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BIG BATTLE – only in this week’s Angler’s Mail magazine. Read a brilliant 6-page feature where Preston Innovations-Angler’s Mail Matchman of the Year Andy Bennett (left) pole fishes against Mail columnist Steve Collett, on the waggler.


Alders Farm, Great Brickhill, Bucks. Tues, 16, Ash Lake. Trevor Price (GOT Baits) 214-0-0, carp to 5 lb, poled pellet and Stinky Stuff doused maggot, peg 32; Josh Blavins (GOT Baits) 183-0-0; Derek Smith (GOT Baits) 166-0-0; Danny Jones (Fosters of Birmingham) 145-0-0. Sun, 21, Spring League, Match Lake. Trev Price (GOT Baits) 191-0-0, carp to  5lb, poled Stinky maggot and pellet, peg 18; Josh Blavins (GOT Baits) 189-2-0; Mick Dickens (Chiltern MG) 184-0-0; Ricky Quick (Chiltern MG) 178-12-0.

Amalwhidden Farm, St Ives, Cornwall. Sun, 12. Nigel Taylor (Amalwhidden) 48-12-0, carp to 7 lb, poled pellet, peg 2; Josh Anderson (Amalwhidden) 45-0-0; Roger Baker (Sensas Thyers) 43-4-0.

Back Arun, Arundel, West Sussex. Sun, 19, Carp Lake. Bruce Goulding (SAS Chichester) 63-0-0, carp, poled catmeat, peg 16; Lew Nightingale (Back Arun) 59-12-0; John Money (JFA) 53-0-0; Alec Bicknall (Back Arun) 52-4-0.

Bait-Tech Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset. Thurs, 39, Campbell, Cary and Lodge lakes. Lewis Greenwood-King (Bait Tech Viaduct) 162-12-0, 19 carp, long pole down margins and pellet wag, peg 81 Cary; Dave White (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 155-0-0; Scott Russell (Tackle UK) 135-13-0; Kev Newman (Yeovil) 130-5-0; Dave Romain (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 126-10-0. Silvers: Craig Tucker (Sensas Thyers) 57-5-0. Sat, 28. Campbell and Cary. Dave Heywood (Tackle Trader) 178-6-0, carp, poled meat in the margins plus bomb and waggler, peg 105 Cary; Paul Blake (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 168-10-0; Neil Gaff (Fosters Team Army) 155-7-0; Roy Worth (Bait-Tech Viaduct) 154-1-0; Mark Poppleton (MFS) 143-13-0. Silvers: Alex Murray (Sign Solutions) 52-2-0. Sun, 13, Lodge. Andy Neil (Frenzee Bait-Tech) 168-7-0, 19 carp, poled pellet in margins, peg 73; Luke Sorokin (Frenzee South Wales) 134-1-0.

Bake Lakes, Trelulefoot, Cornwall. Sun, 12, Flamingo Lake. Ivan Whetton (Bake) 102-13-0, carp, poled pellet; Paul Carpenter (Burt Baits) 97-12-0.

Bathampton AA, Hunstrete Fishery, Somerset. Thurs, 31, Over-55s/Disabled, Withy Pool. Paul Dicks (Bristol) 148-4-0, 16 carp, pellet waggler, peg 61; Paul Haines (Bristol) 98-14-0; Bob Price (Bristol) 46-6-0; Harry Muir (Bristol) 30-13-0. Silvers: Barry Fitchew (Maver Veals) 14-3-0.

BK Fisheries Spring League, Bill’s Pool, St. Erth, Cornwall. Sun, 12. Jamie Corrigan (BK Fisheries) 104-14-0, carp to 7 lb, poled pellet on deck, peg 32; Jake Quintrell (BK Fisheries) 68-2-0.

Coca-Cola Junior Festival, Trelawny & Jenny’s Lakes, White Acres, Cornwall. 13 fished. Jordan Holloway (Browning) 14 points, 203-12-0; Matt Grindle 13; George Organ 12. Intermediates: Joe Kent (Young England) 23, 250-1-0; Sam Hughes 21; Graham Docker 19.

Colemans Cottage, Witham, Essex. Tues, 22. Peter Binks (DH Floats) 186-8-0, Wood Lake peg 6; Gavin Bridge (DH Floats/Colemans Bait and Tackle) 167-0-0; Jeff Church (Matchpack/Colemans Bait and Tackle) 137-0-0; Gary Bell (Lakelands) 96-0-0. Sat, 18. Peter Binks (DH Floats) 189-0-0, carp and F1s to 6 lb, corn and pellet in margins, Wood peg 27; Keith Gooderham (Browning Wickford) 188-0-0; Tony Curd (MAP Guru Bait-Tech) 175-8-0; Nick Fleming (Colemans Bait and Tackle) 161-8-0.Framfield Park, Spring Lake, Sussex. Wed, 20. Alec Bishop (Percy’s Tackle) 152-12-0, carp, short poled meat, peg 64; Nobby Whiting (Hemmings Tackle) 141-2-0; Dennis Cooper (Ridgeway) 127-0-0.




