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* Aldercar Lane, Langley Mill, Notts. Sun, 30, Folly and Railway lakes. Dave Needham (Aldercar Lane) 72-10-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet, peg 24; Jeff Thorpe (Peg One Angling) 63-2-0; Matt Sanderson (Peg One Angling) 53-12-0; Ian Veasey (Notts AA) 37-9-0; Jay Stevenson (Peg One Angling) 37-7-0; Steve Coope (Peg One Angling) 36-10-0.

* Castle Ashby WL, Grendon, Northants. Sun, 70. Bob Read (Castle Ashby Youth) 47-0-0, bream, Method feedered corn, Scotland peg 13A; Dan Ashington (Kamasan Starlets) 45-5-0; Mick Wheeler (Team Guru) 23-15-0; Mark Tottenham (Post Office) 23-12-0; Cameron Hughes (Kamasan Starlets) 23-4-0; Brad Titmus (Kamasan Starlets) 20-12-0. Teams: Kamasan Starlets 54; Castle Ashby Youth 44; Team Guru 43; Maver Milton Keynes 41; Post Office 40; RAF Garbolino 40. League: Kamasan Starlets 3; Maver Milton Keynes 8; Team Guru 9; RAF Garbolino 14; Post Office 16; Castle Ashby Youth 16.

* Coopers Tackle Wreake Canal Championship, Grand Union Canal, Market Harborough, Leics. Sun, 63. Brian Hoyle (Wreake) 11-8-0, perch, skimmers and roach, poled worm andmaggot, Debdale Wharf peg 7; Andy Swift (Browning Northants) 10-10-0; Roger Marlow (Leicester Sensas) 9-14-0; Martin Almon (Marukyu) 8-12-0; Bobby Grycuk (Wreake) 8-3-0; Paul Taylor (Wigston AS) 8-2-0.

* East Midlands WL,  North Level Drain, Tydd Gote, Cambs. Sun, 60. Phil Chesterton (Maver Bait-Tech) 11-10-0, skimmers, perch & bits, poled fluoro pinkie & chopped worm, Black Dyke peg F6; Gavin Butler (Maver Bait Tech) 11-6-0; Bob Bates (Sensas Mk 1 White) 11-3-8; Trev Oakman (Stanjay Tackle Gold) 10-8-8; Paul Hendy (Browning Hot Rods) 10-3-0; Mark Pollard (Stanjay Tackle Gold) 10-1-8. Teams: Stanjay Gold 25; Maver Bait-Tech 28; Sensas Mk 1 White 28; Browning hot Rods 36; Stanjay Tackle Red 44; Black Sensas Mk 1 Black 47. League: Maver Bait-Tech and Stanjays Gold both 3; Browning Hot Rods 7; Stanjays Red 10; Sensas Mk 1 Black 12.

* Lakeview Fishery, Holwell, Leics. Sat, 33, Canal, Stream and Lagoon lakes. Steve Bentley (LVS) 58-13-0, small carp, poled bread punch, Canal peg 10; Dave Harper (LVS) 58-7-0; Roger Parnell (LVS) 57-2-0; Shaun Butler (LVS) 56-4-0; Bronson Arme (LVS) 53-4-0; Bob Greenbury (Sensas Leicester) 45-100.

* March DAA, Old Nene, March, Cambs. Sun, 40. Maurice Mobbs (Cambridge FPAS) 18-8-0, rudd, tench, bream plus bits, poled worm, waggler and maggot, peg 33; Tim Bates (March) 16-8-0; Sammy McSpadden (Tydd Gote) 15-14-0; Danny Mason (Bill’s Tackle) 15-13-0; Chris Sale (Bill’s Tackle) 15-11-0; Trevor Stacey (Matchpack Angling Direct) 14-4-0.

* Prostrate Cancer UK, Colton,Willow & Barford lakes, Norfolk. Sat, 46. Matt Wiles (Attleborough MG) 76-1-0, carp to 8 lb, catmeat at 6m, Willow 28; David Cooper (Norwich) 66-4-0; Keith Green (Attleborough MG) 64-10-0; Paul Gardiner (Oddfellows) 59-14-0; Simon Elliot (Angling Direct Suffolk) 57-11-0; Alan Hilton (Long Stratton) 56-10-0. £660 raised for charity.



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Smaller fishing match results

Aldercar Lane, Langley Mill, Notts. Tues, 21, Snipe Lake. Lee Payling (Peg One Angling) 38-8-0, carp to 5 lb, feeder and poled pellet, peg 28; Pete Cliff (Aldercar Lane) 33-6-0; Dave Perry (Stanton) 20-11-0; Ady Reynolds (Aldercar Lane) 12-10-0; Pete Warren (Aldercar Lane) 10-5-0. Wed, 20, OAPs, Railway and Acorn lakes. Eric Nelson (Aldercar Lane) 47-13-0, ide to 1 lb, carp to 6 lb, poled caster and chopped worm, Acorn peg 40; Dick Stevenson (Aldercar Lane) 40-4-0; Dave Farrell (Aldercar Lane) 34-1-0; Tony Bevan (Stanton) 29-12-0.

