Here are the latest match fishing results for a reduced programme of matches over the festive period. Be sure to get the issue of Angler's Mail magazine on sale from Dec 30 for top match fishing coverage, and lots more.

Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year Qualifiers, Dec.25-28

* Bradshaw Hall Fisheries, Bolton, Lancs. Boxing Day, 30. John Raby (Bradshaw) 53-7-0, commons and F1s, 4mm pellet at 13m, peg 12 Lake 8; Mark Morris (Tong Moor) 37-2-0; Jon Jowett (Maver NW) 35-15-0; Joshua Turnbill (Fisherman’s Way) 35-1-0. Sun, 35. Paul Cunliffe (Bradshaw) 35-1-0, F1s, maggot, 6m, peg 27 Lake 9; John Battersby (Garbolino Elton) 29-13-0; Jimmy Davis (Garbolino Elton) 24-11-0; Dean Edwards (Fisherman’s Way) 24-3-0.

* Old Hough Fishery, Middlewich, Cheshire. Sat, 31, Xmas Rover, all pools. Ken Potts (Old Hough) 36-2-0, carp, pellet; Steve Peplow (Old Hough) 27-13-0; Steve Butler (Liverpool) 26-11-0; Alex Hulme (Old Hough) 26-6-0; Pete Woodruff (Old Hough) 24-15-0.

* Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Cheshire. Sat, 131, Christmas Open. Paul Jagger (Partridge Lakes) 49-13-0, five carp, pellet at 10m, peg 45 Holbar; Chris Weeder jnr (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 43-6-0; Stuart Conroy (Kamasan) 42-12-0; Tony Worrall (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 38-9-0; Andy Middleton (Grattan Angling) 38-7-0; Colin Mulholland ( 34-2-0. Sun, 34, Covey 1-4. Steve Rimmer (Matrix Leigh Tackle) 54-15-0, F1s and commons, maggot, 4m pole down edge, peg 20; Andy Middleton (Grattan AC) 32-7-0; Robert Rigby (Gilders Tackle) 29-11-0; Andy Greave (Garbolino Elton) 29-6-0; David Rigby (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 24-4-0; Peter Tickle (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 23-12-0.

* Whitmore East Canal, Kirkham, Lancs. Sun, 31, Rover. Phil Alton (Ted Carter Preston) 44-12-0, ten carp and a barbel, waggler and maggot, peg 4 Doughnut Pool; Gary Gunn (Ted Carter Preston) 30-8-0; Phil Jolly (Blackpool Angling) 29-0-0; Ken Routledge (St. Anthony’s) 25-10-0.


Be sure to get this week's issue, on sale from Tuesday, December 30.

Be sure to get this week’s issue, on sale from Tuesday, December 30.


Blundell’s, Rixton, Cheshire. Wed, 19, Rover. Gary Whalley (Bait-Tech) 37-8-0, F1s to 3 lb, pellet feeder, 8m pole and edge, peg 37 Trio; Paul Caisson (Ted Carter Preston) 26-2-0; Rob Speakman (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 25-13-0; Colin Mulholland (Maver) 23-3-0. Sat, 20, Rover. Pete Roys (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 45-12-0, F1s to 3 lb plus carp to 10 lb, corn at 14m pole, peg 1 East; Trevor Jackson (Rod’n’Reel) 26-11-0; Alan Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 24-7-0; Terry Clarke (Ted Carter Preston) 24-7-0. Sun, 23, Rover. Mike Billingham (Bag’em) 41-6-0, carp to 4 lb and F1s, maggot at 13m, peg 9 East; Paul Nelson (Irlam British Legion) 21-2-0; Trevor Jackson (Rod’n’Reel) 20-6-0; Alan Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 20-2-0.

Brookside, Warrington, Cheshire. Wed, 20. Stuart Conroy (Kamasan) 43-12-0, commons, F1s and silvers, pellet and bread, 14m, peg 8 Snake Pit; John Battersby (Garbolino Elton) 42-14-0; Adam Harman (Cheshire Angling) 28-10-0; Jeff Lindsay (Low Hills AC) 28-8-0. Boxing Day, 15. Nick Butterworth (Cheshire Angling) 33-0-0, F1s to 3 lb, pellet, 13m, peg 41 Snake. Sat, 16. Phil Chung (Tackle Saver Hampshire) 31-0-0, F1s and commons, bread at 13m, peg 23; Adam Harman (Cheshire Angling) 25-0-0; Ross Whiteman (Cheshire Angling) 21-0-0. Sun, 16. Nick Butterworth (Cheshire Angling) 29-10-0, F1s, pellet, 9m, peg 8; Stuart Birchall (Cheshire Angling) 25-0-0; Steve Carrier (Widnes AC) 21-0-0; Steve Conroy (Drennan NW) 19-0-0.

Cudmore Fisheries, Whitmore, Staffs. Boxing Day, 15, Pool 1. Kev Shone (Pickering’s) 57-5-0, carp to 4 lb, maggot at 13m, peg 11; Bill Gilchrist (Team Cudmore) 48-6-0; Rob Prince (Crewe Match Centre) 40-14-0.

Hampton Springs, Malpas, Cheshire. Sun, 27, Silvers, Alice Springs, Rock and Willow pools. Andy Spencer (Chester Tackle Locker) 25-0-0, skimmers, roach and perch, maggot, 10m, Rock peg 8; Chris Davis (Chester Tackle Locker) 19-14-0; Jason Davies (Chester Tackle Locker) 19-10-0.

