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*Ockendon Bait & Tackle, Puddledock Farm, near Upminster, Essex. Sun. 53. Dean Swift (SonuBaits) 160-0-0, bread and maggot shallow across, Snake Lake peg 21; Jim Barham (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 116-3-0; Barry Ryley (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 114-6-0; Lester Bishop (Lake John) 97-0-0; Brian Rowden (Andy’s Mob) 78-0-0; Steve Copping (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 76-0-0.

*Rushmore League, Gold Valley, Ash, Hampshire. Final Round. Sun. 90. Gary Pook (Daiwa Dorking) 146-15-0, carp on bomb and meat (£1,000); Gavin Messer (Farnborough) 121-2-0; Paul Futcher (Farnborough) 90-0-0; Anthony Thomas (Farnborough) 86-4-0; Eddy Green (Springlakes) 82-2-0; Barry Parker (Garbolino Banstead) 81-5-0. Teams: Daiwa Dorking 75; Garbolino Banstead 53; Preston Innovations DELCAC 53. Final league: Preston Innovations DELCAC 48pts; Daiwa Dorking 47; Garbolino Banstead 40. Individual league: Will Raison 48pts; Geoff Valance 45; Mark Goddard 44.

*Sensas Viaduct Teams of Five, Round One, Somerton, Somerset. 95. Nicky Ewers (Preston Innovations Thatchers Vets) 119-15-0, carp on bomb and meat, Campbell peg 123; Dave Romain (Viaduct Select) 97-1-0; Dave White (Viaduct Select) 96-11-0; Dean Stacey (Team Amigos) 79-6-0. Silvers: Dan Squires (Viaduct Select) 23-7-0. Teams: Viaduct Select 67 points; Somerset Majik 61; Avon Angling 59; Preston Innovations Thatchers Vets 58.


Alders Farm, Great Brickhill, Buckinghamshire. Sun. Ash Lake. 20. Gary Thorpe (Chiltern GOT Baits) 168-0-0, carp to 5 lb, straight bomb and bread, peg 4; Bernie Fraser (Coleman’s Cottage) 103-10-0; Nick Darke (GOT Baits) 87-1-0; Josh Bleavins (GOT Baits) 71-15-0; Roy Makins (GOT Baits) 50-9-0; Matt Wyman (Alders arm) 47-13-0.

Bake Lakes, Saltash, Cornwall. Sun. 24. Richard McMahon (Milemead) 112-0-0, carp on Method feeder, peg 11; John Chapman (Bake Boys) 49-0-0; Steve Griffiths (Milemead) 36-12-0; Andy Wilkins (Bake Boys) 33-14-0; Roy Booth 33-1-0.

Basingstoke Canal Winter League, Round Three, Iron Bridge to Ash Lock. Sat. 43. Steve Clarke (Team Image) 5-6-8, skimmers and roach on pole, bread punch and casters; Tony Salinski (Hounds of Love) 5-5-0; Phil Rogers (Old Boys) 4-0-0; Dave Self (BC Has Beens) 3-11-0; Darren Davies (Daiwa Dorking) 3-6-0; Stuart Levers (Daiwa Dorking) 3-5-8. Teams: Team Image 14; Sensas Oakwood 19; Old Boys 21. League: Team Image 34; Daiwa Dorking 36; Sensas Oakwood 39.

Bathampton AA, Veals Silver Fish Championships, Round 2, Bridge Pool, Hunstrete. Thurs. 24. Dave Wride (Sensas Thyers) 12-3-0, skimmers and roach on pole and pinkie, peg 26; Mike Nicholls (Silverfox) 12-0-0; Paul Barnfield (Bath) 11-15-0; Terry Bruton (Thatchers Tackle) 10-2-0; John Smith (Bristol) 9-4-0; John Bradford (Avon Angling) 8-2-0. League: Dave Wride 2 points; John Smith, Mike Nicholls and Terry Bruton all 3. Pairs: Dave Gillard and Dave Wride 4.

BK Fisheries, Hayle, Cornwall. Sun. Billy’s Pool. 9. Tony Jose (BK Fisheries) 74-15-0, carp to 5 lb, pole and sweetcorn over pellet, peg 9; John Maundrill (BK Fisheries) 47-1-0; Adrian Holland (BK Fisheries) 28-9-0; Chris Simons (BK Fisheries) 23-4-0; Adrian Bradley (BK Fisheries) 19-3-0; Jack Etheridge (BK Fisheries) 17-10-0.

Cadbury Angling, Silver Fish League, Round Two. Sat. Steve Mayo (Maver) 22-15-0, skimmers on pole and maggot over groundbait, peg 7; Barry Fitchew (Mosella) 14-7-0; Glen Calvert (Avon Angling) 14-6-0.

Clevedon Freshwater Angling Club, Plantation Match Lake, Kingston Seymour. Sun. (Feb. 3) Andy Hembrow 77-15-0, carp on long pole and pellet, peg 8; Rob Wotton 46-4-0; Rich Lovering 42-15-0; Glen Calvert 28-2-0.

