Check out the brilliant Action Replay featuring newly crowned Angler’s Mail Kamasan Matchman of the Year Mike Reed in this week’s Angler’s Mail. 


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43 MIKE REED (Garbolino Elton).

31 ANDY BENNETT (Daiwa Guru).

28 ROSS HAROLD (Sensas Angling Direct).

24 STEVE JAMES (Ockendon); NEIL MACHIN (Garbolino Bag’em Baits).

23 STUART PALSER (Daiwa Gordon League).

22 BRIAN BENNETT (Garbolino Elton); MICHAEL BUCHWALDER (Shakespeare); MIKE ROGERSON (Last Cast). 20 ANDREW MURPHY (Shimano Wales).

19 ALASTAIR OGILVIE (Maver Bait Tech); ALEC ROBERTS (Middy); DEAN SWIFT (Fox Match Dynamite Baits).

18 LEWIS BREEZE (Sensas North West); ANDREW GELDART (Garbolino Elton); PETE HUMPHRIES (Tight Lines Shaw); MARK POLLARD (Dynamite Baits); DES SHIPP (Daiwa Dorking); WAYNE SWINSCOE (Maver Bait Tech).

17 PHIL CHESTERTON (Stapleford Angling); KEITH HOBSON (Maver Barnsley).

16 CLIVE NIXON (; PETE SCOTT (Sensas Leicester); DANNY SIXSMITH (Drennan).

15 DARRAN BICKERTON (Kamasan Starlets); LEE THORNTON (Sensas Mark One).

14 JON ARTHUR (Maver Midlands); JASON CUNNINGHAM (Fox MG Tipton Van den Eynde); JAMES DENT (Daiwa Cleveland Angling); PAUL KEELEY (Drennan North West); RICHIE REYNOLDS (Shakespeare); DALE SHEPPARD (Hemsworth).

13 PAUL CASWELL (Shakespeare); MARK EUSTACE (Killen’s Commandos); DAVE HAROLD (Angling Direct); JAMIE HUGHES (Maver Midlands Bag ’em); IAN NASH (Ockendon); MATT SMITH (West Midlands); CRAIG TURBITT (Tackle 2 U Sensas).

12 DAVE ARMITAGE (Hirst Tackle); SHAUN BARNET (Milo Bordon); ARTHUR BENSTEAD (Ferrybridge); ROB BISHOP (MAP); DAVE BROWN (Maver Midlands); MARTIN CALDECOAT (Browning Hot Rods); PAUL COYLE (Daiwa Wigan); GRAHAM DACK (Maver Image Van den Eynde); LEIGH GARDNER (WB Clarke Van den Eynde); STAN HAIGH (Anglers World); ANTONY KING (Protak Barlow’s); ANDY MIDDLETON (Oaks); STEVE PARRY (Gas Wise Liverpool); STEVE RINGER (Shimano); ALAN SCOTTHORNE (Maver Barnsley); STU TAYLOR (Hazelgrove).


North West Angler’s Mail Matches for March 16/17 2013


Bannister House,  Match Canal. Merseyside. Sun. 36. Peter Beardsworth (Coppull Angling Centre) 132-0-0, carp to 10lb, chub and bream, bread, 10m pole, peg 4; Paul Bottomley (Coppull Angling Centre) 107-4-0; Dave Connell (Ted Carter’s Southport) 65-8-0; John Raby (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 56-12-0

Blundell’s,  Roving match. Cheshire. Wed. 24. Tom Barlow (Maver NW) 73-6-0, F1s and carp to 3lb, soft pellet up in the water, 14m pole, peg 11 Trio; Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 32-3-0; Mark Harris (Miracle Baits) 29-12-0; Mike Billingham (Hazelgrove Angling Centre) 25-6-0. Sat. 30. Mike Rudd (Rochdale Angling Centre) 54-2-0, mirror carp and F1s to 2lb, pellet, 10m pole, peg 45 Trio; Mark Harris (Miracle Baits) 47-5-0; Frank Szakaley (Maver NW) 42-12-0; Lee Thornton (Bagem Baits) 34-0-0. Sun. Alan Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 62-10-0, mirror and common carp to 4lb, punch bread, waggler on running line, to 25m, peg 61 Pine; Lee Thornton (Bagem Baits) 55-6-0; Steve Openshaw (Lingmere Fishery) 53-0-0; Mike Rudd (Rochdale Angling Centre) 39-1-0.

Brookside, Snake Pit. Cheshire. Thu. 16. Dean Edwards (North West Worms) 52-0-0, small carp and skimmer bream, peg 20; Derek Bibby (Warrington AA) 40-6-0; Mark Lucas (Mosella) 40-2-0. Sat.  32. Nick Butterworth (Cheshire Angling) carp to 2lb, maggot, 13m 16m pole, 47-4-0, peg 38; Dave Williams (Garbolino Elton) 38-0-0; John Lyth (Brookside) 35-10-0; Steve Conroy (Drennan NW) 34-4-0. Sun. Willow Pool. Chris Shaw (Stalybridge Angling Supplies) 61-4-0, carp to 3lb and skimmer bream, bread, 16m pole, peg 20; Nick Butterworth (Cheshire Angling) 40-1-0; Stuart Birchall (Cheshire Angling) 40-10-0; Ross Wightman (Warrington AA) 29-12-0.

