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West Midlands Angler’s Mail matches for May 7/8 2011

Beechdale AC, Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcestershire, Sun. Bank Pool, 13. Bill Bratt (Beechdale AC) 71-1-0, carp to 8 lb, poled sweetcorn, peg 25; Mick Cope (Beechdale AC) 64-3-0; Martin Whittaker (Beechdale AC) 59-10-0. Tues. Reedswood Pool, 13. Dennis Taylor (Beechdale AC) 30-9-0, carp to 4 lb, poled pellet, peg 2; Steve Arnold (Foster’s) 17-2-0; Ashley Price (Beechdale AC) 15-2-0.

Bilston Angling Centre, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, Wed. 15. Simon Mottram (Trabucco Midlands Van den Eynde) 8-0-0, roach, poled squatt and hemp, peg 1; Bill Williams (Bilston Angling Centre) 7-12-0; Martin Spruce (Bilston Angling Centre) 7-5-0.

Bishops Bowl Fishery, Long Itchington, Warwickshire, Sun. 15. Damien Greene (Daiwa/Kamasan Starlets) 36-11-0, mixed catch, poled pellet and maggot; Lee Newson (Fox Black Horse) 33-3-0; Ryan Seymour (Biship’s Bowl) 27-2-0; Michael Buchwalder (Daiwa Dorking) 27-1-0; B. Clarke (Bishop’s Bowl) 25-11-0; Steve Alison (Bishop’s Bowl) 24-0-0.

Blackfords Progressive, Calf Heath Reservoir, Gailey, Staffordshire, Sat. 36. Norman Carpenter (Saints) 35-6-0, bream to 3 lb, feeder fished redworm and sweetcorn, peg 56; Anthony Crewe (Wem) 32-14-0; Martin Stratful (Cannock) 22-8-0.

Cefn Mably Lakes, over 55s. Wed. 8. Peter Meese (Penarth) 172-6-0, all carp on pellets pole fished shallow peg on Willow Lake; Bob Mitchell (Cefn Mably) 115-8-0; Jim Palmer (Cardiff) 112-7-0. veterans. Thurs. 8. Jim Palmer (Cardiff) 69-8-0, half bream and half carp on pole and pellets, peg on Spring Lake; Bob Mitchell (Cefn Mably) 48-0-0; Andy Rawlings (Griffithstown) 28-7-0.
Cornerstone AC, Grand Union Canal, Small Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands, Sat. 24. Paul Turner (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 9-3-13, roach, skimmers and perch, poled squatt and pinkie, peg 29; Wayne Shipley (Mosella Black Country) 6-10-0; Robin Smith (Rugby Tackle) 6-9-7; Colin Wellings (Cornerstone AC) 6-7-4; Mel Wood (Four Ashes AC) 6-6-4; Bob Taylor (Jets MG) 5-4-14.

Dog Lane Fishery, Napton, Warks, Match Pool, Sun. 15. Dave West (Dog Lane) 18-8-0, carp and silver fish, poled pellet, peg 25. Steve Wilson (Dog Lane) 16-15-0; Jake King (Dog Lane) 16-0-0.

Elmbridge Fishery,
Droitwich, Heron Pool, Thurs. 20. Trevor Burton (Baggeridge Brick Angling Club) 103-8-0, carp, poled paste, peg 31. John Morgan (Elmbridge) 82-6-0; Keith Miller (New Willenhall) 73-4-0. Sat. 22, Peacock Pool. Terry Butler (Elmbridge) 96-6-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 21. Mark Farley (Cradley Heath Labour) 63-4-0; Alan Mason (Elmbridge) 34-10-0. Sun. 18, Pheasant Pool. Jason Ward (Oakengates Angling Centre) 90-6-0, carp, poled paste, peg 25. Terry Butler (Elmbridge) 89-4-0; Sid Wilkes (D and B Tackle) 57-6-0.

