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* Fish for 5 +5 k, Water Meadows, Chapel St. Leonards, Lincs. Sun, 32. Steve Forster (Kiveton Hall) 161-8-0, carp to 8 lb, tench to 5 lb, poled caster, peg 40; Korby Hugill (Water Meadows) 114-4-0; Mark Briggs (Boston) 89-9-0; John Forster (Kiveton Hall Fisheries) 73-0-0; Bob Greenbury (Leicester Sensas) 67-12-0; Lloyd Lakin (Saltfleetby) 63-14-0.

* King of the Fens, North Level Drain, Tydd, Cambs. Sun. 58. Dan Hall (Sensas Mark One White) 32-1-0, bream tench and roach, feeder, chopped worm, ‘pumps’ section; John Price (Sensas Mark One White) 29-14-0; Simon Colclough (Maver Image) 26-2-0; Phil Chesterton (Maver/Bait Tech) 20-8-0; Neil Newby (Sensas Mark One Magic) 18-9-0; Andy Dixon (Garbolino Lincs County) 18-10-0.

Teams: Sensas Mark One White 60; Browning Hot Rods 57; Sensas Mark One Magic 49; Maver Bait-Tech 48; Sensas Mark One Black 46; Garbolino Black Horse 41; Maver Image 40; Sensas Oddballs 39; Garbolino Lincs County 34; Stanjay Sports 31.

* Yare Championship, River Yare, Beauchamp Arms, Norfolk. Sun, 81. Doug Botley (Daiwa Angling Direct) 40-9-0, six bream to 5 lb plus sundry skimmers, crumb feeder, worm, caster & maggot, peg 125 Langley; Nigel Knights (Daiwa Angling Direct) 28-12-0; Platto Platten (NISA Feeders) 23-11-0; Will Freeman (Preston Innovations) 23-10-0; Stu Northrop (Browning Hot Rods) 21-8-0; Glen Carter (NISA Waveney Angels)20-8-0.


Other match fishing results

Cobbleacre, near Norwich. Tues, 12. Steve Ruse (Martham) 54-7-0; Craig Gladding (Rhino) 51-3-0; Dennis Goodwin (North Walsham) 27-9-0. Sat, 12. Barry Coe (Busmen) 26-6-0; Les Cook (Angling Direct) 25-9-0; Jim Randell (Sensas) 24-13-0.

Cross Drove, Hockwold, Norfolk. Wed, 16. Steve Clarke (Maver Image Van den Eynde) 75-12-0, carp to 14 lb, F1’s to 4 lb, long poled corn & meat, peg 36; Mark Pollard (Shimano Stanjays) 55-2-0; Adam Hayward (Cross
Drove) 50-2-0; Dave Pearce jnr (Wisbech) 38-6-0; Tony Guy (Suffolk) 38-3-0. Sat, 28. Steve Clarke (Maver Image Van den Eynde) 75-12-0, carp to 14 lb, F1’s to 4 lb, long poled,corn & meat, peg 38; Mark Pollard (Shimano Stanjays) 53-12-0; Tony Watling (Stanjays) 45-4-0; Stuart Payne(Daiwa Angling Direct) 40-11-0; Rob Heath (Chestnut Pool) 38-6-0; Dave Pearce Jnr (Wisbech) 37-0-0. Sun, 21. Simon Wheeler (Daiwa Dynamite) 89-1-0, carp to 10 lb,skimmers & brown goldfish to 4 lb, pellet & corn at 13m, peg 36; Parky (Dynamite Middy) 89-1-0; Richard Bond (Bury St Edmunds) 81-12-0; Stuart Pain (Daiwa Angling Direct) 74-15-0; Chalky (Cross Drove) 72-15-0.

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Deeping St. James AC, Jim Measures Memorial, Northview Lakes, Gedney Hill, Lincs. Sun, 12. Ray Torrington (Deeping St. James AC) 109-12-0, carp, method feeder and corn; John Bowland (Deeping St James AC) 88-15-0; Hugh Mannall (Deeping St James AC) 84-11-0.

