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Angling match results for week ending 21 April 2024

Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.


Bridgtown Social AC, Shropshire Union Canal, Mucky Lane Section, Wheaton Aston, Staffs. Sun. Tony Beech (Bridgtown Social AC) 5-0-12 (a few stamp-roach plus lots of silvers); Hughie Blair Snr. (Bridgtown Social AC) 4-6-4 (stamp-roach and perch); Paul Caley (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-11-12 (one decent skimmer plus silvers); John Blunn (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-11-2 (stamp-perch plus silvers); Bob Boothby (Bridgtown Social AC) 1-15-3 (silvers); Roy Grosvenor (Bridgtown Social AC) 1-0-12 (silvers).

C.T. Paper Sales/Wolverhampton AA 2024 Series Qualifier No.1, Shropshire Union Canal, Pendeford, W. Mids. Sun (44 fished). Richard ‘Bucko’ Buxton (Bridgtown AS) 10-9-0; Paul Turner (Colmic UK) 6-13-0; Martin Owen (Bag’em/Maver Midlands) 5-9-13; Dave Hughes (Bag’em/Maver Midlands) 5-9-8; Pete Cartwright (Wolverhampton) 5-6-0; Malcolm Appleby (Drennan Leics. MVDE) 4-9-8. (all qualifiers to be announced at a later date as all anglers have to fish two matches of the four match series).

Canal & River Trust Canal Pairs Championship 2024 Qualifier, Lancaster Canal, Preston, Lancs. Sat. Paul Robinson 6-13-0; Paul Hughes 5-12-0; Dave Trafford 4-10-0; Stuart Bird 3-15-0. Qualifying Pairs: Paul Robinson & Michael Davies 4; Steve Embery & Paul Hughes 5; Colin Mayer & Alan Crook 8; Boydan Krupnyckyz & Daz Shaw 12; Alan Barnes & Graham Kennerly 13; Steve Powley & Bernard McCann 15; Roger Gardom & Colin Cliffe 16; Sean Wharton & Tony Richardson 16; Richard Yates & Marc Ellement 18; Mike Wilson & Steve Wilson 21; Dave Edgerley & Kev Clarke 21; Andy Day & Ian McCullogh 24; Philip Cross & Alan Faulkener 25; Dave McManus & Alix Feeney 27; Tommy Fairhurst & Dave Walmsley 31.

Canal Masters 2024 Qualifier, Trent & Mersey Canal, Sandbach area, Ches. Sun (60 pegs). Richard Guest (Bag’em/Maver Midlands) 12-0-0 (caster and hemp-fish); Paul Waddington (DGL) 5-15-0 (mainly caster-roach); Ben Clarke (Drennan NW) 4-15-10 (squatt-fish); Simon Preece (Drennan NW) 4-9-8 (caster-fish); Pete Duffy (Preston Innovations NW) 4-3-0; Josh Duffy (World Champion) (Preston Innovations NW) 4-1-0. Qualifiers: Dave Berrow; Stu Cutler (HanKat Superteam AS); Paul Waddington (DGL); Ben Clarke (Drennan NW); Richard Guest (Bag’em/Maver Midlands); Simon Preece (Drennan NW).

Corks AC – 1st Bye Contest, Wyrley & Essington Canal (Cashmores MG Water), Wood Lane Section, Pelsall, Walsall, W. Mids. Sun. Peter Walker 5-6-8 (two tench plus mixed silvers on the long pole with caster and worm); Martin Stevens 3-9-0 (bream plus mixed silvers); Nigel Grayland 2-7-0 (a 2lb perch plus mixed silvers); Andy Walker 1-13-0.

Erewash Spring League, Final Round (6), Erewash Canal, Langley Mill, Derbys. Sat. Scott Westwood (Loughborough Soar MG) 6-10-0 (a 4lb tench plus perch); Andy Astle (Loughborough Soar MG) 6-9-8; Derek Hicklin (Maver Central MVDE) 4-7-0; Ben Sharratt (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 3-11-8; Dave Clarke (Mill Tackle) 2-10-0; Ian Sharratt (Loughborough Soar MG) 2-8-0. Final league: John Johnson (Notts. AA) 28-4-0; Ben Sharratt (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 27-7-0; Andy Astle (Loughborough Soar MG) 23-13-8; Steve Posiak (Long Eaton Fed.) 23-3-0

HanKat Superteam AS Open, Stourbridge Canal, Moor Street Fryer to Station Drive Section, Pegs 26-64, Brierley Hill, W. Mids. Sat (28 fished). Simon Nickless (Sensas Black Country/HanKat Superteam AS) 20-15-0 (bream and skimmers); Tony Bowen (HanKat Superteam AS) 10-12-2; Steve Broome (Maver Midlands) 6-2-0; ‘Big’ Colin Talbot 4-10-1; Stu Cutler (HanKat Superteam AS) 4-10-0; Dave Berrow 2-5-0.