Best hooker pellets, Andy Bennett v Steve Collett and much more is in this week's must-read issue of Angler's Mail mag, on sale from Tuesday, April 15.
Best hooker pellets, Andy Bennett v Steve Collett and much more is in this week’s must-read issue of Angler’s Mail mag, on sale from Tuesday, April 15.


Dynamite Oakfield, Aylesbury, Bucks. Sat, 30, Red Kite and Swallow. Barry Eddy (Dynamite Oakfield) 115-0-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet at 5m, Swallow peg 17; Dick Ashby (Dynamite Oakfield) 101-13-0; Roger Young (Oxford) 95-5-0; Chris Davis (Dynamite Oakfield) 94-2-0; Simon Willsmore (Drennan) 84-0-0; Dave Howe (Browning Crowsport) 81-4-0. Sun, 24, Red Kite Lake. Gary Thorpe (Chiltern GOT Baits) 71-12-0, 15 carp, Method with sweetcorn, peg 10; Dan Barney (Drennan) 52-3-0; John Wellham (Miracle Baits) 46-2-0; Dave Stratfull (Dynamite Oakfield) 41-3-0; Simon Willsmore (Drennan) 39-6-0.

Essex Veterans, Colemans Cottage, Witham. Wed, 16. Ken Rolfe (Bills Tackle) 45-8-0, carp plus 11 lb 8 oz of ide and skimmers, Pathfield Lake peg 15; Liz Larkin (Cariers) 41-8-0; Ralph Larkin (Cariers) 37-8-0.

Garbolino Frys MG, Bait-Tech Viaduct, Somerset. Sun, 17, Campbell Lake. Dave Evans 134-8-0, carp, wagglered pellet, peg 118; Andy Curry 131-3-0; Nigel Ratcliffe 119-14-0; Pete Sivell 102-14-0. Silvers: Ray Cooper 41-11-0.

Garbolino Bolingey, Perranporth, Cornwall. Fri, 16. Joe Kent (England Juniors) 134-0-0, carp, feeder and waggler with pellet, peg 16; Jamie Bowden (Swindon) 102-10-0; George Woodhead 86-4-0; Roger Baker (Sensas Thyers) 86-2-0.

Gillingham AA, Two Counties Lake, Mere, Dorset/Wilts border. Sun, 18. Alfie Dyke (Gillingham AA) 35-6-0, carp, Method feeder and 8mm pellet, peg 10; Joe Shepherd (Gillingham AA) 17-4-0; Ken Murchie (Gillingham AA) 15-8-0.

Godalming, Marsh Farm, Surrey, Wed, 16. Dave Steer (MBK) 39-3-0, tench and skimmers, poled pellets; Geoff Pearson (Epsom AS) 37-9-0; Ian Covey (Woking) 31-14-0.

Gold Valley, Ash, Hants. Wed, 25, Gold lake. Adam Burroughs (Basingstoke) 89-4-0, carp, big wag and pellets; Louis Lopez (Portugal) 70-8-0; Paul Hiller (Daiwa Dorking) 62-0-0; Rick Thomas (Camberley Taxis) 58-4-0. Sat, 22, Middle Lake. Paul Holland (Daiwa Guru) 106-0-0, carp, poled pellets; Mike Halstead(Gold Valley) 84-0-0; Lynas Neale (Reading AC) 71-8-0. Sun, 35, Middle Lake. Mark Illingworth (Southampton) 76-8-0, carp, poled pellets; Paul Hiller (Daiwa Dorking) 63-8-0; Steve Sanders (Preston Innovations) 51-12-0; Paul Holland(Daiwa Guru) 50-8-0; Phil Rogers (Old Boys) 44-2-0.

Mid-Cornwall Fishery, Joans Lake. Thurs, 8. Roger Baker (Sensas Thyers) 65-9-0; Andy Dare (Garbolino Bolingey) 53-10-0.

MBK Leisures, Coloured Ponds, Rake, Sussex, Thurs, 6. John Alexander (MBK Leisures) 80-0-0, mainly mirror carp, poled pellet, peg 1; Dave Steer (MBK Leisures) 72-3-0. Thurs, 34, Juniors. 13-17: Karter Whittock (Froyle) 50-4-0, carp, poled pellet; Darren Hasgood (Croydon) 33-12-0; David Blackman (Hambledon) 19-4-0. 9-12s: Jessica Carter (Alton) 15-8-0, carp, poled pellet; Max Spiers (Petersfield) 11-2-0; Ben French-Lynch (Liss) 9-12-0. Under-9s: Ryan Hinkley (Petersfield) 11-0-0, carp, poled pellet; Tobias Sanders (Clanfield) 8-8-0.

