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West Midlands Angler’s Mail Matches for March 23/24 2013

Aberglais, Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Sun.18. Nick Lane (Merthyr) 69-10-0, all carp on long pole and soft pellets, peg 5 on Sophie’s Pond; Frank Davies (Rhymney) 65-13-0; Colin Rees (Merthyr) 47-8-0; Ian Cathrew (Merthyr) 47-1-0.

Browning West Midlands Pairs, Birmingham-Worcester Canal, Stoke Works, Worcestershire, Sun. 22. Roger Kimberley (Smithies) 1-15-8, 60 small fish, poled bread punch pegged on the ‘tins’; Derek Hicklin (Mill Tackle) 1-3-0; Jason Evans (Browning West Midlands) 0-15-8. Final League: Paul Bick/Rob Quinn (Shakespeare Superteam) 38; Roger Kimberley/Conrad Davies (Smithies) 39; Mark Roberson/Jason Evans (Browning West Midlands) 54.

Buckley, Trap Pool. Sun. Mike Ellis (Buckley) 15-12-0, roach, ide and bream on pole and maggots, peg 34; Pete Evans (Buckley) 13-12-0; Mike Griffiths (Buckley) 7-12-0.

Cefn Mably Lakes, Over-50s. Wed. 10. Bob Mitchell (Cefn Mably) 72-2-0, all carp on pole and pellets, peg on Willow Lake; James Smithson (Cardiff) 56-6-0; John Mack (Newport) 50-0-0.

Connah’s Quay, Tranquility Lake, Leeswood. Sun. John Porter (Connah’s Quay) 26-8-0, carp and skimmers on pole and pellets; Phil Kirby (Connah’s Quay) 23-10-0; Bob Griffiths (Connah’s Quay) 21-10-0.

Docklow Pools, Leominster, Herefordshire, Farmer Jacks Pool, Sat. 14. John Abbott (Birmingham) 54-9-0, mixed, poled maggot and corn, peg 22; Steve Greaves (Bury) 47-1-0; Barry Smith (Diseworth) 46-1-0. Sun. 10, Match Pool. Phil Mason (Leominster) 55-14-0, mixed, poled corn, peg 16. Barry Smith (Diseworth) 26-15-0; Derek Dale (Hereford) 24-7-0. Sat. 12, Farmer Jacks Pool. Mick Sweetman (Stafford) 52-0-0, mixed, tip and corn, peg 22; Jackie Beaumont (Lancaster) 38-0-0; Bob Adderley (Manchester) 28-0-0. Sun. 20, Classic Final, Match Pool. Steve Greaves (Bury) 20-12-0, mixed, poled maggot and corn, peg 20, £1,000. Steve Todd (Huddersfield) 19-14-0; Dave Grace (Hereford) 16-9-0; Barry Smith (Derby) 15-8-0.

Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks, Club Pool, Mon. 18. Dave Chapman (White Hart Coventry) 60-7-0, F1s and small carp, poled pellet at 6m in the corner, peg 13; Shaun Weed (Briers Angling Club) 51-2-0; Charlie Magurrin (Fosters) 42-9-0; Paul Magurrin (Fosters) 36-15-0. Tues. 32 over 50’s, Jennys and Canal Pools. Pete Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 108-3-0, stockies and F1s, poled maggot at 3m, peg 24, Jennys Pool; Charlie Magurrin (Fosters) 76-2-0; Barry Duggan (Warwick Portobello) 60-3-0; Ken Turner (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 56-7-0; Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 54-4-0; Tom Neale (Rutlanders) 52-10-0. Wed. 18, House Pool 1. Glyn Maxwell (Alvechurch Fishery) 51-13-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled pellet at 4m and down the side, peg 13; Pete Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 43-7-0; Warren Beech (Alvechurch Fishery) 42-8-0; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 38-1-0. Thurs. 52 Veterans, High, Club and Jennys Pools. Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 77-6-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled maggot at 4m, peg 11, Jennys Pool; John Berry (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 60-11-0; Dave Atkins (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 60-10-0; Dave Chapman (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 59-10-0; Chris Haille (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 53-12-0; Alan Dawson (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 49-2-0. Fri. 16, House Pool 1. Malcolm Jones (Banbury Gunsmiths) 41-9-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled maggot at 4m, peg 31. Pete Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 37-8-0; Les Wetton (Tunnel Barn Farm/F1 Baits) 33-9-0; Ian Shirley (Tunnel Barn Farm) 29-6-0. Sat. 17, Top Pool. Pete Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 43-12-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled pellet down the side, peg 26. Les Wetton (Tunnel Barn Farm/F1 Baits) 39-9-0; Ian Shirley (Tunnel Barn Farm) 32-2-0; Wayne Ainsworth (Mid-City) 26-13-0. Sun. 17, House Pool 2. Pete Caton (Dynamite Baits/Banbury Gunsmiths) 41-1-0, F1s, straight lead and pellet, peg 39. Stu Palser (Middy) 36-5-0; Les Wetton (Tunnel Barn Farm/F1 Baits) 34-13-0; Pete Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 32-5-0.

