Be sure to get this week’s Angler’s Mail magazine (on sale from Tuesday, February 12) – and don’t miss an issue! Also now available in digital form on iTunes stores, and app stores for Kindle Fire and Nook.


*Burton Angling Supplies Winter League, Round Three, Trent and Mersey Canal, Willington and Findern, Derbyshire. Sun. 56. Gary Smith (Leicester Sensas) 10-8-12, three chub to 4 lb 8 oz and a perch, pole and lobworm, bottom of Findern; Matt Derry (Tackeroo) 9-5-2; Pete Allwood (Measham A) 8-8-0; Stuart Naylor (The Four Heads) 6-5-8; Tony Barker (The Four Heads) 6-3-10; Ted Yearby (Burton Angling Supplies) 5-15-12. Teams: Four Heads 13; Measham A 18; Tackeroo 20; Shakespeare Superteam and Leicester Sensas both 22; Burton Angling Supplies 23; Browning Lifestyle 25; Rob’s Four 32; Leicester Sensas Green 33; Nick’s Marauders 35; Walsall FC and Dams and Lock both 42; Measham B 45; Three Marks and a Pete 48. League: Shakespeare Superteam 69; Burton Angling Supplies and Tackeroo both 76; Leicester Sensas Blue 78; Browning Lifestyle 82; Rob’s Four and Measham A both 83; Three Marks and a Pete 92; Four Heads 100; Dams and Lock 111; Walsall FC, Measham B and Leicester Sensas Green all 114; Nick’s Marauders 131.

*Erewash Valley Winter League, Erewash Canal, Ilkeston, Derbyshire. Sat. Round Five. 56. Alistair Chisholm (Shakespeare Superteam) 7-2-8, 160 roach, pole, bloodworm and joker, above Hot Waters Lock; Ian Sharratt (Ilkeston Eight) 7-1-0; Julian Garner (Ilkeston Eight) 6-12-8; Richie Reynolds (Maver Bait-Tech) 6-7-0; Steve Woollard (Mill Tackle) 5-15-8; Dave Fowler (Matchmen Supplies) 5-2-0. Teams: Long Eaton Federation 27; Matchmen Supplies 28; Shakespeare Superteam 30; Mill Tackle and Ilkeston Eight both 33. League: Shakespeare Superteam 11; Long Eaton Federation and Maver Bait-Tech both 15; Mill Tackle 18; Matchmen Supplies 19.

*Maver Bait-Tech Pairs, Final Round, Town Welland at Spalding and the River Glen at West Pinchbeck. 50. Alex Bates (Maver Bait-Tech) 31-3-0, over 250 roach to 4 oz, four-to-hand rig, opposite the Poachers Inn, Wayne Swinscoe (Maver Bait-Tech) 30-12-0. Others: Dave Burns (Garbolino Lincs County) 27-14-0; Phil Chesterton (Maver Bait-Tech) 27-4-8; Mark Pollard (Dynamite Shimano) 27-4-0. Pairs: Phil Chesterton (Maver Bait-Tech) and Alistair Ogilvie (Maver Bait-Tech) 46-0-8. Final result: Phil Chesterton (Maver Bait-Tech) and Alistair Ogilvie Ogilvie (Maver Bait-Tech) 162-8-0; Wayne Swinscoe (Maver Bait-Tech) and Chris Jenkinson (Maver Bait-Tech) 155-10-0; Tim Kaye and Rob Wootton (Dynamite Middy) 149-2-0; Paul Spriggs and Martin Roper (Sensas Mark One) 141-9-0.


