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London and South Angler’s Mail Kamasan Qualifiers for January 5/6, 2013.


*Essex Interclub League, Sixth and Final Round, Chelmer Navigation at Heybridge. Sun. 60. Joe Barber (Does) 8-5-8; Paul Chambers (Harwich) 7-9-8; Russ Samuels (Maldon) 7-6-0; Chris Sale (Braintree) 6-4-0; Geoff Spurgin (Harwich) 5-8-0; Barry Lewis (Does) 5-6-0. Teams: Braintree 10; Maldon 9; Colchester APS A 8; Does 7; Harwich 6; Billericay 5; Kelvedon 4; Colchester APS and Chelmsford B both 2.5; Chelmsford A 1. Final league: Braintree 51.5; Maldon 46.5; Does 44.5; Colchester APS A 40; Colchester APS B 34.5; Harwich 30.5; Billericay 28; Chelmsford B 22; Kelvedon and Chelmsford A both 14.


*Gold Valley Rushmoor League, Round One, Ash, Hampshire. Sun. All Lakes. 90. Colin Fosdyke (Garbolino Banstead) 115-6-0, carp on bomb, pellets and maggots (£1,100); Zac Brown (Preston Innovations DELCAC) 110-14-0; Mark Bowerman (Davies Angling) 106-12-0; Pete Franklin (Farnborough AS) 103-2-0; Derek Gladwin (Preston Innovations DELCAC) 92-0-0; John Parks (Preston Innovations DELCAC) 83-6-0. Teams: Preston Innovations DELCAC 66; Garbolino Banstead 63; Milo Bordon 51.


*Ockendon Bait & Tackle, Puddledock Farm, near Upminster, Essex. Sun. 54. Ross Harold (Angling Direct) 170-12-0, carp to 15 lb, half on bread across and half on corn down the track, Snake Lake peg 9; Richard Thomas (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 111-12-0; Jay Martin (Tubertini) 109-10-0; Rob Bishop (MAP Ockendon) 67-8-0; Terry Pritlove (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 64-8-0; Graham Dack (Middy) 60-15-0.


*Reading and District AA, Kennet Trophy and Reading AC Trophy, Kennet and Avon Canal, Froxfield. Sun. 50. Dave Bosher (Reading FC) 17-4-0, skimmers on pole or bomb and red maggots; Mick Donohue (King Heron AC) 10-11-0; Mick Stanley (Reading FC) 7-2-0; Alan Hughes (Courage AC) 6-4-0; Tony Franklin (King Heron AC) 5-5-8; Liam Page Smith (RBL Tilehurst) 4-3-0.


*Sensas Commercial House League, Fifth Round, Kennet and Avon Canal, Garage Pond to The George. Sun. 66. Shaun Townsend (Maver Bathampton Invisible) 8-9-0, roach and skimmers at 4 m on bread, then skimmers on bloodworm on the far side late on, Sydney Gardens; Tim Ford (Preston Innovations Thatchers B) 7-15-0; Paul Purchase (M&N Services) 7-7-0; N. Chedzoy (Preston Innovations Thatchers A) 6-12-0; M. Rayet (BTM Services) 6-11-8; J. Pocock (BTM Servioces) 6-8-0. A Division: Teams: Thatchers A 27; Thatchers B 18; BTM Services 16; Maver Bathampton Invincible 15; Maver Bathampton Elite 14. League: Preston Innovations Thatchers A 22.5; Maver Bathampton Elite 15.5; BTM Services 15; Preston Innovations Thatchers B 14.5; Maver Bathampton Invincible 7.5. B Division: Teams: M&N Services 27; Sensas Wiltshire Angling Blue 26; Sensas Wiltshire Angling Red and Premier Angling Black both 20; Premier Angling Gold 15.5; D&W Builders 14.5. League: M&N Services 24; Premier Angling Black and Sensas Wiltshire Angling Blue both 18; Sensas Willtshire Angling Red 16; Premier Angling Gold 15; D&W Builders 14.




Alders Farm, Great Brickhill, Buckinghamshire. Sun. Ash Lake. 25. Richard Brain (GOT Baits) 123-14-0, carp to 6 lb, straight legered bread, peg 4; Gary Thorpe (Chiltern Baits/GOT Baits) 90-10-0; Bernie Frazer (Coleman’s Cottage) 78-3-0; Nick Wooding (Tubertini) 74-5-0; Derek Smith (GOT Baits) 65-14-0; Richard Fuller (King’s Langley) 56-3-0.


Avon Angling, Trinity Waters, Bridgwater, Somerset. Wed. 19. Mark Poppleton (MFS) 66-0-0, ten carp to 15 lb on pole and corn in margins, peg 31; Anton Paige (GOT Baits) 40-8-0; Dave Evans (Baileys) 28-0-0; Steve Evans (Avon Angling) 27-9-0; Phil Harding (Avon Angling) 27-5-0; Eddie Wynne (Wilts Angling) 23-2-0. Silvers: Nicky Collier (GOT Baits) 13-2-0.


