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Angling match results for the week ending 8 January 2023

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Beverley Canal Open, Beverley Canal, Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire. Sun 18th Dec. Steve Williamson 5-12-0 (roach and perch); Dave Brooks 4-13-0; Shaun Leskiewicz 4-0-0; Paul Cannon 3-9-0; Paul Caygill 3-7-0; Lloyd Holmes 3-3-0.

Bibby's/Stone & District AC, Shropshire Union Canal, Shebdon, Staffs. Bank Holiday Mon Jan 2nd. Paul Walkden 14-14-0 (mainly skimmers to 1lb); Phil James 12-4-0 (mixed bag); Steve Askey 11-2-0; Colin Barnes 7-14-0; Francis Cooke 6-13-0.

Dave's of Middlewich Individual Winter League, Round 1, Trent & Mersey Canal, Wheelock Section, Sandbach, Ches. Sun 8th Jan (78 fished). John Brockway (Long Eaton Fed.) 21-3-0 (caster-roach to 10oz); Dave Trafford (Matrix LTB) 12-12-0 (caster-roach to 10oz); Jan Verbruggen (Saints) 10-12-4 (caster-roach to 10oz); Gal Charnock (Liverpool AS) 5-6-4; Simon Preece (Drennan NW) 5-4-0; Nigel Hirst (Tri-Cast Calder) 5-2-15.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, 3 Hammers Golf Course Section, Coven, Staffs. Wed 28th Dec. Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 8-0-0 (skimmers, roach and gudgeon); Martin Spruce (Goodyear AC) 5-14-2 (160 fish); Tommy Cross (Goodyear AC) 3-15-0 (skimmers and roach); Barry ‘the Wizard' Jones (Goodyear AC) 3-9-14 (one large skimmer plus small roach and gudgeon).

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Shawhall Lane/Ball Lane Sections, Coven, Staffs. Sun 8th Jan (19 fished). John Cunningham (Goodyear AC 6-9-10 (a 4lb 4oz pike on bread punch plus small roach and gudgeon); Mark Foster (Goodyear AC) 6-3-8 (perch, skimmers, gudgeon and roach); Keith Hulland (Goodyear AC) 5-7-12 (mainly gudgeon); Mike Thomson (Goodyear AC) 4-12-15 (punch-roach); Mel ‘Killer' Wood (Goodyear AC) 4-7-4 (roach, perch and gudgeon); Malcolm Bethell (Goodyear AC) 4-5-12 (mainly roach plus little perch).

HanKat Superteam AS Bank Holiday Monday Open, Dudley (Top) Canal, Netherton, W. Mids. Bank Holiday Mon 2nd Jan. Kev Clark (Storey's Halesowen RBL) 7-5-11; Stu Cutler (Matrix) 6-14-12; Karl Haywood (Sportsman AA) 5-13-0; Steve Worton (HanKat Superteam AS) 1-6-6; Tony Bowen (Canal Kings) 0-8-0.

HanKat Superteam AS Opens, Stourbridge Canal, Old Strike Waters, Brierley Hill, W. Mids. Sat 7th Jan. Mal Boden (Goodyear AC) 4-4-4; Steve Worton (HanKat Superteam AS) 3-10-0; Lee Woodhouse (HanKat Superteam AS) 3-6-10; Andy Curless (Browning Central) 1-9-12; Dave Sheaf (Canal Kings) 0-13-9; Andy Swift (Browning Central) 0-11-11. Sun 8th Jan., Dudley No. 2 Canal, Woodside Low Numbers Section, Netherton, W. Mids. Pete Hatton (ZLT) 3-10-0; Dave Sheaf (Canal Kings) 2-10-12; Dave Anderson (Sportsman AA) 2-10-3; Andy Curless (Browning Central) 2-8-0; Kev Clark (Storey's Halesowen RBL) 2-6-6; Steve Worton (HanKat Superteam AS) 2-5-6.

Luton AC Christmas Match, Grand Union Canal, The Globe Inn Section, Leighton Buzzard, Beds. Wed 21st Dec (21 fished). Les Burton 8-11-0 (bream); Terry Vickers 6-10-0; Colin McBeth 6-7-0; Chris Howard 3-13-0; Dennis Hunt 2-10-0; Dave Whillock 2-9-0.

Milton Keynes Vets, Grand Union Canal, New Bradwell, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Wed 21st Dec. Paul Chapman 8-2-0; Ernie ‘End Peg' Sattler 7-2-0; Don King 5-11-0.

Netherton Canal New Year's Day Open, Dudley No. 2 Canal, The Boats Section, Netherton, W. Mids. Sun 1st Jan. Lee Woodhouse (HanKat Superteam AS) 5-12-0; Ian Thompson (Canal Kings) 4-12-9; ‘Big' Colin Talbot (Sparks MG) 4-6-12; Chris Whitehouse 4-1-5; Micky Howell (HanKat Superteam AS) 3-8-0; Owen Westwood (Sportsman AS) 3-7-5.

