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North West Angler’s Mail matches for May 28/30 2011

Bannister House. Match Canal. Merseyside. Wed. 18. Neil Charnock (Bannister House) 78-14-0, carp to 6 lb, soft pellet, 16m pole, peg 21; Martin Kay (Elton Tackle) 71-10-0; Paul Bottomley (Coppull Angling Centre) 56-12-0; Martin Bullock (Ted Carter’s Preston) 55-12-0. Sat. 31. Jamie Hughes (Maver Midlands) 56-8-0, carp, skimmers and roach, pellet and corn, 14m pole, peg 25; Brian Bennett (Garbolino Elton) 48-8-0; Bob Watson (Ted Carter’s Preston) 47-12-0; Dave Pimlott (Garbolino Elton) 44-0-0. Sun. 42. Jamie Hughes (Maver Midlands) 103-12-0, carp to 8 lb, skimmer bream, roach and chub, banded pellet, 15m pole, peg 38 on the peninsula; Dave Pimblott (Garbolino Elton) 71-2-0; Simon Shepherd (Ted Carter’s Preston) 68-10-0; Phil Alton (Ted Carter’s Southport) 66-8-0.

Blundell’s. Rover on all canals. Cheshire. Wed. 20. Gary Whalley (Bait Tech) 109-2-0, carp to 9 lb, ide and bream 2 lb, caster and red maggot, 11m pole, peg 55 Ash; Mike Rogerson (Drennan NW) 84-3-0; Mark Lucas (Mosella) 75-13-0; Stuart Taylor (Tackle Saver) 71-0-0. Thurs. eve. 16 John Kerwin (Fisherman’s Way Bury) 73-7-0, carp to 7 lb, corn, meat and pellet, straight lead, peg 48 Ash; Stuart Conroy (Drennan NW) 71-10-0; Albert Malcomson (Drennan NW) 63-12-0; Mike Billingham (Hazelgrove Angling Centre) 57-15-0. Fri eve. Trio Lake. 16. Paul Mossman (Ted Carter’s Preston) 85-5-0, carp to 2 lb, soft pellet, 10m pole, peg 45; Ben Newbury (Daiwa Wigan) 80-12-0; Gary Whalley (Bait Tech) 62-7-0; Alan Battersby (Bolton) 60-0-0. Sat. Rover on five waters. 31. Kerry Kirkwood (St Helens Angling) 145-3-0, 65 lb of ide plus carp to 8 lb, caster and meat, 8m pole and Method feeder, peg 51 Ash; Adam Rooney (Shimano Guru) 100-3-0; Paul Mossman (Ted Carter’s Preston) 88-10-0; Lee Clancy (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 86-1-0. Sun. Rover on four lakes. 37. Alan Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 75-14-0, carp to 8 lb, luncheon meat, 10m pole to shallow bar, peg 65 Pine Lodge; Ian Blakeley (Saints) 63-10-0; Simon Holmes (Hazelgrove) 59-1-0; Pete Cunniffe (Guilder’s Tackle) 52-8-0.

Bradshaw Hall. Lake Three. Lancashire. Wed. 21. Steve Leach (Tottington) 29-8-0, skimmer bream and roach, soft pellet, 11m pole, peg 8; Geoff Terry (Little Lever) 20-0-0; George Fogg (Bolton) 17-6-0. Wed. evening. Lake Four. 24. Colin Wood (Bait Kitchen) 89-0-0, carp to 5 lb, pellet fished shallow, 13m pole, peg 3; Alan Battersby (Bolton) 83-6-0; Steve Leach (Tottington) 76-0-0; Alan Crook (Maver NW) 68-4-0.

Brookside. Snake Pit. Cheshire. Thurs. 21. Chris Ruscoe (Rod n’ Reel) 89-12-0, carp, skimmers and ide, soft pellet, 13m pole, peg 19; Dave Williams (Garbolino Elton) 64-2-0; Pete Mulhair (Last Cast) 61-2-0; Andy Butler (Mosella) 60-0-0. Sat. 34. Neil Rogerson (Fox Match Bait Tech) 48-14-0, 30 lb of ide plus skimmers and carp, caster and pellet, 12m pole, peg 25; Andy Grimes (Mosella) 45-10-0; Trevor Dewhurst (Premier Driveways) 43-8-0; Nick Butterworth (Cheshire Angling) 43-8-0. Sun. Snake & Willow. 44. Paul Jones (Bait-Tech) 88-8-0, carp to 2 lb, chub and ide, caster, 12m pole to far shelf, peg 5; Mark Benson (Widnes Angling Centre) 69-10-0; John Battersby (Garbolino Elton) 67-8-0; Dave Williams (Garbolino Elton) 62-10-0.

