Here the qualifiers for the Angler's Mail Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year - see this week's Angler's Mail magazine for coverage of the match scene.... including a very special piece with the 'Super stalwarts of the match fishing scene'.
Other latest match fishing results
Bishop’s Bowl Winter Pairs, Bishop’s Ichington, Warks. Sun, 28. Shaun Smart (Bishop’s Bowl) 68-0-0, 20 carp plus 70 brownies and skimmers, pellet, bread and corn, pegged on Walworth Lake; Steve Martin (Bishop’s Bowl) 58-0-0; Mark Skeggs (Preston Innovations Black Horse) 37-0-0; Roger Haines (Bishop’s Bowl) 28-12-0.
League: Rob Bassett/Kev Folwell 6 and Roger Haines/Luke Melcher both 6.
Bridgnorth RBL, Hoccum Pool, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun, 10. Steve Slade (Sedgeley) 26-7-0, six carp, legered bread, peg 1, Brian Preece (Bridgnorth AS) 17-5-0.
Browning Lifestyle/Izaak Walton Stafford, Trent & Mersey Canal, Hoo Mill, Staffs. Sun, 23. Dean Williams (Team Eclipse) 7-7-0, skimmers, poled bread punch and caster, peg 14; Kevin Perry (Maver Midlands) 6-11-8; Fred ‘the Bread’ Cheetham (Team Eclipse) 3-4-15; Dave Holbrook (Brownhills) 3-0-12.
Canal Kings, Birmingham Mainline Canal, Soho Loop, Winson Green, B’ham. Sun, 13. Dave McCall (Shakespeare) 0-10-0, perch, poled bloodworm and joker, peg 36; Darren Massey (Shakespeare) 0-9-8.
Glamorgan Charity, Treoes Pond, Bridgend. New Years Day, 22. Ashley Hoare, 15, (St. Athan) 27-0-0, nine carp, Method and boilies, pegged between islands; Alan Davies (Trealaw) 25-0-0. Silvers: Martin Giddy (Barry) 20-0-0. £400 raised for charity.
Glamorgan Rebels, Hendre Lake, Cardiff. Sun, 17. Gary Martin (Glamorgan Rebels) 51-5-0, bream and roach, groundbait feeder and red maggots, peg 8; Mal Entwistle (Glamorgan Rebels) 31-5-0; Shaun Parsons (Cardiff Nomads) 26-5-0.
Goodyear AC, Shropshire Union Canal, Rye Hill, Staffs. Sun, 10. Mick Round (Goodyear AC) 1-14-2, gudgeon, poled punch and pinkie, peg 8; Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 1-13-11.
Halesowen RBL/Cradley Heath Labour/Old Hill Labour, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Castlecroft, W. Mids. Tues, 17. Chris Whitehouse (Old Hill Labour) 6-1-0, roach and skimmers, poled punch, peg 1; John Charles (Old Hill Labour) 4-3-0; Colin Teare (Old Hill Labour) 2-4-0.
Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Sun, 18, Match Pool. Roland Sturdy (Hawkesbury) 29-14-0, bream to 3 lb, pellet, peg 31; Dennis Saunders (Hawkesbury) 27-11-0; Dave Markham (Hawkesbury) 26-12-0.
Holgan Farm, Llawhaden, Pembrokeshire. Sun, 18. Kev Roberts (Rosebush) 86-4-0, carp, pellet waggler, peg 22 Match Lake; Keith Moore (Haverfordwest) 59-0-0; Ian Heaps (Holgan Farm) 58-4-0.
Kidderminster DAA, River Severn, Bewdley, Worcs. Sat, 12. Ian Hingley (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 27-2-0, five barbel, legered meat, peg 94; Dean Price (Worcester) 11-5-0.