Northants. Nene AC, Grand Union Canal, Stoke Bruerne Pounds, W. Northants. Wed 28th Dec (22 fished). Mick Goodridge 21-8-0 (bream and skimmers to 2lb 8oz); Terry Shaw 15-8-0; Les Goodridge 11-11-0 (including a 2lb hybrid). (twelve weights recorded over 5lb).

Northants. Nene AC Junior Winter League, Round 2, Grand Union Canal, Furnace Lane Section, Northants. Sun 8th Jan. Elliot Mylett 0K 35g; Ben Kiff 0K 22g; Lottie Clarke 0K 20g; Stanley Lafferty 0K 18g; Oliver Mylett 0K 14g; Ashleigh 0K 13g; Zachery Wilmott 0K 08g. League: Lottie Clarke 18; Stanley Lafferty 15; Elliot Mylett 10.

Port Sunlight AC Winter League, Final Round (6), Shropshire Union Canal, Christleton, Chester, Ches. Sun 8th Jan. Mark Parry 0-10-12; (Joint 2nd) Brian Allen 0-7-12; Frank Duckers 0-7-12; Pete Redman 0-7-12. Frank Duckers 44; Brian Allen 41; Ade Piggot (DAA) 27; Phil McKeown 23.

Sportsman AA New Year's Eve Open, Walsall Canal (BCN), Moors Mill Lane Section, Ocker Hill, Tipton, W. Mids. Sat. Chris Taylor (Sportsman AA) 0-12-11; J. Britain 0-9-10; Dave Anderson (Sportsman AA) 0-3-5; (Joint 4th) Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 0-2-8; Steve Broome (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 0-2-8.

Sportsman AA Open, Walsall Canal (BCN), Metro Bridge Section, Wednesbury, W. Mids. Sat 7th Jan. Mal Galliers (Sportsman AA) 8-2-7 (bream and toach); Merv ‘the Swerve' Rogers (Sensas Black Country) 6-13-9 (roach); Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 6-13-6 (bream and roach); Dave Anderson (Sportsman AA) 6-7-0 (roach); Chris Rice (Sensas Black Country) 6-5-6 (bream and roach).

Sportsman AC Opens, Birmingham Main Line Canal (BCN), Tunnel End Section, Tipton, W. Mids. Wed 4th Jan. Steve Broome (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 17-11-0 (roach, perch and skimmers); Doug Whitehouse (Sportsman AC) 14-8-0; Mick Hawkins (Sportsman AC) 11-5-0; Chris Furnival (Sportsman AC) 11-1-0; Les Wardley (Sportsman AC) 9-14-0; Glenn Law (Sparks MG) 9-9-0. Sun 8th Jan. Mal Galliers (Sportsman AA) 11-1-0 (roach); Dean Webb (Sensas Black Country) 10-14-0; Alan Price (Sportsman AC) 8-0-0; Mark Whiles (Sportsman AC) 7-14-0; Chris Furnival (Sportsman AC) 7-5-0; Mick Hawkins (Sportsman AC) 6-13-0.

Stoke City DAA Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Grub Street Section, Norbury, Staffs. Sat 7th Jan (17 fished). (Joint 1st) Dennis Sumner (Fatty's Bait & Tackle) 4-0-0; Dave Dale (Sparks MG) 4-0-0; Mel ‘Killer' Wood (Four Ashes AC) 3-13-12; Dave Holbrook (Team Eclipse) 3-8-5; Dave McCall (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 3-6-0; Kevin Perry (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 2-13-0.

Towcester Vets, Grand Union Canal, Castlethorpe, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Wed 21st Dec. Mick Goodridge 15-2-0 (skimmers and perch); Simon Cordingley 12-14-0; Graham Martin 8-9-0.

Tring Old Codgers, Grand Union Canal, Bullbeggars Lane Section, Berkhamsted, Herts. Wed 21st Dec (5 fished). Pete Leech 4-4-8; Paul Hedges 1-6-8; Andy Allday 1-0-0.

Walton AC Xmas Match, Aire & Calder Canal, Castleford, Wakefield, W. Yorks. Sun 18th Dec. Peter Duffy 13-12-0; Joshua Duffy 11-2-0; Eric Green 10-11-0; R. Nuttall 9-15-0.

Northants Nene Junior Winter League, Grand Union Canal, Furnace Lane. Sun 8th Jan. Elliot Mylett 0.35KG; Ben Kiff 0.22KG; Lottie Clarke 0.20KG; Stanley Lafferty 0.18KG; Oliver Mylett 0.14KG; Ashleigh Dutton 0.13KG; Zachary Wilmott 0.08KG.


