ANGLING: Gilbert strikes at Viaduct

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6:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE Thursday Open match at Viaduct Fishery again produced the goods with some cracking carp catches.

ANGLING: Starlets shine in semi final

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5:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

THE Angling Trust Southern Semi-final on the Kennet & Avon Canal at Marlborough saw Kamasan Starlets take team honours with 66 points followed by Daiwa Dorking with 63 and Daiwa Gordon League (59), writes COLIN SCULL.

ANGLING: Liddell the winner at Pockeridge

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2:00pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

FISH proved hard to tempt in the Chippenham match fished at Pockeridge on Sunday, writes COLIN SCULL.

ANGLING: Rowles takes Ashton honours

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12:00pm Thursday 20th March 2014

SUNDAY’S Wilts Angling Open match at Rood Ashton was won by Kevin Rowles from Devizes with 137 lb of carp.

ANGLING: Bob claims Barton Farm prize

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11:00am Tuesday 11th March 2014

THE Bristol Avon hosted its first match at Barton Farm on Sunday since the floods and produced superb sport in the Wilts Angling Open match.

ANGLING: Escott lifts Pensioners prize

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5:00pm Thursday 27th February 2014

THE Trowbridge Pensioners match fished at the Cheverell Complex was won by Jim Escott, from Melksham, with 26 lb of carp, roach and perch.

ANGLING: Mark in contention in Winter League standings

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4:46pm Wednesday 19th February 2014

MARK Poppleton, from Trowbridge, is going well in the Landsend Winter League and is holding second place after taking runner up spot in last week’s match, writes COLIN SCULL.

ANGLING: Lucas edges tight match at the Manor

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4:20pm Thursday 13th February 2014

JUST one fish separated the top five anglers in Sunday’s Wilts Angling Open match at Todber Manor, writes COLIN SCULL.

ANGLING: Richards strikes at Ivy House

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12:00pm Thursday 6th February 2014

THE Wednesday Open match at Ivy House Fishery, under new management having been purchased by Andy Lloyd, attracted a fair entry and weights were reasonable with carp making up the weights.

ANGLING: Butcher strikes again

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5:00pm Thursday 30th January 2014

FOR the second week in a row Jim Butcher from Bradford carried off top prize in the Viaduct Fishery Open match where catches were well below their best, writes COLIN SCULL.

ANGLING: Airsprung earn club honours

5:00pm Thursday 23rd January 2014

THERE was the closest of finishes in the inter-club match between Airsprung and Tisbury on Sunday on the Moulton Drive stretch of the Kennet & Avon Canal, writes COLIN SCULL.

ANGLING: Etheridge proves the King of the Pool

6:00pm Thursday 16th January 2014

GARY Etheridge, from Devizes, took top spot in the Wilts Angling Open match at Leech Pool on Sunday, writes COLIN SCULL.

ANGLING: Etheridge earns Open honours

12:00pm Thursday 16th January 2014

GARY Etheridge, from Devizes, took top spot in the Wilts Angling Open match at Leech Pool on Sunday.

ANGLING: Whitmarsh earns Airsprung honours

11:00am Thursday 2nd January 2014

THE Airsprung match fished on the Kennet & Avon Canal at Avoncliffe produced excellent weights despite rain and windy conditions.

ANGLING: Barrett is top dog at Wilts Pairs

1:00pm Thursday 26th December 2013

SUNDAY’S Wilts Angling Open Pairs on the Kings Arms stretch of the Kennet & Avon Canal was won by Martin Barrett, from Bradford, with 10 lb 4 oz of skimmers, writes COLIN SCULL.

ANGLING: A golden day for Saunders

5:00pm Thursday 12th December 2013

SUNDAY’S Trowbridge Xmas match on the Bristol Avon at Staverton was won by Melksham’s Steve Saunders, who drew the golden peg and took full advantage to win £250 with 17 lb 1 oz of chub, writes COLIN SCULL.

ANGLING: Brimble bags Open crown

4:00pm Thursday 5th December 2013

SUNDAY’S Wilts Angling Open match at Shepton Montacute went to Richard Brimble, from Westbury, with 64 lb 8 oz of carp, writes COLIN SCULL.

