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Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers


* Loughborough Soar AS, Loughborough Canal, Zouch, Leics. Sun, 51. Boz Phillips (BK Marukyu) 7 Kg 350 gr, 100+ roach, pinkie over groundbait at 5m, Bishop Meadow peg 8; Darren Bickerton (Kamasan Starlets) 6.850; Tom Pringle (Wigston AS) 6.200; Sid Baldock (Quorn AS) 6.075; Harry Wilkinson (Leicester Sensas) 5.900; Asa Cooper (Mansfield) 5.650.


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Smaller fishing match results

Barford and Willow Pairs, nr Norwich, Norfolk. Sat, 26. Gold, Barford: Warren Martin (Matrix Barford Tackle) 81-2-0; Matt Wiles (Attleborough MG) 78-7-0; Nigel Swallow (Heron AC) 56-3-0. Silvers, Willow. Rodney Finch (Deben) 26-14-0; Chris Cooper (Norwich) 16-11-0; Daniel Brydon (Matrix Barford Tackle) 15-5-0. Pairs: Warren Martin & Daniel Brydon (Matrix Barford Tackle) 3, 96-7-0; Rodney Finch & Steve Kindleysides (Deben) 3, 82-8-0.

Cambridge FPAS, River Lark, Prickwillow, nr. Ely. Sun, 14. Mick Curtis (CFPAS) 6-0-0, roach, rudd and perch, pinkie and red maggot, 6m and waggler; Trevor Sturge (CFPAS) 5-13-0; Ken Whitmore (CFPAS) 5-0-0. Aggregate: Kev Saunders 99; Ken Whitmore 98; Trevor Sturge 94; Ben Mansfield (Junior) 85.

Castle Ashby WL Practise, Grendon, Northants, Sun, 22. Andy Pell (Team Guru) 21-10-0, five carp and a few small skimmers, method feedered boilie, Grendon 39; Damien Green (Team Guru) 14-6-0; Steve Brookes (Team Guru) 12-8-0; Keith Bishop (Team Guru) 10-14-0.

Cross Drove, Hockwold, Norfolk. Sat, 20. Dave Shailes (Baggin Up Tackle) 70-0-0, carp to 12 lb & F1s, bread, 14.5m; Neil Parkinson (Dynamite Middy) 60-10-0; Dave Reeve (Angling Direct Suffolk) 58-4-0; Richard Bond (Bury St Edmunds) 56-13-0; Mark Pollard (Shimano Stanjays) 56-0-0; Dale Smith (Browning Wickford) 51-15-0. Sun, 12. Neil Parkinson (Dynamite Middy) 41-0-0, F1s to 6 lb, maggot, 14m; Gordon Pearce (Banham) 27-2-0; Simon Wheeler (Daiwa Dynamite) 26-12-0.
Daiwa Angling Direct, River Wensum, Norwich. Sun, 20. Colin Sadler (Dukes) 16-6-0, roach & perch, maggot, 6m to-hand; Wayne Anderson(Angling Direct) 8-11-0; Glen Hubbard (Daiwa Angling Direct) 7-8-0; Colin Urry (Dukes) 6-15-0; Pete Swan (Angling Direct) 6-9-0; David Roe (Angling Direct) 6-6-0.
Head Fen, Pymoor, Cambs. Sat, 15. Greg Brown (Shipshape Tackle) 82-12-0, maggot to far bank grasses, Snake 16; Marcus Bailey (Head Fen) 64-10-0; John Millard (Newmarket) 57-2-0; Brendan Strowgler (Townsend Lakes) 55-12-0; Tony Dawson (Van den Eynde Haddenham) 55-4-00.
Decoy Lakes, Whittlesey, Cambs. Tues, 18, Beastie Lake. Nigel Baxter (Bag ‘Em) 82-8-0, F1s to 2 lb, pellet at 7m, peg 10; Chris Barley (Finedon) 82-4-0; Gary Whitwell (Decoy) 74-9-0; Danny Carlton (Decoy) 73-14-0. Sat, Oak Channel, 20. Jon Whincup (Bait-Tech) 86-7-0, carp to 6 lb, maggot at 13m, peg 20; Simon Dow (Decoy) 65-1-0; Richard Linnell (Decoy) 64-14-0; Steve Freeman (Marukyu) 60-11-0. Sun, Beastie Lake, 24. Tony McGregor (Decoy) 104-2-0, carp to 8 lb, feeder, waggler and maggot, peg 5; Jon Whincup (Bait-Tech) 71-15-0; Steve Pell (Decoy) 52-1-0; Nigel Baxter (Bag ‘Em) 43-2-0.

Deeping St James AC Charlie Welsh Shield, River Welland, Deeping roadside, Lincs. Sun. 12. David Norville (DSJAC) 12-2-0, roach, bread punch, peg 19; David Marzell (DSJAC) 11-14-0; Graeme Foster (DSJAC) 10-6-0.

Graham’s Pond, Huntingdon, Cambs. Sat. 13. Ian Thornton (Graham’s Pond) 10-2-0, small carp, curried meat, peg 9; John Hurley (Graham’s Pond) 7-1-0; Brian Hedge (Graham’s Pond) 5-3-0.

How End Pairs WL, How End Fisheries, Houghton Conquest, Beds. Sun, 20. Barry Smith (GOT Baits) 56-0-0, carp and silvers, poled caster, Dani’s peg 10; Simon Drozdziol (How End) 39-6-0; Mark Wells (How End) 30-3-0; Pip Bowlam (How End) 30-2-0; Pebs Stone (How End) 29-12-0. Teams: How End Heroes 57; Leprechauns 51; Pro Rods Revisited 46.

