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East Midlands Angler’s Mail Kamasan Qualifiers for November 10/11 2012.






* March Angling Club, Old River Nene, March, Cambridgeshire, Sun. 95. Richie Reynolds (Shakespeare Superteam) 24-6-0, roach and small skimmers, punched bread, then hemp, peg 23 Nene Parade; Paul Hendy (Browning Hot Rods) 24-0-0; Maurice Mobbs (Cambridge) 19-11-0; Alistair Ogilvie (Maver Bait Tech) 18-15-0; Martin Roper (Sensas Mark One) 16-14-0; Rob Hewison (Sensas Mark One) 15-14-0.


* Wreake AC Canal Championships, Grand Union Canal, Market Harborough area, Sun. 63. Andy Curless (Image) 10-7-0, skimmers, poled chopped worm and pinkie, peg 8. layby section; Alan Taylor (Wreake AC) 6-12-0; Norman Bradshaw (Browning MG) 6-9-0; Mark Roberts (Wigston AS) 5-10-0; Steve Warner (Wreake AC) 4-14-0; Darran Bickerton (Kamasan Starlets) 4-3-0.






Other matches



Aldercar Lane Fisheries, Heanor, Nottinghamshire, Tues. Snipe Lake, 10. Eric Nelson (Aldercar Lane Fishery) 12-9-0, carp, pole and feeder fished maggot, peg 7; Chris Ball (Aldercar Lane Fisheries) 5-13-0; Tony Bevan (Stanton) 3-5-0; Dave Perry (Stanton) 2-15-0; Kevin Albrighton (Peg One Angling Centre) 2-12-0; Ben Bates (Aldercar Lane Fisheries) 2-3-0. Wed. Acorn Lake, Veterans, 15. Arnie Palin (Peg One Angling Centre) 23-3-0, carp and silver fish, poled maggot, peg 37; Chris Ball (Aldercar Lane Fisheries) 20-0-0; Dick Stevenson (Mill Tackle) 19-0-0; Dennis Plackett (Mill Tackle) 12-4-0; Graham Bates (Aldercar Lane Fisheries) 12-2-0; Alan Gilbourne (Mansfield Piscatorials) 8-11-0. Sun. Individual Winter League, Acorn and Railway Lakes, 17. Alan Gilbourne (Mansfield Piscatorials) 25-11-0, carp, poled pellet, Railway 15; Ian Robinson (Sensas Mill Tackle) 20-11-0; Tony Dennis (Aldercar Lane Fisheries) 17-8-0; Andy Butler (Aldercar Lane Fisheries) 16-5-0; Arnie Palin (Peg One Angling Centre) 15-13-0; Geoff Thorpe (Peg One Angling Centre) 13-1-0.


Cross Drove, near Mildenhall. Wed. 16. Mark Pollard (Shimano Stanjays) 69-8-0, F1s to 6 lb, brown goldfish to 2 lb, 13m pole, pellet and meat, peg 4; Bob Wessells (Baiteck) 49-0-0; Richard Bond (Bury St Edmunds) 38-12-0; Dave Shailes (Kevs Tackle) 18-10-0; Kev Wadge (Cross Drove) 17-8-0John Millard (Newmarket) 13-6-0. Sat. 23. Rodney Finch (Deben) 69-14-0, carp and F1s to 8 lb, brown goldfish to 2 lb, 13m pole maggot, peg 21; Richard Bond (Bury St Edmunds) 47-8-0; Tony

Evans (Dynamite Middy) 43-0-0; Rob Heath (Chestnut Pool) 36-14-0; Dave Shailes (Kevs Tackle) 33-10-0; Amer Jawad (Bagem Bait) 32-15-0. Sun. 17. Dave

Reeve (Angling Direct) 54-14-0, carp to 8 lb, F1s to 4 lb, straight lead bread, Peg 32; Hilton Kemp (Lowestoft) 32-12-0; James Heaps (Popletts) 32-2-0; Richard Bond (Bury St Edmunds) 28-0-0; Jamie

Thompson (Cross Drove) 21-7-0; Jim Barrowman (PW Angling) 21-2-0.


Decoy Lakes, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire, Beastie Lake, Tues. 15. Nigel Baxter (Bagem Baits) 91-7-0, F1s to 2 lb, poled maggot, peg 12; Andy Gawson (JV AC) 66-4-0; Steve Pell (Lake Ross) and Mick King (Garbolino Peterborough) both 57-3-0. Sat. Beastie Lake, 26. Stuart Bracey (Shimano/Dynamite Baits) 101-11-0, carp to 5 lb, feeder fished sweetcorn, peg 12; Andy Leathers (Browning Hot Rods) 82-0-0; Kevin Wadge (Decoy) 76-10-0; Smug Smalley (Decoy) 71-14-0. Sun. Beastie Lake, 26. Jon Whincup (Bait Tech) 69-11-0, F1s and carp to 10 lb, feeder and poled pellet, peg 26; Alan West (Websters Tackle) 53-13-0; Tony Dawson (Van den Eynde) 44-11-0; Neil Adcock (Browning Hot Rods) 41-6-0.