ANGLING: He’s Gunning for glory as Mick reels in top prize at Sunday’s Wilts Open

1:47pm Thursday 28th November 2013

MICK Gunning, from Trowbridge, took top honours at Sunday’s Wilts Open match at Eden Vale with 47lb 6oz of carp, writes COLIN SCULL.

ANGLING: A League of their own

5:00pm Thursday 21st November 2013

COMPETITORS had mixed fortunes in the Upper Thames Winter League match on the Bristol Avon at Chippenham and Melksham.

ANGLING: Thatchers claim team prize

5:00pm Thursday 14th November 2013

IT IS everything to play for after last week’s South West Winter League match fished on the Bristol Avon at Newbridge.

ANGLING: Dean claims Wilts prize

5:00pm Thursday 7th November 2013

MAINLY small fish were up for grabs at Sunday’s Wilts Angling Open match fished on the Kennet & Avon Canal at Horton.

ANGLING: Gunning for glory

2:00pm Thursday 24th October 2013

THE West Tackle match fished at Viaduct Fishery last Sunday went to Steve Ince, from Trowbridge, with 260 lb 11 oz of carp. Paul Westlake, of West Tackle, was runner up spot with 149 lb 1 oz of carp.

ANGLING: Sunday is Jay’s day as Patrick carries off top prize from Sunday’s match at Barton Farm

5:00pm Thursday 17th October 2013

FISH proved hard to tempt on a wet and windy day for Sunday’s Airsprung match on the Bristol Avon at Barton Farm.

ANGLING: Jay victory can't spark Airsprung triumph

5:00pm Thursday 3rd October 2013

SUNDAY’S inter club event between Airsprung and combined RBL & Post Office on the Bristol Avon at Barton Farm saw RBL/Post Office take team honours with 44 lb 10 oz to Airsprung’s 30 lb 9 oz.

ANGLING: Jim to the fore down at Farm

11:30am Thursday 26th September 2013

SUNDAY’S Lavington match on the Bristol Avon at Barton Farm was won by Melksham veteran Jim Escott with 15lb 8oz of roach and chub.

ANGLING: Poppleton reels in Viaduct prize

5:00pm Thursday 19th September 2013

THE West Tackle Open match at Viaduct Fishery went to Mark Poppleton, from Trowbridge, with 188 lb of carp, ahead of Steve Ince, from Trowbridge, with 137 lb 13 oz of carp.

ANGLING: Bradford’s Butcher hooks the Wilts Open prize

4:00pm Thursday 12th September 2013

JIM Butcher carried off top prize at Sunday’s Wilts Angling Open match on the Kennet & Avon Canal at Foxhangers.

ANGLING: Abbott takes midweek triumph

6:00pm Thursday 8th August 2013

VIC Abbott, from Bradford, carried off top prize in the Trowbridge Wednesday Open on the Bristol Avon at Staverton with 12 lb 2 oz of roach and small chub.

ANGLING: Poppleton makes his mark

5:00pm Thursday 1st August 2013

MARK Poppleton, from Trowbridge, carried off top prize in the Sunday Open match at Viaduct Fishery, reeling in 201 lb 9 oz of carp, writes COLIN SCULL.

ANGLING: Etheridge clinches series win

5:00pm Thursday 25th July 2013

The final match in the Chippenham Monday evening series was won by Alex Hyde with 7 lb 2 oz of chub and roach.

ANGLING: Whitmarsh on a hot streak to take Memorial match win

6:30pm Thursday 18th July 2013

HOT conditions didn’t prevent good catches at Sunday’s Airsprung Richard Stainer Memorial Open match on the Bristol Avon at Barton Farm, writes COLIN SCULL.

ANGLING: Richard reels in the prize

5:00pm Thursday 11th July 2013

RICHARD Whitmarsh from Frome topped the standings at the Airsprung evening match on the River Frome at Stowford with 5 lb 7 oz of roach and perch.

ANGLING: Knotman claims Hazeland prize

4:00pm Thursday 4th July 2013

SIMON Knotman took top spot in the Calne match at Hazeland with 1 lb 4 oz of chub, Simon Fear, of Calne, close behind with 1 lb 3 oz of roach and dace.

