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* Barnburgh Fishery, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Sun, 30. Andy Stoner (Garbolino Elton) 65-0-0, F1s, poled pellet, peg 20; Andy Sutton (Rotherham) 28-4-0; Alan Foster (Barnburgh) 20-10-0; Dave Micklethwaite (Barnsley) 20-2-0.

* Garbolino Lindholme, Loco and Oasis lakes, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Sun, 40. Gregory Norris (Maver Gold Bag ’em) 51-13-0, carp, bomb and corn to island; Matt Pillay (Grimsby) 48-13-0; John Allerton (Tri-Cast) 46-14-0; Andy Douglas (Garbolino Lindholme) 43-11-0; Paul McIntyre (Bait-Tech) 40-6-0; Mick Vials (Preston Innovations) 33-15-0.

* Mirfield, Aire and Calder Navigation, Heck, W. Yorks. Sun, 38. Bob Foster (Tackle 2U) 2-3-0, lone chub, feedered red maggot, peg 45; Andy Miller (Tackle 2U) 1-15-8; Dean Grace (Pontefract) 1-14-0; Dave Topham (Bradford) 1-11-0.

* Sykehouse Fishery, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Sun, 32. Tim Wright (Silstar Stainforth Angling) 39-6-0, 20 lb of roach plus carp on poled maggot, peg 1; Tim Noon (Hull) 36-12-0; Gary Steed (Hull) 29-3-0.



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Smaller fishing match results reported to the Angler’s Mail team

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Ancholme Spring League, River Ancholme, Springs, N. Lincs. Sun, 21. Graham Bontoft (Scunthorpe Tackle) 12-5-0, roach, bread punch, peg 16; Mike Storey (Scunthorpe Tackle) 10-12-0; Tony Hepburn (Grimsby) 9-14-0.

Bank End, Finningley, S. Yorks. Sun, 27. Reg Fearn (Daiwa Dons) 39-1-0, carp, pellet feeder, peg 15; Trevor Jordan (Bank End) 35-13-0; Graham Clarke (Bank End) 20-12-0; Al Gerrard (Bank End) 19-7-0; Kev Holvey (Tricast) 12-2-0; Pete Smith (Daiwa Dons) 11-12-0.

Barnburgh Fishery, Doncaster. Tues, 21, over-50s. Steve Burkinshaw (Barnburgh) 43-12-0, F1s, poled pellet, peg 10; Chris Dyson (Barnburgh) 40-2-0; Phil Larkin (Barnburgh) 39-8-0; Ray Charlton (Barnburgh) 39-4-0. Fri, 10. Andy Szchupak (Barnburgh) 25-1-0, F1s, poled pellet; Gary Jubb (Barnburgh) 25-0-0; Geoff Gladwin (Barnburgh) 18-0-0

Benlee Lakes, nr. Leeds, W. Yorks. Sat, 17. Diane Beaumont (Leeds) 27-5-0, carp and roach, bomb and maggot, peg 4; Tony Lawson (Leeds) 17-15-0; Jamie Rodgerson (Leeds) 13-14-0. Sun, 20. Tony Lawson (Leeds) 46-10-0, 15 carp, pole and pellet; Eric Bulmer (Leeds) 46-9-0; Lee Phillips (Leeds) 29-14-0.

Bob-Co Carpvale, Match Lake, nr. York. Sun, 16. Garry Watson (Bob-Co) 38-12-0, carp on meat and corn at 9m from peg 40; Gary Miller (Bob-Co) 36-2-0; Andy Gallant (Bob-Co) 33-10-0.

Daiwa Hallcroft. Retford, Notts. Mon, 13, Veterans. Moat Island. Chris Line (Retford Angling Centre) 30-2-0, carp, bomb with corn and pellet, peg 70; Tony Brown (MAP Leegem) 26-4-0; Brian Sullivan (Maltby) 18-10-0. Thurs, 27, Veterans, Moat. Andy Sellars (R & R Sports) 21-0-0, carp, groundbait feeder with maggot, peg 67 island; Roger Holmes (Notts AA) 18-0-0; Trev Furby (Notts AA) 12-8-0. Sat, 27, Moat. Andy Oldham (Frenzee) 45-3-0, bream to 3 lb, pellet, 14m, peg 40 island; Gordon Gibson (MAX Tackle) 31-14-0; Steve Robbins (MAP Leegem) 23-10-0; Pete Miles (Doncaster) 20-10-0; Gary Mumby (Retford) 18-0-0. Sun, 27, Moat. Steve Twigg (MAP Leegem) 84-0-0, carp, feedered corn, peg 6 Outer; Paul Elliott (MAP Leegem) 38-6-0; Pete Bagshaw (Team Frenzee) 35-9-0; Gary Mumby (Retford) 33-12-0; Mal Edgecombe (MAP Leegem) 30-2-0.

