ELLESMERE Port-based members of the Chester Window Supplies team were to the fore as they carried their side to third in the Cudmore Fishery Winter League fixture.
Geoff Grantham led the way as his carp-based 27-4-0 proved enough to put him at the head of the team. Ian Lloyd collected 26-8-0 and Mike Flanaghan 14-8-0.
The result lifted Window Supplies into the middle of the table.
Jamie Hughes repeated his success of the previous week as he finished second in the final match of the Heronbrook Fishery Individual Winter League.
The Willaston angler took all- barbel to weigh 72-11-0.
Chester and Ellesmere Port Police AC’s midweek match saw Ellesmere Port members net big hauls.
Fishing on the oasis pool at Hampton Springs Fishery, Mark Greasley took chub and skimmers weighing 18-12-0, and he was followed by John Booth with 13-10-0.
Ellesmere Port members of the Chester Tackle Locker team were all leading weighers in the Stapeley, Crewe and District Winter League match on the Shropshire Union Canal at Market Drayton.
Chris Morris led with 2-3-0 of small roach and gudgeon, backed up by Wayne Jevons with likewise for 1-8-0 and Gordon Griffiths with 0-7-0.
The team finished fifth on the day and lie fifth overall with one match to go.
Craig Swain was just too good in the Thursday open match at Lingmere Fishery.
A mixed 42-2-0 saw him beat Dave Woodworth with 35-14-0 and James Declouet on 20-14-0.
Top rod in the fishery’s Saturday match was Alan Dewhurst with 13-4-0, bettering Bob Evans with 13-0-0 and Mike Lomax on 11-8-0.
David Melhado struck lucky at the Meadow Fishery, catching a 4-3-0 rainbow to a buzzer.
At the Four Oaks Fishery, Jimmy Cartwright of Ellesmere Port included a 10-0-0 common carp in his catch of the day. It was taken from Pete’s pool to a boilie.