Aberglais, Peterstone. Sat. 18. Brian Morgan (Merthyr) 44-12-0, carp and tench on short pole and pellets, peg on long bank of Pencil Lake; Carl Davies (Merthyr) 37-3-0; Gary Miles (Merthyr) 36-8-0.
Bilston Angling Centre, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Dimmingsdale Wharf, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, Sun. 12. Andy Spruce (Bilston Angling Centre) 7-8-0, small chub, poled caster, peg 10; Martin Spruce (Bilston Angling Centre) 2-13-0; Bruce Birch (Four Ashes AC) 2-10-8; Bert Simmill (Four Ashes AC) 2-5-5; Dave Pinches (Goldthorn Social) 2-2-0.
Blackfords Progressive, Calf Heath Reservoir, Gailey, Staffordshire, Sat. 35. Dave Ridgeway (Shifnal) 41-9-0, bream to 6 lb, poled pellet, peg 53; Norman Carpenter (Saints) 41-5-0; Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 37-12-0; Steve Preece (M & S Joinery) 36-12-0; Simon Farmer (Cannock) 35-14-0.
Cefn Fforest, Drummond’s Dub Lake, Ross on Wye. Sat. 29. Howard Stocker (Cefn Fforest) 12-8-0, bream on casters fished with waggler and pole, peg 3 on road side; Ryan Thomas (Cefn Fforest) 10-4-0; Lyn Jones (Cefn Hengoed) 9-8-0; Ken Roper (Cefn Fforest) 8-4-0. Willow and Lily Pools at Ledbury. Sun. 28. Adam Jones (Green’s Tackle) 132-0-0, all carp on Method feeder and pellets, peg 8, the Trumpet swim on Willow Pool; Howard Stocker (Oakdale) 75-0-0; Bob Giles (Cefn Fforest) 71-4-0; Dai Clarke (Cefn Fforest) 60-0-0.
Cornerstone AC, Grand Union Canal, Camp Hill Top Lock, Small Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands. Sat. 20. Kevin Perry (Sensas Dams and Lock) 13-0-0, mainly skimmers, poled squatt, peg 48; Gordon Stocking (Tipton) 8-5-13; Derek Jackson (Sensas Dams and Lock) 7-12-11; Mal Howard (Cornerstone AC) 7-11-7; Norman Mooched (Cornerstone AC) 6-2-11; Colin Welling (Cornerstone AC) 6-1-7.
Dynamite Baits Makins, Phase 2, Sun. 52. Sam Brown (Leicester) 82-12-0, carp to 9 lb, poled pellet and meat, Snake peg 9; Baz Smithson (Mansfield Angling) 81-8-0; Jim Meakin (Victoria Tackle) 76-8-0; Andy Findlay (Korum) 75-4-0; Charlie Shaw (Derby) 72-15-0; Daz Walters (Gedling Tackle) 68-8-0.
Elmbridge Fishery, Droitwich, Heron Pool, Thurs. 15. Mark Farley (Old Hill Labour) 99-6-0, carp, poled meat, peg 18. Trevor Burton (Baggeridge Brick Angling Club) 92-8-0; John Nott (Willow Marsh) 85-0-0. Sat. 24, Heron Pool. Paul Pestin (Halfway House) 87-4-0, carp, poled pellet and pellet feeder, peg 14. Pete Ricketts (New Willenhall) 73-10-0; Mark Farley (Old Hill Labour) 65-10-0. Sun. 19, Heron Pool. Les Willey (Elmbridge) 115-4-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 14. Billy Hill (Dudley Bait and Tackle) 63-0-0; Gary Romaine (M and B) 41-0-0.
Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks, Canal Pool, Mon. 19. Dave Chapman (White Hart Coventry) 78-0-0, F1s, bream and carp, poled pellet and paste at 5m into the corner, peg 13. John Willis (Tunnel Barn Farm) 71-4-0; Kevin Keasey (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 69-1-0; Roy Winferdale (Stirrup Cup) 67-9-0. Wed. 16, Canal Pool. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 103-5-0, F1s and 2 carp, poled pellet at 5m and poled corn down the inside, peg 10. Tony Shepherd (Just Oxford) 93-9-0; Ade Mansfield (Tamworth Tackle) 93-4-0; Nigel Brown (Tamworth Tackle) 93-3-0. Sat. 34, House Pools 1 and 2. Paul Newell (Kings Mill Redditch) 172-2-0, F1s, carp and skimmers, poled bread fished high at 7m, peg 28, House Pool 2. Jason Rabinski (Garbolino) 143-2-0; Kevin Adderley (Sensas Dams and Lock) 120-12-0; Mark Johnson (Daiwa Gordon League) 120-9-0; Chris Neale (Rutlanders) 118-3-0; Pete Clark (Just Oxford) 116-4-0; Rob Avery (Redditch) 115-0-0. Sun. 37, New Pool. Paul Newell (Kings Mill Redditch) 108-12-0, F1s and bream, poled bread fished high at 8m, peg 40. Darren Cox (Garbolino) 95-15-0; Joe Carass (Maver) 79-7-0; rob Avery (Redditch) 69-0-0; Dave Lloyd (Tipton) 61-6-0; Darren Bolton (Sensas Dams and Lock) 59-3-0. Back to back wins for Paul Newell (Kings Mill Redditch).
