North West Angler’s Mail matches for May 5-7 2012.


Bannister House. Match Canal. Merseyside. Sun. 39. Ian Sullivan (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 79-8-0, carp to 5 lb, chub and skimmer bream, 4mm pellet, 14m pole, peg 24; Paul Bottomley (Coppull Angling Centre) 54-14-0; Paul Hart (Ted Carter’s Preston) 50-0-0; Dave Rose (Tri-Cast Highfield) 47-12-0.


Blundell’s, Roving match. Cheshire. Wed. 38. Paul Jones (Bait-Tech) 137-11-0, F1s and carp to 1 lb, soft pellet along the inside shelf, 5m pole, peg 25 Trio; Danny Maguire (Mosella) 106-10-0; Steve Parry (Diawa Guru) 106-2-0; Liam Killinger (Sensas NW) 100-9-0. Sat. 45. John Kerwin (Fisherman’s Way Bury) 107-11-0, carp to 2lb and F1s, soft pellet, 5m pole, peg 59 Trio; Paul Coyle (Preston Innovations) 105-6-0; Paul Jones (Bait-Tech) 96-6-0; Mark Wright (Gilder’s Tackle) 84-1-0. Sun. 39. Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 109-8-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet, feeder to far bank and 13m pole, peg 61 Pine; Paul Jones (Bait-Tech) 90-8-0; Mike Rudd (Rochdale Angling Centre) 79-10-0; Alan Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 65-8-0. Mon. 47. Alan Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 117-2-0, mirror and common carp t0 12 lb, banded pellet, 14m pole, peg 47 Ash; John McFarland (Rochdale Angling Centre) 99-13-0; Stuart Carroll (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 80-5-0; Paul Duffy (Trafford Angling) 78-0-0.


Bradshaw Hall, Lake Three. Lancashire. Wed. 22. Steve Leach (Tottington) 31-0-0, roach and skimmer bream, pellet and maggot, 13m pole, peg 12; Geoff Terry (Little Lever) 20-5-0; John Clayton (Bolton) 18-2-0; Ray Windsor (Little Lever) 15-8-0.


Brookside, Cheshire. Thu. Snake. 24. Paul Jones (Bait-Tech) 121-4-0 carp to 2 lb, soft pellet, 12m pole, peg 22; Dean Edwards (Rochdale Anglers) 104-2-0; Dave Williams (Rochdale Anglers) 84-2-0; Derek Bibby (Warrington AA) 90-14-0. Sat. Snake & Willow. 42. John Corless (Tonge Moore) 73-0-0, carp to 3 lb, soft pellet, 14 and 16m pole, peg 18 Willow; Richard Crabtree (Gerry’s Morecambe) 72-6-0; John Jones (Garbolino Elton) 70-4-0; Steve Conroy (Drennan NW) 70-0-0. Sun. 34. Stuart Conroy (Bait-Tech) 75-4-0, carp to 3 lb, pellet and maggot, 12m pole peg 40; Nick Butterworth (Cheshire Angling) 72-8-0; Steve Burgess (Garbolino Elton) 71-14-0; John Jones (Garbolino Elton) 56-2-0. Mon. Snake. 28. Andy Grimes (Mosella) 100-14-0, carp to 2 lb, soft pellet, 12m pole, peg 23; Stuart Conroy (Bait-Tech) 92-12-0; Peter Wakefield (Gloworms) 62-0-0; Trevor Dewhurst (Premier Driveways) 55-12-0.


Hanchurch Fisheries, Hanchurch, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, Wed. Model Canal, Veterans, 9. John Rowley (J & D Windows) 38-5-0, carp, F1s and silvers, poled pellet, peg 37; D. Pemberton (Stoke-on-Trent) 22-10-0; Graham Broughton (Manchester) 21-5-0. Sat. Henshall Insurance, Model Canal, 20. Danny Lowndes (Hanchurch Silver) 52-10-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, peg 7; Mark Davey (Hanchurch) 52-0-0; Chris Parker (Trentside Tackle) 33-4-0; John Rowley (J & D Windows) 31-3-0.


Heronbrook Fishery, Slindon, near Eccleshall, Staffordshire, Sun. canal, Island and Bridge Pools, 20. Lewis breeze (Drennan North West) 138-12-0, all F1s, poled pellet, Island 14; Tony Shelley (Trentside Tackle) 104-6-0; Gerry Lees (Gilders Tackle) 96-10-0; Kevin Dennis (Ultima Pellets) 95-12-0; Andy Lees (Gilders Tackle) 91-2-0; Steve Edwards (Stoke-on-Trent) 78-4-0. Mon. Meadow, Canal, Island and Bridge Pools, 53. Chris Gorrell (Ted Carter, Southport) 151-10-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet and maggot, peg 27 Meadow; Paul Gibson (Trentside Tackle) 105-12-0; Rob Prince (Heronbrook) 102-12-0; Lee Murphy (Ted Carter, Southport) 93-0-0; R. Dickinson (Capital Developments) 92-4-0; G. Tolley (Sensas Rod ‘n Reel) 90-6-0.


