Preston MOTY



Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers

* Garbolino Lindholme, Bonsai Lake, Doncaster, S. Yorks. Sat, 34. Paul McIntyre (Bait-Tech) 51-12-0, F1s, bomb and pellet, peg 70; Dave Collier (Garbolino Lindholme) 45-12-0; Martin Leck (Maver) 43-9-0; John Allerton (Tri-Cast) 42-11-0; Tom Pickering (Preston Innovations) 38-14-0; Sean Cameron (Garbolino Lindholme) 36-4-0.

* Leeds DASA, River Ouse, Hunters Lodge to Linton. Sun, 60. Mark Calvert (Garbolino Elton) 4-3-0, 18 roach, pole feedered worm, peg 225; Denis White (Maver) 4-0-0; Ricky Bonas (Leeds Angling Centre) 3-15-0; Dave Armitage (Cleckheaton) 3-13-0; Paul Bennett (Tackle 2U) 3-10-0.

* Valmaar Sideloaders, River Ouse, Widdington to Thorpe Underwood. Sat, 48. Denis White (Maver) 5-11-0, 14 roach, bomb and lobworm, peg 42; Keith Ashmore (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) 5-6-0; Peter Baron (Tackle 2U) 3-8-0; John Smiles (Darlington) 3-1-0.



See the latest Angler's Mail Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year table in this week's issue, on sale Tuesday, January 28.

See the latest Angler’s Mail Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year table in this week’s issue, on sale Tuesday, January 28.


Smaller fishing match results

Ancholme Spring League, River Ancholme, Springs, N. Lincs. Sun, 17. Graham Bontoft (Scunthorpe Tackle) 1-14-8; 15 roach, pole and punch; Richard Kerridge (Brigg) 1-8-0; Graham Batchelor (Grimsby) 1-4-0.

Bank End, Finningley, S. Yorks. Sun, 21. John Lindsay (Bank End) 46-2-0, carp, pellet feeder, peg 4; Matt Grove (Bank End) 33-10-0; Steve Rylance (Bank End) 15-13-0; Dave Walker (Bank End) 13-10-0; Steve Cawston (Bank End) 13-9-0; Dave Masterman (Bank End) 13-4-0.

Bob-Co, Carpvale Pools, Wheldrake. Sun, 16, Match Lake. Gary Watson (Bob-Co) 51-8-0, small carp, corn and meat, peg 39; Dave Wright (Bob-Co) 40-8-0; Roy Worsnop (Bob-Co) 32-0-0.

Daiwa Hallcroft, Retford, Notts. Mon, 16, veterans, Bridge. Chris Line (Retford Tackle) 35-12-0, carp to 8 lb, waggler and bomb, corn and maggot, peg 52 outer; Roger Holmes (Notts AA) 24-12-0; Iain Donaldson (Matchman Supplies) 20-10-0; Lee Hewison (MAP Leegem) 18-4-0; Ian Temple (Retford) 14-14-0. Thurs, 24, Moat. Dick Clegg (Britannia) 61-12-0, carp to double-figures, groundbait feeder with hair rigged corn, peg 40 Island; Mal Edgecombe (Doncaster) 49-6-0; Lee Hewison (MAP Leegem) 43-0-0; Roger Holmes (Notts AA) 20-8-0; Tony Brown (MAP Leegem) 19-11-0. Sat, 24. Moat. Chris Line (Retford Tackle) 72-2-0, carp to 8 lb, groundbait feeder with pellet, peg 61 island; Brian Sullivan (Maltby) 54-14-0; Mal Edgecombe (Doncaster) 48-12-0; Nigel Wood (Hallcroft) 27-15-0; Gary Mumby (Retford) 19-10-0. Sun, 15, Moat island. Wayne Lomas (MAP Leegem) 64-0-0, eight carp and a few skimmers, poled meat over pellet, peg 64 island; Neil Vernon (Gainsborough) 36-6-0; Steve Twigg (MAP Leegem) 30-0-0; Phil Wright (MAP Leegem) 15-14-0; Gordon Gibson (MAX Tackle) 14-14-0.

Ferryboat Farm, Conisborough, S. Yorks. Sun, 11. Mick Shaw (Ferryboat) 12-0-0, silvers on pole and maggot; Alan Holmes (Ferryboat) 7-10-0; Steve Foster (Ferryboat) 3-10-0; Phil Stevenson (Daiwa Dons) 3-8-0.

Garbolino Lindholme, Bonsai, Doncaster. Wed, 21. Dave Collier (Garbolino Lindholme) 48-11-0, carp, bomb and pellet, peg 61; Lee Kerry (Preston Innovations) 39-13-0; Nick Speed (Shimano Dynamite) 33-4-0. Sun, 26. John Allerton (Tri-Cast) 45-11-0, carp, bomb and pellet, peg 69; John Bartringham (Lincoln Whisby) 37-12-0; Nick Speed (Shimano Dynamite) 34-11-0; Tom Pickering (Preston Innovations) 34-2-0; Ben Fisk (Middy) 33-14-0; Harry Bignall (Sunbeds Direct) 33-1-0.

