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West Midlands Angler’s Mail Matches for April 27/28 2013


Beechdale AC, Bonehill Mill Fishery, Fazeley, Tamworth, Staffordshire, Sun. Ashley’s Pool, 13. Mick Cope (Beechdale AC) 51-8-0, carp to 5 lb, poled sweetcorn, peg 21; Dave Ball (Beechdale AC) 48-7-0; Andy Sargeant (Beechdale AC) 37-12-0.

Cashmores AC Curse Match, Moorlands Farm Fishery, Hartlebury, Worcestershire, Sat. Silver Pool, 24. Lee Dorset (Cashmores AC) 34-10-0, carp and silvers plus a 10 lb 7 oz ‘bonus’ carp, poled pellet, peg 44; Colin Talbot (Cashmores AC) 30-8-0; Richard Cashmore (Cashmores AC) 29-3-0; Mark ‘Haha’ Stanaway (Cashmores AC) 26-9-0; Tony Kulik (Cashmores AC) 24-12-0.

Cefn Mably Over-50s, Cefn Mably Match Lake. Wed. 21. Peter Meese (Cardiff) 94-4-0, carp on long pole with pellets and meat, peg 37; Phil Rawlings (Newport) 77-0-0; Bob Mitchell (Cefn Mably) 74-0-0; Paddy Payne (Merthyr) 69-0-0.

Docklow Pools, Leominster, Herefordshire, Match Pool, Tues. 16. Paul Greenleaf (Hounslow) 50-14-0, mixed, poled corn, peg 8. Keith Kendall (Hounslow) 48-8-0; John May (Hounslow) 45-12-0.

Elmbridge Fishery, Droitwich, Heron Pool, Thurs. 18. John Baillon (Elmbridge) 148-10-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 28. Brian Jones (Maver) 132-6-0; Ashley Walker (Elmbridge) 123-6-0. Sat. 21, Heron Pool. John Pulley (Elmbridge) 94-6-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 40. Mark Bradley (M and B Angling Club) 74-10-0; Brian Colley (Elmbridge) 69-0-0. Sun. 15, Heron Pool. William Garrett (Parks Hall) 116-10-0, carp, poled corn, peg 5. Mitchell Parrish (Droitwich Angling Club) and Gary Page (Jessars Angling Club) both had 85-8-0.

Eric Rimmer Memorial Match, Holgan Farm Match Lake. Silver Fish Only Sun. 25. Tim Peter (Leeds) 40-1-0, all roach on pole and caster; Ian Heaps (Holgan Farm) 22-4-0; Kevin Roberts (Haverfordwest) 21-8-0; Lew Spinks (Swansea) 21-4-0.

Forest Teams of Four, Redhill Fishery. Sun. 40. Richard Hoskins (Wye Angling) 143-0-0, carp on pole and pellets, peg 14 on Sophie’s Pond; Wayne Meek (Iffers Gold) 138-4-0; Mike Mould (The Rebels) 97-10-0; Andy Reid (Iffers Ringers) 95-6-0.

Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks, Club Pool, Mon. 19. Chris Neale (Rutlanders) 98-0-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet and caster down the edge, peg 11. Warren Beech (Alvechurch Fishery) 82-11-0; Charlie Mcgurin (Fosters) 76-4-0; Brian Edwards (Youngs Match Group) 75-3-0. Tues. 36 over 50’s, House Pools 1 and 2. John Merchant (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 111-12-0, F1s, poled paste down the edge, peg 10, House Pool 2. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 100-2-0; Mick Valente (Tunnel Barn Farm) 92-2-0; Paul Bailey (Ridgemere) 90-8-0. Wed. 18, Jennys Pool. Rob Wooton (Shimano/Dynamite Baits) 132-15-0, F1s, stockies, roach and skimmers, poled caster at 6m fished shallow and down the edge, peg 20. Adam Rumble (Maver Gold) 98-14-0; Wayne Sweetman (Tunnel Barn Farm) 94-9-0. Thurs. 56 Veterans, House Pools 1 and 2 and Canal Pool. Steve Stokes (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 91-6-0, F1s and stockies, poled pellet down the edge, peg 15, Canal Pool. Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 96-1-0; John Merchant (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 92-9-0; Jim Wills (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 85-6-0; Chris Haille (Meadowlands Veterans) 84-13-0; Alan Hemming (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 80-8-0. Fri. 22, Jennys and Canal Pools. Chris Neale (Rutlanders) 167-7-0, carp and F1s, poled paste at 3m and down the sides, peg 1, Jennys Pool. Dave James (Mosella) 163-12-0; Pete Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 162-4-0; Mark Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 162-9-0; Steve Nicholls (Banbury Gunsmiths) 133-11-0; Wayne Sweetman (Tunnel Barn Farm) 129-11-0. Sat. 18, Top Pool. Pete Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 159-7-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled caster down the side, peg 29. Stu Palser (Middy) 145-3-0; Matt Djukic (Shimano) 121-13-0; Dave James (Mosella) 111-4-0. Sun. 41, House Pool 2 and New Pool. Pete Caton (Dynamite Baits/Banbury Gunsmiths) 146-12-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled chopped worm and caster at 8m and down the side, peg 33, New Pool. Stu Palser (Middy) 129-10-0; Andy Jackson (Mosella) 124-6-0; Mark Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 115-0-0; Dave James (Mosella) 103-1-0; Carl Daly (Dams and Lock) 101-11-0.

Goodyear AC, Izaak Walton Fishery, Chebsey, Stafford, Sun. Top Pool, 17. Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 76-6-0, carp to 13 lb, poled maggot, peg 34; Colin Upton (Goodyear AC) 71-7-0; Pete Rogers (Goodyear AC) 36-3-0.

Graham Jones Fishing Club, Greenways Pool, Pattingham, Sat. 15. John Scott (Graham Jones Fishing Club) 29-8-0, carp to 11lb, poled pellet and corn, peg 19. Paul Malonie (Graham Jones Fishing Club) 28-4-0; Thomas Gilmore (Graham Jones Fishing Club) 27-8-0.

Hawkesbury Fishery, Bedworth, Warks, Sat. 16. Rolly Sturdy (Hawkesbury/Tetley) 64-8-0, carp, bream and tench, poled pellet, peg 31. Grant Merritt (Hawkesbury) 56-2-0; James Rock (Army) 45-7-0.

Holgan Farm, Llawhaden. Spring Festival. Mon to Thurs. 40. All Lakes. Colin Perry (Mansfield) 8 points and 205-7-0 aggregate; Noel Wright (Northampton) 9 and 206-10-0; Rees Miles (London) 9 and 180-2-0; Neil Daniels (Swansea) 10 and 263-10-0. Best single weight Neil Daniels 177-12-0, carp from Match Lake.

John Sherwood Memorial, Arrow Valley Lake, Redditch, Worcestershire, Sat. 51. Mark Hemmings (Hymatic AC) 43-9-0, eight bream and two carp, Method feeder and small white boilies, peg 69; Martin Tremlett (Hymatic AC) 37-5-8; Dave Schofield (Lodge Park AC) 28-10-8; Chris Newton (Smithy’s AC) 18-12-0; Paul Newell (Smithy’s AC) 16-10-0; Paul Bick (Shakespeare Superteam) 13-8-0.

King’s Pools, Shareshill, Staffordshire, Wed. Big Match Pool, 15. Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 76-11-0, F1s, poled pellet, peg 1; Gary Steele (WAC) 71-2-0; Les Willey (King’s Pools) 65-12-0. Sat. Big Match Pool, 16. John Benjamin (King’s Pools) 73-13-0, F1s, poled pellet, peg 33; Sam Rushton (King’s Pools) 64-4-0; Dave Lane (King’s Pools) 59-2-0. Sun. Big Match Pool, 30. Jordan Hall (Maver Midlands/Bag ‘em Baits) 84-0-0, small carp except one of 10 lbs plus F1s, poled pellet, peg 1; Phil Aston (King’s Pools) 69-4-0; Gary Gollins (Swan Elite) 65-12-0.

