Match star Gareth Drury gives a stickfloat masterclass in this week’s Angler’s Mail, targeting a species that feeds in the cold.



North East Angler’s Mail Kamasan Qualifiers for December 8/9, 2012.


*Acomb Tackle York Winter League, River Ouse, Fulford. Sun. 50. Stan Haigh (Anglers World Holidays) 7-6-0, one bream and one skimmer, feeder and worm, end peg on the Palace Ings; Paul Howdell (Selby Shipyard) 7-2-0; Tony Stevenson (Anglers World Holidays) 4-9-0; Dave Hardy (Barlby Village Stores) 4-6-0; Paul Issatt (Selby Shipyard) 3-15-0. Teams: Selby Shipyard 15-2-0; Anglers World Holidays 12-3-0; Barlby Village Stores 9-7-0. League: Anglers World Holidays 3; Leeds Angling Centre 5; Selby Shipyard 7.

*Leeds Xmas Cheer, River Ouse, Hunters Lodge to Linton. Sun. 50. Keith Hobson (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) 19-3-0, two carp and two bream on feeder and worm, peg 257; Dave Pilgrim (Aireborough) 5-6-0; Gary Brown (Pontefract) 3-4-0; Daz Taylor (Saints) 2-14-0; Dave Armitage (Cleckheaton) 2-11-0; Dave Taylor (Mirfield) 2-10-0.

*North East Winter League, River Tees, Bowes Field. Sun. 70. Andy Nelson (Browning Quaker) 4-11-0, a skimmer and 14 roach on feeder and worm, peg 117; Geoff Douglas (Daiwa Cleveland Angling Centre) 4-9-0; Neil Warters (Darlington Angling Centre) 4-7-0; Josh Newton (Browning Quaker) 4-4-0; Derek Reeney (Yarm) 4-3-0; Graham Jones (Darlington Angling Centre) 3-11-0. Teams: Browning Quaker 52; Darlington Angling Centre 50; Maver Newman Scotts 46. League: Browning Quaker 8; Daiwa Cleveland Angling Centre 13; Maver Newman Scotts 17.




Bank End, Finningley, Doncaster. Sun. 26. John Lindsay (Bank End) 65-7-0, carp on pellet feeder, peg 5; Dean Foster (Kerfoots Tackle) 62-3-0; Matt Grove (Bank End) 50-7-0; Alan Firth (Bank End) 48-7-0; Mark Kettle (Bank End) 42-1-0; Keith Vardy (Bank End) 27-5-0.

Barnburgh Lakes, Doncaster. Tue. Over 50s, Middle Pond. 20. Alfie Head (Thurnscoe Coronation) 16-0-0, F1s on pole and pellet; Brian Butler (Barnburgh) 13-12-0; Dave Durrans (Barnburgh) 13-0-0; D. Simmons (Barnburgh) 12-0-0. Wed. 16. Nick Speed (Shimano) 63-8-0, F1s on pole and pellet; Gary Jubb (Barnburgh) 39-8-0; Mark Sixsmith (Barnburgh) 30-0-0; Paul Brunyee (Castleford) 27-0-0. Sun. Bottom and Middle Ponds. 25. Andy Sutton (Barnburgh) 50-0-0, F1s on pole and pellet; Daz Taylor (Garbolino Lindholme) 36-0-0; Mick Owen (Lindholme) 35-4-0; Andy Stoner (Barnburgh) 28-0-0.

Daiwa Hallcroft, Retford. Mon. Veterans, Bridge. 12. Roger Holmes (Notts AA) 32-0-0, carp to 6 lb on pole and pellet, peg 1 Island; Paul Schoof (Hallcroft) 10-12-0; Dave Farr (Sheffield) 10-2-0; Nigel Wood (Hallcroft) 9-14-0. Thurs. Bridge, Veterans. 16. Dave Wickens (Retford) 10-2-0, one carp on bomb and corn, peg 8 Island; Ken Pacey (Gainsborough) 7-12-0; Steve Richards (Peg One Angling) 5-4-0; Pete Bagshaw (Barnsley Blacks) 4-14-0; Arnie Payling (Peg One Angling) 3-0-0. Sun. Teams of Four Silver Fish League, Moat and Bridge. 32. Gary Mumby (Maver Select) 13-6-0, roach on 12 m pole with bloodworm and joker, Moat Outer peg 26; Ben Holmes (Trentmen) 10-14-0; Jamie Masson (Maver Marukyu) 10-8-0; Steve Clarke (Sensas Mansfield) 10-0-0; S. Richards (Mansfield) 9-13-0. Sun. Croft and Canal. 15. Mal Edgecombe (MAP Leegem) 50-0-0, carp on pole with pellet and corn, peg 10 Canal; Jason Skipper (Gainsborough) 30-12-0; John Barningham (Hallcroft) 23-12-0; Phil Wright (MAP Leegem) 22-14-0; Steve Robbins (MAP Leegem) 20-8-0.

Kiveton Hall, Sheffield. Sun. 21. Adie Pickton (Kiveton) 41-8-0, carp on bomb and meat, peg 57; Colin Hendley (Kiveton) 35-0-0; Roger Fretwell (Kiveton) 33-10-0; Roly Hill (Kiveton) 21-0-0; Paul Astley (Kiveton) 18-2-0; Steve Gill (Kiveton) 11-8-0.

