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Aldercar Lane, Langley Mill, Notts. Tues. Railway Lake, 10. Lee Payling (Peg One Angling) 50-8-0, carp to 9 lb, poled maggot and pellet, peg 9; John Panter (Aldercar Lane) 16-3-0; Mark Watts (Aldercar Lane) 13-1-0; Ivor Lister (Aldercar Lane) 10-10-0; Vic Pye (Aldercar Lane) 9-11-0; Andy Mason (Aldercar Lane) 9-0-0. Wed. Acorn and Railway Lakes, 18. Eric Nelson (Aldercar Lane) 20-8-0, carp to 9 lb and silvers, poled pellet and maggot, Acorn peg 25; Tony Bevan (Stanton) 17-10-0; Brian Coleman (Aldercar Lane) 17-5-0; Alan Gilbourne (Mansfield Piscatorials) 16-3-0; Phil Giles (Aldercar Lane) 14-10-0; John Pilmore (Aldercar Lane) 11-3-0. Sun. Acorn & Railway Lakes, 25. Lee Payling (Peg One Angling) 48-2-0, carp to 9 lb, poled caster, Acorn peg 34; James Stevenson (Bait Tech) 39-14-0; Lee Hodgkinson (Trentmen) 36-6-0; John Panter (Aldercar Lane) 31-9-0; Paul Stone (Aldercar Lane) 28-7-0; Russ Dowding (Mill Tackle) 28-2-0.Burton Angling Supplies WL, Trent & Mersey Canal, Willington, Derbys. Sun. 56. Colin Talbot (Dams & Lock) 10-3-8, 30 roach to 1 lb, poled caster, peg B2 on the boats, peg 30; Alan Donelly (Burton Angling Supplies) 7-4-0; James South (Burton Shop) 6-14-0; Pete Madeley (Dams & Lock) 6-12-1; Pete Allwood (Measham B) 6-9-0; Mark Eustace (Drennan Leicester Blue) 6-9-0. Teams: Dams & Lock 17; Shakespeare Agility 18; Burton Angling Supplies 22; Shakespeare Superteam 23; Measham B 24; Dams & Lock Blue 24; Trentmen Old Boys 24. Final League: Shakespeare Superteam 121; Shakespeare Agility 124; Trentmen Schoolboys 125; Kamasan Starlets 129; Dams & Lock 130; Trentmen Old Boys 131.

Chestnut Pool Winter Pairs, Langford, Beds. Sun, 24. Rob Heath (Chestnut Pool) 35-0-0, roach and skimmers, poled pellet and caster, peg 20; Pete Currell (Luton) 34-8-0; Andy Gale (Popletts) 33-3-0. Pairs: Rob Heath (Chestnut Pool) & James Heaps (Chestnut Pool) 23; Pete Currell (Luton) & Wayne Bowstead (Luton) 21. Final League: Rob Heath/James Heaps (Chestnut Pool) 173; Alan Oaks/Daniel Theakston (Poplett’s) 172; James Anthony/Ronan Ryan (Chestnut Pool) 153.

Cobbleacre Lakes, Hevingham, Norfolk. Tues, 11, Amy’s Lake. Steve Rouse (Martham) 64-10-0 margins dog meat peg 9; Dave Pike (Norwich) 61-2-0; Charly George (Cobbleacre) 44-1-0. Sat, 9. Dennis Goodwin (North Walsham) 70-6-0, shotgun feedered pellet, peg 17; Steve Johnson (Attleborough) 42-9-0; Steve Dack (The Mariners) 40-4-0.
Cross Drove, Hockwold, Norfolk. Wed, 18. Mark Pollard (Shimano Stanjays) 80-0-0, F1s to 6 lb and brownies to 2 lb, maggot & pellet, 16m, peg 55; Matt Drayton (Dents) 63-7-0; Alan Tuck (Angling Direct Suffolk) 49-6-0; Jimmy Brooks (Middy) 46-0-0; Tony Brooks (Thetford) 41-6-0; Tony Guy (Venue Expert) 32-8-0. Sat, 32. Vince Cross (Nash Baits F1 Frenzy) 70-6-0, F1s and brownies, corn and maggot, 14m, peg 19; Tony Evans (Dynamite Middy) 57-5-0; Simon Wheeler (Daiwa Dynamite) 49-10-0; Ian Shipp (Cross Drove) 47-2-0; Stuart Bracey (Shimano Dynamite ) 46-10-0; Reg Bryanton (Deben) 44-3-0. Decoy Lakes, Whittlesey, Cambs. Tues. Beastie Lake, 27. Steve Dorks (Colins Creel) 59-0-0, F1s and barbel to 2 lb, poled maggot down the edge, peg 20; Ted Sergeant (Decoy) 56-14-0; Nigel Baxter (Bag’em) 53-5-0; Chris Barley (Finedon) 49-14-0. Sat. Beastie Lake, 27. Tom Edwards (Decoy) 73-15-0, carp to 4 lb, poled pellet and maggot up in the water, peg 26; Steve Freeman (Marukyu) 69-11-0; Nigel Baxter (Bag’em) 63-10-0; Steve Tyler (Stevenage) 61-1-0. Sun. Beastie & Oak Lakes, 42. Simon Dow (Decoy) 141-2-0, carp to 7 lb, poled pellet and straight lead with meat at 13 metres, Oak peg 20; Jon Whincup (Frenzee Bait Tech) 126-6-0; Nigel Baxter (Bag’em) 98-14-0; Tom Wilson (Decoy) 89-6-0; Tony Dawson (Decoy) 86-6-0.

