Bagging action and tips from a top match water feature in Action Replay this week, only in Angler's Mail magazine. Get your copy today!
Bagging action and tips from a top match water feature in Action Replay this week, only in Angler’s Mail magazine. Plus there’s a look at best match-style lakes around the country. Get your copy today!


Acorn Fishery, Paddocks Lake, Somerset. Sun, 29. Mike Nicholls (Silverfox) 95-1-0, carp, poled paste, peg 7; Russ Peck (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 87-15-0; Tom Thick (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 81-15-0; Brian Slipper (Sensas Thyers) 69-8-0; Mark Broomsgrove (Sensas Thyers) 54-14-0. Silvers: Chris Fox (Sensas Thyers) 13-6-0.

Alders Farm, Great Brickhill, Bucks. Sun, 12, Ash Lake. Trev Price (GOT Baits) 268-0-0, carp, poled pellet and Stinky maggot, peg 13; Neil Perry (Alders) 183-0-0.

Avon Angling, Acorn Fishery, Somerset. Wed, 10. Tony Rixon (Mosella Avon Angling) 149-11-0, 35 carp, poled pellet, peg 11; Tom Thick (Thatchers Tackle) 109-10-0. Silvers: John Bradford (Avon Angling) 19-11-0.

Back Arun, Arundel, West Sussex. Sun, 16. Kevin Parker (Apollo) 87-0-0, all carp, pole and meat, peg 8 Carp Lake; Bruce Goulding (SAS Chichester) 61-0-0; Steve Lee (Colmic) 49-0-0; Paul Romaniuk (Back Arun) 43-0-0.

Bait-Tech Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Sat, 31, Campbell and Cary lakes. Roy Worth (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 191-15-0, carp, long poled meat plus pellet in margins, peg 77 Cary; Del Smith (Garbolino) 174-4-0; Gary O’Shea (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 137-1-0; Tony Mackett (Isle of Wight) 126-8-0. Silvers: Matt Skymes (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 43-5-0. BH Mon, 24, Cary. Ben Hagg (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 179-8-0, carp to 15 lb, long poled meat and pellet in margins, peg 74; Martin Preston (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 141-6-0; Gary O’Shea (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 135-10-0; Mick Wright (Coca Cola) 130-4-0. Silvers: Mash  45-15-0.

Bake Lakes, Trelulefoot, Cornwall. Sun, 12, Treasure island Lake. Paul Carpenter (Burt Baits) 129-9-0, carp, poled pellet; Ivan Whetton (Bake) 98-8-0.

Carpenters Arms, Bait-Tech Viaduct, Somerset. Sun, 18, Cary Lake. Phil Groves 150-10-0, carp, bomb and pellet, peg 80; Phil Terry 138-0-0; Chris Bland 112-8-0 (all Carpenters Arms). Silvers: Chris Bland 26-4-0.

Chard AC, Perry Street Pond, Somerset. Sun, 20.  Jamie Parkhouse (Burt Baits) 51-6-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 8; Steve Osborne (Chard AC) 43-2-0; Andy Donovan (Frome) 37-4-0; Mark Hollister (Chard AC) 24-12-0.

Colemans Cottage, Witham, Essex. Tues, 16. Peter Binks (DH Floats/Colemans Bait and Tackle) 176-8-0, Wood Lake peg 6; Kurt Chopin (Cariers) 173-0-0; Kim Hollick (Suffolk County) 136-8-0. Thurs, 12. Jeff Church (Matchpack/Colemans Bait and Tackle) 244-8-0, peg 1 Pathfield Lake; Ross Bibbey (Cariers) 236-0-0; Jim Trew (Matchpack Colemans Bait and Tackle) 225-0-0. Sat, 20. Peter Binks (DH Floats/Colemans Bait and Tackle) 156-8-0, Wood peg 9; Rav Pisana (Colemans Bait and Tackle) 125-0-0; Darren Hutchinson (DH Floats) 117-8-0; Dick Booth (Cambridge) 116-0-0; Dale Smith (Colemans Bait and Tackle) 114-8-0. BH Mon, Pairs, 48. Wood Lake: Carl Gibbons (Miracle Baits) 209-8-0, peg 2; Gary Hopper (Colemans Bait and Tackle) 181-0-0;  Mark Brown (Browning Wickford) 166-0-0. Pathfield Lake: Gavin Bridge (DH Floats/Colemans Bait and Tackle) 110-0-0, peg 23; Jason Collins (Preston Innovations Delcac) 108-0-0; Ross Bibby (Cariers) and Nick Darke (GOT Baits) both 94-0-0. Pairs: Gavin Bridge and Danny Grimsey (Maver Image) 148-0-0; Jason Collins and Peter Steward (Browning Wickford) 116-8-0; Jim Trew 90-0-0 and Jeff Church (Matchpack Colemans Bait and Tackle) 125-8-0.