Molesey League, Willingshurst Lakes, Surrey. Sun, 24. Derek White (Apollo) 223-4-0, carp, poled pellets; Mick Fitzpatrick (Dorking AS) 133-6-0; Del Galliford (Willingshurst) 76-8-0; Mick Kiefer (Willingshurst) 75-10-0. Monk Lakes, Staplehurst, Kent. Wed, 20, Lake 3. Peter Orwell (Monk Lakes) 125-6-0, carp, short poled pellet, peg 96; Maurice Leaske (Anchor Holland) 113-8-0; John Robinson (Sensas South East) 81-14-0; Brian Bathie (Anchor Holland) 73-0-0. Sat, 23, Lake Three. Mike Newland (Epsom AS) 157-14-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, peg 135; Jamie Grainger (Preston Innovations Delcac) 154-14-0; John Larraman (Preston Innovations Delcac) 108-14-0; Wayne Taylor (Hastings) 106-8-0; Derek Gladwin (Preston Innovations Delcac) 101-10-0. Sun, 56, Spring League, Lakes 2 & 3, 56. Dave Wilson (Essex) 190-10-0, poled pellet and corn, peg 135; Martin Orwell (Lasheroos) 159-14-0; Myles Levy (Preston Innovations Delcac) 143-12-0; Russ Berryman (Danny’s Boys) 120-0-0; Mark Tullett (Meatbashers) 106-0-0; Adrian Marshall (Banstead) 105-4-0. Teams: Danny’s Boys 13; Zakattack 16; Essex 20; Banstead 25; Preston Innovations Delcac 26; Maver 27. League: Danny’s Boys 49; Preston Innovations Delcac 61; Zakattack 64; Maver 78; Meatbashers 84; Banstead 87.

Ockendon Bait and Tackle, Puddledock Farm, Upminster, Essex. Wed, 26. Dave Harold (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 97-0-0, carp to 10 lb, meat across and down track, Snake Lake peg 52; Steve Spooner (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 86-14-0; Dennis Lipscombe (Oakwood Angling) 77-0-0; Eric Sugden (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 76-0-0. Sun, 54. Mo Brown (Bowlers) 127-0-0, small carp across, hair rigged 4mm pellet, Snake peg 44; Danny Mason (Bills Tackle) 114-0-0; Frank Thomas (Browning Wickford) 92-0-0; Dave Saville (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 84-14-0; Steve James ( Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 84-8-0.

RAF Championships, Oxford Canal, Walton Well Road Bridge to Frenchay Road Bridge. Tues, 51, Ind. Championships. Bob Yeomans (Benson Blue) 7-11-0, roach and skimmers, poled bread punch, pegged at Aristotle Road; Mick Dcaccia (Old Lag) 6-11-0; Si Clark (Odiham) 5-12-0; Danny Hurst (Coningsby) 5-5-0; Shawn Wood (Brize Norton) 5-1-0; Mark Collinson (Waddington) 5-1-0. Teams: Benson Blue 8; Waddington 10; Odiham 12 (11-3-8); Brize Norton 12 (9-6-8) Marham 18; Coningsby 19. Wed, 40, Teams of Five, Oxford Canal, Kings Bridge to Bullers Bridge. Kev Barton (West Midlands) 6-11-0, squatt roach plus perch and skimmers to caster and worm, top end peg at Kings Bridge; Danny Hurst (East Midlands) 5-10-0; Tony Chapman (Chiltern Blue) 4-8-0; Si Clark (Chiltern Blue) 4-0-0; Bob Yeomans (Chiltern Red) 3-0-0; Mark Russell (West Midlands) 2-13-8. Teams: East Midlands 14 (12-5-8); Chiltern Red 14 (10-8-8); Chiltern Blue 15; East Anglia A 20.

Rye DAS Club League, Chequertree Fishery, Bethersden, Kent, Sun, 48, Lakes 1 & 2. Richard Taylor (Sensas South East Marine) 224-6-0, carp and silvers, pellet shallow, 16m, peg 12 Lake One; Graham Docker (Advanced Pole Repairs) 132-0-0; Craig Palmer (Matrix Invicta) 115-12-0; B. Lawrence (Medway Tackle) 89-4-0; Laurie Webster (Cinque Ports MG) 79-0-0; Fred Brown (Sensas South East Marine) 69-4-0. Teams: Sensas South East Marine 34.5; Matrix Invicta 33; Sensas South East Gold 32.5; Maver Cardinals Black 31; Nick’s Tackle 28.5; Advanced Pole Repairs 27.

