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North West Angler’s Mail matches for April 28/29 2012.

Bannister House, Match Canal. Merseyside. Sun. 39. John Raby (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 71-4-0, carp to 6 lb with skimmers and chub, expander pellets, 10m pole, peg 78; Tom Holroyd (Elton Tackle) 51-6-0; Martin Kay (Elton Tackle) 50-10-0; Mike Reed (Garbolino Elton) 33-12-0.

Blundell’s, Roving match. Cheshire. Wed. 27. Ian Ridgeway (Rochdale Angling) 98-5-0, carp to 2 lb, pellet paste, 4m pole, peg 3 Trio; Gary Whalley (Bait Tech) 91-15-0; Steve Parry (Diawa Guru) 85-10-0; Wayne Jones (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 79-14-0. Sat. 41. John Kerwin (Fisherman’s Way Bury) 115-14-0, mirror and common carp 10 lb, meat and corn, pellet feeder, peg 14; Mike Billingham (Hazelgrove Angling Centre) 82-15-0; Mike Hall (Rod n’ Reel) 80-3-0; Craig Herring (Rochdale Angling Centre) 76-1-0. Sun. 27. Chris Shaw (Stalybridge Angling Supplies) 71-8-0, F1s to 2 lb and carp 10 lb, pellet and corn, 10m pole, peg 3 east; Pete Roys (Trafford Angling) 56-6-0; Simon Newsham (Rochdale Angling Centre) 41-8-0; John McFarland (Rochdale Angling Centre) 37-4-0.

Bradshaw Hall, Lancashire. Wed. 21. Lake Three. John Clayton (Bolton) 35-0-0, skimmer bream and small carp, red maggot, 11m pole, peg 6; John Jowett (Drennan NW) 33-0-0; Ray Windsor (Little Lever) 31-0-0; Mike Booth (Tri-Cast Highfield) 30-8-0.

Brookside, Cheshire. Thurs. Snake. 24. Andy May (MAP/Bag’em Baits) 64-4-0, carp to 3 lb, soft pellet, 13m pole, peg 30; Derek Bibby (Warrington AA) 63-8-0; Stuart Conroy (Bait-Tech) 60-0-0; John Shallom (Stalybridge) 58-12-0. Sat. Snake & Willow. 44. Derek Bibby (Warrington AA) 72-10-0, carp to 3 lb, soft pellet, 12m pole, peg 53 Snake; Steve Conroy (Drennan NW) 64-10-0; Stuart Conroy (Bait-Tech) 62-12-0; Gary Baugh (Chester Tackle Locker) 61-14-0. Sun. 35. Paul Jones (Bait-Tech) 64-2-0, carp to 2 lb. soft pellet, 11m pole, peg 5 Snake; Trevor Dewhurst (Premier Driveways) 52-10-0; Peter Wakefield (Gloworms) 50-10-0; Steve Butler (Ted Carter’s Southport) 39-12-0.

Hanchurch Fishery, Hanchurch, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, Wed. Veterans, Model Canal, 8. Mark Taylor (Trentside Tackle) 42-11-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, peg 12; Graham Broughton (Manchester) 29-7-0.

Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, near Eccleshall, Staffordshire, Sun. Various Pools, 28. Ian Sullivan (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 69-14-0, F1s to 3 lb, poled pellet, Island 2; Mel Jenkins (Wrexham) 59-2-0; Ken Oldham (Connect Tackle) 55-4-0; Mark Wright (Gilders Tackle) 50-0-0; Graham Bowers (Heronbrook) 43-10-0; Lee Murphy (Ted Carter, Southport) 38-10-0.

High Heyes Farm, Lake Two and Three. Lancashire. Sat. 21. Martin Liptrot (Saints) 47-14-0, ide and one 8 lb carp, sweetcorn, 13m pole, peg 22 Lake Two; Neil Holland (High Heyes) 40-0-0; Paul Banks (Tri-Cast Highfield) 35-0-0; Dave Marsh (Standish) 34-0-0.

Hodnet AC, Plewes Pool, Hodnet, Shropshire, 11. Terry Nutt (Hodnet MG) 23-11-0, six bream and bits, poled worm and caster, peg 14; Ray Edge (Hodnet AC) 8-8-0; Bob Parrish (Hodnet MG) 7-10-0.

