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London and South Angler’s Mail Kamasan Qualifiers for August 11/12, 2012.

 *Ockendon Bait & Tackle, Puddledock Farm, near Upminster, Essex. Sun. 55. Ross Harold (Angling Direct) 174-2-0, carp to 10 lb, a few fish across, a few on paste down the track, but most from margins left and right on meat, peg 43; Simon Colclough (Browning) 143-2-0; Mark Brown (Debden) 137-8-0; Steve James (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 122-6-0; Barry Hatch (Promaster) 118-14-0; Dean Swift (Garbolino Sonu) 95-6-0.

*Stafford Moor, Winkleigh, North Devon, FishOManiac Qualifier. Tanners, Pines and Woody. Sat. (Aug 4). 56. Brian Shanks (Avon Angling) 114-14-0, 28 carp on long pole and pellet shallow, peg 16 Woody; John Gray (Somerset Angling) 106-1-0; Ray Hayward (Viaduct) 101-10-0; Andy Morrison (Browning Black Country) 98-9-0; Graham Jones (Wigan) 91-7-0; Neil Dudsbury (Derby) 89-1-0.



Avon Angling, The Sedges, Bridgwater, Somerset. Float-only league. Sun. (Aug 5). Sedges, Tile and Brick Lakes. 40. Craig Edmunds (Maver Bathampton) 104-4-0, carp and 39 lb of skimmers on pole and meat, peg 8 Tile Lake; Neil Mercer (Maver Bathampton) 86-9-0; Sean Townsend (Maver Bathampton) 85-9-0; Martin Rich (Avon Angling) 79-12-0; Vic Bush (Mosella) 74-13-0; Eric Fourace (Sedges) 72-9-0. League: Anton Paige (GOT Baits) 23 points.

Bath Spartans, Sensas Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Sun. Cary. 19. Phil Wilkins (Bath Spartans) 123-3-0, carp on waggler shallow with pellet, peg 85; Paul Reynolds (Bath Spartans) 115-12-0; N. Taylor (Bath Spartans) 75-13-0; Ron Messer (Bath Spartans) 71-11-0. Silvers: Paul Fielding (Bath Spartans) 24-3-0.

Bathampton AA, Annual Veterans (Over 65s) Match, Withy Pool, Hunstrete, Somerset. Withy and Bridge. 26. Terry Bruton (Thatchers Tackle) 69-2-0, two carp for 15 lb with 53 lb of bream and skimmers, 8 m pole and meat, peg 49 Withy; Bob Warren (Bristol) 45-12-0; Bob Price (Bristol) 33-7-0; Martin Alexander (Bath) 23-13-0; Brian Sheppard (Bristol) 21-13-0; Ray Bazeley (Bristol) 20-15-0. Silvers: Terry Bruton 53-14-0.

Chestnut Pool, Langford, Bedfordshire. Sun. 14. James Heaps (Chestnut Pool) 114-2-0, carp to 16 lb, bream to 3 lb, pole and pellet, peg 2; Peter Simons (Chestnut Pool) 62-11-0; James Drakulic (Stanjay Tackle) 61-5-0.

Clevedon Freshwater Angling Club, Plantation Lakes, Kingston Seymour, Somerset. Horseshoe Lake. 14. Brian Slipper (Sensas Thyers) 120-13-0, quality carp, pole in margins; Paul Faires (Sensas Thyers) 97-12-0; Rob Wotton 79-8-0. Silver fish: Glenn Calvert 10-5-0.

Colemans Cottage, near Witham, Essex. Tue. Costcutter. 27. Les Hart (Cariers) 190-0-0, carp to 5 lb, top two in margins, pellet and corn over hemp, Wood Lake peg 4; Alan Lee (Bill’s Tackle) 182-0-0; Gary Hopper (Colemans) 181-0-0; Andrew Farley (Brightlingsea) 169-0-0; Gary Bell (Lakelands) 167-0-0; Tony Lee (DH Floats) 165-0-0. Sun. 15. Lee Edwards (Bowlers) 149-0-0, peg 4 Wood Lake; Gary Hopper (Colemans) 118-0-0; John Coster (Bowlers) 110-0-0; Frank Tolliday (Colemans) 100-8-0.

