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North West Angler’s Mail Kamasan Qualifiers for September 22/23 2012.


*Heronbrook Fishery, Slindon, near Eccleshall, Staffordshire, Sun. Canal, Bridge and Match Lakes, 56. Lee Thornton (Bag ‘em Baits) 82-0-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet, Match Lake 28; A. Lindsay (Manchester) 80-10-0; Darren Heath (Stapeley Cudmore) 63-12-0; Dave White (Maver Midlands) 56-12-0.


* Partridge Lakes, Cheshire. Sun. 60. Mike Reed (Garbolino Elton) 88-6-0, common and mirror carp to 4 lb, soft pellet, 3m pole, peg 100; Mike Rogerson (Drennan NW) 69-6-0; Dave Pimlott (Garbolino Elton) 64-1-0; Barry Bush (Lingmere Tackle) 63-2-0; Aiden Borduik (Tight Lines Shaw) 59-11-0; Peter Tickle (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 58-10-0.


* Sam’s Tackle & Bait, Tackle Autumn League. Leeds-Liverpool Canal at Burscough. Sun. 60. Daz Price (Tri Cast Rochdale Blue) 8-12-3, skimmer bream and roach, punch bread, 11 and 15m pole, pegged in town centre; Paul Smith (Tri Cast Rochdale Black) 7-7-12; Alan Whalley (Mosella Black) 7-1-0; Daz Shaw (Maver NW) 6-10-0; Stuart Bird (Ted Carter’s Preston) 6-8-0; Colin Cliffe (Ted Carter’s Preston) 68-10-0. Round One: Ted Carter’s Preston and Tri-Cast Rochdale Black 16; Mosella Black 21; Maver NW 23.


*Stapeley Angling Centre Summer League, Final round, Trent and Mersey Canal, Middlewich, Cheshire, Sun. 90. Dave Lloyd (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 8-15-6, roach, poled squatt and caster; Steve Dudley (Browning Lifestyle) 8-15-5; Gary Lunt (Browning Lifestyle) 8-5-8; Paul Dobing (Browning Lifestyle) 8-4-0; Dave McCall (Shakespeare Superteam) 8-1-6; Terry Huxley (Hodnet MG) 7-10-6. Teams: Maver Tipton Van den Eynde Gold 74; Browning Lifestyle Blue 73; Browning Lifestyle Red 71; Shakespeare Superteam 63; Maver Tipton Van den Eynde Red 48; Ted Carter Southport 47. Final League: Shakespeare Superteam 374; Browning Lifestyle Red 362; Maver Tipton Van den Eynde Gold 341; Sam’s Tackle, Wigan 336; Drennan North West 328; Maver Tipton Van den Eynde Red 328; Ted Carter Southport 315; Browning Lifestyle Blue 305; Team Eclipse 270; Hodnet MG 270; Frank’s Six 262; Saints 245; Betley’s Beer Monsters 222; Wyche Anglers 245; Cheshire MG 158.


Other fishing match results

Bannister House, Match Canal. Merseyside. Sun. 34. Phil Alton (Ted Carter’s Southport) 131-8-0, carp 6 lb, chub 4lb and skimmer bream, soft pellet, 12m in open water, peg 21; Alan Menzies (Garbolino Elton) 130-8-0; Martin Kay (Elton Tackle) 117-0-0; Peter Richmond (Ted Carter’s Preston) 107-7-0.


Blundell’s, Roving match. Cheshire. Wed. 27. Mike Rogerson (Drennan NW) 169-13-0, mirror and common carp to 12 lb, banded pellet, Method feeder, peg 47 Ash; Mike Billingham (Hazelgrove Angling Centre) 114-0-0; Danny Maguire (Mosella) 107-9-0; Mike Hall (Rod n’ Reel) 104-14-0. Sat. 31. Paul Jones (Bait-Tech) 114-12-0, mirror carp and F1s to 3 lb, pellet along near bank, 6m pole, peg 13 Trio; Trevor Jackson (Rod n’ Reel) 99-7-0; Paul Coyle (Preston Innovations) 86-8-0; John Broadbent (Tight Lines Shaw) 72-14-0. Sun.


Brookside, Snake Pit. Cheshire. Thurs. 21. Paul Jones (Bait-Tech) 65-2-0, carp to 5 lb, soft pellet, 14m pole, peg 37; Pete Mulhair (Last Cast) 56-4-0; Alan Metcalfe (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 53-4-0; Dave Williams (Garbolino Elton) 48-10-0. Sat. 24. Nick Butterworth (Cheshire Angling) 59-2-0, carp to 2 lb, pellet, 3m pole, peg 37; Stuart Taylor (Tackle Saver) 50-2-0; John Jones (Garbolino Elton) 45-2-0; Steve Conroy (Drennan NW) 44-8-0. Sun. 24. Stuart Taylor (Tackle Saver) 53-12-0, carp to 2 lb, maggot, 6m pole, peg 37; Steve Carrier (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 50-0-0; Gary Moore (Hazelgrove Angling Centre) 46-12-0; Pete Mulhair (Last Cast) 44-4-0.


