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Bannister House, Preston, Lancs. Sun, 19. John Raby (Elton Tackle) 67-0-0, carp to 6 lb, pellet 5m down edge, peg 44; Peter Beardsworth (Bannister) 52-0-0; Martin Kaye (Elton Tackle) 51-4-0; Martin Bullcock (Ted Carter Preston) 45-0-0.

Blundell’s, Rixton, Cheshire. Wed, 15, Rover. Gary Whalley (Bait-Tech) 104-12-0, carp to 2 lb and F1s, pellet at 10m, peg 57 Trio; Mike Billingham (Bag’em) 91-1-0; Jim Rodgers (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 76-14-0.

Bradshaw Hall, Bolton, Lancs. Wed, 18, Lakes 8/9. Jon Jowett (Maver NW) 86-6-0, F1s, pellet, 11m, peg 3 Lake 8; Lee Addy (Drennan/Bait-Tech) 80-0-0; Lee Turner (Fisherman’s Way) 49-12-0; Alan Battersby (Tonge Moor) 48-10-0.

Brookside, Warrington, Cheshire. Thurs, 17. Stuart Conroy (Kamasan) 62-0-0, F1s, maggot, 12m, peg 8 Snake Pit; Jimmy Wilson (JW Pole Repairs) 56-0-0; John Shellam (Stalybridge) 53-0-0. Sat, 23, Snake. Andy Grimes (Mosella) 75-2-0, F1s and carp, maggot, 14m, peg 30; Tom Barlow (Maver NW) 49-0-0; Nick Butterworth (Cheshire Angling) 48-10-0; James Howarth (Brookside) 43-0-0.

Cudmore Fisheries, Whitmore, Staffs. Sat, 12, Panama Canal. Carl Lane (Prescott Angling) 77-5-0, carp to 4 lb, ide, tench and barbel, meat at 6m, peg 25; Ian Cotton (Team Cudmore) 41-15-0.

Hampton Springs, Malpas, Cheshire. Wed, 13, Over-50s, Meadow and Long Island lakes. Ellick Peters (Chester) 33-2-0, carp and F1s, pellet and corn in margins, peg 37 Long Island; Lind Cooke (Lobol AC) 30-2-0; Rob Smith (Rod’n’Reel) 29-3-0.

Heronbrook Teams of Four WL, Slindon, Staffs. Sun, 116. Craig Ebbrell (Tri-Cast Highfield) 128-5-0, 10 carp plus F1s to 1 lb, poled maggot, Meadow peg 45; Ed Warren (Maver Midlands White) 126-12-0; Craig Goldstraw (Maver Midlands) 110-12-0; Adam Wakelin (Mosella Garbolino) 109-2-0; Andy Moors (Maver Pickerings) 104-5-0; Shaun Hill (Maver Gold Yew) 104-4-0. Teams: ABC Shrewsbury 9; Matrix Stapeley 9; Tri-Cast Highfield 10; Bait-Tech Garbolino 12; Maver Midlands 13; Maver Pickerings 16. League: Maver Midlands/Garbolino/Bag’em 26; Matrix Stapeley 26; ABC Shrewsbury 27; Maver Midlands White 28; Maver Gold Yew 29; Mosella Garbolino 32.

High Heys Farm, Eccleston, Lancs. Sat, 22. Adie Twist (Matrix Leigh Tackle) 99-0-0, carp to 10 lb, bomb and pellet, peg 10 Lake 2; Simon Shepherd (Ted Carter Preston) 41-8-0; Martin Liptrot (Gone Fishing) 37-8-0; Ryan Davies (Standish Sharks) 36-12-0.

Lingmere, Moreton, Cheshire. Wed, 17, OAPs. George Edwards (Lobol) 57-7-0, F1s and carp, maggot, 8m, peg 9; Terry Nolan (Lobol) 48-4-0; Jimmy Bell (Wem AC) 43-4-0. Sat, 16. Alan Dewhurst (Lingmere) 52-8-0, carp and F1s, pellet, 16m, peg 20; Andy Hartley (Widnes) 49-12-0.

Liverpool DAA WL, Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Merseyside. Sun, 24. Peter Nelson (LAS Red) 7-7-0, skimmers, perch and roach, bread punch and pinkie at 10m pole, pegged on cables; Barry Thomas (Barry’s 4) 7-1-0; Ken Smith (Liverpool Dockers) 5-14-0; Jimmy Elms (Barry’s 4) 4-4-0. Teams: Barry 4 8; LAS Red 10; LAS Blue 12. League: Barry’s 4 14; LAS Blue 22; LAS Red 25.

