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North West Angler’s Mail Matches for March 30/April 1 2013






Bannister House, Match Canal. Merseyside. Sun. 35. Dave Cline (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 121-12-0, chub, carp and bream, double maggot, 16m pole, peg 20; Paul Eckersall (Southport) 86-0-0; Martin Kay (Elton Tackle) 84-8-0; Martin Bullock (Ted Carter’s Preston) 79-0-0.

Blundell’s, Roving match. Cheshire. Wed. 19. Paul Burton (Hilton Hotels) 30-3-0. Skimmer bream to 2 lb, soft pellet, 11m pole, peg 53; Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 25-7-0; Jim Rogers (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 22-1-0; Steve Avison (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 17-10-0. Fri. 21. Jim Rogers (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 51-6-0, ide 2 lb, bream 3 lb and carp to 6 lb, soft pellet, 15m pole, peg 43 Ash; Steve Oliver (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 40-2-0; Alan Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 33-5-0; Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 25-3-0. Sat. Eddie Bibby (Wigan Angling Centre) 98-12-0, common and mirror carp to 8 lb with ide to 3 lb, double maggot, 13m pole, peg 47 Ash; Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 65-1-0; Gary Baugh (Chester Tackle Locker) 39-7-0; Mike Billingham (Hazelgrove Angling Centre) 38-5-0. Sun. 35. Lee Clancy (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 93-8-0, carp to 8 lb, 8mm pellet, waggler and running line, peg 47 Ash; Alan Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 31-12-0; Chris Hendry (Middleton) 31-10-0; Mark Webb (Saints) 29-7-0. Mon. 45. Stuart Carroll (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 110-10-0m mirror and common carp to 12 lb, pellet, straight lead to far bank, peg 49 Ash; Lee Addy (Drennan NW) 61-15-0; Geoff Scott (Rochdale Angling) 58-15-0; Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 49-13-0.

Brookside, Snake Pit. Cheshire. Tue. 21. Richard Dean (Warrington) 28-4-0, 28-4-0, peg 20; Shaun Sandham (Lionel’s Tackle) 28-2-0; Matt Dawes (Brookside) 28-0-0; Derek Bibby (Warrington AA) 23-8-0. Thurs. 16. Jim Wilson (JW Pole Repairs) 58-8-0, peg 33; Andy Butler (Mosella) 48-4-0; John Battersby (Garbolino Elton) 40-12-0; Tom Barlow (Maver NW) 34-10-0. Fri. 30. Stuart Conroy (Drennan NW) 101-4-0, peg 20; Mark Lucas (Mosella) 41-6-0; Jim Wilson (JW Pole Repairs) 22-10-0; Chris Ruscoe (Rod n’ Reel) 20-8-0. Sat. Snake & Willow. 34. Trevor Dewhurst (Premier Driveways) 52-4-0, F1s to 2 lb, soft pellet, 11m pole, peg 38 Snake; Tom Barlow (Maver NW) 51-0-0; John Nugent (Stalybridge) 48-4-0; Stuart Conroy (Drennan NW) 48-2-0. Sun. 25. John Battersby (Garbolino Elton) 89-14-0, carp to 3lb and F1s 3 lb, bread flake, 14m pole, peg 22 Snake; Paul Farquhar (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 69-8-0; Pete Humphries (Ashton Angling Supplies) 35-14-0; Dave Pollitt (Hirst Tackle) 33-10-0. Mon. 39. Andy Butler (Mosella) 81-10-0, carp and F1s to 2 lb, breadflake, 16m pole, peg 20 Willow; James Howarth (Fox MG) 75-2-0; Stuart Conroy (Drennan NW) 67-8-0; John Nugent (Stalybridge) 45-2-0.

Firswood, Lancashire. Wed. 16. John Carroll (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 20-8-0, small carp, double maggot, 10m pole, peg 13; Dennis Peterson (Ted Carter’s Southport) 17-10-0; Jamie Hughes (Maver) 15-4-0; Albert Williams (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 13-9-0.

