Preston MOTY

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Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year qualifiers

* Colemans Cottage, near Witham Essex. Sun, 61. Rav Pisano (Galleywood Social) 82-0-0, carp, maggot in margins and pellet at 14.5m, Wood Lake peg 28; Gavin Bridge (Cariers) 73-0-0; Nick Fleming (Colemans Bait & Tackle) 64-0-0; Jason Collins (Browning Wickford) 60-0-0; Tom Wallis (Browning Wickford) 58-0-0; Mark Brown (Browning Wickford) 56-0-0.

* Medway Tackle Silverfish League, Frant Lakes, Kent. Sun, 36, Skirmish, Stumps, Sunken Island, Car Park and Waterfall lakes. John Pantry (Sensas SE) 32-4-0, mainly perch with a few skimmers and roach, worm over chopped worm at 7m,  beside bridge on Car Park Lake; Geoff Vallance (Preston Innovations Delcac) 26-6-0; Tony Layton (Redbridge Lakes) 19-15-0; John Daniels (Medway Tackle) 14-5-0; Mark Murdoch (Spro) 13-7-0; Fred Brown (Sensas SE) 13-4-0. League: Fred Brown,  Geoff Vallance,  Richard Taylor (Sensas SE) and Steve Arno (Redbridge Lakes) all 2 pts.

* Ockendon Bait & Tackle, Puddledock Farm, Upminster, Essex. Sun, 53. Dave Harold (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 148-0-0, 24 carp to 10 lb, sweetcorn down track, Snake peg 48; Don Fresa (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 129-10-0; John Hunt (Brentwood Angling) 94-4-0; Rob Bishop (MAP Ockendon) 75-8-0; Dave Bugg (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 56-10-0; Steve James (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 53-6-0.
* Rushmoor WL, Gold Valley, Ash, Hants. Sun, 53. Paul Hiller (Daiwa Dorking) 98-4-0, carp, poled corn; Simon Kiefer (Drennan Bordon) 78-0-0; Stefan Gent (Gold Valley) 62-6-0; Pemb Wrighting (Daiwa Dorking) 56-14-0; Andy Leith (Farnborough) 56-0-0; Neil Gaff (Gold Valley) 55-0-0. Teams: Daiwa Dorking 37; Farnborough 28; Davies Angling 24; Drennan Bordon 21; Gold Valley 17.

* Sensas Challenge. Bait Tech Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Sat, 60, Campbell, Cary, Lodge, Spring and Middle lakes. Des Shipp (Preston Innovatons) 33-10-0, 12 tench plus skimmers, waggler and caster, peg 130 Campbell; Larry Salter (Sensas Cardiff Nomads) 22-1-0; Gary O’Shea (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 19-1-0; Matt Parsons (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 14-2-0; John Harvey (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 14-0-0; Simon Keifer (Milo Bordon) 13-4-0. Teams: Preston Innovations Thatchers B 11; Kamasan Starlets Blue and Bristol Angling Centre both 14.

* Sensas Commercial House WL, Kennet and Avon Canal, George to Dundas. Sun, 78. Nathanial Johnson (Preston Innovations Thatchers B) 14-12-0, 15 skimmers, 5m pole and bread, three pegs past Dundas Aqueduct; Richard Whitmarsh (Sensas Wiltshire Angling) 14-4-0; Craig Pinker (D & W Builders) 8-2-0; Rich Lacey (Maver Bathampton Invincible) 7-1-0; Martin Rayet (Premier Angling Keynsham) 6-12-8; Tim Ford (Preston Innovations Thatchers A) 6-12-0. Teams, Div A: Preston Innovations Thatchers A 30.5; Maver Bathampton Elite 27; M & N Electrical 25. Div B: Maver Cadbury Angling 24; D & W Builders 23.5; Frys 23. Final League, Div A: Preston Innovations Thatchers A 38; Preston Innovations Thatchers B 33.5; Maver Bathampton Elite 31. Div B: Maver Cadbury Angling 27.5; Frys 26; D & W Builders 25. Individuals: Tim Ford 70; Liam Braddell 66; Mark Harper 64.5.

* Tylers Common, Brentwood, Essex. Sat, 32. Nick Darke (GOT Baits) 126-10-0, 88 carp, pellet, peg 10 Willow; Steve James (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 122-2-0; Jason Collins (Browning Wickford) 113-10-0; John Briant (Maver) 103-0-0; Dave Wilson (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 101-6-0;Terry Pritlove (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 100-2-0.   

* White Acres Ind WL, Pollawyn, Trelawney, Python, Jennys and Twin Oaks lakes. Sun, 46. Harry Billing (Garbolino) 54-4-0, 30 F1s plus roach and perch, pole and pellet, peg 16 Trelawney; Andy Dare (Garbolino Bolingey) 44-4-0; Brian Loader (Gwinear) 40-12-0; Pete Thomas (White Acres) 38-4-0; Nigel Rhodes (Burts Bait) 36-4-0; Jim Berry (White Acres) 35-2-0.


