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North East match fishing results  May 4, 5 and 6, 2013

Bank End, Finningley. Sun. 31. Dave Porritt (Doncaster) 122-10-0, carp on bubble and pellet, peg 23; Phil Gullitt (Clay Lane) 112-3-0; Dean Foster (Kerfoots Tackle) 88-14-0; Matt Grove (Bank End) 88-12-0; Graham Housley (Bank End) 87-1-0; Dave Masterman (Bank End) 86-5-0.


Barnburgh. Doncaster. Tue. Over 50s. 26. Phil Larkin (Barnburgh) 73-8-0, F1s on pole and pellet; Steve Dobson (Barnburgh) 54-8-0; Andy Shoepack (Barnburgh) 51-0-0; J Simms  (Barnburgh) 45-8-0. Wed. 20. John Kenning (Goole) 125-4-0, F1s on pole and pellet; Pete Gosney (Barnburgh) 103-11-0; Paul Massey (Barnburgh) 86-6-0. Fri pm. Les Peace (Barnburgh) 109-0-0, F1s on pole and pellet; Lee Marshall (Barnburgh) 100-6-0; Gary Jubb (Barnburgh) 98-0-0. Sun. 24. Les Peace (Barnburgh) 239-10-0, F1s on pole and pellet; J Simms (Barnburgh) 166-6-0; Rod Pilkington (Barnburgh) 151-0-0; Daz Taylor (Barnburgh) 140-0-0.


Bob Co/Carpvale. Spring league. Round 8. Sun. 34. Chris Wadkin (Bob Co) 86-2-0, carp to 2 lb on pole and corn, peg 39; Oli Hewitt (Bob Co) 85-10-0; Andy Barker (Bob Co) 75-4-0; Mick Addinall (Spectrum) 62-5-0; Steve Sharples (Leeds) 55-12-0; Tony Hewson (York) 54-8-0.


Bob-Co Carpvale Spring Series, Capvale, Match and Cyprio. Sun. 34. Chris Wadkin (Bob-Co) 86-2-0, carp to 2 lb on corn up in the water from peg 39; Oli Hewitt (Bob-Co) 85-10-0; Andy Barker (Bob-Co) 75-4-0; Mick Addinall (Spectrum) 62-5-0.


Calder Anglers,. Partridge Lakes, Spey and Marsh. Tues. 23. Tom Barlow (Maver NW) 71-1-0; Vinnie Smith (Tri-Cast Highfield) 63-2-0; Eric Green (Trabucco Halifax) 62-7-0.


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Daiwa Hallcroft, Retford, Notts. Mon. Veterans. Bridge. 17. Mark Cordall (Retford) 72-12-0, carp and skimmers on short pole with pellet and meat, peg 15 island; Reg Turner (Retford) 56-9-0; Chris Line (Retford) 48-0-0; John Urruty (Mansfield) 37-6-0; Roger Holmes (Notts AA) 35-14-0. Tue pm. Moat. Mick Hall (Tuxford) 129-0-0, carp to 10 lb on pole with pellet and meat shallow, peg 109 outer; Andy Bailey (Daiwa Dons) 99-8-0; Sean Parker (Hallcroft) 88-0-0; Steve Robbins (MAP Leegem) 64-14-0; L Teigh (Handsworth) 61-12-0. Thurs. Veterans. Moat. 40. Brian Sullivan (Maltby) 114-2-0, 15 carp to 8 lb on pole with meat and pellet shallow, peg 2 island; Dave Farr (Hallcroft) 57-12-0; Malc Fellows (Sheffield) 52-12-0; Ray Abbs (Notts) 50-4-0; Arthur Beresford (MAP Leegem) 47-4-0. Fri pm.  Moat. Andy Favill (Tuxford) 238-14-0, 29 carp to 12 lb on pole and caster over groundbait in the margins, peg 56 island; Rich Teigh (Handsworth) 153-12-0; Shane Pimperton (Hallcroft) 138-2-0; Daz Oldham (Maltby) 126-8-0; Andy Oldham (Halkon Hunt) 121-9-0; Andy Bailey (Daiwa Dons) 107-8-0. MAP Leegem league. Round 8. Moat. Sun. 60. Nigel Potter (MAP Leegem) 102-12-0, carp to 9 lb on waggler and pole with meat shallow, peg 24 outer; Richard Fox (MAP Leegem) 101-0-0; Steve Shepherd (Worksop) 90-14-0; Brian Sullivan (Maltby) 86-8-0; S Bargh (MAP Leegem) 85-12-0. Croft. Sun. 10. Pete Miles (Doncaster) 115-0-0, 15 carp plus tench and skimmers on long pole shallow with meat and margins with maggot and corn, peg 5; Andy Favill (Tuxford) 90-12-0; Lee Manterfield (Sheffield) 58-0-0.