Forest of Dean Team Series, Hartleton Lake and Lydney Lake. Sun. 40. Richie Hoskins (Wye Angling) 60-1-0, bream on Method feeder and maggots, peg on Lydney Lake; Sam Prosser (Iffers Red) 44-6-0; Steve Seaborn (Wye Angling) 28-9-0; Alan Simmonds (Iffers Red) 17-0-0 top on Hartleton.

Furnace Mill Fishery,
Wyre Forest, Bewdley, Worcestershire, Sun. Furnace Mill and Willow Pools, 24. Dave Williams (Halesowen Royal British Legion) 119-10-0, carp to 7 lb, poled pellet and meat, peg 61 Willow; Ed Gray (Furnace Mill) 91-7-0; Andy Gwillam (WFR) 89-11-0.

Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks, Canal Pool, Wed. 20. Dave Chapman (Coventry) 112-6-0, F1s and carp, poled paste at 3m and down the edge, peg 22. John Stone (Tunnel Barn Farm) 80-3-0; roy Jarvis (Tunnel Barn Farm Starlets) 76-1-0; Jamie Keasey (Tunnel Barn Farm) 68-7-0. Sat. 23, House Pool 2. Stu Palser (Shakespeare) 110-7-0, F1s, chopped meat at 17. 5m, peg 30. Paul Newell (Kings Mill Redditch) 109-15-0; Paul Caswell (Shakespeare) 104-12-0; Chris Neale (Rutlanders) 96-15-0. Sun. 39, New Pool and House Pool 2. Stu Palser (Shakespeare) 173-10-0, F1s, poled meat down the edge, peg 23, House Pool 2. Gary Cook (Mosella) 134-3-0; Warren Peaty (Farnham) 128-8-0; Pete Bennett (Banbury Gunsmiths) 129-9-0; Ade Mansfield (Yorkshire Baits/Tamworth Tackle) 119-10-0; Paul Newell (Kings Mill Redditch) 118-2-0; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 110-1-0; Steve Tucker (Thatchers) 105-7-0.
Glamorgan, Mathern Mill, Chepstow. Sun. 18. Russell Palmer (Cardiff) 84-2-0, carp to 8lb on feeder and maggots, peg on right hand bank of Waterfall Lake; Dean Jay (Dinas Powys) 52-1-0; John Cox (Bridgend) 44-8-0; Nicky Parsons (Cardiff) 39-0-0.


Hawkesbury Fishery,
Bedworth, Warks, Thurs. 15. Chris Howe (Hawkesbury) 63-7-0, carp and tench, poled pellet, peg 40. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 50-2-0; Dave Johnson (Hawkesbury) 40-0-0. Sat. 21. Dave Markham (Hawkesbury) 85-2-0, carp, poled meat, peg 17. John Varley (Leicester) 55-5-0; Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 54-3-0. Sun. 26. Rolly Sturdy (Starlet Veterans/Hawkesbury) 50-4-0, carp, poled pellet and meat, peg 12. Keith Hudson (Hawkesbury) 47-7-0; Keith Walton (Hawkesbury) 45-2-0; Dave Dunham (Hawkesbury) 39-4-0.

