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North West Angler’s Mail Kamasan Qualifiers for October 8/9, 2011.

* North Wales Winter League, Round Two, Heronbrook Fishery, Slindon, Staffordshire, Sun. 80. Jamie Hughes (Maver Bag’em Baits) 105-7-0, carp, poled pellet, Meadw Pool 27; Andy Amos (Drennan North West) 93-2-0; Steve Openshaw (Birkenhead Centre) 67-4-0; P. Richmond (Tri-Cast) 67-0-0; Colin Mayer (Drennan North West) 66-6-0; Jamie Howson (Chester Tackle Locker) 59-12-0.

Teams: Drennan North West 1; Saints 2; Chester Tackle Locker 3.

* Partridge Lakes, Covey Canal. Cheshire. Sun. 58

Dave Swain (Garbolino) 93-0-0, carp to 5lb, F1s and ide, red maggot, top two sections of pole, peg 75, £130 pools cash; Lee Addy (Drennan NW) 81-11-0; Geoff Scott (Rochdale Angling) 81-2-0; Peter Southall (Tri-Cast Highfield) 74-10-0; Simon Beswick (North West Worms) 72-15-0; Dave Pimlott (Garbolino Elton) 68-1-0.

* Sam’s Tackle & Bait Autumn League, Leeds-Liverpool Canal at Burscough. Lancashire. Sun. 68.  Anthony Marsden (Sam’s Tackle Blue) 13-11-0, roach, eels and 2lb bream last cast, worm, punch bread and hemp, 9 and 12m pole, pegged on Burscough car park; Carl Blurton (Maver NW)  9-5-0; John Leeds (Tri Cast Rochdale) 8-10-12; Kevin Gary (Hindley MG) 7-11-6; Dean Turner (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 7-9-0; Carl Robinson (Ted Carter’s Preston) 7-8-0.

Teams: Ted Carter’s Preston AND Sam’s Tackle Blue 21; Sam’s Tackle Red 23; Maver NW 24.

* Wirral Winter League, Shropshire Union canal, Wardle, Nantwich, Sun. 54. Paul Denson (Birkenhead) 7-2-0, roach and skimmers, poled caster, maggot and pinkie, peg D9; Bernie Leatherbarrow (Frank’s) 6-8-10; Simon Mottram (Browning Lifestyle Blue) 5-8-0; Ross Wightman (Exiles) 5-3-5; Martin Owen (Browning Lifestyle Red) 5-3-0; Dean Huxley (Cheshire MG) 4-14-11.

Teams: Exiles 42; Frank’s 37; Browning Lifestyle Black 36; Browning Lifestyle Red 35; Birkenhead 34; Team Eclipse and Dockers both 23.

League: Browning Lifesyle Red 75; Browning Lifestyle Blue 74; Exiles 69; Frank’s 68; Team Eclipse 66; Birkenhead Centre 58.


Bannister House, Match Canal. Merseyside. Sun. 25. Andy Davies (Tri-Cast Highfield) 72-15-0, carp and chub, soft pellet, crumb feeder, peg 33; Keith Owen (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 56-6-0; Martin Kay (Elton Tackle) 50-3-0; Dave Morgan (Rochdale Angling Centre) 47-4-0.

Blundell’s, Roving match. Cheshire. Wed. 30. Barry Bush (North West Worms) 119-7-0, small carp to 2lb, paste, 4m pole, peg Trio 27; Andy Butler (Mosella) 109-14-0; Mark Lucas (Mosella) 103-4-0; Jamie Hughes (Maver/Bag’emBaits) 89-14-0. Sat. 36. Barry Bush (North West Worms) 79-5-0, carp 2lb, sweetcorn, 6 and 13m pole, peg Trio 3; Gary Whalley (Bait Tech) 72-15-0; Danny Maguire (Mosella) 61-15-0; Alan Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 61-2-0. Sun. 36. John McFarland (Rochdale Angling Centre) 126-5-0, carp to 3lb, pellet past, 3m pole, peg Trio 47; Mike Billingham (Hazelgrove Angling Centre) 110-9-0; Paul Duffy (Trafford Angling) 78-15-0; Jack Howarth (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 72-3-0.

