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Angling match results for week ending 31 October 2021

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A.J. Jewson Tuesday Open, Stainforth & Keadby Canal, Thorne, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Tues. Tom Barlow (Dynamite/Drennan Barnsley) 9-15-0 (roach to 10oz); Joshua Duffy (Preston NW) 6-12-0 (roach to 12oz); Brian Kellett (Thornhill AC) 4-11-0; Ian Sutcliffe (Tri-Cast Calder) 4-2-0; Keith Marshall (Tri-Cast Calder) 2-15-8.

Angling Trust Teams of Ten Warwickshire Winter League, Round 3, Trent & Mersey Canal, Rugeley, Staffs. Sun. (40 fished). Tony Barker (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 11-9-0 (8 perch to 2lb); Gary Smith (Drennan Leics. VDE) 9-14-4; Sam Bickley (Browning Central) 9-5-0; Nick Moss (Drennan Leics. VDE) 9-2-9; Kevin Perry (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 8-7-8; (Joint 6th) Chris Dyde (Browning Central) 7-12-0; Simon McCormack (3 Counties) 7-12-0. Teams: Drennan Leics. VDE 21; Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech 24; 3 Counties 26; Browning Central 29. League: Cadence Superteam Bait-Tech 4; Drennan Leics. VDE 7; Browning Central 8; 3 Counties 11.

Bateman Vine AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Bridges 40 to 42, Botterham Lock, Wombourne, Staffs. Sun. C. Hariss (Bateman Vine AC) 3-13-0; N. Gater (Bateman Vine AC) 3-2-0; R. Ashmore (Bateman Vine AC) 3-1-0; R. Partridge (Bateman Vine AC) 2-12-0.

Battyeford Open, Battyeford Canal, Mirfield, Kirklees, W. Yorks. Sun 24th Oct. Nigel Storr (Matrix Halifax) 6-6-0 (roach to 6oz); Tony Darson (Elland) 5-14-0 (roach, dace and chub); Pete Wilson (Tri-Cast Calder) 5-7-0; Ian Sutcliffe (Tri-Cast Calder) 5-1-0.

Bridgtown Social AC, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Goodyear AC Waters, 3 Hammers Golf Course Section, Coven, Staffs. Sun. Dave Smith (Bridgtown Social AC) 6-8-4 (lots of perch, few big ones); Dave Rayson (Bridgtown Social AC) 4-15-14; Hughie Blair Snr. (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-14-8.

Canal & River Trust Let's Fish! End of Season Team Event 2021, Shropshire Union Canal, Bridge 50 - 55. Sat 30th Oct. Cadets Teams: 1st Let's Fish Starlets - 26 points, 2nd Let's Fish England Gold - 22 points, 3rd Let's Fish Stars of the Future - 20 points, 4th Let's Fish Emerging Prospects - 19 points, 5th Let's Fish Wales - 16 points, 6th Let's Fish England Silver - 15 points, 7th Let's Fish England Girls Silver & Let's Fish England Girls Gold - 14 points. Cadets Section Winners: Zack Enderby 980g, Sam Sellars 840g, Alfie Portman 470g, Lilly Mae Kirk 650g. Junior Teams: 1st Let's Fish England Silver - 28 points, 2nd Let's Fish England Girls Silver - 27 points, 3rd Let's Fish Midlands Select - 25 points, 4th Let's Fish England Girls Gold - 24 points, 5th Let's Fish England Gold - 23 points, 6th Let's Fish Northern Select - 18 points, 7th Let's Fish Southern Select - 15 points, 8th Let's Fish Hot Prospects - 13 points, 9th Let's Fish Wales - 7 points. Junior Section Winners: Lottie Wootton 1100g, Izzy Gibbins 1690g, Alex Glover 2340g, Jacob Lees 2210g. Youth Teams: 1st Let's Fish England Silver - 13 points, 2nd Let's Fish England Gold & Team Rammy Youth - 10 points, 4th Let's Fish England Girls - 8 points. Youth Section Winners: Billy Kirk 4540g, Joint Connor Lamb & Harry Leach 580g, Josh Newman 1320g, Will McCranor 920g.

Goodyear AC, Shropshire Union Canal, Rye Hill, nr. Church Eaton, Staffs. Sun. Mel ‘Killer' Wood (Goodyear AC) 8-0-0 (perch); Simon Mottram (Goodyear AC) 6-0-0; Mal Boden (Goodyear AC) 5-12-0; Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 4-10-0; Dave Holbrook (Goodyear AC) 4-0-0; Johnny Benness (Goodyear AC) 3-14-0.

