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Angling match results for week ending 24 March 2024

Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.


Cashmores MG, Trent & Mersey Canal, Priory Section, Rugeley, Staffs. Sat (22 fished). Mike Elcock 6-12-14; Carl Nicholls 3-15-0; Paul Vernon 3-7-4; John Dunkley 3-1-1; Ian Kent 2-8-3.

Colmic Prostate Screening Fund Canal Championships 2024 Qualifier, Shropshire Union Canal (Wolverhampton AA Waters), Pendeford, W. Mids. Wed (18 fished). Paul Turner (Colmic UK) 11-9-0; Lee Richards (Wolverhampton AA) 7-6-8; Darren Barrett (B’ham) 6-6-13; Derek Owen (Rough Hay AC) 6-5-0; Chris Furnival (Unattached) 6-3-13; Owen Westwood (Wolverhampton AA) 5-13-2. Qualifiers: Paul Turner (Colmic UK); Derek Owen (Rough Hay AC); Lee Richards (Wolverhampton AA); Darren Barrett (B’ham).

Crewe MG Open, Waverton, nr. Chester, Ches. Sun (21 fished). Ben Clarke (Drennan NW) 6-10-0 (skimmers and roach); Wendy Locker (Chester Tackle Locker) 5-7-8 (skimmers); Simon Loyley (Chester Tackle Locker) 5-2-0 (one bream plus bits); Paul Dobing (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 4-7-8 (skimmers); Brian Pugh (Hodnet AC) 4-7-0 (skimmers); Ady Piggott (Cadence NW) 3-12-6 (mixed bag).

Erewash Canal Spring League, Round 2, Langley Mill, Derbys. Sat. Derek Tomlinson (Soldiers & Sailors) 5-10-0 (four lobby perch); Derek Hicklin (Maver Central MVDE) 5-5-0; Julian Garner (Long Eaton Fed.) 3-14-8; Pete Allwood (Long Eaton Fed.) 3-12-8; John Johnson (Notts. AA Ramblers) 3-11-0; John Lock (Loughborough Soar MG) 3-4-0.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Slade Heath, Coven, Staffs. Sun (13 fished). Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 3-8-8 (120+ gudgeon on pole-fished pinkie and squatt); Fred ‘the Bread’ Cheetham (Goodyear AC) 2-15-10 (one 10oz hybrid plus small roach on poled bread punch); Martin Spruce (Goodyear AC) 1-11-11 (roach and gudgeon on poled pinkie and squatt); Mark Foster (Goodyear AC) 1-10-10; Keith Hulland (Goodyear AC) 1-8-0; Mark Wyton (Goodyear AC) 1-7-0.

HanKat Superteam AS Open, Stourbridge Canal, Old Strike Waters Pegs 4-23, Brierley Hill, W. Mids. Sat. Stu Cutler (HanKat Superteam AS) 11-0-12 (roach and hybrids on pole-fished bread and caster); Andy Curless (Drennan NW) 7-5-0 (two tench plus 2lb of small fish); Lee Woodhouse (HanKat Superteam AS) 4-15-1; Chris Rice (Sensas Black Country) 3-7-8; ‘Big’ Colin Talbot (Sparks MG) 3-6-4; Norman Wilson (Stourport) 3-3-0. Dedicated to the memory of Phil Simnett RIP.

Nene/Towcester AC, Grand Union Canal, Stoke Bruerne Bottom Lock Section, Northants. Sun 17th Mar. Graham Martin 23-0-0; Darren Pannall 7-8-0; John Harris 6-8-0.

Port Sunlight AC, Shropshire Union Canal, Stoak, Ellesmere Port, Ches. Sun. Frank Duckers 0K 950g; Paul Simpkins 0K 750g; Dave Hones 0K 700g.

