Here are the Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year Qualifiers - tables are exclusively in the magazine! This week the new Rivers table is revealed. There's some terrific match fishing content in Angler's Mail this week, including what you see in the trailer below...
* Barford AA WL, River Avon, Barford, Warks. Sat, 54. Steve Williams (Shakespeare) 20-10-0, one barbel plus chub and perch, worm and maggot, peg 64; Colin Talbot (Match Box) 13-4-0; Alan Newman (Lane’s Bait & Tackle) 12-10-0; Craig Harrison (Attleborough) 12-7-0; Dave Armstrong (Barford) 11-14-0; Nigel Davies (Shakespeare) 11-6-0. Teams: Sensas WB Clarke 18; Attleborough 19; Shakespeare 22; Lane’s Bait & Tackle 30; Baileys of Portobello 31; Sensas Portway 33. League: Shakespeare 67; Sensas WB Clarke 74; Lane’s Bait & Tackle 82; Baileys of Portobello 86; Barford 87; Attleborough 88.
* Bridgnorth National Squad, River Severn, Linley Bank, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun, 41. Mark Taylor (Bromsgrove) 38-13-0, ten chub and six barbel to 6 lb, maggot feeder then pellet feeder, Wren’s Nest peg 4; Jez Williams (Canalside Tackle) 35-14-0; Billy Mitchell (B’ham) 35-12-0; Nigel Ball (DH Angling) 27-14-0; Tim Lee (Shepreth) 24-10-0; Derek Fuller (Billinghurst) 24-7-0.
* Dams & Lock SL, Birmingham-Fazeley Canal, Castle Vale, Warks. Sun, 60. Dave Hughes (Browning Lifestyle Red) 20-0-8, seven bream and two perch, poled chopped worm and caster, peg K7 towards Curdworth; Jason Cunningham (Shakespeare Superteam) 8-10-4; Carl Smith (Browning Central Black) 7-9-13; Steve Dudley (Browning Lifestyle Red) 6-0-7; Ian Sharratt (Mosella Bait-Tech) 5-14-10; Mel Wood (Four Ashes AC) 5-14-0. Teams: Browning Lifestyle Red 16 (weight advantage); Browning Central Black 16; Shakespeare Superteam 23; Four Ashes AC 25; Middy Dams & Lock Red 28; Moreton Arms AC 29. Final League: Shakespeare Superteam 78; Browning Lifestyle Red 82; Middy Dams & Lock 109; Moreton Arms AC 109; Shakespeare Agility 117; Browning Lifestyle Blue 118.
* Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Sat, 34, Bank, Moors and Island pools. Mal Watson (DGL) 173-15-0, carp to 10 lb plus F1s to 3 lb, pellet down edge, Bank peg 17; Alan Espley (Moorlands) 172-6-0; Iwan Mills (Robin’s Timber) 123-15-0; Ian Wood (Moorlands) 118-10-0; Dave Hill (Foster’s) 102-13-0. Sun, 36, Silver and Meadow. Iwan Mills (Robin’s Timber) 115-0-0, carp to 6 lb, meat on waggler then edges, Meadow peg 52; Ronnie Biggs (OHMS) 102-10-0; Chris Bradney (Maver) 100-0-0; Ian Wood (Moorlands) 84-0-0; Mal Watson (DGL) 83-1-0.
* Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks. Sat, 30, Canal and Jenny’s pools. Dave James (Mosella UK) 230-2-0, carp to 6 lb and F1s to 3 lb, maggot through groundbait slop down edges, Jenny’s peg 17; John Ashwell (Maver Gold/Bag’em) 216-14-0; Andy Jackson (Mosella) 165-2-0; Pete Rice (Bag’em) 153-11-0.
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