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London and South Angler’s Mail Kamasan Qualifiers for November 24/25, 2012.


*Ockendon Bait & Tackle, Puddledock Farm, near Upminster, Essex. Sun. 55. Don Fresa (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 135-10-0, carp to 8 lb, corn and maggot, Snake Lake peg 9, margins towards peg 10; Ian Nash (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 92-5-0; Roy Stanley (Magic Lakes) 78-1-0; Alec Roberts (Middy) 72-0-0; Steve James (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 47-4-0; Graham Dack (Middy) 41-0-0.

*Surrey Winter League, Round Four, Wey Navigation Canal, White Hart. Sun. 57. Steve Sanders (Daiwa Dorking) 29-0-0, bream on pole and bloodworm; Bradley Gibbons (Bordon Shop) 11-10-0; Darren Davies (Daiwa Dorking) 8-14-0; Simon Kiefer (Milo Bordon) 8-9-0; Mark Goddard (Daiwa Dorking) 5-13-0; Chris Lunt (Fullers) 5-5-0. Teams: Daiwa Dorking 45; Milo Bordon 43; Garbolino Banstead 39; League: Daiwa Dorking 5; Milo Bordon 8; Bordon Shop 13; Garbolino Banstead 13.




Alders Farm Winter League, Round Four, Pines and Ash Pools, Great Brickhill, Buckinghamshire. Sun. 40. George Kay (Vauxhall AC) 190-14-0, 63 carp, straight legered popped-up bread, Ash 5; Simon Edwards (GOT Baits Red) 87-13-0; Wayne Shepherd (Ringers Green) 84-2-0; Paul Barnes (All Sorts) 67-0-0; Des Chard (Ringers Green) 65-0-0; Josh Blavins (GOT Bait Red) 58-1-0. Teams: GOT Baits Red 33; GOT Baits Black 27; All Saints 26. League: GOT Baits Red 117; GOT Baits Black 109; Chiltern Baits 104.

Avon Angling, Shiplate Farm, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset. Wed. 13. Andy Curry (Frys Dynamite) 78-4-0, 20 carp on 5 m pole and meat, peg 7 West Pool; Des Shipp (Preston Innovations) 67-8-0; Ziggy Slowinski (Bridgwater Garbolino) 64-12-0; Jason Radford (Avon Angling) 59-2-0; Steve Kedge (Somerset Angling) 35-4-0; Dean Malin (Shimano Dynamite) 25-14-0.

Avon Valley Winter League Practise, Basingstoke Canal, Church Crookham. Sun. 38. Bob Standen (Arun Angling) 12-5-0, perch on pole and chopped worm; Richie Kirk (Arun Angling) 8-3-0; Paul Gibson (Arun Angling) 7-12-8; Dave Howle (Browning Crowsports) 6-15-0; Darren Dodge (Browning Crowsports) 6-4-0.

Bathampton AA, Over 55s and Disabled, Bridge Pool, Hunstrete Fishery, Somerset. Thurs. 24. Mike Nicholls (Silver Fox) 29-0-0, two carp for 16 lb with 13 lb of roach, 9 m pole and caster, peg 19; Chris Rolfe (Portishead) 28-14-0; Pete Greenslade (Bristol) 28-2-0; Pete Phillips (Keynsham) 22-14-0; John Fry (Farnborough) 20-12-0. Silvers: Alan Jones (Bristol) 19-4-0.

BK Fisheries, Hayle, Cornwall. Sun. Billy’s Pool. 11. Tony Jose (BK Fisheries) 86-10-0, carp to 6 lb, pole and sweetcorn, peg 8; Chris Symons (BK Fisheries) 48-8-0; Sam Bawden (BK Fisheries) 39-4-0; Alex Bradley (BK Fisheries) 35-0-0; John Maundrill (BK Fisheries) 29-12-0; Jack Etheridge (BK Etheridge) 26-8-0.

Chestnut Pool, Langford, Bedfordshire. Sun. 15. Nigel Smith (Popletts MG) 16-12-0, roach and small skimmers, pole and maggot, peg 18; Steve Tyler (Popletts MG) 14-14-0; Dave Henegan (Chestnut Pool) 14-7-0; Rob Heath (Chestnut Pool) 14-4-0.

