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Midlands Match Results – Anglers Mail

West Midlands Matches 28th / 29th January 2012

West Midlands Angler’s Mail Kamasan Qualifiers for January 28/29 2012.

* Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm WL, House Pools 1 and 2, Club, New and Top Pools, Sat. 84. Arthur Hicks (Kingfisher Redditch) 88-15-0, bread punch, mixed, un-lucky peg 13, Club Pool; Des Shipp (Barston) 80-13-0; Richard Knowles (MCM) 76-15-0; Andy Moores (Garbolino) 71-6-0; Brian Greenbury (ABU) 55-5-0; Andy May (MAP Bag Em Baits) 51-0-0.

Teams: Barston 63; Neaths Four 57; Fox Guru 56; ABU 55; Banbury Gunsmiths and Matchfishing Drawbags both had 54.

League: Banbury Gunsmiths 525; Barston 472; ABU 438; Matchfishing Drawbags 431; MCM 404; Fox Guru 391.

* King’s Pools, Shareshill, Staffordshire, Sun. Winter League, Round Three, all pools, 50. Richard Noakes (Allen’s Tackle) 35-9-0, 20 F1s, poled pellet, Big Match Pool 34; Dave Doughty (Willenhall AC Blue) 28-10-0; Mattie Stockton (Short Heath Starlets) 26-13-0; Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 26-10-0. Teams: Willenhall AC Blue 16; Short Heath Starlets 20; Swan Elite 22. League: Never Ever Nomads 59; Short Heath Starlets 63; Garbolino Bait Tech 73.


Bilston Angling Centre, Shropshire Union Canal, Autherley, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, Wed. 15. Paul Turner (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 8-11-2, roach, poled caster, peg 11; Joe Brennan (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 7-13-10; Bruce Birch (Four Ashes Globetrotters) 7-10-3.

Bishops Bowl Fisheries, Long Itchington, Warwickshire, Sun. Match Lake, 12. Rob Bassett (Banbury Gunsmiths) 20-13-0, small carp, poled maggot; Andy Poole (Chiltern Baits) 18-2-0; Phil Webb (Banbury Gunsmiths) 12-7-0; Mick Gibbs (Chiltern Baits) 7-5-0; Alistair Wilson (Banbury Gunsmiths) 5-12-0; John Grant (Banbury Gunsmiths) 5-8-0.

Bridgnorth AS, Severn, Linley Bank, Sun. 23. Ms Rosa Bailey, (Bridgnorth AS) 7-13-8, 1 barbel and 1 chub, feeder and paste, peg 53, Damson section. Brian Preece (Bridgnorth AS) 7-5-0; Nigel Causer (Albrighton) 5-5-0; Martin Taylor (Bromsgrove) 4-6-0.

Cefn Mably Individual Winter League, Cefn Mably Lakes, Cardiff. Sun. 36. Rob Skellett (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 84-9-0, carp, bream and chub on pole and pellets, peg on Bridge Pool; Nicky Belcher (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 70-11-0; Daniel Driscoll (Spencer Works Juniors) 68-6-0; Phil Weaver (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 59-10-0.

Dynamite Makins Fishery, Kobra Affordables, Wolvey, Warwickshire, Wed. Phase Two, Lake Two, 16. Alan Neil (Tackle Shack) 47-12-0, seven carp, straight bomb and sweetcorn, peg A15; John Talbot (Northampton) 32-12-0; Fred Coxon (Kobra Feeders/Ringers Baits) 20-6-0; Gary Coton (Sutton Coldfield) 9-14-0; Phil Bull (Lane’s Bait and Tackle) 9-6-0. Thurs. Phase Three, Lizard Lake, 22. Alan Neil (Tackle Shack) 31-12-0, three carp, straight bomb and sweetcorn, peg 16; Steve Richards (Sensas) 30-2-0; Phil Hull (Lanes Bait and Tackle) 22-0-0; Craig Mills (Lanes Bait and Tackle) 14-4-0; John Hall (All Seasons Tackle) 10-10-0; John Adamson (Kobra Feeders) 7-12-0.

Elmbridge Fishery, Droitwich, Heron Pool, Thurs. 18. Frank Bradley (Cradley Heath Labour) 35-10-0, carp, wagglered corn, peg 39. Barrie Councell (Hazelwell) 29-10-0; Owen Boswell (Elmbridge) 29-6-0. Sat. 16, Heron Pool. Jim Russell (Elmbridge) 52-6-0, carp, wagglered corn, peg 41. Pete Ricketts (New Willenhall) 48-9-0; Andy Danks (Redstone) 40-4-0.

Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks, New Pool, Mon. 23. Andy Searle (Middy) 66-15-0, F1s, bream and roach, poled pellet at 14m, peg 29. Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 49-9-0; Tom Neale (Rutlanders) 36-5-0; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 31-11-0. Wed. 22, House Pool 2. Richard Knowles (MCM) 77-14-0, F1s, bream, roach, perch, rudd and gudgeon, poled maggot at 7m and down the side, peg 7. John Shirley (Baileys of Warwick) 65-1-0; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 53-11-0; Pete Rice (Bag Em Baits) 48-12-0. Thurs. 52 Veterans, New Pool and House Pool 2. Stan Stokes (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 30-13-0, F1s, bream, roach and perch, poled maggot at 10m, peg 17, New Pool. Chris Eaton (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 27-1-0; Ken Turner (Starlet Veterans) 23-8-0; Roy Winferdale (Stirrup Cup) 20-14-0; Dave Kingsley (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 18-15-0; Chris Haille (Meadowlands Veterans) 18-6-0. Fri. 17, Bottom Pool. John Newton (Smithys Tackle) 52-7-0, F1s, carp, roach, bream and perch, poled bronze maggot at 3 and 8m and down the side, peg 27. Tom Neale (Rutlanders) 48-8-0; Andy Jackson (Mosella) 30-12-0. Sun. 30, New Pool and House Pool 2. Matt Hall (Sensas Nottingham) 80-5-0, 44 F1s, poled pellet at 14m, peg 37, House Pool 2. Pete Bennett (Banbury Gunsmiths) 58-2-0; Ronnie Biggs (OHMS) 52-6-0; Bob Greenbury (Leicester Sensas) 50-15-0; Alan Ainsworth (Mid-City) 36-10-0; Brian Greenbury (Leicester Sensas) 36-3-0.

Goodyear AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Slade Heath, Coven, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, Sun. 13. Gus Godfrey (Goodyear AS) 2-7-0, roach and skimmers, poled squatt and pinkie, peg 13; Colin Upton (Goodyear AC) 2-0-0; Sean Smallman (Goodyear AC) 1-15-14.

Hawkesbury Fishery, Bedworth, Warks, Sat. 15. George Cairnes (Hawkesbury/Kodak) 40-8-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 34. Rolly Sturdy (Hawkesbury/Starlet Veterans) 34-10-0; Keith Walton (Hawkesbury) 27-8-0. Sun. 19. Rolly Sturdy (Hawkesbury/Starlet Veterans) 34-0-0, carp and bream, poled maggot, caster and pellet, peg 43. George Cairnes (Hawkesbury/Kodak) 24-14-0; Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 19-12-0.

Hereford Open, River Wye at Belmont. Sun.36. Andrew Murphy (Wizards) 29-8-0, all bleak on whip and maggots, peg 65 by rowing club; Phil Williams (Wolves) 23-0-0; Sean Gold (W B Clarke) 22-12-0; Craig Haupt (Woody’s) 18-8-0; Larry Salter (Wizards) 18-4-0; Dave Fryer (Shimano) 18-2-0.

Iffers, Mathern Mill Coarse Fishery, Chepstow. Sun. 20. Sam Prosser (Iffers) 97-13-0, all carp on pole and double casters, peg on village bank on Meadow Lake; Wayne Meek (Iffers) 40-12-0; Alan Simmonds (Iffers) 24-6-0; Andy Prosser (Iffers) 23-2-0.

King’s Pools, Shareshill, Staffordshire, Wed. Big Match Pool, 13. Steve Owen (Ian’sTackle) 39-12-0, F1s and carp, poled sweetcorn, peg 1; Carl Moon (Frenzee) 36-4-0; Alwyn Morton (Willenhall AC) 31-0-0. Sat. Big Match Pool, 14. Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 31-9-0, F1s and carp, poled pellet, peg 32; Gary Gollins (Swan Elite) 29-12-0; Nigel Clarke (King’s Pools) 27-3-0.

