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North West Angler’s Mail matches for April 23/25 2011

Bannister House. Match Canal. Lancashire. Sat. 18. Tolga Istek (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 111-6-0, carp to 7 lb and chub, soft pellet, 15m pole, peg 33; Mark Halliwell (Subfish) 107-8-0; Ray Shaw (Daiwa Wigan) 93-8-0; Steve Burgess (Garbolino Elton) 70-6-0. Sun. 38. Paul Coyle (Preston Innovations) 93-4-0, carp to 7 lb and chub 3 lb, soft pellet high in the water, 13m pole, peg 27; Dave Rose (Tri-Cast Highfield) 87-6-0; Bob Watson (Ted Carter’s Preston) 70-6-0; Keith Wilson (Elton Tackle) 66-8-0.

Blundell’s. Trio Pond. Cheshire. Wed. 32. Andy Butler (Mosella) 160-9-0, carp to 2 lb, six and 8m pole, 4mm pellet shallow, peg 31; Tony Green (Cheshire Angling) 138-12-0; Steve Parry (Dynamite Baits) 128-15-0; Andy Bennett (Fox Match) 103-10-0. Fri. 55. Paul Mossman (Ted Carter’s Preston) 183-14-0, new match record, carp to 2 lb, pellet shallow, 4m pole, peg 47; Andy Hartley (Widnes Angling Centre) 120-7-0; Mark Lucas (Mosella) 110-3-0; John Kerwin (Fisherman’s Way Bury) 107-4-0. Sat. Ash Lodge. 46. Jim Price (Deeside Tackle) 124-12-0, carp to 10 lb, shallow pellet, 16m pole, peg 57; Alan Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 112-14-0; Paul Jones (Bait-Tech) 110-10-0; Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 105-13-0. Sun. Trio Pond. 40. Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 123-6-0, carp to 2 lb, shallow pellet, 8m pole, peg 17; Alan Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 121-10-0; Kerry Kirkwood (St. Helens Angling) 115-15-0; Karl Webster (Trafford Angling) 110-9-0. Mon. Ash Canal. 59. Andy Bennett (Fox Match) 157-3-0, ide and carp to 10 lb, worm and meat, pole and waggler, peg 57; Kerry Kirkwood (St. Helens Angling) 125-4-0; Wayne Jones (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 108-14-0; Keith Padmore (Ted Carter’s Preston) 103-10-0.

Bradshaw Hall. Lake Four. Lancashire. Wed. 21. Mike Booth (Tri-Cast Highfield) 36-4-0, skimmer bream and roach, maggot, 11 and 13m pole, peg 17; George Fogg (Bolton) 32-12-0; Dave Ford (Bolton) 29-4-0; Geoff Terry (Little Lever) 27-12-0. Fri. 22. Brett Longthorne (North West Worms) 57-0-0, roach and skimmer bream, worm, 13m pole, peg 10; Chris Hogan (Fisherman’s Way Bury) 35-14-0; Tony Hardy (Bolton) 34-8-0; Dave James (Bolton Angling Centre) 34-0-0. Sun. Lake Three. 22. Dave James (Bolton Angling Centre) 25-15-0, skimmer bream and roach, caster, 7m pole, peg 11; Alan Battersby (Bolton) 20-4-0; Ron Holt (Sensas NW) 19-6-0; George Fogg (Bolton) 18-12-0.

