Here are the Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year Qualifiers, Aug.30-31 - 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...
* Barford AA, River Avon, Barford, Warks. Sat, 30. Tony Avery (Sensas Portway) 17-11-0, two bream on poled caster plus chub and roach on wag ‘n mag, peg 75; John Walkden (Sensas WB Clarke) 17-2-0; Nigel Davies (Shakespeare) 17-1-0; Paul Caswell (Sensas WB Clarke) 16-1-8.
* Bridgnorth National Squad, River Severn, Linley Bank, Bridgnorth, Salop. Sun, 37. Adam Slade (Sedgley) 40-15-0, eight barbel, pellet feeder, Johnny Bright’s Ford peg 47; Brian Preece (Bridgnorth AS) 32-7-0; Martin Taylor (Bromsgrove) 30-1-0; Dan Shinton (Bridgnorth AS) 30-1-0; Dave George (Wolverhampton) 23-5-0.
* Maver Mega Match This! Teams of Four, Larford Lakes, Stourport, Worcs. Sun, 88. Zac Brown (Preston Innovations Delcac) 44 Kg 860 gr, carp to 12 lb, short poled pellet, method feedered pellet and meat over groundbait in margins, Match Lake grass bank peg 38; Andrew Boffin (Team Marukyu) 43.560; Robbie Taylor (Preston Innovations Delcac) 35.780; Andrew Williams (Team Marukyu) 34.960; Aidan Mansfield (Shakespeare Superteam) 33.660; Warren Martin (Team Matrix) 33.112. Teams: Teams Matrix 11; Daiwa Dorking 13; Maver Image 15; Shakespeare Superteam 17; Drennan Barnsley Blacks, Matrix Dynamite Trentmen and MFS Green Army all 18.
* Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. BH Mon, 33, Bank and Moors pools. Lee Richards (Packington) 221-5-0, carp to 10 lb, pellet at 4m, Bank peg 20; Neville Groves (Foster’s) 182-0-0; Tony Williams (Burt Baits) 148-0-0; Albert Jones (Moorlands) 125-3-0; Alan Gethen (Steven’s Tackle) 120-0-0. Sat, 45, Silver and Island. Mal Watson (DGL) 68-10-0, F1s to 2 lb, pellet at 10m on deck, Silver peg 32; Aidan Mansfield (Shakespeare Superteam) 67-12-0; Martin Lefevre (Moorlands Gold) 63-12-0; Iwan Mills (Robin’s Timber) 57-6-0; Ronnie Biggs (OHMS) 54-5-0; Arthur Hicks (Colmic) 53-0-0. Sun, 36, Meadow, Island and Middle. Chris Hill (Mosella) 146-0-0, carp to 4 lb, pellets at 13m, Meadow peg 14; Dave Parry (Decca AC) 119-10-0; Ronnie Biggs (OHMS) 116-13-0; Adam Rumble (Maver Midlands) 116-5-0; Wayne Boden (Moorlands) 109-10-0.
* Packington Somers, Meriden, W. Mids. Sun, 35, Molands Mere. Ian Crossman (Browning Central) 104-2-0, carp to 10 lb, method feeder with meat, peg 45; Ray Quiney (Packington) 62-2-0; Jimmy Wyatt (Packington) 61-13-0; Duncan Newton (Smithy’s) 60-12-0; Max Higgott (Kobra Feeders) 60-10-0.
* Wychavon Championships 2015 Qualifier/Tom Pitcher Cup, River Avon, Evesham, Worcs. Sun, 46. Colin Wilkins (Weston-Super-Mare) 6-7-0, one chub, perch and small silvers, waggler and maggot, peg 7; Ian Sutherland (Land Rover) 6-0-0; Dave Packwood (Bait Box) 3-2-0; Rob South (Sensas WB Clarke) 2-10-0; Tim Kayes (KC Angling) 2-10-0. Qualifier: Wilkins.
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