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* Bannister House, Match Canal, Merseyside. Sun, 32. Pete Richmond (Ted Carter Southport) 153-12-0, carp to 6 lb, meat and groundbait, 16m, peg 37A; Steve Burgess (Garbolino Elton) 90-8-0; Mark Halliwell (Ted Carter Southport) and Lee Murphy (Ted Carter Preston) both 89-4-0.

* Blundell’s, Cheshire. Sat, 50. Steve Parry (Daiwa/Guru) 225-8-0, mirrors and F1s to 3 lb, pellet down edge and 8m shallow, peg 51 Trio; Steve Gallagher (Ritchie Wilson Floats) 164-15-0; Jack Howarth (Mosella) 139-10-0; Keiron Rich (Daiwa) 133-9-0; Dave Swain (Garbolino/Dynamite) 129-0-0; Alan Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 117-5-0.

* Brookside, Snake Pit/Meadow Pit. Cheshire. Sun, 40. Stuart Taylor (Tackle Saver) 95-14-0, carp to 3 lb, caster, 11m; Stuart Conroy (Kamasan/Drennan NW) 91-0-0; Steve Conroy (Drennan NW) 81-6-0; Dean Edwards (Fisherman’s Way) 80-0-0; David Williams (Garbolino Elton) 71-8-0; Ste Carrier (Widnes AC) 68-14-0.

* Heronbrook Fishery, nr Eccleshall, Stafford. Sun, 77, Canal, Bridge and Meadow Pools. Neil Machin (Garbolino/Bag’em) 311-10-0, 68 carp and 12 F1s, poled meat, peg 6 Meadow; Dean Lockett (Stoke-on-Trent) 200-10-0; Lewis Breeze (Drennan North West) 187-8-0; Andy Parks (Wigan Angling Centre) 170-4-0; Ian Sullivan (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 152-0-0; Phil Ashdown (Lingmere Fisheries) 149-12-0.

* Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Cheshire. Sat, 41. Chris Weeder snr (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 160-5-0, F1s, pellet, 6m; John Jones (Garbolino/Elton) 126-3-0; Connor Barlow (Drennan NW) 122-5-0; Lee Harrison (Maver/Ultimate Barnsley) 122-3-0. Sun, 69. John Leeds (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 157-13-0, F1s and ide, 6m pole down side, worm, peg 50; Mike Reed (Garbolino Elton) 139-8-0; Andy Bridge (Garbolino Elton) 114-9-0; Connor Barlow (Drennan NW) 113-13-0; Lee Riley (Elton Tackle) 110-5-0; Craig Leeland (Hemsworth) 110-2-0.

* Rudyard Lake, Leek, Staffordshire. Sat, 40. Jeff Tonge ( 33-6-0, bream to 4 lb, tip fished worm; Sam Pendlebury (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 23-9-0; Tony Evans (Oldham) 21-12-0; Tim Moores (Sensas North West) 21-5-0; Dave Williams (Atomic Baits) 20-9-0; Jim Evans (Gilders Tackle) 20-5-0.


Results of smaller matches and midweekers

Blundell’s, Cheshire. Wed, 33. Sam Slocket (Wayne’s Tackle) 264-8-0, carp and F1s to 3 lb, shallow pellet at 8m, peg 27 Trio Lake; Dave Simpson (Homeguard AC) 223-0-0; Mitch Rawlinson (Fishing Republic) 193-0-0; Daz Gleave (Trafford Angling Supplies) 177-7-0. Thurs eve, 17. Chris Weeder (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 160-15-0, mirrors and F1s to 2 lb, pellet at 6m, peg 45 Trio; Connor Barlow (Drennan NW) 122-7-0; Andy Musgrove (Edgeley Sports) 118-1-0. Sun, 29. Pete Roys (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 151-8-0, carp and F1s to 3 lb, pellet shallow 8m, peg 13 Trio; Gary Whalley (Bait-Tech) 148-12-0; Geoff Scott (Rochdale Angling Centre) 140-1-0; Lee Thornton (Middy/Bag’em) 131-11-0; Lee Cavanagh (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 122-14-0.
Brookside, Snake Pit. Cheshire. Tues, 17. Tom Barlow (Maver North West) 205-8-0, peg 23; Jason Law (Tri-Cast Highfield) 163-8-0; Derek Bibby (Cheshire Angling) 107-6-0; Dave Pollitt (Hirst Tackle) 105-8-0. Thurs, 18, OAPs. John Sharpe 47-4-0, peg 19; Alan Provast 36-0-0. Sat, 21. Stuart Taylor (Tackle Saver) 106-10-0, peg 53; Steve Conroy (Drennan NW) 102-2-0; Darren Mulheir (Mosella/Garbolino) 101-2-0; Ste Carrier (Widnes AC) 100-14-0.