Brookside. Willow Pool. Cheshire. Tue. 18. John Battersby (Garbolino Elton) 93-2-0, skimmers, roach, tench and 50 per cent carp, soft pellet and red maggot, 12m pole, peg 10; Paul Little (Edgley Sports) 82-4-0; Dave Williams (Garbolino Elton) 80-0-0; Alan Metcalfe (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 79-12-0. Thu. Snake Pit. 26. John Jones (Garbolino Elton) 124-12-0, carp to 3 lb, soft pellet, 11m pole, peg 21; John Davies (Garbolino Elton) 114-8-0; Paul Jones (Bait-Tech) 97-14-0; Andy Butler (Mosella) 97-10-0. Fri. Kingfisher Lake. 44. Lee Humphries (GTI Matchmen) 149-10-0, carp to 3 lb, soft pellet, 15m pole, peg 11; Lewis Breeze (Drennan NW) 123-6-0; Wayne Kearney (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 128-6-0; Mark Benson (Widnes Angling Centre) 117-10-0. Sat. Kingfisher. 45. Steve Taylor (Sensas NW) 109-4-0, carp to 2lb and 40lb ide, soft pellet, 9m pole, peg 4; Derek Willan (Fox Bait Tech) 102-6-0; Neil Rogerson (Fox Match Bait tech) 73-10-0; Nick Butterworth (Cheshire Angling) 72-12-0. Sun. Snake, Kingfisher and Meadow. 49. Mike Rogerson (Drennan NW) 83-0-0, carp, tench and silvers, soft pellet, 11m pole, peg 2 Snake; Simon Beswick (North West Worms) 79-14-0; Chris Ruscoe 77-14-0; John Shallom (Stalybridge) 60-12-0. Mon. Willow Pool. 47. Simon Beswick (North West Worms) 156-12-0, 40lb silver fish and rest carp, soft pellet and caster, 12m pole, peg 11; Wayne Kearney (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 117-8-0; Steve Conroy (Drennan NW) 110-14-0; Dean Edwards (Rochdale Anglers) 83-10-0.

Copthorne. Match Canal. Lancashire. Sat. 20. Colin Brunt (Ted Carter’s Preston) 60-8-0, carp to 6 lb, soft pellet, 14m pole, peg 13; Sandy Barker (Highfield Fisheries) 43-10-0; Bob Watson (Ted Carter’s Preston) 43-3-0; Eddie Dickinson 39-8-0.

Hampton Springs. Long Island. Cheshire. Fri. 21. Mick Potter (Platforms UK) 127-4-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet and meat, 14m pole, peg 40; Peter Price (Saints) 125-4-0; 3 Andy Spencer (Chester Tackle Locker) 124-0-0; 4 Martin Wedley (Deggies Tackle) 10-0-0. Sun. 20. Martin Wedley (Deggies Tackle) carp to 10lb and crucians, pellet and meat in shallow margin, 8m pole; Steve Boyd (Saints) 64-0-0; Simon Loyley (Chester Tackle Locker) 63-0-0; Rob Denny (Rod n’ Reel) 61-6-0.

Hanchurch Fisheries, Hanchurch, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, Wed, Veterans, Model Canal, 18. John Rowley (J & D Windows) 33-6-0, carp, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 49; J. Coxon (Hanchurch Fisheries) 27-5-0; T. Stott (Hanchurch Fisheries) 23-2-0.
Henshall Insurance, Hanchurch Fishery, Hanchurch, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, Sat. Model Canal, 33. Neil Dimmick (Trentside Angling) 91-14-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 50; Chris Parker (Pickering’s of Burslem) 85-1-0; M. Grindey (Hanchurch Fisheries) 57-14-0; G. Oakley (Hanchurch Fisheries) 56-0-0; Pete green (Simon-Hartley) 55-10-0; R. Evans (Hanchurch Fisheries) 52-4-0.

High Heyes. Lake Three. Lancashire. Sat. 23. Mark Adams (Ted Carter’s Preston) 42-0-0, carp and barbel, worm, 12m pole, peg 3; Andy Davies (Tri-Cast Highfield) 40-2-0; Ian Scott (Mack’s Tackle) 33-0-0; Paul Banks (Tri-Cast Highfield) 28-2-0.

