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West Midlands Angler’s Mail matches for May 28/30 2011

Aberglais, Peterstone Fishery, Newport. Sat.18. Ian Cathrew (Merthyr) 30-9-0, carp on pole and corn, peg 5 on Pencil Lake; Graham Davies (Cefn Coed) 28-7-0; Terry Jones (Merthyr) 26-1-0.

Beechdale AC, Larford Fishery, near Stourport, Worcestershire, Sun. Arena Pool, 17. Lindon Pickett (Beechdale AC) 80-13-0, carp to 2 lb, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 36; Martin Whittaker (Beechdale AC) 67-7-0; Bill Bratt (Beechdale AC) 58-2-0.

Cardiff Nomads, Cefn Mably Lakes. Sun. 16. Alan Davies (Cardiff Nomads)91-1-0, all carp on pole and pellets close in, peg by car park on Match Lake; Shaun Wilson (Team Aiwa-Shima) 84-0-0; Ian Driscoll (Spencer Works) 69-5-0.

Cefn Mably Lakes, Cardiff. Over-55s. Wed. 6. Jim Palmer (Cardiff) 46-8-0, carp to 9lb on pole and pellets, peg 36 on Match Lake; Peter Meese (Penarth) 41-0-0; James Smithson (Cardiff) 12-0-0.
Cornerstone AC, Grand Union Canal, Small Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands, Sat. 22. Sam Rushton (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 6-2-0, roach, perch skimmers and gudgeon, poled squat and pinkie, peg 30; Merv Rogers (Dams and Lock) 6-0-9; Dennis Sumner (Bilston Angling Centre) 6-0-0; Neil Turner (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 5-15-9; Paul Turner (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 5-4-14; Brent Wilkes (Miracle Baits) 4-9-13.

Docklow Pools, Leominster, Herefordshire, Stock Pool, Sun. 12. Phil Mason (Hereford) 74-15-0, mixed, poled maggot, caster and corn, peg 18. Colin James (Tamworth) 57-6-0; Mickey Twose (Essex) 44-4-0; Ms Pauline Jones (Milton Keynes) 44-2-0.

Elmbridge Fishery, Droitwich, Heron Pool, Thurs. 18. Trevor Burton (Baggeridge Brick Angling Club) 112-4-0, carp, poled corn and pellet, peg 30. Martin Williams (Gornal Five Ways) 82-6-0; Keith Miller (New Willenhall) 62-4-0. Sat. 23, Heron Pool. Tom Walton (Elmbridge) 93-0-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 3. Dave Johnson (Club 2000) 78-10-0; Alan Geffin (Club 2000) 77-6-0.
Forest of Dean, Steam Mills Lake, Cinderford. Sun. 26. Mark Annis (Lydney) 15-1-0, skimmers and better bream on waggler and casters well up in the water, peg 23 on the deep section; Bernie Fraser (RFODAC) 10-5-0; Luke Burge (RFODAC) 6-8-0; Kevin Barwick (Butcher’s Hook) 6-7-0.

Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks, House Pool 1, Mon. 19. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 98-8-0, F1′s, bream, tench and roach, poled pellet at 4m and down the side, peg 1. Brian Edwards (Youngs Tunnel Barn Farm) 73-14-0; Graham Young (Youngs Tunnel Barm Farm) 63-4-0; John Berry (White Hart Coventry) 63-2-0. Wed. 16, House Pool 2. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 118-2-0, F1′s, poled pellet over slop at 8m, peg 25. Phil Moore (Litchfield) 101-12-0; Chris Neale (Rutlanders) 94-0-0; John Newton (Smithys Tackle) 87-5-0. Sat. 34, New Pool and House Pool 2. Paul Caswell (Shakespeare) 108-5-0, carp, F1′s, bream, tench, roach and 2 gudgeon, poled pellet and paste, at 8m and down the side, peg 19, House Pool 2. Steve Ringer (Guru/Dynamite Baits) 106-3-0; Paul Bick (Shakespeare) 75-7-0; Pete Rice (Bag Em Baits) 68-6-0; Ronnie Biggs (OHMS) 66-2-0; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 58-6-0. Sun. 40, Top Pool and House Pool 2. Paul Newell (Kings Mill Redditch) 148-0-0, carp, F1′s and bream, poled bread fished high at 6m, peg 10, Top Pool. Pete Bennett (Banbury Gunsmiths/Yorkshire Baits) 133-8-0; Lee Hodgkinson (Fox Trentmen) 123-8-0; Steve Ringer (Guru/Dynamite Baits) 120-10-0; Nathan Mathews (Litchfield) 111-15-0; Paul Bick (Shakespeare) 103-15-0.
Goodyear AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Coven, Staffordshire, Thurs. 13. Tony eagles (Four Ashes AC) 2-10-0, roach, perch and gudgeon, poled squat, peg 10; Bob Egerton (Izaak Walton, stafford) 2-8-0; Malcolm Bethell (Goodyear AC) and Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) both 2-7-0. Sun. Dan’s Pool, Featherstone, Staffordshire, 17. Bob Cooke (Goodyear AC) 46-4-0, carp to 5 lb, tip and sweetcorn, peg 1; JJ Gallacher (Goodyear AC) 30-2-0; Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 29-12-0; John Cunningham (Goodyear AC) 23-2-0.
Hawkesbury Fishery, Bedworth, Warks, Thurs. 16. Chris Howe (Hawkesbury) 68-0-0, carp and tench, poled pellet, peg 11. Paul Reynolds (Hawkesbury) 63-5-0; Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 52-2-0. Sat. 21. John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 49-4-0, carp and tench, poled pellet, peg 9. Steve Bull (Hawkesbury) 48-0-0; Martin Kidd (Hawkesbury) 40-5-0. Sun. 24. Paul Reynolds (Hawkesbury) 73-5-0, mixed, poled meat and corn, peg 22, bonus peg £50.00. John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 63-2-0; Stu Jones (Hawkesbury) 62-5-0; George Cairnes (Hawkesbury/Kodak) 43-1-0. Mon. 21. John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 60-8-0, carp and tench, poled meat and corn, peg 11. James Rock (Army) 52-8-0; Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 44-3-0.

Hawkins AC, Izaak Walton Pool, Bloxwich, Sun. 10. Shaun Jackson (Hawkins AC) 6-1-0, skimmers, poled pellet, peg 11; Colin Trueman (Hawkins AC) 5-4-0; Arthur Shaw (Rough Hay AC) 5-2-0.

Iffers, Elton Corner Fishery. Sun. 18. Sam Prosser (Iffers) 98-8-0, twenty carp on 12m pole and pellets, corner peg facing car park; Ian Sutton (Iffers) 62-0-0; Mark Hastings (Newent) 57-8-0; Mark Wellington (Iffers) 49-12-0.
Izaak Walton Fishery, Chebsey, Stafford, Wed. Top Pool, 12. Andy Moors (Maver Pickering’s) 74-4-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 11; Pete Goodwin (Bucknall Bikes) 70-6-0; Neil Edwards (Meir and Longton Royal British Legion) 43-12-0; Dave Barnard (Gnosall) 39-6-0. Fri. Canal, 10. Andy Moors (Maver Pickering’s) 98-9-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 24; John Frost (Pickering’s of Burslem) 89-12-0; Mark Colclough (Izaak Walton Fishery) 71-11-0; Chris Jones (Crewe Carp and Match) 45-7-0. Sat. Top and Canal Pools, 27. Mark Colclough (Izaak Walton Fishery) 36-8-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, Top Pool 23; Alan Millward (Trentside Tackle) 34-15-0; Andy Locker (Trentside Tackle) 32-7-0; John causer (Izaak Walton Fishery) 31-12-0. Mon. Top Pool, 10. John Causer (Izaak Walton Fishery) 65-12-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, peg 8; Paul Haynes (Ultima Pellet) 58-14-0; Steve Smith (Izaak Walton Fishery) 53-2-0; Alan Millward (Trentside Tackle) 48-7-0.
King’s Pools, Shareshill, Staffordshire, Wed. Carp and New Match Pools, 23. George Reynolds (King’s Pools) 73-0-0, carp to 2 lbs, poled pellet, peg 14 Carp Pool; Gary Hall (Allens Tackle) 45-13-0; Dan Smith (King’s Pools) 44-8-0; Mike Davies (King’s Pools) 44-4-0; Dave Doughty (King’s Pools) 43-1-0; Paul Gregory (Swan AC) 38-12-0. Sat. Big Match Pool, 25. Tony Wollaston (Wolves Post Office) 64-0-0, carp to 4 lb, poled pellet, peg 39; Ian Kull (Ian’s Tackle) 51-8-0; Ian Hodson (Swan AC) 48-12-0; Paul Gregory (Swan AC) 45-8-0; Jordan Hall (Allens Tackle) 41-4-0; Steven King (Swan AC) 38-12-0.