Firswood, Lancashire. Wed. 16. Dennis Peterson (Ted Carter’s Southport) 50-0-0, small carp, skimmers and roach, maggot, 13m pole, peg 7; Lee Redmond (Ray’s Tackle) 45-12-0; Colin Taylor (Guilder’s Tackle) 41-3-0; Keith Owen (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 39-5-0.


Hall Lane, Bess’s Lake. Lancashire. Thurs. 16. Bill Edmunds (Ted Carter’s Preston) 83-8-0, carp to 2lb and silver fish, soft pellet in the margin, 6m pole, peg 63; Paul Mossman (Ted Carter’s Preston) 81-4-0; Peter Foster (Alliance & Leicester) 70-0-0; Peter Jones (Ted Carter’s Preston) 65-4-0. Sun. 29. Paul Mossman (Ted Carter’s Preston) 91-8-0, maggot and worm, carp to 2 lb, 6 and 13m pole, peg 66; Jason Berry (Ted Carter’s Preston) 79-8-0; Simon Shepherd (Ted Carter’s Preston) 77-0-0; John McClelland (Wigan Angling Centre) 66-10-0.


Hanchurch Fisheries, Hanchurch, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, Wed. Veterans, Model Canal, 10. Bert Bunker (Riverbanks) 45-0-0, carp, poled paste, peg 24; D. Hancock (Hanchurch Fisheries) 42-8-0; John Crowder (Hanchurch Fisheries) 31-7-0. Sun. Northwood Garden Centre Aggregate, Model Canal, 18. Ade Shepherd (Stoke-on-Trent) 108-8-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 14; Andy Everill (Ultimate Pellets) 106-7-0; Gary Jones (Market Drayton) 89-15-0; Danny Lowndes (Hanchurch Silver) 81-6-0. Sat. Henshall Insurance Open League, Model Canal, 17. Anthony Merrill (Simon-Hartley AC) 73-8-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, peg 44; Chris Parker (Hanchurch Fishery) 62-3-0; Steve Michaels (Tri-Cast) 61-10-0; Steve Crompton (Pool Dole AC) 61-7-0.


Heronbrook Fishery, Slindon, near Eccleshall, Staffordshire, Sun. Canal, Match and Island Pools, 26. Steve Ford (Daiwa Gordon League) 108-4-0, carp to 8 lb and F1s, feeder and sweetcorn, poled pellet, peg 42 Match; Mark Fox (Derby) 98-2-0; Steve Conway (Lichfield) 87-14-0; Anthony King (Ted Carter, Southport) 86-12-0; Paul Gibson (Trentside Angling Centre) 81-12-0; Paul Beeston (Ted Carter, Preston) 79-8-0.


High Heyes Farm, Lake Three. Lancashire. Sat. 27. Dave Bolton (Coppull Anglers) 52-12-0, carp and F1s, red maggot, 14m pole, peg 25; Paul Bottomley (Coppull Angling Centre) 51-8-0; Ernie Pilkington (Ted Carter’s Preston) 35-4-0; Andy Davies (Tri-Cast Highfield) 32-4-0.


Lingmere, Match Lake. Cheshire. Thurs. 17. Steve Openshaw (Lingmere Fishery) 210-15-0, new match record, F1s to 4 lb, caster shallow, 12m pole, peg 11; Carl Fletcher (Lingmere Fishery) 97-12-0; Alan Dewhurst (Fisherman’s Tackle Birkenhead) 62-10-0; Winston Duckers (Chester) 40-4-0; Sat. 19. Dave Woodworth (Lingmere Fishery) 66-15-0, barbel and carp, red maggot, 6 and 13m pole in margins, peg 29; Jay Cloney (Liverpool) 41-7-0; Anthony Moran (Vine Baits) 36-8-0; Andy Kirk (Bidston) 33-12-0.


