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West Midlands Angler’s Mail Kamasan Qualifiers for September 17/18, 2011.

* Wolverhampton AA, Staffs and worcester Canal at Wombourne, Sun. 61.  Rob Buxton (Maver Total Fishing) 21-3-8, chub, pole, caster, peg 12, at the boat above Bratch Lock; Danny Maxfield (Bilston Angling Centre) 15-10-0; Darren Massey (Shakespeare Superteam) 12-13-2; Mick Hatchard (Shakespeare Superteam) 10-3-0; Steve Dudley (Browning Lifestyle) 9-14-0; Bob Jones (Goodyear) 9-9-8.


Aberglais, Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Sat.18. Gary Miles (Merthyr) 115-4-0, carp to 5lb on paste and pellets fished with top two, peg 20 on Sophie’s Pond; Terry Jones (Merthyr) 103-2-0; Colin Rees (Merthyr) 93-11-0.
Buckley Over 55s, Trap Pool. Thurs. 12. Brian Plumbridge (Buckley) 7-0-0, skimmers and ide, peg 13; John Shaw (Buckley) 6-13-0; Brian Probert (Buckley) 5-15-0.
Buckley Summer Series, Trap Pool. Sun. 20. Mike Ellis (Buckley) 16-11-0, ide on maggots and groundbait feeder cast to the island, peg 33; Graham Davidson (Buckley) 8-12-0; Mike Rough (Buckley) 6-1-0; Liam Parry (Buckley) 5-12-0.
Cefn Fforest, Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Sun. 33. Neil Morgan (Caerphilly) 143-4-0, all carp to 5lb on 5m of pole and paste over pellets, peg 16 on Sophie’s Pond; Dai Clarke (Cefn Fforest) 130-12-0; Lyn Jones (Cefn Hengoed) 112-12-0; Rob Wiltshire (Caerphilly) 96-12-0.

Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks, House Pool 1, Mon. 16. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 101-3-0, F1s, poled pellet and paste at 4m and 3m down the sides, peg 33. Dennis Lutwytch (Hawkesbury) 75-15-0; Chris Neale (Rutlanders) 71-15-0. Wed. 18, Canal Pool. Chris Neale (Rutlanders) 136-2-0, carp and F1s, poled paste down the edge, peg 18. Pete Rice (Bag Em Baits) 123-12-0; Tom Neale (Rutlanders) 118-13-0. Thurs. 48 veterans, New Pool and House Pool 2. Colin Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 86-9-0, F1s, skimmers and roach, poled pellet at 6m, peg 21, New Pool. Graham Wright (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 60-15-0; Jim Wills (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 56-11-0; Paul Lewis (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 45-10-0. Sat. 18, Top Pool. Andy Jackson (Mosella Black Country) 92-1-0, carp, poled bread at 7m, peg 5. Chris Neale (Rutlanders) 72-3-0; Ronnie Biggs (OHMS) 70-11-0; Kevin Adderley (Dams and Lock) 64-1-0. Sun. 24, House Pool 1. Andy Jackson (Mosella Black Country) 133-6-0, F1s, poled bread at 2m, peg 3. Ronnie Biggs (OHMS) 107-4-0; Stu Palser (Shakespeare) 92-0-0; Dave Elliott (Packington) 80-14-0.

Glamorgan, Tirley Court. Sun. 18. Peter White (Cardiff) 156-7-0, all carp on pellet feeder in the margins, corner peg; Dean Jay (Dinas Powys) 152-0-0; Jon Taylor (Rhoose) 147-8-0.

