Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers
* Bait Tech Viaduct WL. Somerton, Somerset. Sun, 95. All lakes. Nicky Ewers (Preston Innovations Thatchers Veterans) 158-7-0, carp to 18 lb on bomb and popped up bread, peg 5 Spring Lake; James Knight (Somerset Angling) 96-1-0; Pete Bailey (Ivy House) 88-8-0; Luke Sorokin (Frenzee SW Orange) 88-5-0; Andy Power (Preston Innovations Gold) 87-6-0; Steve Tucker (Preston Innovations Thatchers Veterans) 85-14-0. Silvers: Nick Chedzoy (Preston Innovations Thatchers Veterans) 23-10-0. Teams: Preston Innovations Thatchers Veterans 71; Team Viaduct 64; Somerset Angling and Preston Innovations Thatchers Gold both 61.
* Basingstoke Canal WL, Iron Bridge to Ash Lock, Hants. Sat, 44. Mick Shepherd (Sensas Oakwood) 9-0-8, skimmers, roach and perch, poled punch and caster; Mark Goddard (Daiwa Old Gold) 8-7-8; Geoff Ball (Sensas Oakwood) 7-7-8; Simon Kiefer (Drennan Bordon) 5-12-0; Gary Pook (Daiwa Gold) 5-5-0; Micheal Buchwalder (Daiwa Gold) 5-3-8. Teams: Daiwa Gold 13; Maver Image 16; Daiwa Old Gold 16. League: Daiwa Gold 28; Maver Image 29; Daiwa Old Gold 37.
* Colemans Cottage, Witham, Essex. Sun, 58, Stepfield & Wood lakes. Zoli Lari (Ipswich) 130-0-0, carp & F1s to 4 lb, pellet, Wood peg 38; Simon Colclough (Browning/Maver Image) 110-0-0; Andrew Dearing (Suffolk) 109-8-0; Dave Connock (Colemans) 94-0-0; Terry Edwards and Danny Grimsey (both Browning Wickford) both 86-0-0; Dean Tenant (Browning Wickford) 84-0-0.
* Medway Tackle Silverfish League, Frant Lakes, Kent. Sun, 36, Skirmish, Stumps, Sunken Island, Car Park and Waterfall lakes. Danny Wynn (Garbolino Apollo) 28-10-0, skimmers, pellet at 11m, lifebuoy peg on Car Park Lake road bank of car park lake; Gary Ledger (Garbolino Apollo) 23-11-0; Geoff Vallance (Preston Innovations Delcac) 20-13-0; Paul Udell (Maver Cardinals) 19-7-0; Nick Hyde (Maver Cardinals) 18-11-0; Graham Docker (Advanced Pole Repairs) 17-11-0. League: Geoff Vallance 3; Fred Brown (Sensas SE), Richard Taylor (Sensas SE) and Steve Arno (Redbridge Lakes) all 4.
* Ockendon Bait & Tackle, Puddledock Farm, Upminster, Essex. Sun, 42. Mark Toulson (Team Noddy) 152-1-0, carp to 7 lb, worm down track, Snake peg 9; Steve Friend (Team Noddy) 70-2-0; Steve Mould (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 69-8-0; Rob Bishop (MAP Ockendon) 58-8-0; Simon Wheeler (Daiwa Dynamite) 54-6-0; Mark Andrews (Bowlers) 52-8-0.
* Slough House, Bulphan, Essex. Sun, 37. Steve O’Rourke (Nash Tackle) 42-4-0, long poled expander pellet over micros, peg 42; Bruce Welfare (Bowlers) 33-0-0; Barry Riley (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 32-0-0; Jimmy Wilson (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 30-0-0; Martin Armfield (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 29-12-0; Lee Edwards (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 29-0-0.
* Willinghurst Masters, Willinghurst, Surrey. Sun, 40. Adam Lee (Garbolino Banstead) 24-5-0, 11 carp to 2 lb, long poled pellet and maggot, John’s Lake; Richard James (Garbolino Banstead) 22-0-0; Jason Moran (Willinghurst) 21-14-0; Shaun Silvester (Guildford Angling Red) 21-0-0. Teams: Garbolino Banstead 12; G Squad 14;Team Mercedes 15. League: G Squad 4; The Rats 7; Guildford Angling Black 8.
Smaller fishing match results
BK Fisheries, St. Erth, Cornwall, Sun, 11, Billy’s Pool, silvers. Mark ‘Chunky’ Charnell (White Acres) 30-0-8, silvers, poled maggot and caster up in water, peg 23; Alex Bradley (BK Fisheries) 22-12-0; Ady Holland (BK Fisheries) 19-4-0; Chris Symonds (BK Fisheries) 19-0-0.
Colemans Cottage, Witham, Essex. Tues, 23. Rav Pisano (Galleywood Social) 101-8-0, maggot in margins, peg 36 Wood; Gavin Bridge (Cariers) 80-0-0; Jim Trew (Matchpack) 79-0-0; Trevor Haydon(Matchpack) 77-0-0; Alan Lee (Bills Tackle)66-8-0; Nick Fleming(Colemans) 63-0-0. Sat, 10. Rav Pisano (Galleywood Social) 70-0-0, roach, skimmers, barbel & F1s, maggot, peg 1 Pathfield; Gavin Bridge (Cariers) and Andrew Dearing (Suffolk) both 46-0-0. Sat, 13, silvers. Keith Gooderam (Browning Wickford) 17-6-0, skimmers to 1 lb and roach to 8 oz, maggot over groundbait, 4 & 10m, Copse Lake peg 14; Mark Campion (Purple Patch) 13-8-0; Peter Lamb (Purple Patch) 8-6-0; Joe Harber (J P Tackle) 7-4-0.
