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London and South matches for March 31/April 1, 2012.

Acorn Carp Fishery, Kingston Seymour, North Somerset. Wed. Paddock Lake. 23. Tom Thick (Thatchers Tackle) 104-9-0, 30 carp to 8 lb on pole and pellet, peg 38; Gary Mewdell (Elm Tree)102-4-0; John Dursley (Enterprise Angling) 74-0-0; Tony Rixon (Mosella Avon Angling) 71-1-0; Mike Chapman (Bristol) 68-8-0; Mike West (Somerset Joinery) 65-11-0. Silvers: Craig Edmunds (Maver Bathampton) 45-9-0.

Alders Farm, Great Brickhill, Buckinghamshire. Sat. Ash Lake. 22. Trevor Price (GOT Baits Matchbox) 219-10-0, carp to 6 lb, pole and pellet, peg 30; Barry Mason (Ringers Baits) 211-12-0; Martin Greene (Daiwa Kamasan Starlets) 194-7-0; Gary Thorpe (GOT Baits Matchbox) 189-8-0; Anthony Grigrojevs (Alders Farm) 178-12-0; Phil Young (GOT Baits Matchbox) 138-12-0.

Back Arun Fishery, Arundel, West Sussex. Sun. Carp Lake. 22. Dave South (Shakespeare Hansfords) 51-0-0, all-carp, pole and red maggot; Paul Romaniuk (Back Arun) 50-0-0; Ritchie Allin (Eastleigh) 44-4-0; D. King (Warlingham) 22-8-0; John Money (JFA) 22-4-0; M. Biles (Warlingham) 21-12-0.

Bait-Tech Festival, White Acres, Cornwall. Mon-Fri. 180. Grant Albutt 36 points (dropping 8) 460-1-0; Des Shipp 35 (7) 513-12-0; Paul Yates 35 (6) 395-8-0; Steve Barraclough 35 (5) 331-0-0; Adam Wakelin 35 (5) 457-1-0; Jimmy Garside 34 (8) 413-4-0.

Bathampton AA Over 55s and Disabled, Hunstrete Fishery, Somerset. Thurs. Bridge Pool. 24. Mike Jones (Claverham) 57-14-0, six carp on waggler and pellet, peg 7; Andy Shields (Bristol) 34-9-0; Harry Muir (Bristol) 30-10-0; Paul Haines (Bristol) 27-12-0; Alan Jones (Bristol) 26-10-0; Terry Bruton (Thatchers Tackle) 26-10-0. Silvers: Bob Feltham 22-8-0.

BK Fisheries, Hayle, Cornwall. Sun. Billy’s Pool. 18. Nigel Taylor (BK Fisheries) 149-0-0, carp to 8 lb, pole and pellet, peg 6; Chris Symons (BK Fisheries) 108-12-0; Brendan Isaac (BK Fisheries) 72-7-0; John Maundrill (BK Fisheries) 55-2-0; John Shirley (BK Fisheries) 45-0-0; Tony Jose (BK Fisheries) 36-6-0.

Colemans Cottage, near Witham, Essex. Tues. 29. Peter Steward (Browning Wickford) 114-0-0, peg 6 Wood Lake; Rav Pisano (Galleywood Social) 100-8-0; Jim Dodkins (Colemans Cottage) 96-0-0; Phil Passeira (Colemans) 92-0-0; Nick Fleming (Colemans Cottage) 91-0-0; Gary

Bell (Colemans) 85-0-0. Sun. 19. Gary Hopper (Colemans) 132-0-0, pole top two in margins and in front, corn, peg 17 Pathfield; Bernie Fraser (Colemans) 125-0-0; Peter Binks (Walton-On-The-Naze) 102-8-0; John Shepherd (Colchester Bait & Tackle) 97-0-0; Jake Hopper (Colemans) 91-8-0; Paul Reddy (Colemans) 79-0-0.

Exeter DAA, Exeter Canal, Lime Kilns. Sun. 32. Darren Lawrence (Exeter) 5-620 kg, skimmers on feeder and maggot; Duncan Hill (Exeter) 4-050; Zac Newton (ALS) 2-950; Gary Toms (Exeter) 2-270; Dave Walton (Exeter) 1-940; Gary Thornton (ALS) 1-800.

Farlows Lake, Iver, Buckinghamshire. Wed. 11. Alan Shean (Hayes and Harlington) 64-6-0, bream on feeder and pellets; Simon Toddhunter (Harefield Tackle) 62-6-0; Doug Graves (Willow Park) 47-10-0.

