Beechdale MG, Earlswood Lakes, Birmingham, West Midlands, Sun. Engine House Lake, 14. Craig Lemm (Beechdale MG) 84-2-0, eight carp to 15 lb, poled pellet, peg 30; Bill Bratt (Beechdale MG) 27-8-0; Mick Cope (Beechdale MG) 23-8-0.
Bilston Angling Centre, Shropshire Union Canal, Autherley, Wolverhampton, Sun. 17. Alan Round (Trabucco Midlands Van den Eynde) 5-12-6, roach and skimmers, poled squatt and hemp, peg 2; Ben Garbett (Royal Mail AC) 3-3-0; Dave Pinches (Goldthorn Social) 3-0-0; Dennis Kneller (Anglers Peg) 2-15-14; Bert Simmill (Four Ashes AC) 2-7-7; Steve Dudley (Midlands Trabucco Van den Eynde) 2-7-0.
Caerphilly, Caerphilly Castle Lakes. Sun. 16. Rob Wiltshire (Caerphilly) 28-12-0, carp of 15 lb and 7 lb with two bream on Method feeder and boilies, peg 1 in the North Lake; Dean Nott (Caerphilly) 16-10-0; Chris Murphy (Bargoed) 10-4-0.
Cornerstone AC, Grand Union Canal, Small Heath, Birmingham, Camp Hill Top Lock, Sat. 20. Alan Homer (Cornerstone AC) 16-4-7, skimmers, poled caster and maggot, peg 50; John Fowler (Sensas Dams and Lock) 10-4-11; Gordon Stocking (Tipton) 10-0-0; Wayne Shipley (Cornerstone AC) 9-9-12; Kevin Perry (Sensas Dams and Lock) 8-6-4; Andy Curless (Fox Match Black Horse) 8-3-4.
Elmbridge Fishery, Droitwich, Heron Pool, Thurs. 17. Trevor Burton (Baggeridge Brick Angling Club) 71-6-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 27. Bob Cooke (Bilston Angling Centre) 54-10-0; Dave Mills (Park Hall Angling Club) 47-6-0. Sat. 25, Heron Pool. Keith Miller (New Willenhall) 148-10-0, carp, poled pellet and pellet feeder, peg 5. Richard Buxton (Yale Angling Club) 69-8-0; Pete Ricketts (New Willenhall) 66-2-0. Sun. 19, Pheasant Pool. Steve Ford (Daiwa Gordon League/Miracle Baits) 64-10-0, carp, poled pellet and paste, peg 20. Jamie Round Park Hall Angling Club) 45-8-0; Dean Sheldon (Specialist Bait Suppliers) 37-8-0.
Eric Rimmer Memorial Silver Fish Match, Holgan Farm, Narberth. Sun. 22. Ian Heaps (Holgan Farm) 31-12-0, all roach on pole and casters, peg 26 in Match Lake; Richard Baldwin (Caerphilly) 26-8-0; Neil Morgan (Caerphilly) 21-4-0; Rick Hogan (Holgan Farm) 21-0-0.
Furnace Mill Fishery, Wyre Forest, Kidderminster, Mucky Meadow and Willow Pools, Sun. 28. Steve Harris (Specialist Bait Suppliers) 116-9-0, carp, poled pellet and corn, peg 52, Mucky Meadow. Kevin Williams (Wolverhampton) 96-10-0; Andy Newton (Furnace Mill) 80-10-0.
Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks, New Pool, Mon. 21. Barry Duggan (Warwick Portabello) 46-10-0, F1s, tench and bream, poled pellet at 3m down the side, peg 7. Roy Winferdale (Stirrup Cup) 46-8-0; Rob Swain (Tackle Box) 45-7-0; Rob Nottley (Starlet Veterans) 43-4-0. Thurs. 23, Top Pool. Rob Swain (Tackle Box) 57-0-0, F1s, bream and roach, poled white maggot at 7m fished high, peg 21. Kevin Keasley (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 40-2-0; Graham Young (Youngs Tunnel Barn Farm) 39-15-0; Tony Robinson (Stirrup Cup) 33-4-0. Sat. 30, New Pool. Peter Clarke (Just Oxford) 66-11-0, F1s, bream, roach, tench, perch and 3 gudgeon, poled bronze maggot at 8m, peg 26. Stu Morgan (Mosella Midlands) 62-0-0; Andy Jackson (Redditch) 59-0-0; Jason Brown (Lea Hall Angling Club) 44-14-0; Pete Caton (Dynamite Baits/Banbury Gunsmiths) 44-4-0; Paul Caswell (Shakespeare) 38-6-0. Sun. 30, House Pool 2. Kevin Adderley (Sensas Dams and Lock) 69-1-0, carp, F1s, bream and tench, poled meat at 8m to the island, peg 11. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 67-5-0; Ade Mansfield (Tamworth Tackle) 64-11-0; Paul Bick (Shakespeare) 63-2-0; Jason Neath (Daiwa Gordon League) 54-14-0; Rob Avery (Redditch) 44-10-0.
Goodyear AC, Lavender Hall Fisheries, Berkswell, near Coventry, Warwickshire, Sun. Dragon Pool, 22. Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 32-8-0, carp and silvers, poled caster; J. J. Gallacher (Goodyear AC) 39-0-0; Barry Jones (Goodyear AC) 27-10-0; D. Cheetham (Goodyear AC) 25-9-0. Thurs. Staffs-Worcs Canal, Coven, 18. Bruce Birch (Four Ashes AC) 4-4-12, one chub, roach and gudgeon, poled caster and squatt, peg 14; Malcolm Bethell (Goodyear AC) 3-14-4; Richard Guest (Fox Match Tipton Van den Eynde) 3-8-0; Paul Turner (Fox Match Tipton Van den Eynde) 3-3-8.
Hawkesbury Fishery, Bedworth, Warks, Thurs. 15. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 49-1-0, carp and tench, poled pellet, peg 27. Dennis Lutwytch (Hawkesbury) 42-0-0; Pete Hudson (Leicester/Hawkesbury) 37-4-0; Alan Merritt (Hawkesbury) 31-0-0. Sat. 16. Keith Walton (Hawkesbury) 64-5-0, tench, poled paste, peg 9. Rolly Sturday (Starlet Veterans/Hawkesbury) 59-3-0; Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 42-6-0; Dennis Lutwytch (Hawkesbury) 39-4-0. Sun. 24. Andy Findlay (Korum) 66-6-0, carp, poled paste, peg 38. Keith Walton (Hawkesbury) 47-3-0; John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 39-9-0; Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 37-2-0. Mon. 15. Andy Findlay (Korum) 87-2-0, carp and tench, poled paste and pellet feeder, peg 7. Chris Howe (Hawkesbury) 73-8-0; Steve Bull (Hawkesbury) 69-0-0; Dennis Lutwytch (Hawkesbury) 52-0-0.
Hunnington Fishery, Halesowen, West Midlands, Sat. Club League, Round Five, Kingfisher Pool, 15. Adam Rumble (Hunnington) 33-5-0, carp, poled pellet and corn, peg 14; John Edwards (Hunnington) 31-6-0; John Tooth (Hunnington) 28-8-0. Wed. Eve, Kingfisher Pool, 17. Alan Burton (BSS) 48-12-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 7; Richard Knowles (Kidderminster) 46-5-0; Gary Clarke (Smithy’s) 40-12-0; Alan Higgs (Club 2000) 29-9-0. Wed. Kingfisher Pool, 18. Fred Skidmore (Stevens Tackle) 64-4-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 11; Tony Rylance (Hunnington) 56-5-0; Trevor Launchbury (Hunnington) 55-12-0; Floyd Burnside (Air Ambulance) 53-6-0; Colin Teare (Hunnington) 45-12-0.
Iffers, Staunton Court. Sun. 18. Andy Reed (Iffers) 94-1-0, carp to double-figures on meat poled in the margins, peg on grass bank; Alan Simmonds (Iffers) 86-0-0; Andy Prosser (Iffers) 85-1-0; Wayne Meek (Iffers) 75-10-0.
