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South East & South West match fishing results for May 4, 5 and 6, 2013

Acorn Fishery, Pole only league, Round 4. Sun. 32. Joe McMahon (Avon Angling) 104-7-0, carp on pole and pellet shallow, peg 40; Mike Nicholls (Silver Fox) 102-10-0; Tom Thick (Thatchers Tackle) 68-8-0; Matt Tomes (MFS) 60-6-0; Lance Tucker (Sensas Thyers) 59-14-0; Andy France (Cadbury Angling) 54-13-0. Silvers: Mark Broomsgrove (Sensas Thyers) 34-6-0. League: Pete Bartlett (Frampton RBL) 32; Mike Nicholls 29; Tim Ford (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 27; Lance Tucker 27. Silvers League: Mark Broomsgrove 32; Glen Calvert (Veals) 26; Kev Perry (Sensas Thyers) 25; Pete Bartlett 25.


Alders Farm, Great Brickhill, Buckinghamshire. Pines Lake. Sun. 20. Josh Blavins (GOT Baits) 151-0-0, Carp to 10 lb, poled sweetcorn, peg 15; Lee Marlow (Corby) 145-9-0; Nick Darke (GOT Baits) 138-6-0; Colin Fossdick (GOT Baits) 113-11-0; Richard Brain (GOT Baits) 108-12-0; Trevor Price (GOT Baits) 100-7-0.


Avon Angling, Chilton Trinity, Woodland Lake. Sun. 22. Tony Rixon (Mosella Avon Angling) 134-2-0, 23 carp on pole and pellet shallow, peg 31; Kev Molten (Avon Angling) 98-5-0; Craig Edmunds (Avon Angling) 97-10-0; Glen Bailey (Maver Bathampton) 95-4-0; Joe McMahon (Avon Angling) 93-6-0; Vic Bush (Mosella) 92-13-0. Silvers: John Bradford (Avon Angling) 17-2-0.


Back Arun Fishery, Arundel, West Sussex, Carp Lake,16. Paul Romaniuk (Back Arun) 66-0-0, carp, pole and meat, peg 6; Andy Potter (Greenridge Farm) 61-0-0; Steve Spelling (Back Arun) 57-8-0; John Gee (Faulkners) 52-0-0; Bruce Goulding (S.A.S. Chichester) 46-0-0; Terry Madden (Back Arun) 44-0-0.


BK Fisheries, St. Erth, Cornwall. Billy’s Pool. Sun. 14. Chris Bailey (BK Fisheries) 92-0-0, carp to 5 lb, waggler and pellet, peg 25; Brendan Isaac (BK Fisheries) 87-8-0; John Shirley (BK Fisheries) 68-8-0; Chris Symons (BK Fisheries) 58-4-0; K. Waldren (BK Fisheries) 54-0-0; Aaron Jenkin (BK Fisheries) 52-4-0.


Carpenters Arms, Sensas Viaduct, Somerton, Somerset, Cary. Sun. 16. Phil Groves (Carpenters Arms) 147-4-0, carp on pole and paste, peg 100; Chris Bland (Carpenters Arms) 99-7-0; Cliff Jenkins (Carpenters Arms) 93-1-0.


Chard AC, Spring league, Round 3, Perry St Pond. Somerset. Sun. 20. Steve Bishop (Chard) 69-0-0, carp on pole and worm, peg 10; Steve Osborne (Chard) 32-8-0; Andy Winters (Chard) 30-12-0; Mike Thomas (Chard) 28-14-0. Silvers: Steve Bush (Chard) 8-14-0.


Gillingham AA, Lodden Lakes, Gillingham,  Dorset. Sun. 26. Rob Randell (Garbolino BVMG) 41-2-0, skimmers and bream to 3lb on pole with worm and maggot over groundbait, peg 11; Mark Harper (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 38-14-0; Liam Braddell (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 35-8-0; Nick Collins (Wincanton Wobblers) 26-7-0; Dave Roper (Wincanton Wobblers) 19-0-0; Mark Leslie (Gillingham AA) 14-8-0.


