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London and South Angler’s Mail Kamasan Qualifiers for November 10/11 2012.



* Ockendon Bait & Tackle, Puddledock Farm, near Upminster Essex. Sun. 53. Mick Higginbottom (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 114-4-0, waggler to far bank then pole at 10m baiting with corn, Snake 10; Mick Hood (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 95-8-0; Brian Riley (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 95-6-0; Alec Roberts (Middy) 70-4-0; Terry Smith (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 64-8-0; Dave Harold(Ockendon Bait & Tackle)54-0-0.


* Upper Thames winter league, Kennet and Avon Canal, Marlborough, Sun. 60. James Carty (Devises MG) 8-12-0,  roach, breadpunch, pole, Pete Townsend (Swindon Talisman) 7-9-0; Kevin Bennet (Garbolino Blackmoor Vale) 6-11-0; Mark Brush (Daiwa Gordon league) 6-5-0; Andy Powell (Daiwa Gordon league) 6-1-0; Andy Jane (Maver Lobbies) 6-1-0. Teams: Daiwa Gordon League 44; Devises MG 40; Maver Lobbies 36. League: Daiwa Gordon League 9; Devises MG 10; Garbolino Blackmoor Vale 11.








Other matches



Alders Farm Winter League, Great Brickhill, Buckinghamshire, Sun. Winter League, Round Two, Pines and Ash Pools, 40. Martin Greene (Daiwa Kamasan Starlets) 147-4-0, carp to 5 lb, poled pellet, Ash 3; George Kay (Vauxhall AC) 145-4-0; Barry Mason (Tubertini) 117-2-0; Colin Fossdick (Chiltern Baits) 113-10-0; Tony Winnock (Tubertini) 98-10-0; Derek Smith (GOT Baits) 78-15-0. Teams: GOT Baits Black 30; Tubertini 28; GOT Baits Red 27. League: GOT Baits Black 62; Chiltern Baits 56; Tubertini 55.


Angling Trust Kent Winter League, Frant Lakes, Sun. 40. Fred Brown (Sensas South East) 94-4-0 all carp, pole and pellet, drawn on Stumps Lake; Mike McMillan 73-2-0; Geoff Vallance 57-1-0; Zak Brown 56-10-0 (all Preston Innovations Delcac); Richard Taylor 44-8-0; John Pantry 39-11-0 (both Sensas South East). Teams: Preston Innovations Delcac 32; Sensas South East 30; Maver Cardinals 23; Cinque Ports MG 15. League: Preston Innovations Delcac 4; Sensas South East 10; Maver Cardinals 11; Cinque Ports MG 15.


Angling Trust Winter League, Monks Division, Hartleylands Farm Fishery, Cranbrook, Kent, Nick’s, Peartree, and Bramley Lakes, Sat. 48. Pete Upperton (Monks Blue) 176-12-0 all carp, pole with meat and pellet, peg 28; Barry Upperton (Monks BLue) 148-2-0; Keith Borrer (Anchor Croydon) 106-4-0; Jon Parks (Preston Innovation Delcac) 103-8-0; Danny Warman (Blean Angling) 103-5-0; Steve Davies (Monks White) 103-1-0. Teams: Preston Innovations Delcac 35; Monks Blue 34; Grebes 33. League: Preston Innovations Delcac 4; Monks Blue 7; Blean Angling 11; Grebes 14.


Avon Angling, Shiplate Farm, Weston, Somerset. Wed. 30. Hawthorns and West Pool. Dean Malin (Shimano/Dynamite Baits) 87-8-0, carp to 8lb on pole and maggot, peg 2 West Pool;  Pete Sivell (Shimano/Dynamite Baits) 84-0-0;  Adrian Jeffery (Avon Angling) 67-6-0;  Tom Mangnell (Mosella) 63-14-0;  Rod Wootten (Clevedon AC) 63-10-0;  Craig Edmunds (Avon Angling) 59-0-0.


Avon Valley, Kennet and Avon Canal, Great Bedwin, Sun. 29.Pete Salmon (Tubertini south) 8-4-0, perch, skimmers, pole, worms; Dave Guntrip (Browning Crowsports) 5-3-0; Nick Foreshoe (Arun Angling) 4-8-0; Lawrence Glynn(Shakespeare Handsford) 4-7-0; Martin Wickens (Browning Crowsports) 3-1-0; Arnold Lakiecivis (Tubertini south) 2-13-0.


Bathampton AA Over 55’s and Disabled. Hunstrete fishery, Withy pool. Thurs. 24. Mike Keys (Bristol) 32-14-0, three carp and 4lb of skimmers on waggler and worm, peg 66;  John Smith (Bristol) 15-12-0;  John Fry (Farnborough) 14-7-0;  Rich Coles (Bridgwater) 14-4-0;  Mike Jones (Claverham) 8-7-0;  Dave Bacon (Bath) 8-6-0. Silvers: John Smith (Bristol) 15-12-0.