Garbolino Lindholme, Bonsai Lake, Doncaster. Thurs, 23. Dave Collier (Garbolino Lindholme) 38-11-0, carp, maggot, peg 57; John Allerton (Tri-Cast) 28-12-0; Dean Kenworthy (Garbolino Osset) 24-13-0. Sat, 21, Bonsai. Alex Docherty (Garbolino Lindholme) 38-6-0, carp, pellet, peg 70; John Allerton (Tri-Cast) 32-2-0; Pete Riley (Garbolino Lindholme) 30-4-0

Kiveton Hall, nr Sheffield. Sun, 13. Colin Hendley (Kiveton) 63-14-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 17; Steve Harper (Kiveton) 49-10-0; Mick Todd (Kiveton) 46-0-0; Ian Ward (Kiveton) 30-6-0.

Leeds DASA, River Ouse, Aldwark, W. Yorks. Sat, 28. Dave Topham (Bradford) 0-12-0, three roach, legered lobworm, peg 145; Dave Pollitt (Mirfield) 0-9-0; Paul Bennett (Tackle 2U) and Ian Bowman (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) both 0-8-0.

None Go Bye Farm, nr Otley. Sun, 22, silvers. Chris Kendall (Middy) 39-2-0, skimmers, pellet, 11m, peg 7; Tim Peters (Tri-Cast Calder) 21-12-0; Pete Wilson (Tri-Cast Calder) 21-4-0; Rickie Taylor (Tri-Cast Calder) 20-0-0.

Oaks, Sessay, N. Yorks. Tues, 10, Beech Lake. John Clarke (Oaks) 37-12-0, carp and ide, maggot, peg 2; Pete Whale (Oaks) 30-0-0; Andy McNeal (Oaks) 27-6-0. Wed, 10, Alder, Willows and Firs lakes. Ian Bayley (Woodlands Tackle) 19-6-0, roach and tench, caster, Firs; John Maddison (Quaker Tackle) 19-2-0; Dave Basnett (Quaker Tackle) 14-3-0. Thurs, 13, Cedar. Ian Bayley (Woodlands Tackle) 31-1-0, F1s, pellet at 10m, peg 42; Mal Bailey (Garbolino Elton) 27-8-0; Rob Minikin (Sonubaits) 23-4-0. Sat, 22, Cedar. Shane Atkin (Daiwa Cleveland Angling) 37-6-0, F1s, pellet, peg 25; Andy Simpson (Quaker Tackle) 35-7-0; Stuart Stott (Starbeck) 35-0-0. Sun, 12, Ash and Beech. Carl Richardson (Oaks) 53-9-0, carp and ide, maggot at 10m, Ash 10; Andy Hampson (Oaks) 35-9-0; Phil Sellars (Woodlands Tackle) 29-3-0.

Oaktree Leisure, nr York. Sun, 20, Ponds 3 and 4. Graham Linley (Leeds) 14-0-0, carp on corn; Steve Hodson (RSPS DH Angling) 8-0-0; Matt Fryer (Leeds) 5-8-0.

Silstar Stainforth Angling WL, Stainforth and Keadby Canal, Sykehouse. Sun, 26. Jamie Snedker (Silstar Stainforth Angling) 36-1-0, carp, poled corn, peg 6; Steve Jones (Silstar Stainforth Angling) 26-14-0; Nige Rumney (Silstar Stainforth Angling) 26-0-0. Pairs: Jamie Snedker and John Worthington 5 (49-0-0); Nige Rumney and Terry Cherowbrier 5 (48-0-0); Lee Saville and Matt Holsten 5 (47-0-0).

Sykehouse Fishery, nr Doncaster. Wed, 22. Barry Owen (Rotherham) 51-0-0, carp, bomb and meat, peg 28; Scott Rispin (Hull) 37-1-0; Steve Anderson (Hull) 36-4-0.

Thornhill Pairs, Calder and Hebble Canal, Dewsbury, W. Yorks. Sat, 24. Brian Thompson (Wakefield) 10-3-0, roach, bloodworm and joker, peg 1A; John Needham (Leeds Angling Centre) 3-13-8; Stuart Campbell (Matrix Halifax) 2-15-0. Pairs: Ray Reah and Brain Thompson (Wakefield) 12. League: Craig Ellis and Keith Marshall (Tri-Cast Calder) and Stuart Campbell and Paul McMillan (Tri-Cast Calder) both 41.

Wakefield, Calder and Hebble Canal, Calder Grove, W. Yorks. Sun, 16. Warren McLeavey (Tri-Cast Calder) 5-15-0, a bream plus roach and perch, chopped worm, peg 8; Martin Brown (Wakefield) 2-5-0; Bob Reah (Wakefield) 1-12-0.

Woodhouse Grange. Doncaster. Thurs, 12. Dog Kennel. Tom Wilson (Howden) 64-14-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 5; Keith Pearson (Woodhouse Grange) 46-4-0; Mal Scott (Goole) 38-6-0. Sat, 15, Ghost. Ian Taylor (Cats and Dogs) 67-2-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 11; Bernie Larder (Woodhouse Grange) 59-14-0; Steve Clegg (Woodhouse Grange) 56-15-0. Sun, 22. Heron. John Pearson (Woodhouse Grange) 35-0-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 3; Bernie Larder (Woodhouse Grange) 24-9-0; Mal Scott (Goole) 23-4-0.




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