Gold Valley Open, Ash, Hants, Middle Lake. Sun. 40.  Anthony Flint (Farnborough) 141-0-0, carp, waggler, pellets; Rich Thomas (Springlakes) 122-0-0; Charlie Dalton (Springlakes) 114-3-0.


Gwinear, Newquay, Cornwall. Tue. 15. Andy Partridge (Spro) 85-4-0, carp on pole and corn, peg 23 Phase 3; Mick Lutwyche (Milemead) 55-12-0; Andy Taft (Bait Tech) 55-10-0; Martin Williams  (Sheffield) 39-1-0; Mick Britton (Eden) 38-10-0; John Tollerfield (Wombwell) 38-8-0. Sun. 31. Andy Dare (Garbolino Bolingey) 73-7-0, carp and F1s on pole and pellet, peg 10 Phase 1; John Leeds (Tricast Rochdale) 66-4-0; Dave Eason 61-10-0; Dave Sparrow (Essex) 51-12-0; Andy Partridge (Spro) 41-10-0; Andy Taft (Bait Tech) 41-9-0.


How End Fisheries, Houghton Conquest, Bedfordshire. Yasi’s Lake. Mon. 14. Neil Smith (How End Fisheries) 75-12-0, carp, ide, barbel and skimmers, poled pellet and sweetcorn; Andy Dilley (How End Fisheries) 75-6-0; Trevor Jeans (How End Fisheries) 60-0-0; Mike Clarke (How End Fisheries) 52-9-0; Colin Bradley (How End Fisheries) 47-9-0.


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Ivy House Fishery, Royal Wootton Bassett, Wilts, Match lake. Tue. 24. Mark Ogbourne (New Century) 43-8-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 24; Justin Ogbourne (New Century) 36-4-0; Dave Halliday (Ivy House) 30-0-0; Mark Ponting (Ivy House) 29-8-0. Sat. Match lake. 22. Mark Ponting (Ivy House) 46-6-0, carp on pole and pellet shallow, peg 43; Gary Etheridge (Garbolino BVMG) 42-10-0; Paul Connor (Ivy House) 34-13-0; Terry Robinson (Ivy House) 34-10-0. Silvers: Terry Robinson (Ivy House) 16-4-0. Sun. Match lake. 22. Jerry Cambridge (New Century) 69-6-0, 12 carp on the pole with pellet and corn, peg 6; Justin Ogbourne (New Century) 56-8-0; Ryan Shipp (New Century) 51-0-0; Mark Ogbourne (New Century) 49-2-0. Mon. Match lake. 11. Gary Etheridge (Garbolino BVMG) 50-14-0, mainly  silvers on pole and maggot shallow, peg 11; Paul Connor (Ivy House) 48-7-0; Dick Young (Ivy House) 43-2-0. Silvers: Gary Etheridge 45-14-0.


Landsend Open, Landsend Fshery, Somerset. Wed. 14. Craig Edmunds (Avon Angling) 167-7-0, carp on 14m pole and pellet, peg 11; Tony Rixon (Mosella Avon Angling) 147-2-0; Tom Thick (Thatchers Tackle) 134-8-0; Alan Oram (Dynamite Baits) 112-2-0; Matt Tomes (MFS) 112-1-0; Phil Harding (Avon Angling) 103-9-0. Silvers: John Bradford (Avon Angling) 23-13-0.


Maver Cardinals Open, Royal Military Canal, West Hythe.  20. Paul Reddy (Maver Cardinals) 15-1-0, four bream plus bits, pole with worm over chopped worm; Les May 14-10-0; Jay Lay 10-6-0; Paul Uddel 8-15-0; Barry Chapman 8-11-0 (all Maver Cardinals).