Hawkesbury Fishery,
Bedworth, Warks, Thurs. 14. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 57-11-0, carp, poled pellet and paste, peg 1. Paul Reynolds (Hawkesbury) 45-8-0; Chris Howe (Hawkesbury) 41-11-0. Sat/Sun. Two Day Festival, 26. Sat. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 51-1-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 38. Alan Jones (Hawkesbury) 45-8-0; Paul Reynolds (Hawkesbury) 44-14-0. Sun. Paul Reynolds (Hawkesbury) 47-3-0, mixed, poled pellet, peg 42. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 41-11-0; Dave Markham (Hawkesbury) 39-10-0. Overall: Paul Reynolds (Hawkesbury) 1pt; Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 1pt, after count back. Dave Markham (Hawkesbury) 6pts and Andy Edgington (Hawkesbury) 6pts, after countback.

Kobra Feeders,
Dynamite Baits Makins, Wolvey, Warks, Lake 2, Wed. 22. Chris Harrison (Baileys of Warwick) 147-8-0, carp, straight lead and pellet, peg A20. Lee Westwood (Lichfield) 117-0-0; Jason Shirley (Baileys of Warwick) 99-6-0; Phil Jarram (Dynamite Baits) 93-14-0. Thurs. 20, Derwent Pool. Steve Crocker (Mansfield Sensas) 89-8-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 1. Dave Hicken (Disco) 50-0-0; Ms Suzi Smith (Kobra Feeders) 24-0-0; Dave Kent (Long Eaton Victoria) 19-12-0.

Lydney and Yorkley,
Lydney Lake and Cannop Ponds. Sun. 36. Bernie Fraser (Lydney) 35-12-0, bream and skimmers on groundbait feeder and pellets, peg 24 on Lydney Lake; Luke Burge (Lydney) 28-7-0; Mark Annis (Lydney) 20-11-0; Brian Andrews (Yorkley) 17-0-0.

Moorlands Farm,
Hartlebury, Worcs, Tues. 16, Meadow Pool. Chris Clemson (Dudley Angling Club) 106-12-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet at 5m, peg 50. Lee Boden (Stonehenge) 81-2-0; Paul Iffaew (Moorlands) 71-8-0. Wed. 24 over 50’s, Moors and Bank Pools. Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 124-8-0, carp, poled pellet down the edge, peg 23, Bank Pool. Terry Homer (Club 2000) 89-2-0; Lee Kirby (Maver) 81-15-0. Thurs. 15, Silver Pool. Mark Johnson (Maver) 104-10-0, F1s, poled pellet at 3m, peg 31. George Reynolds (Kings Pools) 93-4-0; Paul Foster (Starlet Veterans) 82-2-0. Fri pm. 20, Moors and Bank Pools. Mark Johnson (Maver) 147-9-0, carp, poled pellet down the edge, peg 23, Bank Pool. Dave Bartlett (Moorlands) 109-15-0; Chris Bradney (Stevens Tackle) 107-12-0. Sat. 29, Meadow and Bank Pools. Paul Bick (Shakespeare) 130-0-0, carp to 14lb, poled paste at 4m, peg 20, Meadow. Dave Johnson (Club 2000) 86-13-0; Ian Wood (Moorlands) 85-14-0. Sun. 22, Moors and Meadow Pools. Ian Wood (Moorlands) 135-0-0, carp, poled paste down the edge, peg 24, Meadow Pool. Chris Hill (Mosella) 126-3-0; Dave Harrison (Moorlands) 121-3-0; Brian Wickley (Moorlands) 100-2-0.

Mosella Manor Farm Leisure,
Harvington, Island Pool, Wed. 16. Mike Hughes (Platt Bridge) 169-12-0, carp and tench, poled pellet, peg 7. Terry Winstone (Bone Hill Mill) 102-6-0; John Divine (Platt Bridge) 76-2-0. Thurs. 18, Boundary Pool. Steve Johnson (Acorn Angling) 45-4-0, carp and tench, pellet waggler and method feeder and pellet, peg 36. ron Rose (Starlet Veterans) 41-12-0; Pete Butler (Sneynd Match Group) 41-0-0. Sun. 20, Windmill Pool. Neil McKinnon (Preston Innovations) 81-2-0, carp and tench, poled pellet, peg 6. Mark Sheppard (Lee Mark Match Group) 62-2-0; Steve Partington (Mosella) and Terry Winstone (Bone Hill Mill) both 55-4-0.
Newport, Woodstock Pond. Sun.15. Rob Sims (Garry Evans Tackle) 41-4-0, F1s on pole and paste, peg 39 behind car park; Colin Williams (Newport) 38-4-0; Matt Morgan (Blackwood) 30-12-0; Mal Entwhistle (Glamorgan Rebels) 30-8-0.

