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Do not miss the 50th anniversary issue of Angler's Mail celebrating 50 years of your No.1 weekly. Includes 50 greatest tips, an exclusive new episode of Go Fishing with Dave Coster and lots more! Plus an amazing week for catches, covered in the must-read news section.
Do not miss the 50th anniversary issue of Angler’s Mail celebrating 50 years of your No.1 weekly. Includes 50 greatest tips, an exclusive new episode of Go Fishing with Dave Coster and lots more! Plus an amazing week for catches, covered in the must-read news section.

Bannister House, Match Canal, Merseyside. Sun, 29. Mark Haliwell (Bag’em Baits) 105-2-0, carp to 8 lb, meat and maggot, 6m pole meat and maggot down edge, peg 5; Jamie Hughes (Maver) 90-0-0; Keith Owen (Firswood)  75-6-0; Wallie Eastwood (Gilders Tackle) 74-4-0; Alan Menzies (Elton Tackle) 69-6-0; Keith Jones (Elton Tackle) 57-0-0.

Blundell’s, nr Warrington, Cheshire. Wed, 15, rover. Mike Billingham (Bag’em) 173-13-0, carp, F1s, ide and bream, maggot shallow 10m and down edge, peg 13 Trio; Dave Simpson (Homeguard AC) 172-1-0; Andy Middleton (Bradford) 142-13-0; Steve Sharrock (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 130-2-0. Sat, 45, East, Ash, Pine and Trio. Cliff Noble (Stalybridge Angling Supplies) 134-2-0, 50 lb of ide plus carp and F1s, maggot shallow, 6m, peg 29 Trio; Gary Whalley (Bait-Tech) 120-4-0; Steve Sharrock (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 95-5-0; Graham Sixsmith (Sixsmith Tackle) 93-8-0; John Jones (Garbolino Elton) 92-7-0; Andy Musgrove (Edgeley Sport) 90-8-0. Sun, 35, Trio. John Kerwin (Fisherman’s Way Bury) 106-7-0, carp and F1s, pellet and meat, 4m and down edge, peg 51; Cliff Noble (Stalybridge Angling Supplies) 79-11-0; Andy Middleton (Bradford) 76-15-0; Trevor Jackson (Rod‘n’Reel) 73-11-0; Mike Billingham (Bag’em) 73-10-0; Gary Whalley (Bait-Tech) 72-10-0.

Brookside, Snake Pit, Cheshire. BH Mon, 22. Mark Plevin (Lionel’s) 85-14-0, F1s, maggot, 12m, peg 56; Nick Butterworth (Cheshire Angling) 82-4-0; Tom Barlow (Maver NW) 64-4-0; Stuart Conroy (Kamasan) 55-8-0; Steve Carrier (Widnes AC) 53-10-0; Tony Irvine (TI Pole Floats) 43-0-0. Thurs, 18. Ian Ridgeway (Rochdale Angling Centre) 81-0-0, carp and F1s, paste, 9m, peg 56; Dave Pollitt (Hirst Tackle) 76-2-0; Mick Risby (Fishermen’s Way) 55-8-0; Tom Barlow (Maver NW) 41-6-0; Dave Williams snr (Garbolino Elton) 38-0-0; John Shellam (Stalybridge AC) 34-0-0. Sat, 23. Ian Ridgeway (Rochdale Angling Centre) 124-14-0, F1s to 3 lb, meat, 6m, peg 3 Snake; Mark Plevin (Deggy’s Tackle) 78-4-0; Nick Butterworth (Cheshire Angling) 62-2-0; Steve Carrier (Widnes AC) 58-6-0; Ross Whiteman (Cheshire Angling) 58-0-0; John Battersby (Garbolino Elton) 58-0-0. Sun, 25. Mark Plevin (Lionel’s) 97-0-0, F1s, meat, 6m, peg 25; John Battersby (Garbolino Elton) 89-14-0; Steve Conroy (Drennan NW) 78-10-0; Ross Whiteman (Cheshire Angling) 63-2-0; Terry Clarke (Brookside) 57-0-0; Stuart Conroy (Kamasan) 53-0-0.

