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* Bannister House. Match Canal. Merseyside. Sun, 32. Paul Bottomley (Coppell Angling) 142-0-0, carp to 10 lb, corn at 3m, peg 66; Alan Menzies (Elton Tackle) 120-4-0; John Vernon (Elton Tackle) 107-2-0; Keith Wilson (Elton Tackle) 100-2-0.

* Blundell’s, Warrington, Cheshire. Sat, 39, Ash and Trio pools. Kerry Kirkwood (Trafford Angling Supplies) 167-8-0, ide, mirrors and F1s to 2 lb, maggot shallow at 7m, peg 47 Trio; Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 159-9-0; Lee Thornton (Middy Bag’em) 139-8-0; Cliff Noble (Stalybridge Angling Supplies) 128-11-0; Stuart Carroll (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 102-3-0; Mike Billingham (Bag’em) 100-5-0.

* Brookside. Snake Pit. Cheshire. Sun, 32. Mike Smith (Matrix) 67-10-0, F1 carp, maggot, 13m and 5m, peg 22; Mark Plevin (Deggy’s Tackle) 62-4-0; Dean Edwards (Fisherman’s Way) 61-12-0; Dave Williams (Fisherman’s Way) 52-10-0.

* Hall Lane, Bess’s Lake, Lancashire. Sun, 40. Mike Rogerson (Drennan NW) 112-0-0, F1s, carp, red maggot, 13m, peg 21; Wayne Kearny (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 105-4-0; Damian Brierley (Tri-Cast Highfield) 101-12-0; Gary Gunn (Ted Carter Preston) 96-8-0; Mike Reed (Garbolino) 90-6-0; Bob Watson (Ted Carter Preston) 70-8-0.

* Heronbrook, Slindon, Staffs. Sat, 57, Canal, Meadow, Bridge & Match Pools. John Bradshaw (Mosella Garbolino) 140-4-0, F1s & carp to 6 lb, poled pellet shallow, peg 8; Alex Hulme (Matrix Stapeley Angling) 134-2-0; Steve Hughes (Preston Innovations) 97-3-0; Neil Machin (Garbolino Bag’em) 92-10-0; Ken Oldham (Connect Tackle) 82-3-0; Ade Cattell (Maver Gold/Bag’em) 78-10-0. Sun, 32, Match Lake. John Chapman (Ted Carter Southport) 141-8-0, F1s plus carp to 9 lb, poled pellet, peg 4; Lewis Breeze (Drennan NW) 133-8-0; Steve Hughes (Preston Innovations) 112-2-0; Paul Bennett (Ultimate Pellet) 88-6-0; Mark Lloyd (Telford) 81-4-0; Terry Shelley (Trentside) 76-4-0.

* Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Cheshire. Sat, 49. Mark Lucas (Mosella) 116-2-0, ide, F1 and common carp, maggot shallow, 7m and 4m, peg 72; Garry Pawlet (Straight Side) 115-7-0; Andy Bennett (Daiwa/Guru/ Bait-Tech) 114-14-0; Barry Bush (Lingmere) 103-12-0; Ian Ridgeway (Partridge Lakes) 98-1-0; Wayne Kearney (Tri-Cast) 96-14-0. Sun, 69, Covey. Mark Lucas (Mosella) 122-5-0, common carp F1s and ide, corn, 4m pole, peg 42; Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 95-13-0; Graham Ramsdale (Dave’s Tackle Wigan) 95-3-0; Matt Djucick (Shimano/Maver Midlands) 94-11-0; Nick Roberts (Partridge Lakes) 91-0-0; Andy Middleton (Grattan) 87-13-0.

* Rudyard Lake, Leek, Staffordshire. Sat, 43. Chris Stevens (Ozzy Baits) 34-4-0, bream and skimmers, tip and worm, peg 10; Sam Pendlebury (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 28-5-0; Daz Renshaw (Edgeley Sports) 26-15-0; Gareth Lambert (Salford) 26-4-0.