Bradshaw Hall, Lake Four. Lancashire. Wed. 21. Daren Cloran (Garbolino Elton) 29-0-0, skimmer bream and roach, caster, 12m pole, peg 16; Lee Addy (Drennan NW) 23-0-0; Gary Whalley (Bait Tech) 22-0-0; Mike Booth (Tri-Cast Highfield) 19-8-0. Sun. Lake Eight. 24. Steve Hall (Midleton) 50-0-0, tench, carp and chub, pellet, 13m pole, peg 41; Gaz Smith (Bolton) 43-5-0; Paul Cunnliffe (Guilder’s Tackle) 35-8-0; Geoff Terry (Little Lever) 27-0-0.

Brookside, Snake Pit. Cheshire. Sat. 28. Mike Rogerson (Drennan NW) 57-12-0, carp to 1lb, maggot, 11m pole, peg 59; John Shallom (Stalybridge) 50-0-0; Paul Jones (Bait-Tech) 46-2-0; Mark Benson (Widnes Angling Centre) 44-2-0. Sun. 37. Dean Edwards (Rochdale Anglers) 115-6-0, carp to 5lb, soft pellet, 12m pole, peg 22; Paul Jones (Bait-Tech) 60-12-0; Andy Butler (Mosella) 56-4-0; John Jones (Garbolino Elton) 50-12-0; Steve Carrier (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 48-2-0; Steve Burgess (Garbolino Elton) 47-12-0.

Hampton Springs, Rock Pool. Cheshire. Sat. 16. Gary Baugh (Chester Tackle Locker) 65-4-0, carp to 7lb, pellet, corn and meat, method feeder and 7m pole, peg 28; Phil Weaver (Chester Tackle Locker) 46-0-0; Peter Price (Saints) 44-4-0;

Malcolm Payne (Chester Tackle Locker) 43-8-0.

Henshall Insurance League, Hanchurch Fishery, Hanchurch, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, Sat. Model Canal, 21. Richie Crane ((hanchurch Fishery)  and Mick Longshaw (Trentside Angling) both 61-8-0, both carp and silvers, poled pellet, pegs 36 and 62 respectively; Neil Dimmick (Trentside Angling) 52-0-0.

Heronbrook Fishery, Slindon, near Eccleshall, Staffordshire, Sat. Meadow Pool, 30. Colin Mayer (Drennan North West) 107-8-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet, Meadow 26; Steve Conroy (Drennan North West) 100-0-0; Peter Plant sr (Maver Midlands) 81-0-0; John Turner (Ray’s Tackle) 75-0-0; M. Rimmer (Heronbrook) 74-8-0; Stuart Conroy (Drennan North West) 74-4-0.

High Heyes Farm, Lake Three. Lancashire. Sat. 16.  Martin Liptrot (Saints) 29-12-0, ide, worm, 14m pole, peg 6; Brian Pound (Mack’s Tackle) 22-2-0; Paul Banks (Tri-Cast Highfield) 18-12-0; Andy Davies (Tri-Cast Highfield) 16-14-0.

Highfield, Cheshire. Wed. OAPs. Oak Lake. 27. Keith Hyde (Oldham) 48-0-0, ide, red maggot, 6m pole, peg 39; Ken Anderton (Highfield Fishery) 32-8-0; Terry Clark (Ted Carter’s Preston) 30-12-0; Keith Judson (Ted Carter’s Preston) 30-9-0. Fri. OAPs. Beech Lake. 25. Geoff Draycott (Highfield) 16-4-0, small carp, pellet and corn, 6m pole, peg 17; Ron Brown (Highfield) 15-10-0; Rick Harwood (55th Division AC)  15-2-0; Keith Judson (Ted Carter’s Preston) 13-0-0. Sun. Oak Lake. 16. Paul Casson (Lostock Tackle Box) 69-6-0, carp to 4lb, soft pellet, 13m pole and method feeder, peg 33; Bob Watson (Ted Carter’s Preston) 51-12-0; Dave Ryan (Ted Carter’s Southport) 46-8-0; Mike Dewhurst (St Anthony’s) 44-12-0.