Sensas Teams, Kennet and Avon Canal, Horton, Wilts. Sun, 64. Darren Gilman (Maver Bathampton) 6-11-0, hybrids, short pole and bread plus roach and hybrids on squatt, peg A2 to right of Horton Bridge; Gary Williamson (Devizes White) 6-2-8; Graham Smith (Preston Innovations Black Horse Blue) 6-2-0; Rob Randall (Garbolino Blackmore Vale Gold) 5-12-0; Alan Hillier (Sensas Wilts Angling White) 5-9-0; Paul Bick (Daiwa Gordon League) 5-8-8. Teams: Preston Innovations Black Horse Green 56; Preston Innovations Black Horse Blue 48; Devizes Red 48; Maver Bathampton 46; Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths 43; Garbolino BVMG Green 39.

Sonubaits Passies, Lancing, West Sussex. Sun, 24, Match Lake. Ollie Tilley (Arun Angling) 62-13-0, carp down edge, peg 62; Dave Lewis (Drennan Borden) 58-14-0; Jamie Grainger (Preston Innovations Delcac) 58-8-0.

So Simple, Stafford Moor, Winkleigh, Devon. Sun, 23, Tanners and Woodpecker lakes. Ben Wright (Stafford Moor) 195-10-0, 35 carp to 8 lb, waggler and pellet, peg 1 Tanners; Andy Randall (Stafford Moor) 109-15-0; Stu Riddle 102-7-0; Phil Coles (Exeter) 93-7-0.

Street AC, Shiplate Farm, Somerset. Sun, 24, Main Lake. Rob Eagle (Street) 87-2-0, carp, poled pellet, maggot and worm, peg 15; Dick Farrow (Street) 47-10-0; Robbie Boy (Street) 38-6-0. Silvers: Martin Western (Street) 18-1-0.

Tillingbourne, Gomshall, Surrey. Tues, 15. Dave Steer (MBK) 29-12-0, carp, poled pellets; Brian Green (Percy Chapmans) 29-7-0; Fred Flurrey (Englefield Green) 19-0-0.

Tylers Common, Brentwood, Essex. Sat, 35. Nick Darke (GOT Baits) 163-0-0, carp, pellet on several lines, Horseshoe peg 22, golden peg jackpot; Andrew Quarmby (Middy) 161-8-0; Ross Harold (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 160-12-0; Steve James (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) 155-0-0; Steve O’Rourke (Nash Baits) 154-12-0.

White Acres, Cornwall. Thurs, 40, Preston Innovations Rover, all lakes. Chris Ludlow (Farnham) 99-8-0, carp, pellet wag and Method feeder, peg 13 Eery; Graham Stokes (Tri-Cast Highfield) 98-8-0; Andrew Lord (Complete Fisherman) 86-0-0; Shaun Taylor (Woody’s Angling) 85-5-0; Steve Organ (Newent AC) 84-10-0. Juniors: George Organ 79-5-0. Ladies: Alison Paul 46-7-0.

Willingshurst Fishery, Surrey. Sun, 15, Old Lake. Giovanni Barbato (Guildford Angling Centre) 181-6-0, 33 carp, long poled pellets and Method feeder with Sonubait F1 Groundbait, corner peg 13; Paul Taylor (Guildford Angling Centre) 126-0-0; Mark Glynn (KC Angling) 102-0-0.

Willow Park, Ash, Hants. Wed, 11. Colin Carr (Willow Park) 42-12-0, carp, poled pellets; Roger Hurst (Willow Park) 35-10-0. Fri, 11. Brian Stephens (Willow Park) 65-13-0, carp and bream, poled maggots; Ian Turner (Farnham AS) 49-2-0. Sat,17 .Jake Gallagher (Willow Park) 39-8-0, carp and bream, feedered pellets; Mark Burroughs (Willow Park) 33-0-0; Simon Kiefer (Willow Park) 31-12-0. Sat/Sun, 24 hour pairs. Lee King and Phil Ford 140-9-0, eight carp, bomb and boilies; Ian and Paul White 102-5-0; Ken Dach and Dave Carpenter 87-0-0.

Wylands, Battle, East Sussex. Sun, 21, Snake Lake. John Oliver (Wylands) 94-2-0, carp, meat and corn to far bank; Ron Newman (Wylands) 79-3-0; Paul Lawton (Marukyu) 72-6-0; Carlton Easter (Iden Wood Fishery) 43-0-0.


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