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North West Angler’s Mail Kamasan Qualifiers for March 5/6 2011

* Heronbrook Spring League, Round One, Canal, Bridge, Island and Meadow Pools, Heronbrook Fishery, Slindon, near Eccleshall, Staffordshire, Sun. 54. Steve Hughes (Heronbrook Red) 76-1-0, common and mirror carp to 4 lb, F1s to 2 lb, poled punched bread, peg 11 Canal; Ken Oldham (Connect Tackle) 59-14-0; Phil Roberts (Yew Tree Fishery) 51-6-0; Paul Gibson (Trentside Tackle Red) 46-2-0; Paul Coyle (Wigan Angling Centre) 42-9-0; H. Blackburn (West Midlands Police, Maver) 39-8-0. Teams: Trentside Tackle Red 8; Yew Tree Fishery 9; Connect Tackle 10; Heronbrook Red 11; West Midlands Police, Maver 12; Wigan Angling Centre 15.

* Partridge Lakes, Winter League, Covey Canal. Cheshire. Sat. 52. Stuart Conroy (Drennan NW) 39-5-0, Small carp and F1s, maggot, 7 and 11m pole, peg 80; Neil Machin (Garbolino) 38-0-0; Frank Cooke (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 36-14-0; Wayne Rooke (Irlam) 34-6-0; Dave Swain (Garbolino) 33-9-0; Steve Conroy (Drennan NW) 30-12-0. Sun. 53. Andy Bennett (Fox Match) 51-4-0, small carp and ide, corn and pellet, 13 and 15m pole, peg 1; Phil Ellis (Manchester) 37-4-0; 3 Lee Thornton (Bagem Baits) 35-8-0; Tom Lomax (Manchester) 33-12-0; Colin Mulholland (Kieron Rich) 27-4-0; Liam Killinger (Sensas NW) 26-8-0.

* Wigan & DAA Winter League, Leeds-Liverpool Canal at Red Lion. Lancashire, Sun. 64. Gary Kelly (Lostock Tackle White) 4-4-10, two 2 lb bream and roach, punch bread, 11m pole, pegged caravan site; Colin Cliffe (Ted Carter’s White) 3-14-13; Ian Lathom (Tri-Cast White) 3-11-0; Richard Yates (Ted Carter’s Red) 3-10-0; Les Williams (Dazzlers) 3-3-13; Mick Hargreaves (Bolton) 3-0-8.

Teams: Lostock Tackle White 14; Ted Carter’s Red 16; Tri-Cast White 27; Lostock Tackle Black 29.

Final league: Ted Carter’s Red 100; Southport 103; Tri-Cast Red 113; Ted Carter’s Blue 114.

Other matches

Bannister House, Match Lake. Merseyside. Sun. 37. Carl Grant (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 74-8-0, carp to 4 lb and silver fish, soft pellet and maggot, 10m pole along nearside bank, peg 38; Brian Jones (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 28-14-0; Bill Smith (Bannister House) 26-10-0; Mark Halliwell (Subfish) 26-0-0.

Blundell’s, Trio Pond. Cheshire. Wed. 22. Gary Whalley (Bait Tech) 87-0-0, carp 2lb, soft pellet, 9m pole, peg 31; Mike Billingham (Hazelgrove Angling Centre) 83-6-0; Tony Worrall (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 68-8-0; Tolga Istek (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 67-8-0. Sat. East Lodge. 46. Paul Coyle (Preston Innovations) 47-10-0, carp to 2lb, sweetcorn, 16m pole, peg 3; Paul Burton (Hilton Hotels) 43-6-0; Paul Jones (Bait-Tech) 37-7-0; Carl Cantello (Gilder’s Tackle) 36-5-0. Sun. Pine Lodge. 45. Lee Clancy (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 80-6-0, carp to 5lb, soft pellet, waggler at 16 ms, peg 61; Tolga Istek (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 63-15-0; John Carroll (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 51-13-0; Alan Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 50-5-0.

Bradshaw Hall, Lake Four. Lancashire. Wed. 22. Lee Addy (Drennan NW) 25-0-0, roach and skimmer bream, maggot, 13m pole, peg 23; Ray Windsor (Little Lever) 23-8-0; Mark Addy (Drennan NW) 20-4-0; Geoff Terry (Little Lever) 19-12-0. Sun. Lake Six. 21. Dave Beaver (Yorkshire) 14-6-0, roach, perch and skimmers, maggot, 12m pole, peg 15; Dave James (Bolton Angling Centre) 14-6-0; Dave Brierley (Fisherman’s Way) 12-6-0; Rob Evans (Manchester) 11-10-0.

