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Alders Farm, nr Milton Keynes, Bucks. Sun, 21, Ash Lake. Gary Thorpe (Chiltern GOT Baits) 118-15-0, 50 carp, pellet at 5 and 11m, peg 4; Trevor Price (Chiltern GOT Baits) 109-12-0; Mark Quick (Chiltern MG) 104-1-0; Ian Pretty (GOT Baits) 101-12-0; Mark Dickens (Chiltern MG) 91-5-0; Roy Makins (GOT Baits) 87-7-0.Ashford Tackle, Nickoll’s Pit, Hythe, Kent, Sun, 12. Les Saunders (Cinque Ports) 27-10-0, bream, skimmers and roach, feeder and worm, flagpole peg; Geoff Lockwood (Matt’s Tackle) 16-8-0; Nick Hyde (Maver Cardinals) 10-4-0; Paul Watts (Ashford Tackle) 8-0-0.Avon Angling, Emerald Fishery, Somerset. Wed, 20. Matt Tomes (MFS) 129-2-0, 90 small carp on poled meat and pellet at 4m, peg 15; Tony Rixon (Mosella Avon Angling) 110-3-0; Mark Leader (Wilts AC) 104-2-0; Tom Thick (Thatchers Tackle) 100-6-0; Steve Tucker (Garbolino) 90-13-0; Steve Kedge (Somerset Angling) 87-3-0. Sun, 30. Ruby and Sapphire lakes. Gordon Canning (Avon Angling) 87-12-0, 47 carp on 5m pole and meat, peg 14 Sapphire; Bela Bakos (Silverfox) 86-11-0; Tom Thick (Thatchers Tackle) 85-10-0; Matt Tomes (MFS) 80-8-0; Dom Sullivan (Maver Cadbury Angling) 78-4-0; Craig Edmunds (Avon Angling) 76-4-0. Silvers: John Bradford (Avon Angling) 16-1-0.

Bait-Tech Viaduct. Somerton, Somerset. Costcutter. Thur, 19. Campbell and Cary. Dan White (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 247-4-0, carp on bomb and 5m pole with meat, peg 112 Campbell; Phil Wilkins (Bath Spartans) 189-0-0; Darren Kempson (Somerset Majik) 166-1-0; Kev Newman (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 163-7-0; Phil Denslow (Taunton) 153-14-0; Steve Long (Bait Tech Viaduct) 147-9-0. Silvers: Dan White 58-0-0. Paul Garratt Memorial open. Sat, 46. Campbell, Cary and Lodge lakes. Gary O’Shea (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 185-1-0, 17 carp on pellet cone with meat hookbaits, peg 102 Cary; Lewis Greenwood King (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 178-0-0; Nick Merry (MFS) 174-2-0; Alex Murray (Sign Solutions) 167-9-0; Mark Illingworth (Eastleigh) 164-8-0; Martin Lenighan (Avon Angling) 155-13-0. Silvers: Don Sutherland (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 50-14-0. Sun, 15. Cary. Paul Greenwood (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 182-13-0, carp on bomb and waggler with pellet, peg 90; Gary O’Shea (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 164-0-0; James Guy (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 100-1-0; Dick Bull (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 94-14-0. Silvers: Mark Wynne (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 53-5-0.

Bake Lakes. Trelulefoot, Kernow. Sun, 14, Flamingo Lake. Paul Carpenter (Burt Baits) 60-12-0, carp, long poled Burt Baits pellet shallow; Roy Booth (Barns) 48-7-0; Nigel Rhodes (White Acres) 43-10-0; Tony Williams (Burt Baits) 34-4-0; Keith Rowlinson (Barns) 30-14-0; Ivan Whetton (Bake) 24-10-0.