Stoke City DAA Individual Winter League, Final Round (6), Shropshire Union Canal, Norbury Junction, Stafford, Staffs. Sat (20 fished). Alan Round (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 8-4-14 (all roach on poled caster and hemp); Paul Turner (Colmic UK) 7-6-3 (caster-roach plus roach and gudgeon); Keith Hulland (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 7-1-12 (one 1lb 8oz perch plus roach and small skimmers); Dave Richards (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 5-9-8 (perch and roach on poled caster and worm); Fred ‘the Bread’ Cheetham (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 4-6-6 (all roach on poled bread punch); Keith Holbrook (Rough Hay AC) 4-5-5 (mixed bag). Final league: Dave Richards (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 9; Kev Perry (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 12; Fred ‘the Bread’ Cheetham (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 14; Keith Hulland (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 15 (three section wins); Dean Williams (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 15 (one section win); Lee Richards (Wolverhampton AA) 16 (on weight); Keith Holbrook (Rough Hay AC) 16.

Storey’s Halesowen RBL, Worcester & Birmingham Canal, Hanbury, Worcs. Sun. John Billingham 2-0-8 (roach on poled bread punch); Kevin Clark 1-4-8; Lawrie Mulheron 1-4-0; Jon Baker 0-9-0; Geoff Garrish 0-7-12.

Wellingborough AC Winter League, Final Round, Grand Union Canal, Foxton, Leics. Sun 17th Mar. Wayne Nixon 15-2-12; Norman Bradshaw 9-11-0; Carl Smith 8-12-0. Teams: (Joint 1st) Colmic Blue & Wellingborough B. Final league: Nitro Stark 6; Colmic Blue 9; Nitro Aryzon 13.

Wigan DAA Members Flyers, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Crooke, nr. Wigan, Gtr. Manchester. Wed (29 fished). John Rowley (Bolton) 15-0-8; Dave Trafford (Matrix LTB) 9-2-0; Dean Meadows (Hindley MG) 6-12-0; Paul Ashton (Hindley MG) 5-6-0; Roger Gardom (Colmic Dynamite Trentmen) 5-3-4. Sat., Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Piggery Bridge Section, Gorst Lane, nr. Burscough, W. Lancs. Steve Mayo (Wigan MG) 5-4-4; Steve Wilson (Sensas NW) 4-14-0; Brian Meadows (Hindley MG) 4-10-0; Tony Richardson (Hindley MG) 4-0-0. Sun., Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Appleby Bridge Section, Wigan, Gtr. Manchester. Bernard McCann (Preston) 5-12-0; Mick Topping (Sensas NW) 5-8-8; Brian Meadows (Hindley MG) 5-5-0; Danny Wilson (Saints) 4-15-0.

Wolverhampton AA Open, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Wombourne, S. Staffs. Sun (28 fished). Richard Guest (Bag’em/Maver Midlands) 5-1-0; Dave Richards (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 3-6-0; Paul Turner (Colmic UK) 2-11-4; Dean Webb (Sensas Black Country) 2-9-10; Gary Owen (Canal Kings/Storey’s) 2-9-0; Chris Furnival (Unattached) 2-5-12.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Blythe Waters Open, Solihull, W. Mids. Wed (22 fished). Dave O’Neill 106-0-0; Alister Fraser 43-10-0; Micky Stokes 36-10-0.

Earlswood Lakes Open, Solihull, W. Mids. Sat. Dave Stacey 42-8-0; Alan Jones 37-0-0; Jez Harris 27-12-0.

Embryo Kiveton Waters, Sheffield, S. Yorks. Sun 17th Mar., Open, Rose’s Lake. Richard Allen 101-1-0; Glyn Ball 83-14-0; Mick Brownell 59-8-0. Tues., Bomb & Feeder Open, Eve’s Lake. Michael Dawson 61-5-0; David Briggs 38-6-0; Paul Massey 34-12-0. Wed., Over 50’s Open, Rose’s Lake. Geoff Mawby 76-8-0; Paul Walker 58-5-0; Peter Gould 37-5-0. Thurs., Open, Eve’s Lake. Ricky Darby 123-2-0; Darren Parker 102-14-0. (only top two supplied).

