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43 MIKE REED (Garbolino Elton).

31 ANDY BENNETT (Daiwa Guru).

28 ROSS HAROLD (Sensas Angling Direct).

24 STEVE JAMES (Ockendon); NEIL MACHIN (Garbolino Bag’em Baits).

23 STUART PALSER (Daiwa Gordon League).

22 BRIAN BENNETT (Garbolino Elton); MICHAEL BUCHWALDER (Shakespeare); MIKE ROGERSON (Last Cast). 20 ANDREW MURPHY (Shimano Wales).

19 ALASTAIR OGILVIE (Maver Bait Tech); ALEC ROBERTS (Middy); DEAN SWIFT (Fox Match Dynamite Baits).

18 LEWIS BREEZE (Sensas North West); ANDREW GELDART (Garbolino Elton); PETE HUMPHRIES (Tight Lines Shaw); MARK POLLARD (Dynamite Baits); DES SHIPP (Daiwa Dorking); WAYNE SWINSCOE (Maver Bait Tech).

17 PHIL CHESTERTON (Stapleford Angling); KEITH HOBSON (Maver Barnsley).

16 CLIVE NIXON (; PETE SCOTT (Sensas Leicester); DANNY SIXSMITH (Drennan).

15 DARRAN BICKERTON (Kamasan Starlets); LEE THORNTON (Sensas Mark One).

14 JON ARTHUR (Maver Midlands); JASON CUNNINGHAM (Fox MG Tipton Van den Eynde); JAMES DENT (Daiwa Cleveland Angling); PAUL KEELEY (Drennan North West); RICHIE REYNOLDS (Shakespeare); DALE SHEPPARD (Hemsworth).

13 PAUL CASWELL (Shakespeare); MARK EUSTACE (Killen’s Commandos); DAVE HAROLD (Angling Direct); JAMIE HUGHES (Maver Midlands Bag ’em); IAN NASH (Ockendon); MATT SMITH (West Midlands); CRAIG TURBITT (Tackle 2 U Sensas).

12 DAVE ARMITAGE (Hirst Tackle); SHAUN BARNET (Milo Bordon); ARTHUR BENSTEAD (Ferrybridge); ROB BISHOP (MAP); DAVE BROWN (Maver Midlands); MARTIN CALDECOAT (Browning Hot Rods); PAUL COYLE (Daiwa Wigan); GRAHAM DACK (Maver Image Van den Eynde); LEIGH GARDNER (WB Clarke Van den Eynde); STAN HAIGH (Anglers World); ANTONY KING (Protak Barlow’s); ANDY MIDDLETON (Oaks); STEVE PARRY (Gas Wise Liverpool); STEVE RINGER (Shimano); ALAN SCOTTHORNE (Maver Barnsley); STU TAYLOR (Hazelgrove).



East Midlands Angler’s Mail Matches for March 16/17 2013


Burton Angling Supplies Winter League, Trent and Mersey Canal, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire, Sun. 48. Darren Massey (Shakespeare Superteam) 11-9-0, nine perch and some stamp roach, poled worm and bloodworm, back of the Mill House; Ron Pickering (Measham B) 11-0-4; Jason Cunningham (Shakespeare Superteam) 10-14-0; Tony Barker (Four Heads) 6-6-8; Dave Callaghan (Measham B) 4-0-0; Barry Astbury (Walsall FC) 3-12-10. Teams: Shakespeare Superteam 10; Measham A 18; Rob’s Four 20; Measham B 20; Four Heads 21; Walsall FC 23; Tackeroo AC 27; Leicester Sensas Blue 30; Burton Angling  Supplies 32; Nick’s Marauders 33; Dams and Lock 48. Final League: Shakespeare 90; Rob’s Four 126; Measham A 127; Tackeroo AC 129; Leicester Sensas Blue 135; Burton Angling Supplies 138; Browning Lifestyle 141; Four Heads 143; Walsall FC 164; Measham B 173; Three Mark’s and a Pete 181; Dams and Lock 189; Nick’s Marauders 206; Leicester Sensas Green 210; Matlock AC 226; Browning Central 236.

Cobbleacre Lake, near Norwich. Sat. 10. Dennis Goodwin (North Walsham) 39-3-0, all carp, Adams; Mick Harman (Martham) 33-13-0; Jim Randell (Sensas) 22-15-0.

Cross Drove, near Mildenhall. Wed. 7. John Cartwright (Benwick Sports) 49-8-0; Zack Wiltshire (Chatteris) 41-2-0; Rodney Finch (Deben) 20-3-0. Sat. 26. Simon Wheeler (Daiwa Dynamite) 56-8-0, F1s, straight lead, bread, peg 2; Nigel Swallow (Cross

Drove) 37-4-0; Rodney Finch (Deben)33-4-0; Alan Tuck(Van den Eynde) 31-5-0; Steve Kinleysides (Deben) 28-10-0; Rob Heath (Chestnut Pool) 26-0-0. Sun. 9. Mark Pollard (Shimano Stanjays) 74-6-0; Steve Norman (Kevs Tackle) 58-0-0; Jamie McGuire (Rib Valley) 56-14-0.