Colemans Cottage, near Witham, Essex. Tue. Vostcutter. 22. Nick Fleming (Angling Direct) 176-0-0 Wood lake peg 4; Gavin Hazel (Tendring Tanglers) 60-0-0; Cliff Adams (Browning Wickford) 59-0-0; Peter Binks (Walton-On-The-Naze) 53-0-0; Glen Cousens (Viscount Ipswich) 51-0-0.

FLE Fishery, Romsey, Hampshire. Sat. Winter League, Lakes 1 and 2. 12. Nigel Hiscock (Devizes) 102-8-0, carp on long pole and maggot, peg 15 Lake 2; Gareth Boycott (Romsey Tackle & Bait) 40-4-0; Andy Potter (Dandys K2) 36-0-0; Pete Newman (Sonubaits) 34-0-0; Anthony Flint (Tubertini South) 33-10-0; Paul Barnard (Salisbury) 30-0-0. League: Gareth Boycott 39; Pete Newman 33; Andy Potter and Anthony Flint both 29.

Gillingham AA WInter Championships, Dorset Stour, Highbridge, Deepwater and Catholics. Sun. 20. Phil Banfield (Gillingham AA) 2-0-0, a skimmer with roach on groundbait feeder, peg 13 Highbridge; Dave Sealy (Gillingham AA) 1-8-0; Rich Fripp (Gillingham AA) 1-6-0; Rob Manns (Garbolino BVMG) and Pete Leach (Gillingham AA) both 1-4-0; Charlie Walters (Gillingham AA) 1-3-0. Sat. Juniors, Dorset Stour, Highbridge. 8. Cassie Young (Gillingham) 2-1-0, a bream of 1-12-0 with a few small roach; Maggie Bell (Gillingham) 1-7-0; Ryan Keirnan (Gillingham) 0-14-0; Daniel Ponting (Gillingham) 0-9-0. League: Cassie Young 297; Gabriel Bell 294; Alfie Dyke 293.

Gwinear Silver fish League, White Acres, Cornwall. Fri. Python. 10. Mike O’Gorman (Bolingey) 39-6-0, F1s and silver fish on pole and maggot, peg 10; Andy Dare (Bolingey) 27-0-0; Chas Ward (Gwinear) 25-12-0; Pete Thomas (White Acres) 16-0-0; Roger Baker (Sensas Thyers) 9-2-0; Harry Billing (Mosella Garbolino) 7-1-0.

Hackbridge AC League, Final Round, Furnace Lake, Sussex. Sun. 15. Mark Hathaway (Leatherhead) 24-2-0, skimmers on pole or feeder and maggots; Don Garnish (KC Angling) 22-3-0. Final league: Dave Johnston and Brian Wallin 7pts (Dave won on weight countback); Don Garnish 8.

Ilminster AA, Ilminster Canal. Sun. 8. Martin Heard (Tiverton) 7-12-0, skimmers on pole and maggot, peg 2; Graham Field (Taunton) 4-8-0; Andy Welch (Ilminster) and Steve Parker (Ilton) both 3-3-0.

Ivy House, Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire. Tue. Match Lake. 10. Paul Ogbourne (New Century) 102-0-0, carp on bomb and maggot, peg 21; Mick Rozier (Isis) 26-0-0; Dave Halliday (Ivy House) 24-12-0. Wed. Match Lake. 10. Phil McKay (The Duke) 21-0-0, carp and silver fish on feeder and corn, peg 3; Paul Ogbourne (New Century) 17-6-0; Gary Davis (Cotswold Angling) 17-4-0. Sat. Match Lake. 10. Ian Millichip (Ivy House) 58-13-0, seven carp on bomb and maggot, peg 12; Paul Connor (Ivy House) 22-10-0; Gary Etheridge (Garbolino BVMG) 22-0-0; Andy Lord (Ivy House) 18-10-0. Silvers: Paul Connor 22-10-0. Sun. Small Lake and Old Canal. 18. Dick Young (Ivy House) 45-3-0, seven carp on 14 m pole and maggot, peg 18 Small Lake; John Wintle (Cross Hands) 38-3-0; Chris Davidge (Ivy House) 15-15-0.

KC Angling Winter League, Sumners Pond Sussex. Wed. 16. Mark Goddard (Daiwa Dorking) 28-6-0, skimmers on pole and pellet; Steve Gardener (Milo) 26-4-0; Dave Lewis (Milo Bordon) 17-12-0. League: Mark Goddard 6; Will Raison 13; Adam Lee 17.

Landsend fishery, Somerset. Wed. 11. Mike West (Landsend) 91-12-0, 12 carp to 15 lb with 16 lb of skimmers on 10 m and 14 m pole and soft pellet, peg 11; Aaron Britnell (Avon Angling) 85-15-0; Mark Poppleton (MFS) 65-1-0; Tony Rixon (Mosella Avon Angling) 57-11-0; Tom Thick (Thatchers Tackle) 44-5-0; Alan Oram (Shimano Dynamite Baits) 37-8-0. Silvers: Tom Thick 17-5-0.

