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Bannister House, Match Canal, Merseyside. BH Mon, 23. Mark Halliwell (Bag’em) 95-8-0, carp to 5 lb, pellet, 12m, peg 13; Martin Kaye (Elton Tackle) 87-8-0; Alan Menzies (Elton Tackle) 81-4-0. Sun, 43. Mark Haliwell (Bag’em) 96-12-0, carp to 5 lb, pellet, 12m and Method feeder, peg 24; Dave Pimlott (Garbolino Elton) 93-0-0; Alan Menzies (Elton Tackle) 72-8-0; Jamie Hughes (Maver/Bag’em) 67-0-0; Ken Rothwell (Burscough) 60-0-0; John Vernon (Garbolino Elton) 52-4-0.

Blundell’s, Nr. Warrington, Cheshire. BH Mon, 41, rover. Lee Thornton (Middy Bag’em) 102-8-0, carp to 7 lb, pellet, 14m and 8m, peg 73 Pine; Alan Howarth (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 96-12-0; John Kerwin (Fisherman’s Way Bury) 86-5-0; Ben Shaw (Cheshire Angling) 84-3-0. Wed, 19, rover. Barry Bush (Lingmere) 102-9-0, carp and ide, maggot, pole 4m down edge, peg 13 trio; Jim Rodgers (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 98-13-0; Mike Bellingham (Bag’em) 97-9-0. Sat, 39, rover. Alan Howarth (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 149-1-0, carp to 14 lb, pellet, Method feeder, peg 49 Ash; Gary Whalley (Bait-Tech) 110-10-0; Lee Thornton (Middy Bag’em) 109-4-0; Graham Stokes (Tri-Cast Highfield) 104-7-0; Alan Sharman (Garbolino Elton) 88-11-0; Kevin Marle (Tight Lines Shaw) 86-10-0. Sun, 24, Trio. Mick Rudd (Rochdale Angling Centre) 89-10-0, ide to 1 lb, mirrors and F1s to 3 lb, 4m down edge, peg 37; Gary Whalley (Bait-Tech) 87-14-0; Steve Fitzpatrick (Tight Lines Shaw) 65-9-0; Andy Musgrove (Edgeley Sport) 57-8-0.

Brookside, Snake Pit, Cheshire. BH Mon, 23. Stu Conroy (Kamasan) 117-8-0, F1s and silvers, caster, 13m and margins, peg 8; John Battersby (Garbolino Elton) 75-8-0; Nick Butterworth (Cheshire Angling) 59-12-0; Trevor Dewhurst (Premier Driveways) 52-14-0. Thurs, 17. Allen Metcalfe (Ray’s Tackle) 84-6-0, carp and silvers, caster and worm, 13m, peg 3; Ray Thompson (Vale Royal Angling) 76-2-0; Derrick Bibby (Cheshire Angling) 65-0-0. Sat, 21. Stu Conroy (Kamasan) 90-10-0, F1s and silvers, caster, 13m, peg 40; Mark Plevin (Deggy’s) 86-10-0; Pete Lowry (Tri-Cast Highfield) 71-10-0; Peter Wakefield (Brookside) 69-14-0; Steve Conroy (Drennan NW) 65-14-0. Sun, 34, Snake and Willow. Karl Lane (Preston AC) 100-8-0, carp to 3 lb, meat, pole, peg 22 Willow; Ross Whiteman (Cheshire Angling) 98-12-0; Nick Butterworth (Cheshire Angling) 72-0-0; Tom Barlow (Maver NW) 63-2-0; Allen Metcalfe (Ray’s Tackle) 61-6-0.

Cudmore Fisheries, Whitmore, Staffs. Sat, 38, Suez Canal. Carl Lane (Prescot AS) 91-6-0, carp to 6 lb, chub and ide, pellet and meat at 13m, peg 22; Shaun Hill (Maver Gold/Bag’em) 91-0-0; Chris Gorrell (Ted Carter Southport) 87-14-0; Mark Kearns (Maver Gold/Bag’em Baits) 77-0-0; Steve Sharrock (Ted Carter Southport) 74-0-0.

Hall Lane, Parbold, Lancs. BH Mon, 29, Merlins Lake. Gary Gunn (Ted Carter Preston) 69-4-0, carp and silvers, maggot, 14m, peg 32; Fred Mack (Dave’s Of Middlewich) 56-4-0; Liam Killinger (Saints) 41-4-0; Adam France (Withnell Anglers) 33-0-0. Sun, 29, Bessie’s. Liam Killinger (Saints) 108-6-0, carp to 3 lb, maggot and pellet, 12m, peg 43; Frank Yardley (Ted Carter Preston) 76-4-0; Mike Rogerson (Preston Innovations) 55-12-0; Kirsten Greenwood (Tri-Cast Highfield) 48-4-0; Keith Dobson (Mack’s Tackle) 45-8-0.

Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, Staffs. Thurs, 37, Meadow and Canal pools. Dean Lockett (Heronbrook) 120-8-0, carp to 8 lb, poled meat shallow, Meadow peg 6; Clive Nixon (Maver Gold/Bag’em) 91-12-0; Glyn Baker (Stafford) 73-8-0; Nathan Mathews (Rugeley Power Station) 72-14-0. Sat, 30, Match and Canal. Gary Baugh (Wirral) 112-10-0, 30 lb of carp plus F1s to 2 lb shallow on poled meat, Match peg 34; Dean Lockett (Heronbrook) 110-0-0; Alan Bruce (Ray’s Tackle) 103-10-0; Neil Dimmock (Stoke) 100-2-0; Frank Cooke (Ray’s Tackle) 95-12-0. Sun, 87, Match, Canal, Meadow and Island. Stuart Conroy (Drennan/Kamasan) 172-13-0, 3 carp for 20 lb plus F1s to 2 lb, 6mm pellet shallow at 15m, Match peg 1; Paul Gibson (Pickerings) 140-13-0; Mark Lucas (Mosella Garbolino) 138-12-0; Richard Bacon (Mill Tackle) 135-3-0; Ian Sinker (Heronbrook) 134-14-0; Craig Ebbrell (Maver Midlands) 134-12-0.

High Heyes Farm, Eccleston, Lancs. Sat, 21, Lake 3. John Brogden (Ted Carter Southport) 50-12-0, barbel and ide, maggot, 6m, peg 42; Ian Brogden (Ted Carter Southport) 26-6-0; Danny Maguire (Mosella) 24-2-0.

Lingmere, Match Lakes, Cheshire. Wed, 22, OAPs. Kevin Fishwick (Rake and Pykel) 95-10-0, F1s and common carp, worm, 6m, peg 42; Phil Barwell (Widnes AC) 86-8-0; Dave Randles (Lingmere) 86-2-0; Ray Jackson (Cammel Laird) 71-13-0. Sat, 16. James Howson (Lingmere) 82-4-0, carp, pellet, 6m, peg 17; Mark Downey (Lingmere) 70-0-0.

Liverpool DAA WL Individuals, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Melling. Sun, 32. Gareth Charnock (LAS) 17-12-0, six tench, roach and skimmer bream, caster and worm, 11m, £480 winnings; Dave Trafford (Ted Carter Preston) 14-8-0; Anthony Marsden (Wigan MG) 11-12-0; Alan Morris (Wigan MG) 8-9-0; John Easton (LAS) 8-3-0; Andrew Molyneux (LAS) 8-2-0.

Meadow View, Lark Pool, Cheshire. Tues, 23, OAPs, Lark. Roy Woodward (Adams Woodley) 57-12-0, carp to 9 lb, pellet and corn, 10m, peg 38; Dennis Ockwell (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 56-10-0; Phil Barwell (Widnes AC) 50-0-0; John Grestey (Meadow View) 42-0-0. Thurs, 19, Linnet Pool. Dave White (Edgeley Sport) 58-8-0, carp to 8 lb, corn and pellet, 11m, peg 1; Dennis Ockwell (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 48-8-0; Ray Hignett (Shaw’s Tackle) 37-6-0. Sun, 23, Lark. Ricky Salmon (Burt Baits) 70-4-0, carp to 8 lb, corn and pellet, 8m, peg 14; Barry Davis (Deeside Tackle) 65-4-0; Phil Barwell (Widnes AC) 61-4-0; Darren Catterall (Meadow View) 54-8-0.

Middlewich Spring League, Old Kinderton Arms and Sykes Pumps, Trent and Mersey Canal, Middlewich, Cheshire. Sun, 40. Damian Parry (Browning Lifestyle Blue) 20-11-0, four bream plus gudgeon and roach, poled caster, Middlewich wides; Les Osweleski (Team Les ‘O’) 12-15-0; Lewis Kenyon (Betley’s Monsters) 11-14-8; Ian Morrison (Ted Carter Southport) 10-1-12; Paul Dobing (Browning Lifestyle Green) 10-1-0; Paul Hughes (Ted Carter Southport) 10-1-0. Teams: Browning Lifestyle Red 32; Ted Carter Southport 25; Team Les ‘O’ 23; Tri-Cast Highfield 22; Betley’s Monsters 20; Browning Lifestyle Green 18. League: Ted Carter Southport 85; Browning Lifestyle Red 74; Tri-Cast Highfield 69; Betley’s Monsters 67; Browning Lifestyle Green 64; Team Guinness 63.

Mill House, Mescar Lake, Merseyside. Wed, 20. Paul Haines (Kirkby) 85-12-0, carp to 6 lb, pellet, Method feeder, peg 2; Alex Bentley (Ray’s Tackle) 84-6-0; Steve Parry (Daiwa Guru Bait-Tech) 80-6-0. Sat, 15. Colin Craven (Bob’s Tackle) 94-10-0, carp to 8 lb, banded pellet, 8m, peg 51; Paul Farquhar (LAS) 65-0-0. Sun, 14, Mistral. Mick Woolvine (Ted Carter Preston) 53-10-0, carp to 3 lb, pellet, 14m, peg 42; Steve Parry (Daiwa Guru Bait-Tech) 49-12-0.

