Here are the Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year Qualifiers - tables are exclusively in the magazine, along with terrific match fishing content in Angler's Mail this week. When you get to base of this page click the tab to the next page with this region's smaller event results.



Bannister House, Preston, Lancs. Sun, 21. Mark Halliwell (Bag’em Baits) 127-8-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet, 16m, peg 37a; Paul Bottomley (Coppull Angling Centre) 60-8-0; Keith Owen (Firswood) 48-8-0; Paul Fletcher (Tackle Tarts) 40-0-0; Nigel Gaskell (Gaskell Roofing) 30-4-0.

Blundell’s, Rixton, Cheshire. Wed, 18, rover. Steve Parry (Daiwa Guru) 115-14-0, carp and F1s, pellet, 4m, peg 43; Steve Gallagher (Ted Carter Southport) 99-14-0; Darren Newell (Milnrow AC) 93-13-0. Sun, 28, West, Ash, Pine and Trio. Cliff Noble (Stalybridge Angling Supplies) 123-15-0, carp and F1s to 4 lb, maggot, 8m and down edge, peg 47 Trio; Kevin Marler (Tight Lines Shaw) 88-13-0; Rob Parker (Warrington Tackle and Gun) 77-11-0; Keith Leatherbarrow (St. Helens Tackle and Bait) 76-12-0.

Bradshaw Hall, Bolton, Lancs. Wed, 33, Lakes 8/9. Lee Addy (Drennan/Bait-Tech) 70-15-0, F1s, pellet, 7m, peg 7 Lake 8; Dave Brierley (Fisherman’s Way) 58-9-0; Alan Battersby (Tong Moor) 52-6-0; Phillip Hopwood (Bradshaw’s) 47-2-0; Chris Whitworth (Fisherman’s Way) 47-0-0.

Brookside, Snake Pit, Warrington, Cheshire. Tues, 16. Mike Corbett (Ashton Angling) 62-14-0, F1s, maggot, 13m, peg 34; Chris Ruscoe (Rod’n’Reel) 61-8-0; John Shellam (Stalybridge) 60-10-0. Thurs, 18. Tom Barlow (Maver NW) 75-2-0, carp and F1s, maggot, 14m, peg 39; Chris Ruscoe (Rod’n’Reel) 41-0-0; Dave Williams snr (Garbolino Elton) 39-12-0. Sat, 24. Mark Plevin (Lionel’s) 46-0-0, F1s and carp, maggot, 16m, peg 30; Andy Grimes (Mosella) 42-4-0; Nick Butterworth (Cheshire Angling) 40-6-0; Paul Farquhar (Liverpool) 30-0-0.

Hampton Springs, Malpas, Cheshire. Tues, 29, Over-50s, Meadow and Long Island pools. Peter Hodge (Tackle Store) 56-10-0, mixed net, poled maggot in margins, peg 18 Long Island; Rob Smith (Rod’n’Reel) 54-10-0; Dave Furlong (Hampton Springs) 51-10-0; Geoff Selby (Lobol AC) 50-11-0.

Heronbrook Fisheries, Slindon, nr. Eccleshall, Staffs. Sat, 29, Canal, Bridge and Meadow pools. Steve Hughes (Preston Innovations) 140-1-0, F1s to 2 lb, maggot at 6m, Canal peg 9; Shane Rogers (OAC) 96-14-0; Richard O’Connor (Drennan NW) 87-1-0. Sun, 116, Teams of Four WL, all pools. Neil Machin (Maver Midlands/Garbolino) 141-7-0, F1s to 3 lb and carp to 6 lb, maggot in middle and over, Meadow peg 16; Andy Everill (Stokies) 99-6-0; Paul Carnwell (Bait-Tech Garbolino) 97-4-0; Craig Willett (Matrix Dynamite Stapeley) 94-6-0; Craig Ebbrell (Tri-Cast Highfield) 93-8-0; Brad Parkes (Maver Gold Oak) 89-9-0. Teams: Maver Pickerings 8; Maver Midlands 9; ABC Shrewsbury 12; Maver Blue 12; Maver White 13; Matrix Dynamite Stapeley 14. League: Maver Midlands 35; ABC Shrewsbury 39; Matrix Dynamite Stapeley 40; Maver White 41; Maver Pickerings 42; Tri-Cast Highfield 47.

