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West Midlands Angler’s Mail Matches for April 20/21 2013


Aberglais, Cefn Mably Lakes. Willow Pond. Sun. 16. Nick Lane (Merthyr) 70-11-0, carp and bream on 16m pole and maggots; Paddy Payne (Merthyr) 55-6-0; Colin Rees (Merthyr) 50-12-0; Mark Williams (Abertysswg) 46-4-0.

Barston Lakes, Solihull, Main Lake, Mon, pm. 12. Mick Varley (Maver) 81-0-0, F1s and carp, Method feeder, peg 28. Daz Saunders (Swan/Ringer Baits) 58-0-0; Steve Edwards (Packington) 52-0-0; Danny Tresigne (Packington) 48-0-0. Matches every Monday afternoon, contact Tony Pallett 07413854284.

Blackfords Progressive, Kingswood Lake, Cannock, Staffordshire, Sat. 24. Shane Hodgkinson (JCB) 17-10-0, bream to 2 lb, feeder and maggot, peg 42; Mark Greening (Streetly) 15-2-0; Neville Bailey (Hednesford) 14-15-0.

Cefn Fforest, Mathern Mill Fishery, Chepstow. Sun. 20. Geoff Boycott (Risca) 110-4-0, carp on Method feeder and pellets, peg 18 on Waterfall Lake; Howard Stocker (Oakdale) 94-0-0; Dai Clarke (Cefn Fforest) 92-14-0; Mark Hillier (Wattsville) 91-0-0.

Cefn Mably Lakes, over-50s. Wed. 10. Martyn Truman (Newport) 52-0-0, carp on long pole and pellets, peg 7; Iain Stuart (Glamorgan Rebels) 44-4-0; James Smithson (Cardiff) 42-2-0.

Cradley Heath Labour AC, Cob House Fishery, Wychenford, Worcester, Sun. Laugherne Island Pool, 21. Simon West 160-12-0, carp to 7 lb to feeder and pole fished pellet; Adrian Chowns (Cradley Heath Labour) 148-2-0; Garry Masson (Cradley Heath Labour) 114-8-0.

Docklow Pools, Leominster, Herefordshire, Stock Pool, Sat. 16. Kane Woodfield (Hereford) 72-1-0, mixed, poled corn, peg 19. Richie Thompson (Hereford) 47-11-0; Dickie Weaver (Hereford) 47-10-0. Sat. 10, silver fish only, Sat. 10. Eric Davies (Docklow) 14-5-0, mixed silvers, poled maggot and corn, peg 3. Steve Greaves (Docklow) 13-1-0; Ms Pauline Jones (Docklow) 8-14-0.

Elmbridge Fishery, Droitwich, Heron Pool, Thurs. 15. Brian Jones (Maver) 95-6-0, carp, poled pellet in the margins, peg 7. Lee Davis (Alvechurch Fishery) 74-10-0; Alan Fleet (Taverners) 32-6-0. Sat. 19, Heron Pool. Bill Hodgetts (Elmbridge) 75-0-0, carp, poled pellet in the margins, peg 10. Chris Whitehouse (Stevens Tackle) 62-8-0; Mark Bradley (M and B Angling Club) 62-4-0. Sun. 16, Peacock Pool. Neil Gater (Vine Angling Club) 68-0-0, carp, poled pellet in the margins, peg 13. Neal Oakley (Black Country Tackle) 47-0-0, Dave Richards (The Clampetts) 46-0-0.

Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks, Top Pool, Mon. 21. Andy Edgington (Tunnel Barn Farm) 71-7-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled maggot fished shallow at 6m and down the edge, peg 8. Chris Goergen (Sensas France) 70-2-0; Dave Chapman (White Hart, Coventry) 62-7-0; Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 61-8-0. Tues. 37 over 50’s, Jennys and Club Pools. Barry Duggan (Warwick Portobello) 99-12-0, carp, F1s and stockies, poled pellet and corn at 4m and down the edge, peg 11, Jennys Pool. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 91-4-0; Mark Capewell (Rugeley) 73-9-0; Charlie McGurrin (Fosters) 66-1-0. Wed. 18, Canal Pool. Pete Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 179-4-0, F1s, poled maggot through groundbait slop at 3m, peg 19. Malcolm Jones (Banbury Gunsmiths) 100-9-0; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 86-10-0; Warren Beach (Alvechurch Fishery) 76-1-0. Thurs. 43 Veterans, House Pool 2 and New Pool. Jim Wills (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 93-9-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled pellet down the edge, peg 1, House Pool 2. Dave Chapman (White Hart, Coventry) 91-13-0; Steve Stokes (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 82-6-0; Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 73-7-0; Mick Brayson (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 68-4-0; John Berry (White Hart, Coventry) 58-12-0. Thurs. 17, Club Pool. Pete Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 98-7-0, F1s, stockies, roach and skimmers, poled caster through slop at 2m down the side, peg 12. Darren Parish (Garbolino/Guernsey) 80-12-0; Mark Collingwood (Willow Farm Angling Club, Guernsey) 57-6-0; Chris Neale (Rutlanders) 55-9-0. Fri. 18, Top Pool. Adam Wakelin (Preston Innovations) 139-15-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled maggot fished shallow at 6m, peg 21. Pete Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 127-1-0; John Harrison (Newdigate Angling Club) 90-6-0; Wayne Ainsworth (Mid-City) 85-8-0. Sat. 42, New and House Pool 2. Jason Labosquet (Garbolino/Bait Tech) 169-0-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, chopped worm and caster down the edge, peg 33, New Pool. Matt Djukic (Shimano) 139-0-0; Steve Seabourne (Wye Angling) 127-8-0; David James (Mosella UK) 115-2-0; Pete Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 114-0-0; Adam Wakelin (Preston Innovations) 113-15-0. Sun. 62, House Pools 1 and 2 and Top Pool. Pete Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 130-13-0, F1s, roach, skimmers and barbel, poled caster through slop at 2m, peg 7, House Pool 1. Martin Greene (Daiwa Dorking) 129-8-0; Stu Palser (Middy/Banbury Gunsmiths) 127-14-0; Steve Chester (Mosella UK) 115-8-0; Ade Mansfield (Shakespeare Super Team) 113-3-0; Carl Daly (Dams and Lock) 112-0-0. 13 weights over 100-0-0.

Glamorgan, Treoes Lake. Sun. 18. Robert Michael (Cardiff) 29-8-0, all skimmers on long pole and pellets, end peg on the shallows; Jack Smith (Barry) 26-5-0; Dean Jay (Dinas Powys) 25-8-0.

Goodyear AC, Preston Innovations Boldings, near Bridgnorth, Shropshire, Sun. Sycamore pool, 20. Bob Cooke (Goodyear AC) 53-8-0, carp to 5 lb, barbel and F1s, poled pellet and corn, peg 3; Colin Upton (Goodyear AC) 49-12-0; JJ Callaghan (Goodyear AC) 41-11-0; Paul Martin (Goodyear AC) 39-14-0.

Hawkesbury Fishery, Bedworth, Warks, Sat. 15. James Rock (Army) 48-11-0, mixed, poled meat, peg 43. Rolly Sturdy (Hawkesbury/Tetley) 39-10-0; Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 38-0-0. Sun. 21. Luke Winstanley (Hawkesbury) 57-2-0, carp, Method and pellet, peg 16. Dave Moulton (Hawkesbury) 51-9-0; Rolly Sturdy (Hawkesbury/Tetley) 42-8-0.

Hodnet Angling Club, Plews Pool, Hodnet, Sun. 12. Pete Burrell (Hodnet MG) 19-8-0, nine bream, poled corn; gary Jones (Hodnet MG) 7-5-8; Dennis Silvester (Hodnet AC) 1-0-4.

Izaak Walton Fishery, Chebsey, Stafford, Staffordshire, Wed. 18. Mick Keane (Tri-Cast Weston) 58-12-0, carp to 6 lb and silvers, poled pellet and corn; Neil Edwards (Meir and Longton Royal British Legion) 48-13-0; Robin Dale (Holts Tackle) 47-2-0; Paul Shone (Northwood Inn) 39-6-0. Sat. 20. John Wild (Stafford) 81-10-0, carp to 6 lb, poled corn and pellet; Paul Shone (Izaak Walton Fishery) 74-4-0; Ted Ecclestone (Izaak Walton Fishery) 70-13-0; Dave Craggs (Maver Midlands) 69-12-0.

