Keep catching whatever the weather – there’s loads of great tips in this week’s Angler’s Mail.


Bank End, Finningley, Doncaster. Sun. 30. Graham Housley (Bank End) 59-4-0, carp on Method feeder and pellet, peg 10; Steve Curtis (Bank End) 57-2-0; Dean Foster (Kerfoots Tackle) 46-1-0; Keith Vardy (Bank End) 36-6-0; John Taylor (Clay Lane) 30-0-0; John Lindsay (Bank End) 29-11-0.

Barnburgh Lakes, Doncaster. Tue. Over 50s. 21. Andy Shoepack (Barnburgh) 52-0-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 21; Alf Head (Thurnscoe Coronation) 41-0-0; Mick Harvey (Barnburgh) 39-0-0; T. Heakell (Barnburgh) 37-8-0. Wed. 22. Gary Jubb (Barnburgh) and Phil Larkin (Barnburgh) both 48-0-0; John HItchens (Yorkshire Baits) 46-0-0; Dave Cheetham (Frenzee) 41-8-0. Sun. 24. Andy Sutton (Barnburgh) 48-8-0, F1s on pole and pellet; J. Simms (Leeds) 45-0-0; Mick Owen (Lindholme) 43-0-0; Craig Leeland (Hemsworth) 39-0-0.

Brighouse AA, Brookfoot Lake, Brighouse. Sat. 12. Dave Rooney (Brighouse) 2-2-12, roach to 3 oz on 7 m and 12 m pole and pinkie; Lee Shaw (Brighouse) 2-1-12; Karl Steel (Tri-Cast Calder) 1-11-0.

Daiwa Hallcroft, Retford. Mon. Veterans, Bridge Pool. 14. Dave Farr (Hallcroft) 52-4-0, carp to 10 lb on bomb and hair-rigged corn or short pole, peg 39 Outer; John Woolf (Sherwood Forest Farm Fishery) 27-12-0; Ken Pacey (Gainsborough) 21-11-0; Nigel Wood (Hallcroft) 18-7-0; Paul Schoof (Hallcroft) 18-0-0. Thurs. Veterans, Bridge. 22. Roger Holmes (Notts AA) 38-14-0, six carp and a few skimmers on pole and pellet, peg 24 Island; Steve Twigg (MAP Leegem) 37-4-0; Tony Brown (MAP Leegem) 29-10-0; G. Hammond (Retford) 23-4-0; Nigel Wood (Hallcroft) 19-13-0. Sat. Moat. 18. Carp: Dave Boswell (Bridon AC) 38-6-0, eight carp to 7 lb on bomb with meat and corn, peg 43 Island; Steve Robbins (MAP Leegem) 33-14-0. Silvers: Andy Oldham (Maltby) 16-3-0, roach and perch on pole with bloodworm, peg 50 Island; Pete Bagshaw (Maver) 16-1-0. Sun. Canal and Croft. 20. Graham Westwater (MAP Leegem) 193-5-0, carp to 3 lb on pole with pellet and corn, Canal peg 12 (new five-hour match record for Canal Pool); Tony Brown (MAP Leegem) 123-3-0; John Barningham (Hallcroft) 81-1-0; D. Wilde (MAP Leegem) 76-8-0. Sun. Silver Fish Teams of Four, Moat and Bridge. 32. Steve Shepherd (Worksop) 19-10-0, skimmers on pole with pellet and maggot over groundbait, peg 26 Bridge Outer; Leon Hardwick (Bandits) 16-6-0; Gary Mumby (Maver Select) 14-12-0; Andy Kinder (Maver Marukyu) 13-12-0; P. Morgan (Bandits) and C. Greensides (Bandits) both 13-10-0.

Ferryboat Farm, Doncaster. Sun. 9. Paul Hunton (Rotherham) 27-0-0, carp on pellet feeder; Neil Owen (Ferryboat Farm) 24-0-0; Ray Pinder (Ferryboat Farm) 23-2-0.

Leeds DASA, Aire and Calder Canal, Whitley to Heck. Sun. 40. Carl Stephenson (Garbolino Osset) 5-9-0, four skimmers and two perch on feeder and maggot, peg 26; Ricky Bonas (Leeds Angling Centre) 5-4-0; Kev Hartley (Tackle 2U) 5-3-0; Trevor Hewitt (Tackle 2U) and Dave Taylor (Mirfield) both 4-0-0; Tony Earnshaw (Mirfield) 3-8-0.

Mirfield AC, Altofts Canal, Altofts. Sat. 45. Dave Armitage (Cleckheaton) 11-4-0, roach on 13 m pole and punch, the Woodyard; Eddie Bridon (Maver) 8-3-0; Mick Wood (Pontefract) 7-9-0; Norman Thewliss (Mirfield) 7-6-0; Denis White (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) 7-3-0; Keith Hobson (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) 6-12-0.