Peter Caton’s Sciver Match, Boddington Reservoir, nr. Byfield, Northants. Tues. Pegs 2-12: N. Franklin 33-6-0; S. Gent 21-12-0; Karl Mullen 17-8-0. Pegs 69-80: Stu Palser 36-4-0; Peter Caton 17-8-0; M. Williams 7-9-0. Pegs 83-92: Wayne Sharman 84-5-0; D. Sanders 55-4-0; N. Russell 50-6-0.


Castle AC Pairs League, Canons, Northants. Sun 17th Mar. Dick Ashby & Roger Adkins 6-9-0; Steve Page & Gary Keetly 5-12-0; Dick Cullen & Dave White 5-10-0.

Castle Ashby Opens, Grendon, Northants. Wed 13th Mar., Grendon Lake. Paul Robinson 40-11-0; (Joint 2nd) John Bazeley 28-15-0; Courtney Hewlett 28-15-0. Sat 16th Mar., Brickyard Pool. Courtney Hewlett 36-1-0; Frank Pizzimenti 26-12-0; (Joint 3rd) Alan Coleman 24-9-0; Paul Beasley 24-9-0. Sun., Grendon Lake. Phil Wintle 42-10-0; Ian Drage 25-4-0; Matt Ellson 21-6-0.

Langold Country Park, Worksop, Notts. Sun 17th Mar., Open, Langold Lake. Dave Lawrence 17-10-0; Craig Brunt 8-9-0; Steve Cooper 7-5-0.

Patshull Park Fishery, Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Sun (21 fished). Deeps Section: Rich Lawson (Vespe) 16-14-0 (bream and skimmers on pole tactics) Phil Davies (DH Angling) 8-4-0 (small skimmers on the feeder); Mike Careless (Monkhall) 8-1-0 (small skimmers on the feeder); Paul Bucknell (Little Dawley AC) 5-4-0.

Worsbrough Reservoir Open, Barnsley, S. Yorks. Sun 17th Mar (30 fished). Nick Speed 82-0-0; Paul Coope 48-0-0; Alan Barker 40-0-0. Section winners: Section 1 – Danny Stokes 16-0-0; Section 2 – Brandon Fowler 24-0-0; Section 3 – Darren Pressland 35-0-0; Section 4 – John Kelly 24-0-0; Section 5 – Josie Chris Trimnell 32-0-0. (bream and skimmer weights).


Alders Farm Fishery, Gt. Brickhill, Bucks. Sun 17th Mar., Open, Ash Lake. Gary Thorpe 212-0-0; Trevor Price 199-0-0; Dan Fox 99-0-0.

Anglers Choice Middlesbrough Spring League, Round 5, The Oaks Lakes, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat. Harry Wintersgill 110-0-0; Shaun Glass 101-5-0; Phil Cooper 86-0-0 (no league placings supplied).

Bateman Vine AC, Unwicks Farm Fishery, Hartlebury, nr. Kidderminster, Worcs. Sun., Hunter’s Pool. S. Mills 65-5-0 (Golden peg win); N. Gater 28-0-0; D. Lester 19-5-0; C. Hariss 18-8-0.

Bitterwell Lake Tuesday Silvers Open, Coalpit Heath, Bristol. Tues. Paul Isaacs 28-2-0 (27 skimmers and one tench); Ricky Mills 20-14-0; Mat Taynton 19-6-0; Martin McMahon 17-6-0; Keith Turner 17-3-0; Ali Gibbs 16-0-0. Silvers Final Qualifier: Keith Turner.

Blake Hall Fisheries, Cheadle, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs. Sat., Blake Lake. Matthew Sellers 32-13-0; J. Riley 22-5-0; Nelly Edwards 12-13-0.

