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West Midlands Angler’s Mail matches for June 11/12 2011

Aberglais, Phocle Farm, Ross on Wye. Sat.18. Gary Miles (Merthyr) 96-2-0, carp to 5lb on pole and pellets fished shallow, peg 7; Brian Morgan (Ebbw Vale) 63-6-0; Terry Jones (Merthyr) 60-13-0.
Cefn Fforest League, Redhill Fishery. Sunday.34. Mark Hillier (Risca) 136-6-0, carp on pellets fished in the margins, peg 14 on Sophie’s Pond; Lyn Jones (Cefn Hengoed) 99-12-0; Simon Jones (Green’s Tackle) 95-12-0; Dai Clarke (Cefn Fforest) 80-12-0.

Cornerstone AC, Grand Union Canal, Small Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands, Sat. 20. Merv Rogers (Cornerstone AC) 9-8-6, perch and skimmers, poled chopped worm and caster, peg 33; Keith Woodhead (Cornerstone AC) 9-6-11; Bob Taylor (Jets MG) 9-6-3; Trevor Wills (Good Intent AS) 9-3-10; Alex Graham (Cornerstone AC) 8-8-11; A. Sztybel (Cornerstone AC) 7-3-0.

Docklow Pools, Leominster, Herefordshire, Match and Stock Pools, Sun. 20. Keith Butler (Wales) 76-7-0, carp and mixed silvers, poled maggot, caster and corn, peg 7. Phil Mason (Hereford) 72-9-0; Howard Green (Greens Tackle) 67-10-0; Wayne Dale (Birmingham) 63-15-0.
Forest of Dean Teams of Four, Lightmoor Pool and Elton Corner Fishery. Sun. 40. Andy Prosser (Iffers Red) 84-0-0, carp on long pole and paste, peg on far bank bend at Elton; Tony Summers (Wye Angling) 78-4-0; Keith Hull (Iffers Yellow) 74-14-0; Sam Prosser (Iffers Red) 62-4-0; Glyn Sherwood (Iffers Blue) 61-2-0; Alan Simmonds (Iffers Red) 59-8-0. Teams: Iffers Red 35 points. League: Wye Angling 63 points; Iffers Red 62; Glory Boys 49 points.

Furnace Mill Fishery, Wyre Forest, near Bewdley, Worcestershire, Sun. Mucky Meadow Pool, 16. Chris Bradney (Steven’s Tackle) 71-12-0, carp to 7 lb, poled pellet, peg 38; Max Galaszewski (Furnace Mill) 68-11-0; Paul Evans (Furnace Mill) 64-10-0.

Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks, Club Pool, Mon. 17. Ade Mansfield (Yorkshire Baits/Tamworth Tackle) 108-6-0, F1s, bream and roach, poled pellet over slop at 10m, peg 6. Chris Neale (Rutlanders) 82-8-0; Shaun Little (MAP) 77-4-0; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 70-5-0. Wed. 15, Jennys Pool. Chris Neale (Rutlanders) 109-10-0, F1s, carp, barbel and roach, poled paste in the margins, peg 14. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 79-0-0; John Berry (White Hart Coventry) 76-7-0; Kevin Keasey (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 70-0-0. Sat. 35, House Pool 2 and Club Pool. Stu Palser (Shakespeare) 149-2-0, Carp,F1s, bream, tench, roach and perch, poled caster and worm at 15m to the island, peg 22, House Pool 2. Rob Kite (Marsden Green Tavern) 133-1-0; Matt Djukic (Shimano) 117-3-0; Jon Arthur (Pole Fishing) 108-12-0; Stuart Levers (Guilford) 103-13-0; Paul Bick (Shakespeare) 96-2-0. Sun. 34, House Pool 1 and Jennys Pool. Paul Bick (Shakespeare) 138-15-0, F1s, carp, bream and roach, poled pellet at 8m and poled paste at 2m down the side, peg 14, Jennys Pool. Stu Palser (Shakespeare) 133-10-0; Ade Mansfield (Yorkshire Baits/tamworth Tackle) 128-10-0; Lee Hoskinson (Fox Match Trentmen) 127-11-0; Pete Caton (Dynamite Baits/Banbury Gunsmiths) 123-9-0; Andy Jackson (Mosella) 118-12-0.
Glamorgan, Cefn Mably Lakes. Sun. 20. Martin Diddy (Barry) 42-6-0, carp on pole and paste, peg 18; Russell Palmer (Cardiff) 30-8-0; Peter White (Cardiff) 29-8-0.
Goodyear AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Slade Heath, Thurs. 19. Richard Guest (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 4-12-0, roach to 8 oz, poled caster; Ed Warren (Preston Innovations) 4-10-0; Joe Hewitt (Goodyear AC) 3-15-0. Sun. Greenways Pool, Pattingham, Shropshire, West Midlands, 15. Steve Gallacher (Goodyear AC) 39-6-0, carp to 5 lb, poled pellet, peg 7; Pete Rogers (Goodyear AC) 37-2-0; John Taylor (Goodyear AC) 28-2-0.
Hawkesbury Fishery, Bedworth, Warks, Thurs. 16. John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 51-1-0, carp and tench, poled pellet, peg 24. Chris Howe (Hawkesbury) 43-6-0; Dennis lutwytch (Hawkesbury) 39-8-0. Sat. 21, John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 57-6-0, carp, poled bread and meat, peg 30. George Cairnes (Hawkesbury/Kodak) 46-1-0; James Rock (Army) 43-3-0. Sun. 26. Andy Findlay (Preston Innovations/Korum) 60-2-0, carp, poled paste, peg 9. Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 53-7-0; Stuart Johnson (Hawkesbury) 51-1-0; John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 43-9-0.
Heads of the Valleys, Mathern Mill Fishery. Sun. 8. James Barnett (Ebbw Vale) 137-0-0, carp to 8lb on pole fished meat, peg 6 on Waterfall Lake; Luke Nixon (Ebbw Vale) 132-8-0; Terry Gaines (Merthyr) 91-0-0.
Izaak Walton (Stafford) Fishery, Chebsey, near Stafford, Staffordshire, Wed. Bottom Pool, 12. Alastair Blakeman (Black Country Fisheries) 90-11-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 7; Neil Edwards (Meir and Longton Royal British Legion) 73-10-0; Andy Moors (Maver Pickering’s) 56-7-0; John Frost (Pickering’s of Burslem) 48-14-0. Fri. Canal Pool, 10. Andy Moors (Maver Pickering’s) 100-14-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 8; John Frost (Pickering’s of Burslem) 88-7-0; Alastair Blakeman (Black Country Fisheries) 48-3-0; Jake Robinson (Maver Pickering’s) 47-4-0. Sat. Top and Middle Pools, 23. John Causer (Stafford) 51-10-0, carp, poled pellet, Top Pool 8; Derek Plant (Ultimate Pellet) 44-13-0; Paul Shone (Izaak Walton Fishery) 38-14-0; Steve Wilton (Ultimate Pellet) 38-5-0.
King’s Pools, Shareshill, Staffordshire, Wed. Big Match Pool, 26. Jordan Hall (Allen’s Tackle) 84-4-0, carp to 1 lb 8 oz, poled meat; Shaun Pearce (Wednesfield Angling Centre) 58-9-0; George Reynolds (King’s Pools) 57-13-0; Les Wolseley (King’s Pools) 51-6-0; Tony Wollaston (Wolves Post Office) 40-8-0; Rod Arnold (King’s Pools) 45-15-0. Sat. Big Match Pool, 26. Tony Wollaston (Wolves Post Office) 67-12-0, carp to 4 lb and silver fish, poled sweetcorn, peg 56; Andy Inday (King’s Pools) 56-4-0; Dave Swift (Wood End) 49-0-0; Rod Arnold (King’s Pools) 43-7-0; Gary Steele (King’s Pools) 42-1-0; Paul Gregory (Swan AC) 41-9-0.


