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North West Angler’s Mail matches for March 17/18 2012.

Bannister House, Match Canal. Merseyside. Sun. 32. Paul Coyle (Preston Innovations) 69-8-0, carp to 6 lb, bream and chub, soft pellet, 14m pole, peg 12; Ian Sullivan (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 52-12-0; Martin Kay (Elton Tackle) 42-0-0; Martin Bullock (Ted Carter’s Preston) 40-0-0.

Blundell’s, Roving match. Cheshire. Wed. 42. Daz Gleave (Trafford Angling) 93-15-0, small carp and ide, soft pellet, maggot, Method feeder and 11m pole, peg 53 Ash; Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 88-0-0; Chris Weeder Jnr (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 82-13-0; Paul Jones (Bait-Tech) 79-12-0. Sat. 47. Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 84-15-0, 40lb of ide 2lb and carp to 10 lb, maggot, 11m pole, peg 53 Ash; Dean Edwards (Rochdale Anglers) 72-1-0; Jack Howarth (Mosella) 67-6-0; Craig Herring (Rochdale Angling Centre) 61-6-0. Roving match. Cheshire. Sun. 60

Lee Thornton (Bagem Baits) 82-7-0, mirror and common carp to 5 lb, soft pellet, 16m pole, peg 61; Alan Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 76-12-0; Andy Musgrove (Edgley Sports) 75-14-0; Lee Clancy (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 66-0-0; Danny Maguire (Mosella) 58-14-0; Gary Wills (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 54-10-0.

Bradshaw Hall, LakeThree. Lancashire. Sun. 19. Geoff Terry (Little Lever) 30-0-0, skimmers, chub, carp and roach, maggot and pellet, 13m pole, peg 2; John Clayton (Bolton) 23-8-0; Barry Thomas (Ted Carter’s Southport) 21-8-0; Mark Addy (Bait-Tech) 21-0-0.

Brookside, Snake & Willow. Cheshire. Thurs. 30. Dean Edwards (Rochdale Anglers) 108-6-0, carp to 2 lb, skimmers and roach, soft pellet and maggot, 12m pole, peg7 Willow; Dave Williams (Rochdale Angling) 72-4-0; Alan Metcalfe (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 48-10-0; Alan Sharman (Garbolino Elton) 43-0-0. Sat. 45. Mark Plevin (Deggies Tackle) 55-12-0, carp to 4 lb, punch bread, 10m pole, peg 9 Snake: John Nugent (Stalybridge) 53-4-0; John Chapman (Rochdale Angling Centre) 52-2-0; Steve Conroy (Drennan NW) 48-2-0. Sun. Snake & Willow. 44. Andy Butler (Mosella) 68-4-0, carp to 3 lb, ide and skimmer bream, red maggot, 12m pole, peg 17 Snake: John Battersby (Garbolino Elton) 59-2-0; Chris Ruscoe (Rod n’ Reel) 58-4-0; Mike Smith (Stalybridge) 57-14-0.

Heronbrook Spring League, Round Four, Slindon, near Eccleshall, Staffordshire, Sun. All pools, 78. Chris Shelley (Trentside Tackle) 146-8-0, all F1s to 8 oz, poled pellet, Match Lake 1; Dave White (Maver Bagem Baits) 89-8-0; Jeff Grantham (Capital Developments) 88-1-0; Ade Cattell (Maver Gold Yew) 73-4-0; Andy Moors (Maver Pickering’s) 73-2-0; Tony Maj (Maver Gold Oak) 56-6-0. Teams: Connect Tackle 11; Maver Bagem Baits, Maver Gold Yew and Maver Pickering’s all 13; Scratchers 16; Trentside Tackle 17. League: Maver Bagem Baits 47; Maver Pickering’s 50; Maver Gold Yew 57; Ted Carter Southport 69; Trentside Tackle 72; Connect Tackle 72.

High Heyes Farm, Rover on all lakes. Lancashire. Sat. 20. John Rogers (Ted Carter’s Preston) 56-0-0, ide and carp, red maggot, 12m pole, peg 16 Lake Two; Bill Edmunds (Ted Carter’s Preston) 50-14-0; John Brooks (St Anthony’s) 41-0-0; Les Del Pinto (Complete Fisherman) 29-5-0.