Lingmere, Cheshire. Thurs. Rover on two lakes18. Steve Openshaw (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 186-6-0, new fishery match record, F1s 12 ounce to 2lb, shallow pellet, 11m pole, peg 54 on Mere; Alan Dewhurst (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 144-4-0; Dave Lawrence (Moreton) 54-4-0; Jim Bell (Wallasey) 48-8-0. Sat. Match Lake. 19. Steve Openshaw (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 49-4-0; Ide and small carp, maggot, 13m pole, peg 21; Alan Dewhurst (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 41-10-0; Phil Henry (Liverpool) 32-2-0; Jay Cloney (Liverpool) 48-12-0.

Meadow View, Lark Pool. Cheshire. Tue OAPs. 18. Roy Morgan (Gosjak) 38-12-0, carp to 5lb, soft pellet, 6m pole, peg 2; Bill Fairclough (Widnes & District) 32-10-0; Denis Ockwell (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 16-6-0; Alan Provost (Trafford Angling) 12-4-0. Wed. 16. Peter Tickle (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 50-8-0, carp to 6lb, dead red maggots, method feeder, peg 6; Ian Walsh (Warrington) 48-4-0; Mike Thompson (Trafford Angling) 36-8-0; Cyril Cowley (Middlewich) 29-8-0. Thu OAPs. Linnet Pool. 16. Fred Bowman (Woodhouse Park) 24-2-0, carp to 4lb and roach, soft pellet, 8mt pole, peg9; Denis Ockwell (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 20-0-0; Bill Fairclough (Widnes & District) 19-12-0; Jim Holmes (Woodhouse Park) 16-10-0. Sun. 22. Paul Ledgerton (Widnes) 42-8-0, carp to 7lb, red maggot, method feeder, peg 14; Lee Gibbon (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 33-6-0; Mike Tighe (Gilder’s Tackle) 30-0-0; Eddie Jones (Liverpool) 16-2-0.

Mill House, Mescar Lake. Merseyside. Wed. 19. Simon Waller (Liverpool AS) 68-8-0, carp to 8lb, pellet, method feeder on 6m pole, peg 48; Paul Haines (Kirkby) 68-2-0; John Raby (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 48-10-0; Ken Dooley (Liverpool AS) 41-0-0.

Newton-le-Willows AA, Sankey Canal Upper Pound. Merseyside. Thu Over 60s. 35. Mike Kadilec (Warrington) 9-2-0, bream and small carp, soft pellet, 10m pole, peg 31’ Eddie Cook (Warrington) 6-12-0; Raymond Shorrocks (Farnworth) 4-3-0; John Sharp (Halton JAA) 4-2-0.

Northwich & DAA, River Weaver at Willow Beds. Cheshire. Sat. 22.  Reg Evans (Vale Royal Angling) 17-10-0, skimmer bream and roach, white and red maggot, 11m pole, peg 47; Andy Hamlett (Daves Middlewich) 13-10-0; Kevin Simpson (Vale Royal Angling) 12-15-0; Colin Webb (Rudheath) 10-10-0.

Northwich Winter League, River Weaver at Newbridge. Cheshire. Sun. 35. Andy Hamlett (Daves Middlewich) 14-5-0, 10lb of hemp roach and skimmers, 7m whip and bread feeder, peg 270; Frank Slater (Gloworms) 14-2-0; Ian Belfield (Vale Royal Angling) 10-15-0; Tim Wright (Gloworms) 9-9-0. Teams: Trafford Angling 26; Vale Royal Angling 24; Gloworms 21. League 2/6: Vale Royal Angling 49; Ted Carter’s Preston 44; Trafford Angling 42.