Hodnet AC Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Bibby's Stoke & District AC Waters, Shebdon, Staffs. Sun. Steve Dudley (Sensas Black Country) 9-15-0 (roach, perch and skimmers); Fred ‘the Bread' Cheetham (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 8-4-0 (roach and skimmers); Les Olszewski (Team Les ‘O') 7-13-0 (mixed bag); Bob Yeomans (Hodnet AC) 7-12-8.

Liverpool DAA, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Pilling Lane Section, Maghull, Merseyside. Wed. Mike Dickson 5-12-0; Kenny Smith 5-3-0; Paul Kennils 4-5-0.

Long Eaton Fed. Erewash Valley Winter League Practice Match, Erewash Canal, Dockholme, Derbys. Sat. Chris Wright (Dynamite Derby Angling Federation) 7-14-0; Stewart Shelton (Matchman Supplies) 6-6-0; John Lock (Loughborough Soar MG) 6-1-8; Mark Harrison (Soldiers and Sailors) 5-14-8; Wilson Sully (Long Eaton Fed.) 5-12-0; Ian Sharratt (Drennan Leicester VDE) 5-7-8.

Sensas Commercial House League, Final Round, Kennet & Avon Canal, Bathampton & Claverton, Somerset. Sun. (42 fished). Mike Goodhind (M&N Electrical) 16-13-0 (bream, skimmers and big roach); Andy Britt (Mosella Bathampton A) 16-12-0 (bream, skimmers and hybrids to 2lb); Shane Robinson (Mosella Bathampton B) 15-10-0; Dave Lewis (Senas Nomads) 13-12-0; (Joint 5th) Nick Coles (Mosella Bathampton B) 12-6-0; Geraint Powell (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 12-6-0. Teams: Division A – Mosella Bathampton A 16; Preston Innovations Thatchers 10; M&N Electrical 10. Division B – Mosella Bathampton B 13; Midland Spinner 13; Sensas Nomads 10. Final league: Division A – Preston Innovations Thatchers 81.5; Mosella Bathampton A 79; M&N Electrical 54.5. Division B – Mosella Bathampton B 83; Sensas Nomads 69; Midland Spinner 64.

Sensas HanKat AS Fire Fighters Charity Match, Dudley No.1 Canal, Link 51 Section, Merry Hill, W. Mids. Sat. Andy Curless (Browning Central) 19-6-0; Martyn Yarsley (Storey's Halesowen RBL) 13-9-14; Mark Hardman (Sensas Black Country) 7-11-10; Dean Webb (Sensas Black Country) 5-14-10; Mick Sytzble 5-9-10; Tony Bowen (Storey's) 4-12-4. (£155 raised for charity).

Sportsman AA Open, Walsall Canal, Metro Bridge Section, Wednesbury, W. Mids. Sat. Mel Howard (Canal Kings) 8-1-2 (bream and skimmers); Jason ‘Bone' Edmunds (Bridgtown Social AC) 6-14-10; John ‘the Viking' Browning (Evolved Baits) 4-12-1; Dave Anderson (Sportsman AA) 4-1-2; Mal Galliers (Sportsman AA) 3-13-2.

Sportsman AC Opens, Netherton Tunnel Branch Canal (BCN), Wednesbury, W. Mids. Wed. Gary Atkins (Sportsman AC) 10-5-0 (mostly perch mixed bag); Mark Whiles (Sportsman AC) 7-2-0; Michael Hawkins (Sportsman AC) 6-8-0. Sun., Birmingham Main Lane Canal (BCN), Tipton, W. Mids. John Horton (Sportsman AC) 7-15-8; Mal Galliers (Sportsman AA) 6-4-0; John ‘the Viking' Browning (Evolved Baits) 5-8-0; John Babbington (Storey's Halesowen RBL) 5-0-0; Dave Arnold (Sportsman AA) 4-4-0; Alan Price (Sportsman AC) 3-12-0.

Stoke City DAA Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Saddle Bridge Section, Norbury Junction, Staffs. Sat. Nigel Clayton (Sensas Black Country) 4-13-10; Dean Williams (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 4-3-12; Dave Holbrook (Four Ashes AC) 4-2-9; Kevin Perry (Cadence Superteam/Bait-Tech) 4-0-0; John Clegg (Browning) 3-11-6; Alan Round (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 3-11-4.

