FISHING: JUSTIN Burke set the pace in Sunday's Ellesmere Port British Legion AC match on the Border Fishery, catching 31-0-0 of carp, writes BRIAN ROBERTS.
Andy Fletcher took 29-0-0 of the same while Les Ripley bagged 28-0-0 of carp.
Neston Match Anglers arrived on the Lingmere Fishery on Sunday to find they were double booked, but Tom Hardy still managed a winning mixed catch of 12-11-8.
Ted Evanson had a mixed 6-3-0 while Billy Mason took 5-15-8.
Bob Pitchford reeled in first place in the Peg 1 AC contest on the Offa's Dyke pool. Boosted by a 7-4-0 ghost carp among his crucians, he took 8-5-0.
Rivacre AC were in action on Hampton Springs Fishery's Meadow pool on Saturday with Wayne Moore leading the way, taking all carp to 3-0-0 for a 16-2-0 total, finishing ahead of Billy Gore and Peter Glover.
Geoff Selby took the honours in last Wednesday's Lobol AC match on their Priory pool as his 14-3-0 mixed bag gave him the lead over Danny Boothroyd, with mainly tench for 7-6-0, and Ian Courtney, with 7-5-8 of the same.
The club were in action again on Saturday at the Long Island pool at Hampton Springs Fishery with Kevin Cooke the winner with mainly tench for 31-8-0.
Damian Wilcocks had a mixed 21-11-0 while Geoff Selby had 17-12-0 of tench. On Sunday, Willaston AC fished on the newly-opened Marchamley pool with James Hughes winning the day with an 11-12-0 mix of carp and tench, while Ray Jacks had skimmers for 10-1-0 and Phil Shannon took an 8-13-0 mix.
Paul Knight of Ellesmere Port struck lucky last week on the Cheshire Fishery as he took an 8-1-0 rainbow to a damsel-fly nymph.
Ellesmere Port's Bill Carr made a worthwhile visit to the Dearnford Hall Trout Fishery at Whitchurch last week as he was rewarded with a fine 7-0-0 brownie taken to a mayfly nymph.