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North West Angler’s Mail matches for April 21/22 2012.

Bannister House,  Match Canal. Merseyside. Sun. 39. Dave Connell (Ted Carter’s Southport) 51-0-0, carp to 3 lb, chub and skimmer bream, pellet and caster, 10m pole, peg 18; Frank Beswick (Southport) 50-10-0; Alan Menzies (Garbolino Elton) 44-4-0; Jake Brown (Wigan Angling Centre) 43-12-0.

Blundell’s,  Roving match. Cheshire. Wed. 30. Gary Whalley (Bait Tech) 133-7-0, F1s to 2 lb, sweetcorn in the margin, 6m pole, peg 13 Trio; Paul Jones (Bait-Tech) 112-5-0; Steve Parry (Diawa Guru) 101-9-0; Steve Openshaw (Lingmere Fishery) 98-12-0. Sat. 55. Andy Musgrove (Edgley Sports) 113-4-0, F1s and carp to 3lb, meat,  11m pole in margins and open water, peg 11 east; Stuart Carroll (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 91-7-0; Keith Padmore (Ted Carter’s Preston) 89-5-0; Mike Rogerson (Drennan NW) 75-11-0; Gary Whalley (Bait Tech) 67-3-0; Paul Jones (Bait-Tech) 63-5-0. Sun. 43. Stuart Carroll (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 119-13-0, mirror and common carp to 10lb, pellet, 16m pole and pellet feeder, peg 51 Ash; Steve Parry (Diawa Guru) 66-12-0; Ian Ridgeway (Rochdale Angling) 62-10-0; Paul Mossman (Ted Carter’s Preston) 58-1-0.


Bradshaw Hall, Lake Three. Lancashire. Wed. 21. Dean Gibbons (Bolton) 39-3-0, carp and skimmer bream, pellet and maggot, 13m pole, peg 9; John Jowett (Drennan NW) 29-4-0; Ron Holt (Sensas NW) 26-8-0; Gary Smith (Rochdale Angling) 25-8-0.


Brookside, Cheshire. Thurs. Snake Pit. 21. Paul Jones (Bait-Tech) 76-10-0, small carp, pellet and maggot, 12m pole, peg 50; John Jones (Garbolino Elton) 68-10-0; Ray Thompson (Vale Royal Angling) 64-4-0; Alan Dawson (Rochdale Tackle) 62-10-0. Sat. Willow Pool. 33. Alan Metcalfe (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 82-0-0, soft pellet and bread, carp to 3lb, 12m pole, peg 5; Stuart Conroy (Bait-Tech) 65-4-0; Nick Butterworth (Cheshire Angling) 69-12-0; Alan Sharman (Garbolino Elton) 58-4-0.


Hanchurch Fisheries, Hanchurch, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, Wed. Veterans, Model Canal, 10. Mark Taylor (Trentside Tackle) 17-8-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet and maggot, peg 54; John Crowder (Hanchurch Fishery) 14-7-0; Graham Broughton (Manchester) 13-15-0.


Henshall Insurance Open League, Hanchurch Fishery, Hanchurch, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, Sat. Model canal, 33. S. Williamson (Hanchurch Fishery) 40-10-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet, peg 15; Charlie Hibbs (Izaak Walton, Leigh) 37-2-0; Ade Shepherd (Hanchurch Fishery) 36-3-0; Anthony Merrill (Simon Hartley AC) 34-0-0; D. Pemberton (Stoke-on-Trent) 33-15-0; Dean Lockett (Meir and Longton Royal British Legion) 33-5-0.


Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, near Eccleshall, Staffordshire, Sun. Island and Match Pool, 43. Paul Gibson (Trentside Tackle) all F1s to 8oz, poled pellet at five metres, Match Lake peg 1; Ken Oldham (Connect Tackle) 99-12-0; Ian Sullivan (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 99-6-0; Andy Park (Wigan Angling Centre) 94-8-0; Richard Lofthouse (Gilders Tackle) 76-10-0; Ade Cattell (Maver Gold) 74-12-0.


High Heyes Farm. Lake Two & Three. Lancashire. Sat. 23. Peter Beardsworth (Coppull Angling Centre) 49-8-0, barbel and two carp,, sweetcorn in margins, 3m pole, peg 22 Lake two; Paul Meadows (Cast NW) 49-0-0; John Rogers (Ted Carter’s Preston) 48-0-0; Paul Banks (Tri-Cast Highfield) 47-8-0.


