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* Bait-Tech Viaduct WL, Somerton, Somerset. Sun, 95. Martin Preston (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 110-10-0, carp, bomb and meat, peg 115 Campbell; Steve Nadin (Garbolino BVMG) 104-2-0; John Moody (Garbolino BVMG) 90-15-0; Clint Wojtyla (Avon Angling) 88-10-0; Craig Edmunds (Flip Flops) 73-14-0; Andy Pritchard (Preston Innovations Thatchers Veterans) 72-10-0. Silvers: Dan Squires (Viaduct Select) 30-3-0. Teams: Viaduct Select 75; Garbolino BVMG 67; Preston Innovations Thatchers Anglo Welsh 64; Flip Flops and Moaning Maggots both 63; Frenzee South Wales Orange 62. Final League: Frenzee South Wales Orange 318; Preston Innovations Thatchers Anglo Welsh 299; Viaduct Select 289; Preston Innovations Thatchers Gold 281; Bait Tech Viaduct 276. Individuals: Steve Long (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 83; Dave Roper (Moaning Maggots) 81; Chris Sandford (Amigos) 80.
* Colemans Cottage Ind. League, Witham, Essex. Sun, 71, Pathfield, Stepfield and Wood lakes. Jim Trew (Matchpack Colemans Bait and Tackle) 124-0-0, carp to 8 lb, bread up in water at 14.5m, Wood peg 1; Gavin Bridge (DH Floats Colemans Bait and Tackle) 111-0-0; Bernie Fraser (Colemans Bait and Tackle) 108-0-0; Terry Edwards (Browning Wickford) 107-0-0; Steve Homewood (Preston Innovations Delcac ) 105-0-0; Del Smee (Colemans Bait and Tackle) 100-0-0. League: Paul Chambers (Browning Wickford) 34 (3 section wins); Terry Edwards (Browning Wickford) 31 (4); Gavin Bridge (DH Floats Colemans Bait and Tackle) 30 (5).
* Garbolino Bolingey, Perranporth, Cornwall. Sat. 36. Stuart Lister (Spro) 146-8-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 27; Trev Conroy (White Acres) 115-12-0; Tony Williams (Burt Baits) 101-6-0; Dave Hillier (White Acres) 100-6-0; Phil Beresford (White Acres) 79-12-0; Mark Cullerton (Milemead) 75-8-0.
* Ockendon Bait and Tackle, Puddledock Farm, Upminster, Essex. Sun, 52. Mo Brown (Bowlers) 150-7-0, carp to 7 lb, pellet at 5m, Snake peg 100; Deane Swift (Sonubaits Matrix) 122-12-0; Dave Harold (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 83-13-0; Ross Harold (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 79-12-0; Graham Dack (Middy) 71-14-0; Attilla Szekeres (Oakwood Angling) 64-14-0.
* Tylers Common, Brentwood, Essex. Sat, 30, Ash and Willow lakes. Ross Harold (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 203-14-0, carp, pellet at 13m then maggot in margins, Willow peg 5; Steve James (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 172-0-0; Jason Collins (Browning Wickford) 167-8-0; Gary Ford (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 158-12-0; Marious Grigaitis (Route 77) 146-10-0; Clive Nada (Tylers Common) 115-0-0.
* White Acres Ind WL, Newquay, Cornwall. Sun, 40, Twin Oaks, Pollawyn and Trelawney. Tony Williams (Burt Baits) 99-6-0, F1s, poled corn, peg 34 Twin Oaks; Alan Roberts (White Acres) 69-7-0; Trevor Conroy (White Acres) 69-4-0; Andy Patterson (Gwinear) 68-14-0; Steve Prowse (Burt Baits) 64-2-0; Chris Hancock (Sensas/Gwinear) 63-4-0. Final League: Harry Billing (Garbolino) 32; Andy Dare (Garbolino Bolingey) 36; Chris Hancock 64; Roy Booth (Barns) 65; Clint Elliott (Preston Innovations) 67.
