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West Midlands and Wales match fishing results for June 1/2, 2013

Aberglais, Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Sat, 18. Nick Lane (Merthyr) 84-14-0, carp, chub and tench on 16m pole and pellets fished shallow, peg 6 on Penny’s Pond; Gary Miles (Merthyr) 81-14-0; Mark Jones (Tredegar) 73-14-0; Terry Jones (Merthyr) 60-5-0.

Beechdale AC, Maver Larford, Stourport. Sun, 15, Specimen Lake. Mark Shillam (Beechdale AC) 52-10-0, carp to 14 lb, poled sweetcorn, peg 6; Andy Sargeant (Beechdale AC) 51-7-0; Linden Pickett (Beechdale AC) 50-8-0.

Blackfords Progressive, Calf Heath Reservoir, Gailey, Staffordshire. Sat. 40. Gary Tyrell (Manchester) 93-2-0, bream to 3 lb, feeder fished caster and worm, peg 54, new venue record; Simon Farmer (Peg One Angling) 68-12-0; Shane Hodgkinson (JCB) 56-13-0; Dave Nicholls (Streetly) 55-11-0; Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 40-12-0; Steve McQueen (Stafford) 40-2-0.

Bridgnorth AS, Stanmore Pool, Sun, 14. Jez Williams (Canalside Tackle) 13-8-0, four carp, poled pellet and maggot, peg 18; Rosa Bailey (Bridgnorth) 9-13-0; Dave Windwood (Bridgnorth) 7-10-0.

Bridgnorth British Legion, Hoccum Pool, Bridgnorth, Shropshire. Sun, 20. Jez Williams (Canalside Tackle) 13-8-0, four carp, poled maggot, peg 4; Rosa Bailey (Bridgnorth AS) 9-13-0; Dave Winwood (Bridgnorth AS) 7-10-0; Alan Richards (Coseley) 6-14-0.

Bridgnorth National Squad, Trent & Mersey Canal, Mill House, Burton. Sun. 10. Martin Spittle (Coseley) 3-2-0, one skimmer, perch and roach, poled squatt, peg 1; Tony Foster (Dams & Lock) 2-1-0.

Browning West Midlands, Birmingham-Worcs Canal , Purdiswell, Worcs. Sun. 26. Gary Owen (Good Intent AS) 12-13-4, one 9 lb carp plus roach, poled caster, peg 70; Lee Davis (Worcester and District AA) 8-11-11; Keith Woodhead (Worcester) 6-8-4.

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Cashmore Curse Series, Seighford Lakes , Seighford, Stafford , Sat. The Maze, 23. Chris Dean (Cashmore AC) 23-15-0, carp and bream, poled chopped worm and caster, peg 30; Colin Talbot (Cashmore AC) 21-14-0; Paul Vernon (Cashmore Cracks) 18-6-0; Daz Williams (Cashmore AC) 18-2-0; John Jones (Cashmore AC) 14-12-0; Mike Elcock (Cashmore AC) 14-0-0.

Cefn Mably Lakes, Over-50s. Wed, 19. Martyn Truman (Newport) 69-9-0, carp on paste pole fished over pellets, peg on Match Lake; Bob Mitchell (Cefn Mably) 60-0-0; Paddy Payne (Merthyr) 59-0-0; Peter Meese (Cardiff) 57-0-0. Sat, 14. Jim Tobin (Cardiff) 43-5-0, carp, pole and pellets, peg on car park side of Match Lake; Andy Price (Garry Evans Tackle) 37-9-0; Rob Wiltshire (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 29-4-0.

Cardiff Nomads, Hendre Lake. Tues, 14. Chris Murphy (Bargoed) 18-3-0, bream on Method feeder and maggots; Clive Branson (Cardiff Nomads) 15-6-0; Steve Cother (Glamorgan AC) 13-14-0.

Docklow Pools, Leominster, Herefordshire, Stock Pool. Sun. 12. Steve Greaves (Bury) 205-9-0, (pool record), carp, poled pellet fished shallow, peg 20. Ron Ord (Liverpool) 121-14-0; Gary Dixon (Hereford) 95-1-0.

