Bagging action and tips from a top match water feature in Action Replay this week, only in Angler's Mail magazine. Get your copy today!

Bagging action and tips from a top match water feature in Action Replay this week, only in Angler’s Mail magazine. Plus there’s a look at best match-style lakes around the country. Get your copy today!

Bannister House, Match Canal, Merseyside. Sat, 25. Simon Shepherd (Ted Carter Preston) 103-4-0, carp to 10 lb, meat, 10m, peg 52; John Rogers (Ted Carter Preston) 87-4-0; Neil Charnock (Bannister) 80-0-0; Dave Day (Ted Carter Preston) 77-0-0. Sun, 31. Lee Murphy (Ted Carter Preston) 82-0-0, carp, pellet and corn, 14m and down edge, peg 62; Martin Kaye (Elton Tackle) 73-12-0; Richard Yates (Ted Carter Preston) 73-8-0; Jake Brown (Wigan Angling Centre) 73-8-0; Carl Durant (Lostock Tackle) 69-0-0. BH Mon, 24. Lee Murphy (Ted Carter Preston) 116-8-0, carp to 8 lb, corn and pellet, 17m and down edge, peg 34; Dave Heaton (Harry’s Tackle) 91-12-0; Keith Wilson (Elton Tackle) 76-0-0; Keith Owen (Firswood) 75-12-0.

Blundell’s,  nr Warrington, Cheshire. Wed, 26, rover. Mark Lucas (Mosella) 145-15-0, ide, mirrors and F1s to 3 lb, maggot, 4m down edge, peg 45 Trio Lakes; Barry Bush (Lingmere) 134-3-0; Mike Billingham (Bag’em) 131-13-0; Davis Howard (Leigh Tackle and Bait). Sat, 37, rover. Gary Whalley (Bait-Tech) 149-15-0, F1s and mirror carp to 3 lb, pellet, 10m, peg 27 Trio; Alan Howarth (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 149-15-0; Steve Parry (Daiwa Guru Bait-Tech) 137-6-0; Dave Swain (Mosella Garbolino) 112-8-0. Sun, 23, Trio. Steve Fitzpatrick (Tight Lines Shaw) 153-14-0, 30 lb of ide plus mirrors and F1s to 3 lb, maggot shallow, 6m, peg 7; Gary Whalley (Bait-Tech) 110-12-0; Andy Middleton (Bradford) 92-4-0; Alan Howarth (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 80-0-0. BH Mon, 34. Gary Whalley (Bait-Tech) 200-6-0, 50 lb of ide plus F1s to 3 lb, pellet, 3m down edge, peg 7 Trio; Steve Parry (Daiwa Guru Bait-Tech) 154-2-0; Barry Bush (Lingmere) 144-9-0; Paul Duffy (Damac) 140-5-0. 

Brookside, Snake Pit, Cheshire. Thurs, 21. Andy Butler (Mosella) 149-6-0, carp to 3 lb, pellet, 14m, peg 3; Tom Barlow (Maver NW) 140-10-0; Derrick Bibby (Cheshire Angling) 134-14-0; Dave Pollitt (Hirst Tackle) 116-14-0. Sat, 24. Steve Burgess (Garbolino Elton) 54-8-0, F1s, pellet, 16m, peg 36; Derrick Bibby (Cheshire Angling) 51-10-0; Stuart Conroy (Kamasan) 48-0-0; John Battersby (Garbolino Elton) 34-14-0; Stewart Birchall (Cheshire Angling) 29-4-0. Sun, 32, Snake and Willow. Mark Plevin (Deggy’s Tackle) 66-0-0, F1s, maggot, 12m, peg 21 Snake; Brian Johnson (Halton Construction) 54-0-0; Trevor Dewhurst (Premier Driveways) 47-10-0; Peter Lowry (Stalybridge) 45-10-0; Nick Butterworth (Cheshire Angling) 44-10-0; Steve Conroy (Drennan NW) 44-2-0.