Glamorgan, Cefn Mably Lakes. Sun. 22. Steve Cother (Ely) 74-6-0, carp on corn fished with pole and feeder, peg in bay by cottage on Match Lake; Gareth Thomas (Caerphilly) 49-5-0; Robert Michael (Cardiff) 38-10-0; Nicky Parsons (Caerphilly) 35-0-0.
Goodyear AC, Seighford Pool, Stafford, Wed. 10. Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 25-0-0, carp to 1 lb, poled maggot, peg 1; John Watton (Goodyear AC) 23-3-0; John Dawes (Goodyear AC) 15-10-0. Sun. Curborough Match Pool, 10. J J Gallacher (Goodyear AC) 46-10-0, carp to 2 lb 8 oz, skimmers, poled pellets; Steve Gallacher (Goodyear AS) 40-4-0; Paul Martin (Goodyear AC) 28-4-0. Thurs. Staffs-Worcs Canal, Coven, Staffordshire, 15. John Benness (Goodyear AS) 5-14-0, three chub and small carp, poled caster, peg 13; Digger Conway (Armitage) 3-8-8; Malcolm Bethell (Goodyear AC) 3-1-8.
Hawkesbury Fishery, Bedworth, Warks, Thurs. 16. Keith Walton (Hawkesbury) 57-3-0, carp and tench, poled paste, peg 15. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 51-2-0; John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 49-9-0. Sat. 17. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 83-5-0, carp, tench and bream, poled pellet and paste, peg 37. Ron Bull (Hawkesbury) 66-2-0; Rolly Sturdy (Starlet Veterans/Hawkesbury) 48-5-0; Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 48-0-0.
Hunnington Fishery, Halesowen, West Midlands, Wed Eve. Kingfisher Pool, 17. Tony Hughes (Smithy’s) 44-8-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 26; Floyd Burnside (Air Ambulance) 32-8-0; Trevor Hodges (Weather Tech) 26-0-0; John Browning (Hunnington) 25-0-0. Wed. Kingfisher Pool, 16. John Tooth (Hunnington) 82-11-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 26; Tony Rylance (Hunnington) 54-5-0; Alan Higgs (Club 2000) 33-9-0.
Iffers, Phocle Farm Pool, Ross on Wye. Sun. 20. Bob Williams (Iffers) 62-2-0, all carp on pole fished pellets and corn, peg 6; Sam Prosser (Mitcheldean) 61-5-0; Andy Prosser (Mitcheldean) 35-0-0; Alan Simmonds (Iffers) 10-5-0.
Izaak Walton Fishery, Chebsey, near Stafford, Staffordshire, Wed. Top Pool, 13. Neil Edwards (Meir and Longton Royal British Legion) 56-12-0, carp and mixed species, poled pellet and corn, peg 37; Steve Edwards (Trentside Tackle) 54-2-0; Robin Dale (Holts Tackle) 49-5-0; Gavin Dodd (Izaak Walton Fishery) 46-8-0. Sat. Middle and Canal Pools, 16. John Wild (Stafford) 156-12-0, carp, tench and silvers, poled paste, peg 18 Middle Pool; Alan Millward (Trentside Tackle) 117-15-0; Carl Hudson (Meir and Longton Royal British Legion) 113-15-0; Neil Edwards (Meir and Longton Royal British Legion) 85-12-0.