Dynamite Oakfield, Aylesbury, Bucks. Sat, Red Kite & Swallow Lakes, 24. Dave Howe (Browning Crowsports) 42-4-0, carp to 6 lb and a few F1’s, method feeder with pellet, Kite peg 33; Dick Ashby (Banbury) 30-2-0; Paddy McLoughlin (Dynamite Baits Oakfield) 21-6-0; Mick Warrell (Dynamite Baits Oakfield) 16-5-8; Gary Keetley (Dynamite Baits Oakfield) 16-5-0. Sun, Red Kite Lake, 15. Gary Thorpe (Chiltern GOT Baits) 33-4-0, three carp & ten F1s, small pellet feeder, peg 29; Alan Foulkes (Dynamite Baits Oakfield) 24-5-0; Mick Bryan (The Bull) 24-1-0; Barry Edwards (Dynamite Baits Oakfield) 18-2-0.
Gwinear. Newquay, Cornwall. Sun, 10. Harry Billing (Garbolino) 64-12-0, carp on feeder and pole with pellet, peg 6 Phase 1; Andy Partridge (Spro) 54-12-0; Roger Baker (Sensas Thyers) 53-0-0; Andy Patterson (Gwinear) 40-4-0.
Ilminster AA. Royal Oak winter league, Round 7. Dillington Pond. Somerset. Sun, 6. Jamie Rich (Against Men and Fish/ Burt Baits) 6-4-0, roach, rudd and perch on pole and maggot; Bruce Hunt (Tiverton) 4-2-0; Justin Charles (Ilminster AA) 3-9-0. League: Jamie Rich 8; Robin Cox (Ilminster AA) 10; Bruce Hunt 11.
Monk Lakes, Staplehurst, Kent. Sat, 20, Fish for a Grand, Puma Lake. Pete Goodman (Preston Innovations Delcac) 27-0-0, pellet on pole and feeder, peg 5; Mark Holland (Monk Lakes) 22-0-0; Derek Gladwin 17-8-0; Sean Clifford 16-0-0; Dean Locke 15-4-0 (all Preston Innovations Delcac). League: Pete Goodman and Tel Harrison (Daiwa Dorking) both 2; Derek Gladwin 3; Dean Locke 4. Sun, 20, Lake Four. Pete Upperton (Middy) 130-0-0, carp and silvers, long poled meat and corn; Peter Kay (Drennan Borden) 100-10-0; Derek Gladwin (Preston Innovations Delcac) 80-8-0; Mark Nevin (Hackbridge) 58-8-0; Mark Sandford (KC Angling) 45-4-0.
Shiplate Farm, Somerset. Sun, 20. Westpool and Hawthorns. Andy France (Maver Cadbury Angling) 44-7-0, carp on pole and maggot, peg 10 Westpool; Dave Cockayne (Shiplate) 29-12-0; Ron Stark (Weston AA) 19-10-0; Gordon Jones (Shiplate) 18-0-0; Jason Bird (Frys) 14-14-0; Russ Peck (Thatchers Tackle) 9-3-0. Silvers: Julian Pinkett (Shiplate) 5-0-0.
Tillingbourne, Gomshall, Surrey. Tues, 15, over-50s. Fred Flurry (Englefield Green) 21-7-0, carp, poled pellets; Adrian Hoyle (Woking AC) 11-12-0; Dave Steer (MBK) 11-4-0.
Tylers Common, Brentwood, Essex. Sat, 26. George Manoli (Bowlers) 54-10-0, carp, pellet at 13m, peg 3 Horseshoe; Ross Harold (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 49-4-0; Richard Wager (Bowlers) 45-12-0; Geoff Woods (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 40-4-0; John Hunt (Brentwood Angling) 34-0-0; Mark Brown (Debden) 32-4-0.
White Acres, Cornwall. Wed, 12, silvers league. Pollawyn. Andy Dare (Garbolino Bolingey) 51-13-0, perch, roach and skimmers on pole with caster and maggot, peg 19; Harry Billing (Garbolino) 48-2-0; Chris Hancock (Sensas/Gwinear) 41-10-0; Brian Loader (White Acres) 38-8-0; Andy Partridge (Spro) 35-8-0; Pete Byrne (Gwinear) 33-8-0.
Willow Park, Ash, Hants. Wed, 14, over-50s, Middle Lake. Jim Finley (Surrey Police) 24-14-0, carp, poled pellets; Eddy Rippon (Willow Park) 24-0-0; Mike Hooper (Harefield Tackle) 6-4-0. Fri, 11, over-50s, Small Lake. Eddy Rippon (Willow Park) 33-8-0, carp, pellets on waggler; Dave Steer (MBK) 26-8-0; Gary Smith (Catch 22) 26-2-0. Sat, 11, Small Lake. Dave Lewis (Drennan Bordon) 59-0-0, carp, poled maggots; Paul Hiller (Daiwa Dorking) 54-8-0; Ade Blackwell (Browning Crowsports) 27-12-0.
Wylands International Angling Centre, Battle, East Sussex. Sun, 12, Field Lake. Andy Milton (Tackle and Gun Tenterden) 36-9-0, carp and silvers, maggot on inside under tree; Chris Pope (Tenterden AC) 30-0-0; Paul Lawton (Marukyu) 29-3-0; Pete Joiner 23-0-0; Robert Ware 17-0-0 (both Wylands).
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