Doncaster AA, New Junction Canal. Sun 20. Ian Melton (Sensas Walton) 15-4-0, bream and chub on groundbait feeder; Darren Hall (Sensas North) 14-15-0; James Cameron (Clay Lane) 14-14-0; Gordon Smith (Sensas North) 12-10-0; Bryan Hawkes (Sensas North) 10-8-0; Andy Anderson (Clay Lane) 10-5-0.


Ferryboat Farm, Conisborough. Sun. 24. Derek Jackson (Rotherham) 26-0-0, mixed bag on pole and maggot, peg 21; Steve Foster (Ferryboat Farm) 20-0-0; Paul Hunton (Rotherham) 16-0-0; Steve Corbett (Rotherham) 14-12-0.


Hetton Lyons AC, York, Tollerton Lakes, Sat. 14. Neil Nicholson (Browning Quaker) 33-02-0, caster and chopped worm for carp and skimmers; Dave Walker (Marys Tackle) 26-08-0; Lewis Johnson (Hetton Juniors) 23-8-0; Terry Guthrie (Woodlands Tackle) 20-0-0; Pip Ferretshaw (Hetton) 18-04.


Jim Hirst Memorial League, Carpvale. Front Pond. Wed. 16. Tony Lees (Hebden Bridge) 92-1-0, bread at 3m and worm at 10m for carp to 8 lb; Tom Barlow (Maver NW) 87-3-0; Tom Dunne (Sowerby Bridge) 31-4-0.


Kiveton Hall, Sheffield. Sun. 21. Danny Myers (Bank End) 98-0-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 43; Paul Wilkinson (Kiveton) 77-8-0; Dave Briggs (Kiveton) 68-2-0; Mick Todd (Kiveton) 56-12-0; Steve Gill (Kiveton) 56-10-0; Paul Burt (Kiveton) 45-0-0.


Langwith, Anya’s and Bethany’s. Sun. 29. Tim Bell (York Tackle) 88-3-0, carp to 3 lb on pellet at 13m from Anya’s 4; Lee Bramham (Otley) 87-4-0; Roger Holmes (Garbolino Gouch) 86-3-0; Lee Smith (Bob-Co) 75-7-0.


Maver Match This Qualifier, Hallcroft, Retford. Moat/Bridge island, Croft and Canal. Sat. 73. Andy Oldham (Halkon Hunt) 155-2-0, 20 carp to 9 lb on waggler and pole with pellet shallow, peg 13, Moat island; Craig Jones (Marukyu) 123-4-0; Andy Lakey (Dunlop Worksop) 114-0-0; Lee Hodgkinson (Matrix Trentmen) 111-6-0; Nick Speed (Shimano) 99-0-0; Mark Thompson (Hallcroft) 83-6-0.



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Oaks, Maple. Tues. 11. Chris Hall (Oaks) 93-2-0, carp to 7 lb on pellet at 14m from peg 50; Pete Whale (Oaks) 85-15-0; Andy Nelson (Browning Quaker) 83-13-0. Weds. Ash, Beech and Sycamore. 10. Rob Minikin (Sonu Baits) 186-12-0, carp on pellet up in the water at 7m; James Woods (Oaks) 132-11-0; Pete Whale (Oaks) 114-8-0. Thurs. Cedar. 38. Adam Barnes (Oaks) 110-3-0, carp to 5 lb on pellet at 13m from peg 78; Bert Poole (Oaks) 92-9-0; Chris Hall (Oaks) 89-4-0; Chris Kendall (Middy) 88-14-0. Sat. Cedar. 31. Mal Bailey (Garbolino Elton) 120-1-0, carp to 3 lb on pellet at 3m from peg 51; Tim Moran (Oaks) 109-2-0; Andy Burridge (Garbolino Elton) 107-0-0; Dave Birdsall (Oaks) 93-0-0. Sun. Ash, Beech and Sycamore. 39.  Ian Bayley (Woodlands Tackle) 109-5-0, carp on pellet at 13m from Sycamore 26; Phil Sellars (Garbolino Elton) 98-0-0; Chris Kendall (Middy) 93-1-0.


Oaktree Leisure, Pond Four. Sun. 22. Gary Pawlett (Strayside) 75-8-0, carp and bream on corn and meat; Mick Babb (Bob-Co) 73-0-0; Steve Hodson (RSPS) 67-0-0.


Raker Lakes, Horseshoe. Mon. 26. Dave Ward (Strayside) 118-0-0, carp to 7 lb on bomb and bread from peg 1; Tom Bainbridge (Strayside) 108-0-0; Jack Hattie (Acomb Tackle) 103-0-0; Steve Hodson (RSPS) and John Fletcher (York) both 76-12-0.