Highfield. Oak Lake. Lancashire. Wed OAPs. 24. Brian Swift (Red Rose) 50-10-0, 1de to 2 lb, caster, 14m pole, peg 33; Ernie Pilkington (Ted Carter’s Preston) 45-1-2-0; Bill Edmunds (Ted Carter’s Preston) 33-6-0; Bill Runisman (Highfield) 33-2-0. Thu. 18. Gary Gunn (Ted Carter’s Preston) 53-6-0, one carp 18 lb, rest ide, caster, 11m pole, peg 12; Richard Yates (Ted Carter’s Preston) 47-8-0; Bill Edmunds (Ted Carter’s Preston) 46-10-0; Mark Hindlehurst (Preston) 31-0-0. Fri OAPs. Beech Lake. 26. Mal Dixon (Cumbria) 65-12-0, carp to 8 lb, soft pellet, short pole, peg 1; Terry Clark (Ted Carter’s Preston) 51-0-0; Brian Beswick (Fleetwood Res) 44-4-0; Pete Smith (Blackpool Transport) 40-4-0. Fri Open. Oak Lake. 23. Graham Carter (Ted Carter’s Preston) 114-8-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet paste and maggot, short pole in the margin, peg 4; Mike Reed (Highfield Fisheries) 72-0-0; Ian Waddington (Ted Carter’s Preston) 69-0-0; Bruce Peggs (Gerry’s of Morecambe) 66-12-0. Sat. 23. Simon Shepherd (Ted Carter’s Preston) 75-12-0, ide, caster shallow, 14m pole, peg 33; Bruce Peggs (Gerry’s of Morecambe) 72-4-0; Nathan Lumb (Highfield Fishery) 67-11-0; Frank Yardley (Ted Carter’s Preston) 48-2-0. Sun. Ash Lake. 24. Ian Waddington (Ted Carter’s Preston) 67-5-0, carp to 6 lb, meat and sweetcorn, 14m pole, peg 1; Mike Reed (Highfield Fisheries) 65-10-0; Stuart Kennedy (Ted Carter’s Preston) 64-14-0; Howard McGill (Ted Carter’s Preston) 62-0-0. Mon. Oak Lake. 27. Dave McManus (Lostock Tackle) 61-8-0, carp to 6 lb, pellet, method feeder, peg 40; Simon Shepherd (Ted Carter’s Preston) 59-12-0; Phil Alton (Ted Carter’s Southport) 42-4-0; Ian Waddington (Ted Carter’s Preston) 41-4-0.

Lingmere. Match Lake. Wirral. Thu. 16. Steve Openshaw (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 104-10-0, carp to 6 lb, pellet and caster, 16m pole, peg 31; Alan Dewhurst (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 81-10-0; Dave Woodworth (Wallasey Tackle Box) 46-0-0; Jim Bell (Birkenhead) 35-1-0. Sat. 19. Steve Balson (Moreton) 62-12-0, carp, soft pellet, 15m pole, peg 21; Alan Dewhurst (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 62-6-0; Anthony Moran (Vine Baits) 61-14-0; Andrew Kirk (Upton) 61-0-0.

Liverpool & District AA. Leeds-Liverpool Canal at Maghull. Merseyside. Sun. 21. Frank Holding (Ted Carter’s Southport) 38-3-0, bream and five tench, caster, 11m pole, peg 499 at motorway; Peter Gradwell (Liverpool AS) 21-9-0; Jim Elms (Liverpool AS) 7-4-0; 4 Stan Phillips (Mersey Dockers) 6-14-0.