Maver Lobbys Spring League. Round 6, Gloucester Canal. Sun. Nigel Baker (Devizes Match Group) 14-12-0, bream and skimmers, worm and maggot; Jerry Wigget (Stroud AC) 13-9-0; Steve Dolbear (Maver Lobbys) 12-0-0.


Marsh Farm Open, Godalming, Surrey. Wed.15. Gareth Phillips (Apollo) 88-11-0, tench, bream, pole, casters; Richard Cox (Apollo) 65-4-0; John Taylor (Apollo) 52-15-0.


MBK Leisures, Pump Station, Greatham, Sussex. Thurs. 15. Dave Steer (MBK Leisures) 38-12-0, carp, poled pellet and sweetcorn; Brian Stevens (MBK Leisures) 33-12-0; Matt Dummer (MBK Leisures) Jim Findley (MBK Leisures) 20-14-0; Alex Clements (MBK Leisures) 17-0-0; Gavin McKenzie (MBK Leisures) 12-0-0.


Mid Cornwall Fishery, Summercourt, Cornwall, Joan’s lake.  Sun. 8. Chas Ward (Summer Lodge) 41-0-0, carp on pole and corn, peg 24; Roy Booth (Bake) 40-6-0; Nigel Rhodes (White Acres) 28-10-0; Christina Booth (Bake) 25-13-0.


Milemead, Tavistock, Devon. Sun. 12. Mark Cullerton (Milemead) 102-4-0, 25 carp on waggler and pellet and pole and meat, peg 3; Mick Lutwyche (Milemead) 72-15-0; Andy Wilkinson (Tackle Barn) 65-7-0; Nick Jones (Tackle Barn) 59-8-0; Nigel Roberts (Maver Royal Navy) 47-10-0. Silvers: Wayne Merton (Team Jinx) 22-14-0.


Monk Lakes Open, Marden, Kent, Lake 3. 20. John Parks (Preston Innovations Delcac) 103-12-0 included 42 lb of silvers, long and short pole with worm over groundbait. peg 106; Len Goodwin (Medway Tackle)102-0-0; Nick De La Haye (Nicks Tackle) 85-2-0; Alan Hutchins (Monks MG) 78-6-0; Fred Brown (Sensas SE) 77-12-0; Greg Andrews (Monks MG) 73-10-0


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Molesey Fish n Tips League, Willingshurst Lakes, Surrey, round 4. Sun. 24. Malcolm Fowler (Feltham) 111-12.0, carp, method feeder, pellets; Delbert Galiamo (Willingshurst) 87-0-0; Joey Clarke (Milo Bordon) 86-8-0; John Clifford (Willingshurst) 78-10-0.


Ockendon Bait & Tackle, Puddledock Farm, Upminster Essex. Sun. 51.John Hunt(Brentwood Angling)119-14-0,Snake lake peg 11;Mo Brown(Bowlers)91-0-0;Bob  Davis (Browning) 89-12-0; Ross Harold (Angling Direct) 86-12-0; Mark Brown (Debden)84-14-0;Graham Dack (Middy)82-12-0.


Old Ghost Open, Gold Valley, Ash, Hants. Gold Lake. Sat. 41. William  Raison (Daiwa/Old Ghost) 144-2-0, carp, waggler, pellets; Pem Writing (Bag Up Baits) 109-0-0;  Ashley Blunt (Springlakes) 84-14-0.


