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West Midlands Angler’s Mail matches for May 21/22 2011

Beechdale AC, Reeddswood Lake, Beechdale, Walsall, Tues. 18. Mark Hazel (Beechdale AC) 18-4-0, carp to 2 lb 8 oz, poled paste, peg 23; Dennis Taylor (Beechdale AC) 18-2-0; Aaron Street (British Oak, Willenhall) 17-0-0.

Blackfords Progressive, Kingswood Lake, Cannock, Staffordshire, Sat. 30. Shane Hodgkinson (JCB) 28-12-0, bream to 2 lb, feeder fished worm and caster, peg 13; Tony Jeffreys (JCB) 24-8-0; Carl stratfull (Blackfords Progressive) 24-6-0; Chris Brown (Matchmen Supplies) 24-1-0.

Caerphilly, Caerphilly Castle Lakes. Sun. 20. Martin Thomas (Caerphilly) 64-10-0, small carp and good bream on method feeder and pellets well out, peg by railings on South Lake; Chris Murphy (Bargoed) 57-4-0; Barry Richard (Caerphilly) 32-4-0; Steve Hoare (Caerphilly) 13-8-0.
Cefn Fforest, Pixley Pool. Sun. 20. Lyn Jones (Cefn Hengoed) 97-8-0, all carp to 11 lb on 4m pole and maggots, peg 6; Dai Clarke (Cefn Fforest) 89-8-0; Simon Jones (Oakdale) 87-12-0; Gafyn Jones (Cefn Fforest) 87-0-0.
Docklow Pools, Leominster, Herefordshire, Stock Pool, Sun. 15. Steve Greaves (Manchester) 114-0-0, mixed, poled various baits, peg 7. Keith Butler (South Wales) 56-0-0; Ronnie Ord (Liverpool) 48-9-0; Phil Hode (Derby) 44-0-0.

Elmbridge Fishery, Droitwich, Heron Pool, Thurs. 18. Bob Cooke (Bilston Angling Centre) 107-10-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 11. Lee Boden (Stonehenge) 80-6-0; Tony Walton (Elmbridge) 73-6-0. Sat. 20, Pheasant Pool. Simon Richardson (Maver Total Angling) 161-4-0, carp, poled corn and pellet, peg 28. Steve Lovell (Bilston Angling Centre) 62-10-0; Tony Walton (Elmbridge) 58-4-0.
Furnace Mill Fishery, Wyre Forest, Bewdley, Worcestershire, Sun. Mucky Meadow and Mill Pools, 23. Chris Senter (Alan’s Tackle, Worcester) 98-12-0, carp to 6 lb, poled paster, peg 94 Mill: Chris Summers (Alan’s Tackle, Worcester) 97-6-0; Kevin Johnson (Mark’s Tackle) 69-11-0.
Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks, Top Pool, Mon. 20. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 138-0-0, carp, F1’s, bream and roach, poled pellet over hemp based groundbait at 10m, peg 24. Phil Moore (Lichfield) 110-13-0; Steve Birch (Northfields) 78-2-0; Graham Young (Youngs Tunnel Barn Farm) 63-0-0. Wed. 18, Jennys Pool. John Newton (Worcester) 98-9-0, F1’s, bream, roach, tench and perch, poled red maggot offered high and low at 10m, peg 10. Simon Christian (Fosters) 88-9-0; Adam Rumble (Dudley Bait and Tackle) 85-12-0; Wayne Ainsworth (Mid-City) 83-14-0. Sun. 28, Top and Bottom Pools. Stu Palser (Shakespeare) 125-8-0, F1’s, bream, perch, roach and tench, poled caster and worm at 4m inside and 8m out, peg 5, Top Pool. Paul Bick (Shakespeare) 123-8-0; James Dent (Barnsley) 121-6-0; James Hawkesworth (Barnsley) 116-4-0; Kevin Folwell (Drennan Oxford) 98-7-0; Chris Newton (Dolphin Tackle) 92-1-0.
Goodyear AC, Izaak Walton Fishery, Chebsey, Stafford, Wed. Middle Pool, 7. Nigel Doughty (Goodyear AC) 53-10-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet, peg 14; Malcolm Bethell (Goodyear AC) 35-5-0; Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 32-13-0. Thurs. Staffs-Worcs Canal, Slade Heath, 15. Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 3-12-0, roach, perch and gudgeon, poled squatt, peg 2; John Hunter (Goodyear AC) 3-5-0; Gus Godfrey (Goodyear AC) 2-15-0. Sun. Greenways Pool, Pattingham, Shropshire, 18. Terry Morros (Goodyear AC) 48-2-0, carp to 7 lb, poled sweetcorn, peg 15; Peter Rogers (Goodyear AC) 45-4-0; JJ Gallacher (Goodyear AC) 42-3-0.