Aldercar Lane Fisheries, Langley Mill, Nottinghamshire. Tues. Folly Lake. 10. Dick Stevenson (Mill Tackle) 48-14-0, carp to 6 lb, pole, pellet and sweetcorn, peg 1; Dave Perry (Aldercar Lane Fishery) 41-7-0; Andy Mason (Aldercar Lane Fishery) 18-4-0; Pete Warren (Bait-Tech) 12-7-0; Tony Bevan (Stanton) 8-5-0; Ivor Lister (Aldercar Lane Fishery) 5-3-0. Wed. Veterans, Acorn Lake. 10. Tony Bevan (Stanton) 21-4-0, carp to 5 lb, pole and pellet, peg 7; Alan Gilbourne (Mansfield Piscatorials) 10-0-0; Chris Ball (Aldercar Lane Fishery) 6-3-0; Ted Newman (Mill Tackle) 5-6-0; John Pilmore (Aldercar Lane Fishery) 2-4-0. Sun. Winter League, Acorn and Railway Lakes. 26. Andy Butler (Aldercar Lane Fishery) 37-4-0 carp to 6 lb, pole, pellet, sweetcorn and maggot, peg 23 Railway; Alan Gilbourne (Mansfield Piscatorials) 30-7-0; Andy Mason (Aldercar Lane Fishery) 27-6-0; Ian Vasey (Notts AA) 21-14-0; Lee Palin (Peg One Angling) 13-11-0; Andy Hinson  (Aldercar Lane Fishery) 11-5-0. Tues. Snipe Lake. 10. Pete Warren (Bait-Tech) 21-8-0, carp to 5 lb, pole and feeder with pellet and sweetcorn, peg 2; Andy Starkey (Aldercar Lane Fishery) 13-10-0; Graham Sheffield (Aldercar Lane Fishery) 11-13-0; Dick Stevenson (Mill Tackle) 6-14-0; Ivor Lister (Aldercar Lane Fishery) 4-1-0; Dave Perry (Aldercar Lane Fishery) 3-2-0. Wed. Veterans, Railway Lake. 10. Alan Gilbourne (Mansfield Piscatorials) 15-2-0, carp, pole, pellet and sweetcorn, peg 7; Dennis Plackett (Mill Tackle) 8-3-0; Dick Stevenson (Mill Tackle) 7-9-0; Dave Perry  (Aldercar Lane Fishery) 7-8-0; Ted Newman (Mill Tackle) 6-11-0; John Pulmore (Aldercar Lane Fishery) 3-0-0. Sun. Individual Winter League Open, Acorn Lake. 10. Andy Mason (Aldercar Lane Fishery) 25-5-0, carp and silver fish, poled sweetcorn and red maggot, peg 32; Ian Vasey (Notts AA) 21-15-0; Dennis Plackett (Mill Tackle) 19-3-0; Andy Hinson (Aldercar Lane Fishery) 16-2-0; Kevin Albrighton (Peg One Angling) 15-4-0; Andy Burton (Aldercar Lane Fishery) 13-9-0.

Barford Lakes, near Norwich. Winter League, Willow, Railway and Pleasure Lakes. Sun. 45. Daniel Brydon (Team Nashbait) 64-0-0, Willow Lake peg 6; Mick Bunting (Team GB) 54-13-0; Vince Cross (Team Nashbait) 47-7-0; Ricky Young (Browning Hot Rods) 38-0-0; Lee Carver (Big Hits) 34-6-0; Paul Goldstraw (Team Nashbait) 30-2-0. Teams: Browning Hot Rods17; Team Nashbait 19; Deben 22; Big Hits and Team JB both 25; Daiwa Angling Direct Gold & Barford Tackle both 29; Daiwa Angling Direct Blue30; Fish Magnets 33. League: Browning Hot Rods 37; Barford Tackle 44; Team Nashbaits 47; Deben and Daiwa Angling Direct Blue both 48; Daiwa Angling Direct Gold and Big Hits

56; Team JB58; Fish Magnets 59.

Cobbleacre Lakes, Hevingham, near Norwich. Tues. 12. Dennis Goodwin (North Walsham) 70-5-0, carp, feeder, pellet and sweetcorn; Mark Seaman (North Walsham) 51-8-0; Jim Randell (Sensas Future) 26-10-0. Sat. 15. Colin Allport (Barford) 36-9-0, carp, feeder, pellet and sweetcorn; Jim Randell (Sensas Future) 35-10-0; Jani Barney (Norwich) 19-0-0.

