Bream hauling on match gear, full report on what Dick Clegg called "one of the best results ever" and loads more can be enjoyed by getting the new AM magazine, in good shops from Tuesday, September 3.
Bream hauling on match gear, full report on what Dick Clegg called “one of the best results ever” and loads more can be enjoyed by getting the new AM magazine, in good shops from Tuesday, September 3.






Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers




* Angling Direct Essex Summer league, Grand Union Canal, Wendover Arm, Tring, Bucks. Sun, 35. Rob Blackburn (Browning Wickford Blue) 10-3-0 a few skimmers with roach, squatt & chopped worm; Trevor Stacey (Matchpack / Angling Direct) 9-13-0; Danny Mason (Bills Tackle) 7-13-0; Geoff Foreman (JP Tackle) 7-5-0; Bill Walker (Bills Tackle) 6-13-0; Dave Lewis (Purple Patch) 6-7-0. Teams: Bills Tackle & JP Tackle both 29;Browning Wickford Blue 28;Browning Wickford Red 26. League, Bills Tackle 118; Browning Wickford Red 116; Browning Wickford Blue 102; Matchpack Angling Direct 101.

* Essex Inter Club League, Dock River, Harwich, Essex. Sun, 60. Mark Goodwin (Colchester APS A) 20-11-8, 2 carp to 10 lb on bread plus bits, end peg in bowl; Paul Lewis (Kelvedon) 14-8-0; Dave Lewis (Does) 5-3-8; Mark Campion (Maldon) 5-2-0; Andy Bridger (Chelmsford) 4-1-0; Paul Rossington (Harwich) 3-3-0. Teams: Does 47; Harwich 44; Colchester APS A 39; Braintree 38.5; Billericay 36; Colchester APS A 32. League: Colchester APS A 27; Does 26; Harwich 22.5; Braintree 21; Colchester APS B 15.5; Chelmsford Blue 14.

* London AA Thames Championship, River Thames, Molesey to Walton, Surrey. Sun, 40.Danny Saggs (Roman Urn) 13-10-0, roach, pole, hemp and tares; Ron Oliver (Edmonton and Tottenham) 8-4-0; Wayne Slater (Edmonton and Tottenham) 6-15-0; Pete Jordan (Roman Urn) 6-14-0; Billy Hughes (Freemasons) 6-7-0; Andy Love (Edmonton and Tottenham) 5-13-4.Teams: Roman Urn 29; Edmonton and Tottenham 27.

* Reading DAA Association Cup & Fericon Press Trophy, River Kennet, Beats 2-5, Berks. Sun, 58. Mick Mills (King Heron AC) 13-10-0, bream and bits, feeder, hemp and caster; Len Wilby (Reading FC) 7-14-8; Joe Baker (Reading FC) 7-5-0; Steve White (YOTAC/21 Club) 6-0-0; Dave Ward (King Heron AC) 4-7-0; Alby Cohen (South Reading AC) 4-2-0.

* Rye DAS Club League, River Rother, New Bridge, Kent. Sun, 52. Brian Nesbit (Advanced Pole Repairs) 15-8-0, skimmers and roach, pole with worm and maggot over groundbait, drawn upstream of New Bridge; Dennis Price (Maidstone Angling Centre) 11-4-0; Paul Udell (Maver Cardinals Black) 9-9-0; C. Conroy (Cinque Ports MG) 6-15-0; Kevin Dyer (Iden Wood Fishery Red) and Graham Clifford (Cinque Ports  MG) 6-6-0. Teams: Advanced Pole Repairs 40; Cinque Ports MG 36.5; Iden Wood Fishery Red and Maidstone Angling Centre 36; Sensas South East Gold 34; Tenterden A.C. 32. League: Iden Wood Fishery Red 256; Cinque Ports MG 237; Sensas South East Gold 235; Hastings Hotrods 222; Maver Cardinals Black 220.5; Advanced Pole Repairs 198.5.

* Turner 400, River Thames, Radcot to Rushey Lock, Oxon. Sun, 96. Martin Kirk (Turners) 16-8-0, roach, poled hemp and casters; Howard Kaye (WB Clarke Red) 16-2-0; John Beesley (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 10-4-0; Carl Eland (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 10-4-0. Teams: WB Clarke Red 85;Turners Black 83; Shakespeare 71; Isis 63; Diddy’s Bait-Tech 61.

* Tylers Common, Brentwood, Essex. Sat, 33. Colin Fuller (Lake John) 171-4-0, carp, luncheon meat in margins, first ever visit, Golden Peg Horseshoe 18; Jordon Briant (Tylers Common) 157-12-0; Alan Kuzas (Tylers Common) 128-12-0; Ross Harold (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 125-0-0; Gary Ford (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 120-6-0; Mark Brown (Debden) 114-4-0.




