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No West Midlands Angler’s Mail Kamasan Qualifiers for March 10/11 2012.


Aberglais, Phocle Farm Fishery near Ross on Wye. Sun.18. Terry Jones (Merthyr) 127-4-0 all carp on straight lead and banded pellets cast to the island, peg 25; Mark Williams (Merthyr) 95-12-0; Gary Miles (Merthyr) 40-7-0.

Bilston Angling Centre, Shropshire Union Canal, Autherley, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, Wed. 12. Paul Turner (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 8-9-8, roach, poled caster, peg 12; John Hall (Bilston Angling Centre) 4-11-0; Bruce Birch (Four Ashes Cracks) 4-1-0. Sun. Staffs-Worcs Canal, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, Sun. 10. Steve Lovell (Bilston Angling Centre) 6-6-0, roach, poled punched bread, peg 4; Wilf Kneller (Mid Leisure Youth) 4-14-0; Colin Cole (Bilston Angling Centre) 4-7-13.

Blackfords Progressive, Leacroft Pool, Cannock, Staffordshire, Sat. 9. Steve Preece (M & S Joinery) 14-15-0, skimmers, pole or feeder and maggot, peg 7; John Seagrave (Great Wyrley) 4-4-0; Mark Greening (Streetley) 3-12-6.

Bridgnorth AS, Severn, Linley Bank, 5th and final round 9 teams of 3, Sun. 27. Andy George (RAW) 36-12-0, 7 barbel, maggot feeder, peg 196. Keith Russell (Bell Otters) 29-5-0; Chris Holmes (Middle Severn Angling) 26-13-0; Nigel Ball (Bronze Maggot) 26-11-0. Teams: Bell Otters 21; Bronze Maggot 19; Riverside 17. League: Bridgnorth AS 86; Riverside 81; 3 D’s, Bronze Maggot and Bell Otters 78.

Cefn Mably Individual Winter League, Final Round. Cefn Mably Lakes, Cardiff. Sun. 36. Ian Exall (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 119-0-0, carp and bream on long pole and meat, peg on Bridge Pool; Rob Skellett (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 101-0-0; Mike Ayers (Awa-Shima) 70-2-0; Matt Morgan (Blackwood) 66-8-0.

Cornerstone AC, Grand Union Canal, Small Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands, Sat. 24. Simon Preece (Browning Lifestyle) 10-3-12, roach and skimmers, poled punched bread and squatt, peg 58; Matt Collerson (Black Horse) 8-11-3; Carl Daley (Teenage Cancer Trust) 7-7-2; Sam Rushton (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 6-6-12; Andy Swift (Browning) 6-0-5; Phil Johnson (Browning Lifestyle) 5-3-14.

Docklow Pools, Leominster, Herefordshire, Farmer Jacks Pool, Sat. 21. Bob Atkinson (Docklow) 60-9-0, mixed, poled maggot, caster and corn, peg 11. Sean Steward Hereford) 44-8-0; Steve Todd (Docklow) 44-0-0; Pam Mason (Hereford) 38-11-0. Sun. 11, Match Lake. Steve Greaves (Bury) 60-2-0, carp and mixed silvers, poled maggot, caster and corn, peg 7. Ritchie Thompson (Hereford) 45-5-0; Derek Dale (Hereford) and Colin Davey (Hereford) both 37-3-0.

Dynamite Baits Makins, Wolvey, Warks, Kobra Feeders affordables, Lake 2, Wed. 25. Allan Neale (Tackle Shack Nuneaton) 54-12-0, carp, straight lead and corn, peg A15. Andy Findlay (Preston Innovations/Korum/Sonu Baits) 51-6-0; Geoff Ringer (Ringer Baits) 43-4-0; Sam Brown (Dynamite Makins) 38-6-0; Phil Porter (Rugby) 37-10-0. Thurs. 25, Snake and Reptile Pools. Colin Perry (Mansfield) 44-2-0, carp, poled corn, peg 2, Reptile Pool. Andy Searle (Middy) 40-4-0; Andy Findlay (Preston Innovations/Korum/Sonu Baits) 32-6-0; Kevin Orr (All Seasons Angling) 27-12-0; Paul Cook (Leicester) 24-0-0.

