River up about 10" with colour.
1st Graham Finch 2.0.8 (eel,roach,chub)-stick float and maggot
2nd Steve Bayliss 1.6.8 (roach,chub,dace,perch)-feeder and maggot
3rd Dave Attwater 1.3.8
!st Dave Evason 1-6-0 (1chub ,2dace)
2nd Dave Harris 0-3-0 (1 roach)
8 fished,6 dry nets.
Farm 3 and 4
1st Andrew Whieldon 9.7.0
2nd Mal Hallows 5.13.0
3rd Andrew Porter 2.10.0
28.6 15 Stratford A.A. V Shipston A.C. Manor Farm 3 and 4
1st Pete Wedgeberrow 11.2.8 (Shipston) mainly chub
2nd Dave Smith 7.13.0 (Shipston) mainly bream
3rd Jim Wiltshire 6.13.0 (Shipston) some bream
4th Andrew Porter 5.12.0 (Stratford)
Top 10 weights:Shipston 49.15.0,Stratford 34.7.0.
Ist Andrew Porter 3.10 .4 (chub,perch,dace)
2nd Dave Evason 3.3.8 (mainly perch)
3rd Dave Attwater 2.4.0.
12.7.15 Scramble at Manor Farm (weir
to pump house)
1st Andy Porter 6-4-8
2nd Doug Porter 5-2-12
3rd Dave Badham 4-3-12
19.7.15 Checkley Memorial Match,Hampton Lucy Brook
1st Doug Porter 7-8-0 perch(one about2lb),small barbel,chub,bleak,dace.
2nd Andy Porter 6-14-4 perch,dace,gudgeon,chub,small barbel.
3rd Dave Evason 6-14-0 perch,dace,chub,roach,gudgeon.
1st D.Harris 4.9.8
2nd .S.Baylis 4.4.8
3rd P.Kilbride 3.15.0
9.8.15 OPEN MATCH NETS £1100 FOR
AIR AMBULANCE CHARITY.
A charity open match organised by Stratford on Avon Angling association
and Shipston Angling Club has raised in excess of £1100 for the
Warwickshire and Northampton Air Ambulance.
The Sell out match, was held on Sunday 9th August and fished on S O A
and Bell AC (Studley) waters, on the river Avon near Luddington.
The Avon was low and clear but still managed to throw up some good
Top rod was Tony Avery who weighed in 25-1-12 of mainly chub with a
couple of barbel. Tony wagglerfished maggot on peg 19 near to Weston
Bend, and received £268 for his
efforts. Runner up
was S Reidy who wished peg 60 on the Bell ac. water to weigh in an
excellent 12-9-8 of roach caught on hemp and pole to claim his £201
There was a close battle for 3rd place with Nick Cowling weighing in a
mixed bag of 9-14-4 from peg 7, to edge out Spig on Peg 4 who weighed in
1oz less to record 9-13-4, they picked up £135 and £66 respectively.
The prize presentation and raffle took place at The Avenue Social Club.
Mal Hallows, Chairman of Stratford AA said "Stratford and Shipston
Angling club would like to thank all of the anglers that took part, the
sponsors who generously supplied prizes and everyone who contributed to
what has been very successful day, which raised so much money for a very
1st Graham Finch 6.11.0 (3bream 2perch) worm,feeder
2nd Andy Porter 5.14 8 (mixed bag) maggot, pole
3rd Dave Neeld 2.6.4
Hampton Lucy Brook
1st Andy Porter 7.14.0 (mainly dace,stick float and maggot).
2nd Dave Lawley 4.1.0
3rd Graham Finch 3.14.0
Stratford Winter League
1st round 4.10.15
1st G.Finch 8.5.0 (Stratford Red)
2nd A.Porter 6.13.0 (Porters)
3rd A.Whieldon (Shipston) and C.Hallows (Stratford Red)
Team points: Porters 22,,Stratford Blue 18,Avon 13,Nobits 16,Stratford
Red 20,Shipston 15.
2nd round 18.10.15
1st A.Porter 10.6.0 (Porters)
2nd D.Evason 6.5.8 (Blue),
3rd A.Green(Avon) 6.0.0
Team points: Porters 43,Blue 39,Avon 32,Nobits 41,Red 34,Shipston 28.
3rd Round 1.11.15
1st G.Finch 6.3.4 (Red)
2nd D.Neeld 6.1.8(Red)
3rd D.Evason (Blue)5.6.12
Teams: Porters57,Blue 61,Avon 47,Nobits 56,Red 58,Shipston 48.
4th and final round 15.11.15
1st P.Wedgeberrow (Porters)17.4.8
2nd A.Scruby (Avon)16.7.8
3rd A.Green 7.5.12(Avon)
Final points: Porters 78,Blue 74,Avon
73,Nobits 73,Red 73,Shipston 69.
Individual Champion: P.Kilbride 26 points
13.12.15 Christmas match at Wimpstone
17 fished.Weights were affected by a rising river but an outstanding
result on the day by Mal Hallows.
1st Mal Hallows 11.10.8
2nd Chris Hallows 2.6.0
3rd Dave Badham 1.6.0
4th Paul Lambert 1.0.4
Every one received a prize.
1st Andy Porter 8.1.0
2nd Dave Harris 4.7.8
3rd Dave Lawley 4.5.8
17.7.16 Stratford A.A. And Shipston
A.C. Charity Match at Manor Farm,Luddington
1st Steve Baylis 14.6.0 (including perch of 2.9.0)
2nd Mal Hallows 14.3.0
3rd Ollie Arnold 12.2.0
4th Jason Cooke 10.4.8
5th Dave Smith 8.14.8
6th Darren Cox 7.4.0
55 anglers fished and a total of £650 was raised for Air Ambulance and
Help for Heroes.