Scunthorpe, Stainforth and Keadby Canal, Bonny Hale. Sun. 32. Danny Taylor (Scunthorpe) 13-1-0, skimmers on feeder and red maggot from peg 75; Mick Balls (Grimsby) 11-12-0; Sean Cambourne (Grimsby) 10-7-0; Craig Singleton (Tackle to Fish) 9-9-0.


Sykehouse Fishery, Doncaster. Match Lake. Wed. 16. A Bomber (Sykehouse) 62-10-0, carp on method feeder and pellet, peg 13; Mark Price (Stainforth Angling Centre) 57-15-0; Mick Glaister (Stainforth Angling Centre) 57-14-0. Sun. 24. Stock pond. J Hull (Sykehouse) 89-12-0, carp on pole and corn, peg 1; Lee Saville (Wakefield) 76-0-0; Arthur Bead (Sykehouse) 55-0-0.


Slaithwaite, Huddersfield Narrow Canal, Slaithwaite to Millsbridge. Sun. 40. Andy Miller (Tackle 2U) 19-10-0, 5 bream and a chub on worm and caster at 11m from Cotton’s; Bob Foster (Tackle 2U) 17-0-0; Keith Hobson (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) 14-8-0; Keith Hennigan (Tri-Cast Calder) 13-6-0.


Sunderland FAC, Silkswoth Lake, Sunderland, Sun. 13. Neil Nicholson (Browning Quaker) 18-14-0, two wins in 2 days with an all roach net, peg 38; Keith Garrett (Sunderland Fishing Republic) 12-02-0; George Atkin (Greggs) 8-11-0; Les Cooper (Fishing Republic) 7-13-0; Roy Gillet (Fishing Republic) 4-5-0.


Thornhill, Calder and Hebble Canal, Dewsbury. Sat. 16. Ian Sutcliffe (Tri-Cast Calder) 6-14-0, roach to 123oz on caster at 12m from peg 22; Keith Marshall (Tri-Cast Calder) 5-10-0; Graham Bateman (Tri-Cast Calder) 4-1-0.


Thornhill, Calder and Hebble Canal, Dewsbury. Mon. 15. Keith Marshall (Tri-Cast Calder) 3-15-0, pole and pinkie at 12m for roach to 2oz from peg 88; Mick Sharpe (Thornhill) 2-4-8; Richard Crispin (Sensas Walton) 2-2-8


Viking Fishery, Pollington. Sat.14. Dave Cheetham (Frenzee) 86-0-0, carp and barbel on pellet and corn, peg 19; Garth Sykes (Knottingley) 51-10-0; Phil Morris (Knottingley) 40-0-0; Norman McGill (Bentley) 38-5-0.


Woodhouse Grange, Doncaster. Kingfisher. Wed. 9. Stef Huntington (Goole) 40-12-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 29; Graham Martin (Sheffield) 33-12-0; Paul Carling (Woodhouse Grange) 32-0-0. Thurs. Heron. 9. Tony Briscoe (Woodhouse Grange) 48-0-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 19; Nigel Kilburn (Woodhouse Grange) 34-0-0; Ian Taylor (Cats and Dogs) 21-4-0. Sat. Heron. 19.  Paul Carling (Woodhouse Grange) 65-10-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 8; Chris Day (Woodhouse Grange) 56-14-0; Bernie Larder (Woodhouse Grange) 50-6-0. Sun. Cobble. 11. Andy Spick (Woodhouse Grange) 6-8-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 33; Paul Carling (Woodhouse Grange) 52-6-0; Baz Walton (Thorne) 44-8-0.


Woodlands, Partridge, Skylark, Kestrel, Curlew. Sat. 54. Chris Cooper (Woodlands Tackle) 141-11-0, carp to 11 lb on pellet at 5m from Partridge 12; Les Louth (Woodlands Tackle) 127-6-0; Phil Sellars (Woodlands Tackle) 125-12-0; Dave Harris (Garbolino Elton) 122-4-0. Sun.. Kestrel, Skylark and Curlew. 34. Tom Trenholme (Browning Quaker) 173-4-0, carp on pellet at 6m and on method feeder from Kestrel 8; Mick Lovelass (Browning Quaker) 146-10-0; Martin Leck (Maver Midlands) 117-9-0; Phil Noble (Woodlands Tackle) 114-8-0.


Woodlands, Partridge, Skylark, Curlew, Wagtail and Kestrel. Mon. 70. Phil Sellars (Woodlands Tackle) 199-9-0, carp to 18 lb on paste at 5m from Curlew 23; Ken Gollightly (Shotton) 179-3-0; Luke Hawksworth (Daiwa Cleveland Angling Centre) 166-6-0; Dave Basnet (Woodlands Tackle) 155-10-0.



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