Here the qualifiers for the Angler's Mail Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year - see this week's Angler's Mail magazine for coverage of the match scene.... including a very special piece with the 'Super stalwarts of the match fishing scene'.
Other latest match fishing results
Aldercar Lane, nr Heanor, Derbyshire. Fri, 10, Railway Lake. Mark Godfrey (Drennan Leicester) 24-1-0, carp to 4 lb, red maggot and caster, peg 26; Jason Lebosquet (Garbolino) 23-5-0. Sun, 16, Acorn. Ian Robinson (Rive Nathan’s) 15-4-0, carp to 4 lb plus silvers, caster, peg 24; Tony Dennis (Aldercar Lane) 15-3-0; Kev Albrighton (Peg One Angling) 13-1-0.
Barford Fisheries, Railway and Willow lakes, near Norwich. Sat, 22. Mick Hanks (Daiwa Angling Direct) 39-11-0, F1s and carp, maggot feeder to far bank, Railway peg 48; Martin Jermyn (Barford Tackle) 37-8-0; Andy Turner (Smart Rendering) 31-12-0; Kevin Ford (Barford Tackle) 31-3-0; Ray King (Barford Tackle) 27-5-0; Vince Cross (Nash Baits) 24-15-0.
Decoy Lakes, Whittlesey, Cambs. New Year’s Day, 19, Beastie Lake. Jon Whincup (Frenzee Bait-Tech) 63-4-0, F1s to 2 lb, maggot at 11m, peg 24; Kev Wadge (Decoy) 40-11-0; Nigel Baxter (Bag’em) 38-10-0. Sat, 18, Beastie. Nigel Baxter (Bag’em) 52-12-0, carp to 7 lb, waggler and maggot, peg 12; Jon Whincup (Frenzee Bait-Tech) 38-15-0; Tony Evans (Dynamite Baits) 30-3-0. Sun, 12, Willows. Tony Dawson (Bait-Tech) 26-2-0, F1s to 2 lb, maggot, peg 20; Ron Coles (Webster’s) 23-14-0.
Deeping St James AC DILS Cup, Raveley Drain, Cambs. Sun, 9. Mel Saggers 3-2-0, bleak and roach, poled pinkie, peg 4; Pete Molesworth Jnr. 2-14-0 (both DSJAC).
Drennan Pairs, Town Welland and River Glen, Spalding, Lincs. Sun, 44. Welland: Lee Klimczuk (Drennan) 22-12-0, 15 lb of perch to poled worm and maggot plus punch roach, peg 7; Joe Roberts (Drennan) 16-8-0; Neil Newby (Sensas Mark One) 16-0-0. Glen: Mark Pollard (Shimano Dynamite Baits) 16-3-0, 250+ roach, pinkie over groundbait at 6m, end peg 142; Rob Hewison (Sensas Mark One) 12-7-0; Wayne Swinscoe (Drennan) 11-5-0. Pair: Lee Klimczuk and Mark Pollard 38-15-0. League: Klimczuk and Pollard 57-15-8; Martin and Paul Spriggs (Sensas Mark One) 57-14-0; Joe Roberts (Drennan) and Joff Woodgett (Sensas) 46-13-0.
Guru Bag’em Ind WL, Decoy Lakes, Whittlesey, Cambs. Sun, 20. Simon Godfrey (Decoy) 77-11-0, carp, pellet, peg 24; Steve Freeman (Decoy) 69-14-0; Jon Whincup (Frenzee/Bait-Tech) 56-3-0. League undisclosed.
Hinderclay Lakes, Rickinghall, Suffolk. Mon, 22.Terry Fish (Hinderclay) 32-7-0, carp, bomb and bread, New Lake peg 1; Phil Walpole (Norwich) 31-8-0; Daniel Clarke (Hinderclay) 30-2-0; Craig Beckham (Quiet Sports) 23-8-0; Jay Creek (Hinderclay) 22-9-0; Dave Radcliff (Sudbury) 17-2-0. Thurs, 15. Phil Alexander (Hinderclay) 22-12-0, three carp, bomb and corn, Reed peg 15; Steve Jackson (Suffolks Finest) 19-15-0; Nathan Moore (Avenue Angling) 12-2-0; John Odey (Methwold) 9-2-0.
Lake View Fishery, Holwell, Leics. Wed. 17, Reef Pool. Scott Robinson (Lake View Select) 26-2-0, carp, F1s and silvers, , pellet and maggot, peg 24; Steve Haywood (Middy) 25-12-0; Sam Allen (Leicester) 22-8-0.
Linda Thompson Memorial, River Wensum, Norwich. Thurs, 25. Simon Pointer (Martham) 14-10-0, roach and perch , long whip and poled maggot; Stevie Borrett and David Gooch (both Norwich) both 12-14-0; Tony Gibbons (Norwich) 11-1-0; Robert Hubbard (Daiwa Angling Direct) 10-5-0; Will Freeman (Preston Innovations) 9-15-0. £232 raised for East Anglian Air Ambulance.
Little John Lakes, Ollerton, Notts. Wed, 16. Dave Johnson (Mansfield) 10-14-0, a 4 lb carp plus seven ide, maggot, Friar Tuck Lake peg 17; Malc Kirkland (Nottingham) 10-10-0; Graham Westwater (MAP) 8-2-0. Fri, 14. Dr. Jamie Mills (Mansfield) 115-0-0, 44 carp to 6 lb, bomb and corn plus poled maggot, Maid Marion peg 13; Fred Cooper (Nottingham) 93-6-0; Pete Kitchener (Ollerton) 57-0-0.
Stanjay Individual Series, Factory Bank and Old Nene, Benwick, Cambs. Sun, 19. Rob Wright (Browning Hot Rods) 15-4-0, roach, pinkie over groundbait at 11m, pegged on Factory Bank; Stan Binge (Stanjay Gold) 13-5-0; Graham Welton (Garbolino RAF) 12-14-0.
Suffolk Water Park, Bramford, near Ipswich. Sat, 15, silvers. John Dale (Bait-Tech) 9-0-0, 10 skimmers, groundbait feedered maggot, peg 8 Match lake 1; Plato (Nisa Feeders) 8-15-0; Jack Dammant (Birds Tackle) 7-1-0; Keith Gooderham (Browning Wickford) 6-4-0.
Townsend Lakes, nr. Wisbech, Cambs. Sun, 15, Cuckoo Canal. Brendon Strowgler (Townsend) 102-9-0, carp, maggot over caster, peg 13; Andy Adams (Townsend) 49-0-0; Steve Sharp (Townsend) 42-12-0.
Willow Lakes, Foston, Lincs. Sat, 12, Ash, Chestnut and Hawthorn lakes. John Belcher (RAF) 84-6-0, 17 carp to 10 lb, long poled double maggot, Ash peg 17; Mark Westleby (Newark) 73-10-0; Paul Kimberley (Team Zimba) 17-4-0.
GOT PICTURES FROM A RECENT MATCH? Email to firstname.lastname@example.org