Gillingham AA, Witherington Farm, Salisbury, Wiltshire. Sun. 24. Rob Randall (Garbolino BVMG) 69-10-0, 19 carp to 6 lb on pole and meat; Rob Manns (Garbolino BVMG) 47-0-0; Micheal Hunt (Gillingham AA) 37-11-0; John Moody (Garbolino BVMG) 33-4-0; Malc Walters (Gillingham AA) 30-14-0; Adie West (Gillingham AA) 28-14-0. League: Rob Manns 395; Mark Leslie 391; Adie West 389. Sat. Junior match, Lodden Lakes, Dorset. 20. Matt Ponting (Gillingham) 33-4-0, skimmers on pole with corn; Cutis Fowler (Gillingham) 19-15-0; Alfie Dyke (Gillingham) 12-8-0.

Godalming AS, Marsh Farm, Milford, Surrey. Wed. 15. Mick Cook (Browning Crowsports) 32-2-0, tench on pole and casters; Gareth Phillips (Apollo) 25-5-0; Fred Jackson (Apollo) 21-6-0.

Gold Valley, Ash, Hampshire. Sun. Syndicate Lake. 21. Anthony Flint (Tubertini South) 168-2-0, carp on pole and paste; Pete Upperton (Meat Bashers) 141-0-0; Lynas Neale (Reading AC) 125-10-0. Wed. Middle Lake. 10. Kris Frankowiak (AEC) 228-10-0, carp on pole and paste; John Light (Springlakes) 186-10-0; Rick Thomas ( Canbury Taxis) 137-2-0. Mon. Middle Lake. 10. Pete Turnbull (Leatherhead) 175-14-0, carp on bomb and red maggot; Tony Medlicott (Farnham) 61-14-0; Brian Walton ( Willinghurst) 52-14-0. Fri. Costcutter, Middle Lake. 14. Pete Turnbull (Leatherhead) 132-2-0, carp on pole and maggots; Terry Maddox (KC Angling) 35-8-0; Rod Carrol (Canbury Taxis) 32-6-0.

Greenridge Farm, Romsey, Hampshire. Lakes 1 and 2. Sat. 11. Steve Waters (Drennan/Banbury Gunsmiths) 208-4-0, carp to 10 lb on pole with meat and worm in margins, peg 14 Lake 2; Gareth Boycott (Romsey Tackle & Bait) 144-2-0; Steve Lee (Colmic) 123-12-0; Derek Hammond (Banbury Gunsmiths) 99-0-0; Dean Rowden (Shakespeare Team Hansfords) 97-8-0; Nigel Hiscock (Devizes) 92-8-0.

Gwinear, Newquay, Cornwall. Sun. 10. Tony Williams (Gwinear) 94-2-0, carp on pole with paste and corn short, peg 49 Phase 2; Mark Layzell (Gwinear) 82-10-0; Andy Partridge (Spro) 81-10-0; Chris Hancock (Gwinear) 80-2-0; Harry Billing (Mosella Garbolino) 77-0-0; Jimmy Garside 76-13-0.

How End Fisheries, Houghton Conquest, Bedford. Sat. Yasi’s Lake. 14. Phil ‘Pebs’ Stone (How End Fisheries) 55-4-0, barbel and carp, pole and caster; Mark Wells (How End Fisheries) 44-13-0; Mick ‘Wilkie’ Wilkinson (How End Fisheries) 38-14-0; Steve Fisher (How End Fisheries) 36-2-0; Paul Boltrick (How End Fisheries) and Malcolm Theakstone (How End Fisheries) both 32-4-0.

Ivy House, Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire. Tue. Over 55s, Match Lake. 15. Paul Ogbourne (New Century) 62-8-0, carp on short pole and maggot, peg 8; Mark Ponting (Ivy House) 53-8-0; Terry Robinson (Ivy House) 36-8-0; Jo Warner (Ivy House) 35-4-0. Tue. ev. Match Lake. 12. Paul Ogbourne (New Century) 107-12-0, carp on short pole and maggot, peg 43; Matt Syvester (New Century) 68-12-0; Frank Domachie (Rolfs) 52-8-0; Liam Coomby (New Century) 50-12-0. Sat. Match Lake. 23. Simon Stacey (Ivy House) 96-12-0, carp on short pole and maggot, peg 49; Paul Connor (Ivy House) 41-8-0; Alan Smith (Ivy House) 39-7-0; Mark Ogbourne (New Century) 34-4-0. Silvers: Alan Smith 15-9-0. Sun. Match Lake. 22. Ryan Shipp (Ivy House) 95-4-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 12; Alan Smith (Ivy House) 65-6-0; Gary Etheridge (Garbolino BVMG) 52-2-0; Dan Beames (Ivy House) 47-2-0. Silvers: Gary Etheridge 22-8-0.

