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43 MIKE REED (Garbolino Elton).

31 ANDY BENNETT (Daiwa Guru).

28 ROSS HAROLD (Sensas Angling Direct).

24 STEVE JAMES (Ockendon); NEIL MACHIN (Garbolino Bag’em Baits).

23 STUART PALSER (Daiwa Gordon League).

22 BRIAN BENNETT (Garbolino Elton); MICHAEL BUCHWALDER (Shakespeare); MIKE ROGERSON (Last Cast). 20 ANDREW MURPHY (Shimano Wales).

19 ALASTAIR OGILVIE (Maver Bait Tech); ALEC ROBERTS (Middy); DEAN SWIFT (Fox Match Dynamite Baits).

18 LEWIS BREEZE (Sensas North West); ANDREW GELDART (Garbolino Elton); PETE HUMPHRIES (Tight Lines Shaw); MARK POLLARD (Dynamite Baits); DES SHIPP (Daiwa Dorking); WAYNE SWINSCOE (Maver Bait Tech).

17 PHIL CHESTERTON (Stapleford Angling); KEITH HOBSON (Maver Barnsley).

16 CLIVE NIXON (; PETE SCOTT (Sensas Leicester); DANNY SIXSMITH (Drennan).

15 DARRAN BICKERTON (Kamasan Starlets); LEE THORNTON (Sensas Mark One).

14 JON ARTHUR (Maver Midlands); JASON CUNNINGHAM (Fox MG Tipton Van den Eynde); JAMES DENT (Daiwa Cleveland Angling); PAUL KEELEY (Drennan North West); RICHIE REYNOLDS (Shakespeare); DALE SHEPPARD (Hemsworth).

13 PAUL CASWELL (Shakespeare); MARK EUSTACE (Killen’s Commandos); DAVE HAROLD (Angling Direct); JAMIE HUGHES (Maver Midlands Bag ’em); IAN NASH (Ockendon); MATT SMITH (West Midlands); CRAIG TURBITT (Tackle 2 U Sensas).

12 DAVE ARMITAGE (Hirst Tackle); SHAUN BARNET (Milo Bordon); ARTHUR BENSTEAD (Ferrybridge); ROB BISHOP (MAP); DAVE BROWN (Maver Midlands); MARTIN CALDECOAT (Browning Hot Rods); PAUL COYLE (Daiwa Wigan); GRAHAM DACK (Maver Image Van den Eynde); LEIGH GARDNER (WB Clarke Van den Eynde); STAN HAIGH (Anglers World); ANTONY KING (Protak Barlow’s); ANDY MIDDLETON (Oaks); STEVE PARRY (Gas Wise Liverpool); STEVE RINGER (Shimano); ALAN SCOTTHORNE (Maver Barnsley); STU TAYLOR (Hazelgrove).

London and South Angler’s Mail matches for March 16/17, 2013.


Avon Angling, Landsend Fishery, Wedmore, Somerset. Sat. (March 9) 15. Phil Harding (Avon Angling) 96-0-0, 20 carp to 9 lb on pole and pellet, peg 19; Nick Duckett (Landsend) 55-11-0; Mike West (Landsend) 50-10-0; Dave Westcott (Landsend) 49-5-0; Keith Builder (Landsend) 47-3-0; Mark Poppleton (MFS) 45-4-0. Silvers: Nige Bartlett (Garbolino BVMG) 23-12-0. Wed. Plantation Main Lake. 12. Tony Rixon (Mosella Avon Angling) 96-6-0, 18 carp on pole and maggot; Phil Harding (Avon Angling) 57-12-0; Steve Seagar (Maver Veals) 38-0-0; Aaron Britnell (Avon Angling) 25-6-0; Andy France (Cadbury Angling) 16-3-0; Kev Molten (Avon Angling) 6-0-0.

Bake Lakes, Saltash, Cornwall. Sun. Flamingo Lake. 12. Chris Whitham (Bake) 70-7-0, carp on pole and corn; Ivan Whetton (Bake) 43-15-0; Tom Bladen (Bake) 34-14-0; Christina Booth (Bake) 25-8-0; Dave Haywood (Bake) 23-12-0.

Bathampton AA, Silver Fish Championships, Round Five, Withy Pool, Hunstrete, Somerset. Thurs. 26. Mike Owens (Weston) 32-9-0, skimmers and bream to 3-6-0 on pole and maggot, peg 62; Mike Nicholls (Silverfox) 30-4-0; Paul Barnfield (Bath) 13-0-0; Terry Bruton (Thatchers Tackle) 9-4-0; Alan Jones (Bristol) 7-6-0; Mike Key (Bristol) 7-2-0.

BK Fisheries, Hayle, Cornwall. Sun. Billy’s Pool. 12. Chris Symons (BK Fisheries) F1s and a few carp, pole and pellet, peg 7; John Maundrill (BK Fisheries) 36-7-0; Adrian Holland (BK Fisheries) 36-4-0; Alan Jenkin (BK Fisheries) 23-0-0; Alex Bradley (BK Fisheries) 20-4-0; Tony Jose (BK Fisheries) 15-5-0.

