Bannister House, Match Canal. Merseyside. Wed. 34. Steve Openshaw (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 106-8-0, carp, pellet, 14m pole, peg 50; Jamie Hughes (Maver Midlands) 89-4-0; Steve Parry (Dynamite Baits) 75-8-0; Gary Baugh (Chester Tackle Locker) 74-10-0. Sat. 36. Brian Bennett (Garbolino Elton) 47-8-0, carp and chub, corn and pellet, 12m pole, peg 64; Keith Wilson (North West Angling) 46-3-0; Ray Shaw (Daiwa Wigan) 41-14-0; Mark Halliwell (Subfish) 41-8-0. Sun. 48. Gary Baugh (Chester Tackle Locker) 100-6-0, carp to 4 lb, soft pellet, 14m pole, peg 50; Jamie Hughes (Maver Midlands) 70-12-0; Paul Casson (Lostock Tackle Box) 69-8-0; Steve Openshaw (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 64-10-0.

Blundell’s, Ash Pool. Cheshire. Sat. 25. Gary Whalley (Gem Pole Repairs) 56-3-0, ide and carp, maggot and pellet, 12m pole, peg 50; Dave Simpson (Home Guard) 55-12-0; Keith Padmore (Ted Carter’s Preston) 50-15-0; Paul Jones (Bait-Tech) 48-11-0. Sat. 34. Mark Lucas (Mosella) 58-4-0, carp to 12lb, worm, 14m pole, peg 13; Paul Jones (Bait-Tech) 57-4-0; Stuart Carroll (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 53-10-0; Mike Hall (Rod n’ Reel) 46-7-0. Sun. 46. John Jowett (Drennan NW) 100-1-0, carp to 6 lb and ide 1 lb, worm, 7 and 16m pole, peg 45; Ian Blakeley (Saints) 89-6-0; Paul Jones (Bait-Tech) 88-4-0; Kerry Kirkwood (St Helens Angling) 78-13-0.

Bradshaw Hall, Over 50s. Lake Eight. Lancashire. Wed. 21. Jim Ashton (Manchester) 22-10-0, perch, roach and carp, maggot and pellet, 12m pole, peg 80; John Clayton (Bolton) 16-10-0; Ken Legg (Barnoldswick) 15-12-0;  John Gordon (Wigan) 14-14-0.

Brookside, Snake Pit. Cheshire. Thurs. 21. John Battersby (Garbolino Elton) 80-0-0; Alan Metcalfe (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 72-10-0; John Shallom (Stalybridge) 70-0-0; Chris Ruscoe (Birkenhead) 69-12-0. Sat. 38. Colin Scott (Garbolino Elton) 67-6-0, skimmer bream, ide and carp, caster and pellet, 9m pole, peg 5; John Jones (Garbolino Elton) 55-2-0; Dave Williams (Garbolino Elton) 54-0-0; Nick Butterworth (Cheshire Angling) 52-10-0. Sun. 42. Steve Carrier (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 100-4-0, carp to 1lb and silver fish, soft pellet, 11m pole, peg 21; Nick Butterworth (Cheshire Angling) 63-2-0; Dave Williams (Warrington) 56-8-0; Andy Grimes (Mosella) 55-8-0.

Hanchurch Fisheries Veterans, Hanchurch, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, Wed. Model Canal, 19. P. Hancock (Hanchurch Fishery) 85-6-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 59; Graham Broughton (Manchester) 29-0-0; M. Taylor (Trentside Tackle) 27-2-0.

High Hayes, Lake Three. Lancashire. Sat. 23. Paul Banks (Tri-Cast Highfield) 25-0-0, carp and ide to 3 lb, sweetcorn, 12m pole, peg 27; Dave Bolton (Coppull Anglers) 24-9-0; Eddie Shepherd (Ted Carter’s Preston) 24-0-0; Ernie Pilkington (Ted Carter’s Preston) 20-14-0.

Highfield, OAPs. Beech Lake. Lancashire. Wed. 22. Keith Judson (Ted Carter’s Preston) 49-12-0, carp to 4 lb, luncheon meat, 11m pole, peg 19; Terry Clarke (Mack’s Tackle) 37-10-0; Pete Smith (Blackpool Transport) 36-9-0; 4 Mel Dixon (Blackpool) 35-8-0. Beech Lake. Lancashire. Thurs. 31. Simon Shepherd (Ted Carter’s Preston) 68-4-0, carp to 4 lb and skimmer bream, meat and pellet, 11m pole, peg 3; Mike Reed (Highfield Fisheries) 58-0-0; Terry Clarke (Mack’s Tackle) 57-12-0; Frank Yardley (Ted Carter’s Preston) 52-4-0.