Hanchurch Fisheries, Hanchurch, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, Wed. Veterans, Model Canal, 22. P. Burgess (Manchester) 41-11-0 carp, poled pellet, peg 54; L. Hancock (Pickering’s of Burslem) 31-10-0; Steve Lowndes (Hanchurch Silver) 31-8-0; Mike Bennett (Hanchurch) 29-2-0.
Heronbrook Fishery, Slindon, near Eccleshall, Staffordshire, Mon. Meadow, Canal, ridge and Island Pools, 75. Ken Oldham (Connect Tackle) 193-1-0, chub to 1 lb, F1s to 3 lb, carp to 10 lb and barbel to 7 lb, poled red maggot, new venue record for the Canal, peg 35; Jamie Hughes (Maver Bagem Baits) 141-13-0; Pam Lees (Gilders Tackle) 127-14-0; J. Dooley (Congleton) 116-12-0; Paul Gibson (Sonu Baits Tentside Tackle) 101-12-0; J. Smith (Congleton) 100-8-0.

High Heyes. Lake Three. Lancashire. 21. Paul Banks (Tri-Cast Highfield) 38-2-0, ide and barbel, worm, groundbait feeder, peg 3: Gavin Platt (Wayne’s Tackle) 34-14-0; Martin Liptrot (Saints) 31-14-0; Ernie Pilkington (Ted Carter’s Preston) 30-4-0.

Highfield. Oak Lake. Lancashire. Wed. OAPs. 22. Keith Hyde (Oldham) 57-8-0, skimmer bream, meat, 6m pole, peg 4; Keith Judson (Ted Carter’s Preston) 42-0-0; Geoff Sparham (Highfield Fisheries) 32-12-0; Terry Clark (Ted Carter’s Preston) 32-0-0. Thurs. Beech Lake. 18. Graham Carter (Ted Carter’s Preston) 67-0-0, carp, barbel and skimmers, caster up in water, 10m pole, peg 15; Paul Griffiths (Highfield Fishery) 59-12-0; Gary Gunn (Ted Carter’s Preston) 57-0-0; Mike Reed (Highfield Fisheries) 54-8-0. Fri. OAPs. 22. Ken Anderton (Highfield Fishery) 56-14-0, carp to 6 lb, luncheon meat, pole in margins, peg 24; Mel Dixon (Blackpool) 51-12-0; Terry Clark (Ted Carter’s Preston) 44-0-0; Ernie Pilkington (Ted Carter’s Preston) 43-9-0. Sun. Ash Lake. 18. Graham Carter (Ted Carter’s Preston) 86-12-0, carp to 6 lb, pellet and meat, 8m pole, peg 13; Des Brookes (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 45-12-0; Ian Waddington (Ted Carter’s Preston) 42-12-0; Jim Butcher (Blackpool) 40-8-0.

Lingmere. Match Lake. Wirral. Thurs. 16. Dave Woodworth (Wallasey Tackle Box) 101-12-0, F1s, banded pellet, Method feeder, peg 3; Winston Duckers (Chester) 81-4-0; Paul Wright (Birkenhead) 6-14-0; Peter Delmaine (Birkenhead) 68-4-0. Sat. 19. Steve Openshaw (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 128-6-0, barbel to 7 lb, double caster, top 2 sections pole, peg 17; James Cloney (Liverpool) 57-2-0; Andy Kirk (Bidston) 38-10-0; Dave Lawrence (Moreton) 34-0-0.

