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Aldercar Lane, Langley Mill, Notts. Tues, 16, Acorn Lake. John Panter (Aldercar Lane) 46-11-0, carp to 6 lb, pellet and corn in margins, peg 20; Lee Payling (Peg One Angling) 45-11-0; Jason Lebosquet (Garbolino) 42-2-0. Wed, 26, Veterans, Match, Railway and Acorn. Dave Lawrence (Aldercar Lane) 53-3-0, silvers, poled chopped worm and caster, Acorn 31; John Urruty (Alfreton Angling) 42-10-0; Dennis Plackett (Cotmanhay) 34-7-0; Pete Beard (Aldercar Lane) 29-11-0. Sun, 24, Railway and Acorn. Russ Dowding (Mill Tackle) 51-12-0, carp to 4 lb on poled corn and pellets plus silvers to worm and caster, Railway 11; Tony Dennis (Aldercar Lane) 43-4-0; Paul Stone (Aldercar Lane) 43-2-0. Mon, 15, Acorn. Bryn Turner (Notts AA) 74-15-0, 44 lb of carp to pellet and corn plus 30 lb of silvers on worm and caster, peg 34; Rich Wood (Peg One Angling) 53-12-0.

Burton Angling, Manor Park, Kings Bromley, Staffs. Sun, 29. Rob Harper (Burton Angling) 11-12-0, roach, whip and maggot, peg 22; Andy Beesley (Burton Angling) 9-7-0; Ted Yearby (Burton Angling) 7-7-0; Clive Lloyd (Burton Angling) 6-14-0; Dave Wayte (Burton Angling) 6-7-0.

Chestnut Pool, Langford, Beds. Sun, 8. Steve Cowley (Bait-Tech) 68-4-0, bream to 3 lb, poled chopped worm and caster, peg 13;  Clive Coles (Chestnut) 61-2-0.

Cobbleacre Lakes, Hevingham, Norfolk. Tues, 9. Stewart Dack (Martham) 50-4-0 carp, catmeat, Amy’s Lake; Sinbad Ashman (Cobbleacre) 47-11-0. Sat, 10. Craig Gladding (Rhino) 32-1-0, poled pellet, Amys; Jamie Turner (Buxton) 22-6-0.

Cross Drove, Hockwold, Norfolk. Wed, 29. Mick Dixon (Garbolino RAF) 50-12-0, carp to 8 lb and F1s to 4 lb, corn and pellet, 13m, peg 58; John Millard (Cross Drove) 50-2-0; Glen Burden (Cross Drove) 47-10-0; Rodney Finch (Deben) 46-10-0. Sat/Sun, 65, Two-Day Final. Sat: Neil Parkinson (Dynamite Middy) 73-2-0, carp to 8 lb and F1s, pellet and corn, 16m, peg 65; Ricky Ashwell (Mad Baits) 44-8-0; Bruno Norman (Kevs Tackle) 35-10-0; Jamie McGuire (Rib Valley Angling) 33-8-0; Ray King (Barford Tackle) 32-10-0; Alan Tuck (Angling Direct Suffolk) 32-5-0. Sun: Chris Vandervleit (Drennan Bowlers Bait-Tech) 58-15-0, carp to 21 lb, skimmers and F1s to 4 lb, worm and caster, 14.5m; Steve Kindleysides (East Harling) 53-3-0; Stewart Bracey (Shimano Dynamite) 50-11-0; Shaun Greatbatch (Hinderclay) 48-10-0; Tony Brooks (Tackle Mania) 40-10-0; Neil Parkinson (Dynamite Middy) 38-5-0. Overall: Neil Parkinson 111-7-0; Chris Vandervleit 76-9-0; Shaun Greatbatch 72-10-0.