Results of smaller matches and midweekers

Alders Farm, Great Brickhill, Buckinghamshire, Sun. Ash Lake, 20. Trevor Price (GOT Baits) 356-12-0, carp to 6 lb, poled Stinky maggot, peg 30; Colin Fossdick (GOT Baits) 348-13-0; Andy Gregory (Milo Bordon) 344-10-0; Steve Potter (Bag’em) 303-12-0; Richard Brain (GOT Baits) 303-2-0; Matt Grant (Bag’em) 274-0-0.

Back Arun Fishery, Arundel, West Sussex. Sun, 20. John Money (JFA) 96-0-0 all carp, method and corn, peg 22; Bruce Goulding (SAS Chichester) 60-0-0; Mark Holland (Jims Yellow Y Fronts) 55-12-0; John Giddins (Bognor and Petworth) 45-8-0; Terry Madden 39-4-0; Mick Pranskuss 37-0-0 (both Back Arun).

Bait-Tech Viaduct. Somerton, Somerset. Bank Hol Mon, 19. Cary. Mark Wynne (Bruton) 214-3-0, carp on bomb and pellet, peg 99; Dave Romain (Bait Tech Viaduct) 208-7-0; Fred Roberts (MFS) 144-6-0; Nicky Ewers (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 141-5-0. Silvers: Roger Russell (MFS) 28-5-0. Shaw Road Disaster Squad. Mon, 18, Campbell. Steve Fitzpatrick 236-13-0, carp on poled meat, peg 118; Stu Holmes 216-0-0; Chris Davis 190-12-0; Pete Wraxhall (All Shaw Road) 176-4-0. Wed, 17. Pole only. Campbell. Mash Masheder (Bait Tech Viaduct) 223-15-0, carp on poled pellet, peg 112; Tom Thick (Thatchers Tackle) 209-15-0; Dave Romain (Bait Tech Viaduct) 189-11-0; Tony Rixon (Mosella Avon Angling) 189-1-0. Silvers: Matt Skyme (Wilts Angling) 45-5-0. Thurs, 15. Costcutter. Campbell. Mash Masheder (Bait Tech Viaduct) 167-11-0, carp on poled pellet, peg 111; Phil Cardwell (Bait Tech Viaduct) 162-13-0; Keith Ashby (GOT Baits) 135-7-0; Steve Crowford (Weymouth) 118-4-0. Silvers: Colin Dyer (Langport) 43-0-0. Sat, 12. Cary. Rob Walters (Street) 217-15-0, carp on bomb and pellet, peg 96; Dave Roper (Reids Tackle) 137-15-0; Jim Morrison (Tackle Trader) 137-5-0. Silvers: Steve Woolloff 19-13-0.

Bathampton AA Over 55’s and Disabled, Hunstrete. Thurs, 24. John Fry (Farnborough) 104-7-0, carp on pole with worm and dead maggot in the margins, peg 49; Terry Bruton (Thatchers Tackle) 74-15-0; Chris Rolfe (Portishead) 72-2-0; Andy Shields (Midsomer Norton) 60-8-0; Ray Bazeley (Bristol) 59-4-0; Mike Nicholls (Silverfox) 52-4-0. Silvers: Alan Jones (Bristol) 20-6-0.

BK Fisheries, St. Erth, Cornwall. Sun, 14, Billy’s Pool, 14. Bill Knott (BK Fisheries) 101-8-0, carp to 5 lb and silvers, poled caster, peg 13; Josh Anderson (BK Fisheries) 60-12-0; Chris Simons (BK Fisheries) 45-0-0; Kevin Waldren (BK Fisheries) 37-0-0; Ade Holland (BK Fisheries) 27-4-0.

Colemans Cottage, Witham, Essex. Tues, 28. Chris Kelly (Sensas) 190-0-0 pellet feeder & maggot, Wood peg 37; Les Hart (Colemans) 176-0-0; Calvin Lawson (Garbolino/Apollo) & Pete Steward (Browning Wickford)  both 140-0-0; Graham Garner (Essex Police) 136-0-0. Sun, 22. Jeff Church (Colemans Bait & Tackle) 241-0-0, Wood peg 25; Mark Brown (Debden) 215-0-0; Dave Vincent (Browning Monk Lakes) 163-0-0; Jason Nash (Ockendon Bait &
Tackle) 151-0-0; Terry Edwards (Browning Wickford) 139-0-0.

Framfield Fishery, Spring Lake, Sussex. Wed, 21. Eddie Green (Milo Borden) 542-12-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet and corn on inside line, peg 65; M. Head (Carpshop) 472-12-0; Mark Parrett (Faulkners) 348-4-0; Alistair Harvey (Prime Angling) 347-10-0; Nobby Whiting (Hemmings Tackle) 310-14-0; Keith Harper (Rudgewick) 262-11-0.

