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* Bait-Tech Viaduct WL, Somerton, Somerset. Sun, 95. Nige Easton (Team Amigos) 119-12-0, carp, bomb, bread and meat, peg 125 Campbell; Steve Long (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 112-14-0; Dave Roper (Moaning Maggots) 105-10-0; Chris Davis (PI Thatchers Anglo Welsh) 100-9-0; Paul Elmes (Flip Flops) 87-6-0; John Duberry (Browning Andover) 82-13-0. Silvers: Adam Mitchell (Frenzee South Wales Orange) 23-2-0. Teams: Bait Tech Viaduct 68; PI Thatchers Gold 65; PI Thatchers Anglo Welsh 64; Silverfox 61. League: Bait-Tech Viaduct 132; PI Thatchers Gold 126; Somerset Angling and PI Thatchers Veterans both 119; Frenzee South Wales Orange 116; Garbolino BVMG 111.

* Basingstoke Canal WL, Malt House to Reading Road, Hants. Sat, 44. William Raison (Daiwa OG) 49-14-0, bream, skimmers & roach, poled bread punch; Martin Foster (Maver Image) 21-12-0; Lawrence Glynn (Shakespeare Handsfords) 19-10-0; John Light (Sensas Oakwood) 16-8-0; Ben McGrath (Drennan Bordon) 12-11-0; Rob Dzialak (Daiwa Gold) 12-8-0. Teams: Daiwa Gold 10; Daiwa OG 13; Sensas Oakwood 16. League: Daiwa Gold 38; Daiwa OG 50; Maver Image 51.

* Colemans Cottage Ind. WL, Witham, Essex. Sun, 50, Stepfield and Pathfield lakes. Danny Grimsey (Maver Image) 125-8-0 F1s and carp with odd barbel pellet margins and long Stepfield peg 56; Wayne Candy (Browning Wickford) and Martin Foster (Maver Image) both 83-0-0; Paul Chambers (Browning Wickford) 64-0-0; Zoli Lari (Ipswich) 63-0-0; Pat Cooper (Cariers) 62-8-0.

* Ockendon Bait and Tackle, Puddledock Farm, Upminster, Essex. Sun, .45. Ray Herbert (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 99-4-0, carp to 9 lb, maggot down edge, Snake peg 9; Mark Toulson (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 96-4-0; Bob Linger (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 79-4-0; Roy Jones (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 68-14-0; John Brooks (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 61-4-0; Simon Wheeler (Daiwa Dynamite Baits) 52-12-0 .
* Reading and District Canal Championship, Kennet and Avon Canal, Froxfield, Berks. Sun, 42.Tony Tibble (South Reading AC) 10-2-0, perch and roach, poled maggots and casters; George Callaghan (Reading FC) 9-3-0; Tony Franklin (King Heron) 8-14-0; Dave Bosher (Reading FC) 8-7-0; Paul Leek (Pangbourne and Whitchurch) 8-7-0; Andy White (Courage) 7-8-0.

* Rushmoor WL, Gold Valley Lakes, Ash, Hants. Sun, 47. Perry Stone (Yorkshire Baits) 81-12-0, carp, bomb and corn; Steve Botting (Gold Valley) 75-3-0; Simon Bowerman (Sensas A4) 45-14-0; Paul Hiller (Daiwa Dorking) 40-12-0; Dave Johnson (Drennan Bordon) 39-4-0.

* Willinghurst Masters, Willinghurst Fishery, Surrey. Sun, 40, all lakes. Paul Williamson (Guildford Black) 26-10-0, carp and skimmers, bomb and meat then poled maggots, corner peg 1 on Old Lake; Adam Lee (Garbolino Banstead) 19-0-0; Gary Simmons (Flintoffs) 17-8-0; Paul Taylor (G-Squad) 17-5-0. Teams: Guildford Angling Centre Black 10; Flintoffs and The Rats both 14. League: G-Squad 8; Guildford Angling Centre Black 9; The Rats 10.



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Smaller fishing match results reported to the Angler’s Mail team

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Bill Knott Fisheries, St. Erth, Cornwall. Sun, 10, Billy’s Pool. Alex Bradley (BK Fisheries) 80-12-0, carp to 8 lb, poled double worm over caster, peg 21; Bill Knott (BK Fisheries) 28-12-0; Adrian Holland (BK Fisheries) 25-4-0; Chris Symons (BK Fisheries) 17-14-0.