Basingstoke Canal League, Round One, Fleet Section. Sat. 44. Callum Dicks (Dorking) 19-9-0, skimmers and roach on pole and bread punch or casters; Gary Miller (Team Image) 9-11-0; Peter Kay (Milo Bordon Youth) 9-9-0; Mark Goddard (Daiwa) 8-13-0; Simon Willsmore (Dorking) 8-13-0; Dave Guntrip (Daiwa) 7-11-0. Teams: Dorking 14; Milo Bordon Youth 19; Sensas Oakwood 20; Team Image 20.


BK Fisheries, Hayle, Cornwall. Sun. Bill’s Pool. 11. Tony Jose (BK Fisheries) 18-9-0, two carp to 11 lb, pole and sweetcorn, peg 6; Chris Symons (BK Fisheries) 10-8-0; Alex Bradley (BK Fisheries) 8-15-0; Jack Etheridge (BK Fisheries) 8-14-0; John Maundrill (BK Fisheries) 7-7-0; Sam Bawden (BK Fisheries) 6-9-0.


Chestnut Pool, Langford, Bedfordshire. Sun. Silver fish only. 20. Rob Heath (Chestnut Pool) 27-5-0, roach and skimmers, pole, maggot and pellet, peg 9; James Heaps (Chestnut Pool) 22-3-0; Phil Dilley (Chestnut Pool) 22-2-0; Andy Barry (Chestnut Pool) 19-10-0.


Gillingham AA Third Winter Championships, Dorset Stour, Highbridge, Deepwater, Catholics and Rectory. Sun. 28. Pete Edwards (Gillingham AA) 16-10-0, six chub and small roach on stick float and maggot, peg 15 Stour Provost; Mike Trevis (Gillingham AA) and Rob Manns (Garbolino BVMG) both 10-5-0; John Collings (Gillingham AA) 9-7-0; Rich Fripp (Gillingham AA) 9-0-0; Mike Hunt (Gillingham AA) 8-2-0.


Gold Valley, Ash, Hampshire. Sat. Gold Lake. 12. Phil James (Navy) 50-10-0, skimmers and bream on pole and pellets; Pem Wrighting (Maver Bagup) 42-10-0; Nigel Smith (High Wycombe) 24-4-0.


Hackbridge League, Furnace Lakes, Horsham, West Sussex. Round One. Sun. 20. Don Garnish (KC Angling) 20-12-0, bream and skimmers on pole and pellets; Brian Wallin (Feltham) 17-13-0; Andy Love (Apollo 2) 16-12-0.


Ivy House Fishery, Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire. Sat. Match Lake. 23. Dick Young (Ivy House) 37-1-0, five carp and silver fish on pole and pellet, peg 49; Ian Millichip (Ivy House) 19-4-0; Joe Thompson (Ivy House) 18-8-0; Martin Lenighan (Avon Angling) 16-6-0. Silvers: Mick Collier (Avon Angling) 13-10-0. Sun. Match Lake. 28. Andy Lord (Fish and Field) 38-0-0, carp and silver fish on pole and maggot, peg 10; Gary Davis (Cotswold Angling) 35-0-0; John Williams (Ivy House) 19-7-0; Alan Smith (Ivy House) 17-2-0. Silvers: Chris Davis (Westerleigh) 10-8-0.


Marazion AC, St Erth Lake, Cornwall. Sun. 10. Ron Hurst (Bolingey) 13-8-0, four carp on pole and corn, peg 6; John Wilson (Newtown Angling) 9-13-0; Barry Little (Marazion AC) 9-0-0; Geoff Chatfield (Newtown Angling) 8-13-0; Todd Wright (Marazion AC) 6-11-0; Mike Chapman (Marazion AC) 6-4-0.


MBK Leisure, Coloured Ponds, Rake, West Sussex. Thurs. 15. Dave Steer (MBK Leisure) 60-12-0, carp, pole and pellet; Pemb Wrighting (Maver) 32-6-0; Alex Clements (Milo Bordon) 27-14-0; Charlie Dalton (MBK Leisure) 18-15-0.


Medway Tackle Frant Lakes Silverfish League, Round One, Frant Lakes, East Sussex. Sun. Snags and Car Park Lakes. 33. Richard Taylor (Matrix) 51-14-0, bream and skimmers, feeder or pole, Snags; Mark Murdock (Garbolino Apollo) 51-6-0; John Pantry (Sensas South East) 41-4-0; Jake Marshall (Preston Innovations Delcac) 35-7-0; Graham Docker (Advanced Pole Repairs) 33-12-0; Tony Docker (Advanced Pole Repairs) 24-0-0.


Mid Cornwall Fishery, Summercourt, Cornwall. Joan’s Lake. Thurs. 8. Arthur Turner (Gwinear) 102-0-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 11; Andy Dare (Bolingey) 62-11-0; Chas Ward (Gwinear) 59-6-0; Ian Johnson (Marazion AC) 40-9-0; Keith Rowlandson (Barns) 32-0-0; Paul Barlow (Barns) 18-9-0.


