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London and South Angler’s Mail Kamasan Qualifiers for September 1/2, 2012.

*Essex Inter Club league, Third Round, Dock River near Harwich. Sun. 60. Danny Mason (Braintree) 12-13-0, single carp of 8 lb 14 oz with two eels and 98 small fish, worm to far bank over chopped worm, reeds, peg E5; Mick Burrell (Maldon) 8-8-0; Tony Lee (Harwich) 7-1-0; Pete Bullard (Maldon) 4-10-8; Reece Hearn (Braintree) 4-3-0; Paul Lewis (Kelvedon) 3-14-0. Teams: Maldon 10; Colchester APS A 9; Braintree 8; Harwich 7; Chelmsford A 6; Chelmsford B & Does both 4.5; Kelvedon 3;Colchester APS B 2; Billericay 1. League: Does 24.5; Maldon 24; Braintree 23.5; Colchester APS A 21; Billericay 17; Harwich 15.5; Colchester APS B 12; Chelmsford B 11.5; Chelmsford A 9; Kelvedon 7.

*LAA Thames Championship, River Thames, Molesey and Sunbury. Sun. 50. Danny Cruse (Stort Valley) 11-3-0, roach and skimmers on pole and maggots; Dave Bowditch (Freemasons) 10-10-8; Mick Howard (Enfield Highway) 10-4-0; Ricky Martinelli (Roman Urn) 10-2-0; Dave Whiteman (Edmonton and Tottenham) 10-0-8; Pete Jordan (Roman Urn) 8-13-0. Teams: Roman Urn 37; Edmonton and Tottenham A 33; Stort Valley 28.5.

*Rye DAS Club League, Round Seven, River Rother, Newbridge and Iden Lock. Sun. 52. Graham Clifford (Cinque Ports MG A) 18-2-0, skimmers and roach on worm over chopped worm and groundbait, next to end peg, upstream of Newbridge; Bill Short (Moatrix Invicta) 15-3-0; Sam Davies (Maver Cardinals B) 14-9-0; Paul Wiltshire (Sensas South East) 13-8-0; Jamie Ford (Iden Wood Fishery) 12-14-0; Tony Docker (Advanced Pole Repairs) 10-1-0; Graham Docker (Advanced Pole Repairs) 9-10-0; Ian Carley (Sensas South East) 8-8-0. Teams: Advanced Pole Repairs 39; Maver Cardinals B 36; Maver Cardinals A 34; Sensas South East and Tenterden AC both 33; Cinque Ports MG A and Maidstone Victory 29. League: Sensas South East 272.5; Hastings Hotrods 252.5; Maver Cardinals A 237; Advanced Pole Repairs 217.5; Tenterden AC 206; Cinque ports MG A 182.5.

*Sensas Commercial House League, First Round, Bristol Avon, Swinford to the Crane Section. Sat. 66. Nigel Evans (Preston Innovations Thatchers B) 27-10-0, ten bream to 5 lb, feeder over groundbait with worm, new fence area, peg 64; Andy Bush (M&N Electrical Services) 18-10-0; Martin Rayet (BTM Services) 18-2-0; Neil Mercer (Maver Bathampton Elite) 17-10; Robin Guy (Premier Angling Gold) 16-14-0; Paul Pitt (Premier Angling Black) 16-6-0. Teams: A Div: Preston Innovations Thatchers A 22; BTM Services 19; Preston Innovations Thatchers B and Maver Bathampton Elite both 17; Maver Bathampton Invincible 15. B Div: Premier Angling Gold 23; DW Builders and M&N Electrical Services both 22; Sensas Wiltshire Angling Blue 20; Premier Angling Black 19; Sensas Wiltshire Angling Red 17. League: A Div: Preston Innovations Thatchers A 5; BTM Services 4; Preston Innovations Thatchers B and Maver Bathampton Elite both 2.5; Maver Bathampton Invincible 1. B Div: Premier Angling Gold 6; DW Builders and M&N Electrical Services both 4.5; Sensas Wiltshre Angling Blue 3; Premier Angling Black 2; Sensas Wiltshire Angling Red 1.

*Southern Canal League, Final Round, Grand Union Canal, Ivinghoe. Sun. 90. Bill Mariner (Sensas Oakwood Select) 28-10-0, skimmers on pole and pellets; Barry Oliver (Maver Image) 22-15-0; Paul Abbot (Gone Fishin’) 18-15-0; Andy Gregory (Old Boys) 18-12-0; Pete Harrod (Tubertini South) 17-6-0; Tony Cassidy (Maver Image) 15-9-8. Teams: Gone Fishin’ 72; Garbolino Blackhorse Black 65; Oakwood Angling Blue 63. Final league: Garbolino Blackhorse Black 397; Gone Fishin’ 384; Sensas Oakwood Angling Blue 360.



