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Read Angler's Mail magazine for exclusive coverage of the Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year competition.
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Amalwhidden Farm, St Ives, Cornwall. Sun, 10. Roger Baker (Sensas Thyers) 67-4-0, small carp plus 28 lb of skimmers and roach, poled corn and pellet, peg 14, new match record; Josh Anderson (Amalwhidden) 53-14-0.

Avon Angling. Landsend Fishery. Somerset. Wed, 12. Phil Harding (Avon Angling) 147-0-0, 30 carp on poled pellet, peg 15; Tony Rixon (Mosella Avon Angling) 132-14-0; Glen Bailey (Maver Bathampton) 130-11-0. Sun, 40, Float-Only League, Landsend Fishery. Gary O’Shea (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 125-1-0, carp, long poled pellet, peg 33; Tony Rixon (Mosella Avon Angling) 124-0-0; Mike Nicholls (Silverfox) 117-10-0; Paul Elmes (Flip Flops) 112-4-0; Bob Gullick (Garbolino BVMG) 109-4-0; Steve Tucker (Garbolino) 107-9-0. Silvers: Steve Tucker 31-4-0.

Bait-Tech Southern Canal League, Grand Union Canal, Dolphin Lane to Slapton, Bucks. Sun, 84. Martin Foster (Maver Image) 70-8-0, bream and skimmers, poled worm and caster, peg 7; Tom Morietty (PI Blackhorse Red) 33-14-0; Graham Smith (PI Blackhorse Black) 23-10-0; Ian Baker (Browning Central) 23-2-0; Stephen Joy (Maver Image) 22-6-0; Paul Abbot (Gone Fishing) 19-10-0. Teams: PI Blackhorse Black 66; Gone Fishing 64; Sensas Oakwood 52.

Bait-Tech Viaduct. Somerton, Somerset. Wed, 14, Campbell Lake. Scott Russell (Tackle UK) 144-12-0, carp on pole and meat long and in the margins, peg 112; Nigel Dowty (Wolverhampton) 136-14-0. Silvers: Phil Rutter 33-3-0. Thurs, 29, Campbell and Cary. Glen Bailey (Maver Bathampton) 186-6-0, carp and 41 lb of skimmers, poled paste, peg 123 Campbell; Steve Long (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 152-1-0; Dave Romain (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 137-14-0; Brian Chivers (Taunton) 136-1-0. Silvers: Shep Shepherd (RM and RN) 47-1-0. Sat, 22. Cary. Roy Worth (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 223-12-0, carp, bomb and pellet, peg 77; Glen Bailey (Maver Bathampton) 177-1-0; Martin Lenighan (Avon Angling) 112-9-0; Ashley Tompkins (Tackle UK) 97-10-0. Silvers: Scott Russell (Tackle UK) 38-3-0.

BK Fisheries, St. Erth, Cornwall. Sun, 12, Billy’s Pool. Sam Bawden (BK Fisheries) 146-12-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet shallow, peg 32; Tony Jose (BK Fisheries) 117-14-0.

Chard AC. Perry St Pond, Somerset. Sun, 10. Jamie Rich (Against Men and Fish/Burt Baits) 53-7-0, 14 carp, poled pellet shallow, peg 14; Paul Homewood (Taunton) 46-9-0. Silvers: Les Braunton (Chard) 9-14-0.

Dave Coster reveals his best-ever Go Fishing cartoons, with insight into how they happened, in this week's Angler's Mail magazine... as we celebrate 50 years of the title!

Dave Coster reveals his best-ever Go Fishing cartoons, with insight into how they happened, in this week’s Angler’s Mail magazine… as we celebrate 50 years of the title!

