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Bait-Tech Viaduct. Somerton, Somerset. Wed, 15. Campbell. Andy Power (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 280-14-0, carp on long pole and pellet, peg 124; Tom Thick (Thatchers Tackle) 186-13-0; Stuart Dabbs (Browning Andover) 183-1-0; Dan White (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 165-2-0; John Duberry (Browning Andover) 110-8-0; Dave White (Bait Tech Viaduct) 83-8-0. Silvers: Mark Wynne (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 29-14-0. Costcutter. Thur, 23. Campbell and Cary. Steve Rolfe (Bristol) 155-6-0, carp on bomb and pellet and short pole and meat, peg 116 Campbell; Scott Russell (Tackle UK) 144-7-0; Mark Wynne (Bait Tech Viaduct) 133-13-0; Mark Poppleton (MFS) 133-5-0; Gary Mealing (Bristol) 120-2-0; Lester Grant (Bristol) 112-10-0. Silvers: Mark Hanham (Bridgwater) 47-3-0. Sat, 17. Cary. Mike Walker (Bristol) 154-12-0, carp on bomb and pellet, peg 96; Scott Russell (Tackle UK) 129-12-0; Terry Lenny (Sillybait) 124-4-0; Nick Merry (MFS) 115-5-0. Silvers: Mark Wynne (Bait Tech Viaduct) 37-0-0. Sun, 13. Cary. Darren Kempson (Somerset Majik) 187-8-0, carp on bomb and pellet, peg 90; Roland Lucas (Wilts AC) 186-14-0; Dan White (Bait Tech Viaduct) 132-0-0; Scott Russell (Tackle UK) 125-7-0. Silvers: Dan White 55-15-0.

Bathampton AA/Veals. Silvers Championships, Round 6. Hunstrete fishery, Bridge pool. Thur, 27. Paul Dicks (Bristol) 19-12-0, skimmers on pole with caster and maggot over groundbait at 5 and 10m, peg 28; Ray Bazeley (Bristol) 18-6-0; Dave Wride (Sensas Thyers) 16-13-0; Dave Gillard (Bath) 11-9-0; Mike Nicholls (Silverfox) 9-11-0; Bill Ferris (Bristol) 8-0-0.

BK Fisheries, St. Erth, Cornwall. Sun. Billy’s Pool, 12. Alex Bradley (BK Fisheries) 108-11-0, carp to 7 lb, poled pellet and worm in the margins, peg 7; Adrian Holland (BK Fisheries) 97-13-0; Sam Bawden (BK Fisheries) 97-4-0; Alan Jenkin (BK Fisheries) 57-4-0; Tony Jose (BK Fisheries) 34-12-0.

Colemans Cottage, Witham Essex. Tues, 38, Pathfield and Wood lakes. Nick Fleming (Matchpack Colemans Bait and Tackle) 116-0-0, 4mm pellet margins, barbel, F1s and skimmers, peg 34 Wood; Cliff Adams (Browning Wickford) 105-0-0; John Weeden (Maver Image) 99-0-0; Gavin Bridge (DH Floats Colemans Bait and Tackle) 97-0-0; Jim Trew (Matchpack Colemans Bait and Tackle) 95-0-0; Tony Day (Colemans Bait and Tackle) 94-8-0. Thurs, 15, Pathfield. Steve Clarke (Maver Image) 159-0-0, peg 16 Pathfield; Frank Thomas (Browning Wickford) 153-0-0; Kurt Chopin (Cariers) 137-0-0; Jeff Church (Matchpack Colemans Bait and Tackle) 131-0-0; Gavin Bridge (D H Floats Colemans Bait and Tackle) 111-0-0; Rodger Gillingam (Colemans Bait and Tackle) 87-8-0. Sat, 49, Pathfield and Wood. Simon Colclough (Browning) 132-0-0, Wood peg 26; Chris Vandervleit (Drennan/Bowlers/Bait-Tech/Maver Image) 123-0-0; Steve Clarke (Maver Image) 104-0-0; Darren Hutchinson (DH Floats) 99-0-0; Mark Brown (Debden) 95-8-0; Peter Binks (Walton on the Naze) 95-0-0. Sun, 91, Copse, Pathfield, Stepfield and Wood. Jeff Church (Matchpack Colemans Bait and Tackle) 124-8-0, around 60 lb of F1s plus carp and a barbell, pellet and maggot shallow and in margins , Wood peg 6, £250 golden peg; John Weeden (Maver Image) 116-8-0; Myles Levy (Preston Innovations Delcac) 115-0-0; Pat Cooper (Colemans Bait and Tackle) 112-8-0; Joe Clarke (Drennan Borden) 106-0-0; Martin Foster (Maver Image) 101-8-0.

