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North West Angler’s Mail matches for June 2/5 2012.









Blundell’s,  Roving match. Cheshire. Wed. 21. Barry Bush (Lingmere Tackle) 221-0-0 new match record, F1s to 2lb, soft pellet, shallow, 10m pole, peg 27 Trio; Ian Ridgeway (Rochdale Angling) 117-14-0; Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 110-6-0; Mark Lucas (Mosella) 105-6-0. Thurs. eve. 21. Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 68-4-0, 83-2-0, mirror and common carp to 12lb, meat, 6m pole, peg 49 Ash; Andy Bennett (Bait Tech) 68-4-0; Chris Preece (Ashton Angling Supplies) 61-14-0; Derek Bibby (Warrington AA) 55-4-0. Sat. 42. John Broadbent (Tight Lines Shaw) 160-5-0, F1s to 2lb for first win on fishery, pellet shallow, 10m pole, peg 43 Trio, won £210 including £100 bonus ball; Paul Mossman (Ted Carter’s Preston) 115-13-0; Paul Duffy (Trafford Angling) 112-5-0; Ray Shaw (Wigan Angling Centre) 101-6-0. Sun. John Kerwin (Fisherman’s Way Bury) 122-7-0, f1 and carp to 2lb, luncheon meat, 5m pole on shelf, peg 48 Trio; Paul Mossman (Ted Carter’s Preston) 111-5-0; Stuart Edwards (Rochdale) 93-3-0; John McFarland (Rochdale Angling Centre) 91-3-0.


Bradshaw Hall, Lancashire. Tues. eve. Lake Four. 20. Tom Pennington (Tri Cast Highfield) 133-4-0, carp to 4lb, past 14m pole, peg 15; Alan Battersby (Kearsley) 124-11-0; Dave Brierley (Fisherman’s Way) 88-0-0; Mike Rawlinson (Bolton) 55-8-0. Wed. Lake Four. 21. John Jowett (Drennan NW) 29-0-0, mostly skimmer bream plus roach, pellet and maggot, 14m pole, Peg 24; Geoff Terry (Little Lever) 26-8-0; John Clayton (Bolton) 21-2-0; Ray Windsor (Little Lever) 16-10-0. Sun. Lake Eight. 23. John Jowett (Drennan NW) 37-12-0, skimmer bream, small carp and roach, pellet and maggot, 11m pole, peg 10; Ray Windsor (Little Lever) 34-8-0; Mike Gorman(Bolton) 30-0-0; Dave Jowett (Bury) 27-0-0.


Brookside,  Cheshire. Thurs. Snake Pit. 26. Paul Jones (Bait-Tech) 97-10-0, carp to 4lb, pellet and meat, 16m pole along the near bank, peg 33; Dave Harper (Bait-Tech) 80-2-0; Dave Machin (Stalybridge Angling Supplies) 75-8-0; Andy Butler (Mosella) 73-10-0. Sat. Snake and Willow. 49. Paul Jones (Bait-Tech) 81-6-0, pellet and luncheon meat, carp to 4lb, 14m pole, peg 20 Willow; Stuart Conroy (Drennan NW) 68-14-0; Nick Butterworth (Cheshire Angling) 66-12-0; John Battersby (Garbolino Elton) 59-12-0. Sun. Snake & Willow. 49. Paul Jones (Bait-Tech) 79-8-0, 40lb of skimmer bream plus carp to 3lb, soft pellet, 14m pole, peg 18 Willow; Mike Smith (Stalybridge) 55-2-0; Brian Bennett (Garbolino Elton) 52-10-0; Connor Barlow (Mosella Garbolino) 49-2-0. BH Mon. Kingfisher and Meadow. 29. Nick Butterworth (Cheshire Angling) 114-10-0, carp to 4lb, luncheon meat, 6m in margin and 15m, peg 3 Meadow; Stuart Conroy (Drennan NW) 104-14-0; John Battersby (Garbolino Elton) 79-10-0; Mark Plevin (Deggies Tackle) 62-6-0.


Hall Lane,  Merlin’s  Pool. Lancashire.  Thurs. 16. Alan Miller (Mersey Dockers) 50-8-0, silver fish and carp, meat, 8m pole, peg 13; Bill Edmunds (Ted Carter’s Preston) 37-0-0; Dave Langton (Alliance & Leicester) 25-12-0; Andy Wilson (Mersey Dockers) 24-4-0.   Sun.  Bess’s Pool .38. Richard Yates (Ted Carter’s Preston) 61-12-0, carp, pellet and worm, 12m pole, peg 61; Steve Short (Tri Cast Highfield) 53-14-0; Barry Hollingworth (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 50-2-0; Paul Richmond (Ted Carter’s Preston) 49-6-0.