Luton AC, Grand Union Canal, Town North, Leighton Buzzard, Beds. Wed (16 fished). Dave Abbott 7-5-0 (silvers); Colin Holmes 4-7-0 (small perch, roach and gudgeon on poled pinkie and squatt over groundbait); Chris Howard 2-15-0 (mixed bag); Colin MacBeth 1-15-0 (skimmers, roach and perch); Dave Ridley 1-13-0; Richard Darbon 1-5-8.

Moira Canal Teams of Four Spring League, Round 1, Swadlincote, Derbys. Sun (44 fished). Tommy Boyce (Four Counties Aqua) 5-10-0 (all roach); Tony Taylor (Four Counties Orange) 3-10-0 (one bream and two perch); Darren Bolton (Four Counties Black) 2-12-0 (mixed small fish); Dean Cherrington (Sparks MG) 2-9-0. Teams: Sparks MG 8; Four Counties White 10; Sensas Lifestyle MG 11 (one section win).

Port Sunlight AC, Shropshire Union Canal, Croughton, Chester. Ches. Sun. Rob Evans 2K 040g; Mark Parry 1K 010g; Pete Bernard 0K 680g.

Taunton AA Canal League, Round 3, Bridgwater & Taunton Canal, Charlton to Charlton Orchards, Taunton, Somerset. Sun (27 fished). Russell Hilton 19-7-0 (a couple of nice bream, tench plus 300 rudd); Vince Stuckey 18-7-0 (bream, tench and perch); Dean Stacey 16-2-0 (three good tench plus quality roach). League leader: Russell Hilton.

Tring Old Codgers, Grand Union Canal, Broughton Lower, Bucks. Tues (9 fished). Martin Rodwell 1-11-0; Alan Smith 0-3-4; Paul Hedges 0-2-0.

Wigan DAA Members Flyers, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Martland Mill Section, Wigan, Gtr. Manchester. Wed. Ant Lloyd (Liverpool AS) 15-15-4 (all hemp-roach); Joe Seefus (Sensas NW) 7-13-0; Mark Battersby (Bolton) 5-6-4; Graham Kennerley (Cadence NW) 5-0-0. Sat., Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Appley Bridge Section, Wigan, Gtr. Manchester. Brian Meadows (Hindley MG) 23-9-0; John Edwards (Leigh) 13-1-0; Graham Mortimer (Cadence NW) 7-15-0; John Lloyd (Liverpool AS) 7-2-0.

Wolverhampton AA Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Brewood, Staffs. Wed (12 fished). Paul Norledge (Likely Lads) 6-14-4; Chris Furnival (Unattached) 6-14-0; Johnny Benness (Goodyear AC) 5-2-11; Paul Turner (Colmic UK) 5-2-0; Steve Broome (Maver Midlands) 4-12-0; Lee Richards (Wolverhampton AA) 4-0-0.

Wolverhampton Over 60’s Club Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal (Goodyear AC), 3 Hammers Golf Course Section, Coven, Staffs. Wed (10 fished). Alan Round (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 8-1-8 (a 4lb bream, skimmers and a big roach on poled caster); Glenn Law (Sensas Black Country) 3-4-10 (mixed bag); Mark Wyton (Goodyear AC) 2-9-7; Bob Boothby (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-3-5; Hughie Blair Snr. (Bridgtown Social AC) 1-14-8; Mick Westwood (Norton Canes) 1-9-0.

Worcester & Birmingham Canal Open, Viaduct & Flag Meadows Sections, Worcester, Worcs. Sun. Sean Reidy (Sensas M5) 4-6-10 (perch and eels on poled maggot); Dave Anderson (ZLT) 3-8-11 (perch and rudd); Miss Jenny Walters (Maver Central MVDE) 3-0-2; Gaz Kirkham (Maver Central MVDE) 2-15-2.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Blackfords Progressive Association Match, Calf Heath Reservoir, nr. Gailey, Staffs. Sat (31 fished). John Burns (Blackfords) 55-8-0; Kevin Tipton (Fatty’s Baits & Tackle/Sensas) 39-0-0 (Barry Wilcox (Blackfords) 26-6-0; Steve McQueen (Cannock) 20-12-0 (all bream to feeder weights).