Holgan Farm, Llawhaden, Pembrokeshire. Sun. 20. Scott Odam (Swansea) 70-6-0, carp on pellet waggler, peg 3 on Match Lake; Keith Moore (Haverfordwest) 68-0-0; Colin “Bombardier” Bates (Holgan Farm) 64-0-0; Mark Close (Holgan Farm) 54-10-0.
Iffers, Elton Corner Fishery. Sat. 20. Bob Williams (Iffers) 128-4-0, all carp on maggots fished with 18m pole, peg 15 on the elbow; Alan Simmonds (Iffers) 124-8-0; Ian Sutton (Iffers) 85-4-0; Andy Reed (Iffers) 65-4-0; Andy Prosser (Iffers) 54-3-0; Glyn Sherwood (Wye Angling) 49-4-0.
Izaak Walton Fishery, Chebsey, Stafford, Wed. Canal, 10. Ray Young (Izaak Walton Fishery) 48-11-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 8; Dave Purvis (Izaak Walton Fishery) 45-8-0; Pete Goodwin (Bucknall Bikes) 29-12-0; Ted Ecclestone (Izaak Walton Fishery) 28-1-0. Fri. Top Pool, 12. Alex Langton (Floatsdirect. com) 84-14-0, carp, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 37; Andy Moors (Maver Pickering’s) 71-7-0; Jake Robinson (Maver Pickering’s) 60-8-0; Carl Foster (Wolves) 51-4-0. Sat. Canal, 16. Paul Haynes (Ulimate Pellet) 59-4-0, carp, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 12; Kevin Dennis (Ultimate Pellet) 50-3-0; Nigel Boulton (Trentside Tackle) 42-9-0; Ted Ecclestone (Izaak Walton Fishery) 41-0-0.

King’s Pools, Shareshill, Staffordshire, Sat. Big Match Pool, 14. Gary Hall (Allen’s Tackle) 52-0-0, carp to 5 lb, poled pellet, peg 39; Paul Edwards (King’s Pools) 51-5-0; Martin Doyle (King’s Pools) 50-3-0; Dave Doughty (Pool Hayes AC) 49-14-0; Tony Wollaston (Wolves PO) 44-11-0; Paul Gregory (Swan Elite) 42-0-0. Sun. Big Match, 16. Tony Jones (King’s Pools) 122-1-0, carp to 9 lb, poled sweetcorn, peg 55; Richard Maj (Dove Valley) 87-12-0; Les Wilton (King’s Pools) 67-11-0; Gray Steele (King’s Pools) 64-0-0; Gary Lockley (Heath Town) 63-3-0; Dave Swift (King’s Pools) 60-2-0. Mon. All Pools, 38. Jordan Hall (Allen’s Tackle) 96-8-0, carp and tench to 1 lb 8 oz, poled meat, peg 19 Carp Pool; Tony Jones (King’s Pools) 88-4-0; Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 72-7-0; Ian Kull (King’s Pools) 68-9-0; Steve Pearce (King’s Pools) 67-6-0; Ron Wollaston (King’s Pools) 58-14-0.

Kobra Feeders, Dynamite Baits Makins, Wolvey, Warks, Lake 2, Wed. 17. John Adamson (Kobra Feeders) 160-8-0, carp, Method feeder, peg A4. Pete Eden (Syston Casters) 97-0-0; Andy Boffin (Team Makins) 78-8-0. Thurs. 18, Reptile and Snake Pools. Mick Timson (Elton Tackle) 96-10-0, carp, poled paste, peg 10, Reptile Pool. Charlie Shaw (Fishermania Derby) 91-6-0; Rob Mathers (West Lodge Match Group) 68-2-0; Wenell Ward (Best Baits) 66-14-0.

Manor Farm Leisure,
Harvington Island Pool, Mon. 30. Ronnie Pharoah (Mosella) 111-0-0, carp, Method and poled pellet, peg 3. Chris Lewis (Lionels Tackle) 108-2-0; Andy Pollard (Daiwa Gordon League/Mosella) 101-10-0; Brian Bennett (Garbolino Elton) 96-12-0. Wed. 15, Middle Pool. Nick Paddock (Manor Farm Leisure) 118-12-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 4. Norman Finch (Platt Bridge Tackle) 88-0-0; Tony lloyd (Deggys Tackle) 74-8-0; Neil Richards (Tallisman) 73-0-0. Thurs. 12, Boundry Pool. Norman Finch (Platt Bridge Tackle) 57-0-0, carp, skimmers and roach, poled pellet and paste, peg 38. Steve Lloyd (Deggys Tackle) 39-0-0; Andrew Wheildon (Ovation Leisure) 37-0-0. Sat. 28, Middle Pool. Steve Ford (Daiwa Gordon League/vespe. com/Miracle Baits) 150-12-0, carp and tench, poled pellet and paste, peg 1. Norman Finch (Platt Bridge Tackle) 145-4-0; Chris Cameron (Mosella South West) 133-14-0; Andy Pollard (Daiwa Gordon League/Mosella) 111-14-0.

