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East Midlands Angler’s Mail Kamasan Qualifiers for February 5/6 2011

* Leicester Sensas Teams of Four, Grand Union Canal, Loughborough, Leicestershire, Sun. Round Three, 78. Simon Preece (HanKat AS) 26-12-0, 15 lb of skimmers, roach, poled bloodworm and joker, Swingbridge section; Mark Godfrey (Shakespeare) 18-6-0; Darran Bickerton (Kamasan Starlets) 11-9-0; Steve Woollard (Fox Match Trentmen 11-2-0; Tony Barker (Shakespeare) 11-0-0. Ben Brighton (Harrison’s Garbolino Lincs County) 11-1-0; Tony Barker (Shakespeare) 11-0-0.
Teams: Shakespeare 14; Fox Match Trentmen 15; Robbo’s Boys 25; HanKat AS A and HanKat AS B both 27; Leicester Sensas B 31.
League: Fox Match Trentmen 9; Team Milo 11; HanKat AS A and Robbo’s Boys both 12; Shakespeare 16; Leicester Sensas B 20.

Other matches

Barford Winter League, Pleasure, Railway and Willow lakes near Norwich. Sun. 40. Tony Anderson (Daiwa Angling Direct Gold) 56-7-0, Willow peg 7; Danial Brydon (Lathams-Fishing. co. uk) 53-5-0; Andy Platton (We Dont Care) 48-10-0; Richard Bond (The Tuckeroos) 45-10-0; Simon Wheeler (Lewis Anglers World) 44-2-0; Alan Tuck (Tuckeroos) 42-4-0. Teams: Lathams-Fishing. co. uk 15; Daiwa Angling

Direct Gold 18; Dynamite Lewis Anglers World 20; Tuckeroos 21; Goodies Boys 22; Barford Tackle 24. League: Lathams-Fishing. co. uk 32; Dynamite Lewis Anglers World 39; Daiwa Angling Direct 42; The Tuckeroos 43; Goodies Boys 46; Barford Tackle 48.

Bourne League, Westwood Lakes, Boston, Lincolnshire, Sun. Round Three, Skylark and Hawk Lakes, 40. John Spalton (Maver Bait Tech) 32-14-0, carp and barbel to 3 lb 8 oz, poled pellet at 13 metres, peg 1 Hawk Lake; John Taylor sr (Sensas Mark One) 31-2-0; Alistair Ogilvie (Maver Bait Tech) 28-5-0; Chris Jenkinson (Maver Bait Tech) 26-8-0; Steve Larraman (Boston) 24-5-0; Gavin Butler (Maver Bait Tech) 24-2-0. Teams: Maver Fox 13; Maver Bait Tech Black and Odds and Sods both 19; Sensas Mark One White 23; Maver Bait Tech Green 24; Garbolino Peterborough 25; Sensas Mark One Blue 27; Maver Image 30. League: Maver Fox 6; Maver Bait Tech Black 8; Maver Bait Tech Green 11; Garbolino Peterborough and Sensas Mark One Black both 15; Sensas Mark One White 17; Maver Image 19; Odds and Sods 26.

Decoy, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire, Tues. Beastie Lake, 7. Nigel Baxter (Bagem baits) 29-5-0, carp to 6 lb, feeder fished meat, peg 17; John Smalley (Decoy) 13-0-0; Sean Best (Decoy) 11-14-0. Tues. Oak Channel, 7. Alf Gilland (Webster’s Tackle) 52-3-0, F1s to 2 lb, poled maggot, peg 21; Danny Carlton (Decoy) 29-9-0; Mick Wooding (Bagem Baits) 19-1-0. Sat. Beastie Lake, 18. Wayne Shepherd (Ringers Baits) 76-3-0, carp to 10 lb, straight legered meat, peg 15; Jon Whincup (Fox Match/Van den Eynde) 67-11-0; Simon Dow (Decoy) 45-2-0; Martin Freeman (Bagem Baits) 42-0-0. Sun. Beastie Lake, 22. Jon Whincup (Fox Match/Van den Eynde) 74-12-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled maggot, peg 22; Nigel Baxter (Bagem Baits) 59-12-0; Colin ‘Smudge’ Smith (Bagem Baits) and Roy Wells (Decoy) both 46-9-0.
Dragon Water Meadows Ind WL, Chapel St. Leonards, Skegness, Lincolnshire, Sat. 19. Pete Bell (Avanti Used Tackle) 22-11-0, all barbel, poled maggot, peg 42; Pete Gleadon (Avanti Used Tackle) 15-6-0; Chris Bonsall (Avanti Used Tackle) 12-14-0. Sat. 21. Mick Stamp (Sonu Baits) 29-11-0, small carp, odd barbel, poled maggot, peg 41; Chris Bonsall (Avanti Used Tackle) 25-6-0; Pete ‘The Slayer’ Jones (Avanti Used Tackle) 18-0-0; Steve Silcock (Avanti Used Tackle) 15-6-0. Final League: Darren Smith (Avanti Used Tackle) £200; Pete ‘The Slayer’ Jones (Avanti Used Tackle) wt adv, 12 and Pete Gleadon (Avanti Used Tackle) both 12; Mick Jennings (Avanti Used Tackle) 13.

