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Angling match results for week ending 29 February 2020

Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.

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Cradley Heath Labour AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Hinksford & Gothersley, Staffs. Sun. S. West (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 9-15-0; B. Smith (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 8-12-0; S. Sadler (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 6-6-0.

Crewe & District AA Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Henhull, Nantwich, Ches. Sun. D. Ellis (Team Les ‘O') 0-14-12; P. Dobing (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 0-14-0; I. Hemery (Crewe Match Anglers) 0-8-8.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Slade Heath Basin, Boats & Railway Sections, Coven, Staffs. Sun. S. Thomson (Goodyear AC) 6-9-13; M. Wood (Goodyear AC) 6-9-0; B. Jones (Goodyear AC) 5-7-4.

Izaak Walton (Stafford) AA Open Sweep, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Baswich Lane, Stafford, Staffs. Sun. M. ‘Sticky' Wilton (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 4-1-4; D. McCall (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 2-5-0; K. Hulland (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 2-1-4; S. Dudley (Sensas Black Country) 1-13-8; M. Matthews (Izaak Walton (Stafford) AA) 1-4-12.

Sportsman AC Open, Walsall Canal, Metro Bridge Section, Wednesbury, W. Mids. Sat. A. Swift (Browning) 2-15-3; D. Sheaf (Sportsman AC) 2-10-8; N. Wilson (Good Intent) 2-7-3.

Stoke City DAA Winter League, Round 4, Shropshire Union Canal, High Onn, Church Eaton, Staffs. Sat. D. Holbrook (Four Ashes AC) 3-15-0; S. Preece (Crewe Match Anglers) 3-14-9; B. Leatherbarrow (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 3-14-6. (No league placings supplied).

Thornhill AC Open, Calder & Hebble Canal, Dewsbury, Kirklees, W. Yorks. Sat. C. Smith (Matrix Halifax) 1-1-0; K. Marshall (Octbox/Tri-Cast Calder) 0-9-0; T. Schofield (Matrix Halifax) 0-8-0; B. Kellett (Thornhill AC) 0-4-0; R. Haigh (Thornhill AC) 0-2-8.


Dave Hillier Memorial Open, River Stour, Deepwater to Rectory Straight, Dorset. Sun. B. Dukes (Garbolino Blackmore Vale) 10-9-0; J. Kiernan (Gillingham AA) 8-14-0; R. Knight (Gillingham AA) 8-1-0; T. West (Gillingham AA) 7-10-0; D. Sealey (Gillingham AA) 7-4-0; P. Leach (Gillingham AA) 5-6-0.

Hen Brook Open, River Great Ouse, Navigation Wharf, St. Neots, Cambs. Sun. M. Dickerson 16-6-0; S. Curtis 8-2-0; M. Mobbs 6-4-0.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Kiveton Waters, Sheffield, S. Yorks. Sun. T. French 109-11-0; J. Cawthorne 50-2-0; M. Watson 39-15-0.


Hodnet AC, Preeswood Pool, Hodnet, Shrops. Sun. G. Perkins (Hodnet AC) 20-2-0; B. Parrish (Hodnet AC) 17-6-0; D. Davies (Hodnet AC) 10-0-0.

Patshull Park Sensas Winter League Challenge 2020, Final Round, Great Lake, Pattingham, S. Staffs. Sun. S. Preece (M&S Joinery) 9-8-0; G. Johnson (Sensas) 5-12-0; H. Szmalec (Patshull Park) 4-11-0; D. Ridgeway (Shifnal) 3-5-0; T. Hope (Shifnal) 3-4-0; K. Tipton (Sensas) 2-6-0. Final league: G. Johnson (Sensas) 6; K. Tipton (Sensas) 12; D. Jukes (Maver) 13; S. Preece (M&S Joinery) 14.

Commercials & Drains

Angling Trust Winter League Final 2020, Decoy Lakes, Whittlesey, Cambs. & Fenland Drains, Cambs. Sat. Drennan Barnsley Blacks (31) 274K 675g; Drennan Oxford (50) 195K 066g; Daiwa Dorking (51) 164K 890g; P.I. Sonubaits NW (54) 189K 575g; D.G.L. (56) 240K 860g; Browning Ossett (59) 171K 795g. Decoy Individual Winner: L. Gibbon (Matrix Bait-Tech LTB) 85K 425g. Fens Individual Winner: W. Freeman (Drennan Barnsley Blacks) 13K 140g.