Kobra Feeders,
Dynamite Baits Makins, Wolvey, Warks, Lake 2, Wed. 18. Mick Timson (Elton Tackle) 65-12-0, carp, Method feeder, Peg B21. pete Eden (Syston casters) 64-8-0; Ben Lockward (Sensas 04) 63-14-0. Thurs. 18, Avon Pools. Terry Brindley (Force Baits) 40-0-0, carp, poled paste, peg 1. Dave Kent (Long Eaton Victoria) 34-2-0; John Adamson (Kobra Feeders) 33-0-0.
Lydney, Lydney Lake. Sat. 20. John Annis (Lydney) 32-3-0, bream on groundbait feeder with corn and maggots, peg 5; Matt Grindle (Lydney Juniors) 25-5-0; Matt Peters (Butcher’s Hook) 23-10-0; Mark Annis (Lydney) 19-12-0.
Lydney and Yorkley, Cannop Ponds. Sun. 34. Craig Miller (Yorkley) 24-2-0, good bream and skimmers on groundbait feeder and corn, peg 13; Paul Grindle (Lydney) 14-13-0; Brian Harding (Lydney) 10-2-0; Kevin Slater (Lydney) 7-14-0.

Moorlands Farm,
Hartlebury, Worcs, Moors and island Pools, Tues. 24. Paul Cartwright (Moorlands) 92-0-0, carp, poled pellet down the edge, peg 9, Moors Pool. Dave Wagg (Moorlands) 48-2-0; John Roberts (Moorlands) 47-14-0; Ken Sherriff (Waters Edge) 47-8-0. Wed. 20 over 50’s, Meadow Pool. Alan Warmer (j and P Tackle) 85-10-0, carp, straight lead and corn into the corner, peg 8. gary Mole (Moorlands) 72-8-0; Dave Williams (Halesowen Royal British Legion) 65-0-0; Bill Drew (Bewdley) 58-0-0. Thurs. 26, Bank, Moors and Meadow Pools. Des Ravenall (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 91-8-0, carp, poled meat down the edge, peg 5, Meadow Pool. Chris Bennett (Moorlands) 57-0-0; Tony Cook (Moorlands) 55-4-0; Nigel Marchington (Golden Maggots) 52-2-0. Fri. pm. 24, Moors and Island Pools. Danny Ludgate (Mosella) 79-12-0, carp, poled pellet at 4m, peg 26, Island Pool. Richard Knowles (MCM) 70-1-0; Ed Brown (Yorkshire) 65-10-0; Sean Smith (Mosella) 46-10-0. Sat. 25, Meadow Pool. Chris Senter (Alans Tackle) 106-4-0, carp, poled paste at 13m, peg 15. Chris Hill (Mosella) 90-12-0; Dave Parry (R and D) 83-10-0; John Cooper (Moorlands Gold) 72-7-0. Sun. 30, Silver, island and Bank Pools. Wayne Mellings (Maver Midlands/Dynamite Baits) 133-5-0, carp, poled paste at 13m, peg 20, Bank Pool. Chris Hill (Mosella) 107-5-0; John cooper (Moorlands Gold) 105-7-0; Alan gethen (Stevens Tackle) 100-1-0.

Mosella Manor Farm Leisure,
Harvington, Middle Pool, Mon. eve 3hrs. 17. Mark Malin (Mosella) 104-12-0, carp and tench, poled pellet, peg 19. Jordan Clarke (Alcester Sports) 82-10-0; Jason Cooke (WB Clarke) 70-12-0. Wed. 12, Island Pool. Jason Cooke (WB Clarke) 53-12-0, carp and tench, poled pellet, peg 4. Nigel Plumbe (Cannock) 31-0-0; Stefan Trevelyn (JET) 24-0-0. Thurs. 14, Island Pool. Alan Ainsworth (Mid-City) 88-4-0, carp and tench, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 27. Jordan Clarke (Alcester Sports) 77-8-0; Barry Saunders (Manor Farm Leisure) 63-8-0; Russell Sheldon (Manor Farm leisure) 59-4-0. Sat. 14, Boundry Pool. Chris Rice (Harris Match Group) 57-10-0, carp, tench and skimmers, poled pellet and Method feeder, peg 32. Colin Woodward (Smithys Tackle) 57-8-0; Kevin Giles (Gloucester) 42-4-0. Sun. 22, Island Pool. Steve Daley (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) 86-4-0, carp and tench, poled pellet and pellet feeder, peg 5. Phil Launchbury (Manor Angling Club) 77-10-0; Alan Ainsworth (Mid-City) 67-12-0; Steve Partington (Mosella) 60-0-0.
Newport, Wednesday evening open. Woodstock Pond. Wed. 13. Rob Skellett (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 38-8-0, F1s on paste fished with feeder and pole, peg 38 behind car park; Andy Price (Garry Evans Tackle) 30-12-0; Matt Morgan (Blackwood) 30-2-0. Sun. 15. Matt Morgan (Blackwood) 43-12-0, F1s on long pole and paste, peg 19; Neil Harrington (Garry Evans Tackle) 42-1-0; Rob Sims (Garry Evans Tackle) 36-0-0; Martyn Truman (Newport) 35-7-0.