Maver Solihull Angling Centre, Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Wed. 22, Molands Mere. Lee Richards (Packington) 133-4-0, carp, pellet waggler, peg 19. Ian Tegg (Packington) 97-9-0; Steve White (Kobra Feeders) 89-9-0.

Monk Hall Fishery, Monkhopton, Salop, Lark Pool, Sun. 10. Alan Parsonage (Monk Hall) 62-13-0, mixed, poled pellet and corn, peg 59. Cliff Sandford (Lower Penn) 33-2-0; Ben Stanford (Bilston Angling Centre) 24-4-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs, Meadow Pool, Tues. 16. Lee Boden (Stonehenge) 121-5-0, carp, poled pellet and paste down the edge, peg 10. Dave Bartlett (Moorlands) 112-14-0; Andy Grimes (Arthurs Angling Supplies) 102-5-0. Wed. 28 over 50’s, Silver and Island Pools. Richard Knowles (Shakespeare) 115-14-0, F1s, poled pellet down the edge, peg 27, Silver Pool. Colin Mathews (Stourport) 111-0-0; Martin Lafevre (Moorlands Gold) 105-2-0. Thurs. 21, Bank, Moors and Island Pools. Steve Harris (Grant Albutt Angling Supplies) 144-6-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet down the edge, peg 9, Moors Pool. Glyn Clarke (Browning Midlands) 118-2-0; Martin Lafevre (Moorlands Gold) 111-8-0. Fri pm. 30, Meadow and Bank Pools. Dave Parry (Sensas) 146-8-0, carp, poled pellet at 13m fished shallow, peg 24, Bank Pool. Steve Wright (Miracle Baits) 134-4-0; Lawrence Connolly (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 130-7-0. Sat. 32, Meadow and Bank Pools. Lee Richards (Packington) 110-5-0, carp, poled pellet at 10m fished shallow, peg 15, Bank Pool. Ray Lamb (Maver Midlands) 109-9-0; Brian Jones (Larford) 99-1-0. Sun. 30, Bank, Moors and Island Pools. Wayne Mellings (Maver Midlands) 150-1-0, carp, poled paste down the edge, peg 2, Bank Pool. Colin Pace (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 108-4-0; Mark Churchill (Moorlands) 102-0-0.

Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Island Pool, Wed. 12. Terry James (Smithys) 171-12-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 36. Chris Goergen (Sensas France) 154-14-0; Barry Duggan (Warwick Portobello) 151-8-0. Thurs. 30, Island and Boundry Pools. Rob McKenzie (Gloucester Angling Centre) 164-0-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and pellet waggler, peg 13, Island Pool. John Devine (Leigh Tackle and Bait) 157-0-0; Simon Pickering (Evesham Discount Tackle Centre) 145-12-0; Trevor Williams (Fishermans Friend) 142-8-0; Mark Parsons (Alcester Sports) 124-4-0; Colin Thompson (Tussies Tackle) 112-4-0. Sat. 20, Island Pool. Martin Howard (Ringer Baits) 132-8-0, carp and skimmers, pellet waggler and pellet feeder, peg 16. Danny Tresigne (Packington) 60-8-0; Mark Hemming (Lodge Park) 59-8-0; Luke Capewell (Manor Farm Leisure) 55-8-0; Mark Malin (Colmic) 54-4-0. Sun. 14, Boundry Pool. Peter Upton (Banbury Gunsmiths) 54-2-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 8. Chris Telling (Colmic) 50-12-0; Richard Merry (Arthurs Angling Supplies) 44-10-0; Steve Rich (Cotswold Angling) 34-0-0.