Lingmere, Match Lake. Cheshire. Thurs. 16. Carl Fletcher (Lingmere Fishery) 123-12-0, F1s to 3 lb, red maggot shallow, 12m pole, peg 5; Steve Openshaw (Lingmere Fishery) 73-2-0; Paul Wright (Liverpool) 64-15-0; Andy Kirk (Bidston) 63-14-0. Sat. 19. Steve Openshaw (Lingmere Fishery) 83-8-0, F1s, ide and skimmers bream, double red maggot, shallow, 14m pole, peg 29; Paul Wright (Liverpool) 79-9-0; Steve Balson (Moreton) 73-11-0; Dave Woodworth (Lingmere Fishery) 64-3-0.k

Meadow View, Cheshire. Tue OAPs Lark Poo. 19. Sam Clark (Stockport) 44-8-0, carp to 5 lb, sweetcorn, waggler, peg 41; George Osborne (Penketh) 27-0-0; Les Oliver (Meadow View) 26-9-0; Barry Dibnah (Manchester) 33-10-0. Thu OALs. Thrush Pool. 18. Dennis Ockwell (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 35-12-0, carp to 6 lb, corn and soft pellet, 13m pole, peg 2; Barry Dibnah (Manchester) 33-10-0; Eric Whiteley (Woodhouse Park) 22-6-0; Ray Hignett (Shaw’s Tackle) 18-0-0. Sun. Lark Pool. 26. Dave Hancox (Cheshire Angling) 110-0-0, carp to 7 lb, soft pellet, 14m pole, peg 4; Phil Barwell (Widnes Angling Centre) 88-7-0; Keith Padmore (Ted Carter’s Preston) 40-15-0; Conrad Taylor (Guilder’s Tackle) 40-12-0.

Middlewich Spring League, Round One, Trent and Mersey Canal and the Middlewich Branch Arm, Middlewich, Cheshire, Sun. 80. Richard Guest (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde Gold) 14-9-0, three chub to poled chopped worm and caster, roach and gudgeon to squatt, pegged on the ‘cottages’ section; Lloyd Woodhouse (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde Gold) 13-4-0; Dave Hughes (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde Red) 12-5-0; Ian Saiger (Browning Lifestyle Green) 10-8-4; Ben Garbett (Maver Tipton van den Eynde Red) 9-12-0; Ross Wightman (Exiles) 9-3-0. Teams: Maver Tipton Gold Van den Eynde 67; Exiles 66; Maver Tipton Van den Eynde Red 59; Browning Lifestyle Blue 57; Rugeley MG 51; Browning Lifestyle Green 51.

Mill House, Mescar Lake. Merseyside. Wed. 18. Dave Phillips (Ted Carter’s Preston) 45-8-0, carp to 8 lb, soft pellet, 10m pole, peg 59; Steve Parry (Fazakerley) 33-0-0; Gerry O’Hara (Broadgreen) 26-14-0; Colin Craven (Wavertree) 23-8-0 and Alex Bentley (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 23-8-0.

Newton-le-Willows AA, White Door Dam. Merseyside. Thu Over 60s. 38. Jim Byrne (Warrington) and Eddie Cook (Warrington) both 13-11-0, carp, roach and skimmers, caster, 11 and 13m pole; Ivor Brown (Newton) 7-1-0; Alan Tickle (Newton-le-Willows) 6-3-0.

Northern AA, Macclesfield Canal at Goyt Mill. Cheshire. Sun. 24. John Edwards (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 4-13-0, perch 1ln, roach and skimmers, punch bread and worm, 10m but 12m for perch, peg 2; Shaun Paddon (Tri-CaSt. Highfield) 4-11-0; Pete Fairbrother (Stockport Federation) 3-10-0; Dave Holland (Tri-CaSt. Highfield) 3-4-8.

Partridge Lakes, Covey Canal. Cheshire. Mon OAPs. 27. Tom Aspinall (Atherton Tackle) 48-10-0, mirror carp to 4 lb and F1s, soft pellet, top two kit, peg 1; Ernie Pilkington (Ted Carter’s Preston) 48-6-0; Baz Little (Leigh) 47-7-0; Steve Kelly (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 47-0-0. Tue. 31. Andy Bennett (Fox/Bag’em Baits) 88-11-0, mainly F1s to 2 lb, soft pellet and maggot, 6 and 11m pole, peg 25; Alan Dewhurst (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 87-15-0; Daz Shaw (Maver NW) 72-10-0; Andy Laverick (Partridge) 72-1-0. Wed OAPs, 60. Dave Olly (Olly Motors) 51-7-0, mirror car and F1s, sweetcorn and soft pellet, 3m pole, peg 100; John Hammond (Widnes) 39-2-0; Gordon Pemberton (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 36-7-0; Eddie Brown (Izaak Walton) 36-6-0. Thurs. 31. Ian Ridgeway (Rochdale Angling) 75-13-0, F1s and smattering small carp, soft pellet, 6 and 8m pole, peg 60; Daz Shaw (Maver NW) 72-4-0; Steve Parry (Dynamite Baits) 67-11-0. Sun. 55. Mike Reed (Garbolino Elton) 65-13-0, F1s to 3 lb, soft pellet and feeing micros, 3m pole alternating either side of his peg either side of stand, peg 61; Craig Ebbrell (Maver Midland) 44-13-0; Brian Bennett (Garbolino Elton) 41-13-0; Frank Cooke (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 38-4-0; Steve Short (Tri CaSt. Highfield) 27-13-0; Mal Kemp (Home Grown) 36-1-0. Sat. 52.