Partridge Lakes, Cheshire. Mon OAPs. Ribbon, Spey & Marsh. 37. Ron Durr (Widnes Angling Centre) 41-5-0, ide and F1s, soft pellet, 11m pole, peg Ribbon 1; Graham Broughton (Bait Tech) 28-3-0; Keith Blakeley (Leigh, Tackle & Bait) 27-14-0; Phil Oakes (Garswood Hall) 26-15-0. Wed OAPs. Covey Canal. 46. Tom Aspinall (Railway AC) 74-7-0, mirror and common carp 4lb, corn and pellet, 6m pole, peg 100; Phil Oakes (Garswood Hall) 67-13-0; Des Greenhalgh (Manchester) 62-2-0; Chris Weeder Snr (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 57-1-0. Thu. 16. Kevin Clarke (Leigh, Tackle & Bait) 107-13-0, F1s, mirror and common carp, shallow maggot, 7m pole, peg 74; Steve Hall (Midleton) 92-12-0; Simon Beswick (North West Worms) 76-5-0; Pete Humphries (Guilder’s Tackle) 71-11-0. Sat. 30. Mike Reed (Garbolino Elton) 71-13-0, ide, F1s and small carp, soft pellet, top 2 sections, peg 75; John Jones (Garbolino Elton) 65-13-0; Colin Scott (Garbolino Elton) 60-15-0; Bob Brander (Warrington) 58-12-0.

Rosemary Wood, Island Pool. Lancashire. Sun. 24. Shaun Walker (Ted Carter’s Preston) 61-0-0, small carp, soft pellet, method feeder and 13m pole, peg 7; Derek Warren (Liverpool) 51-6-0; Mick Woolvine (Ted Carter’s Southport) 50-10-0; Paul Wharton (Trafford Angling) 38-8-0; Pete Dewhurst (Ted Carter’s Preston) 36-0-0; Dave Cheetham (Ted Carter’s Preston) 35-4-0.

St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam. Merseyside. Mon. 24. Shaun Fletcher (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 25-15-0, bream and skimmers, worm, groundbait feeder, peg 137; Dennis Knight (Wigan) 17-7-0; Lee Addy (Drennan NW) 15-13-0; Mark Addy (Drennan NW) 15-3-0. Sat. 30, Jim Hines (Dynamite Baits) 17-7-0, skimmers and bream, maggot, groundbait feeder, peg 81; Dennis Knight (Wigan) 12-11-0; Gordon Simm (Bolton Angling Centre) 12-2-0; Lee Addy (Drennan NW) AND Paul Clibburn (Wigan) 10-6-0.

Stapeley Cudmore, Whitmore, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffordshire, Sun. Pool Five, 21. Dave Brown (Stapeley Cudmore) 50-10-0. carp to 3 lbs, odd skimmers, poled pellet, peg 5; Steve Boyd (Prescott Angling Centre) 43-8-0; Darren Heath (Stapeley Cudmore) 37-12-0; Steve Owen (Stapeley Cudmore) 35-10-0; Ian Sinker (Stapeley Cudmore) 34-12-0; Pete Cooke (Derby) 34-10-0.

Wigan & District AA, Leeds-Liverpool Canal. Botany Bay. Lancashire.  Wed. 30. Alan Whalley (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) skimmer bream and roach, punch bread, 11m pole, pegged on wind sock; Dave Trafford (Mosella NW) 4-7-4; Dave McGuinn (Tri-Cast Rochdale) and Bob Platt (Wigan) 1-12-0. Sat. Ring O’ Bells. 35. Chris Birchall (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 4-12-0, roach and eels, punch bread, hemp and worm, pole, peg 616; Len Stringfellow (Wigan & DAA) 3-10-8; Norman Watson (Hindley MG) 3-9-120; Colin Cliffe (Ted Carter’s Preston) 3-0-12.

Wilson Insurance Stoke City DAS Staffordshire Championships, Shropshire Union Canal, Norbury Junction, Stafford, Staffordshire, Sat. 40. Paul Turner (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 7-10-12, half a dozen perch to worm and caster plus a few squatt fish, peg 81; Mel Wood (Four Ashes AC) 6-6-8; Eric Gardner (Team Eclipse) 5-15-0; Bruce Birch (Four Ashes AC) 5-13-4; Digger Conway (Armitage) 4-7-0; Keith Hulland (Team Eclipse) 4-0-12. Teams: Team Woodpecker 1; MOANERS ‘R US 2; Eclipse Green 3.


Fermoy Autumn Festival, River Blackwater, Southern Ireland. Mon./Wed./Fri. Tommy Lawton (Fermoy) 57-8-0, dace on pole or stick float and maggots; Peter Hyde (Yorkshire) 47-8-0; Pete Turner (Ireland) 45-0-0.