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* Angling Trust Riverfest Final, River Wye, Hereford. Sat, 60. Steve Sadler (Daiwa Gordon League) 30-11-0, barbel, peg 53; Mick Vials (Preston Innovations) 23-9-0; Shaun Rampling (Middy) 22-5-0; Sean Ashby (Sensas/Kamasan Starlets) 21-9-0; Simon Willsmore (Drennan) 19-7-0. Sun, 60. Roger Wakenshaw (Kev’s Karp Kirkstead) 30-8-0; Ian Exley (Daiwa Dons) 28-4-0; Sean Ashby (Sensas/Kamasan Starlets) 23-13-0; Paul Bick (Shakespeare) 28-8-0; Kevin Hall (Newton le Willows) 22-13-0. Overall: Steve Sadler 49-3-0 (12k winnings); Sean Ashby 45-7-0 (6k); Paul Bick 42-12-0 (3k); Simon Willsmore 40-7-0 (2k); Sam Merry (Bait-Tech) 38-12-0 (1k).
* Angling Trust Tunnel Barn Farm WL, Shrewley, Warks. Sun, 40, House, New and Extension pools. Danny Tresigne (Mosella) 115-2-0, F1s to 2 lb, maggot shallow at 9m, New peg 21; Lee Richards (Mosella) 108-5-0; Rob Jones (Frenzee) 104-1-0; Richard Ahearne (Frenzee) 91-15-0; Lee Werrett (Frenzee) 85-4-0; B. Giles (Frenzee) 78-14-0. Teams: Frenzee 17; Phoenix 21; Mosella 22; Haines Angling 29; All Stars 31. League: Frenzee 3; Mosella 7; Phoenix 8; All Stars 13; Haines Angling 14.
* Evesham DAA Winter Pairs, Warks Avon, Evesham, Worcs. Sun, 40. Des Nosworthy (Evesham) 18-15-0, bream to 4 lb, groundbait feeder and pole feeder, worm and caster, Common peg 4; Leigh Gardner (Shakespeare Superteam) 18-1-0; Pete Morris (Sensas WB Clarke) 11-9-0; Steve Hemming (Alcester Sports) 9-12-0; Pete Jayes (Wigston AS) 6-3-0. Pairs: Rich Hall (Evesham)/Steve Hemming (Alcester Sports) 11, weight advantage; Andy Bruton (Evesham)/Ian Shepherd (Upton-on-Severn AA) 11; Paul Norledge (Sensas WB Clarke)/Jim Brockie (Alcester Sports) 13.
* Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Sat, 34, Silver and Middle pools. Neville Groves (Foster’s) 108-8-0, carp to 15 lb, F1s to 4 lb, pellet, Middle peg 2; Mal Watson (DGL) 78-13-0; Ian Wood (Moorlands) 74-13-0; Richard Kings (CPA) 66-12-0; John Bagley (Steven’s Tackle) 54-8-0. Sun, 41, Meadow Pool. Dave Parry (Decca AC) 60-6-0, carp to 5 lb, pellet at 6m, peg 12; Andy Morrison (Fisherman’s Friend) 42-10-0; Mal Watson (DGL) 37-0-0; DJ Williams (Halesowen RBL) 36-10-0; Dave Johnson Snr. (Club 2000) 35-10-0; Colin Pace (CPA) 35-2-0.
* Preston Innovations Woodland View Pairs, Hadley, Worcs. Sun, 46, Deans, High and Arles pools. Rich Edmunds (PI Woodland View) 83-10-0, carp, pellet over dead maggots in margins, Deans peg 27; Mark Wesley (Peg One Angling) 73-0-0; Ashley Walker (Droitwich) 71-12-0; Carl Hopps (Peg One Angling) 67-8-0. League: Danny Ludgate/Paul Wedge (Mosella) 7; Rich Edmunds (PI Woodland View)/Phil Edmunds (Peg One Angling) 10; Simon Beck (Allen’s Tackle Leamore)/R. Small (PI Woodland View) 13.