Meadow View, Lymm, Cheshire. Tues, 19. Lark Pool. Dave Horan (Didlow Angling) 84-10-0, carp to 16 lb, corn and pellet in margins, peg 14; Dave White (Hazel Grove) 71-0-0; Gary Moor (Meadow View) 63-0-0. Thurs, 19. Ken Jeffries (Edgeley Sport) 44-12-0. carp to 7 lb and chub to 3 lb, pellet at 5m plus method feeder, peg 5; Dave Hancox (Team Dallam) 36-2-0; Dave White (Hazel Grove) 34-10-0. Sun, 22. Conrad Taylor (Gilders) 41-8-0, carp and bream, pellet at 12m, peg 20; Paul Ledgerton (Ray’s Tackle) 35-0-0; Mick Tighe (Gilders) 26-8-0; Paul Adshead (Friends of Fishing) 26-2-0.

Mill House, Mescar Lakes, Merseyside. Sun, 21. Mistral Lake. Chris Fitzsimmons (Ray’s Tackle) 70-2-0, carp to 4 lb, pellet, 14m, peg 13; Dave Phillips (BAS) 56-4-0; Steve Crawford (St. Helens Tackle and Bait) 44-2-0; Andrew Molyneux (Mescar Scoopers) 44-0-0.

Newton-le-Willows AA, White Door Dam, Merseyside. Thurs, 24. Over-60s. Bill Aston (Leigh) 21-8-0, carp and silvers, worm, 12m, peg 13; Eddie McLorie (Newton-le-Willows) 18-10-0; Harry Newton (Warrington) 6-15-0; Eddie Marcroft (Golborne Tackle and Bait) 5-14-0; Alan Tickle (Newton-le-Willows) 5-14-0. Sun, 16, Lyme and Wood Country Park. Chris Greehan (Warrington) 4-9-0, F1s, pellet, 8m, peg 7; Keith Holden (Newton-le-Willows) 4-0-0; Andy Hughes (Ashton-in-Makerfield) 3-5-0.

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River Weaver, Cheshire. Sat, 27, Arches and Oak Tree. Des Dingwall (Flint AA) 10-5-0, roach and skimmers, maggot, 12m, peg 420; Kevin Hanlow (Birkenhead) 9-0-0; Graham Sixsmith (Matrix Leigh Tackle) 7-5-0; Kevin Simpson (Vale Royal Angling) 7-3-0.

Old Hough, Middlewich, Cheshire. Thurs, 15, Upper Benbo Pool. Andy May (Bait-Tech) 64-4-0, carp, pellet; Ray Rigby (Widnes Angling) and Bob Meggs (Middlewich) both 41-8-0. Sat, 13, Upper Benbo. Ken Potts (Old Hough) 77-8-0, carp, pellet; Ian Clarkson (Old Hough) 62-14-0.

Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Cheshire. Mon, 21, OAPs, Spey, Marsh and Ribbon lakes. Alan McMahon (Oldham Owls) 79-13-0, skimmers, ide and F1s, caster shallow, 10m, peg 13 Ribbon; Graham Broughton (Bait-Tech) 64-6-0; Dave Timmins (Gilders) 59-12-0; John Sharp (Widnes Tackle) 43-2-0. Wed, 46, OAPs, Covey. Ron Smith (Bolton) 74-0-0, F1s and ide, maggot, 11m, peg 1; John Marshall (Partridge) 44-1-0; Derek Holland (Tri-Cast Highfield) 42-0-0; Dennis Shaw (Partridge) 40-14-0; Ken Ogden (Partridge Lakes) 40-4-0. Thurs, 45, Covey. Gary Whalley (Bait-Tech) 107-6-0, carp and F1s, maggot, 9m down edge, peg 87; Steve Kelly (Ray’s Tackle) 92-10-0; Karl Boyde (Partridge) 86-7-0; Colin Scott (Garbolino Elton) 77-11-0; Peter Mahoney (Bait-Tech/Dyno Floats) 77-0-0.

St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam, Merseyside. Mon, 19. Gary Whalley (Bait Tech) 23-10-0, roach, hybrids and perch, poled white maggot at 6-8m, peg 73; Dave Allsop (St. Helens Tackle and Bait) 20-6-0; Roy Baldwin (Wigan) 19-3-0; Mick Birkhill (St. Helens Tackle and Bait) 17-8-0.

Stoke City DAA, Shropshire Union Canal, Norbury Junction, Staffs. Sat, 18. Dave McCall (Shakespeare Superteam) 14-0-0, all perch to 2 lb 8 oz, poled chopped worm, peg 0; Paul Turner (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 13-14-7; Barry Williams (Bilston Angling Centre) 10-4-13.

Wigan DAA, Leeds Liverpool Canal, Crooke, Lancs. Wed, 33. Carl Whalley (Sensas NW) 8-10-0, skimmers and roach, bread punch at 11m, pegged by the hump; Kevin Stothers (Gidlow Angling) 4-10-0; Alan Crook (Maver NW) 4-8-0; Dean Turner (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 4-0-0. Sun, 22. Grey Heights. Laurence Clayton (Hindley MG) 6-2-12, roach, bread punch at 6 and 12m, pegged at Bagganlay Bridge; Kevin Stothers (Gidlow Angling) 5-3-0; John Walker (Little Lever) 5-0-8; Brian Meadows (Bolton) 4-15-8.


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