Meadow View. Lark Pool. Cheshire. Tue OAPs. 17. Bill Fairclough (Widnes & District) 50-14-0, carp to 6 lb, soft pellet, 6m pole, peg 14; Phil Barwell (Widnes Angling Centre) 33-4-0; Ray Hignett (Shaw’s Tackle) 32-2-0; Dave Horan (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 28-6-0. Wed. 17. Chris Garlick (Ryder Brow) 65-4-0, carp 8 lb, soft pellet, groundbait feeder, peg 27; Steve Rimmer (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 54-0-0; Chris Diamond (Eddie’s Bait) 48-11-0; Phil Royds (Platt Bridge) 45-8-0. Thu OAPs. Linnet Pool. 18. Phi Barwell 31-4-0, carp 5 lb, soft pellet, 12m pole, peg 5; Bill Fairclough (Widnes & District) 29-4-0; Reg White (Bob’s Tackle) 28-0-0; Rick Hines (Saints) 24-12-0. Sat. 22. Bob Dac (Edgley Sports) 115-10-0, carp to 8 lb, soft pellet, 14m pole, peg 28; Conrad Taylor (Guilder’s Tackle) 67-12-0; Colin Doran (Widnes AC) 63-8-0; Phil Barwell (Widnes Angling Centre) 50-2-0. Sun. 27. Eric Whiteley (Woodhouse Park) 48-12-0, carp to 6 lb, pellet and corn, 3m pole, peg 4; Mark Williams (Sale) 46-2-0; Brian Martin (Meadow View) 44-8-0; Bill Moorcroft (Moorcroft Builders) 42-12-0.
Middlewich Spring League, Trent and Mersey Canal, Middlewich, Cheshire, Sun. Round Two, 76. Paul Dobing (Trabucco Midlands Van den Eynde) 8-8-6, all roach, poled squatt and hemp, opposite the ‘roots’ on the Ideal Standards section; Paul Denson (Birkenhead) 7-11-0; Les Osweleski (Late Comers) 7-9-8; Anthony Marsden (Sam’s Tackle) 7-2-0; Steve Mitchell (Ted Carter, Southport) 6-15-14; Jason Cunningham (Shakespeare) 6-13-0. Teams: Trabucco Midlands Van den Eynde Blue 61; Trabucco Midlands Van den Eynde Red 58; Shakespeare 57; Ted Carter Southport Black 56; I & A Baits 51; Maver Tipton Van den Eynde 49.
League: Trabucco Midlands Van den Eynde Red 126; Maver Tipton Van den Eynde 112; Ted Carter Green 109; Trabucco Midlands Van den Eynde Blue 109; Shakespeare 101; Ted Carter Southport Black 99; I & A Baits 97.

Mill House. Mescar Lake. Merseyside. Wed. 25. Alex Bentley (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 56-8-0carp to 8 lb, soft pellet very shallow, 14m pole, peg 24; Stan Phillips (Mersey Dockers) 48-10-0; Dave Phillips (Ted Carter’s Preston) 42-10-0; Ken Dooley (Liverpool AS) 41-0-0. Sat. 22. Peter Gradwell (Liverpool AS) 47-8-0, carp to 5 lb, sweetcorn, method feeder, peg 58; Alex Bentley (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) and Stan Phillips (Mersey Dockers) 45-6-0; Gerry O’Hara (Wavertree) 33-8-0.

Newton- le-Willows AA over 60s. Sankey Canal Upper Pound. Merseyside. Thu. 36. Mike Collins (Newton-le-Willows) 20-10-0, skimmers and bream, soft pellet, 13m pole, peg 54; Geoff Clare (Warrington) 18-15-0; Doug Thom (Widnes) 12-4-0; Eddie McLorie (Newton) 10-2-0.

