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West Midlands Angler’s Mail matches for May 19/20 2012.









Aberglais, Peterstone Fishery. Sun.18. Mark Williams (Merthyr) 76-6-0, carp and bream on long pole with corn over pellets, peg 9 on Pencil Lake; Gary Miles (Merthyr) 75-8-0; Graham Davies (Cefn Coed) 48-4-0; Mark Jones (Merthyr) 41-1-0.


Beechdale AC, Larford Lakes, near Stourport, Worcestershire, Sun. Specimen Lake, 12. Linden Pickett (Beechdale AC) 32-8-0, carp to 4 lb, bream and skimmers, poled pellet, peg 12; John Bradley (Beechdale AC) 27-7-0; Bill Bratt (Beechdale AC) 21-9-0.


Bilston Angling Centre, Shropshire Union Canal, Autherley, Wolverhampton, Sun. 12. Dave Richards (Four Ashes Wanderers) 9-4-4, roach and skimmers, poled caster; Gordon Stocking (Fisherman’s Friend) 5-11-8; Wilf Kneller (Midleisure AC) 4-14-8.


Cefn Fforest, Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Sun.33. Gafyn Jones (Cefn Fforest) 229-4-0, all carp on 7m pole and pellets, peg 16 on Sophie’s Pond; Dai Clarke (Cefn Fforest) 127-12-0; Paul Thomas (Cefn Fforest) 117-12-0. Molly’s Pond: Dean Roper (Risca) 86-12-0, carp on feeder and pellets, peg 2.


Cefn Mably Lakes, Cardiff. Over-50s. Wed. 12. Tony Worgan (Tredegar) 85-5-0, carp on pole and pellets, end peg on car park side; Peter Payne (Merthyr) 83-0-0; Peter Meese (Cardiff) 73-0-0.


Cornerstone AC, Grand Union Canal, Small Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands, Sat. 17. Dave Brown (Maver Midlands) 6-7-5, roach, perch, skimmers and gudgeon, poled squatt and pinkie, peg 29; Chris Rice (Dams and Lock) 5-5-10; Trevor Wills (Good Intent AS) 5-4-7; Dave Anderson (Dudley Bait and Tackle) 5-4-6; Merv Rogers (Dams and Lock) 4-4-3; Paul Turner (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 4-0-6. Sat. 13. Carl Tamey (Cornerstone AC) 5-14-9, roach, skimmers, perch and gudgeon, poled squatt and pinkie, peg 1; Merv Rogers (Dams and Lock) 5-0-14; Keith Ward (Kamasan Starlets) 4-11-5; Gary Ward (Good Intent AS) 4-1-0; Norman Wilson (Good Intent AS) 4-0-12; Bob Taylor (Jets MG) 3-8-5.


Docklow Pools, Leominster, Herefordshire, Farmer Jacks Pool, Sat. 24. Simon Bradford (Leominster) 46-6-0, carp and mixed silvers, poled maggot, caster, worm and corn, peg 12. Mrs Pamela Mason (Hereford) 43-12-0; Steve Todd (Yorkshire) 36-4-0; Gary Dixon (Hereford) 34-3-0. Sun. 10, Snake Pool. Phil Mason (Hereford) 37-7-0, mixed, poled corn, peg 2. Steve Todd (Yorkshire) 31-0-0; Rich Thompson (Docklow) 19-13-0; Dave Keen (Docklow) 15-5-0.


Dynamite Makins, Wolvey, Warks, Kobra Feeders Affordables, Lake 2, Wed. 23. Phil Henry (Fishermans Tackle) 79-14-0, carp, poled corn, peg A20. Darren Stanton (Fishermans Tackle) 78-4-0; Mike Holmes (Fishermans Tackle) 51-6-0; Eddie Keene (Coventry) 48-4-0. Thurs. 26, Snake and Reptile Pools. Andy Searle (Middy) 109-12-0, carp, poled pellet and meat, peg 10, Snake Pool. Stan Piecha (Leicester Sensas) 77-0-0; Dave White (Mansfield Sensas/Coalville) 59-14-0; Steve Heywood (Middy) 59-14-0.


