Top pellet fishing tips – revealing interview with Parkdean Masters winner Harry Billing, and perhaps the biggest match maggot bill ever – all in THIS week’s Angler’s Mail!


West Midlands Angler’s Mail Kamasan Qualifiers for October 20/21 2012.


* Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm WL, House Pools 1 and 2, Top, New and Club Pools, Sun. 72 Andy Bennett (Barston) 131-1-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet, peg 19, Club Pool; Stu Palser (Banbury Gunsmiths) 116-7-0; Craig Elkin (Barston) 107-9-0; Jon Arthur (Match Fishing Drawbags) 104-8-0; Chris Allen (Lichfield Match Group) 99-6-0; Paul Yates (Barston) 99-3-0.

Teams: Barston 70; Match Fishing Drawbags 63; Maver Gold Bag ’em’ Baits 56; MCM Bag ’em’ Baits 50; Mid-City 48; Lichfield Match Group 47.


* Izaak Walton (Stafford) Winter League, Shropshire Union Canal, Soudley and Goldstone, Shropshire, Sun. Round Two, 90. Jason Evans (Browning Spa MG) 17-5-4, quality roach, skimmers, perch and gudgeon, poled squatt and caster, old Hospital stretch; Simon Mottram (Browning Lifestyle Red 14-11-8; Damian Parry (Browning Lifestyle Red) 14-11-8; Damian Parry (Browning Lifestyle Red) 12-13-0; John Cartwright (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 12-0-0; Paul Dobing (Browning Lifestyle Red) 11-10-0 (inc a 5 lb 2 oz chub); Kevin Perry (Browning Lifesyle Red) 10-6-0.

Teams: Browning Lifestyle Red 83; Maver Tipton Van den Eynde Gold 60; Team Eclipse Green 59; Shakespeare Superteam 58; Maver Tipton Van den Eynde Red 55; Maver Midlands/Bagem Baits 51.

League: Browning Lifestyle Van den Eynde Red 155; Maver Tipton Van den Eynde Gold 110; Shakespeare Superteam 108; Maver Tipton Van den Eynde Red 105; Team Eclipse Green 102; Exiles 100.


* Wye Teams of Six, River Wye, Hereford. Sun. 72. Phil Maizonnier (Wizards) 30-12-0, roach, dace and chub, heavy Bolo float, maggots, peg 24 above the pump house on the Belmont section; Darran Reynolds (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 28-14-0; Craig Haupt (WB Clarke) 27-0-0; Hadrian Whittle (Woody’s) 24-6-0; Paul Priddy (Ludlow) 20-6-0; Mike Webb (Fox Match) 19-0-0. Teams: Woody’s 52 points; Fox Match 49; Sensas Nomads and Wizards both 48.



Other matches





Aberglais, Tirley Court. Sat. 20. Mark Williams (Abertysswg) 131-9-0, all carp on pole and casters, peg 1 on deep bank; David Matthews (Merthyr) 89-6-0; Paddy Payne (Merthyr) 77-6-0; Ian Cathrew (Merthyr) 73-5-0.


Beechdale AC, Larford Lakes, Larford, near Stourport, Worcestershire, Sun. Specimen Pool 15. Mick Cope (Beechdale AC) 50-5-0, carp to 8 lb, poled dead red maggot, peg 65; Martin Whittaker (Beechdale AC) 44-6-0; Steve Whittaker (Beechdale AC) 43-2-0.


Bilston Angling Centre, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, Sun. 12. Tony Eagles (Team Four Ashes GB) 4-10-0, roach, poled bread punch, peg 9; Martin Spruce (Bilston Angling Centre) 2-15-4; dennis Kneller (Anglers Peg) 2-14-4. Wed. Shropshire Union Canal, Autherley, Wolverhampton, 12. Steve Lovell (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 6-14-0, skimmers and roach, poled caster, peg 7; John Hall (Bilston Angling Centre) 6-9-0; Steve Faux (Team Eclipse) 4-5-0.


Blackfords Progressive, Kingswood Lake, Cannock, Staffordshire, Sat. 22. Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 23-4-0, bream to 2 lb, feeder and pinkie, peg 42; John Burns (Blackfords Progressive) 19-6-0; Chris brown (Mansfield) 16-2-0.


BW Final Fling, Earlwood Lakes, Earlswood, Birmingham, West Midlands, Sun. Invitation only, 22. Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 30-12-0, bream to 4 lb and skimmers, feeder and pinkie, peg 22; Jim Wyatt (Birmingham) 28-8-0; Dennis Dutton (Birmingham) 22-10-0; Ian Barrow (Warwick) 21-9-0.