Gloucester Canal Championship, Gloucester Canal at Hempsted and Pilot. Sun. 50. Jason Wellington (Gloucester Angling Centre) 8-1-0, bream and skimmers, crumb feeder and maggot, peg 64 at Netheridge; Dave Ford (Gloucester) 5-12-0; Mark Brush (Daiwa Gordon League) 5-7-0; Adrian Narberth (W B Clarke) 5-0-0; Tim Frampton (Maver Lobby’s) 2-14-0; Ian Didcote (Daiwa Dorking) and Sean Bryan (Maver Lobby’s) 2-12-0.

Hawkesbury Fishery, Bedworth, Warks, Sun. 12. James Rock (Army) 9-2-0, 1 carp, 2 skimmers and a roach, poled dead maggot, peg 31; George Cairnes (Hawkesbury/Kodak) 7-2-0; Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 5-7-0.

Holgan Farm, Llawhaden. Match Lake. Sun.18. Kevin Roberts (Haverfordwest) 90-6-0, carp on long pole and pellets, peg 22; Johnathon Davies (Haverfordwest) 78-8-0; Ian Heaps (Holgan Farm) 70-12-0.

Maver Solihull Angling Centre, Packington Somers, Molands Mere, Wed. 17. John Clarkeson (Packington) 38-4-0, F1s, poled pellet, peg 45, £100 bonus peg; Craig O’Brien (Fast Feeders) 32-2-0; Ian Keywood (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) 31-6-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs, Silver Pool, Tues. 17. Steve Hook (Partridge Lakes) 51-1-0, F1s, poled pellet at 6m, peg 33; Clive Wright (Mosella) 46-14-0; Dave Bartlett (Moorlands) 35-8-0. Wed. 16 over 50’s, Bank, Moors and Middle Pools. Alan Higgs (Hunnington) 57-6-0, F1s, poled pellet down the edge, peg 11, Moors Pool; Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 49-14-0; Damian Miller (Hunnington) 32-8-0. Sat. 17 pairs, 34, final round, Silver and Meadow Pools. Clive Wright (Mosella) 38-4-0, F1s, poled pellet at 6m, peg 3, Silver Pool; Dave Williams (Halesowen Royal British Legion) 37-13-0; Neville Groves (Fosters) 35-8-0; Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 27-4-0. Pairs: Clive Wright (Mosella) and Clive Munslow (Moorlands), Dave Williams(Halesowen Royal British Legion) and Paul Addlington (Club 2000) and Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) and Colin Pace (Colin Pace Angling Academy) all had 3pts. Final League: Dave Williams (Halesowen Royal British Legion) and Paul Addlington (Club 2000) 23pts. Mick Henshall (Fosters) and Martin lafevre (Moorlands Gold and Clive Wright (Mosella) and Clive Munslow (Moorlands) both had 25pts. Sun. 16, Bank and Moors Pools. Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 33-10-0, F1s, poled pellet at 14m, peg 20, Moors Pool. Mick Henshall (Fosters) 26-2-0; Iwan Mills (Robins Timber) 18-12-0.

Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Island Pool, Wed. 12. Shaun Little (MAP/Marukyu) 68-8-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and pellet feeder, peg 23; Dan Varney (Banbury Gunsmiths) 64-0-0; Mark Russell (Banbury Gunsmiths) 54-12-0; Pete Bennett (Banbury Gunsmiths) 43-0-0. Thurs. 25, Island Pool and Windmill Lake. Trevor Houghham (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) 50-0-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and maggot feeder, peg 8, Island Pool; Trevor Harvey (Manor Farm Leisure) 46-6-0; Dennis Carter (South Redditch) 34-4-0; Mark Russell (Banbury Gunsmiths) 30-0-0. Sat. 12, Windmill Lake and Ash and Middle Pools. Neil McKinnon (Preston Innovations) 40-0-0, carp and skimmers, pellet and maggot feeder, peg 9, Windmill Lake; Chris Telling (Colmic) 23-0-0; Graham Scott (Mosella Selby) 18-0-0.

