11.1.15 Stannells
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

8.2.15 Preston-on-Stour
!st Dave Evason 1-6-0 (1chub ,2dace)
2nd Dave Harris 0-3-0 (1 roach)
8 fished,6 dry nets.
Cold morning

21.6.15 Manor 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.

6.7.15 Stannells
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.

2.8.15  Stannells
1st D.Harris 4.9.8
2nd .S.Baylis 4.4.8
3rd P.Kilbride 3.15.0


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 weights.
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 second prize.
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 worthwhile cause"

30.8.15 Luddington
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

13.9.15 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.

20.12.15 Wimpstone
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 prizes.

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.

2.7.17 An open contest was organised by Stratford-upon-Avon A.A. and Shipston- on-Stour A.C. at Seven Meadows and Manor Farm in aid of Air Ambulance.

Fifty-one anglers fished with the following result:
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 maggot.
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 Electrical, Mal's
Diner, Masterline, Oak Shooting Club, Salmon Tail Inn, Shakespeare, Scruby's Angling Centre, Stratford-on -Avon Fishing and Outdoors, Windmill Inn

1.10.17 Stratford 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 pole-fished worm)
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 caster)
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 caster)
2nd Chris Hallows (Stratford Red) 5-0-0 (chub and dace on waggler and maggot)
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 points
4th Arden 65 points    5th Stratford Blue 49 points
Individual champion was Rob Oakey and runners-up were Jason Paris and Mark Parsons

Christmas Match result 17.12.17 A very cold River Stour at Wimpstone.
1st 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


Stratford-on-Avon A.A. Prize Draw Result:

1st prize: Mr.T.Preston (100.)
2nd prize: M.Hallows (50.)
3rd Prize: Mr.M.Watson (voucher for 30 for the Windmill Inn,S-on-A.)
4th Prize: Mrs.R.Jarvis (25.)
Thanks to all who supported the raffle which raised 676 for club funds






17.6.18 The first contest of the season at Hampton Lucy Brook.
Taking the honours was new member Graham Elwell with a mainly chub catch taken on maggot and swimfeeder.
2nd was Dave Lawley with two nice chub and smaller fish for 8-14-8 taken on maggot and stick float.
3rd was Dave Evason with a mixed catch for 5.14.0.

1.7.18 Stannells
1st Pete Kilbride (6.4.12).Roach taken on hemp and tares
2nd Graham Elwell (4.8.12).Roach and perch
3rd Andy Porter (4.8.8).Roach and perch

8.7.18 An open contest was organised by Stratford-upon-Avon A.A. and Shipston- on-Stour A.C. at Seven Meadows and Manor Farm in aid of Air Ambulance.

55 anglers fished under very hot and bright conditions and weights,considering the conditions, were very good.
1st  Craig Hibbs (Sensas Droitwich ) with a chub catch taken on waggler ,with caster and maggot ,which weighed 18.4.0.
2nd Jim Brockie(Sensas Smithies) who weighed 17.0.0 which consisted of about 4.0.0 of perch and 13.0.0 of hempseed roach.
3rd was Jim Burton ( Matchbox) with over 20 chub on waggler and caster for 16.0.0.
Section winners were:Rob Sreeves (13.11.0),Tony Avery (8.6.0.),Steve Aston (13.0.0),Tim Biddle(13.0.0),Steve Hemmings (9.10.0),James Robbins (9.12.0.)
Over 800 was raised for Air Ambulance.
Thanks to all who supported the event.
Dave Evason (Sec,Stratford A.A.)

