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North East Angler’s Mail matches for April 6/8 2012.

Bank End Fishery, Finningley, S Yorks. Sun. 20. John Lindsay (Bank End) 86-9-0, carp on bubble float and pellet, peg 14; Dean Foster (Kerfoots) 67-5-0; Alan Gerrard (Bank End) 64-1-0; Graham Housley (Bank End) 55-10-0; Neil Storey (Bank End) 54-13-0; Trevor Bee (Bank End) 50-0-0.

Barnburgh Fishery, Barnburgh, S Yorks. Over 50’s, Top pond, Tues. 20. Pete Dobson (Sheffield) 44-8-0, F1’s on pole and pellet, peg 13; Alf Head (Thurnscoe Coronation) 40-12-0; R Calvert (Barnburgh) and Andy Shoepack (Barnburgh) both 37-0-0. Top pond, Thurs. eve. 10. Alf Head (Thurnscoe Coronation) 54-8-0, F1’s on pole and pellet, peg 24; Gary Jubb (Barnburgh) 42-0-0; Les Peace (Barnburgh) 29-8-0; Steve Manchester (Barnburgh) 22-4-0. Top pond, Sun. 24. Craig Leeland (Hemsworth) 101-0-0, F1’s on pole and pellet, peg 20; Nicky Crookes (Hemsworth) 91-12-0; Dale Shepherd (Hemsworth) 62-0-0; Howard Cutts (Hemsworth) 58-8-0.

Bob-Co, Sun. Carpvale, Cyprio and Match, 38. Stan Jeffries (Leeds Angling Centre) 80-0-0, 12 carp plus silver fish on pellet at 13m from peg 9; Paul Varley (Bob-Co) 73-0-0; Andy Barker (Bob-Co) 65-10-0.

Calder Anglers, Mon. Tollerton Ponds, Kingfisher and Coot, 23. Franek Staniuzsko (Garbolino Elton) 54-2-0, 25 carp to 4lb on method feeder and pellet from Coot 34; Tom Barlow (Maver NW) 41-2-0; Warren McLeavey (Maver NW) 36-0-0.

Daiwa Hallcroft, Retford, Notts. Veterans, Bridge, Mon. 12. Chris Line (Hallcroft) 94-0-0, 15 carp to double figures on pellet waggler shallow, peg 14 outer; Reg Turner (Retford) 71-12-0; Dave Evans (Hallcroft) 61-4-0. Moat, Tue. 18. Steve Robbins (MAP Leegem) 68-10-0, ten carp and a few skimmers on pole with corn and pellet, peg 43 island; Richard Teigh (Handsworth) 60-6-0; Andy Oldham (Maltby) 59-8-0; Nick Speed (Shimano/Dynamite) 53-0-0;Chris Line (Hallcroft) 47-10-0. Veterans, Bridge and Croft, Thurs. 35. Chris Line (Hallcroft) 65-10-0, eight carp to 10lb on pellet waggler, peg 7 island; Dave Downes (Killamarsh) 31-2-0; Nigel Wood (Hallcroft) 26-8-0; Pete Bagshaw (Maver) 23-12-0; T Furby (Notts) 21-12-0. Moat pool, Fri. 37. Gordon Gibson (Worksop) 85-8-0, ten carp to 14lb on bomb and pole with catmeat, peg 26 outer; Paul McIntyre (Bait Tech) 76-0-0; Dave Boswell (Retford) 72-12-0; Ben Holmes (Dynamite Matrix Trentmen) 70-4-0; Pete Miles (Doncaster) 65-12-0. Bridge island, Sun. 15. Jamie Masson (Maver/Marukyu) 127-12-0, carp to 10lb on pole with meat and pellet shallow, peg 7; M Brownall (Hallcroft) 117-4-0; Pete Miles (Doncaster) 54-8-0; Steve Clark (Mansfield Sensas) 53-14-0; Kev Baxter (Mosborough Tackle Box) 53-2-0. MAP Leegem/Marukyu league, Moat, Sun. 60. Ben Holmes (Dynamite Matrix Trentmen) 145-5-0, sixteen carp to 11lb on pole and paste at 13m, peg 21 outer; Gary Mumby (Triana North) 115-14-0; Joe Simms (MAP Leegem) 72-7-0; Don Slaymaker (MAP Leegem) 67-12-0; Phil Wright (MAP Leegem) 61-13-0; Neil Vernon (Gainsborough) 57-13-0.

Ferryboat Farm, Conisborough, S Yorks. Thurs. 8. Dave Careless (Rotherham) 10-10-0, silvers on pole and maggot; Paul Dalton (Ferryboat Farm) 7-4-0; Ray Pinder (Ferryboat Farm) 5-7-0. Sun. 10. Steve Billups (Ferryboat Farm) 24-13-0, skimmers on pole and maggot; Paul Bacon (Pauls Tackle) 22-12-0; Derek Jackson (Rotherham) 21-2-0; Graham Eblett (Ferryboat Farm) 20-12-0.

Garbolino Lindholme, Tues. Bonsai, 19. Mark Booth (Garbolino Lindholme) 118-1-0, carp on meat from peg 48; Steve Dyson (Garbolino Lindholme) 89-6-0; Jet Harris (Garbolino Lindholme) 69-6-0. Thurs. Bonsai, 22. John Allerton (Tri-Cast) 79-12-0, small carp on meat from peg 52; Alan Scotthorne (Drennan) 78-5-0; Wayne Ibbotson (Kerrs Tackle) 67-5-0. Sat. Oasis and Bonsai, 33. Sean Cammeron (Marukyu Baits) 107-13-0, carp on meat from peg 7; Pete Reilly (Garbolino Lindholme) 106-13-0; Steve Rothery (Garbolino Lindholme) 98-6-0. Sun. Oasis, 28. Nick Speed (Shimano) 99-15-0, carp on meat from peg 53; Craig Thompson (Garbolino Lindholme) 97-5-0; Steve Cooke (Garbolino Lindholme) 87-4-0.

