East Midlands Angler’s Mail matches for April 2/3 2011

Buttonhole AC, Buttonhole Lake, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, Tues. 12. Andrew Carter (Buttonhole AC) 76-13-0, carp, poled pellet; Andy Lawrence (Buttonhole AC) 54-12-0; Lester Pratt (Buttonhole AC) 54-2-0.

Cross Drove, near Mildenhall, Suffolk. Wed. 22. Tony Watling snr (Foxmatch) 61-3-0, F1s to 5 lb, skimmers and brown goldfish, 11m pole pellet, peg 54; Ian Shipp (Cross Drove) ) 60-5-0; Paul Goldstraw (Stanjays) 57-8-0; Ray King (Lewis Anglers World) 55-6-0; Dave Pearse snr (Wisbech) 47-4-0; Adam Hayward (Cross Drove) 44-6-0. Sat. 28. Chris Cooper (Lewis Anglers World) 44-0-0, F1s to 4 lb, skimmers and brown goldfish to 2 lb, 13m pole, pellet, peg 42; Neil Parkinson (Dynamite Middy) 43-12-0; John Hosking (Eastern Match Group) 42-7-0; Steve Tyler (Popletts) 40-8-0; Alan Tuck (Van Den Eynde) 39-0-0; Neil Button (Cross Drove) 37-4-0. Sun. 31. Neil Parkinson (Dynamite Middy) 60-12-0, of F1s to 3 lb, brown goldfish and skimmers, 13m pole, pellet, peg 42; Tom Cole (Cross Drove) 56-6-0; Simon Easey (Stanjays) 52-4-0; Simon Wheeler (Daiwa Dynamite) 52-2-0; Steve Cowley (Cross Drove) 46-13-0; John

Chalk (Cross Drove) 46-2-0.

Decoy, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire, Tues. Beastie Lake, 19. Bob Fayers (Decoy) 70-11-0, F1s to 3 lb and small barbel, poled maggot, peg 5; Colin ‘Smudge’ Smith (Bagem Baits) 69-0-0; Nigel Baxter (Bagem Baits) 67-13-0; Mac Campbell (Decoy) 66-8-0. Sat. Oak and Yew Channels, 26. Nigel Baxter (Bagem Baits) 113-6-0, carp to 5 lb, feeder, pole and straight legered pellet, peg 12 Oak; Simon Dow (Decoy) 108-5-0; Steve Potter (Tubertini Bagem Baits) 107-11-0; Robbie Charlton (Woodford) 100-0-0. Sun. Beastie, 21. Barry Mason (Tubertini/Ringer Baits) 113-2-0, carp and F1s, feeder and poled pellet, peg 10; Lee Marlow (Corby Hot Rods) 97-2-0; Glen Chatters (Ringer Baits) 96-5-0; Gary West (Walkers Tackle) 91-7-0.
East Delph Fishery, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire, Sun. Match Lake, 17. Ian Frith (East Delph) 96-4-0, carp to 6 lb and F1s, poled sweetcorn, peg 29; Cam Marshall (East Delph) 67-8-0; Tom Cummings (East Delph) 65-4-0; Ken Clarke (Holbeach AC) 58-0-0.
Fish4 5K Qualifiers, Dragon Water Meadows Fishery, Chapel St. Leonards, Lincolnshire, Sat. 31. Simon Skelton (Lakeview Select) 49-2-0, carp, crucian carp, tench and skimmers, poled pellet, peg 60; Dave Hawkes (Avanti Used Tackle) 46-7-0; Colin Spencer (Maver Bait Tech) 41-10-0; Matt Skelton (Lakeside Select) 39-2-0; Chris Bonsall (Avanti Used Tackle) 36-9-0. Sun. 31. Steve Winter (Maver Bait Tech) 106-14-0, carp to 6 lb, poled bread, peg 41; Andy Middleton (Avanti Used Tackle) 52-6-0; Adrian Higginbottom (Fox Match Trentmen) 51-4-0; Simon Skelton (Lakeview Select) 47-14-0; Matt Skelton (Lakeview Select) 44-8-0.