Hodnet AC, Ryley’s Pool, Hodnet, Shropshire, Sun. 15. John Bullough (Hodnet MG) 9-8-8, all small carp, poled maggot, peg 26; Bob Parrish (Hodnet AC) 7-12-8; Melvyn Mynard (Hodnet AC) 7-5-8.


JCB, North Lake, Rocester, Staffordshire, Sun. Silver Fish, 41. Dave Pickering (Pickering’s of Burslem) 33-4-0, bream, feeder fished maggot/redworm, peg 59; Mark Eustace (Leicester Sensas) 19-10-0; Paul Stave (Leicester) Dave Fowler (JCB) and Brian Jones (JCB) both 16-8-0.


Lingmere, Match Lake. Cheshire. Thurs. 16. Steve Openshaw (Lingmere Fishery) 83-14-0, carp to 6lb, soft pellet, 16m pole to island, peg 20; Alan Dewhurst (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 51-8-0; Andy Kirk (Bidston) 50-0-0; John Lyth (Liverpool) 29-14-0. Sat. 19. Steve Openshaw (Lingmere Fishery) 88-8-0, carp and F1s, maggot shallow, 13m pole, peg 5; Carl Fletcher (Lingmere Fishery) 81-2-0; Andy Kirk (Bidston) 64-11-0; Dave Woodworth (Lingmere Fishery) 50.0.0




Liverpool & DAA,  Leeds-Liverpool Canal at Scarisbrick. Merseyside. Sun. 17. Gareth Charnock (Mersey Dockers) 9-7-0, bream, roach and eels, punch bread, worm and caster, 11 and 13m pole, peg 100; Ray Coombs (Mersey Dockers) 2-2-0; Mike Dixon (Mersey Dockers) 2-0-0; Peter Gradwell (Liverpool AS) 1-14-0.


Meadow View, Cheshire. Tues. OAPs. Lark Pool. 19. George Osborne (Penketh) 41-8-0, carp to 7lb, corn and pellet, 12m pole, peg 38; Ken Dauber (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 39-6-0; Sam Clark (Stockport) 35-0-0; Ray Hignett (Shaw’s Tackle) 28-8-0. Thu OAPs. Thrush Pool. 17. Richard Rawsthorne (Ashton Angling Supplies) 18-6-0, and Joe McNab (Cosjak) 18-6-0, carp to 3lb, pellet and maggot, 11m pole, peg 5 and 14; Dennis Ockwell (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 17-8-0; Ray Hignett (Shaw’s Tackle) 9-0-0. Sun. Lark Pool. 26. Graham Stokes (Tri-Cast Highfield) 61-10-0, carp to 8lb, pellet and sweetcorn, method feeder 12m, peg 38; Jim Garside (Team Hydro) 60-6-0; Keith Padmore (Ted Carter’s Preston) 60-2-0; Paul Ledgerton (Widnes) 44-8-0.


Mill House,  Mescar Lake. Merseyside. Wed. 20. Paul Haines (Kirkby) 62-2-0, 14 carp to 6lb, banded pellet, method feeder; Stan Phillips (Mersey Dockers) 54-2-0; Steve Parry (Diawa Guru) 51-0-0; Colin Craven (Wavertree) 49-4-0.


Newton-le-Willows AA, Sankey Canal Upper Pound. Merseyside. Thurs. Over 60s. 35. Jim Byrne (Warrington) 10-3-8, bream, carp and roach, caster, 13m pole, peg 30; Raymond Shorrocks (Farnworth) 10-0-0; Harry Newton (Warrington) 8-0-0.


Northern AA. Macclesfield Canal at Goyt Mill. Cheshire. Sun. 20. Brian Meadows (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 3-12-8, roach and skimmer bream, punch bread, 12m pole; Aca Cooper (Matlock) 3-2-0; Rod Meakin (Stalybridge) 2-13-0; John Edwards (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 1-15-0.


