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Aldercar Lane, Langley Mill, Notts., Tues, Folly Lake, 6. Ben Bates (Aldercar Lane) 36-6-0, carp to 6 lb, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 20; Ivor Lister (Aldercar Lane) 17-7-0. Wed, Railway and Acorn, 18. Tony Bevan (Stanton) 23-7-0, carp to 6 lb, poled pellet, Railway peg 8; Brian Coleman (Aldercar Lane) 18-15-0; Dennis Placket (Cotmanhay) 18-9-0; Chris Stark (Eastwood Angling) 18-5-0; Eric Nelson (Aldercar Lane) 15-3-0. Sun, 18. Dave Needham (Peg One Angling) 38-7-0, carp to 6 lb, poled pellet, Acorn peg 5; Matt Needham (Peg One Angling) 35-14-0; James Stevenson (Bait-Tech) 35-3-0; Richard Wood (Aldercar Lane) 33-3-0; Lee Payling (Peg One Angling) 30-3-0; Shaun Lambert (Aldercar Lane) 26-13-0.Barford Lakes WL, Pleasure, Willow and Railway lakes, nr Norwich. Sun, 45. Gary Kiddell (Biffins Bridge) 156-4-0, carp, Pleasure lake peg 15; Daniel Brydon (Saxmundham Angling) 125-15-0; Jimmy Brooks (Matrix)
12-2-0; Dave Mason (Biffins Bridge) 116-4-0; Simon Elliot (Daiwa Angling Direct Gold) 109-3-0; Matt Wiles (Barford Tackle) 97-8-0. Teams: Barford Tackle 15; Matrix 17; Daiwa Angling Direct Gold and Browning Hot Rods both 21; Saxmundham Angling 22; Biffins Bridge 24; Team JB 27; VPH Roofing 33; Daiwa Angling Direct Blue 50. Final League: Matrix Tackle 121; Browning Hot Rods 124; Daiwa Angling Direct Gold 128; Saxmundham Angling 130; Barford Tackle 132; Team JB and Biffins Bridge 164; VPH Roofing 198; Daiwa Angling Direct Blue 217. Individuals: Will Freeman (Saxmundham Angling) 13; Dave Jarvis (Daiwa Angling Direct Gold) 14; Warren Martin (Matrix) 15.

Chestnut Pool, Langford, Beds. Sun, 20, silvers. Tom Coles (St. Neots) 41-6-0, skimmers and roach, poled pellet, peg 19; Will Freeman (Preston Innovations) 38-13-0; Amer Jawad (Bag’em) 34-4-0; James Heaps (Poplett’s) 32-15-0.

Cobbleacre Lakes, Hevingham, Norfolk. Norwich. Tues, 12. Dennis Goodwin (North Walsham) 75-1-0, all carp, shotgun feeder; Charly George (Cobbleacre) 61-2-0; Dave Pike (Norwich) 55-3-0. Sat, 10, Amy’s Lake. Steve Rouse (Martham) 31-0-0; Mick Harman (Martham) 16-5-0; Craig Gladding (Rhino) 12-6-0 .
Cross Drove, Hockwold, Norfolk. Wed, 29. Tony Brooks (Thetford) 54-11-0, F1s and skimmers, corn and pellet, 14.5m, peg 32; Mark Pollard (Shimano Stanjay) 41-6-0; Vinnie Easey (Stanjay) 32-8-0; Goldie (Stanjays) 32-3-0; Steve Clarke (Maver Image) 29-14-0; Rodney Finch (Deben) 22-13-0. Sat, 33. Simon Easey (Stanjays) 52-12-0, F1s to 6 lb and brownies to 2 lb, maggot and pellet, 14.5m, peg 40; James Heaps (Popletts) 52-6-0; Goldie (Stanjays) 50-3-0; Simon Wheeler (Daiwa Dynamite) 48-14-0; Jamie Thompson (Cross Drove)
39-12-0; Dave Shailes (Kev’s Tackle) 39-3-0.
Decoy Lakes, Whittlesey, Cambs. Tues, 22, Beastie Lake. Stan Dow (Decoy) 96-10-0, carp to 6 lb, poled corn at 9m and feeder with meat, peg 22; Afe Edgley (Decoy) 91-3-0; Tony Dawson (Haddenham) 80-5-0; Steve Dorks (Decoy) 79-5-0. Sat, 32, Beastie and Horseshoe. Andy Szczupak (Sheffield) 104-3-0, F1s and carp to 5 lb, poled meat and pellet, Horseshoe peg 13; Pete Lamdbin (Dersingham) 96-13-0; Simon Godfrey (Decoy) 91-13-0; Steve Pell (Spalding) 91-10-0; Jimmy Brooks (Middy) 90-10-0. Sun, 26, Beastie and Elm. Chris Hill (Mosella) 119-10-0, carp to 5 lb plus F1s, poled corn at 11m, Elm peg 11; Simon Godfrey (Decoy) 106-10-0; Andy Szczupak (Sheffield) 97-13-0; Johny Foster (Decoy) 96-10-0.

