Check out the latest Kamasan Matchman of the Year placings in this week's Angler's Mail

No West Midlands Angler’s Mail Kamasan Qualifiers for March 3/4 2012.


Beechdale AC, Solhampton Fisheries, Solhampton, Worcestershire, Sun. 15. Neil Hampton (Solhampton Fisheries) 66-2-0, all carp to 5 lb, poled pellet, peg 16; Bill Bratt (Beechdale AC) 53-10-0; Martin Whittaker (Beechdale AC) 48-6-0.

Bilston Angling Centre, Shropshire Union Canal, Brewood, Staffordshire, Wed. 22. Dave Sheaf (Black Country Tackle) 6-9-12, roach, poled punched bread, peg 4; Barry Williams (Bilston Angling Centre) 5-3-14; Alan Round (Browning Lifestyle) 5-2-13; Dennis Sumner (Bilston Angling Centre) 4-11-0; Paul Turner (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 4-4-0; Nigel Clayton (Penkridge) 3-12-11. Sun. Individual Winter League, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, 25. Dennis Kneller (Anglers Peg) 4-9-9, roach to 2 oz, poled punched bread, peg 10; dave Richards (Morton Arms Bottlers) 3-14-12; Paul Turner (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 3-13-10; Carl Westwood (Bilston Angling centre) 3-11-8; Dave Holbrook (Brownhills) 3-2-1; Ben Garbett (Royal Mail) 2-14-8. Aggregate: Carl Westwood (Bilston Angling Centre) 20; Ben Garbett (Royal Mail) 20; Dave Holbrook (Brownhills) 21.

Blackfords Progressive, Calf Heath reservoir, Calf heath, Gailey, Staffordshire, Sat. 28. Mark Greening (Streetley) 28-3-0, roach and skimmers, feeder fished worm and caster, peg 48; Paul Bucknell (Little Dawley) 25-9-0; Jason Bucknell (Little Dawley) 24-1-0; Dave Ridgway (Shifnal) 23-12-0.

Bridgnorth AS, Severn, Linley Bank, Sun. 36. Brian Preece (Bridgnorth AS) 68-12-0, 13 barbel and 1 chub, bronze maggot and hemp feeder, peg 182. John Gill (Wolverhampton) 44-11-0; Barry Cooper (Maver Total Angling) 35-8-0; Justin Checketts (Pedmore) 35-6-0; Dave Beecroft (Cambridge) 26-9-0.

Cefn Mably Lakes Individual Winter League, Round 4. Sun. 36. Ian Driscoll (Spencer Works) 74-0-0, carp, bream and chub on pole and corn, peg on Bridge Pool; Nicky Belcher (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 66-12-0; Andy Price (Garry Evans Tackle) 59-0-0; Andy Mann (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 50-4-0.

Cornerstone AC, Grand Union Canal, Small Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands, Sun. 16. Brett Wilkes (Miracle Baits) 10-4-3, skimmers, poled squatt and punched bread, peg 48; Carl daley (Teenage Cancer Trust) 9-1-0; Andy Swift (Browning) 8-13-12; Nigel Clayton (Penkridge) 6-7-6; Steve Cope (Four Ashes Select) 6-0-7; Lee Davis (Cornerstone AC) 5-12-14.

Coventry Canal Winter League, Coventry Canal, Hartshill, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, Sun. Round Five, 32. Darren Lewis (Shakespeare Superteam) 19-3-0, six hybrids and six bream, poled treble bloodworm; Graham Neary (Dams and Lock) 3-14-9; Darren Playle (Maid of the Mill) 2-8-10; Ron Scales (Notts AA) 2-6-11; Jason Jeens (Browning Central) 2-5-9; John Johnson (Notts AA) 2-5-0. Teams: Shakespeare Superteam 12; Maid of the Mill 13; Dams and Lock A and Measham both 15; Notts AA 16; Browning Central 19. League: Shakespeare Superteam 58; Dams and Lock A 79; Maid of the Mill 84; Browning Central and Measham both 90; Notts AA 97.

Docklow Pools, Leominster, Hereford, Match Pool, Sun. 13. Greg Herbert (Hereford) 54-15-0, mixed, poled corn down the edge, peg 20. Phil Mason (Hereford) 20-8-0; Derek Dale Dale (Hereford) 18-14-0.

Dog Lane Fishery, Napton, Warks, Match Pool, 3rd Round Bag Em Baits Silver League, 36. Martin Paynter (Daventry Angling Club) 15-4-0, orfe, poled maggot and worm, peg 14. Carl Baker (Stourbridge) 7-14-0; Barry Carr (Daventry Angling Club0 7-6-0; Tommy Clish (Rugby Tackle0 5-11-0. Pairs: Dave Armstrong and Bob Taylor (Jet Breakers) and Rich Wills and Simon Potter (Daventry Angling Club) both 11pts; Roger Atkins and Clive Griffin (Dog Lane) 13pts.