Redbridge Silverfish Lakes. Daisy. Thu. 19. San Phung (Bowlers) 22-0-0, pole and pinkies, skimmers and roach. N. Warren (Redbridge) 9-8-0; M. Cole (Redbridge) 9-4-0. Sat. Daisy.14. Mark Linford (Redbridge) 16-4-0, pellet, skimmers and tench. P. Storan (Redbridge) 12-8-0; J. Young (Redbridge) 9-12-0; K. Farrell (Lake John) 9-8-0; G. Eales, (Oakwood, Sensas) 8-8-0; J. Davies, (Oakwood, Sensas) 8-8-0. Sun. Middy Festival Day 1. Lake Cuthbert.30. San Phung (Bowlers) 19-8-0, pinkies 16m high in water, skimmers and roach; P. Grant (Redbridge) 14-4-0. S. Arno (Terrapins)12-14-0;  T. Layton (Come Back Kids); 11-4-0; T. Sal, (Oakwood Sensas) 11-0-0; K. Farrell (Lake John) 10-14-0. Mon. Middy Festival Day 2. Lake Cuthbert. 30. San Phung (Bowlers) 18-14-0, pinkies 16m high in water, skimmers and roach; S. Arno, (Terrapins) 17-2-0; P. Grant, (Redbridge) 16-4-0; M. Cole, (Redbridge) 14-4-0; T. Layton (Come Back Kids) 12-10-0; M. Phung (Bowlers)11-13-0.


Ridgeway AC, Sensas Viaduct, Somerton, Campbell. Sun. 18. Matt Challenger (Ridgeway) 160-15-0, carp on pole and meat plus 40-10-0 of silvers, peg 114; Nick Coles (Ridgeway) 159-6-0; John Rowlands (Ridgeway) 114-13-0. Silvers: Matt Challenger 40-10-0.


Sensas Viaduct, Somerton. Campbell. Wed.14. Roland Lucas (Wilts AC) 257-8-0, carp on waggler and pellet, peg 110; Steve Jackson (Garbolino) 210-8-0; Tim Pallent (Maver Veals) 201-0-0; Dave Romain (Viaduct) 197-10-0. Silvers: Paul Greenwood (Viaduct) 91-10-0. Thurs. Costcutter, Campbell and Cary. 36. Anton Paige (GOT Baits) 191-11-0, carp on pole and meat, peg 115, Campbell; Gary Etheridge (Garbolino BVMG) 188-11-0; Mike Poolman (Army) 178-14-0; Paul Jackson (Army) 178-12-0; Nicky Collier (GOT Baits) 161-1-0; Si Greenining (Maver RN) 148-6-0. Silvers: John Bradford (Avon Angling) 44-14-0. Sat. Campbell and Cary. 38. Paul Blake (Viaduct) 213-5-0, carp on pole and meat, peg 114, Campbell; Paul Greenwood (Viaduct) 171-10-0; Dave Romain (Viaduct) 158-15-0; Ian Dunlop (Wessex Angling) 155-10-0; Phil Cardwell (Viaduct) 148-3-0; Dan Squire (Viaduct) 143-14-0. Silvers: Matt Skyme (Wilts AC) 54-10-0. Mon. Cary and Lodge. 33. Dave Romain (Viaduct) 229-1-0, 22 carp on pole and meat, peg 81, Cary; Andy Lloyd (Dynamite Baits) 183-2-0; Dave Brittain (Shakespeare) 168-3-0; Andy Neal (Frenzee/Bait Tech) 155-1-0; Gary O’Shea (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 134-7-0; Nicky Ewers (Preston Innovations Thatchers) 125-2-0. Silvers: Nicky Ewers 47-12-0.


Shiplate Farm, Weston, Somerset, Hawthorns and Westpool. Sun. 20. Dom Sullivan (Sensas Thyers) 110-14-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg 6, Hawthorns; Rich Hawkins (Shiplate) 87-8-0; Steve Howell (Shiplate) 57-1-0; Dave Cockayne 53-11-0. Silvers: Jeff Wye 7-5-0.


Sonubaits Passies, Lancing, West Sussex. Match Lake.18. Jamie Grainger (Preston Innovations Delcac) 66-4-0, carp and F1s, pellet and meat, peg 17; Dave Lewis (Milo Borden) 51-14-0; Ben (Haywards Heath) 48-10-0; Joe Price (Sonubaits Passies) 43-8-0; John Money (Framfield) 36-0-0.


