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London and South Angler’s Mail Matches for March 23/24 2013


Avon Angling, Landsend Fishery. Winter league. Final Round. Wed. Landsend. 16. Tom Thick (Thatchers Tackle) 81-6-0, 31lb of silvers plus carp on pole and pellet, peg 34; James Withers (Landsend) 80-3-0; Phil Harding (Avon Angling) 65-2-0; Tony Rixon (Mosella Avon Angling) 60-8-0; Matt Tomes (Team Flip Flop) 59-3-0; Dave Howsen (Landsend) 55-4-0. Silvers: Tom Thick 31-6-0.

Bait Tech Festival, White Acres, Bolingey, Trewaters and Porth reservoir. 180. James Hawkins 35 points (233-8-0); Neil Adcock 35 (114-14-0); Matt Godfrey 35 (156-6-0); Andy Leathers 34 (273-12-0); Mikey Williams 34 (191-4-0); Steve Tucker 34 (140-0-0).

Bake Lakes, Flamingo pond. Sun. 12. Tom Blagden (Bake) 101-9-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 17; John Howie (Bake) 43-11-0; Christina Booth (Bake) 31-12-0; Gordon Maeers (Bake) 292-0.

Bathampton AA, Silver Championships, Bridge pool, Hunstrete. Thurs. 24. Dave Wride (Weston) 25-2-0, skimmers on long pole and maggot over groundbait, peg 30; John Smith (Bristol) 24-12-0; Mike Nicholls (Silverfox) 11-14-0; Paul Barnfield (Bath) 11-10-0; Mike Jones (Bristol) 10-12-0; Chris Rolfe (Portishead) 9-9-0. League: Mike Nicholls 8; John Smith 9; Paul Barnfield 11.

BK Fisheries, St Erth, Cornwall, Sun. Silver fish only, Bill’s Pool, 13. Sam Bawden (BK Fisheries) 21-10-0, two bream, skimmers, roach and eels, poled maggot over caster, pellet and groundbait; Chris Symons (BK Fisheries) 16-0-0; Alex Bradley (BK Fisheries) 15-13-0; Chris Bailey (BK Fisheries) 15-10-0; John Maundrill (BK Fisheries) 13-1-0; Aaron Jenkin (BK Fisheries) 10-8-0.

Colemans cottage, near Witham Essex. Tues. costcutter. 21. Jim Trew (Matchpack Angling Direct) 138-8-0, punched bread, Wood Lake peg 26; Trevor Hayden (Matchpack Angling Direct) 129-0-0; Gary Bell (Lakelands) 122-0-0; Dale Smith (Colemans) 111-0-0; Steve James (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 104-0-0; Frank Thomas (Browning Wickford) 102-8-0. Sun. 19. Dennis Jarvis (Colemans) 36-4-0; Mo Brown (Bowlers) 33-0-0; Pat Cooper (Carriers) 24-0-0; Graham Baker (Colemans) 16-4-0; Pat Pikey (Colemans) 12-4-0; Dave Ruddock (Bowlers) 12-0-0. Final round Individual league, Stepfield Lake. Sun. 40. Terry Edwards (Browning Wickford) 59-0-0; Cliff Adams (Browning Wickford) 47-8-0; Danny Mason (Bills Tackle) 42-8-0; Gavin Bridge (Carriers) 34-4-0; Paul Chambers (Browning Wickford) 31-0-0. Final League: Simon Colclough (Browning) 47 (Dropped 5); Paul Chambers (Browning Wickford) 45 (Dropped 8); Cliff Adams (Browning Wickford) 45 (Dropped 4); Phil Passeeria (Browning Wickford) 42dropped 0.

Fish and Tips Tackle, Molesey League, Willingshurst, Surrey, Sun. 24. Malcolm Heaver ( Molesey) 63-6-0, carp, T bag, pellets; Bubsey (Molesey) 44-0-0; Mick Kiefer (Willingshurst) 37-6-0; Mick Fitzpatrick (Appollo) 29-12-0 ;Brian Green (Feltham) 27-3-0.

