FISHING: GEOFF Selby won in convincing style in Sunday's Lobol AC match on their Priory pool as he took three good-sized carp, including an 8-0-0 common and a single orfe among his 18-15-8 total.
Danny Boothroyd was runnerup with a brace of common plus bits for 11-5-0, while Sid Robinson took third with tench, crucians and skimmers for 9-10-8.
Stan Phillips reeled in top spot in Sunday's Willaston AC open match on the Shropshire Union canal at Croughton as he drew opposite the boat yard and took roach to punch bread for 3-2-8.
Second place went to Dave Ellis with roach for 2-9-5 while Paul Edwards took third with 2-4-12 of roach.
Paul Williamson was in luck when he visited Mickle Trafford's Meadow Fishery last week as he took a catch of a 6-0-0 rainbow trout to a small olive damsel-fly nymph.
Justin Burke led the field in Sunday's Ellesmere Port British Legion AC match on the Springlea Fishery as he took small tench and roach to the scales for 6-0-0, to finish ahead of John Ryder with a golden orfe and perch for 5-14-0 and John Woolley's 5-0-0 tench and roach.
Malcolm Lightfoot was the only Helsby Sports & Social Club member to finish in a top position when the club held a friendly challenge against Barton AC on the BICC Factory pools as he won the pool one section with roach for 2-4-0.
Dave Thompson of Ellesmere Port made a worthwhile visit to the Milton Green Fishery last week as he took common carp of 12-0-0 and 10-0-0 to bread and sweetcorn.
Neston's Gary Jones enjoyed his trip to the Gweryd Fishery near Mold last week as he took a 17-8-0 mirror carp and a brace of 10-0-0 ghost carp.
The Rod N'Reel team had a better time than of late in Sunday's Heronbrook Fishery Spring League match, moving up from 14th place to ninth overall by finishing sixth on the day.
Lee Saville led the way with all carp for 25-12-0 while Steve Barwise had 16-12-0 and John Woodrow took 15-0-0.
Rod N'Reel's Graham Bill took an all-bream catch of 8-9-0 to finish third in Sunday's Carr Mill Dam Pool open match.