoon Pools. John Broughton (Northants. Nene AC) 80-0-0 (carp to 8lb); Rob Pottinger (Northants. Nene AC) 75-14-0; Les Goodridge (Northants. Nene AC) 57-6-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Molands Mere Pool. Lee Richards 104-10-0 (carp and F1s); Jon Newton 103-7-0; John Burchell 74-5-0. Sat., Open, Big Geary's Pool (21 fished). Steve Brindley 89-1-0 (carp); Adam Rumble 86-1-0; Richard Toomer 78-13-0. Sun., Open, Siblings A & B Pools (15 fished). Phil Canning 106-8-0 (F1s); Ben Sutor 91-9-0; Steve Pearce 68-9-0.

Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Open, Covey Lakes 1-4 & 6 (61 fished). Mike Senior 112-6-0; Aidy Twist 111-12-0; Dave Brown Snr. 107-7-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Mon., Dave Mortlock Over 60's Open, Sycamore Pool. Harry Colley (Preston Innovations Boldings) 73-11-0; Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 59-6-0; Bob Clarke (Preston Innovations Boldings) 49-2-0. Tues., Dropouts AC, Sycamore Pool. Trevor Gee 74-6-0; Bill Ansell 62-14-0; G. Pearson 48-6-0; John Watkins 47-14-0; Phil Whitehouse 37-9-0; Peter Whitehouse 32-8-0. Thurs., Ron Clarke Open, Oak Pool. Dave Mortlock (Preston Innovations Boldings) 133-9-0; Ron Clarke (Preston Innovations Boldings) 129-2-0; Ralph Johnson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 105-8-0; Mick Jamieson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 94-2-0. Sat., Tony Foster Open, Willows Pool. Harry Colley (Preston Innovations Boldings) 107-9-0; Dave Cole (Preston Innovations Boldings) 102-10-0; Clive Wright (Preston Innovations Boldings) 92-15-0; Tony Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings) 74-12-0. Sat., KH AC, Larch Pool. Kenny Humphreys (Oswestry) 110-6-0; Kelvin Emlyn (OAC) 95-15-0; Steve Owen (Monkhall) 82-3-0. Sun., Gaz Willey Open, Oak & Larch Pools. Bob Baker (Swan AC) 178-1-0; Gaz Willey (Walsall) 147-6-0; David Emlyn (OAC) 143-11-0; Mark Rathbone (Worcester) 141-2-0.

Quarry Pool Fishery, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Thurs., Open. Terry Edwards (Pool Hayes) 162-0-0; Steve Walters (Chestnut Tree AC) 131-5-0; Neil Jones (Wrexham) 118-0-0; Matt Stobbs (Preston Innovations Boldings) 115-7-0; Gary Steele (Monkhall) 101-13-0. Fri., Shared Pool, Whiston Barbel Bashers. S. Sotheran (Whiston Barbel Bashers) 122-1-0; D. Chy (Whiston Barbel Bashers) 116-0-0; A. Coultas (Whiston Barbel Bashers) 64-9-0. Fri., Portway AC. N. Banks (Portway AC) 121-0-0; S. Millward (Portway AC) 90-0-0; B. Bedder (Portway AC) 70-0-0. Sat., Blackheath Stampings AC. J. Darlo (Blackheath Stampings AC) 89-11-0; C. Jeavons (Blackheath Stampings AC) 84-12-0; Charlie Jeavons (Blackheath Stampings AC) 78-11-0. Sun., Phoenix AC. G. Malpass (Phoenix AC) 174-6-0; T. Davies (Phoenix AC) 140-8-0; J. Meakin (Phoenix AC) 97-8-0.

The Cunneries Fisheries, Eccleston, Chorley, Sat., Open, S Canal. Jack Grundy 154-10-0; Shaun Ganderton 146-6-0; Louis Mower 136-7-0.

The Oaks Lakes, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat., Open, Cedar Lake. Luke Hawkesworth 130-5-0; Andy Bennett 100-8-0; Steve Spears 74-10-0.

The Old Codgers, Thorpe Fishery, Tamworth, Staffs. Sat. Frank Wallace 146-9-0; Jim Hill 105-9-0; Paul Ellis 104-3-0.

Tri-Cast Old Hough Fishery, Middlewich, Ches. Sat., Open, Lucky Dip, Prospect, Boulders & Lower Benbo Pools. Ciaran McAndrew (Old Hough) 158-8-0; Mike Anderson (Matrix LTB) 117-4-0; Mark Kearns (Old Hough) 93-12-0.

Viaduct Fishery, Somerton, Somerset. Sat., Open, Campbell Lake. Greg Welsby 370-12-0; Mark Poppleton 251-11-0; Phil Hardwick 198-11-0. Silvers: Matt King 107-4-0; James Rock 85-11-0; Steve Denmead 67-5-0.

Weston Pools, Oswestry, Shrops. Sat., Open, Open, Weir Pool. Ian Fellows 101-10-0; Dave Evans 99-9-0; Harley Middleton 78-1-0.

Whitmore Fisheries, Greenhalgh, Preston, Lancs. Sat., Open, East Canal (28 fished). Nathan Stretch 91-14-0; Chris Gorrell 66-5-0; Stuart Kennedy 60-2-0.

Last Edited: 09 August 2022

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