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Angling match results for week ending 31 March 2024 (including Easter Monday)

Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.


Colmic Prostate Screening Fund 2024 Qualifier, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal (Wolverhampton AA Waters), Pretty Bridge Section, Penkridge, Staffs. Wed (21 fished). Perry Follows (Team Eclipse) 13-6-0; Steve Brookes (Wellingborough AC) 7-1-0; Steve Dudley (Bag’em/Maver Midlands) 4-8-10; Dave Mawby (Wellingborough AC) 3-9-8; Paul Turner (Colmic UK) 3-8-0; Terry Nutt (Hodnet AC) 3-3-8. Qualifiers: Steve Dudley (Bag’em/Maver Midlands); Terry Nutt (Hodnet AC); Dave Mawby (Wellingborough AC); Steve Brookes (Wellingborough AC).

Crewe MG Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Henhull, nr. Nantwich, Ches. Sun (20 fished). Jan Verbruggen (Saints) 9-2-12 (a 3lb bream plus mixed silvers); Dan Wilson (Colmic NW) 4-11-12 (skimmers and roach); Bob Yeomans (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 4-7-0 (mixed bag); Tony ‘Big Dog’ Swindells (Dave’s of Middlewich) 4-2-0 (mixed bag).

Erewash Spring League, Round 3, Erewash Canal, Cotmanhay, Derbys. Sat. Ben Sharratt (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 9-13-0 (7lb of perch and 2lb of roach); Derek Jackson (3 Counties) 8-1-0; John Lock (Loughborough Soar MG) 5-3-0; Tony Barker (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 4-5-0; Dave Clayton (Drennan Leics. MVDE) 4-4-0; Steve Posiak (Long Eaton Fed.) 4-2-0. League: Derek Jackson (3 Counties) 13-15-0; Ben Sharratt (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 12-0-0; John Lock (Loughborough Soar MG) 11-15-0; Derek Hicklin (3 Counties) 10-8-0.

Goms Mill Open, Trent & Mersey Canal, Middleport, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs. Sun. J. Rowland (Goms Mill) 4-11-4; M. Heath (Dolphin Tackle, Guns & Boats) 3-4-12; M. Pass (Goms Mill) 2-4-12; P. Allwood (Maver Central) 2-1-4; J. Browning (Maver Central) 1-14-12; J. Brockway (Maver Central) 1-6-0.

Goodyear AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Shawhall Lane Section, Coven, Staffs. Sun (10 fished). Michael Thomson (Goodyear AC) 4-0-0 (a 2lb bream plus a 6oz roach and bits on poled bread punch); Martin Spruce (Goodyear AC) 2-13-0 (all bits); (Joint 3rd) Johnny Benness (Goodyear AC) 2-4-2 (stamp-fish down the track); Malcolm Bethell (Goodyear AC) 2-4-2 (mainly gudgeon); Steve Cope (Goodyear AC) 2-1-2 (mostly roach on poled bread punch); Glenn Law (Goodyear AC) 2-0-8 (mostly roach on poled bread punch).

HanKat Superteam AS Open, Stourbridge Canal, Tank, Tackle Shop, Boats & Brythill Drive Sections of the Old Strike Waters, Brierley Hill, W. Mids. Sat (29 fished). Ian Thompson (Canal Kings) 7-14-0; Norman Wilson (Stourport) 6-2-0; Mickey Howell (HanKat Superteam AS) 4-3-0; Sir David Sheaf (Canal Kings) 4-0-0; Tony Bowen (HanKat Superteam AS) 3-7-4; Lee Woodhouse (HanKat Superteam AS) 3-6-8.