Decoy Lakes, Whittlesey, Cambs. Tues, 31, Six Island and Four Island lakes. Nigel Baxter (Bag’em) 140-8-0, carp to 7 lb, paste and meat at 6m, Six Islands peg 6; Rob Wright (Browning Hotrods) 108-10-0; John Buckingham (Decoy) 101-5-0; Bob Gill (St. Neots) 91-3-0. Sun, 13, Elm and Four Island. Simon Foster (Sheffield) 202-13-0, carp to 6 lb, poled pellet down edge, Elm 15; Dan Gavin (Sheffield) 190-3-0.

Fish 4 5+5k, Water Meadows Fishery, Chapel St. Leonards, Lincs. Sat, 30, Moat Lake. Jeff Marsh (WAGs) 94-12-0, carp to 7 lb and barbel 4 lb, meat down track, peg 42; Bob Smith (Wainfleet) 56-10-0; Barry Cotton (Water Meadows) 54-11-0; Darren Smith (Saltfleetby) 54-5-0. Qualifiers: Sam Allen, Chris Howerd, Jeff Marsh, Darren Smith. Sun, 30, Moat. Richard Pinning (Skegness MG) 81-6-0, carp to 7 lb and barbel 4 lb, long poled meat, peg 44; Graham Warren (Garden City AC) 73-5-0; Ashley Pimperton (Water Meadows) 70-8-0; Barry Cotton (Water Meadows) 65-6-0. Qualifiers: Glen Hugill, Steve Forster, Richard Pinning, Graham Cripsey.

Graham’s Pond Easter Festival, Huntingdon, Cambs. Fri, 10. Nigel Marshall (Graham’s Pond) 25-11-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, peg 6; Nick Ohlemann (Graham’s) 21-7-0. Sat, 10. Nick Ohlemann (Graham’s) 24-8-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, peg 10; Nigel Marshall (Graham’s) 20-3-0. Overall: Nick Ohlemann 45-15-0; Nigel Marshall 45-14-0; Stu Redman (Sensas) 34-1-0.





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Head Fen, Pymoor, Cambs. Fri,,15. Liam Darler (Browning Hot Rods) 85-14-0, mainly chub to 5 lb, pellet waggler, Trev’s Lake peg 57; Mark Cross (Newmarket) 59-12-0; Steve Hansed (Anglers Corner) 53-2-0. Mon, 20. Dave Priestley (Shipshape Tackle) 96-14-0, carp to 5 lb, Snake peg 6; Richard Bond (Bury St. Edmunds) 88-3-0; Steve Watson (Fordham) 70-3-0; Matt Ayers (Dents of Hilgay) 69-14-0.

Jansons Fishery, Elton, Notts. Tues, 16, Match Lake. Mark Taylor (Jansons) 85-5-0, carp and silvers, banded 6mm pellet, peg 1; Ray Redwood (Notts Fire) 83-6-0. Munroes, 10. Dave Harper (Jansons) 67-4-0, carp and silvers, poled maggot, peg 6. Thurs, 16, Match. Dave Harper (Jansons) 114-7-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 30; Ant White (Jansons) 84-1-0. Munroes, 7. Claude Wardle (Stamford) 44-11-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, peg 15. Fri, 21, Match. Pete Taylor (Jansons) 111-1-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 10; Steve Pretty (Jansons) 76-11-0; Graham Wright (Jansons) 70-8-0. Donut, 4. Alan Houghton (Jansons) 77-0-0, silvers, poled pellet, peg 5. Munroes, 12. Steve Natrass (Jansons) 44-4-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, peg 3; Gerry Woodcock (Jansons) 33-0-0.

Lakeview, Holwell, Leics. Sun, 22, Canal and Serpent lakes. Neil Barlow (Lakeview Select) 60-2-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet and bread, Canal peg 9; Andy Searle (Middy) 54-0-0; Jason Sahall (Lakeview Select) 41-14-0. Mon, 15, Canal and Lagoon. Rod Gray (Lakeview Select) 56-8-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet and bread, Canal peg 29; Jason Farmery (Lakeview Select) 55-10-0.