Cudmore Fisheries, Whitmore, Staffs. Wed, 12, Pool 1, silvers. Mel Kearns (Cudmore) 58-8-0, bream and hybrids to 3 lb plus six tench, maggot and corn at 11m; Gary Skerritt (Maver Pickerings) 39-14-0; Neville Cox (Cudmore) and Ant Furnival (Ted Carter Southport) both 35-12-0. Sat, 30, Suez and Panama canals. Mark Halliwell (Bag’em) 152-0-0, carp to 8 lb, tench and ide, pellet 13m, Suez peg 2; Carl Lane (Prescot Angling) 137-2-0; Neil Machin (Garbolino/Bag’em) 130-8-0; Mark Kearns (Maver Gold/Bag’em) 103-0-0. BH Mon, 15, Suez. Carl Lane (Prescot Angling) 161-6-0, carp to 6 lb, ide and tench, meat at 13m, peg 2; Andy Perrins (Team Cudmore) 151-6-0; Shaun Hill (Maver Gold/Bag’em) 139-10-0.

Hall Lane, Parbold, Lancs. Tues, 14, OAPs. Peter McSorely (Wigan Angling) 49-0-0, carp to 3 lb, pellet, 13m, peg 58; Geoff Worswick (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 38-4-0; Ken Baxter (Wigan Angling) 21-14-0. Sun, 47, Bessie’s Lake. Fred Wright (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 67-6-0, carp and silvers, red maggot, 13m, peg 55; Derek Holding (Wigan Angling) 65-10-0; Phil Alton (Ted Carter Preston) 64-8-0; Simon Shepherd (Ted Carter Preston) 57-14-0; Graham Carter (Ted Carter Preston) 55-10-0; Damian Brierley (Tri-Cast Highfield) 48-8-0.

Hampton Springs. Malpas, Cheshire. Thurs, 25, over 50s. Chris Diamond (Eddies Bait Supplies) 102-5-0, carp to 8 lb, corn, Method feeder, peg 29 Rock Pool; Ian Hughes (Egremont Ferry) 85-9-0; Dougie Walsh (Cheshire) 64-2-0; Peter Hodge (Chester Post Office) 56-2-0.

Hanchurch Fisheries, Stoke-On-Trent, Staffs. Wed, 19, over-60s, Model Canal. Phil Hancock (Hanchurch) 45-13-0, carp, poled pellet; John Rowley (Hanchurch) 43-10-0; Ray Lancaster (Hanchurch) 43-3-0. Sat, 21, Model Canal, 21. Gary Jones (Hanchurch) 78-13-0, carp, poled paste down edge, peg 39; Chris Parker (Hanchurch) 71-8-0; Phil Ross (Hanchurch) 48-2-0; John Rowley (Hanchurch) 44-8-0.

Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, Staffs. Thurs, 26, Match and Meadow pools. Daz Johnson (Maver Gold/Bag’em) 156-10-0, 50 lb of carp plus F1s to 3 lb, poled pellet, Match peg 20; Paul Robinson (Warrington) 120-6-0; Steve Brew (Warrington) 102-8-0; Dean Lockett (Heronbrook) 102-0-0. Sat, 26, Bridge, Island and Canal. Gary Baugh (Wirral) 106-10-0, F1s to 2 lb, poled pellet shallow, Canal peg 9; Trevor Robinson (Maver Midlands) 99-0-0; Ade Shepherd (Heronbrook) 91-0-0; Alan Millward (Heronbrook) 85-14-0. Sun, 30, Match and Meadow. Paul Haynes (Ultimate Pellets) 136-11-0, 30 lb of carp plus F1s, poled pellet, Meadow peg 44; Daz Johnson (Maver Gold/Bag’em) 129-10-0; Matt Barwell (Maver Gold/Bag’em) 104-6-0; Danny Boden (Telford) 94-12-0. BH Mon, 83, Canal, Bridge, Match and Meadow. Nick Crouch (Preston Innovations Black Horse) 129-14-0, F1s, meat at 6m, Meadow peg 2; Damien Bracken (Mosella Garbolino) 122-14-0; Ken Oldham (Connect Tackle) 121-10-0; Mark Fox (Maver Gold/Bag’em) 121-2-0; Paul Gibson (Maver Pickering’s) 115-4-0; Ant Rogers (Preston Innovations) 101-4-0.


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High Heyes Farm. Eccleston, Lancs. Sat, 20, Lake 3. Ernie Pilkington (Ted Carter Preston) 48-0-0, F1s and ide, maggot, 14m, peg 32; Dave Bolton (Coppull Anglers) 42-12-0; Jason McLean (Mosella NW) 33-10-0; Chris Ball (Ted Carter Preston) 30-12-0.

