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Atlantic Coast AC, Mid Cornwall Fisheries, Summercourt, Cornwall. Barns Fishery. Sat. 10. Roy Booth (Atlantic Coast AC) 99-1-0, carp and tench on pole, corn and pellet, peg 16; Paul Dench (Atlantic Coast AC) 51-7-0; Marc Barden (Barns) 38-13-0; Gordon Luck (Snowlands) 37-1-0; Mike Ashcroft (Atlantic Coast AC) 33-13-0; Mick Blowman (Atlantic Coast AC) 28-0-0.

Back Arun Fishery, Arundel, West Sussex. Carp Lake. 28. Martin Twine (Back Arun) 61-0-0, all-carp, pole and meat, peg 8; Alex Bicknall (Back Arun) 55-0-0; Paul Romaniuk (Back Arun) 52-12-0; Kevin Parker (Back Arun) 52-0-0; Mark Holland (Back Arun) 46-8-0; Mick Chipperfield (Hansfords) 40-8-0.

Bathampton AA Over-55s and Disabled, Bridge Pool, Hunstrete, Somerset. Thu. 32. Martin Alexander (Bristol) 71-0-0, eight carp on bomb and banded pellet, peg 27; Chris Snow (Bristol) 20-2-0; Bob Tilley (Bristol) 19-14-0; Bob Warren (Bristol) 15-4-0; Mike Jones (Claverham) 14-8-0; Pete Phillips (Keynsham) 12-15-0. Silvers: Mike Jones (Claverham) 14-8-0. Disabled: Bob Tilley (Bristol) 19-14-0.

BK Fisheries, Hayle, Cornwall. Spring League, Round Two. Bill’s Pool. Sun. 16. Richard Taylor (BK Fisheries) 45-2-0, carp to 6 lb, pole, paste and sweetcorn, peg 23; Mike Ash (BK Fisheries) 22-12-0, carp of 19 lb 12 oz; Bill Knott (BK Fisheries) 20-8-0; John Wilson (BK Fisheries) 14-10-0; John Maundrill (BK Fisheries) 14-4-0; Aaron Jenkin (BK Fisheries) 13-10-0.

Carps AC, Sensas Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Campbell. Sun. 22. Anton Paige (GOT Baits) 161-15-0, carp on pellet waggler or pole and meat short, peg 119; Phil Cardwell (Viaduct) 161-14-0; Dick Bull (Viaduct) 153-0-0; Andy Lloyd (Dynamite Baits) 151-4-0; Alan Oram (Dynamite Baits) 137-4-0; Stuart Foal (Veals) 135-2-0. Silvers: Tim Pallent (Maver Veals) 44-3-0.

Challis Tackle Spring League, Dandy’s Ford Fishery, Romsey, Hampshire. Calverts Lake. Sun. 18. Ian Ross (Andover AC) 83-4-0, carp and skimmers on pole with meat and corn; Paul Barnard (Salisbury) 81-4-0; Dave Hydes (Andover AC) 63-4-0; Jock Thompson (Andover AC) 60-14-0; Dave George (Andover AC) 52-14-0; Mike Berntsen (Garbolino BVMG) 50-8-0.

Chard AC, Perry Street Pond, Somerset. Sun. 20. Mark Hollister (Chard) 54-12-0, 12 carp on pole with corn and meat, peg 14; Jamie Rich (Against Men and Fish) 48-12-0; Chris Haines (Haines Angling) 44-12-0; Steve Bishop (Chard AC) 44-4-0; Mike Hosgood (Exeter) 43-6-0; Paul Blake (Chard AC) 37-0-0. League: Mark Hollister 3 points; Paul Blake and Steve Bishop both 4.

Dynamite Baits Spring Festival, White Acres, Cornwall. 180. Steve Ringer (Dynamite Baits) 36 points (542-6-0); Lee Edwards 35 (431-8-0); Callum Dicks 35 (396-1-0); Frank Gianoncelli 35 (301-2-0); Andy Bennett 34 (334-1-0); Joe Carrass 34 (371-12-0).

Farlows Lake, Iver, Buckinghamshire. Wed. 14. John Ritter (Harefield Tackle) 31-8-0, bream, feeder and pellets; Dave Winterbourne (Tumbling Bay) 28-2-0; John Cook (AEC) 20-8-0.