Andy Bennett (Fox/Bag’em Baits) 52-13-0, F1s and ide, soft pellet and white maggot, 6 and 11m pole, peg 61; Keith Leatherbarrow (Pilkington’s AA) 52-5-0; Peter Tickle (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 51-14-0; Daz Shaw (Maver NW) 41-4-0; Ian Burley (Lloyd Baits) 40-1-0; Lee Riley (Rochdale Anglers) 37-5-0.

St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam. Merseyside. Sat. 23. Mike Burkhill (Leigh, Tackle & Bait) 10-5-0, skimmer bream, maggot and worm, open-ended feeder, peg 160; Gedd Rigby (St. Helens) 9-3-0; Bill Thelwell (St. Helens) 7-13-0; Bob Smith (St. Helens) 6-15-0. Sun. 31. Ron Rance (St. Helens) 20-13-0, skimmers and bream to 2 lb, worm and maggot double-hooking, groundbait feeder, peg 42; Gedd Rigby (St. Helens) 11-2-0; Jim Hines (Dynamite Baits) 11-0-0; Gareth Lambert (Swinton) 9-3-0.

Stapeley Cudmore, Whitmore, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, Sat. Spring League, Round Three, Suez Canal and Pool 1, 36. Mark Kearns (MAP/Garbolino/Bait Tech) 134-10-0, carp to 6 lb, skimmers and tench, poled paste, Suez 28; John Brogden (Ted Carter Southport Blue) 71-4-0; Frank Cooke (Ray’s tackle) 71-0-0; Dave Holman (Protak Barlows) 68-12-0; Kevin Dennis (Ultimate Pellet) 65-14-0; Carl Moon (MAP/Garbolino/Bait Tech) 61-0-0. Teams: MAP/Garbolino/Bait Tech 7; Ted Carter Southport Blue 15; Ted Carter Southport Green and Stapeley Cudmore Red both 18. League: MAP/Garbolino Bait Tech 33; Ted Carter Southport Green 46; Ted Carter Southport Blue 52; Ultimate Pellet 55. Sun. Suez Canal, 22. Carl Lane (Prescott Angling Supplies) 65-14-0, carp to 4 lb plus skimmers, poled pellet, peg 50; Mel Kearns (Stapeley Cudmore) 53-0-0; Shaun Hill (Stapeley Cudmore) 52-8-0; Mark Kearns (Stapeley Cudmore) 50-14-0; Dave Breakwell (Embankment AC) 50-2-0; Bill Gilchrist (Stapeley Cudmore) 44-2-0.

Wigan & District AA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal. Lancashire. Wed. Appley Bridge. 26. Rob Porter (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 5-1-2, roach to 6oz, punch bread, 9 and 13m pole, pegged on meadows; Len Stringfellow (Wigan & DAA) 5-0-0; Norman Watson (Hindley MG) 4-14-0; Colin Savage (Bolton) 4-9-2. Sat. Burscough. 29. Sean Wharton (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 22-5-0, 10 bream to 3 lb, punch bread and caster, 8m pole, peg 676; Anthony Marsden (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 10-2-0; Danny Martin (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 7-14-8; Tom Fairhurst (Lostock Tackle Box) 6-0-0.

Wigan & District AA teams of Four, Leeds-Liverpool Canal at Gorst Lane. Lancashire. Sun. 36. Colin Cliffe (Ted Carter’s Preston) 3-12-9, perch 1 lb, small perch, eels and roach, punch and worm, 6 and 11m pole; Dave Wells (Tri Cast Rochdale) 3-12-0; John Leeds (Tri Cast Rochdale) 3-11-6; Steve Wharton (Mixed Bag) 3-4-0. Teams: Ted Carter’s A 8; Tri-Cast Rochdale 12; Sensas NW 14. Final league: Ted Carter’s A 52; Tri-Cast Rochdale 63; Mosella NW and Ted Carter’s B 74.