Lingmere, Moreton, Cheshire. Wed, 18, OAPs. Ian Hughes (Egremont Ferry) 60-12-0, carp, maggot, 5 and 6m, peg 29; Phil Barwell (Widnes AC) 58-11-0; Chris Diamond (Lingmere) 34-14-0. Boxing Day, 17. Jamie Hughes (Maver Bag’em) 109-10-0, F1s, maggot, 13m, peg 53; Alan Dewhurst (Lingmere) 53-6-0; Phil Barwell (Widnes AC) 36-14-0.

Liverpool DAA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Lydiate, Merseyside. Sun, 25. Rob Porter (Wigan MG) 4-7-0, skimmers and roach, bread, 10m, Drums peg 229; Barry Thomas (Ted Carter Southport) 3-9-8; Dave Nicholls (Liverpool Dockers) 3-9-0; Mark Ellement (Ted Carter Preston) 2-12-0.

Meadow View, Lymm, Cheshire. Tues, 18, Lark Pool. Steve Leaff (Meadow View) 51-0-0, carp to 4 lb, perch and roach, pellet and corn at 6m, peg 38; Dennis Ockwell (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 39-10-0; Phil Barwell (Widnes AC) 25-10-0; Jimmy Colecliff (Edgeley Sport) 25-0-0. Sun, 18, Lark. Dave Williams (Team Dallam) 22-0-0, carp to 7 lb and tench to 3 lb, corn at 14m, peg 9; Dave Hancox (Team Dallam) 12-4-0; Eddie Dalton (Meadow View) 11-0-0; Dave Martin (Meadow View) 8-4-0.

Mill House, Mescar Lakes, Merseyside. Sun, 17, Mistral Lake. Alex Bentley (Ray’s Tackle) 127-2-0, carp to 3 lb, bread at 16m, peg 5; Mark Halliwell (Tackle Tarts) 101-4-0; Darren Tierney (Lostock Tackle) 38-12-0; Ben Lloyd (LAS) 36-12-0.

Northwich, River Weaver, Cheshire. Boxing Day, 27, Boats and Town Centre. Peter Watson (Vale Royal Angling) 41-4-0, bream and skimmers, red maggot with bread feeder, peg 5; Keith Smith (Vale Royal Angling) 22-12-0; Steve Walton (Dave’s Middlewich) 22-6-0; Roy Brown (Seabreeze) 21-0-0.

Old Hough, Middlewich, Ches. Tues, 15, Upper Benbo Pool. Alan Percival (Old Hough) 36-11-0, carp, pellet; Gareth Gibbons (Old Hough) 31-5-0; Simon Symcox (Old Hough) 30-6-0.

Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Cheshire. Mon, 19, OAPs, Spey, Marsh and Piper lakes. Phil Oaks (Garswood Hall) 50-11-0, Martin Kershaw (Dave’s Wigan) 37-10-0; Bob Phipps (Poplars AC) 30-9-0; Ian Blakeley (Matrix Leigh Tackle) 29-4-0. Tues, 36, Rover. Paul Coyle (Preston Innovations) 71-1-0, F1s, maggot, 10m, peg 82 Covey 4; John Unsworth (Partridge) 63-11-0; Gary Whalley (Bait-Tech) 57-1-0; Anthony Jones (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 46-9-0. Wed, 32, OAPs, Covey 1. Tommy Aspinall (Atherton Tackle) 35-1-0, F1s, bread and maggot, 11m, peg 22; Steve Kelly (Ray’s Tackle) 34-6-0; Jean Steel (Partridge Lakes) 26-0-0; Stuart Brian (Partridge Lakes) 24-14-0. Thurs, 21, Covey 1 & 4. Paul Coyle (Preston Innovations) 36-0-0, F1s, maggot, 11m, peg 4; Mike Rogerson (Ashton Angling/Preston Innovations) 28-4-0; Ian Lathom (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 25-8-0; Daz Shaw (Maver NW) 23-9-0.

St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam, Merseyside. Mon, 14. Kevin Hall (Newton-le-Willows) 23-13-0, bream to 3 lb 8 oz, red maggot on Method feeder, peg 80; Gedd Rigby (St. Helens AA) 17-9-0; Derek Bennett (Preston Innovations) 15-1-0. Boxing Day, 12. Kevin Hall (Newton-le-Willows) 9-3-0, skimmers, maggot on Method feeder, peg 80; John Fletcher (Fisherman’s Way) 7-11-0. Sun, 14. Derek Bennett (Preston Innovations) 10-11-0, skimmers, red maggot, bread feeder, peg 82; Ronnie Rance (Harry’s Tackle) 7-1-0; Jimmy Hines (Saints) 6-5-0.

Wigan DAA, Leeds Liverpool Canal, Lancashire. Wed, 19. Crook, Mark Addy (Drennan/Bait-Tech) 8-4-0, skimmers and roach, bread and caster, 13m, peg 146; Dave Wells (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 6-8-8; Dave Walmsley (Bolton) 5-7-8; Jimmy Edwards (Wigan) 5-2-0. Sat, 18, Burscough. Lawrence Clayton (Chorley Social) 5-5-12, roach, bread punch at 12m, peg 312; Les Williams (Hindley MG) 4-8-0; Tex Stothers (Gidlow Angling) 3-7-0; Anthony Marsden (Wigan MG) 3-1-12.