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North West Angler’s Mail Kamasan Qualifiers for March 3/4 2012.

* Heronbrook Spring League, Slindon, near Eccleshall, Staffordshire, Sun. All pools, Round Two, 80. Alan Millward (Trentside Tackle) 90-12-0, all F1s to 8 oz, poled pellet, Match Pool 1; Neil Machin (Maver Pickering’s) 69-5-0; Jamie Hughes (Maver Bagem Baits) 66-0-0; Steve Hughes (Heronbrook Fisheries) 54-0-0; Jake Robinson (Maver Pickering’s) 53-2-0; Alan Percival (Buck & Hickman) 48-2-0. Teams: Ted Carter, Southport 9; Maver Midlands Bagem Baits and Maver Pickering’s both 11; Trentside Tackle 13; Scratchers 16; Connect Tackle 20. League: Ted Carter, Southport 21; Maver Midlands Bagem Baits 25; Maver Pickering’s 27; Scratchers 27; Maver Gold Yew 30; Connect Tackle 32.

* Partridge Lakes. Covey Canal. Cheshire. Sun. 55

Roger Priestley (Maver NW) 54-2-0, Small mirror carp and F1s, red maggot, 6m pole, peg 72, £110 pools; Lewis Breeze (Drennan NW) 50-13-0; Mike Rudd (Rochdale Angling Centre) 44-9-0; Richard O’Connor (Drennan NW) 42-12-0; Pete Humphries (Ashton Angling Supplies) 33-11-0; Dave Cline (Tasker’s Angling) 33-1-0.


Blundell’s, Roving match. Cheshire. Wed. 45. Lee Addy (Bait-Tech) 74-15-0, carp to 2lb, red maggot, 6m pole peg 51 Trio; Steve Avison (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 70-2-0; Craig Herring (Rochdale Angling Centre) 66-13-0; Roy Davies (Danny’s Tackle) 58-4-0. Rover, Sat. 56. John McFarland (Rochdale Angling Centre) 91-12-0, 82 small carp to 2lb, mostly on pellet paste but some on sweetcorn, 11m pole, peg 47 Trio; Stuart Carroll (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 85-9-0; Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 66-11-0; Gary Whalley (Bait Tech) 58-11-0; Steve Avison (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 54-4-0; Andy Pickles (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 51-15-0. Sun. 42. Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 66-0-0, carp to 2lb, soft pellet, 13m pole, peg 15 Trio; Alan Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 63-1-0; Gary Whalley (Bait Tech) 53-11-0; Dave Swain (Garbolino) 45-8-0.

Bradshaw Hall Fisheries. Lake Three. Lancashire. Sun. 30.

Ray Windsor (Little Lever)  17-8-0; skimmer bream and roach, soft pellet and red maggot, 11m pole, peg 3; Geoff Terry (Little Lever) 16-14-0; Dave Connell (Ted Carter’s Southport) 16-0-0; John Jowett (Drennan NW) 13-10-0.

Brookside, Snake Pit. Cheshire. Thu. 24. Alan Metcalfe (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 51-0-0, carp and silver fish, pellet and maggot, peg 40; Andy Butler (Mosella) 49-10-0; Roger Hampson (Hampson Surveyors) 47-10-0; Dave Williams (Garbolino Elton) 45-8-0. Sat. 39. John Chapman (Rochdale Angling Centre) 64-12-0, carp to 2lb and some skimmer bream, soft pellet, 12m pole, peg 19; Alan Metcalfe (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 49-10-0; Steve Burgess (Garbolino Elton) 46-12-0; John Rolston (Premier Driveways) 43-0-0. Sun. Snake & Willow. 44. Mark Plevin (Weston Tackle) 56-0-0, carp to 3lb, bread flake, 11m pole, peg 21 Snake; Nick Butterworth (Cheshire Angling) 50-6-0; Wayne Kearney (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 47-2-0; John Chapman (Rochdale Angling Centre) 45-14-0.

High Heyes Farm, Roving match on all lakes. Lancashire. Sat. 18. Dave Bolton (Coppull Anglers) 23-4-0, carp 12lb and barbel 6lb, red maggot, 11m pole, peg 5 Lake One, AND Gary McClelland (DBJG Baits) small carp and skimmer bream, maggot, 6m pole, Lake One; Ernie Pilkington (Ted Carter’s Preston) 16-8-0; Mark Adams (Ted Carter’s Preston) 14-0-0.

Lingmere, Match Lake. Cheshire. Thurs. 17.  Steve Openshaw (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 69-6-0, F1s and some ide, red and white maggot, 13m pole, peg 17; Dave Woodworth (Wallasey Tackle Box) 46-10-0; Winston Duckers (Chester) 39-14-0; Andy Kirk (Bidston) 39-13-0. Sat. 18.  Colin Duran (Wallasey) 46-5-0, F1s and small carp, maggot and soft pellet, peg 5; Dave Woodworth (Wallasey Tackle Box) 37-11-0; Mark Crossley (Chester) 33-12-0; John Powers (Hoylake) 25-10-0.