BK Fisheries, St. Erth, Cornwall, Sun. Bills Pool, 13. Tony Jose (BK Fisheries) 22-4-0, five carp and small fish, poled sweetcorn and pellet, peg 23; Sam Bawden (BK Fisheries) 16-12-0; Chris Symons (BK Fisheries) 13-2-0; Jack Etheridge (BK Fisheries) 8-8-0; Adrian Holland (BK Fisheries) 7-4-0; John Maundrill (BK Fisheries) 6-12-0.


FLE Fishery, (Formerly Greenridge Farm) Romsey, Hants. Sat. Lakes 3 and 4. 12. Andy Potter (Dandys K2) 54-12-0, carp to 8lb on pole and corn at 6m and in the margins, peg 29 lake 2;  Gareth Boycott (Romsey Tackle and Bait) 48-8-0;  Charlie Dalton (Basingstoke) 40-4-0;  Kendal Barry (New Milton) 32-6-0;  Pete Newman (Sonubaits) 31-8-0;  Anthony Flint (Tubertini South) 28-14-0.


Gillingham AA, Second Winter Championships. Dorset Stour, Highbridge to Catholics. Sun. 28. Dave Sealy (Gillingham AA) 15-0-0, six chub to 3lb on bread and lobworm, peg 56 Catholics;  Rich Fripp (Gillingham AA) 7-2-0;  Rob Manns (Garbolino BVMG) 6-6-0;  Sue Collings (Gillingham AA) 3-14-0;  Jason Mills (Garbolino BVMG) 3-6-0;  Alan Rendall (Gillingham AA) 3-1-0.


Gold Valley,Ash Hants, Sun. 42. Paul Hiller (Daiwa Dorking) 161-2-0, carp, waggler, pellets; John Light (Springlakes) 56-3-0; Perry Stone(Yorkshire baits) 52-12-0; Rob Harvey (Garbolino Banstead) 49-8-0; Stephen Gent(Basingstoke) 45-14-0; Pete Upperton(meatbasher) 39-0-0.


Gwinear Silver fish league, Specimen lake, Fri. 10. Andy Dare (Bolingey) 46-8-0, mainly roach on pole and maggot, peg 6;  Stu Lister (Cralusso/Bag Em Baits) 36-12-0;  Mike O’Gorman (Bolingey) 24-4-0;  Roger Baker (Sensas Thyers) 23-8-0;  Harry Billing (Mosella Garbolino) 15-0-0;  Billy Arch (Gwinear) 9-14-0.


Iden Wood Fishery, nr Rye, East Sussex, Match Lake, 10. Chris Pope (Tenterden A.C.) 64-12-0, three large carp, plus skimmers, worm over chopped worm and gropundbait, peg 25; Matt Parsons (Iden Wood Fishery) 35-4-0; Bill Postlethwaite (Moatrix Invicta) 30-8-0; Pete Ridgers (Rye D.A.S.) 25-12-0.


Ivy House, Royal Wootton Bassett, Wilts. Tue. Match lake. 17. Mick Rosier (Isis) 37-4-0, carp on pellet feeder, peg 46;  John Wiliams (Ivy House) 34-2-0;  Terry Strange (Ivy House) 33-0-0;  Robin Cope (Ivy House) 26-14-0. Sat. Match lake. 14. Joe Thompson (Ivy House) 39-6-0, carp and silvers on pole and pellet, peg 33;  Alan Smith (Ivy House) 32-10-0;  Gary Etheridge (Garbolino BVMG) 30-1-0. Silvers: Joe Thompson 17-0-0.


Marazion Sensas Winter League, Round 4, Amalwhidden Farm, St Ives, Cornwall. Sun. 11. Mike O’Gorman (Bolingey) 27-12-0, carp on pole with maggot, peg 1;  Geoff Chatfield (Marazion AC) 21-10-0;  Boz Phillips (Marukyu) 17-2-0;  Gary Smith (Marazion AC) 16-8-0;  John Wilson (Newtown Angling) 14-15-0;  Mike Bennetts (Marazion AC) 8-2-0. League: Mike O’Gorman 8;  Boz Phillips 18 (55-12-0);  Roger Baker 18 (50-8-0).


MBK Leisures, Coloured Ponds, Rake, Sussex, Thurs. 12. Ian Dixon (Milo Bordon) 88-10-0, carp, poled sweetcorn and pellet; Shaun Barnett (Milo Bordon) 68-0-0; Dave Steer (MBK Leisures) 45-0-0; Gavin McKenzie (MBK Leisures) 11-0-0.


Olney & Clifton FA, River Great Ouse, Olney, Buckinghamshire, Sat. 25. Paul Caton (Vauxhall AC) 15-6-0, roach plus the odd dace and perch, stickfloat and bronze maggot, railway bridge; Tom Halfpenny (Alan’s Angling, Corby) 11-3-8; Steve Glidewell (Newport Pagnell) 10-14-0; Neale Shearn (Vauxhall AC) 9-2-0; Gary Britton (Milton Keynes) 8-3-0.