Newport, Woodstock Pond. Thur. 12. Sean Wilson (Trethomas) 117-0-0, carp and bream on feeder and pellets to the island, peg 37 by car park; Alan Davies (Trealaw) 61-0-0; Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 54-0-0. Sun. 11. Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 59-9-0, carp and bream on pellets fished with pole and feeder; Matt Morgan (Blackwood) 50-0-0; John Mack (Newport) 48-0-0.

Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Gearys Level, Sat. 29. Shane Whittaker (Tackle Shack Nuneaton) 44-8-0, mixed, pole and tipped pellet, peg 7. Derek Hartshorn (Swann Baits) 38-10-0; Tony Morton (Preston Innovations) 38-2-0. Sun. 29, Molands Mere. Mark Broomfield (South West Trains) 119-5-0, F1s, poled pellet, peg 45. Steve White (Kobra Feeders) 103-8-0; Paul Amos (Packington) 52-14-0.

Poole Hall Fishery, Alveley, Salop, Heron Pool, Sun. 11. Colin Mathews (Poole Hall) 102-12-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 32. Alan Goode (Stevens Tackle) 75-8-0; Tom Cooke (Packington) 60-3-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Salop, Sycamore Pool, Mon. 12. Carl Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 126-15-0, carp to 9lb and barbel to 3lb, poled pellet at 5m and in the corner, peg 4. Graham Evason (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 124-10-0; Keith Powell (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 108-0-0; Brian Preece (Bridgnorth Angling Society) 103-4-0. Wed. 12, Beech Pool. Andy Williams (Colmic/Vespe) 122-15-0, carp to 9lb, poled bread and poled corn dowh the edge, peg 18. Phil Shaw (Lower Hill Farm) 86-13-0; Pete Ricketts (New Willenhall) 85-15-0; Colin Wozek (Matrix Total Angling) 80-12-0. Thurs. 12, Sycamore and Chestnut Pools. Pete Ricketts (New Willenhall) 162-12-0, carp to 9lb and bream to 3lb, poled pellet down the sides, peg 13, Sycamore Pool. Steve Roberts (Oakengates Angling Centre) 162-4-0; Howard Williams (Tri-Cast Weston) 130-2-0; Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 120-6-0. Sat. 22, Sycamore Pool. Dave Brown (Maver Midlands) 150-1-0, carp to 8lb, poled maggot down the side, peg 33. Steve Owen (Ians Tackle) 78-8-0; Grant Price (Fiveways) 75-1-0; Graham Palmer (Fitters Angling Club) 74-2-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcestershire, Tues. Deans Pool, 15. Barry Duggan (Peg One Woodlands) 113-3-0, carp to 10 lb, poled sweetcorn and pellet, peg 58; Gary Kirkham (Browning West Midlands) 105-14-0; Mark Westwood (Bilston Angling Centre) 79-8-0. Sat. Deans Pool, 23. Mac Cox (Fiery Holes AC) 78-8-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 6; D. Brownhill (Peg One Woodlands) 55-2-0; Jason Stone (Woodlands) 48-12-0; A. Haywood (Hozelock AC) 48-0-0. Sun. Deans Pool, 21. Wayne Panting (Midland Bears) 96-14-0, carp to 8 lb, poled sweetcorn and pellet, peg 24; Andy Christie (Woodlands) 92-6-0; Chris Senter (Browning West Midlands) 89-14-0; B. Hobbs (Browning) 87-6-0.

Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Pole-only. Wed. 15. Norman Sterry (Miracle Baits) 174-0-0, carp on pole and pellets, peg 5 on Sophie’s Pond; Alan Davies (Trealaw) 156-8-0; Mike Yandle (Tredegar) 143-8-0.

Rhymney, Fochriw Feeder Pond. Sun.18. Andrew Jones (Fochriw) 14-2-0, two tench with roach and rudd on pole and maggots, peg on car park side; Wayne Rees (Rhymney) 13-12-0; Terry Moss (Rhymney) 11-6-0.

Rough Hay Angling Club, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Cross Keys, Penkridge, Sun. 14. Carl Dickson (Rough Hay AC) 6-6-0, two chub, poled caster, peg 9; Steve Hitchens (Rough Hay AC) 5-12-0; Alan Coley (Rough Hay AC) 4-4-0.