Godalming AS, Marsh Farm, Milford, Surrey. Wed. 18. Dave Steer (Apollo Byfleet) 33-14-0; Eddy Rippon (Godalming AC) 33-14-0; Gareth Phillips (Apollo) 31-12-0.

Gold Valley, Ash, Hampshire. Mon. Costcutter, Middle Lake. 19. Clive Westwood (Wednesday Club) 36-8-0, carp and skimmers on feeder and maggots; Steve Daniels (Chelmsford) 34-8-0; Tony Medlicott (Farnham) 26-12-0. Fri. Costcutter, Middle Lake. 18. John Jackson (King Heron) 50-12-0, carp on pole or feeder and maggots; Matt Barnett (Milo Bordon) 46-8-0; Eddy Rippon (Farnham) 37-6-0. Wed. Gold Lake. 17. William Raison (Daiwa) 125-7-0, carp on Method feeder and maggots; Danny Smith (Royal Berkshire) 88-3-0; Doug Seward (Dell’s) 74-1-0. Sun. Gold Lake. 26. Paul Holland (Preston Innovations) 188-8-0, carp on Method feeder with pellet and maggot; Ian Dixon (Milo Bordon) 116-2-0; Morris Woodley (High Wycombe) 108-10-0; Graham King (Houstons) 81-10-0; Matt Barnet (BBC) 69-2-0; Dave Guntripp (Apollo) 67-15-0.

Greenridge Farm, Romsey, Hampshire. Sat. Canals 1 and 2. 16. Dave Hydes (Cormorants) 102-0-0, carp to 8 lb on pole and corn, peg 16 Canal 2; Gareth Boycott (Romsey Bait & Tackle) 90-14-0; Dave Sherry (Bowsaw Bandits) 85-12-0; Mark Brennan (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 81-8-0; Daryl Mayers (Cormorants) 70-0-0; Paul Barnard (Salisbury) 68-0-0.

Gwinear, Newquay, Cornwall. Tue. Phases 1 and 3. 9. Mark Layzell (Gwinear) 107-4-0, carp on pellet feeder and in margins on pole and pellet, peg 21 Phase 3; Arthur Turner (Gwinear) and Chas Ward (Gwinear) both 68-0-0; Pete Thomas (White Acres) 55-8-0; Roger Baker (Sensas Thyers) 54-2-0. Sun. Phases 1 and 3. 12. Mark Layzell (Gwinear) 81-0-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 20 Phase 3; Roger Baker (Sensas Thyers) 67-10-0; Andy Patterson (Gwinear) 56-4-0; Brian Loader (White Acres) 41-8-0; Arthur Turner (Gwinear) 38-4-0; Andy Partridge (Spro) 37-0-0; Pete Thomas (White Acres) 36-6-0.

Harefield Tackle Series, Round Two, Farlows Lake, Iver, Buckinghamshire. Sun. 18. John Ritter (Harefield Tackle) 40-12-0, bream on feeder and pellets; Bob Church (Yiewsley Angling) 32-4-0; Mark Cotterill (Harefield Tackle) 31-6-0; Simon Toddhunter (Harefield Tackle) 28-13-0; Colin Killick (Harefield Tackle) 27-14-0; Bob Lane (Harefield Tackle) 24-8-0. League: John Ritter 11; Bob Lane 10; Lindsey Scott 9; Colin Killick 9.

Harescombe Fishery, Gloucestershire. Sat. 14. Adrian Davies (Gloucester) 68-14-0, F1s, pole, pellet and maggot, peg 29; Dave Clinch (Stroud AC) 61-4-0; Charlie Vallender (Lobby’s Tackle) 59-0-0; Derek Jarman (Lobby’s Tackle) 56-7-0; Jerry Wigget (Stroud AC) 56-12-0. Sun. 16. Aaron Britnall (Dursley) 105-10-0, F1s, pole, pellet and maggot, peg 30; Derek Jarman (Lobby’s Tackle) 100-11-0; Andy Pollard (Daiwa Gordon League) 85-3-0; Jason Wellington (Permali AC) 80-8-0; Steve Bee (Permali AC) 67-7-0.

