Top pellet fishing tips – revealing interview with Parkdean Masters winner Harry Billing, and perhaps the biggest match maggot bill ever – all in THIS week’s Angler’s Mail!

London and South Angler’s Mail Kamasan Qualifiers for October 20/21, 2012.

*Angling Trust Kent Winter League, Round Two, Monk Lakes, Maidstone, Kent. Lakes 1, 3 and 4. 50. Martin Trice (Preston Innovations Delcac) 182-2-0, carp and silver fish, maggot down the edge, Lake One; Geoff Vallence (Preston Innovations Delcac) 157-8-0; Jay Lay (Maver Cardinals) 148-0-0; Craig Palmer (Maver Cardinals) 146-0-0; Robbie Taylor (Preston Innovations Delcac) 138-2-0; M. Mcmillan (Preston Innovations Delcac) 135-0-0. Teams: Preston Innovations Delcac 42; Maver Cardinals 32; Sensas South East 32 (on weight); Cinque Ports MG 23; Terrapins 21. League: Preston Innovations Delcac 2; Sensas South East 5; Maver Cardinals 6; Cinque Ports MG 7; Terrapins 10.


*Avon and Chippenham Pairs, Bristol Avon, Chippenham to Melksham. Sun. 58. Kevin Rowles (Devises MG) 19-7-0, perch, bream and chub on pole, maggots and worms; Dave George (Andover) 18-6-0; Mark Kimber (Daiwa Gordon League) 15-3-0; Andy Pollard (Daiwa Gordon League) 14-12-0; Mark Waldridge (Chippenham) 13-4-0; Andy Price (Lobbys) 11-9-0. Pairs: Kevin Rowles and Rob Kepner (Devises MG) 4; Dave George and Dave Tucker (Andover) 5; Steve Ford and Andy Pollard (Daiwa Gordon league) 6.


*Avon Valley Winter League, Round Two, Kennet and Avon Canal, Great Berwyn. Sun. 60. James Pitman (Shakespeare Hansford Blue) 13-5-0, perch and roach on pole and chopped worms; Lawrence Glynn (Shakespeare Hansford Blue) 12-1-0; Bret Cooper (Shakespeare Hansford Blue) 9-3-0; John Brownie (Browning Crowsports) 8-12-0; Darren Dodge (Browning Crowsports) 8-5-0. Teams: Shakespeare Hansfords Blue 43; Browning Crowsports 40; Arun Angling 38. League: Browning Crowsports 3; Shakespeare Hansfords Blue 4; Arun Angling.


*London Winter League, Round Two, Grand Union Canal, Globe to Three Locks. Sun. 50. Karl Stephan (Garbolino Black Horse) 9-7-0, skimmers and perch on pole and chopped worms; Mark Davies (Browning Northants) 8-15-0; Dan Jones (Browning Northants) 8-11-0; Tommy Boyce Jnr (Browning Northants) 8-10-0; Alan Donnelly (Team Raiders) 8-8-0; Daniel Webb (Garbolino Black Horse) 8-3-0; Steve Davies (Garbolino Black Horse) 8-3-0. Teams: Garbolino Black Horse 35; Maver Image 33; Browning Northants 32. League: Garbolino Black Horse 2; Browning Northants 5; Maver Image 6.


*Sensas Commercial House League, Third Round, Bristol Avon, Rotork to Newbridge. 66. Andy Britt (Maver Bathampton Invincible) 14-15-0, three bream, feeder a quarter of the way across with worm and red maggot, peg 24R; Kev Boltz (BTM Services) 11-2-0; Gavin Messer (Premier Angling Black) 10-10-0; L. Hubbard (Maver Bathampton Elite) 9-3-8; Kevin Dicks (Maver Bathampton Elite) 9-2-0; R. Whitmarsh (Senasas Wiltshire Angling Red) 8-14-0. Teams: A Div: Thatchers A 22; Maver Bathampton Elite 19.5; BTM Services 18; Maver Bathampton Invincible 15; Thatchers B 14.5. B Div: Premier Angling Black 25.5; Sensas Wiltshire Angling Red 24; Premier Angling Gold 21.5; Sensas Wiltshire Angling Blue 20; M&N Services 19.5; D&W Builders 13.5. League: A Div: Thatchers A 13.5; Maver Bathampton Elite 11.5; BTM Services 10.5; Thatchers B 5.5. Maver Bathampton Invincible 4. B Div: M&N Services 12; Sensas Wiltshire Angling Red 11.5; Premier Angling Gold 11; Premier Angling Black 10; Sensas Wiltshire Angling Blue 10; D&W Builders 8.5.




