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London and South Angler’s Mail Matches for April 6/7 2013


Alders Farm, Great Brickhill. Buckinghamshire, Sun. Oak Lake, 17. Colin Fossdick (GOT Baits) 88-7-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet, peg 17; Matt Grant (GOT Baits) 49-11-0; Gary Thorpe (GOT Baits) 20-3-0; Mark Quick (GOT Baits) 14-10-0; John Welham (Alders Farm) 13-12-0; Mal Talbot (GOT Baits) 10-15-0.

Bake Lakes, Nr Plymouth. Sun. Pairs. 18. Roy Booth (Bake) 94-0-0, carp and silvers on pole with maggot and caster; Richard McMahon (Bake) 72-11-0; Barry Westley (Bake) 60-0-0; J Chapman (Bake) 51-4-0. Pairs: Roy Booth and Jim Morrison 128-7-0; J Chapman and Richard McMahon 122-7-0.

Bathampton AA, Silver Champs, Final round. WIthy pool, Hunstrete. Thurs. 20. Mike Nicholls (Silver Fox) 19-5-0, bream to 3lb on pole and maggot, peg 70; Dave Bacon (Bath) 12-1-0; Paul Staite (Bristol) 10-15-0; Dave Wride (Weston) 8-9-0; Rich Coles (Bridgwater) 8-8-0; Bob Price (Bristol) 7-11-0. Final League: Mike Nicholls 7; John Smith 9; Paul Barnfield and Dave Wride both 11. Pairs: John Smith and Paul Staite 25.

BK Fisheries, St Erth, Cornwall, Sun. Billy’s Pool, 11. Sam Bawden (BK Fisheries) 88-3-0, carp from 4 to 5 lb, a few on straight leger, most on poled paste and pellet, peg 20; Alex Bradley (BK Fisheries) 50-0-0; Ade Holland (BK Fisheries) 43-6-0; Chris Symons (BK Fisheries) 34-0-0; Tony Jose (BK Fisheries) 23-8-0; Kev Walden (BK Fisheries) 21-2-0. Mon. Silver fish only, 8. Alex Bradley (BK Fisheries) 43-14-0, all roach to 1 lb, poled maggot; John Maundrill (BK Fisheries) 34-14-0; Chris Symons (BK Fisheries) 26-12-0.

Carpenters Arms, Sensas Viaduct, Campbell. Sun. 20. Paul Foxall (Carpenters Arms) 141-11-0, carp on long pole and meat, peg 115; Craig Pinker (Carpenters Arms) 72-3-0; Phil Terry (Carpenters Arms) 70-11-0; Phil Groves (Carpenters Arms) 62-8-0.

Colemans Cottage, near Witham Essex. Tues. costcutter. 18. Peter Binks (Walton on the Naze) 96-0-0, carp to 4 lb, pellet and punched bread, pole, Wood

peg 12; Darren Hutchinson (D H Floats) 63-0-0; Nick Fleming (Matchpack Angling Direct) 52-0-0; Jim Dodkins (Colemans) 46-0-0; Trevor Hayden (Matchpack Angling Direct) 43-0-0; Cliff Adams (Browning

Wickford) 41-0-0. Sat. 16. Richard Watson (Nisa Waveney) 64-8-0, carp to 6 lb, 4mm pellet, pole, Wood peg 18; Chris Vanderfleit (Bowlers Maver) 54-0-0; Dale Smith (Colemans) 33-0-0; Gavin Bridge (Carriers) 31-0-0; Pat Cooper (Carriers) 30-0-0; Peter Binks (Walton on the Naze) 22-8-0. Sun. 14. Bernie Fraser (Colemans) 83-0-0, pellet down track, Pathfield peg 11; Mo Brown (Bowlers) 64-8-0; Bill Walker (Bills Tackle) 41-0-0; Darren Sparrow (Ipswich) 38-8-0; Ian Copeland (Bowlers) 26-0-0; Rav Pisano (Galleywood) 25-8-0.

Fish and Tips Tackle, Molsey League, round two, Willingshurst, Sun. 24. Mick Fitzpatrick (Apollo) 58-0-0, carp, bomb and boiles; Reg Blenkinsopp (Willingshurst) 40-0-0; Malcolm Heaver (Molsey) 38-0-0; Geoff Dickenson (Feltham) 23-4-0; Ged Cooper (Willingshurst) 20-0-0.

League: Malcolm Heaver 12; Geoff Dickenson 12; Delbert Gilliford 11.

