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North West Angler’s Mail matches for March 24/25 2012.

Bannister House, Match Canal. Merseyside. Sun. 34. Martin Kay (Elton Tackle) 86-8-0, carp to 6 lb, soft pellet, 10m pole in margins and open water, peg 58; John Vernon (Elton Tackle) 70-0-0; Lee Redman (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 59-4-0; Paul Bottomley (Coppull Angling Centre) 58-4-0. Wed. 37. Stuart Taylor (Tackle Saver) 84-2-0, common carp to 3lb and F1s, maggot and pellet, 11m pole in the margins, peg 22 East Lodge; Alan Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 82-14-0; Chris Weeder Jnr (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 77-4-0; Dave Simpson (Home Guard) 75-10-0. Sat. 55. Lee Thornton (Bagem Baits) 149-7-0, few ide to 2 lb, mostly mirror and common carp to 8 lb, pellet, 16m pole, peg 51 Ash; John Carroll (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 119-15-0; Wayne Kearney (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 116-6-0; Paul Jones (Bait-Tech) 108-14-0; Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 98-4-0; David Howard (Platt Bridge Tackle) 87-2-0Sun. 57. Mike Rogerson (Drennan NW) 103-13-0, 30 lb of ide to 2 lb and carp to 8 lb, pellet, cage feeder and 11m pole shallow, peg 53 Ash; Dave Horan (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 88-12-0; Barry Bush (Lingmere Tackle) 86-10-0; Dave Simpson (Home Guard) 86-7-0; Wayne Kearney (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 82-9-0; Steve Openshaw (Lingmere Fishery) 79-13-0.

Bradshaw Hall, Lake Eight. Lancashire. Wed. 22. Steve Hall (Midleton) 51-10-0, carp to 3 lb, 6mm pellet, 11m pole; Ray Windsor (Little Lever) 36-4-0; John Clayton (Bolton) 28-12-0; Steve Duckworth (Garbolino) 25-10-0. Sun. 21. Dave Williams (Garbolino Elton) 38-2-0, skimmer bream, roach and small carp, maggot and pellet, 14m pole, peg 4;  Dave Edwards (Rochdale Angling) 34-0-0; Mark Addy (Bait-Tech) 30-12-0; Gary McClelland (DBJG Baits) 16-0-0.

Brookside, Cheshire. Thurs. Snake Pit. 16. Ray Thompson (Vale Royal Angling) 82-12-0, small carp and F1s, red maggot, 12m pole, peg 21; Chris Ruscoe (Rod n’ Reel) 72-6-0; Alan Metcalfe (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 59-6-0; Andy Butler (Mosella) 59-0-0. Sat. Snake & Willow. 42. Mark Plevin (Deggies Tackle) 104-2-0, carp to 3 lb, bread, 14m pole, peg 20 Willow; Steve Carrier (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 101-12-0; Chris Ruscoe (Rod n’ Reel) 99-8-0; John Battersby (Garbolino Elton) 88-12-0. Sun. 42. Stuart Conroy (Bait-Tech) 72-14-0, carp to 2 lb, soft pellet, 14m pole, peg 14 Snake; Andy Butler (Mosella) 72-12-0; Steve Conroy (Drennan NW) 70-8-0; Alan Sharman (Garbolino Elton) 59-6-0.

Congleton Angling Society Round Table Annual Charity, Macclefield Canal, Congleton, Cheshire, Sat. 83. Jeff Shaw (Warrington AA) 7-2-0, roach and skimmers, punched bread, peg G3; Dave Brown (Maver Midlands) 5-13-4; Phil Cross (Warrington AA) 5-2-0; Dave Trafford (Lostock Tackle Box) 4-11-8; Dave Watson (Warrington AA) 4-10-10; Gary Whalley (Saints) 4-8-8.

Hall Lane Fishery, Bess’s Lake.Merseyside. Thu. 16. B Edmund (Lostock) 71-0-0; S Eccles, Wayne’s Tackle, Lancashire, (High Heyes) 68-0-0; A Miller (Mersey Dockers) 61-8-0.

High Heyes Farm. Rover on all lake. Lancashire. Sat. 21. John Brooks (St Anthony’s) 51-6-0, ide and barbel, maggot, 10m pole, peg 14 Lake Three; Bill Edmunds (Ted Carter’s Preston) 41-0-0; Ernie Pilkington (Ted Carter’s Preston) 31-0-0; Martin Liptrot (Saints) 31-0-0.

Lingmere, Match Lake. Cheshire. Thurs. 17. Steve Openshaw (Lingmere Fishery) 108-6-0, F1s to 2 lb, double red maggot shallow, 13m pole, peg 7; Dave Woodworth (Lingmere Fishery) 107-8-0; Barry Bush (Lingmere Tackle) 104-0-0; Andy Kirk (Bidston) 56-12-0. Sat. 21. Steve Openshaw (Lingmere Fishery) 125-0-0, F1s to 2 lb, double red maggot shallow, 13m pole, peg 5; Carl Fletcher (Lingmere Fishery) 89-8-0; Paul Wright (Liverpool) 79-8-0; Andy Hartley (Widnes Angling Centre) 62-9-0.

