West Midlands Angler’s Mail matches for March 26/27 2011

Barston Lake, Solihull, West Midlands, Sun. 27. Amer Jawad (Bagem Baits) 90-0-0, forty-five skimmers, poled pellet; Steve Ford (Daiwa Gordon League) 61-1-0; Andy Morrison (Browning) 60-2-0; Wayne Price (Garbolino) 52-10-0; James Hipkiss (Barston Lakes) 49-2-0; Lee Taylor (Bagem Baits/Greys) 43-8-0.

Bilston Angling Centre, Shropshire Union Canal, Droveway, Pendeford, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, Wed. 12. George Davies (Bilston Angling Centre) 17-7-13, roach and skimmers, poled caster, peg 2; John Hall (Bilston Angling Centre) 15-13-0; Gordon Stocking (Fisherman’s Friend) 7-12-0; Alan Round (Trabucco Midlands Van den Eynde) 6-3-6; Dennis Sumner (Bilston Angling Centre) 4-15-8; Wilf Kneller (Milton Keynes) 4-11-13. Sun. Staffs-Worcs Canal, Wobaston Road, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, 17. Wilf Kneller (Mid Leisure) 5-7-7, skimmers to 2 lb, poled caster and sweetcorn, peg 18; Bert Simmill (Four Ashes AC) 4-3-15; Martin Spruce (Bilston Angling Centre) 2-10-13; Neil Turner (Fox Match Tipton Van den Eynde) 2-9-11; John Hall (Bilston Angling Centre) 2-2-13; Dave Brown (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 1-11-5.
Bishops Bowl Fishery, Long Itchington, Warwickshire, Sun. Match Lake, 15. Damien Green (Fox Black Horse) 39-15-0, small carp, poled pellet; Steve Foxhall (Slipways) 17-13-0; Dean Haymes (Bishops Bowl) 14-11-0; Dave Smart (Bishops Bowl) 11-12-0; Steve Hatt (Castaways) 10-14-0; Geoff Grant (Bishops Bowl) 10-12-0.

Blackfords Progressive, Leacroft Pool, Cannock, Staffordshire, Sun. 16. John Burns (Blackfords Progressive) 27-8-0, bream to 2 lbs, poled worm and caster, peg 8; Dave Morris (Blackfords Progressive) 7-4-0; John Curry (Wem AC) 5-8-0.

Cefn Fforest Christmas Match, after being frozen off in December it was fished at Redhill Fishery, Monmouth on Sun. 40. Adam Jones (Green’s Tackle) 116-12-0, all carp to 6 lb on pole and pellets, peg 3; Ian Exall (Blackwood) 97-10-0; Howard Stocker (Oakdale) 92-4-0; Bob Giles (Cefn Fforest) 88-4-0; Gafyn Jones (Cefn Fforest) 83-6-0; Dai Clarke (Cefn Fforest) 83-6-0. Juniors: Alex Gardener (Cefn Fforest) 20-4-0; Connor McDonald (Cefn Fforest) 14-6-0.
Cefn Mably Lakes, Over-55s. Wed. 8. Jim Palmer (Cardiff) 54-8-0, carp on Method feeder and pellets, peg 2 on Match Lake; Bob Mitchell (Cefn Mably) 31-7-0; Chris Grant (Cardiff) 27-8-0.

Dynamite Baits, Dynamite Baits Makins, Wolvey, Warks, Phases 1, 2 and 3, 4th round teams of three, Sun. 39. Jim Meakin (Victoria Tackle) 109-8-0, carp to 10 lb, pellet waggler, peg B19, Lake 2. Daz Walters (Feed the Yak) 101-15-0; Anthony King (Dynamite GAS) 80-0-0; Andy Williams (Team Makins) 72-15-0; Charlie Shaw (KFC) and Mark Crewe (Pools Fodder) 47-8-0. Teams: KFC 6; Team Stabba 7; Team Makins 9; Victoria Tackle and Dynamite Gas 10; Mansfield Muleskinners 12. League: KFC 18; Team Makins 24; Colins Never Early 28.

