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* Barford Festival, Norfolk. Sat, 38, Railway,Willow & Colton lakes. Matt Wiles (Attleborough MG) 178-5-0 carp to 10 lb, scoop pellet feeder, peg 34 Colton; Lee Carver (Barford Tackle) 176-0-0; Shaun Huggins (Leicester) 156-7-0; Steve Porter (Oadby Angling) 148-2-0; Ian Stripp (Halls Tackle) 142-4-0. Sun, 38, Willow, Barford & Railway lakes. Dan Hull (Halls Tackle) 145-12-0, F1s, banded pellet shallow, peg 40 Railway; Ray King (Barford Tackle) 136-4-0; Gaz Sadler (Coopers Tackle) 128-12-0; Lee Carver (Barford Tackle) 121-15-0; Chris Knights (Harleston) 118-2-0; Adam Major (Attleborough MG) 84-5-0. Overall: Matt Hall (Halls Tackle Leicester) 6; Gaz Sadler (Coopers Tackle) 7.

* Coors AC, Trent & Mersey Canal, Rugeley, Handsacre and Armitage. Sat, 131. Richard Yates (Ted Carter Southport) 7-4-0, roach, poled squatt; John Deakin (Daiwa Dons) 6-15-0; Paul Hughes (Saints) 6-7-8; Jason Cunningham (Shakespeare) 6-3-8; Mike Storey (Scunthorpe Tackle) 5-11-0; Mal Chambers (Garbolino Lincs County) 5-8-8.

* Fish For 5 + 5k Qualifier, Water Meadows Fishery, Chapel St. Leonards, Lincs. Sun, 30, Grand Final Qualifier, 30. Darren Pimperton (Water Meadows Fishery) 134-4-0, carp to 8 lb, barbel to 4 lb, poled caster, peg 36; Bob ‘The Hat’ Smith (Wainfleet FC) 100-7-0; Gary Middleton (Water Meadows Fishery) 98-11-0; Luke Bamford (Middy) 92-6-0; John Foster (Kiveton Hall Fisheries) 85-3-0.

* Lakeview Fishery, Holwell, Leics. Sun, 33, Serpent, Stream and Marina Pools, Bob Greenbury (Leicester Sensas) 117-10-0, carp, poled pellet, peg Serpent 13; Danny Higgins (Subfish) 102-6-0; Shaun Huggins (Dynamite Baits) 84-0-0; Steve Draper (Lakeview Select) 80-1-0; Dave Petch (Quorn Van den Eynde) 75-1-0; Bronson Arme (Embankment AC) 57-14-0.

* Nisa Feeders, River Yare, Beauchamp Arms, Norfolk. Sat, 50. Rodney Finch (Deben) 35-14-0, bream to 4 lb, crumb feeder, worm, maggot & caster, peg 141 at Langley; Wayne Anderson (Daiwa Angling Direct) 22-7-0; Kevin Paynter (PW Angling) 22-4-0; Dave Dowcra (Sportsman AC) 21-8-0; Mick Mirgaux (Deben) 20-8-0; Mal Runacres (Deben) 18-14-0. League to date: John Platten (Nisa Waveney) 146-12-0; Wayne Anderson (Daiwa Angling Direct) 146-11-0; Mal Runacres (Deben) 132-2-0; Steve Clarke (Maver Image) 128-0-0; Glen Carter (Nisa Waveney) 126-13-0.



Results of smaller matches and midweekers

Chestnut Pool, Langford, Bedfordshire. Sun, 20. Dave Henegan (Chestnut Pool) 80-6-0, bream and skimmers, poled corn and pellet, peg 13; Chris Hazeldon (Chestnut Pool) 62-9-0; Nigel Smith (Chestnut Pool) 54-10-0; Andy Dilley (Chestnut Pool) 51-1-0.

Cross Drove, Hockwold, Norfolk. Wed, 14 . Paul Goldstraw (Stanjays) 103-2-0, carp to 9 lb & F1s to 5 lb, pellet & corn, 14m, peg 5; Rodney Finch (Deben) 69-11-0; Chris Kelly (Oulton Broad) 55-10-0; Dave Pearce Snr (Wisbech) 54-2-0; Dale Smith (Browning Wickford) 42-4-0. Sat, 15. Richard Bond (Bury St. Edmunds) 100-0-0, carp to 9 lb & F1s to 5 lb, worm & pellet, 13m, peg 23; Vince Cross (Nash Baits F1s Frenzy) 81-3-0; Dave Shailes (Kevs Tackle) 79-12-0; Simon Wheeler (Daiwa/Dynamite Baits) 61-12-0.
Decoy Lakes, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire. Sat, 22, Willows Pool. Rob Chamberlain (Corby) 127-15-0; carp to 6 lb and barbel, poled paste, peg 29; Adam Wayman (Ringers Baits) 118-13-0; Barry Mason (Ringers Baits) 110-6-0; Ian Chesney (Marukyu) 103-13-0. Sun, 12, Willows Pool. Simon Dow (Decoy) 194-11-0, carp to 6 lb, poled meat, peg 25; Dan Gavan (Chesterfield) 145-4-0; Robert Edmunson (Decoy) 144-0-0.