King’s Pools, Shareshill, Staffordshire, Mon. Carp, New Match and Big Match Pools, 48. Andy Talbot (King’s Pools) 92-5-0, carp to 6 lb and tench, poled meat, peg 43; Gary Gollins (Swan AC) 87-4-0; Matt Stockton (Mosella) 81-4-0; Jordan Hall (Aln’s Tackle) and Mark Stevens (King’s Tackle) both 77-4-0; Carl Moon (Dove Valley AC) 71-12-0. Wed. Big Match Pool, 19. Jordan Hall, aged 14 years, (Alan’s Tackle) 136-9-0, carp to 6 lb, poled paste; John Benjamin (Swan AC) 83-14-0; Mark Keen (Stoke-on-Trent) 82-13-0; Rod Arnold (King’s Pools) 81-8-0; Pete Williams (Stoke-on-Trent) 79-8-0.
Lydney, Lydney Boating Lake. Sat. 22. Roger Andrews (Lydney) 8-13-0, two bream on groundbait feeder and red maggots, peg 38 by the parking area; Paul Grindle (Lydney) 6-6-0; Mark Annis (Lydney) 5-13-0; Ken Barwick (Butchers Hook) 4-12-0. Lightmoor Pool and Hartleton Lake. Sun. 36. Mike Mould (Rebels) 66-1-0, three double figure carp with smaller fish on pole and pellets to the edge of the island, peg 35 on Lightmoor; Brian Harding (Pit Ponies) 41-5-0; Steve Brooks (Lydney) 35-0-0. Top on Hartleton: John Macklin (Cormorants) 17-6-0.
Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Middle Pool, Wed. 20. Jason Cooke (WB Clarke) 94-2-0, carp and tench, poled pellet, peg 2. Nick Dean (Maver) 89-8-0; Doug Greenhough (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) 82-12-0. Thurs. 22, Island and Middle Pools. Jordan Clarke (Alcester Sports) 111-0-0, carp and tench, poled pellet, peg 3, Middle Pool. Steve Meakin (Middle Pool Bass) 90-8-0; Barry Duggan (Warwick Portabello) 73-6-0. Sat. 14, Middle Pool. Chris Rice (Harris Match Group) 116-14-0, carp, poled pellet and Method feeder, peg 2. Steve Hertzman (Magic Lanter) 113-8-0; Mark Hemmings (Lodge Park) 113-0-0. Sun. 31, Middle and Island Pools. Mark Malin (Mosella) 108-6-0, carp, poled pellet and poled worm and caster, peg 32, Island Pool. John Aldridge (Just Oxford) 104-2-0; Paul Bailey (Worcester) 91-10-0.
Mathern Mill, Chepstow. Sun.11. Giles Cochrane (MAP) 166-6-0, carp to 6 lb on pole with casters and chopped worm, peg 4 on Waterfall Lake; Luke Nichells (Blackwood) 127-4-0; Andy Perkins (Blackwood) 115-4-0.
Monk Hall Fishery, Monkhopton, Salop, Lark and Swallow Pools, Sat. 16. Jez Williams (Specialist Bait Suppliers/Willow Creek) 59-9-0, carp and mixed silver fish, poled pellet and meat, peg 65, Lark Pool. Gerald Westwood (Royal Oak) 51-9-0; Richard Duke (Rod and Gun) 51-4-0; Tony Corns (Royal Oak) 48-14-0. Sun. 12, Lark Pool. Jez Williams (Specialist Bait Suppliers/Willow Creek) 58-2-0, carp and mixed silver fish, poled pellet and meat, peg 59. Dave Haney (Monk Hall) 55-12-0; Tony Cook (Royal Oak) 40-11-0; Martin Amphlett (Royal Oak) 33-9-0.
Montgomeryshire, Guilsfield Pools, Welshpool. Tues. 3-hour evening. 18. John Dixon (Welshpool) 18-12-0, 95 roach with rudd, skimmers, tench and carp on pole and pellets over groundbait, peg on bottom pool; Andy Jones (Total Angling) 5-14-0; Mike Jones (Welshpool) 4-12-0.
Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs, Meadow Pool, Tues. Karl Hammonds (Burton and Trentside) 58-4-0, carp, poled worm fished high at 8m, peg 20. John Roberts (Moorlands) 49-8-0; Clive Abbiss (talkangling.com) 37-12-0; Sean Vurge (Moorlands) 34-4-0. Wed. 31 over 50’s, Moors and Bank Pools. Jim Boyle (Finedon) 75-14-0, carp, poled pellet fished high at 10m, peg 15, Bank Pool. Clive Wright (Mosella/Willis Worms) 75-10-0; Mark Tooze (Specialist Bait Suppliers) 73-6-0; Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 68-4-0. Thurs. 30, Meadow Pool. Bill Rathbone (St Francis Angling Club, Shelthorpe, Walsall) 104-15-0, carp, poled paste down the edge, peg 57. John Cooper (Moorlands Gold) 97-8-0; Adam Evans (Moorlands) 74-9-0; Dave Johnson (Stevens Tackle) 60-2-0. Fri pm. 27, Moors and Bank Pools. Mark Johnson (Daiwa Gordon League) 91-13-0, carp, poled corn down the edge, peg 2, Bank Pool. Toby Pepper (Hunstanton) 89-4-0; Iwan Mills (Robins Timber) 80-5-0; Steve pearce (Specialist Bait Suppliers/Willis Worms) 76-4-0. Sat. 22, Island and Middle Pools. Colin Pace (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 63-12-0, carp, poled corn down the edge, peg 6, Island Pool. Simon Butteril (J T Rodgers Tackle) 60-11-0; Sid Julian (Moorlands) 43-14-0; Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 43-12-0. Sun. 32, Meadow and Island Pools. Dave Johnson (Stevens Tackle) 65-7-0, carp, poled pellet at 4m, peg 21, Island Pool. Albert Jones (Moorlands) 54-4-0; Mark Taylor (Golden Maggots) 52-15-0; John Cooper (Moorlands Gold) 50-5-0.
Octoplus Boldings Pools, Bridgnoth, Salop, Sycamore and Chestnut Pools, Mon. 19. Eric Bancroft (Rod and Gun) 105-6-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet and paste at 5m and close in, peg 33, Sycamore Pool. John Francis (Rod and Gun) 81-12-0; Graham Roberts (Octoplus Boldings Wolves) 79-9-0; Alan Weston (Chuckery, Walsall) 56-10-0. Wed. 16, Hawthorn and Middle Pools. Ian Hughes (Shimano Wales) 121-15-0, carp to 8lb, poled pellet to the island, peg 11, Hawthorn Pool. Pete Ricketts (New Willenhall) 91-6-0; Mark Mountford (Shifnal) 80-12-0; Mick Jameson (Mid-Leisure) 72-10-0. Thurs. 29, Sycamore and Chestnut Pools. Mick Jameson (Mid Leisure) 118-12-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet at 5m and down the side, peg 25, Sycamore Pool. pete Ricketts (New Willenhall) 103-1-0; John Wild (Stafford) 102-12-0; Dave Craggs (Octoplus Boldings Wolves) 99-9-0. Sat. 20, Sycamore and Larch Pols. Sean Barber (Maver Sonu) 80-5-0, carp to 7lb, pollet fished shallow and down the sides, peg 47, Sycamore Pool. Jamie Langford (Octoplus Boldings Wolves) 73-3-0; Harry Colley (octoplus Boldings Wolves) 65-7-0; Dave Matson (Rod and Gun) 63-7-0; Mick Jameson (Mid Leisure) 56-13-0; lee Ensall (Octoplus Boldings Wolves) 51-9-0. Sun. 32, Sycamore, Chestnut and Willow Pools. Dave Craggs (Octoplus Boldings Wolves) 115-13-0, carp to 9 lb and bream to 4 lb, poled caster fished shallow, peg 33, Sycamore Pool. John Wild (Stafford) 100-11-0; Gareth Emlyn (Oakengates Angling Centre) 87-13-0; Phil Rhodes (Mid Leisure) 87-7-0; Steve Roberts (Rod and Gun) 74-12-0; Steve Swift (Mid Leisure) 71-11-0.
Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Molands Mere, Wed. 14. Harry Pardoe (Tornadoes) 54-4-0, complete mixture of species, Method and pellet, peg 59. John Burchell (Sensas Packington) 48-5-0; Dean Weston (Packington) 33-13-0. Sat. 25, Gearys Level. Ed Warren (Preston Innovations) 62-7-0, complete mixture of species, poled chopped worm and caster, peg 9. Fred Coxon (Ringer Baits) 59-8-0; Dave Duggan (Sensas Dams and Lock) 52-14-0; Steve Edwards (Packington) 46-7-0. Sun. 38, Molands Mere. Mick Bull (Dynamite Baits/Guru/Shimano) 87-12-0, F1s, poled pellet fished at 2 sections, peg 58. Ed Warren (Preston Innovations) 61-15-0; Fred Coxon (Ringer Baits) 53-11-0; Jim Wyatt (Packington) 41-3-0; Mark Downes (Kamasan Starlets) 33-6-0; Joe Roberts (Kamasan Starlets) 32-3-0.