High Heys Farm, Eccleston, Lancs. Sun, 25. Dave Bolton (Coppull Anglers) 56-0-0, carp and barbel to 8 lb, maggot in margins, peg 5 Lake 1; Chris Gorrell (Ted Carter Southport) 51-12-0; John Saundby snr (St. Anthony’s) 47-8-0; Chris Allen (Ted Carter Preston) 38-8-0.

Lingmere, Moreton, Cheshire. Wed, 28, OAPs. Peter Cooke (Lobol) 62-1-0, carp to 6 lb, worm and caster, 6m, peg 5; Jeff Grantham (Lingmere) 47-2-0; George Edwards (Lobol) 41-2-0; Ray Jackson (Cammell Laird) 39-8-0. Sat, 16. Jimmy Dewhurst (Lingmere) 69-4-0, F1s, maggot shallow, 8m, peg 7; Alan Dewhurst (Lingmere) 66-14-0; Carl Fletcher (Lingmere) 57-15-0.

Liverpool DAA, Leeds Liverpool Canal, Scarisbrick, Merseyside. Sun, 24. Gareth Charnock (LAS Blue) 7-11-0, skimmers and roach, bread punch and pinkie at 11m, peg on tyres; Paul Porter (LAS Blue) 5-15-0; Jeff Stirratt (Barry’s 4) 5-11-13; Phil Walters (LAS Red) 5-9-7. Teams: LAS Blue 7; Barry’s 4 12; Liverpool Dockers 15. League: Barry’s 4 26; LAS Blue 29; LAS Red 41.

match banner nov 4[1]

Meadow View, Lymm, Cheshire. Tues, 21. Lark Pool. Dave Hancox (Team Dallam) 100-8-0, bream to 3 lb and carp to 8 lb, corn, 12m, peg 39; Joe McNab (Meadow View) 49-8-0; Phil Barwell (Widnes Tackle) 49-1-0; Dave Horan (Didlow Angling) 44-8-0. Thurs, 27, Lark. Lee Gibbon (Meadow View) 76-0-0, carp and bream, worm and pellet, method feeder and 13m, peg 34; Bob Brander (Meadow View) 60-0-0; Phil Barwell (Widnes Tackle) 48-0-0; Steve Leaf (Meadow View) 42-8-0. Sun, 21, Lark. Dave Hancox (Team Dallam) 30-10-0, carp to 8 lb, corn and pellet, 14m, peg 4; Dave Martin (Ashton Brothers) 29-4-0; Bob Brander (Meadow View) 29-0-0; Darren Catterall (Team Dallam) 24-8-0.

Mill House, Mescar Lakes, Merseyside. Sun, 21, Mistral Lake. Andrew Molyneux (Mescar Scoopers) 53-0-0, carp to 3 lb, pellet, 8m, peg 38; Lee Gibbon (Ray’s Tackle) 46-0-0; Steve Boyd (Liverpool Dockers) 42-4-0; John Raby (Elton Tackle) 42-0-0.

Newton-le-Willows AA, Lyme and Wood Pools, Merseyside. Thurs, 24, over-60s. Dave Boyle (Newton-le-Willows) 11-6-0, roach, skimmers and F1s, maggot, 10m, peg 15; Alan Tweedle (Widnes) 11-0-0; Mark Sanders (Leigh) 8-1-0. Fri, 15, Beech Pool. Kristian Bryan (Golborne) 15-14-0, carp and skimmers, paste, 10m, peg 6; Bill Aston (Leigh) 7-9-0; Phil Barton (Haydock) 2-6-0. Sun, 20, Vulcan Reservoir. Dave Boyle (Newton-le-Willows) 6-15-0, F1s, worm, 8m, peg 19; Nigel Letford (St. Helens) 6-8-0; Eddie Cook (Warrington) 5-8-0.

