Best of British - we salute you, inside this week's special Angler's Mail magazine. This big value issue is on sale from Tuesday, September 17. Get your copy!
Best of British – we salute you, inside this week’s special Angler’s Mail magazine. This big value issue is on sale from Tuesday, September 17. Get your copy!



Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers




* Angling Trust Eastern Region Shield, North Level Drain, Tydd Gote, Cambs. Sun, 120. Trevor Stacey (Matchpack Black) 9 Kg 300 gr, bream to 3 lb and quality perch, feedered worm/maggot, pegged on Owl Box section; Graham Welton (Garbolino RAF) 8.200; Colin Gibbons (Tydd Gote B) 7.650; Mark Davis (Browning Northants) 7.600; John Weedon (Maver Image) 7.550. Teams: Sensas Mark One White 90; Garbolino Black Horse 84; Maver Image 82; Maver Bait-Tech 82; Littleport Gold 79; Matchpack Black 75; Tydd Gote A 75; Browning Northants 73; Stanjay MG 63.

* Cross Drove Two-Day All Winners Final, Hockwold, Norfolk. Sat, 60. Bruno Norman (Kev’s Tackle) 72-14-0, carp to 12 lb, corn & meat, 11m, peg 44; Jim Barrowman (PW Angling) 55-2-0; Paul Goldstraw (Stanjays) 45-8-0; James Heaps (Poplett’s) 44-14-0; Chrissy Vandervleit (Bowlers Bait-Tech) 42-5-0; Charlie Styles (Army) 41-13-0. Sun, 60. Richard Bond (Bury St. Edmunds) 65-5-0, carp & F1s to 7 lb, corn & worm, 14.5m, peg 32; Ray King (Barford Tackle) 64-6-0; Stuart Payne (Daiwa Angling Direct) 60-8-0; Alan Tuck (Daiwa Angling Direct Suffolk) 51-12-0; Terry Hall (Chestnut Pool) 43-8-0; Dale Smith (Browning Wickford) 40-1-0. Overall: Jim Barrowman 90-11-0; Ray King 89-10-0; Bruno Norman 86-14-0; Stuart Payne 81-13-0; Richard Bond 77-5-0; Paul Goldstraw 75-13-0.

* King of the Broads, Rivers Bure & Yare, Norfolk. Sat, 41, River Bure, Upton. Nick Larkin (Nisa Waveney) 40-14-0, bream to 4 lb, crumb feeder, worm, maggot & corn with red hook; Paul Hudson (Deben) 36-14-0; Mick Mirgaux (Deben) 36-6-0; Albert Farrow (Norwich) 35-0-0; Kevin Paynter (PW Angling) 34-6-0; Paul Abbott (Deben) 32-0-0. Sun, 44, River Yare, Beauchamp Arms. Wayne Anderson (Daiwa Angling Direct) 21-2-0, roach, poled maggot & caster over groundbait, peg 58 Roach Bay; Steve Clarke (Maver Image) 20-10-0; Glen Hubbard (Daiwa Angling Direct) 17-10- 0; Kevin Paynter (PW Angling) 17-2-0; Tony Anderson (Daiwa Angling Direct) 14-13-0; Martin Caldecoat (Willow Grange) 14-12-0. Overall: Kevin Paynter 2 (51-8-0); Tony Anderson 2 (43-11-0); Steve Clarke 2 (43-6-0); Paul Hudson 3 (40-3-0); Doug Botley 3 (38-6-0); Glen Carter 3 (32-8-0).

* Lakeview, Holwell, Leics. Sun, 36, Marina, Canal & Reef lakes. Roger Parnell (Lakeview Vets) 88-2-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, Reef peg 12; Kev Kania (Mansfield) 85-11-0; Phil Hill (LVS) 85-8-0; Steve Draper (Lakeview Vets) 83-13-0; Bob Greenbury (Sensas) and Steve Haywood (Middy) both 82-1-0.



Smaller match results

Aldercar Lane, Langley Mill, Notts. Tues, 5, Railway Lake. Paul Greensmith (Aldercar Lane) 48-4-0, carp to 8 lb and silvers, poled maggot and caster, peg 36; Alan Reynolds (Aldercar Lane) 43-13-0. Wed, 16, Veterans. Tony Bevan (Stanton) 63-0-0; Alan Pearson (Aldercar Lane) 51-11-0; Eric Nelson (Aldercar Lane) 48-10-0; Phil Hode (Aldercar Lane) 45-7-0.