Park Hall Fishery, Mansfield Woodhouse, Notts. Sun, 16, rover, Old Estate Lake. Roy Gregory (Somercotes) 100-4-0, 23 carp to 10 lb, bomb and meat, peg 21; Eugene Tagg (Mansfield) 78-8-0; Eddy Musgrove (Mansfield Woodhouse) 60-0-0.

Railway Lake, Thuxton, Norfolk. Sat, 11. Paul Ashford (Barford Tackle) 104-5-0, 50 F1s, corn in margins, peg 42; Dave Jarvis (Angling Direct Suffolk) 77-7-0; Ray Smart (Smart Renders) 73-6-0.

Sherwood Forest Farm Park, Edwinstowe, Notts. Tues, 18, Sherwood Lake. Dave Hiley (Sherwood) 102-8-0, 14 carp to 11 lb, meat over groundbait in margins, peg 40; Dave Round (Woodhouse Angling) 68-9-0; John Urruty (Alfreton Angling) 65-1-0. Wed, 24, Holmedale. John Woodland (Sherwood) 105-15-0, carp to 6 lb, pellet, paste and meat at 13m and two margin lines, peg 21; Daz Staley (Subfish) 97-4-0; Nigel Shipman (Sherwood) 92-15-0; Kristian Powers (Sherwood) 81-9-0. Sat, 26, Holmedale. Martin Brown (Eastwood Angling) 117-8-0, carp to 7 lb, paste at 6m, peg 4; Nigel Shipman (Sherwood) 109-9-0; Sam Kelk (Kinky Pellet) 92-3-0; Martin Thackery (Woodhouse Angling) 85-12-0. Sun, 14, Sherwood. Ian Boyd (Woodhouse Angling) 120-0-0, carp to 12 lb, pellet waggler then poled pellet in margins, peg 40; Steve Richards (Woodhouse Angling) 42-8-0.

Westwood Lakes, Wyberton, Lincs. Tues, 23, Skylark Lake, 23. Dave Morley (Westwood) 119-12-0, mainly carp, poled expander pellet to island, peg 1; Paul Oglisbee (Westwood) 66-4-0; Brian Thompson (Westwood) 63-14-0. Thurs, 42, over-50s, Skylark. Brian Thompson (Westwood) 95-12-0, carp, F1s, tench and bream, paste at 7m, peg 22; Brian Harding (Maver Bait-Tech) 72-6-0; Spike Milligan (Garbolino Lincs County) 59-6-0; John Taylor (Sensas Mark One) 50-6-0. Fri, 20, Hawk. G. Cooper (Matrix Trentmen) 107-4-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet to island, peg 10; Lee Monnington (Mansfield) 67-10-0; Dave Wills (Miracle Baits) 65-12-0. Sat, 22, Skylark. Luke Morley (Sensas A4) 104-0-0, F1s, poled expander over 2 mm feed, peg 9; Paul Harsley (Dave’s Peg) 86-9-0; Spike Milligan (Garbolino Lincs County) 82-13-0. Sun, 20, Osprey. Paul Harsley (Dave’s Peg) 75-8-0, F1s, long poled 6 mm expanders over 4 mm feed, peg 19; Alistair Ogilvie (Maver Bait-Tech) 72-10-0; Rick Tweddell (Bourne) 57-8-0.

Willow Lakes, Foston, Lincs. Sat, 15, rover, Ash, Chestnut and Hawthorn lakes. Phil Morris Jnr. (Notts AA) 126-8-0, 35 carp, poled dog biscuit, Ash peg 24; Beverley Marshall (Dynamite Matchman Supplies) 99-8-0; Steve Pretty (Miracle Baits) 93-0-0. Mon, 13, Ash and Hawthorn. Tim Booker (Mansfield) 124-0-0, carp to 12 lb, poled meat down side, Hawthorn 7; Eugene Tagg (Mansfield) 96-0-0.





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