Fish’O’Mania Qualifier, Sensas Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. All lakes. Sat. 130. Jon Arthur (Shakespeare/Pole Fishing Magazine) 252-11-0, 18 carp to 24 lb and two at 21 lb on pellet waggler and meat feeder, peg 5 Spring; Grant Albutt (Garbolino Bait-Tech) 145-7-0; Steve Seaborn (Wye Angling) 117-9-0; Simon Keefer (Kennet Ospreys) 106-8-0; Dave Romain (Street AC) 105-1-0; Tim Dabrowa (Ely) 103-0-0.

Guildford Angling Centre, Gold Valley Lakes, Hampshire. Middle Lake. G. Barbato (Guildford Angling Centre) 87-8-0, 18 carp on pellet wag and feeder; Luke Sheriff (Guildford Angling Centre). 82-3-0; Ian Maclaren (Godalming AS) 58-0-0.

Gwinear, Newquay, Cornwall. Phases 1, 2 and 3. Sun. 10. Andy Partridge (Spro) 117-0-0, 50 carp to 3 lb on pole and corn in margins, peg 40 Phase 2; Mark Layzell (Gwinear) 88-10-0; Chris Hancock (Gwinear) 88-4-0; Andy Patterson (Kernow MG) 77-9-0; Tony Williams (Kernow MG) 63-0-0; Chas Ward (Atlantic Coast AC) 62-0-0.

Ivy House Lakes, Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire. Over 55s and Disabled, Match Lake. Tue. 11. Fred Parker (Ivy House Lakes) 49-12-0, carp on 10m pole and maggot, peg 24; Mark Ogbourne (Ivy House Lakes) 46-10-0; Mick Robbins (Ivy House Lakes) 46-10-0; Dave Baker (Ivy House Lakes) 33-12-0. Sat. Match Lake. 15. Liam Barry (Ivy House Lakes) 100-5-0, carp on 13m pole with pellet shallow, peg 47; Paul Connor (Ivy House Lakes) 53-4-0; Simon Jones (Ivy House Lakes) 28-14-0; John Williams (Ivy House Lakes) 28-1-0. Sun. Winter League, Round Seven, New and Old Canal sections. 16. Chris Cotterell (Ivy House Lakes) 65-13-0, carp on pole and pellet in margins and far bank, Canal peg 13; Ryan Shipp (Westerleigh) 64-7-0; Vince Shipp (Westerleigh) 33-15-0; Alan Mitchell (Ivy House Lakes) 33-1-0; Paul Dressler (Ivy House Lakes) 29-14-0.

KC Angling, Furnace Lake, Horsham, West Sussex. Wed. 10. Dave Churchward (Garbolino Banstead) 88-0-0, skimmers and bream, pole and maggots; Dave Sandford (Garbolino Banstead) 87-8-0; Andy Love (Love Machine) 78-4-0.

Marsh Farm, Milford, Surrey. Wed. 30. Steve Moore (Apollo) 27-5-0, tench and skimmers, pole and pellets; Steve Barnet (Milo Bordon) 24-4-0; Ian Dixon (Milo Bordon) 23-14-0.

Molesey Thamesiders Spring League, Round Two, Willinghurst Fisheries, near Guildford, Surrey. Sun. 24. Dick Dunbar (Willinghurst) 77-4-0, carp, cage feeder and pellets; Don Garnish (Willinghurst) 61-4-0; Brian Wallin (Molesey) 59-12-0; John Clifford (Wlillinghurst) 59-0-0; Malcolm Heaver (Molesey) 58-0-0. League: Don Garnish 12; John Clifford 11; Gary Clifford 11.

Rye DAS Club League, Round Two, Iden Wood Fishery, Iden, East Sussex. Spring, Match and Specimen Lakes. 48. Mark Mitchell (Iden Wood Fishery) 29-11-0, two carp, one of 20 lb, pole and pellet down the edge, also some roach, Match Lake; Jamie Ford (Iden Wood Fishery) 23-12-0; Graham Clifford (Cinque Ports MG A) 19-2-0; Barry Chapman (Monk F1) 18-12-0; Bill Short (Moatrix Invicta) 18-5-0; Bill Mitchell (Iden Wood Fishery) 18-1-0. Teams: Iden Wood Fishery 36; Monk F1 34; Tonbridge Cardinals 33; Advanced Pole Repairs Red 30; Sport One Sussex 28; Cinque Ports MG B 27. League: Tonbridge Cardinals 71; Iden Wood Fishery 62; Cinque Ports MG A 58; Sport One Sussex 57; Tenterden and Monk F1 both 56.