* Weaver Winter League, River Weaver, Northwich, Cheshire. Sun, 45. Tony Mellor (Northwich Juniors) 12-10-0, roach, maggot, 8m, peg 359; Peter Corns (Vale Royal Superstars) 10-14-0; Reg Evans (Vale Royal) 10-4-0; Mike Scott (Vale Royal) 10-0-0. Teams: Vale Royal 29; Vale Royal Juniors 29; Edgeley Sports 26; Vale Royal Superstars 23.

* Wigan DAA, Leeds Liverpool Canal, Parbold, Lancs. Sun, 40. Tommy Fairhurst (Mosella North West) 6-14-12, skimmers to 1 lb and roach, red maggot and caster, 9m, peg 474; Daz Shaw (Maver North West) 6-12-8; Alan Whalley (Gidlow Angling) 6-0-0; Carl Burton (Maver North West) 5-4-0; Dave Massey (Gidlow Angling) 5-2-8; Norman Watson (Hindley MG) 4-15-0.

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Smaller match results

Blundell’s, Warrington, Cheshire. Wed, 25. Sam Slocket (Wayne’s Tackle) 212 -11-0, mirrors and F1s to 2 lb, maggot shallow, 7m, peg 13 Trio Lake; Mark Lucas (Mosella) 200-10-0; Cliff Noble (Stalybridge Angling Supplies) 198-6-0; Barry Bush (Lingmere) 194-5-0; Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 178-2-0; Dave Simpson (Homeguard AC) 155-10-0. Sun, 19. Andy Musgrove (Edgeley Sports) 150-0-0, mirrors and F1s to 3 lb, maggot shallow at 7m, peg 47 Trio; Colin Mayor (Drennan NW) 123-6-0; Trevor Jackson (Rod n Reel) 121-7-0; Stuart Edwards (Rochdale Angling Centre) 107-15-0; Noel Dean (Elton Tackle) 106-5-0; Harry Munro (Rochdale Angling Centre) 102-6-0.
Brookside. Snake Pit. Cheshire. Thurs, 18. Tom Barlow (Maver NW) 100-14-0, F1 carp, pellet, 11m, peg 38; Andy Butler (Mosella) 96-2-0; Tom Dobson (Brookside) 85-14-0; Jimmy Wilson (JN Pole Repairs) 83-14-0; Mike Corbette (Stalybridge) 61-8-0; Dave Whitehouse (Trafford Angling) 59-14-0. Sat, 21. Mark Plevin (Deggy’s Tackle) 108-14-0, F1 carp and silvers, meat, 5m, peg 23; John Shellam (Stalybridge) 66-6-0; Andy Butler (Mossella) 48-8-0; Chris Ruscoe (Rod n Reel) 44-2-0.

Firswood Road, nr Skelmersdale, Lancs. Wed, 20. Chris Picton (St. Helens) 101-7-0, mirror and F1s, maggot, 10m, peg 23 bonus peg; Dennis Peterson (Ted Carter Southport) 76-8-0; Paul Mossman (Tri-Cast Highfield) 69-3-0; Cliff Fitispatrick (Firswood) 55-3-0.

Hall Lane, Bess’s Lake. Lancashire. Thurs, 18. Bruce Peg’s (Gerry’s Morecambe) 110-12-0, carp to 3 lb, maggot, 3m, peg 23; Graham Carter (Ted Carter Preston) 99-0-0; Colin Webster (Ted Carter Preston) 65-4-0. Sat, 20. Keith Barton (Wigan) 150-2-0, F1 carp, paste, pole 3m and 5m, peg 13; Paul Griffiths (Gerry’s Morecambe) 80-4-0; Terry Clarke (Ted Carter Preston) 71-6-0; Sandy Barker (Ted Carter Preston) 66-0-0.

Hampton Springs, Malpas, Cheshire. Tues, 28, over-50s. Ian Hughes (Egremont Ferry) 97-2-0, common and crucian carp, corn, 4m down margins; Ian Cook (Liverpool) 79-1-0; Chris Diamond (Eddies Bait Supplies) 76-15-0; Ray Rigby (Ted Carter Southport) 69-3-0.

Hanchurch Fisheries, Stoke-On-Trent, Staffs. Sat, 14, C & C Vehicle Repairs open. Peter Green (Hanchurch Fisheries) 60-15-0, mainly carp, poled pellet, Model Canal peg 13; Danny Lowndes (Hanchurch Silver) 51-12-0; Mark Davey (Hanchurch) 45-7-0.