Garbolino Bolingey. White Acres residents. Fri, 29. Chris Davis (Bristol) 199-2-0, carp on short pole and pellet, peg 13; Brett Nicholas (White Acres) 195-6-0; Joe Kent 164-8-0.

Gary Wall Memorial. Bank Holiday Mon, 29. Lansend fishery. Craig Edmunds (Avon Angling) 211-2-0, 43 carp to 10lb on pole with pellet and meat, peg 9; Anton Paige (GOT Baits) 134-6-0; Tom Thick (Thatchers Tackle) 129-14-0; Tony Rixon (Mosella Avon Angling) 114-8-0; Scott Puddy (Landsend) 101-7-0; Martin Pettifer (Fish and Field) 97-3-0. Silvers: Nige Bartlett (Garbolino BVMG) 25-7-0.

Gillingham AA. Summer League. Todber Manor, Park Lake. Sun, 27. Joe Sheppard (Gillingham AA) 131-12-0, carp on method feeder and meat, peg 26; Ricky Searle (Gillingham AA) 66-0-0; Rob Manns (Garbolino BVMG) 55-5-0; Rob Randall (Garbolino BVMG) 53-8-0; John Moody (Garbolino BVMG) 51-9-0; Graham Ozzard (Gillingham AA) 49-4-0. League: Rob Randall 393; Rob Manns 392; Ricky Searle 390. Juniors. Sat, 12. Revels fishery, Cosmore. Ryan Kiernan 16-4-0, carp and skimmers on pole with meat; Jack Berry 9-14-0; Matt Ponting 9-10-0. League: Ryan Keirnan 397; Siobhan Goss 394; Gabriel Bell 387.

Godalming, Marsh Farm, Surrey. Wed, 10. Dereck White (Apollo) 38-14-0, tench & bream, poled pellets; Nobby Cooper (Apollo) 37-10-0; Gareth Phillips (Guildford AC) 32-11-0

Gold Valley, Ash, Hants. Sat, 22, Middle Lake. Paul Holland (Preston Innovations) 121-10-0, carp, pellet waggler; Adam Burroughs (Willow Park) 97-4-0; Jeb Attwood (Gold Valley) 84-4-0. Sun, 29. Charlie Dalton (Gold Valley) 82-6-0, carp, bomb and sweetcorn; Jeb Attwood (Gold Valley) 63-10-0; Perry Stone (Yorkshire Baits) 63-8-0.

Guildford Angling Centre, Willinghurst Top Lake, Surrey. Sun, 25. Garath Phillips (Guildford Angling Centre) 170-0-0, 32 carp, Method feeder and long pole shallow, jackpot peg; Giovanni Barbato (Guildford Angling Centre) 82-14-0; Pete Franklin (Guildford Angling Centre) 69-0-0.



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Gwinear Fishery. Tue, 16. John Leeds (Tricast Rochdale) 112-8-0, carp on pole and worm, peg 18 Phase 3; John Dudley (Woodhouse Grange) 89-6-0; Daz Price (Tricast Rochdale) 79-12-0; John Clapham (Tricast Rochdale) 77-3-0; Dean Kendall (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 76-14-0; Chris Davis (Bristol) 73-10-0. Sun, 9. Skip McCabe (White Acres) 92-15-0, carp on poled pellet, peg 6 Phase 1; Andy Jackson 83-0-0; Tony Reeves (Woodhouse Grange) 69-8-0; John Dudley (Woodhouse Grange) 58-2-0.

Ilminster AA, Dillington Pond, Somerset. Sun, 9. Moses Holbrook (Ilminster) 10-7-0, one bream of 6lb plus roach and skimmers on pole and maggot, peg 19; Jamie Rich (Against Men and FIsh) 7-5-0; Graham Field (Taunton) 6-4-0.

Ivy House, Royal Wootton Basset, Wilts. Sat, 16. Match lake. Dick Young (Ivy House) 110-2-0, carp on feeder and corn, peg 4; Ian Millichip (Ivy House) 45-12-0; Kevin Harris 29-4-0. Silvers: Gary Etheridge (Garbolino BVMG) 15-12-0. Sun, 9. New Canal. Andy Lord (Ivy House) 24-14-0, carp on poled pellet, peg 15; Mick Gale (Ivy House) 19-9-0; Dick Young (Ivy House) 18-5-0. Silvers: Mick Robbins (Ivy House) 7-14-0.

Letchworth AC, How End Fishery, Houghton Conquest, Bedfordshire. Sun. Yasi’s Lake, 14. Mike Clarke (Letchworth) 63-14-0, carp, barbel and ide, poled pellet; Ken Kendall (Letchworth) 63-11-0; Clive Robinson (Letchworth) 59-9-0.