Packington Somers,
Meriden, Warks, Gearys Level, Sat. 29. John Johnson (Youngs Tunnel Barn farm) 38-5-0, carp, straight lead and pellet, peg 19. Phil Hull (Lanes Baits) 30-0-0; Ron Savage (Lanes Baits) 28-14-0. Sun. 29, Molands Mere. Richard ‘Jacko’ Jakymowytsh (Tussies Tackle) 83-8-0, carp, Method feeder, peg 27. Mark Eustace (Packington) 45-4-0; Ed Warren (Preston Innovations) 43-13-0; mM Suzi Smith (Kobra Feeders) and Steve White (Kobra Feeders) both had 40-1-0.
Pembrokeshire Fish Week Qualifier, Llyn Carfan, Whitland. Sun.18. Chris Kidd (Haverfordwest) 39-2-0, carp on feeder and corn and pellets, peg 4; Mark Close (Pembroke) 16-9-0; Tim Peters (Haverfordwest) 11-4-0.

Pontymister, Crumlin arm of Monmouthshire Canal at Cross Keys. Sun. 26. John Cooper (Wales Youth) 4-0-0, small roach on pole and punched bread, peg on The Deeps; Paul Clarke (Cross Keys) 2-2-0; Darran Gray (Pontymister Juniors) 1-5-0; Terry Tucker (Risca) 1-2-8.


Poole Hall Fishery,
Alveley, Salop, Heron Pool, Wed. 13. Alan Goode (Stevens Tackle) 23-12-0, mixed silvers, poled meat and corn, peg 24. Jeff Hodge (Poole Hall) 19-9-0; Tom Murphy (Poole Hall) 19-5-0. Sun. 18, Heron Pool. Terry Butler (Tipton) 63-11-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 17. Les Wiley (Tipton) 59-4-0; Alan Goode (Stevens Tackle) 55-8-0; Dave Day (Poole Hall) 49-7-0.
Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcestershire, Sun. Deans Pools, 30. Mark Taylor (Shakespeare) 196-8-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet, peg 61; Klaus Fix (Nuneaton) 144-12-0; Phil Taylor (Dams and Lock) 139-6-0; Kevin Slade (Bilston Angling Centre) 119-3-0; Carl Hopps (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 116-4-0; A. Steventon (Fiery Holes AC) 109-7-0. Tues. Ghost Pool, 15. P. Bishop (Woodlands) 106-8-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet, peg 17; Steve Lovell (Bilston Angling Centre) 106-6-0; Mark Westwood (Bilston Angling Centre) 91-14-0; Stuart Farmer (Woodlands) 69-4-0; M. Owen (Bilston Angling Centre) 63-5-0. Wed. Ghost Pool, 18. Paul Webley (Midland Bears) 149-12-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet, peg 1; Terry Robson (Cradley Heath Labour) 115-10-0; Pete Willis (Solihull Angling Centre) 106-5-0; D. Evans (Midland Bears) 100-4-0. Fri. Deans Pool, 15. Carl Hopps (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 142-10-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet, peg 63; Rob Brennan (Stourport) 122-2-0; G. Clarke (Woodlands) 104-2-0; M. Jackson (Woodlands) 65-4-0. Sat. Hay and Barley Pools, 21. Klaus Fix (Nuneaton) carp to 10 lb, poled pellet, Barley 17 and Kevin Slade (Bilston Angling Centre) carp to 10 lb, poled pellet, Barley 20, both 159-8-0; K. Sheldon (Fiery Holes AC) 87-13-0; Harry Summers (Fiery Holes AC) 82-8-0; Mark Prichard (Woodlands) 78-4-0; P. Bishop (Woodlands) 66-8-0. Sun. Round One, Sonu Baits Individual League, Deans Pools, 30. Klaus Fix (Nuneaton) 151-15-0, carp to 10 lbs, poled pellet, peg 52; mark Taylor (Shakespeare) 130-3-0; Kevin Slade (Bilston Angling Centre) 130-0-0; Jon Arthur (Shakespeare) 114-8-0; Gary Kirkham (SBS Spa MG) 109-8-0; P. Bishop (Gloucester) 93-8-0.
Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Pole-only. Wed. 15. Alan Davies (Cardiff Nomads) 138-0-0, carp to 4lb on pole and pellets, peg 20 on Molly’s Pond; Mike Yandle (Tredegar) 137-4-0; Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 114-8-0; Chris Shepherd (Forest of Dean) 114-4-0.

