West Midlands match fishing results for February 23/24 2013
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West Midlands Angler’s Mail Kamasan Qualifiers for February 23/24 2013
* Angling Trust Winter League Semi Final, Dynamite Makin’s Fishery, Wolvey, Warwickshire, Sat. Various pools, phases two and three, 90. Lee Harrison (Ultimate Barnsley) 61kg 600gr, carp, poled bread, pellet and caster, peg 25 Derwent Pool, phase three; Sean Barber (Maver Midlands) 36.940; James Dent (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) 25.040; Lee Kerry (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) 22.560; Craig Ebbrell (Maver Midlands) 21.560; Josh Newton (Browning Quaker) 19640.
Teams (Top three qualify): Maver Midlands 77; Chambers Champs 59; Browning Quaker 57; Ultimate Barnsley Blacks 54; Tricast Highfield 52; Matrix Dynamite Trentmen 48; Ted Carter, Preston 38; Sensas Mark One 36; Dams and Lock 27.
Beechdale AC, Solhampton Fisheries, Worcestershire, Sun. Kingfisher Pool, 16. John Bradley (Beechdale AC) 16-12-0, skimmers, roach and small carp, poled maggot, peg 24; Dave Ball (Beechdale AC) and Linden Pickett (Beechdale AC) both 13-12-0.
Bilston Angling Centre, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Compton, Wolverhampton, Wed. 14. John Benness (Goodyear AC) 7-10-0, all roach plus two perch, poled bread punch, peg 8; Steve Lovell (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 7-1-0; Dennis Sumner (Bilston Angling Centre) 6-9-4; Barry Williams (Bilston Angling Cerntre) 5-10-0; Neil Turner (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 5-6-0; Dave McCall (Shakespeare Superteam) 5-5-0.
Bridgnorth AS, Severn Linley Bank, Sun. 27, 9 teams of three, 3rd round. Justin Checketts (Harrys Boys) 14-7-0, 2 chub and 1 barbel, maggot feeder and straight lead and meat, peg 53, damson trees. Dave George (3′Ds’) 7-14-0; Martin Spittle (LSE) 6-1-0. Teams: LSE 25; Bridgnorth Angling Society) 24; Harrys Boys 21. League: LSE 60; Bridgnorth Angling Society 45; 3 ‘Ds’ 42.
Browning West Midlands Pairs League, Birmingham-Worcester Canal, Stoke Works, Worcestershire, Sun. 32. Ken Roberson (Browning West Midlands) 1-15-5, one skimmers, punched bread; John Brockway (Long Eaton Federation) 0-12-5; Fred Bedford (Daiwa Gordon League) 0-7-15; Jason Evans (Browning West Midlands) 0-7-8; Conrad Davies (Smithies) 0-7-6; Gary Kirkham (Browning West Midlands) 0-7-1. League: Paul Bick/Rob Quinn (Shakespeare Superteam) 26; Conrad Davies/Roger Kimberley (Smithies) 35; Gary Kirkham/Dave Ward (Browning West Midlands) 42.
Buckley, Trap Pool. Sun.12. Pete Evans (Buckley) and Pete Ellis (Buckley) 6-12-0, pegs 7 and 36; Mike Griffiths (Buckley) 6-1-0.
Connah’s Quay, Wepre Pool. Sun.16. Hayden Messham (Connah’s Quay) 18-8-0, roach carp and skimmers; Kevin Thornton (Connah’s Quay) 11-15-0; Colin Westwood (Connah’s Quay) 11-2-0.
Cradley Heath Labour, Staffs-Worcester Canal, Hinksford, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, Sun. 17. Martyn Yarsley (Cradley Heath Labour) 5-12-0, roach and gudgeon, poled punched bread peg 13; Steve Robson (Cradley Heath Labour) 3-10-0; Jon Baker (Cradley Heath Labour) 2-4-0.
