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North East Angler’s Mail Kamasan Qualifiers for February 16/17, 2013.


*Leeds DASA Winter League, River Ouse, Hunters Lodge to Linton. Sun. 52. Steve Whitfield (Steel City) and Dave Topham (Tackle 2U) both 13-2-0, roach and perch on long rod and maggot over groundbait, pegs 294 and 295; Dave Pilgrim (Aireborough) 8-0-0; Phil Austin (Barlby Village Stores) 7-14-0; Steve Smith (Leeds) 7-12-0; Steve Wilson (Leeds) 7-11-0.

*River Swale Masters, River Swale, Skipton to Helperby. Sat. 204. Martyn Highe (Mirfield) 14-15-0, three chub on bomb and worm, Maundby; Scott Lister (Yarm) 10-12-0; Steve Hodson (RSPS) 10-8-0; Steve Evans (Brotherton) 9-15-0.




Ancholme Winter League, River Ancholme, Springs. Sun. 22. Wayne Waster (Scunthorpe Tackle) 10-0-0, perch on 10 m pole and worm, peg 24; Rob Beckett (Scunthorpe Tackle) and Graham Bontoft both 9-11-0; Dave Bell (Scunthorpe Tackle) 9-0-0.

Bank End, Finningley, Doncaster. Sun. 27. Danny Myers (Bank End) 31-1-0, two carp on maggot with roach on bloodworm, peg 20; Trevor Bee (Bank End) 28-11-0; Jim Baker (Bank End) 22-8-0; Dave Walker (Bank End) 16-6-0; John Lindsay (Bank End) 14-11-0; Mick Whitham (Sheffield) 14-4-0.

Barnburgh Lakes, Doncaster. Tue. Over 50s. 18. Phil Larkin (Barnburgh) 53-0-0, F1s on pole and pellet; M. Hall (Barnburgh) 39-0-0; Steve Manchester (Barnburgh) 32-0-0; M. Ely (Barnburgh) 30-0-0. Wed. 15. Gary Jubb (Barnburgh) 50-0-0, F1s on pole and pellet, peg 18; D. Dewton (Barnburgh) 40-0-0; Craig Leeland (Hemsworth) 30-0-0. Sun. 49. Gary Jubb (Barnburgh) 48-8-0, F1s on pole and pellet, peg 2; Mick Owen (Lindholme) 38-2-0; Malc Bailey (Castleford) and Andy Shaw (Barnburgh) both 33-0-0.

Blue Swan Printers, Beverley Canal. Sun. 12. Steve Williamson (Hull) 4 kg 620 gr, two tench with perch on pole and caster, peg 41; Paul Caygill (Beverley) 1.760; Sean Lesko (Beverley) 1.680.

Calder Angling, None Go Bye Farm, Horsforth, Leeds. Tues. 19. Tom Barlow (Maver NW) 53-2-0, roach and skimmers on pellet and caster, peg 2; Owen Jackson (Trabucco Halifax) 31-12-0; Pete Wilson (Tri-Cast Calder) 24-6-0.

Daiwa Hallcroft, Retford. Thurs. Veterans, Moat. 19. Trevor Furby (Notts AA) 69-8-0, carp to 8 lb on groundbait feeder and pellet, peg 64 Island; Ian Donaldson (Notts) 9-6-0; Steve Twigg (MAP Leegem) 43-12-0; R. Smith (Peg One Angling) 18-12-0; Geoff Hiley (Peg One Angling) 15-14-0. Fri. Croft. 10. Andy Lakey (Gateford) 20-8-0, skimmers, roach and perch on pole and maggot, peg 27; Andy Bailey (Daiwa Dons) 13-8-0; Tony Brown (MAP Leegem) 11-2-0; Andy Favill (Tuxford) 10-8-0; M. Newton (Hallcroft) 10-6-0. Sat. Moat. 16. John Barningham (Harrisons Tackle) 78-2-0, carp to 9 lb on pellet feeder and polony, peg 64 Island; Dave Dare (Marukyu) 27-8-0; Andy Oldham (Halkon Hunt) 25-0-0; Stuart Gray (Worksop) 22-3-0. Sun. Silver Fish Teams of Four, Moat and Bridge. 32. Gary Mumby (Maver Select) 28-5-0, bream to 3 lb on 10 m pole with bloodworm, peg 37 Bridge Outer; Arnie Payling (Peg One) 19-14-0; Jamie Masson (Maver Marukyu) 19-7-0; Andy Oldham (Halkon Hunt) 15-6-0; Dave Dare (Marukyu) 14-4-0; Paul McIntyre (Halkon Hunt) 13-14-0. Teams: Halkon Hunt 11. Final league: Halkon Hunt 100; Hallcroft Select 115; Maver Select 122. Sun. Canal and Croft. 27. Graham Westwater (MAP Marukyu) 137-14-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 20 Canal; John Kelly (Kellys Store) 124-12-0; John Pinkney (MAP Leegem) 41-8-0.