Clevedon AC, Shiplate Farm, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset. Sun. Main Lake. 15. John Page (Clevedon AC) 42-14-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 14; Lance Tucker (Sensas Thyers) 37-10-0; Lee Williams (Clevedon AC) 33-8-0. Silvers: Adie Baker (Clevedon AC) 17-2-0

Colemans Cottage, near Witham, Essex. Sat. 14. Paul Chambers (Browning Wickford) 108-0-0, 7 m pole and pellet, Pathfield peg 17; Peter Binks (Walton-On-The-Naze) 85-8-0; Gavin Bridge (Cariers) 66-0-0; Jim Trew (Matchpack Angling Direct) 59-0-0; Les Hills [Matchpack) 57-0-0; Bill Walker (Spro) 44-0-0. Sun. 23. Frank Thomas (Browning Wickford) 57-8-0, 6 m pole and in margins with pellet, peg 13 Pathfield; Gary Bell (Lakelands) 56-0-0; Martin Foster (Maver Image) 55-0-0; Bernie Fraser (Colemans) 54-8-0; Gary McClare (Bowlers) 54-0-0; Robert Houlding (Matcpack) 51-8-0.

Gwinear Fishery, Newquay, Cornwall. Sun. 17. Sam Powell (Tackle Trader) 78-10-0, carp and skimmers on pole and corn, peg 23 Phase 3; Gary Webber (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 65-2-0; Andy Wilkinson (Tackle Barn) 59-6-0; Ricky Salmon (Manchester) 39-4-0; Karen Carpenter (Milemead) 36-12-0; Roger Baker (Sensas Thyers) 33-6-0.

How End Fisheries, Houghton Conquest, Bedford. Sun. Dani’s and Yasi’s Lakes. 28. Paul Raymond (How End Fisheries) 38-3-0, carp and silver fish, pole and pellet, Dani’s Lake; Vic Jackson (How End Fisheries) 19-2-0; Paul Stokes (How End Fisheries) 17-7-0; Richard Newman (How End Fisheries) and Darryl Anderson (How End Fisheries) both 17-2-0; Peter Henegan (How End Fisheries) 16-5-0.

Ivy House, Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire. Sat. Match Lake. 13. Frank Domachie (Cotswold Browning) 33-2-0, five carp with silver fish on pole and maggot, peg 24; John Williams (Ivy House) and Gary Etheridge (Garbolino BVMG) both 23-3-0. Silvers: Scott Shaw 10-0-0. Sun. Match Lake. 16. Jerry Cambridge (Ivy House) 30-10-0, carp and silver fish on pole and waggler, peg 31; Joe Thompson (Ivy House) 19-15-0; Alan Smith (Ivy House) 16-4-0. Silvers: Joe Thompson 19-15-0.

KC Angling Winter League, Round Five, Sumners Ponds, Horsham, West Sussex. Wed. 18. Will Raison (Daiwa) 69-12-0, skimmers on pole and pellets; Mark Goddard (Daiwa Dorking) 63-2-0; Adam Lee (Garbolino Banstead) 62-4-0. League: Mark Goddard; Adam Lee.

Marazion AC, St Erth Lake, Cornwall. Sun. 5. Mike O’Gorman (Bolingey) 25-12-0, carp on pellet feeder, peg 25; John Wilson (Newtown Angling) 11-8-0; Todd Wright (Marazion AC) 11-0-0.

Maver Lobbys Spring League, Harescombe Fishery, Gloucester. Sun. Match Lake. 18. Martin Hook (Maver Lobbys AC) 69-14-0, F1s and skimmers on pole, peg 23; Mark Braer (Gloucester Angling Centre) 64-2-0; Andy Pollard (Gordon League) 63-8-0.

MBK Leisure, Pump Station, Greatham, West Sussex. Thurs. 12. Alex Clements (Milo Bordon) 25-12-0, carp, pole, pellet and sweetcorn; Dave Steer (MBK Leisures) 9-8-0; Gavin McKenzie (MBK Leisure) 6-7-0; Matt Dummer (MBK Leisure) 3-3-0.

Medway Tackle, Silver Fish Winter Series, Final Round, Frant Lakes, East Sussex. 30. Fred Brown (Sensas SE) 44-6-0, perch and skimmers, long pole and red maggot over crumb, Sunken Island Lake opposite dugouts; Jake Marshall (Preston Innovations Delcac) 26-10-0; Martin Trice (Preston Innovations Delcac) 23-6-0; Mike Murdoch (Spro) 22-10-0; Adrian Marshall (Preston Innovations Delcac) 20-7-0; John Robinson (Sensas SE) 20-4-0. Final league: Martin Trice 5 points; Kevin Baptist (Sensas SE) 6; Richard Taylor (Matrix) 7; Fred Brown 9 (on weight); Robbie Williams (Preston Innovations Delcac) 9.

