KEVIN Carr picked up the £110 prize for winning the Flint AA Winter League series, despite coming third in their final fixture on the paper mill pool.
The Chester angler had roach and skimmers weighing 6-4-0 on the day, but it was enough to hand him the overall league win and a tidy cash prize.
Janet Williams was the best of just two weighers in the Grosvenor Estate AC pike match on Eaton Hall serpentine. Her brace of fish weighing 7-2-0 fell to a deadbait followed by Danny Mort with a 4-2-0 fish.
There was a surprising result in the Crewe and District Winter League as Willaston Reds ended joint winners on the Shropshire Union Canal at Wardle.
The strugglers moved up several league places as a result, but still remain in the bottom half of the table. Their top weighers of the day were Keith Wilson with bits for 1-11-0 and Trevor Jackson on 1-8-10.
Willaston Blacks, who have fared better than their red counterparts this season, slipped to a bottom half placing but still cling to sixth in the league. Blacks' top rod was Gordon Griffith with 1-0-7.
Chester Tackle Locker had another dour day finishing well down the order. Their best performer was Wayne Jevons, who won his section with 1-9-0.
Gary Bough outshone his rivals in the Thursday open match at Lingmere Fishery, taking 105-0-0 of carp and barbel to see off Paul Johnson's carp and chub mix of 33-6-0 and Bob Evans' 25-14-0 catch.
Richard Nelson won Lingmere's Saturday match, taking a carp-based 27-4-0 with Dave Randles Snr second with 21-8-0 and John Armour third on 20-0-0.
Julie Patton took the honours in the Wednesday open match at Tarvin Sands Fishery. With bream weighing 13-0-0, she outshone Ellick Peters with the same for 11-4-0 and Rolf Purviss with 6-0-0.
The fishery's Saturday match went to Gareth Hartley whose bream and carp catch weighed 44-4-0. Next best was Kenny Evans with 24-12-0 and Andy Hartley was third with 22-14-0.
Matt Carroll was the high flier in Airbus Broughton AC's match on the Weston Pools Fishery at Oswestry. His haul of carp weighing 31-13-0 was too good for Steve Norman with 26-6-0 and Adam Jones with 26-0-0.
Fisheries reports Cheshire: John Coulson of Great Sutton had a great catch including an 8-0-0 trout to an orange blob at Tattenhall's Cheshire fishery.
Grove: David Mills, of Neston, lured a 17-1-0 mirror carp to sweetcorn.
Gweryd: Little Sutton angler Paul Wynn's catch in Llanarmon included a 16-10-0 common carp taken to a tiger nut boilie.