C & C Vehicle Repairs, Hanchurch Fishery, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs. Sun, 27, Model Canal. Eddie Brown (Izaak Walton Leigh) 137-3-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, peg 59; Danny Lowndes (Hanchurch Silver) 99-9-0; Danny Hallam (Darlo Design) 91-15-0; D. Oakley (Hanchurch Fishery) 84-11-0; Chris Parker (Pickering’s of Burslem) 84-9-0.

Cudmore Fisheries, Whitmore, Staffs. Wed, 15, Arena Pool. Jamie Hughes (Maver/Bag’em) 178-2-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet shallow at 14 metres, peg 16; Steve Edwards (Cudmore Gold) 113-14-0; Chris Jones (Crewe Match) 113-0-0; Paul Johnson (Saints) 109-8-0; Simon Jones (Trentham Lakes) 84-0-0. Sat, 25, Suez Canal. Andy May (MAP/Marukyu) 158-12-0, carp to 6 lb plus ide, poled caster and maggot, peg 31; Ade Shepherd (Cudmore Gold) 145-10-0; Mark Kearns (Maver Gold/Bag’em) 131-4-0; Gary Kirby (Cudmore Gold) 74-10-0; Andy North (Garbolino Elton) 72-14-0.

Hall Lane, Marlins Lake, Lancashire. Sun, 20. Simon Sheppard (Ted Carter Preston) 86-10-0, 20 lb  of silvers, rest carp to 10 lb on meat, peg 40; Garry Gunn (Ted Carter Preston) 80-4-0; Frank Yardley (Ted Carter Preston) 72-8-0; Graham Dawes (Ted Carter Preston) 71-10-0.

High Heyes, Lancashire. Sat, 24, Lake 3. Gareth Charnock (Coppull Anglers) 74-0-0, carp, corn, 14m, peg 6; John Rodgers (Ted Carter Preston) 67-12-0; Martin Liptrot (Saints) 55-0-0; Richard Yates (Ted Carter Preston) 44-12-0.

Lingmere, Match Lake, Cheshire. Wed, 19, OAPs. George Edwards (Lobol AC)  64-2-0, F1s, skimmers & carp, maggot at 6m, peg 11; Ian Hughes (Lingmere) 59-8-0; Dave Randles (Lingmere) 50-0-0. Sat, 18. Carl Fletcher (Lingmere) 98-9-0, F1s, carp and barbel, maggot down edge, peg 3; Colin Doran (Birkenhead) 98-8-0; Tony Moran (Vine Baits) 77-5-0; Dave Woodworth (Lingmere) 72-1-0.

Liverpool DAA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Maghull, Merseyside. Sun, 17. Jeff Stirrup (Ted Carter Southport) 28-0-0, skimmers and tench, bread and caster, 11m; Keith Tierbuck (Liverpool Dockers) 14-14-0; Gareth Charnock (LDS) 11-0-0; Bobby Reynolds (LDS) 7-9-0.


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Meadow View, Lark Pool, Cheshire. Tues, 18, OAPs. Roy Davis (Salemore) 89-16-0, carp to 6 lb and bream 3 lb, corn and caster, 14m, peg 16; Jeff Wilson ( Meadow View) 56-12-0; Ray Ignett (Jim Shaw) 53-2-0; Rodger Peet (Oldham Owls) 51-4-0. Thurs, 16, Linnet Pool, OAPs. Ray Ignett (Jim Shaw) 37-8-0, carp to 5 lb, meat and corn, 11m, peg 23; Ken Jeffries (Edgerley Sport) 36-0-0; Rodger Peet (Oldham Owls) 26-10-0; Tony Honey (Ashton Angling) 15-4-0. Sun, 18, Lark Pool. Barry Davis (Deeside) 92-8-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet and corn up in water, 14m, peg 26; Darren Caterhall (Meadow View) 80-14-0; Andrew Somley (Meadow View) 75-12-0; Dave Hancocks (Meadow View) 66-8-0.

Mill House.  Mescar Lake. Merseyside. Wed, 17. Toby Gill (Mescar) 87-4-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet, 6m, peg 60; Steve Parry (Daiwa/Guru) 65-2-0; Colin Crave (Bob’s Tackle) 62-8-0. Thurs, 16. Dave Cheetham (BAF) 57-8-0, carp to 2 lb, pellet, 6m, peg 54; Ken Dooley (Liverpool AS) 44-4-0; Colin Crave (Bob’s Tackle) 42-8-0. Sat, 21. Ken Dooley (Liverpool AS) 76-14-0, carp, bomb & pellet, peg 10; Alex Bentley (Ray’s Tackle) 66-8-0; Peter Gradwell (Liverpool AS) 64-8-0.