Elmbridge Fishery,
Droitwich, Heron Pool, Thurs. 18. Steve Lovell (Bilston Angling Centre) 158-8-0, carp, poled corn, peg 3. Trevor Burton (Baggeridge Brick Angling Club) 131-6-0; Sid Toroni (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) 90-6-0. Sat. 20, Peacock Pool. Tony Corns (Gunmakers) 51-4-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 21. John Pulley (Elmbridge) 48-6-0; Simon Richardson (Maver Total Angling) 43-10-0. Sun. 23, Pheasant Pool. Dave Johnson (Club 2000/Stevens Tackle) 118-6-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 6. Carl Stevens (Greenman)) 103-10-0; Charlie Jeavons (Greenman) 49-10-0.

Furnace Mill, Fishery,
Wyre, Bewdley, Worcestershire, Sun. Mucky Meadows and Furnace Pools, 20. Steve Harris (Daiwa Gordon League) 148-0-0, carp to 5 lb, poled pellet, peg 54 Mucky Meadows; Max Galaszewski (Furnace Mill) 76-6-0; Iwan Mills (Robin’s Timber) 63-12-0.
Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks, Club Pool, Mon. 17. Rob Swain (White Hart Birmingham) 95-9-0, F1s, F2’s, bream, roach and perch, poled white maggot fished high and low at 6m, peg 19. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 86-12-0; Dave Chapman (White Hart Coventry) 59-4-0; Roy Winferdale (Stirrup Cup) 47-4-0. Wed. 16, New Pool. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 164-9-0, F1s, bream and roach, poled pellet over slop at 5m, peg 1. Shaun Little (MAP) 161-10-0; Ashley Vilks (Tunnel Barn Farm) 155-14-0; Barry Duggan (Warwick Portobello) 135-4-0. Thurs. 19, House Pool 2. Chris Chamberlain (Tunnel Barn Farm) 206-6-0, F1s, carp, bream, roach, perch and 1 gudgeon, poled red maggot fished high at 8m, peg 29. John Stone (MAP) 121-8-0; Lee Boden (Shakespeare) 112-5-0; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 95-1-0. Sat. 37, New Pool and House Pool 1. Andy Jackson (Mosella) 227-7-0, F1s, bream and tench, poled bread over slop at 5m, peg 10, House Pool 1. Paul Newell (Kings Mill Redditch) 108-8-0; Warren Peaty (Covent Garden) 104-9-0; Mark Rice (Bag Em Baits) 102-1-0; Paul Caswell (Shakespeare) 95-5-0; Rick Small (British Oak) 83-2-0. Sun. 32, Top and Canal Pools. Paul Newell (Kings Mill Redditch) 182-8-0, F1s, poled bread over slop at 8m, peg 20, Top Pool. Andy Jackson (Mosella) 119-10-0; Rob Avery (Redditch) 115-11-0; Chris Neale (Rutlanders) 89-7-0; Paul Bick (Shakespeare) 80-8-0; Kevin Adderley (Dams and Lock) 78-12-0.

Gloucester Angling Centre Christmas Fare Open, after being frozen off three months earlier it was fished at the Gloucester end of the Gloucester to Sharpness Canal. Sun. 53. Andy Powell (Mosella Lobby’s) 15-4-0, roach and skimmers on long pole and maggots, peg at Simms Bridge; Mark Brush (Daiwa Gordon League) 14-6-8; Gary Townsend (Mosella Lobby’s) 11-0-0; Nigel Baker (Mosella Lobby’s ) 10-12-0; Ray Carter (Sensas Thyers) 10-3-0; Dick Weir (Frampton on Severn) 102-0.