Mouncey League, River Ancholme. Sat. 29. Rich Pulford (Hull) 3-11-8, roach on 3 m pole and maggot, peg 22; Dave Brooks Jnr (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) 2-11-0; Chris Reilly (Garbolino Osset) 2-3-0; Steve Williamson (Hull) 1-7-8.

Oaks, Thirsk. Tues. Alders. 16. Chris Hall (Oaks) 27-0-0, carp and skimmers on pellet, peg 14; Dean Smith (Matrix Bait-Tech) 26-6-0; Pete Whale (Oaks) 25-0-0. Wed. Beech and Sycamore. 12. Andy Nelson (Browning Quaker) 110-10-0, carp on pellet, Sycamore 3; Chris Hall (Oaks) 105-14-0; John Maddison (Browning Quaker) 105-4-0. Thurs. Cedar. 15. Pete Whale (Oaks) 18-6-0, carp on pellet, peg 32; Dean Smith (Matrix Bait-Tech) 17-0-0; Chris Hall (Oaks) 15-8-0. Sat. Cedar. 26. Phil Sellars (Garbolino Elton) 26-4-0, carp on corn, peg 5; Mal Bailey (Garbolino Elton) 23-13-0; Pete Whale (Oaks) 23-2-0. Sun, Ash, Beech and Sycamore. 15. Mark Calvert (Garbolino Elton) 97-7-0, carp on maggot, Beech 8; Ray Singh (Garbolino Elton) 74-3-0; Chris Hall (Oaks) 58-11-0.

Phoenix & Parkgate AC, Ravenfield Ponds, near Rotherham. Sat. 20. Dave Pearson (Steel City) 10-0-0, two crucians, two tench and skimmers on pellet feeder, peg 72; Stuart Senior (Phoenix & Parkgate) 8-8-0; Barry Heapey (Phoenix & Parkgate) 8-4-0; Harry Booth (Phoenix & Parkgate) 6-12-0; Ray Hamshaw (Phoenix & Parkgate) 5-9-0.

Scunthorpe & Dist AA, River Ancholme, Cake Mills. Sun. 32. Tim Goldby (Grimsby Pelham) 1-6-0, three roach and an eel on pole feeder and worm; Mike Storey (Scunthorpe Blue) 0-4-0; Pete Dimmock (Scunthorpe Tackle) 0-3-0.

Slaithwaite DAC, Sparth and Hill Top Reservoirs, Marsden, Yorkshire. Sun. 18. Steve Allinson (Tri-Cast Calder) 7-10-0, roach and skimmers to 6 oz, 12 m pole and feeder, maggot, peg 1; Keith Marshall (Tri-Cast Calder) and Colin Smith (Trabucco Halifax) both 5-12-0; Nigel Storr (Trabucco Halifax) 4-15-0.

Thorne AA, Individual WInter League, Stainforth and Keadby Canal, Thorne. Sun. 45. Alan Scotthorne (Drennan) 14-12-0, roach on pole and bloodworm, peg 160 Wykewell; James Dent (Ultimate Barnsley) 14-11-8; Lee Kerry (Ultimate Barnsley) 14-11-0; Sean Wright (Daiwa Dons) 13-13-0; Matt Godfrey (Ultimate Barnsley) 12-10-0; Kian Wardle (Kamasan Starlets) 12-8-0.

Thornhill AC, Calder and Hebble Canal, Dewsbury. Sat. 14. Keith Marshall (Tri-Cast Calder) 3-2-0, roach and perch to 8 oz, 10 m and 12 m pole, squatt and caster, peg 1a; John Holdsworth (Maver NW) 1-6-8; Ray Reah (Wakefield), David James (Thornhill) and John Sedgewick (Tri-Cast Calder) all 0-15-0.

Viking Fishery, Pollington, East Yorkshire. Sat. Hawk Pond. Sat. 18. Dave Cheetham (Frenzee) 24-8-0, carp on pole and maggot, peg 7; Gary Scott (Goole) 17-13-0; Mark Hutson (Hull) and Jeff Craine (Leeds) both 11-13-0.

Woodhouse Grange, Doncaster. Wed. Heron. 14. Tony Clegg (Woodhouse Grange) 41-8-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 7; Keith Pearson (Woodhouse Grange) 27-4-0; Stef Huntington (Goole) 19-8-0. Sat. Heron. 14. Nathan Watson 31-10-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 29 (golden peg £166); Tony Clegg (Woodhouse Grange) 25-8-0; Paul Ellis (Goole) 18-0-0. Sun. Winter League, Ghost and Kingfisher. 16. Bob James (Woodhouse Grange) 50-0-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 11 Kingfisher; Tony Reeves (Cats & Dogs) 45-0-0; Stef Huntington (Goole) 31-0-0; Ian Taylor (Cats & Dogs) 12-6-0.

York and District, River Ouse, Fulford. Sun. 41. Rod Chalk (York) 4-13-0, a bream on bomb and worm, Palace Ings; Ricky Gaunt (Leeds Angling Centre) 4-9-8; Rich Darling (Tang Hall) 3-0-0; Bill Collier (Union) 2-8-0.



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