MARTIN Page took victory in the fourth round of the Oxford Carp League on Ash Pool, Alders Farm Fishery, near Milton Keynes.

The Oxford angler made good use of a favoured end peg draw to win with

172lb 12oz 0drms of carp on pellet shallow.

Kidlington trio Craig Partridge (162.8.0), Andy Benwell (160.0.0) and Matt Tuppenney (130.6.0) were second, third and fourth respectively.

Benwell leads Steve Cantwell by two points in the overall standings.

Meanwhile, a bonus skimmer proved the difference as Pete Clarke won Littlemore AC’s Chairman’s Cup on the River Thames at Donnington.

Fishing with a pole at seven metres with maggot over groundbait, Clarke had a good net of skimmers, perch and roach for 21lb 6oz 0drms.

Gerald Perks was second with 19.0.0 and Chris Webb third with 16.6.0.

Elsewhere, Bob Hopgood won Beehive AC’s match on Frobury Farm with 83.15.0 of carp to pole and meat.

Kevin Jeacock was second with 83.13.0 and Martin Wilkinson third with 54.0.0. They also formed the triumphant pairs team.


Tackley Estate AC (Oxford Canal, Shipton-on-Cherwell: 1 A Alder 4.11.0, 2 A McCormack 1.5.0, 3= F Malone, N Merry 1.3.5.

Oakfield Fishery (Wednesday, Red Kite, 11 fished): 1 R Dzialak 114.8.0, 2 B Eddy (Dynamite Oakfield) 77.12.0, 3 M Giles (RS Baits) 72.10.0.

Oakfield Fishery (Saturday, Red Kite, 16 fished): 1 P Alland (Dynamite) 109.6.0, 2 J Rogers (Frenzee GOT Baits) 101.4.0, 3 R Dzialak 98.9.0.

Oakfield Fishery (Sunday, Red Kite, 16 fished): 1 G Thorpe (GOT Baits) 123.12.0, 2 S Waters (Drennan) 110.10.0, 3 C Davis (Dynamite Oakfield) 92.4.8.