King’s Pools, Shareshill, Staffordshire, Wed. carp and New match Pools, 15. Bob Tandy (King’s Pools) 87-10-0, carp to 4 lb, poled pellet, New Match 7; Gary Steele (WAC) 86-3-0; George Reynolds (King’s Pools) 83-1-0. Sat. Big Match Pool, 10. Paul Gregory (Swan Elite) 104-12-0, F1s to 1 lb, poled pellet, peg 41; Nigel Clarke (Never Ever Nomads) 102-2-0; Dave Doughty (Wood End) 89-3-0. Sat. West Midlands Fencing Individual League, Carp and New Match Pools, 20. Jordan Hall (Maver Midlands/Bag ‘em baits) 88-10-0, F1s, poled pellet, peg 5; Dave Swift (King’s Pools) 76-11-0; Gary Hall (Allen’s Tackle, Leamore) 73-10-0. Sun. Big Match Pool, 20. Mattie Stockton (Maver Midlands) 89-11-0, carp to 5 lb, poled pellet, peg 1; Gary Hall (Allen’s Tackle, Leamore) 87-9-0; Pete Burns (King’s Pools) 81-1-0; Jordan Hall (Maver Midlands/Bag ‘em Baits) 76-11-0.

Maver Solihull Angling Centre, Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Molands Mere, Wed. 18. Lee Richards (Packington) 84-2-0, F1s, poled pellet, peg 43. Craig O’Brien (Fast Feeders) 68-14-0; Keith Wooding (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) 62-15-0.

Monk Hall Fishery, Lark Pool, Sun. 10. Ben Stanford (Bilston Angling Centre) 73-7-0, mixed, poled pellet and corn, peg 58. Cliff Stanford (Bilston Angling Centre) 39-1-0; Paul Hemming (Brosley) 31-1-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs, Silver Pool, Tues. 16. Ken Sherriff (Kidderminster Angling) 109-12-0, F1s, poled pelled down the edge, peg 2. Bill ‘Basil’ Rathbone (St Francis All Comedians, Shelfield, Walsall) 81-0-0; Roger Hinton (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 75-4-0. Wed. 15 over 50’s, Bank and Moors Pools. Josh Parker (Club 2000) 74-0-0, F1s, poled pellet at 12m, peg 12, Moors Pool. Mark Bradley (Club 2000) 46-11-0; Dave Williams (Halesowen Royal British Legion) 39-8-0. Thurs. 17, Silver Pool. George Reynolds (Kings Pools) 56-9-0, carp and F1s, poled maggot in the margins, peg 37. Lee Hughes (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 44-5-0; Ron Whitehouse (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 37-4-0. Fri. 15, Bank and Moors Pools. Lawrence Connolly (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 170-6-0, carp, poled pellet down the edge, peg 11, Bank Pool. Dave Williams (Halesowen Royal British Legion) 121-8-0; Des Ravenall (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 107-8-0. Sat. 28, Bank, Moors and Island Pools. Nigel Martington (Golden Maggots) 175-0-0, carp and F1s, poled meat at 11 and 13m, peg 12, Moors Pool. Lawrence Connolly (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 86-10-0; Dave Gough (Wolverhampton) 81-8-0. Sun. 38, Meadow, Moors and Island Pools. Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 144-2-0, carp, poled pellet down the edge, peg 4, Meadow Pool. Dave Parry (Sensas) 121-2-0; Paul Nash (Bromsgrove) 113-10-0; Adam Wyatt (Sensas) 100-6-0; Colin Bennett (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 100-5-0; Ken Hayes (Moorlands) 86-5-0.

Mosella Black Country Teams of Three, Birmingham Mainline Canal, Soho Loop, Winson Green, Birmingham, West Midlands. Sun. round two, 45. Ben Garbett (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde Red) 10-3-6, skimmers and roach, poled squatt and caster, peg 49; John Cartwright (Midland Match Fishing) 7-7-12; Merv Rogers (MMC) 7-3-4; Steve Broome (Team GB Four Ashes Eagles) 6-15-11; Darren Massey (Shakespeare Superteam) 6-11-15; Gary Lunt (Browning Lifestyle No 3) 6-9-1. Teams: Browning Lifestyle No 2 17; MMC 17; Midland Match Fishing 18; Maver Tipton Van den Eynde Red 18; Dams and Lock 19; Shakespeare Superteam 19. League: Browning Lifestyle No 2 23; Shakespeare Superteam 37; Browning Lifestyle No 3 38; Team GB Four Ashes Eagles 40; Dams and Lock 42; Browning West Midlands 46.

Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Island Pool, Wed. 16. Terry Winstone (Bonehill Mill) 133-12-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and pellet feeder, peg 26. Roger Needham (Bamber Bridge Angling Club) 106-10-0; Barry Duggan (Warwick Portobello) 104-0-0; Chris Goergen (Sensas France) 98-12-0; Andy Grimes (Arthurs Angling Supplies) 92-8-0. Thurs. 16, Island Pool. Mark Maguire (Leigh Angling) 75-8-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and pellet feeder, peg 3. Carl Mulford (Cotswold Angling) 69-8-0; Ronnie Pharaoh (Mosella) 65-0-0; Chris Goergen (Sensas France) 63-0-0. Sat. 20, Island Pool. Steve Hemming (Alcester Sports) 114-12-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet, pellet waggler and groundbait feeder, peg 11. Jason Morris (Brewery Angling Club) 108-12-0; Chris Newton (Smithys) 107-10-0; Gary Smith (Arthurs Angling Supplies) 97-4-0; Mark Hemming (Lodge Park) 93-0-0. Sun. 35, Island Pool. Mark Hemming (Lodge Park) 102-8-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 18. Chris Goergen (Sensas France) 91-8-0; Chris Cameron (Middy) 87-8-0; Ryan Seymour (Banbury Gunsmiths) 73-10-0; Mick Lane (Arthurs Angling Supplies) 73-0-0.

Newport, Woodstock Pond. Thurs.7. Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 81-12-0, carp and bream on pole and pellets, peg 31; Mike Yandle (Tredegar) 76-0-0; Alan Davies (Trealaw) 41-2-0.

Newport Spring Series, round 4. Morgans Pond. Sun. 24. Nicky Belcher (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 44-12-0, bream on long pole and pellets, peg 30; Steve Deacon (Cardiff Nomads) 34-6-0; Rob Preece (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 30-4-0; Giles Cochrane (Cwmbran) 25-6-0.

Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Molands Mere, Sat. 20. Lee Richards (Packington) 105-7-0, carp, pellet waggler, peg 60. Dave Elliott (Packington) 68-2-0; Phil Bird (Packington) 56-8-0. Sun. 26, Gearys Level. Ms Suzi Smith (Kobra Feeders) 84-3-0, carp, tip and pellet, peg 21. Craig O’Brien (Fast Feeders) 55-12-0; Tony Morton (Preston Innovations) 47-6-0.

Pontymister, Crumlin Arm of the Monmouthshire Canal at Cross Keys. Sun. 20. John Cooper (Risca) 5-3-8, all skimmers on pole and punched bread, peg 3 at Hall’s Road; Richard Harley (Cross Keys) 2-7-0; Darrel Barnes (Cross Keys) 2-3-0; Steve Cooper (Risca) 1-12-12.

Poole Hall Fishery, Alveley, Salop, Heron Pool, Sun. 12. Colin Mathews (Poole Hall) 72-0-0, carp and bream, poled meat and corn, peg 44. Tommy Thompson (Poole Hall) 41-8-0; Ms Carla Morley (Poole Hall) 40-8-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Salop, Chestnut and Larch Pools, Wed. 12. Gay Morris (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 105-14-0, carp and barbel, poled pellet and corn at 4m and down the side, peg 21, Chestnut Pool. Graham Palmer (Fitters Angling Club) 83-2-0; Josh Humphreys (ABC) 72-14-0; Carl Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 69-6-0. Thurs. 12, Oak and Beech Pools. Gary Gollins (Swan Elite) 75-0-0, carp to 3lb, pellet at 6m and to the far bank, peg 31, Oak Pool. Howard Williams (Tri-Cast Weston) 63-7-0; Eric Bancroft (Rod and Gun) 62-13-0; Josh Humphreys (ABC) 62-6-0. Sat. 24, Sycamore Pool. Howard Williams (Tri-Cast Weston) 109-1-0, carp and barbel, poled pellet down the shelf, peg 13. Roy Rigby (Dorset Angling Club) 108-0-0; Keith Powell (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 106-12-0; Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 106-11-0. Sun. 27, Ash and Willow Pools. Dave Hailey (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 151-3-0, ghost carp to 5lb, poled pellet fished shallow, peg 18, Willow Pool. Colin Wozek (Matrix Total Angling) 139-7-0; Jamie Langford (Matrix Total Angling) 97-12-0; Eric Bancroft (Rod and Gun) 95-1-0; John Wild (Stafford) 94-3-0; Dave Barnard (Rod and Gun) 93-13-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcestershire, Tues. Arles Pool, 18. Jason Stone (Woodlands) 47-12-0, carp and silvers, poled corn and pellet, peg 18; Dave Hicken (Woodlands) 41-10-0; Steve Middleton (Browning West Midlands) 38-10-0. Sat. Deans and Arles Pools, 20. Phil Edmunds (Woodlands) 161-7-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet and corn, Deans 62; Chris Gorgen (Sensas France) 114-0-0; Mac Cox (Fiery Holes AC) 92-0-0; A. Morrison (Fisherman’s Friend) 91-8-0. Sun. Deans Pool 22, S. Lawrence (Woodlands) 102-4-0, carp to 10 lb, poled corn and pellet, peg 64; Rob Camden (Peg One, Woodlands) 86-14-0; Lee Cole (Bilston Angling Centre) 85-9-0; John Astle (Fisherman’s Friend) 78-14-0.