Colemans Cottage, Witham, Essex. Tues, 15. Les Hills (Matchpack Colemans Bait and Tackle) 120-4-0 Pathfield peg 7; Tony Lee (D H Floats) 109-8-0; Jim Trew (Matchpack Colemans Bait and Tackle) 99-4-0. Thurs, 18. Baz Hatch (Burt Baits) 159-0-0,Wood lake peg 20; Tony Martin (Colemans Bait and Tackle) 148-0-0; Gary Hollick (Suffolk) 130-0-0; Dennis Jarvis (Colemans Bait and Tackle) 116-0-0. Sat, 19, Spring League Final. Tony Day (Colemans Bait and Tackle) 177-0-0, feeder to island, Wood peg 12; Cliff Adams (Browning Wickford) 163-0-0; Mark Brown (Browning Wickford) 138-8-0; Dale Smith (Colemans Bait and Tackle) 113-0-0; John Cousins (Cariers) 111-0-0.

Dynamite Oakfield, Aylesbury, Bucks. Sat, 24, Red Kite and Swallow Lakes. Gary Thorpe (Chiltern GOT Baits) 164-14-0, 70 lb of F1s plus carp to 6 lb, pellet shallow, Red Kite peg 26; Joff Rogers (Frenzee/GOT Baits) 152-1-0; Barry Eddy (Dynamite Baits Oakfield) 140-3-0; Dave Stratfull (Dynamite Baits Oakfield) 98-13-0. Sun, 16, Red Kite Lake. Gary Thorpe (Chiltern GOT Baits) 156-11-0, carp to 9 lb, pellet shallow, peg 7; Darren Simmons (Dynamite Baits Oakfield) 107-9-0; Matt Brayfield (Miracle Baits) 93-13-0.

Essex Veterans, Rayne Lodge, Braintree, Essex. Wed, 14, Top Lake. Bob Cheeseman (Angling Direct) 102-4-0 carp margins peg 20; Dick Dodd (Braintree) 67-0-0; Bernard Huxter (Braintree) and Maurice Southall (Cariers) both 63-0-0.

Framfield Park, Brookhouse Lake, Sussex. Wed, 22. Brian Spiking (KC Angling) 121-3-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet and meat, 10m and margin, peg 5; Mike Head (Faulkners) 110-8-0; Nobby Whiting (Hemmings Tackle) 109-10-0; Alec Bishop (Percy’s Tackle) 86-8-0; Chris Dimmock (Hemmings Tackle) 73-0-0.

Garbolino Bolingey, Perranporth, Cornwall. Fri, 25, White Acres Residents. Simon Gould (Daiwa) 274-12-0, carp, pellet feeder and worm in margins, peg 17; Pete Upperton (Meatbashers) 230-8-0; Robbie Taylor 200-4-0; Bob Dac (Edgeley Sports) 147-4-0.

Godalming, Marsh Farm, Surrey. Wed, 19. Rory Kingerly (Apollo) 55-8-0, tench and bream, casters, pole and method, peg 11; Ian Wetherall (Surbiton AC) 41-12-0; Brian Wallis (Apollo) 35-1-0.

Gwinear, Cornwall. Sun, 13. Andy Gavins 127-14-0, carp, poled corn, peg 24; Stu Lister (Spro) 105-10-0; Roy Booth (Bake) 90-0-0; Dave Santon 81-2-0.

Maver Monks Summer League, Hartleylands Farm, Cranbrook, Kent, Sun, 66, Peartree, Bramley and Reservoir. Jeff Vallance (Preston Innovations Delcac) 195-14-0, carp, pole down the edge, Reservoir peg 26; Steve Sanders (Daiwa Dorking) 176-6-0; Robbie Williams (Sensas South East) 146-8-0; Dave Wilson (Essex) 141-12-0; Paul Hills (Billy’s Boys) 133-8-0; Adrian Marshall (Meatbashers) 107-12-0. Teams: Meatbashers 23; Billy’s Boys 24; Preston Innovations Delcac 31; Maver Cardinals Red 33; Sensas South East and Essex both 34. League: Preston Innovations Delcac 45; Meatbashers 46; Billy’s Boys 64; Harry’s Hotrods 66; Essex 68; Advanced Pole Repairs 69.