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Smaller fishing match results


Bait-Tech Viaduct,  Somerton,  Somerset. Wed, 26, Spring, Cary and Middle lakes. Adam Palmer (Maver RM) 39-12-0, skimmers, long pole and maggot over groundbait plus perch on caster in margins, peg 37 Middle; Callum Dicks (Daiwa Dorking) 35-4-0; Tony Rixon (Mosella Avon Angling) 25-7-0; R. Rock (Vespe Army) 25-5-0; S. Shepherd (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 21-2-0; Steve Kedge (Somerset Angling) 20-7-0. Thurs, 16, Campbell. Jim Butcher (Wilts Angling) 60-7-0, carp on pole and corn in margins, peg 114; Ziggy Slowinski (Garbolino) 41-4-0; Colin Dyer (Langport AA) 38-2-0; J. Withers (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 29-5-0. Sun, 16. Campbell and Cary. Dick Bull (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 57-6-0, carp on bomb and meat plus 10 lb of skimmers, peg 77 Cary; Nicky Ewers (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 49-1-0; Don Sutherland (Maver Cadbury Angling) 44-11-0; Roland Lucas (Wilts AC) 30-3-0. Silvers: Roland Lucas 13-14-0.

Bathampton AA/Veals Silver Championships. Thurs, 28, Hunstrete Bridge Pool. Mike Nicholls (Silverfox) 15-3-0, skimmers, pole and pinkie,  peg 29; John Smith (Bristol) 13-7-0; Paul Dicks (Bristol) 7-10-0; Rich Coles (Bridgwater) 6-1-0; Barry Fitchew (Mosella) 6-1-0; Mike Jones (Bristol) 5-10-0.

BK Fisheries, Bill’s Pool, St. Erth, Cornwall. Sun, 16, silvers. Alex Bradley (BK Fisheries) 22-12-0, poled maggot and bread, peg 1; Sam Bawden (BK Fisheries) 20-2-0; Bill Knott (BK Fisheries) 15-0-0; Boz Phillips (BK Fisheries/Drynets Central) 14-12-0.

Colemans Cottage, Witham, Essex. Tues, 21. Gavin Bridge (Cariers) 72-0-0, carp, pellet & maggot in margins, Wood Lake peg 18; Jim Barrowman (PW Angling) 63-8-0; Kurt Chopin (Cariers) 51-0-0; Gary Bell (Lakelands) 47-8-0; Bernie Fraser (Colemans) 42-0-0; Peter Binks (Walton-on-the Naze) 40-8-0.
Dynamite Oakfield, Aylesbury, Bucks. Sun, Red Kite Lake, 20. Alan Foulkes (Dynamite Oakfield) 32-0-0, 17 F1s and four carp, poled maggot, peg 25; Bees (Drennan Oxford) 26-12-0; Ady Phipps (Dynamite Baits Oakfield) 20-10-0; Nick Bryant (The Bull) 14-13-0; Dave Hill (Dynamite Baits Oakfield) 14-2-0; Roger Young (Purple Patch) 12-8-0

Iden Wood Fishery, nr Rye, East Sussex. Sun, 10, Match Lake. Andy Milton (Tackle and Gun Tenterden) 19-12-0, one large carp plus silvers, poled maggot, peg 10; Chris Pope (Tenterden AC) 17-6-0; Paul Edwards (Iden Wood Fishery) 16-14-0; Jamie Ford (Iden Wood Fishery) 14-6-0.

Ilminster AA V.E.S Precision WL, Dillington Pond, Somerset. Sun, 8. Scott Russell (Tackle UK) 10-9-0, 140 roach and rudd, pole and maggot, peg 2; Ashley Tomkins (Tackle UK) 10-2-0; Jamie Rich (Against Men and Fish/Burt Baits) 8-14-0. League: Pete Lonton (Ilminster AA) 6; Graham Field (Taunton) 8; Jamie Rich 9.

Marazion AC, St. Erth Pool, Kernow. Sat, 6. Clive Lewis (Marazion) 39-4-0, carp, poled maggot, peg 22; John Wilson (Holdem Arms AC) 26-12-0; Barry Little (Marazion) 19-0-0. Sun, 8. Marc Barden (Marazion) 20-8-0, five small carp plus skimmers, poled maggot, peg 6; Chris Plant (Marazion) 14-14-0; Barry Little (Marazion) 10-4-0.