Northwich, River Weaver, Cheshire. Sat, 25, Newbridge. Malcolm Liptrot (Bolton Angling) 9-14-0, skimmers and roach, red maggot, bread feeder and slider, peg 280; Reg Evans (Vale Royal Angling) 9-1-0; Steve Mitchell (Ted Carter Southport) 8-5-0; Des Dingwall (Flint Angling) 6-15-0.

Old Hough, Middlewich, Cheshire. Tues, 15, Prospect and Lucky Dip pools. Roger Peet (Old Hough) 39-2-0, carp, pellet; Paul Greenlees (Old Hough) 25-7-0. Thurs, 13, Big Max. Pete Johnson (Old Hough) 35-13-0, carp, pellet. Sat, 19, Upper and Lower Benbo. Ray Rigby (Widnes Angling) 67-2-0, carp, pellet; Peter Mulheir (Old Hough) 66-1-0.

Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Cheshire. Mon, 28, OAPs, Covey Lakes 5/6. Tommy Aspinall (Atherton Tackle) 78-7-0, F1 carp, pellet, 11m, peg 117; John Conroy (Wigan) 53-6-0; Graham Broughton (Bait-Tech) 47-10-0; Peter Lee (Patricroft) 43-5-0. Tues, 26. Covey 1-4. Andy Bennett (Daiwa Guru Bait-Tech) 146-5-0, carp and F1s to 7 lb, pellet long down edge, peg 10; Steve Openshaw (Lingmere) 120-13-0; Peter Cooper (Lingmere) 103-14-0; Kevin Clarke (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 103-12-0. Wed, 56, OAPs, Covey 1-5. Graham Broughton (Bait-Tech) 73-6-0, F1s and ide, caster shallow, 6m, peg 73; Des Greenhough (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 70-4-0; Dave Blair (Dave’s Wigan) 55-8-0; Roy Powell (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 47-14-0; Ron Smith (Partridge) 47-14-0; Steve Kelly (Ray’s Tackle) 46-10-0. Thurs, 38, Covey 1-4. Steve Openshaw (Lingmere) 116-8-0, ide and F1s, caster shallow, 6m, peg 16; Paul Brandrick (Partridge) 100-13-0; Andy Bennett (Daiwa Guru Bait-Tech) 90-0-0; Andy Amos (Drennan NW) 87-2-0.

St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam, Merseyside. Mon, 25. Dave Allsop (St. Helens Tackle and Bait) 44-10-0, skimmers and bream, worm, bread feeder, peg 89; Steve Wooding (St. Helens Tackle and Bait) 40-4-0; Gary Whalley (Bait-Tech) 33-12-0; Ged Rigby (St. Helens AA) 25-7-0.

Stoke City DAA, Shropshire Union Canal, Norbury Junction, Staffs. Sat, 23. Kevin Perry (Maver Midlands) 9-15-0, roach and perch on poled caster plus 190 tiny squatt fish, peg 1; Alan Round (Browning Lifestyle) 8-7-8; Nigel Clayton (Browning Lifestyle) 7-3-0; Ray Jarvis (Norbury) 6-8-12.

Wigan DAA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Lancs. Wed, 34, Navigation. Dave Bradley (Maver NW) 6-14-8, roach and perch, squatt, pinkie and maggot, 8 and 12m, peg 426; Gary Taylor (Gidlow Angling) 6-3-0; Mark Ellement (Ted Carter Preston) 5-14-0; Graham Mortimer (Sensas NW) 5-3-8. Sun, 20, Spencer’s Bridge. Kevin Stothers (Gidlow Angling) 4-3-8, roach and perch, bread punch and feeder maggots, 9 and 13m, peg 566; Brian Moors (Bolton) 2-12-12; Bob Platt (Chorley Social) 2-6-8.




Email your match fishing photos to:


  1. 1. Introduction
  2. 2. Page 2
Page 2 of 2 - Show Full List