Preston MOTY



Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers

* Barford WL, Barford Pleasure, Railway & Willow Lakes, near Norwich. Sun, 45. Daniel Brydon (Saxmundham Angling Centre) 61-9-0, all F1s, mainly on maggot feeder with a few on long pole, Willow peg 5; Andy Leathers (Saxmundham Angling Centre) 56-14-0; Alan Tuck (Daiwa Angling Direct Gold) 55-10-0; Will Freeman (Saxmundham Angling Centre)52-0-0; Richard Bond (Browning Hot Rods) 49-10-0; Danny Mason (Biffins Bridge) 48-10-0. Teams: Saxmundham Angling Centre 17 (205-2-0); Browning Hot Rods 17 (184-13-0); Daiwa Angling Direct Gold 20 (167-1-0); Biffins Bridge 20 (150-4-0). League: Browning Hot Rods 36; Saxmundham Angling Centre 39; Barford 46; Matrix 49; Biffins Bridge 52; VPH Roofing 55; Team JB & Daiwa Angling Direct both 58; Daiwa Angling Direct Blue 70.

* March DAA, Old River Nene, March, Cambs. Sun, 80. Rob Wootton (Shimano Dynamite Baits) 18-12-0, 276 roach, punched bread at 7m, peg 31; Maurice Mobbs (Papworth) 17-0-0; Richard Martin (Stanjays) 14-2-0; Colin Oakman (Browning Hot Rods) 13-1-0; Barry Stacey (Tydd Gote) 13-1-0; Dave Thornton (Stanjays) 12-15-0.



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Smaller fishing match results

Aldercar Lane, Langley Mill, Notts. Wed, 14, Acorn Lake, over-55s. Russ Dowding (Mill Tackle) 27-1-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet, peg 9; Alan Gilbourne (Mansfield Piscatorials) 25-5-0; Ian Robinson (Sensas Mill Tackle) 24-1-0; John Pilmore (Aldercar Lane) 13-13-0. Sun, 26, Railway & Acorn. Lee Hodgkinson (Matrix Trentmen) 31-8-0, carp to 9 lb, poled pellet, Railway peg 20; Ian Veasey (Notts AA) 26-1-0; Lee Palin (Peg One Angling) 24-15-0; Geoff Thorpe (Peg One Angling) 23-14-0; Alan Gilbourne (Mansfield Piscatorials) 22-15-0; Andy Butler (Aldercar Lane) 20-2-0.

Decoy Lakes, Whittlesey, Peterborough, Cambs., Tues. Beastie Lake, 14. Tom Neale (Rutlanders) 67-0-0, carp to 6 lb, straight lead and meat, peg 17; Rob Goodson (Decoy) 62-10-0; Lee Klymchuk (Decoy) 59-10-0; Johnny Smalley (Decoy) 49-10-0. Sat. Beastie Lake, 24. Jon Whincup (Bait Tech) 94-1-0, carp to 6 lb, waggler and maggot, peg 22; Johnny Smalley (Decoy) 52-0-0; Rob Goodson (Decoy) 37-1-0; Nigel Baxter (Bag ‘Em) 36-4-0. Sun. Six Islands and Four Islands Lakes, 25. Nigel Baxter (Bag ‘Em) 75-5-0, carp to 6 lb, poled maggot at 14½ metres, peg 11; Les Barry (Ship Shape Tackle) 69-2-0; Steve Freeman (Marukyu) 64-12-0; Chris Neale (Rutlanders) 53-11-0; Simon Godfrey (Decoy) 53-11-0.

Deeping St James V Yaxley, Cyril Newman Cup Return Leg, Raveley Drain, Cambs. Sun, 14.  Nick Preston (DSJAC) 12-10-0, rudd and roach, poled pinkie; Nigel Briggs (DSJAC) 8-5-12; Steve Cox (DSJAC) 7-15-12.

Teams: Deeping St James AC 55-4-8; Yaxley AC 40-3-12. Overall: Deeping St James 60-10-8; Yaxley AC 42-12-4.

Garbolino RAF East Anglian Weds League, Raveley Drain, Cambs. Wed, 10. Graham Welton (Garbolino RAF) 17-4-0, mainly rudd, 7 metre whip and maggot, upstream end peg; Craig Shaw (Garbolino RAF Henlow) 10-7-0; Ben Jackson (Garbolino RAF Marham) 8-3-0; Pete Wray (RAF Old Lags) 7-13-0.