Firswood, Lancashire. Wed. 19. Les Waring (Firswood) 22-8-0, small carp, soft pellet, 13m pole, peg 6; Albert Williams (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 18-2-0; Roy Tickle (Maghull) 18-0-0; Keith Owen (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 17.4.0 Sat. 16. Mark Halliwell (Ted Carter’s Preston) 53-12-0, carp to 2lb, soft pellet, 11m pole, peg 23; Ben Newbury (Tri-Cast Highfield) 47-6-0; Paul Mossman (Ted Carter’s Preston) 37-10-0; Dave Cline (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 28-4-0.

Heronbrook Spring League, Slindon, near Eccleshall, Staffordshire, Sun. Round Five, all pools 76. Darren Heath (Trentside Angling Centre) 96-4-0, fifty-one F1s, poled maggot, Island Pool 12; Joe Rowan (Gilders Tackle) 92-6-0; Tom Ebbrell (Connect Tackle) 92-0-0; Derek Taylor (Heronbrook) 74-7-0; Rob Prince (Heronbrook) 73-13-0; Keith Owen (Ray’s Tackle) 71-2-0. Teams: Heronbrook 9; Maver Gold/Bagem Baits 14; Connect Tackle 14; Ted Carter Southport Blue 16; Trentide Angling Centre 16; Ultimate Pellet 18. League: Connect Tackle 76; Maver Gold/Bagem Baits 83; Trentside Angling Centre 88; Maver Pickering’s 96; Ultimate Pellet 97; Stoke-on-Trent 100.

High Heyes Farm. Rover on all lakes. Lancashire. Sat. 20. Richard Yates (North West Baits) 54-7-0, ide, red maggot, 13m pole, peg 17; Martin Liptrot (Saints) 40-12-0; Shaun Goulding (Saints) 23-8-0; Dave James (Bolton Angling Centre) 22-8-0.

Lingmere, Cheshire. Thu. Ling Mere. 16. Steve Openshaw (Lingmere Fishery) 70-4-0, F1s and carp to 6lb, soft pellet, 13m pole, peg 36; Jamie Hughes (Maver) 45-12-0; Andy Kirk (Bidston) 36-2-0; Winston Duckers (Chester) 34. Sat. Match Lake. 18. Andy Kirk (Bidston) 53-10-0, F1s and skimmer bream, soft pellet, 14m pole, peg 17; Jamie Hughes (Maver) 40-0-0; James Howson (Maver) 35-0-0; Jay Cloney (Liverpool) 30-8-0.

Liverpool & DAA,  Active Ireland Spring League. Leeds-Liverpool Canal at Maghull. Merseyside. Sun. 48. Tom Fairhurst (Sam’s Tackle Green) 12-0-0, skimmer bream and roach, punch bread, 11m pole, pegged at Maghull Church; Jeff Stirrat (Liverpool AS) 9-7-0; Alan Miller (Mersey Dockers) 8-6-12; John Easton (Liverpool AS) 7-11-8. Teams: MCA 21; Liverpool AS Blue 24; Liverpool AS Red 26. League: Rnd 7. Sam’s Tackle Blue 148; Ted Carter’s Preston 150; Sam’s Tackle Green 182.

Meadow View, Cheshire. Tues. OAPs. Linnet Pool. 18. Phil Barwell (Widnes Angling Centre) 73-8-0, carp to 6lb, pellet and corn, 14m pole, peg 20; Roger Peet (Oldham Owls) 34-4-0; Dennis Ockwell (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 25-2-0; Tony Honey (Ashton Angling) 18-6-0. Sat. 18. Dave Hancox (Cheshire Angling) 24-12-0, carp to 6lb, sweetcorn and soft pellet, 14m pole, peg 42; Gary Marsden (Lymm) 13-8-0; Steve Barwell (Stag AC) 12-14-0; Dave Williams (NW Worms) 11-14-0. Sun. 19. Paul Ledgerton (Widnes) 42-8-0, carp to 9lb, pellet, 14m pole, peg 30; Dave Hancox (Cheshire Angling) 31-12-0; Sean Woodward (Cheshire Angling) 30-8-0; Bob Dac (Edgley Sports) 24-12-0.

Mill House,  Mescar Lake. Merseyside. Sat. 16.  Paul Haines (Kirkby) 61-14-0, carp to 12 lb, bread flake, straight lead; peg 2; Dave Phillips (Ted Carter’s Preston) 34-2-0; Ken Dooley (Liverpool AS) 30-0-0; Frank Holding (Ted Carter’s Southport) 28-12-0.