Les Joiner Memorial, Hanchurch Fisheries, Staffs. BH Mon, 40, Model Canal, 40. Tex Pritchard (Chase Social) 45-0-0, carp to 3 lb, ide and silvers, poled corn and pellet, peg 14 on the straight; Norman Hawkins (Chase Social) 32-8-0; Adam Wiles (Chase Social) 31-6-0; Tony Pickard (Chase Social) 28-4-0; Graham Ward (Chase Social) 27-12-0.

Lingmere, Match Lakes, Cheshire. Wed, 26, OAPs. Dave Randall (Lingmere) 142-4-0, commons and F1s, pellet shallow, 5m, peg 42; Mark Greasley (Maver Cheshire) 122-6-0; Jimmy Bell (Wem AC) 81-8-0; Ian Hughes (Egremont Ferry 79-10-0. Sat, 19. Alan Dewhurst (Lingmere) 66-4-0, carp and silvers, maggot, 8m, peg 3; Barry Bush (Lingmere) 48-4-0; Colin Doran (Widnes AC) 46-12-0.

Meadow View, Lark Pool, Cheshire. Tues, 25, OAPs. Roy Davis (Salemore) 89-0-0, bream to 2 lb and carp to 6 lb, corn and pellet, 4m, peg 42; Dave Holdam (Meadow View) 33-8-0; Roy Morgan (Meadow View) 33-0-0; Tony Honey (Stalybridge) 30-0-0. Thurs, 19, Thrush Pool. Dave White (Edgeley Sport) 43-0-0, carp to 8 lb, corn and pellet, 4m down margins, peg 27; Roy Davis (Salemore) 42-6-0; Jim Holmes (Danny’s Tackle) 35-10-0. Sun, 24, Lark. Phil Barwell (Widnes AC) 70-0-0, carp to 8 lb and bream to 4 lb, corn and pellet, 12m, peg 7; Paul Jackson (Meadow View) 69-4-0; Paul Ledgerton (Meadow View) 56-0-0; Phil Chung (Fox Matrix) 53-12-0.

Mill House, Mescar Lake, Merseyside. Wed, 20. Steve Parry (Daiwa Guru Bait-Tech) 94-14-0, carp to 11 lb, maggot at 6m plus Method feeder, peg 53; Gareth Charnock (LAS) 84-10-0; Paul Haines (Kirkby) 77-10-0; Ian Platt (Mescar) 70-8-0. Sat, 20. Alex Bentley (Ray’s Tackle) 68-6-0, carp to 6 lb, pellet, 16m, peg 51; Paul Haines (Kirkby) 55-12-0; Ken Dooley (LAS) 54-14-0; Colin Craven (Bob’s Tackle) 54-6-0.

Newton-le-Willows AA, Sankey Canal upper pound, Lancs. Thurs, 33. Eddie Cook (Warrington) 21-8-0, carp tench and bream, pellet, 10m, peg 7; Phil Barton (Haydock) 9-10-8; Eddie McLorie (Newton-le-Willows) 8-0-0; Jeff Clare (Warrington) 7-8-0. Sun, 22. Mick Rogers (Haydock) 14-2-0, bream, caster, 12m, peg 60; Nigel Letford (St. Helens) 5-11-8; Ron Rance (St. Helens) 5-4-0; Eddie Cook (Warrington) 4-9-0.

Old Hough Fishery, Warmingham, Cheshire. Tues, 19, Goose and Boulders Pools. Richard Rawthorne (Old Hough) 60-3-0, carp, poled pellet; Ian Mellor (Old Hough) 34-7-0; George Ives-Keeler (Old Hough) 29-2-0. Thurs, 14, Big Max. Carl Wilshaw (Old Hough) 54-1-0, carp, poled pellet; Ray Rigby (Widnes) 44-13-0; Dave Holman (Old Hough) 44-6-0. Sat, 17, Upper and Lower Benbo. Dave Booth (Old Hough) 59-6-0, carp, poled pellet; Steve Butler (Old Hough) 57-12-0; Lewis Breeze (Drennan NW) 42-8-0.

Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Cheshire. Mon, 34, OAPs, Spey, Marsh and Ribbon lakes. Ken Wright (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 57-4-0, F1s and mirrors to 5 lb, pellet and maggot, 14m and margins, peg 4 Spey; Alan Talbot (Dave’s Wigan) 55-0-0; Barry Whittle (Dave’s Wigan) 54-13-0; Keith Wilson (Ray’s Tackle) 51-8-0. Tues, 25, Willow, Ribbon and Covey. Mike Rogerson (Preston Innovations) 144-7-0, F1s, pellet, 12m, peg 20 Willow; Andy Bennett (Daiwa Guru Bait-Tech) 119-10-0; Lee Redmond (Ray’s Tackle) 76-8-0; Simon Foster (Floats Direct) 68-3-0. Wed, 58, OAPs, Covey. Stuart Brian (Partridge) 89-11-0, F1s, maggot shallow, 6m, peg 77; Derek Holland (Tri-Cast Highfield) 86-10-0; Dave Bradley (Maver NW) 85-6-0; Harry Fairhurst (Crown Tackle) 79-11-0; Gordon Pemberton (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 77-0-0; John Wilson (Coppull Angling) 73-10-0.Thurs, 23, Covey 6, Ribbon and Willow. Steve Openshaw (Lingmere) 160-4-0, F1s, ide and skimmers, worm over caster, 11m, peg 7 Rbbon; Mike Rogerson (Preston Innovation) 150-5-0; Andy Bennett (Daiwa Guru Bait-Tech) 109-8-0. Sat, 64, Covey 64. Danny Hopwood (Partridge) 98-8-0, F1s, pellet, 11m, peg 54; Ron Buckley (Garbolino Elton) 96-5-0; Daz Shaw (Maver NW) 89-0-0; Craig Herring (Rochdale Angling) 78-11-0; Peter Tickle (St. Helens Tackle and Bait) 76-0-0; Colin Mulholland (JW Pole Repairs) 74-15-0. Sun, 56, Covey. 56. Barry Bush (Lingmere) 126-12-0, F1s and carp, caster shallow, 6m, peg 83; Nicholas Crooks (Hemsworth) 121-0-0; Ron Buckley (Garbolino Elton) 111-2-0; Shaun Cook (Garbolino North West Baits)105-0-0; John Jones (Garbolino Elton) 102-6-0; Paul Balmforth (Maver NW) 97-10-0.

St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam, Merseyside. Mon, 18. Dennis Knight (Wigan) 18-7-0, bream and skimmers, dead maggot, Method feeder, peg 99; Steve Ward (St. Helens) 13-10-0; Gedd Rigby (St. Helens) 8-15-0. Sun, 20. Mark Addy (Drennan/Bait-Tech) 61-1-0, bream, 6mm pellet, Method feeder, peg 42; Derek Bennett (Preston Innovations) 41-10-0; Bill Roby (Leigh) 28-8-0; Mick Lever (St. Helens Tackle and Bait) 24-6-0. BH Mon, 32. Derek Bennett (Preston Innovations) 32-11-0, bream and skimmers, worm and maggot, bread feeder, peg 100; John Jones (Tight Lines Shaw) 29-10-0; Dave Allsop (St. Helens Tackle and Bait) 28-2-0; Bill Lacey (St. Helens) 20-10-0.

Wigan DAA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Lancs. Wed, 18, New Springs. Carl Whalley (Gidlow Angling) 8-8-4, skimmers, red maggot and pellet, 11m, peg 7; Ken Sharples (Hindley MG) 4-6-0; Sean Wharton (Gidlow Angling) 2-13-4. Sat, 26, Heaton’s Bridge. John Walker (Bolton) 9-0-0, bream and skimmers, redworm over caster, pegged at caravans; Rob Porter (Snigg Gidlow) 8-5-12; Alan Whalley (Gidlow Angling) 8-2-8; Steve Mayoh (Gidlow Angling) 7-8-0. Sun, 26, Burscough. Carl Whalley (Gidlow Angling) 27-2-0, bream to 3 lb, red maggot and pellet, 11m, peg 676; Derek Walker (Bolton) 16-13-12; Ken Sharples (Hindley MG) 16-11-0; Sean Wharton (Gidlow Angling) 16-6-12.


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