Aberglais, Peterstone. Sun.18. Terry Jones senior (Merthyr) 97-2-0, all carp on feeder and soft pellets, peg on Pencil Lake; David Matthews (Merthyr) 49-15-0; Terry Jones senior (Merthyr) 35-15-0. 

BAM Construction, Mathern Mill, Chepstow. Sat. 20. Mike George (BAM) 60-0-0, carp on pole and maggots and meat on the feeder, peg 1 on Waterfall Lake; Nick George (BAM) 33-6-0; Roy Lucas (BAM) 23-2-0.

Beechdale AC, Larford Lakes, Stourport, Worcestershire, Sun. Specimen Lake, 15. Linden Pickett (Beechdale AC) 77-1-0, carp to 21 lb, poled pellet and corn, peg 67; Bill Bratt (Beechdale AC) 55-2-0; Craig Lemm (Beechdale AC) 49-1-0.

Bilston Angling Centre, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Dimmingsdale, Wolverhampton, Sun. 9. Dave Pinches (Goldthorn Social) 4-9-10, roach and gudgeon, poled squatt and pinkie; Mel Wood (Four Ashes AC) 4-5-0; Tony Eagles (Four Ashes AC) 4-4-0.

 

Cardiff Nomads, Port Talbot Docks, West Glamorgan, Sat. 15. Sean Parsons (Cardiff Nomads) 31-6-0, bream to 2 lb on groundbait feeder and red maggots; Ron Gibbs (Caerphilly) 28-10-0; Clive Branson (Cardiff Nomads) 27-1-0.

 

Cefn Fforest, Penallta Pond, Mid Glamorgan. Tues. 12. Lyn Jones (Cefn Hengoed) 48-5-0 new venue record, carp on expander pellets at 13m, peg 2; Neil Morgan (Caerphilly) 18-4-0; Bob Giles (Cefn Fforest) 15-12-0.
Cornerstone AC, Grand Union Canal, Small Heath, Birmingham, Sat. 20. Adam Slade (Trabucco Midlands Van den Eynde) 8-3-6, one tench, skimmers and roach, poled squatt, peg 25; Gordon Stocking (Fisherman’s Friend) 6-9-0; Tony Foster (Sensas Dams and Lock) 6-7-9; Dennis Sumner (Bilston Angling Centre) 5-11-1; Mal Howard (Cornerstone AC) 5-9-0; Colin Wellings (Cornerstone AC) 5-2-3.


Elmbridge Fishery,
Droitwich, Heron Pool, Thurs. 15. Sid Wilkes (Dudley Bait and Tackle) 112-6-0, carp, poled corn, peg 42. Bob Cooke (Bilston Angling Centre) 99-4-0; Chris Clemson (Dudley Angling Club) 82-10-0. Sat. 30, Heron Pool. Pete Ricketts (New Willenhall) 85-6-0, carp, poled pellet and pellet feeder, peg 14. Keith Miller (New Willenhall) 69-8-0; Paul Satchell (Elmbridge) 63-10-0.
Fish’O’Mania Qualifier, Round Ten, Octoplus Boldings, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, Sat. 130. Richie Hoskins (Daiwa Gordon League) 143-3-0, carp to 8 lb, poled caster, Chestnut 40; Peter Plant jr (Maver Midlands) 136-0-0; Adam Richards (Cleveland) 103-13-0; Mick Bull (Dynamite Baits) 101-6-0; Jon Arthur (Shakespeare) 99-15-0.


Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm,
Shrewley, Warks, House Pool 2, Mon. 22. Rob Swain (Tackle Box) 70-3-0, F1s, poled white maggot at 8m fished high, peg 22. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 67-11-0; Barry Duggan (Warwick Portabello) 66-8-0; Roy Winferdale (Stirrup Cup) 64-11-0; Graham Young (Youngs Tunnel Barn Farm) 58-7-0; Brian Edwards (Youngs Tunnel Barn Farm) 57-6-0. Wed. 17, House Pool 1. Kevin Keasey (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 88-2-0, carp, F1s and bream, poled pellet at 5m, peg 7. Barry Witteridge (Calvert Angling Club) 66-15-0; Mark Penwell (Calvert Angling Club) 62-5-0; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 60-0-0. Thurs. 16, Club Pool. Pete Clark (Tunnel Barn Farm) 101-9-0, carp, F1s, bream and roach, poled pellet at 16m to the island, fished shallow, peg 15. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 96-1-0; Paul Perrella (Derby) 95-6-0; Rob Round (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) 74-14-0. Sat. 30, Top and Bottom Pools. Rob Perkins (Dynamite Baits) 102-9-0, carp, F1s, bream and tench, poled method feeder at 14m to the island, peg 24, Bottom Pool. Darren Massey (Shakespeare) 94-15-0; Stu Palser (Shakespeare) 78-0-0; Paul Bick (Shakespeare) 72-2-0; Pete Caton (Dynamite Baits/Banbury Gunsmiths) 53-15-0; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 52-12-0. Sun. 33, New Pool. Pete Caton (Dynamite Baits/Banbury Gunsmiths) 62-9-0, F1s, roach and tench, poled meat and pellet at 10m to the island, peg 10. Paul Newell (Kings Mill Redditch) 61-14-0; Ian Ross (MCM) 60-8-0; Andy Jackson (Redditch) 53-1-0; Stu Morgan (MCM) 51-7-0; Pete Rice (Bag Em Baits) 50-15-0.
Glamorgan, Redhill/CarpVader. Sun. 18. John Bush (Barry) 168-8-0, all carp to 3lb on pole and pellets, peg 8 on Sophie’s Pond; Robert Michael (Cardiff) 76-12-0; Chris Murphy (Bargoed) 66-8-0.


Hawkesbury Fishery,
Bedworth, Warks, Sat.14. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 78-8-0, carp and tench, poled pellet, peg 8. Dennis Lutwytch (Hawkesbury) 60-0-0; George Cairnes (Hawkesbury/Kodak) 55-4-0. Sun. 25. Grant Merritt (aged 14, Hawkesbury) 83-9-0, carp, poled pellet fished high, peg 28. Dave Markham (Hawkesbury) 61-1-0; Keith Hudson (Leicester/Hawkesbury) 39-4-0; George Cairnes (Hawkesbury/Kodak) 37-5-0.

Help for Heroes, Meadow, Silver, Moors and Bank Pools on Moorlands Farm, Sat. 70. Ian Giddins (Maver) 98-6-0, carp, poled worm, peg 7, on Moors Pool; Alan Gethen (Stevens Tackle) 65-12-0; Sean Smith (Garbolino) 64-5-0; Martin Lafevre (Moorlands Gold) and Bill Drew (Bewdley) both 62-14-0; George Clowes (Wades Match Group) 52-14-0.

 

Hunnington Fishery, Halesowen, Wed. Kingfisher Pool, Eve, 15. Roy Glover (Hunnington) 41-8-0, carp, poled pellet and corn, peg 25; Gary Clarke (Smithy’s) 39-11-0; Fred Skidmore (Stevens Tackle) 28-8-0; Alan Higgs (Club 2000) 20-8-0. Wed. 20. Tony Rylance (Hunnington) 56-1-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 26; Irai Dave (Hunnington) 42-12-0; Trevor Launchbury (Hunnington Elite) 38-8-0; Floyd Burnside (Air Ambulance) 37-0-0; Fred Skidmore (Stevens Tackle) 36-12-0. Sat. Club League, Kingfisher Pool, Round Four, 15. Sam Hill (Hunnington) 56-2-0, carp, poled maggot and sweetcorn, peg 15; Rob Mather (Hunnington) 39-0-0; Ed Poole Sr (Hunnington) 35-5-0; Roger Brown (Hunnington) 25-0-0. Sat. Hunnington Club Knock-up, Kingfisher Pool, 15. John Tooth (Hunnington) 84-11-0, carp, poled sweetcorn, peg 13; Adam Rumble (Hunnington) 70-13-0; John Edwards Sr (Hunnington) 62-12-0; Ed Poole Jr (Hunnington) 56-0-0; Dave Gaffney (Hunnington) 51-4-0. Wed. Kingfisher Pool, Eve. 15. Trevor Hodges (Weathertech) 51-13-0, carp, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 9; Richard Knowles (Kidderminster) 51-8-0; Alan Higgs (Club 2000) 42-4-0; Alan Burton (BSS) 40-10-0; Trevor Launchbury (Hunnington) 39-12-0. Wed. Kingfisher Pool, 20. Tony Rylance (Hunnington) 80-12-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 5; Trevor Hodges (Weathertech) 77-13-0; Tony Webb (West Midlands Police) 73-6-0; Alan Higgs (Club 2000) 63-4-0; Dave Fidoe (Hunnington) 57-0-0; Paul Gadd (Team Strike) 51-13-0.