Elmbridge Fishery, Droitwich, Heron Pool, Thurs. 22. Carl Bennett (j and P Tackle) 125-10-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 41. Tony Cooke (Bilston Angling Centre) 101-6-0; Jim Russell (Elmbridge) 95-7-0. Sat. 20, Heron Pool. Mark Bradley (M and B) 96-10-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 33. Alan Mason (Elmbridge) 92-4-0; Terry Butler (Pro-Line) 87-2-0. Sun. 20, Pheasant Pool. Terry Butler (Pro-Line) 77-4-0, carp, poled worm, peg 39. Clive Bant (Elmbridge) 50-10-0; Mark Bradley (M and B) 46-6-0.


Furnace Mill Fishery, Wyre, Bewdley, Worcestershire, Sun. Mucky Meadow Pool, 10. Kevin Williams (Wolverhampton) 97-12-0, carp to 15 lb, poled maggot, peg 43; Dave Williams (Halesowen Royal British Legion) 90-2-0; Paul Cook (Maver/Mark’s Tackle) 80-14-0.


Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks, Canal Pool, Mon. 17. Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 99-5-0, F1s, stockies, roach and skimmers, poled pellet at 6m and down the edge, peg 13. Tues. 19 over 50’s, Canal Pool. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 76-1-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet at 11m and down the edge, peg 11. John Berry (White Hart Coventry) 70-15-0; John Eales (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 55-12-0; Reg Davis (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 55-4-0. Wed. 18, House Pool 2. Tony Ainsworth (Mid-City) 130-2-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled chopped worm and caster down the edge, peg 4. Jamie Keasey (Tunnel Barn Farm) 67-14-0; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 67-10-0; Barry Witteridge (Argos) 66-12-0. Thurs. 63 Veterans, New and House Pool 2. Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 89-15-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled pellet at 2m, peg 28, House Pool 2. Chris Haille (Barford Veterans) 73-9-0; Reg Davis (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 71-6-0; George Wardun (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans/Starlet Veterans) 67-14-0; John Stockton (Barford Veterans) 66-13-0; Dave Waldren (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 64-2-0. Fri. 19, Top Pool. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 80-12-0, carp and F1s, poled corn at 4m and down the edge, peg 1. Rob Kite (Marsden Green) 74-4-0; David James (Mosella) 70-4-0; Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 66-10-0. Sat. 31, New Pool. Stu Palser (Banbury Gunsmiths/Middy) 93-2-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled chopped worm and caster at 16m to the island and down the edge, peg 23. Pete Rice (Beg ’em’ Baits) 83-5-0; David James (Mosella) 77-5-0; Les Whetton (Tunnel Barn Farm) 73-3-0. Sun. 24, House Pool 2. Stu Palser (Banbury Gunsmiths/Middy) 96-4-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled chopped worm and caster at 12m to the island, peg 13. Jake Cork (Alvechurch Fishery) 84-9-0; David James (Mosella) 78-7-0; Paul Bick (Shakespeare) 70-2-0.


Glamorgan, Cefn Mably Lakes, Willow Lake. Sun. 20. Robert Michael (Cardiff) 52-6-0, carp on pole and pellet, peg opposite the point; Peter White (Cardiff) 49-12-0; Mick Fisher (Barry) 46-8-0.


Goodyear Angling Club, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Coven, Staffordshire, Thurs. 12. Gus Godfrey (Goodyear AS) 6-6-0, skimmers, poled squatt and pinkie; John Benness (Goodyear AC) 5-6-0; Wilf Kneller (Midleisure AC) 4-14-0. Sun. Dan’s Pool, Featherstone, 12. Andre Portik (Goodyear AC) 77-0-0, carp, poled meat, peg 7; JJ Gallacher (Goodyear AC) 62-0-0; Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 44-0-0. Thurs. Staffs-Worcs Canal, Coven, 10. Gus Godfrey (Goodyear AC) 5-0-0, skimmers and gudgeon, poled squatt and pinkie, peg 3; John Cunningham (Goodyear AC) 4-4-0; John Benness (Goodyear AC) and Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) both 3-11-0. Sun. Willowmarsh Fishery, Shenstone, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, Dragonfly Lake, 17. Bob Cook (Goodyear AC) 72-0-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet, peg 3; John Taylor (Goodyear AC) 53-0-0; Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 48-0-0; Michael Thomson (Goodyear AC) 40-0-0.