Meadow View, Cheshire. Tues. OAPs. Lark Pool. 16. Joe McNab (Cosjak) 19-0-0, carp to 3lb, pellet and corn, 10m pole, peg 30; Roger Peet (Oldham Owls) 15-0-0; Alan Worrall (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 12-9-0; Richard Rawsthorne (Ashton Angling Supplies) 9-8-0-. Thurs. OAP. Thrush Pool. 16. Ray Hignett (Shaw’s Tackle) 26-2-0, carp to 2lb, soft pellet and sweetcorn, 11m pole, peg 1; George Osborne (Penketh) 22-12-0; Richard Rawsthorne (Ashton Angling Supplies) 21-12-0; Dennis Ockwell (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 13-14-0. Sun. 25. Mike Thompson (Trafford Angling) 55-9-0, carp to 6lb, pellet and corn, 14m pole, peg 18; Barry Davies (Deeside Tackle) 34-14-0; Julie Stokes (Shaw’s Tackle) 29-2-0; Conrad Taylor (Guilder’s Tackle) 27-13-0.

Mill House, Mescar Lake. Merseyside. Wed. 16. Eddie Gildea (Jacobs AC) 48-14-0, carp to 8lb, sweetcorn, method feeder after blank 2 hrs on pole, peg 16; Mick Woolvine (Ted Carter’s Southport) 33-0-0; Ken Dooley (Liverpool AS) 30-3-0; Gerry O’Hara (Broadgreen) 23-0-0.

Newton-le-Willows AA, Vulcan Reservoir. Merseyside. Thu Over 60s. 26. George Barber (Warrington) 13-12-0, carp, ide, roach and skimmers, soft pellet, 12m pole, peg 9; Doug Thom (Widnes) 9-13-0; Geoff Clare (Warrington) 9-11-0.

Northern AA, Macclesfield Canal at Bollington. Cheshire. Sun. 22. Alan McAtee (Tri Cast Highfield) 4-4-8, perch 1lb and small roach, caster and punch bread, 10m pole, peg 11 in marina; Shaun Paddon (Tri-Cast Highfield) 3-11-8; Mike Travis (Stockport Federation) 3-11-0; Martin Carr (River Rods) 3-3-4.

Northwich & DAA mini league, River Weaver at Northwich. Cheshire. Sat. 42. Keith Smith (Cheadle) 14-10-0, roach to four ounces, red maggot, 11m pole, peg 21; Steve Featherstone (Ballyfor) 13-8-0; John Warburton (Bob’s Lot) 12-7-0; Peter Cornes (All Stars) 10-10-0. Teams: Cheadle 14-10-0; Ballyfor 13-11-0; Bob’s Lot 12-7-0. League 7/8: Cheadle 31; Ted Carter’s Southport 33; Vale Royal Angling 34.

Partridge Lakes, Covey Canal. Cheshire. Mon OAPs. 16. Alan Talbot (Wigan Angling Centre) 55-2-0, mirror carp and F1s, soft pellet, 10m pole, peg 23; Chris Weeder Snr (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 46-0-0; Barry Whittle (Dave’s Tackle) 41-9-0; Tom Aspinall (Atherton Tackle) 37-0-0. Tue. 43. John Turner (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 82-5-0, F1s, soft pellet, 3 and 11m pole, peg 66; Andy Bennett (Fox/Bag’em Baits) 64-3-0; Keith Dixon (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 54-6-0; Craig Ebbrell (Maver Midland) 54-2-0. Wed. OAPs. 47. Dave Olly (Olly Motors) 67-15-0, mirror and common carp, sweetcorn, 10m pole, peg 68; Barry Richardson (Rochdale) 50-14-0; Dees Greenough (Partridge) 44-1-0; Mike Cunningham (Warrington) 29-2-0. Thu. 45. Mike Reed (Garbolino Elton) 72-14-0, F1s to 2lb, soft pellet, 4 and 11m pole, peg 83; Ben Roberts (Drennan NW) 65-3-0; Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 57-8-0; Paul Balmforth (Maver NW) 57-8-0. Sat. 40. Wayne Kearney (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 70-0-0, F1s to 2lb, maggot, 4 and 11m pole, peg 66; Stuart Conroy (Bait-Tech) 66-0-0 – had a winning catch but max weight in one net is 66lb; Richard Crabtree (Gerry’s Morecambe) 58-11-0; Richard O’Connor (Drennan NW) 58-9-0.