Bob Warden Memorial, Kennet and Avon Canal, Bath. Sun, 25. Dave Jefferies (Bathampton) 9-0-0, four perch for 8 lb plus smaller perch and a skimmer, poled lobworm over chop; Neil Mercer (Maver Bathampton) 6-3-0; Mike Davies (Cardiff Nomads) 6-2-0; Richard Scholar (Amalgamation) 5-12-0; Sean Townsend (Maver Bathampton) 5-11-0; Steve Long (Garbolino BVMG) 5-4-0.

Dynamite Oakfield Fishery, Aylesbury, Bucks. Sat, 21, Red Kite & Swallow lakes. Gary Thorpe (Chiltern GOT Baits) 47-6-0, 15 carp, poled corn, Swallow peg 11; Martin Worrell (Dynamite Oakfield) 37-12-0; Gary Keetley (Dynamite Oakfield) 32-8-0; Richard Ives (Dynamite Oakfield) 30-9-0; Dave Stratfull (Dynamite Oakfield) 27-10-0; Roger Young (Purple Patch) 25-14-0. Sun, 15, Red Kite. Nick Bryan (The Bull) 26-8-0, F1s, corn at 6 metres, peg 24; Alan Foulkes (Dynamite Oakfield) 21-3-0; Gary Thorpe (Chiltern GOT Baits) 14-8-0; John Beesley (Drennan Oxford) 12-9-0; Richard Walls (Dynamite Oakfield) 12-8-0; Mark Sawyer (Ipswich) 9-12-0.

Essex Silverfish League, Blind Lane Lakes, Chelmsford. Sat, 13. Keith Gooderham (Browning Wickford) 17-14-0, roach and rudd to 12 oz, maggot at 8 and 10m; Joe Harber (JP Tackle) 14-4-0; Bill Walker (Bill’s Tackle)13-8-0; Dave Vincent (Browning) 11-2-0; Mark Campion (Purple Patch) 10-4-0.
Framfield Park, Sussex. Wed, 20, Spring Lake. Martin Woodington (Framfield) 137-4-0, carp to 8 lb, maggot at 8m, peg 49; Danny Wynn (Apollo) 95-6-0; Dennis Cooper (Rudgwick) 91-0-0; Chris Dimmock (Hemmings Tackle) 80-1-0; Mark Parrett (Faulkners) 74-0-0.

Frys MG, Shiplate Farm, Weston, Somerset. Date/entry undisclosed. Canals, Hawthorns and Westpool. Jason Bird (Frys) 53-10-0, carp, poled maggot inmargins, peg 9 Hawthorns; Steve Howell (Shiplate) 46-0-0; Ray Cooper (Frys) and Andy Curry (Frys) both 33-0-0.

Gwinear Fishery. Newquay, Cornwall. Sun, 10. Harry Billing (Garbolino) 63-4-0, carp on feeder and pole with pellet, peg 51 Phase 2; Roger Baker (Sensas Thyers) 57-0-0; Todd Wright (Nance Farm) 55-2-0; Andy Partridge (Spro) 46-14-0.

Ilminster AA Royal Oak WL, Dillington Pond, Somerset. Sun, 6. Jamie Rich (Against Men and Fish/Burt Baits) 12-10-0, roach and rudd, poled caster, peg 18; Bruce Hunt (Tiverton) 9-7-0; Justin Charles (Ilminster) 8-11-0. League: Jamie Rich 9; Robin Cox (Ilminster) 11.

Ivy House, Royal Wootton Bassett, Wilts. Wed, 12, Match Lake. Neil Richards (Daiwa Gordon league) 46-5-0, carp on poled maggot, peg 13; Frank Domachie (Ivy House) 40-6-0; Mike Nicholls (Silverfox) 39-14-0; Val Murray (Ivy House) 39-2-0.