Hawkesbury Fishery, Bedworth, Warks, Thurs. 15. Grant Merritt (Hawkesbury) 68-7-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 15. John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 59-1-0; Dave Ashdown (Hawkesbury) 56-15-0. Sat. 19. James Rock (Army) 63-6-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 7. Rolly Sturdy (Starlet Veterans/Tetley) 50-2-0; Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 48-8-0. Sun. 22. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 68-12-0, carp, poled meat, peg 42. George Cairnes (Hawkesbury/Kodak) 58-6-0; Keith Walton (Hawkesbury) 47-12-0.


Iffers, Hartleton Lake, Ross on Wye. Sun.20. Luke Burge (Iffers) 31-8-0, five good tench with skimmers on 6m pole and pellets, peg 17 on road side; Sam Hughes (Iffers) 21-0-0; Nick Probert (Iffers) 13-8-0; Keith Hull (Iffers) 10-12-0.


Izaak Walton Fishery, Chebsey, Stafford, Staffordshire, Mon. canal and Middle Pools, 18. Chris Robson (Bilston Angling Centre) 105-9-0, carp to poled sweetcorn and pellet, Canal 13; Anthony Adams (Red Horse AC) 87-14-0; Alex Dawson (Ian’s Tackle) 79-7-0; Dave Coleman (Northwood Inn) 67-12-0. Wed. Middle Pool, 10. John Wild (Stafford) 65-5-0, carp to poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 18; Steve Edwards (Black Country Fisheries) 61-9-0; Ted Ecclestone (Izaak Walton Fishery) 44-8-0; Dave Barnard (Gnosall) 37-15-0. Sat. Top and Canal Pools, 22. Neil Edwards (Meir and Longton Royal British Legion) 77-9-0, carp, poled sweetcorn and pellet, Top Pool 37; Steve Crompton (Izaak Walton Fishery) 70-0-0; Darren Heath (Izaak Walton Fishery) 65-6-0; Kevin Slade (Izaak Walton Fishery) 64-2-0. Wed. Top Pool, 12. Gavin Dodd (Manchester) 102-4-0, carp, poled pellet and sweetcorn, Top Pool 41; Chris Robson (Bilston Angling Centre) 96-9-0; Steve Edwards (Black Country Fisheries) 87-4-0; Neil Edwards (Meir and Longton Royal British Legion) 59-1-0. Sat. Canal and Middle Pools, 22. Gary Jones (Izaak Walton Fishery) 56-12-0, carp, poled pellet, Canal 19; Andy Cleary (Northwood Inn) 55-6-0; Malcolm Holland (Izaak Walton Fishery) 54-13-0; Steve Degg (Colmic) 47-15-0.


King’s Pools, Shareshill, Staffordshire, Wed. Big Match Pool, 20. Bob Tandy (King’s Pools) 79-12-0, carp, poled sweetcorn, peg 41; Gary Hall (Allen’s Tackle, Leamore) 79-1-0; George Reynolds (King’s Pools) 69-6-0. Sat. Big Match Pool, 19. Ian Chadwick (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) F1s to 3 lb, poled pellet, peg 55; Bob Tandy (King’s Pools) 71-1-0; George Reynolds (King’s Pools) 59-12-0. Wed. Big Match Pool, 20. John Cockayne (Maver) 62-2-0, carp to 6 lb, poled sweetcorn and pellet, peg 14; Dave Doughty (Wood End) 45-4-0; Bob Tandy (King’s Pools) 45-0-0. Sat. Big Match Pool, 21. Jordan Hall (Maver Gold/Bagem Baits) 117-9-0, F1s to 3 lb, poled sweetcorn, peg 56; John Benjamin (Swan AC) 81-4-0; Bob Tandy (King’s Pools) 73-3-0. Sun. Big Match Pool, 15. George Reynolds (King’s Pools) 115-4-0, carp to 7 lb, metod feeder and sweetcorn, peg 32; Shaun Goldshaw (King’s Pools) 78-4-0; Bob Tandy (King’s Pools) 77-5-0.


Lydney, Lydney Lake. Sat. 22. Nick Oakley (angling4acatch) 13-11-0, roach and skimmers on waggler and maggots, peg 37 by the inlet; Wayne Pearl (Lydney) 11-13-0; Andy Grindle (Lydney) 9-9-0; Mark Annis (Lydney) 7-11-0. Charity Open, Lydney Lake. Sun.30. £250 raised for memorial garden at Beachley Barracks. Bernie Fraser (Lydney) 34-0-0, twenty bream to 5lb on Methodfeeder and white boilies, peg 4; Graham Smith (Lydney) 32-1-0; Chris Peters (Lydney) 26-4-0; Matt Peters (Lydney) 15-13-0.