St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam. Merseyside. Sun. 46. Shaun Fletcher (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 13-7-0, 11 skimmer bream, red maggot, bread feeder, peg 85, £200 pools; Graham Ramsdale (Wigan) 7-11-0; Keith Smith (Royton) 4-12-0; Eric Gillett (Bolton) 4-6-0.

Staffs Individual League, Round Five, Shropshire Union Canal, High Onn, Church Eaton, Staffordshire, Sat. 20. Mel Wood (Four Ashes Select) 9-4-8 roach, poled squatt and pinkie, Gantry; Bob Edgerton (Goodyear AC) 8-8-1; Dean Williams (Team Eclipse) 7-10-0; Kevin Perry (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 6-1-2; Dave Horton (Browning Lifestyle) 6-0-0; Alan Round (Browning Lifestyle) 5-11-1. Aggregate: Fred Cheetham (Team Eclipse) 9; Dave McCall (Shakespeare Superteam) 9; Mel Wood (Four Ashes Select) 9; Dave Horton (Browning Lifestyle) 11; Steve Faux (Team Eclipse) 13; Dennis Sumner (Bilston Angling Centre) 13.

Stapeley Cudmore, Whitmore, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffordshire, Sun. Suez Canal, 16. Mark Kearns (Stapeley Cudmore) 48-0-0, carp to 3 lbs, odd skimmers, poled maggot, peg 37; Pete Holmes (Pickering’s of Burslem) 34-0-0; Dave Dennerly (Stapeley Cudmore) 31-6-0; Pete Goodwin (Maver Gold/Bucknall Bikes) 30-10-0; John Myatt (Marukyu) 29-0-0; Mark Cooper (Northwood Inn) 23-2-0. Sat. Spring League, Round Two, Suez Canal, Arena and Pool 1, 36. Paul Carnwell (MAP/Garbolino/Bait Tech) 63-6-0, barbel to 4 lb, cone method and sweetcorn, Arena 30; Anthony King (Protak Barlows) 55-8-0; Mel Kearns (Stapeley Cudmore Gold) 52-4-0; Will Crowder (Ultimate Pellet) 47-12-0; Kevin Brooks (Ted Carter, Southport) 40-8-0; Alan Bruce (Ray’s Tackle0 39-13-0. Teams: MAP/Garbolino/Bait Tech 10; Stapeley Cudmore Gold 12; Ted Carter Southport Green 30; Ultimate Pellets 14. League: MAP/Garbolino/Bait Terch 26; Ted Carter Southport Green 28; Stapeley Cudmore Gold 30; Ultimate Pellet 33.

Stoke City DAS, Shropshire Union Canal, High Bridge, Woodseaves, Staffordshire, Sun. 7. Dean Williams (Team Eclipse) 4-8-5, roach and gudgeon, poled squatt and pinkie, peg 52; Fred Cheetham (Team Eclipse) 3-13-8;m Keith ‘Quiet Man’ Hulland (Team Eclipse) 3-2-2.

Wigan & District AA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal. Lancashire.  Wed. Crook. 24. Steve Wharton (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 4-4-8, four skimmer bream and small roach, punch bread 11m pole, peg 127; Gary Marchant (Mosella NW) 3-14-8; Norman Watson (Hindley MG) 3-10-4; Alan Whalley (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 2-13-0. Sat. Burscough. 28. Frank Holding (Ted Carter’s Southport) 7-11-0, one skimmer bream and rest roach to 10oz, caster, 9m pole, peg 476; George Falconer (Hindley MG) 5-11-0; Kevin Stothers (Hindley MG) 5-10-4; Vinnie Walsh (Hindley MG) 5-10-0.

Wigan & District AA League, Leeds-Liverpool Canal at Heaton’s Bridge. Lancashire.  Sun. 36. Norman Watson (Bread Heads) 4-14-5, small roach, punch bread, 11 and 13m pole, pegged on caravan park; Mike Charnley (Mosella White) 4-5-0; Richard Yates (Ted Carter’s A) 4-4-10; Carl Robinson (Ted Carter’s A) 4-0-0. Teams: Tri-Cast Rochdale 14; Ted Carter’s A and Bread heads 15; Mosella Black 16.  League: Tri-Cast Rochdale 32; Mosella Black 33; Ted Carter’s B 35.

Winsford DAA Mini League, River Weaver at Red Lion. Cheshire. Sun. 30. Tim Wright (Dry Nets) 17-13-0, skimmer bream, red maggot and caster, 8m whip, peg 193; Rod Fraser (Dry Nets) 17-0-0; Andy Insley (Rudheath) 15-6-0; Steve Walton (Grange) 15-3-0. Teams: Dry Nets 28; Rudheath 24; Grange and Last Cast 23. Final league: Dry Nets 122; Vale Royal Angling 115; Grange 106; Small Fry 96.