Hornchurch League, Second Round, Pealane and Slough House Fishery, near Basildon, Essex. Sun. 54. Dave Wilson (Bowlers Team Boss) 138-10-0, 114 lb of carp to 17 lb on pellet waggler and 30 lb of skimmers on pole, left arm Slough House Lake; Jim Wilson (Bowlers Team Boss) 100-1-0; Ian Manning (Garbolino Apollo) 92-14-0; Paul Chambers (Browning Wickford Blue) 91-0-0; Bruce Welfare (Bowlers Team Boss) 90-4-0; John Coster (Bowlers Team Boss) 88-6-0. Teams: Bowlers Team Boss 48; Garbolino Apollo 38; Browning Wickford Red 35; Harlow Bait-Tech 33; Bowlers Angling 28; Team Nomads and Oakwood Angling both 24. League: Bowlers Team Boss 77; Browning Wickford Red74; Garbolino Apollo72; Bowlers Angling and Oakwood Angling both 56; Harlow Bait-Tech 55.

Ivy House, Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire. Tue. Match Lake. 16. Mark Ogbourne (Ivy House) 41-4-0, carp on pole and pellet in margins, peg 2; Theresa Lewis (Ivy House) 35-4-0; Paul Ogbourne (Ivy House) 33-10-0. Sat. Match Lake. 22. Gary Etheridge (Garbolino BVMG) 34-9-0, carp and silver fish on pole and maggot, peg 10; Elick Payne (Ivy House) 27-0-0; Justin Ogbourne (New Century) 24-11-0; Simon Stacey (Ivy House) 24-3-0. Silvers: Simon Stacey 13-0-0. Sun. New and Old Canals. 20. Dick Young (Ivy House) 31-4-0, carp and silver fish on pole and pellet; Kendal Barry (Ivy House) 13-14-0; Mick Gale (Ivy House) 13-11-0. Silvers: Mick Gale 11-7-0.

KC Angling League, Final Round, Sumners Ponds, Horsham, West Sussex. Wed. 16. Mark Glynne (Meatbashers) 54-6-0, skimmers on pole and pellets; Will Raison (Daiwa) 49-14-0; Steve Sanders (Preston Innovations) 49-8-0. Final league: Will Raison 95; Mark Goddard 88; Adam Lee 83; Steve Sanders 79.

Landsend Farm Fishery, Wedmore, Somerset. Sun. 26. Craig Edmunds (Maver Bathampton) 134-14-0, 20 carp to double figures on pole and pellet, peg 26; Tony Rixon (Mosella Avon Angling) 112-0-0; Phil Harding (Avon Angling) 102-0-0; Leyton Palmer (Carps AC) 78-15-0; Adrian Jeffery (Avon Angling) 74-13-0; Dave Roper (Somerset Angling) 72-1-0. Silvers: Nicky Collins (Global Angling) 42-2-0.

Maver Cardinals, Nickolls Leisure, Hythe, Kent. Sun. 20. Kevin Betts (Hastings) 30-8-0, a carp of 22 lb with rudd and carp on feeder; Jay Lay (Maver Cardinals) 10-10-0; Tony Mayers (Match Tackle) 10-8-0; Charlotte Gore (Maver Cardinals) 9-10-0; John Gore (Maver Cardinals) 8-4-0; Steve Palmer (Maver Cardinals) 6-9-0.

MBK Leisure, Coloured Ponds, Rake, West Sussex. Sat. 36. 9-12 years, Pond 3: Karter Whittock (Froyle) 17-2-0, carp, pole, sweetcorn and pellet; Joseph Orriss (Liss) 13-4-0; Joey Griffiths (Petersfield) 7-14-0. 13-16 years, Pond 2: Billy Reeder (Morden) 10-0-0; Dean Prior (Bordon) 6-2-0; Jonathon Higgs (Liphook) 6-0-0. Under-9s, Pond 4: Jacob Fleet (Bordon) 12-14-0; Nicola Bennett (Portsmouth) 10-2-0; Ben French-Lynch (Liss) 9-0-0.

Mid Cornwall Fisheries, Summercourt, Cornwall. Sun. Joan’s Lake, 12. Terry Meadows (Barns) 32-10-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 3; Gordon Maeers (White Acres) 31-4-0; Keith Rowlinson (Barns) 30-8-0; Marc Barden (Barns) 25-3-0; Roy Booth (Barns) 23-5-0; Roger Naylor (Barns) 22-9-0.