Dynamite Baits Makins, Wolvey, Warks, Kobra Feeders affordables, Lake 2, Wed. 23. Lee Westwood (Litchfield) 70-14-0, carp and stockies, long pole and corn and straight lead and corn, peg B11. Sam Brown (Dynamite Makins) 54-8-0; Phil Hull (Lanes Baits) 50-8-0. Thurs. 25, Thames and Inner Avon Pools. Phil Jarrom (Dynamite Baits) 48-10-0, carp, poled pellet and bread in the margins, peg 11, Thames Pool. Lee Westwood (Litchfield) 46-2-0; Mark Russell (Central) 37-0-0; Wendell Ward (Best Baits) 36-6-0.

Elmbridge Fishery, Droitwich, Heron Pool, Thurs. 15, Heron Pool. Trevor Burton (Baggeridge Brick Angling Club) 31-10-0, carp, poled pellet and corn, peg 26. John Morgan (Cradley Heath Labour Club) 18-6-0; Owen Boswell (Elmbridge) 15-10-0. Sat. 20, Heron Pool. Paul Day (Elmbridge) 34-6-0, carp, pellet feeder, peg 34. Keith Miller (New Willenhall) 27-10-0; Jim Russell (Elmbridge) 24-6-0. Sun. 17, Heron Pool. Alan Asbury (Elmbridge) 45-0-0, carp, poled corn, peg 1. Jim Russell (Elmbridge) 30-6-0; Keith Manders (Elmbridge) 29-4-0.

Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks, Jennys Pool, Mon. 22. Rob Swain (White Hart Birmingham) 69-11-0, F1s and Bream, poled pellet at 6 and 10m, peg 14. Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 56-15-0; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 55-10-0; Mark Jones (Banbury Gunsmiths) 52-3-0. Tues. 25 over 50’s, New Pool. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 83-2-0, bream, barbel, F1s and roach, poled pellet over slop at 10m to the island, peg 41. Kevin Keasey (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 62-5-0; Ron Notley (Starlet Veterans) 61-3-0; Paul Lewis (Tunnel Barn Farm) 59-0-0. Wed. 20, House Pool 2. Pete Rice (Bag Em Baits) 101-3-0, F1s, bream, roach, perch and gudgeon, poled bronze maggot at 6m, fished high and low, peg 37. Andy Searle (Middy) 87-4-0; Andy Jackson (Mosella) 83-11-0; Richard Knowles (MCM) 73-15-0. Thurs. 53 Veterans, New Pool and House Pools 1 and 2. Ron Notley (Starlet Veterans) 69-1-0, F1s, poled maggot at 10 and 12m, peg 9, House Pool 1. Dave Rowberry (Severn Trent) 60-9-0; Tony James (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 59-13-0; John Wills (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) and John Stockton (Barford Veterans) both 57-4-0; John Merchant (Quality Baits) 56-6-0. Fri. 25, New Pool. Pete Rice (Bag Em Baits) 92-8-0, F1s, roach, skimmers and perch, poled pellet at 3m down the sides, peg 44. Pete Caton (Dynamite Baits/Banbury Gunsmiths) 78-8-0; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 72-1-0; Les Wetton (Tunnel Barn Farm) 69-14-0. Sat. 33, New Pool and House Pool 2. Stu Palser (Banbury Gunsmiths/Middy) 95-1-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled pellet at 14m to the island, peg 23, House Pool 2. Paul Bick (Shakespeare) 91-8-0; Joe Carrass (Match Fishing) 75-4-0; David James (Mosella) 66-6-0; Pete Rice (Bag Em Baits) 63-7-0; Richard Knowles (MCM) 62-3-0. Sun. 24, House Pool 2. Stu Palser (Banbury Gunsmiths/Middy) 81-8-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled pellet at 14m, peg 22. Ronnie Biggs (OHMS) 66-8-0; Pete Rice (Bag Em Baits) 57-8-0; Steve Conway (Litchfield) 55-7-0.

Glamorgan, Treoes Pond, Bridgend. Sun. 20. Dean Jay (Dinas Powys) 67-4-0, bream to 4lb on 13m pole and pellets, peg under high bank; Nicky Parsons (Cardiff) and Gareth Thomas (Caerphilly) both 24-8-0; Peter White (Cardiff) 23-0-0.

