Bannister House, Match Canal. Merseyside. Wed. 21. Steve Gallagher (Ted Carter’s Southport) 110-6-0, carp to 4 lb, soft pellet, straight leger, peg 50; Mark Halliwell (Subfish) 57-14-0; Chris Weeder Snr (Trafford Angling) 57-1-20; Steve Openshaw (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 56-5-0. Sun. 42. Jamie Hughes (Maver Midlands) 116-4-0, carp to 8 lb, soft pellet, 14m pole, peg 48; Paul Bottomley (Coppull Angling Centre) 94-14-0; Ian Whalley (Ozzie Tackle) 88-2-0; Alan Dewhurst (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 78-10-0.

Blundell’s, Ash Pool. Cheshire. Wed. 20. Paul Jones (Bait-Tech) 89-15-0, ide to 1lb and carp 6 lb, pellet and maggot, 11 and 16m pole, peg 47; Mike Hall (Rod n’ Reel) 82-0-0; Gary Whalley (Gem Pole Repairs) 55-12-0; Tony Green (Cheshire Angling) 49-15-0. Thurs. Eve. 26. Kerry Kirkwood (St Helens Angling) 88-12-0, carp to 6 lb and ide 1lb, luncheon meat., 6m pole, peg 45; John Kerwin (Fisherman’s Way Bury) 81-1-0; 3 A Bennett, Stalybridge Angling, Manchester, 68-13-0; M Rogerson, Fox Match, Cheshire,  59-14-0. Sat. 32. Llion Pritchard (Anglesey) 59-15-0, carp to 5lb, soft pellet, 15m pole, peg 15; Alan Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 58-14-0; Derek Bibby (Warrington AA) 56-9-0; Trevor Platt (DD Aware) 48-2-0. Sun. 35. Kerry Kirkwood (St Helens Angling) 133-14-0, luncheon meat, method feeder, carp to  8lb and ide, peg 45; Mike Rogerson (Fox Match) 76-7-0; Ian Wrigley (Stalybridge Angling Supplies) 73-5-0; Simon Holmes (Garbolino Elton) 63-3-0.

Bradshaw Hall, Lake Six. Lancashire. Sun. 21. Dave Brierley (Fisherman’s Way) 42-10-0, chub and skimmer bream, maggot and pellet, 12m pole, peg 10; Peter Swain (Bolton) 21-4-0; Greg Garbett (Swinton) 17-0-0; Steve Mottishead (Hazelgrove Angling Centre) 16-6-0.

Brookside, Snake Pit. Cheshire. Sat. 37. Steve Carrier (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 76-12-0, carp and tench, luncheon meat, 10m pole, peg 5; Dave Williams (Garbolino Elton) 66-0-0; Nick Butterworth (Cheshire Angling) 61-0-0; Wayne Jones (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 60-0-0. Sun. 42. Dean Edwards (Heywood) 75-10-0, small tench, carp and ide, meat and caster, 12m pole, peg 43; Pete Humphries (Guilder’s Tackle) 66-0-0; Alan Metcalfe (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 63-12-0; Dave Williams (Garbolino Elton) 60-0-0.

Firswood, Main Lake. Lancashire. Wed. 17. Alan Bruce (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 70-2-0, carp, pellet paste, 7m pole, peg 4; Vinny Smith (Tri-Cast Highfield) 66-2-0; Rob Cave (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 44-12-0; Roy Meredith (Turnover Tackle) 41-4-0.

Hampton Springs, Long Island. Cheshire. Sat. 16. Rob Denny (Rod n’ Reel) 83-2-0, barbel, tench, crucians and carp 8lb, corn, long pole, peg 10; Chris Diamond (Eddie’s Bait) 59-4-0; Gary White (Chester Tackle Locker) 57-4-0; Neil Faulkner (Chester Tackle Locker) 47-8-0.

Hanchurch Fishery, Hanchurch, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, Wed. Veterans, Model Canal, 15. P. Burgess (Hanchurch Fishery) 35-12-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, peg 18; D. Farr (Hanchurch Fishery) 32-9-0; Steve Lowndes (Hanchurch Fishery) 32-3-0.

Heronbrook Fishery, Slindon, near Eccleshall, Staffordshire, Sun. 67. Lee Thornton (Bag ‘em Baits) 125-0-0, carp to 8 lb, poled paste down the track, peg 50 Meadow; Jake Robinson (Maver Midlands) 112-6-0; Phil Mellor (Heronbrook) 101-10-0; C. Day (Manchester) 87-14-0; Neil Machin (Garbolino/Bag ‘em Baits) 79-12-0;  Dave White (Maver Midlands) 79-4-0.

High Heyes, Lake Three. Lancashire. Sat. 24. Andy Davies (Tri-Cast Highfield) 28-4-0, carp and ide, corn and caster, 12m pole, peg 2; Paul Bottomley (Coppull Angling Centre) 25-4-0; Dave Bolton (Coppull Anglers) 19-4-0; Ernie Pilkington (Ted Carter’s Preston) 15-0-0.