Newton-le-Willows AA, Penkford Bridge Canal. Merseyside. Thu. OAPs. 10. Jim Byrne (Warrington) 7-14-0, roach, caster, 11m pole, peg 13; Dave Williams (NW Worms) 4-13-0; Eddie Cook (Warrington) 1-6-0.

Old Hough Fishery, Warmingham, Middlewich, Cheshire, Sat. Upper Benbo Pool, 7. Barry Hill (Old Hough Fishery) 22-7-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet and maggot; Ken Potts (Old Hough Fishery) 20-13-0; Paul Reynolds (Old Hough Fishery) 19-1-0; Freddie Mack (Old Hough Fishery) 11-9-0; Ben Clarke (Old Hough Fishery) 11-6-0; Paul Walsh (Protak Barlows) 10-14-0.

Partridge Lakes,  Covey Canal. Cheshire. Wed. OAPs. 27. Dave Olly (Olly Motors) 27-1-0, F1s and ide, red maggot and soft pellet, 6 and 11m pole, peg 57; Baz Little (Leigh) 17-12-0; Eddie Battersby (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 16-7-0; Dave Brighouse (Manchester) 15-0-0. Sat. 33. Alan Walsh (Ashton Angling) 48-2-0, carp to 5lb and F1s, sweetcorn, 6m pole, peg 52; Paul Balmforth (Maver NW) 45-1-0; Mike Rogerson (Drennan NW) 37-10-0; Dave Rigby (St Helens) 31-6-0. Sun. 41. Stuart Taylor (Tackle Saver) 80-0-0, F1s to 1lb with some carp and ide, soft pellet and white maggot, 6m pole, peg 52; Paul Balmforth (Maver NW) 67-10-0; Martin Entwistle (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 66-15-0; George Bacon (Lymm) 53-6-0.

St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam. Merseyside. Sat. 28. Shaun Fletcher (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 10-4-0, four bream and small roach, groundbait, red maggot and worm, groundbait feeder, peg 13; Steve Halliwell (St. Helens) 10-2-0; Kevin Hall (St. Helens) 8-9-0; Mark Phillips (Manchester) 5-9-0.

Stapeley Cudmore Fisheries, Whitmore, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffordshire, Sat. Spring League, Round Four, Brewster’s and Suez Canals plus Pool One, Arena and Milo Pools, 48. Andy May (MAP) 134-8-0, carp to 8 lb plus barbel and skimmers, cone feeder and pellet, some on poled maggot, peg 29 Arena; Chris Gorrell (Ted Carter Southport Blue) 53-0-0; Carl Moon (Maver Gold/Garbolino/Bait Tech) 51-2-0; Kev Brooks (Ted Carter Southport Red) 48-4-0; Andy North (Ted Carter Southport Red) 48-2-0; Ian ‘Tash’ Morrison (Ted Carter Southport Blue) 47-4-0. Teams: Maver Gold/Garbolino Bait Tech 5; Ted Carter Southport Blue 9; Ted Carter Southport Red 12; Stapeley Cudmore Gold 12. League: Maver Gold/Garbolino/Bait Tech 30; Match Aid 38; Stapeley Cudmore Gold 44; Matrix 50. Sun. Suez Canal, 25. Darren Kirk (Stapeley Cudmore) 60-8-0, carp to 4 lb plus a few ide, poled bread punch, peg 28; Steve Edwards (Stapeley Cudmore) 52-4-0; Steve Broomhall (Stapeley Cudmore) 42-12-0; Steve Boyd (Prescott Angling Supplies) 40-8-0.

Wigan & District AA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal. Lancashire.  Wed. Navigation Inn. 19. Vinnie Walsh (Hindley MG) 2-5-12, skimmer bream and small roach, punch bread, 7m pole, peg 197; Sean BIrchall (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 2-0-0; Alan Whalley (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 1-9-4; John Walker (Bolton) 1-8-12. Sat. DW Stadium. 19. John Leeds (Tri Cast Rochdale) 3-10-0, a bream 2lb and a chub, bread and caster, 8 and 13m pole, peg 50; Carl Whalley (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 1-6-0; Brian Boyne (Bolton) 1-4-0; Sean Wharton (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 1-2-0. Leeds-Liverpool Canal. Heaton’s Bridge. Lancashire.  Sun. 44. Gary Marchant (Mosella NW) 4-11-4, small roach and skimmer 12oz, punch bread, 10m pole, peg 690; Carl Whalley (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 3-4-4; Adam Jagger (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 3-1-5; Mark Wilson (Sensas NW) 2-15-0. Teams:  Sam’s Tackle & Bait 16; Maver NW 17; Mosella NW 19. League: round 3. Sam’s Tackle & Bait 56; Ted Carter’s Preston 58; Maver NW 60.



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