Blundell Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Sat., Open, Trio & East Lakes. Andy Pearson 120-0-0 (138-6-0) (F1s to 7lb on poled maggot down the edge); Chris Weeder (Chris Weeder Jnr. Angling) 118-2-0 (carp to 6lb on poled maggot down the edge); Dave Swain (Garbolino/Dynamite) 92-6-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Sat., Open, Lake 9. Paul Jenneys 48-5-0; Graig Dickinson 42-2-0; Aaron Wright 37-0-0.

Brookside Fisheries, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Open, Snake Lakes 1 & 2. Stuart Conroy 116-5-0; Steve Carrier 101-13-0; Dean Edwards 93-14-0.

Castle Ashby Opens, Grendon, Northants. Wed 13th Mar., Grendon Lake. Paul Robinson 40-11-0; (Joint 2nd) John Bazeley 28-15-0; Courtney Hewlett 28-15-0. Sat 16th Mar., Brickyard Pool. Courtney Hewlett 36-1-0; Frank Pizzimenti 26-12-0; (Joint 3rd) Alan Coleman 24-9-0; Paul Beasley 24-9-0. Sun 17th Mar., Grendon Lake. Phil Wintle 42-10-0; Ian Drage 25-4-0; Matt Ellson 21-6-0.

Flore & Brockhall AC Teams of Three Final, Dog Lane Fishery, Napton-on-the-Hill, Warks. Sun 17th Mar. Steve Barratt (Newbold) 21-7-0; Gil Corn (The George) 21-6-0; Brian Johnson (The George) 20-13-0. Top team on the day: Newbold. Final league: Newbold 78; The George 65.5; Regulars 60; Dolphins 59; Reliants 46.5.

Glebe AC, Makins Fishery, Bramcote, Nuneaton, Warks. Sun 17th Mar. Vince Battams 92-6-0; Russ Colton 63-10-0; Andy Belham 36-15-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Open, Match Pool (12 fished). John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 44-2-0 (carp to 9lb on poled corn); Bob Palmer (Hawkesbury) 35-5-0 (carp to 4lb plus two bream to 4lb on poled corn and pellet); Paul Thompson (Hawkesbury) 28-14-0 (carp to 6lb on pole-fished soft pellet).

High Heyes Farm Fishery (The Catteries) Open, Chorley, Lancs. Sat. Kevin Monks 58-12-0; James Declouet 52-8-0; Jordan Cameron 35-8-0; Paul Billington 28-4-0.

Hilton Park Fishery Open, Shareshill, Wolverhampton, W. Mids. Sat. Icky Kull (Fatty’s Baits & Tackle) 54-14-0 (F1s and carp on pole tactics); Carl Bowater 50-11-0 (F1s and carp on pole tactics); Gavin Whyman 44-9-0 (F1s and carp on pole tactics).

Izaak Walton Fishery Winter League, Round 5, Chebsey, Stafford, Staffs. Sun. E. Knight 107-13-0; Dan Deakin 86-0-0; Robbie Dale 82-13-0; P. Hudson 82-6-0; Luke Pemberton 61-12-0. (no league placings supplied).

Lagoon AC, Furtho Manor Farm, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun 17th Mar., Lagoon Pool. Barry Witteridge 2-14-0 (one tench). (the rest DNW).

Meadowlands Teams of Three League, Final Round (5), Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Sun 17th Mar., Lambsdown Lake & Warren Pool (42 fished). Peter Caton (Captain Crooks) 201-6-0; Steve Ringer (Guru/Daiwa) 195-8-0; Karl Mullen (Sicarios) 112-7-0; Carl Barnfield (Foxes) 111-4-0; Stu Palser (Captain Croosk) 105-4-0; I. Lillystore (Tornadoes) 91-8-0. Teams: Captain Crooks 8; Guru/Daiwa 9 (351-4-0); Tornadoes 9 (250-11-0); Ginger Ninjas 15; Casemore Baits 17; Sicarios 18. Final league: Guru/Daiwa 68 (1,090-2-0); Captain Crooks 68 (1,027-6-0); Casemore Baits 79; Ginger Ninjas 96 (820-14-0); Sicarios 96 (683-1-0); Tornadoes 103.