Monk Hall Fishery,
Monkhopton, Salop, Swallow and Lark Pools, Sun. 14. Simon Osbourne (Mosella Black Country) 49-10-0, 50% carp and 50% silvers, poled pellet, peg 12. Richard Duke (Bridgnorth Angling Society) 46-15-0; Dave Hanney (Monk Hall) 40-11-0; Bill Stone (Monk Hall) 30-3-0.

Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Island, Middle and Ash Pools, Sun. 57. Steve Ford (Daiwa Gordon League/vespe. com/Miracle Baits) 190-4-0, carp to 8 lb, pole and pellet, peg 20, Ash Pool; John Perell (Magis Croft) 183-14-0; Chris Cameron (Mosella South West) 176-6-0; Graham Slinn (Yorkshire) 120-4-0.

Moorlands Farm,
Hartlebury, Worcs, Moors and Bank Pools, Tues. 16. James Turner (Moorlands) 65-2-0, carp, poled pellet at 3m, peg 16, Moors Pool. Tony Stead (Wast Midlands Police) 62-13-0; Kevin Rodderick (Moorlands) 49-8-0. Wed. 21 over 50’s, Meadow Pool. Dave Williams (Halesowen Royal British Legion) 94-5-0, carp, pellet feeder and poled pellet, peg 51. Albert Jones (Smithys Tackle) 79-0-0; Steve Charles (Moorlands) 63-4-0. Thurs. 17, Moors and Bank Pools. Pete Mace (Worcester Angling Academy) 95-8-0, carp, poled paste down the edge, peg 15, Bank Pool. Paul Foster (Starlet Veterans) 82-0-0; Steve Charles (Moorlands) 70-0-0. Fri pm. 23, Moors, Bank and Island Pools. Albert Jones (Smithys Tackle) 109-5-0, carp, poled corn at 2m, peg 15, Moors Pool. Pete Rice (Bag Em Baits) 106-9-0; Lee Kirby (Maver) 98-11-0. Sat. 26, Meadow and Bank Pools. Mark Tooze (Specialist Bait Suppliers) 165-11-0, carp and skimmers, poled corn at 3 and 5m and down the side, peg 16, Meadow Pool. Andy Newton (Moorlands) 119-15-0; Pete Rice (Bag Em Baits) 114-2-0; Alan Geffin (Club 2000) 96-4-0. Sun. 33, Meadow and Silver Pools. Dave Johnson (Club 2000) 92-1-0, carp, poled paste down the edge, peg 7, Meadow Pool. Dean Sheldon (Specialist Bait Suppliers) 85-1-0; Daz Randle (Moorlands) 73-4-0; Mark Tooze (Specialist Bait Suppliers) 70-14-0.
Newport Spring Series, Woodstock Pond. Sun. 21. Glyn Reynolds (Awa-Shima) 41-11-0, carp and bream on pole with paste and feeder with meat, peg 7 on canal side; Matt Morgan (Blackwood) 40-9-0; Jeff Parfitt (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 27-12-0; Chris Hall (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 26-4-0; Gary Martin (Glamorgan Rebels) 26-2-0; Rob Sims (Team Garry Evans) 25-6-0.