Redhill Fishery, pole-only. Wed.14. Mike Yandle (Tredegar) 172-0-0, carp to 7lb on corn in the margins, peg 14 on Sophie’s Pond; Steve Williams (Tredegar) 124-8-0; James Barnett (Risca) 123-8-0.

Rhymney, Port Talbot Docks, West Glamorgan. Sun. 16. Gary Lewis (Rhymney) 6-10-0, two bream with roach on groundbait feeder and maggots, peg 15 by the jetty; Dave Jones (Pontlottyn) and John Hancock (Rhymney) 2-0-0.

Rough Hay AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Acton Trussell, Stafford, Sun. 18. Carl Dickson (Rough Hay AC) 8-3-8, all roach, poled squatt, peg 13; Alan Coley (Rough Hay AC) 6-2-0; Alan Gough (Rough Hay AC) 5-6-4; Cliff Archbold (Rough Hay AC) 4-14-15; Pete Taylor (Rough Hay AC) 3-3-8.

Stirrup Cup, Birmingham-Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, Sun. 11. Derek Hicklin (Stirrup Cup) 17-5-4, bream to 3 lb and roach, poled maggot, peg 64; Andy Pettit (Attleborough Sports) 8-9-4; John Brockwell (Long Eaton Federation) 2-4-12; Terry Fisher (Stirrup Cup) 1-11-0; Graham Massey (Dams & Lock) 1-9-4; Sam Lewis (Three Ems) 1-8-12.

Traditional Setting Individual League, Patshull Park Fishery, Sun. Final Round, 15. Pete Cartwright (Wolverhampton) 50-2-0, bream, feeder and maggot; Paul Bucknell (Little Dawley) 35-9-0; John Gill (Wolverhampton) 33-12-0. Final League: Pete Cartwright (Wolverhampton) 3; Paul Bucknell (Little Dawley) 4; John Gill (Wolverhampton) 7.

Wassell Grove Fisheries, Hagley, Stourbridge, West Midlands, Sat. Brook Pool, 16. Paul Hadlington (Club 2000) 75-12-0, carp to 6 lb, feeder and pellet, peg 7; Sam Parker (Club 2000) 67-8-0; Terry Homer (Club 2000) 66-4-0; Andy Newton (Furnace Mill) 57-0-0; D J Williams (Halesowen Royal British Legion ) 29-8-0; Linden Budworth (Club 2000) 21-4-0.

White Springs, Pontarddulais. Wed. 12. Peter Edwards (Swansea) 78-8-0, carp and bream on pole and pellets, peg on New Canal; Dan Bowen (Swansea) 56-6-0; John Charlesworth (Swansea) 48-0-0. Sat. 16. Mike Yandle (Tredegar) 74-7-0, carp on pole and pellets, peg on Old Canal; Matthew Edwards (Swansea) 58-6-0; James Thomas (Swansea) 47-3-0. Sun. 18. Steve Gardener (Neath) 65-8-0, carp and bream on long pole and pellets, peg on New Canal; Dan Bowen (Swansea) 47-0-0; Chris Bradley (Neath) 42-0-0.

Wolves AA, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Acton Trussell, Stafford. Sat. 14. Paul Turner (Wolves AA Van den Eynde) 12-14-0, roach, poled caster and squatt, peg 3; Nigel Clayton (Wolves AA Van den Eynde) 11-6-0; Jamie Edgerton (Wolves AA Van den Eynde) 11-0-0; Ben Garbett (Wolves AA Van den Eynde) 9-4-0; Mel Wood (Team GB Four Ashes) 8-2-2; Tony Eagles (Team GB Four Ashes) 7-5-10.

Wolverhampton Over 60s, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Slade Heath, Staffordshire, Wed. 19. Stuart Brailsford (Bridgtown) 3-12-4, one skimmer, roach and gudgeon, poled bread punch and squatt, peg 19; Alan Homer (Bridgtown) 3-0-0; Brian Lewis (Bridgtown) 2-13-4.



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