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MBK Leisures Juniors, Pump Station, Greatham, Hants. Fri, 18. Under-9s: Tobias Sanders (Clanfield) 19-0-0, carp and silvers, pellet; Ollie Kitchener (Storrington) 15-10-0. 9-12s: Ethan Sanders (Clanfield) 23-4-0, carp and silvers, pellet; Jake Balchin-Murray (Bordon) 10-10-0. 13-17s: Karter Whittock (Froyle) 25-4-0, carp and silvers, pellet; David Blackman (Hambledon) 21-4-0.

Molesey Thamesiders League, Willingshurst, Surrey. Sun, 24. John Clifford (Willingshurst) 79-0-0, a few carp, poled pellets, peg 29 undisclosed lake; Gavin Clarke (Willingshurst) 64-12-0; Derek Galliford (Willingshurst) 62-8-0; Brian Green (Feltham) 55-8-0. League: Herbie Herbert 26pts.

Monk Lakes, Staplehurst, Kent. Wed, 17, Lake 2. Richard Hall (Sensas South East) 160-10-0, carp, pellet and corn, peg 73; Len Goodwin (Medway Tackle) 149-10-0; Gary Ford (Ockenden Bait and Tackle) 145-8-0; Mun Phung (Redbridge Lakes) 141-8-0. Sat, 30, Pairs, Lakes 2/3. Mark Goddard (Daiwa Dorking/OG) 277-14-0, pellet and corn long and short, peg 123; Keith Borer (Anchor Croydon) 259-8-0; Kevin Dyer (Preston Innovations Delcac) 224-2-0; Derek Gladwin (Preston Innovations Delcac) 219-4-0; Len Goodwin (Medway Tackle) 205-10-0. Pairs: Mark Goddard/Rob Harvey 437-0-0; Keith Borer/Paul Ford 427-4-0; Derek Gladwin/Steve Davis 397-0-0.

Ockendon Bait and Tackle, Puddledock Farm, Upminster, Essex. Wed, 36. Ross Harold (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 140-12-0, Snake peg 66, £520 golden peg; John Hunt (Brentwood Angling) 120-12-0; Dave Rudduck (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 120-0-0; Danny Mason(Bills Tackle) 116-0-0; Jason Collins (Preston Innovations Delcac) 102-0-0. Sun, 52. Simon Colclough (Browning) 132-12-0, method feeder then banded pellet shallow, Snake peg 48; Graham Dack (Middy/Marukyu)108-8-0; Marius Grigaitis (Route 77 Energy) 93-8-0; Mo Brown (Bowlers) 91-4-0; Alan Tuck (Angling Direct Suffolk) 90-0-0; Gary Ford (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 85-2-0.

Ridgeway AC, Shiplate Farm, Somerset. Sun, 14. Hawthorns. Phil Groves (Ridgeway) 87-9-0, carp on poled pellet, peg 6; Paul Staite (Ridgeway) 65-13-0; Mike Staite (Ridgeway) 65-0-0. Silvers: Don Searle (Ridgeway) 7-1-0.

Shiplate Farm, Somerset. Sun, 13, Main Lake. Lewis Jones (Sensas Thyers) 135-9-0, carp on 17m pole and pellet, peg 10; Steve Howell (Shiplate) 120-2-0; Titch Williams (Sensas Thyers) 99-8-0. Silvers: Julian Pinkett (Bristol PO) 16-2-0.

Stafford Moor, Winkleigh, Devon. Wed, 25, Tanners and Woody lakes. Dave Stockton (Haines AC) 165-8-0, 33 carp, waggler and pellet shallow, peg 6 Tanners; Richard Thurlow (Colchester) 122-6-0; Dave Wykes (The Barn Owl) 118-15-0; Chris Haines (Haines Angling) 112-9-0; Andy Price (Birmingham) 109-11-0; Matt Rose (Sheffield) 104-6-0. Fri, 24, residents. Dave Parry (Birmingham) 222-7-0, 37 carp, bomb and waggler with pellet, peg 34 Woodpecker; Steve Wright (Birmingham) 153-1-0; Steve Morris (Cardiff) 150-7-0; Andy Price (Birmingham) 138-0-0; Rich Thurlow (Colchester) 114-13-0.