Brookside, Snake Pit. Cheshire. Tues. 19. John Shallom (Stalybridge) 59-10-0, ide and carp, maggot, 12m pole, peg 23; Peter Price (Saints) 55-14-0; Stuart Birchall (Cheshire Angling) 53-10-0; Derek Bibby (Warrington AA) 22-0-0. Thurs. 24. Alan Menzies (Garbolino Elton) 66-0-0, carp, tench and bream, soft pellet, 11m pole, peg 43; Mark Benson (Widnes Angling Centre) 57-14-0; Dave Ebrell (Brookside) 53-10-0. Sat. Snake and Willow. 48. Derek Willan (Fox Bait Tech) 44-10-0, ide, roach, skimmers and carp, red maggot, 14m pole, peg 7 Willow; Anthony Atkinson (Edgley Sports) 36-14-0; Mark Addy (Drennan NW) 34-10-0; Martin Kay (Elton Tackle) 32-2-0. Sun. 41. James Howson (Maver) 63-10-0, carp 2lb, soft pellet shallow, 14m pole, peg 14; John Jones (Garbolino Elton) 60-0-0; John Battersby (Garbolino Elton) 51-10-0; Mike Rogerson (Drennan NW) 43-10-0.

Copthorne, Match Canal. Lancashire. Sat. 23. Tony Shields (Noah’s Ark) 50-0-0, carp 5lb, maggot and soft pellet, 12m pole, peg 26; Mark Halliwell (Subfish) 46-8-0; Bob Watson (Ted Carter’s Preston) 44-8-0; Andy Whittle (Wigan) 37-8-0.

Erne Anglers Float Only Winter League, Round Ten, Lough Garadice and the Woodford River, Aghalane Bridge, County Leitrim, Southern Ireland, Sun. 30. David Herron (Caledon) 11.760kg hybrids and roach, poled red maggot, peg 9 Lough Garadice; Neil Mazurek (Cootehill) 11.520kg; Donal McGuirk (Kells) 11.350kg. Final League: Nick Harrison (Arva) 40 points; David Burleigh (Kinawley) 39; Jack Tisdall (Ballinamallard) 36; Nick Howell (Daiwa) 35.
Fields Farm, Sandy Pool. Cheshire. Sat. 26. Peter Conlin (Newcastle-u-Lyme) 16-9-0; Lee Cooper (Salford) 13-11-0; John Brownbill (Sandbach) 11-11-0; Stef Brown (Congleton) 11-3-0.

Hampton Springs. Meadows Lake. Cheshire. Sat. 22. Steve Boyd (Saints) 76-13-0, carp to 8lb, long pole and corn; Andy Spencer (Chester Tackle Locker) 66-4-0; Tom Gollins (Total Angling) 55-0-0; Sam Kennedy (Deeside Tackle) 47-13-0.

Sun. Alice Springs. 35. Mick Potter (Platforms UK) 123-14-0, 16 carp to 12lb, corn, quivertip, peg 6; Colin Shaw (Lionel’s Tackle) 55-0-0; Kevin Williams (Weston Tackle) 41-0-0; Ray Rigby (Widnes Angling Centre) 39-0-0.

Hanchurch Open, Hanchurch Fisheries, Hanchurch, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, Sun. Model Canal, 22. Chris Parker (Hanchurch) 24-9-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 10; John Rowley (J & D Windows) 21-9-0; Kevin Roden (Trentside Tackle) 21-2-0.

High Heyes, Lake Three. Lancashire. Sat. 26. Gordon Simm (Bolton Angling Centre) 6-5-0, 2 carp, red maggot, method feeder, peg 15; Daz Shaw (Maver NW) 6-2-0; Adie Twist (Cast NW) 5-0-0; Tom Brownbill (Maver NW) 4-14-0.