Dynamite Oakfield, Aylesbury, Bucks. Sat, 30, Red Kite and Swallow lakes. Gordon Worrall (Dynamite Oakfield) 84-5-0, carp to 8 lb, poled meat down edge, Swallow peg 16; Darren Simpson (Dynamite Oakfield) 62-2-0; Barry Eddy (Dynamite Baits Oakfield) 56-12-0; Dick Ashby (Dynamite Baits Oakfield) 56-0-0. Sun, 20, Red Kite. Gary Thorpe (Chiltern GOT Baits) 60-3-0, F1s to 1 lb 8 oz, long poled maggot, peg 19; Steve Nicholls (Dynamite Oakfield) 51-3-0; Nick Bryan (The Bull) 44-8-0. BH Mon, 20, Red Kite. Matt Brayfield (Miracle Baits) 71-7-0, carp to 6 lb, meat at 6m, peg 31; Roger Young (Oxford) 68-8-0; Rob Bassett (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 64-13-0.

Essex Veterans Pairs, Lakeland Fishery, nr Witham, Essex. Wed, 16. John Shearing (Braintree) 46-8-0, back lake peg 3; Ken Rolfe (Bill’s Tackle) 37-0-0; Ted Ward (Cariers) 29-8-0. Pairs: John Sycamore and Maurice Southall (Cariers) 5; Dennis Paine (Arlesford) and John Sheering 7 (67-12-0); Bernard Huxter (Braintree) and Ted Ward 7 (51-8-0).
Godalming, Marsh Farm, Surrey. Wed, 16. Bill Marchant (Woking) 75-5-0, tench and bream, poled casters, peg 3; Phil Worrell (Apollo) 44-6-0; Dave Lewis (Drennan Borden) 42-1-0.

Gwinear, Newquay, Cornwall. Sun, 6. Mark Layzell (White Acres) 104-6-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 23.



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Ivy House,  Royal Wootton Bassett, Wilts. Sun, 38. Sam Nabbs (Ivy House) 82-7-0, carp, long poled pellet shallow, peg 21; Terry Cambridge (Ivy House) 68-13-0; Tony Rixon (Mosella Avon Angling) 54-6-0; Ian Millichip (Ivy House) 52-11-0; Paul Elmes (Flip Flops) 47-15-0. Silvers: Terry Cambridge 44-8-0.

MAP Ockendon Individual Final, Puddledock Farm, Upminster, Essex. Mon, 21. Ross Harold (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 219-6-0, long poled pellet then meat down edge, Snake peg 24, won £800 plus MAP rod; Steve James (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 180-15-0; Graham Dack (Maver) 160-2-0; Deane Swift (Matrix Sonubaits) 149-0-0; Jay Martin (Dartford) 143-2-0; Don Fresa (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 132-4-0.

Marazion AC, St. Erth Pool, Cornwall. Sun, 8. Marc Barden (Marazion AC) 32-14-0, carp, poled pellet.

Milo Festival. White Acres, Porth, Bolingey and Trewaters. Mon-Fri, 180. Nick Jones (Burt Baits) 36 dropping 7, (416-4-0); Darren Cox (Garbolino) 36 dropping 5, (469-12-0); Des Shipp (Preston Innovations) 35 dropping 6, (438-7-0); Darren Walters (Quorn) 35 dropping 5, (603-7-0); Chris Reilly 35 dropping 5, (465-15-0).

Monk Lakes, Staplehurst, Kent. Wed, 20, Lake 2. Lenny Goodwin (Medway Tackle) 176-2-0, carp, long poled pellet and meat, peg 65; Pete Orwell (Kent) 162-10-0; Martin Orwell (Monk) 160-2-0; Jim McDowell (Monk) 153-6-0. Sat, 36, Pairs, Lakes 2 and 3. Ben Emery and Rob Tilbury (Men O’Kent) 273-10-0; Derek Gladwin and Steve Davies (Preston Innovations Delcac/West Malling Angling) 252-10-0; Bomber Coster and Bruce Welfare (Bowlers) 252-6-0; Jason Collins and Steve James (Preston Innovations Delcac) 250-12-0; Dave Wilson and Mick Wallace (Ockenden Bait and Tackle) 247-12-0. Sun, 34, Lakes 2 and 3. Pete Upperton (Middy) 226-0-0, carp and silvers, long poled meat and pellet, peg 112; Mike McMillan (Preston Innovations Delcac) 218-0-0; Rob Harley (Sonubaits Apollo) 159-14-0; Lenny Goodwin (Medway Tackle) 139-8-0; Derek Gladwin (Preston Innovations Delcac) 134-2-0; Barry Riley (Ockenden Bait and Tackle) 132-4-0. BH Mon, 27, Lakes 2 and 3. Pete Upperton (Middy) 262-12-0, carp and silvers, short poled pellet, peg 96; Lenny Goodwin (Medway Tackle) 216-12-0; Micky Locke (Garbolino Apollo) 208-8-0; Paul Hills (Kent) 187-8-0.