Fish 4 5+5k Qualifier, Water Meadows Fishery, Chapel St. Leonards, Lincs. Sat. Moat Lake, 30. Pete Gleaden (Water Meadows) 110-2-0, carp to 7 lb plus barbel to 4 lb, poled maggot, peg 42; Terry O’Hare (Water Meadows) 61-2-0; Colin Spencer (GOT Baits) 60-4-0; Chris Howards (Water Meadows) 42-8-0. Section Qualifiers: Chris Howard (Water Meadows); Jeff Marsh (WAGs); Pete Gleaden (Water Meadows); Dave Hawks (Water Meadows). Sun. Moat Lake, 28. Mick Stamp (Preston Sonu) 133-14-0, carp to 7 lb and barbel to 4 lb, poled maggot, peg 41; Steve Winters (Drennan) 95-0-0; Pete Bell (Water Meadows) 58-4-0; Paul Cartlidge (Water Meadows) 53-2-0. Section Qualifiers: Terry O’ Hare (Water Meadows); Lawrence Peat (Water Meadows); Mick Stamp (Preston Sonu); Paul Cartlidge (Water Meadows).


Full coverage of the match scene, plus amazing end of season catches are in this week's Angler's Mail magazine - in shops from Tuesday, March 18.
Full coverage of the match scene, plus amazing end of season catches are in this week’s Angler’s Mail magazine – in shops from Tuesday, March 18.


Graham’s Pond, Huntingdon, Cambs. Sat. 10. Nick Ohlemann (Graham’s Pond) 15-11-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, peg 6; Ian Thornton (Graham’s Pond) 9-14-0; Jeremy Hoare (Club Sensas) 6-0-0.

How End Fisheries WL, Houghton Conquest, Beds. Sun. Yasi’s & Dani’s Pools, 20. Mark Wells (How End Fisheries) 48-12-0, mainly ide and a few barbel, poled pellet and maggot, Yasi’s peg 1; Phil ‘Pebs’ Stone (How End Fisheries) 46-12-0; Pete ‘Pirate’ Nash (How End Fisheries) 36-9-0; Dean Craig (How End Fisheries) 34-8-0; Brian Boswell (How End Fisheries) 34-6-0; Trev Jeans (How End Fisheries) 32-4-0. League: How End Heroes 198; The Leprechauns 195; 006 ½ 171; Team Bad 143; Bus Pass Baggers 139.

Jansons Fishery, Elton, Notts. Thurs. Match & Munroes’ Pools. Match Pool, 14. Ian Foulds (Jansons) 95-12-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 1; Ade Freeman (Jansons) 62-7-0; Pete Elvin (Jansons) 27-11-0; Steve Davies (Jansons) 21-6-0; Roy Bexon (Jansons) 16-1-0; J. Upton (Jansons) 16-0-0. Munroes Pool, 8. Keith Daws (Jansons) 69-12-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 18; Dave Coxon (Jansons) 52-15-0; Nigel Ballaam (Jansons) 50-2-0; Dave Harper (Jansons) 47-1-0; Pete Sisson (Jansons) 35-11-0; B. Cunningham (Jansons) 29-8-0. Sat. Individual Spring League, Round 1, Match Pool, 20. Steve Pretty (Miracle Baits) 130-13-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 29; Horace Smith (Jansons) 47-15-0; Kele Redwood (Jansons) 34-15-0; B. Cunnington (Jansons) 34-1-0; C. Welbourne (Jansons) 29-5-0; Vince Ciampoli (Jansons) 25-6-0. Sun. Maid Marian AC, Match Pool, 15. Daz Wright (Maid Marion AC) 125-5-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 35; Steph Maksymkin (Maid Marian AC) 68-15-0; Graham North (Maid Marian AC) 67-7-0; Terry Stopp (Maid Marian AC) 61-1-0; N. Connelly (Maid Marian AC) 59-2-0; D. Crutchley (Maid Marian AC) 58-15-0.