Hayfield, Doncaster, S Yorks. Wed, 14, Danny’s Island Lake. Chris White (Hayfield) 118-1-0, carp, bomb with meat and pellet, peg 51; Ian Warburton (Hayfield) 102-0-0; Wayne Chappell (Hayfield) 54-8-0. Sun, 26. Neil Stones (Hayfield) 163-4-0, carp, feedered meat and pellet, peg 23; Ian Grimshaw (Hayfield) 126-4-0; Nigel Kilburn 99-13-0.

Kiveton Hall, Sheffield. Sun, 7. Steve Gill (Kiveton) 24-2-0, carp on poled pellet, peg 13; Steve Crawford (Kiveton) 23-8-0; Colin Hendley (Kiveton) 11-10-0.

None Go Bye Farm, W. Yorks. Wed, 10, Bottom Lake. Ian Dawson (Tri-Cast Calder) 16-0-0, roach and skimmers, poled caster, peg 3; John Mills (Leeds) 9-2-0; Darren Briggs (Tackle 2U) 7-15-0. Sun, 22, Middle Lake. Chris Kendall (Middy)  13-13-0, skimmers and roach on pellet from peg 3; John Sedgewick (Tri-Cast Calder) 13-7-0; Steve Michaels (Tri-Cast Highfield) 10-13-0.

Oaks, Firs, Oaks and Alders lakes, Sessay, N. Yorks. Wed, 12. John Maddison (Browning Quaker) 27-6-0, skimmers and roach, pellet; Rob Minikin (Sonubaits) 24-14-0; Josh Newton (Bag‘em) 22-8-0. Thurs, 16, Cedar. Mal Bailey (Garbolino Elton) 39-10-0, F1s, pellet, peg 5; Rob Minikin (Sonubaits) 38-3-0; Mick Barker (Oaks) 32-8-0. Sat, 28, Cedar. Mal Bailey (Garbolino Elton) 50-0-0, F1s, pellet, peg 42; Rob Minikin (Sonubaits) 42-14-0; Andy Nelson (Browning Quaker) 41-1-0. Sun, 10, Sycamore. Phil Sellars (Woodlands Tackle) 36-7-0, carp, bomb and corn, peg 21; Dean Smith (Matrix Bait-Tech)  21-14-0; Chris Watson (Oaks) 15-10-0.

Old Bank, Mirfield Canal, W. Yorks. Tues, 11. Tom Barlow (Maver NW) 6-13-0, roach, bread punch at 8m, peg 3; Owen Jackson (Matrix Halifax) 6-9-0; Warren McLeavey (Tri-Cast Calder) 6-7-0.

Phoenix and Parkgate, Ravenfield Ponds, S. Yorks. Sat, 19. Barry Heapey 8-14-0, skimmers, feedered pellet, peg 68; Stuart Senior 6-12-0; Kim Bywater 6-4-0; Dave Griffiths 3-8-0 (all Phoenix and Parkgate).

Slaithwaite, Sparth Reservoir, W. Yorks. Sun, 14. Colin Smith (Matrix Halifax) 1-8-8, roach, poled pinkie at peg B7; Craig Ellis (Tri-Cast Calder) and Neil Burrows (Slaithwaite) both 0-14-8.

Thornhill Pairs, Calder and Hebble Canal, Dewsbury, W. Yorks. Sat, 23. Eric Green (Matrix Halifax) 5-9-0, roach and perch to 6 oz, bloodworm at 4 and 12m; Simon Wain (Matrix Halifax) 3-9-0; Brian Thompson (Wakefield) 2-11-8. Pairs: Eric Green/Richard Jackson (Matrix Halifax) & Ray Reah/Brian Thompson (Wakefield AC) both 11. League: Paul Mcmillan/Stuart Campbell (Matrix Halifax) 18.

Woodhouse Grange. Doncaster, S Yorks. Wed, 12. Dog Kennel. Andy Renton (Doncaster) 94-6-0, carp on poled pellet, peg 2; Steve Clegg (Woodhouse Grange) 39-15-0; Mark Bowes (Woodhouse Grange) 39-12-0. Thurs, 10, Heron. Ian Taylor (Cats and Dogs) 76-11-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 5; Paul Carling (Woodhouse Grange) 25-14-0; Les Wray (South Kirby) 24-0-0. Sat, 23, Ghost. Ian Taylor (Cats and Dogs) 76-15-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 7; John Pearson (Woodhouse Grange) 44-3-0; Ray Charlton (Barnsley) 42-1-0. Sun, 12, Kingfisher. Steve Jones (Silstar Stainforth Angling) 57-10-0, carp on poled pellet, £200 golden peg; Bernie Larder (Woodhouse Grange) 26-0-0; Sean O’Mally (Woodhouse Grange) 18-3-0.

Yarm, River Tees, Yarm, Sun. 27. Richy Bezemer (Daiwa Cleveland Angling Centre) 4-11-0, 18 roach, worm feeder, peg 163; Mark Arrowsmith (Maver Newman Scotts) 4-5-0; Jimmy Messor (Mary’s Tackle) 2-13-0.

Yorkshire Groundworks, Beverley Canal, E. Yorks. Sun, 15. Dave Brooks junior (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) 7-12-0, ten skimmers, caster, peg 26; Barry Sawyer (Beverley) 7-0-0; Graham Hartley (Hull Works Sports) 5-6-0.




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