Marazion AC, St Erth pool. Sun, 5. Barry Little (Marazion) 12-4-0, 3 carp on pole and corn, peg 20; Jim Hinks (Marazion) 10-7-0; Gary Smith (Marazion) 3-13-0.

MBK Leisures, Pump Station, Greatham, Hants. Thurs, Specticle Pond, 5. Dave Steer (MBK Fisheries) 68-12-0, carp, poled pellet and sweetcorn; John Alexander (Grant Baits) 30-8-0. Sat. Coloured Ponds, Rake, Sussex, 36. 13 – 16 years: James Bonnett (Waterlooville) 17-4-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet and maggot; Joseph Orriss (Liss) 10-12-0; Dan Parry (Petersfield) 9-14-0. 9 – 12 years: Casey Standen (Southsea) 11-0-0; Nathan Blackwell (Farnborough) 7-12-0; Dylan Orriss (Liss) 6-8-0. Under 9s: Ben French Lynch (Liss) 15-8-0; Georgia Ferre (Havant) 6-0-0; Tobias Saunders (Clanfield) 5-5-0.

Mid Cornwall fishery, Two day festival. Sat/Sun. 14. Joans and Neils lakes. Sat. Andy Dare (Garbolino Bolingey) 145-14-0, carp on pole pellet, peg 6 Joans; Pete Byrne (Gwinear) 110-2-0; Neil Hurst (Ackworth) 104-1-0; Mick Walsh (Gwinear) 91-3-0. Sun. Harry Billing (Garbolino) 158-9-0, carp on poled pellet, peg 10; Sam Morgan (Ackworth) 87-5-0; Mick Heacock (Barns) 86-5-0; Roger Baker (Sensas Thyers) 84-11-0. Overall: Andy Dare 6 points (229-1-0); Harry Billing 9 (204-2-0); Neil Hurst 9 (170-0-0); Sam Morgan 9 (136-7-0).

Ockendon Bait & Tackle, Upminster, Essex. Sun, 18. Ross Harold (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 116-11-0, carp to 8 lb, Method feeder, micro pellet with hair rigged pellet, Road Lake peg 8; John Hunt (Brentwood Angling) 105-3-0; Mick Hood (Bowlers) 88-6-0; Tony Todd (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 50-10-0; John Brooks (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 46-14-0.

Sonubaits Passies, Lancing, West Sussex, Sun, 8. Lee Perry (Sonubaits Passies) 95-5-0, carp, long and down the middle, pellet, Match Lake peg 23; Steve Turner (Sonubaits Passies) 87-12-0; Steve Peacock (Fox Match) 59-5-0.

White Acres, Newquay, Cornwall. Mon, 27. Twin Oaks and Acorn. Jack Heath (Stoke) 155-0-0, carp on method feeder and pellet, peg 15 Twin Oaks; Steve Grant (Bag Em Baits) 141-13-0; Matt Grant (Bag Em Baits) 139-12-0; Ian Exall (Frenzee) 128-0-0; Simon Watson (Summerhayes) 127-12-0; Steve Conroy (Drennan NW) 123-7-0. Wed, 35. Mick Hanson (Queens Ground) 144-14-0, carp on pole and meat in the margins, peg 18 Twin Oaks; Josh Scarrett (Upton) 105-9-0; RIch Elliott (Avon Angling) 101-14-0; John Kent (Wakefield) 93-12-0; Steve Scarrett (Upton) 90-0-0. Marukyu Rover. Thur, 78. Alex Murray (Mosella) 188-2-0, carp on poled meat in the margins, peg 20 Pollawyn; Simon Piggott (Assassin Baits) 118-9-0; Matt Grant (Bagem Baits) 112-5-0; Sam Morgan (Ackworth) 107-8-0; Paul Tibball (Chiltern Baits) 100-2-0; Ian Exall (Frenzee) 95-14-0. Ladies: Ashleigh Blakeley 40-4-0. Juniors: George Scarrett 105-0-0.

Willow Park, Ash, Hants. Wed, 19, over-50s. Danny Edwards (AEC) 28-0-0, carp & bream, method feedered pellets; Chris Love (Willow Park) 26-8-0; John Ward (Willow Park) 24-8-0. Sat, 12.Doug Graves (Willow Park) 53-12-0, F1s & bream, poled paste; Mark Burroughs (Willow Park) 39-12-0; John Morretti (Matrix) 37-12-0.

Wylands, Battle, East Sussex. Sun, 18, Old Snake. Jonathan Watt (Dynamite Baits/Shimano) 86-6-0, pole and paste, long and short; Paul Lawton (Marukyu) 45-0-0; Carlton Easter (Iden Wood Fishery) 44-0-0; Pat Helder 41-0-0; Tony Guillan 33-10-0 (both Wylands).



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