Highfield, OAPs, Beech Lake. Lancashire. Wed. 21. Dave Williams (Manchester) 44-4-0, carp, ide, chub and skimmer bream, luncheon meat, 14m pole, peg 7; Mel Dixon (Blackpool) 42-8-0; Keith Judson (Ted Carter’s Preston) 37-8-0; Terry Clarke (Mack’s Tackle) 36-2-0. Beech Lake. Lancashire. Thurs. 17. Mike Reed (Highfield Fisheries) 66-0-0, carp to 6 lb, meat, short pole in margin, peg 7; Graham Carter (Ted Carter’s Preston) 54-0-0; Bill Fisher (Highfield Fisher) 47-12-0; Phi Hartley (Highfield Fisheries) 40-4-0.

OAPs, Oak Lake. Lancashire. Fri. 16. Alan Ashurst (Fleetwood Res) 39-2-0, carp to 10 lb and barbel, luncheon meat, short pole, peg 34; Geoff Draycot (Blackpool & Layton) 33-14-0; Eddie Shepherd (Ted Carter’s Preston) 27-4-0; Paul Devoys (Blackpool & Layton) 26-6-0. Oak Lake. Lancashire. Sat. 23. Simon Shepherd (Ted Carter’s Preston) 67-0-0, all ide, caster, 12m pole, peg 40; Paul Griffiths (Highfield Fishery) 58-0-0; Stuart Kennedy (Ted Carter’s Preston) 50-8-0; Nathan Lumb (Highfield FIshery) 44-6-0.

Sun. 22. Dave Ryan (Ted Carter’s Southport) 69-4-0, carp to 4lb, luncheon meat, 14m pole, peg 18; Eddie Shepherd (Ted Carter’s Preston) 50-0-0; Phil Alton (Ted Carter’s Southport) 48-0-0; Len Billington (Mack’s Tackle) 44-8-0.

K&L Electrics Open, Sankey- St Helens Canal. Upper Pound. Merseyside. Wed. 30. Rob Speakman (Newton) 7-3-0, two tench and silver fish, worm, 11m pole, peg 90; James Signers (Leigh) 3-8-0; Alan Fairhurst (Leigh) 2-8-0.

Lingmere, Match lake. Wirral. Thurs. 17. Alan Dewhurst (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 65-8-0, carp and barbel, maggot and corn, 15m pole, peg 20; Steve Openshaw (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 55-8-0; Dave Randles (Moreton) 47-2-0; James Swain (Greasby) 37-0-0. Sat. 21. Jamie Hughes (Maver Midlands) 69-0-0, carp, chub, barbel and tench, caster, 3m pole, peg 2; Paul Unsworth (Birkenhead) 49-4-0; John Powers (Hoylake) 40-14-0; James Howson (Upton) 31-14-0.

Meadow View, OAPs. Lark Pool. Cheshire. Tues. 18. Ron Durr (Widnes Angling Centre) 44-12-0, carp to 5 lb, soft pellet, 10m pole, peg 10; Denis Ockwell (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 40-10-0; Ken Maddon (Shaw’s Tackle) 39-8-0; Phil Barwell (Widnes AC) 30-12-0. Lark Pool. Cheshire. Wed. 23

Andy Gaskell (Poplars AC) 47-0-0, carp to 8 lb, soft pellet, 13m pole, peg 28; Phil Barwell (Widnes AC) 30-8-0; Ricky Salmon (Edgley Sports) 21-12-0; Shaun Sandham (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 20-8-0. OAPs, Linnet Pool. Cheshire. Thurs. 16. Phil Barwell (Widnes AC) 36-2-0, chub and carp, soft pellet and caster, 6m pole, peg 19; Ken Maddon (Shaw’s Tackle) 16-2-0; Steve Weston (Woodhouse Park) 15-10-0; Bill Fairclough (Widnes & District) 12-4-0. Qualifier. Lark Pool. Cheshire. Sat. 28. Ricky Salmon (Edgley Sports) 74-14-0. Carp to 6 lb, soft pellet, 8m pole, peg 38; Ricky Chung (Tameside Fox) 73-0-0; Roy Basham (Trafford Angling) 71-12-0; Shaun Sandham (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 47-14-0. Sun. 22. Dave Horan (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 89-2-0, carp to 7lb, soft pellet, 6m pole, peg 14; Mike Shone (Oakland AC) 43-2-0; Phil Barwell (Widnes AC) 40-12-0; Shaun Sandham (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 36-4-0.

Mill House, Mescar Lake. Merseyside. Wed. 24. Peter Gradwell (Liverpool AS) 65-4-0, carp to 8 lb, soft pellet, straight leger, peg 29; Paul Haines (Kirkby) 40-0-0; Stan Phillips (Mersey Dockers) 39-6-0; Eddie Gilday (Mersey Dockers) 35-0-0. Sat. 23. Mick Woolvine (Ted Carter’s Southport) 47-12-0, carp to 6lb, corn, method feeder, peg 56; Steve Harris (Kirkby) 42-8-0; Matt Higgins (Maghull) 35-0-0; Brian Bennett (Garbolino Elton) 22-12-0.