Octoplus Boldings Pools,
Bridgnorth, Salop, Beech, Chestnut and Oak Pools, Mon. 25. Mick Williams (Telford) 120-14-0, Carp to 23lb, poled corn and pellet downthe side, peg 20, Beech Pool. Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 114-2-0; Ed Turner (Octoplus Boldings Wolves) 110-6-0; Dave Matson (Rod and Gun) 109-8-0; Ralph Johnson (Bilston Angling Centre) 109-4-0; Jamie Langford (Maver) 109-0-0; Eric Bancroft (Rod and Gun) 104-1-0; Bob Tromans (Fiery Holes) 103-5-0. Wed. 10, Ash and Hawthorn Pools. Richard Duke (Bridgnorth Angling Society) 117-13-0, carp to 8lb, poled maggot fished shallow and down the side, peg 18, Ash Pool. Tony Foster (Octoplus Boldings Wolves) 79-7-0; Bob Tromans (Fiery Holes) 68-0-0; Phil Shaw (Lower Hill Farm) 61-1-0. Thurs. 12, Chestnut and Sycamore Pools. Pete Ricketts (New Willenhall) 143-0-0, carp to 12lb, poled paste and corn close in, peg 33, Sycamore Pool. Ed Turner (Octoplus Boldings Wolves) 118-3-0; Dave Barnard (Rod and Gun) 93-3-0; Kelvin Emlyn (Oakengates Angling Centre) 87-14-0. Sat. 23, Sycamore and Chestnut Pools. Jason Elwell (Pro-Line Wednesbury) 100-8-0, carp to 8lb and barbel to 1lb, poled paste at 4m and down the side, peg 35, Sycamore Pool. Carl Foster (Octoplus Boldings Wolves) 94-7-0; Nigel Clarke (Octoplus Boldings Wolves) 87-4-0; Richard Foan (Telford) 87-0-0.

Packington Somers,
Meriden, Warks, Molands Mere, Wed. 24. Steve White (Kobra Feeders) 98-10-0, carp, Method and poled pellet, peg 54. Andrew Wooding (Packington) 77-15-0; Dean Young (Tornadoes) 62-5-0. Sat. 25, Gearys Level. Andy Findlay (Preston Innovations/Korum) 101-9-0, carp and skimmers, Method feeder, peg 27. Ms Suzi Smith (Kobra Feeders) 47-11-0; Derek Hartshorn (Swann Baits) 41-4-0. Sun. 30, Molands Mere. Andrew Wooding (Packington) 71-2-0, carp, Method feeder and pellet, peg 54. Craig O’Brien (Fast Feeders) 59-5-0; Steve Chester (Packington) 40-7-0; Lee Richards (Sensas) 38-14-0.
Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcestershire, Fri. Deans Pool, 20. Chris Robson (Bilston) 155-0-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 37; Graham Dack (Middy) 126-8-0; M. Edge (Woodlands) 124-4-0; R. Churchill (Mosella Lobby’s tackle) 105-2-0. Sat. Maver Match This Qualifier, Deans and High Pools, 47. Graham Dack (Middy) 148-8-0, carp to 10 lb, poled sweetcorn and pellet, Deans 33; Paul Hiller (Daiwa Dorking) 130-8-0; Richie Hull (Garbolino) 124-4-0; Mark Westwood (Bilston Angling Centre) 121-11-0; Kevin Slade (Bilston Angling Centre) 120-13-0. Sun. Deans Pool, 22. Kevin Slade (Bilston Angling Centre) 161-11-0, carp to 10 lb, poled sweetcorn and pellet, Deans 33; Ian Wood (Peg One, Woodlands) 113-0-0; Phil Taylor (Dams and Lock) 100-0-0; Dave Coley (Alan’s Tackle, Worcester) 89-0-0; Ricky Teale (Fox Match) 52-8-0; Chris Noyce (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) 48-0-0.
Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Pole only. Wed 14. Richie Hoskins (Daiwa Gordon League) 178-12-0, carp to 14. 25lb on pole and corn in the margins, peg 17 on Molly’s Pond; Mike Yandle (Tredegar) 127-14-0; Brian Protheroe (Merthyr) 124-8-0; Andrew Mumford (Truckers) 117-0-0.
Rhymney, Port Talbot Docks. Sun. 18. John Hancock (Rhymney) 28-10-0, skimmers and roach on feeder and maggots, peg on walkway; Martin Greening (Rhymney) 23-11-0; Colin Whitehouse (Rhymney) 16-10-0.

