There’s a brilliant river whip fishing session for quality roach and dace in this week’s Angler’s Mail. Don’t miss it – it’s another winner!




Aldercar Lane Fisheries, Langley Mill, Nottinghamshire, Tues. Acorn Pool, 10. Eric Nelson (Aldercar Lane Fisheries) 12-12-0, silvers, poled maggot, peg 6; Dave Perry (Aldercar Lane Fisheries) 12-11-0; Dick Stevenson (Aldercar Lane Fisheries) 11-11-0; Dave Fowler (Aldercar Lane Fisheries) 11-3-0; Tony Bevan (Stanton) 10-1-0; Graham Sheffield (Aldercar Lane Fisheries) 6-2-0. Wed. Veterans, Acorn and Railway Lakes, 22. Eric Nelson (Aldercar Lane Fisheries) 44-12-0, carp to 6 lb, poled pellet and maggot, peg 11 Railway; Arnie Palin (Peg One Angling) 22-11-0; Mick Harson (Adercar Lane Fisheries) 21-2-0; Alan Gilbourne (Mansfield Piscatorials) 20-14-0; Mick Hutsby (Mill Tackle) 18-5-0; Robin Hallam (Aldercar Lane Fisheries) 17-2-0. Sun. Railway Lake, 18. Ian Veasey (Notts AA) 30-2-0, carp and silvers, poled maggot and pellet, peg 26; Andy Mason (Aldercar Lane Fisheries) 19-8-0; James Stevenson (Bait Tech) 18-7-0; Derek Hicklin (Aldercar Lane Fisheries) 18-2-0; Dennis Plackett (Mill Tackle) 17-15-0; Alan Gilbourne (Aldercar Lane Fisheries) 17-4-0.


Cross Drove, near Mildenhall. Wed. 20. Jim Barrowman (PW Angling) 70-1-0, F1s, brown goldfish, skimmers, 13m pole, pellet, peg 46; Steve Kindleysides (Diss) 57-14-0; Alan Tuck (Van den Eynde Angling Direct) 52-4-0; Tony Watling (Cross Drove) 44-7-0; Mark Pollard (Shimano Stanjays) 40-15-0; Simon Easy (Stanjays) 37-0-0. Sat. 27. Alan Tuck (Van den Eynde Angling Direct) 52-12-0, carp and F1s, skimmers, 14.5m pole, maggot and pellet, peg 50; Richard Bond (Bury St. Edmunds) 52-4-0; Mark Pollard (Shimano Stanjays) 41-0-0; Steve Cowley (Cross Drove) 37-0-0; Neil Parkinson (Dynamite Middy) 35-8-0; Dave Reeve (Daiwa Angling Direct) 34-8-0. Sun. 22. Rodney Finch (Deben) 53-6-0, F1s, skimmers, 13m pole, maggot; Simon Wheeler (Daiwa Dynamite) 43-9-0; Rob Heath (Chestnut Pool) 38-8-0; Richard Bond (Bury St. Edmunds) 32-4-0; Andy Leathers (Browning Hot Rods) 30-2-0; Reg Bryanton (Deben) 29-8-0.


Decoy, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire, Tues. Beastie Lake, 17. Nigel Baxter (Bagem Baits) 109-1-0, carp to 6 lb, poled pellet, peg 18; Chris Barley (Finedon) 104-7-0; Mick King (Garbolino Peterborough) 90-4-0; Andy Gawson (JV AC) 88-13-0. Sat. Beastie 21. Andy Leathers (Browning Hot Rods) 121-8-0, carp to 6 lb, feeder fished sweetcorn, peg 21; Barry Mason (Ringer Baits) 82-14-0; Mick Bellamy (Decoy) 65-8-0; Simon Dow (Decoy) 54-12-0. Sun. Willows Pool, 13. Simon Dow (Decoy) 93-5-0, F1s, poled pellet, peg 3; Ian Chesney (Team Marukyu) 79-0-0; Alan West (Websters Tackle) 63-0-0; Jon Whincup (Maver Bait Tech) 61-1-0.


