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Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers




* Castle Ashby WL, Grendon, Northants. Sun, 70. Mark Tottenham (Post Office) 30-0-8, 15 carp, Method feeder with hair-rigged boiled baits, Grendon Lake peg 40; Damian Green (Team Guru) 29-12-0; Andy Jones (Castle Ashby Youth)  29-1-0; Richard Dunkley (The ‘A’ Team) 25-12-0; Paul Gimbert (The ‘A’ Team) 25-6-0; Alan West (Castle Ashby Youth) 25-5-0. Teams: Team Guru 49; Kamasan Starlets 45; Castle Ashby Youth 41; Maver Milton Keynes 40; Post Office 39; The ‘A’ Team 35. League: Kamasan Starlets 5; Team Guru 10; Maver Milton Keynes 12; Castle Ashby Youth 20; Garbolino RAF 21; Post Office 21.

* Erewash Valley WL, Erewash Canal, Cotmanhay, Derbyshire. Sat, 56. Alistair Chisholm (Shakespeare Superteam) 8-8-0, roach, perch, a 2 lb tench and a 1 lb perch, poled bloodworm and lobworm, Corky Wood peg 1; Darren Bickerton (Matrix Dynamite Trentmen) 7-10-0; Pete Scott (Matrix Dynamite Trentmen) 7-0-0; Paul Ashley (Matchman Supplies) 6-5-0; Alan Wright (Long Eaton Fed.) 5-7-0; Lee Wright (Matrix Dynamite Trentmen) 5-5-0. Teams: Shakespeare Superteam 20; Matchman Supplies 25; Matrix Dynamite Trentmen 27; Long Eaton Fed 32; Mill Tackle 38; Notts AA 40. League: Shakespeare Superteam 2; Matrix Dynamite Trentmen 5; Matchman Supplies 6.

* Soar Valley WL, Loughborough Canal, Barrow & Zouch, Leics. Sun, 70. Barry Jones (Leicester Sensas) 11 Kg 040 gr, roach, perch & skimmers, poled maggot, casters and chopped worm, Swingbridge boats peg 41; Rob Jones (Leicester Sensas) 6.350; Jim Shooter (Wigston AS) 5.900; Chris Greenside (Dynamite Matchman Supplies) 5.450; Paul Taylor (Wigston AS) 5.230; Nicky Moss (Leicester Sensas) 4.900. Teams: Leicester Sensas 33; Wigston AS 34; Dynamite Matchman Supplies and Matrix Dynamite Trentmen both 38; Loughborough Soar and Long Eaton Fed both 45; Quorn AS 48. League: Leicester Sensas 5; Quorn AS 13; Wigston AS 14; Loughborough Soar and Dynamite Matchman Supplies both 17; Matrix Dynamite Trentmen 20; Long Eaton Fed 26.





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Smaller fishing match results

Cross Drove near Hockwold Norfolk. Wed. 16. Jamie Mcguire (Rib Valley Angling) 34-11-0 f1s to 4lb, brown goldfish to 2lb, 14mpole, pellet, peg 67; Simon Easey(Stanjays) 30-4-0; Alan Tuck (Daiwa Angling Direct Suffolk) 30-3-0; Tony Williams (Cross Drove) 26-3-0. Sat. 17. James Heaps(Popletts) 68-1-0, carp to 9lbs,f1s to 4lb, 14.5m pole, maggot, peg 12; Richard Bond(Bury St Edmunds) 50-10-0; Mick Mirgaux(Deben) 42-4-0; Bob Coulson(Littleport) 42-3-0. Sun.14. Neil Parkinson (Dynamite Middy) 68-0-0 f1s & brown goldfish to 3lb, 13mtr pole, maggot peg 52; Simon Wheeler (Daiwa Dynamite) 58-4-0.

Decoy Lakes, Whittlesey, Cambs. Tues, 19, Beastie Lake. Andy Szcupak (Sheffield) 99-10-0, carp to 8 lb, meat shallow at 5m, peg 15; Nigel Baxter (Bag’em) 97-15-0; Rob Goodson (Decoy) 89-14-0; Chris Barley (Finedon) 77-12-0. Sat, 18, Six Islands Lake. Simon Dow (Decoy) 145-14-0, carp to 6 lb, poled corn inside, peg 15; Jon Whincup (Bait-Tech) 125-5-0; Nigel Baxter (Bag ‘Em) 108-10-0; Simon Godfrey (Decoy) 105-13-0. Sun, 17, Beastie Lake, 17. Andy Leathers (Browning Hot Rods) 134-2-0, F1s and carp to 4 lb, poled pellet, peg 13; Jon Whincup (Bait-Tech) 134-1-0; Ian Chesney (Marukyu) 101-15-0; Rob Goodson (Decoy) 99-12-0,

Deeping St. James AC, River Nene, Wansford, Cambs. Sun, 15. David Norville (DSJAC) 10-14-0, roach and dace, float fished bronze maggot, peg 1; Nigel Briggs (DSJAC) 8-12-0; Ivan Marriott (Yaxley) 6-5-8.

Graham’s Pond, Huntingdon, Cambs. Sat, 13. Ian Thornton (Graham’s Pond) 21-6-0, small carp and silvers, curry flavoured meat, peg 7; Brian Hedge (Graham’s Pond) 7-10-0; John Hurley (Graham’s Pond) 5-2-0.

Harleston individual league, silver fish only Weybread Club & Middle pits near Harleston Norfolk.Sat.18. Robert Hubbard(Daiwa Angling Direct) 22-4-0 roach & skimmers poled pellet peg 23; John Platten (Nisa Waveey) 18-12-0; Chris Knights snr(Harleston)15-0-0; Club pit Chris Knights jnr (Harleston) 14-12-0; Colin Davey(Bungay Cherry Tree) 14-4-0; Jessica Knights (Harleston) 13-4-0.