Cudmore Fisheries, Whitmore, Staffs. Sat, 42, Suez and Panama canals. Liam Killinger (Saints) 88-6-0, mainly carp to 6 lb, ide, tench and skimmers, meat and pellet at 6m and 13m, Suez peg 26; Harry Rushton (Team Cudmore) 81-10-0; Steve Knowls (Ted Carter Southport) 74-0-0; Carl Lane (Prescott AS) 72-0-0; Dave Darlington (Lee Tackle and Bait) 59-4-0; Craig Whittaker (Macc Lads) 57-6-0. Sun, 16, Suez and Panama. Shaun Hill (Maver Gold/Bag’em) 129-0-0, carp to 6 lb, ide and tench, pellet and corn at 6 and 13m, Suez peg 35; Jez Goldthorpe (Matrix Stapeley Dynamite) 88-10-0; Mark Kearns (Maver Gold/Bag’em) 84-14-0.

Firswood Road, Latham, Lancs. Wed, 18. Chris Weeder (St. Helens Tackle and Bait) 119-9-0, F1s and ide, maggot, 6m, peg 4; Paul Mossman (Tri-Cast) 93-7-0; Colin Taylor (Liverpool Dockers) 79-12-0; Jeff Bowden (Firswood) 75-11-0.

Fish’O’Mania Qualifier. Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Cheshire. Sat, 180. Shaun Cook (Garbolino Elton) 111-10-0, F1s and ide, maggot, pole 11m, peg 8 marsh; Simon Medd (Daiwa Cleveland Angling) 99-7-0; Colin Scott (Garbolino Elton) 81-3-0; Frankie Gianoncelli (Barnsley Black) 80-0-0; Chris Gorrell (Ted Carter Southport) 76-2-0; Len Pulford (Hull Fish Trades) 75-1-0.


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Hall Lane, Parbold, Lancs. Sun, 40.  James Howarth (Tri-Cast Highfield) 74-10-0, carp to 3 lb plus silvers, red maggot, 11m, peg 52; David Rigby (St. Helens Tackle and Bait) 64-8-0; Graham Carter (Ted Carter Preston) 64-6-0; Wayne Kearny (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 64-0-0; Simon Shepherd (Ted Carter Preston) 63-12-0; Gary Isherwood (Tongmoor) 63-4-0.

Hampton Springs, Malpas, Cheshire. Wed, 29, over-50s. Ian Hughes (Egremont Ferry) 95-2-0, carp to 10 lb, crucians, skimmers and tench, pellet, 4m, peg 5 Meadows; Tom Gollins (Total Angling) 62-0-0; Dave Furlong (Cheshire) 56-14-0; Les Picken (Holywell) 51-8-0.

Hanchurch Fisheries, Stoke-On-Trent, Staffs. Sat, 25, Model Canal, Chris Parker (Hanchurch) 95-14-0, carp and barbel, meat from the far bank, peg 51; A. Gerrard (Hanchurch) 68-15-0; Phil Hulme (Hanchurch) 63-8-0; Mark Davey (Hanchurch) 58-13-0.

Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, Staffs. Sun, 45, Canal and Match pools. Jason Brown (Maver Midlands/Bag’em) 98-8-0, F1s to 2 lb and carp to 4 lb, meat on deck at 12m, Match peg 42; Andy Moors (Maver Pickerings) 97-12-0; Steve Norris (Edgeley Sports) 94-8-0; Joe Rowan (Gilder’s Tackle) 93-2-0; Paul Haynes (Ultimate Pellet) 83-12-0; Eddy Brown (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 81-14-0.

Old Hough Fishery, Warmingham, Cheshire. Tues, 10, Prospect and Lucky Dip pools. Jason Rogers (Old Hough) 52-1-0, carp, pellet. Richard Rawsthorne (Old Hough) 35-13-0. Thurs, 6, Lower Benbo. Ken Power (Tri-Cast) 48-12-0, carp, pellet. Sat, 20, Goose and Boulders. Ray Rigby (Widnes AC) 57-15-0, carp, pellet; Lewis Breeze (Drennan NW) 53-2-0; Jason Whitfield (Old Hough) 50-2-0.

