CHESHIRE Police Flyfishers can look forward to fishing on Rutland Water in the National Police Championship after winning the North West area qualifier on Lake Brenig.
Winner Dave Allen took eight rainbows to weigh 12-0-0 supported by Chris Webster (9-2-0) and Ian Hodson (8-8-0)
Hadyn Messham topped last Wednesday's match at the Tarvin Sands Fishery, taking quality carp, tench and bream to weigh 37-12-0, followed by Vinnie Smith (35-10-0) and Phil Ibrill (22-0-0).
Steve Beaumont came top in the venue's Saturday match with a carp-based 95-10-0, beating Chris Diamond (78-5-0) and Colin Day (63-6-0).
Geoff McQuire won the Helsby Sports and Social Club AC match on the BICC pools with chub and bream to weigh 13-15-0.
Ron Evans triumphed in the Grosvenor Estate AC match held at the Serpentine at Eaton Hall. With tench to 5-11-0, his 31-1-0 easily beat Brian Summerville (22-11-0) followed by Janet Williams (7-14-0).
Chester Tackle Locker team members were to the fore in the weekend's open matches on the Hampton Springs Fishery.
Dave Griffiths led the way with 32-0-0 of carp and barbel and was followed by Paul Rose with 28-10-0. Top rod on Sunday evening was Andy Spencer with 74-14-0 of carp and barbel.
Ron White claimed victory in the Cheshire Police AC match on Meadowview Fishery. He took a net of carp and roach to weigh 46-8-0, enough to beat Mark Greasley (43-12-0) and Alan Roberts (41-8-0).
Kevin O'Hanlon was untouchable in Wednesday evening's Lobol AC match on their Priory pool. He took a roach and skimmers mix to weigh 10-4-0.
Top rod of the day in the Mickle Trafford AC match on the Dearnford Hall Fishery was Alan Bell. With a brace of rainbows weighing 4-0-0 he narrowly beat Alan Edwards (3-14-0) and George Mitchell (3-11-0).
The Royal Mail fished their match on Tranquility Water at Leeswood, where their winner was Ian Carvelle with a carp-based 23-12-0.
No-one could catch John Tyreman when Rake and Pikel AC fished on meadow pool at the Hampton Springs Fishery. Finishing with carp to weigh 31-10-0, he saw off Gary White (27-2-0) and Jeff Edge (25-6-0).
Weights had to be earned when the Egerton Arms AC match was fished on the Dee at Holt. To win the day, Paul Spencer took chub and dace to weigh 1-8-0.
Tarporley AA went under in the first leg of their friendly challenge match against the Wyche AC, fished on Whitewater Fishery. Wyche put together a total of 113-5-0 to Tarporley's 26-4-8. Their top rods were Roger Davenport with crucians weighing 5-3-0, Darren Davenport (4-8-0) and Neil Boaz (3-15-0). Andrew Roberts won Malpas AC's match on Mannings pool, his 3-0-0 of roach and tench enough to beat Alan Jones (2-12-0) and Bert Roberts on (2-0-0).