ANGLING: LEE Saville had a day to remember when he fished the Thursday open match at Lingmere Fishery.
His mixed bag weighed in at 128lbs 13oz, easily beating his closest rival Paul Dennett who returned 52-14-0 with Phil Ashdown third with 49lbs.
The leader in Saturday's match was Geoff Grantham with a carp-based 58-8-0 from Mike Flanaghan's 43-6-0 and Dave Randles junior with 31-8-0.
John Murdoch took the honours in the Lavister AC match at Milton Green Fishery with a 51-11-0 catch of small carp.
He was well ahead of Steve Bar-wise who has a carp-based 26-14-0, from Martin Wedley's 18-7-0 of carp. Top senior citizen was Cyril Knobbs with 3-11-0.
Geoff Selby was top rod in the Lobol AC Wednesday evening match at priory pool with 12-4-0 of skimmers and roach, beating Steven Dean's 8-11-0 mixture and Linda Cooke's 7-4-0 of carp.
Gary Fowles led the field at the end of the Cheshire Police flyfishers' match at Carsington. He had 9-12-0 of rainbows to beat Dave Allen's 9-4-0 and Ian Hodgson's 8-8-0.
Malpas AS went to woodside pool where Keith Arrowsmith took 11-11-0 of crucians and roach to beat Alan Rogers, who had a 5-15-0 mixture, and Gordon Coomber's 2-13-0. Top junior with 0-4-0 was Laura Jones.
Weights were below par in the St Theresa's AC match at Blundell's Fishery where Andrew Griffiths took 4-10-0 of small fish, clear of Michael Powell's 2-11-0 and David Meaney's 1-14-0.
Victory in the Helsby Sports and Social Club AC match on the BICC factory pools went to Ron York with 10-2-0 of bream and crucians. Terry Archer was second with 9-4-0 and Mal Lightfoot third with a 5lbs common carp.
Tarporley AA fished at Stapleton where Peter Boem weighed in 5.14lbs of roach and rudd to beat Roy Gorton's 4.94lbs and Mick Pinnington's 0.84lbs.
Phil Cross won the Willaston AC match on the SU Canal at Tattenhall thanks to a 3-14-4 catch of roach and gudgeon using pinkies.
The Greyhound, Saughall AC went to the SU Canal at Backford and John Peters found a bream and some small fish for a match-winning 5lbs.
Tarvin Sands Fishery's Tuesday match was won by Steve Jackson with 15-12-0 of tench and bream, the Wednesday match for seniors and disabled anglers went to Dave Roberts with a 26-10-0 mixture, Wendy Locker took top spot in the Thursday match with a bream-based 15lbs and John Statham was the leader in the Saturday match with 84-14-0 of carp and bream.
Jim McBain, of Heswall, a member of Wirral Gamefishers, landed a 6-4-0 rainbow trout from the club's private lake near Denbigh using an epoxy buzzer.
The Castrol SAC match at Hoyle Bank in the Mersey estuary was won by Glyn Fellows with a 6lbs bullhuss.
Manley AS fished at Mouldsworth Lake, where John Bristow won with 11-12-0 of silver fish.
Gary Bough took top spot in the Hampton Springs Sunday match with a carp-based 13-4-0, while Gary Chambers won the Burton Mere Fishery Wednesday open with a carp-based 45-12-0.
Matt Hartley was the only weigher in the Airbus, Broughton AC flyfishers team taking part in the Rolls-Royce Challenge at Chew Valley, landing a 1-12-0 rainbow.