Meadow View. Lark Pool. Cheshire. Tues. OAPs. 24. Paul Burgess (Bay Malton) 58-4-0, carp to 7 lb, corn and pellet, 10m pole, peg 6; Geoff Spencer (Altrincham) 42-12-0; Ron Durr (Widnes Angling Centre) 40-8-0; Joe McNab (Cosjak) 48-12-0. Wed. 16. Jim Kelly (Kieron Rich) 88-10-0, carp 6 lb, worm, 6m pole, peg 19; Conrad Taylor (Guilder’s Tackle) 62-8-0; Steve Rimmer (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 57-0-0; Rob Pennington (St Helens) 56-6-0. Thurs. OAPs. Thrush Pool. 17. Paul Burgess (Bay Malton) 49-12-0, carp to 4 lb, soft pellet, 6m pole, peg 16; Bill Fairclough (Widnes & District) 32-10-0; Graham Broughton (Meadow View) 26-8-0; Roy Morgan (Gosjak) 21-0-0. Sat. Moorcroft Builders Open. 27. Conrad Taylor (Guilder’s Tackle) 50-8-0, carp 6 lb, corn and caster, 6 and 8m pole, peg 4; Jim Garside (Team Hydro) 47-2-0; Shaun Sandham (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 45-0-0; Ricky Salmon (Meadow View) 42-14-0. Sun. 24. Eddie Jones (Liverpool) 51-6-0, carp to 8 lb, corn and pellet, 6 and 10m pole, peg 24; Dave Horan (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 47-0-0; Graham Stokes (Tri-Cast Highfield) 45-10-0; Colin Mulholland (Kieron Rich) 44-6-0. Mon. 17. Phil Barwell (Widnes Angling Centre) 90-10-0, carp to 7 lb, soft pellet, 10m pole, peg 2; Colin Mulholland (Kieron Rich) 88-10-0; Craig Loose (Ryder Brow) 71-12-0; Shaun Sandham (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 61-6-0.

Mill House. Mescar Lake. Merseyside. Wed. 22. Steve Parry (Dynamite Baits) 69-2-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet, Method feeder; Paul Farquhar (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 63-0-0; Simon Waller (Liverpool AS) 40-2-0; Stan Phillips (Mersey Dockers) 38-8-0. Sat. 16. Lee Gibbon (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 51-4-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet paste, 6m pole: John Easton (Liverpool AS) 37-8-0; Simon Waller (Liverpool AS) 28-0-0; Eddie Gilday (Mersey Dockers) 26-0-0.

Newton-le-Willows AA. Sankey Canal Upper Pound. Merseyside. Wed eve. 30. Rob Speakman (Lowton) 12-2-0, skimmer bream and small carp, maggot, 12m pole, peg 34; Dave Pinner (Leigh) 7-10-0; Lee Churton (A&L Electricals) 7-8-0. Thu Over 60s. 35. Doug Thom (Widnes) 7-4-0, small carp and skimmers, caster and maggot, 10m pole, peg 81; Alan Brown (Warrington) 6-8-0; Harry Newton (Warrington) 4-13-0.

Northwood Garden Centre Aggregate, Hanchurch Fisheries, Hanchurch, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, Sun. Model Canal, 30. Neil Dimmick (Sonu Baits Trentside Angling) 73-10-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 51; Gary Jones (LFC) 57-6-0; John Rowley (The Terrace AC) 56-0-0; Chris Parker (Pickering’s of Burslem) 43-14-0; Anthony Merrill (Simon-Hartley) 42-5-0; Steve Michaels (Tri-Cast) 40-12-0.

Partridge Lakes. Covey Canal. Cheshire. Sat. 61. Kevin Lavelle (Maver) 50-11-0, small carp and F1s, shallow caster, 7 and 9m pole, peg 6; Craig Lealand (Yorkshire) 47-10-0; Steve Rothery (Lindholme) 42-14-0; Ian Morrison (Cheshire Tackle) 42-10-0. Sun. 64. Steve Short (Tri Cast Highfield) 71-13-0, small carp, ide, and F1s, pellet and caster, 3m and 11m pole, peg 72; Derek Willan (Fox Bait Tech) 65-10-0; Mark Lucas (Mosella) 56-15-0; Lee Addy (Drennan NW)55-0-0.

Rosemary Wood. Moss Lake. Lancashire. Sun. 16. Paul McCarthy (Ted Carter’s Southport) 61-4-0, small stock carp, soft pellet, 10m pole, peg 16; Pete Dewhurst (Ted Carter’s Preston) 46-10-0; Ken Dooley (Liverpool AS) 37-12-0; Roy Meredith (Turnover Tackle) 27-12-0.