Bathampton AA/Veals Silver Championships. Final Round. Hunstrete fishery. Thurs, 27, Bridge Pool. Paul Dicks (Bristol) 18-9-0, skimmers and roach, poled maggot and caster over groundbait, peg 24; Dave Gillard (Bath) 10-14-0; Paul Barnfield (Bristol) 11-8-0; Mike Nicholls (Silver Fox) 10-14-0; Dave Wride (Sensas Thyers) 9-8-0; John Smith (Bristol) 9-6-0. Final League: Paul Dicks 7 (weight countback); Dave Wride 7; Mike Jones (Bristol) 12; Mike Owens (Sensas Thyers) 12.

BK Fisheries Winter Pairs, Billy’s Pool, St. Erth, Cornwall. Sun, 12. Adrian Holland (BK Fisheries) 89-10-0, carp to 7 lb, bomb and pellet, peg 23; Alex Bradley (BK Fisheries) 75-0-0; Bill Knott (BK Fisheries) 54-6-0; J. Quintrell (BK Fisheries) 53-0-0; Tony Jose (BK Fisheries) 45-4-0; Chris Symons (BK Fisheries) 40-0-0. Final League: Bill Knott/Sam Bawden (BK Fisheries) 54; Chris Symons/Adrian Holland (BK Fisheries) 64. Individuals: Alex Bradley (BK Fisheries) 17; Bill Knott (BK Fisheries) 23; Adrian Holland (BK Fisheries) 30.

Colemans Cottage, Witham, Essex. Sat, 38. Mark Eves (Drennan Borden Angling) 100-0-0, long poled pellet, Peg 6 Wood Lake; Jamie Grainger (Preston Innovations Delcac) 98-8-0; Simon Colclough (Browning) 97-0-0; Ian Dixon (Dino Floats/Drennan Borden) 96-8-0; Mark Levy (Colemans Bait and Tackle) 95-4-0; Mark Brown (Debden) 95-0-0. Sun, 83, Ind WL. Jamie Grainger (Preston Innovations Delcac) 117-8-0; Jeff Foreman (Matchpack Colemans Bait and Tackle) and Gavin Bridge (DH Floats) both 96-0-0; Jason Collins (Browning Wickford) 91-0-0; Terry Edwards (Browning Wickford) 87-8-0; Mick Mack (Preston Innovations Delcac)86-0-0.


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Dynamite Oakfield, Aylesbury, Bucks. Sat, 19, Swallow and Red Kite lakes. Gary Thorpe (Chiltern GOT Baits) 51-8-0, 39 F1’s, poled pellet, Red Kite peg 32; Nick Bryan (The Bull) 49-5-0; Pete Allen (Dynamite Oakfield) 41-15-0; Joff Rogers (Frenzee GOT Baits) 41-12-0; Gordon Worrall (Dynamite Oakfield) 38-12-0; Rob Bassett (Banbury Gunsmiths) 35-2-0.

Essex Veterans, Colemans Cottage, Witham, Essex .Wed, 15. Bob Cheeseman (Angling Direct) 102-0-0, maggot in margins, Wood Lake peg 12; Tony Cheeseman (Colmic) 69-0-0; Ken Rudd (Cariers) 62-8-0; Barry
Cartwright (Alresford) 53-0-0.
Framfield Park, Sussex. Wed, 24, Brookhouse Lake. Antonio Poynter (Faulkners) 98-6-0, carp, pellet in margins, peg 36; J. Hitchin (Crowborough Angling) 80-15-0; Alec Bishop (Percy’s Tackle) 68-15-0; Lewis Nightingale (Wylands) 66-10-0; Lee Perry (Framfield) 58-9-0.

Fry’s MG, Bait-Tech Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Sun, 17. Campbell. Warren Bates (Frys) 145-5-0, carp on waggler and pellet, peg 125; Dave Evans (Frys) 140-3-0; Nigel Ratcliffe (Frys) 101-3-0; Phil Cooper (Frys) 78-5-0. Silvers: Alan Jones (Frys) 17-3-0.