Embryo Kiveton Waters, Sheffield, S. Yorks. Sun 14th Apr., Open, Eve’s Lake. Nicholas Brocklebank 111-6-0; Rich Allen 99-11-0; Dan Picksley 91-7-0. Tues., Open, Rose’s Lake. Baz Moat 54-11-0; Sam Seal 37-12-0; Dave Briggs 28-12-0. Wed., Over 50’s Open. Paul Walker 66-11-0; Andy Hill 51-13-0; Geoff Mawby 41-6-0.


Long Eaton Fed., Brewery Ponds, Shardlow, Derbys. Wed. Ivan Carrier (Long Eaton Fed.) 1-14-0 (silvers); Pete Allwood (Long Eaton Fed.) 1-13-0; Alec Whitmore (Nathan’s of Derby) 1-11-8; Rob Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 1-3-0; Alan Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 1-0-8; Derek Jackson (3 Counties) 0-12-0.

Nene/Towcester AC, Silver Lake, Wappenham, Northants. Sun 14th Apr. Baz Eaton 7-0-0; Mick Goodridge 6-2-0; Rob Pottinger 3-0-0.

Patshull Park Fishery Open, The Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Sun., Shallows & Golf Course Sections. Simon Fry (England International) 73-13-0; Geoff Brierley (KDAA) 71-1-0; Pete Black (Garbolino) 34-2-0; Paul Bucknell (Little Dawley AC) 28-10-0 (all bream to feeder weights).

Towcester Vets Silvers Match, Brackley Lake, Brackley, Northants. Sun 14th Apr. Mick Goodridge 8-14-0; Les Goodridge 8-12-0; John Broughton 6-4-0.

Wellingborough AC, Mill Cotton Fishery, Ringstead, Northants. Wed 10th Apr. Jeff Rice 11-12-0; Neil Parkinson 10-12-8; Chris Howard 9-7-0; Martin Hayman 9-3-0.

Wellingborough AC Silvers Spring League, Round 1, Mill Cotton Fishery, Ringstead, Northants. Sun 14th Apr. Nic Antonacci 13-14-0; Kevin Folwell 13-3-0; Rob Johnson 10-1-0.


Anglers Choice Middlesbrough Spring League, Final Round (8), The Oaks Lakes, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat. Phil Cooper 115-4-0; Shaun Glass 106-3-0; John Millican 89-15-0. Final league; 1st Phil Cooper; 2nd Harry Wintersgill; 3rd Chris Clark.

Angling Trust Fish ‘O’ Mania 2024 Qualifier, Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Covey Lakes 1-6, Spey, Marsh & Willow Lakes (100 fished). Harry Campbell 188-7-0; Leslie Marshall 180-13-0; Harry Bignell 147-10-0; Kristian Jones 139-1-0. Qualifier: Harry Campbell.

Angling Trust Team Commercial National 2024, Drennan Lindholme Lakes, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Sat., All Pools. Team UK 38 (265K 175g); Drennan Barnsley Blacks 38 (227K 800g); Lindholme Avengers 38 (197K 750g).

Bitterwell Lake Silvers Final 2024 Qualifier, Coalpit Heath, Bristol. Tues. Shane Turner 34-11-0; John Fuidge 34-1-0; Mat Taynton 31-1-0; Paul Isaacs 29-12-0; Keith Turner 19-12-0; Martin McMahon 17-0-0. Qualifier: Shane Turner.

Blundell Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Sat., Open, Trio, East, Ash & Pine Lakes. Karl Webster (Matrix LTB) 116-11-0 (carp to 9lb on the long pole with meat); Martin Wall (ERB) 106-14-0 (carp to 7lb on poled maggot and corn at 6 metres); Will Rimmer 88-10-0.

Brookside Fisheries, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Open, Snake Lakes 1 & 2. Stuart Conroy 73-9-0; Nick Butterworth 67-4-0; Colin Mulholland 63-0-0.

Cashmores MG, Izaak Walton Fishery, Chebsey, Stafford, Staffs. Sat (18 fished)., Bottom Pool. Dave Pearce 25-14-0; Paul Jeffery 22-9-0; Daz Williams 14-3-0.