Bridgnorth British Legion AC Boxing Day Club Match, River Severn, Severn Park Reaches, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Bank Holiday Mon 26th Dec. Steve Slade 8-0-0 (one barbel); Brian Preece 6-0-0 (one chub); John Gill 5-12-0 (one barbel).

Bridgnorth Comrades AS Xmas Match, River Severn, Golf Course & High Rock Lengths, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed 28th Dec. Ian Hingley (Milo MGM) 5-10-0 (one barbel and one chub); Joe Holloway (Milo MGM) 5-0-0; Sam Lloyd (Bridgnorth AS) 4-2-0 (one barbel); Graham Ilic (Bridgnorth British Legion AC) 4-0-0 (one barbel); (Joint 5th) John Gill (Bridgnorth AS) 3-8-0 (chub and bits); Mark Blackburn (KDAA) 3-8-0 (chub and bits).

Gillingham AA 5th Winter Championship, River Stour, From Highbridge to Rectory Straight, Dorset. Sun 8th Jan. Dave Sealey 13-0-0 (five perch, two chub plus roach); (Joint 2nd) Jason Randall 7-14-0 (two bream, two perch and a big roach); Adie West 7-14-0 (two bream plus roach); Pete Edwards 3-2-0; Clive Pettifer 2-14-0; John Gatehouse 2-0-7. (The knockout final will be between Jason Randall and Dave Anders).

Kidderminster & District Angling Association Open, River Severn, Bewdley, Worcs. Wed 21st Dec. Phil Baker 11-11-0 (chub); Paul Field 6-4-0; Phil Coles 1-12-0; Brian Jones 0-8-0.

Milton Keynes AA Fur & Feather Match, River Gt. Ouse, around Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun 18th Dec. Dave Tysoe 7-11-0 (inc. a 5lb 1oz chub); Don King 6-14-0; Nigel Steel 5-6-0.

Nene AC Christmas Match, River Nene, Ringstead, Northants. Sun 18th Dec (23 fished). Terry Shaw 22-8-0 (thirty chub to 3lb); Mick Goodridge 18-10-0 (chub to 3lb); Graham Prince 4-13-0.

Northwich AA New Year's Eve Open, River Weaver, Willowbeds Stretch, Northwich, Ches. Sat Dec 31st. Kev Simpson 12-14-8; Rod Fraser 11-14-12; Jan Verbruggen 11-7-0.

Northwich AA Mini League, Round 1, River Weaver, Dredger & Boats Stretches, Northwich, Ches. Sat 7th Jan. Kev Simpson (Vale Royal Reds) 13K 250g; Ian Morrison (Matrix LTB NW) 11K 000g; Dave McManus (Matrix LTB NW) 9K 450g. Teams: Vale Royal Reds 11; Matrix LTB NW 13; Saints 16 (on weight); Vale Royal Juniors 16; Weaver Burglers 17; SSG 20.

Olney & Clifton FA Pike & Perch Match, River Gt. Ouse, Goosey Main River & Backwater Stretches, Olney, Bucks. Sun 4th Dec. Andy Crouch 18-14-0 (three pike); Mike Farr 8-14-0 (three small pike); Evan White 7-2-0 (junior angler with his first ever pike!).

River Steeping Bank Holiday Open, River Steeping, Wainfleet, Lincs. Bank Holiday Mon 2nd Jan. Dave Dean 13-6-0; Dave Ashmore 13-2-0; Steve Reid 10-8-0; Mark Griggs 9-13-0; Derek Skinner 9-8-0; Mick Stamp 8-9-0.

Rotherham UAF Xmas Cheer Match, River Don, Sprotbrough, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Sun 18th Dec. Dave Rose (Jack's Lads) 28-10-0; Keith Palmer (Ferryboats) 12-13-0; Shane Gallagher (Spotted Fin/Team Normanton) 1-10-0; Charlie Holden (Ferryboat) 1-4-0.

Rotherham UAF Winter League, Round 4, River Don, Sprotbrough, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Sun 8th Jan. Paul Scarborough (Ferryboat Young'uns) 40-4-0; Mark Bawden (Daiwa Dons) 16-9-0; Brian Hague (Reesy's Wrigglers) 15-13-0; Shane Gallagher (Spotted Fin/Bait-Tech) 14-15-0; Ian Lee (Bait-Tech) 14-6-0. Teams: 1st Mill Tackle; (Joint 2nd) 2nd Browning Ossett; 2nd Daiwa Dons.