Monk Lakes, Marden, Kent. Wed, 20, silvers, Puma Lake. John Robinson (Sensas SE) 19-0-0, skimmers, long poled pellet, peg 8 on river bank; Greg Andrews (Monk MG) 16-8-0; Charlie Lovell (Preston Innovations Delcac) 16-0-0; San Phung (Bowlers) 12-14-0; Paul Hamlyn (Preston Innovations Delcac) 12-0-0; Terry Harrison (Daiwa Dorking) 10-0-0. Sat, 20, Fish for a Grand silver series, Puma. Pete Goodman (Preston Innovations Delcac) 17-2-0, pole and waggler, maggot and pellet, peg 7; Terry Harrison (Daiwa Dorking) 17-0-0; Dean Locke (Preston Innovations Delcac) 16-10-0; Adrian Marshall (Garbolino Banstead) 15-10-0; Sean Clifford (Preston Innovations Delcac) 13-12-0; John Robinson (Sensas South East) 12-8-8. Sun, 27, Lake 1. Pete Upperton (Middy) 86-8-0, carp, F1s and silvers, long poled pellet and maggot, peg 41; Craig Palmer (Maver Cardinals) 74-0-0; Paul Hamlyn 68-2-0; Derek Gladwin 65-0-0 (both Preston Innovations Delcac); Mick Wallace 39-8-0; Dave Wilson 30-8-0 (both Ockenden Bait and Tackle).

NG Floats Silverfish League, Tricklebrook Lakes, Five Oak Green, Kent. Sat, 13. Terry Golding (Maidstone Angling Centre) 30-10-0, all roach, poled maggot and caster; Dennis Price (Maidstone Angling Centre) 30-8-0; John Robinson (Sensas South East) 25-12-0; Bill Short (Moatrix Invicta) 24-12-0; Martin Charnock (Carpshop) 24-4-0; Andy Silver (Maidstone Angling Centre) 21-10-0.

Sedges Fishery. Somerset. Wed, 19, Tile Lake. Martin Lenighan (Avon Angling) 56-1-0, carp, poled maggot, peg 33; John Thompson (Sedges) 46-12-0; Leon Hubbard (Maver Bathampton) 28-14-0; Adrian Jeffery (Avon Angling) 28-7-0; Steve Seagar 28-4-0; Dave Hodgson (Sedges) 27-13-0. Silvers: Tony Rixon (Mosella Avon Angling) 9-14-0.

Shiplate Farm WL, Somerset. Sun, 20, Main Lake. Dean Malin (Shimano/Dynamite Baits) 54-12-0, carp, bomb with maggot and corn, peg 1; Tim Lewis (Shiplate) 42-2-0; John Hawkins (Bristol PO) 30-6-0; Pete Sivell (Frys) 23-4-0. Silvers: Paul Chapman (Shiplate) 16-15-0.

Sonubaits Passies Silvers WL, Lancing, West Sussex. Sun, Main Lake, 22. Stevie Gardener (Milo) 31-11-0,  bream, skimmers and roach, long pole and maggot; Andy Carrington (Sonubaits Passies) 31-5-0; Jason Kirk (Arun Angling) 20-14-0; Charlie Lovell (Preston Innovations Delcac) 20-6-0; Tony Butler (Sonubaits Passies) 19-13-0.

Tillingbourne,  Gomshall, Surrey. Tues, 15, over-50s. Fred Ravenning (Ealing AC) 84-8-0, carp, poled corn; Dave Steer (MBK) 47-2-0; Gordon Chapman (Woking) 29-4-0.

Westerleigh WL, Westerleigh, Avon. Sun, 17. Ryan Shipp (Westerleigh) 20-10-0, three carp, poled maggot in margins, peg 8; Darren North (Westerleigh) 11-13-0; Bob Price (Bristol) 11-1-0; Steve Rogers (Bristol) 9-8-0; Vince Shipp (Westerleigh) 6-11-0; Ron Hardiman (Bristol) 5-7-0. Silvers: Bob Price 8-4-0.

White Acres Midweek Silvers League, Pollawyn Lake, Cornwall. Wed, 14. Chris Hancock (Sensas Gwinear) 42-8-0, perch and skimmers, poled caster, peg 19; Harry Billing (Garbolino) 37-4-0; Andy Dare (Garbolino Bolingey) 35-0-0; Roy Booth (Barns) 32-0-0; Roger Baker (Sensas Thyers) 29-10-0.

Willow Park, Ash, Hants. Wed, 18, over-50s, small and middle lakes. Adrian Hoyle (Willow Park) 16-0-0, carp, bomb & corn; Eddy Rippon (Willow Park) 15-15-0; Dave Johnson ( 13-14-0. Fri, 10, small lake. Brian Stephens (Willow Park) 29-5-0; Bob Poulton (Willingshurst) 27-10-0. Sat, 12. Chris Love (Willow Park) 12-8-0; Doug Graves (Willow Park) 9-2-0; Mike Hooper (Harefield Tackle) 8-2-0.

Wylands, Battle, East Sussex. Sun, Old Snake Lake, 19. Ian Oliver (Wylands) 55-4-0, carp, maggot and corn to weed patch, peg 9; John Oliver (Wylands) 50-2-0; Carlton Easter (Iden Wood Fishery) 32-14-0; Paul Lawton (Marukyu) and Derek Seymour (Wylands) both 19-0-0; Simon Dixon (Rye DAS) 17-2-0.





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