The Three Musketeers Open, Stratford-upon-Avon Canal, Three Musketeers Waters, Solihull, W. Mids. Sun. Ian Didcote 2-1-2 (roach and skimmers); James Wilson 1-8-13 (roach, perch and a 12oz carp); Steve Broome (Bag'em/Maver Midlands) 1-8-7 (roach and perch).

Thornhill AC, Calder & Hebble Canal, Dewsbury, Kirklees, W. Yorks. Sat. Richard Jackson (Tri-Cast Calder) 5-14-0 (roach and perch); Arran Wheelhouse (Tri-Cast Calder) 3-14-0 (roach and perch); Andy Turner (Tri-Cast Calder) 3-5-8; Keith Marshall (Tri-Cast Calder) 2-14-0; Peter Wilson (Tri-Cast Calder) 2-8-0; Sam Hirst (Morley) 2-5-0.

Wolverhampton AA Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Brewood, S. Staffs. Wed. Carl Westwood (Four Ashes AC) 10-13-3 (skimmers and roach); Steve Dudley (Sensas Black Country) 8-9-0; Joe Brennan (Wolverhampton AA) 6-2-4; Dave Richards (Four Ashes AC) 4-3-12; Dave Brown (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 4-2-10.

Wolverhampton Over 60's Club Open, Shropshire Union Canal, Mucky Lane Section, Wheaton Aston, Staffs. Wed. Glenn Law (Walsall) 8-15-5; Johnny Benness (Goodyear AC) 7-2-13; Keith Holbrook (Rough Hay AC) 6-1-11; Mel ‘Killer' Wood (Four Ashes AC) 6-0-0; Mick Westwood (Norton Canes) 5-6-0; Dave Smith (Bridgtown Social AC) 4-13-10.


Angling Trust Upper Thames Winter League, Round 3, River Avon, Chippenham, Melksham & Barton Farm, Wilts. Sun. (48 fished) Kev Rowles (Devizes) 15-9-0 (bleak); Derek Jarman (Sensas Lobby's) 10-12-0 (3 bream and quality roach); Mark Brush (DGL) 10-2-0; Ian Paulley (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 9-5-0; Neil Richards (DGL) 9-0-0; Nick Johns (Garbolino Blackmore Vale) 8-10-0. Teams: DGL 35; Preston Innovations Thatchers 31; Sensas Devizes 30; Sensas Lobbys 28; Garbolino Blackmore Vale 28; Matrix Talismen 16. League: Preston Innovations Thatchers 6; DGL 9; Devizes 10; (Joint 4th) Sensas Lobby's 12; Garbolino Blackmore Vale 12; Matrix Talismen 14.

Bibby's Stone & District AC, River Trent, Swarkstone, Derbys. Sun 24th Oct. Mark 'Sticky' Wilton 10-8-0 (dace); Ian Roberts 4-2-0; Kim Jones 2-9-0.

Bridgnorth AS Members Match, River Severn, Linley Bank, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun. Tim Banks (Bridgnorth AS) 23-7-0 (6 barbel); Brian Preece (Bridgnorth AS) 19-4-0 (2 barbel); Phil Coles (Bridgnorth AS) 17-4-0 (6 barbel); John Gill (Wolverhampton) 16-1-0; Dave Geofe (Wolverhampton) 14-12-0.

Droitwich Spa AC, Warks. Avon, Twyning, Glos. Thurs. J. Halfpenny 5-14-4; R. Ford 4-13-12; G. Seadon 4-11-0; J. Swain 2-13-8; L. Merrell 1-5-4; P. Simnett 0-13-12.

Kidderminster & District Teams of Three 2021, River Severn, Bewdley, Worcs. Sat. Teams: Jim's Mates 33 (on weight); Geoff's Boys 33; Woolley's Wonders 33; Cadence Blue 32; Bewdley Misfits 31 (on weight); Bewdley Tackle ‘A' 31; Odd Bods 29; MILO Bait-Tech Black 27; Bridgnorth AS 26; TLF 26 (on weight).

Northants Nene AC., River Gt. Ouse, Old Stratford, Northants. Sun 24th Oct. John Balhatchet 6-1-0 (perch and roach); Dave Gibbins 5-15-0 (8 perch); Mick Goodridge 5-0-0.