Moor House Farm Fisheries, Haywards Heath, East Sussex. Sun. Sidewinder Lake. 15. Stuart Williamson (Propajob Baits) 87-0-0, carp to 6 lb on pole and pellet; Ian Harrington (Maver) 79-2-0; Steve Mahkonen (Hassocks AC) 71-6-0; Ian Martin (Hassocks AC) 68-12-0; Rob Harman (Propajob Baits) 68-6-0.

Ockendon Bait & Tackle, Puddledock Farm, near Upminster, Essex. 49. Andy Hume (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 101-12-0, carp to 12 lb, half on meat to far bank and half on meat in margins, Snake Lake peg 8; Gary Rolfe (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 85-0-0; Rob Bishop (MAP Ockendon) 74-8-0; Ian Nash (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 65-8-0; Michael Waghorn (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 64-0-0; Jay

Martin (Dartford) 61-0-0.

Sensas Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Wed. Campbell. Steve Denmead (Keyfords) 159-10-0, carp on waggler and pellet, peg 115; Ray Hayward (Viaduct) 147-3-0; Tom Mangnall (Mosella) 146-8-0; Josh Garratt (Maver Veals) 143-8-0. Silvers: Steve Jackson (Garbolino) 66-8-0. Thurs. Costcutter, Campbell and Cary. 29. Rupert Garner (Browning Hotrods) 172-2-0, carp on waggler and pellet, peg 132; Ray Hayward (Viaduct) 151-2-0; Lee Werritt (Middy/Bait-Tech) 144-2-0; Terry Lenny (Sillybait) 136-1-0; Mike Poolman (Mosella) 131-1-0; Steve Jackson (Garbolino) 130-7-0. Silvers: Jim Baines (Bristol) 49-9-0. Sat. Cary and Lodge. 24. Alan Oram (Dynamite Baits) 157-13-0, carp on bomb and pellet, peg 97 Cary; Ashley Tomkins (YDAC) 142-2-0; Roland Lucas (Wilts AC) 138-3-0; Phil Cardwell (Viaduct) 125-11-0; Mash Masheder (Viaduct) 86-9-0; James Knight (Somerset Angling) 83-4-0. Silvers: Steve Jackson (Garbolino) 55-6-0. Sun. Cary. 18. Andy Lloyd (Dynamite Baits) 171-12-0, carp on waggler and pellet, peg 102; Dave Romain (Viaduct) 149-12-0; Rupert Garner (Browning Hotrods) 141-4-0; Dave White (Bruton) 124-1-0. Silvers: Alex Murray (Mosella) 49-4-0.

Tylers Common, near Brentwood, Essex. Sat. 35. Ross Harold (Angling Direct) 122-4-0, meat long and pellet short, Horseshoe Lake peg 58; Steve James (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 91-4-0; Alec Roberts (Middy Lake John) 83-8-0; Dave Harold (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 81-14-0; Billy Reynolds Jnr (Bait-Tech) 80-0-0; Dave Bugg (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) 79-12-0.

Willinghurst Fisheries, near Guildford, Surrey. Sat. 14. Steve Gardener (Milo) 58-0-0, silver fish and carp on pole and corn; Pem Wrighting (Maver) 42-3-0; Derek White (KC Angling) 37-2-0.

Willow Park, Ash, Hampshire. Sat. Mark Goddard (Daiwa Dorking) 66-9-0, carp and F1s on pole, meat and pellets; Rob Harvey (Garbolino Banstead) 57-13-0; Mike Hooper (Harefield Tackle) 55-4-0.

Wilts AC, Sensas Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Sun. Campbell. 20. Steve Waite (Wilts AC) 162-8-0, carp on waggler and pellet, peg 111; Paul Shergold (Wilts AC) 156-10-0; Roland Lucas (Wilts AC) 143-10-0; Rob Kepner (Wilts AC) 128-5-0. Silvers: Vic Abbot (Wilts AC) 41-12-0.

Wood Lane Lakes, Iver, Buckinghamshire. Thurs. Island Lake. 15. Steve Rose (Ealing AC) 93-14-0, carp on pellet; Mark Taylor (AEC) 92-10-0; Wayne Higgins (AEC) 69-8-0.

Wylands, Battle, East Sussex. Sun. New Snake Lake. 23. Chris Pope (Tenterden AC) 48-7-0, carp on pole with corn and pellet; Lou Nightingale (Wylands) 32-7-0; John Oliver (Wylands) 31-7-0; Paul Lawton (Wylands) 29-14-0; Mick Wells (Sensas South East) 25-5-0; Roy Liddle (Wylands) 23-9-0.

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