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West Midlands Angler’s Mail matches for June 2/5 2012.








Aberglais, Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Penny’s Pond. Sat.20. Frank Davies (Merthyr) 85-6-0, carp to 9lb on pole and corn in the margins, peg 19; Andrew Mumford (Tredegar) 74-0-0; Nick Lane (Merthyr) 62-2-0; Graham Davies (Cefn Coed) 54-9-0.


Beechdale AC, Solhampton Fishery, Solhampton, West Midlands, Sun. Duck Pool, 12. Bill Bratt (Beechdale AC) 79-0-0, carp to 5 lb, poled pellet, peg 2; Martin Whittaker (Beechdale AC) 67-0-0; Mick Cope (Beechdale AC) 56-0-0.


Blackfords Progressive, Calf Heath Reservoir, Calf Heath, Staffordshire, Sat. 35. Enoch Hodgkinson (JCB) 79-15-0, bream to 6 lb, feeder fished hair rigged pellet, peg 79; Dave Shaw (Ian’s Tackle) 65-10-0; Norman Carpenter (Walsall) 47-8-0; Mark Greening (Streetley) 46-4-0; Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 40-12-0; Chris Brown (Mansfield) 39-10-0.




Docklow Pools, Leominster, Herefordshire, Match Pool, Tues. 8. Colyn Jordan (Midland Stockholders Angling Society) 70-15-8, mixed, poled pellet and corn, peg 10. Paul Pountney (Midland Stockholders Angling Society) 69-14-8; Steve Stanley (Midland Stockholders Angling Society) 54-15-8.


Dynamite Makins, Wolvey, Warks, Kobra Feeders Affordables, Lake 2, Wed. 18. Ben Lockwood (Sensas 04) 77-8-0, carp, poled pellet, peg B2. Charlie Shaw (Derby fishermania) 70-14-0; Eddie Keen (Coventry) 59-12-0; Pete Wood (Makins Select) 59-0-0. Thurs. 28, Reptile, Paddock and Crater Pools. Phil Hull (Lanes Baits) 87-14-0, carp, poled meat, peg 17, Reptile Pool. Simon Skelton (Middy) 87-12-0; Carl Barnfield (Swann Baits/Kobra Feeders) 78-4-0; Paul Reynolds (Alvechurch Fishery) 65-4-0.


Elmbridge Fishery, Droitwich, Heron Pool, Thurs. 19. Mick Parish (Droitwich Angling Centre) 79-10-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 2. Carl Bennett (Jacks Tackle) 63-6-0; Pete Ricketts (New Willenhall) 57-8-0. Sat. 22, Pheasant Pool. Dave Oliver (Dudley Bait and Tackle) 74-10-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 28. Brian Golden (Elmbridge) 67-6-0; John Pulley (Elmbridge) 57-6-0. BH Tue. 20, Heron Pool. Dave Oliver (Dudley Bait and Tackle) 55-10-0, carp, poled pellet and corn, peg 3. Darren Pearce (Baggeridge Brick Angling Club) 52-6-0; Martin Amphlett (Carrum Course Anglers) 51-4-0.


Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks, Bottom Pool, Mon. 21. Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 80-9-0, carp, F1s, bream and roach, poled pellet at 6m and 3m down the side, peg 18. Dave Chapman (White Hart Coventry) 67-2-0; James McGurrin (Fosters) 51-12-0; John Shirley (Baileys of Warwick) 46-4-0. Tues. 23 over 50’s, House Pool 1. John Berry (White Hart Coventry) 63-12-0, F1s and bream, poled pellet and paste at 10m and down the edge, peg 16. Tony McQuire (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 60-8-0; Dave Chapman (White Hart Coventry) 60-1-0; Ray Brayson (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 54-0-0. Wed. 18, Canal Pool. Andy Jackson (Mosella) 179-6-0, carp, F1s and bream, poled bread fished high, peg 1. Paul Newell (Kingsmill Redditch) 178-15-0; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 135-9-0; Kevin Keasey (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 97-3-0. Thurs. 54 Veterans, House Pool 2 and New Pool. John Stockton (Barford Veterans) 66-13-0, F1s, bream, roach, perch and tench, poled chopped worm and caster at 8m, peg 4, House Pool 2. Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 60-0-0; Stan Stokes (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 56-6-0; Ron Notley (Starlet Veterans) 82-2-0; Chris Haille (Barford/Meadowlands Veterans) 46-14-0; Dave Pope (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 42-0-0. Fri. 17, Jennys Pool. Paul Newell (Kingsmill Redditch) 109-1-0, carp and F1s, poled bread over slop at 7m, peg 4. Pete Caton (Dynamite Baits/Banbury Gunsmiths) 87-5-0; Andy Wiffen (Bio Source) 78-6-0; Dave Shipley (All Seasons Angling) 74-15-0. Sat. 27, House Pool 2. Joe Carrass (Match Fishing) 124-1-0, carp and F1s, poled meat at 14, 15 and 16m, peg 26. Pete Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 109-6-0; Stu Palser (Banbury Gunsmiths/Middy) 98-10-0; Paul Bick (Shakespeare) 96-1-0. Sun. 42, Jennys, Club and Top Pools. Pete Caton (Dynamite Baits/Banbury Gunsmiths) 137-1-0, carp and F1s, poled meat over hemp and caster at 14m, peg 15, Club Pool. Paul Bick (Shakespeare) 130-1-0; Jason Neath (Daiwa Gordon League) 134-12-0; Adam Wakelin (Preston Innovations) 122-12-0; Paul Newell (Kingsmill Redditch) 120-11-0; Jamie Turner (Alvechurch Fishery) 107-15-0. BH Mon. 44, Jennys and Canal Pools. Paul Newell (Kingsmill Redditch) 148-11-0, F1s, poled bread over slop at 7m fished high, peg 26, Jennys Pool. David James (Mosella) 115-5-0; Chris Neale (Rutlanders) 114-13-0; Ade Mansfield (Maver Tipton) 114-7-0; John Newton (Smithys Tackle) 101-1-0; Les Whetton (Tunnel Barn Farm) 100-1-0. BH Tues. 21 over 5o’s, New Pool. Paul Lewis (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 75-7-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled pellet at 6m and down the edge, peg 33. John Lavender (Tunnel Barn Farm) 72-13-0; Dave Chapman (White Hart Coventry) 68-14-0. BH Tue. 19, House Pool 2. John Newton (Smithys Tackle) 147-7-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled maggot at 6m, peg 10. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 106-14-0; Pete Caton (Dynamite Baits/Banbury Gunsmiths) 100-5-0; David James (Mosella) 87-12-0.


Goodyear AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Coven, Staffordshire, Thurs. 12. S. Smallman (Goodyear AC) 4-10-0, a 2 lb tench and small fish, poled pinkie and squatt, peg 5; Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 4-7-0; Jamie Edgerton (Goodyear AC) 3-14-0. Sun. Izaak Walton Fishery, Chebsey, Stafford, Top Pool, 14. Gus Godfrey (Goodyear AC) 32-0-0, ten carp, poled pellet, peg 1; John Taylor (Milo) 24-12-0; Steve Gallacher (Goodyear AC) 24-3-0; Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 20-0-0.


Hawkesbury Fishery, Bedworth, Warks, Thurs. 15. Craig kidd (Hawkesbury) 61-8-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 20. Keith Walton (Hawkesbury) 56-12-0; Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 55-5-0. Sat. 21. Dave Markham (Hawkesbury) 100-9-0, carp, poled meat, peg 7. Grant Merritt (Hawkesbury) 60-12-0; George Cairnes (Hawkesbury/Kodak) 60-11-0. Sun. 19. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 56-10-0, carp, bream and crucians, poled meat and corn, peg 42. Dave Markham (Hawkesbury) 52-13-0; Dave Ashdown (Hawkesbury) 52-8-0. BH Mon. 16. Dave Markham (Hawkesbury) 74-0-0, carp, poled meat, peg 9. Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 61-4-0; Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 58-6-0.


Izaak Walton Fishery, Chebsey, Stafford, Wed. Top Pool, 12. John Wild (Stafford) 95-12-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 7; Chris Jones (Crewe Carp and Match) 78-4-0; Dave Hall (Northwood Inn) 69-14-0; Pete Goodwin (Bucknall Bikes) 64-12-0. Sat. Top and Canal Pools, 22. Gary Jones (Market Drayton) 82-13-0, carp, poled pellet, Canal 26; Alan Millward (Trentside Angling) 60-4-0; John Causer (Stafford) 59-11-0; John Wild (Stafford) 58-10-0.