Decoy Lakes, Whittlesey, Cambs. Tues, 22, Six Islands Lake. Andy Szuzupak (Sheffield) 170-14-0, carp to 6 lb, meat at 5m and down edge, peg 24; Steve Freeman (Marukyu) 155-15-0; Nigel Baxter (Bag’Em) 140-11-0; Andy Gausden (JVAC) 90-10-0. Sat, 17, Six Islands Lake. Nigel Baxter (Bag ‘Em) 139-7-0, carp to 6 lb, poled meat, peg 24; Barry Mason (Guru) 132-13-0; Shaun Waterfall (Decoy) 122-0-0; Simon Dow (Decoy) 108-2-0. Sun, 26, Beastie Lake. Simon Godfrey (Peterborough) 159-3-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet at 5m and in margins, peg 19; Danny Carlton (Decoy) 130-8-0; Stan Dow (Decoy) 126-6-0; Rob Goodson (Decoy) 124-13-0.

Deeping St. James AC, Decoy Lakes, Whittlesey, Cambs. Sun, 12, Kevin Burkitt Memorial, Six Islands & Decoy. Andy Wilson (Deeping St. James AC) 103-15-0, carp to 9 lb, poled meat in the margins, Six Islands peg 4; Mike Atherton (Deeping St. James AC) 83-10-0; Hugh Mannall (Deeping St. James AC) 71-10-0.

Graham’s Pond, Huntingdon, Cambs. Sat, 12. Steve Page (Graham’s Pond) 16-13-0, carp to 4 lb, poled pellet and maggot, peg 8; Brian Hedge (Graham’s Pond) 13-4-0; Martin Barber (Graham’s Pond) 6-9-0.



Click here to read Steve Collett’s weekly match fishing blog – a new one is live every Tuesday!



Market Rasen AA, Willingham Road Lake, Market Rasen, Lincs., Sun. Team Cup (Team B), 11. Sam Appleyard (Market Rasen AA) 8-15-0, bream and skimmers, feeder and maggot over groundbait, peg 1; Stuart Cash  (Market Rasen AA) 5-5-0. Sun. Jackson Builders Merchant Aggregate Shield – Fish Off, 10. Bud Chambers (Market Rasen AA) 2-7-0, silvers, feeder and maggot over groundbait, peg 1; Barry De’Ath (Market Rasen AA) 2-2-0.

Norfolk & Suffolk Veterans, Quiet Sports Topcroft Lake, Suffolk. Tues, 16. Mal Dobson (Beccles) 45-11-0, carp on feeder ; David Roe (Norwich) 45-10-0 ; Joe Beckham (Beccles) 41-2-0. Thurs, 12, Aldeby lake nr. Beccles. Dave Reynolds (Angling Direct) 41-12-0, F1s, pole & pellet; John Catchpole (Lowestoft) 32-4-0; Joe Beckham (Beccles) 29-2-0.

Olney & Clifton FA, Great Ouse, Olney, Bucks. Tues, 23. Pete Hawley (Oxhey Angling) 9-9-0, roach and dace, poled single maggot, peg 2; Graham Prince (Olney) 8-15-0; Don Wills (Olney) 7-5-0.

Park Hall, Mansfield Woodhouse, Notts. Sun, 16. Graham Eden (Mansfield) 66-0-0, 20 carp, bomb and pellet, peg 50; Andy Birkin (Phil’s Bait & Tackle) 50-0-0; Jason White (Subfish) 49-12-0; Ian Palfreyman (Phil’s Bait & Tackle) 47-12-0; Steve Jeffs (Mansfield Woodhouse) 34-6-0.

Willow Lakes, Foston, Lincs. Wed, 14, Ash & Hawthorn lakes. Geoff Storer (Codner) 82-0-0, carp to 9 lb, bream to 3 lb, poled dead maggots and corn in margins, Ash peg 15; Bob Brown (Newark) 74-6-0; Ian Bellaby (Coleshill) 62-8-0. Sun, 17, Chestnut & Hawthorn. Terry Marshall (Dynamite Matchman Supplies) 80-8-0,  carp to 6 lb, F1s and skimmers, poled pellet to island, Chestnut peg 18; Phil Morris Jnr. (Notts AA) 67-2-0; Ian Palfreyman (Phil’s Bait & Tackle) 59-10-0; Paul Arndt (Grantham) 58-12-0; Rob Ward (Sherwood Forest Farm Park) 52-8-0; Alan Roberts (Mansfield) 51-12-0.



CALLING all match fishing organisers! Attention all matchmen!

Are you running or connected with an Open fishing match taking place in the forthcoming main coarse season?

Or maybe you have a series of events, a league or weekly event to promote?

Email Angler’s Mail magazine the full details, including venue and ticket price and contact telephone number.

Mark your email Matchplan and email to:

Use the same email address for pictures from recent matches, and other match news.




Like us on Facebook >> AnglersMailMagazine

Follow us on Twitter >> @AnglersMail