Gold Valley, Ash, Hants. Sat, 20, Middle Lake. Milan Petrov (Farnham AS) 78-4-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellets; Anthony Flint (Kennet Ospreys) 64-12-0; Ian Harper (Kent) 57-4-0; Adam Burroughs (Basingstoke) 54-8-0. Sun, undisclosed entry, Syndicate Lake. Eddy Green (Gold Valley) 101-0-0, carp, bomb and corn; Paul Holland (Daiwa Dorking) 88-8-0; William Raison (Daiwa Old Ghost) 83-8-0; John Light (Gold Valley) 60-0-0; Roger Beale (Old Boys) 58-4-0.

Gwinear. Newquay, Cornwall. Tues, 12. Charlie Shaw (Derby) 71-6-0, carp, F1’s and skimmers on pole and pellet, peg 1 Phase 1; Ian Sutton (Iffers) 66-8-0; Roger Baker (Sensas Thyers) 63-3-0; Mark Davis (Derby) 55-12-0. Fri, 6. Charlie Shaw (Derby) 61-4-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 25 Phase 3; Mark Davis (Derby) 49-12-0; Ian Sutton (Iffers) 47-8-0. Sun, 10. Chris Hancock (Sensas/Gwinear) 102-0-0, carp on poled corn, peg 17 Phase 3; John Shirley (White Acres) 75-4-0; Andy Partridge (Spro) 41-12-0; Chris Bailey (Threemilestone) 35-2-0.

Marazion AC, Nance Farm, Hayle, Cornwall. Mike Bennetts (Marazion AC) 50-8-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 16; Barry Little (Marazion AC) 24-13-0; Neil Hodder (Amalwhidden) 13-11-0; Todd Wright (Nance Farm) 9-7-0.

Monk Lakes, Staplehurst, Kent. Wed, 19, silvers, Bridges Lake. Geoff Vallance (Preston Innovations Delcac) 68-0-0, tench and bream, long poled pellet, peg 13; Tony Parnall (Sonubaits Passies) 64-0-0; Stuart Corke (Paddock Wood) 63-8-0; Paul Hoffman (Matt’s Tackle) 61-4-0; Barry Upperton (Monk Lakes) 58-8-0. Sat, 19, silvers, Bridges. Kevin Dyer (Preston Innovations Delcac) 74-4-0, tench and bream, poled maggot and pellet, peg 1; Paul Hamlyn (Preston Innovations Delcac) 62-12-0; Tony Parnall (Sonubaits Passies) and Derek Gladwin (Preston Innovations Delcac) both 55-8-0; Len Goodwin (Medway Tackle) 55-4-0. Sun, 27, Lake Three. Lee Kendrick (Willingshurst) 110-6-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 112; Len Goodwin (Medway Tackle) 95-14-0; Lee Edwards (Bowlers) 93-8-0; Maurice Leaske (Anchor Croydon) 69-0-0; Derek Gladwin (Preston Innovations Delcac) 57-8-0; Paul Jones (Anchor Croydon) 37-2-0.

Ockendon Bait and Tackle, Puddledock Farm, Upminster, Essex. Wed, 32. Gavin Bridge (DH Floats Colemans Bait and Tackle) 100-12-0, meat and corn, margins and down track, peg 43; Terry Sciniou (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 89-0-0; Dave Harold (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 75-8-0; Ross Harold (Ockendon Bait and Tackle)
72-0-0. Sun, 52. Steve Banks (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 79-2-0, meat and corn in margins, Snake peg 6; Deane Swift (Sonubaits Matrix) 76-10-0; Simon Murray (R G Fishing) 61-10-0; John Brooks (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 60-2-0; Ross Harold (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 59-10-0; Terry Pritlove (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 55-10-0.