Lakeview Fishery, Holwell, Melton Mowbray, Leics. Sun. Marina, Lagoon & Serpent Pools, 23. Neil Edwards (Lake View Select) 61-0-0, new stock F1’s, poled maggot, Lagoon peg 25; Simon Skelton (Middy) 60-9-0; Steve Haywood (Middy) 60-9-0; Shaun Butler (Lakeview Select) 60-1-0; John Bramley (Lakeview Select) 52-4-0; Dave Harper (Lakeview Select) 50-8-0.

Park Hall Fishery, Mansfield Woodhouse, Notts. Sun. Old Estate Lake, 15. Pete Brown (Mansfield Woodhouse) 23-8-0, 7 carp, bomb and corn, peg 21; Steve Jeffs (Sutton-in-Ashfield) 22-6-0; Eugene Tagg (Mansfield) 19-14-0; Steve Hanrahan (Ollerton) 16-10-0; Geoff Carlin (Sutton-in-Ashfield) 16-4-0; Phil Papworth (Sutton-in-Ashfield) 15-2-0.

Railway Lakes, near Norwich. Sat, 20. Warren Martin (Matrix Barford Tackle) 132-12-0, F1s and carp to 5 lb, maggot, 3 and 4m, Railway peg 44; Dave Jarvis (Angling Direct Suffolk) 112-1-0; Ray King (Barford Tackle) 100-14-0; Ian Bailey (Mulbarton) and Martin Jermy (Wymondham) both 85-10-0; Alan Tuck (Angling Direct Suffolk) 76-6-0.

Stanjay Tackle, Old River Nene, Factory Bank, Ramsey, Cambs. Fri, 9. Graham Welton (Garbolino RAF) 21-2-0, roach and rudd, whip and pinkie, peg 1; Anthony Watling (Stanjay Tackle) 21-0-0; Mark Pollard (Shimano/Stanjay Tackle) 16-15-0; Stan Binge (Stanjay Tackle) 16-8-0; Bob Nudd (Browning/Stanjay Tackle) 16-7-0.

Townsend Lakes, nr Wisbech, Cambs. Sun. Cuckoo Canal, 12. Brendan Strowlger (Townsend) 107-7-0, carp, long pole pellet and corn down the edge, peg 38; Brian Arliss (Townsend) 69-3-0; Steve Hillman (Townsend) 64-0-0.

Westwood Lakes, Wyberton, Lincs. Tues. Skylark Lake, 12. Paul Oglisbee (Westwood Lakes) 70-12-0, carp, F1’s and barbel, poled red maggot to the island, peg 23; Steve Lane (Marukyu / Westwood Lakes) 67-8-0; Shane Spafford (Army) 48-8-0. Thurs. Over 50’s, Skylark Lake, 34. John Holmes (Woodhouse Angling Centre) 58-12-0, carp, F1’s and bream, 4 mm expander pellet over 2 mm feed pellet, peg 19; Brian Thompson (Westwood Lakes) 53-0-0; Ron Roberts (Westwood Lakes) 32-8-0. Sun. Skylark Lake, 28. Steve Lane (Marukyu / Westwood Lakes) 61-8-0, carp, F1s and barbel, poled red maggot over 2 mm feed pellet, peg 29; Gregor Chalat (Westwood Lakes) 46-0-0; Steve Pretty (Miracle Baits) 42-0-0; David Wills (Miracle Baits) 39-12-0; Dan Abbott (Westwood Lakes) 38-12-0.

Willow Lakes, Foston, Lincs. Sat. Match Lakes, 16. Paul Kimberley (Team Zimba) 72-12-0, carp to 7 lb, tench and skimmers, poled sweet corn in the margins, Chestnut peg 21; Terry Marshall (Dynamite Matchman Supplies) 41-12-0; Pete Riley (Dynamite Matchman Supplies) 40-12-0; Graham Eden (Mansfield) 36-4-0; Andy Birkin (Phil’s Bait & Tackle) 34-12-0.




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