Sensas Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Campbell and Cary. Wed. 23. Andy Power (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 243-5-0, 38 carp on 16m pole and pellet shallow and at depth, peg 118 Campbell; Nicky Collier (GOT Baits) 208-3-0; Paul Blake (Carps AC) 168-7-0; Steve Jackson (Garbolino Megabait) 155-6-0; Jim Baines (Bristol) 153-3-0; Dick Bull (Viaduct) 152-7-0. Silvers: Dick Bull 76-14-0. Thu. Costcutter, Campbell and Cary. 28. Ian Hornby (Match Scene) 129-1-0, carp on shallow waggler, peg 114 Campbell; Andy Power (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 138-9-0; John Buckingham (Amigos) 129-11-0; Jim Baines (Bristol) 125-2-0; Steve Jackson (Garbolino Megabait) 123-6-0; Ian Parsons (M5 Angling) 122-11-0. Silvers: Rich Coles (Megabaits) 59-0-0.

Snowland Fisheries, Par, Cornwall. Sun. 10. Pete Walker (Snowlands) 11-14-0, roach on pole and maggot, peg 24; Trev Savory (Snowlands) 11-0-0; Gordon Luck (Snowlands) 9-4-0; Tom Gordon (Snowlands) 4-6-0; Dave French (Snowlands) 3-2-0.

Sonubaits Passies, Lancing, West Sussex. Match Lake. 29. Stewart Williamson (Sonubaits Passies) 96-4-0 all-carp, pole and meat; Terry Molloy (Banstead) 90-13-0; S. Knight (Sonubaits Passies) 57-8-0; A. Whiting (Anglers Box) 52-10-0; Ollie Tilley (Fox Match Arun) 50-12-0; Dave Walker (Sonubaits Passies) 48-8-0.

Stafford Moor, Winkleigh, North Devon. So Simple, Round 4, Tanner’s and Woody’s. Sat. 32. Mark Hamon (Exeter) 101-3-0, 25 carp to 8 lb on waggler at depth with 8 mm pellet, peg 9 Tanners; Dave Brittain (Shakespeare) 100-12-0; Paul Morris (Summerlands) and Rick Johnson (Tubertini) both 95-2-0; Tony Birslem (Summerlands) 93-5-0; Kev Shears (Summerlands) 73-9-0. Sun. Match This practise, Tanners. 17. Steve Bull (Torquay) 160-9-0. 34 carp on bomb and pellet, peg 36; Mark Lynch (Summerlands) 146-1-0; Mark Hamon (Exeter) 133-15-0; Tony Birslem (Summerlands) 121-13-0; Kev Shears (Summerlands) 117-5-0; Chris Whitham (Torquay) 112-3-0.

Twynersh Fishery, Chertsey, Surrey. Sun. 13. Stuart Sadd (Colmic Apollo) 23-8-0, tench, carp and roach, pole and pellets; Andy Davies (Colmic Apollo) 20-12-0; John Taylor (Colmic Apollo) 14-8-0.

Twynersh Fishery Veterans, Chertsey, Surrey. Tue. 10. Dave Steer (Willow Park) 18-4-0, carp, pole and pellets; Andy Love (Coffin Dodgers) 18-3-0.

Willow Park, Ash, Hampshire. Sat. 17. Tommy Hiller (Daiwa Dorking) 80-4-0, carp, pole and pellets; Mark Wells (Milo Bordon) 73-0-0; Mick Hughes (Hydro) 71-6-0.

Wylands, Battle, East Sussex. New Snake Lake. 21. Henry Eccleston (Wylands) 39-2-0, all-carp, pole and pellet, peg 29; Bob Helder (Wylands) 35-11-0; Carlton Easter (Iden Wood Fishery) 29-2-0; Peter White (Wylands) 26-13-0; Paul Lawnton (Wylands) 24-14-0; Pat Helder (Wylands) 24-9-0.

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