Pool Hall Fishery, Alveley, Salop, Heron Pool, Wed. 14. Chris Sherman (Marks Tackle) 36-9-0, carp and bream, poled meat and corn, peg 26. Tony Cook (Royal Oak) 31-7-0; Keith Perrin (Tipton) 26-9-0. Sun. 16, Heron Pool. Dave Reeves (Hingleys) 71-10-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 17. Dave Day (Friar Park Angling Club) 57-12-0; Les Roberts (Pool Hall) 53-14-0.
Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcestershire, Mon. Arles and Deans Pools, 30. Mark Westwood (Bilston Angling Centre) 130-4-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet, Arles peg 8; Mark Taylor (Shakespeare) 119-12-0; Klaus Fix (Nuneaton) 117-2-0; Kevin Slade (Bilston Angling Centre) 114-13-0; Steve Ford (Daiwa Gordon League) 101-0-0. Tues. High Pool, 19. Rob Camden (Midland Bears) 107-14-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet and corn, peg High Pool 8; Ian Cooper (St Francis AC) 81-0-0; Dave Gray (Bilston Angling Centre) 71-8-0; Clive Hill (St Francis AC) 71-0-0. Wed. 12. Gary Etheridge (Bristol) 89-13-0, carp to 10 lb, poled corn and pellet, peg 58; J. Jones (Woodlands) 74-3-0; Bill Upton (Northampton) 73-5-0; Paul Dicks (Bristol) 44-9-0. Fri. Deans Pool 27. Klaus Fix (Nuneaton) 148-5-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 29; Mark Taylor (Shakespeare) 136-11-0; Mark Tooze (SBS) 135-0-0; Brian Clarke (Maver Midlands) 128-2-0; Ian Keywood (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) 125-4-0. Sat. Deans Pool, 18. Chris Hill (Mosella) 106-0-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 11; Klaus Fix (Nuneaton) 90-6-0; Kevin Slade (Bilston Angling Centre) 86-15-0; John Powis (Woodlands) 84-1-0. Sun. Deans and High Pools, 42. Mark Taylor (Shakespeare) 205-14-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet, Deans 10; Mark Tooze (SBS) 164-12-0; Roland Lucas (Woodlands) 147-8-0; Klaus Fix (Nuneaton) 146-8-0; Ian Keywood (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) 144-6-0.
Redhill/CarpVader Fishery, Monmouth. Wed.14. Giles Cochrane (MAP) 193-4-0, carp to 5lb on pole and pellets, peg 18 on Molly’s Pond; Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 141-0-0; Andrew Mumford (Blackwood) 139-0-0.
Reedswood Lake Open, Reedswood Pool, Bentley, Walsall, West Midlands, Tues. 12. Ricky Small (Beechdale AC) 69-14-0, carp to 6 lb, poled pellet; Steve Arnold (Beechdale AC) 40-15-0; Mark Pitcher (Foster’s) 34-12-0.
Sensas Stowe Pool, Lichfield, Staffordshire, Sun. 12. Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 14-12-0, skimmers, feeder and maggot, peg 6; Steve Preece (M & S Joinery) 12-7-0; Dave Morris (Blackfords Progressive) 10-12-0.
Sirhowy, Redhill/CarpVader, Penny’s Pond. Sun. 22. Phil Weaver (Newport) 98-8-0, carp to 6 lb on pole and casters down the side, peg 1; Sean McCarthy (Tredegar) 93-0-0; Phil Rawlings (Pontypool) 89-9-0; Simon Jones (Rhymney) 67-0-0.
Stirrup Cup, Birmingham-Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Birmingham, 20. John Garbett (Stirrup Cup) 19-7-0,bream to 3 lb, poled worm and c aster; Derek Jackson (Sensas Dams and Lock) 10-12-14; Tony Robertson (Stirrup Cup) 9-12-6; Alan Price (Stirrup Cup) 7-2-6; Paul Reynolds (Stirrup Cup) 5-7-7; Don McIntyre (Stirrup Cup) 4-4-4.
Wolverhampton Over 60’s, Staffs-Worcs Canal, pretty Bridge, Penkridge, Staffordshire, Wed. 23. Dave Pinches (Goldthorn Social) 5-0-0, roach and gudgeon, poled squatt, peg 10; Dennis Lewis (Wolverhampton) 4-7-0; Roy Grosvenor (Bridgtown) 2-15-0.
Wye Angling Open, Hartleton Lake, Ross on Wye. Sat.22. Hadrian Whittle (Kamasan Starlets) 23-1-0, all roach on long pole with chopped worm and casters, peg 57 in field; Ian Swanson (Willis Worms) 17-9-0; Mark Wellington (Lydney) 11-14-0; Nick Probert (Lydney) 10-5-0.