High Heyes Farm, Lake Three. Lancashire. Sat. 19. Dave Lister (Ted Carter’s Preston) 73-0-0, carp and barbel, red maggot, 12m pole, peg 44; Alix Feeney (Wayne’s Tackle) 68-2-0; Damian Brierley (Tri-Cast Highfield) 58-8-0; Peter Richmond (Ted Carter’s Preston) 57-0-0. Sun. 29. Andy Davies (Tri-Cast Highfield) 70-0-0, barbel to 4 lb, maggot in the margin last 90 minutes, 13m pole, peg 32; Martin Liptrot (Saints) 30-0-0; Alix Feeney (Wayne’s Tackle) 29-8-0; Dave Marsh (Standish) 27-0-0.


Lingmere, Match Lake. Cheshire. Thurs. 16. Jamie Hughes (Maver/Bag’emBaits) 108-2-0, F1s and carp, maggot, 13m pole to start then Method feeder, peg 31; Gary Fairhead (Liverpool) 43-12-0; Dave Randles (Moreton) 42-6-0; Dave Lawrence (Moreton) 32-6-0. Sat. 19. Derek Warren (Moreton) 76-9-0, carp to 4lb and silver fish, sot pellet, Method feeder to island, peg 20; Paul Wright (Liverpool) 72-14-0; Andy Kirk (Bidston) 58-2-0; Steve Balson (Moreton) 52-0-0.


Liverpool & DAA, Tasker’s Top Team Individual Final. Leeds-Liverpool Canal at Ashton’s Bridge. Merseyside. Sun. 25. Frank Holding (Ted Carter’s Southport) 18-13-0, skimmer bream and tench to 2 lb, punch bread and caster, 9m pole, peg 5, £290 prize money; John Easton (Liverpool AS) 15-0-0; Anthony Marsden (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 7-13-0; Jeff Stirrat (Liverpool AS) 7-3-0.


Meadow View, Cheshire. Tues. OAPs. Lark 17. Roy Morgan (Gosjak) 73-3-4; carp to 8l; Method feeder, pellet, peg 40; Ray Hignett (Shaw’s Tackle) 48-10-0; Joe McNab (Cosjak) 40-0-0; Ken Dauber (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 32-0-0. Thu OAPs. Thrush Pool. 20. Joe McNab (Cosjak) 35-0-0, carp to 4 lb, sweetcorn and soft pellet, 10m pole, peg 40; Colin Elliott (Huyton) 60-2-0; Mike Williams (Ryder Brow) 52-14-0; Ricky Salmon (Meadow View) 50-10-0. Sat. 25. Mike Thompson (Trafford Angling) 91-0-0, carp to 4 lb, pellet high in water, 14m pole, peg 40; Colin Elliott (Huyton) 60-2-0; Mike Williams (Ryder Brow) 52-14-0; Ricky Salmon (Meadow View) 50-10-0. Sun. 24. Mike Thompson (Trafford Angling) 73-12-0, carp to 5 lb, soft pellet up in water, 14m pole, peg 4; Bob Dac (Edgley Sports) 62-0-0; Paul Ledgerton (Widnes) 62-0-0; Barry Davies (Deeside Tackle) 45-4-0.


Mill House, Mescar Lake. Merseyside. Wed. 21. Steve Parry (Fazakerley) 78-10-0, carp to 8lb and bream 4 lb, sweetcorn, Method feeder, peg 18; Colin Craven (Wavertree) 39-10-0; Alex Bentley (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 34-12-0; Paul Farquhar (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 33-8-0. Sat. 23. Gerry O’Hara (Broadgreen) 44-8-0, carp to 6 lb, pellet, 12m pole, peg 52; Dave Phillips (Ted Carter’s Preston) 29-0-0; Paul Walsh (Old Swan) 23-8-0; Stan Phillips (Mersey Dockers) 22-0-0.


Newton-le-Willows AA, Sankey Canal Upper Pound. Merseyside. Thurs. Over 60s. Eddie Cook (Warrington) 7-12-0, skimmer bream, caster, 13m pole, peg 138; Alan Tweedle (Widnes) 6-2-0; Dennis Bate (Warrington) 3-14-0; Jim Byrne (Warrington) 3-3-0.


Northern AA, Rochdale Canal at Boarshaw. Cheshire. Sun. 28. Shaun Paddon (Tri-Cast Highfield) 6-2-0, tench and roach, punch bread and worm, 12 and 16m pole, peg 12; Derek Walker (Little Lever0 3-13-0; Dave Holland (Tri-Cast Highfield) 2-11-8; Ken Powers (Tri-Cast Highfield) 1-6-8.