HanKat Superteam AS Winter Pairs League, Final Round (7), Dudley No. 2 Canal, Zone A – Link 51 Section, Brierley Hill, W. Mids. & Dudley No. 1 Canal, Zone B – Waterfront & Pub Section, Brierley Hill, W. Mids. Sun. Tim Poole (HanKat Superteam AS) 7-14-7; Tony Bowen (HanKat Superteam AS) 6-9-10; Dean Webb (Sensas Black Country) 5-7-2; Gary Owen (Canal Kings/Storey’s) 3-1-0; Shane Bassett (Sensas Black Country) 2-74; Andy Swift (Team Central) 1-15-0. Pairs: Tim Poole (HanKat Superteam AS) & Mark Douglas (HanKat Superteam AS) 3; Andy Curless (Drennan NW) & Tony Bowen (HanKat Superteam AS) 4; Dean Webb (Sensas Black Country) & Owen Westwood (Wolverhampton AA) 5; Jenny Walters (Maver Central MVDE) & Gary Owen (Canal Kings/Storey’s) 6; Shane Bassett (Sensas Black Country) & John Cartwright (HanKat Superteam AS) 7; James Wilson (Smithy’s) & Andy Swift (Team Central) (guesting for Steve Worton [HanKat Superteam AS] & Louis Worton [HanKat Superteam AS]) 8. Final league: (Joint 1st) Dean Webb (Sensas Black Country) & Owen Westwood (Wolverhampton AA) 50; Tim Poole (HanKat Superteam AS) & Mark Douglas (HanKat Superteam AS) 50; Jamie Clark (Cradley Heath Labour AC) & Kev Clark (Cradley Heath Labour AC) 56; (Joint 4th) Pete Halton (ZLT) & Dave Anderson (Sportsman AA) 60; Lee Woodhouse (HanKat Superteam AS) & Stu Cutler (HanKat Superteam AS) 60.

Sportsman AA Open, Walsall Canal (BCN), Moors Mill Lane Section, Tipton, W. Mids. Sat. Tony Garrett (Sportsman AA) 3-9-9 (roach and skimmers); Mal Galliers (Sportsman AA) 1-15-6; Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 1-15-2; John Whitehouse (Canal Kings) 1-4-0.

Wigan DAA Members Flyers, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, DW Stadium Section, Stadium Way, Wigan, Gtr. Manchester. Wed. Sean Wharton (Hindley MG) 6-1-0; John Lloyd (Liverpool AS) 3-15-0; Brian Meadows (Hindley MG) 2-15-0; Ant Lloyd (Liverpool AS) 2-10-0. Sat., Leeds & Liverpool Canal, The Saracen’s Head PH Section, Halsall, W. Lancs. (28 fished). John Edwards (Leigh) 5-4-0; Roger Gardom (Colmic Dynamite Trentmen) 5-1-8; Tony Richardson (Hindley MG) 4-14-0; Shaun Birchall (Saints) 4-0-8; Alan Crooke (Drennan NW) 3-12-4. Sun., Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Pinfold Lane Section, Scarisbrick, W. Lancs. Kev Clarke (Wigan MG) 9-9-8; Jeff Stirratt (Liverpool AS) 9-8-0; Dean Meadows (Hindley MG) 6-11-12; John Easton (Liverpool AS) 6-3-4.

Wolverhampton AA Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Pendeford, W. Mids. Sun (18 fished). Steve Dudley (Bag’em/Maver Midlands) 14-6-0; Martin Owen (Bag’em/Maver Midlands) 8-2-0; Ben Garbett (Bag’em/Maver Midlands) 6-12-0; Dave Dale (Drennan Leics. MVDE) 5-5-0; Paul Turner (Colmic UK) 5-4-8; Darren Bolton (Sensas Black Country) 4-13-0.

Wolverhampton Over 60’s Club Open, Trent & Mersey Canal, The Fruit Farm Section, Gt. Haywood, Staffs. Wed (8 fished). Keith Holbrook (Rough Hay AC) 11-2-0 (a 1lb 8oz bream, smaller skimmers plus a few decent perch on poled caster and worm); Bob Boothby (Ian’s Tackle) 8-7-7 (skimmers plus a few decent perch on poled worm and red maggot); John Hanna (Milo/Bait-Tech West Midlands) 6-3-0 (some big perch and the odd stamp roach on poled caster and worm); Hughie Blair Snr. (Bridgtown Social AC) 3-15-0 (roach and skimmers on poled bread punch and caster); Joe Athersmith (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-15-0 (stamp-roach) 2-15-0; Mark Wyton (Goodyear AC) 2-9-4 (roach on poled bread punch).