Alders Farm, Great Brickhill, Buckinghamshire. Sun. Oak Lake. 18. Terry Lancaster (GOT Baits) 62-3-0, carp to 5 lb, bream to 3 lb, pole and pellet, peg 1; Hugh Crawford (Alders Farm) 51-7-0; Andy Gregory (Milo Bordon) 40-5-0; Phil Young (GOT Baits) 39-9-0; Gary Thorpe (GOT Baits/Chiltern Baits) 38-2-0; Jim Stubbings (Alders Farm) 34-3-0.


Back Arun Fishery, Arundel, West Sussex. Sun. Carp Lake. 12. Mick Chipperfield (Hansfords) 45-0-0, all carp, pole and red maggot, peg 16; Ken Norman (Back Arun) 27-8-0; John Money (JFA) 24-8-0; Bruce Goulding (SAS Chichester) 23-8-0; Mark Holland (Back Arun) 21-8-0; John Geering (Back Arun) 20-8-0


BK Fisheries, Hayle, Cornwall. Sun. Billy’s Pool. 16. Bill Knott (BK Fisheries) 49-8-0, carp to 6 lb, pole and worm, peg 15; Chris Bailey (BK Fisheries) 41-14-0; Chris Symons (BK Fisheries) 41-12-0; Adrian Holland (BK Fisheries) 34-0-0; Tony Jose (BK Fisheries) 30-2-0; Sam Bowden (BK Fisheries) 27-8-0.


FTD Baits, River Thames, Donnington. Sun. 46. Karl Ealand (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 33-7-0, bream on pole feeder and maggots; Mark Fisher (Marston) 20-12-0; Martin Kirk (Sensas A4) 16-6-0; Mick Bradley (Turners Tackle) 12-8-0; Colin Webb (Marston) 11-14-0.


Gillingham AA, First Winter Championships, Dorset Stour, Highbridge to Catholics. Sun. 29. Rob Manns (Garbolino BVMG) 11-10-0, 6 lb of roach and dace with three good chub, stick float with maggot and caster, peg 56; Adie West (Gilingham AA) 8-12-0; Tony West (Gillingham AA) 8-8-0; Kev Harvey (Gillingham AA) 7-11-0; Mike Trevis (Gillingham AA) 7-7-0; Richard Fripp (Gillingham AA) 7-4-0.


Gold Valley, Ash, Hampshire. Sun. Middle Lake. 36. Mark Goddard (Daiwa Dorking) 140-0, carp on pellet and waggler; Tommy Hiller (Daiwa Dorking) 121-2-0; John Light (Spring) 120-0; Will Raison (Daiwa) 98-2-0. Fri. Costcutter, Middle Lake. 15. Adam Burroughs (Hampshire Tackle) 101-12-0, carp on pole and maggots; Barry Diamond (Basingstoke) 62-6-0; Kevin Wells (Nottingham) 57-8-0. Mon. Costcutter, Middle Lake. 15. Kevin Wells (Nottingham) 41-8-0, carp on waggler and maggots; Len Willbourgh (Reading FC) 36-15-0; Steve Meadowcroft (Basingstoke) 35-6-0. Wed. Gold Lake. 15. Pete Upperton (Meatbashers) 109-0-0, carp on pole and maggots; Will Raison (Daiwa) 102-0-0; Steve Botting (Reading AC) 95-6-0.


