Bagging action and tips from a top match water feature in Action Replay this week, only in Angler's Mail magazine. Get your copy today!
Bagging action and tips from a top match water feature in Action Replay this week, only in Angler’s Mail magazine. Plus there’s a look at best match-style lakes around the country. Get your copy today!


Aldercar Lane Fishery, Langley Mill, Notts. Tues, 10, Acorn Lake. Ivor Lister (Aldercar Lane) 43-2-0, carp to 5 lb, poled pellet and corn, peg 36; John Panter (Aldercar Lane) 29-3-0. Wed, 20, Railway and Acorn. Eric Nelson (Eastwood Angling) 43-2-0, silvers to poled worm and caster plus carp to 5 lb on pellet and corn, Railway peg 5; Pete Beard (Mill Tackle) 37-4-0; Alan Gilbourne (Mansfield Piscatorials) 35-7-0. BH Mon, 10, Acorn. Dave Needham (SC Floats) 81-6-0, 55 lb of silvers to poled worm and caster plus carp to 5 lb on pellet and corn, peg 11; Andy Mason (Aldercar Lane) 77-12-0.

Barford Fisheries, Colton Lake, nr Norwich. Sat, 17. Warren Martin (Matrix Barford Tackle) 68-5-0, nine carp to 8 lb, pellet waggler 3.5 ft deep, peg 16; Lee Carver (Angling Direct) 56-13-0; Pete Walthew (Dereham) 54-0-0; Kevin Ford (Angling Direct) 51-7-0.

Burton Angling Supplies, Ashby Canal, Moira, Leics. Sun, 12. Ray Gould (Burton Angling) 21-2-0, roach, skimmers and tench, poled maggot over potted maggot feed; Dave ‘Drac’ Walkerdine (Burton Angling) 18-0-0.

Cobbleacre Lakes, Hevingham, Norfolk. Tues, 10. Dennis Goodwin (North Walsham) and Stewart Dack (Mariners) both 29-10-0, carp on feeder. Sat, 11. Ade Moore (Norwich) 64-7-0, carp, cat meat, Amy’s Lake; Jamie Turner (Buxton) 35-14-0.

Cross Drove, Hockwold, Norfolk. Wed, 14. James Drakulic (Maver Image) 103-0-0, carp to 8 lb, F1s to 6 lb and brown goldfish to 2 lb, maggot and pellet, 14.5m, peg 21; Mark Pollard (Shimano Stanjays) 95-1-0. Sat, 33. Mark Pollard (Shimano Stanjays) 65-10-0, carp to 8 lb, brown goldfish and small F1s, corn and pellet, 14.5m; Carl Gifford (Cross Drove) 49-2-0; Simon Wheeler (Daiwa Dynamite) 45-0-0; Neil Parkinson (Dynamite Middy) 44-14-0; Tony Watling (Cross Drove) 41-2-0; Reg Bryanton (Deben) 39-10-0.

Decoy Lakes, Whittlesey, Cambs. Tues, 24, Beastie Lake. Chris Barley (Finedon) 159-6-0, 70 lb of carp on feedered meat, rest to poled meat and pellet down edge, peg 3; Andy Leathers (Browning Hot Rods) 156-1-0; Nigel Baxter (Bag’em) 148-5-0; Tony Dawson (Bait-Tech) 128-4-0. Sat, 20, Yew. Shaun Coton (JVAC) 131-5-0, carp to 10 lb, short poled 6 mm pellet, peg 22; Nigel Baxter (Bag’em) 90-5-0; Shaun Waterfall (Decoy) 90-5-0. Sun, 29, Beastie. Steve Freeman (Marukyu) 209-0-0, carp to 7 lb, meat at 11m, peg 9; Wayne Shepherd (Ringer’s Baits) 101-13-0; Nigel Baxter (Bag’em) 100-0-0; Rob Goodson (Decoy) 96-13-0. BH Mon, 22, Beastie. Simon Godfrey (Decoy) 209-3-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet and meat at 5m, peg 7; Richard Bond (Bury St. Edmunds) 177-6-0; Barry Mason (Bag’em/Guru) 167-8-0; Andy Sutton (Sheffield) 143-5-0.

Graham’s Pond, Huntingdon, Cambs. Sat, 17. Nick Ohlemann (Graham’s Pond) 22-0-0, small carp and silvers, long poled meat, peg 5; Ian Thornton (Graham’s Pond) 10-9-0; Tony Watling (Graham’s Pond) 7-14-0.

Head Fen, Pymoor, Cambs. BH Mon, 18. Dave Rodwell (Anglers Corner) 104-12-0, all carp, pellet down track and right margin, Snake peg 6; Matt Ayers (Dents) 101-0-0; Robert Coleman (Newmarket) 83-10-0; Ron Cuthbert (Webb’s MG) 69-12-0.



