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North West Angler’s Mail Kamasan Qualifiers for October 27/28 2012.


* Angling Trust North Wales Winter League, Hampton Springs ishery, Malpas, Cheshire, Sun. Round Four, Meadow, Poplars, Willows, Oasis, Alice and Rock Pools, 70. Jamie Declouet (Ted Carter, Southport) 81-14-0, carp to 5 lb, poled maggot, Willows 15; Simon Richardson (Lingmere Fisheries) 64-14-0; Rob Brennan (Matrix Total Angling) 62-14-0; Dave McManus (Ted Carter, Southport) 57-12-0; R. Thompson (Twangers) 51-14-0; Chris Smith (Lingmere Fisheries) 51-4-0. Teams: Matrix Total Angling 52; Lingmere Fisheries 43; Ted Carter Southport 43; Maver Midlands/Bag ‘em Baits 39; Oakengates Angling 39; Drennan North West 36; Twangers 29. League: Maver Midlands/Bag ‘em Baits 7; Lingmere Fisheries and Ted Carter, Southport both 12; Drennan North West 13; Matrix Total Angling 16; Oakengates Angling Centre 25; Twangers 26.


* Heronbrook Winter League, Slindon, Eccleshall, Staffordshire, Sun. Winter League, Round One, all pools, 80. Trevor Robinson (Maver Pickering’s/Bag ‘em Baits) 121-1-0, all F1s to 1 lb 8 oz, poled pellet, Match Lake 28; Jason Brown (Maver Pickering’s/Bag ‘em Baits) 100-12-0; Stuart Carro;; (Wigan Angling Centre) 100-4-0; steve Horton (Heronbook) 89-10-0; Andy Moors (Maver Pickering’s/Bag ‘em Baits) 87-4-0; John Chapman (Ted Carter, Southport) 83-8-0. Teams: Maver Pickering’s/Bag ‘em Baits 11; Stoke-on-Trent and Maver Gold/Yew both 12; Ted Carter, Southport 15; Wigan Angling Centre 16; Leigh Tackle and Bait 17.


* Partridge Lakes, Cheshire. Sat. Winter league. 52. Simon Beswick (North West Worms) 52-5-0, F1s to 1 lb, soft pellet, 11m pole, peg 34, £120 pools; Paul Coyle (Preston Innovations) 50-4-0; Richard O’Connor (Drennan NW) 46-11-0; Andy Bennett (Daiwa Guru) 45-13-0; James Howarth (Fox MG) 41-12-0; Dave Pimblott (Garbolino Elton) 38-8-0. Sun 67. Andy Middleton (Gratton AC) 74-11-0, F1s to 2 lb and mirror carp to 5lb, sweetcorn, 6m pole, peg 85, £120 pools; Mike Reed (Garbolino Elton) 70-4-0; Andy Bridge (Garbolino Elton) 53-8-0; Sean Cooke (Elton Tackle) 49-10-0; Ron Buckley (Fisherman’s Way) 44-11-0; Neil Pickford (Elton Tackle) 44-9-0.


* Stapeley Cudmore Winter League, Round Three, Whitmore, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffordshire, Sat. Round Three, Suez and Brewsters Canals, Milo and Arena Pools and Pool One, 64. Paul Gibson (Maver Pickering’s) 57-10-0, carp to 3 lb plus a few tench and skimmers, poled maggot over sweetcorn, Suez Canal 18; Will Crowder (Ultimate Pellets) 46-10-0; Andy Rogers (Stapeley Cudmore Gold) 44-8-0; Keith Owen (Ray’s Tackle) 43-12-0; Lee Kearns (Stapeley Cudmore Grinders) 42-2-0; Pete Mercer (Team Last Cast) 36-4-0. Teams: Ray’s Tackle 9; Ted Carter Southport Blue 9; Maver Gold/Bag ‘em Baits 13; Maver Pickering’s 14. League: Ted Carter Southport Blue 35; Maver Gold/Bag ‘em Baits 39; Ray’s Tackle 42; Ultimate Pellets and MAP Garbolino Bait Tech both 44. Sun. Brewsters and Pool One, 28. Stef Brown (Stoke-on-Trent) 68-2-0, carp to 6 lb plus a few skimmers, poled maggot and sweetcorn, peg 31; Dave Ebbrell (Stalybridge Angling Supplies) 56-2-0; James Howarth (Maver Midlands Bag ‘em Baits) 41-8-0; Dave Brown (Stapeley Cudmore) 38-14-0; Gary Kirby (Stapeley Cudmore) 38-8-0; Richie Crane (Stoke-on-Trent) 37-4-0.