Avon Angling, Chilton Trinity, Bridgwater, Somerset. Sun. (Aug. 26) Wildmarsh Lake. 20. Leon Hubbard (Maver Bathampton) 61-11-0, skimmers and carp on 14 m pole and paste over pellet, peg 22; Ziggy Zowinski (Garbolino) and Clayton Hudson (Mosella Avon Angling) both 44-15-0; Martin Lenighan (Avon Angling) 40-0-0; Mike West (Somerset Joinery) 39-4-0; Tony Rixon (Mosella Avon Angling) 28-13-0. Silvers: Nigel Bartlett (Garbolino BVMG) 27-8-0. Hol. Mon. Landsend Fishery, Wedmore, Somerset. 21. Tom Thick (Thatchers Tackle) 197-13-0, 35 carp on pole and pellet, peg 18; Mike West (Somerset Joinery) 140-12-0; Craig Edmunds (Maver Bathampton) 129-9-0; Tom Mangnell (Mosella) 128-4-0; Rob Wootton (Bristol) 108-4-0; Alan Oram (Shimano Dynamite Baits) 92-5-0. Silvers: Tom Mangnell 40-1-0. Wed. Sensas Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Pole only, Campbell. 19. Keith ‘Mash’ Masheder (Viaduct) 165-6-0, carp on long pole and paste, peg 114; Martin Lenighan (Avon Angling) 163-10-0; Tom Thick (Thatchers Tackle) 143-3-0; Mike West (Somerset Joinery) 120-7-0; Tony Rixon (Mosella Avon Angling) 110-0-0; Adrian Jeffery (Avon Angling) 106-6-0.

Back Arun Fishery, Arundel, West Sussex. Sun. 16. Mick Keeper (Guildford Angling Centre) 66-8-0, all carp, pole with corn and catmeat, peg 9; Mick Chipperfield (Hansfords) 54-0-0; Ken Norman (Back Arun) 46-8-0; Kevin Parker (Apollo) 41-8-0; Alec Bicknall (Back Arun) 39-8-0; Paul Romaniuk (Back Arun) 39-0-0.

Bathampton AA, Over-55s and Disabled, Hunstrete Fishery, Somerset. Thurs. Bridge Pool. 26. Ray Bazeley (Bristol) 93-3-0, 14 carp and a few silver fish on pellet feeder to the island, peg 28; Terry Bruton (Thatchers Tackle) 55-11-0; John Smith (Bristol) 45-0-0; Chris Rolfe (Portishead) 43-6-0; Bob Warren (Bristol) 37-8-0; Terry Church (Bristol) 36-6-0. Silvers: Andy Smith (Bristol) 17-5-0.

BK Fisheries, Hayle, Cornwall. Sun. Bill’s Pool, Silver Fish. 10. Chris Symons (BK Fisheries) 22-8-0, roach and skimmers, pole and caster, peg 13; Alex Bradley (BK Fisheries) 16-4-0; Bill Knott (BK Fisheries) 13-12-0; Tony Jose (BK Fisheries) 10-6-0; John Maundrill (BK Fisheries) 8-0-0; Mike Ash (BK Fisheries) 7-12-0.

Colemans Cottage, near Witham, Essex. Tue. Costcutter. 32. Pete Steward (Browning Wickford) 171-8-0, Method feeder to island, banded pellet, Wood Lake peg 15; Jeff Church (Matchpack/Angling Direct) 158-0-0; Frank Thomas (Browning Wickford) 153-0-0; Dave Vincent (Browning) 143-8-0; Jim Trew (Matchpack Angling Direct) 140-8-0; Andy Leroy (Colemans) 128-8-0. Sun. 31. John Nash (Marukyu) 174-0-0, pellet and corn in margins, Wood peg 34; Ross Bibbey (Colemans) 157-0-0; Ben Bray (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 145-8-0; Tom Tolliday (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 137-8-0; Zolli Lari (Ipswich) 109-0-0; Andrew Farley (Brightlingsea) 99-0-0.

Exeter DAA, Tidal River Exe. Sun. 16. Dave Walton (Exeter) 16-10-0; Keith Carpenter (Exeter) 16-0-0; Mark Coombes (Exeter) 14-10-0; Paul Russell (Exeter) 12-9-0; Andy Bulled (Exeter) 10-8-0; Duncan Hill (Exeter) 6-9-0.