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Partridge Lakes, Cheshire. Mon OAPs. Spey & Ribbon. 19. Chris Weeder Snr (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 55-2-0, mostly ide to 1lb with some F1s, worm, 12m pole, peg 20 Ribbon; Steve Kelly (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 43-14-0; Keith Blakelely (Leigh, Tackle & Bait) 38-3-0; Keith Wilson (Elton Tackle) 32-13-0. Tue. Covey Canal. 17. Lee Addy (Bait-Tech) 104-8-0, F1s, and small carp, soft pellet, 4m pole, peg 75; Ian Burley (Lloyd Baits) 74-4-0; Peter Tickle (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 74-4-0; John Darlington (Warrington) 51-14-0. Wed OAPs. 51. Ernie Pilkington (Ted Carter’s Preston) 55-5-0, F1s, common and mirror carp, soft pellet, 12m pole, peg 100; Gordon Pemberton (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 49-10-0; Stuart Bryan (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 47-10-0; Barry Barker (Barlow’s Tackle) 45-14-0. Thu. 25. Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 120-13-0, mixed carp to 3 lb, F1s and ide, soft pellet either side of peg, 4m pole, peg 68; Mike Astbury (Poplars AC) 85-1-0; Steve Openshaw (Lingmere Fishery) 82-3-0; Peter Richmond (Ted Carter’s Preston) 77-14-0. Sat. Maver Megga Match. Several Pools. 83. Andy May (MAP/Bag’em Baits) 114-2-0, F1s, ide, common and mirror carp, pellet and caster, 5 and 11m pole, peg 2 Pine, £300 pools; Kerry Kirkwood (St. Helens Angling) 77-6-0; Daz Shaw (Maver NW) 68-12-0; Paul Balmforth (Maver NW) 65-8-0; Neil Machin (Garbolino) 63-8-0; Dave Bradley (Maver NW) 60-12-0. Sun. 60. Lee Harrison (Maver) 59-5-0, small carp, F1s and ide, pellet, 12m pole, peg 83; Lee Addy (Bait-Tech) 57-2-0; Peter Tickle (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 54-8-0; Ron Buckley (Fisherman’s Way) 52-7-0; Andy Bridge (Garbolino Elton) 50-15-0; Dave Pimblott (Garbolino Elton) 50-10-0. Mon Open. 34. Paul Balmforth (Maver NW) 78-6-0, F1s, ide and mirror carp, worm, 4 and 11m pole, peg 83; Colin Mulholland (Kieron Rich) 70-10-0; Daz Shaw (Maver NW) 65-2-0; Dave Clyne (Tackle Box) 62-8-0. Mon OAPs. Spey & Marsh. 20. Graham Broughton (Bait Tech) 52-2-0, F1s, small carp and tench, soft pellet, 10m pole, peg 22 Marsh; John Bailey 47-4-0; Bill Fairclough (Widnes & District) 44-4-0; Baz Whittle 41-8-0.


St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam. Merseyside. Sun. 28. Dave Rigby (St. Helens) 9-13-0, skimmer bream, red maggot, crumb feeder, peg 28; Graham Ramsdale (Wigan) 8-4-0; Gedd Rigby (St. Helens) 4-9-0; Paul Clibburn (Wigan) and Simon Stott (Leigh Tackle & Bait) and Shaun Fletcher (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 4-8-0. Mon. 18. Phil Scholes (Manchester) 27-2-0, bream and some roach, red maggot. Groundbait feeder, peg 40; Dennis Knight (Wigan) 21-5-0; Shaun Fletcher (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 21-2-0


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Stapeley Cudmore, Whitmore, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, Sat. Suez Canal and Pool 5, 32. Lewis Breeze (Drennan North West) 65-0-0, carp to 3 lbs, some tench and skimmers, poled pellet and sweetcorn, Suez 26; Damien Bracken (Mosella Garbolino) 59-0-0; Steve Knowles (Ted Carter, Southport) 58-12-0; Paul Haynes (Ultimate Pellets) 48-14-0; Craig Whittaker (Macclefield AC) 47-0-0; Alan Bruce (Ray’s Tackle) 44-14-0. Sun. Suez and Brewsters Canals, 20. Trevor Robinson (Maver Midlands) 88-6-0, carp to 2 lb, some skimmers, poled pellet, Brewsters 25; Pete Holmes (Pickering’s of Burslem) 86-14-0; Dave White (Maver Midlands) 54-2-0; Andy Moors (Maver Pickering’s) 53-14-0; Shaun Hill (Stapeley Cudmore) 46-4-0; John Rowley (J & D Windows) 43-6-0.


Winsford Flash Fisheries, Winsford, Cheshire, Sat. 35. Danny Sixsmith (St. Helens) 18-2-0, bream and skimmers, feeder fished worm and maggot, peg 52; S. Wright (Manchester) 17-11-0; Mick Burkhill (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 11-4-0; Ken Taylor (Vale Royal) 9-2-0. Sun. 21. Steve Mitchell (Ted Carter, Southport) 12-14-0, bream, skimmers and roach, feeder and pole fished worm and maggot, peg 60; Derek Bennett (Saints) 12-3-0; J. Pryers (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 10-2-0. Mon. 28. Jimmy Hines (Saints) 33-8-0, bream to 4 lb and skimmers, feeder fished worm and maggot, peg 36; Mick Burkhill (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 27-5-0; Andy Hamlett (Vale Royal) 21-2-0.




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