Sirhowy, White Springs Fishery. Sun.24. Mike Yandle (Tredegar) 72-10-0, carp and bream on pole and pellets, peg 36 on New Canal; Matthew Morgan (Tredegar) 58-0-0; James Brown (Swansea) 52-0-0; Matt Jackson (Newport) 48-0-0.

Spencer Works, Hartleton Lake, Ross on Wye. Sat. 24. John Mack (Newport) 37-8-0, all skimmers on long pole and pellets, peg on road bank; Karl Guerra (Newport) 35-9-0; Nicky Bevan (Newport) 33-10-0; Mark Guerra (Newport) 29-10-0.

Stirrup Cup, Birmingham-Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, Sun. 17. Dave Freestone (Three Ems) 9-1-0, skimmers and perch, poled caster, peg 65; Darren Massey (Shakespeare Superteam) 7-5-0; Clark Taylor (Stirrup Cup) 2-12-8; Mal Galliers (Stirrup Cup) 2-4-8; Sam Lewis (Three Ems) 2-1-0.

Wassell Grove Fishery, Hagley, Stourbridge, West Midlands, Sat. Spring Pairs League, Brook and Match Lakes, 16. Paul Hadlington (Club 2000) 92-0-0, F1s and carp to 5 lb, poled sweetcorn and pellet, peg 15 Brook Pool; Sam Parker (Club 2000) 74-4-0; Andy Newton (Furnace Mill) 71-0-0; Terry Homer (Club 2000) 69-8-0; Trevor Hodges (Weather Tech Roofing) 58-8-0; Dave Johnson (Club 2000) 56-4-0.

White Springs, Pontarddulais. Wed. 8. Steve Gardener (Neath) 65-8-0, carp and bream on pole and pellets, peg on Match Lake; Dan Bowen (Swansea) 57-0-0. Sun. 16. Dan Bowden (Neath) 120-2-0, carp on pole and pellets, peg on Match Lake; John Smith (Swansea) 62-8-0; Alan Godrich (Swansea) 58-0-0.

Wolverhampton AA, Shropshire Union Canal, Autherley, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, Sat. 15. Brent Wilkes (Mosella Black Country) 7-5-12, skimmers, poled caster, bread and squatt, peg 13; Alan Round (Browning Lifestyle) 7-15-0; Mel Wood (Team GB Four Ashes Gallipoli) 4-10-3; Steve Broome (Bilston Angling Centre) 4-7-3; Nigel Clayton (Wolves AA Van den Eynde) 4-1-0; John Cartwright (Black Country Mosella) 3-5-6. Sun. Spring League, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Wombourne, Staffordshire, 33. Bert Simmill (Bilston Angling Centre) 10-0-4, one hundred and seventy-two small fish, poled squatt and pinkie, peg 20; Jamie Edgerton (Wolves AA Van den Eynde) 9-15-3; Paul Jones (Bilston Angling Centre) 9-14-8; Ben Garbett (Wolves AA Van den Eynde) 9-8-0; Richard Guest (Maver Midlands) 9-1-4; Dave Brown (Maver Midlands) 8-2-0. Aggregate: Bruce Birch (Team GB Four Ashes Gallipoli) 8; Jamie Edgerton (Wolves AA Van den Eynde) 12; Paul Turner (Wolves AA van den Eynde) 14; Richard Guest (Maver Midlands) 15; Dave Richards (Team GB Four Ashes Gallipoli) 15; Ben Garbett (Wolves AA Van den Eynde) 16; Steve Broome (Bilston Angling Centre) 16.

Wolverhampton Over 60s, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Four Ashes, Gailey, Staffordshire, Wed. 26. Dennis Sumner (Bilston Angling Centre) 5-13-8, three chub to poled maggot and bread, peg 17; Alan Round (Browning Lifestyle) 4-3-1; Dave Smith (Bridgtown) 4-2-7.

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