Highfield, Oak Lake. Lancashire. Wed. OAPs. 17. Ken Anderton (Highfield Fishery) 34-0-0, F1s and barbel, sweetcorn, 12m pole, peg 25; Keith Judson (Ted Carter’s Preston) 27-0-0; Ernie Pilkington (Ted Carter’s Preston) 16-6-0; David Day (Blackpool Transport) 13-12-0. Thurs. 16. Simon Shepherd (Ted Carter’s Preston) 38-12-0, ide and barbel, caster, 13m pole, peg 25; Bill Fisher (Highfield Fisheries) 25-0-0; Bill Edmunds (Ted Carter’s Preston) 15-8-0; Ian Whalley (Ozzie Tackle) 12-12-0.  Sat. 16. Simon Lenton (Highfield Fisheries) 32-10-0, ide and barbel, corn and pellet, 8m pole, peg 25; Ian Whalley (Ozzie Tackle) 26-8-0; Bill Edmunds (Ted Carter’s Preston) 25-2-0; Chris Martland (Ted Carter’s Preston) AND Frank Yardley (Ted Carter’s Preston) 16-10-0. Sun. 16. Paul Casson (Lostock Tackle Box) 48-3-0, carp 9 lb, soft pellet, method feeder, peg 7; Simon Shepherd (Ted Carter’s Preston) 24-2-0; Stuart Kennedy (Ted Carter’s Preston) 23-2-0; Bill Edmunds (Ted Carter’s Preston) 22-0-0.

Lingmere, Match Lake. Wirral. Sat. 19. James Howson (Maver) 54-6-0, carp and barbel, soft pellet, 14 and 16m pole to island, peg 20; Tony Moran (Vine Baits) 34-0-0; Dave Randles (Moreton) 31-8-0; Andy Kirk (Bidston) 28-0-0.

Meadow View, Lark Pool. Cheshire. OAPs. Tues. 17.  Denis Ockwell (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 32-8-0, carp to 6lb, soft pellet, 13m pole, peg 5; Lee Gibbon (Tasker’s Angling) 26-8-0; Ray Hignett (Shaw’s Tackle) 16-10-0; Peter Robinson (Altrincham) 13-6-0. Wed. 17. Phil Chung (Tameside Fox) 43-12-0, carp to 4 lb, corn and pellet, 12m pole, peg 4; Lee Gibbon (Tasker’s Angling) 26-8-0; Ken Brougham (Swains AC) 20-10-0; Cyril Cowley (Middlewich) 7-1-20. Thurs. 0APs. 18. Phil Barwell (Widnes Angling Centre) 20-9-0, carp to 6lb, sweetcorn and pellet, 12m pole, peg 8; Tom Mungins (Tin Pots) 12-9-0; Denis Ockwell (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 15-12-0; Ken Maddon (Shaw’s Tackle) 15-4-0. Sun. 25. Paul Ledgerton (Widnes) 46-14-0, carp to 8 lb, sweetcorn, 10m pole, peg 37; Bob Dac (Edgley Sports) 32-6-0; Dave Williams (Cheshire Angling) 26-8-0; Ricky Salmon (Meadow View) 24-4-0.

Mill House, Mescar Lake. Merseyside. Sat. 18. Paul Haines (Kirkby) 49-8-0, carp to 4lb, sweetcorn, 6m pole in margins, peg 60; Steve Harris (Kirkby) 36-8-0; Ian Platt (Burscough Angling Supplies) 16-0-0; Gerry O’Hara (Wavertree) 12-4-0.

Newton-le-Willows AA Over 60s, Oak Pool. Merseyside. Thu. 38. Eddie Cook (Warrington) 10-0-0, carp, chub, roach and perch, red maggot, 12m pole, peg 1; Ivor Brown (Newton) 4-3-0; Bob Wrench (Farnworth) 1-9-0; Jeff Clare (Richmond’s Tackle) 1-1-0.

Northwich & DAA Winter League, River Weaver at Northwich. Cheshire. Sat. 36.  Bob Meggs (Bob’s Lot) 14-1-0, small roach and skimmer bream, crumb feeder, red maggot, peg 3 town; Kevin Simpson (Vale Royal Angling) 13-7-0; Matthew Brown (Dave’s Middlewich) 9-8-0; Martin Lenihan (Daton) 7-15-0.

Teams: Bob’s Lot 15-0-0; Vale Royal Angling 13-15-0; Dave’s Middlewich 10-12-0.

League: 7/8: Bob’s Lot 28; Vale Royal Angling and Pig Flingers 33.