The Howard Norledge Memorial Bottle & Prize Match, Evesham & District AA, Warwickshire Avon, Evesham, Worcs. Sun 18th Dec. Ian Jennings 31-7-0; Andrew Bruton 29-7-0; Steve Peters 18-5-0; Tony Skinner 13-0-0; Brian Powell 10-7-0.

Towcester Vets, River Gt. Ouse, Stony Main, Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Wed 14th Dec. Les Goodridge 6-10-0 (chublets); George Cook 5-10-0 (perch); Graham Martin 1-10-0.

Warrington AA, River Mersey, Mersey Walk, Warrington, Ches. Sun 18th Dec. K. Hall 5-2-0; J. Byrne 1-14-0; R. Fraser 1-10-0; A. Hoyle 1-6-0.

Wellingborough AC, River Nene, Ringstead, Northants. Tues 13th Dec. Graham Prince 20-3-0 (chub to 2lb 8oz); Dave Tyrell 11-10-0; Roger Johnson 9-12-0; Dave Mawby 8-11-0.

Winsford DAA Opens, River Weaver, Marina & Red Lion PH Sections, Winsford, Ches. Wed 21st Dec. S. Watson 4-7-0; S. Walton 2-6-0; M. Lenerhan 2-2-0. Wed 28th Dec., River Weaver, Aerosol Length, Winsford, Ches. P. Watson 17-4-0; S. Walton 10-0-0; S. Watson 6-12-0. Wed 4th Jan., River Weaver, Rilshaw Lane Length, Winsford, Ches. M. Lenerhan 22-2-0; D. Watson 11-2-0; K. Bell 4-7-0.

Canalised River

Wigston AS Fur & Feather Open, Canalised River Soar, Aylestone, Leics. Sun 18th Dec (49 fished). Phil Tirrell (Wigston AS) 6-1-8 (perch to 1lb); John Wells (Wigston AS) 1-4-0 (punch-roach); (Joint 3rd) Vinnie Logie 0-15-0; Matt Hodgetts 0-15-0; Joe Oakes 0-6-0.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Blackfords Progressive Winter League, Round 4, Calf Heath Reservoir, nr. Gailey, Staffs. Sat 7th Jan. Jordan Hall (Middy/Adrenaline) 17-1-0; Mark Griffin (Stoke) 17-1-0; Neville Bailey Snr. (Blackfords AC) 16-9-0; Mark Greening (Streetly) 12-4-0.

Boddington Reservoir Christmas Match, nr. Byfield, Northants. Bank Holiday Tues 27th Dec. Gareth Hawley 29-12-0; Andrew Parker 19-2-0; Neil Russell 17-13-0; Steve Beard 15-8-0.


Blackfords Progressive Association Match, Kingswood Lake, Cannock, Staffs. Sat 10th Dec. Ronnie Nicholls 3-8-0; Mick Tonks 1-8-0; Steve Davies 1-3-0.

Hodnet AC, Ryley's Pools, Goldstone, Shrops. Thurs 29th Dec. Steve Neale (Hodnet AC) 9-0-0; Terry Nutt (Hodnet AC) 8-4-0; Barry Minns (Hodnet AC) 7-15-0; Tom Gollins (Hodnet AC) 7-0-0; Bob Parrish (Hodnet AC) 5-0-0; Jason Roberts (Hodnet AC) 3-13-0.

Long Eaton Fed., Brewery Ponds, Shardlow, Derbys. Wed 21st Dec. Alan Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 7-3-8 (roach); Pete Swainston (Nottm. Deaf) 7-2-8; Derek Hicklin (3 Counties) 5-4-0; Chris Wright (Dynamite Derby Angling Federation) 4-0-8; Chris Buckingham (Soldiers & Sailors) 3-15-0; Rob Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 3-11-0. Wed 28th Dec. Pete Swainston (Nottm. Deaf) 9-4-0 (perch and roach); Derek Hicklin (3 Counties) 7-2-0; Chris Wright (Dynamite Derby Angling Federation) 6-13-0; Jim Marcer (Belper) 6-7-0; Alan Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 4-4-0; Pete Allwood (Long Eaton Fed.) 3-7-0. Wed 4th Jan. Chris Wright (Dynamite Derby Angling Federation) 9-2-0 (a 3lb tench plus roach); Dave Lewis (Soldiers & Sailors) 8-9-0; Jim Marcer (Belper) 8-7-0; J. Lock (Loughborough Soar MG) 7-3-0; Pete Allwood (Long Eaton Fed.) 6-15-0; Derek Jackson (3 Counties) 6-14-0.

Newton-le-Willows AA National Team Fund Raising Match, The Lagoon, Haydock Park Farm, Haydock, St. Helens, Merseyside. Sun 8th Jan. Sean Dalby (Newton) 6-4-0 (koi and silvers); Ian Alexander (TH Floats) 4-3-0 (F1s and silvers); Andy Robinson (Newton) 1-9-0 (tench and silvers); (Joint 4th) Izzy Gibbins (Middy Match Group) 0-8-0 (silvers); Andy Smith (Newton Tackle & Bait) 0-8-0 (silvers).