Heronbrook Fisheries Bag ‘em Baits Easter Festival, Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, near Eccleshall, Staffordshire, Sat. Sun. and Mon. 60 each day, all pools. Sun. Trevor Robinson (Maver/Bag ‘em Baits) 108-6-0, F1s to 12 oz to poled pellet, peg 2 Meadow; Jason Brown (Maver Gold/Bag ‘em Baits) 89-8-0; Lee Thornton (Middy/Bag ‘em Baits) 81-8-0; Craig Ebbrell (Drennan North West) 76-4-0; Tony Maj (Maver Gold/Bag ‘em Baits) 75-4-0; Connor Barlow (Drennan North West) 73-12-0. Sun. Paul Conroy (Wigan Angling Centre) 139-6-0, carp to 8 lb, poled punched bread, peg 34, Meadow; Anthony King (Ted Carter, Southport) 92-12-0; Lee Thornton (Middy/Bag ‘em Baits) 90-2-0; Andy Bennett (Daiwa Guru) 79-10-0; Tony Maj (Maver Gold/Bag ‘em Baits) 69-14-0; Jamie Hughes (Maver/Bag ‘em Baits) 65-4-0. Mon. Dave McManus (Ted Carter, Southport) 79-14-0, carp to 5 lb plus F1s, poled pellet, peg 6 Bridge Pool; Craig Ebbrell (Drennan North West) 73-8-0; Ade Cattell (Maver Gold/Bag ‘em Baits) 72-15-0; Trevor Robinson (Maver/Bag ‘em Baits) 63-2-0; Graham Bowers (Heronbrook) and Simon Jones (Trentham Lakes) both 57-7-0. Final League: Lee Thornton (Middy/Bag ‘em Baits) 7 pts, – two section wins, – 211-6-0 -(£1000 plus £100 of Bag ‘em products); Paul Conroy (Wigan Angling Centre) 7 pts, – two section wins, 203-0-0 – (£800 plus £75); Trevor Robinson (Maver/Bag ‘em Baits) 8 (£700); John Chapman (Ted Carter, Southport) 8 (£600); Jez Goldthorpe (Stoke-on-Trent) 9 (£500); Connor Barlow (Drennan North West) 9 (£400); Craig Ebbrell (Drennan North West) 10 (£300); Tony Maj (Maver Gold/Bag ‘em Baits) 10 £200; Jamie Hughes (Maver/Bag ‘em Baits) 10 (£100).

High Heyes Farm, Lake Three. Lancashire. Sat. 24. Frank Rosz (Blue Moon) 22-8-0, small carp, ide and barbel, maggot, 14m pole, peg 36; Adie Twist (Cast NW) 22-0-0; Dave Bolton (Coppull Anglers) 20-10-0; Colin Cliffe (Ted Carter’s Preston) 20-10-0.

Lingmere, Cheshire. Thurs. Ling Mere. 16. 16 Steve Openshaw (Lingmere Fishery) 53-8-0, skimmer bream and F1s, soft pellet, 5m pole, peg 47; Jamie Hughes (Maver) 40-8-0; Andy Kirk (Bidston) 33-8-0; Steve Balson (Moreton) 24-2-0. Sat. Match Lake. 19. Anthony Moran (Vine Baits) 39-4-0, ide, carp and skimmers, double red maggot, 6m pole, peg 19; Alan Dewhurst (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 34-12-0; Andy Kirk (Bidston) 34-8-0; Steve Boyd (Saints) 33-4-0.

Meadow View, Lark Pool. Cheshire. Sat. 21. Dave Hancox (Cheshire Angling) 98-2-0, carp to 7 lb, sweetcorn and soft pellet, 16m pole, peg 36; Phil Chung (Tameside Fox) 94-0-0; Barry Davies (Deeside Tackle) 36-12-0; Paul Finlay (Northwich) 26-12-0. Sun. 25. Dave Hancox (Cheshire Angling) 78-4-0, skimmer bream, ide and carp, soft pellet, 14m pole, peg 8; Barry Davies (Deeside Tackle) 60-0-0; Sean Woodward (Danny’s Tackle) 42-0-0; Colin Elliott (Huyton) 37-8-0.

Middlewich Spring League, Trent and Mersey Canal, Middlewich, Cheshire, Sun. First Round, 60. Paul Dobing (Browning Lifestyle) 9-1-8, all roach to 6 oz, poled punched bread, Tetton Lane; Chris Gorrell (Ted Carter, Southport) 7-8-8; Alan Harman (Black Claggers) 5-6-8; Alan Culley (Cheshire MG) 4-11-8; Jeff Stoll (Black Claggers) 4-3-0. Teams: Cheshire MG 45; Browning Lifestyle Red 43; Browning Lifestyle Blue 41; Black Claggers, Betley’s Monsters and Ted Carter Southport all 40.

Mill House, Mescar Lake. Merseyside. Sat. 16. Steve Parry (Fazakerley) 46-0-0, carp to 12 lb, sweetcorn, 10m pole; Paul Haines (Kirkby) 33-10-0; Matt Higgins (Maghull) 24-0-0; Simon Waller (Liverpool AS) 23-10-0.

Newton-le-Willows AA, Merseyside. Thurs. Over 60s. Yew Tree Reservoir. 22. Jim Byrne (Warrington) 18-8-0, skimmer bream, red maggot, 10m pole, peg 15; Eddie Cook (Warrington) 12-11-0; Eddie McLorie (Newton) 8-7-0. Fri. Golborne Tackle & Bait winter league. White Door Dam. 20. Krystian Bryan (Golborne) 84-0-, small carp and silver fish, soft pellet, 12m pole, peg 2; Adam Buckley (Golborne) 5-0-0; John Abbott (Golborne) 4-8-0. Final league: Krystian Bryan (Golborne) 76; Steve Bryan (Golborne) 65; Dave Stephens (Leigh) 61.