Graham’s Pond, Huntingdon, Cambs. Sat, 12. Vinny Easey (Stanjays) 14-13-0, carp and silvers, poled maggot, peg 11; Steve Page (Graham’s Pond) 14-0-0; Ian Thornton (Graham’s Pond) 5-5-0.

Harleston & Wortwell Silvers Series, Weybread Middle Pit, Harleston, Norfolk. Sat, 14. Chris Knights jnr (Harleston) 12-0-0, poled pellet, peg 25; Jessica Knights (Harleston) 11-12-0; Will Freeman (Browning Hot Rods) 7-14-0; Paul Cooper (Harleston) 7-1-0.

Jansons Fishery, Ella Road, Notts. Tues, 8, Munroes Pool. Anthony White (Jansons) 52-0-0, carp and stockies, poled maggot, shallow, peg 5; Horace Smith (Jansons) 51-13-0; Nigel Ballaam (Grantham) 33-8-0.

Park Hall Fishery, Mansfield Woodhouse, Notts. Sun, 14, Old Estate Lake. Paul Thomas (Mansfield Woodhouse) 48-11-0, 12 carp to 6 lb, pellet feeder, peg 22; Roy Gregory (Somercotes) 38-0-0; Gavin Snowden (Mansfield Woodhouse) 36-12-0; Eugene Tagg (Mansfield) 32-5-0; John Panter (Mansfield) 26-10-0.

Sherwood Forest Farm Park Fishery, Edwinstowe, Notts. Tues, 17, Sherwood Lake. John Urruty (Alfreton Angling) 18-5-0, small roach, perch and skimmers, waggler and maggot, peg 20; Fred Bispham (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 11-1-0; Dave Round (Woodhouse Angling) 7-12-0; Mick Burrell (Gateford Angling Supplies) 4-10-0; Mick Lysaght (Rivendell AC) 4-7-0.  Wed, 17, Holmedale. Mick Langton (Sherwood Forest) 89-8-0, 24 carp to 7 lb and four bream to 4 lb, 4mm pellet at 13 and 16m, peg 32; Pete Hodgetts (Sherwood Forest) 55-2-0; Nigel Shipman (Sherwood Forest) 18-1-0; Jamie Mills (Nathans of Derby) 16-8-0; John Thomas (Sherwood Forest) 16-4-0. Sun, 25, Holmedale Lake. Pete Hodgetts (Sherwood Forest) 83-9-0, 28 carp to 8 lb, pellet at 13m, peg 51; Jon Turton (DT Roofing Sheffield) 80-8-0; Nigel Shipman (Sherwood Forest) 77-11-0; Mick Langton (Sherwood Forest) 53-11-0; Roy Gibson (Match Group 2000) 47-6-0; Norman Powers (Derby) 47-6-0.

Townsend Lakes, nr. Wisbech, Cambs. Sun, 12, Woodpecker Pool. Colin Begbie (Townsend) 43-4-0, carp, poled maggot and pellet over caster, peg 14; Dave Rodwell (Townsend) 23-4-0; Steve Sharp (Townsend) 20-0-0.

Westwood Lakes, Wyberton, Lincs., Tues, 14, Osprey Lake. Steve Lane (Marukyu Westwood Lakes) 41-6-0, F1s, poled expanders over 2mm feed pellet, peg 21; Ron Roberts (Liam’s Elite) 41-4-0; Stan Stankvich (Westwood Lakes) 38-12-0. Thurs, 24, Skylark, over-50s. Januauz Kedjerski (Westwood Lakes) 46-14-0, carp, poled pellet to far shelf, peg 33; Barry Hankin (Ropsley AC) 35-12-0; Brian Ogden (Westwood Lakes) 29-10-0. Sun, 14, Skylark Lake. Gregor Chalat (Westwood Lakes) 66-15-0, F1s, poled expanders over 2mm feed pellet, peg 35; Mark Afford (Westwood Lakes) 45-0-0; Steve Lane (Marukyu Westwood Lakes) 37-0-0; Shane Wilcox (Dave’s Peg) 28-12-0.

Willow Lakes, Foston, Lincs. Sat, 19, Ash, Chestnut & Hawthorn lakes, Ian Palfreyman (Phil’s Bait & Tackle) 42-8-0, carp to 9 lb and a few F1s, poled bread punch and maggot, Ash peg 24; Richie Ablett (Miracle Baits) 24-0-0; Ian Bellaby (Coalville) 23-0-0; Graham Eden (Mansfield) 22-8-0; Craig Brazier (Sherwood Forest Farm Park) 18-12-0.




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