King’s Pools, Shareshill, W. Mids. Wed, 15, Carp & New Match pools. Steve Arnold (Foster’s) 15-2-0, F1s to 1 lb, pellet, Carp peg 14; John Benjamin (King’s) 13-3-0; Dave Mortlock (King’s) 12-10-0. Fri, 16, Big Match. Jordan Hall (Maver Midlands/Bag’em) 28-2-0, F1s to 2 lb, maggot, peg 34; Icky Kull (King’s) 24-4-0; John Benjamin (King’s) 18-4-0. Sat, 12, Carp. Jordan Hall (Maver Midlands/Bag’em) 40-6-0, F1s to 10 oz, pellet, peg 2; Gary Steele (WAC) 27-2-0. Sun, 25, Carp & New Match. Jordan Hall (Maver Midlands/Bag’em) 45-0-0, 42 F1s, pellet, New Match peg 11; Gary Steele (WAC) 38-4-0; Richard Knowles (Shakespeare Superteam) 23-11-0.
Monkhall Fisheries, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sat, 14, Owl & Hawk pools. Ben Stanford (Monkhall) 86-11-0, F1s and carp to 3 lb, maggot at 16m, Hawk peg 11; Russ Norton (Coseley) 69-10-0. Sun, 11, Lark & Hawk. Ben Stanford (Monkhall) 85-4-0, carp to 3 lb 8 oz, waggler and maggot, Hawk peg 6; Steve Owen (Monkhall) 63-11-0; Paul Ravenscoft (Lazy Hill) 53-6-0.
Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Mon, 19, Bank & Island pools. Paul Little (CPA) 24-6-0, F1s to 2 lb plus silvers, maggots, Island peg 14; Paul Bailey (Moorlands) 20-4-0; Richard Kings (CPA) 19-14-0. Tues, 14, Moors & Island. Richard Kings (CPA) 44-0-0, F1s to 3 lb, maggot down edge, Moors peg 12; Ray Phillips (CPA) 22-9-0; Dave Parry (Deccas AC) 14-1-0. Wed, 33, Over-50s, Bank, Island, Moors & Silver. Jon Newton (Smithy’s) 39-4-0, F1s to 2 lb, maggot, Silver peg 34; Mal Watson (DGL) 31-12-0; Keith Hayes (Deccas AC) 21-7-0; Rob Avery (Redditch Kingfisher) 19-4-0; Paul Bailey (Moorlands) 17-9-0. New Years Day, 26, Bank, Island, Moors & Middle. Nigel Hargreaves (Moorlands) 56-6-0, F1s to 4 lb, pellet and corn, Middle peg 5; Paul Little (CPA) 30-6-0; Lawrence Connelly (CPA) 25-8-0; Tony Farnival (Moorlands) 23-14-0. Fri, 12, Meadow. Paul Little (CPA) 39-9-0, a 10 lb carp plus silvers, maggot, peg 59; John Bagley (Steven’s Tackle) 30-8-0.
Packington Somers, Meriden, W. Mids. Sat, 18, Molands Mere. Keith Wynn (Lane’s Bait & Tackle) 20-14-0, F1s to 3 lb 8 oz and skimmers, maggot, peg 46; Steve Edwards (Packington) 19-2-0; Derek Hartshorn (Swann Baits) 12-11-0.
Mosella Manor Farm, Harvington, Evesham, Worcs. Wed, 15, Island, Middle & Windmill pools. Greg Harding (Cotswold Angling) 61-8-0, carp, F1s and silvers, poled pellet, pole and bomb, maggot and pellet, Island peg 6; Chris Cameron (Middy Old Ghost) 53-12-0; Tony Shepherd (Banbury Gunsmiths) 41-0-0. Sat, 17, Island & Boundary. Frank Donachie (Colmic Airon) 72-12-0, carp, F1s and silvers, poled pellet and maggot feeder, Island peg 13; Chris Telling (Colmic Airon) 67-8-0; Steve Rich (Cotswold Angling) 48-0-0. Sun, 22, Island & Boundary. Jason Morris (Shipston AC) 56-10-0, carp, F1s and silvers, poled pellet, straight lead and maggot, Boundary peg 10; Andy Stone (Arthur’s Angling Supplies) 55-12-0; Neil McKinnon (Preston Innovations) 43-0-0; Phil Sutor (Arthur’s Angling Supplies) 41-12-0.