Newport, Woodstock Pond. Thurs. 12. Phil Rawlings (Newport) 40-9-0, carp and a few bream on long pole and pellets, peg at car park end; Bruce Wayne (Newport) 27-0-0; John Mack (Newport) 23-0-0; Martyn Truman (Newport) 22-0-0. Sun. 22. Martyn Truman (Newport) 28-8-0, F1s and bream on pole and pellets, peg 11 on canal side; Gary Martin (Glamorgan Rebels) 28-4-0; Nick Jones (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 26-0-0; Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 21-12-0; Chris Murphy (Bargoed) and Giles Cochrane (Cwmbran) 21-8-0.

Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Molands Mere, Sun. 10. Ron Savage (Lanes Baits) 18-12-0, mixed, poled pellet, peg 44; Dean Weston (Greyhound Angling Club) 13-12-0; Ms Suzi Smith (Kobra Feeders) 8-6-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Salop, Oak Pool, Mon. 12. Eric Bancroft (Rod and Gun) 56-5-0, carp and barbel, poled maggot down the side, peg 11; Graham Evason (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 49-5-0; Phil Shaw (Lower Hill Farm) 47-9-0; Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 39-5-0. Wed. 12, Beech and Hawthorn Pools. Terry Edwards (Kings Pools) 70-4-0, carp to 5lb, poled pellet at 12m, peg 3, Hawthorn Pool; Pete Ricketts (New Willenhall) 55-0-0; Phil Shaw (Lower Hill Farm) 52-8-0; Ken Humphreys (Oswestry) 47-10-0. Thurs. 12, Ash and Deepdale Pools. Colin Smith (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 63-12-0, carp, poled pellet and maggot in the corner, peg 23, Ash Pool; Howard Williams (Tri-Cast Weston) 47-11-0; Jordan Hall (Maver) 47-3-0; Andy Williams (Colmic/Vespe) 40-6-0. Sat. 12, Ash Pool. Terry Edwards (Kings Pools) 44-9-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and maggot in the corner, peg 5; Rob Hancox (Kings Pools) 38-15-0; Nigel Clarke (Matrix) 21-2-0. Sun. 12, Hawthorn Pool. Andy Kyte (Maver/Sonu) 102-2-0, carp to 6lb, poled bread punch at 12m, peg 9; Steve Owen (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 39-4-0; Colin Wozek Matrix) 22-8-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcestershire, Tues. Ghost Pool, 12. Steve Middleton (Browning West Midlands) 56-0-0, carp to 8 lb, poled sweetcorn and pellet, peg 3; John May jr (Woodlands) 46-0-0; Jason Stone (Woodlands) 40-8-0. Sat. Club Korum Pool,12. Gary Kirkham (Browning West Midlands) 34-6-0, carp and mixed, poled sweetcorn and pellet, peg 8; Phil Bishop (Woodlands) 34-6-0; Ivan Smith (Woodlands) 24-7-0. Sun. Arles Pool, 12. Richard Noakes (Woodlands) 12-8-0, small carp and silvers, poled maggot, peg 10; Dave Powell (Peg One Woodlands) 12-6-0; M. Broadhurst (Woodlands) 11-8-0.

Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Pole-only. Wed.14. Alan Davies (Cardiff Nomads) 85-4-0, carp on long pole and pellets, peg 14 on Sophie’s Pond; Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 74-0-0; Paul Roberts (Pontypool) 61-8-0; Ian Sutton (Iffers) 60-8-0.

Rhymney, Fochriw Feeder Pond. Sun.15. John Hancock (Rhymney) 3-2-0, small roach and perch on groundbait feeder and maggots, peg on track side; Keith Price (Tredegar) 2-2-0; Colin Whitehouse (Rhymney) 1-14-0.

Stirrup Cup, Birmingham-Fazeley Canal, Stoke Works, Worcestershire, Sun. 5. Steve Broome (Bilston Angling Centre) 4-7-0, all roach and perch, poled red maggot and caster, peg 38; Graham Massey (Dams and Lock) 2-9-12; Sam Lewis (Three Ems) 1-7-0; Clark Taylor (Stirrup Cup) 1-2-8.

White Springs, Pontarddulais. Sun. 15. Alan Godrich (Swansea) 25-12-0, bream and carp on pole and pellets, peg on Old Canal; Lew Spinks (Swansea) 25-8-0; Pete Jones (Swansea) 22-1-0.



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