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- Avon Angling, Emerald Pool, Somerset. Wed, 16, silvers. Tom Thick (Thatchers Tackle) 67-4-0, skimmers, hybrids and tench, poled soft pellet, peg 9; Steve Tucker (Garbolino) 53-0-0; Tim Clark (Avon Angling) 45-0-0; John Bradford (Avon Angling) and Harry Muir (Bristol) both 39-14-0; Barry Fitchew (Maver) 38-6-0.Bait-Tech Viaduct. Somerton, Somerset. Thurs, 20, Campbell and Cary. Scott Russell (Tackle UK) 168-15-0, carp, bomb and short poled meat, peg 116 Campbell; Dan White (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 140-8-0; Phil Wilkins (Bath Spartans) 109-13-0; Steve Kedge (Somerset Angling) 90-8-0; Paul Fielding (Bath Spartans) 84-4-0; Mark Wynne (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 69-6-0. Silvers: Jamie Parkhouse (Team Jinx) 52-9-0.Bathampton AA Veals Silvers Championships. Hunstrete Fishery, Somerset. Thurs, 27, Bridge Pool. Dave Gillard (Bristol) 13-12-0, skimmers, poled maggot, peg 19; Paul Dicks (Bristol) 13-2-0; Mike Jones (Bristol) 12-0-0; Ade Crawley (Bristol) 11-0-0; Dave Wride (Sensas Thyers) 10-12-0; Chris Rolfe (Bristol) 10-10-0.
BK Fisheries Pairs, Bill’s Pool, St. Erth, Cornwall. Sun, 12. Alex Bradley (BK Fisheries) 34-4-0, roach and rudd, poled maggot and caster, peg 13; Tony Jose (BK Fisheries) 32-12-0; Bill Knott (BK Fisheries) 27-10-0. Pairs: Sam Bawden/Bill Knott 73; Stuart Bradley/Alex Bradley 82; Tony Jose/Boz Phillips (Marukyu) 83.
Colemans Cottage, Witham, Essex. Tues, 36. Jim Dodkins (Colemans Bait and Tackle) 97-8-0, carp, Wood peg 28; Jeff Church (Matchpack Colemans Bait and Tackle) 93-0-0; Geoff Bull (Colemans Bait and Tackle) 89-0-0; Tony Martin (Colemans Bait and Tackle) and Keith Rodgers (Colemans Bait and Tackle) both 84-8-0; Gavin Bridge (DH Floats Cariers Bait and Tackle) 83-0-0. Thurs, 16. Les Fone (Jolly Sailor) 86-8-0, pellet at 5m and margins, Pathfield peg 11; Kim Hollick (Colemans Bait and Tackle) 72-8-0; Richie Richardson (Colemans Bait and Tackle) 68-0-0; Jim Trew (Matchpack Colemans Bait and Tackle) 72-8-0; Rodger Gillingham (Colemans Bait and Tackle) 50-8-0; Nick Flemming (Browning Wickford) 50-0-0. Sat, 23. Nick Flemming (Browning Wickford) 108-0-0, mainly F1s, pellet short and in margins, Stepfield peg 12; Steve Barnett (Borden Angling) 104-0-0; Jeff Church (Matchpack Colemans Bait and Tackle) 71-8-0; Tom Webster (Northampton) 60-8-0; Andy Clements (Colemans Bait and Tackle) 60-0-0; David Wright (Colemans Bait and Tackle) 57-0-0.
Dynamite Oakfield, Aylesbury, Bucks. Sat, 26, Red Kite and Swallow. Rob Bassett (Banbury Gunsmiths) 61-13-0, F1s to 2 lb, poled meat and corn down edge, Red Kite peg 34; Pete Alland (Dynamite Oakfield) 53-0-0; Mick Stimpson (Dynamite Oakfield) 40-10-0; Derek Cullip (Banbury Gunsmiths) 33-10-0; Martin Stickley (Dynamite Oakfield) 31-2-0; Joff Rogers (Frenzee GOT Baits) 28-15-0. Sun, 23, Red Kite Lake. Johnny Wellham (Miracle Baits) 47-1-0, F1s, Method feeder and pellet, peg 36; Gerald Foley (Dynamite Oakfield) 34-5-0; Richard Wall (Dynamite Oakfield) 28-9-0; Doug Robinson (Littlemoor) 19-10-0; Nick Bryan (The Bull) 19-0-0; John ‘Bees’ Beesley (Drennan Oxford) 18-12-0.
