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West Midlands Angler’s Mail matches for April 28/29 2012.


Cardiff Nomads Open, Cefn Mably Lakes. Sat.14. Nigel Evans (PI Thatchers) 126-3-0, carp on pole and pellets, peg 16 on the Match Lake; Barry Jones (Caerphilly A C) 73-9-0; Neil Morgan (Cefn Fforest) 64-7-0; Clive Roberts (Cardiff Nomads) 47-10-0.


Cornerstone AC, Grand Union Canal, Small Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands, Top Lock, 14. Nigel Clayton (Ian’s Tackle) 9-13-10; roach, perch and skimmers, poled caster and chopped worm, squatt, peg 39; Mal Howard (Cornerstone AC) 6-2-0; Mel Wood (Four Ashes Hammers) 3-12-4; Lee Davies (Cornerstone AC) 3-8-13; Kevin Perry (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 3-1-3.


Docklow Pools, Leominster, Herefordshire, Snake Pool, Sat. 6. Steve Todd (York) 25-3-0, mixed, poled maggot, caster and corn, peg 36. Bob Atkinson (York) 22-3-0; Pam Mason (Hereford) 17-2-0. Sun. 14, Match Pool. Andy Rowbottom (Bridgnorth) 77-15-0, mixed, poled maggot, caster and corn, peg 23. Dave Thorpe (Hereford) 46-10-0; Phil Mason (Hereford) 40-1-0; Tex Anstice (Cotswolds) 38-12-0.


Dynamite Makins, Wolvey, Warks, Kobra Affordables, Lake 2, Wed. 12. John Adamson (Kobra Feeders/Levas) 42-0-0, carp, Method feeder and pellet to the island, peg A15. Gary Coton (Sutton Coldfield) 35-14-0; Bill Smith (Makins) 29-12-0. Thurs. 28, Avon and Thames Lakes. Charlie Shaw (Derby Fishermania) 69-0-0, poled pellet and corn, peg 2, Thames Lake. Sam Brown (Makins) 55-6-0; John Adamson (Kobra Feeders/Levas) 48-10-0; Wendell Ward (Best Baits) 48-8-0; Paul Taylor (Makins) 40-4-0.


Elmbridge Fishery, Droitwich, Heron Pool, Thurs. 15. Martin Dunn (Elmbridge) 91-6-0, carp, poled pellet and corn, peg 28. John Morgan (Elmbridge) 62-4-0; Frank Bradley (Elmbridge) 58-10-0. Sat. 19, peacock and Pheasant Pools. Pete Miller (Elmbridge) 67-4-0, carp, poled corn, peg 37, Pheasant Pool. John Pulley (Elmbridge) 46-0-0; Jim Russell (Elmbridge) 35-6-0. Sun. 17, Heron Pool. Mitchell Davidson (Maver Gold) 133-10-0, carp, poled pellet and corn, peg 29. Jim Russell (Elmbridge) 90-6-0; Pete Hodge (Red Lion) 74-10-0.


Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks, New Pool, Mon. 18. Dave Chapman (White Hart Coventry) 136-9-0, F1s, poled corn over micro pellet at 2m to the front and 2m down the sides, peg 33. Graham Young (Youngs Tunnel Barn Farm) 136-5-0; Barry Duggan (Warwick Portobello) 136-2-0; Rob Swain (White Hart Birmingham) 128-12-0. With just 7oz seperating the first three anglers, this was indeed a very close contest, but it was a bad day for Barry Duggan, he lost a 10-0-0 carp on the whistle!!. Doh. Tues. 27 over 50’s, Jennys and Club Pools. Roy Winferdale (Stirrup Cup) 97-15-0, F1s and stockies, poled corn down the edge, peg 6, Jennys Pool. Kevin Keasey (Tunnel Barn Farm) 71-8-0; Paul Lewis (Tunnel Barn Farm) 64-2-0; Dave Kingerlee (Tunnel Barn Farm) 62-0-0. Wed. 17, Top Pool. Jason Shirley (Baileys of Warwick) 112-0-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled pellet and corn down the edge, peg 1. Chris Harrison (Baileys of Warwick) 108-12-0; Ronnie Biggs (OHMS) 102-14-0; Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm) 87-1-0. Thurs. 54 Veterans, House Pool 2 and New Pool. Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 126-2-0, F1s, poled poled corn over micro pellets at 4m and down the edge, peg 26, House Pool 2. Ron Notley (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 85-2-0; Tony McQuire (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 82-3-0; Alan Robinson (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 66-3-0; Roy Hughes (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 65-3-0; Reg Davis (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 58-9-0. Fri. 15, High Pool. Richard Knowles (MCM) 156-5-0, F1s, poled pellet at 4m on the bottom, peg 4. Chris Harrison (Baileys of Warwick) 154-7-0; Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm) 117-1-0; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 111-1-0. Sat. 26, New Pool. David James (Mosella) 125-2-0, F1s, poled meat over hemp, peg 1. Stu Palser (Banbury Gunsmiths/Middy) 103-8-0; Ronnie Biggs (OHMS) 79-11-0; Paul Newell (Kingsmill Redditch) 75-2-0. Sun. 17, Canal Pool. Stu Palser (Banbury Gunsmiths/Middy) 100-6-0, carp, F1s and skimmers, poled chopped worm and caster at 14m to the island, peg 7. Pete Caton (Dynamite Baits/Banbury Gunsmiths) 90-11-0; David James (Mosella) 75-6-0; John Hall (Four Seasons) 68-6-0.


Goodyear AC, Quarry Pool, Aston Eyre, near Bridgnorth, Shropshire, Sun. 17. Steve Gallacher 107-0-0, carp to 6 lb, straight legered pellet, peg 12; JJ Gallacher (Goodyear AC) 60-0-0; John Taylor (Goodyear AC) 45-12-0; Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 38-12-0.


Hawkesbury Fishery, Bedworth, Warks, Thurs. 14. John kidd (Hawkesbury) 49-9-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 10. Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 41-10-0; Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 41-8-0. Sat. 21. Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 44-2-0, carp, poled corn, peg 5. James Rock (Army) 43-6-0; Grant Merritt (Hawkesbury) 42-0-0; Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 40-0-0. Sun. 12. Dennis Lutwytch (Hawkesbury) 46-5-0, carp, Method and corn, peg 1. John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 46-0-0; Charlie Merritt (Hawkesbury) 35-14-0.


Iffers, Hartleton Lake, Ross on Wye. Sun. 18. Wayne Meek (Iffers) 11-0-0, two tench and three bream on groundbait feeder and maggots close in, peg 21 on road side; Andy Reed (Iffers) 9-8-0; Steve Durrant (Iffers) 6-8-0; Alan Simmonds (Iffers) 5-0-0.


King’s Pools, Shareshill, Staffordshire, Wed. New Match and Carp Pools, 20. Dave Doughty (Wood End) 67-0-0, F1s and small carp, poled pellet, New Match Pool 17; Daz Eon (King’s Pools) 50-10-0; Gary Hall (Allen’s Tackle) 49-0-0. Sat. Big Match Pool, 22. Mattie Stockton (Maver Tipton Bait Tech) 98-15-0, F1s to 2 lb, poled pellet, peg 37; Dave Lane (King’s Pools) 58-6-0; Bob Baker (King’s Pools) 56-6-0. Sun. Spring League, final round, New Match and Carp Pools, 24. Jordan Hall (Maver Gold Bag ‘em Baits) 45-0-0, small F1s and carp, poled pellet, peg 14 New Match Pool; Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 44-0-0; Gary Gollins (Swan AC) 37-5-0. Individual League: Jordan Hall (Maver Gold Bag ‘em Baits) 4; Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 6; Richard Mynett (King’s Pools) 10. Pairs League: Jordan Hall (Maver Gold Bag ‘em Baits)/Richard Mynett (King’s Pools) 28; Terry Edwards (Swan Elite)/John Benjamin (Swan AC) 45; Alwyn Morris (Swan AC)/Gary Gollins (Swan AC) 51.


Lichfield and District Council Charity, ‘We Love Lichfield’ Fund, Sun. Stowe Pool, Lichfield, 38. Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 9-12-0, skimmers and perch, feeder fished maggot, peg 25; Ian Barrow (Kamasan Starlets) 4-12-0; John Hardacre (Lichfield) 3-11-0; John Seagrave (Great Wyrley) 3-10-4.