Henshall Insurance League, Hanchurch Fishery, Hanchurch, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, Sat. Model Canal, 24. Ian Sinker (Stoke-on-Trent) 56-8-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, peg 31; Danny Lowndes (Hanchurch Silver) 54-9-0; Anthony Merrill (Simon-Hartley AC) 53-3-0; Pete Green (Simon-Hartley AC) 49-13-0; Kevin Roden (Trentside Angling) 46-4-0; G. Lawson (Stoke-on-Trent) 46-2-0.


Heronbrook Bagem Jubilee Festival, Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, near Eccleshall, Staffordshire, Four days, 55 fished. Sat. Clive Nixon (Maver Gold/Bagem Baits) 111-10-0, carp and barbel, poled sweetcorn, peg 35 Canal; Trevor Robinson (Maver/Bagem Baits) 105-2-0; Craig Ebbrell (Manchester) 103-12-0. Sun. Steve Knowles (Manchester) 115-2-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet, Meadow Pool 2; Chris Gorrell (Ted Carter, Southport) 101-12-0; Adam Bennett (Daiwa/Guru) 100-14-0. Mon. Derek Willen (Manchester) 121-8-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet, Meadow Pool 4; Charlie Hibbs (Izaak Walton, Leigh) 112-2-0; Tony Shelley (Trentside Angling) 82-1-0. Tues. Graham Bowers (Heronbrook) 119-9-0, carp, poled sweetcorn, Meadow Pool 2; Jason Brown (Maver Midlands) 92-10-0; Steve Conway (Lichfield) 89-10-0.

Overall: Phil Ashdown (Fisherman’s Tackle) perfect 4 points, £1000 plus £100 of the sponsors products; Clive Nixon (Maver Gold/Bagem Baits) 6 points (£800); Adam Bennett (Daiwa/Guru) 6 (£600); Derek Willan (Manchester) 8 (£400); Damian Bracken (Mosella Garbolino) 10 (£250); Steve Knowles (Manchester) 10 (£150); Chris Gorrell (Ted Carter, Southport) 10 (£90).


Lingmere, Match Lake. Cheshire. Thurs. 16. Alan Dewhurst (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 95-12-0, F1s to 2lb, shallow pellet, 13m pole, peg 25; Steve Openshaw (Lingmere Fishery) 62-12-0; Dave Woodworth (Lingmere Fishery) 53-15-0; Dave Randles (Moreton) 47-6-0. Sat. 19. Alan Dewhurst (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 54-0-0, barbel, carp and skimmer bream, double red maggot, 16m pole, peg 9; Dave Lynch (Tranmere) 41-15-0; Steve Balson (Moreton) 35-12-0; Bob Griffiths (Connahs Quay)  34-8-0.


Meadow View, Cheshire. Tues.  Lark Pool. OAPs. 17. Dennis Ockwell (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 76-8-0, carp to 7lb, soft pellet shallow, 10m pole, peg 2; Mike Bell (Lionel’s Tackle) 47-14-0; Phil Barwell (Widnes Angling Centre) 37-4-0; Barry Dibnah (Manchester) 35-8-0. Thu OAPs. Thrush Pool. 20. Alan Provost (Trafford Angling) 34-12-0, carp to 3lb, soft pellet, 11m pole, peg 13; Graham Broughton (Bait Tech) 34-4-0; Paul Burgess (Bait Tech) 26-2-0; Roger Peet (Oldham Owls) 25-8-0. Sat. Moorcroft Builder Championship. Lark Pool. 20. Sean Woodward (Cheshire Angling) 59-4-0, carp to 10lb, shallow pellet, 12m pole, peg 40; Ricky Salmon (Meadow View) 48-10-0; Conrad Taylor (Guilder’s Tackle) 42-6-0; Brian Martin (Meadow View) 37-14-0. Sun. 25. Mike Thompson (Trafford Angling) 59-4-0, carp to 7lb, pellet, 5m pole, peg 38; Dave Williams (Cheshire Angling) 58-8-0; Jim Garside (Team Hydro) 55-0-0; Graham Stokes (Tri-Cast Highfield) 48-0-0


Mill House,  Mescar Lake. Merseyside. Wed. 20. Ben Lloyd (Willaston) 54-8-0. Carp to 8lb, soft pellet, method feeder, peg 60; Peter Gradwell (Liverpool AS) 52-0-0; Gareth Charnock (Mersey Dockers) 48-6-0; Eddie Gildea (Jacobs AC) 33-10-0. Sat. 16. Ken Dooley (Liverpool AS) 63-12-0, carp and skimmer bream , pellet and paste, 12m pole, peg 43; Martin Kay (Elton Tackle) 53-4-0; Peter Walsh (Anfield) 45-2-0; Ben Lloyd (Willaston) 37-4-0.