Goodyear AC, Shropshire Union Canal, Rye Hill, Church Eaton, Staffordshire, Sun. 12. Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 5-0-0 small roach and gudgeon, poled squatt; Gus Godfrey (Goodyear AC) 3-1-0; Colin Upton (Goodyear AC) 2-7-0.

Hawkesbury Fishery, Bedworth, Warks, Sat. 14. Gary Evans (Army) 21-4-0, mixed silver fish, poled pellet and maggot, peg 36. Dennis Lutwytch (Hawkesbury) 19-8-0; Steve Bull (Hawkesbury) 18-6-0. Sun. 21. George Cairnes (Hawkesbury/Kodak) 36-5-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 34. Keith Walton (Hawkesbury) 34-6-0; Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 29-7-0.

Holgan Farm, Llawhaden, Carp Lake. Sun. 18. James Young (Haverfordwest) 77-8-0, carp on pellets with Method feeder to the island or 14m pole, peg 11; Ian Heaps (Holgan Farm) 62-0-0; Kevin Roberts (Haverfordwest) 42-0-0.

Iffers, Harescombe Lake, Gloucester. Sun. 18. Alan Simmonds (Iffers) 75-11-0, F1s on top two sections and corn, peg 26; Darren Saunders (Iffers) 70-0-0; Nick Roberts (Iffers) 42-12-0; Wayne Meek (Iffers) 40-1-0.

Izaak Walton Fishery, Chebsey, Stafford, Wed. Top and Middle Pools, 13. Dave barnard (Gnosall) 58-12-0, carp, poled pellet and sweetcorn, Middle 16; Les Willey (Izaak Walton Fishery) 46-9-0; John Wild (Srafford) 42-11-0; Paul Shone (Izaak Walton Fishery) 38-9-0. Sat. Top, Middle and Canal Pools, 22. Darren Heath (Izaak Walton Fishery) 62-15-0, carp, poled pellet and sweetcorn, Top Pool 23; Robin Dale (Holts Tackle) 57-15-0; Pete Holmes (Stapeley) 41-5-0; John Wild (Stafford) 36-9-0.

King’s Pools, Shareshill, Staffordshire, Wed. Big Match Pool, 14. Steve Owen (Ian’s tackle) 50-10-0, small carp and F1s, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 37; John Cockayne (Maver Midlands) 44-6-0; Tony Woollaston (Wolverhampton Post Office) 40-12-0. Sat. Big Match Pool, 15. Gary Gollins (Swan Elite) 73-15-0, carp to 4 lb and F1s, poled pellet, peg 37; Jordan Hall (Allen’s Tackle) 53-6-0; Icky Kull (Wednesfield AC) 34-15-0. Sun. New Match and Carp Pool, 20. Mattie Stockton (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde/Bait Tech) 48-5-0, F1s and small carp, poled pellet, New Match Pool 15; John Cockayne (Maver Midlands) 44-6-0; George Reynolds (King’s Pools) 42-8-0.

Lydney and Forest of Dean, Lydney Lake and Steam Mills Lake. Sun. 35. Bernie Fraser (RFODAC) 37-1-0, 15 bream on groundbait feeder and maggots, peg 4 on Lydney Lake; Mark Annis (Lydney) 11-9-0; Steve Burge (RFODAC) 11-2-0; Paul Grindle (Lydney) 8-14-0. Top on Steam Mills: Matt Grindle (Lydney) 5-0-0.

Mark’s Tackle, River Severn, Stourport, Worcestershire, Sat. 31. Stuart Braithwaite (Bromsgrove) 16-6-0, dace, bleak and roach, whip and stick float, bronze maggot, peg 72; Norman Wilson (Mark’s Tackle) 15-5-0; Steve Pierepoint (Birmingham) 13-10-0; Martin Yarsley (Birmingham) 13-1-0; Tony Moreton (Preston Innovations) 12-5-0.

Merthyr Tydfil, Cyfartha Park Lake. Sun. 17. Mike Morgan (Merthyr) 23-0-0, three carp on legered boilie tipped with artificial corn, peg on road side; Brian Hynes (Merthyr) 6-6-0; Bernie Farr (Merthyr) 4-7-0; Jason Woodford (Merthyr) 2-6-0.