Liverpool & DAA, Tasker’s Top Team. Leeds-Liverpool Canal at Haskayne. Merseyside. Sun. 42. Paul Robinson (Sam’s Tackle Green) 7-11-12, eels and perch, worm, 4m to 13m pole, peg 40; Jeff Stirrat (Ted Carter’s Southport) 5-15-1; Danny Martin (Sam’s Tackle Blue) 5-14-13; Anthony Marsden (Sam’s Tackle Blue) 5-5-0. Teams: Sam’s Tackle 13; Liverpool AS Blue 16; Sam’s Tackle Green 17; Liverpool AS Red 25. Final league: Sam’s Tackle Blue 141; Sam’s Tackle Green 158; Liverpool AS Red 169; Liverpool AS Blue 180.

Meadow View, Lark Pool. Cheshire. Tues. OAPs. 16. Phil Barwell (Widnes Angling Centre) 50-12-0, carp to 4 lb, soft pellet, 12m pole, peg 8; Lawrence Oliver (Warrington) 39-8-0; Roger Peet (Oldham Owls) 37-10-0; Sean Clarke (Meadow View) 35-12-0. Wed. Phil Barwell (Widnes Angling Centre) 109-6-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet and corn, 14m pole, peg 6; Cyril Cowley (Middlewich) 81-6-0; Conrad Taylor (Guilder’s Tackle) 73-10-0; Dave Hancox (Cheshire Angling) 70-2-0; Thu OAPs. 17. Dennis Ockwell (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 77-12-0, carp to 5 lb, soft pellet high in water, 14m pole, peg 6; Sun. 26. Phil Chung (Tameside Fox) 92-6-0, carp to 8 lb, soft pellet, 14m pole, peg 5; Barry Davies (Deeside Tackle) 88-1-0; Richard Thompson (Manchester) 55-12-0; Dave Hancox (Cheshire Angling) 55-4-0.

Mill House, Mescar Lake. Merseyside. Wed. 24. Steve Parry (Dynamite Guru) 75-14-0, carp to 8lb and skimmer bream, soft pellet, 14m pole, peg 59; Gerry O’Hara (Broadgreen) 46-0-0; Ken Dooley (Liverpool AS) 39-0-0; Neil Charnock (Bannister House) 38-12-0. Sat. 21. Gerry McMahon (Southport) 56-8-0, carp to 10 lb, pellet shallow, 14m pole, peg 60; Steve Boyd (Saints) 41-0-0; Dave Phillips (Ted Carter’s Preston) 37-2-0; Steve Gallagher (Ted Carter’s Southport) 31-0-0.

Newton-le-Willows AA, Vulcan Reservoir, Merseyside. Thurs. Over 60s. 28. Alan Tickle (Newton-le-Willows) 13-8-0, carp, tench and skimmer bream, caster, 11m pole, peg 8; Jim Byrne (Warrington) 10-3-0; George Barber (Warrington) 9-8-0; Paul Hill (Runcorn) 9-3-0.

Northern AA, Macclesfield Canal at High Poynton. Cheshire. Sun. 25. Shaun Paddon (Tri-Cast Highfield) 6-12-8, roach and skimmer bream, punch bread, 12m pole, peg 18; James Cantello (Tri-Cast Highfield) 5-12-8; Brian Meadows (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 3-11-8; Rod Meakin (NAA) 3-10-0.