K&L Electrical Open, Sankey-St. Helens Canal. Upper Pound. Merseyside. Wed. 30. Rob Speakman (Newton) 10-11-0, bream and roach, soft pellet, 11m pole, peg 44; Dave Lloyd (Leigh) 9-8-0; Lee Churton (A&L Electrical) 4-12-0.

Lingmere, Match Lake. Wirral. Thurs. 19. Steve Openshaw (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 115-0-0, carp and barbel, caster, 14m pole, peg 19; Dave Woodworth (Wallasey Tackle Box) 62-14-0; Steve Balson (Moreton) 26-6-0; Pete Delmaine (Wallasey) 23-8-0. Sat. 23. James Howson (Upton) 60-4-0, carp to 5lb, soft pellet, 14m pole, peg 19; Alan Dewhurst (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 58-0-0; Andy Kirk (Bidston) 48-8-0; Phil Roberts (Upton) 46-10-0.

Liverpool & District AA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal at Maghull. Merseyside. Sun. 22. Peter Baker (Mersey Dockers) 6-10-0, tench, seels and skimmer bream, caster and worm, 11m pole, peg 391; Gareth Charnock (Mersey Dockers) 5-4-0; Steve Maddock (Maghull Community Centre) 5-2-0; Mike Dixon (Mersey Dockers) 4-9-0.

Maver Pairs, Partridge Lakes. Covey Canal. Cheshire. Sat. 90. Peter Tickle (St Helens) 62-2-0, small carp and F1s, soft pellet and caster, 11m pole; Dave Jowett (Manchester) 61-7-0; 2 Steve Parry (Dynamite Baits) 58-13-0; Craig Ebbrell (Mosella Garbolino) 51-12-0.

Winning Pair: three points: Steve Short (Tri-Cast Highfield) 35-5-0 and Mike Reed (Highfield Fisheries) 37-0-0;

four points: Craig Ebbrell (Mosella Garbolino) 51-12-0 and Alan Rutherford (Mosella Garbolino) 55-4-0.

Meadow View, OAPs. Lark Pool Cheshire. Tues. 22. Ron Durr (Widnes Angling Centre) 60-8-0, carp 5 lb, soft pellet, 8m pole in margin, peg 7; Phil Barwell (Widnes AC) 60-2-0; Ray Hignett (Shaw’s Tackle) 42-8-0; Bill Fairclough (Widnes & District) 30-12-0. Lark Pool Cheshire. Wed. 25. Andy Gaskell (Poplars AC) 58-4-0, carp to 6 lb, corn over pellet, 8m pole, peg 19; Cyril Cowley (Middlewich) 46-8-0; Conrad Taylor (Guilder’s Tackle) 45-9-0; Shaun Sandham (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 34-6-0. OAPs. Thrush Pool.  Cheshire. Wed. 16. Peter Baker (Mersey Dockers) 6-10-0, tench, eels and skimmer bream, punch bread and caster, 11m pole, peg 391; 2 Gareth Charnock (Mersey Dockers) 5-4-0; Steve Maddock (Maghull Community Centre) 5-2-0; Mike Dixon (Mersey Dockers) 4-9-0. Qualifier. Lark Pool Cheshire. Sat. 21. Bob Dac (Edgley Sports) 90-1-0, carp 8 lb, soft pellet, 6m pole, peg 36; Dave Horan (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 76-2-0; Shaun Sandham (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 69-10-0; Barrie Davies (Deeside Tackle) 64-0-0. Lark Pool. Cheshire. Sun. 30. Dave Brown (Poplars AC) 50-4-0, carp to 4 lb, soft pellet, 4m pole, peg 14; Matt Rooke (Trafford Angling) 48-2-0; Mike Thompson (Trafford Angling) and Colin Doran (Widnes AC) 33-8-0.

Mill House, Mescar Lake. Merseyside. Sat. 22. Mick Woolvine (Ted Carter’s Southport) 41-10-0, carp to 6 lb, corn and paste, Method feeder and 14m pole, peg 28;  Matt Higgins (Maghull) 29-6-0; Peter Gradwell (Liverpool AS) 28-4-0; Mike McCluskey (Mersey Dockers) 26-1-0.

Newton le Willows AA, Over 60s. Sankey-St Helens Canal. Upper Pound. Merseyside. Thurs. 40. Eddie Cook (Warrington) 31-12-0, bream, tench and roach, soft pellet, 12m pole, peg 40; Stan Roberts (Ashton-in-Makerfield) 15-9-8; Gordon Shorrocks (Farnworth) 10-11-6.