St. Helens AA. Carr Mill Dam. Merseyside. Mon. 25. Gary Lambert (Salford) 17-6-0, Bream and skimmers, worm, groundbait feeder, peg 78; Steve Rimmer (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 14-9-0; Dennis Knight (Wigan) 13-8-0; 4 Mal Liptrot (Bolton) 12-9-0. Sat. 56. Steve Clegg (Saints) 38-5-0, bream 2 lb and skimmers, red maggot, crumb feeder, peg 81; Kevin Hall (St Helens) 31-8-0; Steve Wooding (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 14-8-0. Mon. 58. Mike Barlow (Mosella Garbolino) 51-10-0, bream to 4 lb and skimmers, maggot and worm, groundbait feeder, peg 156; David Rigby (St. Helens) 25-13-0; Gordon Simm 25-13-0; Steve Clegg (Saints) 25-6-0.

Stapeley Cudmore, Whitmore, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffordshire, Sat. Suez Canal and Pool One, 24. Mark Kearns (Stapeley Cudmore) 68-8-0, carp to 6 lb, tench and bream, poled meat, Pool 1, peg 7; Mel Kearns (Stapeley Cudmore) 47-0-0; Gary Skerritt (Maver Pickering’s) 40-2-0; Peter Goodman (Bagem Baits) 38-8-0; Anthony King (Protak Barlows) 36-0-0; Colin England (Army AA) 34-4-0. Sun. Pools 1 and 5, 26. Anthony King (Protak Barlows) 52-4-0, carp, poled pellet and meat, Pool 1, peg 7; John Brayford (Middleport) 43-4-0; Tony Weightman (Ted Carter, Southport) 42-0-0; Anthony Furnival (Stapeley Cudmore) 39-0-0; Kevin Southers (Whitchurch Tackle) 31-2-0; Steve Edwards (Stapeley Cudmore) 30-2-0.
Warrington AA/Lower Kersal AC, Bridgewater Canal, Old Trafford, Manchester, Sun. 21. Roger ‘Blue Moon’ Gardom (Ted Carter, Southport) 5-2-0, all roach, poled squatt over groundbait; Tony Crolla (Trafford Angling) 2-10-8; Eddie Cunningham (Lower Kersal AC) 1-12-0; Robert Kerr (Lower Kersal AC) 1-7-0; Paul Hughes (Saints) 1-5-0.
Wigan & District AA. Leeds-Liverpool Canal. Lancashire. Wed. Adlington. 21. Jack Rogers (Bolton) 4-10-0, skimmers and roach, punch bread, 9 and 11m pole, pegged at Bond’s Bridge; John Rowley (Bolton) 4-0-0; Les Ryding (Chorley Socials) 3-4-4; Alan Whalley (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 3-2-8. Sat. Leyland Mill Lane. 24. Mick Hargreaves (Bolton) 8-0-4, bream 2lb and skimmers, punch bread and caster, 11m pole; Steve Mayo (Hindley MG) 5-11-4; Brian Boyne (Bolton) 5-3-8; Tex Stothers (Hindley MG) 4-8-12. Sat. Cowling. 35. Dave Massey (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 6-8-12, 17 skimmers to 1 lb, punch bread, 11m pole, peg at farmhouse; John Hodgkinson (Bolton) 4-8-0; Dave Benson (Chorley Social) 3-9-4; Tex Stothers (Hindley MG) 3-3-12.

Winsford Flash Fisheries, Winsford, Cheshire, Sat. 17. Steve Raylor (Paul’s Tackle & Match) 34-14-0, bream and skimmers to 4 lb, feeder and red maggot; Simon Wilkinson (Dave’s of Middlewich) 32-11-0; Keith Ashmore (Barnsley) 32-4-0. Sun. 20. Andy Hamlett (Vale Royal Angling Centre) 42-6-0, bream to 3 lb 8 oz plus skimmers, feeder and red maggot; Garry Evans (Vale Royal Angling Centre) 21-12-0; Keith Smith (Vale Royal Angling Centre) 19-2-0; Peter Watson (Vale Royal Angling Centre) 18-4-0.

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