Essex Veterans, Rayne Lodge, Braintree. Wed, 14, Bottom Lake. Barry Bennett (Alresford) 55-6-0, mainly carp, poled maggot; John Cousins (Colemans Bait and Tackle) 40-6-0; Ralph Larkin (Cariers) 35-4-0; Maurice Southall (Cariers) and Tony Cheeseman (Colmic) both 34-0-0.
Framfield Park, Sussex. Wed, 20, Brookhouse Lake. Lee Perry (Framfield) 68-10-0, carp, pellet and corn at 10 and 16m, peg 6; Antonio Poynter (Faulkners) 48-0-0; Mark Richardson (Sensas South East) 45-2-0; Lewis Nightingale (Wylands) 44-4-0; Mike Head (Faulkners) 41-0-0; Nigel Greenwood (Sensas South East) 37-0-0.
Gillingham AA Juniors. Todber Manor, Dorset. Sat, 8, White Post Bottom Lake. Ryan Kiernan 27-12-0, carp on poled maggot; Gabriel Bell 22-14-0; Jacob Pope 21-8-0. League: Ryan Kiernan 398; Daniel Ponting 395; Gabriel Bell 393.
Gold Valley, Ash, Hants. Sat, 22, middle lake. Myles Levy (Bag’em) carp and skimmers, poled pellets; Jeb Attwood (Gold Valley) 85-12-0; Phill Morris (Marsh Farm) 74-0-0; Lynas Neale (Gold Valley) 61-8-0. Sun, 21, Syndicate Lake. Dave Coulter (Gold Valley) 134-14-0, carp, bomb and red maggot; Paul Holland (Daiwa Guru) 74-4-0; Stefan Gent (Gold Valley) 59-0-0; Charlie Dalton (Gold Valley) 54-0-0; Roger Beale (Old Boys) 51-0-0.
Ivy House, Grittenham, Wilts. Tues, 20, Match Lake. Mick Rosier (Ivy House) 58-1-0, 5 carp on poled maggot in the margins; Fred Parker (Ivy House) 49-10-0; Frank Donachie (Swindon) 32-12-0. Sat, 21, Match Lake. Red Adair (Ivy House) 51-9-0, carp, long poled maggot, peg 46; Bob Davis (Ivy House) 44-6-0; M. Taylor (Ivy House) 41-0-0. Sun, 26, Match Lake. Sam Nobbs (Ivy House) 49-2-0, carp, poled maggot, peg 47; Dick Young (Ivy House) 47-6-0; Jo Thompson (Ivy House) 42-6-0.
Marazion AC, St Erth Pool, Kernow. Sun, 10. Mike Bennetts (Marazion) 49-0-0, carp, poled corn, peg 18; Clive Lewis (Marazion) 17-3-0; Todd Wright (Nance Farm) 17-0-0; John Wilson (Holden Arms) 12-9-0.
Medway Tackle, Frant Lakes, Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Sat, 12, silvers, Sunken Island Lake. Richard Taylor (Medway Tackle) 41-11-0, perch and skimmers, short poled caster; Fred Brown (Sensas South East) 28-5-0; Tony Docker (Advanced Pole Repairs) 23-8-0; Graham Docker (Advanced Pole Repairs) 21-1-0.
Monk Lakes, Staplehurst, Kent. Sat, 26, Lake Two. Jamie Grainger (Preston Innovations Delcac) 151-6-0, F1s and barbel, poled pellet and corn, peg 61; Mike McMillan (Preston Innovations Delcac) 100-14-0; Lenny Goodwin (Medway Tackle) 94-6-0; Barry Upperton (Monk Lakes) 93-0-0; Jordan Bryant (Maver Cardinals) 76-6-0; Stuart Atkinson (Blean Angling) 70-4-0. Sun, 23, Lake Four. Pete Upperton (Middy Meatbashers) 86-8-0, mirror carp, Method feeder, peg 147; Stuart Atkinson (Blean Angling) 70-14-0; Jim Wilson (Ockenden Tackle and Bait) 62-14-0; Mike McMillan (Preston Innovation Delcac) 51-6-0; Barry Upperton (Monk Lakes) 50-4-0; Paul Wiltshire (Maver Cardinals) 49-14-0.