Partridge Lakes, Covey Canal. Cheshire. Thurs. 25. Gary Whalley (Gem Pole Repairs) 80-0-0, ide, F1s and carp, soft pellet and maggot, 6m pole, peg 34; Brett Longthorne (Tonge Moore) 64-0-0; Mike Booth (Tri-Cast Highfield) 63-8-0; Chris Elliott (Trafford Angling) 57-6-0. Sun. 87. Simon Beswick (North West Worms) 96-15-0, small chub, mirror and common carp, worm and caster, 12m pole, peg 20; Danny Keenan (Whitworth Angling) 76-9-0; Richard Crabtree (Gerry’s Morecambe) 60-0-0; Mark Lucas (Mosella) 57-2-0

Rosemary Wood, Island Pool. Lancashire. Thurs. 16. Steve Parry (Dynamite Baits) 48-9-0, carp, soft pellet, Method feeder and 12m pole, peg 5; Dave Cheetham (Ted Carter’s Preston) 38-8-0; Paul McCarthy (Ted Carter’s Southport) 30-0-0; Steve Gallagher (Ted Carter’s Southport) 28-4-0.

St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam. Merseyside. Sat. 27. Phil Scholes (Manchester) 27-11-0, skimmer bream, red maggot, crumb feeder, peg 40; Mick Walton (Yorkshire) 22-9-0; Paul Hughes (Saints) 22-3-0; Dave Rigby (St Helens) 21-1-0.

Stapeley Cudmore, Whitome, Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire, Sat. Suez and Brewsters Canals, 36. Steve Conroy (Drennan North West) 121-0-0, carp to 4 lb, odd tench and skimmers, poled meat, Suez Canal 17; Colin Mayer (Drennan North West) 98-14-0; Dave Swain (Garbolino/Dynamite) 75-8-0; Anthony King (Protak Barlows) 67-12-0; John Glover (Stapeley Cudmore) 67-10-0; Gary Skerritt (Maver Pickering’s) 63-14-0. Sun. Suez Canal and New Pool 2, 34. teve Fleming (Drennan North West) 69-12-0, carp to 4 lb, skimmers and tench, poled worm and caster, peg 1 Suez; Danny Hallam (Maver Pickering’s) 66-10-0; Jake Robinson (Maver Pickering’s) 60-10-0; Damian Fisher (Alan’s Tackle) 54-2-0; Kevin Haystead (Stapeley Cudmore) 51-10-0; Anthony King (Protak Barlows) 51-4-0.
Ultimate Pellet, Hanchurch Fishery, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, Sat. Model Canal, 35. A. Pearce (Hanchurch Fishery) 83-0-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 58; Gary Jones (LFC) 58-3-0; Danny Lowndes (Hanchurch Silver) 51-8-0; Steve Crompton (Pooldole AC) 49-8-0; Kevin Roden (Trentside Tackle) 43-13-0; M. Forster (Hanchurch Fishery) 43-12-0.

Wigan & District AA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal at Botany Bay. Lancashire. Wed. 26. Norman Watson (Hindley MG) 4-12-4, bream 2lb and roach, punch bread 11 and 14m pole, pegged top car park; Alan Whalley (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 3-3-0; Dave McGuinn (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 2-15-8; Sean Wharton (Daiwa Wigan) 2-13-4. Leeds-Liverpool Canal at North Moor Lane. Lancashire. Sat. 20. Lawrence Clayton (Hindley MG) 11-0-4, three bream, skimmers and roach, punch bread, 11m pole, pegged on cottage; Dave Walmsley (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 7-8-0; 3 Kevin Stothers (Hindley MG) 5-2-0; Jim Jeffers (Liverpool AS) 4-12-12. Leeds-Liverpool Canal at Burscough. Lancashire. Sun. 20. Tony Prescot (Coppul Anglers) 6-1-0, 2 lb eel with roach, punch bread and worm, 6 and 11m pole, pegged on S bends; Derek Fairhurst (Hindley MG) 5-2-0; Mike Davies (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 2-14-8; Kevin Clarke (Leigh, Tackle & Bait) 2-11-0.

Steve Openshaw posted two tons in fish packed mid week Opens.

  • C.Williams

    Correct me if I am wrong but…. on reading the result of the Leeds Liverpool match on the leeds liverpool canal I notice that the winning weight contained eels!!!! Arent they banned from being retained in nets even in matches??