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Read this week's Angler's Mail magazine for news on new format and even more prizes in Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year competition.

Read this week’s Angler’s Mail magazine for news on new format and even more prizes in Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year competition.

Preston Innovations Matchman of the Year Qualifiers, June 21/22, 2014

* Blackfords Progressive, Kingswood Lake, Cannock, Staffs. Sat, 30. Gary Johnson (Sensas) 22-14-0, 52 roach and skimmers to 10 oz, poled caster over groundbait, peg 25; Dave Ridgeway (Shifnal) 13-15-0; Trevor Hope (Rod and Gun) 12-13-0; Steve McQueen (Cannock) 12-6-0.

* Bridgnorth AS, Linley Bank, River Severn, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun, 57. Martin Taylor (Bromsgrove) 35-0-0, seven barbel, feeder and pellet, Rock peg 48; Richard Duke (Middle Severn Angling) 31-9-0; Dave Beecroft (Cambridge) 27-14-0; Steve Maher (The Float Shop) 27-8-0; Phil Williams (Foster’s) 27-0-0; Steve Whittle (Total Angling) 25-6-0.

* Earlswood Lakes, Solihull, Birmingham. Sun, 31, Yachter Pool. Barry Cheese (Earlswood) 19-4-0, roach and skimmers to 8 oz, poled maggot and caster, peg 37; Dave Boyle (Birmingham) 17-14-0; Pete Millard (Birmingham) 16-2-0; Mark Bissett (Birmingham) 15-12-0.

* Evesham Championship Qualifier, Warks Avon, Evesham. Sat, 83. Vince Callaghan (MAS) 17-14-0, four bream plus bits, poled worm and maggot over groundbait, peg 1; Dan Varney (Drennan) 10-14-0; Steve Hemingray (Drennan/Sensas) 10-8-0; Leigh Gardner (Shakespeare Superteam) 9-8-0; Mark Lindsey (Weybridge Gin and Tonics) 8-8-0. Qualifiers: Vince Callaghan (MAS); Dan Varney (Drennan); Chris Smith (Lingmere).

* Lydney and Yorkley, Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Sun, 33. Adrian Davis (Gloucester) 87-0-0, carp pellet waggler, peg 10 Penny’s Pond; Christian Price (Lydney) 81-0-0; Steve Brookes (Lydney) 80-0-0; Craig Miller (Yorkley) 71-0-0.

* Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Sat, 32, Ultimate League Final, Meadow Pool. Sat am: Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 56-13-0, carp to 10 lb, pellet shallow, peg 5; Lee Richards (Packington) 47-15-0; Chris Hill (Mosella) 40-13-0; Colin Pace (CPA) 34-6-0; Richard Kings (CPA) 30-1-0. Sat pm: Lee Richards (Packington) 101-4-0, carp to 5 lb, pellets at 12m, peg 41; Mal Watson (DGL) 98-9-0; Mick Henshall (Foster’s) 86-2-0; Colin Pace (CPA) 77-15-0; John Bagley (Steven’s Tackle) 77-14-0. Sun, 32, Meadow Pool. Chris Hill (Mosella) 123-8-0, carp to 10 lb, pellet at 12m, peg 41; George Reynolds (CPA) 99-1-0; Iwan Mills (Robin’s Timber) 98-2-0; Paul Nash (Bromsgrove) 88-7-0; DJ Williams (Halesowen RBL) 80-10-0.

Overall: Chris Hill (Mosella) 4 pts (212-4-0); Colin Pace (CPA) 4 (146-11-0); Lee Richards (Packington) 6 (208-13-0); George Reynolds (King’s) 6 (183-5-0); Mick Henshall (Foster’s) 7.

* Wychavon Qualifier, Warks Avon, Evesham. Sun, 73. Dan Varney (Drennan) 11-5-0, chub and perch, long poled maggot under light float, peg 36; Owen Robinson (Evesham Youth) 5-13-0; Ian Shepherd (Daiwa Gordon League) 5-10-0; Ray South (Ferrymen) 5-6-0; Tony Bench (Shakespeare Superteam) 4-13-0. Qualifiers: Owen Robinson (Evesham Youth); Dan Varney (Drennan); Ian Bullock (Carpenters Survetors); Simon Pickering (Evesham Discount Tackle Centre).