KC Angling, River Thames, Molesey. Mon. 10. Steve Sanders (Preston Innovations) 7-2-, roach and bream on pole and maggots; Andy Rogers (Guildford AC) 4-12-0.

Kingston Rodbenders, River Thames, Kingston. Thurs. 21. Andy Rogers (Guildford AC) 8-8-0, roach on pole and maggots; Les Hennings (Surbiton AC) 5-8-0; John Carey (KC Angling) 4-8-0.

Marazion AC, St Erth Lake, Cornwall. Sun. 14. Arthur Turner (White Acres) 42-5-0, skimmers and carp on short pole and pellet, peg 5; Chris Bailey (White Acres) 31-4-0; John Shirley (White Acres) 30-4-0; Mike O’Gorman (Bolingey) 27-13-0; Chas Ward (Gwinear) 24-15-0; Barry Little (Marazion AC) 15-15-0.

Match Scene, Sensas Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Sat. Cary. 17. Fred Roberts (Maver Veals) 132-15-0, carp on waggler and pellet, peg 102; Lee Jan (Haines Angling) 108-7-0; George Sumption (Barry Island) 101-2-0; Richard Wyatt (Match Scene) 89-9-0. Silvers: Glyn Reynolds (Ashima) 26-7-0.

MBK Leisure, The Pump Station, Greatham, West Sussex. Thurs. 12. Alex Clements (Milo Bordon) 76-2-0, carp, pole, pellet and sweetcorn; Phil Smith (MBK Leisures) 27-8-0; Tom Arnot (Alton) 25-12-0. Sat. Junior Open, Coloured Ponds, Rake, Sussex. 22. 9-12 years: Connor Hinkley (Petersfield) 24-12-0, carp, pole, sweetcorn and pellet; David Blackman (Hambledon) 21-2-0; Joey Griffiths (Petersfield) 20-15-0. Under-9s: Calvin Georgescu Spiers (Guildford) 17-8-0; Jacob Fleet (Bordon) 14-0-0; Jessica Carter (Alton) 10-4-0. 13-16 years: Ben Renshaw (Bordon) 10-8-0; James Bonnett (Horndean) 9-12-0; Dan Parry (Petersfield) 7-8-0. 17-19 years: Alex King (Nyewood) 16-15-0; Tom Arnot (Alton) 16-0-0.

Mid Cornwall Fisheries, Summercourt, Cornwall. Thurs. Neil’s Lake. 10. Pete Thomas (White Acres) 66-4-0, carp on long pole and pellet, peg 4; Andy Dare (Bolingey) 47-0-0; Roger Baker (Sensas Thyers) 43-6-0; Arthur Turner (White Acres) 26-4-0; Roger Naylor (Barns) 20-9-0. Sun. Joan’s Lake. 10. Mick Heacock (Barns) 60-3-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 19; Keith Rowlandson (Barns) and Denny Prout (Barns) both 53-4-0; Roger Naylor (Barns) 44-12-0; Marc Barden (Barns) 42-4-0.

Oxford Superleague, River Thames, Medley. Sun. 33. Mickey Elliot (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 15-10-0, roach on pole and maggots; Dan Varney (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 13-12-0; Matt Herbert (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 13-5-0; Pete Townsend (Swindon Talisman) 13-2-0; Brian Sharples (Turners Tackle) 11-14-0.

PSV Bristol. Sensas Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Sun. Campbell. 19. Steve Burgess (PSV) 131-7-0, carp on bomb and pellet, peg 132; Will Dearlove (PSV) 120-7-0; Mark Radford (PSV) 116-6-0; Ron Hardiman (PSV)112-3-0. Silvers: Simon Belcham (PSV) 34-1-0.