Deeping St. James AC Wade Cup, Decoy Lakes, Cambs. Sun, 14, Yew Channel. John Bowland (Deeping St. James AC) 98-15-0, carp to 8 lb, poled banded pellet; Ray Torrington (Deeping St. James AC) 92-7-0; Ted Rowe (Deeping St. James AC) 81-14-0

Foston Lakes, nr Grantham, Lincs. Wed, 13. Chris Mawer (Nightingale AC) 121-12-0, carp to 10 lb, poled dog biscuit, Ash 1; Tim Booker (Mansfield) 107-0-0; Terry Crouch (Newark) 105-12-0; Graham Eden (Mansfield) 94-0-0; Paul Kimberley (Team Zimba) 73-0-0. Sat. 18. Graham Eden (Mansfield) 205-8-0, forty-six carp to 11 lb, poled dog biscuit, Ash 24; Alan Roberts (Mansfield) 93-8-0; Mark Westleby (Newark) 61-8-0; Terry Marshall (Dynamite Matchmen Supplies) 55-12-0; Dave Lawrence (Ripley Raiders) 45-0-0; Ian Bellaby (Coalville) 39-0-0.

Garbolino RAF East Anglian League, Head Fen Lakes, Pymoor, Cambs. Wed, 18, Snake Lake. Graham Welton (Garbolino RAF) 88-0-0, carp, poled pellet across and down margins, peg 7; John Millard (RAF Old Lags) 76-4-0; Alan Owen (RAF Old Lags) 70-4-0; Dave Parkinson (Garbolino RAF Dev/RAF Marham) 64-4-0.

Lakeview Fishery, Holwell, Leics. Mon, 20, New Match and Reef lakes. Bronson Arme (Embankment AC) 169-1-0, carp, poled pellet and maggot, peg 10; Tony Blackwell (Lakeview Select) 152-6-0; Brian Orme (Lakeview Select) 145-9-0; Scott Robinson (Lakeview Select) 125-10-0; Steve Fletcher (Lakeview Select) 110-0-0.

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Mansfield AA, Portland Waters, Newark, Notts. Sun, 14. Jason White (Subfish Tackle) 193-0-0, carp to 11 lb, poled paste, peg 22, new club record; Graham Eden (Mansfield) 102-0-0; Ampy Billam (Subfish Tackle) 93-2-0; Terry Stopp (Mansfield Woodhouse) 86-0-0; John Manning (Mansfield AA) 74-0-0; Phil Smedley (Subfish Tackle 66-0-0.

Norfolk & Suffolk Veterans, Topcroft Lake, Suffolk. Tues, 19. Joe Hammond (Lowestoft) 38-2-0, carp, soft pellet at 13m, peg 19; Mick Norman (Lowestoft) 34-5-0; David Roe (Norwich) 33-10-0. Thurs, 11, Aldbey lake. Joe Beckham (Beccles) 36-11-0, mainly F1s, soft pellet, 16m; Joe Hammond (Lowestoft) 32-4-0; Chris Colby (Lowestoft) 26-14-0.
Railway Lake, Norfolk. Sat, 18. Simon Elliot (Angling Direct Suffolk) 101-15-0, F1s to 3 lb, method feeder & pellet, peg 2; Alan Tuck (Angling Direct Suffolk) 93-2-0; David Cooper (Norwich) 84-8-0; Chris Knights (Harleston) 83-0-0; Ray Smart (Barford Tackle) 82-10-0; Jessica Knights (Harleston) 68-4-0.

Townsend Lakes, Upwell, Cambs. Sat, 12, Kingfisher Lake. Colin Begbie (Townsend) 92-3-0, carp, method feeder and poled corn, peg 30; Harry Morgan (Townsend) 65-3-0; Carl Gifford (Suffolk’s Finest) 44-6-0. Sun, 12, Cuckoo Canal. Alan Owen (Townsend) 221-4-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 37; Brian Arliss (Townsend) 164-8-0; Robert Betts (Townsend) 151-15-0.

Westwood Lakes, Wyberton, Lincs. Sun, 28, £1000 Qualifier, Skylark Lake. Rob Morris (Lincoln Whisby) 80-7-0, carp to 3 lb, poled expander pellet, peg 23; Sean Higginbottom (Maver Bait-Tech) 78-6-0; Steve Lane (Marukyu) 74-13-0; Baz Bright (Garbolino RAF) 74-10-0; Vinnie Smith (Tri-Cast Highfield) 74-4-0. Tues, 29, £1000 Qualifier, Skylark Lake. Dave Taylor (Windmill Tackle) 99-6-0, small carp, poled meat, peg 24; Marc Rodgers (Middy/Bag’em) 93-0-0; Adam Swain (Westwood Lakes) 79-10-0; Stewart Bracey (Shimano Dynamite Baits) 75-6-0; Brian Thompson (Westwood Lakes) 74-8-0. Thurs, 30, Over-50s, Skylark Lake. Chris Phillips (Westwood Lakes) 111-0-0, carp and silvers, poled chopped worm and caster, peg 11; Jim Barrowman (PJ Angling) 71-0-0; Janausz Makowlski (Westwood Lakes) 68-8-0; Brian Thompson (Westwood Lakes) 66-0-0; D. Hogg (Westwood Lakes) 61-8-0. Wed, Angel Taxis Juniors, 16, Skylark Lake. Cadets: TJ Simpson (Westwood Lakes) 34-0-0 including an 11 lb 14 oz carp; Josh Newman (Westwood Lakes) 20-8-0; Charlie Baxter (Westwood Lakes) 14-0-0. Juniors: Adam Swain (Westwood Lakes) 56-4-0, carp, poled pellet; Tom Edwards (Westwood Lakes) 52-4-0; Abs Zidani (Westwood Lakes) 50-8-0.

Wreake AC, Grand Union Canal, Market Harborough, Leics. Sun, 21. Nigel Miller (Hotrods Retirees) 13-3-0, bream, poled maggot and worm over groundbait; Andy Swift (Browning MG) 10-7-0; Brian Hoyle (Wreake AC) 10-4-0; Tom Grainey (Browning MG) 9-3-0; Mick Stevens (Wreake AC) 8-10-0; Rob Graves (March) 7-11-0.



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