Partridge Lakes, Cheshire. Mon. OAPs. Spey & Marsh. 26. Chris Weeder Snr (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 38-1-0, ide, F1s, tench and carp, soft pellet, 6m pole along the bank, peg 16 Marsh; Tom Aspinall (Atherton Tackle) 34-6-0; Steve Kelly (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 32-5-0; Ron Kinsella (Widnes) 28-14-0. Tues. Covey Canal. 35. Paul Coyle (Preston Innovations) 90-4-0, F1s, common and mirror carp, pellet and maggot, 4 and 11m pole, peg 59; Mike Reed (Garbolino Elton) 78-6-0; Chris Weeder Jnr (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 62-13-0; Ian Cox 41-8-0. Wed. OAPs. 63. Eddie Battersby (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 58-14-0, carp, ide and F1s, soft pellet, 4 and 11m pole, peg85; Steve Kelly (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 38-15-0; Chris Weeder Snr (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 34-34-0; Keith Blakelely (Leigh, Tackle & Bait) 33-4-0. Thurs. 24. Simon Beswick (North West Worms) 85-0-0, F1s, mirror and common carp to 3 lb, soft pellet, 11m pole, peg 85; John Turner (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 61-10-0; Keith Dixon Jnr (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 61-0-0; Ian Ridgeway (Rochdale Angling) 58-6-0. Sat. 51. Lee Riley (Rochdale Anglers) 53-8-0, F1s, ide, mirror and common carp, maggot and soft pellet in the margin, 12m pole, peg 51, £140 pools; Craig Ebbrell (Maver Midland) 49-3-0; Paul Coyle (Preston Innovations) 48-9-0; Andy Bennett (Fox/Bag’em Baits) 45-14-0; Andy Bridge (Garbolino Elton) 44-8-0; John Turner (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 43-15-0. Sun. 86. Lee Riley (Rochdale Anglers) 60-2-0, carp to 3 lb, F1s and ide, soft pellet, red and white maggot, 14m pole along the near bank to an empty stand, peg 18, £170 pools; Dave Hodson (Connahs Quay) 41-2-0; Sean Cooke (Elton Tackle) 37-6-0; Connor Barlow (Mosella Garbolino) 33-15-0; Mike Barlow (Mosella Garbolino) 30-5-0; Fred Wright (Leigh, Tackle & Bait) 29-2-0.

St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam. Merseyside. Sun. 49. Gary Lambert (Salford) 10-3-0, skimmer bream, worm, groundbait feeder, peg 82; Kevin Hall (St. Helens) 10-2-0; Graham Ramsdale (Wigan) 9-0-0; Bill Thelwell (St. Helens) 8-6-0.

Stapeley Crewe Winter League, Shropshire Union Canal, Henhull to Acton, Nantwich, Cheshire, Sun. 36. Neil Latham (Betley’s Monsters) 10-1-7, roach and skimmers, poled caster, cables draw; Phil Cross (Exiles) 4-4-10; Ian ‘Tash’ Morrison (Exiles) 3-9-12; Ray Edge (Betley’s Monsters) 3-8-15; Tim Robinson (Late Comers) 3-6-13; Steve Fogal (Late Comers) 3-5-9. Teams: Betley’s Monsters 28; Late Comers 27; Browning Lifestyle 25; Exiles 21; Wyche Anglers 19; Eclipse Blue 18. League: Exiles 118; Eclipse Green 113; Browning Lifestyle 111; Betley’s Monsters 109; Eclipse Blue 108; Late Comers 107.

Stapeley Cudmore, Whitmore, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffordshire, Sat. Final round, Arena, Suez Canal and Pool One, 36. Andy May (MAP Marukyu) 84-14-0, carp to 6 lb, method feeder and pellet, a few on poled pellet, Pool One peg 18; Dave Holman (Protak Barlows/Garbolino Elton) 77-8-0; Chris Gorrell (Ted Carter Southport) Blue) 74-0-0; Billy Smith (Ray’s Tackle) 72-8-0; Frank Cooke (Ray’s tackle) 63-0-0; Andy North (Garbolino Elton) 62-10-0. Teams: Ted Carter Southport Blue 11; Ray’s Tackle 13; Stapeley Cudmore Red 15; Stapeley Cudmore Gold 16. League: MAP/Garbolino Bait Tech 51; Ted Carter Southport Blue 63; Ted Carter Southport Green 73; Stapeley Cudmore Red 75. Sun. Suez Canal, 32. Harry Rushton (Bagem Baits) 70-4-0, carp to 4 lb, poled pellet, peg 25; John Glover (Stapeley Cudmore) 51-12-0; Steve Edwards (Stapeley Cudmore) 49-6-0; Gary Kirby (Stapeley Cudmore) 33-10-0; Carl Moon (Frenzee) 29-14-0; Pete Holmes (Pickering’s Tackle) 27-12-0.

Wigan & District AA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal. Lancashire. Wed. Martland Mill. 25. Rob Porter (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 6-15-4, two 2lb bream on first two casts plus roach, punch bread, 11m pole, peg 69; Ken Sharples (Wigan MG) 3-7-4; Gareth Charnock (Mersey Dockers) 3-5-8 and Dave McGuinn (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 3-5-8. Sat. Leyland Mill Lane. 21. John Leeds (Tri Cast Rochdale) 5-1-2, perch to 1lb and some roach, red worm, 5m pole, peg 87; Steve Wharton (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 4-10-8; Vinnie Walsh (Hindley MG) 4-0-4; Norman Watson (Hindley MG) 3-15-8. Sun Bill Gratton Shield at Parbold. 38. Norman Watson (Hindley MG) 6-2-8, two 2lb bream and small roach, punch bread, 11 and 13m pole, pegged rear of flats; Andy Silcock (Wigan) 5-3-8; Kevin Gillett (Wigan) 4-8-0; George Falconer (Hindley MG) 4-5-0.