Iffers, Hartleton Lake, Ross on Wye. Sun, 18. Sam Prosser (Iffers) 24-14-0, skimmers on pole and pellets, peg 49 in the field; Mark Wellington (Iffers) 22-13-0; Andy Prosser (Iffers) 22-6-0; Ian Sutton (Iffers) 16-0-0.

Izaak Walton Fishery, Chebsey, near Stafford, Staffordshire, Wed. Top Pool, 11. Ted Ecclestone (Rod and Gun) 71-9-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, peg 27; Dave Barnard (Rod and Gun) 66-2-0; Doug Bell (Stafford) 41-11-0. Sat. Middle and Canal, 29. John Wild (Stafford) 67-7-0, carp, poled paste, peg 16 Middle Pool; Ted Ecclestone (Rod and Gun) 63-9-0; Rick Ratcliffe (Chebsey) 56-1-0; John Rowley (Izaak Walton Fishery) 53-9-0. Wed. Top Pool, 15. Mark Foster (Featherstone) 109-10-0, carp to 5 lb, poled meat, pellet and corn, peg 23; John Wild (Stafford) 83-4-0; Mark Lloyd (Stafford) 82-2-0; Neil Edwards (Meir and Longton Royal British Legion) 73-1-0. Sat. Middle and Canal Pools, 25. Robin Dale (Holts Tackle) 117-12-0, carp to 5 lb, poled pellet, meat or corn, peg 25 Canal; Ricky Ratcliffe (Chebsey) 111-13-0; Neil Edwards (Meir and Longton Royal British Legion) 109-12-0; John Causer (Stafford) 105-8-0.

 

King’s Pools, Shareshill, Staffordshire, Sun. Big Match, 27. Bob Baker (King’s Pools) 130-11-0, carp to 5 lb, poled sweetcorn, peg 56; George Reynolds (King’s Pools) 98-13-0; Jordan Hall (Lazy Hill AC) 96-7-0.

Lydney, Drummonds Dub and Lydney Lake. Sun. 40. Richie Hoskins (Wye Angling) 22-2-0, skimmers on groundbait feeder and maggots, peg by island on Drummonds Dub; Dave Fryer (Rebels) 20-0-0; Steve Seabourne (Wye Angling); Mike Mould (Rebels) 15-9-0.
Merthyr, Cyfartha Park Lake, Sat. Bill Moorcroft (Ebbw Vale) 17-2-0, crucians and skimmers on groundbait feeder and maggots, peg on road side; David Thomas (Merthyr) 13-6-0; Stuart Wilkins (Merthyr) 12-11-0. Monmouthshire Canal at Brecon, Sun. 18. David Davies (Merthyr) 52-12-0, dace and chub to 4 lb on maggots pole fished to the far bank bushes, peg behind the garage; Stuart Wilkins (Merthyr) 11-2-0; Bernard Farr (Merthyr) 9-6-0.