Liverpool & DAA winter league, Leeds-Liverpool Canal at Saracen’s Head. Merseyside. Sun. 30. Barry Thomas (Ted Carter’s Southport) 8-2-4, roach and hybrids, caster, 10 and 13m pole, peg 6; Glynn Jones (Liverpool AS) 5-9-0; Rob Flude (Liverpool AS) 4-0-0; Jim Jeffers (Liverpool AS) 39-4-0. Teams rnd 1: Liverpool AS 12;


Meadow View, Cheshire. Tue OAPs. Lark Pool. 18. Jim Pennington (Cookson Bridge) 45-4-0, carp to 4 lb, pellet and corn, 6 and 11m pole, peg 40; Jim Colecliff (Edgley Sports) 39-12-0; Paul Finlay (Northwich) 34-2-0; Mike Bell (Lionel’s Tackle) 33-8-0. Thurs. OAPs. Thrush Pool. 16. Richard Rawsthorne (Ashton Angling Supplies) 43-8-0, carp to 6 lb, sweetcorn and pellet, 11m pole, peg 19; Dennis Ockwell (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 37-10-0; Paul Finlay (Northwich) 28-8-0; Roy Morgan (Gosjak) 19-6-0. Sat. Lark Pool. 18. Jim Garside (Team Hydro) 68-4-0, carp to 5 lb, pellet and meat, 9m pole, peg 34; Ricky Salmon (Meadow View) 46-10-0; Dave Hancox (Cheshire Angling) 39-8-0; Dave Catherall (Lymm) 23-10-0. Sun. 23. Ricky Salmon (Meadow View) 75-12-0, carp to 6 lb, corn, 8m, peg 34; Phil Barwell (Widnes Angling Centre) 64-14-0; Keith Padmore (Ted Carter’s Preston) 56-8-0; Paul Ledgerton (Widnes) 31-8-0.


Mill House, Mescar Lake. Merseyside. Wed. 19. Matt Higgins (Maghull) 90-4-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet, Method feeder, peg 54; Colin Craven (Wavertree) 48-2-0; Dave Phillips (Ted Carter’s Preston) 46-0-0; John Easton (Liverpool AS) 38-4-0. Sat. 23. Mike McClusky (Mersey Dockers) 58-2-0, carp to 6 lb, banded pellet, Method feeder, peg 5; Alex Bentley (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 33-0-0; Paul Roberts (Old Swan) 26-0-0; Steve Parry (Fazakerley) 26-0-0.


Monaghan Pairs, Lough Muckno, Castleblayney, Ireland, Mon – Fri, 56 each day. Day One: Steve Askey (Stafford) 18k110; Day Two: Brian Nesbitt (Eastbourne) 15k240; Day Three: Dave Finnigan (Calder Angling Supplies) 17k720; Day Four: Charlie Swallow (Calder Angling Supplies) 19k100; Day Five: Andy Chapman (Ballybay) 13k820. Pairs: John Fletcher/Paul White (Bolton) 9 points; Dave Finnigan/Charlie Swallow (Calder Angling Supplies) 11; James McAllister/Jonathon McKinley (N. Ireland) 13; Cees Rijaerker/Leo Koot (Holland) 13; Barry Smith/Franek Stancusko (Bury) 15.


Newton-le-Willows AA, Over 60s. Sankey Canal Upper Pound. Merseyside. Wed. 20. Brian Wrench (Farnworth) 9-5-0, carp and tench, soft pellet, 10m pole, peg 30; Eddie Cook (Warrington) 5-14-0; Doug Thom (Widnes) 5-4-0; Eddie Marcroft (Newton-le-Willows) 4-8-0.


Old Hough Fishery, Warmingham, Middlewich, Cheshire, Tues. Big Max, 8. Ian Mellor (Wyche Anglers) 21-6-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet; Pete Clements (Protak Barlows) 18-10-0; Dave Lomas (Crewe) 16-2-0. Thurs. Upper Benbo, 17. Rob Sumner (Old Hough Fishery) 28-4-0, carp, poled pellet; Phil Brayford (Old Hough Fishery) 26-10-0; Carl Rowley (Old Hough Fishery) 26-5-0. Sat. Boulders Lake, 10. Alex Hulme (Stoke-on-Trent) 45-5-0, carp, poled pellet; Andy North (Garbolino) Elton) 38-3-0; Phil Brayford (Old Hough Fishery) 36-7-0. Tues. Goose and Boulders Lakes, 16. Ian Mellor (Wyche Anglers) 66-4-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet; Howard Parker (Old Hough Fisheries) 38-6-0; Terry Huxley (Crewe) 31-7-0; Pete Clements (Protak Barlows) 30-1-0; Lewis Breeze (Drennan North West) 31-0-0; Anthony Cotton (Old Hough Fisheries) 28-13-0. Thurs. Prospect Pool, 12. Ian Mellor (Wyche Anglers) 37-1-0, carp, poled pellet; Pete Clements (Protak Barlows) 30-11-0; Frank Bradley (Old Hough Fisheries) 30-9-0; Phil Brayford (Old Hough Fisheries) 27-8-0; Rob Sumner (Old Hough Fisheries) 27-3-0; Brian Hawkins (Old Hough Fisheries) 18-14-0. Sat. Upper Benbo, 7. Alex Hulme (Stoke-on-Trent) 45-11-0, carp, poled pellet; Dale Richardson (Old Hough Fisheries) 45-3-0; Dave Williams (Northwich) 28-8-0.