Inniscarra May Festival. Inniscarra Lake, Co Cork. O’Callaghans Open-3 Days. Aggregate weight.40. Charlie Greaves (Barnsley Bait) 136-2-0. Day 1. 49-1-0, hybrids and roach on 11m pole to hand with maggots over groundbait and loose fed casters, peg on Graveyard section. Day 2. 53-2-0, bream to 2 lb on groundbait feeder and worms, peg on Waterworks section. Day 3. 35-15-0, rudd, roach and hybrids on groundbait feeder and triple red maggots, peg at Rooves Bay. Kevin Gray (Farncombe) 85-0-0; Anthony Hogg (Glamorgan Rebels) 82-9-0; Trevor Lovell (Lincoln). O’Callaghan Cup-3 Days. Points.40. Trevor Platt (Manchester) 4 points. Day 1. 15-8-0, skimmers and hybrids on groundbait feeder with worms and maggots, peg at Rooves Bay. Day 2. 19-4-0, hybrids and roach on groundbait feeder and red maggots, Graveyard section. Day 3. 40-12-0, skimmers and bigger bream on groundbait feeder and worms, Waterworks section. Charlie Greaves (Barnsley Bait) 5 points; Danny Cruse (Harlow) 7 points; Kevin Gray (Farncombe) 8 points.
Izaak Walton Fishery, Chebsey, Stafford, Staffordshire, Wed. Top Pool, 18. Jason Elwell (Bilston Angling Centre) 125-14-0, carp, tench and bream, poled pellet and paste, peg 8; John Causer (Stafford) 62-6-0; Dave Barnard (Rod and Gun) 59-4-0; Carl Foster (Izaak Walton Fishery) 44-7-0. Sat. Top and Middle Pools, 26. Dave Barnard (Rod and Gun) 97-9-0,carp, bream and tench, poled pellet and paste, peg 21 Middle Pool; Nigel Boulton (Trentside Tackle) 63-14-0; John Causer (Stafford) 62-1-0; Alan Millward (Trentside Tackle) 60-5-0.
Monk Hall Fishery, Monkhopton, Salop, Swallow and Lark Pools, Mon. 18. Jez Williams (Specialist Bait Suppliers/Willow Creek) 60-9-0, carp and mixed silver fish, poled pellet, corn and meat, peg 21, Swallow Pool. Dave Haney (Monk Hall) 45-12-0; Richard Duke (Rod and Gun) 41-4-0; Paul Harris (Greenman) 39-2-0.
Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs, Bank Pool, Tues. 19. Grad Wilkes (Moorlands) 37-12-0, carp, poled corn at 6m, peg 6. Colin Bennett (Worcester) 31-3-0; Chris Clemson (Dudley Angling Club) 30-10-0. Wed. 24 over 50’s, Meadow Pool. Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 89-12-0, carp, poled corn down the edge, peg 11. Sid Julian (Moorlands) 49-4-0; Rob Anstee (Newmarket Angling Club) 47-2-0; Des Ravenall (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 42-8-0. Thurs. 23, Moors and Bank Pools. Martin Lafevre (Moorlands Gold) 61-14-0, carp, poled pellet at 8m, peg 17, Bank Pool. Clive Wright (Mosella/Willis Worms) 58-0-0; George Reynolds (Kings Pools) 47-11-0; Glyn Clarke (Moorlands) 35-12-0. Fri. pm. 18, Meadow Pool. Dave Williams (Halesowen Royal British Legion) 73-8-0, carp, poled pellet at 4m, peg 7. Mark Tooze (Specialist Bait Suppliers) 73-5-0; Pete Rice (Bag Em Baits) 72-15-0; Phil Ali (Heathway Tackle) 43-2-0. Sat. 28, Moors and Meadow Pools. Dave Johnson (Stevens Tackle) 71-1-0, carp, poled pellet at 6m, peg 52, Meadow Pool. Steve Chester (Mosella) 50-12-0; Darren Cluley (Noddy and Big Ears) 47-1-0; Lee Richards (Top Fours/Fosters) 40-10-0. Sun. pm. 17, Bank Pool. Roman Skura (Moorlands) 116-8-0, carp, poled mussel down the side, peg 18. Lee Kirby (Stourport) 78-8-0; Chris Bills (Moorlands) 54-8-0; Keith Fryatt (Woodlands Tackle) 49-0-0. Mon. 32, Meadow