Monk Hall Fishery,
Monkhopton, Salop, Lark Pool, Sat. 14. Phil Shaw (Lower Hill Farm) 47-8-0, carp and mixed silver fish, poled pellet, peg 60. Alan Parsonage (Monk Hall) 35-15-0; Tony Cook (Royal Oak) and Phil Jones (Royal Oak) both had 34-14-0. Sun. 19, Lark and Swallow Pools. Mark Shard (The Grapes Angling Club) 60-5-0, carp and mixed silver fish, poled corn, peg 63, Lark Pool. Kevin Hayes (Decca Angling Club) 54-12-0; Tony Cook (Royal Oak) 49-14-0; Carl Stevens (Greenman) 46-8-0.
Montgomeryshire, Groes Pools. Tues. 3-hours. 15. John Dixon (Welshpool) 9-12-0, 95 roach on pole and casters, peg on bottom pool; Andy Jones (Total Angling) 8-10-0; Mike Jones (Welshpool) 0-12-0.


Moorlands Farm,
Hartlebury, Worcs, Meadow Pool, Tues. 30. Clive Wright (Mosella/ Willis Worms) 66-1-0, carp, poled corn down the edge, peg 20. Colin Bennett (Worcester) 55-14-0; John Nott (Willow Marsh) 37-11-0; Roger Newell (Worcester) 32-15-0. Wed. 31, over 50’s, Moors, Meadow and Island Pools. Sid Julian (Moorlands) 130-0-0, carp, poled pellet at 4m, peg 15, Moors Pool. Lawrence Connolly (Moorlands) 118-0-0; Ken Sherriff (Waters Edge) 91-14-0; Dick Glegg (Angling Trust) 89-6-0. Thurs. 28, Meadow and Bank Pools. Mark Johnson (Daiwa Gordon League) 153-8-0, carp, poled corn down the edge, peg 19, Bank Pool. Sid Julian (Moorlands) 98-3-0; Iwan Mills (Robins Timber) 97-15-0; Roger Finch (Dudley Bait and Tackle) 94-5-0. Fri pm. 18, Moors and Bank Pools. Dave Williams (Halesowen Royal British Legion) 85-6-0, carp, poled pellet down the edge, peg 11, Bank Pool. Roman Skura (Moorlands) 77-13-0; Chris Bradney (Stevens Tackle) 67-0-0; Mark Johnson (Daiwa Gordon League) 48-15-0. Sun. 48, Island and Meadow Pools. Maurice Williams (Chiltern Baits) 70-5-0, carp, poled pellet fished shallow at 8-12m, peg 21, Island Pool. Dave Leavesley (Fosters) 39-5-0; Dave Stones (Wades Match Group) 32-13-0; Mark King (Wades Match Group) 27-6-0; Dave Johnson (Stevens Tackle) 26-12-0; Albert Jones (Moorlands) 21-9-0.
Mosella Black Country Open, Soho Loop Canal, Winson Green, Birmingham, Sun. 25. Darren Massey (Shakespeare) 8-5-0, skimmers, poled squatt; Martin Lane (Team Spro) 6-8-0; Noel Wilkins (Mosella Black Country) 6-0-0; Adam Slade (Trabucco Midlands Van den Eynde) 5-15-0; John Fowler (Sensas Dams and Lock) 5-13-4; Wayne Shipley (Cornerstone AC) 5-4-0. Sun. (23rd) 11. John Cartwright (Mosella Black Country) 6-2-0, mixed catch, poled worm and caster, peg 10; Tom Grainey (Team Spro) 5-5-0; Martin Knight (Mosella Black Country) 4-12-0; Mark Williams (Mosella Black Country) 3-0-0; Richard Guest (Fox Match Tipton Van den Eynde) 2-14-0; Darren Massey (Shakespeare) 2-0-0.