Lingmere, Match Lake. Cheshire. Thurs. 16. Steve Openshaw (Lingmere Fishery) 103-3-0, F1s and few carpm pellet and maggot, 14m pole, peg 21; Dave Woodworth (Lingmere Fishery) 63-14-0; Dave Randles (Moreton) 35-2-0; Dave Wilcox (Rod n Reel) 32-4-0. Sat. 18. John Powers (Hoylake) 60-4-0, carp and ide, soft pellet, 14m pole, peg 21; Tony Moran (Vine Baits) 45-2-0; Paul Wright (Liverpool) and Dave Randles (Moreton) 37-6-0.

Meadow View, Lark Pool. Cheshire. Tues. OAPs. 21. Dennis Ockwell (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 87-0-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet and corn 10m and Method feeder, peg 87; Alan Worral (Orrell) 48-6-0; Paul Keenan (SOB) 35-12-0; Roger Peet (Oldham Owls) 35-0-0. Thurs. OAPs. 18. Bill Fairclough (Widnes & District) 69-0-0, carp to 6 lb, corn and pellet, Method feeder, peg 32; Phil Barwell (Widnes Angling Centre) 69-2-0; Joe McNab (Cosjak) 48-0-0; Alan Provost (Trafford Angling) 33-0-0. Sun. 22. Phil Barwell (Widnes Angling Centre) 73-0-0, carp to 7 lb, corn and pellet, Method feeder, peg 10, bonus peg draw £500; Mike Tighe (Gilder’s Tackle) 58-0-0; Jim Garside (Team Hydro) 53-4-0; Vic Trees (Ted Carter’s Preston) 50-4-0.

Middlewich Spring League, Round Four, Trent and Mersey Canal, Middlewich, Cheshire, Sun. 80. Dave Brown (Maver Tipton Nelly) 10-8-0, gudgeon to squatt, roach to hemp, ‘toilets section’; Matt Glover (Sam’s Tackle) 6-7-8; Les Osweleski (Late Comers) 6-4-0; John Cartwright (Exiles) 5-4-8; Paul Turner (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde Red) 4-13-8; Damian Parry (Browning Lifestyle Red) 4-12-4. Teams: Maver Tipton Van den Eynde Red 70; Browning Lifestyle Blue 59; Betley’s Beer Monsters 56; Rugeley MG 55; Maver Tipton Van den Eynde Gold 54; Ted Carter Southport 53.
League: Maver Tipton Van den Eynde Red 231; Browning Lifestyle Blue 229; Maver Tipton Van den Eynde Gold 215; Ted Carter Southport 214; Rugeley MG 205; Browning Lifestyle Red 193; Late Comers 192; Browning Lifestyle Green 190; Exiles 188; Frank’s Four 179; Maver Tipton Nelly 172; Four Ashes Hammers 168; Betley’d Beer Monsters 164; Birkenhead AC 151; Sam’s Tackle Green 148; Dams and Lock 145; Penkridge 96; Cheshire MG 86; Saints 49.

Mill House, Mescar Lake. Merseyside. Wed. 19. Simon Waller (Liverpool AS) 120-10-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet, Method feeder, peg 23; Stan Phillips (Mersey Dockers) 66-10-0; Colin Ambrose (Mersey Dockers) 45-10-0; Colin Craven (Wavertree) 35-12-0. Sat. 18. Dave Phillips (Ted Carter’s Preston) 41-0-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet, 11m pole, peg 5; Peter Gradwell (Liverpool AS) 31-8-0; Bill Davies (Liverpool) 29-8-0; Steve Parry (Fazakerley) 28-8-0.

Newton-le-Willows AA, Sankey Canal Upper Pound. Merseyside. Thurs. Over 60s. Eddie McLorie (Newton) 11-3-0, bream, worm, 12m pole, peg 54; Jim Byrne (Warrington) 11-0-0; Eddie Cook (Warrington) 6-15-8; Bob Wrench (Farnworth) 5-7-0.

Northern AA, Macclesfield Canal at High Lane. Cheshire. Sun. 16. Doug Darbyshire (Trafford Angling) 5-8-0, four skimmers to 1 lb and roach, punch bread, 10m pole, pep 5; Asa Cooper (Matlock) 2-8-0; Shaun Paddon (Tri-Cast Highfield) 1-10-0; Gedd Martin (Tri-Cast Highfield) 1-4-0.

Northwood Garden Centre Aggregate, Hanchurch Fisheries, Hanchurch, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, Sun. Model Canal, 12. Mark Davey (Hanchurch Fishery) 38-0-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet, peg 31; Danny Lowndes (Hanchurch Silver) 36-2-0; John Rowley (J & D Windows) 32-0-0.

