SUPERB British made match tackle, and a fantastic Action Replay, where rising match star Brad Gibbons targets silver fish before switching to specimen carp. Check out the video below! All in this week’s TOP VALUE Angler’s Mail!

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East Midlands Angler’s Mail Matches for April 6/7 2013



Cross Drove, near Mildenhall. Wed. 20. Steve Clarke (Maver Image Van den Eynde) 56-8-0, brown goldfish and F1s to 3 lb, straight lead, maggot hookbait, peg 17; Mick Mirgaux (Deben) 28-3-0; Jim Barrowman (P W Angling) 26-15-0; Alan Tuck (VDE Angling Direct) 24-5-0; Rodney Finch (Deben) 24-4-0. Sat. 21. Jamie Thomson (Cross Drove) 62-1-0, carp to 12 lb, pole, bread, peg 21; Richard Bond (Bury St. Edmunds) 46-12-0; Neil Parkinson (Dynamite Middy) 43-4-0; Dave Shailes (Kevs Tackle) 42-14-0; Steve Clarke (Maver Image Van den Eynde) 40-10-0; Dave Reeve (Daiwa Angling Direct) 37-4-0. Sun. 26. Brian Gibson (Stanjays) 76-4-0, F1s and brown goldfish to 3 lb, pole, bread and maggot, peg 6; Richard Bond (Bury St. Edmunds) 73-2-0; Neil Parkinson (Dynamite Middy) 48-8-0; Mark Pollard (Shimano Stanjays) 46-9-0; Graham Binks (Cross Drove) 39-6-0; Darren Parsons (Hooked) 37-5-0.

Decoy Lakes, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire, Mon. Six Islands, 21. Tom Cole (Decoy) 95-4-0, carp to 6 lb, poled sweetcorn, peg 11; Neil Adcock (Browning Hot Rods) 77-5-0; Richard Bond (Decoy) 59-4-0; Nigel Baxter (Bagem Baits) 49-8-0. Tues. Beastie Lake, 12. Nigel Baxter (Bagem Baits) 61-11-0, carp to 13 lb, straight legered meat, peg 25; Robin Harrison (Decoy) 52-12-0; Darren Jackson (King’s Lynn) 44-15-0; Martin Allen (Anglers Corner) 43-0-0. Sat. Beastie Lake, 27. Simon Godfrey (Decoy) 93-7-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet, peg 22; Andy Leathers (Browning Hot Rods) 86-1-0; Richard Varney (Decoy) 80-4-0; Danny Carlton (Decoy) 61-1-0. Sun. Willows Pool, 19. Simon Godfrey (Mark One) 91-2-0, carp to 5 lb, feeder and dead red maggot, peg 22; Tom Cole (Decoy) 87-5-0; Andy Leathers (Browning Hot Rods) 86-7-0; Clive Cole (Decoy) 70-14-0.

Dynamite Makin’s Fishery Nisa Opens, Wolvey, Warwickshire, Wed. Phase One, Lake Two, 16. Phil Hull (Lanes Bait & Tackle) 32-12-0, skimmers and small carp, method feeder and pellet, topped up with pole and caster caught roach, peg A12; Shane Desmond (Dynamite Matchmen Supplies) 28-4-0; John Adamson (Nisa Feeders) 25-0-0; Mick Timson (Dynamite Makin’s) 24-4-0. Thurs. Phase Two, Reptile and Crater Lakes, 21. Terry Cockburn jr (Barnsley & District Juniors) 68-2-0, seventeen carp, poled sweetcorn, A10 Reptile; Chris Neil (Oakham) 64-14-0; John Adamson (Nisa Feeders) 28-8-0; Gary Coton (26-0-0); David Kent (Long Eaton Victoria Angling Society) 23-12-0; Gary Cook (Mosella) 22-0-0.

GTi Foston, Match Lakes, Lincolnshire, Wed. 11. Shaun Butler (Notts AA) 42-2-0, nine carp to 9 lb 8 oz and skimmers, poled pellet; Terry Marshall (Victoria Tackle) 30-8-0; Graham Eden (Mansfield) 22-8-0; Chris Mawer (Nightingale AC) 20-8-0; Lennie Burton (Mansfield) 17-4-0; John Brockway (Notts AA) 10-8-0. Sat. 18. Mark Westleby (Dubai) 30-4-0; two carp and skimmers to 3 lb, poled pellet, Hawthorn 17; Graham Eden (Mansfield) 28-8-0; Lennie Burton (Mansfield) 28-0-0; John Belcher (RAF) 18-4-0; John Berry (Mansfield) 18-0-0; Beverley Marshall (Victoria Tackle) 16-4-0.

Lakeview Fishery, Holwell, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, Sun. Canal and Serpent Pools, 18. Jason Sahall (Lakeview Select) 66-4-0, carp, poled pellet, Serpent 5; Gary Cox (Sensas) 54-5-0; Bronson Arme (Lakeview Select) 52-0-0; Steve Draper (Lakeview Select) 49-1-0; Steve Porter (Team Marukyu) 44-12-0; Danny Higgins (Subfish Tackle) 37-8-0. Sat. Veterans, Marina Pool, 12. Lou Nightingale (Lakeview Select) 37-8-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 21; Cliff Adcock (Lakeview Select) 20-14-0; Chris Shore (Lakeview Select) 16-4-0; Roger Holmes (Lakeview Select) 13-8-0; John Cooke (Lakeview Select) 9-4-0. Wed. Veterans, Canal Pool, 12. Dave Sewell (Lakeview Select) 37-4-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 10; Ian Foulds (Lakeview Select) 36-2-0; Roy Toulson (Lakeview Select) 21-12-0; Alan Marshall (Lakeview Select) 14-12-0; Roger Holmes (Lakeview Select) 9-10-0.

Park Hall Fishery, Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire, Sun. 14. Lee Nussey (Mansfield Woodhouse) 74-2-0, eighteen carp, straight legered various baits, peg 51; Gavin Snowden (Mansfield Woodhouse) 72-6-0; Steve Hanrahan (Willy Worms) 30-8-0; Graham Eden (Manfield) 26-8-0; Eddie Musgrove (Mansfield Woodhouse) 21-6-0; John Panter (Mansfield Woodhouse) 19-6-0.


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