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West Midlands Angler’s Mail Kamasan Qualifiers for January 26/27 2013.



* Burton Angling Supplies Winter League, Trent and Mersey Canal, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire, Round Two, 68. Mark Eustace (Three Marks and a Pete) 9-10-4, two perch to worm plus lots of roach and smaller perch, poled bloodworm; Ted Yearby (Burton Angling Supplies) 8-0-0; Matt Derry (Tackeroo AC) 7-8-14; Dave Hughes (Browning Lifestyle) 5-9-6; Roger Marlow (Leicester Sensas Blue) 4-8-13; Terry Smith (Measham B) 4-8-6. Teams: Three Marks and a Pete 22; Rob’s Four 23; Browning Lifestyle 25; Burton Angling Supplies 27; Tackeroo AC 28; Measham B 30; Leicester Sensas Blue 32; Shakespeare Superteam 35; Browning Central and Walsall FC both 37; Matlock AC 40; Dams and Lock 41; Measham A 42; Leicester Sensas Green 43; The Four Heads 53; Nick’s Marauders 54; Odds and Sods 57.

League: Three Marks and a Pete 44; Shakespeare Superteam 49; Rob’s Four 51; Burton Angling Supplies 55; Leicester Sensas Blue and Tackeroo AC both 57; Browning Lifestyle 58; Measham A 66; Measham B 70; Dams and Lock 71; Walsall FC 77; Leicester Sensas Green 83; The Four Heads 90; Nick’s Marauders and Browning Central both 97; Matlock AC 100; Odds and Sods 101.



* Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm WL, House Pools 1 and 2, New, Top and Club Pools, Sun. 74. Stu Palser (Banbury Gunsmiths) 61-4-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled maggot, peg ‘unlucky 13′, on House Pool 2; Des Shipp (Barston) 56-5-0; Clive Nixon (Maver Gold/Bag ’em’ Baits) 54-6-0; Jason Brown (Garbolino/Bag ’em’ Baits) 43-4-0; Richard Knowles (MCM/Bag ’em’ Baits) 39-11-0; Paul Bick (Match Fishing Drawbags) 39-10-0.

Teams: Match Fishing Drawbags 66; Maver Gold/Bag ’em’ Baits 56; Neaths Four 51; Banbury Gunsmiths 49; Litchfield Match Group 46; Steves Tackle 44.

League: Match Fishing Drawbags 391; Barston 373; Banbury Gunsmiths 356; Garbolino/Bag ’em’ Baits and Maver Gold/Bag ’em’ Baits both 342; MCM/Bag ’em’ Baits 335.




Other matches


Browning West Midlands Pairs, Birmingham-Worcester Canal, Stoke Works, Worcestershire, Sun. 34. Paul Bick (Shakespeare Superteam) 18-3-8, fifteen skimmers, poled maggot, opposite Boat and Railway pub; Pete Hadley (Bromsgrove) 7-2-2; Roger Kimberley (Smithies AC) 3-14-8; Chris Turner (Worcester MG) 3-5-4; Rob Quinn (Shakespeare Superteam) 2-8-7; Simon Jacques (Kidderminster Angling Centre) 2-2-9. Pairs: Paul Bick (Shakespeare Superteam)/Rob Quinn (Shakespeare Superteam) 3 points.


Dog Lane Fishery, Napton, Warks, Willow Lake, Sun. 15. Phil Porter (Rugby) 8-4-4, small carp, maggot feeder, peg 34. Pete Palmer (Dog Lane) 6-15-4; Vince Atkinson (Daventry Angling Club) 4-5-12.


Elmbridge Fishery, Droitwich, Peacock Pool, Sun. 15. John Pulley (Elmbridge) 42-10-0, carp, maggot feeder, peg 5. Alan Esbury (Elmbridge) 24-8-0; Phil Jones (Bronx) 18-6-0.


Furnace Mill Fishery, Wyre, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, Sun. Mucky Meadow and Mill Pools, 14. Daz Randle (Mosella Black Country) 47-9-0, carp to 4 lb, poled pellet and maggot, peg 38 Mucky Meadow; John Knight (Willow Creek) 45-0-0; Chris Whitehouse (Furnace Mill) 29-4-0.


Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks, Top Pool, Tues. 18 over 50’s. Charlie McGurin (Fosters) 37-1-0, F1’s, roach and skimmers, poled pellet at 4m on the deck, peg 9. Dave Chapman (White Hart Coventry) 29-15-0; Pete Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 28-0-0; John Berry (White Hart Coventry) 26-7-0. Thurs. 18 Veterans, Top Pool. Paul Bailey (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 38-1-0, F1’s, roach and skimmers, poled pellet at 6m on the deck, peg 21. Dave Atkins (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 25-8-0; John Stockton (Barford Veterans) 23-12-0; John Berry (White Hart Coventry) 23-6-0. Fri. 16, Jennys Pool. Les Wetton (Tunnel Barn Farm/F1 Baits) 20-8-0, F1’s and stockies, poled pellet at 6m on the deck, peg 19. Malcolm Jones (Banbury Gunsmiths) 12-4-0; Pete Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 11-4-0; Chris Harrison (Baileys of Warwick) 11-1-0. Sun. 30, House Pool 2 and Canal Pool. Ade Cattel (Maver Gold/Bag ’em’ Baits) 47-6-0, F1’s, roach and skimmers, poled maggot at 14m to the island, peg 39, House Pool 2. Simon Allen (Maver Gold/Bag ’em’ Baits) 37-9-0; Matt Barwell (Maver Gold/Bag ’em’ Baits) 31-2-0; Adam Wakelin (Preston Innovations) 29-6-0.


Goodyear AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Coven, Staffordshire, Sun. 13. John Hunter (Goodyear AC) 3-10-14, roach and gudgeon, poled pinkie, peg 1; Jamie Edgerton (Goodyear AC) 3-4-2; Wilf Kneller (Goodyear AC) 1-5-5; Sean Smallman (Goodyear AC) 0-9-9.


Hawkesbury Fishery, Bedworth, Warks, Sun. 12. Rolly Sturdy (Hawkesbury/Tetley) 6-8-0, perch, poled chopped worm, peg 5. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 4-4-0; George Cairnes (Hawkesbury/Kodak) 4-0-0.


Holgan Farm, Llawhaden. Sun. 18. James Young (Haverfordwest) 56-3-0, carp on pellets with pole and waggler, peg 27 on MatchLake; Ian Heaps (Holgan Farm) 53-8-0; Terry Roberts (Holgan Farm) 43-4-0.


Iffers, Pixley Pool. Sun. 19. Wayne Meek (Iffers) 84-8-0, carp on straight lead and bread, peg 3; Glyn Sherwood (Wye Angling) 69-12-0; Greg Roberts (Iffers) 61-4-0; Craig Brown (Iffers) 58-12-0.


Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs, Rover, all Pools, Sat. 21. Colin Pace (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 45-12-0, F1’s, poled pellet at 5m, peg 5, Middle Pool. Paul Little (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 25-12-0; Dave Williams (Halesowen Royal British Legion) 20-8-0; Iwan Mills (Robins Timber) and Richard Kings (St Davids Angling Club) both 15-12-0. Sun. 19, Bank, Middle and Island Pools. Des Ravenall (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 37-7-0, 3 carp and skimmers, poled pellet down the edge, peg 1, Middle Pool. Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 28-0-0; George Reynolds (Kings Pools) 23-15-0; Mick Henshall (Fosters) 23-12-0.


Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Windmill Lake and Island Pool, Thurs. 15. Chris Telling (Colmic) 81-6-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 11, Windmill Lake. Graham Whitmore (South Redditch) 67-4-0; John Halfpenny (Manor Farm Leisure) 46-12-0. Sat. 15, Boundry Pool. Chris Cameron (Middy) 61-4-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet, peg 10. Steve Partington (Mosella) 46-4-0; Pete Bennett (Banbury Gunsmiths) 45-8-0. Sun. 45, Island, Middle and Ash Pools. Ade Mansfield (Maver Gold/Bag ’em’ Baits) 92-12-0, carp and F1’s, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 18, Ash Pool. Rich Hoskins (Daiwa Gordon League) 54-4-0; Sean Little (MAP/Marukyu) 50-4-0; Neil McKinnon (Preston Innovations) 50-0-0; John Newton (Smithys) 44-10-0.