Gillingham AA, Three-day Annual Festival, Lodden Lakes, Gillingham, Dorset. Meadow and White Post. 43. Mark Brennan (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 22 points (393-15-0) (£350); Will Bonnie (Garbolino BVMG) 21 (285-9-0); Sean Rhodes (Wilts Angling) 21 (219-12-0); Pete Neate (Wilts Angling) 21 (193-5-0); Roland Lucas (Wilts Angling) 21 (181-3-0); Liam Braddell (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 21 (160-4-0). Chancy Pairs: Jason Mills and Mark Brennan 576-9-0 (£140); Will Bonnie and Ricky Searle 489-8-0. Day One: Lodden: Mark Brennan 32-7-0. Meadow: Roland Lucas 91-14-0. Whitepost: Will Bonnie 218-2-0. Day 2: Lodden: Ricky Searle 45-0-0. Meadow: Jason Mills 95-0-0. Whitepost: Les Williams 148-14-0. Day 3: Lodden: Simon Hebditch 33-12-0. Meadow: Mark Harper 65-12-0. Whitepost: Mark Brennan 262-0-0.

Gillingham AA Summer Championships, Todber Manor, Dorset. Sun. Park Lake. 28. Joe Sheppherd (Gillingham AA) 102-0-0, carp on pole and Method feeder with pellet, peg 2; Rob Manns (Garbolino BVMG) 83-7-0; Dave Sealy (Gillingham AA) 68-15-0; Mike Hunt (Gillingham AA) 57-1-0; John Moody (Garbolino BVMG) 56-0-0; Wayne Hunt (Gillingham AA) 47-12-0. Final league: Rob Manns 494; Mark Leslie 483; Adie West 481. Veterans: Malc Walters 472. Ladies: Sue Collings 411. Sat. Junior match, Two Counties Lake. 14. Maggie Bell 13-0-0, carp and silver fish on pole with corn; Travis Samuels 11-10-0; Matt Ponting 9-10-0. Final league: Ryan Keirnan 493; Alfie Dyke 485; Matt Ponting and Daniel Ponting both 480.

Godalming AS, Marsh Farm, Milford, Surrey. Wed. 17. Gareth Phillips (Apollo) 54-10-0, tench and bream on pole and paste; Dave Steer (KC Angling) 41-5-0; Kevin Parker (Apollo) 41-3-0.

Gold Valley, Ash, Hampshire. Mon. Gold Lake. 21. Mark Eves (Milo Bordon) 213-10-0, carp on waggler and pellets; Mark Halstead (Crowsports) 111-4-0; Lynas Neal (Reading) 104-8-0. Wed. Middle Lake. 7. Lynas Neal (Reading) 275-10-0, carp on waggler and maggots. Fri. Costcutter, Middle Lake. 15. Doug Seward (Dell’s) 84-12-0, carp on waggler and maggots; Pete Turnball (Leatherhead) 70-12-0; Paval Samaljoacz (Fishermans Cabin) 69-8-0. Sun. Gold Lake. 20. Mark Eves (Milo Bordon) 151-4-0, carp on waggler and pellets; Jeb Attwood (Springlakes) 127-12-0; John Light (Springlakes) 121-10-0.

Gwinear Fishery, Newquay, Cornwall. Tues. 10. Harry Billing (Mosella Garbolino) 77-4-0, carp on Method feeder, peg 6 Phase 1; Neil Hurst (Ackworth AC) 76-10-0; Arthur Turner (Gwinear) 76-0-0; Mark Layzell (Gwinear) 58-12-0. Fri. 20. Daz Price (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 77-8-0, carp on pole with pellet and corn in margins, peg 47 Phase 2; Chas Ward (Gwinear) 71-4-0; Dave Wells (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 67-8-0; Arthur Turner (Gwinear) 62-14-0; Chris Davis (Bristol) 60-8-0; Harry Billing (Mosella Garbolino) 59-12-0. Sun. 19. Andy Partridge (Spro) 111-4-0, carp on pole and corn, peg 31 Phase 3; Neil Hurst (Ackworth AC) 95-4-0; Andy Patterson (Gwinear) 78-12-0; Harry Billing (Mosella Garbolino) 70-0-0; Sam Morgan (Ackworth AC) 64-12-0; Andy Dare (Bolingey) 59-12-0.