Elmbridge Fishery, Droitwich, Heron Pool, Thurs. 15. Owen Bosell (Elmbridge) 33-10-0, carp, poled maggot, peg 1. Phil Southgate (Hazelwell Angling Club) 33-0-0; Tom Walton (Elmbridge) 23-10-0. Sat. 16, Heron Pool. Alan Mason (Elmbridge) 53-6-0, carp, poled corn, peg 9. Keith Miller (New Willenhall) 47-10-0; Jim Russell (Elmbridge) 38-6-0. Sun. 17, Heron Pool. Anthony Fletcher (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) 83-10-0, carp, carp, pellet feeder, peg 34. Sid Toroni (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) 52-4-0; Lindew Tickett (Beechdale) 51-6-0.

Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks, Bottom Pool, Mon. 17. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 50-2-0, Carp, F1’s, bream and roach, poled pellet and slop at 8m down the sides, peg 10. Keith Burbridge (Tunnel Barn Farm) 38-10-0; Dave Callahan (Measham Redfins) 33-10-0; Tom Neale (Rutlanders) 33-8-0. Tues. 28 over 50’s, New Pool. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 47-1-0, F1’s, poled pellet and slop at 10m to the island, peg 35. Ron Notley (Starlet Veterans) 43-1-0; John Davenport (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 33-1-0; Pete Rice (Bag Em Baits) 32-5-0. Wed. 17, House Pool 2. Tom Neale (Rutlanders) 60-14-0, F1’s, bream and roach, poled pellet at 6 and 8m, peg 21. Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 49-3-0; Ronnie Biggs (OHMS) 44-2-0; Chris Neale (Rutlanders) 40-6-0. Thurs. 58 Veterans, House Pool 2, New and Bottom Pools. Stan Stokes (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 69-11-0, F1’s, bream, roach and chub, poled pellet at 7m to the island, peg 13, House Pool 2. Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 60-1-0; John Stockton (Meadowlands Veterans) 58-12-0; John Davenport (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 48-4-0; John Wills (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 40-7-0; Ron Notley (Starlet Veterans) 34-2-0. Fri. 22, House Pool 2. Pete Rice (Bag Em Baits) 109-1-0, F1’s, poled corn down the sides, peg 13. Richard Knowles (MCM) 83-11-0; Les Wetton (Tunnel Barn Farm) 68-5-0; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 59-7-0. Sat. 32, Top and New Pools. Paul Newell (Kingsmill Redditch) 148-8-0, F1’s, poled bread at 9m, peg 21, Top Pool. Bob Greenbury (Leicester Sensas) 90-7-0; Pete Rice (Bag Em Baits) 85-5-0; Paul Bick (Shakespeare) 84-13-0. Sun. 36, Club, Canal and Jennys Pools. Paul Newell (Kingsmill Redditch) 181-3-0, F1’s, poled bread at 9m, peg 24, Jennys Pool. Rob Avery (Kingfisher Redditch) 149-15-0; Stu Palser (Banbury Gunsmiths/Middy) 136-8-0; Joe Carrass (Match Fishing) 130-11-0; David James (Mosella) 130-4-0; Pete Rice (Bag Em Baits) 126-6-0; Nigel Small (Tunnel Barn Farm) and Ronnie Biggs (OHMS) both 118-4-0.

Goodyear AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Motters Bridge, Gailey, Staffordshire, Sun. 14. John Benness (Goodyear AC) 5-7-6, roach and gudgeon, poled squatt, peg 3; John Hunter (Goodyear AC) 5-4-0; Michael Thomson (Goodyear AC) 3-13-9; Jamie Edgerton (Goodyear AC) 3-7-3.

Greenhills Farm, Worcester, Sat. Winter League, Match Lake, 12. Jordan Hall (Allen’s Tackle) 85-6-0, carp to 4 lb, poled sweetcorn, peg 3; Steve Collins jr (Cannock) 72-1-0; Tony Blewitt (Cannock) 69-6-0. League: Gary Hall (Allen’s Tackle) 2; Steve Collins jr (Cannock) 4.

Hawkesbury Fishery, Bedworth, Warks, Sat. 16. James Rock (Army) 38-4-0, carp and perch, poled pellet and caster, peg 36. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 29-15-0; Paul Reynolds (Hawkesbury) 29-4-0. Sun. 21. Richard ‘Jacko’ Jakymowytsh (Elephant and Castle) 24-0-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 42. George Cairnes (Hawkesbury/Kodak) and Dennis Saunders (Hawkesbury) 17-15-0; Craig Merritt (Hawkesbury) 16-0-0.

Holgan Farm, Llawhaden. Sun.18. James Young (Haverfordwest) 98-0-0, carp on waggler and pellets up in the water, peg on Match Lake; Colin Bates (Haverfordwest) 63-8-0; Yorkie Jones (Holgan Farm) 63-4-0.