NG Floats Silverfish League, Frant Lakes, East Sussex. Sun. Skirmish and Stumps. 15. Martin Charnock (Carpshop) 23-1-0, roach, whip and maggot; Nick Plum (Sport One) 22-1-0; Derek Willis (Iden Wood Fishery) 12-6-0; Kevin Jackson (Crowborough Tackle) 12-0-0; Bill Short (Moatrix Invicta) and Andy Silver (Sport One) both 11-13-0.


Reading & District AA, New Year’s Day Open, Kennet and Avon Canal, Froxfield. Tues. 45. Justin McBere (Tubertini South) 29-9-0, perch on pole, chopped worm and caster; Matt Herbert (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 14-1-0; Robert Head (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 11-7-0; Colin Shepherd (Aldermaston) 7-0-0; Steve Beebee (Tubertini South) 6-3-0; Richard Rozinski (Sensas A4) 5-13-0.


Redbridge Fishing Lakes, Woodford Green, Essex. Thu. (Jan. 3) 11. San Phung (Bowlers) 8-4-0, roach. Sat. 13. Mun Phung (Bowlers) 25-8-0; San Phung (Bowlers) 16-0-0. Sun. 15. Mun Phung (Bowlers) 24-8-0; P. Grant (Redbridge) 23-4-0.


Royal Oak Winter League, River Isle, Somerset. Sun. 6. Graham Field (Taunton) 9-13-0, 130 small fish on stick float and maggot, peg 126; Bob Hammond (Ilminster) 0-6-0; Tony Newman (Ilminster) 0-1-0. League: Jamie Rich 59; Rob Cox and Graham Field both 50.


Sensas Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Thurs. Costcutter, Campbell and Cary. 35. Barry Fitchew (Mosella) 150-13-0, carp to 20 lb on waggler and meat, peg 77 Cary; Dan White (Viaduct All Stars) 112-8-0; Scott Cousins (Somerset Majik) 98-12-0; Chris Rolfe (Veals) 89-2-0; Gary O’Shea (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 72-11-0; Ryan Musgrove (Somerset Majik) 66-2-0. Silvers: Keith Masheder (Viaduct) 20-0-0. Sat. Campbell and Cary. 20. Paul Blake (Carps AC) 214-4-0, carp to 10 lb on waggler and meat, peg 110 Campbell; Andy Bastone (Royal Marines) 72-13-0; Andy Lloyd (Dynamite Baits) 54-1-0; Howard Webb (Sillybait) 46-14-0. Silvers: Keith Masheder (Viaduct) 13-10-0. Sun. Campbell and Cary. 20. Rob Jones (Browning West Wales) 146-6-0, carp to 8 lb on pole and meat, peg 119 Campbell; Andy Lloyd (Dynamite Baits) 117-11-0; John Howell (Keyfords) 85-6-0; Roland Lucas (Wilts Angling) 77-8-0. Silvers: Lee Sorokin (Browning West Wales) 12-12-0.


Tyler’s Common, near Brentwood, Essex. Sat. 29. George Manoli (Bowlers) 115-6-0, mainly carp, 14 m pole and pellet, peg 10 Ash Lake; Ross Harold (Angling Direct) 100-12-0; Dennis Lipscombe (Oakwood) 93-8-0; Graham Dack (Middy) 92-2-0; Jim Collins (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 88-4-0; Alec Roberts (Middy Lake John) 87-0-0.


White Acres, Cornwall. Winter League, Pollawyn, Jenny’s and Trelawney. 36. Andy Dare (Bolingey) 58-1-0, F1s on pole and pellet with perch on caster, peg 22 Pollawyn; Harry Billing (Mosella Garbolino) 58-1-0; Paul Carpenter (White Acres) 48-10-0; Carl Pender (Milemead) 43-12-0; Ricky Dennis (White Acres) 41-13-0; Clive Hancock (White Acres) and Andy Patterson (Gwinear) both 39-0-0.


Willow Park, Ash, Hampshire. Over-50s, Wed. Middle Lake. 11. Chris Love (Willow Park) 43-7-0, bream and carp on pole and pellets; Ian Covey (Guildford AC ) 30-0-0; Dave Steer (MBK) 29-8-0. Tue. New Year’s Day Open, Middle and Small Lakes. 22. Tommy Hiller (Daiwa Dorking) 83-15-0, carp on pole and pellets; Anthony Flint (Tubertini South) 48-12-0; Paul Holland (Preston Innovations) 42-4-0. Sat. Small Lake. 13. Anthony Flint (Tubertini South) 63-9-0, carp on pole, meat and pellets; Chris Love (Willow Park) 50-10-0; Gary Smith (Catch 22) 37-0-0.


Wylands, Battle, East Sussex. Sun. New Snake Lake. 14. Mick Wells (Sensas South East) 35-8-0, carp and silver fish, maggot and pellet, peg 70; Ernie Rogers (Wylands) 30-12-0; Carlton Easter (Iden Wood Fishery) 28-0-0; Ron Newman (Wylands) 26-0-0; Tony Guillan (Wylands) 23-0-0; Paul Lawton (Wylands) 20-4-0.



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