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Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers

* East Midlands WL Practise, Raveley Drain, Factory Bank & Benwick, Sun. 41. Rob Hewison (Sensas Mark One) 18-3-0, 212 roach, poled pinkie over groundbait,short-lining mid-drain, two pegs below Armchair; Andrew Kilby (Stanjay Tackle) 14-14-8; Sam Merry (Maver Bait Tech) 14-10-8; Adam Randall (Stanjay Tackle) 14-1-0; Bob Nudd (Browning Stanjay) 13-8-0; Tim Nash (Browning Hot Rods) 12-10-0.

* Erewash Valley WL, Erewash Canal, Cotmanhay, Derbys. Sat, 56. Darran Bickerton (Trentmen Guests) 16-0-12, 2 bream, 2 tench and 6 chunky perch, poled lobworm, Greens peg 1; Adrian Higginbottom (Dynamite Matrix Trentmen) 4-13-8; Tony Barker (Shakespeare Superteam) 4-4-8; Jason Cunningham (Shakespeare Superteam) 4-3-8; D. Wayne (Ilkeston 8) 4-3-0; Alistair Chisholme (Shakespeare Superteam) 4-1-0. Teams: Mill Tackle 22; Shakespeare Superteam 25; Trentmen 29; Matchmens Supplies 33; Ilkeston 8 33; Notts AA 36. League: Shakespeare 4; Trentmen 8; Matchman Supplies 10.





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Smaller fishing match results


Aldercar Lane, Langley Mill, Notts., Tues. Railway Lake, 9. Ady Reynolds (Quorn AS) 17-15-0. Carp to 8 lb, poled pellet, peg 23; Ivor Lister (Aldercar Lane) 16-5-0; Andy Mason (Aldercar Lane) 10-4-0; Pete Warren (Aldercar Lane) 8-14-0; Dave Perry (Stanton ) 8-3-0; Tony Bevan (Stanton) 2-1-0. Wed. Veteran’s Match, Railway & Acorn Lakes, 22. Ian Robinson (Sensas Mill Tackle) carp to 8 lb, poled caster and pellet, Railway peg 35; John Tingle (Aldercar Lane) 32-10-0; John Pilmore (Aldercar Lane) 29-13-0; Chris Ball (Aldercar Lane) 18-0-0; Dennis Plackett (Aldercar Lane) 16-7-0; Phil Smith (Aldercar Lane) 15-15-0. Sun. Lee Palin (Peg One Angling) 49-10-0, carp, poled pellet and caster, Acorn peg 7; James Stevenson (Bait Tech) 28-4-0; Rich Stacey (Aldercar Lane) 24-15-0; Dave Needham (Aldercar Lane) 17-9-0; Russ Dowding (Mill Tackle) 17-3-0; Ian Robinson (Sensas Mill Tackle) 16-9-0.

Angling Direct, River Wensum, Norwich. Sun, 20. Steve Borrett (Norwich) 13-4-0, roach and perch, maggot, 6m to-hand; Wayne Anderson (Daiwa Angling Direct) 11-11-0; Ray Thurston (Earlham Silvers) 11-0-0; David Gooch (Norwich) 10-8-0; David Roe (Daiwa  Angling Direct) 10-0-0.
Cross Drove, Hockwold, Norfolk. Wed, 13. Tim Dabrowa (Hooked Newmarket) 67-10-0, F1s to 7 lb, bread and maggot, 14.5m, peg 15; Jim Barrowman (PW Angling) 58-8-0; Rodney Finch (Deben) 35-13-0; Mark Pollard (Shimano Stanjays) 30-0-0. Sat, 12. Gordon Pearce (Banham) 67-11-0, 7 carp to 15 lb, maggot, 13m, peg 55; Dave Pearce (Wisbech) 49-3-0; Vince Cross (Nash Baits F1s Frenzy) 37-14-0; Richard Bond (Bury St Edmunds) 30-10-0. Sun, 6. Dave Pearce (Wisbech) 48-12-0, F1s to 4 lb, 14.5m, maggot, peg 1; Neil Parkinson (Dynamite Middy) 33-14-0.


Decoy Lakes, Whittlesey, Cambs., Tues. Horse Shoe Lake, 18. Danny Carlton (Decoy) 60-14-0, mainly F1’s and carp to 3 lb, feeder and maggot, peg 7; Mick King (JVAC) 58-5-0; Nigel Baxter (Bag ‘Em) 57-15-0; Tony Dawson (Bait Tech) 41-13-0. Sat. Horse Shoe Lake, 17. Simon Dow (Decoy) 42-13-0, F1’s to 2 lb, poled pellet and maggot, peg 14; Nigel Baxter (Bag ‘Em) 38-2-0; Danny Carlton (Decoy) 37-11-0; Rich Linell (Decoy) 37-1-0. Sun. Beastie Lake, 12. Jamie Thompson (Decoy) 60-12-0, F1’s, feeder, waggler and pellet, peg 30; Tom Edwards (Decoy) 50-0-0; Simon Godfrey (Decoy) 37-8-0; Simon Dow (Decoy) 25-9-0.

Essex Veterans, Lakeside Fishery, Witham. Wed, 14. Ken Rolfe (Bills Tackle) 54-4-0, 18 carp to 5 lb, meat and maggot, front lake peg 2; John Sycamore (Colemans Bait and Tackle) 29-4-0; John Cousins (Cariers) 27-12-0; Liz Larkin (Cariers) 21-8-0.
Gold and Silver Pairs, Barford Pleasure and Willow Lakes, near Norwich. Sat, 22. Pleasure Silvers: David Jarvis (Angling Direct Suffolk) 14-3-0, skimmers and roach, poled maggot; Warren Martin (Matrix Barford Tackle) 12-15-0; Pete Walthew (Dereham) 7-14-0. Willow Gold: Brian Bygraves (Norwich DAA) 54-0-0, carp; Alan Hilton (Barford Tackle) 50-7-0; Simon Smith (Fakenham) 36-8-0. Pairs: Ian Bailey and Terry Bolingbroke (Dukes) 3, 30-1-0; David Jarvis (Angling Direct Suffolk) and Kevin Ford (Barford Tackle) 3, 26-8-0.