* Tunnel Barn Farm Teams of Four, Shrewley, Warks. Sat, 80, House, New, Extension, Top and Club pools. Myles Levy (Guru) 118-11-0, F1s to 2 lb, maggot at 6m, House peg 29; Steve Ringer (Guru) 118-3-0; Chris Hill (Barston Preston) 110-10-0; Jarrad Smith (DS Floats) 106-15-0; John Ashwell (Maver Gold Bag’em Oak) 99-2-0; Amer Jawad (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 97-13-0. Teams: Barston Preston 71; Guru 70; Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths 62; DS Floats 61; Maver Gold Bag’em Oak 61; MAP Bait-Tech 58. League: Guru 196; Barston Preston 195; Match Fishing Draw Bags 176; MAP Bait-Tech 174; Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths 170; Maver Gold Bag’em Oak 168.
Bridgnorth AS Teams of Three WL, River Severn, Linley Bank, Shrops. Sun, 24. Larry Freeth (Larry’s Boys) 47-8-0, nine barbel, pellet feedered meat, chestnut coppice peg 72; Chris Holmes (Middle Severn Blue) 19-3-0; Matt Hamilton (Dream Team) 18-15-0; Dave Haywood (Bridgnorth AS) 18-5-0. Teams: Middle Severn Blue 21; Middle Severn White 20.
Bridgtown Social AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Penkridge, Staffs. Sun, 19. Jason Edmunds (Bridgtown Social AC) 5-0-3, mainly quality roach, poled caster down the track, Cross Keys peg 16; Tony Wardley (Bridgtown Social AC) 2-14-4.
Cefn Mably Lakes, Cardiff. Wed, 12, Over-50s. Martyn Truman (Newport) 56-6-0, carp, poled worms over casters, Match Lake.
Forest of Dean H Marshall Cup, Lightmoor Pool, Cinderford. Sun, 12. Bernie Fraser (GOT Baits) 41-12-0, carp pellets, pole and feeder in margins, peg 12.
Furnace Mill, Bewdley, Worcs. Sat, 10, Silvers. Mick Keene (Angling Bait Club) 23-14-0, carp, pellet, Furnace peg 5. Sun, 16, OG Ind WL, Mucky Meadow and Furnace pools. Paul Evans (Furnace Mill) 73-11-0, carp to 16 lb and a few chub, maggot close in, Mucky peg 54; Chris Whitehouse (Steven’s Tackle) 73-2-0; John Newton (Furnace Mill) 58-11-0.
Glamorgan, Cefn Mably Lakes, Cardiff. Sun, 18. Dean Jay (Dinas Powys) 45-5-0, carp on pole and pellets, peg on Bridge Pool; Ken Sherlock (Cardiff) 44-0-0.
Goodyear AC, Shropshire Union Canal, Church Eaton, Staffs. Sun, 11. Ray Bates (Goodyear AC) 9-1-8, perch to 10 oz, roach and gudgeon, poled pinkie, Turnover Bridge, peg 1.
Halesowen RBL, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Castlecroft, Staffs. Sun, 23. John Billingham (Halesowen RBL) 12-6-0, chub, poled worm and caster, peg 17; Garry Mason (Halesowen RBL) 9-9-0; Sean Waite (Halesowen RBL) 8-0-0.
Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Thurs, 15, Match Pool. Richard E. Grant (Hawkesbury) 57-14-0, carp to 7 lb, chub and bream, 4mm meat, peg 46; Simon Enticott (Hawkesbury) 51-11-0. Sat, 12, Match Pool. Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 58-9-0, carp to 8 lb, meat, peg 10. Sun, 17, Match Pool. Martin Brandist (Hawkesbury) 57-6-0, carp to 8 lb, meat and corn, peg 8; John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 41-11-0.
Holgan Farm, Llawhaden, W. Wales. Sun, 18, Match Lake. Ian Heaps (Holgan Farm) 66-2-0, carp, waggler and pellets shallow, peg 22; Kev Roberts (Rosebush) 62-0-0.
Kidderminster DAA, River Severn, Bewdley, Worcs. Sat, 10. Andy Price (Mallards) 22-1-0, barbel, pellet feeder, peg 83.
Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Tues, 15, Meadow Pool. George Reynolds (CPA) 45-4-0, silvers, maggot, peg 13; Bill Rathbone (St. Francis) 31-0-0. Wed, 21, Over-50s, Silver. Mal Watson (DGL) 76-4-0, carp to 3 lb, F1s to 2 lb, pellet, peg 2; Terry ‘the Heron’ Homer (Club 2000) 75-7-0; George Reynolds (CPA) 61-2-0. Thurs, 24, Moors and Island. Paul Little (CPA) 51-2-0, 3 carp to 6 lb plus silvers, maggot, Moors peg 20; Keith Wright (CPA) 45-12-0; Roger Hinton (CPA) 35-4-0.
Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Worcs. Sat, 14, Ash and Middle Pools. Steve Rich (Cotswold Angling) 93-8-0, carp and F1s, pellet, Middle peg 12. Sun, 23, Island and Windmill. Mark Malin (Colmic Airon) 86-4-0, carp and F1s, bomb, poled pellet and pellet feeder, Island peg 16; Neil McKinnon (Preston Innovations) 76-6-0; Doug Littlewood (Arthur’s Angling Supplies) 73-4-0; Steve Seaborn (Wye Angling) 70-8-0.
Newport Autumn League, Woodstock Pond, Gwent. Sun, 23. Martyn Truman (Newport) 29-0-0, carp and bream, poled pellets, peg 26 at bailiff’s cabin; Chris Shephard (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 28-0-0; Phil Weaver (Newport) 27-12-0.
Nisa, Dynamite Makins, Wolvey, Warks. Wed, 20, Phase 1 Lake 2. Andy Findlay (Preston Innovations/ Sonubaits) 93-10-0, carp, bomb and pellet then margins, peg B20; Terry Sanderson (Angling Man) 78-14-0; Mark Saunders (Notts) 78-12-0. Thurs, 17, Phase 2 Reptile Pool. John Adamson (Nisa) 60-0-0, carp, Porky feeder then poled pellet, Reptile peg 2; Sean Huggins (Dynamite Baits) 41-0-0.
Packington Somers, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed, 16, Little Geary’s. Danny Tresigne (Mosella UK) 85-0-0, F1s to 3 lb, pellet, peg 15; Jamie Clarkson (Packington) 46-15-0. Sat, 17, Big Geary’s. Keith Wynn (Lane’s Bait and Tackle) 35-6-0, skimmers to 2 lb 8 oz, pellet, peg 9; Ron Savage (Lane’s Bait and Tackle) 34-13-0. Sun, 14, Little Geary’s. Pete Heaven (Greyhound AC) 49-7-0, F1s to 3 lb, pellet up in the water, peg 5.
Pontymister, Redhill Fishery, Mid-Glamorgan. Sat, 20. Steve Nash (Cross Keys) 17-2-0, carp and roach, poled casters and worms, Penny’s Pond; John Cooper (Risca) 14-4-0; Ian Evans (Cross Keys) 12-10-0.
Poole Hall Ind WL, Alveley, Shrops. Sun, 10, Kingfisher Pool. Alan Esprey (Moorlands) 48-4-0, carp, bream and perch, meat, pellet and corn, peg 7.
Port Talbot Docks WL, S. Glamorgan. Sun, 15. Gary Martin (Glamorgan Rebels) 40-14-0, bream and roach, groundbait feedered red maggots, peg 14 day ticket bank; Anthony Hogg (Glamorgan Rebels) 38-11-0.
Preston Innovations Boldings, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Mon, 15, Larch Pool. Danny Boden (OAC) 60-2-0, carp to 5 lb, pellet at 5m, peg 22; Dave Matson (Rod and Gun) 57-11-0. Wed, 17, Hawthorn and Middle. Josh Humphreys (ABC Baits) 67-13-0, carp to 5 lb, pellet to island, Hawthorn peg 5; Howard Williams (Tri-Cast Weston) 59-14-0. Sat, 18, Sycamore and Larch. Mark Skelton (OAC) 65-6-0, carp to 6 lb and skimmers, pellet at 12m, Sycamore peg 39; Andy Kyte (Middle Severn Angling) 62-4-0. Sun, 27, Willows and Sycamore. Andy Kyte (Middle Severn Angling) 125-8-0, carp to 7 lb, barbel to 4 lb, maggot to 13m, Willows peg 8; Morgan Davidson (OAC) 102-5-0; Mick Jameson (Preston Innovations Boldings) 68-10-0; Gareth Emlyn (OAC) 64-6-0.
Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Tues, 15, Ghost Pool. Rich Edmunds (PI Woodland View) 125-8-0, mainly carp plus silvers, bomb and maggot plus poled maggot in margins, peg 14; Steve Wilson (Midland Bears) 88-8-0. Sat, 18, High. Paul Foster (Starlets Vets) 90-8-0, carp and silvers, 6mm pellet shallow, peg 28; Lee Cole (Bilston Angling Centre) 88-6-0; P. Norris (PI Woodland View) 44-8-0.
Rhymney, Butetown Pond. Sun, 16. Gareth Earey (St Athan) 31-15-0, a 24 lb carp, two crucians and 12 roach, legered boilies, peg 7 on shallow bank; Brian Rees (Rhymney) 5-11-0.
Sirhowy, Staunton Court, Gloucs. Sun, 22. Nigel Morris (Tredegar Angling Centre) 103-8-0, carp to 8 lb, poled worms and casters, peg on concrete bank; Andrew Mumford (Tredegar Angling Centre) 80-0-0; Frank Davies (Tredegar) 71-6-0; Steve Shaw (Marukyu) 63-12-0.
Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks. Mon, 16, Club Pool. Dave James (Mosella UK) 113-5-0, F1s to 2 lb, pellet at 6m, peg 18; Pete Hancox (B’ham) 76-0-0. Tues, 25, Over-50s, New Pool. Barry Duggan (Bailey’s Warwick) 56-13-0, F1s to 2 lb, roach and skimmers, pellet, 4m and edges, peg 19; John Merchant (TBF Vets) 50-0-0; Ron Notley (TBF Vets) 49-14-0; John Talbot (Tunnel Barn Farm) 46-1-0. Wed, 15, Jenny’s. Alex Dawson (Bag’em) 82-5-0, F1s to 3 lb, pellet at 12m, peg 5. Thurs, 65, TBF Vets, House, New and Extension. Dave Atkins 76-11-0, F1s and carp to 4 lb, feedered pellet to island, House peg 30; Steve Johnson 60-4-0; John Berry 57-0-0; Jimmy Hill 47-14-0; Ron Notley 47-13-0; Alan Dawson 40-8-0 (all TBF Vets). Fri, 18, Canal. Wayne Sweetman (TBF) 68-14-0, F1s to 2 lb, maggot shallow at 12m, peg 2; Craig Chamberlain (TBF) 44-5-0.
Wassell Grove Autumn Pairs, Hagley, Worcs. Sat, 18, Brook and Match Pools. Ian Ross (Wassell Grove) 46-8-0, silvers and F1s, maggot and pellet at 10m, Match peg 27; Kev Williams (Wolverhampton) 38-12-0; Trevor Hodges (Weathertech Roofing) 38-12-0; Geoff Warmington (Wassell Grove) 35-12-0. Pairs: Sam Parker (Club 2000) and Trevor Hodges (Weathertech Roofing) 2; Ian Ross (Wassell Grove) and Geoff Warmington (Wassell Grove) 3.League: Sam Parker (Club 2000) and Trevor Hodges (Weathertech Roofing) 18; Ian Ross (Wassell Grove) and Geoff Warmington (Wassell Grove) 18.
White Springs, Pontarddulais, nr Swansea. Wed, 12, silvers. John Charlesworth (Swansea) 41-6-0, bream and roach, poled worm, casters and maggots, peg on Pleasure Lake. Sun, 18. Chris Wells (Burry Port) 41-7-0, carp, poled pellets, Big Pit; Andrew Crocker (Neath) 31-2-0.
Wolverhampton Over-60s, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Penkridge, Staffs. Wed, 22. Stef Johansen (Eclipse) 14-7-1, skimmers, quality roach plus bits, poled caster and maggot, end peg 24; Wilf Kneller (Bilston Angling Centre) 10-2-0; Phil Eldershaw (Bridgtown Social) 8-8-8.
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