Kobra Feeders, Dynamite Baits Makins, Volvey, Warks, Lake 2, Wed. 17. John Adamson (Kobra Feeders) 118-8-0, bream and carp, method feeder, peg B13. Ben Lockwood (Sensas 04) 99-4-0; Barry Duggan (Warwick Portobello) 74-0-0; Mick Timson (Elton Tackle) 62-8-0. Thurs. 19, Thames and Inner Avon Pools. Kev Orr (All Seasons Angling) 97-2-0, carp, poled corn, peg 4, Inner Avon. Andy Boffin (Team Makins) 68-8-0; John Adamson (Kobra Feeders) 52-8-0; Dave Kent (Long Eaton Victoria) 46-0-0; Charlie Shaw (Fishermania Derby) 40-6-0.
Merthyr, Dolygaer Reservoir. Sun.18. Steve Hall (Merthyr) 16-6-0, roach, perch and skimmers on groundbait feeder and maggots, peg near the dam; Tom Jehu (Merthyr) 13-12-0; Philip Jehu (Merthyr) 6-8-0.


Monk Hall Fishery, Monkhopton, Salop, Lark and Swallow Pools, Mon. 16. Tony Cook (Greenman) 66-14-0, carp and mixed silvers, poled pellet and corn, peg 12, Swallow Pool. Brian Emms (Monk Hall) 62-3-0; Jez Williams (Bridgnorth) 49-12-0; Matt Price (Greenman) 46-3-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs, Silver Pool, Tues. 19. George Reynolds (Kings Pools) 66-10-0, F1′s, poled pellet at 4m, peg 25. Bill ‘Basil’ Rathbone (St Francis All Comedians, Shelfield, Walsall) 38-8-0; Gary Mole (Moorlands) 34-2-0; Dean Jones (Dudley) 33-8-0. Wed. 17 over 50′s, Moors and Bank Pools. Ralph Baxter (Gloucester) 83-2-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet at 4m, peg 16, Moors Pool. Martin Lafevre (Moorlands Gold) 78-6-0; Dave Williams (Halesowen Royal British Legion) 69-4-0; Paul Foster (Blackheath) 61-14-0. Thurs. 19, Moors and Bank Pools. Ken Sherriff (Waters Edge) 140-10-0, carp, poled pellet down the edge, peg 1, Moors Pool. George Reynolds (Kings Pools) 109-8-0; Pete Mace (Worcester Angling Academy) 96-8-0; Dave Highfield (Moorlands) 80-4-0. Fri pm. 27, Moors, Bank and Island Pools. Dave Williams (Halesowen Royal British Legion) 87-8-0, carp, poled pellet down the edge, peg 11, Island Pool. Mick Lutwytch (Fosters) 77-12-0; Des Ravenall (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 67-6-0; Roman Skura (Moorlands) 65-2-0. Sun. 32, Moors and Meadow Pools. Richard Chatwin (Specialist Bait Suppliers/Spa Match Group) 117-1-0, carp, poled pellet down the edge, peg 19, Meadow Pool. Wayne Mellings (Maver Midlands) 96-7-0; Mick Hatchard (Shakespeare) 86-7-0; Dave Johnson (Stevens Tackle) 85-4-0. Mon. 25, Moors and Bank Pools. Chris Hill (Mosella) 115-11-0, carp, poled paste at 13m, peg 22, Bank Pool. Mark Tooze (Specialist Bait Suppliers) 92-5-0; Pete Rice (Bag Em Baits) 72-13-0; Paul Nash (Bromsgrove) and Glyn Clarke (Newtown Angling Club) 72-8-0.

Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Middle Pool, Wed. 12. Jordan Clarke (Alcester Sports) 77-10-0, carp and tench, poled pellet, peg 22. Alan Worthington (Garswood Hall) 76-4-0; Alan Talbot (Team Hydro) 61-10-0. Thurs. 15, Island Pool. Barry Saunders (Manor Farm Leisure) 60-12-0, carp, skimmers and tench, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 32. Barry Acker (Yardley Ex-servicemens) 34-4-0; James Berry (Manor Farm Leisure) 27-10-0. Sat. 12, Middle Pool. Chris Cameron (Mosella South West) 113-8-0, carp and tench, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 22. Steve Rich (Cotswold Angling) 80-0-0; Tony Skinner (Shakespeare) 54-10-0; Steve Partington (Mosella South West) 49-14-0. Sun. 16, Island Pool. Mark Hemming (Lodge Park) 106-0-0, carp and tench, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 14. Tony Davis (Gloucester) 89-0-0; Tony Skinner (Shakespeare) 76-8-0; Alan Talbot (Team Hydro) 63-12-0. Mon. 25, Island Pool. Chris Cameron (Mosella South West) 93-12-0,carp and tench, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 13. Steve Ford (Daiwa Gordon League/Miracle Baits) 76-0-0; Neil McKinnon (Shakespeare) 70-2-0; Colin Woodward (Fishermans Friend) 62-12-0.