Deeping St James AC, Horseshoe Lake, Wansford, Cambs. Sun, 21. Dave Thorpe (DSJAC) 47-13-0, carp and bream, method feeder with corn and meat, peg 19; Brian Ogden (DSJAC) 33-14-0; Mike Atherton (DSJAC) 26-4-0.


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Fish 4 5+5k, Water Meadows Fishery, Chapel St. Leonards, Lincs. Sat, 30, Moat Lake. Ray Tomlin (Blacksmiths Arms) 65-0-0, carp to 6 lb, barbel to 4 lb, poled maggot and pellet down track, peg 41; Colin Spencer (Bait-Tech) 59-14-0; Darren Smith (Water Meadows) 52-14-0; Darren Pimperton (Water Meadows) 50-0-0; Dave Hawkes (Water Meadows) 50-0-0. Qualifiers: Darren Smith (Water Meadows); Steve Winter (Drennan); Ray Tomlin (Blacksmith’s Arms); Steve Blankley (WAGs). Sun, 25, Moat. Chris Bonsall (WAGs) 102-10-0, carp to 7 lb, poled pellet, peg 42; Nathan Underwood (Saltfleetby) 75-6-0; Colin Spencer (Bait-Tech) 72-4-0; Graham Cripsey (WAGs) 67-5-0. Qualifiers: Paul Underwood (Saltfleetby); Bob Smith (Wainfleet); Chris Bonsall (WAGs); Pete Gleaden (Water Meadows).

Head Fen, Little Downham, Cambs. Sun, 10. Matt Ayers (Dents) 77-0-0, maggot and crumb down track, Snake peg 2; Geoff Arnold (Suffolks Finest) 66-4-0; Dave Rodwell (Shipshape Tackle) 63-14-0; Mark Cross (Newmarket AC) 43-2-0.

Jansons Fishery, Elton, Notts. Thurs, 17, Match Pool. Steve Ward (Jansons) 70-7-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 11; Neil Edwards (Jansons) 58-7-0; Rob Taylor (Jansons) 57-5-0; Phil Orton (Jansons) 37-2-0; Keith Daws (Jansons) 36-5-0; Horace Smith (Jansons) 33-8-0. Thurs, 9, Munroes Pool. Ernie Waterfall (Jansons) 43-13-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 1; Steve Natrass (Jansons) 38-14-0; Rob Dolphin (Jansons) 14-1-0.

Lakeview Fishery Holwell, Leics. Sun, 22, Canal and Serpent lakes. Steve Sahall (Lakeview Select) 41-1-0, F1s, carp and skimmers, poled pellet, Serpent peg 19; Steve Ward (Lakeview Select) 40-10-0; Brian Nicholls (Lakeview Select) 40-4-0; Drapesie (Lakeview Select) 40-2-0; Kev Kania (Lakeview Select) 39-13-0; Shaun Kemp (Lakeview Select) 31-1-0.