Mid Cornwall Fisheries, Summercourt, Cornwall. Thurs. 5. Chas Ward (Gwinear) 38-1-0, carp on pole and corn, peg 8; Roy Booth (Bake) 37-4-0; Paul Byrne (Bake) 33-9-0.

Ockendon Bait & Tackle, Puddledock Farm, near Upminster, Essex. Sun. 51. Dave Harold (Angling Direct) 193-0-0, 45 carp to 12 lb, poled and corn down the track, Snake Lake peg 48: Dave Taffs (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 174-12-0; Andy Hume (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 124-10-0; Dave Saville (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 63-0-0; Terry Edwards (Browning Wickford) 45-8-0; Jim Collins (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 43-4-0.

Redbridge Fishing Lakes, Woodford Green, Essex. Sat. Silver Fish Lakes. 15. Billy Everett (Redbridge) 14-4-0, skimmers on pellet; M. Linford (Redbridge) 12-12-0; D. Paterson (Redbridge) 10-14-0; J. Davies (Oakwood, Sensas) 10-6-0; M. Paulk (Redbridge) 9-8-0; J. Hornsby (Redbridge) 8-10-0. Sun. 16. Billy Everett (Redbridge) 14-4-0; P. Grant (Redbridge) 10-12-0; P. Hyde (Lake John) 8-13-0; P. Keeley (Specturm) 8-4-0; M. Phung (Bowlers) 8-4-0; S. Morgan (Robertson’s) 7-14-0.

Rye DAS Open, Northpoint Water, Camber, near Rye, East Sussex. Wed. 13. Andy Ashdown (Iden Wood Fishery) 11-2-0, four carp with two skimmers, groundbait feeder and double white maggot, peg 31; Vic Fisher (Iden Wood Fishery) 8-14-0; Nick Hyde (Maver Cardinals) 8-10-0; Pete Ridgers (Rye DAS) 8-2-0; Bill Mitchell (Iden Wood Fishery) 5-4-0.

Sensas Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Thurs. Costcutter, Campbell. 9. Alan Drayton (Yeovil) 32-7-0, carp on bomb and meat, peg 116; Howard Webb (Sillybait) 31-2-0; Dave Bancroft (Wilts AC) 21-4-0. Silvers: Dave Bancroft 21-4-0. Sat. Cary. 10. Roland Lucas (Wilts AC) 78-13-0, carp on bomb and meat, peg 86; Howard Webb (Sillybait) 72-9-0; Paul Blake (Viaduct) 55-10-0. Silvers: Paul Blake 21-10-0.

Shiplate Farm, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset. Sun. Hawthorns. 12. Jeff Wye (Shiplate) 19-1-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 12; Rich Hawkins (Shiplate) 12-14-0. Silvers: Ron Stark (Weston) 2-7-0.

Tricklebrook Fishery, Five Oak Green, Kent. 20. Maurice Leask (Anchor Croydon) 26-4-0 roach on waggler and maggot; Fred Brown (Sensas SE) and Tony Mayers (Mats Tackle) both 26-0-0; John Larraman (Preston Innovations Delcac) 23-12-0; Darren Law (Monks MG) 22-10-0; John Whitelock (Monks MG) 20-0-0.

Willow Park Over-50s, Ash, Hampshire. Wed. 14. Pete Gowns (Passies) 28-0-0, bream and F1s on pole and pellets; Geoff Valance (Preston Innovations Delcac) 24-9-0; Chris Love (Willow Park) 23-2-0. Sat. Final Round, Small and Middle Lakes. 27. Rob Harvey (Willow Black) 60-9-0, carp and bream on pole and pellets; Ian McLaren (Willow Bits) 50-15-0; Bradley Gibbons (Milo Bordon Youth) 38-8-0; Mark Burroughs (Section 8) 37-0-0; Paul Holland (Fish Quando) 36-8-0; Ian Dixon (Milo Bordon) 35-4-0. Teams: Fish Quando 24; Section 8 24; Willow Black 23. Final league: Fish Quando 264; Milo Bordon 223; Milo Bordon Youth 220; Section 8 179; Willow Black 161; Willow Bits 155; Sensas A4 107; Willow White 65.

Wilts AC, Sensas Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Sun. Campbell. 21. John Atkins (Garbolino BVMG) 72-7-0, carp on waggler and maggot, peg 117; Kev Rowles (Devizes) 44-9-0; Jim Butcher (Wilts AC) 43-6-0; Stuart White (Wilts AC) 41-12-0. Silvers: Roland Lucas (Wilts AC) 24-2-0.

Wylands, Battle, East Sussex. Sun. Snake Lake. 14. Ernie Rogers (Wylands) 20-14-0, carp and silver fish, pole and maggot; Mick Wells (Sensas South East) 11-8-0; John Oliver (Wylands) 11-0-0; Doug Pegg (Wylands) 9-14-0; Tim Relf (Iden Wood Fishery) 7-0-0.


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