Deeping St. James AC, River Welland, Deeping roadside, Deeping St. James, Lincolnshire, Sun. 16. Mick Wright (Deeping St. james AC) 11-11-0, roach, poled punched bread; nick Preston (Deeping St. James AC) and Ray Torrington (Deeping St. James AC) both 8-10-0.


GTi Foston, Match Lakes, Lincolnshire, Wed. 12. Brian Elliot (Smart Baits) 56-0-0, carp to 5 lb and F1s, poled pellet, Ash 24; Alan Quick (Mansfield AA) 38-0-0; Nobby Knowles (Subfish Tackle) 31-0-0; Graham Eden (Mansfield) 27-0-0; Jock Allison (Subfish Tackle) 23-0-0; Colin Spencer (GOT Baits) 12-4-0. Sat. 14. Phil Morris jr (Notts AA) 60-0-0, fifteen carp, poled pellet, Chestnut 21; Andy Birkin (Phil’s Bait and Tackle) 53-12-0; Phil Morris jr (Nathan’s Disabled) 36-12-0; Dougie Goddard (Garbolino RAF) 28-0-0; Graham Eden (Mansfield) 26-4-0; Ian Palfreeman (Phil’s Bait and Tackle) 20-8-0.


Head Fen, near Ely. Sun.16.Steve Jackson (Headfen) 70-0-0, carp to 5 lb on bomb and bread to island, Trevs lake 36; Steve Gifford (Suffolks Finest) 63-8-0; Jon Whitehead (Stanjays) 58-2-0; Pete Lambdin (Headfen) 41-12-0; Mark Cross (Newmarket) 37-12-0; Geoff Arnold (Suffolks Finest) 33-8-0.


Jeffries Cup, Old River Nene, March, Cambridgeshire, Wed. 56. Gaz Evans (Vespe Army A) 19-13-0, roach and skimmers, poled punched bread, peg A14; Steve Hutter (Garbolino RAF Red) 17-14-0; Andy Dixon (Old Lags Green) 14-11-0; Steve Wilkinson (Humberside Police) 12-7-0; John Hatch (Vespe Army B) 11-9-0; Gaz Boydell (Vespe Army A) 11-6-0. Teams: Humberside Police 15; Vespe Army A 16; Garbolino RAF 17; Old Lags Blue 23; Old Lags Green 26; South Yorkshire Police 27.


Lakeview Fisheries, Holwell, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, Sun. Marina, Lagoon and Oasis Pools, 24. Danny Higgins (Subfish Tackle) 79-10-0, carp, poled punched bread, Lagoon 5; Sean Kemp (Lakeview Select) 71-8-0; Stan Piecha (Leicester Sensas) 70-2-0; Bronson Arme (Lakeview Select) 67-11-0; Bob Greenbury (Leicester Sensas) 59-4-0; Steve Draper (Lakeview Select) 51-4-0. Sat. Winter League, Serpent and Canal Pools, 20. Gary Sadler (Lakeview Select) 37-1-0, carp, poled maggot, Serpent 19; Sean Kemp (Lakeview Select) 34-4-0; Steve Draper (Lakeview Select) 32-12-0; Tom Neal (Rutlanders) 32-1-0; Steve Bentley (Lakeview Select) (Lakeview Select) 31-12-0; Richard Kinnersley (Lakeview Select) 31-1-0.



Park Hall Lakes, Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire, Sun. 12. Steve Hanrahan (Shirebrook) 74-10-0, carp to 6 lb, metod feeder and maggot, peg 57; John Manning (Mansfield AA) 42-10-0; Lennie Burton (Mansfield) 36-6-0; Lee Nussey (Shirebrook) 30-0-0; Gavin Snowdon (Mansfield Woodhouse) 22-0-0.


Rycroft Fisheries, Hemington, Leicestershire/Derbyshire border, Sat. carp Lake, silver fish only, 16. Andy Taft (Bait Tech) 38-7-0, roach, skimmers and perch, poled caster, peg 16; Tom Hanser (Coopers AC) 25-10-0; Ian Robinson (Leicester Sensas/Mill Tackle) 22-3-0; Andy Beasley (Mill Tackle) 20-0-0; Rob Jones (Leicester Sensas) and Dale Lynch (Dynamite/Matrix Trentmen) both 19-6-0.