Reedswood AC, Reedswood Pool, Walsall, West Midlands, Tues. 17. Andy Parkes (West Midland Travel) 28-0-0, carp to 4 lb, poled pellet, peg 24; Mark Pitcher (Foster’s) 20-7-0; Steve Arnold (Foster’s) 18-3-0.
Sirhowy, Staunton Court. Sun. 18. Mike Yandle (Tredegar) 121-12-0, carp to 5lb on pole and meat fished close to the bank, peg on jetty; Matt Jackson (Newport) 105-0-0; Rob Jones (Neath) 97-8-0; Phil Rawlings (Pontypool) 75-12-0.

Stirrup Cup, Birmingham Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Birmingham, Sun. 15. Pete Hatton (ZLT) 5-15-15, two bream and small fish, poled chopped worm, peg 5; Joseph Taylor (Stirrup Cup) 5-5-6; Graham Massey (Dams and Lock) 3-14-3; Alan Price (Stirrup Cup) 3-3-4; Derek Jackson (Dams and Lock) 2-11-6; James South (Dams and Lock) 2-9-7.

Walsall Arboretum, Hatherton Lake, Walsall, West Midlands, Sun. 16. Barry Hall (Foster’s Maver) 76-0-0, thirty bream to 3 lb, feeder fished worm, peg 29; Steve Preece (M & S Joinery) 43-8-0; Kevin Edwards (Jessar AC) 27-10-0; Mark Greening (Streetley) 15-0-0; Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 13-10-0; Ron Jackson (Leamore AC) 2-8-0.
White Springs, Pontarddulais. Old Canal. Sun. 18. Tony Wales (Ammanford) 65-8-0, carp and bream on pole with paste and pellets, peg 14; Geoff Walker (Llandeilo) 64-12-0; Jim Hutton (Swansea) 62-12-0; Lou Spinks (Swansea) 39-10-0. Wed. 16. Mike Williams (Cross Hands) 72-2-0, carp and bream on pellets pole fished shallow, peg on Match Lake; Neil Crocker (Swansea) 69-14-0; Tony Wale (Ammanford) 59-2-0; Steve Davies (Swansea) 55-0-0.

Wolverhampton AA, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Cross Keys, Penkridge, Staffordshire, Wed. 16. Ed Warren (Preston Innovations) 27-11-0, bream and roach, poled chopped worm and caster, mouth of Otherton Marina; Steve Dudley (Browning Lifestyle) 13-10-0; Danny Ashington (Kamasan Starlets) 11-11-0; Bob Edgerton (Izaak Walton, Stafford) 10-4-0. Sun. Staffs-Worcs Canal, Wombourne, Staffordshire, 20. Stan Ward (Bilston Angling Centre) 15-11-0, one carp of 10 lb, one chub of 5 lb plus a few bits, poled caster and chopped worm, dog kennel peg; John Garbett (Dudley Bait and Tackle) 11-10-0; Steve Broome (Dudley Bait and Tackle) 10-3-0; Paul Turner (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 9-7-0; Digger Conway (Armitage Shanks) 7-8-0; Bruce Birch (Four Ashes AC) 6-15-0.
Wolverhampton Over 60’s, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Four Ashes, Staffordshire, Wed. 20. Brian Lewis (Bridgtown) 3-2-6, roach, poled punched bread, peg 6; Terry Blyde (Lazy Hill AC) 2-12-13; Alan Homer (Rushall) 2-12-12.

Check out this week's huge value issue for an interview with living legend Dave Harrell, and an Action Replay covering tench hauling tactics on the pole.