Docklow Pools, Leominster, Herefordshire, Match Pool, Sat. 14. Bob Atkinson (Hereford) 29-9-0, mixed, poled maggot and corn, peg 20. Bob Adderley (Hereford) 27-5-0; Bonnie Adderley (Hereford) 23-15-0.
Elmbridge Fishery, Droitwich, Heron Pool, Thurs. Sam Parker (Mosella) 85-4-0, carp, poled corn, peg 41. Owen Boswell (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 36-10-0; Tom Walton (Elmbridge) 29-6-0. Sat. 12, Heron Pool. Jim Russell (Elmbridge) 38-8-0, carp, wagglered corn, peg 5. Mick Turberfield (Elmbridge) 33-0-0; Mick Price (Elmbridge) 29-10-0.
Furnace Mill Fishery, Wyre Forest, Bewdley, Worcestershire, Sun. Mucky Meadow and Furnace Pools, 11. Iwan Mills (Robin’s Timber) 75-10-0, carp to 6 lb, poled maggot, sweetcorn and pellet, peg 35 Mucky Meadow; Steve Harris (Grant Albutt Angling Supplies) 45-1-0; Chris Whitehouse (Furnace Mill) 42-2-0.
Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks, Canal Pool, Mon. 18. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 70-6-0, F1′s, roach and skimmers, poled pellet at 6m, peg 6. Charlie McGurrin (Fosters) 55-11-0; Alex Harper (Tunnel Barn Farm Colts) 44-10-0; Dave Chapman (White Hart Coventry) 40-0-0. Wed. 20 over 50′s, New Pool. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 39-14-0, F1′s, roach and skimmers, poled maggot at 6m and close in, peg 7. John Merchant (Tunnel Barn Farm/ Starlets) 36-12-0; Ron Notley (Tunnel Barn Firm Veterans) 34-12-0; Dave Chapman (White Hart Coventry) 28-14-0. Thurs. 35 Veterans, House Pools 1 and 2. Paul Bailey (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 32-3-0, F1′s, roach and skimmers, poled pellet on the deck at 14m, peg 32, House Pool 1. Alan Dawson (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 29-1-0; George Attwood (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 23-9-0; Jim Wills (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 21-15-0; Jim Davenport (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 20-5-0. Fri. 20, New Pool. Andy Searle (Middy) 41-8-0, F1′s, stockies and skimmers, poled pellet at 14m, peg 35. Pete Rice (Bag ‘em’ Baits) 39-11-0; Tony Ainsworth (Mid-City) 37-11-0; Tom Neale (Rutlanders) 36-13-0. Sat. 18, House Pool 2. Arthur Hicks (Miracle Baits/Colmic) 15-6-0, F1′s, roach and skimmers, poled pellet at 6, 8 and 10m, peg 36. Pete Rice (Bag ‘em’ Baits) 13-6-0; Charlie McGurrin (Fosters) 11-8-0; David James (Mosella) 11-7-0. Sun. 17, New Pool. Pete Caton (Dynamite Baits/Banbury Gunsmiths) 45-1-0, F1′s, roach and skimmers, poled maggot at 14m, peg 27. Les Wetton (Tunnel Barn Farm/F1 Baits) 25-10-0; Pete Rice (Bag ‘em’ Baits) 24-1-0; Mark Haycock (Tunnel Barn Farm) 19-3-0.
Glamorgan, Troes Lake. Sun. 20. Mick Fisher (Pencoed) 21-4-0, skimmers on groundbait feeder and maggots, peg 16; Jason Sterio (Cardiff) 16-3-0; Robert Michael (Cardiff) 14-0-0.
Goodyear AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Coven, Staffordshire, Sun. 10. Mick Round (Goodyear AC) 1-14-8, gudgeon, poled bread punch, peg 3; Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 1-4-0; John Benness (Goodyear AC) 0-10-11.