Hawkesbury Fishery, Bedworth, Warks, Thurs. 14. Jamie Gallaway (Hawkesbury) 64-2-0, carp, poled meat, peg 8. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 53-5-0; Dennis lutwytch (Hawkesbury) 44-9-0. Sat. 22. John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 66-4-0, carp and tench, poled meat and corn, peg 17. Dave Markham (Hawkesbury) 50-7-0; George Cairnes (Hawkesbury/Kodak) 47-0-0. Sun. 26. George Cairnes (Hawkesbury/Kodak) carp, poled meat and corn, peg 28. Dave Ashdown (Hawkesbury) 51-2-0; john Kidd (Hawkesbury) 49-8-0; Wayne Gi lbey (Hawkesbury) 40-1-0; Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 39-9-0.

Holgan Farm, Llawhaden. Sun.19. Neil Daniels (Neath) 46-13-0, crucians, tench and skimmers, peg 19 on Crucian Lake; Mark Close (Haverfordwest) 31-14-0; Ian Heaps (Holgan Farm) 26-14-0.

Iffers, Hartleton Lake, Ross on Wye. Sun. 20. Bob Williams (Iffers) 22-0-0, all skimmers on groundbait feeder and maggots fished to the island, peg 9 on golf course bank; Richard Harding (Iffers) 20-12-0; Darran Saunders (Iffers) 20-4-0; Andy Prosser (Iffers) 19-9-0.

Izaak Walton Fishery, Chebsey, Stafford, Wed. Canal, 11. Neil Edwards (Meir and Longton Royal British Legion) 91-14-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 13; Ray Young (Izaak Walton Fishery) 58-6-0; Ted Ecclestone (Izaak Walton Fishery) 57-5-0; Chris Jones (Crewe Carp and Match) 48-9-0. Fri. Canal Pool, 10. Jake Robinson (Maver Pickering’s) 135-14-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 10; Andy Moors (Maver Pickering’s) 98-10-0; Alastair Blakeman (Black Country Fisheries) 91-4-0; Simon Bowden (Izaak Walton Fisheries) 88-9-0. Sat. Top, Middle and Bottom Pools, 27. Robin Dale (Holts Tackle) 91-6-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, Top Pool 5; Pete Holmes (Pickering’s of Burslem) 65-12-0; Alan Millward (Trentside Tackle) 62-9-0; Stuart Tooth (Holts Tackle) 48-15-0.

King’s Pools, Shareshill, Staffordshire, Sun. New Match Pool, 19. Jordan Hall (Allen’s Tackle) 80-0-0, carp to 1 lb 8 oz, poled meat, peg 15; Gary Steele (King’s Pools) 79-4-0; Tony Wollaston (Wolves Post Office) 59-5-0; Nigel Ball (King’s Pools) 55-6-0; Dave Swift (Wood End) 51-4-0; Rod Arnold (King’s Pools) 41-3-0.