A.J. Jewson Tuesday Silvers Open, Bradshaw Hall Fishery, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Tues., Lake 4. M. Dobson (A.J. Jewson Tackle) 14-4-0; N. Burland (Tri-Cast Calder) 11-7-0; N. Pickles (Hebden Bridge A.S.) 9-2-0; K. Marshall (Octbox/Tri-Cast Calder) 8-15-0; M. Blagbrough (Tri-Cast Calder) 8-5-0; W. Mcleavy (Tri-Cast Calder) 8-4-0.

A.J. Jewson Silver Fish Only League, Sunrise Lakes, Spofforth, N. Yorks. Sun. A. Barker (The Oaks) 11-8-0; S. Michaels (Tri-Cast) 8-1-0; S. Faunthorpe (Bradford) 7-15-0; T. Worsnop (Matrix Halifax) 7-13-0; D. Stanhope (Leeds) 7-3-0; I. Dawson (Mirfield AC) 5-14-0.

Aston Park Fisheries, Sheffield, S. Yorks. Sat., Bill's Pool. S. Alderson 50-14-0; F. Moore 29-6-0; M. Rosevear 23-10-0.

Blundells Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Sat., Trio & West Lakes. A. Musgrove (Edgeley Sports) 186-4-0; D. Swain (Garbolino Dynamite Baits) 97-12-0; S. Green (Warrington) 56-8-0.

Brookside Fisheries, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Snake Lakes 1 &2. S. Conroy (Kamasan) 65-3-0; A. Matcalfe (Ray's Tackle) 64-13-0; S. Carter (Widnes AC) 55-10-0.

Conifer Lake, Allerthorpe, Yorks. Sat., Barney's & Tony's Lakes. J. Baxter 66-2-0; G. Barnard 48-8-0; P. Solar 43-9-0.

Drennan Silvers League, Round 7, Rycroft Fishery, Hemington, Leics./Derbys. Border. Sun., Clover Lake, Old Canal & Carp Lake. Clover Lake: A. Taft (Nathan's) 26-2-0; J. Nicholls 24-3-0; A. Chisholm (Shakespeare) 21-3-0. Old Canal: (Joint 1st) K. Stalley (Nathan's) 19-4-0; A. Beesley (Nathan's) 19-4-0; N. Hughes (Nathan's) 18-6-0. Carp Lake: P. Turner (Climax Tackle) 15-4-0; K. Hales (LEV) 14-11-0; K. Rutter (Coors AC) 12-6-0. League: L. Bickerton 94-5-0; W. Swinscoe 91-13-0; P. Cooke 83-6-0; A. Taft 82-10-0; S. Ashby 82-2-0.

Eastfield Farm Fishery, Horncastle, Lincs. Sat. R. Crook 37-0-0; B. Drake 34-5-0; L. Browne 30-8-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun. P. Reynolds (Hawkesbury) 87-13-0; D. Lanny (Leicester) 48-7-0; J. Galloway (Hawkesbury) 35-0-0.

Heronbrook Fisheries Individual League, Final Round, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Sun., Match Lake, Island, Bridge & Canal Pools. A. Christie (B'ham) 65-10-0; S. Tapper (Smith's Bait & Tackle) 54-9-0; K. Oldham (Nathan's Youth) 51-6-0; A. Adams (Heronbrook) 38-0-0; P. Gibson (Nathan's Youth) 35-1-0; K. Rogers (Smith's Bait & Tackle) 34-8-0. Final league: D. Lockett (Heronbrook) 8 (£400); K. Oldham (Nathan's Youth) 9 (£300); P. Gibson (Nathan's Youth) 11 (£200); A. Christie (B'ham) 13 (£100) (2 section wins and on weight); K. Rogers (Smith's Bait & Tackle) 13 (£90); C. O'Connor (Smith's Bait & Tackle) 13 (£80).

Lindholme Lakes, West Carr, Doncaster, Yorks. Sun., Benny's Lake. D. Taylor (Tri-Cast Calder) 64-6-0; C. Ellis (Tri-Cast Calder) 48-15-0; C. Oliver (Lindholme) 46-0-0.