Packington Somers,
Meriden, Warks, Molands Mere, Wed. 20. Chris Kendle (West Yorkshire Anglers) 81-1-0, mixed, poled magot, peg 19. Lee Richards (Packington) 78-3-0; Andy Wooding (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) 64-1209. Sat. 19, Little Gearys. Lee Richards (Packington) 87-4-0, F1s, poled pellet, peg 17. Mick Varley (Maver) 48-12-0; Tony Musticone (Packington) 43-14-0. Sun. 26, Little Gearys and Gearys Level. Tony Thorne (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) 41-0-0, carp and skimmers, straight lead and pellet, peg 20, Gearys Level. Ray Quinney (Starlet Veterans) 37-3-0; Lee Richards (Packington) 35-6-0.

Pontymister, Crumlin Arm of Monmouthshire Canal at Cross Keys. Sun. 26. Jeff Parfitt (Risca) 3-2-0, small roach on long pole and pinkies, peg on the deeps; John Cooper (Wales Youth) and Steve Byatt (Pontymister Angling) both 2-8-0; Kane Chivers (Pontymister Juniors) 2-8-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Salop, Hawthorn and Beech Pools, Mon. 10. Dave Jones (Weston Pools) 138-2-0, carp to 9 lb, poled pellet and corn down the sides, peg 11, Hawthorn Pool. Phil Shaw (Lower Hill Farm) 117-13-0; Josh Humphreys (ABC) 111-5-0. Wed. 12, Oak Pool Pete Ricketts (New Willenhall) 72-0-0, carp to 6 lb, poled paste to the dam wall, peg 1. Carl Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 59-11-0; Bob Tromans (Fiery Holes) 49-9-0; Mick Jameson (Mid-Leisure) 48-6-0. Thurs. 12, Ash and Chestnut Pools. Phil Shaw (Lower Hill Farm) 104-1-0, carp to 6 lb, poled pellet fished shallow, peg 3, Ash Pool. Richard Duke (Bridgnorth Angling Association) 94-0-0; Dave Jones (Weston Pools) 93-10-0; Dave Barnard (Rod and Gun) 90-15-0. Sat. 16, Sycamore Pool. Lee Atwell (Kingswinford) 95-11-0, carp to 9 lb, poled pellet and corn at 6m and down the edge, peg 20. Peter Plant (Maver) 75-12-0; Jeff Pearson (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 74-1-0; Jason Elwell (Pro-Line Wednesbury) 71-9-0. Sun. 31, Sycamore, Willows and Chestnut Pools. John Francis (Rod and Gun) 131-10-0, carp to 9 lb and bream to 3 lb, poled pellet at 3m and down the edge, peg 22, Sycamore Pool. Dave Craggs (Maver) 127-15-0; Eric Bancroft (Rod and Gun) 104-4-0; Chris Holmes (Mid Severn Angling) 102-10-0.

Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Pole-only. Wed.14. Simon Jones (Rhymney) 194-8-0, carp to 8lb on pellets shallow at 16m and worms in the margins, peg 7 on Penny’s Pond; Lyn Jones (Cefn Hengoed) 167-5-0; Alan Davies (Cardiff Nomads) 135-7-0.

Sirhowy, Staunton Court. Sun.18. Steve Shaw (Marukyu) 150-5-0, carp to 8lb on pole and corn fished close in, bin peg on the green bank; Rob Jones (Neath) 96-6-0; Nigel Morris (Neath) 90-0-0; Matt Jackson (Newport) 81-11-0.