Marukyu Festival, Mallory Park Fisheries, Leicestershire. Sat. Andy Boffin (Marukyu Pro Team) 137-0-0, carp, Glebe Pool 1; Gordon Parker (Marukyu Pro Team) 114-0-0; Andy Williams (Marukyu Pro Team) 109-0-0. Sun. Andy Kinder (Marukyu Pro Team)199-8-0; feeder, carp, dead maggot, Glebe Pool 5; Kev Russell (Marukyu Pro Team) 186-0-0.

Pairs: Chris Downs and Chris Allen 7, 535-0-0; Andy Kinder and Gaz Woods 7, 449-0-0.


Mathern Mill, Chepstow. Waterfall Lake. Sun. 14. Steve Shaw (Marukyu) 167-3-0, carp to double figures on pole and maggots, peg 2; Rob Skellett (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 144-2-0; Barry Richards (Newport) 107-9-0.


Maver Solihull Angling Centre, Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Molands Mere, Wed. 16. Craog O’Brien (Fast Feeders) 85-5-0, carp, pellet feeder, peg 46. John Adamson (Packington) 73-13-0; Steve Edwards (Packington) 65-15-0.


Monk Hall Fishery, Monkhopton, Salop, Swallow and Lark Pools, Sun. 14. Richard Duke (Bridgnorth Angling Society) 28-6-0, mixed, poled pellet and caster, peg 50, Lark Pool. Tony Cook (Royal Oak) 21-2-0; Sam Leach (Croft Angling Club) 20-15-0.


Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs, Bank and Moors Pools, Tues. 20. Bill Rathbone (St Francis All Comedians, Shelfield, Walsall) 80-14-0, carp, pellet feeder, peg 23, Bank Pool. Iwan Mills (Robins Timber) 51-6-0; Frank Burnside (West Midlands Police/Maver) 41-6-0. Wed. 24 over 50’s, Meadow Pool. Iwan Mills (Robins Timber) 97-14-0, carp, poled pellet at 10m, peg 44. Steve White (Miracle Baits) 56-12-0; Clive Wright (Mosella) 53-12-0. Thurs. 16, Silver Pool. Bill Rathbone (St Francis All Comedians, Shelfield, Walsall) 127-0-0, F1s, poled pellet at 3m, peg 33. Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 106-0-0; Martin Lafevre (Moorlands Gold0 100-12-0. Fri pm. 27, Meadow and Moors Pool. Chris Hill (Mosella) 152-12-0, carp, poled pellet at 8m, peg 12, Meadow Pool. Roman Skura (Moorlands) 126-4-0; Richard Knowles (MCM) 115-6-0; Kevin Roderick (Moorlands) 103-4-0; Bill Drew (Bewdley) 100-12-0. Sat. 26, Bank, Moors and Island Pools. Chris Hill (Mosella) 116-0-0, carp, poled pellet at 10m, peg 17, Moors pool. Wayne Mellings (Maver Midlands) 114-0-0; John Bagley (Stevens Tackle) 110-13-0. Sun. 26, Silver and Island Pools. Simon Christian (Maver Tipton/Match Box) 76-0-0, carp and F1s, poled meat at 5m, peg 3, Silver Pool. Richard Knowles (MCM) 66-15-0; Lee Richards (Packington) 62-14-0. Sun pm. 20, Meadow and Moors Pools. Roman Skura (Moorlands) 122-3-0, carp, poled mussel down the edge, peg 11, Meadow Pool. Harry Ward (Starlet Veterans) 99-14-0; Steve Wright (Moorlands) 94-8-0.


Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Island Pool, Sat. 16. Chris Cameron (Middy) 107-12-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 23. Tony Shields (Blackpool Angling Club) 96-12-0; Alan Duggan (Fleetwood Reservoir) 91-8-0; Colin Webster (Blackpool Angling Club) 79-0-0. Sun. 28, Boundry Pool. Neil McKinnon (Preston Innovations) 37-4-0, carp and mixed silvers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 25. Rich Hoskins (Daiwa Gordon League) 24-12-0; Ian McCulloch (Team MFS) 18-4-0; Chris Cameron (Middy) 13-14-0. Spring Festival, Ash, Island, Middle, Windmill and Boundry Pools. 95. Mon. James Howarth (Mosella Garbolino) 134-6-0, carp, poled worm, caster, banded pellet and maggot and groundbait feeder, peg 22, Windmill Lake. Franek Staniuszko (Garbolino Elston) 127-12-0; Roger Needham (Manor Farm Leisure) 124-4-0; Steve Burgess (Garbolino Elton) 101-10-0; John Shellem (Manor Farm Leisure) 87-8-0; Tony Healy (Leigh Bait and Tackle) 80-8-0. Tues. Steve Burgess (Garbolino Elton) 114-10-0, carp and mixed silvers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 6, Windmill Lake. Colin Webster (Manor Farm Leisure) 105-4-0; Steve Ford (Daiwa Gordon League) 93-14-0; Martin Millership (Manor Farm Leisure) 93-6-0; Andrew Quarmby (Middy) 91-8-0; Baz McGee (Manor Farm Leisure) 90-10-0. Wed. Steve Ford (Daiwa Gordon League) 204-0-0, carp and mixed silvers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 37, Island Pool. Craig Ebbrell (Maver Midlands) 124-6-0; Neil Richards (Daiwa Gordon League/Cotswold Angling) 123-4-0; Matt Smith (Bag ’em’ Baits) 121-6-0; Jason Cooke (Manor Farm Leisure) 114-12-0; Chris Telling (Colmic) 103-8-0. Thurs. Mark Malin (Mosella/Bait Tech) 175-6-0, carp and mixed silvers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 27, Middle Pool. Phil Tipton (BNM) 123-12-0; Steve Burgess (Garbolino Elton) 117-12-0; Matt Smith (Bag ’em’ Baits) 116-10-0; Jaap Clarke (Spenborough) 110-12-0; Michael Corbett (Manor Farm Leisure) 88-10-0. Fri. Chris Cameron (Middy) 149-10-0, carp and mixed silvers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 20, Island Pool. James Howarth (Mosella Garbolino) 147-10-0; Mark Malin (Mosella/Bait Tech) 130-4-0; Steve Ford (Daiwa Gordon League) 121-14-0; Neil Richards (Daiwa Gordon League/Cotswold Angling) 100-0-0; Craig Ebbrell (Maver Midlands) 95-8-0.

Final Placings: Neil Richards (Daiwa Gordon League/Cotswold Angling) 8pts; Steve Ford (Daiwa Gordon League) 11; joint 3rd, Matt Smith (Bag ’em’ Baits) and Steve Burgess (Garbolino Elton) both 12; Mark Malin (Mosella/Bait Tech) 14; joint 6th, Tony Healey (Leigh Bait and Tackle) and Andrew Quarmby (Middy) both 15.


Newport Sweepstake, Woodstock Pond. Sun.16. Colin Williams (Newport) 42-2-0, carp and bream on pole and pellets, peg 26 in front of bailiff’s cabin; Chris Murphy (Bargoed) 38-5-0; Clive Roberts (Sensas Nomads) 33-15-0; Nicky Jones (Pontypool) 30-5-0.


Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Molands Mere, Sat. 45. Shane Whittaker (Packington) 57-4-0, carp, Method and mini boilie, peg 44. John Newton (Smithys) 49-2-0; Steve White (Kobra Feeders) 47-12-0; Dave Duggan (Dams and Lock) 42-13-0. Sun. 27, Molands Mere. Craig O’Brien (Fast Feeders) 53-609, carp, pellet feeder, peg 42. Mick Bull (Dynamite Baits) 47-14-0; Joe Roberts (Kamasan Starlets) 43-6-0.


Pontymister, Crumlin Arm of Monmouthshire Canal at Cross Keys. Sun.26. John Cooper (Risca) 15-10-0, chub of 4lb and 3 lb, two 2lb bream and skimmers on pole and pinkies fished under far bank bush, beech tree peg at Hall’s Road; Steve Cooper (Risca) 4-10-0; Steve Byatt (Risca) 4-5-8.


Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Salop, Hawthorn Pool, Mon. 12. Harry Colley (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 128-15-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet and meat down the side, peg 5. Eric Bancroft (Rod and Gun) 108-15-0; Mick Jameson (Mid-Leisure) 103-9-0; Bob Tromans (Fiery Holes) 101-15-0. Wed. 12, Ash Pool. Pete Ricketts (New Willenhall) 133-8-0, carp to 7 lb, poled pellet and paste at 5m and down the side, peg 9. Mick Keene (Tri-Cast Weston) 106-2-0; Mick Jameson (Mid-Leisure) 99-0-0; Phil Shaw (Lower Hill Farm) 86-2-0. Thurs. 28, Chestnut, Sycamore and Willow Pools. Tim Richards (Wolves) 94-10-0, carp to 9 lb, poled pellet and corn at 5m and down the sides, peg 37, Chestnut Pool. John Edwards (Oswestry) 86-11-0; Mick Jameson (Mid-Leisure) 82-3-0; John Wild (Stafford) 76-11-0. Sat. 29, Beech, Larch and Chestnut Pools. Mick Jameson (Mid-Leisure) 116-9-0, carp to 7 lb, poled pellet at 5m and to the paddles, peg 3, Beech Pool. Jason Elwell (Phils Tackle) 113-13-0; Kevin Melville (Maver Total Angling) 111-3-0; John Francis (Rod and Gun) 98-1-0.


Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcestershire, Tues. Arles Pool, 14. John Dickens (Fiery Holes AC) 28-8-0, small carp and silvers, poled maggot, Arles 8; G. Whatmough (Peg One, Woodlands) 18-8-0; J. Stone (Woodlands) 17-4-0. Fri. Ghost Pool, 12. Wayne Panting (Midland Bears) 179-4-0, carp to 10 lb, poled sweetcorn and pellet, peg 14; Rob Camden (Peg One Woodlands) 146-0-0; George Clark (Woodlands) 94-2-0; Drew Norman (Woodlands) 67-3-0. Sat. Deans Pool, 18. Ben Stanford (Woodlands) 105-6-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 21; L. Price (Storey’s MG) 62-14-0; Phil Bishop (Peg One Woodlands) 58-5-0; Paul Foster (Starlets Veterans) 37-0-0. Tues. Ghost Pool, 16. P. Shergold (Bilston Angling Centre) 73-10-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 6; Lee Cole (Bilston Angling Centre) 63-5-0; J. May jr (Woodlands) 53-14-0. Sat. Deans Pool, 22. Rob Brennan (Stourport) 46-8-0, carp to 6 lb, poled pellet and maggot, peg 45; Lee Hames (Woodlands) 44-4-0; Paul Foster (Starlets Veterans) 42-4-0; Simon Farmer (Woodlands) 35-0-0. Sun. Deans and Arles Pools, 26. Chris Hill (Mosella) 114-2-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 21; Pete Bailey (Ultima) 109-8-0; M. Johnson (Maver) 109-2-0; Chris Bradley (Stevens AC) 89-3-0. Sun. Deans and Arles Pools, 25. Nigel Plumb (Woodlands) 98-8-0, carp to 8 lb, poled sweetcorn and pellet, peg 14 Deans; Chris Bradney (Stevens Tackle) 89-12-0; Phil Bishop (Peg One, Woodlands) 88-8-0; Mark Betheridge (Woodlands) 58-14-0.


Rhymney, Butetown Pond. Sun.15. Keith Price (Tredegar) 17-6-0, roach and bream on feeder and maggot, peg on flat bank; Mark Williams (Rhymney) 11-10-0; John Hancock (Rhymney) 9-0-0.


Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Pole-only. Wed. 12. Steve Shaw (Marukyu) 190-4-0, carp to 6lb on corn fished down the edge, peg 16 on Sophie’s Pond; Andrew Williams (Tredegar) 151-12-0; Brian King (Ebbw Vale) 151-8-0.


Reedswood AC, Reedswood Pool, Walsall, Tues. 11. Gary Page (Jessar AC) 48-4-0, carp to 5 lb, poled paste, peg 1; Ricky Small (Foster’s) 39-12-0; Steve Arnold (Foster’s) 19-3-0.


Reservoir Pub Open, Earlswood Lakes, Yachting Lake, Birmingham, West Midlands, Sun. 29. alf Hand (Worcester) 38-6-0, bream to 5 lb, feeder fished worm, peg 41; Terry Gilbert (Birmingham) 33-10-0; Mark Bissett (Solihull) 25-8-0; Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 21-4-0; John Thorpe (Coventry) 21-2-0.