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Jansons Fishery, Elton, Notts. Tues, 12, Munroes Pool. Dave Harper (Jansons) 97-3-0, carp to 5 lb plus silvers, poled pellet, corn, chopped worm and caster, peg 1; Ray Redwood (Notts Fire) 83-2-0. Tues, 16, Match Pool. Graham Carlile (Jansons) 93-7-0, carp to 5 lb plus silvers, poled pellet, corn, chopped worm and caster, peg 38; Steve Ward (Jansons) 70-5-0; Graham Wright (Jansons) 63-0-0.

Park Hall Fishery, Mansfield Woodhouse, Notts. Sun, 12, Old Estate Lake. Dido Thorpe (Park Hall) 75-15-0, 20 carp to 9 lb, bomb and pellet, peg 54; Roy Gregory (Somercotes) 59-8-0.

RNLI Charity, Cobbleacre Lakes, Hevingham, Norfolk. Wed, 65. Barry Coe (St. Faiths Norwich) 36-7-0, three 3 lb ide plus ,roach and perch, chopped worm and caster, 14.5m, Adams Lake; Simon Parker (Angling Direct)
31-11-0; Tony Anderson (Angling Direct) 25-1-0; Shaun Greatbach (Hinderclay) 23-12-0; Colin Allport (Smart Renders) 23-1-0. £812 raised for Cromer Lifeboat.

Sherwood Forest Farm Park Fishery, Edwinstowe, Notts. Tues, 19, Sherwood Lake. Lee Nussey (Sherwood) 65-8-0, 20 carp to 7 lb, Method feeder and meat, peg 40; Mick Lysaght (Rivendell AC) 54-1-0; Steve Richards (Sherwood) 50-12-0. Wed, 22, Holmedale Lake. Mick Langton (Sherwood) 127-7-0, 26 carp to 8 lb, poled meat in margins, peg 39; Sam Kelk (Kinky Pellet) 119-8-0; Danny Crewe (Sherwood ) 111-6-0; Andy Lakey (Worksop Angling) 109-3-0. Sun, 26, Holmedale Lake, 26. John Woodland (Sherwood) 91-4-0, 38 carp to 6 lb, paste at 13m, peg 45; Carl Brown (Sherwood) 80-9-0; Daz Shaw (Dynamite Baits) 72-6-0; Nigel Shipman (Sherwood) 68-6-0.

Townsend Lakes, Wisbech, Cambs. Sun, 19, Kingfisher Lake. Colin Begbie (Townsend) 41-7-0, carp, poled pellet; Barry Stacy (Townsend) 26-4-0; Robert Betts (Townsend) 21-5-0.

Westwood Lakes, Wyberton, Lincs. Tues, 30, Skylark Lake. Ron Roberts (Westwood) 64-10-0, carp and F1s, pellet at 6m and down edge, peg 39; Adam Playford (Angler’s Corner) 64-6-0; Brian Thompson (Westwood Lakes) 60-8-0; Spike Milligan (Garbolino Lincs County) 56-12-0. Thurs, 42, Falcon and Osprey. Paul Ogilsbee (Westwood) 98-6-0, F1s, poled expander pellet over 2 mm feed, peg 31; Spike Milligan (Garbolino Lincs County) 90-8-0; Fred Bisham (Westwood) 89-6-0; Ray Pauley (Westwood) 88-1-0; Jeff Dougan (Westwood) 83-14-0. Sat, 18, Falcon. Tim Bates (Sensas Mark One) 103-4-0, F1s, long poled expander pellet over 4 mm feed, peg 1; Alistair Ogilvie (Maver Bait-Tech) 93-12-0. Sun, 42, Bait-Tech Teams of Three, Osprey and Skylark. Greg Cooper (Matrix Dynamite Trentmen) 117-8-0, carp, F1s, bream and tench, long poled expander over 4 mm feed, Skylark peg 9; Matt Pillay (Bag’em Matchbaits) 107-13-0; Luke Morley (Stampy’s Three) 107-4-0. Teams: Maver Bait-Tech 9; Shimano, Matrix Dynamite Trentmen and Bag’em Matchbaits all 16.

Willow Lakes, Foston, Lincs. Sat, 18, Chestnut, Ash and Hawthorn lakes. Phil Morris jnr. (Notts AA) 171-8-0, 45 carp to 10 lb, poled dog biscuit, Chestnut peg 3; Ian Palfreyman (Phil’s Bait and Tackle) 150-4-0; Dave Booker (Rowthorn Lane AC) 90-8-0. BH Mon, 15, Chestnut, Ash and Hawthorn. Tim Booker (Mansfield) 197-0-0, 60 carp to 10 lb, poled dog biscuit, Ash peg 24; Paul Kimberley (Team Zimba) 142-0-0; John Belcher (RAF) 122-0-0.



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