High Heyes Farm, Eccleston, Lancs. Sat. 30, Lake 3. Peter Richmond (Ted Carter Preston) 82-0-0, barbel, maggot, 4m, peg 33; Ian Brogden (St. Anthony’s) 39-0-0; Alex Feeney (Wayne’s Tackle) 36-12-0; Paul Wharton (High Heyes) 34-12-0; Simon Shepherd (Ted Carter Preston) 27-0-0.

Lingmere, Match Lakes, Cheshire. Wed, 19, OAPs. Ian Hughes (Egremont Ferry) 121-13-0, F1s, pellet, 6m, peg 17; Dave Randles (Lingmere) 92-3-0; Les Pickin (Connah’s Quay) 73-8-0; Mark Greasley (Maver Cheshire) 70-5-0. Sat, 16. Alan Dewhurst (Lingmere) 156-10-0, carp and barbel, pellet shallow, 12m, peg 19; Roy Layfield (Birkenhead) 100-12-0; Phil Barwell (Widnes AC) 91-9-0; Mark Downey (Birkenhead) 86-6-0.

Liverpool DAA, Leeds Liverpool Canal, Lydiate. Merseyside. Sun, 14. Dave Ebroll (Ashton Angling) 5-9-0, roach and skimmers, caster, 10m, pegged at scout hut; Barry Thomas (Ted Carter Preston) 5-3-0; Paul Porter (LAS) 4-1-0; Terry Smith (Liverpool) 3-8-0.

Meadow View, Lark Pool, Cheshire. Tues, 21, OAPs. Dave Horan (Gidlow Angling) 42-8-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet and corn, 18m, peg 36; Dennis Ockwell (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 41-14-0; Dave White (Hazel Grove AC) 31-0-0; Dave Williams (Bailey’s Tackle) 23-4-0. Thurs, 19, Thrush Pool. Ray Hignett (Shaw’s Tackle) 28-10-0, carp to 6 lb, corn and pellet, 6m, peg 6; Dennis Ockwell (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 24-14-0; Rodger Peet (Oldham Owls) 22-2-0; Eric Whitely (Danny’s Tackle) 21-12-0. Sat, 23, Thrush. Darren Catterall (Cheadle Angling) 49-12-0, carp to 5 lb, corn and pellet, 13m, peg 2; Dave Horan (Gidlow Angling) 36-12-0; Rob Pennington (St. Helens Tackle and Bait) 24-8-0; Steve Rimmer (St. Helens Tackle and Bait) 20-8-0. Sun, 23, Lark. Mark Hanson (Edgeley Sport) 81-0-0, carp to 6 lb, pellet, 14m pole, peg 20; Shaun Woodward (Danny’s Tackle) 80-0-0; Dave White (Hazel Grove) 46-9-0; Paul Ledgerton (Meadow View) 30-6-0.

Remember Go Fishing with Dave Coster? It's back for a special feature in this week's Angler's Mail special 50th anniversary issue!

Remember Go Fishing with Dave Coster? It’s back for a special feature in this week’s Angler’s Mail special 50th anniversary issue!

Middlewich Spring League, Trent and Mersey Canal, Middlewich, Cheshire. Sun, 36. Dave Horton (Browning Lifestyle Red) 11-12-0, roach, poled squatt and hemp, end peg in the woods; Phil Johnson (Browning Lifestyle Green) 8-6-0; Paul Hughes (Sensas) 8-1-0; Ian Morrison (Ted Carter Southport) 7-10-0; Jamie Cantello (Tri-Cast Highfield) 6-9-0.Teams: Ted Carter Southport 29; Browning Lifestyle Red 29; Betley’s Monsters 22; Tri-Cast Highfield and Browning Lifestyle Blue both 21. Final league: Ted Carter Southport 145; Browning Lifestyle Red 124; Tri-Cast Highfield 111; Betley’s Monsters 98; Team Les ‘O’ 97.

