London and South Angler’s Mail matches for May 28/30 2011

Alders Farm, Great Brickhill, Buckinghamshire. Sun. Silver Lake. 17. Andrew Quornby (Garbolino Elton) 143-2-0, carp to 6 lb, pole and pellet, peg 6; Gary Thorpe (GOT Baits Matchbox) 123-10-0; Steve Potter (Tubertini Bag’em Baits) 105-3-0; Derek Smith (GOT Baits Matchbox) 104-14-0; Matt Grant (Tubertini Bag’em Baits) 97-11-0; John Beasley (Drennan Oxford GOT Baits) 91-4-0.

Balfour Beatty London Youth Games, Tylers Common, near Brentwood, Essex. Hol. Mon. 42. George McGuirk (Bexley) (aged 12) 53-5-0, carp on pole and pellets; Kieran Bibb (Croydon) 52-8-0; Matt Oliver (Enfield) 37-4-0; B. Blackley (Ealing) 33-8-0; Harry McGuirk (Bexley) 32-2-0; Harry Wells (Redbridge) 29-0-0. Teams: Croydon 52; Bexley 51; Enfield 51; Greenwich 37; Kensington and Chelsea 34; Hillingdon 34.

Big Fish Essex Summer League, First Round, Tylers Common, near Brentwood, Essex. Sun. 50. Bob Davis (Browning Wickford X) 155-12-0, carp to 9 lb, 2 m pole and meat over casters or 5 m and meat; Andy Stebbings (Browning JP Tackle B) 66-4-0; Darren Culmer (Matchpack Gold) 61-8-0; Jason Collins (Browning Wickford Y) 61-0-0; Steve Barnet (Spectrum) and Tony Eustace (Matchpack Gold) both 55-8-0. Teams: Browning Wickford X 43; Browning Wickford Y42; Matchpack Gold 33; Spectrum 31; Matchpack Silver 30; Browning JP Tackle A 29.

BK Fisheries, Hayle, Cornwall. Spring League, Final Round, Billy’s Pool. Sun. 16. John Wilson (BK Fisheries) 69-8-0, carp to 6 lb, pole, paste and pellet, peg 33; Richard Taylor (BK Fisheries) 61-6-0; Aaron Jenkin (BK Fisheries) 58-14-0; Alan Hurley (BK Fisheries) 48-12-0; Tony Jose (BK Fisheries) 44-0-0; Jamie Corrigan (BK Fisheries) 35-2-0. Final league: Aaron Jenkin (BK Fisheries) 14; Richard Taylor (BK Fisheries) 15; John Wilson (BK Fisheries) 19.

Chard AC, Perry St Pond, Somerset. Sun. 20. Chris Haines (Haines Angling) 83-3-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 7; Alan Gage (Chard) 53-8-0; Terry Green (Sillybait) 46-14-0; Steve Bush (Chard) 43-9-0. League: Steve Bush 13; Chris Haines and Terry Green both 17.

Colemans Cottage, near Witham, Essex. Sun. 25. Tony Curd (Guru/Bait-Tech) 261-0-0, Wood Lake peg 40; Martin Trice (Colemans) 172-0-0; Jeff Church (Rayleigh) 169-0-0; Cliff Adams (Canvey) 168-0-0; Simon Willsmore (Milo) 166-0-0; Glen Butler (Colemans) 137-0-0. Hol. Mon. 19. Tom Wallis (Colemans) 226-0-0, Pathfield Lake peg 30; Jeff Church (Rayleigh) 222-0-0; Gary Cooper (Colemans)193-0-0; Tony Curd (Guru/Bait-Tech) 181-0-0; Jeff Foreman (Browning JP) 163-0-0; Bernie Fraser (Colemans) 159-0-0.

Gwinear Fishery, Newquay. Tue. Phases 1, 2 and 3. 39. Andy Taft (Fishermania) 77-10-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 38; Dave Workman 74-14-0; Andy Dare (Dynamite Baits) 69-12-0; Andy Dargue (Cleveland) 66-0-0; Keith Dawes (Mansfield Angling) 61-0-0; Chris Bailey (Gwinear) 59-12-0. Wed. 10. Rob Minikin (Sonubaits) 127-12-0, carp on pole with pellet and corn in margins, peg 24; Gordon Thackery (York) 88-0-0; Chris Nattress 73-10-0; Stuart Stott 73-4-0. Fri. 22. Harry Billing (Mosella Garbolino) 89-12-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 27; Rob Minikin (Sonubaits) 75-2-0; Paul Lakey 69-12-0; Gordon Thackery (York) 59-12-0; John Walkden 51-6-0; Wayne Heywood 51-4-0. Three-day mini festival, Sat. 12. Chas Ward (Gwinear) 94-4-0, carp and skimmers on pole with pellet and corn, peg 4; Andy Dargue (Cleveland) 87-10-0; Arthur Turner (Gwinear) 71-0-0; Tony Williams (Gwinear) 69-12-0; Stuart Lister (Spro) 68-12-0. Sun. 26. Chris Hancock (Gwinear) 101-2-0, carp on pole and corn, peg 6; Andy Dargue (Cleveland) 88-8-0; John Waples (Nuneaton) 64-8-0; Max Turner (Tamworth) 62-8-0; Arthur Turner (Gwinear) 60-12-0; Terry Butler (Fishermans Friend) 53-4-0. Hol. Mon. 12. Mark Chard (Wolverhampton) 121-4-0, carp on pole with corn and pellet, peg 23; Chris Hancock (Gwinear) 108-12-0; Roger Baker (Sensas Thyers) 108-2-0; Max Turner (Tamworth) 77-12-0; Trev Conroy (Gwinear) 76-4-0; Chas Ward (Gwinear) 69-4-0. Overall: Chris Hancock 252-2-0; Roger Baker 204-8-0; Chas Ward 203-2-0.