Partridge Lakes, Pine Canal. Cheshire. Sat. 16. Steve Gallagher (Ted Carter’s Southport) 27-4-0, F1s, carp and roach, maggot, 13m pole, peg 2; Brian Conroy (Warrington) 22-3-0; Tony Middleton  (Warrington) 16-11-0.

Rosemary Wood, Moss Lake, Lancashire. Sun. 21. Carl Mulligan (Maghull) 14-6-0, small carp, soft pellet, method feeder; Ian Cowey (Kirkby) 14-2-0; Steve Parry (Fazakerley) 14-0-0; Tom Joynson (Liverpool AS) 12-4-0.

St Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam. Merseyside. Mon. 20. John Rimmer (St Helens) 13-7-0. roach and skimmers, groundbait feeder and maggot, peg 82; Gedd Rigby (St Helens) 10-7-0; Steve Rimmer (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 10-6-0; Dave Kenyon (Wigan) 9-5-0. Wed. Church Street Canal. 16. Wayne Westhead (St Helens) 19-0-0, 3 carp, pellet, 13m pole, peg 10; Carl Owen (St Helens) 15-4-0; Tony Pennington (Drennan NW) 12-13-0; Dave Alsop (St Helens) 10-11-0.


Staffordshire Individual Winter League, Round Four, Shropshire Union Canal, Gnosall, Stafford, Sat. 18. Fred Cheetham (Team Eclipse) 9-0-8, roach, poled punched bread and hempseed, peg A2; Keith Hulland (Team Eclipse) 7-13-0; Mel Wood (Four Ashes AC) 7-5-4; Tony Keeling (Team Eclipse/Angler’s Mail) 6-1-12; Dennis Sumner (Bilston Angling Centre) 5-14-1; Dave Horton (Trabucco Midlands Van den Eynde) 5-12-8. League: Dennis Sumner (Bilston Angling Centre) 6; Fred Cheetham (Team Eclipse) 8; Paul Murrin (Trabucco Midlands Van den Eynde), Dave McCall (Shakespeare) and Mel Wood (Four Ashes AC) all 11; Steve Faux (Team Eclipse) 12.
Tasker’s Top Team, Leeds-Liverpool Canal at Maghull. Merseyside. Sun. 36. Graham Stokes (Tri-Cast Highfield) 5-7-4, perch and roach, worm and punch bread, 11m pole, pegged on Brewery lane; Stan Phillips (Mersey Dockers) 4-3-6; John Easton (Liverpool AS) 3-9-8; Jim Jeffers (Liverpool AS) 3-8-8. Teams: Liverpool AS Blue 15; Mersey MG 16; Liverpool AS Red 23. League: Liverpool AS Blue 77; Liverpool AS Red 92; Mersey MG 106.

Wigan & DAA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal. Lancashire. Wed. Martland Mill. 31. Dave Wells (Tri Cast Rochdale) 3-12-0, one tench, worm, 13m pole, peg 96; Ken Sharples (Wigan MG) 3-7-0; Graham Ford (Hindley MG) 2-8-4; Dave Benson (Chorley Social) 1-11-8.  Sat. Burscough. 37. Frank Holding (Ted Carter’s Southport) 16-1-0, bream an roach, large punch bread, 9m pole, town peg; John Leeds (Tri Cast Rochdale) 9-0-0; Danny Martin (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 3-12-12; Dave Edgerley (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 3-11-0.

Winsford mini league, River Weaver at Winsford. Cheshire. Sun. 30.  Andrew Insley (Rudheath) 23-5-0, skimmer bream, maggot and worm, pole feeder, peg 193; Bob Meggs (Dry Nets) 15-7-0; Alan Nixon (Small Fry) 15-1-0; Steve Walton (Grange).  Teams: Grange 28; Rudheath 23; Dry Nets 20. Final league: Dry Nets 118; Rudheath 110; Grange 105.
Yew Tree Fisheries, Thurston Hough, The Wirral, Cheshire, Thurs. 12. Bob Evans (Fisherman’s Tackle, Birkenhead) 24-10-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 3; Ray Jackson (Willaston) 15-8-0; Peter Cooke (Willaston) 6-8-0.

FINISH YOUR SEASON ON A RIVER! This week’s Angler’s Mail magazine is a river special with lots of great venues within a special Where To Fish section. Plus John Bailey on the end of the river fishing season, Brian Gay chub fishing on the stick float, classic English roach fishing on the pole  – AND MORE!