Dynamite Oakfield Fishery, Aylesbury, Bucks. Sat. Red Kite and Swallow Lakes, 31. Gordan Worrall (Dynamite Baits Oakfield) 60-5-0, carp to 6 lb, long pole and meat, Swallow peg 21; John Hiron (Dynamite Baits Oakfield) 27-11-0; Dave Stratfull (Dynamite Baits Oakfield) 27-7-0; Ian Edwards (Dynamite Baits Oakfield) 26-13-0; Nick Bryan (The Bull) 24-6-0; Roger Young (Oxford) 23-11-0. Sun. Red Kite Lake, 15. Dave Hill (Top Tackle) 45-12-0, all F1’s, poled corn, peg 18; Joff Rogers (Frenzee GOT Baits) 41-13-0; Les Tibbett (Dynamite Baits Oakfield) 26-15-0; Gary Thorpe (Chiltern GOT Baits) 21-5-0; Ady Phipps (Dynamite Baits Oakfield) 19-6-0; Nick Bryan (The Bull) 16-5-0.

Gillingham AA, Mappowder Lakes, Dorset. Sun, 15. Tony Creech (Garbolino BVMG) 34-12-0, five carp on poled maggot, peg 17; Pete Leach (Gillingham AA) 21-4-0; Ken Murchie (Gillingham AA) 12-0-0.

Gillingham AA Juniors. Winter league, Final round. Two Counties lakes. Sat, 8. Jacob Pope 16-8-0, carp on feeder and maggot, peg 13; Gabriel Bell 10-14-0; Cassie Young 9-10-0. Final League: Ryan Keirnan 496; Gabriel Bell 492; Daniel Ponting 489.

Gold Valley, Ash, Hants. Sat, 27, Middle lake. John Light (Gold Valley) 114-8-0, carp, bomb and corn; Myles Levy (Bag’em) 109-10-0; Paul Holland (Daiwa Dorking) 106-12-0; Tommy Hillier (Daiwa Dorking) 89-8-0; Robbie Taylor (Preston Innovations Delcac) 86-0-0. Sun, 30, Syndicate Lake. Paul Holland (Daiwa Dorking) 74-0-0, carp, pellet waggler; Pemb Wrighting (Guru) 59-0-0; Charlie Dalton (Farnborough AS) 47-0-0; Gavin Messer (Bathampton) 45-0-0; Milan Petrov (Gold Valley) 43-0-0.

Gwinear, Newquay, Kernow. Sun, 16. Andy Patterson (Gwinear) 78-10-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 25 Phase 3; Chris Hancock (Sensas/Gwinear) 64-4-0; Ian Sutton (Iffers) 62-8-0; Andy Partridge (Spro) 52-14-0; Harry Billing (Garbolino) 48-8-0; Mark Layzell (Gwinear) 44-0-0.


Full coverage of the match scene, plus amazing end of season catches are in this week's Angler's Mail magazine - in shops from Tuesday, March 18.
Full coverage of the match scene, plus amazing end of season catches are in this week’s Angler’s Mail magazine – in shops from Tuesday, March 18.


Ivy House. Grittenham, Wilts. Sun, 29. Mick Dale (Ivy House) 57-14-0, carp on long pole and pellet, peg 31 Match lake; Jerry Cambridge (Ivy House) 40-15-0; Ralph Hillie (Ivy House) 40-14-0; C Timms (Ivy House) 39-10-0; Steve Hutter (Garbolino RAF) 38-2-0. Silvers: Terry Rob (Ivy House) 10-4-0.

Mid Cornwall Fishery. Thur, 6. Joans lake. Roy Booth (Barns) 62-10-0, carp on poled corn, peg 11; Harry Billing (Garbolino) 56-12-0.

Monk Lakes, Staplehurst, Kent. Sat, 23, Lake Two. Pete Upperton (Middy) 99-0-0, barbel, carp and F1s, meatbashing on pole and feeder, peg 61; Sean Clifford (Preston Innovations Delcac) 86-12-0; Tony Parnell (Sonubaits Passies) 80-12-0; Derek Gladwin (Preston Innovations Delcac) 71-8-0; Barry Upperton (Monk Lakes) 63-14-0; Wayne Taylor (Hastings Angling Centre) 58-8-0. Sun, 24, Lake One. Dave Wilson (Ockenden Bait and Tackle) 77-10-0, all carp, pole and pellet, peg 22; Steve Copping (Bowlers) 58-8-0; Paul Jones (Anchor Croydon) 45-8-0; Kevin Tong (Crowborough Angling) 45-0-0; Billy Locke (Garbolino Apollo) 39-8-0; Tony Jones (Anchor Croydon) 37-8-0.

Ockendon Bait and Tackle, Puddledock Farm, Upminster, Essex. Wed, 31. Ross Harold (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 118-12-0, carp, £600 golden peg; Eddy Feever (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 94-0-0; Steve James (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 68-0-0; Mick Higgingbottom (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 66-6-0. Sun, 53. Ross Harold (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 104-6-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet over and meat down middle, peg 44; Deane Swift (Sonubaits Matrix) 91-0-0; Barry Ryley (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 86-0-0; Jay Martin (Dartford) 83-10-0; Jimmy Collins (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 64-8-0; Alan Tuck (Angling Direct Suffolk) 63-12-0.
PSV Bristol. Bait-Tech Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Sun, 20. Campbell. Ron Hardiman (Avon Angling) 201-10-0, carp on bomb and meat, peg 118; Will Dearlove (PSV) 145-1-0; Lee Waller (PSV) 134-5-0; Matt Taynton (PSV) 129-3-0; Matt Challenger (PSV) 112-9-0; Ryan Radford (PSV) 107-15-0. Silvers: Mark Radford (PSV) 18-9-0.