Partridge Lakes, Cheshire. Mon OAPs. Spey, Ribbon & Marsh. 29. Dave Blair (Dave’s Tackle & Bait) 50-13-0, ide and F1s, white maggot, 11m pole, peg 9 Marsh, Eddie Battersby (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 50-11-0; Bob Slater (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 38-9-0; Keith Wilson (Elton Tackle) 37-8-0. Wed OAPs. 55. Covey Canal. Steve Kelly (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 75-15-0, carp to 4lb and F1s, white maggot shallow, 7m pole, peg 58; Des Greenough (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 72-1-0; Ron Smith (Bolton Angling Centre) 66-0-0; Dave Blair (Dave’s Tackle & Bait) 62-5-0. Thurs. 21. Steve Kelly (Ray’s Tackle Liverpool) 94-8-0, ide, F1s and carp to 3 lb, white maggot shallow, 6m pole, peg 70; Kevin Clarke (Leigh, Tackle & Bait) 92-1-0; Paul Coyle (Preston Innovations) 90-5-0; Dave Williams (NW Worms) 86-5-0; Sat. 43. Andy Bennett (Daiwa Guru) 88-1-0, F1s, mirror and common carp, white maggot, 6m pole, peg 100; Colin Mulholland (Kieron Rich) 57-12-0; Danny Ballan (Ashton Angling) 53-14-0; Jim Kelly (Kieron Rich) 53-4-0.


St. Helens AA, Carr Mill Dam. Merseyside. Sat. 19. Gedd Rigby (St. Helens) 12-12-0, skimmer bream and roach, red maggot, crumb feeder, peg 156; Dennis Knight (Wigan) 11-8-0; Shaun Fletcher (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 11-3-0; Steve Wooding (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 9-4-0.


Stapeley Cudmore, Whitmore, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffordshire, Sat. Suez and Brewsters Canals, 32. Martin Leck (Maver Midlands) 87-14-0, carp to 6 lb, skimmers, poled meat, Suez 44; Richie Crane (Hanchurch Fisheries) 79-10-0; John Glover jr (Stapeley Cudmore) 71-8-0; Jon Arthur (Maver Midlands) 65-10-0; Carl Lane (Prescott Angling Supplies) 61-8-0; Craig Goldstraw (Maver Midlands) 60-4-0. Sat. Suez and Brewsters Canals, 42. Frank Cooke (Ray’s Tackle) and Jamie Hughes (Maver Midlands/Bag ‘em Baits) both 71-8-0, both carp to 3 lb, odd tench and skimmers, poled pellet and sweetcorn, pegs Brewsters 2 and 16 respectively; John Howarth (Maver Midlands) 71-6-0; Darren Heath (Stapeley Cudmore) 64-2-0; Mark Kearns (Stapeley Cudmore) 55-6-0; Carl Moon (Frenzee) 54-11-0. Sun. Suez and Brewsters Canals, 38. Carl Lane (Prescott Angling Supplies) 98-14-0, carp to 4 lb, tench and skimmers, poled meat, Brewsters 22; Mark Kearns (Stapeley Cudmore) 86-8-0; James Howarth (Maver Midlands) 84-0-0; Craig Ebbrell (Maver Midlands) 82-10-0; Dave White (Maver Midlands) 78-0-0; Darren Heath (Stapeley Cudmore) 77-0-0.


Stoke City DAS, Shropshire Union Canal, Cables, Norbury Junction, Stafford, Staffordshire, Sat. 14. Kevin O’Hanlon (Birkenhead Centre) 5-15-12, roach and hybrids, poled caster, peg 75; Fred Cheetham (Team Eclipse) 5-3-0; Dennis Sumner (Bilston Angling Centre) 4-12-2; Mel Wood (Team GB Four Ashes AC) 4-10-8; Keith Hulland (Team Eclipse) 4-2-3; George Davis (Bilston Angling Centre) 4-0-10.


Wigan & District AA. Leeds-Liverpool Canal. Lancashire. Wed. Dover Lock. 20. Kevin Stothers (Hindley MG) 6-2-0, two bream and small roach, punch bread, 13m pole, peg 14; Tom Fairhurst (Lostock Tackle Box) 3-4-8; Carl Whalley (Wigan) 3-2-0; John Rowley (Bolton) 2-13-4. Sat. Ring o’ Bells. 42. Anthony Marsden (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 4-6-0, perch to 1lb and 3lb of small roach, worm and punch bread, 11m pole, peg 633; Danny Martin (Sam’s Tackle & Bait) 4-6-0; Dave Wells (Tri Cast Rochdale) 4-2-0; Mike Rimmer (Wigan) 4-1-0.


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