Izaak Walton Fishery, Chebsey, Stafford, Wed. Middle Pool, 10. Ted Ecclestone (Izaak Walton Fishery) 28-2-0, carp, poled pellet and maggot, peg 11; John Wild (Stafford) 28-0-0; Ray Young (Izaak Walton Fishery) 20-2-0; Steve Degg (Colmic) 16-9-0. Sat. Top and Canal Pools, 22. Darren Heath (Izaak Walton Fishery) 102-6-0, carp, poled pellet and sweetcorn, Canal 14; Paul Shone (Izaak Walton Fishery) 70-0-0; Dean Lockett (Meir and Longton Royal British Legion) 61-9-0; Shaun Armstrong (Tackeroo) 60-4-0.

King’s Pools, Shareshill, Staffordshire, Wed. Big Match Pool, 14. Tony Woollaston (Wolverhampton Post Office) 42-14-0, carp to 4 lb plus F1s, poled sweetcorn and pellet, peg 32; George Reynolds (King’s Pools) 31-13-0; Dave Doughty (West End) 28-8-0. Sat. Big Match Pool, 14. Les Willey (King’s Pools) 68-14-0, an 18 lb pike and carp to 6 lb, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 17; Mattie Stockton (Maver Tipton Bait Tech) 60-2-0; John Benjamin (Swan AC) 55-12-0. Sun. Big Match and Carp Pools, 24. Jordan Hall (Allen’s Tackle) 75-13-0, small carp and F1s, poled pellet, Carp 19; Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 69-1-0; Icky Kull (Wednesfield AC) 56-6-0.

Lydney and Forest of Dean, Steam Mills Lake and Lydney Lake. Sun. 38. Matt Grindle (Lydney Juniors) 22-2-0, bream to 4-0-0 on feeder and corn, peg 27 on Lydney Lake; Ross Hale (RFODAC) 20-13-0; Luke Burge (RFODAC) 18-0-0. Steam Mills: Steve Burge (RFODAC) 8-1-0; Chris Peters (Butcher’s Hook) 5-8-0; Mark Annis (Lydney) 5-6-0.

Mark’s Fishing Tackle, River Severn, Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire, Sat. 31. Brian Rigby (Aldridge) 18-2-0, all dace, poled maggot, Dave Webb (Aldridge) 17-0-0; Norman Wilson (Kidderminster) 13-14-0; Pete Morris (Bromsgrove) 12-10-0; Steve Pierpoint (Birmingham) 12-1-0.

Monk Hall Fishery, Monkhopton, Salop, Swallow Pool, Sun. 11. Keith Perrin (Tipton) 27-12-0, carp, roach and rudd and tench, poled pellet and corn, peg 18. Bill Stone (Monk Hall) 17-12-0; Brian Emms (Monk Hall) 14-2-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs, Meadow Pool, Tues. 19. Mark Blackburn (West Midlands Police/Maver) 37-4-0, carp, wagglered corn, peg 51. Pete Trueman (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 33-2-0; Andy ‘Chopper’ Cleaver (West Midlands Police/Maver) 30-15-0. Wed. 15 over 50’s, Bank Pool. Martin Lafevre (Moorlands Gold) 80-15-0, carp, poled corn down the edge, peg 18. Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 79-1-0; Paul Little (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 47-4-0. Thurs. 26, Silver Pool. Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 55-10-0, F1’s, poled pellet at 9m, peg 41. Jason Evans (Browning Spa) 46-8-0; Dave Kruckow (Decca Angling Club) 44-4-0. Sat. Round 4, Winter League Pairs, 8 pairs (32), Meadow and Silver Pools. Ben Stanford (Mosella) 62-15-0, carp, wagglered corn, peg 14, Meadow Pool. Richard Chatwin (Browning Spa) 56-6-0; Jon Arthur (Maver Midlands) 55-9-0. Pairs: Chris Hill (Mosella) and Wayne Mellings (Maver Midlands) 2pts; Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) and Colin Pace (Colin Pace Angling Academy) and Mick Henshall and Dave Hill (Fosters) 3pts. League: Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) and Colin Pace (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 11pts; Clive Munslow (Moorlands) and Clive Wright (Mosella) 19pts; Paul Wedge and Danny Ludgate (Mosella) 22pts. Sun. 29, Bank, Island and Middle Pools. Mick Henshall (Fosters) 57-11-0, carp, including a 15-0-0 fish, and skimmers, poled pellet down the edge, peg 11, Middle Pool. Dave Highfield (Club 2000) 56-12-0; Chris Hill (Mosella) 50-11-0; Roman Skura (Moorlands) 49-0-0.