Ockendon Bait and Tackle, Puddledock Farm, nr Upminster, Essex. Wed, 28. Eric Sugden (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 112-5-0, carp, pellet and corn, Snake peg 49; Steve James (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 80-6-0; Terry
Pritlove (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 80-0-0; Ross Harold (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 78-8-0; Gary Rolfe (Essex Police) 67-0-0.
Pole Rigs Direct Silverfish Festival, Stafford Moor, Somerset. 24. Day 1: Ray Wood (Pole Rigs) 23-4-0, tench and skimmers, poled worm. Day 2: John Elkins (Pole Rigs) 30-8-0, skimmers, poled pellets. Day 3: Ray Wood (Pole Rigs) 29-4-0, tench and skimmers, poled worm. Day 4: Ray Wood (Pole Rigs) 30-14-0, skimmers, perch and tench, poled worm. Overall: Ray Wood (Pole Rigs) 4; Gary McClair (Hollow AC) 6; Dan Diment (Anchor MG) 9; Gareth Hawley (Pole Rigs) 10; Kevin Pack (Drennan Bordon) 11; Andy Love (Love Machine) 12.
Rye DAS,,Northpoint Lake, Camber, E. Sussex. Wed, 13. Fred Brown (Sensas South East) 93-2-0, carp, feeder then poled corn over 4mm pellet; Tim Phillips (Iden Wood) 53-0-0; Ray Hedges (Iden Wood) 42-4-0; Pete Ridgers (Iden Wood) 33-0-0; Andy Lewis (Ashford) 32-12-0; Andy Ashdown (Iden Wood) 29-0-0.
Shiplate Farm WL, Weston, Somerset. Sun, 16, Westpool and Hawthorns. Steve Howell (Shiplate) 50-9-0, carp, long poled worm shallow, peg 12 Westpool; Adam Caswell (Frys) 39-3-0; Rich Hawkins (Bristol PO) 31-0-0. Silvers: Julian Pinkett (Bristol PO) 12-3-0. Final League: Dean Malin (Shimano/Dynamite Baits) 10; Steve Howell 18; Rich Hawkins 21. Pair: Dean Malin/Alan Healey.
Sonubaits Passies Silverfish League, Lancing, West Sussex. Sun, 24, Main Lake. Charlie Lovell (Preston Innovations Delcac) 49-9-0, bream, long poled pellet, peg 10; Tony Parnall (Sonubaits Passies) 43-2-0; Andy Carrington (Sonubaits Passies) 41-5-0; Jamie Grainger (Preston Innovations Delcac) 35-2-0; Deana Wood (Preston Innovations Delcac 31-1-0. Final League: Stevie Gardener (Milo), Jason Kirk (Arun Angling) and Jamie Grainger (Preston Innovations Delcac) all 8. Stevie won on section countback.
Tillingbourne, Gomshall, Surrey. Tues, 13. Nick Stunt (Apollo AC) 39-10-0, carp, poled corn; Dave Steer (MBK) 25-10-0; Brian Green (Feltham AC) 24-6-0.
Willow Park, Ash, Hants. Wed, 16, over-50s. Gary Clifford (Willow Park) 16-4-0, carp and bream, feedered pellets; Ian Covey (Guildford AC) 10-8-0; Ken Russell (Browning Crowsports) 8-15-0. Fri, 9. Brian Stephens (Willow Park) 26-8-0, carp, poled pellets. Sat, 20, WL. Mark Wells (Drennan Bordon Youth) 30-8-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellets; Paul Hiller (Section Eight) 28-12-0; Ian Covey (Willow Bits) 23-12-0. Teams: Willow Black 18; Section Eight 17; Willow White 16. League: Drennan Bordon Youth 155; Section Eight 144; Willow Black 143.
Wylands, Battle, East Sussex. Sun, 19, Old Snake Lake. Pat Helder (Wylands) 38-3-0, carp, poled corn, peg 8; Anthony Page (Wylands) 29-6-0; Mick Wells (Sensas South East) 25-4-0; Paul Lawton (Marukyu) 23-0-0; Dave Calway (Wylands) 21-0-0.
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