Dynamite Makins, Wolvey, Warwickshire, Wed. Phase One, Lake Two, 7. Mick Timson (Elton Tackle) 24-0-0, two carp and five stockies straight bomb and sweetcorn, peg A7; John Hall (All Seasons Angling) 4-10-0. Thurs. Phase Two, Lizard Pool, 21. Boz Phillips (Murukyu) 38-8-0, seven carp, straight legered dead maggot, peg 12; Ian Morris (Rugby) 26-14-0; Mick Russell (All Seasons Angling) 22-12-0; Mick Timson (Elton Tackle) 10-14-0; John Adamson (Kobra Feeders) 5-2-0.
GTi Foston, Match Lakes, Lincolnshire, Wed. 7. Graham Eden (Manfield) 19-2-0, four F1s, two carp and three skimmers, poled maggot, Ash 17; Brian Elliott (Smart Baits) 14-1-0; Lennie Burton (Mansfield) 10-4-0. Sat. 12. Andy Birkin (Phil’s Bait and Tackle) 41-8-0, carp, F1s and tench, poled pellet, Chestnut 24; Graham Eden (Mansfield) 29-8-0; Terry Marshall (Victoria Tackle) 24-8-0; Lee Holthen (Sub Fish) 22-10-0; Alan Heawood (Nottingham) 21-8-0; John Belcher (RAF) 12-8-0.

Harleston Silverfish League, Weybread Middle Pit. Sat. 20. Paul Cooper (EAPS) 8-6-0, skimmers red maggot, feeder; Dave Harford (Harleston) 8-4-0; Jason Brewster (Lewis Anglers World) 7-12-0; Will Freeman (Preston Innovations) 7-4-0; Mark Taylor (Harleston) 7-2-0; John Platten (Nisa Waveney) 6-3-0.

Head Fen, near Ely. Sun. 18. Dave Rodwell (Shipshape Tackle) 17-2-0, carp, maggot feeder and popped up bread; Simon Fulcher (Cambridge) 16-8-0; Adam Hayward (Ely) 16-0-0; Colin Edwards (Cambridge) 14-12-0; Wayne Easy (Cambridge) 13-15-0; Steve Gifford (Suffolks Finest) 13-0-0.

Lakeview Fishery, Holwell, Leicestershire, Wed. Veterans, Serpent and Marina Pools, 20. Ray Redwood (Victoria Tackle) 60-0-0, carp, poled pellet; Keith Daws (Sensas) 37-8-0; Roger Holmes (Notta AA) 11-8-0; Colin Crisp (Lakeview Select) 10-8-0; Ian Foulds (Lakeview Select) 9-6-0. Sat. Veterans, Canal, 10. Ray Redwood (Victoria Tackle) 28-0-0, carp, poled pellet; Chris Shore (Lakeview Select) 27-12-0; John Cooke (Lakeview Select) 18-12-0; Ernie Waterfall (Lakeview Select) 17-8-0; Cliff Adcock (Lakeview Select) 16-8-0; John Wagstaff (Lakeview Select) 14-12-0. Sun. Canal, 14. Bo Thackery (Lakeview Select) 48-14-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 17; Les Moody (Lakeview Select) 36-13-0; Terry Marshall (Victoria Tackle) 36-8-0; Danny Higgins (Sensas) 34-8-0; Neil Edwards (Lakeview Select) 26-12-0; Michael Corker (Lakeview Select) 22-13-0.
Railway and Willow Lakes, near Norwich. Sat. 30. Vince

Cross (Ixworth) 71-0-0, F1s to 2 lb, pole, pellet, peg

47; Dave Reeve (Got Baits) 63-12-0; Stewart Bracey (Dynamite Baits) 47-0-0; Colin Allport (Norwich) 40-0-0; Tony Evans (Dynamite Baits) 37-4-0; James Broughton (Hinderclay) 37-0-0.

Sherwood Forest Fishery, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire, Sun. Cavendish Lake, 13. Ian Boyd (Rivendell) 33-12-0, seven carp and skimmers, groundbait feeder and maggot, peg 5; Ivor Birkin (Rivendell) 9-3-0; Mick Lysaght (Rivendell) 8-7-0; Roy Butterfield (Gateford Angling Supplies) 8-0-0; Dave Whitworth (Rivendell) 7-10-0; Dave Winfield (Peg One Angling Centre) 6-0-0.
Suffolk Water Park, near Ipswich. Wed. 13. Alan Tuck (Van den Eynde) 45-12-0, peg 8, match lake 1; Dick Bagley (Nisa Waveney) 31-9-0; Ian Torn (Ipswich) 26-14-0; Nick Larkin (Nisa Feeders) 18-6-0. Sun. 16. Pat Denny (Woodbridge AC) 60-0-0, Method feeder and paste in margins, peg 9 Match Lake 1; Colin Engstrom (Castaway Tackle Felixstowe) 26-7-0; Dick Bagley (Nisa Waveney) 25-2-0; Richard Watson (Nisa Waveney) 22-0-0; Nathan Gooderam (Nisa Waveney Juniors) 18-14-0; Aaron Coleman (Suffolk Water Park/Bait Tech) 10-4-0.

Townsend Lakes, Upwell, Cambridgeshire, Sat. Cuckoo Canal, 14. Luke Morley (Miracle Baits) 86-7-0, small carp, long poled pellet, peg 19; Dave Rodwell (Shipshape Angling Centre) 66-3-0; Geoff Arnold (Cambridge) 46-3-0. Sun. Kingfisher Lake, 9. Rob Hewison (Sensas Mark One) 32-15-0, roach and rudd, short poled caster, peg 26; Andy Adams (Frenzee) 32-6-0; John Price (Sensas Mark One) 22-9-0.

Westwood Lakes, Boston, Lincolnshire, Tues. Skylark Lake, 14. Ken Clarke (Holbeach AC) 14-12-0, carp and ide poled soft pellet and maggot; Bob Fitzjohn (March Angling Club) 10-10-0; Matt Arnold (Holbeach AC) 8-14-0. Sun. Kestrel Lake, 14. Shaun Moss (Miracle Baits) carp, pole sweetcorn; Pete Andrews (Westwood Lakes) 43-12-0; Lee Sellabanks (Premier Pest Services) 31-9-0.