Hawkesbury Fishery, Bedworth, Warks, Sun. 17. Rolly Sturdy (Hawkesbury/Tetley) 41-8-0, carp and tench, poled pellet, peg 31. George Cairnes (Hawkesbury/Kodak) 38-6-0; James Rock Army) 32-5-0.
Holgan Farm, Llawhaden. Sun.18. Keith Moore (Haverfordwest) 82-0-0, carp on corn fished with pole and straight lead, peg on Carp Lake; Ian Heaps (Holgan Farm) 52-4-0; John King (Rosebush) 34-6-0.
Iffers, Staunton Court. Sat.18. Alan Simmonds (Iffers) 54-6-0, carp on pole and corn, peg in corner of grass bank; Darren Saunders (Iffers) 46-4-0; Glyn Sherwood (Wye Angling) 45-6-0; Bob Williams (Iffers) 36-6-0. Hartleton Lake, Ross on Wye. Sun. 20. Alan Simmonds (Iffers) 51-12-0, skimmers on groundbait feeder and maggots, peg 42; Darren Saunders (Iffers) 31-6-0; Wayne Meek (Iffers) 22-1-0; Craig Brown (Iffers) 12-12-0.
King’s Pools, Shareshill, Staffordshire, Wed. Carp and New Match Pools, 10. Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 31-7-0, F1s, poled pellet, peg 17 New Match Pool; Gary Steele (WAC) 27-0-0; Adam Rumble (Maver Gold/Bag ‘em Baits) 24-0-0. Sat. Carp and New Match Pools, 12. Dave Swift (WAC) 24-0-0; F1s, poled pellet, peg 10 Carp Pool; Nigel Clarke (King’s Pools) 20-0-0; Sam Rushton (King’s Pools) 18-0-0. Sun. Final round, winter league, all Pools, 45. Sam Rushton (King’s Pools) 49-15-0, F1s, poled pellet, peg 38 Big Match Pool; Wayne Mellings (Maver Midlands/Dynamite Baits) 35-0-0; John Benjamin (King’s Pools) 25-0-0. Teams: Swan Elite 19.5; Short Heath Starlets 20.5; WAC 21. Final League: Never Ever Nomads 101; Plan B 102; Short Heath Starlets 105.
Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs, Silver Pool, Tues. 17. Chris Newton (Smithys) 41-8-0, F1′s, poled maggot at 4m, peg 46. Owen Boswell (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 27-4-0; Colin Bennett (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 25-0-0; Phil Sutor (Redditch Kingfisher) 21-6-0. Wed. 21 over 50′s, Meadow Pool. Dave Williams (Halesowen Royal British Legion) 46-6-0, carp, straight lead and corn, peg 11. Paul Little (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 33-2-0; Clive Wright (Mosella) 28-0-0; Alan Higgs (Hunnington) 19-8-0. Thurs. 15, Bank and Moors Pools. Glyn Clarke (Browning West Midlands) 31-2-0, carp, poled meat at 13m, peg 13, Moors Pools. Bill ‘Basil’ Rathbone (St Francis All Comedians, Shelfield, Walsall) 18-1-0; Colin Bennett (Colin Pace Angling Academy) and Tony Stead (West Midlands Police/Maver) 17-12-0. Sat. 17, Meadow, Moors and Island Pools. Mick Henshall (Fosters) 63-8-0, carp, straight lead and corn, peg 4, Meadow Pool. Colin Pace (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 36-1-0; Lee Richards (Packington) 32-12-0; Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 26-10-0. Sun. 22, Silver, Moors and Middle Pools. Mick Henshall (Fosters) 65-12-0, carp and F1′s, poled maggot at 5m, peg 31, Silver Pool. Danny Ludgate (Mosella) 39-12-0; Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 27-2-0; Dave Highfield (Club 2000) 18-0-0.
Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Island Pool, Wed. 9. Andy Grimes (Manor Farm Leisure) 65-0-0, poled pellet, peg 5. Barry Duggan (Warwick Portobello) 59-4-0; Matt McGuire (Leigh Bait and Tackle) 50-0-0. Thurs. 17, Island and Boundry Pools. David Howard (Leigh Bait and Tackle) 50-0-0, carp and F1′s, Method and pellet, peg 34, Island Pool. Glen Maxwell (Alvechurch Fishery) 48-8-0; Graham Whitmore (South Redditch) 34-4-0. Sun. 24, Ash, Island and Boundry Pools and Windmill Lake. Dan Varney (Banbury Gunsmiths) 78-4-0, carp and F1′s, poled pellet, peg 5, Ash Pool. Rich Hoskins (Daiwa Gordon League) 65-14-0; Rob Ellis (Manor Farm Leisure) 45-12-0; Jason Morris (Brewery Angling Club) 39-8-0.
Newport, Woodstock Pond. Thurs.12. Alan Davies (Sensas Nomads) 50-3-0, F1s on pole and pellets, peg at car park end; Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 28-15-0; Carl Guerra (Newport) 25-9-0. Sun. 24. Rob Skellett (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 34-0-0, carp and bream on long pole and pellets, peg 40 behind the car park; Rob Sims (Garry Evans Tackle) 29-6-0; Mike Yandle (Tredegar) 27-13-0; Nick Jones (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 24-10-0.
Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Little Gearys, Wed. 13. John Adamson (Packington) 34-8-0, F1′s, poled pellet and tip and pellet, peg 29. Steve White (Kobra Feeders) 27-14-0; Steve Edwards (Packington) 21-12-0. Sat. 11, Molands Mere. John Adamson (Packington) 20-4-0, F1′s, poled pellet, peg 48. Ms Suzi Smith (Kobra Feeders) 17-3-0; Richard ‘Jacko’ Jakymowytsh (Elephant and Castle) 9-0-0. Sun. 34, Packington/Shakespeare Winter League, 10th and final round, Molands Mere and Willow Pool. Craig O’Brien (Fast Feeders) 31-13-0, carp, tip and bread, peg 44, Molands Mere, £175.00. added bonus peg. Duncan Clarke (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) 19-4-0; Tony Musticone (Alvechurch Fishery) 14-8-0; Paul Amos (Packington) 13-1-0. Final Positions: Steve White (Kobra Feeders) £1000.00. and Shakespeare tackle. Dave Elliott (Packington) £400.00. and Shakespeare tackle. Craig O’Brien (Fast Feeders) £300. 00. and Shakespeare tackle.
Patshull Park Fishery, Pattingham, Shropshire, Sun. Great Lake Hotel bank, 18. Paul Bucknell (Little Dawley) 20-9-0, bream to 3 lb, poled maggot, peg 44; Wendy Locker (Chester Tackle Locker) 18-4-0; Geoff Leader (Salford) 11-11-0.
Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Salop, Sycamore Pool, Mon. 12. Mick Jameson (Mid-Leisure) 48-9-0, small carp, poled maggot down the side, peg 18. Eric Bancroft (Rod and Gun) 43-13-0; Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 37-9-0; Phil Shaw (Lower Hill Farm) 31-6-0. Wed. 12, Beech and Hawthorn Pools. Terry Edwards (Kings Pools) 50-11-0, carp to 5lb, poled maggot at 8m and down the side, peg 7, Hawthorn Pool. Mick Jameson (Mid-Leisure) 44-12-0; Matt Stobbs (Oakengates Angling Centre) 25-13-0; Tim Probert (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 22-12-0. Thurs. 12, Chestnut Pool. Phil Shaw (Lower Hill Farm) 33-9-0, carp to 4lb and barbel to 2lb, poled maggot at 6m, peg 35. Mick Jameson (Mid-Leisure) 31-1-0; Andy Williams (Colmic Vespe) 29-0-0; Matt Stobbs (Oakengates Angling Centre) 27-7-0. Sat. 20, Sycamore and Chestnut Pools. Andy Kyte (Maver/Sonu) 72-15-0, carp to 6lb and barbel to 3lb, wagglered maggot, peg 48, Sycamore Pool. Malcolm Holland (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 34-5-0; Shane Rogers (Oakengates Angling Centre) 32-0-0; Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 27-10-0. Sun. 28, Sycamore, Chestnut and Larch Pools. Richard Weaver (Tubertini Ludlow) 59-11-0, carp to 4lb and barbel to 3lb, poled maggot at 13m, peg 49, Sycamore Pool. Mick Jameson (Mid-Leisure) 50-2-0; Pete sawyer (Bronx) 37-9-0; Danny Bowden (Oakengates Angling Centre) 36-3-0.