Decoy, Whittlesey, Cambs, Tues, 29, Beastie Lake. Rob Wright (Decoy) 114-11-0, small carp and F1s, poled pellet, peg 12; Chris Barley (Finedon) 103-13-0; Tony Dawson (Bait-Tech) 101-14-0. Sat, 28. Simon Dow (Decoy) 123-11-0, carp to 8 lb, poled meat and pellet, peg 8; Jon Whincup (Bait-Tech) 111-8-0; Kevin Wadge (Decoy) 107-9-0.

Fish for 5 +5 k, Water Meadows, Chapel St. Leonards, Lincs. Sat, 32, Moat Lake. Simon Skelton (Middy) 146-2-0, carp to 8 lb, barbel to 5 lb, poled meat, peg 42; Lloyd Lakin (Saltfleetby) 71-14-0; Colin Spencer (Bait Tech) 60-13-0; Steve Blankley (Water Meadows) 56-12-0.

Foston Lakes, Lincs. Wed, 11. Dave Booker (Mansfield) 122-12-0, carp to 10 lb, poled dog biscuit, Ash Lake peg 17; Neil Fisher (Dynamite Matchman Supplies) 75-0-0. Sat, 13. Ian Palfreeman (Phil’s Bait and Tackle) 150-8-0, carp to 11 lb, poled dog biscuit, Ash 4; Tim Booker (Mansfield) 103-12-0.

Garbolino RAF East Anglian League, Rookery Waters, Pidley, Cambs. Wed, 19, Magpie Lake. Graham Welton (Garbolino RAF) 110-1-0, 85 lb of carp plus 25 lb of quality silvers, pole, banded pellet, peg 5; Ray Torrington  (Deeping St James) 109-12-0; Pete Holland (RAF Old Lags) 90-3-0; Chris Saunders (RAF Old Lag) 71-10-0.

Head Fen, Pymoor, Cambs. Sun, 10. Steve Cowley (Ely) 71-13-0, 20 lb of bream and 50 lb of carp, crumb & meat, margins, Trev’s Lake; Steve Gifford (Giffy’s Gang) 57-8-0; Geoff Arnold (Suffolk’s Finest) 50-4-0.

Lakeview Fishery, Holwell, Leics. Sun, 24, Canal and Serpent Pools. Ken Daws (Sensas) 108-6-0, carp and others, poled pellet, Serpent 17; Andy Searle (Middy) 103-4-0; Keith Daws (Lakeview Select) 90-10-0; Steve Draper (Lakeview Select) 86-2-0. Sat, 13, Vets, Lagoon Pool. John Cooke (Lakeview Select) 58-8-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, peg 6; Pete Sisson (Lakeview Select) 52-8-0. Wed, 14, Vets, Canal and Serpent Pools. John Upton (Hippo) 76-13-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, Canal 6; Rob Taylor (Lakeview Select) 76-3-0; Dave Sewell (Lakeview Select) 72-4-0.

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Littleport AC, Great Ouse, D section in Div.2 National. Sun, 16. Eamonn Johnston (Isleham) 5-14-0, a bream plus bits, crumb feeder, worm and maggot, peg 27 above Sandhills Bridge; Nigel Loker (Lawn Farm Golden Rods) 4-6-0; John Hoskin (Eastern Match Group) 3-7-0.
Market Rasen AA, Jackson Builders Shield/Blanchard Cup, Willingham Road Lake, Lincs. Thurs, 13. Roy Bentley (Market Rasen AA) 9-4-0, skimmers and roach, poled double maggot and corn, peg 30; Dave Appleyard (Market Rasen AA) 3-6-0.

Stoppo’s Lake, Lullington, Derbyshire. Tues, 12. Colin Talbot (Stoppo’s) 26-8-0, bream and carp, maggot; Kevin Dales (Stoppo’s) 24-12-0; Dave Kinson (Burton Upon Trent) 13-14-0.

Townsend Lakes , Upwell, Cambs. Sun, 12. Colin Begbie (Townsend Lakes) 38-12-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet, Kingfisher peg 19; Andy Adams (Frenzee) 33-14-0; Brendon Strowgler (Townsend Lakes) 27-12-0.

Willow Lake, near Norwich. Sat, 19. Paul Ashford (Barford Tackle) 42-10-0, F1s & small carp, banded pellet, margins peg 35; Robert Gill (Barford Tackle) 37-13-0; Adam Playford (Anglers Corner) 26-6-0; Alan Tuck(Daiwa
Angling Direct) 26-4-0.


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