Northwich AA Open, River Weaver, Dredger & Arches, Sections, Northwich, Ches. Sat. Nick Roberts 14-11-0 (bream); Paul Taylor 10-0-0; Bob Clough 9-6-0.

River Steeping Opens, River Steeping, Washdyke Lane End, Wainfleet St. Mary, East Lindsey, Lincs. Wed. Dave Dean 8-0-0; Derek Skinner 7-3-8; Nige Butler 6-5-0; Ian Brodie 5-15-0; Alec Rawlings 4-15-0; Don Green 3-14-0. Sun. Kev Wilson 9-15-0; Dave Dean 5-1-8; Derek Skinner 5-15-0; Nige Butler 5-11-0; (Joint 5th) Dave Eastwood 4-13-0; Clive White 4-13-0.

Rotherham UAF Open, River Don, Denaby, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Sun. Brian Hague (Rotherham Raiders) 4-10-0; Kev Vickers (Sheffield) 4-6-0; Paul Bacon (Rotherham Raiders) 3-2-0; Dave Armitage (Ossett) 3-1-0; Kev Chalk (Sheffield) 2-6-0.

Winsford Open Match, River Weaver, Marina Length, Winsford, Ches. Wed. S. Walton 9-0-0; M. German 6-12-0; T. Lovell 6-1-0; G. Benson 5-9-0.

Canal & River Trust Stillwaters

Tring Anglers, Marsworth Reservoir, Marsworth, Herts. Sun 24th Oct. Darren Whybrow 5-0-0 (a 5lb tench); Andy Allday 2-7-0 (3 perch); Dave Moore 0-14-0 (1 perch).


Bibby's Stone & District AC Silvers Only Match, Jono's Pool, nr. Stone, Staffs. Sun. Mark 'Sticky' Wilton 11-0-0 (roach and skimmers); Kim Jone 10-0-0; John Tonks 9-8-0.

Buckley AA, The Trap Pool, Buckley, Flintshire, N.E. Wales. Sun. Kev Carr 17-9-0; Steve Leonard 7-14-0; Mike Sedgwick 5-7-0.

Long Eaton Fed., Brewery Ponds, Shardlow, Derbys. Wed. Rob Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 6-11-0; Chris Wright (Dynamite Derby Angling Federation) 5-7-0; Pete Allwood (Long Eaton Fed.) 5-2-0; Alex Whitmore (Nathan's of Derby) 4-5-0; Jim Marcer (Belper) 3-11-0; Steve Posiak (Long Eaton Fed.) 3-5-8.

The Billy Smallwood Memorial Open Match, Kingsbury Water Park, Sutton Coldfield, W. Mids. Sun., Bodymoor Heath Pool. (30 fished). Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 70-1-0 (13 bream); Adam Firth (Matrix) 46-10-0 (9 bream); Duncan Edwards (Tamworth) 45-9-0 ( 9 bream).

The Mick Musgrave Memorial Match, Holmer Lake, Telford, Shrops. Sun. Michael Musgrave 2-0-0; Lee Martin 1-12-0; Scott Doodson 1-8-0.


Blundell Fishery, Rixton, Ches. Wed., Open, Trio, East, Ash & Pine Lakes. Chris Weeder Jnr. (Chris Weeder Coaching) 111-3-0; Dave Howard (Chris Weeder Coaching) 104-14-0; Cliff Noble (Stalybridge Angling Supplies) 90-5-0. Sat., Open, Trio, Pine, Ash & East Lakes. Richard Lofthouse (Absolute Angling) 68-11-0; Andy Pickles (Izaak Walton) 60-6-0; Eddie Bibby (Broom Fisheries) 52-3-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Gtr. Manchester. Sat., Open, Lakes 8 & 9. Paul A. Jones 52-2-0; (Joint 2nd) Sam Baker 51-0-0; Jake Sherlock 51-0-0; Geoff Ogden 43-14-0.

Brookside Fisheries, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Open, Snake Lakes 1 & 2. Nick Butterworth 38-14-0; Stuart Conroy 37-12-0; John Shellam 35-7-0.

Chris Hill Silvers Only Winter League, Round 2, Larford Lakes, Stourport-on-Severn, Worcs. Sat. Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 47-10-0; Chris Hill (B'ham) 46-8-0; M. Mac 41-10-0; Kevin Hayes 39-10-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun., Open, Match Pool. Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 44-10-0 (carp to 10lb); John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 44-8-0; Jamie Galloway (Hawkesbury) 33-15-0.

Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Thurs., Open, Costcutter, Meadow & Island Pools. Chris Jones 93-7-0; Martin Lefevre 78-1-0; Paul Shone 76-15-0.

Lingmere Fishery, Birkenhead, The Wirral. Sat., Open. D. Edwards 48-3-0; M. Owens 37-6-0; D. Woodworth 32-4-0.

Monkhall Fishery, Monkhopton, nr. Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed., Open, Swallow Pool. Andy Woods (Weston Pools) 71-6-0; (Joint 2nd) Andy Griffiths (Weston Pools) 65-10-0; Clive Wynn (Monkhall) 65-10-0. Sat., Open, Lark & Owl Pools. Jim Bates (Monkhall) 118-0-0; Glen Hawkins (Monkhall) 111-6-0; Barry ‘the Wizard' Jones (Sensas Lifestyle MG) 80-14-0. Sun., Open, Owl Pool. Max Galaszewski (Monkhall) 130-10-0; Brian Clarke (Vespe) 106-0-0; Dan Wilding (Monkhall) 90-0-0.

NISA Feeders Open, Meadowlands Fishery, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Wed., Lambsdown Pool. Terry Winstone (Oxford) 171-8-0; Oliver Sleath 153-9-0; Phil Lee (Cheylesmore Social AC) 142-2-0; John Final (Old Works AC) 100-0-0; Terry Sanderson (Leicester) 91-8-0; John Adamson (NISA Feeders) 64-13-0.

Packington Somers Fisheries, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed., Solihull Angling Centre Open, Big & Little Geary's Pools. John Burchell 116-2-0; Andy Christie 91-0-0; Jim Dailey 88-9-0. Sat., Open, Rover, Big & Little Geary's Pools. Keith Vaughan 43-8-0; Jack Shirley 42-9-0; Keith Winn 38-3-0; Jon Arthur 32-10-0. Sun., Open, Big Geary's Pool. Dave Elliott 34-8-0; Martin Wood 33-13-0; Derek Hartshorn 20-7-0.

Partridge Lakes, Warrington, Ches. Sat., Open, Covey Lakes 5 & 6. John Jones 58-2-0; Artur Hilmi 55-7-0; Phil Walsh 50-7-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun., Gaz Willey Open, Oak & Chestnut Pools. Andy Sergeant 113-13-0; Rich Pedlar (Bibby's) 92-6-0; Kelvin Emlyn (OAC) 91-14-0.

Quarry Pool, Aston Eyre, Shrops. Thurs., Open. Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 116-15-0; Steve Lowe (Woodstone Warriors) 80-15-0; Stevie D. (Quarry Pool) 80-8-0; Mal Marston (Green Man AC) 80-4-0.

Stoppo's Fishery, Coton-in-the-Elms, Derbys. Sat., Open. Dave Giles 27-8-0 (4 carp to 10lb); Ian Gallimore 18-8-0; Ian ‘Fossy' Foster 6-0-0.

The Oaks Lakes, Sessay, N. Yorks. Sat., Open, Cedar Lake. Chris Hall 75-1-0; Ian Shuttleworth 63-9-0; Luke Hawkesworth 59-1-0.

The Old Codgers, Arden Lakes, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warks. Sat., Alistair's Bridge Lake. Paul Lewis 151-11-0; Steve Stokes 151-3-0; Paul Rowberry 103-8-0.

Todber Manor, Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Sat., Open, Hill View Lake. Jack Stamp 206-12-0; Lee Jan 137-6-0; Dave Catchyside 127-4-0.

Tri-Cast Old Hough Fishery, Middlewich, Ches. Sat., Open, Big Max, Lower Benbo, Lucky Dip & Prospect Pools. Dave Pimlott (Old Hough) 105-11-0; Jack Hodgkinson (Old Hough) 91-6-0; Carl Day (Matrix) 68-14-0.

Viaduct Fishery, Somerton, Somerset. Sat., Open, Campbell Lake. Greg Welsby 217-4-0; Dick Bull 152-11-0; Mark Wynne 148-2-0. Silvers: Matt Skyme 35-4-0; Mark Wynne 33-2-0; Phil Denslow 27-10-0.

Last Edited: 02 November 2021

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