Moat and Clover Lakes, 17. Simon Skelton (Middy) 98-4-0, carp to 6 lb, poled sweetcorn, Moat 6; Mark Turner (Parkside AC) 68-9-0; Kristian Powes (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 56-2-0; Barry Walters (Rycroft Fisheries) 55-0-0; Keith Simpson (Rycroft Fisheries) 54-14-0; Charlie Shaw (Fishermania) 50-0-0.


Sherwood Forest Fishery, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire, Sun. Holmedale Lake, 20. Andy Lakey (Worksop Angling) 58-0-0, carp to 5 lb, pole and pellet, peg 14; John Woodland (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 43-0-0; Matt Malia (Wickersley Angling) 37-4-0; Martyn Brown (Eastwood Angling Supplies) 35-5-0; Carl Brown (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 33-5-0; John Berry (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 31-6-0. Tues. Silver Fish, Cavendish Lake, 12. Dave Round (Woodhouse Angling) 17-11-0, skimmers and ide, poled caster, peg 18; Steve Richards (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 15-9-0; John Holmes (Woodhouse Angling) 11-15-0. Wed. Fun League, Holmedale Lake, 24. Steve Keyworth (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 99-8-0, forty five carp, poled pellet, peg 14; Lee Hassett (Gateford Angling Supplies) 75-0-0; Mick Langton (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 60-3-0; Pete Hodgetts (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 59-2-0; Andy Lakey (Worksop Angling) 55-9-0; Geoff Mawby (Gateford Angling Supplies) 53-10-0.


Suffolk Water Park, near Ipswich, Silver fish only. Sat. 26. Keith Gooderam (Browning Wickford) 18-7-0, single bream 2lb  plus roach and hybrids to 6oz at 4m, maggot over groundbait, peg 24 Match Lake 1; Peter

Lamb (Purple Patch) 17-3-0; Nick Larkin ( 17-1-0; George Knight (Bills Tackle) 15-4-0; Taylor Thorpe (Baitech Youth) 14-8-0; Bob Fuller (Breakaway Tackle) 14-0-0.


Townsend Lakes, Upwell, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, Wed. Woodpecker Pool, 10. Ricky James (Townsend Lakes) 43-1-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 4; Colin Begbie (Townsend Lakes) 42-15-0. Sat. Woodpecker Lake, 11. Ricky Young (Townsend Lakes) 81-3-0, carp, feeder fish sweeorn, then poled pellet, peg 15; Colin Begbie (Townsend Lakes) 40-6-0; Ken Clarke (Townsend Lakes) 38-14-0. Sun. Kingfisher Lake, 12. Brendon Stroulder (Townsend Lakes) 27-6-0, carp, feeder fished sweetcorn, peg 13; Ken Clarke (Townsend Lakes) 23-0-0; Ray Cook (Townsend Lakes) 14-8-0.


Water Meadows Fishery, Chapel St Leonards, near Skegness, Lincolnshire, Moat Lake, Sat. 25. Brian Elliot (Smart Baits) 97-11-0, carp to 6 lb, poled pellet, peg 11; Mick Jennings (Water Meadows) 64-7-0; Pete Bell (Water Meadows) 54-14-0; Russ Parsons (Skegness MG) 54-0-0; Dave Pritchard (Water Meadows) 50-14-0.


Westwood Lakes, Wyberton, near Boston, Lincolnshire, Tues. Skylark Lake, 20. Toby Pepper (Maver Bait Tech) 52-0-0, F1s, carp and crucian carp, poled pellet, peg 28; A. Janausz (Westwood Lakes) 38-0-0; Chris White (Lincoln Whisby) 28-8-0; Dave Daniel (Westwood Lakes) 22-4-0. Thurs. Over 50s, Skylark Lake, 42. Ray Pauley (Ruskington AC) 76-12-0, mainly carp, poled pellet, peg 17; John Holmes (Woodside Angling) 50-0-0; Rod Asher (Fishtoft AC) 30-8-0; Ray Taylor (Westwook Lakes) 30-6-0. Sun. Batemans Winter League, Skylark Lake, 25. Marc Rodgers (Middy/Bagem) 57-10-0, carp and silvers, poled dead red maggot and pellet, peg 39; Gary Shinn (Liams Elite) 56-10-0; Steve Lane (Team Marukyu) 43-12-0.


Wood End Kennels, Huthwaite, Nottinghamshire, Sun. Match Lake, 14. Lee Holtham (Subfish Tackle) 32-0-0, fifteen carp, poled pellet, peg 4; Jonno Smith (Phil’s Bait and Tackle) 21-0-0; John Ellis (Phil’s Bait and Tackle) 18-0-0; Ken Gee (Phil’s Bait and Tackle) 17-0-0; Adam Hill (Phil’s Bait and Tackle) 4-4-0.










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