Lingmere Fishery, Birkenhead, The Wirral. Sat. D. Cheetham 97-8-0; T. Neil 59-4-0; P. Kaye 51-1-0.

Makins Fishery, Bramcote, Nuneaton, Warks. Wed., Nisa Feeders Open, Phase 1-Lake Two. A. Robertshaw (Leicester Gas) 39-8-0; A. Neale (Stratford Fishing & Outdoors) 36-3-0; J. Adamson (Nisa Feeders) 26-15-0. Thurs., Nisa Feeders Open, Phase 3-Severn Lake. S. Haywood (Middy Tackle) 48-1-0; T. Sanderson (Leicester) 38-12-0; J. Adamson (Nisa Feeders) 34-15-0.

Monkhall Fisheries, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed., Swallow Pool. S. Campbell (Monkhall) 20-10-0; G. Steele (Monkhall) 15-12-0; S. Owen (Monkhall) 15-8-0. Sat., Hawk & Owl Pools. M. Dawes (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 77-2-0; G. Thomas (Matrix Midlands) 72-0-0; A. Welding (Matrix Midlands) 66-4-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, nr. Kidderminster, Worcs. Wed., Over 50s Open, Meadow Pool. P. Bailey (Moorlands) 29-0-0; R. Knowles (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 28-6-0; R. Clarke (Lazy Hill) 23-2-0. Thurs., Costcutter, Silver Pool. J. Hodge (Moorlands) 68-14-0; R. Kings (Mosella) 63-12-0; P. Hodge (Moorlands) 59-8-0. Sat., Winter Pairs Series, Round 6, Meadow & Silver Pools. S. Rocke (Moorlands) 122-1-0; R. Kings (Mosella) 119-9-0; M. Lefevre (Moorlands Gold) 116-8-0. Pairs on the day: N. Colcombe (Moorlands) & S. Rocke (Moorlands) 3; A. Jackson (T.B.F.) & R. Kings (Mosella) 5 (on weight); J. Hodge (Moorlands) & P. Hodge (Moorlands) 5. League: I. Mills (Robin's Timber) & P. Bailey (Moorlands) 28; (Joint 2nd) N. Colcombe (Moorlands) & S. Rocke (Moorlands) 31; M. Jones (Old Bear) & C. Jones (Old Bear) 31. Sun., Bank, Moors & Island Pools. I. Mills (Robin's Timber) 72-9-0; A. Hickman (Moorlands) 56-1-0; J. Holloway (Preston Innovations) 56-2-0.

Old Hough Fisheries, Middlewich, Ches. Sat., Upper & Lower Benbo, Lucky Dip, Prospect, Boulders & Goose Pools. N. Dimmick 58-0-0; D. Pimlott 50-7-0; D. Holland 45-14-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open**,** Rover. M. Sumners (Packington) 65-8-0; R. Beasley (Packington) 53-13-0; D. Tresigne (Packington) 48-5-0. Sat., Open, Rover. L. Richards (Packington) 113-13-0; J. Newton (Smithy's) 112-14-0; N. Groves (Foster's) 104-12-0. Sun., Open, Little Geary's Pool. L. Richards (Packington) 63-0-0; A. Street (Packington) 45-1-0; D. Reynolds (Packington) 43-13-0. Sun., Solihull Angling Centre Silvers League, Big Geary's Pool. P. Brown (Packington) 16-8-0; R. Mallabone (Packington) 13-0-0; D. Elliot (Packington) 10-8-0.

Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Thurs., Covey Lakes 2 & 3. S. Openshaw 72-6-0; J. Turner 50-0-0; J. Gamble 49-2-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Mon., Sycamore Pool. O. Boswell (Mosella Select) 48-8-0; D. Pritchard (Preston Innovations Boldings) 44-9-0; A. Kempin (Little Dawley AS) 32-2-0. Wed., Larch & Chestnut Pools. B. Hill (Preston Innovations Boldings) 99-10-0; T. Edwards (Swan Elite) 74-3-0; M. Keene (Shrewsbury) 63-11-0. Thurs., Sycamore Pool. S. Owen (Monkhall) 48-15-0; (Joint 2nd) A. Kempin (Little Dawley AS) 30-4-0; D. Mortlock (Preston Innovations Boldings) 30-4-0. Sat., Chestnut Pool. J. O'Sullivan (Sonubaits) 87-5-0; B. Hill (Preston Innovations Boldings) 83-12-0; S. Christian (Cadence) 53-10-0. Sun., Chestnut & Sycamore Pools. R. Duke (Middle Severn Angling) 77-8-0; C. Lane (Preston Innovations Boldings) 77-6-0; M. Taylor (Dynamite Guru) 74-12-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Sat., Front & Back Deans Pools. C. Whitley (Colmic Select) 58-8-0; A. Noddie (Haines AC) 56-12-0; S. Nickless (Sensas) 50-2-0. Sun., Pairs League Final**,** Front & Back Deans, High, & Arles Pools. D. Gray (Peg One Angling) 81-0-0; S. Paris (Woodlands) 65-3-0; A. Crocker (Wales) 51-12-0. Pairs Overall: I. Harvey & A. Crocker 22; D. Baker & M. Williams 41; S. Tibbits & T. Jones 44.

Sherwood Forest Fishery Winter League, Final Round, Edwinstowe, Notts. Sun., Cavendish Lake. M. Elliott (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 21-0-0; S. Richards (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 14-1-0; M. Langton (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 13-9-0. Final league: M. Elliott 8 (£210); I. Boyd 10 (£170); S. Richards 12 (£130); D. Round 14 (£100); M. Bower 15 (£70); M. Langton 16 (£40).

Sphere Silver Fish Winter League, Round 8, Aston Park Fisheries, Sheffield, S. Yorks. Sat., Lilly Lake. M. Todd 38-0-0; A. Morley 31-0-0; J. White 18-10-0.

The Oaks Lakes Silvers League, Sessay, Thirsk, N. Yorks. Sat. T. Peters (Tri-Cast Calder) 32-14-0; M. Holmes (Matrix Halifax) 29-8-0; A. Barker (Oaks) 28-8-0; D. Briggs (Shipley) 26-4-0.

Todber Manor, Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Sat., Drennan Silvers Match**,** Hill View, Ash & Homeground Lakes. M. Poolman 19-8-0; M. Skyme 18-9-0; J. Shepherd 18-2-0.

Viaduct Fishery, Somerton, Somerset. Sat., Campbell Lake. M. Vigar 130-2-0; M. Wynne 84-0-0; T. Macket 71-15-0. Silvers: M. Tizard 24-2-0; P. Hardwick 22-4-0; M. Leahy 19-13-0.

Wassell Grove Fisheries Silvers League, Round 9, Hagley, Worcs. Sat., Match Lake. D. Hobbis (Wassell Grove) 24-4-0; M. Williams (Wassell Grove) 23-6-0; M. Alldritt (Wassell Grove) 22-8-0. League (after 2 droppers): (Joint 1st) K. Williams (Wolverhampton) 14; D. Boswell (Wassell Grove) 14; M. Alldrift (Wassell Grove) 21.

Wassell Grove Fisheries Winter League, Penultimate Round, Hagley, Worcs. Sat., Match Lake. S. Cutler (Wassell Grove) 37-4-0; M. Smith (Wassell Grove) 27-6-0; K. Williams (Wolverhampton) 22-14-0. League: (Joint 1st) A. Ward (Wassell Grove) 14; M. Smith (Wassell Grove) 14; G. Gelder (Wassell Grove) 16. Silvers Cumulatives: G. Gelder (Wassell Grove) 93-11-0; S. Maynes (Wassell Grove) 85-7-0; A. Ward (Wassell Grove) 84-9-0.

Weston Pools, Oswestry, Shrops. Fri., Over 50s Open, Rover, All Pools. J. Berry (Carlsberg Tetley) 59-2-0; C. Lewis (Weston Pools) 57-14-0; I. Simpson (Maver Dynamite NW) 54-5-0. Sat., Open, Rover, All Pools. R. O'Connor (Weston Pools) 89-3-0; C. Diamond (Weston Pools) 82-6-0. (Only top two supplied).

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Last Edited: 24 February 2020

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