Good Intent AS, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Hinsford, Staffordshire, Sun. 19. Dave Pinches (Goldthorn Social) 8-11-0, roach, poled squatt and caster, peg 6; Gary Owen (Good Intent AS) 8-7-8; Chris Rice (Harris MG) 7-9-0; Trevor Wills (Good Intent AS) 6-7-0; Graham Collett (Harris MG) 6-6-0.
Goodyear AC, Curborough Fishery, Lichfield, Staffordshire, Sun. Match Pool, 12. Peter Rogers (Goodyear AC) 24-4-0, all carp, pellet feeder; J J Gallacher (Goodyear AC) 22-4-0; Rob Cooke (Goodyear AC) 13-8-0.

Hawkesbury Fishery,
Bedworth, Warks, Sun. 21. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 44-0-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 11. George Cairnes (Hawkesbury/Kodak) 43-3-0; Dave Ashdown (Hawkesbury) 43-0-0; Charlie Merritt (Hawkesbury) 41-8-0; Grant Merritt (Hawkesbury) 24-8-0.

Izaak Walton Fishery, Chebsey, Stafford, Wed. Bottom Pool, 10. Paul Shone (Stapeley Cudmore) 83-14-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 9; Pete Godwin (Bucknall Bikes) 52-0-0; Steve Edwards (Izaak Walton Fishery) 28-14-0; Brian James (Meir) 28-2-0. Thurs. Bottom Pool, 10. Doug Bell (Stafford) 50-2-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 2; Dave Purvis (Stafford) 40-0-0; Ted Ecclestone (Stafford) 28-13-0; Robin Tooth (Stafford) 24-5-0. Sat. Top and Middle Pools, 24. Shaun Armstrong (Colmic) 58-4-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet and sweetcorn; Paul Haynes (Ultimate Pellet) 47-11-0; Kevin Chell (Ball Green) 47-5-0; Dave Coleman (Northwood Inn) 35-11-0.
King’s Pools, Shareshill, Staffordshire, Sat. Carp and Big Match, 22. Paul Gregory (Swan Elite) 66-10-0, carp and tench to 1 lb 8 oz, poled sweetcorn, Carp 9; Gary Roberts (JCB) 64-12-0; Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 56-13-0; Gary Gollins (Swan Elite) 56-4-0; Gwyn Jones (Swan AC) 49-6-0; Neil Walls (Swan AC) 46-5-0. Sun. Spring League, Round Three, New Match, Carp and Big Match, 35. Nigel Clarke (Never Again AC) 76-3-0, carp to 1 lb 8 oz plus silvers, poled pellet, peg 19 Carp; Ian Hodson (Swan Elite) 57-3-0; Ian Cotterill (Swan AC) 51-0-0; Gary Gollins (Swan Elite) 49-9-0; Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 47-3-0; Paul Gregory (Swan Elite) 42-12-0. Aggregate: Jordan Hall (Allen’s Tackle) 4; James Watson (Swan Elite), Gwyn Jones (Swan Elite) and Ian Hodson (Swan Elite) all 6.

Lydney Charity, Lydney Lake. Sun 38. £450 raised. Colin Stevens (Lydney) 11-13-0, four bream on groundbait feeder and corn, peg 8; Christian Price (Lydney) 10-8-0; Matt Peters (Butcher’s Hook) 10-3-0; Roger Jones (Butcher’s Hook) 9-10-0.
Monk Hall Fishery, Monkhopton, Salop, Swallow and Lark Pools, Sat. 14. Tony Cook (Royal Oak) 53-1-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 28, Swallow Pool. Martin Amphlett (Royal Oak) 51-8-0; Bill Stone (Monk Hall) 35-5-0; Dave Hanney (Monk Hall) 35-0-0. Sun. 12, Swallow and Lark Pools. Brian Emms (Monk Hall) 40-0-0, carp, tench and bream,poled pellet and corn, peg 49, Lark Pool. Dave Hanney (Monk Hall) 35-2-0; Phil Jones (Bronx) 31-4-0; Bill Stone (Monk Hall) 29-12-0.