Rough Hay Social, Bobbington Vineyard, Staffordshire, Sun. 19. Cliff Archbold (Rough Hay Social) 33-3-0, carp to 6 lb, poled red maggot, peg 1; Roy Horton (Rough Hay Social) 27-12-0; Brian Wright (Rough Hay Social) 26-6-0.
Simple Match Fishing Forum Grand Annual, Wyrley and Essington Canal, Pelsall/Bloxwich, Sun. 24. Paul Wedge (Simple Match Fishing) 26-1-0, bream, poled punched bread, peg 24; Simon ‘Simps’ Mound (Simple Match Fishing) 13-7-0; Tony Kulik (Simple Match Fishing) 9-2-0; Joff Woodgett (Leicester ‘who’ Sensas) 8-2-0. Paul Vee (Simple Match Fishing) 7-12-0; K. Issodeff (Simple Match Fishing) 7-11-0.

Sirhowy, Pixley Pools. Sun. 19. Brian Protheroe (Merthyr) 136-8-0, mixed size carp on pole and maggots, peg 3 on dark bank; Simon Jones (Rhymney) 129-12-0; Rob Jones (Neath) 125-0-0; Rob Dyer (Pendragon Angling) 120-0-0.

Spencer Works, Mathern Mill Fishery, Chepstow. Sat. 26. Andy Price (Newport) 109-1-0, carp to 8lb on feeder and meat, peg on Waterfall Lake; Nicky Bevan (Newport) 85-13-0; Alan Davies (Trealaw) 70-6-0; Les Turberville (Newport) 56-3-0; Jim Palmer (Cardiff) 52-10-0. Top on Meadow Lake ; Phil Weaver (Newport) 48-12-0.

Stirrup Cup, Birmingham-Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, Sun. 8. Tony Robertson (Stirrup Cup) 12-7-5, bream to 3 lb, roach and rudd, poled squatt and caster, peg 8; Clark Taylor (Stirrup Cup) 9-2-15; Tony Foster (Dams and Lock) 8-5-5; Alan Newman (Stirrup Cup) 5-0-7; Sam Lewis (Three Ems) 4-10-5; Graham Massey (Dams and Lock) 4-10-4.
Wolverhampton AA, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Wombourne, Staffordshire, Sun. 13. Dave Brown (Maver Midlands) 23-14-0, chub to 1 lb, poled caster, peg 5; Ben Garbett (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 10-7-8; Paul Turner (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 10-3-8; Tony Eagles (Four Ashes AC) 8-4-0; Ian Hingley (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 7-14-8; Steve Cope (Four Ashes AC) 6-8-8.

Wolverhampton Over 60s Club, Bridge Inn, Brewood, Staffordshire, Wed. 17. Phil Eldershaw (Bridgtown) 4-2-7, bream, skimmers and roach, poled squatt, peg 16; John Benness (Goodyear AC) and D. Jackson (Bridgtown) both 4-2-2.

Woodside Spring League, Round Seven, Dudley no 2 Canal, Merry Hill, Dudley, West Midlands, Sun. 15. Barry Lewis (Black Country Tackle) 14-10-0, skimmers, roach, rudd and perch, poled chopped worm and maggot, peg 44; Pete Hatton (ZLT) 14-9-8; Gary Ward (Dudley Bait & Tackle) 9-15-0; Dave Sheaf (Black Country Tackle) 5-12-0; Dave Wood (Cradley Heath Labour) 5-11-0. Aggregate: Dave Wood (Cradley Heath Labour) 11; Pete Hatton (ZLT) 14; Dave Sheaf (Black Country Tackle 15.