Decoy Lakes, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire. Tues. Beastie Lake. 13. Nigel Baxter (Bag’em Baits) 120-0-0, carp to 10 lb, straight legered meat, peg 21; Barry Mason (Tubertini Ringer Baits) 80-6-0; Stan Dow (Decoy) 68-2-0; Robin Harrison (Decoy) 38-1-0. Sat. Cedar Channel. 13. Jon Whincup (Bait-Tech) 68-2-0, F1s and small carp, pole and pellet, peg 24; Martin Freeman (Team Marukyu) 62-2-0; Tony Dawson (Van den Eynde) 38-8-0; Stan Dow (Decoy) 34-13-0. Sat. Elm Channel. 12. Steve Pell (Lake Ross) 81-6-0, small carp and F1s, poled pellet, peg 10; Wayne Shepherd (Ringer Baits) 46-15-0; Neil Parkinson (Dynamite) 39-1-0; Danny Carlton (Decoy) 36-9-0. Sun. Willows Pool. 12. Steve Freeman (Team Marukyu) 79-4-0, carp to 6 lb, feeder fished sweetcorn, peg 25; Richard Bond (Newmarket) 72-10-0; Andy Leathers (Browning Hot Rods) 65-4-0; Stan Dow (Decoy) 58-9-0.

Deeping St James AC, River Nene Wansford, Cambridgeshire. Sun. Individual League, Round Five. 11. Steve Cox (Deeping St. James AC) 0-15-4 one chub, float and maggot, peg 23; David Marzell (Deeping St James AC) 0-3-8; Jason Wilmer (Deeping St. James AC) 0-1-0.

Garbolino RAF East Anglia Winter League, Round Six, Rookery Waters, Pidley, Cambridgeshire. Wed. Jay Lake. 15. Craig Shaw (Garbolino RAF/Henlow) 13-12-0, carp to 6 oz, pole and maggot or pellet, peg 11; Pate Lambdin (RAF Old Lag) 13-5-0; Paul Trudgeon (RAF Marham) 4-9-8; Ray Torrington (Deeping St. James AC) 4-8-8; Pete Wray (RAF Old Lag) 1-2-8; Jason Harwood (RAF Marham) 0-14-8.

Garbolino RAF East Midlands League, Moon Lake, Tattershall, Lincolnshire. Tues. Silver Fish only. 12. Baz Bright (Garbolino RAF/Waddington) 17-10-0, five skimmers, two perch and 80 bits, maggot feeder and maggot; Rob Perham (RAF Coningsby) and Phil Foster (RAF Old Lag) both 11-10-0; Stabs Taylor (RAF Coningsby) 10-8-0; Doug Goddard (Garbolino RAF Dev/Waddington) 10-7-0; Spike Milligan (RAF Old Lag) 8-0-0.

Graham’s Pond, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. Sat. 8. Ian Thornton (Graham’s Pond) 5-8-0, mixed species, poled maggot, peg 5; Mick Hughes (Graham’s Pond) 1-0-0.

GTi Foston, Match Lakes, Lincolnshire, Wed. 10. Paul Arndt (Grantham) 39-12-0, eight carp, pole and pellet; Graham Eden (Mansfield) 23-8-0; Carl Williams (Bait-Tech) 21-8-0; Lennie Burton (Mansfield) 8-8-0; Alan Quick (Manfield AA) 7-8-0. Sat. 21. Simon Skelton (Middy) 75-12-0, 24 carp to 6 lb, pole and pellet, Ash 17; Andy Birkin (Phil’s Bait & Tackle) 32-4-0; Phil Morris (Nottingham Disabled) 31-0-0; Paul Arndt (Grantham) 29-12-0; Lennie Burton (Mansfield) 28-0-0; Craig Brazier (Sherwood Forest Park Farm) 27-0-0.