Molly’s Fisheries Silvers Open, Wigan, Gtr. Manchester. Sat. Ian Blakeley (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 29-13-0; Graham Sixsmith 29-10-0; Colin Wood (Wood’s Floats) 26-12-0.

Monkhall Fishery, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed 13th Mar., Open, Swallow Pool. Rob Jeaps (Monkhall) 93-12-0; Simon Harris (Little Dawley AC) 80-2-0; James Woodfine (Maver Midlands) 73-0-0. Sat 16th Mar., Open, Hawk Pool. Andy Kyte (Middle Severn Angling) 131-12-0; Rob Jeaps (Monkhall) 88-0-0; Romeo Wang (Monkhall) 86-10-0. Sun 17th Mar., Open, Buzzard Pool. Glen Monks (Monkhall) 149-0-0; Mark Rundle (Monkhall) 125-4-0; Johnny Rouse (Monkhall) 115-10-0.

Nene/Towcester AC, Furtho Manor Farm, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Wed 13th Mar. John Broughton 7-0-0; Harry Harris 1-2-0; Brian Ayliff 1-0-0.

Nisa Feeders Open, Makins Fishery, Bramcote, Nuneaton, Warks. Wed., Phase One – Lakes Three & Four. Joe Carass (NuFish) 77-9-0 (decent carp on the feeder to the island); Daz Milne (Hinckley) 75-1-0 (carp on the pole, shallow); Andy Findlay (Preston Innovations) 65-7-0; Sam Collett (NuFish / Dynamite) 57-11-0; LJ Stroud (The Rod Squad) 40-0-0; Ricky Arms (Hinckley) 31-7-0.

Osprey AC, Castle Ashby, Grendon, Northants. Sun 17th Mar., Brickyard Pool. Andy Knell 31-12-0; Ray Radon 26-1-0; John Bazeley 20-15-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Big Geary’s Pool (14 fished). John Burchell 96-2-0 (carp and skimmers on poled maggot); Andy Christie 88-9-0 (carp on poled pellet); Jon Newton 77-3-0 (carp on the pellet waggler and poled maggot); Lee Davis 77-2-0 (carp on the Method feeder and poled pellet). Sat., Open, Big Geary’s Pool (20 fished). Barry Byrd 93-7-0 (carp on poled maggot down the edge); Trevor Hodges 53-2-0 (carp on the Method feeder); Lee Davis 49-13-0 (carp on poled pellet); Dave Roberts 45-14-0 (carp on bomb and pellet).

Packington Somers Fisheries Big Geary’s Silver League, Final Round (4) Meriden, W. Mids. Sun., Big Geary’s Pool (24 fished). Alan Hancox 22-12-0; Brad Smith 18-5-0; Dave Elliott 17-10-0; Martin Wood 17-9-0. Final league: (Octogenarian) Dave Elliott 3 (78-8-0); Trevor Hougham 3 (51-4-0); Martin Wood 4 (62-6-0); Jon Newton 4 (55-6-0); Brad Smith 4 (46-15-0); Alan Hancox 6 (53-8-0); Dave Ashdown 6 (47-5-0); Paul Mortimer 6 (42-4-0).

Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Open, Covey Lakes 1-4 (58 fished). John Nugent 96-10-0; Lee Lamb 91-3-0; Martin Baldwin 75-14-0; Jake Waterworth 65-14-0; Neil Machin 60-6-0; Danny Aldred 58-2-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Mon., Over’s 60 Open, Sycamore Pool. Colin Reynolds (Preston Innovations Boldings) 140-0-0; Steve Owen (Monkhall) 129-12-0; Terry Edwards (Pool Hayes) 129-2-0; Dave Mortlock (Preston Innovations Boldings) 125-6-0; Bill Hill (Preston Innovations Boldings) 120-11-0. Wed., Open, Larch Pool. Gaz Willey (Walsall) 135-14-0; Dave Bowater (Preston Innovations Boldings) 121-8-0; Rich Pedlar (Bibby’s/Stone & District AC) 115-9-0; Les Willey (Walsall) 103-7-0; Gareth Unwin (Big C) 102-15-0. Sat., Oswestrians AC, Ash Pool. Clive Wynn 105-6-0; Colin Reynolds 91-14-0; Kenny Humphreys 86-14-0; Rob Hancox 69-9-0; Terry Edwards 69-2-0. Sun., Open, Sycamore Pool. Rich Pedlar (Bibby’s/Stone & District AC) 153-9-0; Gary Smith (Maver Elite) 107-5-0; Steve Woodhall (Preston Innovations Boldings) 107-0-0; Matt Rathbone (St. Francis) 93-5-0; A. Tank (Walsall) 82-0-0.

Spilsby AA, Toad Hall Fishery, Candlesby, Spilsby, Lincs. Wed. Tony Hancock 41-15-0; Neil Williams 36-12-0; Dave Andrew 24-4-0.

Splinters AC, Peatlling Pools, Peatling Parva, Lutterworth, Leics. Wed 13th Mar., B. Lake. Tom Griffiths 114-6-0; Trev Griffiths 96-1-0; Dave Griffiths 83-5-0. Sun 17th Mar., C. Lake. Steve Johnson 106-5-0; Kev Elliott 87-11-0; Tom Griffiths 81-11-0.

Stoppo’s Fishery Silvers Open, Coton-in-the-Elms, Derbys. Wed. Carl Yeomans 13-15-0 (skimmers to 2lb plus smaller samples on the short pole at 4 metres); Ian Saiger 13-2-0 (three big crucians and nice skimmers close in); John Harper 12-9-0 (mainly skimmers close in); Ian Foster 9-0-0 (skimmers on the short pole).

The Cunneries Fishery, Eccleston, Chorley, Lancs. Sat., Open, Merlin & Hawk Pools. Stu Carroll 82-13-0; Jack Howarth 81-14-0; Ant Sheridan 81-2-0.

The Oaks Lakes, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat., Open, Cedar Lake. Andrew Shuttleworth 62-12-0 (F1s); Dave Kirby 56-7-0; Jonny James 55-0-0.

The Old Hough Coarse Fishery, Middlewich, Ches. Sat., Open, Lower Benbo, Lucky Dip, Prospect & Goose Pools. Mike Anderson 72-10-0; Jay Phoenix 63-1-0; Mick Reed 56-6-0; Carl Day 53-13-0; Paul Davies 47-10-0; Dave Pimlott 46-6-0.

Todber Manor, Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Sat., Open, Hill View Lake (9 fished). Zac Brown 570-8-0; Henry Smith 470-12-0; Phil Hardwick 428-8-0.

Todber Manor Silver Fish Open, Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Sat., Ash Lake. Dan Ponting 20-4-0; Matt Skyme 19-12-0; Stu White 18-10-0.

Weston Pools Opens, Oswestry, Shrops. Sat., Weir Pool. Chris Lane 110-12-0; Kevin Roderick 73-10-0; Adrian Chidlow 51-13-0. Sat., Canal Pool. Bob Williams 83-13-0; Allan Hughes 81-4-0; Steve Openshaw 76-13-0.

Whitmore Fisheries, Greenhalgh, Preston, Lancs. Sat., Open, East Canal (17 fished). Richard Yates 48-12-0; Graham Carter 41-5-0; (Joint 3rd) Gary Gunn 31-14-0; Jordan Bate 31-14-0.

Last Edited: 25 March 2024

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