Mosella Manor Farm Leisure,
Harvington, Ash Pool, Wed. 16. Paul Newell (Kings Mill Redditch) 235-8-0, carp, tench and skimmers, poled bread, peg 12. Nick Dean (Maver) 206-4-0; Daz Shipley (All Seasons Angling) 81-10-0. Sat. 17, Island Pool. Steve Heitzman (Magic Lantern) 136-4-0, carp and tench, poled pellet and poled worm, peg 37. Mark Malin (Mosella) 109-10-0; Mark Hemming (Lodge Park Angling Club) 63-14-0. Sun. 31, Island Pool. Steve Nicholls (Banbury Gunsmiths) 79-0-0, carp and tench, poled poled pellet, poled caster and chopped worm, peg 10. Chris Bell (Manor Farm Leisure) 67-4-0; Matt Smith (Bag Em Baits) 63-12-0.

Newport Spring Series, final match. Woodstock Pond. Sun. 25. Glyn Reynolds (Awa-Shima) 33-11-0, carp, bream and tench on method feeder and white mini boilies cast tight to the island, peg 11on canal side; John Moore (Ebbw Vale) 32-0-0; Mal Entwhistle (Glamorgan Rebels) 25-5-0; Steve Shaw (Cardiff) 22-0-0; Steve Ayers (Cardiff) 21-3-0; Nick Belcher (Newport) 18-12-0.

Overall: John Mack (Newport) 7 points; Matthew Morgan (Blackwood) 13; John Moore (Ebbw Vale) 15.

Octoplus Boldings Pools,
Bridgnorth, Salop, Sycamore and Willow Pools, Wed. 16. Pete Ricketts (New Willenhall) 127-13-0, carp to 9 lb and bream to 4 lb, poled pellet fished high and down the edge, peg 45, Sycamore Pool. Phil Shaw (Lower Hill Farm) 95-8-0; Mick Jameson (Mid Leisure) 82-10-0; Alan Jones (Deggys Tackle) 76-14-0. Thurs. 16, Sycamore and Chestnut Pools. Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 116-10-0, carp to 9lb, poled pellet at 4m and down the side, peg 8, Sycamore Pool. John Wild (Stafford) 93-11-0; Steve Roberts (Rod and Gun) 81-1-0; Pete Ricketts (New Willenhall) 80-14-0. Sun. 30, Oak, Chestnut and Sycamore Pools. Peter Plant (Maver) 122-5-0, carp to 6 lb, poled caster fished high, peg 1, Oak Pool. Kevin Melville (Dorset Pools) 51-9-0; Martin Davenport (Dorset Pools) 51-0-0; Gareth Emlyn (Oakengates Angling Centre) 49-10-0; Dave Matson (Rod and Gun) 48-3-0; Graham Roberts (Octoplus Boldings Wolves) 44-2-0.

Packington Somers,
Meriden, Warks, Molands Mere, Wed. 21. Roger Young (Frenzee) 59-10-0, F1s, poled pellet, peg 4. Terry Lancaster (Packington) 53-1-0; Steve White (Kobra Feeders) 52-4-0. Sat. 30, Gearys Level. Mark Sumner (Beauford Angling Club) 84-2-0, carp, poled corn, peg 25. Max Higgott (Packington) 39-6-0; Dave White (Mansfield Angling) 38-3-0. Sun. 29, Molands Mere. Lee Richards (Top Fours/Fosters) 72-5-0, F1s, poled pellet, peg 16. Dean Young (Tornadoes) 36-4-0; Ms Suzi Smith (Kobra Feeders) and Mark Downes (Kamasan Starlets) both 30-10-0.
Pontymister, Trefaldu Fishery, Dingestow. Sun, 22, Richard Harley (Risca) 10-0-0, carp and roach on long pole and pellets, peg on Holly Lake; John Cooper (Risca) 9-0-0; Simon Thomas (Risca) 5-8-0. 