Partridge Lakes. Spey and March lakes. Cheshire. Mon OAPs. 23. Keith Blakeley (Leigh, Tackle & Bait) 47-4-0, carp, paste and corn, 8m pole, peg 12; Steve Pinnington (Partridge) 38-2-0; Roger Peet (Oldham Owls) 37-6-0; Jim Pinnington ( Partridge) 37-6-0. Tue. Covey Canal. 15. Steve Ward (St. Helens) 130-6-0, ide and carp, caster shallow, 6m pole, peg 92; Mike Booth (Tri-Cast Highfield) 109-2-0; Mike Ryan (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 87-6-0; Andy Bennett (Fox Match) 83-9-0. Wed OAPs. Willow and Piper lakes. 27. Eddie Battersby (Swinton) 43-4-0, F1s to 2 lb, soft pellet in margin, short pole, peg 2 Willow; Ron Smith (Bolton Angling Centre) 41-11-0; Paul Dennett (Runcorn) 34-0-0; Les Greenhalgh (Warrington) 31-4-0. Thu. Covey Canal. 25. Chris Weeder Jnr (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 140-1-0, small carp and ide, caster shallow, 8m pole, peg 42; Craig Leyland (Partridge) 98-0-0; John Kenning (Partridge) 97-3-0; Keith Leatherbarrow (Pilkington’s AC) 96-5-0. Fri. Covey Canal. 27. Chris Weeder Jnr (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 151-2-0, small carp, ide and and F1s, shallow caster, 6m pole, peg 41; Chris Weeder Snr (Trafford Angling) 110-11-0; James De Clouet (Marukyu Baits) 89-15-0; John Brogden (Ted Carter’s Southport) 87-0-0. Sat. 38. Chris Oliver (Rochdale Angling Centre) 111-10-0, small common and mirror carp, luncheon meat along the edge, 4m pole, peg 38; Lee Redman (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) and Richard Crabtree (Gerry’s Morecambe) 104-13-0; 4 J McFarlane, Tri-Cast Rochdale, Lancashire, 103-6-0. Sun. 41. John McFarlane (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 109-14-0, F1s, common and mirror carp, paste and maggot, 3m pole, peg 63; Martin Entwistle (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 86-7-0; Chris Weeder Snr (Trafford Angling) 77-9-0; Graham Smith (Partridge) 77-6-0. Mon. 25. Chris Weeder Jnr (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 116-4-0, ide, F1s and small carp to 2 lb, caster, 7m pole, peg 73; Paul Selvidge (Ted Carter’s Preston) 114-7-0; Colin Mayer (Drennan NW) 101-3-0; James De Clouet (Marukyu Baits) 101-3-0.

Rosemary Wood. Island Pool. Lancashire. Sun. 23. Tony Moran (Vine Baits) 49-7-0, carp to 5 lb, method feeder, pellet and corn, peg 5; Ritchie Wilson (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 43-3-0; Alan Dewhurst (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 42-15-0; Chris Smith (Chester Tackle Locker) 38-11-0.

St. Helens AA. Carr Mill Dam. Merseyside. Mon. 23. Steve May (Last Cast) 35-5-0, bream to 3 lb, skimmers and roach, red maggot, crumb feeder, peg 63; Steve Wooding (Skelmersdale) 25-4-0; 3 Kevin Hall (St. Helens) 23-14-0; Gedd Rigby (St. Helens) 21-12-0. Fri. 31. Jim Crossley (Mosella Garbolino) 45-1-0, bream and skimmers, maggot, crumb feeder, peg 78; Jim Evans (Gilder’s Tackle) 39-8-0; 3 Derek Bennett (Preston Innovations) 31-12-0; 4 Sean Fletcher (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 29-13-0. Sun. 76. Steve Leyland (Warrington) 47-9-0, bream and skimmers, maggot and worm, open-ended feeder, peg 39; Simon Wilkinson (Daves Middlewich) 44-9-0; Dave Pilgrim (York) 40-15-0; Des Lowcock (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 40-11-0. Mon. 77. Dave Alsop (St. Helens) 57-10-0, bream and skimmers, red maggot and worm, bread feeder at 40ms, peg 6; Mark Goodwin (Chester) 48-5-0; Darren Garwood (Tight Lines Shaw) 35-11-0; Derek Bennett (Preston Innovations) 38-5-0.