Other matches


Bannister House, Match Canal. Merseyside. Sun. 31. Les Jones (Southport) 68-0-0, carp to 8lb, sweetcorn, 11m pole, peg 33; Alan Bruce (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 66-4-0; Paul Bottomley (Coppull Angling Centre) 65-4-0; Steve Eckershall (Bolton) 46-0-0


Blundell’s. Roving match. Cheshire. Wed. 35. Dave Simpson (Home Guard) 146-15-0, F1s and carp to 3lb, double maggot, 8m pole, peg 13 Trio; Paul Jones (Bait-Tech) 120-14-0; Lee Thornton (Bag ‘em Baits) 114-1-0; Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 101-14-0. Sat. 30. Dave Swain (Garbolino) 92-14-0, mirror and common carp to 6lb, soft pellet, 13m pole, peg 65 Pine; Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 51-1-0; Mark Lucas (Mosella) 49-0-0; Lee Thornton (Bag ‘em Baits) 46-2-0. Sun. 33. Geoff Scott (Rochdale Angling) 58-4-0. F1s to 3lb, pellet, 5 and 14m pole, peg 35 Trio; Mike Rudd (Rochdale Angling Centre) 54-0-0; Paul Duffy (Trafford Angling) 53-4-0; Stuart Edwards (Rochdale) 42-12-0.


Brookside, Snake Pit. Cheshire. Thurs. 21. Ray Thompson (Vale Royal Angling) 39-10-0, ide and carp, pellet and caster, 7m pole, peg 3; Andy Butler (Mosella) 39-2-0; Richard Dean (Warrington) 39-2-0; John Shallom (Stalybridge) 35-0-0. Sat. 26. John Battersby (Garbolino Elton) 31-12-0, carp to 3lb, soft pellet, 10m pole, peg 21; Nick Butterworth (Cheshire Angling) 27-0-0; Dave Williams (NW Worms) 25-0-0; Howard Kelly (Gilder’s Tackle) 24-4-0. Sun. 24. Nick Butterworth (Cheshire Angling) 58-0-0, carp and ide, soft pellet, 11m pole, peg 49; Chris Shaw (Stalybridge Angling Supplies) 52-2-0; Dave Williams (NW Worms) 47-6-0; Andy Grimes (Mosella) 43-6-0.


Firswood. Lancashire. Wed, Small Pond. 18. Cliff Fitzpatrick (Firswood) 51-1-0, carp, double maggot, 13m pole, peg 25; Keith Owen (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 49-6-0; Ken Smith (Mersey Dockers) 49-2-0; Ian Allison (Market gate) 46-8-0.


High Heyes Farm winter league, All Lakes. Lancashire. Sat. 40. Andy Davies (Tri-Cast Highfield) 63-2-0, carp, corn and maggot, method feeder, peg 20 Lake Two; Alix Feeney (High Heyes Black) 50-0-0; Kurtiss Rothwell (Burscough Angling Supplies) 44-8-0. Teams: Tri-Cast Highfield 15; Burscough Angling 16; High Heyes Black 24; High Heyes Blue 25. League Rnd 3: Tri-Cast Highfield 5; Burscough Angling 6; High Heyes Black 7; High Heyes Blue 15.



JCB Silver Fish, Rocester, Staffordshire, Sun. North Lake, Round One, 22. Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 26-13-0, nine bream to 3 lb, feeder and red maggot, peg 61; Lee Bogdanski (JCB) 20-5-0; Steve Robertson (JCB) 15-4-0; John Thorpe (Lanes Bait and Tackle) 11-15-0.


