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BIG BATTLE

BIG BATTLE – only in this week’s Angler’s Mail magazine. Read a brilliant 6-page feature where Preston Innovations-Angler’s Mail Matchman of the Year Andy Bennett (left) pole fishes against Mail columnist Steve Collett, on the waggler.

 

Blackfords Progressive, Kingswood Lake, Cannock, Staffs. Sat. 17. Gentleman John Curry (Oswestry) 9-15-0, roach and skimmers, pole and feeder, pinkie and maggots; Terry Gilbert (Birmingham) 8-10-0; Bob Harris (Blackfords) 6-0-0.

Bridgnorth Comrades, Woodcote Hall, Bridgnorth, Salop. Sun, 12, Priory Pool. Derek Causer (Jackfield) 34-9-0, carp to 6 lb, long pole and meat, to the far bank, peg 8; Alan Richards (Coseley) 31-8-0.

Browning Lifestyle/Izaak Walton AA, Trent and Mersey Canal, Hoo Mill, Staffs. Sat, 12. Chris Morris (Chester) 11-8-0, roach and rudd to 1 lb 8 oz, poled double pinkie, cables peg 12; Mel Wood (Four Ashes AC) 4-4-15; Paul Turner (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 4-4-10.

Browning Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks. Mon, 16, Jennys Pool. Pete Rice (Bag’em Matchbaits) 161-6-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled caster through slop at 2m, peg 21; Dave James (Mosella UK) 150-2-0; Phil Moore (Rugeley Power Station) 139-7-0. Tues, 22, over-50s, New Pool. Ken Turner (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 101-13-0, F1s, pellet and corn at 2m and down edges, peg 15; Barry Duggan (Warwick Portobello) 79-14-0; Tim Kinson (Tunnel Barn Farm) 77-1-0. Wed, 17, Club Pool. Pete Hancox (Birmingham)116-15-0, carp and F1s, pellet at 4m and down edges, peg 14; Dave James (Mosella UK) 108-15-0; Pete Rice (Bag’em) 100-8-0. Thurs, 58, Veterans, New and House Pool 2. Steve Johnson 148-9-0, F1s, maggot at 7m, peg 24 House Pool 2; John Stockton 102-2-0; Dave Pope 98-9-0; Neil Hall 70-13-0; Ken Turner 66-0-0; Alan Higgs 61-13-0 (all Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans). Fri, 16, House Pool 2. Pete Rice (Bag’em) 202-15-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled caster through slop at 2m, peg 26; Dave James (Mosella UK) 175-8-0. Sat. 30, Top and House Pool 1. Richard Knowles (Shakespeare) 193-14-0, F1s and stockies, caster at 5m, peg 29 House 1; Danny Dryhurst (DS Floats) 155-12-0; Dave James (Mosella UK) 152-15-0; Pete Rice (Bag’em) 143-0-0. Sun, 23, New Pool. Pete Rice (Bag’em) 147-4-0, F1s and stockies, caster through slop at 2m, peg 39; Matt Dryhurst (DS Floats) 115-2-0; Nathan Mathews (Rugeley Power Station) 111-4-0; Andy Jackson (Mosella UK) 93-6-0.

Buckley, Trap Pool, Clwyd. Thurs, 11. Joe Bird (Buckley) 28-13-0, roach, bream and ide, peg 2; Pete Evans (Buckley) 21-0-0; Bill Morrant (Buckley) 18-4-0.

Cefn Fforest, Cefn Mably Lakes, Cardiff. Sat, 24. Norman Sterry (Lydney) 101-3-0, carp, long poled maggots along margins, peg 14 Match Lake; Adam Jones (Cefn Hengoed) 101-0-0; Gaffyn Jones (Cefn Fforest) 86-0-0.

Cefn Mably Lakes, Cardiff. Wed, 22, over-50s. Mike Yandle (Tredegar) 117-7-0, carp, long poled pellets, Match Lake; Dave Pike (Cardiff) 108-6-0; Bob Mitchell (Cefn Mably) 104-0-0.

Earlswood Lakes, Yachter Tins, Solihull, W. Mids. Sun, 12. Barry Cheese (Earlswood) 8-10-0, roach and perch, poled maggot and caster, peg 24; Chris Hobbs (Birmingham) 3-14-0.