Rough Hay Social AC, Greenhills Farm, Grimley, Worcester, Sun. 18. Jez Meredith (Rough hay Social) 97-0-0, carp to 5 lb, poled meat,; Alan Gough (Rough hay Social) 75-14-0; Percy Humpage (Rough Hay Social) 74-14-0.


Sensas Nomads, Hendre Lake, Cardiff. Sat. 12. Clive Roberts (Sensas Nomads) 28-10-0, roach, rudd and hybrids on long pole with maggots and casters, peg by sluice; Richard Candy (Sensas Nomads) 18-1-0; Jimmy Tobin (Sensas Nomads) 8-10-0.


Sirhowy, Cefn Mably Match Lake, Cardiff. Sun. 29. Nigel Morris (Neath) 140-4-0, carp on meat pole fished close in, peg 6; Simon Jones (Rhymney) 116-4-0; Chris Byard (Hereford) 100-0-0; Rob Jones (Neath) 80-0-0.


Spencer Works, Bullocks Farm. Sat.20. Tony Hopkins (Cwmbran) 47-12-0, small carp on pole and pellets, peg 16 on Rushcombe Lake; Rob Jones (Newport) 30-0-0; Tex Jones (Newport) 26-1-0; Tommy Hill (Newport) 22-1-0.


Stirrup Cup, Birmingham Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, Sun. 16. Dave Freestone (Three Ems) 7-0-4, skimmers to 1 lb, poled caster, peg 54; Tom Grainey (Browning Lifestyle) 6-1-8; Martin Lane (Attleborough Sports) 5-13-12; graham Massey (Dams and Lock) 5-7-12; Sam Lewis (Three Ems) 5-4-0; Joseph Taylor (Stirrup Cup) 5-0-4.


Walsall Arboretum, Hatherton Lake, Walsall. Sun. 12. Gary Beasley (Walsall) one tench and two bream, feeder and worm, peg 9; Dave Gough (Walsall) 4-9-0; Ron Nicholls (Walsall) 4-2-0.


Wassell Grove, Hagley, Stourbridge, West Midlands, Sat. Spring League, final round, Brook Pool, 20. Alan Gethen (Club 2000) 62-2-0, carp to 5 lb, poled meat, peg 26; Paul Hadlington (Club 2000) 50-11-0; Trevor Hodges (Weathertech Roofing) 48-3-0.


West Midlands Fencing League, Woodcote Manor Hall, Telford, Shropshire, Sat. Willow Pool, 18. Jordan Hall (Maver Gold/Bagem Baits) 91-1-0, carp to 9 lb, poled pellet, peg 6; Gary Hall (Allen’s Tackle, Leamore) 30-1-0; Dave Swift (Willenhall AC) 28-13-0. Aggregate: Jordan Hall (Maver Gold/Bagem Baits) 2; Gary Hall (Allen’s Tackle, Leamore) 8; Dave Swift (Willenhall AC) 12.


Wolverhampton AA, Shropshire Union Canal, Autherley, Sat. 20. Neil Turner (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 11-6-0, roach and skimmers to 1 lb, various baits, peg 2; Dave Richards (Four Ashes Wanderers) 8-5-0; Dennis Sumner (Bilston Angling Centre) 6-6-8; Joe Brennan (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 6-0-8; Keith Hulland (Team Eclipse) 4-15-8; Carl Westwood (Four Ashes Wanderers) 4-11-0. Sun. Staffs-Worcs Canal, Wombourne, 37. Steve Broome (Dudley Bait and Tackle) 12-11-8, all chub to 2 lb, caster and chopped worm, peg 11; Darren Lewis (Shakespeare Superteam) 11-7-0; Keith Hulland (Team Eclipse) 11-5-8; Paul turner (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 10-7-0; mal Wood (Four Ashes Wanderers) 9-3-0; Darren Massey (Shakespeare Superteam) 8-2-8. Wed. Staffs-Worcs Canal, Penkridge, 16. Steve Lovell (Bilston Angling Centre) 10-9-0, three bream to poled caster, peg 14; Barry Williams (Bilston Angling Centre) 5-5-8; Ed Warren (Preston Innovations) 5-3-8.


Wolverhampton Over 60s Club, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Coven, Staffordshire, Wed. 24. Dennis Sumner (Bilston Angling Centre) 4-1-0, all roach, perch and gudgeon, poled squatt and pinkie, peg 14; John Benness (Goodyear AC) 3-5-0; Alan Homer (Bridgtown) 3-1-5.