Moorlands Farm,
Hartlebury, Worcs, Island Pool, Tues. 15. Sid Julian (Moorlands) 69-11-0, carp, poled corn at 14m, peg 2. Bill ‘Basil’ Rathbone (St Francis All Comedians, Shelfield, Walsall) 65-12-0; Mark Rathbone (St Francis All Comedians, Shelfield, Walsall) 39-8-0; Andy Cleaver (West Midlands Police) 25-6-0. Wed. 23 over 50’s, Meadow Pool. Harry Ward (Starlet Veterans) 89-10-0, carp, poled corn at 4m, peg 3. Ian Wood (Peg 1 Tackle) 80-10-0; Paul Addlington (Club 2000) 67-4-0; Dave Williams (Halesowen Royal British Legion) 52-0-0. Thurs. 22, Moors and Bank Pools. Martin Lafevre (Moorlands Gold) 69-0-0, carp, poled pellet fished high at 14m, peg 14, Moors Pool. George Reynolds (Kings Pools) 56-12-0; Bill ‘Basil’ Rathbone (St Francis All Comedians) 55-12-0; Sid Julian (Moorlands) 52-6-0. Sat. 13 pairs (26) 4th round Winter Pairs, Silver and Meadow Pools. Lee Richards (Top Fours/Fosters) 95-0-0, F1s, poled pellet at 4m, peg 2, Silver Pool. Matt Djukic (Shimano) 79-13-0; Colin Pace (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 79-1-0; Paul Cartwright (Boldings Pools) 69-11-0. Pairs: Lee Richards and Neville Groves (Top Fours/Fosters) 2; Jason Evans and Mark Roberson (Specialist Bait Suppliers/Spa Match Group) and Sid Julian (Moorlands) and Matt Djukic (Shimano) 5. League: Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) and Colin Pace (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 8; Lee Richards and Neville Groves (Top Fours/Fosters) 12; Jason Evans and Mark Roberson (Specialist Bait Suppliers/Spa Match Group) 20. Sun. 24, Meadow Pool. Clive Wright (Mosella) 139-3-0, carp, wagglered corn, peg 15. Sid Julian (Moorlands) 57-4-0; Colin Bennett (Worcester) 44-10-0; Pete Whitehouse (Noddy and Big Ears) 40-8-0.

Mosella Manor Farm Leisure,
Harvington, Middle Pool, Wed. 12.Howard Kaye (Sensas) 103-2-0, carp, poled pellet and pellet waggler, peg 27. Andy Taylor (Mosella) 78-0-0; Jamie Cox (Mosella Lobbys) 76-4-0. Thurs. 14, Island Pool. Brian Bennett (Evesham Jubilee) 103-12-0, carp, poled pellet and pellet waggler, peg 6. Graham Scott (Mosella Selby) 61-12-0; Dennis Carter (Manor Farm Leisure) 58-6-0. Sat. 28, Island and Boundry Pools. Gary Waldron (Harris Match Group) 118-10-0, carp, tench and skimmers, poled pellet and pellet waggler, peg 40, Boundry Pool. Andy Pollard (Daiwa Gordon League/Mosella) 104-6-0; Chris Harrison (Baileys of Warwick) 98-12-0; Jason Shirley (Baileys of Warwick) 90-14-0. Sun. 15, Windmill Pool. Lyndon Pickett (Beechdale Angling Club) 72-14-0, carp, tench and skimmers, poled pellet, peg 6. Chris Bell (Manor Farm Leisure) 71-10-0; Steve partington (Gloucester) 67-4-0; Rob Dorber (Platt Bridge Tackle) 67-2-0.