Newton-le-Willows AA, Over 60s. Sankey- St Helens Canal. Upper Pound. Merseyside. Thurs. 30. Barry Holbrook (Warrington) 6-1-0, small carp and roach, caster, 12m pole, peg 97; Eddie McLorie (Newton) 2-5-0; George Barber (Warrington) 2-0-0. Annual Cup  Sankey-St Helens Canal. Upper Pound. Sun. 20. Chris Grehan (Warrington) 12-4-8, three bream and a tench, pellet, worm and caster, 13m pole, peg 42; Dave Lloyd (Leigh) 6-13-12; Terry Speakman (Newton-le-Willows) 5-7-0; Dave Leyland (Newton) 5-4-8.

Northwood Garden Centre Aggregate, Hanchurch Fishery, Hanchurch, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, Sun. 35. Steve Michaels (Tri-Cast Highfield) 72-2-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, peg 51; Neil Dimmick (Trentside Tackle) 69-11-0; Vinnie Smith (Tri-Cast Highfield) 65-6-0; Steve Wilton (Hanchurch) 60-9-0; Danny Lowndes (Hanchurch Silver) 59-4-0; Steve Lowndes (Hanchurch Silver) 48-3-0.


Partridge Lake, Covey Canal. Cheshire. Sat. 60. Kevin Webster (Trafford Angling) 76-5-0, F1s, mirror and common carp, pellet and maggot, short pole, peg 7; Barry Bush (Wallasey Tackle Box) 61-0-0; Ron Buckley (Fisherman’s Way) 56-0-0; Dave Pimblott (Garbolino Elton) 55-14-0.

Rosemary Wood, Island Pool. Lancashire. Sun. 26

John Tomkinson (Bolton) 78-6-0, carp, soft pellet, 14m pole, peg 21; Mick Woolvine (Ted Carter’s Southport) 38-2-0; Ben Lloyd (Prescot Angling Centre) 30-0-0; Dave Cheetham (Ted Carter’s Preston) 30-0-0.


Rudyard Lake, Leek, Staffordshire, Sat. 24. Tony Horton (Stalybridge Angling Supplies) 8-5-0, skimmers, roach and perch, feeder fished maggot; Gary Lambert (Salford) 4-7-0; Mick Risby (Manchester) 4-6-0; Gareth Lambert (Salford) 3-12-0.


St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam. Merseyside. Sat. 20

Roy Baldwin (Wigan) 12-12-0, skimmer bream, red maggot, crumb feeder, peg 90; Paul McCarthy (Ted Carter’s Southport) 12-0-0; Phil Holland (St Helens) 10-13-0; Mark Hammond (St. Helens) 8-7-0.


Stapeley Cudmore, Whitmore, Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire, Sat. Suez Canal, New Pools 1 and 2, 40. Sam Bates (Ant Baits/All In) carp to 8 lb, odd barbel, tench and skimmers, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 6 Pool 1; Paul Cornwell (Garbolino/All In) 80-12-0; Steve Conroy (Drennan North West) 78-0-0; Adam Rooney (Shimano Guru) 70-10-0; Gary Skerritt (Maver Pickering’s) 67-10-0; Mark Billingham (Hazel Grove Angling Centre) 66-0-0.

Wigan & DAA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal at Rawlinson Lane. Lancashire. Wed. 22. Sean Wharton (Daiwa Wigan) 7-1-12, skimmer bream, punch bread and maggot, 11m pole, pegged on S bends; 2 Gary Kelly (Lostock Tackle Box) 5-14-0; Kevin Stothers (Hindley MG) 5-12-0; Vinnie Walsh (Hindley MG) 5-3-12. Leeds-Liverpool Canal at New Springs. Lancashire. Sat. 18. Lawrence Clayton (Hindley MG) 7-11-8, bream to 2 lb and skimmers, punch bread, 14m pole, peg 24; Mike Davies (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 5-11-8; Norman Watson (Hindley MG) 4-8-4; John Hall (Bolton) 4-5-12.

Leeds-Liverpool Canal at Cowling. Lancashire. Sun. 18. Kevin Stothers (Hindley MG) bream and roach, punch bread, 8m pole, pegged rear of brewery; Sean BIrchall (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 3-11-8; Derek Fairhurst (Hindley MG) 2-14-8; Alan Whalley (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 2-13-4.

Winsford Flash Fisheries, Winsford, Cheshire, Sat. 7. Stuart Brown (Vale Royal Angling) 10-7-0, skimmers, feeder fished worm and maggot, peg 61; Phil Murphy (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 9-14-0; Phil Ashmore (Doncaster) 5-12-0. Sun. 23. Sam Pendlebury (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 14-7-0, bream and skimmers, feeder fished maggot, peg 23; Darren Taylor (Manchester) 14-1-0; Ian Bellfield ((Vale Royal Angling) 13-3-0; Steve Knowles (Manchester) 13-0-0. Mon. 15. Dave Mellor (Gilders Tackle) 17-7-0, bream to 2 lb, roach and perch, feeder fished maggot, peg 4; Dave Williams (Vale Royal Angling) 13-8-0; Phil Murphy (Vale Royal Angling) 10-12-0.