Lakeview Fishery, Holwell, Leics. Sun, 13, Canal Pool. Martin Thackery (Woodhouse Angling) 56-11-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 2; Bill Arme (LVS) 49-1-0; Gerry Woodcock (Gerry’s of Nottingham) 33-3-0; Steve Draper (LVS) 30-5-0.


Market Rasen AA Keyline & Wavin WL, Willingham Road Lake, Market Rasen, Lincs. Sun, 11. Dave Appleyard (Market Rasen AA) 1-15-0, roach, perch, poled maggot & pinkie, peg 24: Jim Hewson (Market Rasen AA) 1-14-0; Stuart Cash (Market Rasen AA) 1-11-0.

Newmarket pairs open Head Fen Snake & Trevs lakes near Ely.Sun. 32. Marcus Bailey (Head Fen) 96-10-0 carp to 5lb, maggot, far side of track in front of grasses Snake peg 18; Jamie Thompson (Red Lodge) 68-0-0; Matt Ayres(Dents) 56-12-0; Mark Cross (Newmarket) 45-10-0; Alan Newton(Anglers Corner) 44-9-0; Martin Allen (Anglers Corner) 42-11-0. Pairs Matt Ayres & Rob Anstey (Newmarket) 4 points; Marcus Bailey & Greg Brown (Head Fen Lakes) 5 points (110-6-0); Adam Playford (Anglers Corner) & Martin Allen 5 points (62-14-0).

Newark Federation, Newark Dyke, Notts. Wed, 19. Dean Smith (Garbolino Lincs County) 15-2-0, 12 skimmers and four quality roach, groundbait pole feeder and red maggots, peg 34; Nathan Watson (Team Wotsits) 12-15-0; John Small (Lincs County) 12-14-0; John Urruty (Alfreton Angling Centre) 12-10-0; Pete Salt (Newark) 12-10-0.

Railway Lake, near Norwich. Sat. 22. Warren Martin (Matrix Barford Tackle) 84-5-0 f1s & odd carp to 8lb,maggot, 6mtr pole, peg 46; Ray King (Barford Tackle) 50-3-0; Vince Cross(Nash Baits) 45-10-0; Dave Jarvis (Angling Direct Suffolk) 42-4-0; Chris Cooper (Norwich) 40-5-0; Stuart Elmar (Myhills) 39-9-0.

Sherwood Forest Farm Park Fishery, Edwinstowe, Notts. Tues, 15, Sherwood Lake. Fred Bispham (Peg One Angling) 58-15-0, skimmers to 2 lb, perch to 1 lb and a 12 lb carp, pole and pinkie, peg 47; Mick Burrell (Gateford Angling Supplies) 57-12-0; John Holmes (Woodhouse Angling Centre) 53-3-0; John Bleakley (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 35-4-0. Wed, 23, Holmedale Lake. Andy Lakey (Worksop Angling Centre) 140-4-0, 50 carp, pellet shallow at 16m, peg 45; Mick Langton (Sherwood Forest) 100-12-0; Pete Hodgetts (Sherwood Forest) 67-7-0; Craig Brazier (Sherwood Forest) 64-7-0; Lee Hassett (Gateford Angling Supplies) 54-1-0; Geoff Mawby (Gateford Angling Supplies) 51-9-0. Sun, 25, Holmedale Lake. Nigel Shipman (Subfish) 142-11-0, carp to 7 lb, Method feedered pellet plus pole and worm, peg 39; Carl Brown (Sherwood Forest) 100-8-0; Sam Kelk (Sherwood Forest) 94-9-0; Bob Stanshill (Boundary AC) 81-9-0; Phil Carline (Subfish) 79-3-0; Dean Jamieson (Sherwood Forest) 75-37-0.

Suffolk Water Park, near Ipswich.Sat. 9. Keith Gooderam (Browning Wickford) 13-4-0 300 small roach and single skimmer,peg 40 Match lake 1; John Dale (Baitech) 11-2-0; Bob Fuller (Suffolk Water Park) 10-4-0.

Townsend Lakes, nr. Wisbech, Cambs. Sun, 121, Kingfisher Lake. Robert Betts (Townsend) 47-10-0, carp, corn in the margins, peg 32; Colin Begbie (Townsend) 44-6-0; Steve Hillman (Townsend) 43-6-0.

Westwood Lakes, Wyberton, Lincs. Tues, 16, Skylark Lake. Colin Day (R & R Sports) 35-4-0, carp, Method feeder, peg 13; Tony Evans (Dynamite Baits) 32-12-0; Dave Partlett (Tydd Gote) 28-0-0; Paul Oglisbee (Westwood Lakes) 24-10-0. Sun, 16, Kingfisher Lake. Martin Kirk (Westwood Lakes) 44-14-0, carp to 6 lb, pellet and maggot, Method feeder, peg 5; Mick Stamp (Prestons Sonubaits) 43-14-0; Snowy Ashington (Brummagham) 38-0-0.

Willow Lakes, Foston, Lincs. Wed, 12, Ash and Hawthorn lakes. Mark Westleby (Newark) 64-8-0, carp to 8 lb and skimmers, poled pellet and caster, Hawthorn peg 28; Chris Mawer (Ruskington) 64-0-0; Paul Kimberley (Team Zimba) 58-8-0; Paul Johnson (Willow Lakes) 50-0-0. Sat, 19, Ash and Hawthorn. Steve Pretty (Miracle Baits) 112-0-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet to island, Hawthorn peg 1; Phil Morris Jnr. (Notts AA) 87-0-0; John Belshaw (RAF) 78-6-0; Steve Davies (Dave’s Peg) 75-8-0.



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