Maver Larford Winter League, Round Two, Larford, near Stourport, Worcestershire, Sat. 32. Match Lake: Simon Fry (Garbolino) 72-6-0 F1s and carp, straight bomb and pellet, peg 20 on the grass bank; Martin Churchill (MFS) 63-7-0; Craig Goldstraw (Maver Midlands Black) 62-12-0. Specimen Lake: Grant Albutt (Garbolino) 62-12-0, all bream and skimmers, cage feeder and maggot, peg 8; Darren Cox (Garbolino) 51-11-0; Gary Wood (MFS) 41-2-0. League: Garbolino 2; Match Fishing Scene 4; Maver Midlands Black 6; Team Bait Tech 9; Maver Midlands Gold 9; Maver Pickering’s 12; Maver Tipton 15; Oakengates AC 15. Classic Qualifiers, Arena Lake, Sat. 20. Dan Driscoll (Spencer Works) 36-10-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet, peg 40; Brian Travis (Total Angling Maver) 31-12-0; Simon Harris (Telford) 21-6-0. Qualifier: Brian Travis. Sun. Specimen Lake, 25. Rob Wiltshire (Cwymbran Knobblers) 93-9-0, nine carp, Method feeder then loads of skimmers, poled pellet, peg 60; Andy Kinder (Maver) 88-12-0; Ray Lamb (Maver Midlands) 81-1-0; Paul Dicks (Bristol AC) 68-8-0; Lee Edwards (Preston Innovations) 59-13-0. Qualifier: Ray Lamb.

Monk Hall Fishery, Monkhopton, Salop, Swallow Pool, Sun. 10. Keith Perrin (Tipton) 21-7-0, small carp, poled corn and maggot, peg 16. Alan Parsonage (MonkHall) 10-8-0; Bill Stone (Monk Hall) 6-12-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs, Bank Pool, Tues. 12. Richard Kings (St Davids Angling Club) 55-12-0, carp, poled corn at 10m, peg 21. Pete Trueman (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 53-12-0; John Bagley (Stevens Tackle) 23-0-0. Wed. 18 over 50′s, Meadow Pool. Martin Lafevre (Moorlands Gold) 42-5-0, 5 carp, poled pellet at 14m, peg 30. Clive Munslow (Moorlands) 41-5-0; Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 35-10-0. Thurs. 20, Silver Pool. Clive Munslow (Moorlands) 42-8-0, F1s, poled corn at 10m, peg 37. Paul Little (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 30-8-0; Martin Lafevre (Moorlands Gold) 21-2-0. Sat. 20, Bank and Moors Pool. Danny Ludgate (Mosella) 40-14-0, F1s, poled pellet down the edge, peg 11, Moors Pool. Chris Hill (Mosella) 34-0-0; Dave Hill (Fosters) 32-8-0. Sun. 28, Meadow and Bank Pools. Andy Simmonds (Rexel) 44-0-0, 5 carp, poled pellet at 11m, peg 14, Meadow Pool. Glyn Clarke (Browning Spa) 41-6-0; Mick Morley (St Davids Angling Club) 32-6-0; Rob Wilson (Alans Tackle) 25-8-0.

Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Windmill Pool, Wed. 10. Tony Shepherd (Banbury Gunsmiths) 39-8-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 22. Andy Grimes (Marks Tackle) 38-0-0; Mark Russell (Banbury Gunsmiths) 34-4-0. Thurs. 18, Windmill and Boundry Pools. Steve Beard (Brewery Angling Club) 50-12-0, carp and mixed silvers, poled pellet and maggot feeder, peg 12, Boundry Pool. Rob Birtles (Mosella) 31-0-0; Graham Scott (Mosella Selby) 30-4-0; Ian Wheeldon (Mosella) 30-0-0. Sat. 1st round pairs match, 22, 11 pairs, Island and Boundry Pools. Ian Wheeldon (Mosella) 69-12-0, carp and mixed silvers, poled pellet and maggot feeder, peg 6, Boundry Pool. Mark Malin (Mosella Bait Tech) 59-4-0; Tony Shepherd (Banbury Gunsmiths) 54-9-0; Jason Cooke (WB Clarke) 53-10-0. Sun. 2nd round pairs match, 11 pairs, 22, Island and Boundry Pools. Ian Didcote (Garbolino Bait Tech) 117-4-0, carp and mixed silvers, poled pellet and maggot feeder, peg 8, Island Pool. Steve Ford (Daiwa Gordon League) 72-0-0; Ian Wheeldon (Mosella) 70-4-0; Dan Varney (Banbury Gunsmiths) 65-0-0. Final Pairs: Chris Cameron (Mosella) and Steve Ford (Daiwa Gordon League) and Ian Didcote (Garbolino Bait Tech) and Mark Malin (Mosella Bait Tech) both pairs had 10pts. Andy Taylor and Ian Wheeldon (Mosella) 13; Dan Varney and Tony Shepherd (Banbury Gunsmiths) 20.

Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Little Gearys, Wed. 17. Tony Musticone (Alvechurch Fishery) 36-14-0, F1s and skimmers, poled pellet, peg 11. Craig O’Brien (Fast Feeders) 31-10-0; John Adamson (Packington) 29-7-0. Sat. 15, Gearys Level. Bonnie Evans (Packington) 14-11-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet, peg 36. John Adamson (Packington) 12-3-0; Dave Duggan (Dams and Lock) 9-7-0. Sun. 19, Molands Mere. Dave Elliott (Packington) 25-4-0, F1s, poled pellet, peg 45. Steve Edwards (Packington) 20-1-0; Lee Richards (Packington) 18-14-0.

Patshull Park, Pattingham, Shropshire, Sun. 12. Steve Preece (M & S Joinery) 16-2-0, twelve skimmers, slider and pinkie, peg 45; Trevor Hope (Rod & Gun) 14-10-0; Paul Bucknell (Little Dawley) 12-9-0.

Port Talbot Docks, West Glamorgan. Sun. 20. Mal Entwhistle (Glamorgan Rebels) 29-2-0,bream to 2lb on groundbait feeder and double red maggots, peg 15 on the walkway; Mike Towler (Glamorgan Rebels) 23-4-0; Steve Shaw (Marukyu) 18-9-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Salop, Hawthorn and Oak Pools, Wed. 29. Matt Stockton (Maver Tipton) 45-12-0, carp to 5lb, poled pellet at 14m, peg 5, Hawthorn Pool. Mick Jameson (Mid-leisure) 44-9-0; Alan Jones (Deggys) 39-12-0; Clive Wynn (Tri-Cast Weston) 38-10-0. Thurs. 20, Willow, Acorn and Oak Pools. Matt Stockton (Maver Tipton) 78-15-0, carp to 4lb, poled pellet at 16m, peg 4, Willow Pool. John Wild (Stafford) 66-8-0; Carl Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 64-6-0; Dave Hailey (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 59-4-0. Sat. 26, Beech and Hawthorn Pools. Mick Jameson (Mid-Leisure) 44-7-0, carp to 4lb, poled pellet at 8m and down the side, peg 11, Beech Pool. Clive Wynn (Tri-Cast Weston) 41-15-0; Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 41-5-0; Dave Barnard (Rod and Gun) 37-10-0. Sun. 26, Deepdale, Oak and Beech Pools. Clive Wynn (Tri-Cast Weston) 50-1-0, carp to 5lb, poled pellet at 12m and down the side, peg 18, Oak Pool. Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 45-13-0; Kevin Melville (Maver Total Angling) 37-1-0; Pete Ricketts (New Willenhall) 36-14-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcestershire, Tues. Ghost Pool, 15. J. May jr (Woodlands) 42-5-0, carp, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 4; Gary Kirkham (Browning Spa MG) 22-6-0; J. May sr (Woodlands) 21-8-0; G. Brixton (Woodlands) 20-7-0. Sat. Silver Fish League, Arles Pool, 20. Simon Nickless (Saints) 14-4-0, skimmers and roach, poled bloodworm and joker, peg 8; Gary Kirkham (Browning Spa MG) 12-5-0; Paul Sibley (Mosella) 12-0-0; D. Milnes (Woodlands) 11-0-0. Sun. Deans Pool, 15. J K McGann (Solihull Angling Centre) 68-12-0, carp, poled sweetcorn and pellet, peg 6; J. Stonehouse (Woodlands) 40-6-0; A. Mansell (Frenzee) 24-4-0; Tony Thorne (Frenzee) 10-0-0.

Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Pole-only. Wed. 14. Tony Summers (Wye Angling) 78-8-0, carp on corn at 13 metres, peg 3 on Sophie’s Pond; Phil Rawlings (Spencer Works) and Mike Yandle (Tredegar) both 56-0-0.