 

 Other West Midlands & Wales matches

Aberglais, Pixley Pool, S. Wales. Sun, 20. Adam Toomy (Merthyr) 131-11-0, carp, corn in margins and 12m, peg 20; Mark Williams (Abertysswg) 112-2-0; Brian Protheroe (Merthyr) 73-2-0.

Barford AA, Warks Avon, Barford. Sat, 25. Les Asby (Banbury) 17-8-0, three bream plus eels and perch, poled chopped worm, peg 28; Dave Smith (Sensas WB Clark) 10-10-0; Kevin Jones (Bridgnorth AA) 9-2-0; Andy Swift (Browning Northants) 3-5-0.

Bilston Angling Centre, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Tettenhall, W. Mids. Sun, 10. Wilf Kneller (Bilston Angling Centre) 6-3-7, skimmers, poled red maggot, peg 1; Barry Jones (Four Ashes AC) 4-9-10.

Bridgtown Social AC, Brookfields, Featherstone, W. Mids. Sun, 14. Dave Smith (Bridgtown Social) 44-14-0, mainly carp averaging 2 lb to 11 lb, poled worm in the margins, peg 5; Jimmy Jones (Bridgtown Social) 43-4-0.

Buckley, Trap Pool, Clwyd. Tues, 15. Justin Westbrook (Buckley) 27-12-0, beat 25 lb target and won £150 kitty, peg 32; Mal Griffiths (Buckley) 14-8-0; Steve Martin (Buckley) 14-4-0. Thurs, 15, over-50s. Pete Evans (Buckley) 26-9-0, carp, ide and roach, peg 20; Joe Bird (Buckley) 22-10-0; Mike Delve (Buckley) 20-5-0.

Canal Kings, Soho Loop, Birmingham Mainline Canal, Winson Green. Sun, 20. Mel Howard (Cornerstone AC) 10-5-15, skimmers and roach, poled squatt, peg 32; Andy Curless (Garbolino Black Horse) 10-0-0; Glen Morris (Stirrup Cup) 8-5-0.

Cardiff Nomads, Hendre Lake. Tues pm, 12. Clive Roberts (Sensas Nomads) 16-12-0, roach to 1 lb 12 oz, poled hemp, peg on railway side; Clive Branson (Sensas Nomads) 15-5-0; Richard Candy (Sensas Nomads) 14-14-0. Thurs pm, 14. Clive Branson (Sensas Nomads) 10-14-0, roach, waggler and maggots, peg by car park; Anthony Thomas (Risca) 8-4-0; Richard Candy (Sensas Nomads) 7-6-0.

Cefn Fforest, Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Sat, 26. Ray McDonald (Cefn Fforest) 164-10-0, carp, poled pellets in margins, peg on Sophie’s Pond; Adam Jones (Cefn Hengoed) 154-0-0; Norman Sterry (Lydney) 136-0-0; Nikki Miller (Cefn Fforest) 114-0-0.

Cefn Mably Lakes, nr Cardiff. Wed, 20, over-50s. Lynn Jones (Cefn Hengoed) 88-8-0, carp, pellets on feeder and pole, peg 6 Match Lake; John Mack (Newport) 63-0-0; Phil Rawlings (Newport) and Brian Protheroe (Merthyr) both 57-0-0.

Cradley Heath Labour AC, Brockamin Pools, Worcs. Sun, 18. Barry Robson (Cradley Heath Labour) 70-0-0, 7 carp, pellet waggler, peg 9; Steve Robson (Cradley Heath Labour) 59-2-0; Garry Mason (Cradley Heath Labour) 45-8-0.