Garbolino Lindholme, Doncaster. Thurs. Bonsai. 21. George Barbie (Hull) 37-5-0, small carp on pole and maggot, peg 37; Chris Watson (Garbolino Lindholme) 35-6-0; Steve Mazza (Yorkshire Baits) 30-13-0. Sat. Bonsai. 33. Mick Vials (Preston) 49-12-0, carp and silver fish on waggler and dead maggot, peg 55; Johnny Kenning (Garbolino Lindholme) 49-1-0; Steve Rothery (Garbolino Lindholme) 47-13-0; Marton Holmes (Garbolino Lindholme) 44-12-0. Sun. Bonsai. 41. Sean Cammeron (Garbolino Lindholme) 85-11-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 81; Paul Yates (Drennan) 52-13-0; Greg Norris (Garbolino Lindholme) 52-1-0; Steve Rothery (Garbolino Lindholme) 48-13-0.

Hetton Lyons AC, Hetton Pond, Hetton-Le-Hole, Durham. 13. Robbie Schindler (Woodlands Whites) 2-9-0 perch and roach on pole and worm; Neil Nicholson (Browning Quaker) 1-8-0; Lewis Johnson (Hetton AC Juniors) 0-15-5; Granny Guthrie (Woodlands Whites) 0-9-0; Micky Smith (Browning Quaker) 0-7-0. Top junior: Lewis Johnson 0-15-5.

Kiveton Hall, Sheffield. Sun. 16. Steve Gill (Kiveton) 34-8-0, carp on bomb and meat, peg 32; Roy Gorman (Kiveton) 27-8-0; Paul Massey (Kiveton) 25-8-0; John Forster (Kiveton) 14-8-0; Pete Ellis (Kiveton) 11-8-0; Tony Roden (Kiveton) 10-6-0.

None Go Bye Farm, Horsforth, Leeds. Sun. 22. Darren Briggs (Saltaire) 20-6-0, roach and skimmers to 10 oz, 11 m pole and caster, peg 11; Rick Taylor (Tri-Cast Calder) 15-7-0; John Sedgewick (Tri-Cast Calder) 14-6-0; Alan Darcy (Saltaire) 11-4-0.

Oaks, Thirsk. Sat. Cedar. 21. Pete Whale (Oaks) 32-6-0, carp to 2 lb on pellet, peg 15; Mal Bailey (Garbolino Elton) 30-0-0; Chris Hall (Oaks) 29-7-0; Chris Kendall (Middy) 26-0-0. Sun. Ash, Beech and Sycamore. 17. Ray Singh (Garbolino Elton) 75-0-0, carp to 4 lb on corn and pellet, Beech 21; Ian Bayley (Woodlands Tackle) 59-10-0; Phil Sellars (Garbolino Elton) 53-12-0; Liam Helliwell (Oaks) 46-10-0.

Phoenix & Parkgate AC, Ravenfield Ponds, near Rotherham. Sat. 17. Graham Smith (Phoenix & Parkgate) 10-12-0, five skimmers on feeder and pellet, peg 70; Alan Banks (Sheffield) 7-5-0; Barry Heapey (Phoenix & Parkgate) 6-13-0; Mark Glossop (Phoenix & Parkgate) 6-12-0; Carl Rotherham (Phoenix & Parkgate) 5-10-0; Dave Griffiths (Phoenix & Parkgate) 5-8-0.

Ripon Pisc, River Ure, Ripon. Sun. 35. Dave Robson (Kippax Tackle Box) 28-8-0, eight chub on feeder with cheese and steak, peg 12; Steve Beckwith (Leeds Angling Centre) 6-4-0; Mark Foyle (Ripon) 5-6-0; Chris Smith (Ripon) 5-4-0.

Thornhill Leggers, Calder and Hebble Canal, Dewsbury. Sat. 18. Craig Ellis (Tri-Cast Calder) 3-11-8, roach and perch to 5 oz on 6 m and 10 m pole and worm and joker, peg 2; Paul McMillan (Maver NW) 3-6-0; Simon Wain (Trabucco Halifax) 1-8-8.

Viking Fishery, Pollington, East Yorkshire. Sat. Deer Pond. 14. Laurie Tones (Viking) 34-11-0, carp and chub on pole and bread punch, peg 12; Garth Sykes (Viking) 33-14-0; Andy Warter (Goole) 18-0-0; James Scott (Calder Anglers) 12-1-0; John McHugh (Goole) 9-8-0; Roger Summerscales (Ossett) 8-8-0.

Woodhouse Grange, Doncaster. Wed. Dog Kennel. 8. Derek Ford (Woodhouse Grange) 25-0-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 3; Keith Sanders (Woodhouse Grange) 15-0-0; Stef Huntington (Goole) 12-0-0. Sat. Heron. 11. Terry Cherowbrier (Stainforth) 14-10-0, one carp on pole, peg 29; Keith Sanders (Woodhouse Grange) 10-12-0; Malc Scott (Goole) 7-2-0. Sun. Winter League, Dog Kennel and Kingfisher. 14. Ian Taylor (Cats & Dogs) 32-8-0, carp on pole and feeder with pellet, peg 19 Kingfisher; Keith Sanders (Woodhouse Grange) 25-12-0; Malc Scott (Goole) 22-4-0; Paul Ellis (Goole) 20-8-0.



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