Patshull Park Opens, Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Bank Holiday Tues Dec 27th (8 fished). Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 13-14-0 (seven skimmers); Paul Bucknell (Little Dawley AC) 11-10-0; Steve Davies (Blackfords AC) 9-0-0. Sun 8th Jan., Deeps Section (14 fished). Antony Colley (Patshull) 4-5-0; Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 4-3-0; Brian Clarke (Telford) 3-13-0; Rich Lawson (Telford) 2-13-0.

Patshull Park New Year's Day Open, Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Sun 1st Jan., Hotel Bank & Deeps Sections (18 fished). Mick Tonks (Blackfords AC) 11-13-0 (one bream plus four big skimmers); Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 7-4-0 (one big bream plus two decent skimmers); Dave Nicholls (Walsall) 6-11-0 (one big bream and half a dozen peckers).

Port Sunlight AC, The Fireman's Pond (Club Water), Hooton, Ches. Sat 7th Jan. John ‘Fred' Davies 33-7-0; Darren Grubb 22-5-0; (Joint 3rd) Paul Taylor 14-4-0; Craig Rogers 14-4-0.


Barston Lake Christmas Open, Solihull, W. Mids. Fri 30th Dec. Adam Wakelin (Daiwa) 22-12-0; Simon Willsmore (Hydro/Spotted Fin) 17-14-0; Jon Arthur (Matrix) 17-2-0; (Joint 4th) Jim Parrish (Crowland nr. Peterborough) 15-12-0; Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 15-12-0.

Blundell Fishery Christmas Eve Open, Rixton, Ches. Sat 24th Dec., Trio, Pine & East Lakes (27 fished). Andy Musgrove (Edgeley Sports) 83-0-0 (carp to 8lb); Mark Hassall (6am Tackle) 78-9-0 (carp to 12lb); Pete Roys (Trafford Tackle & Bait) 32-9-0.

Blundell Fishery Boxing Day Open, Rixton, Ches. Mon 26th Dec., Trio & Pine Lakes (20 fished). Gary Melling (Harry's Tackle) 43-5-0 (carp to 5lb); Tony Cleary (Advanced Batteries) 40-2-0 (carp to 8lb); Pete Roys (Trafford Tackle & Bait) 33-6-0.

Blundell Fishery New Year's Eve Open, Rixton, Ches. Sat 31st Dec., Trio & Pine Lakes (26 fished). John Vernon (Elton Tackle) 66-3-0 (carp to 6lb); Alan Sharman 64-9-0 (carp to 6lb); Andy Fairhurst (Angling Direct Wigan) 49-0-0.

Blundell Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Sat 7th Jan., Open, Trio & East Pools (15 fished). Steve Hoather (Golden AC) 52-1-0 (carp to 7lb); Dave Swain (Garbolino/Dynamite Baits) 37-9-0 (carp to 5lb); Dave Mellor (Trafford Tackle & Bait) 31-9-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries Boxing Day Open, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Mon 26th Dec., Lake 8. Jack Grundy 44-1-0; Paul Lines 21-14-0; George Fogg 19-6-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries New Years' Eve Open, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Sat 31st Dec. Gary Whalley 81-6-0; John Kerwin 70-6-0; Dave Jowett 59-5-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Sat 7th Jan., Open, Lakes 8 & 9 & The Loop. Gary Ainscough 51-14-0; Dave Jowett 39-6-0; Aaron Wright 29-12-0.

Brookside Fisheries Xmas Eve Open, Warrington, Ches. Sat 24th Dec., Snake Lakes 1 & 2. Steve Carrier 24-6-0; Steve Leyland 17-6-0; Mark Pleavin 15-7-0.

Brookside Fisheries Boxing Day Open, Warrington, Ches. Mon 26th Dec., Snake Lakes 1 & 2. Stuart Conroy 38-4-0; Mark Pleavin 24-8-0; Nick Butterworth 14-7-0.

Brookside Fisheries New Year's Eve Open, Warrington, Ches. Sat 31st Dec., Snake Lakes 1 & 2. Steve Leyland 66-0-0; Steve Carrier 38-13-0; Stewart Birchall 34-14-0.

Brookside Fisheries, Warrington, Ches. Sat 7th Jan., Open, Snake Lakes 1 & 2. Steve Conroy 26-5-0; Steve Barlow 24-8-0; Lee Tabern 15-12-0.

Firswood Fisheries Xmas Eve Open, Skelmersdale, Lancs. Sat 24th Dec. Sam Slocket 76-11-0; Kristian Jones 74-10-0; Lee Ganderton 38-15-0.