Devon AC, Meadowlands Fishery, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warks. Sun, 17, Lambsdown Lake. Chris Buckley (Swanns) 139-5-0, carp to 10 lb, method feeder, pellet and sweetcorn, peg 26; John Hobbs (Devon AC) 120-3-0; Graham Brownlie (Devon AC) 72-15-0; Dominic Gaczynski (Devon AC) 72-4-0.

Elmbridge Fishery, nr. Droitwich, Worcs. Thurs, 15, Heron Pool. Bill Bratt (Beechdale AC) 106-10-0, carp, pellet, peg 40; Trevor Burton (Baggeridge) 100-8-0; Steve Lowe (UK Angling) 78-12-0. Sat, 21, Heron. Robert Cooksey (Maver) 112-6-0, carp, pellet shallow, peg 31; Raymond Lamb (Maver) 110-4-0; Terry Butler (Proline) 90-8-0.

Furnace Mill, Bewdley, Worcs. Sun, 12, Rover Mucky Meadow and Willow pools. Kev Johnson (Johnson Dry Wall) 145-10-0, F1s, maggot and corn over groundbait down edge, peg 32; Andy Gwillam (WFR) 115-0-0; Paul Cook (Maver/Mark’s Tackle) 99-6-0.

Glamorgan, Sue’s Lake, Barry. Sun, 18. Dean Jay (Dinas Powys) 66-0-0, carp, poled pellets, peg 22; Robert Michael (Cardiff) 50-12-0; Russell Palmer (Cardiff) 48-4-0.

Goodyear AC, Staffs and Worcs Canal, Moat House Bridge, Coven, Staffs. Thurs pm, 13. Steve Cope (Four Ashes AC) 5-5-5, perch and hybrids, poled caster down track, peg 13; Barry Jones (Four Ashes AC) 4-11-0; Johnny Benness (Goodyear) 4-2-0. Sun, 13, PI Woodlands. John Taylor (Goodyear) 110-12-0, carp to 1 lb, pellet at 11m, Little Al Pool peg 9; Law Smallman (Goodyear) 90-6-0; Bob Davies (Goodyear) 85-3-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Thurs, 12, Match Pool. Roly Sturdy (Hawkesbury) 71-8-0, all bream to 4 lb, pellet at 6m, peg 43; John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 61-2-0; Paul Reynolds (Hawkesbury) 59-9-0. Sat, 21, Match Pool. Dave Markham (Hawkesbury) 78-8-0, carp to 7 lb, meat and corn, peg 46; Pete Hughes (Hawkesbury) 66-5-0; Lee Ensell (Hawkesbury) 50-1-0; Richard E. Grant (Hawkesbury) 49-0-0. Sun, 24, Match Pool. Dominic Lanni (Ratby AC) 106-14-0, carp and silvers, pellet shallow, peg 33; Alan Merrett (Hawkesbury) 86-6-0; Chris Howe (Casters) 81-2-0; Pete Walton (Hawkesbury) 81-1-0.

Holgan Farm, Llawhaden, W. Wales. Sun, 15. Kev Roberts (Haverfordwest) 130-4-0, carp, margin poled paste, Carp Lake; Ian Heaps (Holgan Farm) 90-12-0; Colin Bates (Haverfordwest) 52-8-0.

Iffers, Hartleton Lake, Ross-on-Wye. Sun, 20. Steve Brooks (Iffers) 32-4-0, bream, method feedered pellets, shallows above island; Richard Harding (Iffers) 28-1-0; Andre Edwards (Mitcheldean) 27-2-0.