King’s Pools, Shareshill, Staffordshire, Sat. New Match Lake, 21. Gary Steele (WAC) 56-12-0; F1s, poled pellet, peg 1; Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 56-4-0; Jordan Hall (Maver Midlands/Bag ‘em Baits) 43-0-0. Sun. Big Match and New Match Lakes, 26. George Reynolds (King’s Pools) 57-8-0, carp to 4 lb, poled pellet, New Match Lake 1; John Cockayne (King’s Pools) 55-12-0; Gary Gollins (Swan Elite) 46-5-0.


Lingmere, Match Lake. Cheshire. Thurs. 16. Alan Dewhurst (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 68-4-0, f1s, double red maggot, 13m pole, peg 11; Winston Duckers (Chester) 55-4-0; Mark Greasley (Birkenhead) 34-0-0; Paul Wright (Liverpool) 29-8-0. Sat. 21. Dave Randles (Moreton) 34-4-0, three carp for 15lb and F1s, double maggot, 13m pole, peg 30; Steve Openshaw (Lingmere Fishery) 31-10-0; Tony Moran (Vine Baits) 26-0-0; Andy Kirk (Bidston) 24-10-0.


Liverpool & DAA winter league, Leeds-Liverpool Canal at Scarisbrick. Merseyside. Sun. 30. Gareth Charnock (Mersey Dockers) 5-11-8, roach, punch bread and hemp, 11 and 13m pole, peg 88; Mike Dixon (Mersey Dockers) 5-3-4; Andy Molyneux (Liverpool AS) 5-0-0; Jim Jeffers (Liverpool AS) 4-13-0. Teams Liverpool AS 10; Ted Carter’s Southport 13; MCA 19. League Rnd 3 Liverpool AS 32; Ted Carter’s Southport 43; MCA 52.


Meadow View, Lark Pool. Cheshire. Tues. OAPs. 23. Joe McNab (Cosjak) 42-0-0, carp to 6lb, worm and pellet, 11m pole, peg 10; Barry Dibnah (Manchester) 35-0-0; Peter Robinson (Altrincham) 29-12-0; Roger Peet (Oldham Owls) 27-8-0. Thurs. OAPs. 18. Danny Campbell (Danny’s Tackle) 22-2-0, carp to 4lb, soft pellet, 8m pole, peg 38; Richard Rawsthorne (Ashton Angling Supplies) 15-6-0; Ray Hignett (Shaw’s Tackle) 14-8-0; Dennis Ockwell (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 14-4-0. Sat. 18. Sean Woodward (Cheshire Angling) 19-4-0, carp to 3lb, pellet and meat, 12m pole, peg 14; Dave Hancox (Cheshire Angling) 10-4-0; Darren (Catherall (Warrington) 5-8-0; Jim Garside (Team Hydro) 3-6-0. Sun. 20. Dave Hancox (Cheshire Angling) 106-7-0, carp to 8lb, corn and pellet, 6m pole, carp to 8lb; Sean Woodward (Cheshire Angling) 65-0-0; Jim Garside (Team Hydro) 40-0-0; Barry Davies (Deeside Tackle) 39-8-0.


Mill House, Mescar Lake. Merseyside. Wed. 18. Colin Craven (Wavertree) 66-12-0, carp to 8lb, sweetcorn, method feeder, peg 50; Frank Simpson (Southport) 46-0-0; Stan Phillips (Mersey Dockers) 45-2-0; Gareth Charnock (Mersey Dockers) 43-8-0. Sat. 10. Paul Haines (Kirkby) 28-6-0, six carp, sweetcorn, straight bomb, peg 51; Steve Parry (Fazakerley) 24-14-0; Dave Phillips (Ted Carter’s Preston) 24-2-0; Colin Craven (Wavertree) 20-10-0.


Newton-le-Willows AA, Vulcan Reservoir. Thurs. 25. Alan Tweedle (Widnes) 10-14-0, small carp and roach, caster, 11m pole, peg 11; Paul Hill (Widnes) 3-7-0; Alan Tickle (Newton-le-Willows) 3-6-0; Harry Newton (Warrington) 3-1-8.