Lakeview Fishery, Holwell, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. Sun. Canal and River Pools. 23. Shaun Huggins (Dynamite) 75-1-0, carp and silver fish, pole and punched bread, Canal 14; Tom Neal (Rutlanders) 45-1-0; Bob Murray (Netrbusters) 42-12-0; Martin Thackery (Lakeview Select) 41-12-0; Dave Harper (Lakeview Select) 37-4-0; Jason Sahall (Lakeview select) 24-5-0.

Market Rasen AA, Willingham Road Lake, Market Rasen, Lincolnshire. Sun. Winter League, Round Seven. 6. Roy Bentley (Market Rasen AA) 2-5-0, roach and perch, pole, fluoro pinkie and white maggot, peg 26; Ted Goulsbra (Market Rasen AA) 1-3-0; Alan Smith (Market Rasen AA) 1-0-0.

Park Hall Fishery, Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire. Sun. 10. Eddie Musgrove (Mansfield Woodhouse) 42-6-0, 13 carp, Method feeder and meat, peg 54; Gavin Snowden (Mansfield Woodhouse) 35-4-0; Sean Hanrahan (Willy Worms) 31-4-0; Graham Eden (Mansfield) 29-2-0; Lee Nussey (Mansfield Woodhouse) 19-0-0; Roy Gregory (Mansfield Woodhouse) 12-0-0.

Quorn AS Teams of Four, River Soar, Loughborough area. Sun. Round Two. 27. Pete Jayes (Wigston AS) 12-5-0, four bream, feeder, worm and maggot, Barrow Deeps; Tony Marshall (Quorn A) 9-1-0; Anthony King (Dynamite Matrix Trentmen Lost Boys) 6-11-0; Rob Perkins (Dynamite Matrix Brass Band) 5-14-0; Sam Perkins (Dynamite Matrix Brass Band) 5-12-0; Mark Perkins (Dynamite Matrix Lost Boys) 5-10-0, one huge chub. Teams: Quorn B, Quorn A, Dynamite and Matrix Lost Boys all 14. League: Quorn A 2; Dynamite Matrix Lost Boys 4; Quorn B 6. Teams: Wigston AS 18-13-0; Dynamite Matrix Lost Boys 16-15-0; Quorn A 13-11-8. League: Quorn A 34-2-0; Wigston AS 31-5-8; Dynamite Matrix Lost Boys 29-7-8.

Stoppo’s Lake, Lullingon, Swadlincote, Derbyshire. Sat. 10. Paul Worthington (Stoppo’s Lake) 10-10-0, two carp, maggot feeder and maggot; Pete ‘Pop up’ Barlow (Stoppo’s Lake) 10-8-0; John Hepple (Stoppo’s Lake) 3-8-0.

Suffolk Water Park, silver fish only. Sat. 13. Phil Bloxham (Purple Patch) 12-12-0, mainly roach, waggler or whip and maggot, Traditional Lake; John Patten (Nisa Feeders) 12-4-0; Martin Budgen (Suffolk Water Park) 12-3-0.

Townsend Lakes Fishery, Upwell, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire. Sun. Kingfisher Lake. 12. Ricky Young (Browning Hot Rods) 26-4-0, carp, pole and pellet, peg 1; Steve Sharp (Townsend Lakes) 17-8-0; Ray Cook (Townsend Lakes) 17-4-0.

Willow Lake, near Norwich. Sat. 22. Warren Martin (Matrix Barford Tackle) 52-10-0, 14.5 m pole, carp to 5 lb, maggot; Rodney Finch (Deben) 48-2-0; Steve Kinleysides (East Harling) 4-12-0; Richard Bond (Bury St Edmunds) 39-15-0; Dave Gooch (Norwich DAA) 36-2-0; Brian Gooch (Daiwa Angling Direct Suffolk) 32-7-0.