Mosella Black Country Teams of Three, Birmingham Main Line, Soho Loop, Winson Green, Birmingham, Sun. Round One, 45. Paul Turner (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 2-11-0, roach and skimmers, poled squatt and punched bread, peg 3; Simon Mottram (Browning Lifestyle) 2-0-0; Chris Rice (MMC) 1-15-6; Mark Williams (Mosella Black Country) 1-12-13; Paul Murrin (Browning Lifestyle) 1-11-3; Ian Burgoyne (Mosella Black Country) 1-8-5. Teams: Browning Lifestyle Blue 11; Wolves Dover 14; MMC 15.

Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Island Pool, Wed. 15. Shaun Little (MAP Maruku) 35-10-0, F1’s, maggot feeder, peg 32. Colin Easton (Alvechurch Veterans) 18-8-0; Mike Robinson (MAP) 17-12-0. Thurs. 14, Island Pool. Paul Alder (Mill House Angling) 70-8-0, carp and F1’s, poled pellet and maggot feeder, peg 24. John Clegg (Rexel Angling Club) 70-6-0; Chris Telling (Vespe) 34-0-0; Graham Whitmore (South Redditch) 30-12-0. Sat. 15, Middle Pool. Pete Bennett (Yorkshire Baits/Banbury Gunsmiths) 101-14-0, carp, F1’s and tench, wagglered banded pellet and poled pellet, peg 11. Neil McKinnon (Preston Innovations) 88-0-0; Mark Malin (Mosella/Bait Tec) 69-6-0; Paul Alder (Mill House Angling) 66-8-0. Sun. 17, Island Pool. Jim Smith (Manor Angling Club) 102-4-0, carp, F1’s and skimmers, pellet waggler, peg 33. Dave Richards (Wythall) 76-8-0; Tony Shepherd (Banbury Gunsmiths) 70-4-0; Phil Sutor (Rocklands) 65-14-0.

Newport, Woodstock Pond. Sun.11. Tony Hopkins (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 41-4-0, F1s, bream and roach on long pole and pellets, peg 27 by bailiff’s cabin; Colin Williams (Newport) 38-8-0; John Kelly (Newport) 33-6-0.

Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Gearys Level, Sat. 15. Craig O’Brien (Fast Feeders) 58-5-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 36. Dave Atkins (Starlet Veterans) 39-9-0; Derek Hartshorn (Swann Baits) 27-7-0. Sun. 33, Molands Mere, final round individual serie’s. James Evans (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) 62-8-0, carp, straight lead and pellet, peg 23. Bonnie Evans (Packington) 58-5-0; Steve Edwards (Packington) 54-6-0; Ms Suzi Smith (Kobra Feeders) 51-7-0. Final League: Lee Richards (Packington) 9; Steve Edwards (Packington) 10; ms Suzi Smith (Kobra Feeders) 11.