Jeffries Cup, Old Nene, March, Cambs. Wed, 60. Graham Welton (RAF A) 19-6-0, skimmers and roach, poled bread, Wigstone’s Bridge peg A11; Dusty Kiddell (RAF Old Lags Gold) 18-1-0; Boris Kilner (Army A) 12-9-0. K. Masheder (Navy) 11-6-0; Steve Williamson (Humbs Police) 11-1-0; Pete Wray (RAF Old Lags Gold) 10-14-8.

Teams: RAF Old Lags Gold 15; Army A 15; Humbs Police 18; RAF A 23; RAF Old Lags Green 25; Army Old Lags 26.

Lakeview Fishery, Holwell, Leics. Sun, 26, Canal, Marina & Oasis lakes. Bronsan Arme (LVS) 95-5-0, carp, poled pellet, Marina peg 12; Steve Haywood (Middy) 45-5-0; Gary Cox (Sensas) 42-10-0; Steve Ward (Leics) 39-5-0; Tony Billington (Loughboro) 37-1-0; Brain Orme (LVS) 36-1-0.

Norfolk & Suffolk Vets, Topcroft Lake, Suffolk. Tues, 12. Dick Brand (Beccles) 70-3-0, carp to 8 lb, Method feedered maggot; David Roe (Norwich) 61-11-0; Joe Beckham (Beccles) 56-10-0. Thurs, 10, River Waveney, Beccles Quay. David Roe (Norwich) 15-0-0; Lol Higgins (Standard Bait) & Colin Davey (Lowestoft) both 11-7-0.
Olney & Clifton RBL, Great Ouse, Olney, Bucks. Sat. 27. Neale Shearn (Poplett’s) 5-2-0, roach, poled bread punch, peg 28; Mick Burrell (Poplett’s) 4-1-0; Paul Caton (Vauxhall) 3-9-0.

Park Hall Fishery, Mansfield Woodhouse, Notts. Sun, Old Estate Lake, 14. Paul Thomas (Mansfield Woodhouse) 64-12-0, twenty carp, pellet feeder and bomb, peg 55; Gavin Snowden (Mansfield Woodhouse) 36-0-0; Roy Gregory (Sommercoates) 19-8-0; Steve Hanrahan (Ollerton) 15-14-0; Eugene Tagg (Mansfield) 15-8-0.

Sherwood Forest Fishery, Edwinstowe, Notts., Tues. Sherwood Lake, 12. John Wooff (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 80-7-0, 16 carp to 9 lb, corn at 6m, peg 41; Fred Bispham (Peg One Angling) 57-4-0; John Bleackley (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 47-7-0. Wed. Holmedale Lake, 16. Andy Lakey (Worksop Angling Centre) 179-0-0, sixty carp to 5 lb, pole and banded 6mm pellet, peg 31; Pete Hodgetts (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 86-0-0; Martin Watson (Gateford Angling Supplies) 83-9-0; Mick Langton (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 62-7-0; Geoff Mawby (Gateford Angling Supplies) 57-12-0. Sun. Nigel Shipman (Subfish) 182-4-0, carp to 7 lb, method feeder and pellet cast to the island and poled pellet at 13 metres, peg 39; Simon Skelton (Middy’s Tackle) 94-9-0; Lee Hassett (Gateford Angling Supplies) 91-8-0; Carl Brown (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 89-3-0; Lee Plackett (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 88-0-0; Matt Skelton (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 86-4-0.

Suffolk Water Park, near Ipswich. Sat, 11, silvers only. Keith Gostling (Nisa Waveney) 10-2-0, three tench to 2 lb 8 oz & skimmers, pellet, Canal Lake peg 10; John Bull (Suffolk Water Park) 8-4-0; Chris Smith (Harleston) 7-1-0; Keith Gooderam (Browning Wickford) 5-13-0.

Westwood Lakes, Wyberton Lincs. Thurs, 16, Skylark Lake. Fred Bisham (Peg One Angling) 39-13-0, carp, poled dead red maggots over groundbait, peg 31; Bill Whitworth (Ropsley AC) 35-12-0; Bill Mees (Ropsley AC) 28-3-0; Dave Robinson (Lincoln Vets) 27-11-0; Januaz Malwozski (WW Lakes) 25-2-0. Sun, 16, Hawk Lake. Paul Brocklebank (Nag’s Head) 38-4-0, mainly small carp, poled pellet, fished at 14.5 metres, peg 1; Adam Playford (Angler’s Corner) 33-10-0; Derek Hogg (MF Floats) 32-8-0; Steve Lane (Marukyu Westwood) 23-0-0.

Willow Lakes, Foston, Lincs. Wed, Ash and Hawthorn Lakes, 11. Colin Spencer (GOT Baits) 87-4-0, carp to 8 lb and F1’s, long pole, luncheon meat and pellet, Hawthorn peg 13; Terry Marshall (Dynamite Matchman’s Supplies) 85-8-0; Bob Brown (Newark) 58-12-0; Paul Johnson (Willow Lakes) 42-8-0; Mark Westleby (Newark) 37-0-0; Graham Eden (Mansfield) 29-0-0. Sat, Ash & Hawthorn Lakes, 16. Andy Birkin (Phil’s Bait & Tackle) 72-0-0, carp to 9 lb and a few skimmers, long pole and pellet down the side, Hawthorn peg 3; Ian Palfreyman (Phil’s Bait & Tackle) 64-8-0; John Belcher (RAF) 51-0-0; Paul Arndt (Grantham) 36-0-0; A. Bossman (Stanton Hill) 25-0-0; Graham Eden (Mansfield) 22-8-0.


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