Elmbridge, Heron Pool, Droitwich, Worcs. Thurs, 10. Richard Buxton (Bilston Angling Centre) 220-0-0, carp, poled corn, peg 9; Jim Russell (Elmbridge) 186-8-0. Sat, 22, Heron. Lee Lewis (UK Angling) 154-0-0, carp, poled pellet and tipped and pellet, peg 25; Bill Hodgetts (Elmbridge) 151-0-0. Sun, 23. Simon Richardson (Commercial Indications) 180-0-0, carp, poled maggot and pellet, peg 4; Carl Bennett (J and P Tackle) 129-0-0; Chris Hyde (Elmbridge) 92-0-0.

Fish‘O’Mania Qualifier, Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, nr Telford, Salop. Sat, 130. Perry Stone (Yorkshire Baits) 113-1-0, F1s, caster shallow at 16m, Larch Pool peg 1; Wayne Shepherd (March) 102-5-0; Matt Higgins (Liverpool) 101-14-0.

Forest of Dean, Lightmoor Pool, Cinderford, Gloucs. Sun, 15. Ross Hale (RFODAC) 109-4-0, carp on pole and pellets fished to the island, peg 30; Mike Shields (Iffers) 72-12-0.

Furnace Mill, Bewdley, Worcs. Sun, 14, Furnace Pool. Phil Watts (Bait-Tech) 86-8-0, carp to 7 lb, skimmers, chub and silvers, poled corn and pellet, peg 12; Dean Sheldon (Foster’s) 81-2-0; Daz Randall (Mosella Black Country) 66-13-0.

Goodyear AC, PI Woodland View, Worcs. Sun, 20, Front Deans. Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 52-4-0, carp to 5 lb plus silvers, poled maggot and corn, peg 14; Pete Rogers (Goodyear AC) 46-8-0; Bob Davies (Goodyear AC) 41-10-0.

 

 

Best hooker pellets, Andy Bennett v Steve Collett and much more is in this week's must-read issue of Angler's Mail mag, on sale from Tuesday, April 15.

Best hooker pellets, Andy Bennett v Steve Collett and much more is in this week’s must-read issue of Angler’s Mail mag, on sale from Tuesday, April 15.

 

Halesowen RBL, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Wolverley, Worcs. Sun, 23. Gary Weaver (Halesowen RBL) 3-3-0, chub and roach, poled caster and bread punch, peg 10; John Billingham (Halesowen RBL) 2-6-8; Brian Smith (Halesowen RBL) 2-0-8.

Hawkesbury, Bedworth, Warks. Sat, 14. Rolly Sturdy (Hawkesbury/Tetley) 135-2-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 15; Jamie Gallaway (Hawkesbury) 82-0-0. Sun. 24. Dom Lanni (Ratby AC/Hawkesbury) 117-10-0, carp, poled pellet and corn, peg 24; Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 95-9-0; Stuart Johnson (Hawkesbury) 79-6-0.

Iffers, Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Sat, 24. Andy Prosser (Iffers) 31-12-0, bream and roach, poled maggots, Penny’s Pond; Simon Davies and Wayne Meek (both Iffers) both 23-12-0.

King’s Pools, Shareshill, W. Mids. Wed, 20, Big Match Pool. Tony Wollaston (Fatty’s Bait and Tackle) 50-4-0, F1s to 2 lb, poled pellet, peg 41; Les Willey (King’s) 44-8-0; Shaun Dale (Presswood Builders) 38-5-0. Sat, 10. Icky Kull (King’s) 83-12-0, F1s to 2 lb, poled corn, peg 56; George Reynolds (King’s) 69-9-0. Sun, 9. Icky Kull (King’s) 73-11-0, F’s to 2 lb, poled pellet, screamer peg 55.

Lydney, Lydney Lake, Gloucs. Sun, 12. Graham Smith (Lydney) 50-8-0, bream to 4 lb, Method feeder, pellets and corn, peg 39; Adrian Davies (Gloucester) 48-10-0.

