Here are the latest match fishing results for a reduced programme of matches over the festive period. Be sure to get the issue of Angler's Mail magazine on sale from Dec 30 for top match fishing coverage, and lots more.
Barford Fisheries, Railway and Willow Lakes, Norfolk. Sat, 20. Jimmy Brooks (Middy) 61-8-0, carp to 7 lb, poled corn, Willow peg 10; Adam Playford (Anglers Corner) 60-7-0; Chris Nicholson (Codgers) 59-15-0; Richard Bond (Bury St. Edmunds) 50-11-0; Warren Martin (Matrix Van den Eynde Barford Tackle) 50-7-0; Dave Jarvis (Angling Direct Suffolk) 43-10-0.
Cobbleacre Lakes, Hevingham, Norfolk. Tues, 12. Syd Huggins (Sensas Sportsmans) 39-11-0, all roach; Fred Anderson (Cobbleacre) 36-12-0; Stewart Dack (Mariners) 32-8-0.
Decoy Lakes, Whittlesey, Cambs. Tues, 21, Beastie Lake. Nigel Baxter (Bag’em) 78-4-0, F1s to 2 lb, maggot, peg 10; Ian Bullimore (JVAC) 75-15-0; Rob Goodson (Decoy) 62-8-0; Steve Pell (Spalding) 61-13-0. Sat, 23, Xmas Invitation, Beastie. Nigel Baxter (Bag’em) 64-4-0, carp to 8 lb, Method feedered maggot, peg 17; Alex Bates (Sensas Mark One) 39-4-0; Steve Freeman (Decoy) 32-11-0; Shaun Waterfall (Decoy) 29-2-0.
Deeping St James AC John Harris Cup, River Welland, Deeping Roadside, Lincs. Sun, 7. David Norville (DSJAC) 5-1-0, roach to 1 lb 8 oz, poled bread punch over liquidized bread, peg 2.
Head Fen, Pymoor, Cambs. Sun, 11. Gary Rimmer (Newmarket) 35-0-0, carp, long poled maggot, Snake Lake peg 15; Bob Coulson (Suffolks Finest) 8-2-0; John Millard (Newmarket) 8-0-0.
Jim Boulton Memorial, River Wensum, Norwich. Sun, 26. Simon Pointer (Martham) 7-14-0, two skimmers plus roach, pole feeder and maggot; Steve Borrett (Norwich) 3-15-0; Will Freeman (Preston Innovations) 3-6-0; Colin Urry (Dukes) 3-5-0; Kevin Fuller (Norwich) 1-9-0.
Lawn Farm, Elsworth, Cambs. Tues, 15, silvers, Willow Lake. Amer Jawad (Daiwa Guru) 38-2-0, roach, bream and chub, pole and feedered maggot, peg 28; Roger Dickerson (Harston) 35-6-0; Ricky Young (Browning Hotrods) 32-4-0.
Notts AA, Beeston Canal, Nottingham. Sat, 15. Darren Massey (Shakespeare Superteam) 9-12-0, 244 roach, poled pinkie over joker, peg 28; Simon McCormack (Notts AA) 8-9-0; John Johnson (Notts AA) 8-7-8. Sun, 21, Erewash Canal, Cotmanhay, Derbyshire. Jason Cunningham (Shakespeare Superteam) 2-14-0, 150 roach, poled joker, peg 33; Paul Spencer (Mill Tackle) 0-10-0; Pete Madeley (Middy Dams & Lock) 0-10-0; Paul Ashley (Worksop) 0-2-8.
Stanjay Winter Series, Old Nene, Benwick, Cambs. Sun, 15. Lindsay Naylor (Browning Hot Rods) 13-12-0, roach, perch, rudd and skimmers, pinkie over groundbait at 9m, peg 5; Rob Wright (Browning Hot Rods) 13-6-0; Anthony Watling (Stanjays) 13-0-0.
Willow Lakes, Foston, Lincs. Sat, 12, Ash Lake. John Belcher (RAF) 20-8-0, six carp and two skimmers, maggot, peg 1; Terry Marshall (Dynamite Matchman Supplies) 14-2-0; Andy Birkin (Phil’s Bait & Tackle) 11-0-0.