FLE/Timsbury Manor winter league. FLE Fishery, Romsey. Lakes 1 and 2. Sat. 12. Andy Potter (Dandys K2) 73-14-0, carp to 8lb on pole and maggot; Gareth Boycott (Romsey Bait and Tackle) 71-10-0; Kendal Barry (New Milton) 56-8-0; Kev Downer (Dandys K2) 49-14-0; Paul Barnard (Salisbury) 44-14-0; Malc Peperell (Salisbury) 44-6-0. League: Gareth Boycott 53; Pete Newman (Sonubaits) 45; Andy Potter 43; Paul Barnard 41; Anthony Flint (Tubertini South) and Nigel Hiscock (Devizes) both 39.

Gillingham AA, Lodden lakes, Gillingham, Dorset. Sun. 27. Roland Lucas (Wilts AC) 23-5-0, 12 decent skimmers on pole and maggot, peg 14; Mark Harper (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 17-4-0; Simon Hebditch (Garbolino BVMG) 14-13-0; Nicky Collins (Global Angling) 14-10-0; Martin Fuller (Gillingham AA) 13-13-0; Dave Roper (Wincanton Wobblers) 108-0. Pairs: Simon Hebditch and Martin Fuller 28-10-0.

Gold Valley, Ash, Hants, Sun. 31. Jeb Attwood (Gold Valley) 51-7-0, carp, bomb, corn; Mark Goddard (Daiwa Dorking) 44-0-0; Mark Eves (Milo Bordon AC) 38-0-0.

Gwinear fishery, Newquay. Sun. 13. Nigel Sanders (Gwinear) 83-0-0, carp on pole and maggot, peg 18 Phase 3; Charlie Shaw (Derby) 74-4-0; Ian Sutton (Derby) 48-12-0; Mark Davis and Chris Hancock (Gwinear) both 30-10-0; Tony Reeves (Woodhouse Grange) 26-4-0.

How End Fisheries, How End, Houghton Conquest, Bedfordshire, Sun. Final Round, Yasi’s and Dani’s Lakes, 18. Mike Clarke (How End Fisheries) 39-0-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, Yasi’s; Phil ‘Pebs’ Stone (How End Fisheries) 16-6-0; Simon Drozdiol (How End Fisheries) 6-4-0; Nick ‘Maver’ Rowe 6-0-0; Barry Smith (GOT Baits) 5-14-0. Final League; How End Heroes 159; Give Us a Minute 140; Two Dicks 125; Bus Pass Baggers 120; Aaarrrgggghhhhh 119; We Hate Nashy 94; Take the Mick 85; Quads R Us 83; Privateers 76.

Ivy House, Royal Wootton Bassett, Wilts. Tue. Match lake. 13. Tony Robinson (Ivy House) 27-4-0, carp and silvers on pole and maggot, peg 37; Mick Robbins (Ivy House) 26-0-0; Val Murray (Ivy House) 21-4-0. Sat. Match lake. 6. Simon Stacey (Ivy House) 18-0-0, carp and silvers on pole and pellet, peg 13; Elick Payne (Ivy House) 17-3-0; Gary Etheridge (Garbolino BVMG) 16-10-0. Silvers: Gary Etheridge 16-10-0. Sun. Match lake. 12 Joe Thompson (Ivy House) 15-0-0, carp and silvers on pole and maggot, peg 31; Chris Davidge (Glenfall AC) 7-4-0; John Wiliams (Ivy House) 6-11-0.

Keynsham AC, Shiplate Farm, Weston. Sun. Hawthorns. 15. Adam Smith (Keynsham) 34-10-0, carp on pole and maggot, peg 11; Nigel Bateman (Keynsham) 101-2-0; Dave Weaver (Keynsham) 9-5-0.