Oxford WL, Kennet and Avon Canal, Avington, Sun. 36. Colin Wainwright (Sensas A4) 7-3-0; perch, worms; Kevin Holmes (Sensas A4) 6-13-0; Steve Pawson (Sensas A4) 6-4-0; Malcolm Pearce (FM ISIS) 5-2-0; Martin Phipps (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 4-6-0.Teams: Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths 26; Sensas A4 20; Hospital Team 18. League: Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths 5; Sensas A4 6;  FM ISIS 8.


Pans Hill Wood Fishery, Murcott, near Bicester, Oxfordshire, Sat. Match Lake, 22. Andrew Quarmby (Middy/JW Baits) 134-5-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 10; Jon Emmerson (Pans Hill Wood Fishery) 88-7-0; Robin Guppy (Banbury) 81-11-0; Dave Hawkings (Pans Hill Wood Fishery) 71-3-0; Bryn Skrine (Pans Hill Wood Fishery) 69-4-0; Gary Knight (Pans Hill Wood Fishery) 67-10-0. Sun. 14. Paul Dann (Pans Hill Wood Fishery) 62-0-0, carp, poled pellet; Gary Knight (Pans Hill Wood Fishery) 51-0-0; Jon Emmerson (Pans Hill Wood Fishery) 43-10-0; B. Illes (Pans Hill Wood Fishery) 37-3-0; Dave Hawkings (Pans Hill Wood Fishery) 36-12-0; Robin Guppy (Banbury) 36-6-0.


Sensas Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Costcutter, Thurs. Campbell. 17. Dave Cockayne (Viaduct) 129-7-0, carp on pole and meat, peg 115;  Colin Dyer (Langport AA) 84-11-0;  Terry Lenny (Sillybait) 83-12-0;  Roland Lucas (Wilts AC) 65-5-0. Silvers: Stu Woods (Woodys Cafe) 24-14-0.


Shiplate Farm, Weston Super Mare, Somerset. Winter series. Hawthorns and West Pool. Sun. 30 Dom Sullivan 40-2-0, carp on pole and maggots, peg 13 Hawthorns;  Dave Cockayne 33-4-0;  Tom Light 30-11-0;  Pete Bartlett 29-1-0;  Paul Chapman 26-1-0;  Simon Ryall 20-8-0.


Sonubaits Passies, Lancing, West Sussex, Teams of Four, round two, Match Lake, Sun. 32. Bob Hanscombe (Framfield Old Farts) 64-10-0, large carp down the edge, corn and maggot, peg 63; Pete Growns (Jeff Hopes’ Mates) 53-15-0; Dave Walker (Lees Loons) 53-12-0; Dave Marshall (Daps) 41-15-0; John Holt (Jeff Hopes’ Mates) 41-12-0; Alex Bishop (Percy’s) 41-4-0. League: Jeff Hopes’ Mates 5; Lees Loons 7; Framfield Old Farts 41-4-0.


Tylers Common, near Brentwood. Sat. 33. Nick Darke (Got Baits) 150-0-0, pellet at 15m,Horseshoe peg 2; Steve Copping (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 125-0-0; Ross Harold (Angling Direct) and Alec Roberts (Middy) both 124-8-0; Steve James (Ockendon Bait & Tackle)120-8-0; Jim Collins (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 92-0-0.


V.E.S Precision Winter League, Round 3. River Isle, Somerset. Sun. 6. Martin Heard (Tiverton) 19-3-0, dace on stick and maggot, peg 23;  Robin Cox (Ilminster) 7-8-0;  Pete Lonton (Ilminster) 4-11-0. League: Martin Heard 2;  Justin Charles and Rob Cox both 3.


White Acres, Newquay, Cornwall. Sat. Jennys. 12. Harry Billing (Mosella Garbolino) 57-12-0, F1s and skimmers on pole with pellet and worm, peg 5;  Nige Taylor (J Range) 32-4-0;  RIcky Dennis (White Acres) 30-12-0;  Chas Ward (Gwinear) 29-5-0;  Stu Lister (Cralusso/Bag Em Baits) 22-11-0.


Willow Park over 50s, Ash, Wed.19.Martin Marrison (Willow park) 57-8-0, bream, feeder, pellets; Eddy Rippon (Willow park) 26-12-0; Mike Hooper(Harefield tackle) 22-12-0. WL, Ash, Sat. 31. Paul Hiller (Fish Quando) 11-4-0, carp, pole, pellets; Alex Clements (Milo Bordon youth) 63-12-0; Paul Holland (Fish Quando) 62-10-0; Mark Eves (Milo Bordon Youth) 57-2-0; Jake Gallagher (Sensas A4) 51-06-0; Miles Levy (Fish Quando) 50-8-0. Teams: Fish Quando 30; Milo Bordon Youth 23; Milo Bordon 21. League: Fish Quando 84; Milo Bordon 74; Willow Black 57.


Wylands, Battle, East Sussex, Old Snake Lake, Sun. 13. Roy Liddle (Wylands) 60-2-0, carp and silvers, pole and pellet; Ron Newman 36-12-0; Dave Calway 27-8-0; John Oliver 19-0-0 (all Wylands); Carlton Easter (Iden Wood Fishery) 13-8-0; Wayne Mearns (Wylands) 12-0-0.












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