Stapeley Cudmore, Whitmore, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffordshire, Sat. New Pools 1 and 5, 19. Damian Bracken (Mosella Garbolino) 102-8-0, carp to 6 lb, odd skimmers, poled meat, Pool 1, peg 11; Anthony Furnival (Stapeley Cudmore) 76-2-0; Mark Kearns (Stapeley Cudmore) 74-2-0; John Myatt (Stapeley Cudmore) 53-10-0; Anthony King (Protak Barlows) 52-8-0; Shaun Hill (Stapeley Cudmore) 48-2-0. Sun. Spring League, final round, Pool 1, Suez Canal and Adelaide Pool, 40. Andy May (MAP Ultima) 115-10-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 6; Andy Moors (Maver Pickering’s) 103-0-0; Paul Williamson (MAP Stapeley) 98-8-0; Mark Kearns (MAP Stapeley) 93-14-0; Anthony Furnival (Stapeley Cudmore) 90-4-0; Chris Jones (Floats Direct) 88-14-0. Teams: MAP Stapeley 6; Maver Pickering’s 9; Ray’s tackle 16; Scratchers 23. Final League: MAP Stapeley 52; Maver Pickering’s 93; Ray’s Tackle 115; Ultimate Pellet 124. Tues. Suez Canal, 16. Jake Robinson (Maver Pickering’s) 119-12-0, carp to 6 lb, odd skimmers, poled meat, peg 30; Anthony Furnival (Stapeley Cudmore) 110-0-0; Neil Powell (Hillbilly Floats) 100-12-0; Trevor Robinson (Maver Midlands) 97-8-0; Paul Williamson (Stapeley Cudmore) 93-8-0; Shaum Hill (Stapeley Cudmore) 80-10-0. Sat. Suez Canal, 20. John Myatt (Izaak Walton, Leigh) 115-8-0, carp to 4 lb, skimmers and tench, poled meat, peg 1; Will Crowder (Ultimate Pellet) 103-6-0; Andy Underwood (Izaak Walton, Leigh) 87-8-0; John Glover jr (Stapeley Cudmore) 85-0-0; Andy Pickles (Izaak Walton, Leigh) 84-12-0; Paul Ross (Izaak Walton, Leigh) 82-6-0. Sun. Suez Canal, 25. Andy Moors (Maver Pickering’s) 136-8-0, carp to 4 lb, poled sweetcorn and pellet, peg 28; Carl Lane (Prescott Angling Centre) 105-6-0; Andy North (Mansfield Angling Centre) 89-4-0; Melvyn Kearns (Stapeley Cudmore) and Colin Turner (Stapeley Cudmore) both 69-8-0; Steve Boyd (Prescott Angling Centre) 69-0-0. Mon. Suez Canal and Pool 1. 28. Mark Kearns (Stapeley Cudmore) 193-8-0, carp to 6 lb, tench and skimmers, poled meat, peg 1 Suez; Shaun Hill (Stapeley Cudmore) 146-0-0; Melvyn Kearns (Stapeley Cudmore) 118-12-0; Dave Cameron (Stapeley Cudmore) 109-2-0; Andy Moors (Maver Pickering’s) 103-0-0; Carl Lane (Prescott Angling Centre) 96-2-0.

Wigan & District AA. Leeds-Liverpool Canal. Lancashire. Wed. Appley Bridge. 24. Colin Savage (Bolton) 2-9-4, roach, punch bread, 9m pole, peg 320; Dave Bradley (Maver NW) 2-9-0; Kevin Stothers (Hindley MG) 1-12-4; Les Williams (Chorley) 1-10-0. Sat. Leyland Mill. 32. Steve Gallop (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 4-14-0, hybrids and roach, punch bread, 11m pole, peg 84; Kevin Stothers (Hindley MG) 4-4-8; Steve Wilson (Ted Carter’s Preston) 4-3-0; Ken Simm (Wigan) 4-1-12. Sun. Cowling. 27. Alan Whalley (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 6-12-0, bream and skimmers, punch bread, 11m pole, pegged at Gray Heights; Roger Priestley (Maver NW) 4-6-8; Dave McGuinn (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 3-6-8; Graham Mortimer (Sensas NW) 3-3-4.