Newton-le-Willows AA, White Door Dam, Merseyside. Thurs, 24.  Jimmy Byrne (Warrington) 16-8-0, skimmers, roach and chub, caster, 12m, peg 7 Oak; Eddie Marcroft (Newton-le-Willows) 12-1-0; Dougie Thom (Liverpool) 11-3-0. Sun, 22, Sankey Canal Upper Pound. Terry Speakman (Newton-le-Willows) 8-1-0, carp and ide, wagglered caster, peg 38; Nigel Letford (St. Helens) 3-8-8; Harry Newton (Warrington) 3-1-0.

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Catch all day long – yes, all match! – from the margins…read the Action Replay feature in Angler’s Mail. And also check out the mag’s Catching With Collett feature at a northern fishery.

Old Hough,
Warmingham, Cheshire. Tues, 10, Goose Pool. Richard Rawsthorne (Old Hough) 51-7-0, carp, poled pellet; Roger Peet (Old Hough) 36-13-0. Thurs, 16, Upper Benbo. Ray Rigby (Widnes) 67-11-0, carp, poled pellet; Bob Asher (Old Hough) 59-3-0; Ken Power (Old Hough) 39-15-0. Sat, 17, Lower Benbo. Lewis Breeze (Drennan NW) 39-5-0, carp, poled pellet; Adam Jones (Old Hough) 34-0-0; Darren Mulheir (Old Hough) 22-3-0; Gary Billinge (Old Hough) 19-1-0.

Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Cheshire. BH Mon, 64. Mark Lucas (Mosella) 109-6-0, F1s and ide, worm, 11m and 3m, peg 22; Lee Harrison (Drennan Barnsley Blacks) 99-2-0, Roger Priestly (Maver NW) 91-15-0, Dave Bradley (Maver NW) 91-4-0; Craig Lealand (Hemsworth) 73-10-0. Tues, 33, Covey. Andy Bennett (Daiwa Guru Bait-Tech) 137-13-0, F1s and ide, maggot shallow, 8m, peg 10; Mike Reed (Garbolino Elton) 110-6-0; Peter Mahoney (Bait-Tech Dino Floats) 71-3-0; Steve Openshaw (Lingmere) 70-2-0. Wed, 55, OAPs, Covey. Irvine Melling (Harry’s Tackle) 69-7-0, F1s and mirrors, maggot, 11m, peg 154; Ian Bentham (Coppull Angling) 64-2-0; Gordon Pemberton (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 58-0-0; Chris Weeder snr (St. Helens Tackle and Bait) 55-11-0; Ron Smith (Bolton) 54-9-0. Thurs, 30, Covey. Barry Bush (Lingmere) 114-0-0, F1s and ide, caster shallow, 6m, peg 17; Steve Kelly (Ray’s Tackle) 93-12-0; Mike Reed (Garbolino Elton) 87-3-0; Lee Addy (Drennan Bait-Tech) 61-9-0. Sat, 50, Covey. Paul Barmforth (Maver NW) 90-13-0, F1s and ide, worm and caster, 6 and 4m, peg 6; Nathan Lumb (Highfield) 78-12-0; John McFarland (Rochdale Angling) 74-5-0; Nick Barlow (Ashton Angling) 72-1-0; Kevin Lavel (Maver) 65-0-0; Dave Bradley (Maver NW) 62-8-0. Sun, 64, Covey. Mick Bower (Hemsworth) 115-15-0, F1s and mirrors, worm, 6 and 11m, peg 90; Ian Lathom (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 98-14-0; Micky Crooks (Hemsworth) 97-4-0; Peter Tickle (St. Helens Tackle and Bait) 94-5-0; Paul Barmforth (Maver NW) 85-7-0; Roger Priestly (Maver NW) 83-6-0.

St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam, Merseyside. BH Mon, 59. Mark Harris (Ringer Baits) 17-14-0, bream and skimmers, boilie, Method feeder, peg 86; Gary Ainscough (Dave’s Wigan) 17-2-0; John Fletcher (Fishermans Way) 16-1-0; Bill Delves (St. Helens AA) 15-10-0. Easter Festival overall. Mark Harris (Ringer Baits) 41-2-0; Gary Ainscough (Dave’s Wigan) 39-4-0; Jamie Cook (Dave’s  Wigan) 30-4-0. Sun, 31. David Rigby (St. Helens Tackle and Bait) 28-10-0, bream and skimmers, maggot, bread feeder, peg 1; Mark Addy (Drennan Bait-Tech) 20-14-0; Paul Swift (Bolton) 13-6-0; Shaun Fletcher (St. Helens Tackle and Bait) 12-13-0; Mick Birkhill (St. Helens Tackle and Bait) 12-13-0.

Wigan DAA, Leeds Liverpool Canal, Lancs. Wed, 16, Adlington Marina. Sean Wharton (Hindley MG) 31-4-0, bream to 4 lb, pellet, 11m; Carl Whalley (Gidlow Angling) 3-7-0; Dave Trafford (Hindley MG) 4-3-0. Sun, 22, Burscough. Gordon Hollibecq (Hindley MG) 4-9-4, roach, bread punch, 8m; Mark Rimmer (Mosella NW) 4-6-0; Laurence Clayton (Hindley MG) 4-3-0.


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