Kidderminster DAA, River Severn, Bewdley, Worcs. Wed, 14. Dave Williams (Tenbury) 68-4-0, barbel, feedered hemp and caster, peg 94; Dave Foxall (Stourbridge) 56-14-0; Steve Rowen (Bewdley) 43-5-0. Sat, 29. Dave Williams (Tenbury) 39-12-0, barbel, feedered hemp and caster, peg 7; Chris Taylor (Bromsgrove) 34-8-0; Geoff Brierley (Willow Creek) 32-13-0; Lee Asbury (Oldbury) 20-10-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Tues, 18, Bank and Moors pools. Ray Phillips (CPA) 98-2-0, carp to 8 lb, macaroni cheese, Moors peg 11; Lee Boden (Stone Henge) 96-1-0; Clive Wright (Mosella) 94-2-0. Wed, 18, over-50s, Meadow. Pete Mace (Autism B’ham) 87-8-0, carp to 6 lb, maggots, peg 35; Dave Gough (Wolverhampton) 87-6-0; Ziggy Lees (Moorlands) 87-4-0. Thurs, 28, Silver and Middle. Mal Watson (DGL) 106-8-0, carp to 4 lb plus F1s to 3 lb, pellets, Middle peg 5; George Reynolds (CPA) 103-4-0; Paul Hadlington (Club 2000) 94-12-0; Mel Davis (Moorlands) 76-15-0. Fri pm, 14, Bank. Rob Brennan (Stourport) 73-8-0, carp to 4 lb, maggots, peg 14; Barry Blizard (Moorlands) 64-8-0.

Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Evesham, Worcs. Wed, 6, Island Pool. Doug Littlewood (Arthur’s Angling Supplies) 130-0-0, carp and F1s, pellet, peg 17. Thurs, 13, Middle. Jason Morris (Shipston AC) 154-12-0, carp and F1s, pellet and bomb, peg 13; Phil Smith (Throckmorton AC) 147-0-0; Martin Cannon (Honda AC) 126-8-0. Sat, 13, Ash. Ronnie Biggs (OHMS) 139-0-0, carp and F1s, pellet, peg 18; Neil McKinnon (Preston Innovations) 106-10-0. Sun, 23, Boundary. Ben Sutor (ABC) 82-0-0, carp, skimmers and F1s, pellet and pellet waggler, peg 8; Martin Wheeler (Woodland Tackle) 63-4-0; Phil Hardwick (DS Floats/Banbury Gunsmiths) 61-4-0; Chris Cameron (Middy/OG) 53-0-0.

Newport, School Pool, Gwent. Wed pm, 16. Shaun Wilson (Trethomas) 69-12-0, F1s, poled chopped worm, peg 59 in bay; Andy Price (Garry Evans Tackle) 32-0-0; Steve Ayers (Cardiff) 23-4-0. Sun, 22, Morgans Pond. Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 57-8-0, bream, long poled worms over pellets, point peg 87, new venue record; Nick Jones (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 32-12-0; Aidan Williams (Spencer Works Juniors) 27-0-0; Andis Schneider (Newport) 23-8-0.

Nisa, Dynamite Makins, Wolvey, Warks. Wed, 30, Phase 1 Lake Two. Geoff Ringer (Ringer’s Baits) 45-2-0, carp, method feeder, peg A10; Dave White (Sensas Coalville) 43-0-0; John Oldham (Makins Select) 40-0-0; Charlie Shaw (Derby Fishamania) 40-0-0. Thurs, 28, Phase 3 Thames and Avon. Baz Smithson (Team Makins) 53-4-0, carp, various methods, Thames peg 12; Dennis Porter (Broome Angling) 51-8-0; Lee Westwood (Lichfield) 40-8-0; Mick White (Coalville) 39-4-0.

Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks. Wed, 20, Molands Mere. Lee Richards (Packington) 110-5-0, F1s to 2 lb and carp to 6 lb, pellet shallow, peg 48; Ray Quiney (Packington) 78-6-0; John Burchell (Packinton) 60-8-0. Sat, 25, Big Geary’s Pool. Ian Keywood (Solihull Angling Centre) 86-13-0, carp to 10 lb, pinging 8mm pellet on straight lead, peg 24; Ron Savage (Lane’s Bait & Tackle) 52-1-0; Steve White (Kobra Feeders) 43-6-0; Fred Coxon (Ringer’s) 41-14-0. Sun, 29, Molands Mere. John Jenkins (Packington) 130-6-0, carp to 6 lb and F1s to 2 lb, poled pellet and pellet waggler shallow, peg 43, £200 bonus peg; Pete Heaven (Greyhound AC) 83-8-0; Rob Ellis (Smithys) 67-2-0; Ms. Susie Smith (Kobra Feeders) 60-10-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings, Bridgnorth, Salop. Mon, 15, Ash Pool. Colin Wozek (Matrix TA) 194-3-0, carp to 5 lb, caster shallow, peg 7; Scott Harding (PI Boldings) 121-4-0; Phil Shaw (PI Boldings) 111-6-0. Wed, 12, Willows. Paul Evans (PI Boldings) 80-6-0, carp to 4 lb and barbel 3 lb, caster and maggot at 5m and edge, peg 2; Mark Mountford (Shifnal) 58-3-0. Thurs, 13, Sycamore. Phil Foster (PI Boldings) 159-7-0, carp to 8 lb and bream 3 lb, corn and pellet down sides, peg 22; Dave Hailey (PI Boldings) 128-1-0. Sat, 19, Larch and Sycamore. Steve Roberts (OAC) 106-3-0, carp to 7 lb, maggot and pellet close in, Larch peg 7; Shane Rogers (OAC) 101-9-0; Mark Taylor (Shakespeare) 94-10-0.

Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Wed, 16. Tony Summers (Wye Angling) 137-4-0, carp, long poled pellets shallow, £100 golden peg 34 on Penny’s Pond; Pete Gosling (Cardiff) 108-8-0; Phil Bendall (Daiwa Gordon League) 92-0-0.

Reedswood AC, Reedswood Pool, Walsall, W. Mids. Tues, 15. Les Willey (King’s) 15-0-0, skimmers and small carp, pellet at 7m, peg 13; Gaz Willey (King’s) 12-4-0; Brian Rigby (Shakespeare) 11-12-0.

Rhymney, Port Talbot Docks. Sun, 14. Gary Lewis (Rhymney) 6-10-0, roach, long poled maggots, peg 14 day ticket bank; David Jones (Rhymney) 5-11-0; Andrew Jones (Fochriw) 5-8-0.

Rough Hay, PI Boldings, Salop. Sat, 15, Chestnut Pool. David Taylor (Rough Hay) 66-8-0, carp to 5 lb, poled meat shallow to island and margins, peg 26; Fred Fletcher (Rough Hay) 39-4-0; Jez Meredith (Rough Hay) 37-12-0.

Sirhowy, Redhill Fishery. Sat, 20. Andrew Mumford (Tredegar Angling Centre) 163-0-0, carp, poled pellets in margin, Sophie’s Pond; Frank Davies (Tredegar Angling Centre) 136-0-0; Sean McCarthy (Tredegar Angling Centre) 131-4-0.   

Solhampton Fisheries, Stourport-on-Severn, Worcs. Sun, 16, Badger Pool. Carl Jones (Maver) 181-10-0, stockies and silvers, caster over hard pellet, peg 2; Karl Stephens (Colmic) 171-2-0; Paul Bailey (Vets) 160-4-0.

Spencer Works, Acorn Fishery, Clevedon. Sat, 18. Warren Beard (Cwmbran) 90-0-0, carp, poled paste in margins, peg 27 Paddock Lake; Ashley Gleaves (Newport) 82-4-0; Les Turberville (Newport) 74-4-0.

Stirrup Cup, Birmingham-Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Warks. Sun, 9. Alan Homer (Dudley Bait and Tackle) 9-0-0, bream to 1 lb 8 oz plus perch to 1 lb, poled caster, double bush peg 65; Pete Hatton (Steven’s Tackle) 8-0-0.

Stoke City DAS, Shropshire Union Canal, Norbury Junction. Sat, 26. Fred ‘the Bread’ Cheetham (Team Eclipse) 9-1-4, roach and skimmers, poled bread, peg 108; Kevin Perry (Browning Lifestyle) 7-2-2; Paul Dobing (Browning Lifestyle) 6-13-7; Paul Turner (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 5-6-8.