Mill House, Mescar Lake, Merseyside. Wed, 16. Toby Gill (Mescar Scoopers) 83-14-0, carp to 14 lb, worm, pole 10m, peg 60; Jimmy Faulkner (Norris Green) 54-6-0; Peter Gradwell (Liverpool AS) 43-12-0; Stan Phillips (Liverpool Dockers) 34-8-0. Sat, 20. Mick Diamond (Liverpool Dockers) 39-8-0, carp to 6 lb, corn, method feeder, peg 53; Steve Gallagher (Ted Carter Southport) 26-14-0; Ken Dooley (LAS) 26-12-0; Stan Phillips (Liverpool Dockers) 20-4-0.

Newton-le-Willows AA, White Door Dam, Merseyside. Thurs, 23. Phil Barton (Haydock) 17-7-0, carp, skimmers and roach, pellet, 12m, peg 13 Oak Pool; Dougie Thom (Liverpool) 16-12-0; Ray Shorrocks (Farnsworth) 8-3-0; Frank Lomas (Newton-le-Willows) 7-4-0. Sun, 26, Yew Tree Reservoir. Eddie Marcroft (Golborne Tackle) 12-4-0, skimmers and roach, caster, 11m, peg 2; Mark Brown (Newton-Le-Willows) 11-15-0; Ian Alexander (Oldham) 10-6-0.

Partridge Lakes,
Culcheth, Cheshire. Tues, 18, Covey. Ian Lathom (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 134-4-0, F1s and common carp to 5 lb, maggot, 12m and 6m shallow, peg 40; Steve Shorrocks (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 98-5-0; Nigel Banks (St. Helens Tackle and Bait) 92-15-0. Wed, 48, OAPs, Covey. Keith Blakely (Partridge) 79-14-0, F1 and mirror carp, paste, pole 4m, peg 60; Dave Olly (Olly Motors) 70-10-0; Steve Kelly (Ray’s Tackle) 67-8-0; Graham Broughton (Bait-Tech) 63-10-0; Ken Madon (Partridge Lakes) 59-14-0; Alan Provost (Trafford) 56-13-0. Thurs, 35, Covey. Steve Openshaw (Lingmere) 92-11-0, F1s and ide, maggot, 11m, peg 97; Mike Reed (Garbolino Elton) 91-14-0; Jamie Hughes (Maver Bag’em) 84-0-0; Lee Riley (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 82-2-0; John McFarland (Rochdale Angling) 81-10-0; Keith Leatherbarrow (St. Helens Tackle and Bait) 71-10-0. Sun, 64, Covey. Connor Barlow (Drennan NW) 97-7-0, ide and F1s, maggot shallow, 8m, peg 8; Anthony Outlaw (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 96-13-0; Boyden Krupnycki (Maver NW) 93-6-0; John Jones (Garbolino Elton) 91-9-0; Peter Humphreys (Rochdale Angling) 90-9-0; Lee Harrison (Drennan Barnsley Blacks) 89-3-0.

St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam, Merseyside. Sat, 16. Dennis Knight (Wigan) 18-10-0, bream and skimmers, pellet and maggot, method feeder, peg 51; Shaun Flecture (St. Helens Tackle and Bait) 16-6-0; Des Lowecock (St. Helens) 15-5-0; Gary Hogan (St. Helens) 13-10-0.

Wigan DAA, Leeds Liverpool Canal, Lancashire. Wed, 16, New Springs. Mick Hargreaves (Bolton) 6-9-0, bream and skimmers, bread punch, 11m, peg 10; Tex Stothers (Gidlow Angling) 5-13-0; Sean Wharton 5-8-12; Ken Sharples (Hindley MG) 4-7-8. Sat, 25, Pinfold Lane. Sean Wharton (Gidlow Angling) 5-0-8, tench and skimmers, red maggot, 11 and 14m; Derek Fairhurst (Gidlow Angling) 4-0-12; Daz Shaw (Maver NW) 4-0-4; Steve Mayoh (Gidlow Angling) 3-13-12. Sun, 25, Heaton’s Bridge. Lawrence Clayton (Hindley MG) 21-10-0, bream and skimmers, bread punch and pellet, 11 and 14m, pegged at car park; Brian Moors (Bolton) 10-10-12; Steve Wilson (Ted Carter Preston) 6-12-4; Carl Whalley (Gidlow Angling) 6-0-12 .



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