Partridge Lakes,  Cheshire. Mon. OAPs. Spey & Marsh. 21. Gordon Shorrocks (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 36-15-0, F1s and mirror carp, 3 and 10m pole, peg 56; Graham Broughton (Bait Tech) 33-11-0; Chris Weeder Snr (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 33-4-0; Eddie Battersby (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 28-13-0. Tue. Covey Canal. 20. Gary Whalley (Bait Tech) 74-9-0, F1s to 2lb, soft pellet, 11m pole, peg 68-14-0; Andy Laverack (Cudworth West End) 64-14-0; Andy Bennett (Daiwa Guru) 61-14-0. Wed. OAPs. 48. Dave Bradley (Maver NW) 51-10-0, F1s and mirror carp to 4lbm worm, 6m pole, peg 100; Phil Oakes (Garswood Hall) 46-14-0; Keith Blakelely (Leigh, Tackle & Bait) 27-15-0; Ernie Pilkington (Ted Carter’s Preston) 26-9-0. Thurs. 26. Andy Laverack (Cudworth West End) 70-4-0, F1s and ide, worm, 4m pole, peg 40; Keith Leatherbarrow (Pilkington’s AA) 67-1-0; Daz Shaw (Maver NW) and Mark Lucas (Mosella) 66-0-0. Sat. 44. Paul Balmforth (Maver NW) 75-4-0, mixed net of ide, F1s, common and mirror carp, worm, 4m pole, peg 5; Andy Middleton (Gratton AC) 73-10-0; Ian Burley (Lloyd Baits) 68-10-0; John Kenning (Goole) 66-8-0.


Partridge Lakes. Covey Canal. Cheshire. Sun. 57. Keith Dixon Jnr (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 81-9-0, F1s, ide and smattering of carp, worm, 4m pole, peg 60, £130 pools; Mark Webb (Saints) 58-9-0; Curtis Greenwood (Tri Cast Highfield) 52-3-0; Dave Pimblott (Garbolino Elton) 51-10-0; Peter Tickle (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 49-12-0; Frank Cooke (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 49-4-0.


St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam. Merseyside. Sun. 48. Gedd Rigby (St. Helens) 8-13-0, skimmer bream, red maggot, crumb feeder, peg 88; Mike McDermott (Manchester) 8-1-0; Geoff Tonge (Manchester) 7-13-0; Carl Taylor (Crewe) 6-14-0.



Stapeley Crewe and District Winter League, Final Round (rearranged due to ice), Shropshire Union Canal, Wardle, Nantwich, Cheshire, Sun. 36. graham Simcox (Betley’s Monsters) 18-8-8, all skimmers to 1 lb, poled maggot and pinkie, Manor section; Ken Mainwaring (Wyche Anglers) 9-1-3; Les Osweleski (Late Comers) 5-2-8; Keith Sprowston (Betley’s Monsters) 5-0-4; Dean Williams (Team Eclipse Green) 4-2-8; Paul Dobing (Browning Lifestyle) 3-8-0. Teams: Late Comers 27; Eclipse Green 25; Wyche Anglers 24; Browning Lifestyle 23; Betley’s Monsters 21; Exiles 20; Frank’s Four 19; Eclipse Blue 11; Cheshire MG 9. Final League: Exiles and Eclipse Green both 138 (share £500); Browning Lifestyle and Latecomers both 134; Betleys Monsters 130; Eclipse Blue 119; Wyche Anglers 112; Frank’s Four 112; Cheshire MG 67.


Stapeley Cudmore, Whitmore, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffordshire, Sat. Suez Canal, 34. Carl Lane (Prescott Angling) 72-6-0, carp to 4 lb plus skimmers and a few tench, poled pellet, peg 3; damian Bracken (Mosella Garbolino) 57-12-0; John Glover jr (Stapeley Cudmore) 51-12-0; Chris Gorrell (Ted Carter, Southport) 50-8-0; Anthony Furnival (Ted Carter, Southport) 45-12-0; Mark Kearns (Stapeley Cudmore) 41-10-0. Sun. Suez Canal and Pool One, 22. Dave White (Maver Midlands) 69-14-0, carp to 6 lb plus a few skimmers, poled pellet and sweetcorn; Mick Suddies (Stapeley Cudmore) 52-0-0; Gary Kirby (Stapeley Cudmore) 51-12-0; Gary Skerritt (Maver Pickering’s) 45-12-0; Anthony Furnival (Ted Carter, Southport) 41-14-0; Mark Watkinson (Maver) 33-12-0.


Wigan & District AA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal. Lancashire.  Wed.  Dover Lock. 16. Matt Glover (Wigan) 2-13-4, small roach, punch bread, 4 and 13m pole, pegged in basin; Mark Richards 2-0-0; Dave Trafford (Ted Carter’s Preston) 1-9-12; John Walker (Bolton) 1-8-8. Sat. New Springs. Kevin Stothers (Hindley MG) 16-10-8, bream to 2lb, punch bread and red maggots, 13m pole, peg 25; Mark Rimmer 8-2-0; Dave McGuinn (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 7-10-0; Graham Mortimer (Sensas NW) 5-6-0.


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