Tunnel Barm Farm, Shrewley, Warks. Mon, 16, House Pool. Dave Chapman (Swann Baits) 173-12-0, F1s to 2 lb, banded pellet shallow at 10m, peg 6; Dave Callaghan (Measham Redfins) 114-15-0; Pete Hancox (B’ham) 112-1-0. Tues, 19, over-50s, Club Pool. Ken Turner (TBF) 86-5-0, F1s, carp to 5 lb, pellet 6m shallow, peg 11; Reg Davis (TBF Vets) 85-10-0; Dave Purvis (TBF Vets) 84-7-0. Thurs, 67, TBF Vets, High, Club and Jenny’s. Dave Chapman 167-2-0, F1s and carp to 8 lb, maggot, corn and paste, top 2, Jenny’s peg 19; Dave Kingerley 154-14-0; Dave Purvis 149-13-0; Steve Johnson 148-12-0; Dave Rowbury 78-6-0; Johnny Merchant 71-14-0 (all TBF Vets). Fri, 16, Canal. Mark Rice (Bag’em) 142-0-0, barbel, F1s, roach and skimmers, maggot shallow down sides, peg 22; Pete Rice (Bag’em) 128-11-0; Les Wetton (TBF F1 Baits) 120-1-0. Sat, 19, Top Pool. Mark Rice (Bag’em) 121-15-0, F1s to 2 lb and mixed silvers, maggot through groundbait slop, both sides, peg 16; Les Wetton (F1 Baits/TBF) 111-7-0; Pete Rice (Bag’em) 109-3-0. Sun, 26, Extension Pool. Andy Jackson (Mosella UK) 169-15-0, F1s to 2 lb and carp to 5 lb, bread through porridge slop at 6m, peg 3; Kevin Adderley (Black Countrymen) 160-10-0; Mark Rice (Bag’em) 148-14-0; Les Wetton (F1 Baits/TBF) 133-15-0.

Wassell Grove, Hagley, Worcs. Sat, 14, Brook Pool. Sam Parker (Club 2000) 63-0-0, carp to 6 lb, pellet in margins, peg 29; Paul Hadlington (Club 2000) 60-8-0; Kev Williams (Wolverhampton) 51-12-0.

White Springs, Pontarddulais, Swansea. Wed, 14, Match Lake. Dan Bowen (White Springs) 130-3-0, carp and bream, poled pellets, peg by aerator; Chris Wells (Burry Port) 112-10-0; Alan Godrich (Swansea) 88-13-0. Sun, 17, New Canal. Chris Wells (Burry Port) 64-8-0, carp and bream, poled pellets to island; Alan Godrich (Swansea) 57-0-0; Terry Taylor (Swansea) 56-0-0.

Wolverhampton AA, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Wombourne, Staffs. Wed pm, 12. Martin Owen (Browning Lifestyle) 18-3-0, chub to 3 lb plus a bream, long poled caster, worm and maggot, peg 11; Paul Turner (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 17-7-0; Steve Cope (Four Ashes) 10-6-0.

Wolverhampton Over 60’s, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Penkridge, Staffs. Wed, 18. Alan Round (Browning Lifestyle) 6-12-10, skimmers, roach and bits, poled pinkie over squatt, end peg 20; John Young (Bridgtown Social) 6-6-0; Roy Grosvenor (Bridgtown Social) 5-11-12.

Wychavon Qualifer, Warks Avon, Evesham. Wed, 68. Paul Glenfield (Drennan Oxford) 17-2-0, three bream plus skimmers and perch, chopped worm at 5, 11 and 16m, upstream end peg 1; Paul Johnson (Wales) 14-6-0; Darren Davies (Drennan) 12-7-0;Tony Davis (Gloucester Angling Centre) 12-3-0; Richie Reynolds (Maver Bait-Tech) 9-11-0; Iain Jennings (Evesham) 9-11-0.