Guildford Angling Centre, Furnace Lakes, Horsham, West Sussex. Wed. 20. Shaun Silvester (Guildford Angling Centre) 59-10-0, skimmers on feeder and hard 6 mm pellet, peg behind the Island; Giovanni Barbato (Guildford Angling Centre) 58-10-0; Steve Sanders (Daiwa Dorking) 49-14-0; Gareth Phillips (Guildford Angling Centre) 49-7-0.


Gwinear Fishery, Newquay, Cornwall. Tue. Mark Layzell (Gwinear) 72-12-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 27, Phase 3; Max Turner (Gwinear) 53-4-0; Arthur Turner (Gwinear) 45-12-0; Roy Penns 41-12-0; Chas Ward (Gwinear) 34-8-0; Carl Sutton 32-12-0. Sun. 8. Mark Rodgerson 90-14-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 34 Phase 3; Arthur Turner (Gwinear) 71-4-0; Neil Rodgerson 56-4-0; Mark Layzell (Gwinear) 55-0-0; Andy Partridge (Spro) 47-12-0; Max Turner (Gwinear) 41-12-0.


How End Fisheries, Houghton Conquest, Bedford. Sun. Pairs Winter League, Dani’s and Yasi’s Pools. 20. Phil Stone (How End Fisheries) 42-2-0, Dani’s Pool; Bob Warren (How End Fisheries) 37-2-0, Yasi’s; Kev Farrow (How End Fisheries) 35-2-0; Nick Darke (How End Fisheries) 34-0-0; Richard Farrow (How End Fisheries) 33-5-0; Nick Rowe (How End Fisheries) 31-4-0. Teams: Two Dicks 16; Bus Pass Baggers 15; Privateers 13; How End Heroes 13.


Ilminster AA, Royal Oak Winter League, Round Two. River Isle, Somerset. Sun. 8. Jamie Rich (Against Men and Fish) 12-2-0, three good chub with roach, pole and caster, peg 123 Isle Brewers; Robin Cox (Ilminster AA) 10-10-0; Graham Field (Taunton) 9-0-0.


Ivy House, Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire. Tue. Over 55s, Match Lake. 16. John Williams (Ivy House) 41-6-0, carp on 10 m pole and pellet, peg 8; Justin Ogbourne (New Century) 29-8-0; Terry Rosier (Isis) 28-0-0; Dave Baker (Ivy House) 25-2-0. Sat. Match Lake. 20. Gary Etheridge (Garbolino BVMG) 70-10-0, mainly carp on waggler and pole with pellet, peg 49; Paul Connor (Ivy House) 50-10-0; Chris Konieczcy (Ivy House) 46-0-0; Dick Young (Ivy House) 32-8-0.


MBK Leisure, Coloured Ponds, Rake, West Sussex. Thurs. 14. Ian Dixon (Milo Bordon) 146-12-0, carp, pole, pellet and sweetcorn; Dave Steer (MBK Leisure) 86-4-0; Andy King (MBK Leisure) 62-8-0; Scott Cross (MBK Leisure) 49-12-0. Sat. Juniors v Seniors, Coloured Ponds, Rake, Sussex. Juniors: 23. Tom Arnot (Alton) 42-8-0, carp, pole, sweetcorn and pellet; Alex King (Nyewood) 19-4-0; Casey Standen (Southsea) 13-0-0. Seniors: 22. Dale Spiers (Petersfield) 21-8-0, carp, pole, sweetcorn and pellet; Craig White (Petersfield) 18-12-0; Mick White (Petersfield) 17-4-0. Seniors total weight: 186-8-0. Juniors total weight: 166-7-0.


Monk Lakes, Maidstone, Kent. Silver fish, Bridges Lake. 22. Paul Lamb (Garbolino Apollo) 57-6-0, bream and tench, long pole and pellet, peg 33; Sean Clifford (Preston Innovations Delcac) 45-8-0; Ian Allard (Monk MG) 32-0-0; John Larraman (Preston Innovations Delcac) 30-8-0; Fred Brown (Sensas SE) 30-6-0; Darren Law (Monk MG) 26-12-0.