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Earlswood Lakes Easter Monday Open, Solihull, W. Mids. Bank Holiday Mon., Windmill ‘Yachter’ Lake (17 fished). Mike Spragg (Gloucester) 18-14-0 (four bream on the feeder with maggot); Martin Cox (Earlswood) 18-6-0 (four bream on the feeder with worm); Ryan Hemming (Earlswood) 17-6-0 (two bream on the feeder with worm); Dave Amos (Gloucester) 15-0-0 (four bream on feeder tactics).

Embryo Kiveton Waters, Sheffield, S. Yorks. Tues., Bomb & Feeder Match, Eve’s & Lynn’s Lakes. M. Shepherd 93-11-0; Martin Edis 84-8-0; Danny Bowskill 63-12-0. Wed., Over 50’s Open, Eve’s Lake. Raymond Harris 88-11-0; Andy Hill 85-1-0; Paul Walker 83-3-0. Sat., Open, Eve’s Lake. Kevin Caudwell 56-4-0; Andre Marsland 52-8-0; Nigel Shipman 51-4-0.

Peter Caton’s Boddington Open for the Work-Shy and Retired, Boddington Reservoir, nr. Byfield, Northants. Tues. Pegs 69-80 (Aqua Bingo): 1st M. Worrall £70; 2nd G. Miles £40. Pegs 82-92: Stu Palser 48-12-0; Wayne Sharman 12-13-0; D. Sanders 9-10-0.

Wythall RBL, Earlswood Lakes, Solihull, W. Mids. Sun 24th Mar., Engine Pool (14 fished). Phil Southgate 76-13-0; Scott Rhodes 68-9-0; Eddie Swan 63-13-0.


Castle AC Silvers Open, Canons, Northants. Sun 24th Mar. Dawid Zukowski 4-12-0; (Joint 2nd) John Lewis 4-7-0; Dick Ashby 4-7-0.

Long Eaton Fed., Brewery Ponds, Shardlow, Derbys. Wed. Rob Pembridge (Soldiers & Sailors) 4-12-0 (140 silvers and a good perch); Alan Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 3-15-8; Alec Whitmore (Nathan’s of Derby) 2-1-0; Pete Swainston (Nottm. Deraf) 1-14-0; Ivan Carrier (Long Eaton Fed.) 1-13-8; Dave Morris (Long Eaton Fed.) 1-13-0.

Patshull Park Fishery Two Day Easter Pairs Festival 2024, The Great Lake, Pattingham, Staffs. Sun/Bank Holiday Mon (18 fished). Day One: Rich Lawson 24-8-0; Ben Stanford 11-4-0; Cagsy Parry 9-0-0. Day Two: Phil Davies 24-2-0; Paul Bucknell 12-10-0; Andy Earl 12-9-0. Festival overall: Rich Lawson & Brian Clark 47-8-0; Phil Davies & Darren Frost 46-14-0; Paul Bucknell & Steve Preece 35-9-0.

Towcester/Nene AC, Silver Lake, Wappenham, Northants. Sun 24th Mar (13 fished). John Broughton 11-10-0 (three bream plus bits); Mick Goodridge 5-12-0; Rob Pottinger 4-12-0.


Bitterwell Lake Winter Silvers Final, Coalpit Heath, Bristol. Sun 24th Mar (21 fished). Ricky Mills 32-3-0; Adam Palmer 26-10-0; Des Shipp 25-12-0; Vic Bush 24-14-0; Paul Elmes 23-14-0.

BK Fisheries Silver Only Open, St. Erth, Cornwall. Sun., Bill’s Pool. Aaron Jenkin 80-14-0 (NEW LAKE RECORD); John Vinten 66-5-0; Shaun Strickland 54-3-0.

Blake Hall Fisheries, Cheadle, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs. Sun., Open, Peninsula Lake. Bob Hunt 133-5-0; Mark Harrison 90-6-0; Nathan Davies 74-10-0.