Pool Hall Fishery,
Alveley, Salop, Heron Pool, Sun. 23. Steve Massey (Pool Hall) 25-10-0, mixed silver fish, poled meat and corn, peg 43. Simon Christian (Pool Hall) 25-4-0; Pete Hodge (Pool Hall) and Alan Pitt (Cookley) both 18-12-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcestershire, Tues. Deans Pool, 24. Mark Westwood (Bilston Angling Centre) 169-4-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet and corn, peg 6; Wayne Powell (Midland Bears) 91-0-0; Barry Duggan (Peg One, Woodlands) 76-11-0; Roger Finch (Dudley Bait and Tackle) 76-6-0. Wed. High Pool, 15. B. Baron (Peg One, Woodlands) 76-5-0, mainly crucians and silvers, odd carp, poled pellet and corn, peg 10; L. Major (Woodlands) 67-7-0; Gary Kirkham (SBS) 65-2-0. Fri. Deans Pool, 20. Kevin Slade (Bilston Angling Centre) 138-6-0, carp to 9 lb, poled pellet and corn, peg 48; Lee Edwards (Preston Innovations) 137-0-0; Chris Robson (Bilston) 134-3-0; Klaus Fix (Nuneaton) 118-8-0. Sat. Arles and Barley Pools, 35. Les Thompson (Preston Innovations) 144-2-0, carp to 6 lb, lots of crucians, poled pellet, Barley 4; Ian Wood (Peg One, Woodlands) 128-0-0; Chris Senter (Alan’s Tackle, Worcester) 113-4-0; Kevin Slade (Bilston Angling Centre) 109-9-0. Sun. Deans and Arles Pools, 28. Martin Howard (Van den Eynde) 153-5-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet and corn, Deans 61; Chris Senter (Alan’s Tackle, Worcester) 127-0-0; Les Thompson (Preston Innovations) 103-1-0; Klaus Fix (Nuneaton) 79-8-0.

Redhill/CarpVader Fishery, Monmouth. Wed.15. Ryan Leddington (Tredegar) 200-4-0, carp on pole and pellets close in, peg 2 on Sophie’s Pond; Mike Yandle (Tredegar) 184-4-0; Chris Shephard (Cinderford) and Alan Davies (Cardiff Nomads) 183-8-0.

Reedswood Open, Reedswood Pool, Walsall, Tues. 15. Rick Small (Beechdale AC) 34-7-0, carp to 9 lb, poled corn and meat, peg 7; Martin Harrell (Foster’s) 32-14-0; Andy Parkes (West Midland Transport) 29-11-0.

Rough Hay AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Awbridge,

Wolverhampton, Sun. 16. Arthur Shaw (Rough Hay AC) 8-11-0, chub to 3 lb, a tench, poled caster and red maggot, peg 8; Bob Jones (Rough Hay AC) 8-5-0; Cliff Archbold (Rough Hay AC) 7-1-0.

 

Sirhowy, Cefn Mably Lakes. Sun. 20. Phil Weaver (Newport) 81-1-0, carp to 4lb on pole and casters up in the water, peg 32 on Match Lake; Nigel Morris (Neath) 79-7-0; Ryan Leddington (Tredegar) 59-0-0; Mike Williams (Cross Hands) 56-0-0.

Stirrup Cup, Birmingham Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Birmingham, Sun. 15. Ian Haddon (Weddington) 31-11-14, one carp of 8 lb 5 oz, bream to 3 lb and tench, poled caster and worm, peg 67; Digger Conway (Rugeley) 8-3-10; Andy Morton (Measham) 5-0-6; Don McIntyre (Stirrup Cup) 4-13-2; Graham Massey (Sensas Dams and Lock) 3-15-8; Sam Lewis (Three Ems) 3-15-5.

Wolverhampton Over 60s, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Coven, Staffordshire, Wed. 24. Don Sharpe (Goodyear AC) and Graham Woolley (Goodyear AC) both 2-2-0, both mixed catches to pinkies and squats; Barry Lewis (Bridgtown) 1-11-0.

 

Wye Angling Open, Hartleton Lake, Ross on Wye. Sat.19. Alan Simmonds (Iffers) 33-7-0, bream on long pole and corn, peg 53 in the field; Mark Wellington (Iffers) 28-0-0; Sam Prosser (Iffers) 26-2-0; Ray Meek (Iffers) 24-2-0.