MBK Leisure, Coloured Ponds, Rake, Sussex. Thurs. 12. Alex Clements (Milo Bordon) 56-12-0, carp, pole or straight legered sweetcorn and pellet, Pond 3, peg 1; Scott Cross (MBK Leisure) 48-6-0; Dave Steer (MBK Leisure) 19-10-0; Gavin McKenzie (MBK Leisure) 11-6-0.

PIC – Alex Clements

Medway Tackle Silver Fish League, Round Three, Frant Lakes, Kent. 35. Kevin Baptist (Sensas SE) 37-12-0, skimmers on 7 m and 13 m pole and 4 mm pellet, bridge peg on Car Park Lake; Tony Docker (Medway Tackle) 26-2-0; Richard Taylor (Matrix) 26-1-0; Martin Trice (Preston Innovations Delcac) 23-10-0; Fred Brown (Sensas SE) 20-11-0; Robbie Williams (Preston Innovations Delcac) 16-1-0. League: Richard Taylor and Martin Trice 17 points.

Medway Tackle Silver Fish League, Round Four, Frant Lakes, Kent. 28. Robbie Williams (Preston Innovations Delcac) 39-6-0, bream, Method feeder and corn, Snags Lake; Kevin Baptist (Sensas SE) 37-12-0; Danny Wynn (Garbolino Apollo) 27-8-0; Mark Murdoch (Garbolino Apollo) 23-2-0; Fred Brown (Sensas SE) 21-8-0; Martin Trice (Preston Innovations Delcac) 19-14-0. League: Martin Trice 19 points.

Redbridge Fishing Lakes, Woodford Green, Essex. 15. Steve Morgan (Robbos) 12-4-0; Mun Phung (Bowlers) 7-12-0; A. Szekeres (Redbridge) 6-8-0; D. Paterson (Redbridge) 5-12-0; G. Bullock (Redbridge) 4-8-0; N. Warren (Redbridge) 4-6-0.

Sensas Marazion Winter League, Round 11, Garras Lake, Helston, Cornwall. Sun. 10. Mike O’Gorman (Bolingey) 28-9-0, skimmers on pole and maggot, peg 2; John Wilson (Newtown Angling) 22-2-0; Roger Baker (Sensas Thyers) 17-7-0; Barry Little (Marazion AC) 12-4-0; Geoff Chatfield (Newtown Angling) 9-5-0; Todd Wright (Marazion AC) 5-8-0. League: Mike O’Gorman 40; Roger Baker 47; Barry Little 48.

Sensas Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Costcutter, Thurs. Cary. 14. Colin Dyer (Langport) 84-2-0, carp on bomb and maggot, peg 94; Paul Blake (Carps AC) 63-13-0; G. Skarba (Bristol) 34-8-0. Sat. Campbell. 16. Alex Murray (Mosella) 150-6-0, carp on waggler and maggot, peg 116; Terry Lenny (Sillybait) 110-10-0; Gary O’Shea (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 94-15-0; Paul Blake (Carps AC) 42-12-0. Silvers: Jamie Parkhouse (Team Jinx) 20-2-0. Sun. Campbell. 12. John Green (Thatchers Tackle) 95-8-0, carp on bomb and maggot, peg 125; Mark Lehay (Street) 93-0-0; Roland Lucas (Wilts Angling) 71-15-0; Rob Walters (Street) 65-11-0. Silvers: Nicky Ewers (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 19-11-0.

Tylers Common, near Brentwood, Essex. Sat. 25. Ross Harold (Angling Direct) 99-8-0, pellet and maggot, peg 4 Horseshoe; Bobby Wager (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 62-0-0; Richard Wager (Bowlers) 53-4-0; Clive Nada (Tylers) 49-8-0; Geoff Long (Hockley) 46-0-0; Dave Harold (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 46-0-0.

White Acres Individual Winter League, Round Seven, Cornwall. Jennys, Pollawyn and Trelawney. 35. Andy Patterson (White Acres) 74-12-0, carp and skimmers on feeder or pole, pellet and casters, Pollawyn peg 32; Harry Billing (Mosella Garbolino) 65-11-0; Mark Layzell (White Acres) 61-15-0; Mark Cullerton (Milemead) 59-4-0. League: Clint Elliott (Preston Innovations) 61 points; Andy Partridge (Spro) 73; Mark Layzell 78.

Willow Park, Ash, Hampshire. Over-50s, Middle Lake. Wed. 12. Jim Finley (Surrey Police) 42-8-0, carp and skimmers on pole and pellets; Ian Covey (Guildford AC) 31-4-0; Gary Smith (Catch 20) 17-9-0. Sat. Middle Lake. 6. Ian Covey (Guildford AC ) 57-12-0, bream and carp on pole and pellets.