Fish‘O’Mania Qualifier, Sensas Viaduct, Somerton. Sat. 130. All Lakes. Andy Power (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 179-14-0, 19 carp on bomb and waggler with 11mm pellet, peg 97 Cary; Adam Rumble (Maver Gold/Bag Em Baits) 120-7-0; Adam Mitchell (Browning West Wales) 103-8-0; Dave White (Viaduct) 101-12-0; Adam Smith (Keynsham AC) 100-9-0; Neil McKinnon (Preston Innovations) 96-11-0.

FLE Greenridge Farm, Romsey, Hampshire, Pools 1, 2 and 3. Sun. 23. Andrew Quarmby (Middy) 71-12-0, carp, poled pellet; Anthony Flint (Tubertini South) 69-12-0; Paul Newman (Greenridge Fishery) 63-1-0.

Frampton AC, Shiplate Farm, Weston. Sun. Hawthorn and West Pool. Pete Bartlett 29-6-0, carp on pole and maggot, peg 2 Hawthorn; Paul Parker 25-0-0; Mark Taylor 16-0-0.

Gillingham AA, Two Counties Lake. Sun. 20. Kev Crabbe (Blandford Buccaneers) 30-2-0, two carp on pole and some on feeder with corn and boilies, peg 18; Martin Fuller (Gillingham) 18-8-0; Mark Harper (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 18-0-0; D Anders (Gillingham) 12-4-0; Kev Harvey (Gillingham) and R Webster (Gillingham) both 6-8-0.

Gold Valley Maver Match This, Ash Hants. , Gold, Middle, Syndicate, Sun. 78. Mark Goddard (Daiwa Dorking) 78-10-0, carp, feeder, maggots; Steve Sanders (Preston Innovations) 67-12-0; Lee Carver (Norwich) 64-6-0; Andy Power (Thatcher’s) 64-3-0; Dave Coulter (Springlakes) 54-14-0; Dean Lock (Garbolino Banstead) 40-4-0; Will Raison (Daiwa) 40-4-0.

Gwinear, Newquay. Sun. 8. Andy Partridge (Spro) 41-8-0, carp on pole and corn, peg 26; Nick Wise (Gwinear) 40-8-0; Andy Patterson (Gwinear) 35-0-0.

Harescombe fisheries, Gloucester. Silver fish match. Sat. Meadow. Charlie Vallender (Maver Lobbys) 15-14-0, one skimmer plus roach on polefished maggot; Shaun Bryan (Maver Lobbys) 14-13-0.

How End Fisheries, How End, Houghton Conquest, Bedfordshire, Sat. 15. Mike Clarke (How End Fisheries) 26-1-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet and maggot, Yasi’s draw; James Heaps (Popletts MG) 19-0-0; Richard Newman (How End Fisheries) 15-11-0. Mon. 15. Richard Farrow (How End Fisheries) 62-3-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet and maggot; Darryl Anderson (How End Fisheries) 26-4-0; Mike Clarke (How End Fisheries) 20-9-0. Sun. 24. Phil ‘Pip’ Bolam (HowEnd Fisheries) 56-4-0, carp, poled pellet and sweetcorn; Phil ‘Pebs’ Stone (How End Fisheries) 41-11-0; Steve Cooper (Queens Works) 26-8-0.

Iden Wood Fishery, nr Rye, East Sussex, Match Lake, Sun. 30. Matt Parsons (Iden Wood Fishery) 30-2-0, four carp, pole and maggot at six metres, peg eight; Graham Clifford (Cinque Ports MG) 23-15-0; Chris Pope (Tenterden A. C. ) 20-15-0; Paul Watts (Ashford A. S. ) 20-6-0; Steve Palmer (Maver Cardinals) 17-8-0; Bill Postlethwaite (Moatrix Invicta) 15-12-0.

Kennet and Avon Teams of Four League, Little Bedwin to Potters, Sun. 64. Nathan Hawke (Maver Bathampton) 15-11-0, perch, skimmers, pole, lob worms; Graham Smith (Garbolino Black Horse) 15-9-0; Martin Phipps (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths blue) 14-4-0; Richard Head (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths red) 12-4-0; Paul Passmore (Devises MG) 11-1-0; Sean Bryant (Daiwa Gordon League) 11-0-0.

Teams: Garbolino Black Horse 53; Devises MG 52; Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths Red 41.