Norman Giles Shield, Drummonds Dub Lake, Ross on Wye. Sun. 36. Andy Lovell (Rhymney AS) 10-10-0, skimmers and roach on 5m of pole with maggots, peg 24 on field side; Ian Exall (Cefn Fforest AC) 10-8-0; Howard Stocker (Cefn Fforest AC); Doug Loader (Cefn Fforest AC) 6-4-0; Dai Clarke (Cefn Fforest AC) 5-12-0; Stuart Booker: (Rhymney AS) 4-8-0. Teams: Cefn Fforest AC 41-6-0; Rhymney AS 21-10-0.

Octoplus Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Salop, Stock and Hawthorn Pools, Mon. 10. Eric Bancroft (Rod and Gun) 91-12-0, carp to 7lb, corn and paste at 4m and down the side, peg 13, Hawthorn Pool. Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 87-12-0; Carl Foster (Octoplus Boldings Wolves) 80-2-0; Keith Miller (New Willenhall) 67-15-0. Wed. 12, Sycamore Pool. Bob Tromans (Fiery Holes) 89-3-0, carp to 8lb and bream to 2lb, poled corn and pellet down the sides, peg 47. Frank Mountford (Fiery Holes) 74-4-0; Dave Matson (Rod and Gun) 71-14-0; Carl Foster (Octoplus Boldings Wolves) 70-1-0. Thurs. 22, Beech and Oak Pools. Andy Williams (vespe.com) 102-14-0, carp to 8lb, poled corn close in, peg 11, Beech Pool. Steve Hall (Oswestry) 95-2-0; John Wild (Stafford) 94-5-0; Mick Williams (Telford) 92-15-0. Sat. 20, Sycamore and Larch Pools. Jason Elwell (Pro-Line Wednesbury) 111-8-0, carp to 9lb and barbel to 2lb, poled maggotdown the sides, peg 8, Sycamore Pool. Martin Davenport (Dorset Pools) 83-1-0; Scott Doodson (Preston Innovations) 72-5-0; Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 72-0-0. Sun. 37, Sycamore and Chestnut Pools. Kelvin Emlyn (Oakengates Angling Centre) 94-11-0, carp to 8lb, bream to 3lb and barbel to 2lb, poled maggot into the corner and close in, peg 27, Sycamore Pool. Pete Ricketts (New Willenhall) 81-6-0; Jamie Langford (Maver) 80-9-0; John Wild (Stafford) 73-3-0.
Packington Somers, Meriden,Warks, Molands Mere, Wed. 18. Andy Wooding (Packington) 28-0-0, carp, method feeder and pellet, peg 43. Joe Roberts (Kamasan Starlets) 26-12-0; Steve Randle (Sensas) 22-4-0. Sat. 20, Little Gearys. Steve White (Kobra Feeders) 45-11-0, carp, method and meat, peg 10. Ron Savage (Lanes Baits) 39-9-0; Phil Bird (Quality Baits) 37-2-0. Sun. 38, Molands Mere. Lee Richards (Packington) 32-14-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet, peg 17. Ed Warren (Preston Innovations) 27-4-0; Ron Savage (Lanes Baits) 26-0-0; Phil Bird (Quality Baits) 25-4-0. Mon. 25, Gearys Level. Ms Suzi Smith (Kobra Feeders) 86-14-0, carp,method and dead red maggot, peg 20. Andy Findlay (Preston Innovations/Kurum) 59-5-0; Andy Ebbington (Packington) 45-12-0; John Johnson (Youngs Tunnel Barn Farm) 36-1-0.
Pontymister, Crumlin Arm of Monmouthshire Canal. Sun.20. Ian Evans (Risca) 8-8-0, two small carp with tench, roach and rudd on long pole with punched bread and corn, peg at Woodview; Richard Harley (Risca) 7-2-0; Kane Chivers (Pontymister Juniors) 6-4-0; Simon Thomas (Risca) 5-13-0.