Port Talbot Docks, West Glamorgan. Sun.20. Mike Towler (Glamorgan Rebels) 20-4-0, bream between 2lb and 4lb on groundbait feeder and double red maggots, peg 14 on day ticket bank; Mal Entwhistle (Glamorgan Rebels) 17-12-0; Sean Parsons (Cardiff Nomads) 13-11-0; Steve Down (Port Talbot) 12-8-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Salop, Middle and Hawthorn Pools, Mon. 12. Ian Hughes (Drennan North West) 48-8-0, carp to 4lb, poled pellet at 8m, peg 8, Middle Pool. Mick Foan (Rod and Gun) 38-0-0; Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 37-1-0; Ian Place (Ironbridge) 24-6-0. Wed. 12, Ash and Beech Pools. Pete Ricketts (New Willenhall) 59-8-0, carp to 6lb, poled pellet and corn at the bottom of the shelf, peg 5, Beech Pool. Bob Tromans (Fiery Holes) 52-8-0; Carl Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 45-14-0; Keith Perrin (Tipton) 44-3-0. Thurs. 25, Sycamore and Chestnut Pools. Tony Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 85-13-0, carp to 8lb and bream to 3lb, poled pellet at 12m and down the side, peg 30, Sycamore Pool. Chris Hill (Mosella) 66-7-0; Paul Evans (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 52-7-0; Andy Williams (Vespe) 52-3-0. Sat. 25, Sycamore and Chestnut Pools. Tony Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 102-11-0, carp to 6lb, bream to 3lb and barbel to 2lb, poled pellet at 6m and down the sides, peg 18, Chestnut Pool. Mac Cox (Fiery Holes) 81-1-0; Ken Humphreys (Oswestry) 77-12-0; Steve Hall (Oswestry) 76-0-0. Sun. 34, Sycamore, Beech and Willow Pools. Clive Wynn (Tri-Cast Weston) 121-11-0, carp to 7lb, poled pellet at 12m and down the sides, peg 33, Sycamore Pool. Jamie Langford (Maver) 83-6-0; Dave Barnard (Rod and Gun) 74-11-0; Dave Emlyn (Oakengates Angling Centre) 64-1-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcestershire, Tues. Deans Pool, 18. Steve Wilson (Midland Bears) 48-12-0, carp, poled pellet, Deans 6; Jim Greenaway (Dudley Bait and Tackle) 21-4-0; M. Owen (Woodlands) 18-8-0; J. May sr (Woodlands) 14-12-0. Sat. Deans Pool, 25. S. Hipkiss (Frenzee Bait Tech) 48-0-0, carp, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 33; Graham Collett (Starlets Veterans) 44-5-0; M. Ellis (Woodlands) 38-14-0; S. Farmer (Woodlands) 37-2-0. Sun. Arles Pool, 30. L. Seabourne (Cheltenham) 79-1-0, carp, poled sweetcorn and pellet, Arles 36; Wayne Panting (Midland Bears) 50-0-0; J. Stone (Woodlands) 38-0-0; Simon Nickless (Saints) 37-0-0.

Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Pole-only. Wed. 14.Andrew Williams (Tredegar) 115-8-0, carp to 6 lb on pellets close in, peg 4 on Sophie’s Pond; Steve Ayers (Pontyclun) 63-0-0; Brian Prothero (Merthyr) 62-12-0; Tony Summers (Wye Angling) 57-8-0. Sun. 16. Gavin Jones (Tredegar) 77-8-0, carp on corn and pellets, peg 8 on Molly’s Pond; Adam Jones (Blackwood) 69-0-0; Steve Harris (Newport) 66-14-0; Andrew Williams (Tredegar) 61-0-0.

Rhymney, River Wye near Llyswen. Sun.18. John Matthews. (Rhymney) 19-13-0, one pike of 11-10-0 and three chub on feeder and maggots, peg on bend; Ken Roper (Cefn Fforest) 9-4-0; Terry Moss (Rhymney) 3-10-0.

Rough Hay Social, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Penktridge, Staffordshire, Sun. 11. Arthur Shaw (Rough Hay Social) 7-11-0, roach, poled caster, peg 1; Barry Sherrard (Rough Hay Social) 7-4-9; Cliff Archbold (Rough Hay Social) 6-12-5; John Parker (Rough Hay Social) 6-3-11.

Staffs Individual Winter League, Shropshire Union Canal, Gnosall, Stafford, Sat. Final Round, 20. Paul Murrin (Browning Lifestyle) 14-14-1, perch and roach, poled chopped worm and caster, peg B10 next to the old rail bridge; Dave Richards (Morton Arms Bottlers) 8-11-4; Mel Wood (Four Ashes Cracks) 8-3-13; Dave Horton (Browning Lifestyle) 7-7-0; Kevin Perry (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 7-4-3; Steve Faux (Team Eclipse) 7-3-0. Final League: Fred Cheetham (Team Eclipse) 10; Mel Wood (Four Ashes Cracks) 11; Dave McCall (Shakespeare Superteam) 12; Dave Horton (Browning Lifestyle) 14; Denis Sumner (Bilston Angling Centre) 15; Keith Hulland (Team Eclipse) 16; Steve Faux (Team Eclipse) 16.

Stirrup Cup, Birmingham-Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, Sam Lewis (Three Ems) 6-8-4, skimmers to 1 lb 8 oz, roach to 1 lb, poled caster, peg 51; Don McIntyre (Stirrup Cup) 6-0-12; Ian Haddon (Weddington) 5-6-8; Clark Taylor (Stirrup Cup) 3-11-0; Colin Lane (Attleborough Sports) 2-11-2; Dave Holbrook (Brownhills) 2-8-12.

White Springs, Pontarddulais. Match Lake. Sun. 26. Chris Hall (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 84-7-0, carp and bream on pole and pellets, peg 7; Luke Sorokin (Neath) 72-2-0; Nigel Morris (Neath) 58-12-0; Lou Spinks (Swansea) 51-12-0.