Landsend Open,  Mon. 26. Shaun Townsend (Maver Bathampton) 149-13-0, 28 carp on pole and pellet, peg 21; Andy Hembrow (Chilton Trinity) 100-10-0; Bob Gullick (Garbolino BVMG) 79-7-0; Adrian Clarke (Cheddar AC) 64-11-0; Ryan Shipp (Westerleigh) 56-9-0; Vince Shipp (Westerleigh) 48-2-0. Silvers: Phil Harding (Avon Angling) 30-10-0. Wed. 11. Adrian Clarke (Cheddar AC) 71-4-0, 15 carp on pole with corn and pellet, peg 19; Joe McMahon (Avon Angling) 39-8-0; Tom Thick (Thatchers Tackle) 38-8-0; Tony Rixon (Mosella Avon Angling) 28-2-0; Alan Oram (Dynamite Baits) 21-5-0; Andy France (Cheddar AC) 19-7-0. Silvers: Tony Rixon 21-1-0., Hornchurch League, Monk Lakes 1 and 2. Sun. 42. Paul Chambers (Browning Wickford Blue) 96-8-0, barbel and carp, straight bomb bread, peg 45 Lake 2; Derek Gladwin (Apollo) 84-12-0; Lee Edwards (Bowlers) 64-0-0; Nick Fleming (Matchpack Angling Direct) 61-8-0; Simon Colclough (Browning Wickford Red) 53-4-0.Teams: Match Fishing Scene Allstars) 35; Apollo 34; Browning Wickford Red and Browning Wickford Blue both 22; Matchpack Angling Direct 20; Oakwood/Ockendon Bait and Tackle 19; Bowlers 16.

Maver Lobbys Spring league, Gloucester Canal. Round 2. Troy Weaver (Maver Lobbys) 16-10-0, two bream plus skimmers on feeder and maggot; Jerry Wigget (Stroud AC) 12-8-0; Nigel Baker (Devizes MG) 10-14-0. League: Martin Hook (Maver Lobbys) 15 (78-2-0); Andy Pollard (Daiwa Gordon League) 15 (72-12-0); Gary Townsend (Maver Lobbys) 15 (37-5-0); Jerry Wigget (Stroud AC0 15 (27-6-0); Troy Weaver 14 (62-14-0).

MBK Leisures, Pump Station. Greatham, Sussex, Thurs. 12. Dave Steer (MBK Leisures) 19-12-0, carp, poled maggot and pellet; Tom Arnot (MBK Leisures) 12-8-0; Matt Dummer (MBK Leisures) and Gavin McKenzie (MBK Leisures) both 6-8-0.

Mid Cornwall Fishery, Summercourt. Mon. Neils. 8. Tony Williams (Gwinear) 47-2-0, carp on waggler and pellet, peg 11; Chas Ward (Gwinear) 34-3-0; Rob Barratt (Barns) 9-14-0. Thurs. Joans. 7. Roy Booth (Bake) 40-8-0, carp on pole and corn, peg 11; Dave Taylor (Bake) 30-3-0; Roger Naylor (Barns) 25-12-0; Roger Baker (Sensas Thyers) 17-0-0.

Ockendon Bait and Tackle, Puddledock farm near Upminster Essex. Sun. 51. Jay Martin (Darenth) 187-6-0, carp to 10 lb, bread down track, Snake peg

49; Roy Jones (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 120-4-0; Tony Smith (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 83-0-0; Rob Bishop (Map Ockendon) 72-8-0; Tony Todd (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 60-4-0; John Penhaligan (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 42-5-0.

Old Ghost, Gold Valley middle lake, sat, 24. Rob Harvey (Garbolino Banstead) 89-8-0, carp, feeder, pellets; Giovanni Barbetto (Guildford AC) 38-2-0; Stephen Gent (Kennet Ospreys) 32-12-0; George Butler (Luton AC) 32-0-0.

Panshill Wood Fishery, near Murcott, Oxfordshire, Sat. 15. Robin Guppy (Banbury) 55-10-0, carp, poled pellet; Gary Knight (Banbury) 50-5-0; Andy Blackwell (Panshill Wood Fishery) 35-10-0.

Reading and District, Senior Teams Of Four Championship, Kennet and Avon Canal, Froxfield, Sun. 52. Paul Leek (Prescold slapheads) 21-7-0, perch, pole, chopped worm and caster; Stuart Witley (Prescold slapheads) 7-5-0; Gordon Moss (Reading FC Boshers Boys) 6-15-0; Aaron Phillips (Courage AC A) 6-7-0; Terry Littlewood (Reading FC Boshers Boys) 6-3-8; Alan Hughes (Courage AC) 6-2-0; Alan Chapman (RBL Tilehurst Muppets) 6-2-0. Teams: Reading FC Boshers Boys 45; Courage AC 41; Prescold Slapheads 38; Bracknell Avocets 36; Reading FC Tims Boys 32.