King’s Pools, Shareshill, Staffordshire, Wed. Big Match Pool, 22. Danny Maxfield (Wednesfield Angling Centre) 64-10-0, carp and F1s to poled sweetcorn, peg 21; Frank Chapman (King’s Pools) 63-10-0; Mel Davies (Anglers Peg) 59-3-0. Sat. New Match Pool, 10. Jordan Hall (Maver Gold/Bagem Baits) 87-6-0, F1s and carp, poled meat, peg 15; Ron Clarke (King’s Pools) 75-1-0; Bob Tandy (King’s Pools) 64-4-0.

Sun. Carp and New Match Pools, 21. Nigel Clarke (King’s Pools) 135-5-0, carp to 10 lb, poled meat, Carp Pool 14; Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 89-9-0; Jordan Hall (Maver Gold/Bagem Baits) 77-7-0.


Maver Solihull Angling Centre, Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Molands Mere, Wed. 24. Danny Tresigne (Mosella) 56-5-0, carp, Method and pellet, peg 39. Steve White (Kobra Feeders) 55-6-0; Steve Chester (Mosella) 55-1-0; Lee Richards (Packington) 51-4-0.


Monk Hall Fishery, Monkhopton, Salop, Lark pool, Sat. 11. Brian Emms (Monk Hall) 45-7-0, mixed, poled pellet and corn, peg 45. Alan Parsonage (Monk Hall) 30-1-0; Dave Hanney (Monk Hall) 21-12-0. BH Mon. 12, Lark and Swallow Pools. Matt Harris (Broseley) 29-12-0, mixed, poled pellet, peg 56, Lark Pool. Tony Cook (Royal Oak) 27-12-0; Gerald Westwood (Royal Oak) 24-2-0.


Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs, Meadow pool, Tues. 16. Pete Mace (Moorlands) 130-1-0, carp, poled meat at 13m fished high, peg 8. Clive Wright (Mosella) 63-4-0; Tony Stead (West Midlands Police/Maver) 44-4-0. Wed. 17 over 50’s, Silver Pool. Martin Lafevre (Moorlands Gold) 58-10-0, F1s, poled pellet at 4m, peg 3. Lee Boden (Stonehenge) 55-10-0; Dave Jordan (Fosters) 49-4-0. Thurs. 20, Bank and Moors Pools. John Cockayne (Maver Midlands) 69-14-0, carp, poled bread at 12m, peg 20, Moors Pool. Clive Wright (Mosella) 65-7-0; Pete Mace (Moorlands) 61-7-0. Fri pm. 21, Meadow Pool. Chris Bradney (Stevens Tackle) 98-4-0, carp, poled pellet down the edge, peg 13. Kevin Roderick (Moorlands) 97-9-0; Roman Skura (Moorlands) 97-3-0. Sat. 35, Meadow, Moors and Island Pools. Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 89-13-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet down the edge, peg 11, Moors Pool. Lee Kirby (Maver) 89-9-0; Richard Kings (St Davids Angling Club) 79-6-0; Ian Wood (Club 2000) 77-13-0. Sun. 25, Bank and Moors Pools. Bill Hill (Dudley Bait and Tackle) 110-2-0, carp, poled pellet down the edge, peg 17, Bank Pool. Matt Djukic (Shimano) 102-7-0; Mark Johnson (Maver Midlands) 84-10-0. BH Mon. 30, Meadow and Moors Pools. Iwan Mills (Robins Timber) 117-0-0, carp, poled pellet down the edge, peg 16, Meadow Pool. Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordan League) 96-4-0; Clive Wright (Mosella) 94-11-0. BH Tues. 41, Meadow and Moors Pols. Wayne Mellings (Maver Midlands) 125-0-0, carp, poled paste at 13m, peg 45, Meadow Pool. Chris Hill (Mosella) 73-10-0; Steve Burrus (Poole Hall) 69-0-0; Simon Christian (Maver Tipton/Match-Box) 65-2-0; Dave Gough (Moorlands) 64-12-0; Pete Wedge (Mosella) 59-14-0.


Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Middle Pool, Wed. 16. Mark Russell (Banbury Gunsmiths) 99-10-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet, peg 6. Phil Tipton (BNM) 93-0-0; Steve Ford (Daiwa Gordon League) 92-14-0. Thurs. 16, Island Pool. Phil Tipton (BNM) 148-8-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet, peg 9. Andy Grimes (Manor Farm Leisure) 65-8-0; Dennis Carter (South Redditch) 50-8-0. Sun. 25, Island Pool. Neil McKinnon (Preston Innovations) 134-8-0, carp, F1s, tench and skimmers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 7. Mark Hemming (Lodge Park) 127-6-0; Jason Cooke (WB Clarke) 105-8-0; Danny Ashington (Sensas) 90-6-0. BH Mon. 22, Island Pool. Neil McKinnon (Preston Innovations) 118-8-0, carp, F1s, tench and skimmers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 7. Mark Hemming (Lodge Park) 110-6-0; Glynn Slack (Manor Farm Leisure) 75-4-0; Alan Worthington (Daves Tackle) 74-14-0.


Newport, Evening Open, Woodstock Pond. Wed.15. Rob Sims (Garry Evans Tackle) 22-8-0, bream and F1s on pole and paste, peg 39 by car park; Karl Guerra (Spencer Works Juniors) 18-8-0; Martin Challenger (Cwmbran) 13-8-0; Rob Wiltshire (Caerphilly) 12-15-0.

Sun. 17. Chris Murphy (Bargoed) 41-8-0, F1s and bream on meat and pellets pole fished close in; Rob Sims (Garry Evans Tackle) 31-8-0; Colin Williams (Newport) 21-8-0; Jeff Parfitt (Risca) 19-12-0.


Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Anniverseries Pool, Sat. 12. Steve White (Kobra Feeders) 37-4-0, carp, skimmers and crucians, poled pellet, peg 22. Graham Statham (Leicester) 33-6-0; Mark Downes (Kamasan Starlets) 30-14-0. Sun. 24, Gearys Level. Ray Quinney (Packington) 94-10-0, carp, Method, meat and pellet, peg 11, bonus peg £100.00. Andy Findlay (Preston Innovations/korum/Sonubaits) 72-12-0; Chris Taylor (Packington) 52-4-0; Phil Bird (Quality Baits) 46-3-0.


Pontymister, Crumlin Arm of Monmouthshire Canal at Risca. Sun.25. Steve Goodwin (Cross Keys) 7-2-0, small tench on pole and maggots, peg opposite the school at Woodview; Steve Cooper (Risca) 4-10-0; John Cooper (Risca) 3-14-0.


Poole Hall Fishery, Alveley, Salop, Heron pool, Sun. 11. Alan Goode (Stevens Tackle) 113-5-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 5. Jim Wells (Poole Hall) 59-6-0; Pete Price (Poole Hall) 55-1-0.BH Mon. 8, Heron Pool. Neil Jones (Poole Hall) 80-5-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 20. Alan Goode (Stevens Tackle) 70-0-0; Tom Murphy (Poole Hall) 45-4-0.


Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Salop, Deepdale Pool, Mon. 12. Phil Shaw (Lower Hill Farm) 109-13-0, carp, poled pellet and corn, peg 2. phil Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 96-9-0; Carl Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings pools) 76-2-0; Mick Foan (Oakengates Angling Centre) 71-1-0. Wed. 12, Ash and Hawthorn Pools. Howard Williams (Weston Pools) 102-0-0, carp, poled pellet and corn, peg 20, Ash Pool. Alan Jones (Deggys Tackle) 92-12-0; Harry Colley (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 78-13-0; Dave Lloyd (Maver) 75-7-0. Thurs. 12, Sycamore and Chestnut Pools. Ed Turner (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 106-3-0, carp to 7lb and barbel to 2 lb, poled pellet and corn down the sides, peg 13, Sycamore Pool. John Wild (Stafford) 101-10-0; Phil Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 80-0-0; Paul Evans (Willis Worms) 72-14-0.


Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcestershire, Tues. High Pool, 14. Andy Cleaver (WMP) 49-14-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, peg 7; Gary Kirkham (Browning Spa MG) 46-2-0; Mark Westwood (Bilston Angling Centre) 43-0-0; Gary Hill (Woodlands) 39-13-0. Fri. Deans Pool, 18. George Clark (Woodlands) 74-6-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, peg 37; G. Arnes (Woodlands) 65-13-0; C. Griffiths (Woodlands) 52-2-0. Sat. Deans Pool, 24. Ben Stanford (Woodlands) 96-8-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, peg 41; Carl Hopps (Worcester) 87-6-0; M. Ellis (Woodlands) 86-6-0; Paul Foster (Starlets Veterans) 80-6-0.


Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Pole-only. Wed.12. Steve Shaw (Marukyu) 186-5-0, carp to 7lb on corn fished in the margins, peg 9 on Sophie’s Pond; Dennis O’Leary (Ebbw Vale) 134-10-0; Alan Davies (Trealaw) 118-6-0; Tony Summers (Wye Angling) 113-8-0.


Reedswood AC, Reedswood Pool, Walsall, West Midlands, Tues. 16. Mick Beech (Beechdale AC) 25-8-0, carp to 4 lb, pellet waggler, peg 2; Mark Pitcher (Foster’s) and Phil Westley (St. Francis AC) both 21-0-0.


Sensas Open, Earlswood Lakes, Earlswood, Birmingham, Sun. Windmill Lake, 17. Steve Preece (M & S Joinery) 32-2-0, bream to 4 lb, feeder fished worm and caster, peg 18; Joe Roberts (Kamasan Starlets) 25-10-0; Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 22-12-0; Dennis Dutton (Foster’s) 18-14-0.


Sirhowy, Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Penny’s Pond. Sat.20. Steve Shaw (Marukyu) 101-10-0, carp to 8lb on pellet waggler, peg 37; Rob Dyer (Pendragon) 90-7-0; Simon Jones (Rhymney) 77-0-0; Andrew Crocker (Neath) 65-0-0.


Spencer Works, Cefn Mably Lakes. Sat. 20. Phil Weaver (Newport) 74-5-0, carp to 7lb on pole and meat, peg 9 on Match Lake; Peter Meese (Cardiff) 66-4-0; Phil Rawlings (Newport) 61-6-0; Chris Grant (Newport) 57-4-0.


Stirrup Cup, Birmingham Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, Sun. 11. Alan Price (Stirrup Cup) 4-14-12, two bream and squatt fish, peg 5; Sam Lewis (Three Ems) 4-3-4; Digger Conway (Rugeley) 4-0-8; Dave Freestone (Three Ems) 2-9-4; Graham Massey (Dams and Lock) 2-5-4; Colin Lane (Attleborough Sports) 2-1-8.


White Springs, Pontarddulais. Match Lake. Wed. 14. Ryan Dummer (Swansea) 122-6-0, carp and bream on long pole and pellets, peg 16; James Thomas (Swansea) 98-0-0; Dan Bowen (Swansea) 89-0-0.


Wolverhampton AA, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Otherton, Penkridge, Stafford, Wed. 12. Mel Wood (Four Ashes Invincibles) 14-11-8, bream and skimmers, poled maggot, peg 9; Mark Smith (Penkridge) 11-1-0; Dave Holbrook (Brownhills) 10-10-8; Jamie Edgerton (Goodyear AC) 7-3-8; Paul Chilton (Wood End) 5-1-0; Steve Dudley (Browning Lifestyle) 5-0-8. Staffs-Worcs Canal, Awbridge, Wolverhampton, Mon. 20. John Garbett (Dudley Bait and Tackle) 20-8-0, chub to 3 lb, poled worm and caster, peg 17; Nigel Clayton (Penkridge) 13-2-8; Dave Brown (Maver Midlands) 12-12-8; Alan Homer (Dudley Bait and tackle) 9-10-8; Darren Lewis (Shakespeare Superteam) 8-15-0; Colin Talbot (Rugeley MG) 8-12-8. Sat. Shropshire Union Canal, Brewood, Staffordshire, 16. Dave Richards (Four Ashes Invincibles) 10-1-8, roach and skimmers, poled pinkie and squatt, peg 8; Nigel Clayton (Penkridge) 9-13-8; Kevin Perry (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 9-12-0; Paul Murrin (Browning Lifestyle) 8-7-8; Dave Edgeley (Sam’s Tackle, Wigan) 6-13-0; Alan Homer (Dudley Bait and Tackle) 6-12-8.


Wolverhampton Over 60s, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Shaw Hall Lane, Coven, Staffordshire, Wed. 21. John Lees (Bridgtown) 8-8-9, two small carp and two bream, poled caster, peg 34; Dennis Lewis (Bilston Angling Centre) 4-3-0; Paul Andrews (Crewe) 2-13-13.

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