Stirrup Cup, Birmingham-Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, Sun. 7. Clark Taylor (Stirrup Cup) 6-3-8, roach, skimmers and perch, poled maggot and pinkie, peg 40; Ray Wallbank (Stirrup Cup) 1-12-0; Terry Blyde (Lazy Hill AC) 1-1-4.

West Midlands Angler’s Mail Kamasan Qualifiers for January 14/15 2012.

*Hereord Winter League, River Wye at Belmont. Sun. 60. Stu Harford (Shakespeare) 71-14-0, chub, maggots, bolo, peg 96 between the two road bridges; Larry Salter (Cardiff Nomads) 34-8-0; Hadrian Whittle (Dave Harrell Angling) 32-4-0; Nigel Davies (Shakespeare) 28-15-0; Dave Roberts (Woody’s) 27-0-0; Mike Webb (Fox Match Hereford) 26-15-0.

Teams: Wizards 42 points; Woody’s 41; Dave Harrell Angling 40; Fox Match Hereford 39 points. League: Wizards 58 points; Woody’s 53; Dave Harrell Angling 49; Fox Match Hereford 47 points.

* King’s Pools, Shareshill, Staffordshire, Sun. Sun. Teams of Five, Round Two, all pools, 50. John Cockayne (A Team) 42-2-0, F1s to 3 lb, poled pellet, New Match 11; Richard Mynett (Swan Elite) 27-10-0; Richard Noakes (Team Allen’s) 23-6-0. Teams: A Team 17 (88-0-0); Never Ever Nomads 17 (62-0-0); Garbolino Bait Tech 23. League: Never Ever Nomads 32; Garbolino Bait Tech 42; Short Heath Starlets 43.


Bilston Angling Centre, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, Sun. 27. Dave Holbrook (Brownhills) 6-8-0, roach, punched bread, peg 25; Steve Dudley (Browning Lifestyle) 5-8-8; Dave Hughes (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 4-3-10; Stan Ward (Bilston angling Centre Veterans) 4-0-0; Steve Cope (Four Ashes Academicals) 3-15-8; Bruce Birch (Four Ashes Academicals) and Dennis Kneller (Angler’s Peg) both 2-1-0.

Bridgnorth AS, severn, Linley Bank, Sun. 25. Keith russell (Bell Otters) 8-14-0, 2 barbel, maggot feeder, peg 78. Brian Preece (Bridgnorth Angling Society) 6-14-0; Ms Rosa Bailey (Bridgnorth Angling Society) 4-11-0.

Browning MG Pairs Open, Birmingham Worcester Canal, Stoke Works, Warwickshire, Sun. 34. Alan Baldwin (Phoenix) 1-0-10, thirty-two ruffe, poled bits of worm, peg 4; James Wilson (Browning pa MG) 0-13-9; Jason Evans (Browning Spa MG) 0-13-6. Pairs: Alan Baldwin/Les Saunders 7.

Cefn Mably Winter League, Match Lake and Bridge Pool at Cefn Mably Fishery, Cardiff. Sun. 36. Chris Sheppard (Cwmcelyn) 80-4-0, carp, bream and chub on pole and corn, peg on Bridge Pool; Martyn Thomas (Caerphilly) 77-10-0; Colin Jackson (Risca) 55-4-0; Dean Jay (Dinas Powys) 53-9-0; Doug Hornblow (Cardiff Nomads) 52-9-0; Nick Belcher (Newport) 50-12-0.

Dynamite Makins, Kobra Affordable, Wolvey, Warwickshire, Wed. Phase One, Lake Two, 25. Alan Neil (Tackle Shack) 48-10-0, seven carp, straight legered sweetcorn, peg A15; Ian Hughes (Browning) 26-4-0; Gary Coton (Sutton Coldfield) 16-12-0; Fred Coxon (Kobra Feeders) 10-4-0; Phil Hull (Lanes Bait and Tackle) 6-0-0. Thurs. Phase Two, Lizard Lake, 17. Danny Ross (Tackle Shack) 15-6-0, one carp to feeder and sweetcorn then roach and perch to 2 lb 8 oz on poled caster, peg 27; Phil Hull (Lanes Bait and Tackle) 14-6-0; Gary Coton (Sutton Coldfield) 10-6-0; Wendell Ward (Best Baits) 9-8-0; John Adamson (Kobra Feeders) 8-2-0.

