Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers
* Drennan Pairs, Town Welland, Spalding, Lincs. Sun, 50. Alex Bates (Maver Bait-Tech) 17-12-0, 300 roach, short line and bread punch, peg 21; Mark Griggs (Middy) 16-5-0; Steve Hemingray (Drennan) 16-3-0; John Bates (Sensas Mark One) 15-0-0; Steve Slater (Maver Bait Tech) 14-10-0; Michael Buchwalder (Preston Innovations) 14-2-0. Pair: Alex Bates & Steve Slater (Maver Bait-Tech) 32-6-0.
* Erewash Valley WL Practise, Trent and Mersey Canal, Shardlow, Derbyshire. Sat, 42. Ben Sharratt (Shakespeare Superteam) 8-4-0, mainly skimmers to 8 oz, poled bread punch and bloodworm, crane area; Darren Waite (Burton-Upon-Trent) 7-3-0; Dean Guess (Long Eaton Fed.) 7-3-0; Darren Lewis (Shakespeare Superteam) 7-1-0; Alistair Chisholm (Shakespeare Superteam) 5-15-0; Lee Wright (Matrix Dynamite Trentmen) 5-9-0.
Smaller fishing match results
Aldercar Lane, Langley Mill, Notts. Tues, 14, Railway Lake. Russ Dowding (Mill Tackle) 28-9-0, carp to 9 lb, poled pellet and caster, peg 28; Tony Bevan (Stanton) 22-12-0; Dave Needham (Peg One Angling) 21-9-0; Andy Mason (Aldercar Lane) 16-8-0. Sun, 24, Acorn & Railway. Lee Hodgkinson (Matrix Trentmen) 28-7-0, carp to 9 lb, poled pellet and caster, Railway peg 20; Kev Albrighton (Peg One Angling) 19-5-0; Rich Stacy (Aldercar Lane) 17-7-0; Brian Wood (Aldercar Lane) 15-8-0; Lee Palin (Peg One Angling) 9-7-0; Tony Dennis (Aldercar Lane) 7-12-0.
Angling Direct, River Wensum, Norwich. Sun, 21. David Gooch (Earlham Silvers) 12-9-0, undisclosed catch/tactics; Pete Swan (Angling Direct) 12-2-0; Wayne Anderson (Angling Direct) 11-13-0; David Roe (Angling Direct) 11-12-0; Matt Pope (Earlham Silvers) 9-14-0; Steve Borrett (Norwich) 9-2-0.
Decoy Lakes, Whittlesey, Cambs. Tues, 21, Beastie Lake. Nigel Baxter (Bag ‘Em) 37-14-0, F1s to 2 lb, poled pellet, peg 10; Barry Mason (Ringer’s Guru) 37-11-0; Ian Kent (Boston) 36-7-0; Alfie Bass (Decoy) 35-9-0. Sat, 27, Oak & Yew Strips. Tom Wilson (Cowbit) 102-4-0, carp to 5 lb, poled maggot and corn, Yew peg 15; Simon Dow (Decoy) 71-11-0; Jon Whincup (Bait-Tech) 68-5-0; Steve Freeman (Marukyu) 59-2-0. Sun, 25, Beastie Lake. Steve Freeman (Marukyu) 64-9-0, carp to 6 lb, feeder and corn, peg 22; Adam Wayman (Ringer’s) 46-6-0; Nigel Baxter (Bag ‘Em) 44-7-0; Des Proud (Decoy) 39-11-0.
Graham’s Pond, Huntingdon, Cambs., Sat. 12. Nick Ohlemann (Graham’s Pond) 19-14-0, carp and silvers, sweetcorn, Method feeder, peg 5; Ian Thornton (Graham’s Pond) 16-9-0; Stu Redman (Sensas) 11-11-0.
How End Winter Pairs, Houghton Conquest, Beds. Sun, 20, Yasi’s & Dani’s Pools. Dean Craig (How End) 50-4-0, carp, poled pellet, Yasi’s peg 1; Simon Drozdziol (How End) 44-0-0; Dave Pearce (How End) 37-2-0; Phil ‘Pebs’ Stone (How End) 18-14-0. League: How End Heroes 125; The Leprechauns 114; 006½ 113.
Janson Fishery, Ella Road, Notts. Tues, 14, Tomo’s & Donut, Tomo’s: Colin Reek (Janson Fishery) 46-11-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 6; Ian Foulds (Janson) 32-11-0; C. Mason (Janson) 22-14-0; Ray Redwood (Notts Fire) 20-13-0. Donut: Robin Soar (Janson) 28-7-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, peg 1; Nigel Ballaam (Grantham) 20-6-0; Lee Bell (Janson) 19-12-0; Brian Sandom (Janson) 11-3-0. Thurs, 14, Match Pool. Ian Foulds (Janson) 107-4-0, carp, poled dead red maggot, peg 29; Dale Marriott (Janson) 81-4-0; Baz Bright (Janson) 59-6-0; G. Wright (Janson) 18-0-0. Sat, 8, Donut & Tomo’s. Dan Lacey (Janson) 41-8-0, 10 carp, poled maggot, peg 4; Nigel Ballaam (Grantham) 31-6-0.