and Bank Pools. Des Ravenall (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 84-15-0, carp, poled pellet at 3m, peg 22, Bank Pool. Ian Giddins (Maver) 79-7-0; Dave Jordon (Fosters) 69-12-0; Mark Tooze (Specialist Bait Suppliers) 68-7-0. Sun. 50. Andy Warren (Burton Match Group) 66-3-0, carp, pellet feeder and corn, peg 12, on the Meadow Pool; Keith Fryatt (Woodland Tackle) 63-9-0; Jason Evans (Specialist Bait Suppliers/Spa Match Group) 61-8-0; Dave Gough (Moorlands) 60-12-0; Carl Hammond (Burton Match Group) 56-11-0; Dave Johnson (Stevens Tackle) 53-8-0.
Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Middle Pool, Wed. 17. Stefan Trevelyn (JET) 98-8-0, carp and tench, poled pellet and bread, peg 7. Paul Newell (Kings Mill Redditch) 87-10-0; Mark Russell (Banbury Gunsmiths) 70-6-0. Thurs. 16, Island Pool. Rob McKenzie (Gloucester) 196-4-0, carp and tench, poled pellet, peg 13. Russ Thomas (Leigh Bait and Tackle) 110-6-0; Adrian Davis (Gloucester) 90-12-0. Sat. 15, Island Pool. Chris Rice (Harris Match Group) 106-10-0, carp and tench, poled pellet and worm, peg 24. Mark Malin (Mosella) 98-8-0; Chris Cameron (Mosella South West) 88-12-0. Sun. 33, Island Pool. John Aldrige (Banbury Gunsmiths) 85-0-0, carp and tench, poled pellet, worm and bread, peg 4. Mark Malin (Mosella) 70-10-0; Paul Newell (Kings Mill Redditch) 66-4-0. Mon. 31, Island and Middle Pools. Steve Heitzman (Magic Lantern) 153-2-0, carp and tench, poled pellet, peg 7, Island Pool. Mark Hemming (Manor Farm Leisure) 133-8-0; Mark Malin (Mosella) 128-0-0.
Newport, Morgans Pond. Sun. 12. John Mack (Newport) 21-4-0, all bream to 4 lb on pellets fished with pole and feeder, peg 90 on the point; Matthew Morgan (Blackwood) 18-0-0; Gerry Lock (Newport) 13-4-0.
Octoplus Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Salop, Hawthorn Pool, Mon. 15. Carl Foster (Octoplus Boldings Wolves) 70-2-0, carp to 8lb, poled pellet down the side, peg 7. Steven Foster (Octoplus Boldings Wolves) 55-12-0; Mark Foster (Octoplus Boldings Wolves) 48-11-0; Mel Kitson (Rod and Gun) 46-9-0. Wed. 16, Middle, Deepdale and Stock Pools. Mark Mountford (Shifnal) 91-5-0, carp to 7lb, poled paste at 5m, peg 5, Middle Pool. Pete Ricketts (New Willenhall) 87-9-0; Tony Foster (Octoplus Boldings Wolves) 83-13-0; Alan Jones (Deggys Tackle) 60-6-0. Thurs. 16, Sycamore and Oak Pools. Pete Ricketts (New Willenhall) 95-13-0, carp to 10lb, poled paste down the side, peg 21, Sycamore Pool. Mark Mountford (Shifnal) 95-2-0; Dave Barnard (Rod and Gun) 77-3-0; Ralph Johnson (Bilston Angling Centre) 57-4-0. Sat. 19, Chestnut and Sycamore Pools. Harry Colley (Octoplus Boldings Wolves) 97-4-0, poled corn and meat fished close in, peg 33, Sycamore Pool. Mark Mountford (Shifnal) 78-4-0; Paul Gregory (Swan Jacks Tackle) 75-4-0; John Francis (Rod and Gun) 73-6-0; Tony Foster (Octoplus Boldings Wolves) 59-13-0; Jamie Langford (Octoplus Boldings Wolves) 54-3-0. Sun. 37, Chestnut, Sycamore and Oak Pools. John Wild (Stafford) 98-5-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet and paste to the island, peg 26, Chestnut Pool. Steve Roberts (Rod and Gun) 97-6-0; Mick Jameson (Mid Leisure) 93-8-0; John Francis (Rod and Gun) 76-4-0; Ed Turner (Octoplus Boldings Wolves) 71-8-0; Phil Rhodes (Mid Leisure) 61-11-0.
Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Molands Mere, Wed. 19. Craig O’Brien (Maver) 30-6-0, skimmers and tench, poled caster and chopped worm, peg 58. Steve Allen (Tornadoes) 28-8-0; Dave Elliott (Packington) 24-5-0; Carl Boddington (Bromsgrove) 23-7-0. Sat. 22, Gearys Level. Dave Elliott (Packington) 49-10-0, carp to 8 lb, straight lead and pellet, peg 9. Ron Savage (Lanes Baits) 39-6-0; Dave White (Mansfield Angling) 37-13-0; Dave Duggan (Sensas Dams and Lock) 37-12-0. Sun. 40, Molands Mere. Fred Coxon (Ringer Baits) 62-6-0, carp to 8 lb, Method and meat and banded pellet, peg 27. Dave Elliott (Packington) 29-10-0; Lee Richards (Top Fours/Fosters) 29-4-0; Ron Savage (Lanes Baits) 27-11-0; Ed Warren (Preston Innovations) 26-3-0; John Cockayne (Maver Midlands) 22-13-0. Mon. 13, Gearys Level. Fred Coxon (Ringer Baits) 56-12-0, carp, Method and pellet cast to the stumps, peg 13. Mick Bull (Dynamite Baits/Shimano/Guru) 55-7-0; Dave Elliott (Packington) 28-12-0.
Pool Hall Fishery, Alveley, Salop, Help for Hero’es at Selly Oak military Wards, Birmingham, Thurs. 16, Heron Pool. Steve Burroughs (Royal Oak, Cookley/Pool Hall) 64-10-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 14. Gerald Westwood (Royal Oak, Cookley) 59-1-0; Tony Cook (Royal Oak, Cookley) 44-0-0. approx £1000.00. raised for the Military Wards. Thanks to everyone.
Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcestershire, Tues. Deans Pool, 15. Mark Westwood (Bilston Angling Centre) 97-10-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet; Rob Jones (Woodlands) 86-4-0; John Beacham (Stourport) 85-2-0; M. Burns (Woodlands) 79-4-0. Wed. Deans Pool, 18. Keith Perks (Northfield) 99-15-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet, peg 57; Ken Flanaghan (British Legion) 77-14-0; Roy Freeth (Northfield) 75-1-0; Len Harvey (Baldies) 62-4-0. Fri. Deans Pool, 18. Klaus Fix (Nuneaton) 155-10-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet and corn, peg 17; Chris Robson (Bilston) 114-14-0; Ian Keywood (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) 94-14-0; Doug Greenow (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) 82-13-0. Sat. Deans Pool, 34. Klaus Fix (Nuneaton) 105-8-0, carp to 10 lb, poled corn and pellet, peg 55; Mark Tooze (SBS) 102-4-0; Les Thompson (Preston Innovations) 97-8-0; Stuart Ballard (Maver Midlands) 88-11-0. Sun. High and Hay Pools, 22. Chris Cameron (Mosella South West) 246-2-0, carp to 8 lb plus 60 lb of silvers, poled pellet, Hay peg 11; Phil Taylor (Sensas Dams and Lock) 152-4-0; Les Thompson (Preston Innovations) 147-14-0; Steve Wilson (Peg One, Woodlands0 144-15-0; Neil McKinnon (Shakespeare) 132-14-0.