Shiplate Farm, Weston Super Mare, Somerset. Sun, 11. Hawthorns. Dave Cockayne (Shiplate Farm) 56-11-0, carp on 13m pole and pellet, peg 3; Steve Howell (Shiplate Farm) 48-13-0; Russ Peck (Thatchers Tackle) 41-15-0; Tom Light (Shiplate Farm) 41-14-0; Julian Pinkett (Bristol PO) 38-10-0; Andy France (Maver Cadbury Angling) 32-11-0. Silvers: Julian Pinkett 11-4-0.

Sonubaits Passies, Lancing, West Sussex. Sun, 16, Match Lake. Lee Perry (Sonubaits Passies) 48-2-0, carp and skimmers, long poled pellet, peg 59; Steve Turner 38-2-0; Rob Jenkins 30-15-0 (both Sonubaits Passies); Jason Kirk (Arun Angling) 29-11-0; Eddie Green (Prime Angling) 27-6-0.

Tillingbourne, Gomshall, Surrey. Tues, 15, over-55s. Brian Wallin (Free Spirit) 33-8-0, carp, poled corn; Brian Green (Chapmans.corn Chandlers) 29-4-0; Gordon Chapman (Woking AS) 18-0-0.

Tylers Common, Brentwood, Essex. Sat, 25, Ash and Willow Lakes. Mick Hood (Bowlers) 100-0-0, carp, corn in margins, Willow peg 12; Nick Darke (GOT Baits) 99-0-0; Graham Dack (Middy) 98-4-0; Terry Pritlove (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 90-12-0; Gary Ford (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 86-8-0; Rob Bishop (MAP Ockendon) 86-0-0.

White Acres. Newquay, Cornwall. Mon, 22, residents, Twin Oaks and Trelawney. Keith Pentland (Darlington) 94-7-0, F1s on poled pellet, peg 31 Trelawney; Ian Sutton (Iffers) 91-13-0; Chris Pentland (Woodlands Tackle) 80-0-0; Martin Porter (Marukyu Hereford) 79-5-0; Charlie Shaw (Derby) 75-10-0; Phil Southgate (Hazelwell AC) 72-9-0. Thurs, 22, Preston Innovations rover, all lakes. Charlie Shaw (Derby) 128-8-0, carp, short poled pellet, peg 4 Acorn; Anthony Timmins (Fox and Hound) 127-4-0; Tony Oatley (Burt Baits) 114-15-0; Paul Moore (Edgeley Sports) 101-9-0; Pete Clarke (Thorne DAA) 99-4-0; Dale Hancock (Loxley Fisheries) 87-5-0.

Willow Park, Ash, Hants. Wed, 13, Middle Lake. Mike Hooper (Harefield Tackle) 29-8-0, carp, poled pellets; Chris Love (Willow Park) 18-0-0; Adrian Hoyle (Willow Park) 15-0-0. Fri, 12, Small Lake. Ian Turner (Farnham AS) 63-12-0, carp, waggler and pole, pellets and corn; Graham Scott (Willow Park) 25-10-0; Gary Clifford (Willow Park) 18-4-0. Sat, 20, WL. Dave Lewis (Drennan Bordon Youth) 42-12-0, carp, poled maggot; Simon Duke (Willow Black) 42-8-0; Chris Love (Willow Black) 37-14-0. Teams: Willow Black and Drennan Bordon Youth both 19; Willow Bits 15. Final League: Drennan Bordon Youth 174; Willow Black 162; Section 8 158; Willow Bits 132; Willow White 120.

Wylands, Battle, E. Sussex. Tues, 9, Field Lake. Paul Lawton (Marukyu) 60-6-0, carp and silvers, corn and maggots in margins, peg 12; Mick Hart (Wylands) 45-0-0. Sun, 18, Old Snake. Paul Lawton (Marukyu) 39-0-0, carp, near and far margins, maggot; John Oliver (Wylands) 35-0-0; Lewis Nightingale (Wylands) 34-3-0; Chris Pope (Iden Wood) 31-3-0; Henry Ecclestone (Wylands) 29-14-0.




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