Newton-le-Willows AA, Over 60s. Sankey Canal Upper Pound. Merseyside. Thurs. 30. Barry Holbrook (Warrington) 6-0-0, two bream plus roach, caster, 6m pole, peg 32; Harry Newton (Warrington) 5-14-0; Eddie Cook (Warrington) 4-8-0; Alan Tweedle (Widnes) 3-11-8.


Northern AA, Bridgewater Canal at Kellogg’s. Cheshire. Sun. 25. Doug Darbyshire (Trafford Angling) 1-10-0, roach and perch, caster and punch bread, 12m pole, peg 22; Brian Meadows (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 1-4-8; Phil Cross (Warrington AA) 0-14-8; Paul Hughes (Saints) 0-14-0.



Old Hough Fishery, Warmingham, Middlewich, Cheshire, Tues. Upper Benbo Pool, 18. Gareth Gibbons (Old Hough Fishery) 62-6-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet; Craig Whittaker (Old Hough Fishery) 52-8-0; Pete Clements (Protak Barlows) 45-0-0. Wed. Boulders Pool, 16. Ian Mellor (Crewe Mals) 42-12-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet; Frank Bradley (Old Hough Fishery) 26-14-0; Alan Gray (Old Hough Fishery) 26-1-0. Sat. Prospect Pool, 19. Pete Clements (Protak Barlows) 56-14-0, carp and silver fish, poled pellet; Dale Richardson (Old Hough Fishery) 44-1-0; Alex Hulme (Stoke-on-Trent) 43-10-0.


Partridge Lakes,  Cheshire. Mon. OAPs. Spey & Marsh. 23. Ron Smith (Bolton Angling Centre) 43-14-0, F1s, tench and ide, caster, 11m pole, peg 7 Marsh; Graham Broughton (Bait Tech) 43-2-0; Chris Weeder Snr (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 39-6-0; Baz Little (Leigh) 36-012-0. Tues. Covey Canal. 37. Mike Rogerson (Drennan NW) 118-6-0, ide, small carp and silvers, shallow caster, 6m pole, peg 11; Ian Burley (Lloyd Baits) 97-0-0; Richard Hodgkiss (Last Cast) 83-0-0; Kevin Clarke (Leigh, Tackle & Bait) 74-4-0. Wed. OAPs. 55. Alan Provost (Trafford Angling) 61-0-0, carp and Fi1s, luncheon meat, 4m pole, peg 67; Brian Higgins (Swan Inn) 59-1-0; Jim Smith (Manchester) 55-3-0; Des Greenough (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 52-1-0. Thurs. 40. Chris Weeder Jnr (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 122-3-0, carp and ide, shallow caster, 6m pole, peg 63; Pete Humphries (Ashton Angling Supplies) 102-2-0; Ian Ridgeway (Rochdale Angling) 99-1-0; Graham Laverack (Warrington) 95-8-0. Sun. 71. Frank Gianoncelli (Preston Innovations) 63-12-0, small carp, skimmers and F1s, caster shallow, 6m pole, peg 55; Wayne Kearney (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 62-14-0; Len Marshall (Hemsworth) 56-11-0; Mike Rogerson (Drennan NW) 54-15-0; Steve Fleming (Drennan NW) 54-13-0; Dave Pimblott (Garbolino Elton) 53-11-0.


St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam. Merseyside. BH Mon. 28. Darren Garwood (Tight Lines Shaw) 16-9-0, two tench for 6lb and bream, worm and maggot, groundbait feeder, peg 42; Alan Birchall (St. Helens) 12-1-0; John Harris (Wigan) 10-7-0; Shaun Fletcher (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 10-6-0.



Stapeley Cudmore, Whitmore, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffordshire, Sat. Suez and Brewsters Canals, 25. John Glover Jr (Stapeley Cudmore) 80-14-0, carp to 5 lb, skimmers and tench, poled pellet, Suez 34; Carl Lane (Prescott Angling Supplies) 80-12-0; Shaun Hill (Stapeley Cudmore) 79-10-0; Lee Kearns (Stapeley Cudmore) 61-12-0; Will Crowder (Ultima Pellet) 61-2-0; John Morris (Stapeley Cudmore) 59-6-0.


Wigan & District AA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal at Appley Bridge. Lancashire.  Wed. 16. Graham Mortimer (Sensas NW) 9-6-0, 13 skimmer bream, red maggot, 13m pole, peg 312; John Walker (Bolton) 3-0-0; Ken Sharples (Wigan MG) 2-13-0; Les Williams (Chorley) 2-8-0.


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