FLE Fishery, Greenridge Farm, Romsey, Hampshire. Sat. Lakes 2 and 3. Gareth Boycott (Romsey Bait & Tackle) 68-2-0, carp to 6 lb on pole and maggot, peg 15 Lake 2; Pete Newman (Sonubaits) 48-8-0; Mark Fitzgerald (Greenridge Farm) 45-0-0; Anthony Flint (Tubertini South) 44-8-0; Kendal Barry (New Milton) and Paul Barnard (Salisbury) both 40-0-0; Nigel Hiscock (Devizes) 30-0-0.

Gold Valley, Ash, Hampshire. Sun. Syndicate Lake. 21. Dave Coulter (Springlakes) 74-0-0, carp on straight lead and meat; Perry Stone (Yorkshire Baits) 55-12-0; Rob Harvey (Garbolino Banstead) 44-0-0; Steffen Gent (Kennet Ospreys) 40-4-0. Sat. Silver Fish, Bungalow Lake. 15. Will Raison (Daiwa) 35-13-0, roach and skimmers on pole and casters; Jimmy Bullard (Daiwa Dorking) 17-1-0; Tony Cawson (Old Boys) 13-4-0; Lee Giles (Kennet Ospreys) 11-0-0. Mon. Costcutter, Middle Lake. 12. Dave Guntrip (Browning Crowsports) 59-14-0, carp on pole and casters; Barry Diamond (Basingstoke) 44-14-0; Graham Marshall (Willinghurst) 41-8-0. Fri. Costcutter, Middle Lake. 16. Mark Bennet (Guildford) 57-8-0, carp on pole and worms; Tony Medlicot (Farnham) 46-0-0; Kevin Bennet (Guildford) 44-10-0. Wed. Bungalow Lake. 16. Adam Burrows (Aldershot Park) 57-0-0, carp on pole and casters; Frank Peck (Sensas A4) 49-0-0; Kevin Wells (Trentmen) 43-4-0.

Guildford Angling Centre, Furnace Lakes, Horsham, West Sussex. Sat. 18. Terry Harrison (Daiwa Dorking) 32-6-0, skimmers on long pole and maggots over groundbait; Tony Kent (Willinghurst) 24-4-0; Graham Marshall (Passies) 21-6-0; Giovanni Barbato (Guildford Angling Centre) 16-7-0; Pete Franklin (Guildford Angling Centre) 14-14-0.

Gwinear, Newquay, Cornwall. Fri. Silver Fish League, Specimen Lake. 9. Harry Billing (Mosella Garbolino) 35-12-0, roach and perch on pole with maggot and caster, peg 2; Andy Dare (Bolingey) 29-10-0; Stuart Lister (Cralusso/Bag’em Baits) 25-8-0; Mike O’Gorman (Bolingey) 22-12-0.

Ilminster AA, Dillington Pond, Ilminster, Somerset. Sun. 5. Jamie Rich (Against Men and Fish) 1-5-0, roach on pole and pinkie, peg 8; Pete Lonton (Ilminster) 1-0-0; Justin Charles (Ilminster) 0-10-0.

Kempston Liberal Club, How End Fisheries, Houghton Conquest, Bedford. Sun. 16. Martin Cane (Kempston Liberal Club) 20-9-0, carp and silver fish, pole and pellet, Dani’s Pool; Dave Ring (Kempston Liberal Club) 20-4-0; Eddie Ellis (Kempston Liberal Club) 18-0-0; Alan Fur (Kempston Liberal Club) 17-3-0; Roger Asplin (Kempston Liberal Club) 16-3-0; Graham Asplin (Kempston Liberal Club) 15-0-0.