Newport Spring Series, Round 2. School Pool and Morgans Pond. Sun. 29. Ian Driscoll (Spencer Works) 56-14-0, all F1s on long pole and pellets, peg 59 on School Pool; Martin Challenger (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 56-9-0; Rob Skellett (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 46-4-0; Shaun Wilson (Trethomas) 43-10-0. Top on Morgans: Rob Preece (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 13-14-0.

Octoplus Boldings Pools,
Bridgnorth, Salop, Deepdale and Middle Pools, Mon. 10. Ian Hughes (Drennan North West) 90-8-0, carp to 5 lb, poled pellet fished shallow at 6m, peg 1, Middle Pool. Kevin Melville (Maver Total Angling) 62-0-0; Russ Allen (Oswestry) 60-3-0; Kevin Smith (Telford) 46-12-0. Wed. 10, Sycamore and Chestnut Pools. Tony Foster (Octoplus Boldings Wolves) 92-12-0, carp to 6lb and skimmers to 2 lb, poled pellet at 6m and down the side, peg 48, Sycamore Pool. Andy Williams (Vespe) 89-1-0; John Wild (Stafford) 74-3-0; Gary Morris (Octoplus Boldings Wolves) 73-15-0. Thurs. 24, Sycamore and Chestnut Pools. Alan Jones (Deggys Tackle) 139-13-0, carp to 8 lb, poled paste at 5m and down the side, peg 13, Sycamore Pool. Gary Morris (Octoplus Boldings Wolves) 99-10-0; Dave Barnard (Rod and Gun) 94-3-0; Andy Williams (Vespe) 89-3-0. Sat. 32, Larch, Sycamore and Chestnut Pools. Jason Elwell )Pro-Line Wednesfield) 101-12-0, carp to 8 lb, poled maggot down the side, peg 16, Larch Pool. Dave Craggs (Maver) 78-2-0; Andy Williams (Vespe) 70-11-0; Ralph Johnson (Bilston Angling Centre) 57-1-0. Sun. 33, Willow, Chestnut and Sycamore Pools. John Francis (Rod and Gun) 116-4-0, carp to 6lb and barbel ti 1 lb, poled pellet at 4 and 6m, peg 7, Willow Pool. Tim Probert (Octoplus Boldings Wolves) 105-6-0; Ralph Johnson (Bilston Angling Centre) 89-1-0; Paul Mossman (Stockton) 74-2-0.

Packington Somers,
Meriden, Warks, Molands Mere, Wed. 16. Craig O’Brien (Fast Feeders) 86-10-0, carp and F1s, Method feeder ans pellet and meat, peg 52. Mark Downes (Kamasan Starlets) 52-11-0; Ms Suzi Smith (Kobra Feeders) 44-9-0. Sat. 30, Gearys Level. Ms Suzi Smith (Kobra Feeders) 76-13-0, carp, Method feeder and pellet, peg 31. Andy Fulleylove (Kobra Feeders) 67-12-0; AlanHill (Beaufort Angling Club) 43-2-0. Sun. 33, Molands Mere. Steve Hunt (Greyhound Angling Club) 101-12-0, carp, tip and pellet, peg 27. Lee Richards (Top Fours/Fosters) 99-11-0; Steve Edwards (Packington) 56-14-0.
Parker’s Fishery, Bulkington, Warwickshire, Sat. Jack’s Pool, 15. Lee Marlow (Corby Hot Rods) 116-4-0, carp, pellet waggler; Terry Phillips (Attleborough Angling) 62-0-0; A. Jones (Triumph AC) 48-2-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcestershire, Tues. deans Pool, 20. Rob Swain (Midland Bears) 95-10-0, carp, poled sweetcorn and pellet, peg 31; M. Duffy (Woodlands) 75-13-0; John Warman (Northfield) 75-12-0; D. Phillips (Midland Bears) 71-11-0. Wed. Deans Pool, 25. C. Pending (Woodlands) 131-10-0, carp, poled sweetcorn and pellet, peg 6; E. Foster (Northfield) 120-5-0; D. Adcock (Veterans) 97-8-0; D. Fin (Northfield) 89-6-0. Sat. Arles Pool, 19. Lee Cole (Bilston Angling Centre) 80-2-0, carp, poled sweetcorn and pellet, arles 9; M. Luwych (Woodland Golden Oldies) 73-11-0; D. Jordan (Woodland Golden Oldies) 69-0-0; Kevin Slade (Bilston Angling Centre) 67-13-0; Mick Henshall (Woodland Golden Oldies) 61-3-0. Sun. deans Pool, 30. Andy Pollard (Daiwa Gordon League) 72-14-0, carp, poled sweetcorn and pellet, peg 54; Danny Ludgate (Mosella Wolves) 56-14-0; Mick Henshall (Woodland Golden Oldies) 55-9-0; Chris Cameron (Mosella South est) 55-3-0; Kevin Slade (Bilston Angling Centre) 49-13-0; D. Maxfield (Woodlands) 49-6-0.

Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Pole-only. Wed.15. Brian Protheroe (Merthyr) 181-14-0, carp to 6lb on 5m of pole and pellets, peg 16 on Sophie’s Pond; Steve Shaw (Marukyu) 147-8-0; Ian Exall (Blackwood) 143-0-0; Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 135-4-0.
Rough Hay AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Round Oak, Wombourne, Staffordshire, Sun. 17. Arthur Shaw (Rough Hay AC) 6-4-0, chub to 1 lb, poled caster, peg 1; John Parker (Rough Hay AC) 5-11-0; David Payne (Rough Hay AC) 5-5-0.
Spencer Works, Cefn Mably Lakes, Cardiff. Sat. 20. Gary Fisher (Newport) 54-9-0, all carp on feeder and pellets, peg 17 on Match Lake; Alan Davies (Trealaw) 52-2-0; Rob Dyer (Ammanford) 52-0-0; Phil Weaver (Newport) 47-6-0.

Stirrup Cup, Birmingham-Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Birmingham, Sun. 19. Graham Neary (Dams and Lock) 4-12-2, perch and skimmers to 1 lb 8 oz, poled caster, peg 69; Tony Robertson (Stirrup Cup) 4-8-12; Alan Newman (Stirrup Cup) 4-0-0; Graham Massey (Dams and Lock) 3-6-12; Paul Murrin (Trabucco Midlands Van den Eynde) 3-3-8; Ian Hadden (Weddington) 2-13-6.
White Springs Fishery, Match Lake. Sun. 24. Luke Sorokin (Neath) 143-2-0, carp and bream on pole and pellets to the island, peg 7; Adam Mitchell (Swansea) 110-8-0; Pete Edwards (Pembroke) 99-10-0; Rob Jones (Neath) 92-8-0; Simon Jones (Rhymney) 71-12-0; Chris Hall (Swansea) 68-2-0.

Wolverhampton Over 60s, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Ball Lane, Coven, Staffordshire, Wed. 18. David Smith (Penkridge) 8-0-5, seven perch, poled caster, peg 17; Alan Homer (Rushall) 4-15-0; Tony Wardley (Bilston Angling Centre) 3-8-5.
Woodside Winter League, Round Four, Dudlay No 2 Canal, merry Hill, Dudley, West Midlands, Sun. 20. Dave Sheaf (Black Country Tackle) 5-1-0, a roach of 1 lb 8 oz plus perch, chopped worm and caster, peg 102; Ian Hingley (Dudley Bait and Tackle) 4-15-0; Brian Smith (Cradley Heath Labour) 4-2-0; Pete Hatton (ZLT) 4-1-0; Barry Lewis (Black Country Tackle) 3-10-0. League: Dave Wood (Cradley Heath Labour) 7; John Garbett (Dudley Bait and Tackle) 9; Pete Hatton (ZLT) and Brian Smith (Cradley Heath Labour) both 10.