Harefield Tackle, Willow Park, Ash, Hampshire. Wed. 16. Doug Graves (Willow Park) 16-10-0, one carp on feeder and corn; Ian Covey (KC Angling) 11-14-0; John Ritter (Harefield Tackle) 10-12-0.

Ilminster AA, Dillington Pond, Somerset. Wed ev. 6. Jamie Rich (Against Men and Fish) and Moses Holbrook (Ilminster AA) both 9-7-0, both roach and perch on whip and maggot; Graham Field (Taunton) 7-13-0.

Ivy House Lakes, Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire. Tue. Match Lake. 16. Terry Strange (Wootton Bassett AC) 38-8-0, carp and silver fish on pole and pellet, peg 13; Mick Robbins (Ivy House Lakes) 28-3-0; Art Kemble (Ivy House Lakes) 26-1-0; Gary Dennis (Ivy House Lakes) 19-6-0. Tue ev. Island. 11. Gary Etheridge (Garbolino BVMG) 54-12-0, carp and silver fish on waggler and pellet, peg 43; Daniel Lang (Ivy House Lakes) 49-0-0; Frank Domachie (Ivy House Lakes) 28-13-0; John Williams (Ivy House Lakes) 24-14-0. Sat. Match Lake. 17. Dave Gobi (Honda AC) 38-6-0, carp and silver fish on pole and maggot, peg 45; Steve Dawson 34-8-0; Dick Young (Ivy House Lakes) 32-8-0; Ian Millichip (Ivy House Lakes) 32-2-0. Silvers: Dave Gobi 32-6-0. Hol. Mon. Match Lake. 36. Ryan Shipp (Westerleigh) 91-12-0, mainly carp with a few silver fish on pole, caster and corn in margins, peg 49; Larry Laing (Ivy House Lakes) 70-8-0; L. Palmer (Carps AC) 57-4-0; Mike Etheridge (Team Veals) 57-2-0. Silvers: Mark Kimber (Ivy House Lakes) 27-4-0.

Kennet and Avon Teams of Four League, Final Round, Bedwin and Wolfhall. Sun. 64. Richard Head (Drennan Oxford GOT Baits A) 12-8-0, skimmers on pole and worms; Mark Brush (Daiwa Gordon League) 12-6-0; Rob Randal (Garbolino Blackmore Vale Gold) 12-0-0; Carl Elland (Drennan GOT Baits A) 11-12-0; Simon Hebitch (Garbolino Blackmore Vale Marine) 11-0-0; Martin Barrett (Thatcher’s) 10-3-0. Teams: Drennan Oxford GOT Baits A 47; Garbolino Blackmore Vale Marine 43; Daiwa Gordon League A 41. Final league: Garbolino Blackmore Vale Marine 9; Daiwa Gordon League A 15; Garbolino Blackmore Vale Gold 16; Devises Match Group B 19; Devises Match Group A 20; Daiwa Gordon League B 29.

Marazion AC, St Erth Lake, Cornwall. Wed. ev. 7. Barry Little (Marazion AC/Marukyu) 21-0-0, two carp with silver fish, peg 19; Ron Hurst (Bolingey) 14-13-0; Steve Collins (Marazion AC) 14-2-0; Ian Johnson (Marazion AC) 9-5-0; Mike Bennetts (Marazion AC) 9-0-0. Sun. 15. Boz Phillips (Marukyu) 29-4-0, carp and silver fish on pole with corn and maggot, peg 22; Ken Knight (Marazion AC) 27-6-0; Harry Wykes (Marazion AC) 12-11-0; Barry Little (Marukyu) 12-10-0; Jon Wykes (Marazion AC) 10-14-0; Bob Sawford 8-0-0.

Marsh Farm, Milford, Surrey. Wed. 15. Mick Cook (Browning Crowsports) 24-10-0, tench and skimmers, pole and casters; Phil Worrell (Apollo AC) 23-4-0; John Brownlie (Browning Crowsports) 20-15-0.