Elmbridge Fishery, Droitwich, Heron Pool, Thurs. 22. Chris Hyde (Royal Oak) 33-10-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 33. Jim Russell (Elmbridge) 30-8-0; Terry Britton (Austin Sports Angling Club) 29-8-0. Sat. 17, Heron Pool. Ade Price (Metal Castings) 72-10-0, carp, poled corn, peg 32. Jeff Darlow (Redstone) 69-4-0; Alan Mason (Elmbridge) 49-6-0.

Forest of Dean Open, Steam Mills Lake, Cinderford. Sun. 30. Kevin Barwick (RFODAC) 11-8-0, two good bream with eight skimmers on groundbait feeder and maggots, peg 20 in the deep water; Chris Peters (Butcher’s Hook) 6-12-0; Matt Peters (Butcher’s Hook) 3-10-0; Wayne Pearl (RFODAC) 2-12-0.

Furnace Mill, Wyre, Bewdley, Worcestershire, Sun. Mucky Meadow Pool, 12. David Hobbis (Vine AC) 30-4-0, carp to 6 lb, straight legered pellet and maggot, peg 36; John Newton (Furnace Mill) 16-8-0; Paul Evans (Furnace Mill) 16-2-0.

Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks, Canal Pool, Mon. 18. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 63-7-0, F1s, bream and roach, poled pellet over slop at 10 and 12m, peg 3. Roy Winferdale (Stirrup Cup) 47-7-0; Barry Duggan (Warwick Portobello) 37-9-0; Dennis Lutwytch (Hawkesbury) 35-12-0. Wed. 17, Canal Pool. Mark ‘Magic’ Johnson (Maver Midlands) 87-5-0, F1s, bream, barbel, tench and roach, poled pellet at 4 and 10m, peg 5. Paul Newell (Kings Mill Redditch) 72-1-0; Tom Neale (Rutlanders) 68-10-0; Bob Greenbury (Leicester Sensas) 59-8-0. Thurs. 52 Veterans, Canal, Club and Jennys Pools. Ken Turner (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 57-3-0, F1s, bream and barbel, poled pellet at 5m and down the side, peg 27, Jennys Pool. John Stockton (Meadowlands Veterans) 49-1-0; George Munday (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 36-14-0; Chris Haille (Meadowlands Veterans) 35-14-0. Fri. 19, Top Pool. Andy Searle (Middy) 76-3-0, F1s, poled pellet at 6m and 14m to the island, peg 14. Dan Varney (Banbury Gunsmiths) 51-7-0; Pete Rice (Bag Em Baits) 50-14-0; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 46-4-0. Sat. 32, Canal and Jennys Pools. Bob Greenbury (Leicester Sensas) 89-2-0, carp and F1s, poled bread punch at 14m to the island and poled pellet at 6.5m, peg 3, Canal Pool. Tony Shepherd (Banbury Gunsmiths) 68-0-0; Pete Bennett (Yorkshire Baits/Banbury Gunsmiths) 67-14-0; Chris Newton (Rocklands) 64-14-0. Sun. 34, Top and House Pool 2. Stu Palser (Banbury Gunsmiths) 63-10-0, F1s, poled pellet at 13m on the deck, peg 25, House Pool 2. Ronnie Biggs (OHMS) 54-9-0; Paul Caswell (Alcester Sports) 46-7-0; Bob Greenbury (Leicester Sensas) 46-4-0.

Goodyear AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Coven, Staffordshire, Sun. 13. John Dawes (Goodyear AC) 2-1-0, roach and gudgeon, poled squatt, peg 10; John Cunningham (Goodyear AC) 0-9-2; John Benness (Goodyear AC) 0-7-8.

Hawkesbury Fishery, Bedworth, Warks, Sat. 14. James Rock (Army) 18-10-0, roach and skimmers, poled caster, peg 8. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 16-1-0; Rolly Sturdy (Starlet Veterans/Hawkesbury) 14-12-0. Sun. 19. Gary Brown (Army) 17-9-0, roach and perch, poled maggot and caster, peg 1. Dave Ashdown (Hawkesbury) 14-10-0; Keith Walton (Hawkesbury) 13-7-0.

Iffers, Staunton Court. Sun. 18. Andy Reed (Iffers) 30-2-0, three carp with some skimmers on pole and maggots at 7m and 11m, peg on middle of green bank; Glyn Sherwood (Wye Angling) 19-12-0; Keith Hull (Iffers) 18-2-0; Bob Williams (Iffers) 15-0-0.