Castle Ashby Opens, Grendon, Northants. Wed 10th Apr., Grendon Lake. Alan West 28-10-0; Trevor Dunkley 22-13-0; Paul Chapman 21-2-0. Sat 13th Apr., Brickyard Pool. Mark Fountain 22-13-0; Frank Pizzimenti 21-12-0; Gary West 21-8-0. Sun 14th Apr., Grendon Lake. Courtney Hewlett 52-2-0; Stan Atter 51-14-0; Martin Yardley 45-3-0.

Flore & Brockhall AC, Holme Farm Fishing Lake, Napton-on-the-Hill, Southam, Warks. Sun 14th Apr. Mike Holmes 88-0-0; Terry Smith 81-0-0; Jim Tanser 50-0-0.

Glebe AC, Peatling Pools, Peatling Parva, Lutterworth, Leics. Sun 14th Apr., D Lake. Steve Johnson 116-14-0; Andy Sibley 82-12-0; Paul Scrivener 77-9-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Open, Match Pool (11 fished). Jamie Galloway (Hawkesbury) 80-13-0 (carp to 10lb on pole-fished hard pellet); John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 65-4-0 (carp to 5lb on poled corn and soft pellet); Lee Raynor (Hawkesbury) 43-14-0 (carp to 6lb on poled corn and pellet).

High Heyes Farm Fishery (The Catteries) Open, Chorley, Lancs. Sat (14 fished). James Declouet 133-12-0; Paul Banks 88-12-0; Mike McGrath 46-0-0.

Lingmere Fishery Open, Moreton, The Wirral, Merseyside. Sat. C. Fletcher 138-4-0; J. Howson 129-6-0; S. Boyd 97-8-0.

MAP Marston Fields Fishery, Sutton Coldfield, W. Mids. Sat., Open, Oak & Willow Pools. Gary Groves 80-12-0; Simon Richardson 67-11-0; Andy Jackson 59-7-0.

Meadowlands Spring League, Final Round (4), Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Sun 14th Apr., Lambsdown Lake & Warren Pool. Mick Bull 239-8-0; Neil Colcombe 193-8-0; Ryan McDonald 106-4-0. Final league: Warren Jennings 12; Mick Bull 14; Paul Fox 17; Ian Coxon 18.

Nisa Feeders Open, Makins Fishery, Bramcote, Nuneaton, Warks. Wed., Phase One-Lake Two. Tony Lamb (Elephant & Castle AC) 151-1-0 (decent carp on bomb and ‘pellet cone’ just short of halfway to the island); John Adamson (NISA Feeders) 106-15-0 (carp on the Method feeder); Shaun Weed (Old Works AC) 83-12-0 (decent carp late on, on the short pole with pellet in the margins); Andy Findlay (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 83-3-0 (small carp on the Method feeder towards the island); Matt Gaetto (Long Eaton Victoria AS) 52-3-0 (carp on the Method feeder); Gaz Kitch (Wykin Fishing Club) 47-15-0 (carp and bream on Method feeder).

Osprey AC, Castle Ashby, Grendon, Northants. Sun 14th Apr., Brickyard Pool. Trevor Dunkley 66-1-0; Ray Radon 25-3-0; Lol Holloway 22-5-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Little Geary’s Pool (15 fished). Mark Stibbs 110-3-0 (carp and F1s on poled pellet, £100 bonus peg); Nick Jukes 90-3-0 (carp and F1s on poled meat); Mark Sumners 85-1-0 (carp and F1s on poled meat); Paul Truman 73-14-0 (carp and F1s on poled pellet). Sat., Open, Big Geary’s Pool (17 fished). Trevor Hodges 144-10-0 (carp on bomb and pole, both with pellet); John Nicholls 104-0-0 (carp on bomb and pellet); Barry Byrd 94-12-0 (carp on Method feeder); Paul Terry 65-12-0 (carp on poled pellet). Sun., Open, Molands Mere Pool (26 fished). Andy Christie 112-2-0 (carp and F1s on poled); Peter Murray 110-6-0 (carp and F1s on poled meat); Martin Wood 110-2-0 (carp and F1s on poled corn); Andy Findlay 79-0-0 (carp and F1s on the Method feeder).

