STEVE Openshaw made it back-to-back wins in the week’s open matches on the Lingmere Fishery.
A carp-based 86-3-0 took the Thursday match, when only Peter Price was close on 82-9-0. Steve then took a carp and bream mix for 43-2-0, enough to beat Dave Woodworth on 40-6-0.
The Cheshire Police team put in a sparkling performance in last week’s Midlands Police pairs match from boats on the Draycote Reservoir. Peter Hindle and Anton Diredon came third out of 28, with their 16-fish limit of mainly rainbows hitting 28-14-0 taken to buzzers or hoppers. Their next best were Ian Hodson and Gary Fowles with four for 6-12-0.
Cyril Knobbs set the pace in the Saltney Social AC match on willow pool at the Hampton Springs Fishery, netting carp and bream for 33-8-0 ahead of Andy Williams on 29-0-0 of carp.
Malpas AC were again on club waters, where David Jones took a carp-based 29-9-0, better than Alan Jones on 28-12-0.
John Mort gave a lesson at the Grosvenor Estate AC on Easton Estate stock ponds, with carp to 24-9-0, beating Ron Evans on 13-12-0.
Caldy AS met on a club pond and Geoff Day won with a mixed 5-7-0, ahead of Paul Russell with 4-6-0.
Chester and District Hospitals SAC fished from Hafaled out of Pwllheli. Wreck fishing brought John Mort a 12-0-0 pollock. Brian Farley and Tony Furlong followed with numerous pollock to 10-0-0.
The Moorcroft Shield went to Steve Antrobus and John Chamberlain for the pairs match of the Mickle Trafford AC on the Penycae reservoir. Their joint catch was a single 5-5-0 rainbow taken to an orange and white lure. Runners up were Kevin Quayle and Bob Vickers with three rainbows to 4-8-0.
There was only one weigher at the Tarporley AS pike match on Peckforton Mere. Roy Garton’s two pike came to 12-3-0 to dead bait.
Steve Barwise won the Lavister AC on the Spring Lea Fishery with carp to 55-7-0.
Club secretary David Meaney led members in the St Theresa’s AC on the lake of tranquility at the Leeswood fishery with carp to 46-11-0.
The Lake and Pikel AS returned to the Border Fishery and John Tyreman won again with 39-0-0 clear of Sam Griffiths’ 31-3-0.
The Saturday match on Tarvin Sands Fishery went to Ray Dickinson’s mixed 45-8-0, and Shaun Sandham’s impressive 111-0-0 won the Tuesday Rovers AC match on long island pool, Hampton Sprigs Fishery.
Andy Smith led the Cheshire Police AC, also on Hampton Springs, with a 65-0-0 carp haul. Martin Wedley won the Sunday evening match there with carp to 107-7-0, beating Graham Lewis on 66-2-0.
Phil Roberts topped the Royal Mail AC on the Lingmere Fishery with a carp-based 39-10-0.
In Cheshire, John Woodrow of Blacon bagged 135-0-0 of carp to pellet, and in Grove Brendan Roberts netted 22 carp between 5-0-0 and 25-0-0.