Long Eaton Victoria AC, Jansons Fishery, Elton, Notts. Sun, 14. Ray Redwood (Notts Fire) 110-15-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 34; Tony Nally (Matchman Supplies) 73-13-0; Kev Dale (Long Eaton Victoria) 46-8-0.

Match Fishing Scene, How End Fisheries, Houghton Conquest, Beds. Sun, 20, Yasi’s and Dani’s lakes. Pete Bailey (Match Fishing Scene) 52-7-0, ide and carp, poled pellet, Yasi’s peg 1; Ken Kendall (Letchworth) 42-0-0; Colin Merce (Match Fishing Scene) 34-8-0; Dave ‘Pikey’ Pearson (Match Fishing Scene) 31-8-0.

Park Hall, Mansfield Woodhouse, Notts. Sun, 12, Old Estate Lake. Gavin Snowden (Mansfield Woodhouse) 39-6-0, 9 carp to 9 lb, bomb at distance with meat and pellet, peg 51; Lee Nussey (Shirebrook) 33-0-0; Steve Hanrahan (Ollerton) 30-14-0; Eddy Musgrove (Mansfield Woodhouse) 30-12-0; Eugene Tagg (Mansfield Woodhouse) 26-8-0; Martin Wilkinson (Shirebrook) 13-8-0.

Railway Lake, Norwich. Sat, 17. Dave Jarvis (Angling Direct Suffolk) 112-0-0, F1s, pellet, 14.5m, peg 46; Simon Elliot (Angling Direct Suffolk) 106-7-0; Alan Tuck (Angling Direct Suffolk) 97-15-0; Ray Smart (Smart Renders) 57-11-0; Andy Turner (Barford Tackle) 51-0-0; Paul Ashford (Barford Tackle) 48-5-0.

Rolls Royce Toolroom, Jansons Fishery, Elton, Notts. Sat, 14. M. Bancroft (Rolls Royce) 61-9-0, carp, poled pellet, Match Lake peg 1; S. Dudley (Rolls Royce)  59-8-0; M. Hatfield (Rolls Royce) 48-15-0.

Townsend Lakes, nr Wisbech, Cambs. Sun, 12, Kingfisher Canal. Ricky James (Townsend) 40-8-0, skimmers and small carp, groundbait feeder with red maggot, long pole and maggot, poled pellet in the margins, peg 10; Ray Cook (Townsend) 32-8-0; Robert Betts (Townsend) 28-2-0.

Westwood Lakes, Wyberton, Lincs. Tues, 16, Skylark Lake. Paul Oglisbee (Westwood Lakes) 66-12-0, carp, F1s and barbel, groundbait feeder and red maggot to island, peg 7; Brian Thompson (Westwood Lakes) 54-10-0; Sammy McSpaddon (Sensas Mark One) 48-10-0; Steve Lane (Marukyu/Westwood Lakes) 34-8-0. Thurs, 32, over-50s, Skylark. Ken Clarke (Westwood Lakes) 36-12-0, carp, F1s, bream and barbel, poled pellet and red maggot down track, peg 27; Allan Dixon (Westwood Lakes) 28-4-0; Janusz Kedzierski (Westwood Lakes) 27-0-0. Sun, 23, Skylark Lake. Steve Lane (Marukyu/Westwood Lakes) 61-2-0, carp, F1s and barbel, poled red maggot to island, peg 18; Daniel Brydon (Saxmundham Angling) 35-2-0; Pete Taylor (Notts AA) 26-10-0.

Willow Lakes, Foston, Lincs. Sat, 16, Match Lakes. John Belcher (RAF) 49-4-0, nine carp to 8 lb plus bits, poled pellet, Chestnut peg 10; Steve Pretty (Miracle Baits) 34-4-0; Dave Lawrence (Mill Tackle) 33-8-0; Terry Marshall (Dynamite Matchman Supplies) 31-0-0; Graham Eden (Mansfield) 28-4-0; Alan Roberts (Mansfield) 25-0-0.




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