MBK Leisure, Coloured Ponds, Rake, West Sussex. Sat. 22. 13-16 years, Pond 3: Alex King (Nyewood) 64-0-0, carp, pole, sweetcorn and pellet; Tom Arnot (Alton) 47-8-0; Dean Prior (Bordon) 39-15-0. 9-12 years, Pond 2: Karter Whittock (Froyle) 13-9-0; Joseph Orriss (Liss) 11-15-0; Casey Standen (Southsea) 10-0-0. Under-9s: Jacob Fleet (Bordon) 13-25-0; Archie Jack (Liss) 13-0-0; Ben French-Lynch (Liss) 9-2-0.

Ockendon Bait & Tackle, Puddledock Farm, near Upminster, Essex. Sun. Snake. 49. Jim Barham (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 71-4-0, 34 carp on meat across, peg 9; Rob Bishop (MAP Ockendon) 67-10-0; Andy Hume (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 65-6-0; Micky Miles (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 64-8-0; Neil Staples (Bowlers) 60-10-0; Mark Hoye (Maver Image Van den Eynde) 50-8-0. Hol. Mon. 29. John Hunt (Brentwood Angling) 111-8-0, 4 mm cubed meat across, peg 28; Shaun O’Brian (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 91-12-0; Rob Bishop (MAP Ockendon) 89-8-0; John Brooks (Hockley) 87-12-0; Richard Davidson (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 76-14-0; Jim Barham (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 75-12-0.

Sonubaits Two-day Festival, Milemead Fisheries, Tavistock, West Devon. Sat. Carp Lake. 20. Sam Powell (Tackle Trader, Newton Abbott) 122-0-0, 30 carp to 10 lb on pole and pellet; Gary Webber (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 97-2-0; Clive Carter (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 92-7-0; Rick Johnson (Tubertini) 69-11-0; Nigel Roberts (Maver Royal Navy) 66-9-0. Sun. Match Lake. 20. Paul Carpenter (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 140-10-0, 53 carp to 7 lb on pellet waggler (new lake record); Rick Johnson (Tubertini) 99-3-0; Clive Carter (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 90-15-0; Gary Webber (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 87-11-0; Mark Cullerton (Milemead) 69-8-0. Overall: Gary Webber 3 points; Clive Carter and Rick Johnson both 4.

Twynersh Veterans, Chertsey, Surrey. Tue. 11. Dave Steer (Willow Park) 24-7-0, tench and bream, pole and pellets; Nick Stunt (Browning Crowsports) 17-12-0.

Tylers Common, near Brentwood, Essex. Sat. 20. Jason Collins (Browning Wickford) 205-4-0, 110 carp to 7-8-0, 5 m pole and pellet, Willow Lake 17; Tony Eustace (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 174-3-0; Nick Darke (Verulum) 158-12-0; Rav Pisano (Galleywood Social) 156-8-0; Steve James (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 128-0-0; Rob Harold (Sensas Angling Direct) 123-12-0.

White Acres, Cornwall. Hol. Mon. Twin Oaks, Trelawney, Acorn and Canal. 72. Tex Anstice (Cotswold Baits) 79-0-0, carp on bomb and meat, peg 21 Twin Oaks; Andy Smedley (Intake Angling) 73-11-0; Paul Bolsover (Holly Farm) 73-4-0; Sean Hanrahan (Mansfield Angling) 72-2-0; Andy Allen (Mansfield Angling) 55-5-0; Rob Minikin (Sonubaits) 54-15-0. Wed. Twin Oaks, Acorn and Trelawney. 56. Andy Mexome (Meadlands, Suffolk) 77-0-0, carp on bomb and pellet, peg 15 Acorn; Andrew Shirtcliffe (Macks Angling Centre) 69-0-0; Ian Hughes (Eggy Ferry) 64-4-0; Russell Mexome (Ladywood Angling Club) 62-3-0; Dave Pocock (Godalming) 53-6-0; Adam Brazendale (Warrington AC) 53-4-0. Thu. Bait-Tech Rover, all lakes. 129. Barry Smith (St Helens) 109-10-0, carp on Method feeder and meat, peg 10 Twin Oaks; Tony Evans (Dynamite Middy) 90-12-0; Colin Perry (Mansfield Brass Band) 90-9-0; Andy Shirtcliffe (Macks Angling Centre) 77-8-0; Rob Minikin (Sonubaits) 76-7-0; Rupert Benyon (Haverhill AC) 72-11-0. Ladies: Tracy Holland 29-8-0. Juniors: Carl Anstice 8-8-0.

Willow Park, Ash, Hampshire. Sat. 18. Miles Levy (Milo Bordon) 56-3-0, mixed bag of bream and carp, pole and pellets; Tony Paddon (Judds) 35-0-0; Ken Russell (Browning Crowsports) 34-9-0. Hol. Mon. 18. Tommy Hiller (Daiwa Dorking) 49-12-0, carp and bream, feeder, waggler or pole; Mike Hooper (Harefield Tackle) 39-12-0; Martin Marrison (Willow Park) 38-0-0.

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