Rye DAS, Northpoint Lake, Camber, East Sussex. Wed, 15. Fred Brown (Sensas South East) 80-12-0, carp, skimmers and rudd, pole with corn over pellet; Tim Phillips 78-12-0; Paul Edwards 54-0-0 (both Iden Wood Fishery); Andy Milton (Tackle and Gun Tenterden) 53-8-0; Vic Fisher 39-8-0; Andy Ashdown 33-12-0 (both Iden Wood Fishery).

Shiplate Farm. Weston Super Mare, Somerset. Sun, 14, Main Lake. Lewis Jones (Sensas Thyers) 95-0-0, 72 lb of carp plus 23lb of silvers on 14.5m pole with pellet, peg 13; Paul Chapman (Shiplate Farm) 70-3-0; Tom Light (Shiplate) 51-14-0. Silvers: Andy France (Maver Cadbury Angling) 28-11-0.

Stafford Moor. Winkleigh, Devon. Silvers practice. Sat (8th), 20. Tanners. Des Shipp (Preston Innovations) 63-2-0, tench, skimmers and roach on 13m pole with worm and caster, peg 11; Will Raison (Daiwa Dorking) 57-1-0; Mark Goddard (Daiwa Dorking) 47-4-0; Dave Guntrip (Daiwa Dorking) 43-14-0; Zac Newton (Exeter Poledancers) 39-2-0; Adam Lee (Daiwa Dorking) 25-9-0. So Simple. Round 5. Sun(9th), 25. Rich James (London) 243-5-0, 48 carp on waggler and pellet at depth and shallow, peg 36 Woodpecker; Terry Malloy (London) 138-7-0; Rick Jonson (Stafford Moor) 131-7-0; Carl Pender (Plymouth) 127-9-0; Nathan Underwood (Bude) 123-9-0; Tony Birslem (Barnstaple) 117-11-0. Silvers: Dean Malin (Shimano Dynamite) 39-9-0.

Tillingbourne, Gomshall, Surrey. Tues, 15, over-55s. Nick Stunt (Apollo) 43-0-0, carp, poled corn; Fred Flurrey (Windlesham) 28-12-0; Dave Steer (MBK) 35-4-0.

Tylers Common, Witham, Essex. Sat, 32, Ash and Willow. Graham Dack (Middy) 228-0-0, groundbait and maggot, margins, peg 5 Willow; Jason Collins (Browning Wickford) 209-0-0; Ross Harold (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 206-0-0; Steve James (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 188-0-0; Clive Nada (Tylers Common) 175-0-0; Alec Roberts (Garbolino) 167-0-0.

Willinghurst Masters, Willinghurst Fishery, Surrey. Sun, 40. Bobby New (Flintoffs) 112-4-0, 24 carp, pellet waggler and Method feeder, drawn on Old Lake; Gareth Phillips (Guildford Angling Centre Black) 97-4-0;

Shaun Silvester (Guildford Angling Centre Red) 85-14-0; Derek White (G-Squad) 59-8-0. Teams: The Rats 14; Guildford Angling Centre Black 15; Flintoffs 17. Final League: Guildford Angling Centre Black 8; The Rats 16 (weight advantage); G-Squad 16.

Willow Park, Ash, Hants. Wed, 17, Middle Lake. Ken Russell (Browning Crowsports) 30-11-0, F1s and bream, poled pellets; Martin Marrison (Willow Park) 11-2-0; Mark Wells (Drennan Bordon) 8-8-0. Fri, 9, Small Lake.

Eddy Rippon (Willow Park) 49-4-0, carp, poled corn; Ian Turner (Farnham AS) 42-2-0; Jim Finley (Surrey Police) 31-4-0. Sat, 15, Small Lake. Luke Sheriff (Guildford AC) 38-8-0, carp and F1s, wagglered pellets; Martin Wilkins (Browning Crowsports) 31-14-0; Doug Graves (Willow Park) 31-6-0.

Windmill Fishery, Westerleigh, Bristol. Sun, 15. Match lake. Derrick Williams (Bristol) 67-13-0, carp on bomb and meat, peg 31; Ray Duncan (Northavon) 44-1-0; Andy Guard (Brislington) 24-12-0.

Wylands, Battle, East Sussex, Old Snake Lake, 15. Mick Wells (Sensas South East) 51-12-0, carp and silvers, pole and maggot, peg 15; Lewis Nightingale (Wylands) 49-12-0; Granville Weston (Southdown AC) 29-0-0; Kevin Fuller 18-6-0; Pat Helder and Robert Ware 17-0-0 (all Wylands).





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