Maver Solihull Angling Centre, Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Molands Mere, Wed. 15. Mick Bull (Dynamite Baits) 63-2-0, carp and F1s, pellet feeder and pellet, peg 44. John Adamson (Packington) 57-11-0; Keith Wooding (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) 29-4-0.


Merthyr, Monmouthshire Canal at Brecon. Sun. 17. Brian Hayes (Merthyr) 5-14-0, chub and dace on pole and maggots, peg behind garage; Steve Hall (Merthyr) 2-5-0; Jason Woodford (Merthyr) 2-0-0.


Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs, Bank and Moors pools, Tues. 21. Paul Cartwright (ABC) 83-10-0, carp, poled pellet at 2m, peg 2, Bank Pool. Bill ‘Basil’ Rathbone (St Francis All Comedians, Shelfield, Walsall) 76-14-0; George Reynolds (Kings Pools) 69-7-0. Thurs. 15, Rover all Pools. Martin LeFevre (Moorlands Gold) 127-0-0, carp, poled pellet down the edge, peg 11, Meadow Pool. George Reynolds (Kings Pools) 63-0-0; Dave Wood (Post Office) 62-12-0. Fri pm. 19, Bank and Moors Pools. Iwan Mills (Robins Timber) 114-10-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet at 4m, peg 6, Moors Pool. matt Djukic (Shimano) 83-8-0; Dave Williams (Halesowen Royal British Legion) 82-8-0. Sat. 32 =16 pairs, 7th and final round pairs series, Silver and Meadow Pools. Jason Evans (Browning Spa) 65-9-0, carp, poled pellet at 6m, peg 14, Meadow Pool. Colin Pace (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 64-7-0; Mick Henshall (Fosters) 56-9-0. Pairs: Colin Pace (Colin Pace Angling Academy) and Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) and mick Henshall and Dave Hill (Fosters) both pairs had 2pts; Clive Wright (Mosella) and Clive Munslow (Moorlands) and Jason Evans and Mark Roberson (Browning Spa) both pairs had 4pts. Final league: Clive Wright and Clive Munslow 16pts; Colin Pace and Mal Watson 18pts; Chris Hill (Mosella) and Wayne Mellings (Maver Midlands) 21pts. Sun. 19, Moors and Island Pools. Iwan Mills (Robins Timber) 101-6-0, 14 carp, poled pellet at 6m, peg 3, Island Pool. Mick Henshall (Fosters) 86-5-0; Des Ravenhall (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 70-11-0.


Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Island Pool, Wed. 12. Andy Burns (Colmic Talisman) 63-4-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 20. Mike belgrave (Broom Angling Club) 52-14-0; Terry Winstone (Bonehill mill) 49-14-0; Mark Russell (Banbury Gunsmiths) 45-12-0. Thurs. 14, Island Pool. Barry Acker (Yardley Ex-Servicemen) 111-8-0, carp, F1s and tench, poled pellet, peg 12. Colin Woodward (Smithys Angling) 82-6-0; Phil Tipton (BNM) 74-6-0; Andy Stone (Manor Farm Leisure) 69-12-0. Sat. 10, Windmill Lake. Greg Dovey (Noddys Angling) 88-10-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet and chopped worm and caster, peg 22. Ade Mansfield (Maver Tipton) 86-0-0; Steve Partington (Mosella) 81-10-0; Arthur Hicks (Manor Farm Leisure) 77-12-0. Sun. 8, Island Pool. Ade Mansfield (Maver Tipton) 90-6-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 8. Chris Cameron (Mosella) 73-0-0; Shaun Little (MAP Maruku) 57-12-0; Colin Woodward (Smithys Angling) 52-7-0.


Newport Spring Series, round 4. Morgans Pond. Sun. 20. Nigel Evans (P I Thatchers) 10-6-0, roach, tench and bream on groundbait feeder with pellets and maggots, golden peg 84 worth £165; Rob Preece (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 6-8-0; Gary Martin (Glamorgan Rebels) 5-4-0; Martin Challenger (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 4-5-0.


Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, gearys Level, Sat. 26. Steve Chester (Packington) 65-15-0, 7 carp, poled pellet, peg 19. Dean Hughes (Packington) 47-5-0; John Varley (Rods and Reels) 45-12-0. Sun. 14, Molands Mere. Steve White (Kobra Feeders) 81-2-0, carp, pellet feeder and pellet, peg 15. Ms Suzi Smith (Kobra Feeders) 45-0-0; John Adamson (Packington) 37-9-0.


Poole Hall Fishery, Alveley, Salop, Kingfisher Pool, Sun. 8. Colin Mathews (Bewdley) 76-14-0, carp, bream and tench, poled meat and corn, peg 24. Alan Goode (Stevens Tackle) 73-12-0; Mick Cooke (Rod and Gun) 13-8-0; Gary Gardner (Rod and Gun) 11-9-0.


Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Salop, Middle, Hawthorn and Beech Pools, Mon. 12. Mick Jameson (Mid-Leisure) 125-8-0, carp to 6lb, poled pellet at 4m, peg 1, Middle Pool. Graham Evason (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 112-8-0; Eric Bancroft (Rod and Gun) 104-13-0; Colin Wozak (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 103-12-0. Wed. 12, Middle and Deepdale Pools. Tony Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 110-14-0, carp to 6lb, poled pellet into the far corner and to the far bank, peg 5, Middle Pool. Dave Cole (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 44-8-0; Mick Jameson (Mid-Leisure) 38-8-0; Neil Mansfield (Wem) 34-9-0. Thurs. 12, Sycamore Pool. Ed Turner (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 139-9-0, carp to 8lb, poled corn down the sides, peg 50. Gary Morris (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 116-0-0; Dave Barnard (Rod and Gun0 88-14-0; Pete Ricketts (New Willenhall) 83-15-0. Sat. 30, Sycamore and Chestnut Pools. Jason Elwell (Phils Tackle) 109-3-0, carp to 8lb and bream to 3lb, poled pellet at 4m and down the sides, peg 1, Sycamore Pool. Andy Williams (Vespe) 81-12-0; Mick Jameson (Mid-Leisure) 73-9-0; Kevin Melville (Maver Total Angling) 66-3-0.


Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcestershire, Tues. Deans Pool, 18. G. Clark (Browning Spa MG) 95-2-0, carp, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 48; J. May jr (Woodlands) 61-6-0; P. Shergold (Bilston Angling Centre) 55-2-0; Phil Bishop (Peg One, Woodlands) 53-8-0. Wed. Fish’O’Mania Qualifier, all pools, 130. Jamie Hughes (Maver Midlands Bag ‘em Baits) 118-1-0, carp, pellet feeder, Barley Pool 5; Jon Arthur (Maver Midlands Bag ‘em Baits) 101-15-0; Steve Rothery (West Yorkshire) 90-5-0; Craig O’Brien (Fast Feeders) 90-0-0; Pete Goodwin (Cambridge) 82-11-0. Sat. Arles and High Pools, 26. Ian Wood (Club 2000) 95-2-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet and sweetcorn, High Pool 34; Mark Godfrey (Woodlands) 71-10-0; T. Perry (Middleton) 62-14-0; Danny Ashington (Kamasan Starlets) 59-8-0. Sun. Deans Pool, 24. Matt Derry (Kamasan Starlets) 103-12-0, carp to 8 lb, poled sweetcorn and pellet, peg 31; Tom Scholey (Woodlands) 60-10-0; Grant Albutt (Garbolino) 59-3-0.


Sirhowy, Cefn Mably Lakes. Sun.18. Ian Exall (Blackwood) 83-3-0, carp on Method feeder and banded pellets fished to the island, peg 22 on Match Lake; Nigel Morris (Neath) 65-6-0; Simon Jones (Rhymney) 59-8-0; Tony Summers (Wye Angling) 58-0-0.


Wolverhampton Over 60s, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Coven, Staffordshire, Wed. 12. John Benness (Goodyear AC) 3-10-13, one skimmer, perch and gudgeon, poled pinkie, peg 15; Phil Eldershaw (Bridgtown) 2-10-8; John Bickley (Rushall) 1-3-8.