Here are the latest match fishing results for a reduced programme of matches over the festive period. Be sure to get the issue of Angler's Mail magazine on sale from Dec 30 for top match fishing coverage, and lots more.


Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year Qualifiers, Dec.25-28

* Yarm, River Tees, Yarm, Cleveland. Sun, 32. Phil Noble (Darlington Angling Centre) 15-6-0, dace, stick float and maggot, peg 184; Chris Gowling (Yarm) 9-1-0; Dave Smiddy (Maver Newman Scotts) 6-4-0; Rob Emery (Shotton) 5-15-0.




Angel of the North, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear. Sat, 15, Bowes Lake. Chris Pine (Angel) 33-13-0, roach and skimmers, maggot at 12m, peg 18; John Dryden (Angel) 18-6-0; Lee Slater (Angel) 15-7-0. Sun, 15, Lookout. Alan Simmons (Newcastle) 7-7-0, skimmers and ide, maggot feeder, peg 11; John Dryden (Angel) 5-5-0; John Foster (Angel) 4-1-0.

Beverley, Beverley Canal, East Yorks, Sun, 18. Dave Brooks senior (Hull) 11-4-0, roach, poled punch and caster, peg 17; Sean Lesko (Beverley) 10-4-0; Mike Lee (Beverley) 7-2-0.

Brighouse, Calder and Hebble Navigation, Brighouse, West Yorks. Sun, 22. Craig Ellis (Tri-Cast Calder) 5-15-0, roach, bloodworm at 8m, peg 1; Pete Duffy (Tri-Cast Calder) 5-0-0; Tony Darson (Ryburn) and Dave Finnigan (Calder Angling Supplies) both 3-3-0.

Daiwa Hallcroft, Retford, Notts. Mon, 17, vets, Bridge Pool. Billy Harrison (James Maude AC) 58-2-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet and bomb with corn, peg 26 island; Ray Mawer (Notts AA) 45-2-0; Steve Twigg (Leegem) 33-10-0; Trev Furby (Notts AA) 29-14-0. Tues, 14, Moat island. Craig Owen (Parkgate Angling Centre) 41-2-0, eight carp to 8 lb, pellet and groundbait feeder with corn and pellet, peg 43; Andy Cordall (Brydon AC) 40-4-0; Pete Miles (Doncaster) 32-0-0. Wed, 12, Moat island. Martin Parsons (Hallcroft) 48-0-0, two carp and 40 lb of skimmers, short poled caster and maggot, peg 40; Nigel Shipman (Mansfield) 14-12-0; Pete Miles (Doncaster) 12-11-0. Sat, 10. Bridge. Bob Poole (Retford) 20-7-0, skimmers to 2 lb, maggot and caster over groundbait at 10m, peg 15 island; Andy Oldham (Frenzee) 16-15-0. Sun, 15. Bridge. Steve Clark (Mansfield) 79-7-0, carp, poled corn plus bomb and meat, peg 1 island; Stuart Gray (Worksop) 25-7-0; Daz Oldham (Maltby) 19-9-0; John Barningham (Lincoln Whisby) 17-2-0.

Be sure to get this week's issue, on sale from Tuesday, December 30.

Be sure to get this week’s issue, on sale from Tuesday, December 30.

None Go Bye Farm, Otley, West Yorkshire. Sun, 16, Middle Pond. Chris Kendall (Middy) 5-10-0, skimmers and roach, maggot at 13 and 14m, peg 7; Ian Exley (Daiwa Dons) 4-1-0; Steve Michaels and Ian Sutcliffe (both Tri-Cast Calder) both 3-5-0.

Northallerton, River Swale, Scruton, North Yorks. Sat, 15. Dave Robson (Kippax) 8-6-0, grayling, stick float and maggot, peg A2; Fred Hardcastle (Woodlands Tackle) 7-3-0; Paul Bendilow (Woodlands Tackle) 7-0-0.

Oaks, Sessay, North Yorks. Fri, 16, Beech Lake. Ant Stock (Daiwa Cleveland Angling) 85-6-0, carp to 2 lb, poled corn, peg 14; Luke Hawksworth (Daiwa Cleveland Angling) 52-8-0; Chris Hall (Oaks) 46-1-0. Sat, 12, Cedar. Ant Stock (Daiwa Cleveland Angling) 23-0-0, F1s, poled pellet, peg 65; Chris Hall (Oaks) 22-1-0. Sun, 16, Ash, Beech and Sycamore. James Roper (Ropers Caravans) 62-11-0, carp, poled maggot and pellet, Sycamore peg 6; Dean Smith (Bait-Tech) 54-15-0; Andy Barker (Oaks) 54-12-0.

Thornhill, Calder and Hebble Navigation, Dewsbury, West Yorks. Sun, 15. Mick Sharpe (Thornhill) 4-5-0, 80 roach and perch, bloodworm and joker at 8m, peg 1; Andy Turner (Slaithwaite) 2-7-0; Lee Simpson (Tri-Cast Calder) 1-12-0.

Wakefield, Calder and Hebble Navigation, Calder Grove, West Yorks. Sun, 20. John Ibbotson (Ossett) 10-0-0, roach, bloodworm and caster at 12m, peg 3; Richard Crispin (Sensas Walton) 7-14-0; Dave Scales (Sensas Walton) 7-8-0.

Yarm, River Tees, Yarm, Cleveland. Boxing Day, 22. Richie Bezemer (Daiwa Cleveland Angling Centre) 6-14-0, dace, stick float and maggot, peg 182; Brian Armstrong (Yarm) 4-1-0; Derick Fox (Maver Newman Scotts) 3-5-0.