Roamin Rods AC, Harescombe fishery. Sun. Cliff Brown 96-0-0, skimmers and F1s on pole with maggot and pinkie, peg 17; Dave Simpkins 87-12-0; Fred Parker 71-8-0; Chris French 69-12-0; A Sully and R Giles both 45-1-0.

Rolf’s Lake, Holton, Oxfordshire, Three Day Festival, 21. Sat. Kevin Orr (Hall Bait and Tackle) 92-0-0, eight carp, poled pellet and maggot, peg 24; Geoff Edwards (Reading Angling) 82-6-0; Andrew Quarmby (Middy) 78-11-0. Sun. Andrew Quarmby (Middy) 224-14-0, nineteen cap, poled maggot, peg 14; Michael Corsini (Rolf’s Lake) 66-6-0; Gary Kelsey (Rolf’s Lake) 58-13-0. Mon. Johnny Broadbent (Rolf’s Lake) 179-0-0, carp, poled maggot and pellet, peg 24; Andrew Quarmby (Middy) 69-12-0; Mick Lane (Rolf’s) 68-7-0. Overall: Andrew Quarmby (Middy) 3; Johnny Broadbent (Rolf’s Lake) 4; Anthony Flint (Tubertini South) 5. Fri. 10. M. Jones (Rolf’s Lake) 8-6-0, silver fish, poled maggot; Eddie Malyon (Rolf’s Lake) 1-15-0; Andrew Quarmby (Middy) 1-13-0.

Sensas Marazion wl, St Erth pool. Final round. Sun. Mike Bennetts (Marazion AC) 63-12-0, carp on pole and meat, peg 12; Gary Smith (Marazion AC) 27-8-0; Roger Baker (Sensas Thyers) 20-7-0; John Shirley (White Acres) 15-14-0; Todd Wright (Marazion AC) 9-4-0. Final League: Mike O’Gorman (Bolingey) 31 (218-12-0); Barry Little (Marazion AC) 45 (137-11-0); Roger Baker 46 (172-1-0); John Shirley 58 (165-9-0).

Sensas Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Wed. Cary. 12. Andy Lloyd (Dynamite Baits) 161-3-0, carp on bomb and meat, peg 96; Richard Aherne (Awashima) 107-3-0; Roland Lucas (Wilts AC) 69-8-0. Silvers: Nige Bartlett (M5 Angling) 50-5-0. Costcutter. Thurs. Campbell and Cary. 25. Pete Bailey (Westinghouse) 142-14-0, carp on bomb and pellet, peg 125 Campbell; Martin Preston (Viaduct) 124-10-0; Steve Hutter (Maver Royal Navy) 97-11-0; Baz Bright (Plymouth) 80-0-0; Craig Micalles (Bovington) 63-6-0. Silvers: Steve Long (Viaduct) 34-3-0.

Shiplate Farm, Weston. Main. Sun. Phil Nash 39-12-0, four carp to 16-12-0 on waggler and corn, peg 14b; John Whitelock 18-10-0; James Wiseman 6-6-0.

Sonubaits Passies, Lancing, West Sussex, Match Lake, Sun. 12. Jamie Grainger (Preston Innovations Delcac) 115-4-0, carp, pellet and maggot at 19 metres, peg 25; Steve Gardener (Milo) 38-10-0; John Clark (Apollo) 30-4-0.

Tylers Common, near Brentwood Essex. Sat. 21. Ross Harold (Angling Direct) 90-12-0, long pole pellet, 2nd week on Golden peg, Horseshoe peg 2; Eric Sugden (Tylers Common) 73-0-0; Lee Ripper (Got Baits) 69-0-0; John Hunt (Brentwood Angling) 66-0-0; Dave Harold (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 60-0-0; Alec Roberts (Middy Lake John) 58-8-0.

Willow Park, Over 50s, Ash Hants, Middle Lake, Wed. 13. Rod Carroll (Farnham AC) 11-8-0, 1 carp, feeder, maggots; Brian Ward (Farnham AC) 10-8-0. Open, Middle Lake, Sat. 9. Jake Gallagher (Hydro) 11-9-0, bream, pole, pellets.

Wylands, Battle, East Sussex, New Snake Lake, Sun. 14. Roy LIddle (Wylands) 43-2-0, carp and silvers, pole and corn; John Oliver 38-0-0; Pat Helder 24-2-0; Paul Lawton 7-8-0; Derek Seymour 6-2-0; Dave Calway 5-12-0 (all Wylands).

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