Cross Drove, Hockwold, Norfolk. Wed, 13. Goldie (Stanjays) 69-5-0, F1s & brown goldfish to 4 lb, maggot, 13m, peg 17; Rodney Finch (Deben) 67-8-0; Jim Barrowman (P W Angling) 65-12-0. Sat, 10. Jamie Mcguire (Rib Valley Angling) 84-6-0, F1s & brownies to 4 lb, pellet & worm, 13m, peg 17; Richard Bond (Bury St. Edmunds) 71-10-0; Rodney Finch (Deben) 68-14-0.

Decoy Lakes, Whittlesey, Cambs. Tues, 16, Beastie Lake. Steve Pell (Decoy) 197-13-0, mainly F1s, few carp to 5 lb, poled maggot shallow, peg 13; Nigel Baxter (Bag ‘Em) 129-1-0; Afe Edgeley (Decoy) 116-4-0; Chris Neale (Rutlanders) 103-9-0. Sat, 21, Beastie. Chris Barley (Decoy) 121-15-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet feeder and poled pellet, peg 17; Andy Szczupak (Sheffield) 116-15-0; Nigel Baxter (Bag ‘Em) 110-1-0; Tom Edwards (Decoy) 96-7-0. Sun, 25, Beastie. Nigel Baxter (Bag ‘Em) 182-6-0, carp to 9 lb, pole and 4mm pellet at 7m, peg 7; Chris Barley (Decoy) 154-14-0; Adam Smith (Decoy) 134-11-0; Tom Edwards (Decoy) 131-14-0.

Deeping St James Newman Cup, Lake Ross, Spalding, Lincs. Sun, 11. Jon Bowland (DSJAC) 73-9-0, carp, poled pellet and worm; Mike Atherton (DSJAC) 72-11-0; Ray Torrington (DSJAC) 72-1-0.

Dynamite Baits Scunthorpe DAA, Tidal Trent, South Clifton, Lincs. Thurs, 18. Paul Goulding (Daiwa Dons) 14-4-0, skimmers and bream, groundbait feeder, chopped worm and caster, peg 43; Terry Moroz (Worksop Angling Centre) 11-0-0; Terry Bontoft (Winterton) 8-9-0; Colin Batchelor (Brigg) 7-14-0; Mark Firmstone (Whisby) 7-11-0; Maurice Thacker (Whisby) 3-12-0.

Graham’s Pond, Huntingdon, Cambs., Sat, 13. Steve Page (Graham’s Pond) 17-11-0, carp, poled 4mm flavoured expander pellet, peg 3; John Hurley (Graham’s Pond) 9-14-0; Ian Thornton (Graham’s Pond) 8-2-0.

Harleston Silver Fish League, Weybread Lakes. Sat, 22, Middle Pit: Chris Knights snr (Harleston) 23-14-0; Jessica Knights (Harleston) 17-2-0; Karl Dowse (Harleston) 16-8-0. Club Pit: Gary Reeve (Harleston) 17-6-0; Robert Hubbard (Daiwa Angling Direct) 13-10-0; Mal Runacres (Deben) 8-8-0.

How End Fisheries, Houghton Conquest, Beds. Sun, 16, Dani’s Lake. Pete Nash (How End) 70-7-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, peg 18; Darryl Anderson (How End) 62-10-0; Colin Bradley (How End) 47-12-0. Sun, 15, Vauxhall AC, Yasi’s Lake. Tony Taylor (Vauxhall) 37-11-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, peg 1; Gary Page (Vauxhall) 31-13-0; Dave Robbins (Vauxhall) 27-9-0.

Olney & Clifton FA, Great Ouse, Olney, Bucks. Tues, 23.Neale Shearn (Boxhall) 10-8-0, roach to 12 oz, poled caster, peg 2 Bathing Place; Pete Hawley (Olney Club) 10-3-0; Chez Kaciniel (Kempston) 9-1-0; Jim Martin (Northampton) 8-4-0.

Park Hall Fisheries, Mansfield Woodhouse, Notts. Sun, 15, Estate Lake. Graham Eden (Mansfield) 51-10-0, 12 carp to 10 lb, bomb and 8mm pellet, peg 52; Eddy Musgrove (Mansfield Woodhouse) 37-2-0; Andy Birkin (Phil’s Bait & Tackle) 34-8-0; Steve Hanrahan (Ollerton) 34-4-0; Ian Palfreyman (Phil’s Bait & Tackle) 31-0-0.