Firswood Fisheries New Year's Eve Open, Skelmersdale, Lancs. Sat 31st Dec. Matty Higgins 87-9-0; Jamie Cook 74-15-0; Luke Brennon 69-8-0.

Gold Valley Lakes, Aldershot, Hants. Sat 7th Jan., Open, Syndicate Lake. Paul Holland 92-14-0; Lynas Neale 82-0-0. (only top two supplied). Silvers winner: John Light 11-6-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun 8th Jan., Open, Match Pool (14 fished). John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 28-9-0 (four carp to 5lb plus bream to 2lb); Jamie Galloway (Hawkesbury) 22-8-0 (three carp to 4lb and five skimmers); Ian Shirley (Hawkesbury) 17-2-0 (four carp to 8lb).

Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Sat 7th Jan., Open, Bridge & Match Pools & Match Lake. Damian Bracken 121-8-0; Dean Lockett 84-12-0; Ben Handley 77-10-0.

High Heyes Farm Fishery (The Catteries) New Year's Eve Open, Chorley, Lancs. Sat 31st Dec. Mike McGrath 31-4-0; Sam Sharrock 30-8-0; Andy Bolton 23-0-0.

Izaak Walton Fishery Silver Fish Open, Chebsey, Stafford, Staffs. Mon Dec 31st., Bottom & Middle Pools. Alex Dawson 18-6-0; Mark ‘Sticky' Wilton (Bibby's/Stone & District AC) 16-14-0 (inc. five nice bream); Dave Brown (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 13-2-0; Ed Warren (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 11-11-0.

Lingmere Fishery Xmas Eve Open, Moreton, The Wirral. Sat 24th Dec. (Joint 1st) A. Dewhurst 55-10-0; Steve Openshaw 55-10-0; S. Boyd 36-12-0.

Lingmere Fishery New Year's Eve Open, Moreton, The Wirral. Sat 31st Dec. C. Smith 78-0-0; D. Cline 48-0-0; S. Boyd 38-13-0.

Lingmere Fishery Open, Moreton, The Wirral. Sat 7th Jan. C. Doran 65-11-0; A Dewhurst 63-4-0; Steve Openshaw 57-12-0.

Maver UK Winter League, Round 5, Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Sun 8th Jan., Molands Mere Little & Big Geary's & Siblings A & B Pools (58 fished). Phil Canning 83-12-0 (carp); Ian Keywood 63-6-0 (carp and F1s); Kirk Webber 60-7-0 (carp and F1s); Daniel Tresigne 54-13-0 (carp and F1s); Jack Shirley 51-15-0 (carp and skimmers); Andy Christie 51-4-0 (carp and F1s). League: Phil Canning 8; Dave Child 13; Dave Elliott 14; Steve Bellion 16 (231-6-0); Paul Truman 16 (146-12-0); Jack Shirley 18 (327-6-0).

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed 28th Dec., Open, Owl Pool. Stuart Tibbetts (Monkhall) 62-4-0; Mel Davis (Anger's Peg) 52-14-0; Paul Gregory (Swan Elite) 49-2-0.

Monkhall Fisheries Festive Pairs Match, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Fri 30th Dec., Hawk, Buzzard, Swallow & Owl Pools. Alex Hulme 145-4-0; Jamie Hughes 120-0-0; Dave Brown 119-4-0. Pairs: Jamie Hughes & Matty Dawes 5 (182-0-0); Alex Hulme & Damien Bracken 7 (202-14-0); Paul Brandrick & Steve Williamson 7 (118-10-0).

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed 4th Jan., Open, Hawk & Swallow Pools. Stuart Tibbetts (Monkhall) 125-4-0; Mel Davis (Angler's Peg) 67-14-0; Kevin Roderick (Monkhall) 64-10-0.

Nisa Feeders Open, Meadowlands Fishery, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Thurs 22nd Dec., Warren Pool. Jon Arthur (Matrix) 56-4-0 (one 11lb 6oz carp, skimmers and a tench); Pete Caton (Drennan, Banbury Rod & Gun) 50-3-0 (43 skimmers and bream); Adam Wakelin (Daiwa) 25-12-0 (small roach and skimmers plus one carp); Dave Armstrong (17-14-0; (Joint 5th) Gary Cook (Mosella UK) 17-11-0; Liam Lynott (Potter's Green AC) 17-11-0.