Newport, Woodstock Pond. Thurs, 12. Nick Miller (Newport) 37-8-0, F1s, long poled corn over pellets, peg 27 by bailiff’s cabin; John Kelly (Newport) 28-0-0.
Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Wed, 26, Oak Pool. Simon Richardson (Maver) 49-6-0, carp to 5 lb, maggot at 16m, peg 31; Morgan Davidson (OAC) 43-8-0; Simon Mottram (Drennan NW/ABC Baits) 38-9-0; Scott Doodson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 29-10-0. New Years Day, 28, Ash, Oak & Beech. Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 54-6-0, carp to 5 lb, pellet and maggot, Ash peg 16; Paul Hemming (Monkhall) 37-8-0; Brian Clark (Colmic) 35-10-0; Andy Williams (Colmic) 29-8-0. Fri, 17, Hawthorn & Stock. Graham Roberts (Preston Innovations Boldings) 73-1-0, carp, pellet, Hawthorn peg 9; Josh Humphreys (ABC Baits) 70-0-0; Shane Rogers (OAC) 36-9-0. Sat, 24, Sycamore & Larch. Andy Kyte (Middle Severn AC) 59-10-0, carp to 6 lb, skimmers to 2 lb, maggot at 14m, Sycamore peg 39; Shane Rogers (OAC) 43-12-0; Steve Hall (Oswestry) 42-0-0; Tony Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings) 40-12-0.
Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Tues, 15, Deans Pools. Rob Cooksey (Maver) 58-12-0, carp, pellet, peg D8; Phil Bishop (Woodlands) 38-4-0; Gary Kirkham (Tubertini Ludlow) 26-0-0. Wed, 18, Deans & High pools. Andy Morrison (Fisherman’s Friend) 15-8-0, carp, pellet, peg D24; Ash Walker (Droitwich) 13-4-0; Gary Clark (Browning Spa) 13-0-0.
Rhymney, River Wye, Boughrood. Sun, 15. Ray McDonald (Rhymney) 3-6-0, one chub, legered meat. All others blanked.
Riverside Fishery, Maesycwmmer, nr Swansea. Sun, 14. Larry Salter (Ebbw Vale) 31-3-0, bream, long poled maggots, peg on Meadow Lake; Dennis O’Leary (Ebbw Vale) 22-14-0; Tony Birt (Blackwood) 21-6-0.
Sion Farm Silver Pairs, Kidderminster, Worcs. Sun, 19. Mick Howell (Maver) 32-10-0, roach and skimmers, pellet, undisclosed peg/pool; Phil Watts (Bait-Tech) 29-14-0; Grant Albutt (Matrix Bait-Tech) 27-5-0. League: Grant Albutt/Phil Watts (Bait-Tech) 6; Paul Jones/Rob Cooksey 12; Glyn Clarke/Gary Clarke 16.
Spencer Works, Mathern Mill, Chepstow, Gwent. Sat, 20. Mark Guerra (Newport) 137-8-0, carp to 13 lb, feedered maggots, peg 15 Waterfall Lake; Alan Davies (Trealaw) 65-0-0; Russell Palmer (Cardiff) 60-0-0.
Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks. Mon, 70, Xmas Pairs, House, New, Extension & Top pools. Steve Ringer (Guru) & Adam Wakelin (Preston Innovations) 2 (113-2-0; Stu Palsar (Middy) & Pete Caton (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 8 (96-6-0); Ronnie Biggs (OHMS) & Andy Parker (Mosella) 11 (92-15-0); Amer Jawad (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) & John Ashwell (Maver) 16 (82-2-0). Tues, 19, Extension Pool. Steve Ringer (Guru) 72-3-0, F1s to 2 lb, maggot down right hand edge and 6m , peg 9; Chris Hill (Mosella) 59-5-0; Dave James (Mosella) 42-15-0. Tues, 17, over-50s, Canal & Club pools. Chris Constable (TBF Vets) 41-7-0, F1s to 2 lb, maggot at 6m, peg 21; John Stockton (TBF Vets) 40-3-0; John Berry (TBF Vets) 37-14-0. Wed, 36, Extension & House. Les Wetton (TBF/F1 Baits) 47-14-0, 23 F1s, pellet through slop to edge of ice at 12m, House peg 30; Ronnie Biggs (OHMS) 42-2-0; Matt Barwell (Maver Midlands) 39-3-0; Dave Elliott (Mosella) 38-6-0; Chris Hill (Mosella) 31-2-0. New Years Day, 25, Club & Canal. Chris Hill (Mosella) 90-10-0, F1s and carp to 3 lb, pellet at 13m to the island, Club peg 16; Dave James (Mosella) 85-3-0; Mark Eves (Drennan Bordon) 64-8-0; Phil Canning (Solihull Angling Centre) 60-4-0. Fri, 41, Extension, New & House. Jon Arthur (Drennan) 78-12-0, F1s to 2 lb, maggot at 7 and 11m, Extension peg 21; Wayne Adams (TBF) 56-7-0; Gary Plant (Maver Gold) 49-13-0; Pete Hancox (B’ham) 48-1-0; Paul Truman (TBF) 47-4-0; Jason Brown (Maver Midlands) 43-10-0. Sun, 20, Extension. Dave James (Mosella) 56-13-0, a 6 lb ghostie plus F1s to 1 lb 8 oz, pellet over slop at 6m, peg 17; Paul Bick (Shakespeare Superteam) 47-8-0; Pete Caton (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 39-7-0.
White Springs, Pontarddulais, nr. Swansea. Wed, 12. Lee Edwards (Tri-Cast Weston Team Wales) 84-11-0, carp, poled pellets, peg on New Canal; Ben Hicks (Caerphilly) 72-1-0; James Thomas (Swansea) 45-12-0. Sat, 15, silvers. Alan Godrich (Swansea) 24-1-0, perch, roach and bream, poled maggots, peg on Pleasure Lake; Dan Black (Skewen) 22-1-0; Peter Williams (Swansea) 20-0-0. Sun, 18. James Thomas (Swansea) 37-5-0, carp and bream, poled pellets, peg on New Canal; Andrew Crocker (Neath) 36-13-0; Mark Goodall (Pembroke) 34-4-0.
Wolverhampton AA, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Penkridge, Staffs. Wed, 15. Dave Richards (Four Ashes AC) 8-6-10, roach and gudgeon, poled pinkie and squatt over groundbait, peg 1; Mel Wood (Four Ashes AC) 6-8-0; Dennis Sumner (Bilston Angling Centre) 2-15-0. Sat, 19, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Wombourne, Staffs. Dave McCall (Shakespeare Superteam) 6-0-0, roach and gudgeon, poled squatt and pinkie over groundbait, peg 19; Alan Round (Browning Lifestyle) 5-9-10; Eric Gardner (Team Eclipse) 4-1-0.
Woodside Ind. WL, Dudley No. 2 Canal, Merry Hill, W. Mids. Sun, 15. John Billingham (Halesowen RBL) 3-3-0, roach and perch, poled punch and worm, peg 88; Barry Robson (Cradley Heath Labour) 3-1-0; Dave Hamilton (Steven’s Tackle) 2-0-0. League: Dave Sheaf (Canal Kings) 8; Brian Smith (Halesowen RBL) 12; Kev Clark (Cradley Heath Labour) 14.