Thanks to all who helped with the event and to all those who donated
Stratford Winter League
Round 1 (2.10.16)
1st Malcolm Allison 17.6.8(chub on sweetcorn)
2nd Ali Scruby's 14.15.8
3rd Graham Finch 12.8.4
4th Dave Atwater 5.6.0
Team position:Shipston 21pts,Stratford Red 19pts,Stratford Blue
18pts,Nomads 12pts,Piscatorials 11
Stratford Winter League Round 2 (16.10.16)
1st Andy Simpson 26.9.0(mainly chub on caster)
2nd Chris Hallows 21.5.12(mixed catch)
3rd Malcolm Allison 12.8.0
Team position:Shipston 40pts,Stratford Red 35,Stratford Blue 33,
Piscatorials 26pts,Nomads 23
Allan Ashfield Memorial Match 23.10.16 (Seven Meadows and Stannells)
1st Paul Lambert 5.6.8
2nd Dave Harris 5.3.0
3rd Chris Hallows 4.11.0
4th Derek Biggs 4.10.0
18 fished and £56 raised for the Poppy Appeal.
Stratford Winter League 3rd round 30.10.16 River Stour, Wimpstone
1st Pete Wedgeberrow 25.0.0 (mixed catch including perch of 2.0.0,on
pole using corn and worm.)
2nd Andy Porter 24.7.8
3rd Graham Wheeler 17.8.8
4th Dave Lawley 12.13.4
Team positions:Shipston61 points, Stratford Blue 49,Stratford Red
49,Piscatorials 43,Nomads 35
Stratford Winter League Final Round 13.11.16 River Stour, Wimpstone,
1st Alistair Scruby's 15.6.8
2nd Dave Lawley 11.13.8
3rd Malcolm Allison 10.7.6
Final team result:1st Shipston 79points, 2nd Stratford Red 68, 3rd
Stratford Blue 67, 4th Piscatorials 57,
5th Nomads 38.
Individual Champion: Pete Wedgeberrow
Christmas match result 11.12.16
Transferred from Wimpstone to Stratford Canal at Timothy's Bridge owing
to Stour being unfishable due to previous day's rain.
1st Dave Attwater 4.13.4
2nd Bill Boucker 2.4.12
3rd Derek Biggs 1.11.12
4th Connor Steward 1.11.4
19 fished and all received prizes.
Many thanks to Scruby's Angling Centre for donating tackle prizes and to
Stratford on Avon Fishing and Outdoors for tackle voucher prizes.
An open contest was organised by
Stratford-upon-Avon A.A. and Shipston- on-Stour A.C. at Seven Meadows
and Manor Farm on 2.7.17 in aid of Air Ambulance.
Fifty-one anglers fished with the
1st Jim Wiltshire (Shipston) 12.14.0 from peg 19 at Seven Meadows. A
mainly chub catch on waggler with bronze maggot.
2nd Derek Biggs (Stratford) 11-12-0 from peg 31 at Manor Farm. Roach and
perch on stick and waggler and 6 bream and eels on feeder with red
3rd Tom Lane 11.9.8 from peg 6 at Seven Meadows with a small chub and
roach catch on stick and waggler with casters.
£814 was raised for Air Ambulance from entry fees and donations and a
raffle on the day.
Many thanks to the following for donating prizes for the raffle:
Bait- Tech, Evesham Discount Tackle, Fishing Republic, Garbolino, Hatton
Diner, Masterline, Oak Shooting Club, Salmon Tail Inn, Shakespeare,
Scruby's Angling Centre, Stratford-on -Avon Fishing and Outdoors,
Winter League, River Stour, Wimpstone Round 1
1st Derek Biggs ( Stratford Blue) 18.2.0 (chub on feeder and maggot)
2nd Graham Finch (Shipston) 14.0.0 (chub on caster and pole)
3rd Dave Belcher 9.10.4 (Arden).
Team winners on the day: Arden 19 points
15.10.17 Stratford Winter League, River
Stour, Wimpstone Round 2
Some excellent weights were recorded
1st Jason Parnell (Arden) 35.14.0 which (chub, perch, roach on
2nd Jason Paris (Arden) 21.2.0 (chub on pole-fished worm and maggot)
3rd Rob Oakey (Shipston) 21.0.8 (chub,roach and dace on caster)
Team winners on the day: Arden 19 points
League leaders Arden 38 points after the first two rounds
29.10.17 Stratford Winter League, River
Stour, Wimpstone Round 3
1st Pete Wedgeberrow (Avon Boys) 26.1.0 (chub and a large perch caught
on pole-fished caster and corn)
2nd Graham Finch (Shipston) 13.6.0 (chub on pole-fished maggot)
3rd Mark Parsons (Avon Boys) 9.12.0 (chub on pole-fished worm and
Team winners on the day: Avon Boys 22 points
League Leaders Avon Boys 54 points
5.11.17 Stratford Winter League, River
Stour, Wimpstone Final Round
1st Rob Oakey (Shipston) 12.3.0 (chub,roach,dace on pole-fished hemp and
2nd Chris Hallows (Stratford Red) 5-0-0 (chub and dace on waggler and
3rd Dave Belcher (Arden) 4-12-0.
Team winners on the day: Stratford Red with 22 points.
Final league positions:
1st Stratford Red 69 points 2nd Shipston and Avon Boys 67
4th Arden 65 points 5th Stratford Blue 49 points
Individual champion was Rob Oakey and runners-up were Jason Paris and
Christmas Match result 17.12.17
A very cold River Stour at Wimpstone.
Ist Gordon Yates with 5.2.0
2nd Paul Lambert with 3.0.0
3rd Byron Yates with 2.15.8 (very close)
Sixteen members fished and all received prizes