Kent League Division One, Round Six, Chilham Match Lake, Kent. Sun. 48. Derek Gladwin (Preston Innovations Delcac) 34-0-0, long pole, pellet over pellet, second from end peg in F section; Paul Hamlyn (Preston Innovations Delcac) 32-6-0; Graham Clifford (Cinque Ports MG) 31-9-0; Nigel Stanley (Maver Cardinals) 28-5-0; Steve Ryan (Cinque Ports MG) 24-3-0; Kevin Dyer (Preston Innovations Delcac) 22-13-0. Teams: Preston Innovations Delcac 39; Maver Cardinals 34; Sensas South East 31; MAP Blean Angling 25; Cinque Ports MG and Iden Wood Fishery 23. League: Preston Innovations Delcac 221; Sensas South East 196; Maver Cardinals 193; Advanced Pole Repairs 150; Cinque Ports MG 147; Iden Wood Fishery 135.

Kent League Division Two, Round Six, Claygate Lakes, Tonbridge, Kent. Sun. 30. Nick Allen (Sport One) 63-12-0, F1s, pole with pellet and maggot; Andy Goldthorpe (NDP 10) 48-12-0; Stuart Cottingham (Maver Cardinals Red) 48-6-0; Andy Silver (Sport One) 40-12-0; A. Oakshott (Crowborough) 39-8-0; John Gore (Maver Cardinals Red) 38-5-0. Teams: Maver Cardinals Red 24; Maver Cardinals Black 18; Crowborough 17; NDP 10 16; Sport One 15. League: Maver Cardinals Red 131; Sport One 119; NDP 10 114.5; Crowborough 87.5; Maver Cardinals Black 78.

Oakwood Angling Practise, Grand Union Canal, Milton Keynes. Sun. 28. Gordon Kurl (Sensas Oakwood) 8-2-0, roach, perch and skimmers on pole and bloodworm; Graham West (Garbolino Black Horse) 7-5-0; Paul Abbot (Shakespeare) 6-10-0; Pete Vasey (Sensas Oakwood) 6-7-0; James Drakulic (Maver Image) 6-4-0; Rob Wright (Maver Image) 6-3-8.

Olney & Clifton Fishing Association, River Great Ouse, Olney, Buckinghamshire. Tues. 15. Nigel Porter (Vauxhall AC) 9-2-0, a tench of 5 lb 9 oz, a 2 lb perch and smaller perch, pole and worm, Weston Road peg; Mick Burrell (Vauxhall AC) 5-5-0; Barry Glidewell (Newport Pagnell) 5-0-0.

Oxford Winter League Practise, Kennet and Avon Canal, Great Bedwin. Sun. 25. Steve Nadin (Garbolino Blackmore Vale) 12-5-0, skimmers on pole and maggots; John Williams (Sensas A4) 11-6-0; Robert Head (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 6-8-0; Kevin Bennet (Garbolino Blackmore Vale) 5-14-0; Geoff Lewingdon (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 5-12-0.

Redbridge Fishing Lakes, Woodford Green, Essex. Thu. Costcutter. 8. S. Phung (Bowlers) 8-10-0; N. Warren (Brunswick Bros) 6-8-0; S. Blower (Redbridge Lakes) 5-9-0. Sat. 11. G. Bullock (Redbridge) 6-9-0, small roach and ide, pinkie over squatt and groundbait; D. Paterson (JB Tackle) 5-11-0; S. Blower (Redbridge Lakes) 4-9-0; P. Toye (Redbridge) 3-4-0; J. Hornsby (Redbridge) 3-2-0; D. Anaconda (Redbridge) 3-0-0. Sun. 18. Paul Grant (Redbridge) 7-0-0, skimmers on feeder; M. Herbert (Terrapins) 6-12-0; S. Crawley (Redbridge) 6-11-0; J. Hornsby (Redbridge) 5-12-0; P. Toye (Redbridge) 5-4-0; S. Phung (Bowlers) 4-10-0.

Sensas Marazion Winter League, Round Five, Oakside, Newquay, Cornwall. Sun. 10. John Shirley (White Acres) 33-12-0, skimmers on feeder and pole, peg 13; Barry Little (Marazion AC) 24-2-0; Gary Smith (Marazion AC) 10-0-0; Roger Baker (Sensas Thyers) 9-15-0; Mike Bennetts (Marazion AC) 9-5-0; John Wilson (Newtown Angling) 9-3-0.