Ockendon Bait and Tackle, Puddledock Farm, Upminster, Essex. Wed, 31. Terry Edwards (Browning Wickford) 120-2-0, Snake lake peg 72; Terry Schiniou (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 110-0-0; Shaun Murray (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 92-0-0; John Hunt (Brentwood Angling) 90-8-0. Sun, 49. Steve James (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 122-9-0, pellet across plus meat in margins, peg 52; Tom Seaman (Angling Direct) 120-4-0; Graham Dack (Maver) 106-8-0; Andy Hume (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 98-0-0; Ross Harold (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 95-0-0; Danny Mason (Bills Tackle) 79-0-0.

Shiplate Farm, Weston Super Mare, Somerset. Sun, 14. Lewis Jones (Sensas Thyers) 64-4-0, carp, poled soft pellet over micros, peg 5; Dom Sullivan (Maver Cadbury Angling) 28-10-0. Silvers: Julian Pinkett (Bristol PO) 7-8-0.

Sonubaits Passies, Lancing, West Sussex. BH Mon, 28, Match Lake. Steve Turner (Carpshop) 123-2-0, carp and F1s, meat down middle, golden peg 7; Adam Tester (Sportsman) 99-10-0; M. Foster (Billingshurst) 97-15-0; Paul Gibson (Arun Angling) 83-8-0; Kevin Parker (Apollo) 79-14-0.

Tillingbourne, Gomshall, Surrey. Tues, 15, over-55s. Fred Raven (Ealing) 49-0-0, carp, poled meat, peg 7; Nick Stunt (Apollo) 48-0-0; Fred Flurry (Windlesham) 42-8-0.

Trewaters May Festival, nr Truro, Cornwall. Sat, 22. Andy Partridge (Spro) 51-2-0, carp and F1s, poled corn in margins, peg 26 Middle Lake; Harry Billing (Garbolino) 49-3-0; Steve Dunlop (Woodlands) 48-6-0; Andy Dare (Garbolino Bolingey) 42-10-0. Sun, 22. Chris Hancock (Sensas/Burt Baits) 68-0-0, carp and F1s, poled corn, peg 26 Middle; Andy Dare 62-12-0; Andy Partridge 53-10-0; Harry Billing 52-6-0. Overall: Andy Partridge 2pts (104-12-0); Skip McCabe (White Acres) 2 (78-4-0); Andy Dare 3 (105-6-0); Harry Billing 3 (101-9-0).

Tylers Common, Brentwood, Essex. Sat, 30. Ross Harold (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 207-0-0, Horseshoe peg 38; Colin Fuller (Drennan Borden) 177-12-0; Jim Collins (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 159-0-0; Mark Brown (Browning Wickford) 154-0-0; John Hunt (Brentwood Angling) 150-4-0.

Willow Park, Ash, Hants. Wed, 14, over-50s, Middle Lake. John Ward (Willow Park) 26-0-0, carp and bream, poled pellets, peg 6; Eddie Rippon (Willow Park) 16-4-0. Fri, 11, over-50s, Small Lake. Brian Stevens (Willow Park) 68-8-0, carp, poled meat, peg 11; Simon Duke (Apollo Byfleet) 43-5-0. Sat, 15, Middle. Rob Harvey (Sonubaits) 29-12-0, carp and bream, poled pellets, peg 5; Mike Hooper (Willow Park) 19-12-0; Jimmy Neat (Davies Angling) 18-4-0.

Wylands, Battle, East Sussex, Sun, 21, Old Snake Lake. Mick Wells (Sensas SE) 50-6-0, poled maggot and meat to far margin, peg 35; Bill Mitchell (Iden Wood) 36-6-0; Keith Axell (Wylands) 35-8-0; John Oliver (Wylands) 28-14-0.



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