Langwith Lakes, Bethany’s. Mon. 20. Pete Cousins (Langwith) 71-8-0, carp on pellet from peg 30; John Brogden (Langwith) 57-12-0; Pete Webster (Langwith) 47-2-0. Sun. Kevin’s and Bethany’s, 28. Steve Sharples (Langwith) 63-4-0, carp to 3lb on meat at 9m from Bethany’s 29; Mal Bailey (Garbolino Elton) 57-15-0; Dave Richardson (Langwith) 57-12-0.

Maver, Woodlands, Partridge, Skylark and Kestrel, Sun. 69. James Dent (MAP) 131-3-0, carp to 12lb on pellet at 14m; Mark Stainsby (Woodlands Tackle) 111-0-0; Lee Kerry (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) 99-10-0; Andy Nelson (Browning Quaker) 98-2-0; Dave Dodsworth (Woodlands Tackle) 97-15-0; Chris Kitchin (Woodlands Tackle) 96-6-0.

Mirfield, Huddersfield Broad Canal, Sun. 60. Craig Turbitt (Tackle 2U) 7-13-0, perch on worm and caster at 11m from the university length; Andy Turner (Slaithwaite) 7-4-0; Martyn Highe (Mirfield) 5-1-0; Brett Clarke (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) and Daz Kershaw (Trabucco Halifax) both 5-0-0.

Oaks, Maple, Tues. 11. Chris Hall (Oaks) 95-15-0, carp to 6lb on pellet; Mark England (Oaks) 45-2-0; Chris Robson (Oaks) 41-10-0. Weds. Alders, 10. Chris Hall (Oaks) 56-11-0, carp and ide on pellet and worm from peg 13; Liam Helliwell (Oaks) 36-4-0; Pete Whale (Woodlands Tackle) 33-5-0. Thurs. Cedar, 16. Ian Bailey (Daiwa Cleveland Angling Centre) 90-7-0; carp to 4lb on pellet at 14m from peg 62; Chris Kendall (Yanglers) 75-1-0. Rob Minikin (Sonu Baits) 72-13-0. Fri. Ash, Beech and Sycamore. 20. Richy Newton (Daiwa Cleveland Angling Centre) 88-2-0, carp to 2lb on pellet from Beech 20; Dean Smith (Matrix Baitech)  65-0-0; Steve Lupton (Starbeck) 56-12-0. Sat. Cedar, 35. Pete Whale (Woodlands Tackle) 83-0-0, carp to 10lb on pellet at 14m from peg 62; Chris Hall (Oaks) 72-14-0; Rob Minikin (Sonu Baits) 72-10-0. Sun. Ash, Beech and Sycamore, 26. Chris Hall (Oaks) 92-3-0, carp to 4lb on pellet at 14m from Beech 6; Richy Newton (Daiwa Cleveland Angling Centre) 75-6-0; Pete Whale (Woodlands Tackle) 72-2-0.

Phoenix Parkgate, Ravensfield ponds, Rotherham. Sat. 12. Alan Banks (Rotherham) 27-5-0, skimmers on pole and feeder; Trev Parkin (Phoenix and Parkgate) 23-10-0; Stu Senior (Phoenix and Parkgate) 21-4-0; Ray Hamshaw (Phoenix and Parkgate) 21-1-0; Barry Heapey (Phoenix and Parkgate) 17-10-0.

Scunthorpe, Marshlands, Sun. 29. Paul Canon (Mosella) 14-4-0, skimmers on feeder and maggot from peg 12; Terry Bontoft (Winterton) 11-12-0; Wayne Easter (Scunthorpe Tackle) 11-9-0; Steve Richardson (Scunthorpe Tackle) 10-10-0.

Spectrum, Carpvale, Cyprio, Fri. 18. Andy Barker (Bob-Co) 102-8-0, carp to 8lb on meat at 16m from peg 1; Mick Addinall (Spectrum) 78-6-0; Steve Sharples (Bob-Co) 55-0-0.

Thornhill, Calder and Hebble Navigation, Dewsbury, Sun. 19. Paul McMillan (Trabucco Halifax) 2-10-8, caster at 11m and punch at 8m for roach from peg 5 on the arm; James Kershaw (Tri-Cast Calder) and Denis White (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) both 2-7-0.

Woodlands, Curlew and Wagtail, Sat. 20. Mark Longhurst (Woodlands Tackle) 120-15-0, carp on corn at 6m from Wagtail 10; Luke Hawksworth (Daiwa Cleveland Angling Centre) 104-8-0; Mick Lovelass (Browning Quaker) 79-15-0. Sun. Partridge, Skylark and Kestrel, 65. Craig Ingliss (Woodlands Tackle) 152-10-0, 87 carp on waggler and pellet from Partridge 13; James Dent (MAP) 101-0-0; George Webb (Woodlands Tackle) 95-11-0; Andy Simpson (Browning Quaker) 91-4-0; Steve Richards (Woodlands Tackle) 87-9-0; Mick Buttle (Woodlands Tackle) 83-3-0.

Wortley AC, Aire and Calder Navigation, Sun. 18. Paul Revis (Allerton Bywater) 9-12-0, chub plus perch and skimmers on feeder and caster from peg 20; Colin Street (Allerton Bywater) 6-12-0; Roman Subacius (Colmic Stainforth) 6-2-0.