Maver Match This Qualifier, Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks. Sat, 89. Andy Fulleylove (Kobra Feeders) 111-2-0; Steve Openshaw (Lingmere) 80-0-0; Pat Cooper (Lane’s) 79-10-0; Les Thompson (Matrix Bait-Tech) 77-0-0; Adam Wakelin (Preston Innovations) 63-8-0; Mark Griffiths (Ringer Baits/Daiwa/Guru) 62-6-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs, Silver Pool, Tues. 23. Paul Gadd (Hunnington) 94-12-0, F1s, poled pellet at 3m, peg 32; Ray Phillips (Colin Pace Academy) 86-12-0; Bill Drew (Bewdley) 83-12-0. Wed, 20, over-50’s, Bank, Moors and Island. Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 109-13-0, carp, poled pellet at 15m, peg 24, Bank Pool; Adrian Wyatt (Decca’s AC) 79-2-0; Paul Addlington (Club 2000) 77-10-0. Thurs, 21, Meadow Pool. Pete Hodge (Colin Pace Academy) 108-9-0, carp, poled macoroni cheese down the edges, peg 40; Ray Phillips (Colin Pace Academy) 105-5-0; Lee Smart (Shankys) 97-4-0. Fri pm. 14, Bank Pool. Dave Williams (Halesowen RBL) 148-7-0, carp, straight lead and pellet, peg 7; Ryan Thacker (Moorlands) 124-11-0; Sean Smith (Club 2000) 101-12-0. Sat. 31, Meadow and Island Pools. Chris Hill (Mosella UK) 100-7-0, carp, poled pellet at 10m, peg 10; Meadow Pool. Dave Williams (Halesowen RBL) 83-10-0; Martin Lafevre (Moorlands Gold) 78-1-0. Sun. 32, Bank, Island and Moors Pools. Lee Martin (Glynwed) 113-13-0, F1s, poled pellet down the edges, peg 11, Moors Pool; Clive Munslow (Moorlands) 102-13-0; Lee Richards (Packington) 102-0-0.

Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Windmill and Middle Pools, Wed. 25. Matt Godfrey (Pole Fishing) 157-8-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet and pellet waggler, peg 11, Windmill Pool; Danny Boyds (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 133-0-0; Rob Dawber (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 112-12-0. Thurs. 12, Island Pool. David Howard (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 134-4-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet and grounbait feeder, peg 14; Barry Duggan (Baileys of Warwick) 131-12-0; Fred Parker (Cotswold Angling) 91-12-0. Sat. 20, Middle and Ash Pools. Chris Harrison (Baileys of Warwick) 117-8-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 7, Ash Pool; Steve Partington (Arthurs Angling Supplies) 116-14-0; Howard Kaye (Sensas) 108-8-0. Sun. 25, Island and Boundry Pools Mark Hemming (Lodge Park) 136-12-0, carp and F1s, pellet waggler, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 6, Island Pool; Ian Dixon (Dino Floats/ Bag ’em’ Matchbaits) 136-8-0; Ade Mansfield (Shakespeare) 123-4-0.

Newport, Woodstock Pond, Gwent. Sun, 15. John Mack (Newport) 42-2-0, carp and bream, pellets, feeder and pole; Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 39-9-0.

Newport Juniors, School Pool, Gwent. Sat, 15. Aiden Williams (Newport) 59-8-0, carp, poled pellets up in water, peg 40; Tony Hill (Newport) 16-10-0; Callum McCarthy (Newport) 12-1-0.

Nisa Feeders, Dynamite Makins, Wolvey, Warks. Wed, 27, Phase 1 Lake 2. Terry Sanderson (Angling Man) 138-12-0, carp to 16 lb, pellet waggler, peg A13; Phil Hull (Lane’s Bait) 61-12-0; Sean Greenfield (Manchester) 54-10-0; Lee Westwood (Lichfield) 44-8-0. Thurs, 26, Thames and Avon. Simon Skelton (Maver) 83-2-0, carp, poled luncheon meat, Avon peg 1; Baz Smithson (Team Makins) 80-0-0; Terry Cockburn Snr. (Coalville) 67-6-0; Carl Yeomans (Swadlincote) 59-4-0.

Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks. Wed, 25, Molands Mere. Danny Tresigne (Packington) 80-8-0, carp, pellet waggler, bonus peg 27, £200; John Burchell (Packington) 66-13-0; Dan Wooding (Solihull Angling Centre) 66-10-0. Sun, 35, Molands Mere. Andy Pell (Guru) 35-12-0, F1s, poled pellet, peg 48; Dave Duggan (Dams and Lock) 34-9-0; Phil Canning (Packington) 29-0-0.