High Heyes Farm. Eccleston, Preston. Sat, 24, Lake 3. Paul Wharton (High Heyes) 26-2-0, two 10 lb carp plus barbel, sweetcorn, 14m, peg26; Dave Wells (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 35-0-0; Sam Shorrock (Wayne’s Tackle) 34-12-0; Paul Banks (Adams Worms) 26-4-0.

Lingmere. Match Lake. Cheshire. Wed, 19, OAPs. Ian Hughes (Birkenhead) 53-4-0, carp and F1s, pellet, 6m, peg 4; Dave Randles (Lingmere) 46-4-0; Richie Hughes (Wrecsam) 40-0-0; Steve Crawford (Fisherman’s Tackle) 40-0-0. Sat. 17. Steve Balson (Lingmere) 75-0-0, F1 and common carp, maggot, 6m pole, peg 25; Carl Fletcher (Merseyside) 66-2-0; Tony Moran (Cheshire) 54-12-0; Dave Lawrence (Lingmere) 53-15-0.

Liverpool DAA.  Leeds-Liverpool Canal. Eager Lane. Sun, 22. Gareth Charnock  (Liverpool DAA) 7-8-0, hybrid and roach, hemp seed, 10m; Jeff Stirrat (Ted Carter Southport) 5-7-0; Steve Paddon (Tri-Cast Highfield) 4-7-0; Ken Smith (Liverpool) 4-6-0; Paul Porter (Liverpool) 4-5-0.

Meadow View, Lark Pool, Cheshire. Tue, 18, OAPs. Phil Barwell (Widnes AC) 130-0-0, carp to 10 lb, pellet and corn, method feeder, peg 16; Steve Leaff (Sale Excelsior) 45-8-0; Roy Morgan (Cossjack); Dennis Ockwell (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 38-0-0. Thurs, 18, OAPs, Thrush Pool. Don Bruce (Edgeley Sport) 71-6-0, carp to 6 lb, worm and pellet, pole 5m & margins, peg 16; Ken Jefferies (Edgeley Sport) 43-12-0; Dave White (Edgeley Sport) 43-0-0; Dennis Ockwell (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 28-10-0. Sun, 19. Phil Barwell (Widnes AC) 78-8-0, carp to 8 lb. pellet, 14m pole plus method feeder, peg 8; Vic Trees (Ashton Angling) 75-14-0; Barry Davis (Deeside Tackle) 64-12-0; Shaun Woodward (Danny’s Tackle) 64-8-0.

Mill House.  Mescar Lake. Merseyside. Wed, 17. Paul Farquhar (Liverpool AS) 93-14-0,  carp to 10 lb, worm over hemp, 13m, peg 25, £300 golden peg; Colin Craven (Bobs Tackle) 69-14-0; Ray Pagan (Liverpool Dockers) 62-4-0; Stan Philips (Liverpool Dockers) 59-2-0. Sat, 16, Mattie Higgins (Mescar) 84-8-0 carp to 8 lb, pellet, 16m, Mistral peg 19; Paul Haines (Aintree) 63-10-0; Colin Craven (Bob’s Tackle) 51-8-0; Jimmy Faulkner (Johnson’s) 44-8-0. Sun, 16. Mick Woolvine (Ted Carter Southport) 102-10-0, carp to 10 lb, worm over hemp, 14m, Mistral peg 5; Andrew Molyneux (Liverpool AS) 79-4-0; John Raby (Elton Tackle) 75-4-0.

 

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Newton-le-Willows AA, Cow Hay Dam, Merseyside. Thurs, 20, Over-60s. Dougie Thom (Liverpool) 14-14-0, skimmers, roach and rudd, punched bread, 13m, peg 13; Eddie Marcroft (Newton-le-Willows) 10-6-0; Eddie Cook (Warrington) 9-12-0. Sun, 20, Sankey Canal upper pound. Mark Van den Hoek (Newton-le-Willows) 8-8-0, carp, tench and skimmers, caster, 12m, peg 46; Mick Rogers (Haydock) 3-13-0; Paul Isherwood (Newton-le-Willows) 3-10-0. Sun, 20, Ladies, Vulcan Reservoir. Dawn Hilton (Leigh) 12-12-8, carp, roach and skimmers, maggot, pole 10m, peg 7; Laura Hill (Newton-le-Willows) 3-1-0; Amy Marcroft (Newton-le-Willows) 2-0-8.