Newton-le-Willows AA, Sankey Canal, Upper Pound, Merseyside. Thurs, 20, over-60s. Eddie Cook (Newton-le-Willows) 6-0-8, bream, pole and maggot, peg 53; Brian Wrernch (Farnworth) 5-11-8; Barry Holbrook (Warrington) 2-7-0. Fri, 22, White Door Dam. Tim Griffiths (Ashton in Makerfield) 6 Kg 470 gr, skimmers, roach & small carp, poled worm, peg 17; Krystian Bryan (Golborne) 5.290; Steve Bryan (Golborne) 4.870. Sun, 25, Canal Upper Pound. Eddie Cook (Newton-le-Willows) 6-2-8, carp and bream, pole and maggot; Paul Isherwood (Newton-le-Willows) 4-10-0; Harry Newton (Warrington) 2-7-0.

Old Hough Fishery, nr Middlewich, Cheshire. Tues, 14, Boulders Lake. Gary Billinge (Sensas) 43-6-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet; George Connor (Barlow’s Tackle) 39-8-0; Ian Mellor (Wyche Anglers) 35-3-0; Ian Mason (Old Hough Fishery) 28-3-0. Thurs, 7, Big Max Lake. Ian Mellor (Wyche Anglers) 62-12-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet; Chris Jones (Crewe Carp & Match) 62-4-0; Eric Moore (Old Hough) 29-7-0. Sat, 18, Upper & Lower Benbo. Alex Hulme (Bay Malton AC) 76-13-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet; Ken Power (Old Hough) 55-13-0; Simon Holmes (Old Hough) 42-11-0; Ken Potts (Old Hough) 42-3-0.

Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Cheshire. Mon, 28, OAPs, Ribbon and Marsh lakes. Chris Weeder snr (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 80-6-0, F1s, 6m, pellet up in water, Ribbon 18; Tony Mayor (Partridge Lakes) 66-13-0; Kenny Weeder (Partridge Lakes) 66-3-0; Vinnie Smith (Tri-Cast Highfield) 58-9-0. Tues, 16, Covey Canal. Chris Weeder (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 157-12-0, F1s and mirror carp, 6m, pellet, peg 74; Barry Bush (Lingmere) 108-6-0; Ron Buckley (Fisherman’s Way Bury) 106-9-0. Wed, 64, OAPs. Tony Mayoh (Partridge Lakes) 97-3-0, F1s and ide, pellet, 11m, peg 57; Vinnie Smith (Tri-Cast Highfield) 91-12-0; Eddie Battersby (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 90-5-0; Chris Weeder snr (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 82-4-0. Thurs, 29. Chris Weeder snr (St. Helens Tackle & Bait) 187-3-0, F1s, pellet, 6m, peg 66; Mick Booth (Tri-Cast Highfield) 184-2-0; Mike Reed (Garbolino/Elton) 168-8-0, peg 72.

St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam, Merseyside. Mon, 16. Gedd Rigby (St. Helens) 36-8-0, bream to 4 lb and skimmers, crumb feeder and maggot, peg 98; Jeff Holland (St. Helens) 26-10-0, mixed bag, pole, peg 116; Dave Allsop (St. Helens) 20-11-0. Sat, 17. Gedd Rigby (St. Helens) 25-5-0, skimmers, crumb feeder and maggot, peg100; Gary Hogan (St. Helens) 24-10-0; David Rigby (St. Helens) 19-7-0.

Stoke City DAS, Shropshire Union Canal, Norbury Junction, Stafford. Sat, 23. Dave McCall (Shakespeare Superteam) 13-12-13, roach and skimmers, poled squatt and pinkie, peg 82 on cables section; Eric Gardner (Team Eclipse) 10-2-5; Dean Williams (Team Eclipse) 9-14-8; Mel Wood (Team GB Four Ashes) 7-12-2; Dennis Sumner (Bilston Angling Centre) 7-9-8.

Wigan DAA, Leeds Liverpool Canal, Gorse Lane, Lancashire. Sat, 25. Sean Wharton (Gidlow Angling) 14-10-0, skimmers, 11-13m, red maggot; Dave McGuinn (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 7-5-4; Lenny Stringfellow (Hindley MG) 6-11-12; Kevin Stothers (Hindley MG) 5-0-12.


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