How End Fisheries, Houghton Conquest, Bedford. Sun. MFS match, Yasi’s and Danni’s Lakes. 24. Mark Wells (How End Fisheries) 65-8-0, carp and silver fish, pole and pellet; Rick Baxter (How End Fisheries) 62-8-0; Barry Smith (How End Fisheries) 60-0-0; Dave Pearson (How End Fisheries) 52-8-0; Ben Laurence (How End Fisheries) and Mark Northern (How End Fisheries) both 52-4-0.

Ivy House, Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire. Over 55s. Tue. Match Lake. 13. Mark Ogbourne (New Century) 51-15-0, carp and a few silver fish on 10 m pole and pellet and in margins, peg 37; Alan Smith (Ivy House) 38-12-0; Val Murray (Royal Wootton Bassett AC) 29-10-0. Sat. Match Lake. 20. Gary Etheridge (Garbolino BVMG) 49-15-0, carp and silver fish on 13 m pole and pellet, peg 43; Joe Thompson (Ivy House) 46-14-0; Ryan Shipp (Westerleigh) 43-15-0. Silvers: Gary Etheridge 36-11-0. Sun. Match Lake. 22. Alan Smith (New Century) 73-7-0, carp on short pole and maggot, peg 16; Ryan Shipp (New Century) 70-6-0; Ian Millichip (New Century) 67-10-0; Vince Shipp (New Century) 59-8-0.

Marazion AC, St Erth Lake, Cornwall. Sun. 10. Barry Little (Marazion AC) 43-3-0, carp on feeder and corn, peg 24; Ron Hurst (Bolingey) 39-8-0; Mike Bennetts (Marazion AC) 33-7-0; Mike O’Gorman (Bolingey) 28-12-0; Todd Wright (Marazion AC) 17-12-0; John Wilson (Newtown Angling) 12-8-0.

MBK Leisure, Barons Ponds, Liss, Hampshire. Thurs. 14. Steve Lee (Colmic) 32-4-0, carp, pole, sweetcorn and pellet; Ian Dixon (Millo Bordon) 28-4-0; Alex Clements (Milo Bordon) 26-8-0; Dave Steer (MBK Leisure) 23-8-0. Sat. MBK Juniors, Pump Station, Greatham, West Sussex. 23. 9-12 years: Karter Whittock (Froyle) 45-12-0, carp, pole, sweetcorn and pellet; Connor Hinkley (Petersfield) 32-2-0; Casey Standen (Southsea) 18-1-0. 13-16 years: Ben Renshaw (Bordon) 14-4-0; James Bonnett (Horndean) 10-8-0; Dan Parry (Petersfield) 4-8-0. Under-9s: Jessica Carter (Alton) 15-10-0; Henry Bragg (Liss) 6-12-0; Charlie Bicknell (Lindford) 6-4-0.

Mid Cornwall Fisheries, Summercourt, Cornwall. Thurs. 6. Arthur Turner (Gwinear) 117-6-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 2; Pete Thomas (White Acres) 78-4-0; Denny Prout (Barns) 60-4-0.

Ockendon Bait & Tackle, Puddledock Farm, near Upminster, Essex. Sun. Road Lake. 19. Pete Steward (Browning Wickford) 152-2-0, Method feeder and red

maggot to island, Road Lake peg 26; Frank Thomas (Browning Wickford) 110-15-0; Ross Harold (Angling Direct) 10-14-0; John Hunt (Brentwood Angling) 90-9-0; Jason Collins (Browning Wickford) 83-7-0; Shaun O’Brian (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 67-2-0.

Olney and Clifton FA, River Great Ouse, Olney, Buckinghamshire. Sun. 19. Pete Jayes (Leicester) 6-12-0, roach, pole and hemp, ‘Doff’s’; Jan Cebula (Olney and Clifton FA) 5-12-0; Ian Benton (Stanjay Sports) 4-1-0; Graham Prince (Olney and Clfton FA) 3-13-0.

Reading and District AA, Association Cup and Fericon Press Trophy, River Kennet. Sun. 42. Geoff Eley (Prestcold AC) 15-14-0, roach on stick float and casters; Mick Donohue (King Heron) 13-1-0; Paul Mason (YOTAC 21 Club) 9-1-0; Nobby Branton (Adventure) 8-2-0; Rob Stephens (YOTAC 21 Club) 8-1-0; Graham Hawkins (Prescold AC) 7-9-0.