15.7.18 /Manor Farm
1st Paul Lambert 6.10.0 (bream,perch,eels)
2nd James Yates 6.5.0 (bream,perch,eels)
3rd Andy Porter 6.2.0 (chub)

29.7.18 Sheldon Memorial contest at Seven Meadows
1st James Yates ( a junior member ) with 6.8.0 of chub caught on legered luncheon meat.
2nd Tony Neeld with 5.15.0 of bream caught on swimfeeder and maggot and
3rd Paul Lambert with a mainly perch catch of 5.1.0

12.8.18 Kinsey Memorial contest at Hampton Lucy Brook
1st D.Lawley 6.4.0 (mixed catch, stick float and maggot)
2nd D.Belcher 4.14.0 (mixed catch, pole and maggot)
3rd D.Attwater 4.12.0 (mixed catch, stick float and maggot)

26.8.18 Jones Memorial contest at Luddington
1st Graham Finch 6.0.0 Bream (inc bream of 5.0.0,1) and chub on sweetcorn
2nd Byron Yates 4.6.0 (roach, perch, small bream) on maggot and feeder
3rd Dave Belcher 3.7.0 (roach and perch) on maggot and stick float

9.9.18 K.Smith Memorial Contest at Hampton Lucy Brook
1st Andy Porter 5.7.12 (dace,roach,perch ,gudgeon) stick float and maggot
2nd Dave Evason 5.4.12 (perch and gudgeon) float - legering with maggot
3rd Dave Atwater 5.1.0 (perch,roach,dace) stick float and maggot

23.9.18 W.Ashfield Memorial contest at Preston-on-Stour
1st Paul Lambert 3.6.0 (including perch of about 1.8.0)
2nd Andy Porter 2.14.0
3rd Dave Lawley 2.9.0 (including a small bream)
Catches made up mainly of small roach on pole and maggot

30.9.18 Luddington
1st Graham Finch 6.15.0 (bream of 5.4.12 on worm and 2 perch and 2 chub on sweetcorn)
2 equal Dave Attwater and Dave Lawley 6.11.0 (perch and roach on stick float and maggot)

7.10.18 Stratford Winter League Round 1  R.Stour, Wimpstone
1st Dave Belcher (12.12.0)
2nd Pete Wedgeberrow (11.3.0)
3rd Steve Aston (7.8.0)

Section winners:
'A'  Steve Aston (7.8.0)   'B'  Jason Parnell (6.3.0)
'C'  Rob Taylor (4.15.8)   'D'  Pete Wedgeberrow (11.3.0)

Team points:
Shipston24, Smithy's 23, Stratford Red 19, Stratford Blue15,
Nobbits 14, Quinton Boys 14

21.10.18 Stratford Winter League Round 2  R.Stour, Wimpstone
1st Jon Walkden (11.8.0)
2nd Rob Oakey (7.1.0)
3rd Jason Parnell (5.13.0)

Section Winners:
'A'  Rob Oakey (7.1.0)   'B'  Steve Aston (3.0.0)
'C'  Jason Parnell (5.13.0)   'D'  James Yates (2.1.0)

Team points:
Quinton Boys 20, Smithy's 19, Stratford Red 19, Shipston 17,
Stratford Blue 16, Nobbits 16

28.10.18 Allan Ashfield Memorial Contest at Stannells
1st Rob Ashfield 6.2.12 (roach and perch on stick float and maggot)
2nd Dave Lawley 5.1.0 (chub,roach and perch on waggler and maggot)
3rd Derek Biggs 4.5.8 (chub,roach,perch on stick and waggler with maggot)

4.11.18 Stratford Winter League Round 3 R.Stour, Wimpstone
1st Richard Rouse (Shipston) 18.14.0 (12 chub on pole-fished maggot)
2nd Mark Parsons (Smithys) 6.13.8 (Chub on pole-fished maggot)
3rd Rob Oakey (Nobbits) 6.2.0 (Worm on pole)

Section winners:
'A' Mark Parsons (6.13.8) 'B' Rob Oakey (6.2.0)
'C' Mal Hallows (3.15.8) 'D' Andy Bruce (5.7.0)

Team points:
Shipston 23 points, Stratford Red 21, Smithys 18, Nobbits 16,
Quinton Boys 16, Stratford Blue 14

League leaders (with one match remaining) Shipston 64 points