GTi Foston, Match Lakes, Lincolnshire, Wed. 12. Geoff Bennett (MAP Mansfield) 57-0-0, eleven carp, poled pellet, Hawthorn 28; Steve Davies (Dave’s Peg) 49-0-0; Graham Eden (Mansfield) 43-8-0; Lennie Burton (Mansfield) 31-8-0; Brian Elliot (Smart Baits) 29-4-0; Paul Johnson (Willow Lakes) 28-0-0. Sat. 15. Terry Marshall (Victoria Tackle) 50-0-0, eight carp and five F1s, poled pellet, Hawthorn 13; Paul Kimberley (Team Zimba) 43-8-0; Graham Eden (Mansfield) 27-0-0; John Brockway (Notts AA) 22-8-0; Phil Morris jr (Notts AA) 22-6-0; Pete Johnson (Nottingham) 14-0-0.


Lakeview Fisheries, Holwell, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, Sun. Canal Pool, 11. Roger Holmes (Lakeview Select) 51-12-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 26; Bob Murray (Netbusters) 40-10-0; Bronson Arme (Embankment AC) 35-6-0; Bill Arme (Embankment AC) 26-3-0; Darren Bamford (Middy) 25-12-0; Gerry Woodcock (Gerry’s of Nottingham) 23-6-0. Wed. Veterans, canal Pool, 13. Terry Marshall (Victoria Tackle) 45-0-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet and maggot, peg 6; Roger Holmes (Lakeview Select) 43-8-0; Pete Sewell (Lakeview Select) 40-4-0; Pete Sisson (Lakeview Select) 39-8-0; Keith Dawes (Lakeview Select) 36-4-0; Chris Shore (Lakeview Select) 35-8-0.


Sherwood Forest Fishery, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire, Sun. Holmedale Lake, 19. Mick Langton (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 44-9-0, thirteen carp, poled pellet, peg 14; Martyn Brown (Eastwood Angling Supplies) 44-2-0; Norman Powers (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 43-9-0; Carl Brown (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 41-4-0; Andy Lakey (Worksop Angling) 30-11-0; Gary Hazelwood (Vale Rejects) 30-10-0.


Stoppo’s Lake, Lullington, Staffordshire/Derbyshire border, Sat. 14. Dave Kinson (Burton Upon Trent) 19-0-0, four carp, waggler fished maggot; Paul Croombe (Stoppo’s Lake) 7-0-0; John Waite (Stoppo’s Lake) 6-0-0.


Suffolk Water Park, near Ipswich Suffolk, silver fish only. Sat. 25. Bill Walker (Spro) 26-0-0, bream and skimmers to 4 lb, roach, long pole maggot over groundbait, peg 28, matchlake 1; Keith Gooderam (Browning Wickford) 19-5-0; George Knight (Bills Tackle) 17-5-0; Peter Lamb (Purple Patch) 16-4-0; John Dale (Baitech) 16-1-0; Mac Collet (Nisa Waveney) 14-8-0.


Townsend Lakes, Upwell, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, Wed. Woodpecker Pool, 10. Colin Begbie (Townsend Lakes) 75-0-0, carp, poled pellet and meat, peg 4; Ricky James (Townsend Lakes) 72-8-0; Neil Pesky (Townsend Lakes) 55-2-0. Sun. Cuckoo Canal, 12. Ben Jackson (Townsend Lakes) 141-2-0, ide, poled maggot, peg 9; Harry Morgan (Townsend Lakes) 112-12-0; Steve Sharpe (Townsend Lakes) 112-8-0.


Westwood Lakes, Wyberton, Boston, Lincolnshire, Tues. Skylark Lake, 20. Steve Lane (Team Marukyu) 74-14-0, carp and silvers, poled dead maggot and pellet, peg 3; dave Daniels (Ruskington) 73-10-0; Paul Ogelbee (Westwood lakes) 62-8-0; Matthew Hassle (Ruskington) 44-10-0. Thurs. Over 50s, Skylark Lake, 42. Steve Bulbeck (Stickleback AC) 44-0-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 29; Brian Thomson (Orchard Park) 31-2-0; Ken Clark (Westwood lakes) 29-4-0; Bill Whitworth (Lincoln Veterans) 29-0-0; John Gooden (Mill Don Baits) 26-14-0. Sun. Kestrel Lake, 20. mike Blenchley (Westwood Lakes) 58-8-0, carp, feeder and dead red mafggot, peg 7; Jim Chamberlain (Westwood Lakes) 54-14-0; Kevin Wadge (Westwood Lakes) 47-3-0; Tom Wilson (Westwood Lakes) 38-3-0.




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