Rye DAS Charity Open, Northpoint Water, Camber, near Rye, East Sussex. Wed. 19. John White (Iden Wood Fishery) 53-0-0, carp and skimmers, pole with worm over groundbait, or feeder and worm, peg 16; Dennis Price (Sport One) 46-12-0; Pete the Pane (Rye DAS) 24-0-0; Stu Cottingham (Maver Cardinals) 21-8-0; Brian Cooke (unattached) 20-8-0; Paul Udell (Maver Cardinals) 19-12-0.


Sensas Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Wed. Campbell. 12. Martin Lenighan (Avon Angling) 231-9-0, carp on pole and pellet shallow, peg 128; Paul Blake (Carps AC) 180-3-0; Paul Greenwood (Viaduct) 156-10-0; Ryan Jordan (PSV) 129-10-0. Silvers: Tim Pallent (Maver Veals) 59-4-0. Thurs. Costcutter, Campbell and Cary. 28. Pete Bailey (Westinghouse) 159-0-0, carp on pole and meat in margins, peg 105 Cary; Paul Blake (Carps AC) 148-1-0; Dave Romain (Viaduct) 132-2-0; Matt Skyme (Wilts AC) 125-14-0; Adrian Jeffery (Avon Angling) 120-0-0; John Darby (Viaduct) 107-5-0. Silvers: Nicky Collier (GOT Baits) 34-4-0. Sat. Campbell. 18. Terry Lenny (Sillybait) 125-2-0, carp on bomb and pellet, peg 114; Dave Hayward (Tackle Trader) 124-12-0; Dave Cockayne (Weston-super-Mare) 119-12-0; Fred Heathman (Perkins Rigs) 117-8-0; Steve Denmead (Keyfords) 113-4-0. Silvers: John Atkins (Garbolino BVMG) 29-9-0. Sun. Silver Fish League, Round Three, Campbell, Cary and Lodge. 46. Tony Rixon (Mosella Avon Angling) 46-12-0, skimmers on long pole with maggot over groundbait, peg 70 Lodge; Andy Neal (Frenzee/Bait-Tech) 44-4-0; Paul Fayres (Sensas Thyers) 35-6-0; Richard Aherne (Awashima) 32-12-0; John Green (Thatchers Tackle) 30-15-0; Dave Roper (Reids Tackle) 30-0-0.


Sonubaits Passies, Lancing, West Sussex. Sun. Match Lake. 11. Eddie Green (Milo Bordon) 85-2-0, all carp, feeder down the edge, peg 35; Rob Jenkins (Sonubaits Passies) 71-15-0; Lee Perry (Sonubaits Passies) 62-8-0; Rob Deacon (Milo Bordon) 54-12-0.


Tylers Common, near Brentwood, Essex. Sat. 39. Graham Dack (Middy) 172-8-0, 47 carp, 5 m pole and maggot or in margins, Horseshoe Lake peg 54 (golden peg); Ross Harold (Angling Direct) 120-8-0; Rob Bishop (MAP Bowlers) 104-8-0; Steve James (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 103-8-0; Jason Collins (Browning Wickford) 95-0-0; Pete Steward (Browning Wickford) 91-0-0.


Wessex Winter League, Round Three, River Thames, Lechlade. Sun. 36. Paul Rice (Isis A) 9-3-0, roach and dace on stick float and maggots; Mike Marsden (Pewsey A); Steve Dean (Pewsey B) 8-3-0; Mike Rozier (Isis A) 7-10-0; Brian Ballard (Turners) 6-8-0; Brian Webb (Isis A) 3-12-0.


Willow Park, Ash, Hampshire. Sat. 9. Russ Grimes (Milo Bordon) 88-14-0, carp and bream on pole and pellets; John Light (Springlakes) 84-0-0.



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