Below are Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year Qualifiers for Aug.23-25. This week's Angler's Mail has the main leaderboard, plus much more from the match fishing scene.



* Barston Masters, Barston Lake, Solihull, W. Mids. Sat, 60. Steve Lovell (Mosella Bait-Tech) 108-0-0, 60 lb of skimmers plus bream and four carp to 11 lb, method feeder and poled pellet/corn, peg 124; Danny Tresigne (Alvechurch) 87-0-0; Danny Dryhurst (Drennan) 64-0-0; Andy North (Garbolino Elton) 59-0-0; Adam Wakelin (Preston Innovations) 57-0-0.

* Dams and Lock SL, Birmingham-Fazeley Canal, Castle Vale, Warks. Sun, 60. Mel Wood (Four Ashes AC) 9-4-0, rudd, roach, skimmers and a perch, poled red maggot, caster, squatt and pinkie, peg 113; Dave Holbrook (Moreton Arms) 8-6-0; Paul Bick (Shakespeare Superteam) 6-14-8; Ben Sharratt (Shakespeare Agility) 6-13-12; Jason Cunningham (Shakespeare Superteam) 6-9-4; Bruce Birch (Four Ashes AC) 5-8-4. Teams: Four Ashes AC 14; Moreton Arms AC 16 (superior weight); Browning Lifestyle Red 16; Shakespeare Agility 20; Shakespeare Superteam 21; Dams and Lock Blue 23. League: Shakespeare Superteam 55; Browning Lifestyle Red 66; Dams and Lock Blue 72; Moreton Arms and Browning Lifestyle Blue bot 80; Shakespeare Agility 83.

* Evesham Championships, River Avon, Evesham, Worcs. Sat, 74. Lee Edwards (ABC Baits/Garbolino) 15-12-0, chub to 2 lb plus silvers, wagglered bronze maggot shallow, peg 35 below Isbourne mouth, £3,000; Jeff Spiers (Bait Box Evesham) 8-2-0; Simon Willsmore (Drennan) 8-1-0; Will Raison (Daiwa OG) 6-10-0; Adrian Higginbottom (Matrix Dynamite Trentmen) 6-9-0; Trevor Chalk (WB Clarke) 6-6-0.

* Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Sat, 36, Silver and Island pools. Syd Julian (Moorlands) 147-10-0, carp to 10 lb, corn down edge, Island peg 27; Ronnie Biggs (OHMS) 124-8-0; Mal Watson (DGL) 122-3-0; Lee Richards (Packington) 109-4-0; Chris Hill (Mosella) 108-14-0. Sun, 38, Silver, Island and Middle. Lee Richards (Packington) 134-1-0, a 15 lb carp plus F1s to 4 lb, pellets down edge, Middle peg 11; Chris Hill (Mosella) 130-6-0; Andy Morrison (Fisherman’s Friend) 98-14-0; Syd Julian (Moorlands) 93-10-0; Neville Groves (Foster’s) 60-7-0.

* Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Worcs. Sun, 32, Island Pool. Jason Morris (Shipston AC) 143-8-0, carp and F1s, pellet on bomb, pole and waggler, peg 17; Barry Geldard (Darlington AC) 128-8-0; Mark Taylor (Honda AC) 118-0-0; Rob Dawber (Platt Bridge Tackle) 113-14-0; Mark Malin (Colmic/Bait-Tech) 98-14-0.

* Wychavon Championships, River Avon, Evesham, Worcs. Sun, 74. Des Shipp (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 8-1-0, roach plus a tench, poled bloodworm, peg 1, £2000; Sean Ashby (Sensas) 7-1-0; Matt Godfrey (Pole Fishing) 6-4-0; Scott Geens (Preston Innovations) 5-13-0; Lee Kerry (Preston Innovations) 5-5-0; Michael Buchwalder (Preston Innovations) 5-0-0.




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