Izaak Walton Fishery, Chebsey, Stafford, Wed. Canal Pool, 12. Neil Edwards (Meir and Longton Royal British Legion) 68-15-0, carp, poled pellet and maggot, Canal 5; Alastair Blakeman (Black Country Fisheries) 42-6-0; Steve Degg (Colmic) 35-7-0; John Wild (Stafford) 34-0-0. Sat. Top and Middle Pools, 12. Dean Lockett (Stoke-on-Trent) 29-12-0, carp, poled maggot and pellet, Top Pool 8; Tony Burt (Dolphin Tackle) 25-12-0; Steve Degg (Colmic) 25-4-0; Robin Dale (Holts Tackle) 18-9-0. Sun. Top and Bottom Pools, 11. Graham Fox (Northwood Inn) 27-9-0, carp, poled maggot and pellet, Bottom 18; Clint Williams (Northwood Inn) 21-1-0; Simon Bowden (Izaak Walton Fishery) 19-3-0; Tony Burt (Dolphin Tackle) 15-12-0.

King’s Pools, Shareshill, Staffordshire, Wed. Carp and New Match Pools, 13. Alwyn Morton (Willenhall) 47-1-0, F1s to 2 lb, poled pellet, New Match Pool 5; Mel Davies (King’s Pools) 46-9-0; Peter Kaye (King’s Pools) 36-0-0. Sat. Carp and New Match Pools, 14. Gary Gollins (Swan Elite) 27-1-0, carp to 2 lb, poled pellet, carp 19; Neil Cotterill (Swan Elite) 25-5-0; Alwyn Morton (Willenhall) 21-9-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs, Bank and Moors Pools, Tues. 18. Pete Trueman (Colin Pace Angling academy) 38-14-0, carp, straight lead and corn, peg 12, Bank Pool. Andy Cleaver (West Midlands Police Maver) 26-12-0; John Bagley (Stevens Tackle) 23-8-0. Wed. 17 over 50′s, Silver Pool. Bill Drew (Bewdley) 74-8-0, F1s, poled maggot down the edge, peg 28. Colin Bennett (Worcester) 69-1-0; Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 68-1-0. Thurs. 18, Meadow Pool. Dave Smith (Moorlands) 47-8-0, carp, poled pellet at 10m, peg 4. John Newton (Furnace Mill) 43-12-0; Martin Lafevre (Moorlands Gold) 41-4-0. Sat. 30, Bank, Moors, Island and Middle Pools. Mick Henshall (Fosters) 44-4-0, carp, poled caster at 6m, peg 22, Bank Pool. Chris Bills (Moorlands) 36-12-0; Paul Addlington (Club 2000) 29-6-0. Sun. 28, Silver Pool. Colin Pace (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 41-12-0, F1s, poled pellet at 10m, peg 20. Steve Burrus (Poole Hall) 32-9-0; Chris Hill (Mosella) 24-8-0.

Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Island Pool, Wed. 12. Mark Russell (Banbury Gunsmiths) 40-4-0, carp, maggot feeder, peg 34. Bob Henk (Smithys Tackle) 37-8-0; Barry Duggan (Warwick Portobello) 24-8-0. Thurs. 26, Island and Ash Pools. Bob Henk (Smithys Tackle) 53-10-0, carp, skimmers and roach, maggot feeder, peg 7, Island Pool. John Clegg (Rexel) 47-10-0; Andy Grimes (Marks Tackle) 37-0-0. Sat. 11, Windmill Pool. Shaun Little (MAP) 77-14-0, carp, poled maggot, peg 29. Lee Kirby (Maver) 47-14-0; Aiden Mansfield (Maver Tipton) 39-6-0. Sun. 31, Island, Boundry and Windmill Pools. Chris Cameron (Mosella0 84-12-0, carp, F1s and silvers, straight lead and maggot, peg 10, Boundry Pool. Pete Westwood (Fitters) 82-6-0; John Magann (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) 78-4-0; Neil McKinnon (Preston Innovations) 74-4-0.

Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Little Gearys, Wed. 18. Steve Edwards (Packington) 20-14-0, F1s and skimmers, poled pellet, peg 9. John Stockton (Barford) 20-0-0; John Burchell (Packington) 17-8-0. Sat. 15, Gearys Level. Craig O’Brien (Fast Feeders) 23-5-0, 3 carp, straight lead and bread, peg 10. Dave Atkins (Starlet Veterans) 17-1-0; Steve Edwards (Packington) 12-7-0. Sun. 20, Molands Mere. Lee Richards (Packington) 28-5-0, F1s and skimmers, poled pellet, peg 60. Steve Edwards (Packington) 14-0-0; Ray Quinney (Starlet Veterans) 11-5-0.