MBK Leisures, Coloured Ponds, Rake, Sussex. Thurs, 3. John Alexander (Grant Baits) 40-0-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 1

Monk Lakes, Staplehurst, Kent. Wed, 20, Bridges Lake. Fred Brown (Sensas South East) 25-4-0, skimmers and perch, feedered maggot and long poled maggot over fishmeal groundbait, peg 5; Bob Draisey (Monk Lakes) 23-4-0; Charlie Lovell (Preston Innovations Delcac) 21-0-0; John Larraman (Preston Innovations Delcac) 19-4-0. Sat, 20, Fish for a Grand Silverfish League, Bridges. Sean Clifford (Preston Inovations Delcac) 28-6-0, skimmers and perch, poled maggot, peg 22; Dean Locke (Preston Innovations Delcac) 27-8-0; Derek Gladwin (Preston Innovations Delcac) 22-0-0; Pete Goodman (Preston Innovations Delcac) 19-0-0; Mark Holland (Monk Lakes) 18-8-0; Terry Harrison (Daiwa Dorking) 17-8-0. League: Pete Goodman 3; Terry Harrison 3; Derek Gladwin 4; Sean Clifford 5. Sun, 23, Lake One. Derek Gladwin (Preston Innovations Delcac) 58-8-0, small carp and F1s, poled maggot; Lee Kendrick (Willingshurst) 48-12-0; Jamie Grainger (Preston Innovations Delcac) 47-4-0; Barry Upperton (Monk Lakes) 40-10-0; Maurice Leaske (Anchor Croydon) 25-6-0.

More House Farm, near Gatwick. Sat, 16. Terry Malloy (MHFF) 54-2-0, all carp, pole and pellet; Stuart Williamson (MHFF) 35-0-0; Matt Hooper (Hassocks) 29-2-0. Sun, 11. Ian Chatfield (MHFF) 28-0-0, carp, pole and pellet; Steve Mahkonen (Suomi MG) 16-9-0; Stuart Williamson 19-4-0 (MHFF).

PSV Bristol. Shiplate Farm, Somerset. Sun, undisclosed entry, Main Lake. Matt Taynton (PSV) 31-14-0, carp on poled maggot, peg 13; Alan Healey (PSV) 28-0-0; Mark Radford (PSV) 14-4-0. Silvers: Adam Caswell (PSV) 6-8-0.

Sonubaits Passies, Lancing, West Sussex. Sun, 12, Match Lake. Ritchie Kirk (Arun Angling) 53-11-0, all carp, pole and pellet, peg 47; Jason Kirk (Arun Angling) 4-8-0; Andy Turner (Carpshop) 41-10-0.

Tillingbourne, Gomshall, Surrey. Tues, 14, over-55s. Fred Revening (Ealing AC) 19-4-0, carp, poled corn; Dave Steer (MBK) 12-0-0; Barry Liffen (Ealing AC) 11-8-0

Tylers Common, Brentwood, Essex. Sat, 28, Ash and Willow lakes. Jordon Briant (Maver) 117-0-0, 52 carp on pellet at 5m, Willow peg 20; Ross Harold (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 113-0-0; Geoff Woods (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 91-2-0; Graham  Dack (Middy) 84-0-0; Jim Collins (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 83-12-0.Wylands, Battle, East Sussex. Sun, 19, Old Snake Lake. Anthony Ellis (Wylands) 36-12-0, carp, punched bread, peg 19; Ian Oliver (Wylands) 29-0-0; Lew Nightingale (Wylands) 28-3-0; Tim Relf (Clive Vale) 23-6-0.

White Acres Midweek Silverfish Lg, Pollawyn Lake, Newquay, Cornwall. Wed, 13. Pollawyn. Harry Billing (Garbolino) 47-10-0, skimmers on maggot over groundbait, peg 15; Andy Partridge (Spro) 47-8-0; Mark Layzell (White Acres) 38-8-0; Roger Baker (Sensas Thyers) 38-4-0; Roy Booth (Barns) 37-12-0.

Willow Park, Ash, Hants. Wed, 12, over-50s, middle lake. Doug Graves (Willow Park) 30-4-0, carp, bomb and bread; Eddy Rippon (Willow Park) 22-0-0; Adrian Hoyle (Willow Park) 20-8-0. Fri, 7. Ian Turner (Farnham AS) 50-8-0, carp, poled bread and corn. Sat, 8. Chris Love (Willow Park) 20-4-0, carp, poled bread and pellet.




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