Blundell Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Sat., Open, Trio, East, Ash & Pine Lakes. Chris Davies (Warrington) 106-5-0 (carp to 6lb on poled corn over micros); Ashley Varley (Rochdale Angling Centre) 87-15-0 (carp to 12lb on poled pellet down the edge); Eddie Bibby (Broom Fisheries) 71-12-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Sat., Open, Lakes 8 & 9 (25 fished). John Bradshaw 100-8-0; George McHugh 100-4-0; Pete Bates 100-1-0.

Castle Ashby Opens, Grendon, Northants. Wed 20th Mar., Grendon Lake. Mark Morgan 69-15-0; Pat Lloyd 41-8-0; John Bazeley 29-2-0. Sat 23rd Mar., Brickyard Pool. Matt Ellson 37-15-0; Courtney Hewlett 21-12-0; Alan West 15-0-0. Sun 24th Mar., Grendon Lake. Ian Pretty 35-3-0; Paul Robinson 24-2-0; Michael Wadham 22-2-0.

Colmic Random Pairs Match, Castle Ashby, Grendon, Northants. Sun 24th Mar., Scotland Pond. Dan Diment & Paul Abbott 59-10-0; Wayne Robinson & Kevin Nightingale 49-10-0; Colin Harris & Martin Yardley 45-1-0.

Cotton Outcasts AC, Rookery Waters, Pidley, Cambs. Sun 24th Mar., Crow Lake. Steve Johnson 63-2-0; John ‘Jackpot’ Armstrong 41-5-0; Steve Wills 37-8-0.

Flore & Brockhall AC Silver Fish Match, Barby Banks, Barby, Warks. Sun 24th Mar. Terry Smith 8-15-0; Mike Holmes 7-1-0; Fred Johnson 6-6-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Open, Match Pool (13 fished). Richard Wells (Leicester) 168-0-0 (carp to 9lb on poled corn); Denis Lutwyche (Hawkesbury) 68-9-0 (carp to 6lb on the Method feeder with pellet); Ricky Welborne (Hawkesbury) 49-4-0 (carp to 4lb and bream to 4lb on poled soft expander pellets). Bank Holiday Mon., Easter Monday Open, Match Pool (15 fished). Grant Woodfield (Hawkesbury) 58-3-0 (carp to 7lb on poled pellet); Jamies Galloway (Hawkesbury) 45-3-0 (carp to 7lb on poled corn); John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 29-7-0 (carp to 4lb plus a few bream to 3lb on poled corn and pellet).

High Heyes Farm Fishery (The Catteries) Open, Chorley, Lancs. Sat., Gavin Platt 60-8-0; J. Brooks 46-12-0; Dave Bolton 42-0-0.

Hilton Park Fishery Open, Shareshill, Wolverhampton, W. Mids. Sat. Icky Kull (Fatty’s Baits & Tackle) 68-12-0 (F1s on poled maggot); Danny Plummer (Fatty’s Baits & Tackle) 57-12-0 (F1s on poled pellet); Des Parr (Bloxwich) 51-11-0 (F1s on poled maggot).

Lagoon AC, Furtho Manor Farm, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun 24th Mar., Bottom Pool. John Robison 3-13-0; Nigel Steel 1-1-0. (the rest DNW).

Meadowlands Fishery Spring League, Round 1, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Sun 24th Mar., Lambsdown Lake & Warren Pool (45 fished). Paul Fox 252-12-0; Ian Lillystone 237-8-0; John Nicholls 211-0-0; Ray Lamb 195-10-0.

Molly’s Fisheries Final Silvers Match, St. Helens Tackle & Bait Vs. Harry’s Tackle Wigan Community Group, Wigan, Gtr. Manchester. Sat. Paul McCarthy (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 44-15-0 (good skimmers); Lee Addy (Harry’s Tackle Wigan) 35-8-0; Pete Tickle (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 31-0-0. Overall: St. Helens Tackle & Bait 203-12-0; Harry’s Tackle Wigan 196-2-0.