How End WL, How End Fishery, Houghton Conquest, Beds., Sun. Yasi’s & Dani’s Pools, 20. Barry Smith (How End Fisheries) 43-15-0, carp and silvers, poled caster and maggot, Yasi’s peg 1; Mark Wells (How End Fisheries) 40-14-0; Josh Bolodas (How End Fisheries) 39-12-0; Simon Drozdziol (How End Fisheries) 28-15-0; Brian Boswell (How End Fisheries) 28-7-0. League: The Leprechauns 94; How End Heroes 92; 006½ 77; Pro Rod Revisited 69.

Janson Fishery, Ella Road, Notts. Tues. Match Pool, 12. Keith Daws (Janson Fishery) 89-4-0, carp and silvers, poled caster and maggot, peg 33; Colin Spencer (Janson Fishery) 73-10-0; Colin Reek (Janson Fishery) 65-4-0; Roy Bexon (Janson Fishery) 63-5-0; Cheesey Wardle (Janson Fishery) 55-10-0; Pete Elvin (Janson Fishery) 30-4-0. Thurs. Match Pool, 13. Ernie Waterfall (Janson Fishery) 13-3-0, silvers, poled caster and maggot, fished at 16 metres, peg 22; Roy Taylor (Janson Fishery) 6-12-0; Paul Defusto (Janson Fishery) 5-15-0; Nigel Ballaam (Janson Fishery) 5-6-0; Pete Elvin (Janson Fishery) 4-14-0.

Lakeview Fishery, Holwell, Melton Mowbray, Leics., Sun. Serpent & Canal Pools, 18. Jason Farmery (LVS) 51-5-0, carp, poled pellet, Canal peg 9; Steve Haywood (Middy) 26-12-0; Peter Cooke (LVS) 24-1-0; Bill Arme (LVS) 23-1-0; Shaun Huggins (Dynamite) 19-7-0; Roger Parnell (LVS) 17-8-0.

Newmarket AC, Head Fen Snake, nr Ely. Sun, 13. Marcus Bailey (Head Fen) 82-10-0, 27 carp, maggot across peg 26; Geoff Arnold (Suffolk’s Finest) 51-8-0; Dave Rodwell (Shipshape Tackle) 39-0-0; Bob Coulson (Suffolk’s Finest) 35-10-0.
Norfolk and Suffolk Veterans, Topcroft Lake, Suffolk. Tues, 16. Ken Bird (Harleston) 60-2-0, carp to 6 lb, method feeder, maggot; Paul Manthorpe (Lowestoft) 50-6-0; David Roe (Norwich) 44-1-0. Thurs, 12. John Catchpole (Lowestoft) 13-1-0; Chris Coleby (Beccles) 10-2-0.
Park Hall, Mansfield Woodhouse, Notts. Sun. Old Estate Lake, 12. Eugene Tagg (Mansfield) 73-4-0, 22 carp, largest 9 lb, pellet feeder to the island, peg 55; Paul Thomas (Mansfield Woodhouse) 61-0-0; Lee Nussey (Mansfield Woodhouse) 33-8-0; Steve Hanrahan (Ollerton) 29-10-0; Roy Gregory (Somercotes) 25-0-0; Graham Eden (Mansfield) 21-4-0.

Suffolk Water Park, near Ipswich. Sat, 17, silvers only. Richard Watson (Nisa Waveney) 12-11-0, 7 skimmers to 2 lb, corn, peg 36 Match lake 1; Keith Gooderam (Browning Wickford) 8-15-0; Dick Bagley (Castaway Felixstowe) 8-13-0; Glen Carter (Sudbury) 7-8-0; Sam Kernard (Nisa Feeders) 6-7-0; Nick Larkin (Nisa Feeders) 6-6-0.

Townsend Lakes, Wisbech, Cambs., Sun. Kingfisher Lake, 12. Brendon Strowlger (Townsend Lakes Fishery) 28-3-0, 5 carp on method feeder, to the island, peg 10; Ray Cook (Townsend Lake Fishery) 10-0-0; Colin Begbie (Townsend Lakes Fishery) 17-10-0.

Westwood Lakes, Wyberton Lincs., Sun. Osprey Lake, 21. Ron Roberts (Liam’s Elite) 79-9-0, F1’s, 4mm expander pellet over 4mm feed pellet, at 5 metres, peg 22; Steve Lane (Marukyu / WW Lakes) 64-6-0; Luke Morley (Sensas A4) 62-12-0; Tony Vamplew (Liam’s Elite) 60-8-0; Shane Wilcox (Dave’s Peg) 59-15-0.

Willow Lakes, Foston, Lincs., Sat. Ash, Chestnut & Hawthorn Lakes, 20. Jim Meakin (Victoria Tackle) 79-0-0, 19 carp to 8 lb, poled bread punch, Ash peg 17; Phil Morris Jnr. (Notts AA) 31-12-0; Terry Marshall (Dynamite Matchman’s Supplies) 20-4-0; Paul Kimberly (Team Zimba) 19-0-0; Chris Mawer (Ruskington) 15-6-0; Steve Davies (Dave’s Peg) 15-4-0.





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