Kobra Feeders, Dynamite Baits Makins, Wolvey, Warks, Wed. 19, Lake 2. Ben Lockwood (Sensas 300) 100-2-0, carp to 12 lb, straight lead and pellet, peg B11. Simon Cordingley (Ringers Baits) 96-6-0; Mick Timson (Elton Tackle) 81-4-0; Barry Duggan (Warwick Portobello) 48-12-0; John Adamson (Kobra Feeders) 47-0-0. Thurs. 22, Snake and Crater Pools. Charlie Shaw (Fishermania Derby) 70-8-0, carp, poled pellet and meat, peg 2, Crater Pool. Lee Westwood (Litchfield) 57-10-0; Dave Kent (Long Eaton Victoria) 55-0-0; Andy Findlay (Preston Innovations/korum) 48-0-0; Kevin Orr (All Seasons Angling) 41-10-0; Craig Aimes (West Lodge Match Group) 35-4-0.
Lydney and Forest of Dean, Lydney Lake. Sun. 34. Paul Grindle (Lydney) 62-12-0, all bream to 4 lb on groundbait feeder with corn and maggots cast to the island, peg 6; Luke Burge (RFODAC) 46-3-0; Matt Grindle (Lydney Juniors) 18-11-0; Clive Brain (Lydney) 8-4-0.


Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs, Silver Pool, Tues. 17. Harry Ward (Starlet Veterans) 97-2-0, F1’s, poled pellet at 4m, peg 35. Chris Clemson (Dudley Angling Club) 75-2-0; Pete Mace (Worcester Angling Academy) 70-14-0; Jim Grice (Dudley Angling Club) 57-0-0. Wed. 23 over 50’s, Meadow Pool. Harry Ward (Starlet Veterans) 84-10-0, carp, poled paste at 4m, peg 19. Lee Kirby (Moorlands) 84-2-0; Dave Williams (Halesowen Royal British Legion) 77-5-0; Dean Jones (Dudley Angling Club) 60-1-0. Thurs. 18, Bank and Island Pools. Dave Bartlett (Moorlands) 66-8-0, carp, poled paste at 10m, peg 22, Bank Pool. Pete Mace (Worcester Angling Academy) 64-0-0; A lbert Jones (Moorlands) 61-4-0; Ken Sherriff (Waters Edge) 55-6-0. Fri pm. 29, Meadow and Bank Pools. Roman Skura (Moorlands) 155-10-0, carp, poled mussel down the edge, peg 5, Bank Pool. Vic Bush (Mosella) 118-14-0; Mark Tooze (Specialist Bait Suppliers) 118-9-0; Mark Johnson (Daiwa Gordon League) 114-12-0; Anthony Shuck (Waters Edge) 106-5-0. Sat. 37, Meadow, Moors and Silver Pools. Wayne Ainsworth (Mid-City) 112-12-0, carp, poled pellet at 4m, peg 15, Moors Pool. Wayne Mellings (Maver Midlands) 109-0-0; Mick Lutwytch (Fosters) 98-10-0; Richard Chatwin (Specialist Bait Suppliers/Spa Match Group) 94-15-0. Sun. 25, Meadow and Bank Pools. Steve Pearce (Specialist Bait Suppliers) 151-0-0, carp, poled worm and caster down the edge, peg 16, Bank Pool. Phil Moore (Tunnel Barn Farm) 126-10-0; Richard Chatwin (Specialist Bait Suppliers/Spa Match Group) 124-1-0; Richard Kings (St Davids Angling Club) 94-6-0.

Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Island Pool, Wed. 12, Island Pool. Tony Burnham (Edgeley Sports) 68-14-0, carp and tench, poled pellet, peg 15. Paul Little (Edgeley Sports) 60-14-0; Chris Telling (Daiwa Gordon League/vespe.com) 38-0-0; Jason Cooke (WB Clarke) 35-10-0. Thurs. 15, Boundry Pool. Barry Saunders (Manor Farm Leisure) 54-6-0, carp, skimmers and roach, poled pellet and maggot, peg 19. Tony Burnham (Edgeley Sports) 42-2-0; Anthony Leyton (Manor Farm Leisure) 27-0-0. Sat. 13, Island Pool. Chris Cameron (Mosella South West) 76-12-0, carp and tench, poled pellet, peg 25. Steve Partington (Mosella South West) 59-12-0; Mark Hemming (Lodge Park) 46-0-0; Steve Atkins (Manor Farm Leisure) 36-2-0. Sun. 17, Boundry Pool. Tony Skinner (Shakespeare) 62-0-0, carp, tench and skimmers, method and peelet and poled pellet, peg 37. Colin Woodward (Fishermans Friend)56-8-0; Steve Partington (Mosella South West)53-8-0; Derek Martin (Baileys of Warwick) 42-0-0.

Newport, Woodstock Pond. Sun.14. Martyn Truman (Newport) 36-12-0, F1s and bream on pole and paste, peg 23; Rob Sims (Garry Evans Tackle) 36-2-0; Carlo Bertorelli (Cwmbran) 25-8-0; Clive Roberts (Cardiff Nomads) 21-8-0.


Octoplus Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Salop, Stock and Hawthorne Pools, Mon. 10. Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 88-5-0, carp to 7 lb and bream to 1 lb, poled corn and pellet close in, peg 7, Stock Pool. Eric Bancroft (Rod and Gun) 81-12-0; Kevin Melville (Dorset Pools) 78-5-0; Richard Duke (Bridgnorth Angling Society)) 68-5-0. Wed. 12, Sycamore Pool. Graham Evason (Octoplus Boldings Wolves) 96-14-0, carp to 9 lb and bream to 3 lb, poled corn and pellet at 6m and close in, peg 24. Jason Elwell (Pro-Line Wednesbury) 82-13-0; Bob Tromans (Fiery Holes) 66-4-0; Simon Osbourne (Mosella Black Country) 58-2-0. Thurs. 10, Sycamore and Chestnut Pools. Mark Foster (Octoplus Boldings Wolves) 101-2-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet and corn fished into the corner, peg 42. Gareth Emlyn (Oakengates Angling Centre) 89-14-0; Pete Ricketts (New Willenhall) 88-3-0; Dave Matson (Rod and Gun) 83-0-0. Sat. 24, Ash, Beech and Oak Pools. Sean Barber (Maver Sonu) 107-3-0, carp to 4 lb, poled pellet fished shallow, peg 16, Ash Pool. Andy Bayliss Kyte (Maver Sonu) 105-8-0; Mick Jameson (Mid-leisure) 79-13-0; Jason Elwell (Pro-Line Wednesbury) 67-13-0.

Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Molands Mere, Wed. 19. Andy Wooding (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) 52-5-0, carp, method and pellet, peg 15. Derek Hartshorne (Swann Baits) 44-3-0; Joe Roberts (Kamasan Starlets) 43-5-0. Sat. 28, Gearys Level. John Adamson (Kobra Feeders) 63-3-0, carp, method and pellet, peg 10. Ms Suzi Smith (Kobra Feeders) 61-6-0; Gary Lakin (Fishing Lodge) 52-14-0. Sun. 27, Molands Mere. Lee Richards (Sensas) 66-0-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 43. Dave Duggan (Dams and Lock) 47-11-0; Steve Chester (Mosella) 46-6-0.

Poole Hall Fishery, Alveley, Salop, Wed. 12, Heron Pool. George Westwood (Dudley) 56-14-0, carp and bream, poled meat and corn, peg 50. Tony Cook (Tipton) 40-8-0; Mick Amphlett (Royal Oak) 29-0-0. Sun. 21, Heron Pool. Steve Burrows (Cookley) 88-8-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 48. Dave Day (Dudley) 53-4-0; Chris Sherman (Marks Tackle) 48-8-0; Anthony Shipton (Marks Tackle) 37-7-0.

Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Pole only. Wed. 15 Steve Shaw (Marukyu Baits) 225-8-0 carp to 8 lb on sweetcorn, peg 14 on Sophie’s Pond; Lyn Jones (Cefn Hengoed) 167-14-0; Alan Davies (Cardiff Nomads) 154-8-0; Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 142-0-0.

Rhymney, Monmouthshire Canal at Talybont. Sun. 17. Brian Rees (Rhymney) 4-11-0, roach and dace on pole and pinkies, peg near bridge; Colin Whitehouse (Rhymney) 3-4-0; John Hancock (Rhymney) 3-1-0.

Rough Hay AC, Octoplus Boldings, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, Sun. Chestnut Pool, 17. Kevin Woodward (Rough Hay AC) 74-9-0, carp to 4 lb, poled maggot and sweetcorn, peg 16; Peter Taylor (Rough Hay) 51-12-0; John Parker (Rough Hay) 51-9-0.

Sirhowy, Cefn Mably Lakes, Cardiff. Sun. 28. Rob Jones (Neath) 86-8-0, all carp on pellets fished with pole and feeder, peg 36 on Match Lake; Simon Jones (Rhymney) 71-0-0; Luke Sorokin (Neath) 62-0-0; Chris Byard (Hereford) 61-0-0.

Spencer Works, Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Sat. 20. Mark Guerra (Newport) 162-11-0, carp from 8oz to 3 lb on pole and paste, peg 4 on Sophie’s Pond; Karl Guerra (Newport) 99-13-0; Phil Rawlings (Pontypool) 86-1-0; Craig Guerra (Newport) 82-8-0.

Stirrup Cup, Birmingham-Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Birmingham, Sun. 20. Dave Ho lbrook (Brownhills) 12-6-8, bream to 2 lb 8 oz, roach and rudd, poled squatt and caster, peg 72; Ian Hadden (Weddington) 9-11-15; Digger Conway (Armitage) 5-11-7; Alan Price (Stirrup Cup) 3-12-4; Tony Parkes (Stirrup Cup) 3-10-1; Pete Allwood (Long Eaton Federation) 3-4-4.
Talkangling Canal Championships, Grand Union Canal, Small Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands, Sun. 35. Wayne Shipley (Cornerstone AC) 8-0-2, roach, perch and gudgeon, poled squatt and hemp, peg 2; Carl Westwood (Bilston AC) 7-7-11; Mark Williams (Mosella Black Country) 6-10-11.

Wassell Grove Fishery, Hagley, West Midlands, Sat. Spring League, Brook Pool, 16. Richard Knowles (MCM) 60-6-0, carp to 4 lb plus skimmers, poled pellet, peg 11; Dave Highfield (Wassell Grove) 41-15-0; Andy Newton (Furnace Mill) 40-2-0; Terry Homer (Club 2000) 39-9-0.
White Springs, Pontarddulais. Old Canal. Sat. 17. Geoff Walker (Llandeilo) 103-8-0, carp and bream on pole and paste over pellets, peg 16; Rob Jones (Neath) 79-0-0; Tony Wale (Ammanford) 58-8-0; James Thomas (Swansea) 57-1-0.

Wolverhampton Over 60s Club, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Gravelly Way, Gailey, Staffordshire, Wed. 22. Paul Andrews (Crewe) 6-12-4, roach, perch and gudgeon, poled squatt, peg 22; Dennis Jackson (Bridgtown) 4-3-8; John Benness (Goodyear AC) 3-13-4.

Wolves AA, Shropshire Union Canal, Brewood, Sat. 12. Paul Turner (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 8-7-6, one chub of 5 lb plus roach and gudgeon, poled caster and squatt, peg 5; Bob Egerton (Izaak Walton, Stafford) 6-9-0; Tony Eagles (Four Ashes Silver Medalists) 5-8-8.

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