Patshull Park, Pattingham, Shropshire, Sun. Great Lake, 12. Martin Fereday (White Swan AC) 9-15-0, all perch, poled caster, peg 34; Trevor Hope (Rod and Gun) 9-8-0; Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 6-7-0; Steve Preece (M & S Joinery) 5-4-0.

Port Talbot Docks, West Glamorgan. Sun. 20. Mal Entwhistle (Glamorgan Rebels) 36-9-0, bream to 4lb on groundbait feeder and worms, peg 11 on walkway; Chris Bradley (Glyn Neath) 18-9-0; Ryan Dummer (Port Talbot) 15-4-0; Mike Towler (Glamorgan Rebels) 13-13-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcestershire, Tues. Deans Pool 16. Jim Greenaway (Dudley Bait and Tackle) 87-10-0, carp, poled pellet and maggot, peg 38; Gary Kirkham (Browning Spa MG) 42-12-0; Danny Maxfield (Bilston Angling Centre) 37-11-0; G. Hill (Woodlands) 34-4-0. Sat. Individual Winter League, Silver Fish only, Deans Pool, 20. T. ughes (Woodlands) 16-10-0, roach and other silvers, poled pinkies and maggot, peg 37; Simon Nickless (Saints) 13-2-0; Stuart Farmer (Woodlands) 13-0-0; Chris Noyce (Solihull Angling Centre) 7-8-0. Sun. Deans Pool, 23. D. Fisher (Maver Gold) 75-10-0, carp, poled pellet and maggot, peg 35; M. Westley (Allen’s Tackle) 28-12-0; P. Calliar (Allen’s Tackle) 25-12-0; J. Evans (Solihull Angling Centre) 24-8-0.

Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Pole-only. Wed.13. Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 86-8-0, all carp on corn close in with most in the final hour, peg 10 on Sophie’s Pond; Dwayne Boyle (Oakdale) 57lb 2oz; Tony Summers (Wye Angling) 52-4-0.

Stirrup Cup, Birmingham-Fazeley canal, Curdworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, Sun. 6. Dave McCall (Shakespeare Superteam) 5-6-12, roach, perch and skimmers, poled squatt, punched bread and caster, peg 38; Joseph Taylor (Stirrup Cup) 5-4-12; Pat Cuddy (Stirrup Cup) 4-9-12; Clark Taylor (Stirrup Cup) 4-2-8; Sam Lewis (Three Ems) 3-14-0; Paul Murrin (Browning Lifestyle) 3-1-12.

Stoke City DAS, Shropshire Union Canal, Cowley Narrows, Gnosall, Stafford, Sat. 22. Nigel Clayton (Penkridge) 11-13-0, perch to 1 lb 8 oz plus roach, poled caster and worm, peg 21; Fred Cheetham (Team Eclipse) 3-12-4; Dave Richards (Four Ashes Academicals) 3-0-14; Dave McCall (Shakespeare Superteam) 1-11-4; Dean Guest (Browning Lifestyle) 1-4-14; Denis Sumner (Bilston Angling Centre) 1-0-10.

White Springs, Pontarddulais. Winter Series. Match Lake and Match Canal.Sun.30. Rob Jones (Neath) 46-10-0, carp and bream on pellets with pole and feeder, peg on Match Lake; Mike Williams (Cross Hands) 46-6-0; James Davies (Neath) 37-2-0; Luke Sorokin (Neath) 24-6-0.

Woodside Winter League, Round Four, Dudley Number Two Canal, Merry Hill, Dudley, West Midlands, Sun. 20. Brian Smith (Cradley Heath Labour) 4-10-0, skimmers and perch, poled worm and caster, peg 40; Dave Sheaf (Black Country Tackle) 1-15-8; Tony Bowen (Steven’s Tackle) and Dave Wood (Cradley Heath Labour) 1-1-0; John Billingham (Halesowen Royal British Legion) 0-15-0. League: John Billingham (Halesowen Royal British Legion) 6; Barry Robson (Cradley Heath Labour) 9; Dave Sheaf (Black Country Tackle) 12.


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