Nisa Feeders Open, Makins Fishery, Bramcote, Nuneaton, Warks. Wed., Phase One-Lakes Three & Four. Andy Findlay (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 104-4-0 (carp on Method feeder); Steve ‘Foggy’ Foster (Mallory) 91-3-0 (carp on pellet waggler); Gaz Kitch (Wykin Fishing Club) 87-14-0 (carp on Method feeder); Andy Edgington (Elephant & Castle AC) 44-5-0 (carp on bomb and pellet, then the short pole late on); Baz Smithson (Makins) 42-11-0; Tom Newton (Ashfield) 41-14-0; Peter Stockwell (Northampton) 37-9-0; Paul Smith (Jaguar AC) 36-10-0; John Adamson (NISA Feeders) 35-11-0; John England 29-2-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Little Geary’s Pool (15 fished). Andy Christie 125-1-0 (carp and F1s on the pellet waggler and poled meat); Jon Newton 85-3-0 (F1s on poled maggot); Dave Roberts 84-7-0 (carp and F1s on the bomb and pellet waggler); Mark Sumners 84-5-0 (carp and F1s on the pellet waggler). Fri., Good Friday Open, Molands Mere Pool (20 fished). Dave Roberts 133-11-0 (carp and F1s on the pellet waggler and poled meat); Jon Newton 104-0-0 (carp and F1s on poled maggot); Gary Donaldson 84-10-0 (carp and F1s on bomb and pellet); Mark Sumners 75-1-0 (carp and F1s on the pellet waggler). Fri., Solihull Angling Centre Good Friday Silvers Open, Big Geary’s Pool. Ian Keywood 25-14-0; Dave Elliott 16-11-0; Paul Mortimer 15-7-0. Sat., Open, Big Geary’s Pool (19 fished). Ian Keywood 110-3-0 (carp on bomb and pellet); Steve Brindley 66-0-0 (carp on the Method feeder); Andy Jones 65-13-0 (carp on bomb and pellet); Trevor Hodges 64-10-0 (carp on the Method feeder).

Packington Somers Easter Pairs Festival 2024, Meriden, W. Mids. Sun/Bank Holiday Mon., Big Geary’s & Little Geary’s Pools. Day One: Stephen Bellion 270-4-0 (carp and F1s on poled meat); Steve Daley 107-9-0 (carp and F1s on poled meat); Ian Keywood 104-4-0 (carp on bomb and pellet); Nick Jukes 89-15-0 (F1s on poled pellet and maggot). Day Two: Paul Truman 101-2-0 (carp and F1s on poled meat); Nike Jukes 99-3-0 (carp and F1s on the pellet waggler and poled meat); Barry Byrd 94-5-0 (carp on Method feeder and wafter); John Brown 93-10-0 (carp and F1s on poled meat). Festival overall: Barry Byrd & Steve Daley 8 (312-10-0); Nick Jukes & Jon Newton 8 (300-7-0); Dave Childs & Paul Truman 8 (263-3-0).

Partridge Lakes Fishery, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Open, Covey Lakes 1-5 (47 fished). Mike Senior 122-15-0; Karl Roberts 93-10-0; Jonny Rigg 89-3-0; Paul Keeley 66-15-0; Jack Taylor 59-14-0; Roger Priestly 55-9-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Mon., Over’s 60 Open, Chestnut Pool. Steve Owen (Monkhall) 183-5-0; Colin Reynolds (Preston Innovations Boldings) 132-7-0; Bill Hill (Preston Innovations Boldings) 115-11-0. Wed., Open, Chestnut Pool. Gaz Willey (Walsall) 159-5-0; Rich Pedlar (Bibby’s/Stone & District AC) 123-8-0; A. James 104-7-0; Gareth Unwin (Big C) 87-2-0; Dave Bowater (Preston Innovations Boldings) 82-10-0. Thurs., Over 60’s Open, Sycamore Pool. Bill Hill (Preston Innovations Boldings) 80-14-0; Steve Woodhall (Preston Innovations Boldings) 68-9-0; Rob Hancox (MH Floats) 67-10-0; Dave Mortlock (Preston Innovations Boldings) 60-1-0. Good Fri., Oswestrians AC, Chestnut Pool. Josh Humphreys 87-4-0; Gary Gollins 72-3-0; Steve Hall 71-0-0; Colin Reynolds 61-4-0; Kenny Humphreys 61-0-0. Sat., Oswestrians AC, Oak Pool. Josh Humphreys 80-8-0; Tony Price 77-7-0; Kenny Humphreys 77-3-0; Gaz Lockley 72-4-0; Rob Hancox 72-3-0. Sun., Open, Oak & Willows Pools. Gaz Willey (Walsall) 166-2-0; Simon Christian (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 133-15-0; Adam Jones (Maver Elite) 94-1-0; Mark Rathbone (St. Francis) 81-7-0.

