Here are the Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year Qualifiers - tables are exclusively in the magazine. There's some terrific match fishing content in Angler's Mail this week, including what you see in the trailer below...

* Alders Farm WL, Great Brickhill, Bucks. Sun, 36, Pines and Ash lakes. Gary Thorpe (GOT Baits Black) 342-6-0, 120 carp, maggot over groundbait at 2m, Ash peg 12; Martin Greene (Daiwa OG) 342-0-0; Phil Bardell (All Sorts) 306-2-0; George Kay (Vauxhall) 284-6-0; Bernie Fraser (Muggers) 270-12-0; Richard Brain (Bulk Fishing Baits) 252-14-0. Teams: GOT Baits Black 33; Vauxhall 22; Rushden 22; GOT Baits Red 20. League: GOT Baits Black 68; GOT Baits Red 45; Rushden 44; Bulk Fishing Baits 40.

* Avon Valley WL, Gold Valley, Ash, Hants. Sun, 80. Andrew Quarmby (Drennan Bordon) 154-9-0, carp to 12 lb, 8mm pellet at 5m and corn down edge, Middle Lake peg 96; Eddie Green (Arun Angling) 146-14-0; Gavin Millis (Tubertini Apollo Blue) 126-2-0; Graham Tappenden (Shakespeare Homestores) 119-4-0; Jason Kirk (Arun Angling) 108-0-0; Alan Simmons (Bordon Angling Rive) 98-0-0. Teams: Drennan Bordon 57; Browning Crowsports 52; Arun Angling 51; Shakespeare Homestores 50; Sensas Oakwood 43; Tubertini Apollo Blue 41. League: Drennan Bordon 2; Arun Angling 5; Shakespeare Homestores 7; Browning Crowsports 8; Sensas Oakwood 9; Allan’s Marine 13.

* Bait-Tech Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Sat, 53, Silverfish All-Winners Final. Andy Power (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 56-10-0, skimmers, poled caster and hair-rigged worm heads over groundbait, peg 77; Dan Squire (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 48-10-0; Tony Rixon (Mosella Avon Angling) 42-9-0; Lee Edwards (Preston Innovations) 38-13-0; Paul Homewood (Taunton) 35-14-0; Giles Cochrane (Mosella/Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 35-7-0. Sun, 49, Silverfish League, Cary, Lodge and Spring lakes. Gary O’Shea (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 47-1-0, skimmers, poled caster and maggot, peg 78 Cary; Tony Rixon (Mosella Avon Angling) 43-3-0; Anton Paige (GOT Baits) 42-11-0; Paul Greenwood (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 40-10-0; Dominic Sullivan (Maver Cadbury Angling) 39-1-0; Nicky Ewers (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 34-0-0.

* Gillingham AA WL, Dorset Stour, Deepwater to Catholics. Sun, 32. Adie West (Gillingham AA) 12-8-0, two bream plus eels and roach, feedered worm, pegged on Billings Hole; Joe Searle (Gillingham AA) 9-4-0; Tony West (Gillingham AA) 8-9-0; John Candy (Todber Manor) 8-2-0; John Collings (Gillingham AA) 7-15-0.


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* Kent WL, Bough Beech Reservoir, Kent. Sun, 40. Ian Carley (Sensas South East) 28-6-0, bream, skimmers and roach, feedered worm and maggot, yacht club bank; Brian Nesbit (Advanced Pole Repairs) 20-11-8; Ian Germaney (Maver Cardinals Black) and Dean Hunt (Maver Cardinals Red) both 16-12-0; Paul Lamb (Sensas South East) 16-9-0; Paul Udell (Maver Cardinals Black) 16-6-0. Teams: Sensas South East 32; Maver Cardinals Black 24; Maver Cardinals Red 24; Advanced Pole Repairs 23; Maver Colemans Matchpack 16. League: Sensas South East 2; Maver Cardinals Black 4; Maver Cardinals Red, Advanced Pole Repairs and Maver Cardinals Matchpack all 8.

* Ockendon Bait and Tackle, Puddledock Farm, Upminster, Essex. Sun, 49. Brian Rowden (Andys Mob) 79-10-0, pellet and corn down track, Snake peg 51; Rob Bishop (MAP Ockendon) 68-0-0; Terry Schiniou (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 64-8-0; Glen Butler (Maver Angling Direct) 61-0-0; Graham Dack (Maver) 52-7-0; Bobby Munro (Bowlers) 51-8-0.

* Oxford WL, River Thames, Medley, Channel and Folly, Oxford. Sun, 48.Gary Barclay (Drennan Oxford) 18-9-0, perch and skimmers, poled maggots, peg H3; Richard Cox (Tubertini Apollo Black) 16-9-0; Richard Head (Drennan Oxford) 16-8-0; John Taylor (Tubertini Apollo Black) 14-11-0; Martin Phipps (Drennan Oxford) 14-6-0. Teams: Drennan Oxford 50; Sensas A4 46; Tubertini Apollo Black 41. League: Drennan Oxford 2; Sensas A4 4; Tubertini Black 5.

* Sensas Commercial House WL, Bristol Avon, Rotork to Newbridge. Sun, 72. Tim ‘Clucker’ Ford (Preston Innovations Thatchers A) 51-2-0, bream to 7 lb 14 oz plus a 1 lb perch, feedered worm over balled in groundbait on pole line, peg 7; Lee Warden (M and N Electrical) 42-0-0; Rich Lacey (Maver Bathampton Invincible) 39-3-0; Martyn Barratt (Preston Innovations Thatchers A) 29-13-0; S. Johnson (Maver Cadbury Angling) 28-1-0; R. Carter (DW Builders) 25-4-0. Teams, A Div.: Preston Innovations Thatchers A and Sensas Wilts Angling Black both 26; Maver Bathampton Invincible 22; Maver Cadbury Angling 19. B. Div.: M and N Electrical 24; Sensas Wilts Angling Green 22. League, A Div.: Preston Innovations Thatchers A 17.5; Maver Bathampton Invincible 13; Sensas Wilts Angling Black 10. B.Div.: Sensas Wilts Angling Green 16; DW Builders 14.5 M and N Electrical 13.5.

* Upper Thames WL, Kennet and Avon Canal, Seend Park to Semington, Wilts. Sun, 56. Andy Pollard (Daiwa Gordon League) 27-13-0, bream and eels to 3 lb, poled chopped worm and caster above Semington pump; Rob Kepner (Devizes AA) 11-10-0; Rob Randall (Garbolino Blackmore Vale) 10-15-0; Robin Guy (Devizes AA) 10-10-0; Paul Godding (South Cerney) 9-12-0; Andy Jayne (Maver Lobby’s) 9-1-0. Teams: Garbolino Blackmore Vale and Devizes both 36; Daiwa Gordon League 35; Swindon Talismen 34. League: Garbolino Blackmore Vale 2; Devizes AA 5; Swindon Talismen, Browning Andover and Maver Lobby’s all 9.

* Wessex WL, River Thames, Lechlade, Oxon. Sun, 48. Trevor Bradley (Swindon Isil A) 15-14-0, roach and skimmers, poled casters, peg A3; Graham Godwin (Pewsey 3) 9-8-0; Rob Waterson (Swindon Isis B) 9-7-0; Colin Nicholson (Clanfield Lechlade B) 9-6-0; Brian Webb (Swindon Isis A) 9-4-0; Alistair Foreshew (Clanfield Lechlade B) 8-8-0. Teams: Swindon Isis A 39; Radcot 36; Pewsey 1 31. League: Swindon Isis A 106; Pewsey 1 102; Radcot 96.



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