Northern AA, Macclesfield Canal at Higher Poynton. Cheshire. Sun. 32. Gedd Martin (Tri-Cast Highfield) 4-12-0, two perch best 2lb, small roach, worm and punch bread, 6 and 13m pole, peg 25; Tony Carling (Mill’s Tackle) 4-8-0 and Doug Darbyshire (Daton) 5-8-0; Mark Wain (Mo’s Tackle) 3-8-0.


Northwood Garden Centre Aggregate, Hanchurch Fisheries, Hanchurch, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, Sun. 17. Neil Dimmick (Trentside Angling Centre) 55-15-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 49; Mark Davey (Terrace AC) 48-13-0; Anthony Merrill (Simon-Hartley) 46-12-0; L. Hancock (Stoke-on-Trent) 42-4-0.


Partridge Lakes, Cheshire. Mon. OAPs. Spey & Marsh. 23. Martin Kershaw (Oldham Owls) 30-14-0, F1s, roach, skimmers and small carp, white maggot, 11m pole, peg 56; Jim Provost 28-0-0; Paul Slee (Droylsden) 25-1-0; Richard Busfield (Wakefield) 24-10-0. Tue. Covey Canal. 36. Bob Brander (Warrington) 85-4-0, F1s, soft pellet, 6 and 11m pole, peg 39; Andy Bennett (Daiwa Guru) 76-10-0; Paul Jones (Bait-Tech) 75-11-0; Dean Edwards (North West Worms) 73-18-0. Wed. OAPs. 60. Phil Oakes (Garswood Hall) 52-7-0, F1s and mirror carp, pellet and sweetcorn, 6m pole, peg 47; Alan Wright (Partridge) 49-5-0; Peter Stead (Izaak Walton) 47-14-0; Mike Bambury (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 43-3-0. Thurs. 30. Andy Bennett (Daiwa Guru) 91-13-0, F1s and ide, double white maggot, 11m pole, peg 67; Lee Addy (Bait-Tech) 76-11-0; Kieron Rich (Daiwa) 69-14-0; Mark Lucas (Mosella) 69-12-0.


St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam. Merseyside. Mon. 27. Gedd Rigby (St. Helens) 16-3-0, skimmer bream and roach, red maggot, double hooking on a groundbait feeder, peg 142; Bob Smith (St. Helens) 13-13-0; Mark Harris (Miracle Baits) 10-8-0; John Rimmer (St. Helens) 10-3-0. Sun. 45. Jim Hines (Dynamite Baits) 17-6-0, mainly roach, maggot and caster, 12m pole, peg 24, £190 pools; Dave Rigby (St. Helens) 15-2-0; James Cook (Wigan) 13-9-0; Shaun Fletcher (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 11-13-0.



Stoke City DAS, Shropshire Union Canal Gnosall, Stafford, 31. Paul Turner (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 12-5-8, roach, poled caster, peg 1; Kevin O’Hanlon (Birkenhead Centre) 12-0-0; Dave McCall (Shakespeare Superteam) 10-8-0; Baz Williams (Bilston Angling Centre) 10-3-2; Mel Wood (Team GB Four Ashes Shroppie Aces) 9-3-2; Dave Hughes (Browning Lifestyle) 8-9-8.


The Old Hough Fishery, Warmingham, Middlewich, Cheshire, Tues. Prospect and Lucky Dip Pools, 15. Pete Clements (Protak Barlows) 47-3-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet and maggot; Phil Brayford (Old Hough Fishery) 39-5-0; S. Thill (Old Hough Fishery) 29-3-0. Thurs. Goose and Boulders Pools, 22. Dave Booth (Congleton) 29-12-0, carp and silvers, poled maggot and pellet; Ian Mellor (Wyche Anglers) 28-11-0; Carl Rowley (Pickering’s of Burslem) 26-6-0. Sat. Upper and Lower Benbo, 19. Phil Brayford (Old Hough Fishery) 23-3-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet and maggot; Anthony Cotton (Old Hough Fishery) 18-13-0; Wally Eastwood (Old Hough Fishery) 15-3-0.




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