Nisa Feeders Open, Makins Fishery, Bramcote, Nuneaton, Warks. Wed 4th Jan., Phase 1-Lake Two (19 fished). Grant Merrett (Lane's Baits & Richard Grant's) 57-15-0 (carp); Gary Donaldson 27-12-0 (a couple of carp plus skimmers); John Adamson (Nisa Feeders) 25-12-0 (four early carp); Simon Skelton (Melton Angling & Dynamite Baits) 24-10-0 (two carp plus skimmers); Allan Neale (Nuneaton) 23-8-0 (two carp); Carl Williams (Newark) 18-8-0 (skimmers).

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Sat 24th Dec., Christmas Eve Open, Little Geary's & Siblings B Pools (19 fished). Steve Daley 68-11-0 (carp and F1s); Phil Canning 39-4-0 (F1s); Lee Davis 35-13-0 (F1s). Wed 28th Dec., Christmas Open, All Pools (118 fished). Rob Hodgson 49-11-0 (carp, F1s and bream); Nick Jukes 45-14-0 (carp and F1s); Stephen Bellion 44-6-0 (carp and F1s); Ron ‘Savo' Savage 41-7-0 (F1s); Lee Richards 41-3-0 (carp and F1s); Ian Keywood 40-5-0 (carp and F1s). Wed 4th Jan., Open, Rover. Nick Jukes 49-3-0 (F1s); Jake Newton 44-7-0 (carp and F1s); John Burchell 41-10-0 (carp and skimmers). Sat 7th Jan., Open, Little Geary's Pool. Kirk Webber 38-5-0 (F1s); Martin Wood 31-14-0; Terry Nicholls 29-6-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries New Year's Eve Open, Meriden, W. Mids. Sat 31st Dec., Rover (23 fished). Steve Pearce 113-14-0 (F1s); Lee Richards 80-15-0; Dave West 61-14-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries New Year's Day Open, Meriden, W. Mids. Sun 1st Jan., Little Geary's Pool (13 fished). Andy Christie 129-5-0 (carp and F1s); John Burchell 57-4-0 (carp and F1s); Phil Canning 52-10-0 (F1s).

Partridge Lakes Fishery Christmas Eve Open, Warrington, Ches. Sat 24th Dec., Covey Lakes 1-4 & 5 (33 fished). Ben Summerscales 44-0-0; Daz Shaw 43-15-0; Paul Coyle 42-6-0.

Partridge Lakes Fishery Peg Free Christmas Match, Warrington, Ches. Bank Holiday Tues 27th Dec., All Pools (167 fished). Nick Butterworth 88-2-0; Alex Hulme 70-15-0; Steve Barlow 60-6-0; Kristian Jones 45-10-0; Adie Twist 45-4-0; Gary Ainscough 41-4-0.

Partridge Lakes Fishery New Year's Eve Open, Warrington, Ches. Sat 31st Dec., Covey Lakes 1-4 (46 fished). Sean Berry 65-4-0; Wayne Kearney 64-2-0; Brian Shepherd 58-10-0.

Patricroft Winter League, Round 3, Firswood Fisheries, Skelmersdale, Lancs. Sat 7th Jan. Lee Ganderton 55-3-0; Des Brookes 44-1-0; Dave Brown 40-4-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Thurs 22nd Dec., Steve Owen Over 50's Open, Sycamore & Chestnut Pools. Steve Owen (Monkhall) 58-1-0; Clive Wright (Preston Innovations Boldings) 57-5-0; Terry Edwards (Pool Hayes) 41-2-0. Thurs 29th Dec., Steve Owen Over 50's Open, Sycamore Pool. Steve Owen (Monkhall) 87-8-0; Bill Hill (Preston Innovations Boldings) 66-4-0; John Benjamin (Preston Innovations Boldings) 54-6-0; Tony Price (Preston Innovations Boldings) 47-1-0.

Sherwood Forest Fishery Silver Fish Winter League, Round 7, Edwinstowe, Notts. Sat 7th Jan. Daz Staley 20-4-0; Paul Ashley 19-7-0; John Urruty 17-9-0. League: Paul Ashley 11; Josh Paling 12 (128-15-0); John Urruty 12 (110-9-0).

Stoppo's Fishery Christmas Eve Silvers Open, Coton-in-the Elms, Derbys. Sat 24th Dec. Steve Tivey 7-14-0 (100+ small roach and perch); Jason Cunningham (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 7-12-0 (100+ small roach and perch); John Harper 7-8-0 (skimmers to 1lb 8oz).

The Oaks Lakes Silver Fish Xmas Eve Open, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat 24th Dec., Maple & Oaks Lakes. Kayleigh Dowd 37-15-0; Dave Birdsall 34-5-0; Adam Richards 33-8-0.

The Oaks Lake Boxing Day Open, Sessay, N. Yorks. Mon 26th Dec., Rover. C. Hall 39-15-0; D. Smith 23-6-0; C. Kendall 23-4-0.