Old Hough Fisheries, Warmingham, Middlewich, Cheshire, Thurs. Boulders and Goose Pools, 13. Ian Mellor (Wyche Anglers) 23-8-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet; Roy Powell (Old Hough Fisheries) 20-4-0; Wayne Rooke (Old Hough Fisheries)

13-4-0; Pete Sheckleston (Crewe Map Readers Association) 9-14-0; Pete Clements (Protak Barlows) 9-2-0; Andrew Pearcey (Old Hough Fisheries) 6-15-0. Sat. Upper and Lower Benbo, 33. Steve Butler (Old Hough Fisheries) 36-8-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet; Barry Hill (Old Hough Fisheries) 34-5-0; Paul Walsh (Protak Barlows) 29-13-0; Steve Peplow (Old Hough Fisheries) 28-12-0; Phil Cliff (Old Hough Fisheries) 25-5-0; Kevin Richards (Old Hough Fisheries) 22-8-0.

Partridge Lakes, Covey Canal. Cheshire. Wed. OAPs. 23. Peter Stead (Izaak Walton) 13-1-0, F1s and ide, maggot, peg 86; Neil Buckley (Warrington) 10-10-0; John Wilson (Coppul) 7-6-0; Kevin Dawber (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 7-3-0. Thurs. 18. Gavin Platt (Wayne’s Tackle) 22-3-0, commons, mirror and F1s, soft pellet, 14m pole, peg 27; Paul Balmforth (Maver NW) 9-12-0; Ian Burley (NW Baits) 8-15-0; Nigel Barker (Leigh, Tackle & Bait) 5-14-0. Fri. 16. Ian Lathom (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 26-5-0, F1s, mirror and common carp, sweetcorn, 11m pole, peg 99; Keith Wilson (Elton Tackle) 20-8-0; Neil Pickford (Elton Tackle) 20-0-0; Lee Kearns (Partridge) 17-8-0. Sat. 24. Chris Weeder Jnr (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 52-0-0, small carp and F1sa, pellet and corn, bread, peg 97; Dave Rigby (St Helens) 41-10-0; Daz Shaw (Maver NW) 34-7-0; Steve Crossley (Maver NW) 32-14-0. Sun. 37. Dave Olly (Olly Motors) 42-11-0, F1s and mirror carp, sweetcorn, 6m pole, peg 99; Simon Beswick (North West Worms) 37-1-0; Daz Shaw (Maver NW) 36-1-0; Dave Rigby (St Helens) 24-8-0. Mon. 29. Steve Kelly (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 27-13-0, F1s, corn and maggot, 6m pole, peg 87; Ian Crippen (Leigh, Tackle & Bait) 21-11-0; Daz Shaw (Maver NW) 20-15-0; Lee Kearns (Hillside Fishery) 20-13-0.

St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam. Merseyside. Sun. 35. Kieron Marsden (St. Helens) 2-3-0, skimmer bream 1-8-0 and small roach, maggot, groundbait feeder, peg 155; Gedd Rigby (St. Helens) and John Fletcher (Bury) 1-9-0.

Stapeley Cudmore, Whitmore, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffordshire, Wed. Milo Pool, 15. Andy Dyson (Stapeley Cudmore) 36-4-0, all skimmers, poled maggot and pellet, peg 1; Shaun Hill (Maver Gold/Bag ‘em Baits) 26-4-0; Mel Kearns (Stapeley Cudmore) 18-8-0; Jon Davies (Matrix) 15-6-0. Sat. Suez Canal, 20. Ade Shepherd (Stapeley Cudmore) 70-14-0, carp to 3 lb plus skimmers and ide, poled punched bread, peg 19; Lee Turner (Fisherman’s Way) 46-8-0; Craig O’Connor (Smith’s Bait and Tackle) 29-0-0; Brian Taylor (Middleport AC) 23-0-0; Carl Rowley (Other Arf AC) 21-8-0. Mon. Arena Pool, 16. Francis O’Rielly (Maver/Marukyu) 56-10-0, carp to 6 lb plus a few skimmers. Pole and maggot plus Method feeder and maggot, peg 23; Lewis Breeze (Drennan North West) 51-4-0; Lee Turner (Fisherman’s Way) 31-4-0; Stef Brown (Stapeley Cudmore) 30-4-0.

Wigan & District AA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal. Lancashire. Wed. Ring o’ Bells. 25. Alan Whalley (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 7-8-0, two skimmers for 3 lb and rest roach, punch bread, 13m pole, peg 610; Anthony Marsden (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 3-13-4; Dave Edgerley (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 2-13-12; Steve Wilson 2-9-12. Sun. Adlington. 21. Dave Bradley (Maver NW) 3-6-0, skimmer bream and roach, punch bread, 10m pole, pegged on Pens; Graham Mortimer (Sensas NW) 2-5-0; Alan Crook (Maver NW) 1-14-0.



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