Sensas Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Wed. Campbell. 12. Jim Baines (Viaduct) 331-2-0, carp on bomb and popped up bread, peg 116; Dan White (Viaduct) 291-2-0; Mark Statton (Bristol) 219-1-0; Howard Webb (Sillybait) 167-14-0. Silvers: Howard Webb 97-14-0. Thurs. Costcutter. 18. Campbell. Jim Baines (Viaduct) 181-2-0, carp on popped-up bread and bomb, peg 118; Lewis Greenwood King (Viaduct Juniors) 166-3-0; Paul Shergold (Wilts AC) 156-13-0; Trev Senior (Vespé Army) 152-12-0. Silvers: Simon Woolloff (Somerset Majik) 22-4-0.

Sonubaits Passies, Lancing, West Sussex. Sun. Match Lake. 10. Alex Clements (Milo Bordon) 102-6-0 carp to 8 lb, chopped worm down the middle, meat in the edge, peg 45; Steve Peacock (Fox Arun) 77-14-0; Steve Turner (Sonubaits Passies) 51-6-0; Ollie Tilley (Fox Arun) 49-10-0.

Stafford Moor, Winkleigh, North Devon. Sun. (Aug 5). FishOManiac Final, Tanners. 16. Neil Dudsbury (Derby) 97-14-0, 22 carp on bomb, waggler shallow and in margins with pellet, peg 16 (£1,000); Lee Jan (Haines Angling) 96-14-0; Andy Morrison (Browning Black Country) 75-10-0; Steve Newton (Derby) 75-8-0. Wed. Fish and Chip Open, Tanners and Woody. 33. Ricky Jonson (Stafford Moor) 127-6-0, 27 carp to 8 lb on bomb and waggler, peg 36 Woodpecker; Chris Haines (Haines Angling) 111-15-0; Andy Boffing (Nottingham ) 97-14-0; Jim Meakin (Nottingham) 89-0-0; Rory Andres (Avon Angling) 88-12-0; Darren Walters (Leicester) 83-12-0.

Tenterden Open, River Rother, Potmans Heath. 15. Mark Smith 13-8-0. skimmers on long pole and worm over worm; Chris Pope (Tenterden) 3-12-0; Steve Ryan (Tenterden) 3-7-0; John Collison (Ashford AS) 2-10-0; Fred Brown (Sensas SE) 2-7-0; Alan Burrows (Ashford AS) 1-15-0.

Tylers Common, near Brentwood, Essex. Sat. 37. Jason Collins (Browning Wickford) 165-0-0, 40 carp to 12 lb, corn in margins, Horseshoe Lake peg 20; Alec Roberts (Middy Lake John) 147-0-0; John Taylor (Tylers Common) 143-8-0; Ben Reynolds (Bait-Tech) 136-0-0; John Hunt (Brentwood Angling) 135-0-0; Richard Wager (Bowlers) 133-14-0.

White Acres, Cornwall. Mon. Twin Oaks. 22. Mick Stamp (Preston Sonubaits) 126-6-0, carp on Method feeder with meat, peg 16; John Worthington (Standish Sharks) 119-13-0; Daz Shaw (Maver NW) 117-1-0; Kurtis Greenwood (Tri-Cast Highfield) 108-8-0; Jack Heath (Stoke) 100-12-0; Lee Barnes (Darlington AC) 90-13-0. Wed. Trelawney and Twin Oaks. 40. Karen Sellars (Churnet Valley) 124-8-0, carp on Method feeder and pellet, peg 11 Twin Oaks; Matt Sellars (Churnet Valley) 113-15-0; Dennis Geldard (Wetherby) 103-9-0; Sam Collett (Leicester AC) 98-11-0; Paul Dann (White Acres) 87-14-0; Lee Kendrick (Willinghurst) 79-14-0. Thurs. Marukyu Rover, all lakes. 76. Rob Wiltshire (Greens Fishing Tackle) 149-9-0, carp on Method feeder and pellet, peg 15 Twin Oaks; Dale Humphries (Barnsley) 124-0-0; Ian Ford (Leigh Tackle & Bait) 117-0-0; Jack Heath (Stoke) 111-9-0; Kurtis Greenwood (Tri-Cast Highfield) 109-10-0; Andy Greenwood (Tri-Cast Highfield) 98-4-0. Ladies: Sally Worthington 45-5-0. Juniors: George Brown 42-14-0.

Willow Park, Ash, Hampshire. Sat. 10. Perry Stone (Yorkshire Baits) 96-13-0, carp and bream on pellet waggler or pole and pellets; Alex Clements (Milo Bordon) 69-4-0; Mick Sutton (Tumbling Bay) 62-4-0.