Dynamite Makins Nisa Opens, Wolvey, Warwickshire, Wed. Phase One, Lake Four, 13. Phil Hull (Lanes Bait & Tackle) 12-4-0, one carp, two bream and a hybrids; straight legered sweetcorn, peg 12; Mick Timson (Dynamite Makins) 1-8-0. Thurs. Phase Two, Avon Pool, 17. Mick Timson (Dynamite Makins) 17-8-0, three carp, roach and bream, poled sweetcorn and maggot, peg 5; John Adamson (Nisa Feeders) 17-4-0; Andy Mundell (Stainforth) 7-0-0; David Kent (Long Eaton Victoria Angling Society) 6-0-0; Tom Neil (Oakham) 4-2-0; Sean Greenwood (Manchester) 3-14-0.

GTi Foston, Match Lakes, Lincolnshire, Sat. 19. Ian Palfreeman (Phil’s Bait and Tackle) 45-0-0, eleven carp to 7 lb, pole and maggot, Ash Pool 12; Steve Pretty (Miracle Baits) 43-0-0; Paul Arndt (Grantham) 36-4-0; John Belcher (RAF) 30-8-0; Andy Birkin (Phil’s Bait and Tackle) 27-8-0; Lee Holtham (Subfish Tackle) and Simon Skelton (Middy) both 24-0-0.

Lakeview Fishery, Holwell, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, Sun. Canal and Serpent Pools, 24. Steve Haywood (Middy) 73-10-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, Canal 14; Danny Higgins (Subfish Tackle) 62-5-0; Steve Draper (Lakeview Select) 40-2-0; Steve Bentley (Lakeview Select) 36-13-0; Sean Kemp (Lakeview Select) 28-5-0; Jason Sahall (Lakeview Select) 25-12-0. Sat. Veterans, Lagoon Pool, 12. Roger Holmes (Lakeview Select) 52-8-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 9; John Cooke (Lakeview Select) 26-8-0; Pete Sisson (Lakeview Select) 17-8-0; Lou Nightingale (Lakeview Select) 15-0-0; Cliff Adcock (Lakeview Select) 12-10-0. Wed. Veterans, Canal Pool, 12. John Cooke (Lakeview Select) 33-0-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, peg 29; Gary Smith (Lakeview Select) 32-8-0; Martin Quilter (Lakeview Select) 24-2-0; Pete Sisson (Lakeview Select) 21-5-0; Dave Sewell (Lakeview Select) 18-6-0; Roy Toulson (Lakeview Select) 14-4-0.

Market Rasen AA, Hackett’s Lakes, Holme Pierrpont, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Sat 9. Bob Bent (EME. AA) 14-0-0, skimmers, feeder fished maggot, peg 13; Roy Bentley (Market Rasen AA) 10-9-0; Dave Humphreys (Market Rasen AA) 10-1-0; Brian Sherridan (EME.AA) 9-1-0; Barry De’ath (Market Rasen AA) 7-10-0.

Park Hall Fishery, Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire, Sun. 11. Lee Nussey (Mansfield Woodhouse) 73-14-0, eleven carp to 12 lb, straight legered meat, peg 51; Graham Eden (Mansfield) 69-0-0; Steve Hanrahan (Willy Worms) 40-2-0; Ken Ryder (Shirebrook) 37-4-0; Roy Gregory (Mansfield Woodhouse) 19-0-0; Eddie Musgrove (Mansfield Woodhouse) 14-0-0.

Stoppo’s Pool, Lullington, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, Sat. 10. Andy Hayward (Stoppo’s Pool) 14-8-0, carp, legered maggot; Kev Causer (Stoppo’s Pool) 6-6-0; John Harper (Burton Lads) 3-8-0.

Townsend Lakes, Upwell, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, Sun. Cuckoo Canal, 12. Steve Sharp (Townsend Lakes) 66-0-0, carp, poled pellet peg 3; Colin Begbie (Townsend Lakes) 56-12-0; Ashley Kinsey (Townsend Lakes) 53-14-0.

Wensum Valley Freshwater Angling Championship, Sat. 20. Keith Westgate (Nisa

Waveney) 19-3-0, all roach, stick float, maggot over hemp, Chris Colby (Beccles) 4-10-0; Malcom Dobson (Beccles) 3-15-0. Pairs:  Chris Jackubowski (Deben) and Steve Watts (Nisa Waveney) 6pts ;Nick Larkin (Nisa Waveney) and Kevin Humphrey (Nisa Waveney) 7.

Westwood Lakes, Wyberton, Boston, Lincolnshire, Thurs. Over 50s, Skylark Lake, 25. Bill Whitworth (Lincoln Veterans) 39-14-0, small barbel to maggot, decent carp to sweetcorn and pellet, peg 8; Barry Taylor (Ropsley AC) 38-10-0; Barry Taylor (Westwood Lakes) 36-10-0; Brian Ogden (Reel People AC) 34-6-0; Janausz Mkolske (Westwood Lakes) 33-14-0. Sun. Batemans Winter League, Skylark Lake, 24. Marc Rodgers (Middy/Bagem Baits) 49-10-0, barbel, skimmers and carp, poled dead red maggot, then pellet for carp, peg 11; Gavin Butler (Maver Bait Tech) 44-0-0; Alex Bates (Maver Bait Tech) 39-8-0; Tony Evans (Dynamite Baits) 38-0-0; Rob Morris (Whisby AC) 37-14-0.

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