MBK Leisures, Coloured Ponds, Rake, Sussex, Thurs. 12. Dave Steer (MBK Leisures) 57-0-0, carp, poled sweetcorn and pellet, Pond Three, peg 1; Matt Dummer (MBK Leisures) 43-0-0; Gavin McKenzie (MBK Leisures) 39-8-0; Scott Cross (MBK Leisures) 38-8-0.

Mid Cornwall fishery. Neils Lake. Sun. 12. Mark Layzell (Gwinear) 50-9-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 11; Tony Williams (Gwinear) 45-4-0; Chas Ward (Gwinear) 21-7-0; Andy Dare (Bolingey) 21-1-0; Ian Johnson (Gwinear) 15-7-0.

Monk Lakes Silver Fish Two day Festival, Bridges Lake, Marden, Kent, 24. Day One: Ian Germaney (Maver Cardinals) 53-8-0; Fred Brown (Sensas SE) and Maurice Leask (Anchor Croydon) both 53-0-0; Paul Hoffman (Sensas SE) 51-0-0. Day Two: Ian Harper (Monks MG) 56-14-0; Paul Hoffman (Sensas SE) 50-2-0; Joe Webber (Monks MG) 43-6-0; Fred Brown (Sensas SE) 41-12-0. Overall: Fred Brown 2 points; Ian Harper 3; Paul Hoffman 4; Ian Germaney 4 (weight) ; George Knight ( Essex) 5.

Oakfield Fishery, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, Sat. Swallow Pool, 16. Gary Thorpe (Chiltern/GOT Baits) 44-11-0, ten carp, straight legered sweetcorn, peg 5; Tom Rice (J & K Tackle) 27-10-0; Mick Worrall (Dynamite Baits Oakfield) 27-3-0; Joff Rogers (Frenzee/GOT Baits) 24-8-0; Pete Allen (Dynamite Baits Oakfield) 23-8-0; Steve Page (Drennan Oxford) 11-14-0.

Ockendon Bait & Tackle, Puddledock Farm near Upminster Essex. Sun. 42. Dave Harold (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 203-4-0, 50 carp to 8 lb, on corn down

track, snake lake peg 10; Tony Smith (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 88-9-0; Alec Roberts (Middy) 50-12-0; John Hunt (Brentwood Angling) 39-4-0; Danny Parker (Tubertini) 35-0-0; Tony Todd (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 33-8-0.

Pawlett British Legion, Sensas Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Sun. Campbell and Cary. 29. Chris Ware (Pawlett BL) 182-8-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 116 Campbell; Mike Davis (Pawlett BL) 107-12-0; Kev Hunt (Pawlett BL) 97-15-0; Brian Gattis (Pawlett BL) 86-6-0.

PSV Bristol, Shiplate Farm, Weston. Hawthorns and Westpool. 20. Matt Taynton (PSV) 21-2-0, carp on pole and maggot, peg 5; Alan Healey (PSV) 8-4-0; Ryan Radford (PSV) 6-11-0.

Redbridge Silverfish Lakes, Essex, Sat. 9. Gordon Bullock, Redbridge (Redbridge) 10-8-0; B. Everitt (Redbridge) 8-6-0. Sun. 9. Gordon Bullock, Redbridge (Redbridge) 2-0-0; P Toye (Redbridge) 0-15-0.

Rye DAS Club League, round one, Wylands, Battle, East Sussex, House, Field, Old and New Speci Lakes, Sun. 52. Steve Palmer (Iden Wood Fishery Red) 58-6-0, nine carp, Method feeder, drawn on New Speci Lake; Barry Chapman (Maver Cardinals Black) 45-9-0; Mervyn Oakley (Cinque Ports MG) 38-5-0; Martin Trice (Awsome Foursome) 33-12-0; Ian Carley (Sensas South East Gold) 30-3-0; John Gore (Maver Cardinals Red) 20-8-0. Teams: Iden Wood Fishery Red 41; Cinque Ports MG and Maver Cardinals Red 39; Maver Cardinals Black 36; Sensas South East Gold 35; Awsome Foursome 33.