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Mon., Over 60’s Open, Sycamore Pool. Steve Owen (Monkhall) 166-11-0; Bob Clarke (Preston Innovations Boldings) 120-2-0; Bill Hill (Preston Innovations Boldings) 117-6-0; Colin Reynolds (Preston Innovations Boldings) 111-9-0; Dave Mortlock (Preston Innovations Boldings) 102-8-0. Wed., Open, Chestnut Pool. Rich Pedlar (Bibby’s/Stone & District AC) 85-9-0; Dave Bowater (Preston Innovations Boldings) 80-12-0; Gareth Unwin (Big C) 69-15-0. Thurs., Over 60’s Open, Sycamore Pool. Bob Clarke (Preston Innovations Boldings) 123-3-0; Bill Hill (Preston Innovations Boldings) 85-11-0; Tony Price (Preston Innovations Boldings) 78-6-0; Mick Jamieson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 71-5-0. Sun., Open, Oak Pool. Rich Emlyn (OAC) 111-2-0; Adam Jones (Maver Elite) 98-10-0; Gary Smith (Maver Elite) 92-1-0; Ian Stangroom (Bibby’s/Stone & District AC) 77-4-0.

Quarry Pool Fishery, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Sat., Little Dawley AC. Simon Harris 68-11-0; Jason Bucknell 68-2-0; D. Cox 67-8-0. Sun., Baggeridge AC. D. Painter 158-2-0; K. Bradnick 92-12-0; G. Holyoak 81-0-0.

Rycroft Fishery, Hemington, Derbys. Sat., Open, Moat Lake. Kev Stalley 98-0-0; Dave Brown 72-10-0; Mitch Riley 64-3-0; Martin Turner 57-0-0; Phil Jarram 55-7-0.

Spilsby AA, Toad Hall Fishery, Candlesby, Spilsby, Lincs. Wed. Neil Williams 29-3-0; Dave Ashmore 23-6-0; Alan Slater 22-4-0.

Splinters AC, Peatling Pools, Peatling Parva, Lutterworth, Leics. Wed 10th Apr., B Lake. Trev Griffiths 102-12-0; Eddie Kelly 68-11-0; Pete Scott 66-4-0. Sun 14th Apr., Harrow Lake. Trev Griffiths 121-13-0; Dave Chapman 111-12-0; Tom Griffiths 94-15-0.

Stoppo’s Fishery Silvers Open, Coton-in-the-Elms, Derbys. Wed. John Harper 29-15-0; Tony Taylor 16-10-0; Pete Madeley 10-4-0; Leon Murphy 10-2-0.

The Cunneries Fishery, Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat., Open, Merlin Lake. Paul Hart 64-8-0; Jordan Bate 60-7-0; Paul Jagger 56-8-0.

The Oaks Lakes, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat., Open, Cedar Lake. Aidy Mitchell 78-0-0; John McGarrell 77-13-0; Neil Marley 76-14-0.

The Old Hough Coarse Fishery, Middlewich, Ches. Sat., Open, Boulders, Lower Benbo & Goose Pools. Mike Anderson 86-14-0; Connor Edwards 74-4-0; Mark Halliwell 72-12-0.

Todber Manor Silvers Open, Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Sat., Ash Lake (14 fished). Lee Jan 37-2-0; Jon Gray 36-2-0; Fred Roberts 35-4-0.

Toddington Fishing Club Match 2, Henlow Bridge Lakes, Henlow, Beds. Sun 14th Apr. Steve Lathwell 35-7-0; Jon Carberry 33-12-0; Dave Britton 27-3-0. Biggest Fish: Kath Day Carberry – 11lb 1oz carp.

Viaduct Fishery, Somerset, Somerset. Sat., Open, Campbell Lake (17 fished). Mark Wynne 155-9-0; Clayton Hudson 154-13-0; Howard Webb 126-14-0. Silvers: Paul Greenwood 80-6-0; Ben Hagg 73-13-0; Gabe Skarba 56-8-0. ** Wayne’s Fishing Tuesday Open**, Meadowlands Fishery, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Tues. Oliver Sleath 153-1-0; Neil Carless 152-6-0; John Burchell 136-10-0; Pete Caton 129-12-0; Dave Roberts 117-10-0; Darren Sanders 110-7-0.

Weston Pools, Oswestry, Shrops. Sat., Open, Weir Pool. Gareth Sanger 104-5-0; Dean Seymour 67-10-0; Martyn Sparkles 62-10-0. Sat., Open, Stretton Pool. John Lyth 79-10-0; Baz Heathcock 77-14-0; Rob Palmer 74-3-0.

Willow Lakes Fishery, Foston, Grantham, Lincs. Sat., Open, Ash Lake. Terry Marshall 83-11-0; Neil Fisher 66-2-0; Andy Birkin 40-14-0.

Last Edited: 22 April 2024

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