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Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers
* East Midlands WL, Raveley Drain, Factory Bank & Old Nene at Benwick, Cambs. Sun, 60. Stan Binge (Stanjay Gold) 21-7-0, rudd, bleak and roach, whip and pinkie mid-water, Raveley end peg; Gavin Butler (Maver Bait-Tech) 21-3-0; Adam Randall (Stanjay Red) 19-0-8; Martin Roper (Sensas Mark One White) 16-11-0; Josh Pace (Sensas Mark One White) 15-13-0; Martin Caldecoat (Stanjay Gold) 15-10-0. Teams: Maver Bait-Tech 27; Stanjay Gold 28; Sensas Mark One White 28; Browning Hot Rods 29; Stanjay Red 45; Sensas Mark One Black 53. Final League: Stanjay Gold 10; Maver Bait-Tech 15; Browning Hot Rods 17; Sensas Mark One White 18; Stanjay Red 33; Sensas Mark One Black 33.
* Long Eaton Fed Bottle Match, Trent & Mersey Canal, Shardlow, Derbyshire. Sat, 53. Pete Hurt (Long Eaton Fed) 14-0-0, skimmers and bream, legered worm, peg 1; Tony Barker (Shakespeare Superteam) 10-12-0; Stuart McClellen (Long Eaton Fed) 7-11-0; Fred Lakin (Radcliffe) 5-4-8; Dave Fowler (Matlock) 4-5-8; Pete Madeley (Derby) 4-5-8.
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Smaller fishing match results
Aldercar Lane Fishery, Langley Mill, Notts. Tues, Acorn Lake, 6. Dave Perry (Stanton) 27-0-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet, peg 5; Ivor Lister (Aldercar Lane) 15-6-0. Wed, Acorn & Railway Lakes, 12. Alan Gilbourne (Mansfield Piscatorials AS) 11-2-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet, Acorn peg 23; Mick Hutsby (Aldercar Lane) 8-8-0; Graham Sheffield (Aldercar Lane) 6-9-0. Sun, Acorn Lake, 17. Geoff Thorpe (Aldercar Lane) 33-10-0, carp to 8 lb, poled maggot and caster, peg 5; Dave Needham (Peg One Angling) 23-0-0; Andy Mason (Aldercar Lane) 20-14-0; Kev Albrighton (Peg One Angling) 18-5-0; James Stevenson (Bait-Tech) 17-13-0; Trev Johnson (Mill Tackle) 17-6-0.
Cross Drove, Hockwold, Norfolk. Wed, 12. Rodney Finch (Deben) 62-14-0, peg 1; Tim Dabrowa (Hooked Newmarket) 41-12-0; Adam Randell (Sanjays) 35-5-0. Sat, 12. Rob Heath (Chestnut Pool) 66-8-0, peg 33; Dave Shailes (Baggin Up) 45-8-0; Gordon Pearce (Banham) 29-6-0. Sun, 6. Dave Pearce (Wisbech) 42-13-0, peg 32; Stewart Payne (Daiwa Angling Direct) 40-7-0.
Decoy Lakes, Whittlesey, Cambs. Tues, Beastie Lake, 13. Rob Goodson (Decoy) 50-0-0, three big carp for 20 lb and a few smaller, pole, feeder, waggler and maggot, peg 23; Tony Dawson (Bait-Tech Haddenham) 47-6-0; Tom Neale (Rutlanders) 40-0-0; Pete Lambdin (Dersingham) 37-10-0. Sat, Six Islands Lake, 21. Steve Freeman (Marukyu) 73-13-0, carp to 5 lb, poled pellet, peg 24; Richard Bond (Bury St. Edmunds) 66-0-0; Nigel Baxter (Bag ‘Em) 63-0-0; Simon Dow (Decoy) 46-0-0 Sun, Oak & Cedar Lakes, 19. Kevin Wadge (Decoy) 108-4-0, carp to 7 lb, poled maggots to the reeds, Oak peg 15; Simon Dow (Decoy) 74-13-0; Tony Dawson (Bait-Tech) 62-13-0; Clive Cole (Decoy) 56-15-0.