Sensas Marazion WL, Oakside Fishery, Newquay. Sun. 10. Mike O’Gorman (Bolingey) 39-8-0, skimmers on pole with maggot and worm, peg 11; Mike Bennetts (Marazion AC) 28-8-0; Barry Little (Marazion AC) 28-2-0; John Wilson (Newtown Angling) 27-12-0; John Shirley (White Acres) 27-5-0; Gary Smith (Marazion AC) 22-4-0. League: Mike O’Gorman 43; Barry Little 63; Roger Baker (Sensas Thyers) 65.

Sensas Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Costcutter. Thurs. Campbell and Cary. 18. Dan Squires (Viaduct Select) 162-2-0, carp to 9lb on pole and pellet, peg 116 Campbell; Gabriel Skarba (Acorn Fisheries) 117-9-0; Dan White (Viaduct) 84-15-0; Terry Lenny (Sillybait) 66-5-0. Silvers: Paul Greenwood (Viaduct) 45-10-0. Sat. Cary and Lodge. 22. Martin Preston (Viaduct) 166-4-0, carp to 20lb on bomb and pellet, peg 97 Cary; Gary O’Shea (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 120-10-0; Terry Lenny (Sillybait) 91-2-0; Howard Webb (Sillybait) 81-12-0. Silvers: Paul Greenwood (Viaduct) 61-13-0. Sun. Spring and Lodge. 27. Dan Squires (Viaduct Select) 100-4-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 53 Lodge; Dave Romain (Viaduct Select) 80-14-0; Dean Malin (Dynamite Baits) 60-0-0; Mike West (Landsend) 50-14-0. Silvers: Dave Romain 80-14-0.

Sonubaits Passies, Lancing, West Sussex, Match Lake, Sun. 22. Roland Smith (Haywards Heath) 29-2-0, two carp, F1s and skimmers, long with corn and pellet, peg 27; Nobby Cragg (Haywards Heath) 24-11-0; Mick Hall (Sonubaits Passies) 22-14-0; Andy Turner (N.A.S.) 22-12-0; Andy Stratton (Hassocks) 15-4-0.

Stafford Moor, Winkleigh, Devon. Devon winter league. Final round. Sun. Woody and Tanners. 27. Mark Hayman (ALS Final Mission) 97-2-0, 23 carp on waggler and 8mm pellet, peg 20 Woodpecker; Ricky Jonson (So Simple) 61-0-0; John Bailey (Dead Head Lead Heads) 56-1-0; Kev Osbourne (Tackle Trader) 55-10-0; Nathan Underwood (So Simple) 54-11-0; Les Polden (Dead Head Lead Heads) 53-8-0. Final League: So Simple 13. Individual: Mark Hayman 14 points.

Tylers Common, near Brentwood Essex. Sat. 18. Steve James (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 23-0-0, mainly silver fish, peg 4 Horseshoe lake; Alan Kuzas (Route 77) 18-0-0; John Hunt (Brentwood Angling) 16-4-0; Bobby Wager (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 15-0-0; John Eldrid (Bowlers) 14-8-0; Mick Grigiatis (Route 77) 12-8-0.

Willow Park, over 50s, Ash Hants, Middle Lake, Wed.19. Jim Finley (Surrey Police) 14-2-0, F1s feeder, pellets, Ian Covey (Guildford AC ) 12-14-0; Brian Stephens (Willow Park) 10-0-0. Small Lake, Sat. 7. Andrew Quarnby (Willow Park) 39-2-0, carp, bream, pole, pellets; Doug Graves ( Willow Park) 14-0-0.

Wylands, Battle, East Sussex, Old Speci Lake, Sun. 7. Roy Liddle (Wylands) 22-4-0, carp and silvers, pole and maggot; Derek Seymour 17-10-0; Lew Nightingale 16-12-0 (both Wylands).

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