Partridge Lakes, Cheshire. Mon. OAPs. Spey & Ribbon. Keith Blakelely (Leigh, Tackle & Bait) 54-14-0, mirror carp to 4 lb and F1s, soft pellet, 6m pole, peg 8 Spey; Alan Talbot (Wigan Angling Centre) 48-9-0; Gordon Shorrocks (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 43-6-0; Keith Wilson (Elton Tackle) 43-3-0. Tues. Covey Canal. 30. Gary Whalley (Bait Tech) 106-5-0, F1s and ide, pellet, 13m pole and margins, peg 60; Paul Jones (Bait-Tech) 71-10-0; Andy Bennett (Daiwa Guru) 67-11-0, Andy Laverack (Cudworth West End) and Mark Lucas (Mosella) 67-9-0. Wed. OAPs. Alan Provost (Trafford Angling) 46-6-0, F1s and mirror carp, soft pellet, 6m pole in margin either side, peg 67; Dennis Ockwell (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 45-2-0; Jim Provost (Partirdge) 43-5-0; Dave Bradley (Maver NW) 40-4-0. Thurs. 30. Keith Dixon Jnr (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 124-12-0, mostly F1s 117 fish, worm, 4m pole, peg 61; Andy Bennett (Daiwa Guru) 106-11-0; Andy Laverack (Cudworth West End) 96-8-0; Kevin Clark (Warrington) 90-3-0. Sat. 57. Richard Crabtree (Gerry’s Morecambe) 57-13-0, mirror carp to 4 lb and F1s, pellet, 4 and 11m pole, peg 100; Ron Buckley (Fisherman’s Way) 56-12-0; Peter Tickle (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 51-11-0; Daz Shaw (Maver NW) 50-7-0; Andy Bennett (Daiwa Guru) 48-14-0; Andy Bridge (Garbolino Elton) 47-11-0. Sun. 65. Dave Pimlott (Garbolino Elton) 44-0-0, mirror carp and F1s, sweetcorn, 4m pole in gale and rain, peg 75; Lee Riley (Rochdale Anglers) 36-4-0; Paul Keeley (Drennan NW) 29-15-0; Andy Laverack (Cudworth West End) 26-14-0; Richard Yates (Ted Carter’s Preston) 26-6-0; Paul Meadows (Cast NW) 22-5-0.

St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam. Merseyside. Sun. 32. Steve Ward (St. Helens) 9-10-0, skimmer bream, red maggot, groundbait feeder, peg 82; Simon Stott (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 8-5-0; Gedd Rigby (St. Helens) 7-13-0; Gordon Gillett (Leigh) 6-12-0.

Stapeley Cudmore, Whitmore, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Sat. Suez and Brewsters Canals, 30. Andy North (Garbolino Elton) 73-10-0, carp to 4 lbs plus skimmers and a few tench; Andy May (MAP Marukyu) 62-8-0; Charlie Moran (Sensas North West) 54-8-0; Steve Edwards (Stapeley Cudmore) 52-2-0; Bill Gilchrist (Stapeley Cuidmore) 47-4-0; Jim Morris (Stapeley Cudmore) 44-4-0. Sun. Suez and Brewsters Canals, 20. Bill Gilchrist (Stapeley Cudmore) 61-8-0, carp to 3 lb plus 20 lb of skimmers, poled pellet, Brewsters 19; Mel Kearns (Stapeley Cudmore) 42-6-0; Dave White (Maver Midlands) 39-10-0; John Glover jr (Stapeley Cudmore) 31-14-0; Richie Crane (Stapeley Cudmore) 30-0-0; Mark Watkinson (Maver) 29-14-0.

Winsford Flash Fisheries, Winsford Flash, Winsford, Cheshire, Sat. 20. Gary Lambert (Manchester) 20-12-0, bream and skimmers, feeder fished worm and maggot, peg 53; Simon Wilkinson (Vale Royal Angling) 17-3-0; Gary Skerritt (Maver Pickering’s) 16-8-0; Mick Burkhill (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 15-10-0. Sun. 15. Terry kettle (Vale Royal Angling) 25-2-0, bream to 3 lb, feeder fished worm and maggot, peg 58; Mick Mac (Gilders Tackle) 22-4-0; Phil Murphy (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 16-6-0.