Langwith Lakes, York. Sun. Anya’s. 24. Alan Flescher (Langwith) 35-14-0, carp on pole and maggot, peg 5; Bill Brown (Langwith) 23-12-0; Alan Hayley (Langwith) 21-7-0.

Mirfield AC, Aire and Calder Navigation, Heck to Whitley. Sat. 40. Dean Grace (Pontefract) 3-11-0, a bream on feeder and maggot, peg 52 at Heck; Kev Grainger (Altofts) 3-7-0; Phil Austin (Barlby Village Stores) 1-9-0; Roy Jackson (Trabucco Halifax) 0-10-0.

Mouncey League, River Ancholme, Cake Mills. Sat. 28. Lee Harrison (Ultimate Barnsley Blacks) 3-3-0, roach on 3 m pole and punch, peg 7; Rich Pulford (Hull) 2-9-0; Dave Mountford (Miracle Baits) 2-2-0; Phil Iveson (Scunthorpe Tackle) 2-0-8.

Oaks, Thirsk. Sat. Cedar. 21. Mark Calvert (Garbolino Elton) 14-6-0, seven carp on pinkie, peg 26; Steve Hawkins (Oaks) 14-5-0; Steve Richards (Woodlands Tackle) 12-6-0; Chris Hall (Oaks) 11-13-0. Sun. Ash, Beech and Sycamore. 14. Bert Poole (Oaks) 27-14-0, carp on bomb and maggot, Sycamore 12; Chris Watson (Browning Quaker) 19-13-0; Tony Watson (Browning Quaker) 17-0-0.

Phoenix & Parkgate AC, Ravenfield Ponds, near Rotherham. Sat. 14. Stuart Senior (Phoenix & Parkgate) 12-0-0, skimmers and roach on feeder and pole, peg 73; Glyn Hood (Worksop) 7-8-0; Mick Barker (Phoenix & Parkgate) 7-4-0; Barry Heapey (Phoenix & Parkgate) 4-8-0; Ray Hamshaw (Phoenix & Parkgate) 4-2-0.

Rotherham UAF Winter League, Round Three, River Don, Sprotborough. Sun. 40. Steve Lowther (Daiwa Dons A) 4-0-8, skimmers and hybrids on groundbait feeder and maggot, peg 2; Wayne Bartholomew (Steel City) 3-4-0; Sean Rampling (Jacks Lads) 2-10-0; Paul Goulding (Jacks Lads) 2-4-8; Gary Welsh (IL Floats) 2-3-8; Tony Tarff (Daiwa Dons Red) 1-15-8. Teams: Daiwa Dons Red 10; Daiwa Dons A 13; IL Floats 17; Jacks Lads 21; Tippers 22; Steel City 23. League: Steel City and Daiwa Dons Red both 49; Daiwa Dons A 54; Tippers 56; Dunlop Maltby Mafia 59; Jacks Lads 60.

Scunthorpe Winter League, River Ancholme, Springs. Sun. 32. Geoff Walker (Scunthorpe Blue) 15-4-0, roach on pole and punch, peg D; Chris Reilly (Grimsby Pelham) 13-7-0; Graham Mumby (Scunthorpe Blue) 12-2-0; Jack Turner (Scunthorpe Blue) 11-8-0.

Slaithwaite DAC, Hill Top Reservoir, Marsden, Yorkshire. Sun. 12. Keith Henigan (Tri-Cast Calder) 4-3-0, roach on pole and bloodworm or feeder and red maggot, peg 2; Graig Ellis (Tri-Cast Calder) 3-8-0; Alan Bedford (Tri-Cast Calder) 2-6-0.

Thornaby AA, River Tees, Croft to Hurworth. Sun. 47. Graham Todd (Darlington) 0-7-0, a grayling on feeder and maggot, peg 19; Harry Growcock (Shilden) and John Hay (Durham) both 0-2-0; Roy Barnes (Darlington) and Ken Close (Darlington) both 0-1-0.

Thornhill AC, Calder and Hebble Canal, Dewsbury. Sat. 13. John Holdsworth (Maver NW) 2-2-8, roach to 3 oz on 8m pole and punch, peg 1; John Sedgewick (Tri-Cast Calder) 1-13-0; Brian Kellett (Thornhill) 0-9-8.

Woodhouse Grange, Doncaster. Wed. Kingfisher. 8. Stef Huntington (Goole) 30-0-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 11; Graham Martin (Sheffield) 12-0-0; Malc Scott (Goole) 7-4-0. Thurs. Heron. 8. Ryan Bennett (Woodhouse Grange) 47-0-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 7; Shane Trower (Woodhouse Grange) 38-0-0; Mick Rodgerson (Woodhouse Grange) 30-0-0. Sat. Heron. 13. Bernie Larder (Woodhouse Grange) 16-14-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 31; Malc Scott (Goole) 14-6-0; Andy Bailey (Daiwa Dons) 11-6-0. Sun. WInter League, Cobble. 16. Ian Taylor (Cats & Dogs) 51-0-0, stockies on pole and pellet, peg 8; Graham Martin (Sheffield) 32-0-0; Bob James (Woodhouse Grange) 23-0-0.


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