Stafford Moor, Winkleigh, Devon, Fish and Chip open, Tanners and Woodpecker. Wed. 28. Paul Morris (Stafford Moor) 178-5-0, 35 carp on 16m pole and pellet shallow, peg 11 Tanners; Dave Stockton (Haines Tackle) 146-11-0; Ben Wright (Stafford Moor) 121-15-0; Steve Jarratt (Tamworth) 121-0-0; Malc Jeffrey (Birmingham) 114-3-0; Perry Mountain (Birmingham)  93-0-0.  Thurs. Residents, Tanners. 22. Richard Buxton (Black Country) 166-11-0, carp on waggler and bomb with pellet, peg 11; Simon  Richardson (Black Country) 140-0-0; Perry Mountain (Birmingham) 123-5-0; Danny Ralph (Colchester) 123-1-0; Robin Cox (Birmingham) 104-6-0; Alan O’Brian (Birmingham) 95-5-0.


Tylers Common, Brentwood, Essex. Sat. 28. Richard Wager (Bowlers) 88-12-0, margins meat, Horseshoe lake, peg 44; Steve O’Rourke (Nash Peg 1) 65-4-0; Gary Burton (Tylers Common) 47-2-0; Mick Hood (Bowlers) 44-4-0; Bill Reynolds Jnr (Bait Tech) 40-4-0; John Hunt (Brentwood Angling) 39-2-0.


White Acres, Newquay, Cornwall, Twin Oaks. Mon. 24. Steve Dunlop (Eden) 129-14-0, carp on pellet feeder, peg 16; Paul Haynes (Liverpool) 70-8-0; Andy Taft (Bait Tech) 64-4-0; Graham Eblett (Ferryboat Farm) 51-3-0; Tony Oatley (White Acres) 51-0-0; Martin Williams (Sheffield) 45-12-0. Wed. Twin Oaks and Trelawney. 41. Brian Morgan (Goss AC) 92-13-0, carp on 11m pole and pellet, peg 18, Twin Oaks; Stuart Davison (Canterbury) 89-5-0; Rob Sawyers (White Acres) 64-6-0; John Wilson (Coppull Anglers) 59-6-0; Peter Hill (Dons AC) 51-0-0; Tony Clegg (Woodhouse Grange) 49-2-0. Marukyu Rover. Thurs. All lakes. 98. Dean Foster (Kerfoots Tackle) 112-2-0, carp on method and popped up bread, peg 10, Acorn; Dave Schofield (White Acres) 103-0-0; Andy Taft (Bait Tech) and Martin Williams (Sheffield) both 78-1-0; Tony Oatley (White Acres) 76-12-0; Steve Bestall (Hammer and Pincer, Sheffield) 76-12-0. Ladies: Jenny Collins 24-10-0.


Willow Park OAP Open, Willow Park, Ash, Hants. Middle Lake, Wed. 20. Cris Love (Willow Park) 27-8-0, carp, bream, pole, pellets. Eddy Rippon (Woking) 26-8-0; Brian Stephens (Willow Park) 23-0-0.


Willow Park Open, Willow Park, Ash, Hants. Middle Lake. Sat. 16. Ade Harris (Willow Park) 48-15-0, carp, bream, method feeder, pellets; Gary Clifford (Willow Park) 39-9-0; Ian Covey (Guildford AC) 23-14-0.


Wilts AC, Sensas Viaduct, Somerton.  Mon. 21. Tony Gilbert (Wilts AC) 307-14-0, carp on pole and pellet shallow and meat in the margins, peg 123; Jamie Knight (Wilts AC) 195-12-0; Ian Willetts (Wilts AC) 193-2-0; Stu White (Wilts AC) 183-15-0.


Wylands, Battle, East Sussex, Old Snake Lake.17. Lewis Nightingale (Wylands) 83-10-0, all carp, corn and meat, on the far bank; Tony Guillan 76-0-0; Paul Lawton 51-2-0; Keith Axell 49-14-0; Ben Cooke 43-12-0; John Oliver 41-0-0 (all Wylands).



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