The Oaks Lakes Silver Fish League, Round 4, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat 31st Dec. Dan Bennett 59-7-0; Rob Swan 33-3-0; Steve Barlow 32-15-0; Brad Lucas 30-4-0.

The Oaks Lakes, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat 7th Jan., Silvers Open, Willows Lake. Adam Dowd 37-5-0 (late skimmers); Ryan Bennett 35-4-0; Martin Holmes 30-7-0. Sat 7th Jan., Open, Cedar Lake. Jack Barwick 56-11-0; Eddie Pearson 48-15-0; Andrew Shuttleworth 48-12-0.

The Old Codgers, Cob House Fishery, Worcester, Worcs. Sat 7th Jan., Oak Pool. Jim Hill 62-5-0; Michael Farrell 51-3-0; Tom Farrell 16-1-0.

Todber Manor New Year's Eve Open, Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Sat 31st Dec, Hill View Lake (21 fished). Phil Hardwick 256-0-0; A. Trigger 231-8-0; Simon Stacey 202-10-0. Silvers: Matt Skyme 30-8-0; Nick Chedzoy 29-6-0.

Todber Manor, Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Sat 7th Jan., Open, Homeground Lake (7 fished). Jack Stamp 358-2-0; Ash Tomkins 312-6-0. (only top two supplied). Silvers winner: Nigel Bartlett 31-4-0.

Tri-Cast Old Hough Fishery Xmas Eve Open, Middlewich, Ches. Sat 24th Dec., Moses, Big Max & Goose Pools. S. Butler 37-8-0; Dave Pimlott 28-10-0; Mick Longshaw 18-10-0.

Tri-Cast Old Hough Fishery New Year's Eve Open, Middlewich, Ches. Sat 31st Dec. Dave Pimlott 33-0-0; Chris Davies 23-7-0; Matt Goulding 21-10-0.

Tri-Cast Old Hough Fishery, Middlewich, Ches. Sat 7th Jan., Open, Big Max, Lucky Dip & Prospect Pools. Dave Pimlott 41-9-0; Adrian Austin 38-7-0; Jez Goldthorpe 31-9-0.

Viaduct Fishery New Year's Eve Open, Somerton, Somerset. Sat 31st Dec., Campbell Lake (12 fished). Adrian Jeffery 85-3-0; Adrian Dew 60-13-0; Mark Hayman 51-12-0. Silvers: Nikki Miller 33-3-0; Tom Thick 24-8-0; Steve Denmead 23-12-0.

Viaduct Fishery, Somerton, Somerset, Sat 7th Jan., Open, Campbell Lake (12 fished). Dave Romain 61-0-0; Tom Thick 59-4-0; Liam Collins 56-8-0. Silvers: Tom Thick 42-11-0; John Fuidge 23-12-0; Nigel Easton 15-14-0.

Weston Pools Xmas Eve Open, Oswestry, Shrops. Sat 24th Dec., Stretton & Canal Pool.s Dave Evans 65-5-0; Allan Hughes 64-4-0; Wayne Jones 38-15-0.

Weston Pools Boxing Day Open, Oswestry, Shrops. Mon 26th Dec., Rover, Canal, Stretton & Weir Pools. Martin Wedley 29-1-0; Dan Dougherty 28-15-0; Kelvin Hughes 27-3-0.

Weston Pools New Year's Eve Open, Oswestry, Shrops. Sat 31st Dec., Jack's & Stretton Pools. Dave Evans 90-1-0; Martin Wedley 65-15-0; Mal Dawes 60-10-0.

Weston Pools, Oswestry, Shrops. Sat 7th Jan., Open, Canal Pool. Graham Tait 51-8-0; Dan Dougherty 46-2-0; Darren Kent 40-9-0.

Whitmore Fisheries Boxing Day Open, Greenhalgh, Preston, Lancs. Mon 26th Dec, Rover (23 fished). Jay Phoenix 70-9-0; Terry Clark 54-1-0; Alan Lord 45-1-0.

Whitmore Fisheries New Year's Eve Open, Greenhalgh, Preston, Lancs. Sat 31st Dec., Rover (29 fished). Adam Bradshaw 73-2-0; Gary Gunn 68-0-0; Joe Rowan 54-8-0.

Whitmore Fisheries, Greenhalgh, Preston, Lancs. Sat 7th Jan., Open, East Canal. Mick Reed 16-12-0; Paul Casson 15-2-0; Jay Declouet 13-12-0.

Yarnton & District AC Xmas Match, Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks. Sun 18th Dec., Canal Pool (frozen) (9 fished). Pete Oliver 1-9-0 (one carp); Nick Collier 1-5-0 (one carp and a couple of small skimmers); Paul Willoughby 0-7-0 (one small carp and one roach).

Last Edited: 09 January 2023

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