Elmbridge Fishery, Droitwich, Heron Pool, Thurs. 23. Mark Bradley (M and B Angling Club) 138-6-0, carp, poled pellet and corn, peg 9; Steve Edwards (Edward Howells) 125-0-0; Terry Butler (Pro-Line) 114-0-0. Sat. 20, Heron Pool. Paul Gadd (Air Ambulance) 79-0-0, carp, poled pellet and corn, peg 40. Jeff Darlowe (Redstone) 76-0-0; Alan Fleet (Taveners) 71-0-0.

Furnace Mill, Wyre, near Bewdley, Worcestershire, Sun. Furnace Pool, 10. Mark Chard (Grapes) 63-2-0, carp, poled pellet and maggot, peg 2; Will Cook (Mark’s Tackle) 58-6-0; Kevin Williams (Wolverhampton) 53-9-0.

Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks, New Pool, Tues. 23 over 50’s. Ken Turner (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 119-2-0, F1’s, roach, skimmers and perch, poled pellet at 2m fished shallow, peg 13; Steve Stokes (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 108-10-0; Dave Chapman (White Hart Coventry) 104-4-0. Wed. 16, Jennys Pool. Pete Rice (bag ’em’ Baits) 185-8-0, F1’s, roach, skimmers and barbel, poled maggot through groundbait slop at 2/3m, peg 26; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 139-1-0; Warren Beech (Alvechurch Fishery) 117-2-0; Les Ayres (Alvechurch Fishery) 114-12-0. Thurs. 54 Veterans, Club, Canal and Jennys Pools. Chris Haille (Meadowlands) 135-6-0, F1’s, roach and skimmers, poled caster at 4m and down the edge, peg 1, Jennys Pool; Dave Chapman (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 107-11-0; Ken Turner (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 96-14-0; Dave Purvis (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 88-5-0; Alan Hemming (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 83-1-0; Jim Tongue (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 68-10-0. Fri. 21, Bottom Pool. Chris Neale (Rutlanders) 77-12-0, F1’s and carp, poled pellet, peg 29; Les Wetton (Tunnel Barn Farm/F1 Baits) 70-5-0; Adam Wakelin (Preston Inovations) 68-12-0. Sat. 3rd round 10 teams three, (30) House Pools 1 and 2 plus the Top Pool. Stu Palser (Middy/Banbury Gunsmiths) 157-9-0, poled caster at 16m to the island and down the edge, peg 21, House Pool 2. Pete Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 153-13-0; Noel Wright (Finedon) 138-2-0; Keith Haynes (Mosella Gold) 133-3-0. Sun. 35, New and House Pool 2. Stu Palser (Middy) 169-7-0, mixed, poled meat at 16m and caster poled down the edge, peg 28, House Pool 2; Shaun Barnett (Milo Bordon) 158-8-0 and Pete Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 158-8-0; Mark Barnett (Milo Bordon) 132-11-0; Adam Wakelin (Preston Innovations) 129-0-0.

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Glamorgan, Mathern Mill Fishery, Chepstow. Sun, 20. Mick Fraser (Pencoed) 91-3-0, carp to double figures on pellets fished with pole and feeder, peg on Waterfall Lake; Russell Palmer (Cardiff) 75-8-0; Jon Taylor (Barry) 48-2-0.

Goodyear AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Coven. Thurs. 12. Barry Jones (GB Four Ashes Kapitanos) 5-5-0, roach, perch and gudgeon, poled squatt, peg 3; Malcolm Bethell (Goodyear AC) 5-2-0; Mel Wood (GB Four Ashes Kapitanos) 2-12-0. Sun, Chubb’s Pool, Featherstone, Staffordshire, 18. JJ Gallagher (Goodyear AC) 61-13-0, carp to 5 lb, pellet waggler, peg 29; Peter Rogers (Goodyear AC) and Bob Cooke (Goodyear AC) both 27-1-0.

Hawkesbury Fishery, Bedworth, Warks, Thurs. 15. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 82-9-0, carp, poled pellet and meat, peg 43; Charlie Merritt (Hawkesbury) 67-8-0; Rolly Sturdy (Hawkesbury/Tetley) 65-1-0. Sat. 19. George Cairnes (Hawkesbury/Kodak) 72-12-0, carp and mixed silvers, poled meat, corn and pellet, peg 24; James Rock (Army) 71-1-0; Dave Markham (Hawkesbury) 67-3-0.

