Here are the latest match fishing results for a reduced programme of matches over the festive period. Be sure to get the issue of Angler's Mail magazine on sale from Dec 30 for top match fishing coverage, and lots more.
Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year Qualifiers, Dec.25-28
* Hereford, River Wye, Belmont. Sun, 39. Damien Scrivens (Cardiff Nomads) 20-8-0, roach, stick float and maggots, peg 92 upstream of Greyfriars Bridge; Phil Mazonnier (Wizards) 19-4-0; Paul Kaye (Woody’s) 19-0-0; Trevor Chalk (WB Clarke) 16-12-0; Chris Smith (Ross) 15-4-0; Brian Rigby (Shakespeare) 14-12-0.
* Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Sun, 31, Silver & Middle pools. Dave Kruckow (Decca AC) 59-15-0, carp to 10 lb and F1s to 3 lb, pellet, Middle peg 12; Paul Kruckow (Decca AC) 54-14-0; Adrian Wyatt (Decca AC) 53-11-0; Colin Pace (CPA) 49-13-0; Mick Henshall (Foster’s) 38-11-0.
* Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks. Boxing Day, 32, Extension & House pools. Phil Canning (Solihull Angling Centre) 86-10-0, F1s to 2 lb and carp to 5 lb, maggot at 16m, House peg 16; Pete Caton (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 64-1-0; Chris Hill (Mosella) 62-9-0; Andy Neal (Frenzee) 47-12-0; Steve Daley (Ridgemere) 37-8-0; Pete Hughes (TBF) 37-8-0. Sat, 32, Canal and Club pools. Sam Brown (Maver Midlands) 53-5-0, F1s to 2 lb, maggot at 16m to island, Club peg 23; Pete Caton (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 51-4-0; Stu Palsar (Middy) 49-9-0; Andy Jackson (Mosella) 49-1-0; Jason Brown (Maver Midlands) 48-4-0. Sun, 35, House & Extension. Stu Palsar (Middy) 67-14-0, F1s to 2 lb, maggot at 12, 14 and 16m, House peg 6; Jason Neath (Shakespeare Superteam) 64-8-0; Adam Wakelin (Preston Innovations) 62-15-0; Mark Eves (Drennan Bordon) 48-6-0; Pete Caton (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 41-15-0.
Bridgnorth Comrades, Monkhall Fisheries, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun, 18, Xmas Invitation, Swallow Pool. Martin Spittle (LSE Clothing Wolves) 22-7-0, F1s, crucians and silvers, poled red maggot and pinkie, peg 9; Sam Lloyd (Bridgnorth AS) 19-14-0; Brian Preece (Bridgnorth AS) 15-15-0.
Bridgnorth RBL, River Severn, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Boxing Day, 10. Martin Spittle (LSE Clothing Wolves) 6-9-0, single barbel, hair-rigged meat, Park Reaches peg 16; Phil Stacey (Bridgnorth AS) 5-9-0.
Cardiff Nomads, River Taff. Boxing Day, 12. Damien Scrivens (Cardiff Nomads) 7-4-0, grayling, float fished maggots, pegged at Llandaf; Paul Hemburrow (Cwmcelyn) 3-14-0.
Cefn Mably Lakes, Cardiff. Sat, 14. Ian Exall (Blackwood) 73-0-0, carp on pole and pellets in margins, peg on Match Lake; Daniel Driscoll (Newport) 24-4-0. Silvers: Gary Charles (Cardiff) 12-5-0.
Goodyear AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Coven, Staffs. Sun, 12. Mick Round (Goodyear AC) 4-15-0, roach to 5 oz, poled punch and pinkie, Bush peg 8; Ray Bates (Goodyear AC) 4-4-0; Barry Jones (Goodyear AC) 3-2-0.
Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Boxing Day, 15, Match Pool. John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 43-3-0, carp to 6 lb, corn and pellet, peg 8; Dom Lanni (Ratby AC) 31-4-0; Richard E. Grant (Hawkesbury) 30-10-0. Sun, 12. Roland Sturdy (Hawkesbury) 16-3-0, roach, caster and maggot, peg 31; Vincent Cziniselsko (Hawkesbury) 13-11-0; Dennis Lutwyche (Hawkesbury) 11-11-0.
Holgan Farm, Llawhaden, Pembrokeshire. Sun, 18. Ian Heaps (Holgan Farm) 84-12-0, carp, pellet waggler in 8ft of water, peg 25 Carp Lake; Kev Roberts (Rosebush) 58-4-0; Colin Bates (Haverfordwest) 45-14-0.
Izaak Walton Stafford AA, Trent & Mersey Canal, Hoo Mill, Staffs. Sun, 17. Neil Turner (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 12-9-8, seven chub plus perch, poled worm and caster, peg 16; Dave Holbrook (Brownhills) 11-14-14; Nigel Clayton (Browning Lifestyle) 10-5-0.
Martin Tickle Memorial, Steam Mills Lake, Cinderford, Gloucs. Sun, 12. Wayne Pearl (RFODAC) 5-6-0, bream and roach, feedered maggots, peg on deep bank; Luke Burge (RFODAC) 4-2-0.
Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Tues, 22, Meadow Pool. Colin Pace (CPA) 46-9-0, carp to 16 lb plus F1s to 2 lb, pellet, peg 48; Brian Rigby (Shakespeare Superteam) 44-15-0; Lawrence Connelly (CPA) 38-0-0; Ray Phillips (Moorlands) 33-1-0. Xmas Eve, 18, Over-50s, Silver. Pete Mace (Autism B’ham) 85-7-0, F1s to 12 oz, pellet, peg 5; Tony Stead (WMP Maver) 78-11-0; Albert Jones (Moorlands) 73-0-0. Boxing Day, 27, Bank, Moors, Island & Middle. Mick Henshall (Foster’s) 68-4-0, carp to 6 lb, waggler and corn, Bank peg 7; Iwan Mills (Robin’s Timber) 64-14-0; Gary Kirkham (Ludlow Turbertini) 55-8-0; Paul Bick (Shakespeare Superteam) 38-0-0. Sat, 19, Meadow. Martin Lefevre (Moorlands Gold) 54-13-0, carp to 6 lb, pellet, peg 4; Iwan Mills (Robin’s Timber) 41-12-0; Rob Avery (Redditch Kingfisher) 34-4-0.
Newport, Woodstock Pond, Gwent. Xmas Eve, 15. Aiden Williams, 14, (Newport) 43-3-0, F1s, poled pellets, peg 3 by car park; Martyn Truman (Newport) 34-0-0; Alan Davies (Trealaw) 33-0-0. Sun, 24. Neil Dibble (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 27-0-0, F1s, pellet waggler, peg 15 on canal side; Nick Jones (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 19-0-0; Giles Cochrane (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 18-4-0.
Nisa, Dynamite Makins, Wolvey, Warks. Xmas Eve, 23, Phase 1 Lake 2. Sam Collett (Barnsley Juniors) 20-4-0, 3 carp, popped-up bread, peg 20; Terry Sanderson (Angling Man) 16-4-0; Terry Cockburn Snr. (Coalville) 11-6-0; Ian Hughes (Browning Central) 11-4-0.
Pontymister, Monmouthshire Canal, Cross Keys, Crumlin Arm. Sun, 20. John Harvey (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 4-6-8, roach, long poled bloodworm, slipway peg at Hall’s Road; John Cooper (Risca) 2-1-8; Richard Harley (Cross Keys) 1-15-8.
Preston Innovations Boldings, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Xmas Eve, 21, Beech and Ash pools. Gareth Emlyn (Oakengates Angling Centre) 104-8-0, carp to 7 lb, maggot at 5m, Beech peg 7; Kelvin Emlyn (OAC) 72-11-0; Shane Rogers (OAC) 71-6-0; Pete Ricketts (New Willenhall) 55-13-0. Boxing Day, 24, Larch Pool. Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 53-0-0, carp to 5 lb, pellet at 6m, peg 6; Brian Clark (Colmic) 49-4-0; Ben Stamford (Monkhall) 49-3-0; Josh Humphreys (ABC Baits) 47-14-0. Sat, 21, Ash. Gareth Emlyn (OAC) 90-0-0, carp to 7 lb, maggot at 10m and close in, peg 10; Sean Barber (Maver Midlands) 71-14-0; Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 31-14-0; Paul Wheeler (Preston Innovations Boldings) 28-7-0.
Rhymney, River Wye, Boughrood. Sun, 15. Colin Whitehouse (Rhymney) 5-14-0, grayling, feedered maggots, peg 17 in big bay; Terry Moss (Rhymney) 3-6-0; Doug Leader (Rhymney) 2-15-0.
Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks. Mon, 16, Canal Pool. Phil Canning (Solihull Angling Centre) 61-10-0, F1s to 2 lb, maggot down the track and edges, peg 22; Danny Tresigne (Colmic) 52-2-0; Dave James (Mosella) 41-15-0. Tues, 30, TBF Vets, Canal and Club pools. Pete Hancox 45-10-0, F1s and carp to 2 lb, pellet down edge, Club peg 12; Mick Brayson 43-11-0; Ken Turner 40-14-0; John Berry 40-5-0; Ron Notley 40-3-0; Paul Lewis 39-11-0. Tues, 23, Extension. Wayne Ainsworth (Mid-City) 95-3-0, F1s to 2 lb, maggot at 6m, peg 23; Steve Daley (Ridgemere Elite) 79-10-0; Neil Gaff (Drennan) 67-3-0; Myles Levy (Bag’em) 64-14-0. Xmas Eve, 30, New Pool. Lloyd Hayes (TBF) 50-2-0, F1s and carp to 3 lb, maggot at 6m and edges, peg 19; Pete Hughes (Arden Fisheries) 50-0-0; Aidy Mansfield (Shakespeare Superteam) 47-0-0; Adam Wakelin (Preston Innovations) 42-15-0; Ronnie Biggs (OHMS) 42-14-0; Phil Canning (Solihull Angling Centre) 36-15-0.
White Springs, Pontarddulais, nr. Swansea. Sun, 20. Rob Jones (Neath) 71-0-0, bream and carp, poled pellets, peg 7 Match Lake; Shaun Wilson (Trethomas) 48-2-0; Mike Williams (Frenzee) 41-3-0.
Wolverhampton AA, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Wombourne, Staffs. Sat, 15. Fred ‘the Bread’ Cheetham (Team Eclipse) 7-0-12, roach, poled bread punch, peg 8; Paul Turner (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 5-9-10; Nigel Clayton (Browning Lifestyle) 5-2-9.