Patshull Park, Wolverhampton, W. Mids. Sun, 12, Church Lake. Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 23-11-0, bream to 4 lb plus skimmers, feeder and maggot, peg 6; Graham O’ Sullivan (Oakengates Angling Centre) 19-2-0.

Phocle Farm, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire. Sat, 20. Brian Yates (Ledbury) 68-8-0, carp, poled pellets, peg 11; Dave Powell (Gloucester) 51-4-0; Aldy McKenzie (Ledbury) 29-0-0.

Port Talbot Docks, West Glamorgan. Sun, 18. Gary Martin (Glamorgan Rebels) 23-12-0, skimmers and roach on groundbait feeder and red maggots, peg 8 on day ticket bank; Mike Towler (Glamorgan Rebels) 22-15-8; Mal Entwhistle (Glamorgan Rebels) 21-13-8.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Tues, 15, Hay and Barley Pools, 15. Chris Senter (ABC) 69-4-0, carp, feeder and pellet, Hay peg 6; S. Martin (Haines Tackle) 62-4-0. Sat, 23, Deans Pools. Derek Brownhill (ABC) 139-8-0, carp, feedered pellet to aerator, peg 63; Chris Cameron (Middy) 138-10-0; C. Vallender (Maver Lobbys) 99-10-0. Sun, 25, Hay and Arles. Nick Plumb (Woodlands) 79-4-0, carp, poled pellet, Hay peg 20; Matt Djukic (Woodlands) 61-0-0; Andy Taylor (Maver Lobbys) 56-2-0.

Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Wed, 16, pole-only. Chris Shepherd (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 110-8-0, small carp, pellets, peg 9 Penny’s Pond; Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 77-0-0; Clive Matthews (Ledbury) 73-4-0.

Rhymney, Fochriw Feeder Pond, S. Wales. Sun, 12. Terry Moss (Rhymney) 4-6-0, small roach on groundbait feeder and maggots, peg 6; Brian Rees (Rhymney) 3-1-0.

Sirhowy, Staunton Court, Gloucs. Sun, 22. Ian Exall (Frenzee) 109-8-0, carp, poled pellets, peg on grass bank; Mark Holden (Hereford) 106-4-0; Mike Williams (Thatchers) 94-2-0.

Spencer Works, Tirley Court, Gloucs. Sat, 20. Mark Guerra (Newport) 123-0-0, carp, poled paste close in, peg 11; Karl Guerra (Newport) 118-0-0; Craig Guerra (Newport) 116-0-0.

Wassell Grove, Hagley, Worcs. Sun, 16, Brook Pool. Terry Homer (Club 2000) 61-8-0, carp to 6 lb, poled pellet in margins, peg 8; Gary Clark (Browning Spa) 42-0-0; John Bates (Club 2000) 37-8-0.

White Springs, Pontarddulais, nr Swansea. Wed, 12. Dan Bowen (White Springs) 135-4-0, carp, poled pellets, peg 12 Match Lake; Steve Gardener (Neath) 95-9-0. Sun, 18. Matt Edwards (Swansea) 95-5-0, carp and bream, pole and feedered pellets, peg 15 Match Lake; Chris Wells (Burry Port) 66-4-0; Andrew Ford (Swansea) 58-6-0.

Wolverhampton AA Ind. Spring League, Shropshire Union Canal, Pendeford, W. Mids. Sun, 26. Simon Mottram (Drennan NW) 11-9-4, a 5 lb 8 oz chub plus bits, poled caster, squatt and pinkie, peg 23; John Garbett (Bilston Angling Centre) 9-10-12; Ben Garbett (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 6-12-2; Joe Brennan (Maver Midlands) 6-7-4; Dave Brown (Maver Midlands) 6-5-0.

Wolverhampton Over-60s, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Otherton, Staffs. Wed, 26. Dave Pinches (Goldthorn Social) 10-0-12, eight skimmers plus bits, poled maggot over squatt, peg 26; Phil Eldershaw (Bridgetown AC) 5-8-13; J. Young (Jubilee AC) 3-6-11.

 

 

 

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