ANGLING: Ryan mighty at Avon match

6:02pm Wednesday 26th June 2013

THE Avon Tuesday Evening match on the Bristol Avon at Portman Road was won by Melksham’s Bob Ryan with 5 lb 7 oz of roach and perch.

ANGLING: White at the double

4:00pm Thursday 20th June 2013

CHIPPENHAM’S Stuart White took the Wilts Angling Open evening match prize at Leech Pool with 56 lb of carp.

ANGLING: Poppleton at the double

5:00pm Thursday 13th June 2013

TROWBRIDGE’S Mark Poppleton took 69 lb 12 oz of carp to win the Thursday Wilts Angling evening match at Rood Ashton, writes COLIN SCULL.

ANGLING: White on top at Viaduct

5:00pm Thursday 6th June 2013

CHIPPENHAM’S Stuart White chalked up another fine win at the Wilts Angling Open match at Viaduct Fishery, reeling in 185 lb of carp, writes COLIN SCULL.

ANGLING: White holds off his rival for Open triumph

5:00pm Thursday 30th May 2013

THERE was the closest of finishes in the Wilts Angling Open match at Rood Ashton last Thursday evening as Stuart White, from Chippenham, carried off top prize with 90 lb 14 oz of carp.

ANGLING: Tony lands Ashton honours

8:00am Friday 24th May 2013

TONY Gilbert claimed victory at the Wilts Angling Evening Open match at Rood Ashton last Thursday.

ANGLING: Gilbert reels in huge bag

1:30pm Thursday 16th May 2013

TONY Gilbert, from Melksham, turned in another sparkling performance in the Wilts Open match at Viaduct Fishery, with 307lb of carp, writes COLIN SCULL.

ANGLING: Willetts’ haul leaves his rivals in the shade

12:00pm Thursday 9th May 2013

COMPETITORS found fish hard to tempt in the Wilts Angling Open match fished at Barley Wood on Sunday, writes COLIN SCULL.

ANGLING: Halliday's ahead at House

3:56pm Wednesday 24th April 2013

FISH were hard to tempt in the Ivy House Open match on Tuesday with weights well below their best.

ANGLING: Matthews on form in Wilts Open

5:00pm Thursday 11th April 2013

TROWBRIDGE’S Geoff Matthews clinched victory at a difficult Wilts Angling Bank Holiday Open match fished at Viaduct Fishery.

ANGLING: Baker claims Airsprung prize

6:00pm Thursday 21st March 2013

THE Airsprung Open match fished on Sunday on the Beehive stretch of the Kennet & Avon Canal saw Dave Baker, from Trowbridge, win with 8 lb 2 oz of roach and skimmer.

ANGLING: Robinson claims House honours

4:00pm Thursday 14th March 2013

THERE was a close finish to the Ivy House Saturday Open match as Terry Robinson, of Ivy House, stole top prize with a carp and silvers catch weighing 61 lb 6 oz.

ANGLING: He's the Vic-tor at Barton Farm

6:00pm Thursday 7th March 2013

BREAM fed well at the Wilts Angling Open on the Bristol Avon at Barton Farm on Sunday.

ANGLING: Pratten reels in Melksham prize

5:00pm Thursday 28th February 2013

SUNDAY’S Avon Open on the Bristol Avon at Melksham went to Andy Pratten, of Somerford Keynes, with 25 lb 11 oz of bream, roach and skimmers.

ANGLING: Park match is to Gilbert’s liking

3:40pm Thursday 7th February 2013

COMPETITORS in Sunday’s Wilts Angling Open match on the Kennet & Avon Canal at Seend Park found fish hard to tempt.

ANGLING: Neate leads way at Leech Pool

5:00pm Thursday 24th January 2013

THE Wilts Angling Open match went ahead on Sunday at Leech Pool despite the snow with five anglers weighing in at the end.

ANGLING: Baker lands Melksham honours

5:00pm Thursday 17th January 2013

DAVE Baker, from Trowbridge, won Sunday’s Wilts Angling Open match on the Scotland Road section of the Bristol Avon at Melksham with 33 lb 2 oz of bream and roach.




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