Old Hough, Warmingham, Cheshire, Tues, 12, Boulders Pool. Dave Lomas (Wyche Anglers) 32-14-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet; George Conner (Old Hough) 30-0-0; John Pearson (Gilders Tackle) 26-14-0; Dave Booth (Old Hough) 23-12-0. Thurs, 17, Big Max Pool. Dave Holland (Tri-Cast) 67-6-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet; John Pearson (Gilders Tackle) 46-5-0; Ian Cox (Gilders Tackle) 45-14-0; Gary Billinge (Sensas) 42-11-0; Ken Power (Old Hough) 36-11-0. Sat, 18, Prospect & Lucky Dip pools. Bob Asher (Old Hough ) 39-12-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet; Ken Potts  (Old Hough) 34-14-0; Pete Clements (Barlow’s Tackle) 33-6-0; Ken Power (Old Hough) 31-0-0; Paul Wright (Old Hough) 29-12-0.

Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Cheshire. Mon, 34, OAPs, Spay, Marsh & Covey lakes. Eddie Battersby (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 52-3-0, mirror and common carp, paste, 6m, peg 18; Roy Powell (Partridge Lakes) 50-9-0; Ian Bentham (Bolton) 45-10-0; Chris Weeder (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 45-10-0; Kevin Dawber (Oldham Owls) 42-10-0. Tues, 24, Covey. Andy Bennett (Daiwa/Guru/Bait-Tech) 164-10-0, F1s, carp and ide, maggot shallow, 6m, peg 2; Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 120-6-0; Ian Burley (North West Baits) 139-2-0; Mark Lucas (Mosella) 133-6-0; Nigel Banks (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 125-0-0. Wed, 73, OAPs, Covey. Brian Higgins (Swan Inn) 73-3-0, F1 and mirror carp, pellet, 11m, peg 54; Barry Whittle (Dave’s Tackle & Bait) 71-1-0; Chris Weeder snr (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 67-1-0; Steve Kelly (Ray’s Tackle) 65-0-0; John Wilson (Partridge Lakes) 64-14-0; Kevin Dawber (Oldham Owls) 63-12-0. Thurs, 27. Andy Bennet (Daiwa/Guru/Bait-Tech) 218-7-0, ide and F1 carp, maggot shallow, 7m, peg 54; Barry Bush (Lingmere) 160-14-0; Mark Lucas (Mosella) 155-5-0; Chris Weeder (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 142-11-0; Ian Burley (North West Baits) 140-4-0.

St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam, Merseyside. Mon, 24. Steve Ward (St. Helens AA) 27-13-0, bream and skimmers, red maggot, crumb feeder, peg 86; Jimmy Corkish (St. Helens) 22-1-0; Steve Wooding (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 18-15-0; Dave Allsop (St. Helens A.A.) 16-12-0. Sat, 24. Gedd Rigby (St. Helens AA) 25-3-0, bream and skimmers, worm, crumb feeder, peg 89; Kieran Marsden (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 23-0-0; David Rigby (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 21-12-0; Steve Ward (St. Helens AA) 17-12-0.

Wigan DAA, Leeds Liverpool Canal, Botany Bay, Lancs. Wed, 27. Alan Crook (Maver North West) 7-15-0, bream and roach, maggot and caster, 12m; Les Riding (Chorley Social) 6-11-4; Alan Burgin (Mosella) 3-0-0; Brian Mercer (Chorley Social) 2-11-8. Sat, 20, Leeds Liverpool Canal, Ring-O-Bells. Kevin Gary (Hindley MG) 10-10-8, bream to 2 lb and skimmers, double caster, 12m; Bob Platt (Chorley Social) 4-4-4; Frank Holding (Ted Carter Southport) 3-12-4; Bob Porter (Gidlow Angling) 2-15-4.

 

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