Monk Hall Fishery, Monkhopton, Salop, Swallow Pool, Sun. 10. Bill Stone (Monk Hall) 20-1-0, carp, bream, tench and roach, poled maggot, peg 19. Brian Emms (Monk Hall) 12-6-0; Alan Parsonage (Monk Hall) 7-3-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs, Silver Pool, Tues. 24. Paul Little (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 76-4-0, F1s, poled maggot down the edge, peg 27. Wed. 19 over 50’s, Meadow Pool. Dave Highfield (Club 2000) 57-13-0, carp, wagglered corn, peg 52. Pete Mace (Moorlands) 31-2-0; Clive Wright (Mosella) 22-3-0. Thurs. 17, Bank and Moors Pools. Dave Roberts (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 63-8-0, carp, poled corn down the edge, peg 19, Bank Pool. Clive Wright (Mosella) 31-2-0; Martin Lafevre (Moorlands Gold) 22-8-0. Sat. 24, Silver and Middle Pools. Wayne Mellings (Maver Midlands) 92-8-0, F1s, poled pellet at 5m, peg 2, Silver Pool. Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 69-14-0. Sun. 29, Meadow and Bank Pools. Chris Hill (Mosella) 75-12-0, carp, poled corn down the edge, peg 22, Bank Pool. Matt Djukic (Shimano) 55-6-0; Jordan Hall (Mosella) 46-8-0; Mick Henshall (Fosters) 43-10-0.

Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Island Pool, Wed. 12. Mark Russell (Banbury Gunsmiths) 43-4-0, F1s, poled pellet, peg 27. Rob Birtles (Mosella) 42-6-0; Alan Ainsworth (Mid-City) 35-14-0; Chris Telling (Vespe) 34-8-0. Thurs. 14, Island Pool. Mark Russell (Banbury Gunsmiths) 58-14-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet and maggot feeder, peg 34. Andy Stone (Manor Farm Leisure) 53-12-0; Terry Arnold (BCA) 47-0-0; Pete Lewis (Golden Oldies) 38-8-0. Sat. 16, Boundry Pool. Phil Bendall (Tubertini/Daiwa Gordon League) 47-0-0, carp, F1s and silvers, poled pellet and maggot feeder, peg 18. Ade Mansfield (Maver Tipton) 42-8-0; Steve Ford (Daiwa Gordon League) 41-10-0; Chris Telling (Vespe) 40-8-0. Sun. 21, Island and Boundry Pools. Mark Malin (Mosella/Bait Tech) 71-4-0, carp, F1s, and mixed silver fish, peg 19, Boundry Pool. Pete Dutton (Evesham Jubilee) 68-8-0; Shaun Little (MAP Maruku) 53-8-0; Tony Shepherd (Banbury Gunsmiths) 52-2-0.

Newport, Woodstock Pond. Sun. 15. John Kelly (Newport) 48-11-0, carp on pole and pellets, peg on canal side; Matt Morgan (Blackwood) 39-11-0; Chris Murphy (Bargoed) 34-7-0.

Parkes Hall AC, Woodside Fishery, Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire, Sun. Woodside Lake, 16. William Garratt (Parkes Hall AC) 46-1-0, carp to 8 lb, poled maggot, peg 9; Paul Cartwright (Parkes Hall AC) 45-13-0; Craig Jeavons (Parkes Hall AC) 27-8-0.

Poole Hall Fishery, Alveley, Salop, Abbey Pool, Wed. 8. Brian Wakelin (Poole Hall) 42-8-0, mixed species, poled maggot and caster, peg 6. Roy Arnold (Poole Hall) 40-0-0; Dave Wakelin (Poole Hall) 18-0-0. Sun. 10, Cuckoo Pool. Jim Browning (Poole Hall) 23-8-0, roach, poled maggot and caster, peg 6. Barry Robbins (Poole Hall) 17-8-0; Alan Goode (Stevens Tackle) 16-4-0.