Deeping St James AC Fur & Feather, River Glen, West Pinchbeck. Sun 20. Nick Preston (DSPAC) 5-15-0, roach and perch, poled punch and worm, peg 1; Nigel Briggs (DSJAC) 5-12-0. David Norville (DSJAC) 5-4-0.
Garbolino RAF East Anglia Fur & Feather, Raveley Drain, nr Huntingdon. Thurs, 14. Roy Whincup (Stanjays) 12-8-0, roach and rudd to 4 oz, whip and pinkie, peg 12; Pete Wray (RAF Old Lags) 12-5-0; Kev Barton (RAF Old Lags) 8-2-0; Graham Welton (Garbolino RAF) 8-0-0; Ben Jackson (Garbolino RAF Marham) 7-5-0; Ray Torrington (Deeping St. James) 7-1-8.
Gipping APS Fur and Feather, River Gipping, nr. Ipswich, Suffolk. Sun, 8. Colin May (GAPS) 2-5-0, lone perch waggler worm, Elton bank peg 17; only angler to catch.
Graham’s Pond, Huntingdon, Cambs., Sat. 12. Stu Redman (Sensas) 30-5-0, carp, poled maggot and pinkie, peg 7; John Hurley (Graham’s Pond) 15-12-0; Ian Thornton (Graham’s Pond) 15-5-0.
Harleston and Wortwell, Pole only, Weybread middle pit, near Harleston, Norfolk. Sun, 15. Jessica Knights (Harleston) 23-6-0, skimmers and small carp, maggot and pellet, peg 36; Robert Hubbard (Daiwa Angling Direct) 12-10-0; Chris Knights jnr (Harleston) 10-15-0; Chris Knights snr (Harleston) 8-8-0.
Head Fen, nr. Ely, Cambs. Sun, 10. Geoff Arnold (Suffolks Finest) 60-12-0, 20 carp, maggot across, Snake peg 26; Stuart Milne (Emneth Tackle) 24-2-0; Dave Priestley (Shipshape Tackle) 22-0-0.
Janson Fishery, Ella Road, Notts. Tues. Match Pool, 14. Barry Cunningham (Janson) 107-2-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, peg 34; Robin Soar (Janson) 78-5-0; Colin Reek (Janson) 69-11-0; Brian Elliott (Coalfield) 61-10-0; P. Sisson (Janson Fishery) 40-3-0. Sat. Donut Pool, 7. Rob Taylor (Janson) 39-2-0, silvers and carp, poled pellet, peg1; Kev Sentence (Janson) 33-4-0; Nigel Ballaam (Grantham) 26-4-0.
Kings Lynn AA, Great Ouse, Ten Mile Bank, Norfolk. Sun, 15. Jess Rocket (Littleport) 2-0-0, roach, poled maggot, peg 1 Modney Bridge; Paul Wright (Kings Lynn) 0-12-0; Tony Moll (Emneth) 0-7-0.
Lakeview Fishery, Holwell, Leics. Sun, 12, Canal & Stream lakes. Andy Searle (Middy) 80-5-0, carp, poled pellet, Canal peg 14; Martin Thackery (Sub Fish) 72-1-0; Shaun Butler (LVS) 58-10-0; John Bramley (LVS) 48-8-0; Danny Higgins (Sub Fish) 47-6-0; Peter Cooke (Notts) 43-8-0.
Market Rasen AA Lincolnshire Keyline & Wavin WL, Willingham Road Lake, Lincs. Sun, 9. Ted Goulsbra (Market Rasen AA) 5-7-0, skimmers, feeder with maggot and pinkie, peg 9; Alan Smith (Market Rasen AA) 2-11-0; Stuart Cash (Market Rasen AA) 2-4-0.