Newport, Woodstock Pond. Sun. 26. Neil Dibble (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 21-15-0, carp on long pole and pellets, peg 3 by car park; Matt Morgan (Blackwood) 21-6-0; Mitchell Weaver (Spencer Works Juniors) and Bob Giles (Cefn Fforest) 18-8-0; Martyn Truman (Newport) 17-8-0; Rob Wiltshire (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 17-2-0.


Patshull Park Fishery, Pattingham, Shropshire, Sun. Hotel bank, 10. Dave Ridgeway (Shifnal) 41-15-0, bream to 3 lb, feeder and worm, peg 45; Steve Preece (M & S Joinery) 7-10-0; Paul Bucknell (Little Dawley) 2-10-0.


Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Salop, Oak Pool, Wed. 12. Mick Keen (Tri-Cast Weston) 13-5-0, small carp and roach, poled maggot at 6m, peg 8. Chris Jones (Carp Crew) 11-14-0; Richard Duke (Bridgnorth Angling Association) 10-0-0; Brian Clark (Colmic/Marukyu) 8-1-0. Thurs. 12, Ash Pool. Gary Morris (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 27-14-0, carp to 4lb and roach, poled pellet at 12m, peg 16. Brian Clark (Colmic/Marukyu) 18-8-0; Dave Cole (Bronx) 9-2-0; Tim Probert (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 8-4-0. Sat. 12, Ash and Oak Pools. Chris Holmes (Middle Severn Angling) 21-1-0, small carp, poled pellet at 14m, peg 1, Oak Pool. Steve Owen (Mid-Leisure) 14-10-0; Tony Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 13-11-0; Peter Plant (Maver Midlands) 13-5-0. Sun. 29, Ash, Beech and Oak Pools. Colin wozak (Matrix Total Angling) 36-7-0, carp to 4lb and roach to 1lb, poled maggot at 14m, peg 16, Beech Pool. Mark Taylor (Shakespeare) 35-10-0; Chris Hill (Mosella) 25-13-0; Dave Emlyn (Oakengates Angling Centre) 24-10-0; Shane Rogers (Oakengates Angling Centre) 24-0-0; Darren Frost (Drennan North West) 23-0-0.


Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Wocestershire, Sat. Silver Fish League, Arles Pool, 23. Ian Whealdon (Lobby’s Tackle) 13-5-0, silver fish, poled maggot, Arles 32; Andy Morrison (Fisherman’s Friend) 13-6-0; Phil Bishop (Woodlands) 11-0-0; Andy Pollaed (Mosella) 10-13-0. Sun. Deans and Arles Pools, 21. Richard Noakes (Alan’s Tackle, Worcester) 42-0-0, carp and silvers, waggler and poled fished pellet and maggot, Arles 36; Simon Fry (Kamasan Starlets) 27-14-0; M. Broadhurst (Alan’s Tackle, Worcester) 27-12-0; T. Whitcher (Worcester) 20-0-0. Sun. Pairs League, Deans, High and Arles Pools, 39. Simon Nickless (Saints) 39-6-0, mixed catch, poled maggot, High 28; Neil Franks (Allen’s of Leamore) 17-2-0; Brett Hobbs (Woodlands) 16-0-0.


Sensas Nomads, CefnMablyLakes. Sun. 14. Ron Gibbs (Caerphilly) 41-12-0, carp on pole and maggots, peg on Willow Pool; Richard Candy (Sensas Nomads) 37-8-0; Jim Tobin (Sensas Nomads) 22-8-0.


Stirrup Cup, Birmingham-Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, Sun. 9. Alan Newman (Stirrup Cup) 1-5-12, roach and perch, poled squatt and pinkie, peg 37; Clark Taylor (Stirrup Cup) and Sam Lewis (Three Ems) both 0-13-0.


White Springs, Pontarddulais. Sun. 18. Andy Neal (Caerphilly) 52-0-0, carp and bream on pole and pellets, peg on OldCanal; Luke Sorokin (Neath) 48-7-0; Lee Werrett (Ebbw Vale) 44-4-0.



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