Rycroft Fishery, Hemington, Derby, Derbys. Sat., Open, Clover Lake. Mitch Riley 75-9-0; Chris Pavlou 65-11-0; Darren Smith 65-3-0; Joe Stevenson 63-3-0; Steve Hoult 55-7-0.

Sherwood Forest Fishery Silvers Only Open, Edwinstowe, Notts. Sat., Sherwood Lake. Rob Atkins 42-0-0 (mainly bream on maggot over maggot); Dave Edwards 38-0-0; Steve Smith 25-10-0; Simon Edwards 22-15-0.

Spilsby AA, Toad Hall Fishery, Candlesby, Spilsby, Lincs. Wed. Dennis Houghton 60-6-0; Neil Williams 37-6-0; Dave Ashmore 35-3-0.

Splinters AC, Peatling Pools, Peatling Parva, Lutterworth, Leics. Wed 20th Mar., D. Lake. Trev Griffiths 177-14-0; Steve Johnson 85-8-0; Kev Elliott 71-0-0. Sun 24th Mar., B. Lake. Darren Williamson 67-0-0; Trev Griffiths 58-1-0; Tom Griffiths 41-6-0.

Stoppo’s Fishery Silvers Open, Coton-in-the-Elms, Derbys. Wed. John Harper 31-2-0 (quality roach and skimmers); Ian Saiger 30-8-0; Pete Madeley 15-3-0; Dave Smith 13-4-0; Will Richardson 10-15-0; Ian Foster 7-5-0.

The Oaks Lakes, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sun., Open, Ash, Beech & Sycamore Lakes. Chris Kendall 228-1-0; Daz Watson 218-3-0; Dan Wood 201-6-0; Phil Sellers 196-1-0.

Todbor Manor, Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Sat., Open, Whitepost Top Lake (8 fished). Jack Stamp 156-12-0; Mark Cannings 107-2-0; Aaron Drayton 84-14-0. Sat., Silver Fish Open, Ash Lake. Fred Roberts 38-0-0; Ade West 30-12-0; Mark Brennan 29-10-0; Mark Harper 28-10-0.

Viaduct Fishery, Somerton, Somerset. Sun., Open, Campbell Lake (21 fished). Craig Edmunds 149-0-0; Mark Jones 140-13-0; Mark Poppleton 133-10-0. Silvers: Matt Skyme 66-13-0; Adrian Dew 44-0-0; Nigel Easton 40-14-0.

Weston Pools Opens, Oswestry, Shrops. Sat., Stretton Pool. Jack O’Sullivan 130-2-0; Richie O’Connor 125-2-0; Allan Hughes 119-10-0. Sat., Belvedere Pool. Shaun Yale 119-6-0; Mick Keane 106-6-0; Steve Halliwell 101-15-0. Sat., Claypit Pool. Stew Purcell 115-1-0; Ellick Peters 82-8-0; Kevin Roderick 72-3-0.

Willow Lakes, Foston, Grantham, Lincs. Sat., Open, Hawthorn Lake. Terry Marshall 81-0-0; Matt Gregory 63-15-0; Andy Birkin 51-2-0.

Last Edited: 02 April 2024

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