Port Talbot Docks, West Glamorgan. Sun. 20. Mal Entwhistle (Glamorgan Rebels) 32-3-0, bream, good roac h and a 1lb bass on groundbait feeder and double red maggots, peg 18 on day ticket bank; Clive Roberts (Cardiff Nomads) 12-6-0; Steve Shaw (Marukyu) 12-5-0; Steve Down (Skewen) 11-13-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, salop, Hawthorn and Middle Pools, Mon. 12. Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 79-1-0, carp to 6 lb, poled pellet to the island, peg 5, Hawthorn Pool. Eric Bancroft (Rod and Gun) 49-3-0; Carl Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 48-8-0; Andy Williams (Vespe) 47-13-0. Wed. 12, Chestnut and Sycamore Pools. Clive Wynn (Tri-Cast Weston) 75-11-0, carp to 7 lb, poled pellet and corn to the island, peg 23, Chestnut Pool. Tony Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 64-0-0; Dave Cole (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 51-8-0; Keith Powell (Preston Innovations Boldings pools) 44-5-0. Thurs. 12, Ash and Beech Pools. Clive Wynn (Tri-Cast Weston) 82-14-0, carp to 5 lb, poled pellet at 10m and close in, peg 14, Ash Pool. Eric Bancroft (Rod and Gun) 62-15-0; Steve Hall (Oswestry) 62-11-0; Andy Williams (Vespe) 57-4-0. Sat. 26, Chestnut, Sycamore and Larch Pools. Clive Wynn (Tri-Cast Weston) 62-1-0, carp to 6 lb, poled pellet and corn to the island, peg 21, Chestnut Pool. Scott Doodson (Preston Innovations) 52-7-0; Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 51-6-0; Jamie Langford (Maver) 48-13-0. Sun. 29, Beech, Chestnut and Ash Pools. John Wild (Stafford) 80-5-0, carp, including a 23-3-0 common, poled pellet at 6m, peg 5, Beech Pool. Shane Rogers (Oakengates Angling Centre) 78-9-0; Clive Wynn (Tri-Cast Weston) 62-8-0; Gareth Emlyn (Oakengates Angling Centre) 60-14-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcestershire, Tues. Arles Pool, 15. Steve Wilson (Midland Bears) 31-5-0, carp, poled sweetcorn and pellet, peg 10; Gary Hill (Woodlands) 29-4-0; J. stone (Woodlands) 28-4-0; J. May jr (Woodlands) 27-0-0. Sat. Deans Pool, 15. S. Hipkins (Frenzee) 25-0-0, carp, poled sweetcorn and pellet, peg 6; M. Ellis (Woodlands) 23-0-0; M. Round (Woodlands) 20-0-0; Chris Noyce (Solihull Angling Centre) 19-4-0. Sun. Clubmans League, round eight, all pools, 40. T. Hougham (Solihull Angling Centre) and M. Westley (Allen’s Tackle) both 43-8-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet and sweetcorn, pegs High 8 and High 14 respectively; Rob Camden (Peg One Woodlands) 31-10-0; B. Andrews (Woodlands) 31-1-0; Lee Cole (Bilston Angling Centre) 30-6-0. Teams: Haines Angling 1; Maver Gold 2; Team XL 3. League: Haines Angling 22; Solihull Angling Centre 28; Maver Gold 29.

Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Wed. pole-only. 12. Brian Protheroe (Merthyr) 106-0-0, carp on corn in the margins, golden peg 16 on Sophie’s Pond; Alan Davies (Trealaw) 105-8-0; Graham Davies (Cefn Coed) 79-4-0. Sun. 18. Lyn Jones (Cefn Hengoed) 158-10-0, carp to 7lb on pole and pellets, peg 10 on Sophie’s Pond; Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 90-0-0; Grant Morris (Blackwood) 86-4-0; Mark Hillier (Tredegar) 69-0-0.

Rough Hay Angling Club, Shropshire Union Canal, Brewood, Staffordshire, Sun. 11. Jez Meredith (Rough Hay AC) 5-10-7, roach, poled punched bread, peg 2; John Parker (Rough Hay AC) 3-11-10; Percy Humpage (Rough hay AC) 1-15-15.

Spencer Works, Cefn Mably Lakes, Cardiff. Sat. 20. Andy Price (Garry Evans Tackle) 86-4-0, carp on pole close in and feeder across with pellets, peg 4; Mark Guerra (Newport) 61-12-0; Barry Jones (Newport) 60-8-0; Richard Candy (Cardiff Nomads) 55-11-0.

Stirrup Cup, Birmingham Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, Sun. 7. Sam Lewis (Three Ems) 1-15-8, fifty-eight small roach, perch and gudgeon, poled squatt, peg 35; Paul Murrin (Browning Lifestyle) 1-13-12; Graham Massey (Dams and Lock) 1-12-4.

Walsall Arboretum, Hatherton Lake, Walsall. Sun. Individual Winter League, Final Round, 12. Ron Jackson (Leamore) 8-5-0, roach, poled worm, peg 9; Steve Preece (M & S Joinery) 7-4-0; Norman Carpenter (Saints) 6-7-0; Gary Beasley (Walsall) 6-5-0; Kevin Edwards (Jessar AC) 5-0-0; John Seagrave (Great Wyrley) 1-7-0. Final League: Norman Carpenter (Walsall) 173; Ron Nicholls (Walsall) 137; Ron Nicholls (Walsall), Mark Greening (Streetley) and dave Gough (Walsall) all 135.

White Springs, Pontarddulais. Sun. 22. Nigel Morris (Neath) 58-8-0, bream and carp on pole and pellets, peg on house bank; Rob Jones (Neath) 57-4-0; Bob Giles (Cefn Fforest) 46-8-0.