Poole Hall Fishery, Alveley, Salop, Heron Pool, Wed. 12. Brian Wakelin (Poole Hall) 50-9-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 19. Tom Thompson (Poole Hall) 39-0-0; Tim Guise (Fishermans Friend) 28-0-0. Sun. 18, Heron Pool. Roy Arnold (Poole Hall) 57-4-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 49. Gary Price (Poole Hall) 55-8-0; Luke Jaques (Marks Tackle) 52-2-0.
Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcestershire, Tues. Deans Pool, 17. Mark Westwood (Bilston Angling Centre) 137-14-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet, peg 60; Lee Cole (Bilston Angling Centre) 134-2-0; Terry Robson (Midland Bears) 88-0-0; P. Sherwood (Woodlands) 72-14-0. Fri. Deans Pool, 22. Andy Pollard (Daiwa Gordon League) 159-11-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet, peg 56; Mark Westwood (Bilston Angling Centre) 123-11-0; A. Williams (Vespe) 117-3-0; Carl Hopps (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 92-4-0; Ian Wood (Peg One Woodlands) 88-2-0. Sat. Deans Pool, 24. Carl Hopps (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 216-1-0, carp to 12 lb, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 33; Ian Wood (Peg One, Woodlands) 140-12-0; Mac Cox (Fiery Holes AC) 133-3-0; Chris Senter (Alan’s Tackle, Worcester) 128-10-0; D. Jordan (Woodlands Golden Oldies) 119-2-0; Klaus Fix (Nuneaton) 101-12-0. Sun. Hay and Barley Pools, 25. Klaus Fix (Nuneaton) 155-14-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet, Barley 10; Kevin Slade (Bilston Angling Centre) 115-2-0; Chris Cameron (Mosella South West) 105-10-0; Chris Robson (Bilston) 89-12-0; J. Harvey (Tredegar Angling) 81-4-0; D. Baker (Tredegar Angling) 79-12-0.
Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Pole-only. Wed. 15. Chris Shepherd (Forest of Dean) 180-10-0, carp to 5lb on pole and pellets, peg 10 on Molly’s Pond; Steve Shaw (Marukyu Baits) 172-0-0; Alan Davies (Cardiff Nomads) 164-8-0; Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 117-6-0. Sat. 14. Alan Simmons (Iffers) 135-0-0, carp to 6 lb on corn and pellets fished in the margins, peg 19 on Molly’s Pond; Andy Prosser (Iffers) 115-0-0; Shaun Wilson (Trethomas) 93-0-0.
Reedswood AC, Reedswood Pool, Walsall, Tues. 10. Ashley Price (Foster’s) 60-7-0, carp to 5 lb, pellet waggler, peg 18; Steve Arnold (Foster’s) 39-15-0; George Wright (Beechdale AC) 15-140-0.

Stirrup Cup, Birmingham Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Birmingham, Sun. 17. sam Lewis (Three Ems) 16-2-10, ten bream to 3 lbs, poled worm and caster; Darren Massey (Shakespeare) 7-13-8; Steve Broome (Dudley Bait and Tackle) 7-11-9; Phil Hicks (Stirrup Cup) 5-13-6; Tony Robertson (Stirrup Cup) 4-3-11; Joseph Taylor (Stirrup Cup) 4-3-2.

Walsall Arboretum, Walsall, Sun. 12. Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 44-0-0, twenty bream to 2 lb 8 oz, feeder fished chopped worm and caster, peg 24; Kevin Edwards (Jessar AC) 33-0-0; Barry Hall (Maver/Foster’s) 22-4-0; Mark Greening (Streetley) 15-12-0; John Seagrave (Great Wyrley) 14-8-0; Jason Hadley (Bloxwich) 10-12-0.
Wolves AA, Shropshire Union Canal, Dowty’s, Pendeford, Wolverhampton, Sun. 24. Neil Turner (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 6-13-8, skimmers to poled caster, peg 1; Barry Wilkes (Kamasan Starlets) 5-13-8; Dennis Kneller (Anglers Peg) 5-5-5; Dave Hughes (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 4-0-3; Tony Eagles (Four Ashes AC) 3-7-12; Dave Brown (Maver Midlands) 3-4-8.
Wolverhampton Over 60s Club, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Slade Heath, Gailey, Staffordshire, Wed. 19. Paul Andrews (Crewe) 4-13-4, a 1 lb 8 oz eel plus roach, poled squat and pinkie, peg 7; Alan Round (Trabucco Midlands Van den Eynde) 3-6-0; Dennis Morgan (Bridgtown) 3-4-3.

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