Redhill/CarpVader Fishery, Monmouth. Penny’s Pond. Wed. 14. Giles Cochrane (MAP) 135-14-0, carp on pole and pellets, peg 7; Steve Shaw (Cardiff) 108-0-0; Joel Worgan (Tredegar) 99-1-0; Ryan Leddington (Tredegar) 93-2-0.
Sat.18. Richie Watkins (Blackwood) 90-2-0, carp on pole and paste, peg 11; Mike Yandle (Tredegar) 89-8-0; Dave Evans (Tredegar) 85-10-0; Tony Summers (Wye Angling) 78-8-0.
Sirhowy, White Springs, Pontarddulais. Old Canal. Sun. 20. Ryan Leddington (Tredegar) 74-8-0, all small carp on long pole and pellets fished shallow against the island; Adam Mitchell (Swansea) 43-3-0; Mark Goodall (Haverfordwest) 38-0-0; Luke Sorokin (Swansea) 37-4-0.
Spencer Works, Mathern Mill, Chepstow. Sat.19. Barry Jones (Newport) 77-14-0, carp to 4 lb on long pole and paste, peg 3 on Waterfall Lake; Mark Guerra (Newport) 74-14-0; David Turberville (Newport) 62-2-0; Jim Palmer (Cardiff) 48-9-0.
Stirrup Cup, Grand Union Canal, Small Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands, Sun. 29. Barry Lewis (Black Country Tackle) 13-0-2, bream to 3 lb, poled caster, peg 14; Steve Broome (Dudley Bait and Tackle) 7-13-0; Phil Cox (Fox Match Tipton Van den Eynde) 7-4-6; Gary Ward (Cradley Heath Labour) 6-0-8; Pete Hatton (ZLT) 5-13-8; Dave Holbrook (Brownhills) 4-10-8.
Reedswood Open, Reedswood Pool, Bentley, Walsall, West Midlands, Thurs. 13. Andrew Sargent (Beechdale MG) 52-4-0, carp to 5 lb, poled meat, peg 24; Mark Pitcher (Foster’s) 25-3-0; Martin Harrell (Foster’s) 19-9-0.
Walsall Arboretum, Hatherton Lake Walsall, West Midlands, Sun. 11. Ken Walters (Pelsall) 53-10-0, twenty bream to 4 lb, feeder fished worm, peg 24; Ronnie Jackson (Leamore) 32-2-0; Kevin Edwards (Jessar AC) 18-6-0; Steve Preece (M 7 S Joinery) 14-10-0.
Wigmore Fisheries, Halfway House, Shropshire, Wed. Match Lake, 20. Bob Hubbard (Wigmore Fisheries) 26-4-0, all skimmers, poled soft pellet, peg 11; Craig Ritchie (Cheshire Angling) 23-2-0; Jeff Stoll (Cheshire Angling) 19-7-0; Tom Young (Shrewsbury) 18-6-0; Bob Jones (Wigmore Fisheries) 17-4-0.
Wolverhampton Over 60s Club, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Calf Heath, Staffordshire, Wed. 26. Alan Round (Trabucco Midlands Van den Eynde) 6-2-0, one chub and small fish, poled caster, hemp and squatt, peg 18; Bert Simmill (Four Ashes AC) 3-0-0; Roy Grosvenor (Bridgtown) 2-14-0; Dave Pinches (Goldthorn Social) 2-13-0; D. Jackson (Bridgtown) 2-0-0; Dennis Margan (Wolves AA) 1-8-0.
Wye Angling Open, Hartleton Lake, Ross on Wye. Sat. 20. Dave Poole (Newent) 33-1-0, skimmers and tench on 5m pole and pellets, peg 23 on golf course side; Tim Davies (Newent) 30-8-0; Bob Williams (Iffers) 30-4-0; Matt Davies (Newent) 17-15-0.