Sensas Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Thurs. Costcutter, Campbell. 19. Paul Blake (Carps AC) 154-2-0, carp on waggler and meat, peg 119; Roland Lucas (Wilts Angling) 131-11-0; Rob Walters (Street) 111-7-0; Jim Baines (Viaduct) 107-1-0; Brian Chivers (Taunton) 99-11-0; Nick Hughes (Street) 93-4-0. Silvers: Paul Blake 35-3-0. Sat. Cancer Relief Charity Match, Campbell. 19. Roy Worth (Yeovil) 159-5-0, carp on bomb and pellet, peg 125; Tom Mangnell (Mosella) 127-14-0; Paul Blake (Carps AC) 118-15-0; Dan White (Viaduct) 117-8-0; Steve Denmead (Keyfords) 105-8-0; Dick Bull (Viaduct) 29-14-0. Silvers: Ads Palmer (Maver Royal Navy) 28-0-0. Sun. Cary. 15. Dan White (Viaduct) 147-14-0, carp on waggler and pellet, peg 86; Tom Mangnell (Mosella) 147-4-0; Lewis Greenwood King (Viaduct Juniors) 115-15-0; Rick Aherne (Awashima) 88-6-0. Silvers: John Green (Thatchers Tackle) 55-10-0.

Shaw Road Disaster Squad, Sensas Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Hol. Mon. Campbell. 18. Stu Holmes (Shaw Road) 261-10-0, carp on pole and meat, peg 128; Steve Fitzpatrick (Shaw Road) 240-8-0; Chris Davis (Shaw Road) 192-0-0; Graham Mellor (Shaw Road) 157-13-0; Dave Carroll (Shaw Road) 146-13-0; Alan Wills (Shaw Road) 140-5-0.

Shiplate Farm, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset. Hol. Mon. Main Lake. 20. Julian Pinkett 60-8-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 3; Roy Ede 54-5-0; Lewis Jones 51-12-0. Silvers: Andy Page 32-0-0. Sun. Hawthorns Lake. 15. John Page 87-6-0, carp on pole and maggot, peg 3; Rich Hawkins 82-7-0; Steve Howell 61-14-0.

Tylers Common, near Brentwood, Essex. Sat. 40. Richard Wager (Bowlers) 122-0-0, 5 m pole and margins, pellet and meat, peg 50; Alan Kudos (Framfield) 103-12-0; Gary Burton (Tylers Cpmmon) 96-8-0; Alec Roberts (Middy Lake John) 92-8-0; Graham Dack (Middy) 87-8-0; Brian Riley (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 87-0-0.

White Acres, Cornwall. Mon. Twin Oaks and Acorn. 33. Mike Shuttleworth (Forest Angling) 154-14-0, carp on pellet feeder and red maggot, peg 15 Twin Oaks; Kev Melville (Matrix Total Angling) 143-3-0; Kevin Hale (Tardis Tackle) 137-0-0; Nigel Swallow (Heron AC) 135-13-0; Neil Hurst (Ackworth) 127-15-0; Dave Wells (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 115-8-0. Wed. Twin Oaks and Acorn. 36. Mark Lee (Excelsior) 173-9-0, carp on pellet feeder, peg 18 Twin Oaks; Bill Pitman (White Acres) 95-8-0; Dean Kendall (Complete Fisherman) 87-5-0; Andrew Thompson (Peggy Sue) 78-1-0; Mark Wynn 74-9-0; Jordan Day (Redcar) 60-0-0. Thurs. Marukyu Rover. 82. Andrew Williams (Dorset Pools) 165-10-0, carp on pole and meat in margins, peg 15 Acorn; Mike Shuttleworth (Forest Angling) 127-13-0; John Leeds (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 124-0-0; Kevin Hale (Tardis Tackle) 116-12-0; Tony Curd (MAP Bait-Tech) 102-10-0; Alex Murray (Mosella) 98-12-0. Juniors: Connor Savage 46-2-0. Ladies: Sue Blakey 52-3-0.

Willinghurst, near Guildford, Surrey. Wed. Top Lake. 10. Steve Sanders (Preston Innovations) 178-0-0, carp on pole and pellets; Giovanni Barbetto (Guildford AC) 152-0-0; Mick Kiefer (Willinghurst) 140-0-0.

Willow Park, Ash, Hampshire. Sat. Middle Lake. 17. John Light (Springlakes) 82-4-0, bream on Method feeder and pellets; Perry Stone (Yorkshire Baits) 58-12-0; Mark Goddard (Daiwa Dorking) 44-6-0.

YDAC, Sensas Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Sun. Campbell. 18. Fred Roberts (Maver Veals) 169-8-0, carp and silver fish on pole and meat, peg 125; Ian Browncey (YDAC) 153-4-0; Terry Niblett (YDAC) 137-1-0; Nick White (Reids Tackle) 133-5-0. Silvers: Fred Roberts 37-10-0.