Lakeview Fishery, Holwell, Leics. Sun, 16, Canal & Serpent Pools. Andy Searle (Middy) 64-5-0, carp, poled pellet, Serpent peg 20, £80 golden peg; Steve Haywood (Middy) 45-12-0; Gary Cox (LVS) 26-6-0; Jason Sahall (LVS) 24-12-0; Chris Needham (Sensas) 24-12-0; Danny Higgins (Sub Fish) 24-5-0.
Lynda Thomson Memorial, River Wensum, Norwich. Tues, 20. David Roe (Angling Direct) 24-4-0, roach, perch plus two bonus bream, 6m whip and maggot; Wayne Anderson (Angling Direct) 23-3-0; Robert Hubbard (Angling Direct) 21-9-0; Andrew Moss (Angling Direct) 16-15-0; Pete Swan (Angling Direct) 16-10-0; Nick Larkin (Nisa Feeders) 15-1-0.
Sherwood Forest Fishery, Edwinstowe, Notts., Wed. Holmedale Lake, 23. Simon Skelton (Middy) 58-3-0, 13 carp to 9 lb, small pellet feeder and 6mm hard pellet to small island, peg 54; Steve Binch (Mansfield Piscatorial) 44-8-0; Mick Langton (Sherwood Forest) 40-12-0; Chris Greenside (Matrix Dynamite Trentmen) 35-8-0. Sun, 19, Holmedale. Craig Brazier (Sherwood Forest) 91-4-0, carp to 7 lb, waggler and maggot to small island, peg 54; Dave Turton (Sheffield Roofers) 69-15-0; Simon Skelton (Middy) 65-11-0; Matt Skelton (Sherwood Forest) 27-5-0; Mick Sills (Sherwood Forest) 25-9-0.
Suffolk Water Park, Bramford, Nr. Ipswich. Sat,14, silver fish. Gary Ambrose (Bromeswell Lakes) 12-15-0 , skimmers to 2 lb, crumb feeder and dead maggot; Chris Smith (Harleston) 10-6-0; Keith Gooderham (Browning Wickford) 8-2-0; Nick Larkin (Nisa Feeders) 7-14-0; John Dale (Bait-Tech) 6-14-0; Richard Watson (Nisa Waveney) 5-6-0.
Townsend Lakes, Nr. Wisbech, Cambs. Sun, 12, Cuckoo Canal. Robert Betts (Townsend) 55-4-0, carp, poled pellet, down the track and caster close in, peg 16; Colin Begbie (Townsend) 51-4-0; Steven Hillman (Townsend) 24-12-0.
Westwood Lakes, Wyberton, Lincs. Tues, 30, Pairs, Skylark & Osprey lakes. Steve Lane (Marukyu Westwood Lakes) 47-8-0, F1s, poled pellet, Osprey peg 18; Paul Harsley (Dave’s Peg) 43-12-0; Baz Bright (RAF Garbolino) 42-4-0. Pairs: Steve Reid & Baz Bright (RAF Garbolino) 2; Paul Harsley & Shane Wilcox (Dave’s Peg) 3. Thurs, 30, Skylark. Januauz Kedjerski (Westwood Lakes) 59-4-0, carp, F1s and ide, poled pellet and red maggot over 2mm feed pellet, peg 17; Ray Pauley (Windmill Tackle) 55-0-0; Spike Milligan (Lincs County) 39-8-0; Gregorz Shalet (Westwood Lakes) 27-12-0. Sun, 12, Osprey Lake. Januauz Kedjerski (Westwood Lakes) 59-6-0, F1’s, poled 4mm expander pellet over 2mm feed pellet, peg 22; Cameron Stokes (Jay Mathey AC) 53-10-0; Steve Lane (Marukyu Westwood Lakes) 46-8-0; Gregorz Shalet (Westwood Lakes) 42-0-0; Stan Stakovich (Westwood Lakes) 40-6-0.
Willow Lakes, Foston, Lincs. Sat, 16, Ash, Chestnut & Hawthorn lakes. John Woodland (Sherwood Forest Farm Park) 68-0-0, 15 carp to 10 lb, long pole with double red maggot, Ash peg 20; Graham Eden (Mansfield) 50-8-0; Phil Morris Jnr. (Notts AA) 31-0-0; Terry Marshall (Dynamite Matchman Supplies) 27-0-0; John Berry (Mansfield) 21-4-0; Andy Birkin (Phil’s Bait & Tackle) 20-0-0.
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