Park Hall Fishery, Mansfield Woodhouse, Notts. Sun. Old Estate Lake, 15. Lee Nussey (Mansfield Woodhouse) 39-8-0, 10 carp to 7 lb, bomb and corn at distance, peg 52; Paul Thomas (Mansfield Woodhouse) 37-2-0; Graham Eden (Mansfield) 32-2-0; Roy Gregory (Somercotes) 30-6-0; Steve Hanrahan (Ollerton) 25-14-0; Eddy Musgrove (Mansfield Woodhouse) 23-10-0.
Sherwood Forest Fishery, Edwinstowe, Notts., Tues. Sherwood Lake, 12. John Holmes (Woodhouse Angling Centre) 17-4-0, skimmers, poled maggot over groundbait, peg 11; Dave Round (Woodhouse Angling Centre) 12-3-0; Mick Burrell (Gateford Angling Supplies) 11-11-0; John Urrity (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 10-3-0. Wed. Autumn Fun League, Holmedale Lake, 18. Andy Lakey (Worksop Angling Centre) 94-14-0, 24 carp to 7 lb, small pellet feeder, cast to the island, peg 39; Simon Skelton (Middy) 70-9-0; Mick Langton (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 65-12-0; Paul Unwin (Gateford Angling Supplies) 38-14-0; John Thomas (Bleakley Creswell) 30-0-0. Sun. Holmedale Lake, 21. Leon Hardwick (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 93-11-0, carp, pole and small pellet, peg 27; Lee Plackett (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 78-1-0; Phil Carline (Subfish) 77-3-0; Ian Rowney (Mansfield Piscatorial AS) 67-15-0; Ian Boyd (Woodhouse Angling Centre) 65-4-0; Lee Parker (Phil’s Bait & Tackle) 61-12-0.
Suffolk Water Park, near Ipswich. Sat, 18. Dick Bagley (Castaway Ipswich) 12-15-0, 7 lb of roach to short poled maggot plus six skimmers on long poled corn, peg 29 Match lake 1; Keith Gooderam (Browning Wickford) and Mac Collett (Nisa Feeders) both 8-6-0; Sam Kennard (Nisa Waveney) 7-3-0; Richard Watson (Nisa Waveney) 7-2-0; Glen Carter (Sudbury) 6-15-0.
Townsend Lakes, nr. Wisbech, Cambs. Sun. Cuckoo Canal, 12. Sammy McSpaddon (Townsend) 82-6-0, carp, poled pellet, in the deep, peg 18; Colin Begbie (Townsend) 70-8-0; Derrick Upson (Townsend) 68-0-0. Sun. Southery AC, Woodpecker Pool, 11. Brian Lee (Southrey) 50-0-0, carp, long pole and pellet, in the margins, peg 10; Chris Hall (Southrey) 37-0-0; Adrian Feltwell (Southrey) 29-6-0.
Westwood Lakes, Wyberton, Lincs. Tues, Osprey Lake, 14. Ron Roberts (Liam’s Elite) 82-8-0, 181 F1s to 1 lb, pellet and maggot at 5m, peg 23; Ken Clark (Westwood Lakes) 74-8-0; Steve Lane (Marukyu) 66-8-0; Dave Wills (Dave’s Peg) 58-0-0; Januaz Keidezski (Westwood Lakes) 53-10-0. Sun, Osprey Lake, 25. Luke Morley (Sensas A4) 89-11-0, F1s, poled 4mm expander over 4mm feed pellet, peg 23; Paul Harsley (Dave’s Peg) 79-14-0; Tony Evans (Dynamite Baits) 73-10-0; Pete Raynor (Westwood Lakes) 72-8-0; Dave Taylor (Westwood Lakes) 72-2-0.
Willow Lakes, Foston, Lincs., Sat. Ash, Chestnut & Hawthorn Lakes, 17. Paul Kimberley (Team Zimba) 51-0-0 10 carp to 8 lb, bomb and meat, Hawthorn peg 13; Alan Roberts (Mansfield) 28-8-0; Rob Fryer (Dynamite Matchman Supplies) 26-4-0; John Belcher (RAF) 23-0-0; Graham Eden (Mansfield) 20-8-0.
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