Sensas Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Sun. Campbell. 19. James Cooper (Daiwa Guru) 111-4-0, carp on waggler and meat, peg 112; Scott Russell (Tackle UK) 93-12-0; Scott Cousins (Somerset Majik) 83-12-0; John Green (Thatchers Tackle) 65-8-0. Silvers: Roland Lucas (Wilts AC) 17-5-0.

Sonubaits Passies, Lancing, West Sussex. Sun. Teams of Four, Match Lake. 30. Steve Turner (Turnips) 44-7-0, carp, corn 7 m pole and pellet, peg 5; Bruce Burton (Percy’s) 44-2-0; Chris Jones (Trollops) 42-4-0; Andy Turner (Turnips) 41-2-0; Bob Hanscombe (Framfield Old Farts) 37-15-0; Andy Bishop (Percy’s) 37-14-0. League: Lee’s Loons 11; Jeff Hope’s Mates 12; Framfield Old Farts 13.

Stafford Moor, Devon Winter League, Round Two, Winkleigh, North Devon. 28. Woody’s and Tanners. Brian Shanks (Red Hot Chilli Pellets) 131-8-0, 25 carp on waggler with pellet and corn in margins late on, peg 3 Woody; Steve Foreshaw (Stafford Moor) 120-6-0; Kev Shears (So Simple) 86-14-0; Andy Seery (Stafford Moor Renegades) 85-0-0; Nathan Underwood (So Simple) 72-0-0; Rick Jonson (So Simple) 70-0-0. Teams: So Simple 11; ALS 13; Stafford Moor 14. League: So Simple.

Tylers Common, near Brentwood, Essex. Sat. 30. Bill Reynolds Jnr (Bait-Tech) 72-2-0, 13 m pole and pellet or 4 m and maggot, Horseshoe Lake peg 18; Mick Hood (Bowlers) 67-8-0; Ross Harold (Angling Direct) 55-8-0; John Hunt (Brentwood Angling) 50-4-0; Nick Darke (GOT Baits) 47-0-0; Dicky Booth (Galleywood Social) 45-8-0.

Wessex Winter League Practise, Bristol Avon, Chippenham. Sun. 40. Gary Etheridge (Garbolino Blackmore Vale) 25-2-0, roach on stick float and maggots; Jamie Cox (Garbolino Blackmore Vale) 14-8-0; Adrian McTiffin (Devises MG) 13-2-0; Richard Tomala (Garbolino Blackmore Vale) 12-12-0; Gary Townsend (Lobbys) 12-2-0.

White Acres, Cornwall. Sat. Twin Oaks and Trelawney. 16. Harry Billing (Mosella Garbolino) 37-12-0, F1s and silver fish on 11 m pole and short, caster and maggot, peg 30 Twin Oaks; Chas Ward (Gwinear) 27-8-0; Brett Nicholas (White Acres) 26-11-0; Mick Kearns (White Acres) 25-10-0.

Willow Park Winter League, Round Four, Ash, Hampshire. Sat. 30. Mark Goddard (Fish Quando) 99-8-0, carp on pole and pellets; Mark Wells (Milo Bordon) 54-4-0; Pem Wrighting (Fish Quando) 46-4-0; Simon Kiefer (Milo Bordon) 43-2-0; Bradley Gibbons (Milo Bordon Youth) 38-12-0; Rob Harvey (Willow Black) 33-6-0. Teams: Fish Quando 28; Milo Bordon 25; Milo Bordon Youth 22. League: Fish Quando 112; Milo Bordon 99; Willow Black 77; Milo Bordon Youth 72.

Wylands, Battle, East Sussex. Sun. Middle Lake. 17. John Oliver (Wylands) 72-2-0, carp and skimmers, pole and feeder close to the reeds; Carlton Easter (Iden Wood Fishery) 23-14-0; Ron Newman (Wylands) 23-0-0; Roy Liddle (Wylands) 22-8-0; Bob Helder (Wylands) 22-4-0; Tony Guillan (Wylands) 21-8-0.




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