MIKE Lomax struck lucky on Sunday to win the Willaston AC feathers match fished on an out of sorts Trent and Mersey Canal at Middlewich.
On a dour day Mike found a 3-0-0 bream to which he added bits to bring him to 4-4-0 at the scales, beating Tony Churchill with 3-4-0 and Keith Wilson with 2-4-0 of small roach.
No-one could match Steve Openshaw in the Thursday open match at Lingmere Fishery.
Steve put carp and chub on the scales to weigh 55-8-0 well clear of Mike Flanaghan with similar weighing 32-2-0 putting Richard Nelson third with 20-0-0.
Tony Thompson topped the Saturday match weighing in with carp and chub to make 21-8-0 ahead of Dave Randles Senior with carp for 20-8-0 and Steve Openshaw with 17-2-0.
Despite bad weather curtailing Ellesmere Port angler Bill Partington's visit to the Dearnford Hall trout fishery at Whitchurch to just two hours, he managed to net six fish, including a 4-8-0 brownie taken to a gold ribbed cats whisker.
Rod n' Reel team members set the pace in Sunday's open match at the Hampton Springs Fishery.
Leader Lenny Bolton ended with a carp-based 42-0-0 followed by Rob Denny with likewise for 39-0-0.
Neil Faulkner won Saturday's Chester Tackle Locker silver fish only match, also at Hampton Springs, with roach weighing 17-12-0.
There is another match on Saturday, December 23. Entries will be accepted on 01244 345069.