Tillingbourne, Gomshal, Surrey. Tues, 14, over-55s. Nick Stunt (Apollo) 84-0-0, carp, poled meat, peg 4; Brian Green (Feltham) 52-4-0; Tony Conway (Apollo) 45-6-0.

Tylers Common, Brentwood, Essex. Sat, 30. Graham Dack (Maver Marukyu) 200-12-0, carp to corn long and in margins, Horseshoe peg 44; Nick Darke (GOT Baits) 188-4-0; Alan Kuzas (Tylers Common) 188-2-0; Andrew Quarmby (Middy) 161-0-0; Gavin Bridge (DH Floats) 158-0-0; Peter Beck (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 152-8-0.

Wests Tackle. Bait-Tech Viaduct, Somerset. Sun, 19. Cary. Ben Ludwell (Wests Tackle) 129-10-0, carp, bomb and pellet, peg 86; Nick Merry (MFS) 122-2-0; Steve Ince (Wests Tackle) 97-7-0; Ryan Heard (Wests Tackle) 82-2-0. Silvers: Steve Ince 30-9-0.

White Acres. Newquay, Cornwall. Mon, 17, Trelawney Lake. Izhe Yizhe (OG Japan) 110-0-0, skimmers, F1s and carp, poled OG paste at 4m, peg 19; Daz Newman (Leegem) 105-8-0; Bob Dac (Edgeley Sports) 104-1-0; Dominic Lanni (Ratby AC) 99-4-0. Wed, 53, Acorn, Trelawney and Canal. Mike Slater (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 102-0-0, carp, pellet feeder, peg 25 Trelawney; Andy Brook (Wakefield) 80-8-0; Dave Pocock (Godalming) 74-12-0; Geoff Stones (RWP) 56-4-0; Phil Nelson (Birmingham) 55-4-0; Tim Palmer (Tiverdale) 54-0-0. Thurs, 76, Preston Innovations Rover, all lakes. Brett Nicholas (White Acres) 141-1-0, carp, long poled pellet, peg 14 Canal; Martin Williams (Sheffield) 124-3-0; Dave Darlington (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 92-10-0; Ian Hughes (Egremont Ferry) 91-13-0; Russell Mexome (Birds Tackle) 88-8-0; Dale Whelan (Lincoln) 83-13-0. Ladies: Jane Hill 30-6-0.

Willinghurst, Surrey. Sun, 22, Top Lake. Giovanni Barbato (Guildford Angling Centre) 246-2-0, 41 carp, pellet, method and long pole shallow; Ben Emery (Marukyu) 145-0-0; Don Garnish (Willinghurst) 71-4-0; Luke Sheriff (Guildford Angling Centre) 53-4-0.

Willow Park, Ash, Hants. Wed, 14, Middle Lake. Rod Caroll (Farnham AS) 33-0-0, carp, pellet waggler, peg 14; Dave Winterbourne (Willow Park) 29-4-0; John Ward (Willow Park) 29-0-0. Fri, 16, Small Lake. Mark Cane (Farnham AS) 42-10-0, carp, poled pellets, peg 5; Mark Burroughs (Willow Park) 38-4-0; Gary Smith (Catch 22) 32-0-0. Sat, 16, Small Lake. Paul Hiller (Daiwa Dorking) 114-4-0, carp, poled pellets, peg 27; Ade Blackwell (Browning Crowsports) 88-8-0; Mark Burroughs (Willow Park) 58-0-0.

Wylands, Battle, East Sussex. Tues, 10, Old Snake. Jonathan Watt (Shimano/Dynamite Baits) 68-3-0 carp, poled pellet, peg 25; Roy Lidell (Wylands) 58-0-0. Sun, 9. Dave Calway (Wylands) 90-14-0, carp, poled paste n margins, peg 17; Rob Ware (Wylands) 72-0-0.



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