Izaak Walton Fishery, Chebsey, Stafford. Mon. 16. Kevin Melville (Matrix) 116-12-0, carp, poled pellet and sweetcorn; Dave Craggs (Maver Midlands) 99-14-0; Danny Bowden (Izaak Walton Fishery) 90-10-0. Wed. 15. Robin Dale (Holts Tackle) 51-4-0 carp, poled pellet; Ted Ecclestone (Izaak Walton Fishery) 45-11-0; John Wild (Stafford) 38-3-0. Sat. 20. Peter Plant (Maver Midlands) 101-5-0, carp, poled caster; John Wild ( Stafford ) 95-14-0; Alan Millward (Trentside Angling Centre) 85-7-0; Ray Young (Izaak Walton Fishery) 77-4-0.

King’s Pools, Shareshill, Staffs. Wed. Big Match Pool, 12. Mel Davies (King’s Pools) 83-4-0, carp to 4 lb, poled pellet, peg 37; Pete Ricketts (New Willenhall) 67-10-0; R. Stevens (King’s Pools) 45-11-0. Sat. Carp and New Match Pools, 28. Icky Kull (King’s Pools) 111-11-0, F1s, poled pellet, Carp Pool 18; Jordan Hall (Maver Midlands Bagem Baits) 79-12-0; Bob Baker (I L Floats) 77-9-0. Sun. Big Match Pool, 29. Jordon Hall (Maver Midlands/Bag’em Baits) 188-10-0, carp to 9 lb, poled maggot sprayed with the amazing new Bag’em Liquid Krill at 14.5 metres and down margins, peg 16; new fishery record; Nigel Clarke (King’s Pools) 103-1-0; Phil Aston (King’s Pools) 87-11-0.

Merthyr, Dolygaer Reservoir. Sun, 16. Steve Crawley (Merthyr) 3-12-0, roach and perch on groundbait feeder and maggots, peg on road side; Bernard Farr (Merthyr) 2-12-0; Brian Hays (Merthyr) 2-0-0.

Monk Hall Fishery, Monkhopton, Salop, Lark Pool, Sun. 7. Chris Holmes (Mid Severn Angling) 69-3-0, carp and F1’s, poled pellet in the margins, peg 65; Paul Hemming (Monk Hall) 45-8-0; Chris Cadwalder (Highley) 42-8-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs, Silver Pool, Tues. 17. Andy Newton (Maver) 94-4-0, F1’s, poled pellet at 4m, peg 42; Bill  Rathbone (St Francis AC) 84-6-0; Richard Kings (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 76-10-0. Wed. 21 over 50’s, Bank and Moors Pools. Martin Lafevre (Moorlands Gold) 83-0-0, carp, poled pellet down the edge, peg 10, Bank Pool; Ralph Baxter (Gloucester) 66-9-0; Joe East (Moorlands) 52-8-0. Thurs. 22, Meadow Pool. Tony Stead (West Midlands Police) 91-9-0, carp, poled caster at 13m fished shallow, peg 53; Richard Kings (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 68-8-0; Andy Morrison (Moorlands) 65-9-0. Fri pm. 25, Bank, Moors and Island Pools. Des Ravenall (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 177-11-0, carp, poled pellet down the edge, peg 23, Bank Pool; Steve Lovell (Mosella Black Country) 138-5-0; Lee Boden (Stonehenge) 110-0-0. Sat. 29, Meadow and Bank Pools. Chris Hill (Mosella) 147-1-0, carp, poled pellet at 5m, peg 12, Meadow Pool. Mark Tooze (Fosters) 141-11-0; Lee Richards (Packington) 141-4-0. Sun. 47, Meadow, Bank and Moors Pools. Matt Stockton (Maver Midlands) 134-1-0, carp, poled pellet at 13m fished shallow, peg 23, Bank Pool; Lee Richards (Packington) 101-14-0; Ian Wood (Club 2000) 73-0-0; Dave Berton (West Midlands Police/Maver) 67-12-0; Adam Rumble (Mosella Black Country) 67-10-0; Matt Djukic (Shimano) 62-14-0.

Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Island Pool, Mon. 15. Ivan Mills (Bank and Burrs) 92-12-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and pellet feeder, peg 12; Steve Hemming (Alcester Sports) 83-6-0; Richard Merry (Arthurs Angling Supplies) 81-14-0. Wed. 12, Island Pool. Paul Glennall (East Ends Darlinton) 74-12-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 8. Thurs. 26, Middle and Island Pools. Chris Thompson (Arthurs Angling Supplies) 103-0-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and and groundbait feeder, Thurs. 26, Middle and Island Pools. Chris Thompson (Arthurs Angling Suplies) carp and skimmers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 13, Island Pool; John Halfpenny (Manor Farm Leisure) 95-12-0; Martin Goodall (Arthurs Angling Supplies) 92-4-0; Martin Ludlow (Arthurs Angling Supplies) 89-0-0. Sat. 12, Boundry Pool. Mark Malin (Colmic/Bait Tech/ Vespe) 79-0-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 42. Sun. 26, Boundry Pool. Andy Taylor (Arthurs Angling Supplies) 43-10-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 24; Pete Upton (Banbury Gunsmiths) 40-0-0; Martin Howard (Ringer Baits) 35-0-0.

Newport, Woodstock Pond. Thurs, 15. Martyn Truman (Newport) 49-9-0, carp on pole and paste over pellets, peg at car park end; Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 39-8-0; James Barnett (Risca) 25-0-0; John Mack (Newport) 15-0-0. Sun, 18, Morgans Pond. Chris Hall (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 25-12-0, bream on pole and pellets, peg 12; Mal Entwhistle (Glamorgan Rebels) 19-12-0; Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 17-7-0; Glyn Reynolds (Awa-Shima) 16-12-0.

NISA, Dynamite Makins, Wolvey, Warks. Wed, Phase One, Lake Two, 15. Terry Phillips (Attleborough Sports) 73-0-0, carp and bream, straight legered pellet and poled meat, peg A9; John Adamson (Nisa Feeders) 70-14-0; Phil Hull (Lanes Bait & Tackle) 47-14-0; Gary Coton (Sutton Coldfield) 37-12-0. Thurs, Phase Two, Crater, Reptile and Little Reptile Pools, 16. Phil Hull (Lanes Bait & Tackle) 73-0-0, carp, feeder and poled pellet, peg 8 Crater; David Kent (Long Eaton Victoria) 55-0-0; Chris Neal (Oakham) 48-14-0; Lee Ensall (Lichfield) 39-6-0; Shaun Greenfield ( Manchester ) 37-2-0; Andy Searle (Middy Tackle) 26-0-0.

Parkes Hall AC, Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcestershire, Sun. Deans Pool, 15. William Garrett (Parkes Hall) 97-7-0, carp to 12 lb, poled pellet, peg 60; Les Harris (Parkes Hall AC) 61-13-0; Richard Whitehouse (Parkes Hall AC) 52-13-0.

Poole Hall Fishery, Alveley, Salop, Heron Pool, Sun. 11. Colin Mathews (Poole Hall) 76-3-0, carp and bream, poled meat over corn, peg 41; Steve Burrows (Poole Hall) 70-7-0; Mike Newman (Poole Hall) 65-13-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcestershire, Tues. Ghost Pool 18. D. Brownhill (Woodlands) 88-12-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet and corn, peg 20; C. Griffin (Woodlands) 80-10-0; Jason Stone (Peg One, Woodlands) 71-14-0; Phil Bishop (Peg One Woodlands) 65-9-0. Thurs. Arles Pool, 14. Phil Bishop (Woodlands) 90-12-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 10; D. Brownhill (Woodlands) 89-10-0; M. Kirkham (Woodlands) 74-12-0. Sat. Hay and Barley Pools, 20. A. Pollard (Woodlands) 112-4-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet and sweetcorn, hay 11; P. Bendell (Daiwa Gordon League) 76-6-0; J. Jones (Woodlands) 74-14-0; A. Jones (Daiwa Gordon League) 71-6-0. Sun. Deans Pool, 22. Jon Arthur (Maver Midlands) 150-3-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet and corn, peg 27; S. West (Storey’s MG) 117-0-0; Rob Brennan (Stourport) 113-8-0; Carl Hopps (Worcester) 112-2-0.

Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Pole-only.Wed, 15. Steve Shaw (Marukyu) 99-14-0, carp to 8-0-0 on pellets, peg 6 on Penny’s Pond; Alan Davies (Cardiff Nomads) 83-8-0; Luke Nixon (Cardiff) 71-2-0; Tony Summers (Wye Angling) 69-8-0.

Reedswood AC, Reedswood Pool, Walsall, West Midlands , Tues. 12. Gary Page (Jessar AC) 60-0-0, carp to 4 lb, poled paste, peg 1; Wayne Rogers Beechdale AC 33-0-0; Dave Gough (Beechdale AC) 28-8-0.

Rhymney, Butetown Pond. Sun, 10. John Hancock (Rhymney) 5-11-0, one bream on groundbait feeder and maggots, peg on natural bank; Brian Rees (Rhymney) 0-6-0; Dave Humphries (Rhymney) 0-4-0.

Rough Hay AC, Preston Innovations Boldings, near Bridgnorth, Shropshire , Sat. Chestnut Pool, 14. Carl Dixon (Rough Hay AC) 63-12-0, carp to 9 lb, poled pellet and maggot; Shaun Hartop (Rough Hay AC) 42-14-0; Ken Tyler (Rough Hay AC) 41-8-0.

Sensas, Earlswood Lakes , Earlswood, Birmingham. Sun, 30, Yachter Pool. Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 79-6-0, bream to 4 lb, feeder and worm, peg 54, new venue record; Maurice Williams (Dynamite Baits) 42-6-0; Dave Burgess (Lichfield) 29-5-0; Alf Hand (Worcester) 28-4-0.

The Stirrup Cup, Birmingham-Fazeley Canal, Curdworth. Sun. 10. Martin Lane (Attleborough Sports) 21-7-0, bream to 2 lb, poled red maggot, peg 49; Terry Fisher (Stirrup Cup) 8-3-4.

Wassell Grove, Hagley, Stourbridge, West Midlands , Sat. 9. Dave Johnson (Club 2000) 143-4-0, carp to 14 lb, poled pellet; Terry Homer (Club 2000) 91-8-0.

White Springs Fishery, Pontarddulais. Old Canal. Wed, 12. Rob Jones (Neath) 117-3-0, carp and bream on pole and pellets, peg 7; James Thomas (Swansea) 104-3-0; Dan Bowen (Swansea) 94-0-0.

Wolverhampton AA, Staffs-Worcs Canal , Wombourne, Staffordshire, Wed. 15. Alan Jordan (Wednesfield AC) 12-4-0, two chub, roach and perch, poled caster, peg 2; Steve Broome (Bilston Angling Centre) 4-6-10. Sat. Staffs-Worcs Canal, Acton Trussell, 20. Fred Cheetham (Team Eclipse) 16-10-0, all roach, poled bread punch, peg 19; Steve Broome (Bilston Angling Centre) 11-9-7; Paul Turner (Wolverhampton AA Van den Eynde) 8-10-0. Sun. Individual Spring League, Round Five, 33. Ben Garbett (Wolverhampton AA Van den Eynde) 14-11-0, two bream and roach, poled caster, peg 16; Colin Cole (Bilston Angling Centre) 13-13-12; Wilf Kneller (Bilston Angling Centre) 9-6-0; Dave Lloyd (Maver Midlands) 9-0-0. Aggregate: Dibber Brown (Maver Midlands) 28; Bruce Birch (GB Four Ashes Kapitanos) 30; Ban Garbett (Wolverhampton AA Van den Eynde) 41.

Wolverhampton Over-60s Club, Staffs-Worcs Canal , Ball Lane , Coven, Wolverhampton , Wed. 21. Bert Simmill (Bilston Angling Centre) 20-13-9, bream to 3 lb, perch and roach, poled maggot and worm, peg 23; John Benness (Goodyear AC) 6-2-0; Vic Kelly (Bridgtown) 4-1-0.

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