Sherwood Forest Farm Park, Edwinstowe, Notts. Tues, 16, Sherwood Lake. Dave Round (Woodhouse Angling Centre) 71-2-0, silvers, skimmers and ide, poled caster, peg 50; John Holmes (Woodhouse Angling Centre) 62-0-0; Mick Lysaght (Rivendell AC) 46-5-0; Fred Bispham (Peg One Angling) 40-5-0. Wed, 22, Holmedale Lake. Andy Lakey (Worksop Angling Centre) 128-2-0, 50 carp, poled pellet shallow at 16 metres, peg 45; Paul Unwin (Gateford Angling Supplies) 126-12-0; Pete Hodgetts (Sherwood Forest) 125-11-0; Shaun Storey (Gateford Angling Supplies) 106-3-0; Danny Crewe (Mansfield Piscatorial AS) 88-10-0; Mick Langton (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 88-3-0. Sun, 24, Holmedale Lake, 24. Carl Brown (Sherwood Forest) 191-7-0, carp to 9 lb, poled corn, peg 45; Pete Hodgetts (Sherwood Forest) 143-12-0; Mick Langton (Sherwood Forest) 135-14-0; Carl Hatton (Eastwood Angling) 116-3-0; Nigel Shipman (Sherwood Forest) 104-8-0.

Suffolk Water Park, nr Ipswich. Sat, 12, silvers. Keith Gooderam (Browning Wickford) 18-8-0 roach & skimmers, maggot over crumb short and long, peg 65 Match Lake 2; Steve Cowley (Bait-Tech) 14-8-0; Bill Walker (Bill’s Tackle)13-8-0; John Bull (Water Park) 10-2-0; Richard Watson (Nisa Waveney) 7-12-0.

Townsend Lakes, Wisbech, Cambs. Sun, 12, Kingfisher Lake. Brendon Strowlger (Townsend) 74-14-0, carp to 6 lb, method feeder and poled meat in margins, peg 9; Colin Begbie (Townsend) 51-14-0; Robert Betts (Townsend) 47-9-0.

Wensum Autumn Angling Festival, Hall Walk Lakes, Lenwade, Norfolk. Sat, 9. Nigel Williamson (Tendring Tanglers) 29-0-0, two bream plus bits, 3m whip & maggot, Long lake; Keith Westgate (Nisa Waveney) 20-2-0; Ken Rolfe (Bills Tackle) 12-0-0. Sun, 9. Tony Gibbons (Norwich DAA) 11-8-0, two carp, 4mm pellet, Long Lake; Nigel Williamson (Tendring Tanglers) 7-12-0; Ken Rolfe (Bills Tackle) 6-14-0. Team: Tendring Tanglers 55-4-0. £200 raised for East Anglian Air Ambulance.

Westwood Lakes, Wyberton, Lincs. Tues, 15, Skylark Lake. Marc Rodgers (Middy Bag ‘Em) 50-14-0, mainly carp to 3 lb, poled pellet to the island over 2mm feed pellet, peg 26; Martin Dugmore (Westwood) 49-4-0; Steve Lane (Westwood Marukyu) 33-0-0. Thurs, 35, over-50s, Skylark. Barry Taylor (Westwood) 32-8-0, carp and barbel, poled red maggot, peg 22; Martin Kirk (Westwood) 27-14-0; Paul Oglisbee (Westwood) 18-2-0; Alex Rawlings (Westwood) 16-8-0; Dave Robinson (Lincoln Vets) 16-6-0. Sun, 18, Skylark. Shane Wilcox (Dave’s Peg) 68-9-0, mainly carp, multiple lines to island, 4mm expander pellet over 2mm feed, peg 15; Steve Lane (Westwood Marukyu) 55-12-0; Kev Wadge (Decoy Lakes) 55-2-0; Paul Oglisbee (Westwood) 53-6-0.

Willow Lakes, Foston, Lincs. Wed, 13, Ash Lake. Graham Eden (Mansfield) 59-4-0, 12 carp and a few skimmers, poled luncheon meat, peg 4; Ian Bellaby (Coalville) 44-4-0; Paul Johnson (Willow Lakes) 37-4-0; Bob Brown (Newark) 28-8-0; Paul Arndt (Grantham) 22-0-0. Sat, 18, Ash & Hawthorn. John Belshaw (RAF) 146-0-0, carp to 12 lb, long pole and meat down both sides, Hawthorn peg 17; Paul Arndt (Grantham) 80-0-0; Jason Mills (Newark) 77-12-0; Graham Eden (Mansfield) 73-0-0; Steve Pretty (Miracle Baits) 63-0-0.



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