Preston Innovations Woodlands View, Hadley, Worcestershire, Tues. Ghost Pool, 17. Phil Edmunds (Woodlands) 60-0-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 20; Lee Cole (Bilston Angling Centre) 47-5-0; John May jr (Woodlands) 24-6-0. Sat. Silver Fish League, High and Arles Pools, 24. Andy Pollard (Woodlands) 10-0-0, skimmers and roach, poled bloodworm and pinkie, Arles 10; A. Morrison (Woodlands) 9-8-0; Tony Thorne (Frenzee) 7-8-0; Gary Kirkham (Browning West Midlands) 7-7-0; I. Wheldon (Woodlands) 7-5-0. Sun. Ghost Pool, 20. Colin Newman (Woodlands) 67-12-0, carp, poled sweetcorn and pellet; Stuart Hipkins (Frenzee) 34-4-0; Anthony Mansell (Frenzee) 20-0-0; Phil Hodge (Woodlands) 18-4-0.
Redhill Fishery, Pole only. Sophie’s Pond. Wed. 12. Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 97-2-0, all carp on long pole and corn over feed pellets, peg 16; Alan Davies (Sensas Nomads) 60-0-0; Mike Yandle (Tredegar) 58-12-0.
Rhymney, River Wye at Boughrood. Sun.17. Wayne Rees (Rhymney) 13-10-0, all grayling on maggot feeder, peg 10 below the bridge; Colin Whitehouse (Rhymney) 5-2-0; Ray McDonald (Rhymney) 1-8-0.
Stirrup Cup, Birmingham-Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Birmingham, Sun. 8. Clark Taylor (Stirrup Cup) 12-9-12, skimmers to 1 lb, roach to 12 oz and perch to 6 oz, poled bread punch and caster, peg 36; Graham Massey (Dams and Lock) 8-14-8; Sam Lewis (Three Ems) 5-4-4.
Wassell Grove, Hagley, Stourbridge, West Midlands, Sat. Brook and Match Pools, 16. Terry Homer (Club 2000) 89-4-0, carp to 5 lb, F1s to 1 lb, poled pellet, peg 22 Brook Pool; Dean Homer (Club 2000) 74-2-0; Sam Parker (Club 2000) 67-0-0; Alan Gethen (Club 2000) 23-12-0; D J Williams (Halesowen Royal British Legion) 19-12-0; Andy Gorton (Club 2000) 16-12-0.
White Springs, Pontarddulais. Wed.12. Jim Hutton (Swansea) 46-6-0, carp and bream on pole and pellets, peg on Old Canal; Chris Bradley (Neath) 28-9-0; Mike Williams (Browning West Wales) 19-0-0. Sun.18. James Thomas (Swansea) 14-14-0, carp and bream on feeder with maggots and pellets, peg on Old Canal.
Wolverhampton AA, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Penkridge, Stafford, Sun. 20. Nigel Clayton (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 4-0-0, one chub, poled chopped worm and caster, peg 19; Dave Holbrook (Brownhills) 3-13-11; Tony Eagles (Team GB Four Ashes Aspire) 2-14-13; Paul Turner (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 2-13-2; Neil Turner (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 2-7-0; Carl Wesrwood (Team GB Four Ashes Aspire) 2-4-0.
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