GTi Foston, Match Lakes, Lincolnshire, Wed. 14. Kevin Sales (Clifton) 71-0-0, eleven carp, poled meat, the donkey stable peg Hawthorn 3; Bronson Arme (Embankment AC) 55-14-0; Paul Johnson (Willow Lakes) 55-8-0; Shane Wilcox (Sleaford) 50-12-0; Phil Morris jr (Nottingham Disabled) 49-0-0; Bob Dickinson (Nottingham) 45-8-0. Sat. 18. Paul Kimberley (Team Zimba) 62-12-0, carp to 8 lb, poled sweetcorn, peg Hawthorn 15; John Belcher (RAF) 62-4-0; Mark Wyatt (Gate Inn AC) 61-0-0; Andy Birkin (Phil’s Bait and Tackle) 59-8-0; Iam Palfreeman (Phil’s Bait and Tackle) 57-2-0; Paul Johnson (Willow Lakes) 55-0-0.

Head Fen, near Ely. Sun. 21. Matt Ayres (Dents) 103-4-0, 55 carp, bread and pellet, peg 20; Adam Playford (Anglers Corner) 91-8-0; Brian Lee (Dents) 84-1-0; Steve Jackson (Headfen) 77-9-0; John Millard (Newmarket) 63-12-0; Jimmy Brooks (Anglers Corner) 58-2-0.
Lakeview Fishery, Holwell, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, Wed. Veterans, Serpent and Harbour Pools, 18. P. Hill (Lakeview Select) 64-8-0, carp, poled pellet, Serpent 2; Pete Sisson (Lakeview Select) 49-8-0; Rob Taylor (Notts AA) 44-12-0; Roger Holmes (Lakeview Select) 41-4-0; John Wagstaff (Lakeview Select) 40-12-0. Sat. Veterans, Marina and Stream Pools, 18. Steve Draper (Lakeview Select) 57-0-0, carp, poled pellet, Marina 20; Roy Toulson (Notts Federation) 53-0-0; Cliff Adcock (Lakeview Select) 49-0-0; J. Limb (Lakeview Select) 48-0-0; John Bramley (The Fish) 36-0-0; Roger Holmes (Lakeview Select) 34-0-0. Sat. Serpent Pool, 11. Steve Bentley (Lakeview Select) 77-8-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 10; Keith Simpson (Lakeview Select) 41-9-0; Bob Greenbury (Leicester Sensas) 34-12-0; Matt Malia (Lakeview Select) 30-4-0; Rob Morris (Lakeview Select) 29-4-0; Bob Murray (Lakeview Select) 23-4-0. Sun. Canal and Stream Pools, 23. Steve Haywood (Middy) 51-10-0, carp, poled pellet, Stream 16; Bob Greenbury (Leicester Sensas) 49-8-0; Shaun Butler (Lakeview Select) 49-4-0; Kevin Kania (Avanti Used Tackle) 48-8-0; Bo Thackery (Lakeview Select) 44-12-0; Les Moody (Lakeview Select) 43-12-0.
Sherwood Forest Fishery, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire, Tues. Sherwood Lake, 19. Mick Lysaght (Rivendell AC) 57-15-0, twenty-three carp to 7 lb plus one of 18 lb 12 oz, method feeder and sweetcorn, peg 40; Lee Payling (Peg One Angling Centre) 39-4-0; Lee Parker (Phil’s Bait and Tackle) 24-14-0; John Wooff (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 21-7-0; Alan Warren (Phil’s Bait and Tackle) 13-4-0; Dave Round (Mansfield Busmen B) 17-10-0. Wed. Holmedale Lake, 22. Norman Powers (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 43-4-0, twenty carp to 4 lb, method feeder with pellet or sweetcorn, peg 26; Jamie Masson (Maver/Barnsley Blacks) 33-15-0; Alan Warren (Phil’s Bait and Tackle) 33-1-0; Andy Lakey (Worksop) 22-12-0; Nigel Shipman (Sherwood Forest Fishery) and Dave Sewell (James Maude, Linden) both 20-8-0. Sun. Holmedale Lake, 28. Phil Carline (Subfish) 55-12-0, carp to 3 lb, poled pellet, peg 13; Craig Brazier (Peg One Angling Centre) 46-5-0; Barry Thompson (Eastwood Angling) 34-2-0; Alex Shepherd (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 33-12-0; Alan Warren (Phil’s Bait and Tackle) 33-2-0; Jay Thomas (Subfish) 31-0-0. Sun. Sherwood Lake, 15. Dave Winfield (Rivendell AC) 31-12-0, carp to 8 lb, poled sweetcorn; Dave Hiley (Peg One Angling) 25-14-0; Lee Parker (Phil’s Bait and Tackle) 20-1-0; Lee Payling (Peg One Angling) 19-14-0; Fred Bispham (Peg One Angling) 12-6-0; Mick Lysaght (Rivendell) 9-15-0. Tues. Sherwood Lake, 19. Dave Round (Mansfield Busmen B) 71-11-0, thirty-one carp to 6 lb, cone feeder and pellet, then pole and sweetcorn, peg 40; John Wooff (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 62-7-0; Mick Lysaght (Rivendell AC) 54-11-0; John Holmes (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 49-14-0; Alan Warren (Phil’s Bait and Tackle) 40-13-0; Mick Clifton (Peg One Angling Centre) 38-9-0. Wed. Holmedale Lake, 26. Andy Lakey (Worksop) 75-10-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet, peg 17; Pete Ellis (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 56-11-0; Alan Warren (Phil’s Bait and Tackle) 47-3-0; Nigel Shipman (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 46-12-0; Lee Parker (Phil’s Bait and Tackle) 45-4-0; Carl Brown (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 43-4-0. Sun. Holmedale Lake, 28. Mark Bower (Chesterfield) 58-0-0, twenty carp to 6 lb, pellet feeder, peg 39; John Darby (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 50-4-0; Martin Brown (Eastwood Angling) 37-15-0; Jay Thomas (Subfish) 35-15-0; Mick Langton (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 29-9-0; Matt Dailey (Yorkshire Angling) 26-1-0. Sun. Sherwood Lake, 21. Geoff Hiley (Sherwood Forest Fishery) carp to 4 lb, small method feeder and sweetcorn, peg 40; and Dave Hiley (Sherwood Forest Fishery) poled pellet or worm, skimmers and ide to 1 lb, peg 44, both weighed in 40-14-0; Dave Round (Mansfield Busmen B) 24-8-0; Fred Bispham (Peg One Angling) 24-4-0; John Slinn (Rivendell AC) , Lee Parker (Phil’s Bait and Tackle) and Lee Payling (Peg One Angling) all 18-12-0.
Westwood Lakes, Boston, Lincolnshire, Sun. Skylark Lake, 36. Ben Brighton (Harrison’s Garbolino Lincs County) 53-8-0, carp, poled pellet and sweetcorn; Sean Higginbottom (Maver Bait Tech) 41-0-0; Steve Winter (Maver Bait Tech) 34-12-0. Tues. Skylark Lake, 26. Gary Burton (Mill View Fishing Tackle) 66-2-0, carp, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 1; Alistair Ogilvie (Maver Bait Tech) 43-8-0; John Spalton (Maver Bait Tech) 43-4-0; Paul Summers (Miracle Baits) 41-8-0; Bob Nudd (Browning) and Steve Lane (Castle AC) both 41-4-0. Thurs. Over 50s, Skylark Lake, 18. Brian Thompson (Westwood Lakes) carp, poled pellet and sweetcorn; John Gooden (Westwood Lakes) 37-12-0; Ken Clark (Westwood Lakes) 37-8-0.

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