Cashmore AC Grueller Series, Cannock Extension Canal, Pelsall, West Midlands, Sat. 16. Carl Daley (Cashore’s AC) 10-3-0, small roach plus an 8 lb carp, poled punched bread; Zorro Jeffery (Cashmore’s AC) 3-0-1; Mark Hardman (Mosella Black Country) 2-11-10; Chris Constable (Cashmore’s AC) 2-9-4.


Cefn Fforest, Mathern Mill Fishery, Chepstow. Sun.18. Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 123-14-0, carp to 10lb on pole with maggots over pellets, peg 12 on Waterfall Lake; Bob Giles (Browning West Wales) 103-13-0; Simon Jones (Green’s Tackle) 101-12-0; Dai Clarke (Cefn Fforest) 80-11-0.


Cefn Mably Over-50s, Horseshoe Lake. Wed.14. Gary Fisher (Newport) 38-8-0, carp and bream on long pole and worm over casters, peg 6; Phil Rawlings (Newport) 36-0-0; Martyn Truman (Newport) 27-0-0.


Dynamite Makins, Wolvey, Warks, Kobra Affordables, Lake 2, Wed. 24. Dave McDowell (Coventry) 84-10-0, carp, straight lead and pellet, peg A14. Gary Coton (Sutton Coldfield) 44-12-0; Jim Innes (Nuneaton Nomads) 37-0-0. Thurs. 25, Snake and Reptile Pools. Chris Harrison (Baileys of Warwick) 64-4-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 15, Snake Pool. Andy Findlay (Preston Innovations/Korum/Sonubaits) 55-2-0; Terry Brindley (Force Baits) 51-10-0.


Elmbridge Fishery, Droitwich, Heron Pool, Thurs. 22. Ray Lamb (Maver) 56-0-0, carp, poled worm, peg 7. Bob Cooke (Bilston Angling Centre) 39-8-0; Fred Bradley (CABS) 39-0-0. Sat. 20, Heron Pool. Jim Russell (Elmbridge) 86-10-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 29. Tom Walton (Elmbridge) 67-0-0; Dave Howse (Kings Nordley) 59-0-0. Sun. 18, Heron Pool. Jim Russell (Elmbridge) 95-8-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 27. Paul Fenemore (Smithys Tackle) 65-0-0; Gary Butler (Elmbridge) 54-0-0.


Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks, House Pool 2, Mon. 21. Rob Swain (White Hart Birmingham) 201-6-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled maggot at 7m, peg 25. Kevin Folwell (Drennan Oxford) 84-13-0; Ian Wise (Browning Central) 73-15-0; Dave Chapman (White Hart Coventry) 71-4-0. Tues. 60 over 50’s, Fur and Feather, Canal, Club and Jennys Pools. Pete Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 115-15-0, F1s, roach, skimmers and barbel, poled maggot and pellet over slop at 4m and down the edge, peg 6, Canal Pool. Kevin Folwell (Drennan Oxford) 93-8-0; Dave Holmes (Barford) 92-13-0; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 86-6-0; Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 84-6-0; Barry Duggan (Warwick Portabello) 83-5-0. Wed. 22, New Pool. Pete Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 95-7-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled pellet over slop at 6m and down the edge, peg 17. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 79-12-0; Richard Knowles (Shakespeare) 66-14-0; Steve Porter (Marukyu) 55-14-0. Thurs. 62 Veterans, Bottom, Top and Canal Pools. Jim Davenport (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 111-7-0, carp and F1s, poled maggot fished shallow at 7m, peg 1, Canal Pool, 1st 100-0-0+ net at the Fishery. Tony Ainsworth (Mid-City) 81-10-0; Tony Maquire (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 80-2-0; Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 70-7-0; Chris Haille (Meadowlands Veterans) 67-11-0; John Stockton (Barford Veterans) 63-3-0. Fri. 20, Jennys Pool. Pete Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 108-10-0, F1s, roach and barbel, poled maggot over slop at 4m and down the edge, peg 15. Bob Greenbury (Leicester Sensas) 71-13-0; Adam Wakelin (Preston Innovations) 69-13-0; Charlie McGurrin (Fosters) 69-9-0. Sun. 41, House Pool 2 and Jennys Pool. Matt Djukic (Shimano) 113-9-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet at 8 and 16m, peg 2, Jennys Pool. Andy Rumble (Mosella Black Country) 96-13-0; Stu Palser (Middy/Banbury Gunsmiths) 96-5-0; Pete Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 89-2-0; Paul Caswell (Alcester Sports) 88-12-0; Gary Cook (Mosella) 79-3-0.


Glamorgan, Cefn Mably Match Lake. Sat.16. Gareth Thomas (Caerphilly) 60-0-0, carp on feeder and pellets to island, peg 7; Peter White (Cardiff) 54-6-0; Lyn Villis (Cardiff) 52-0-0. Troes Pool, Bridgend. Sun. 20. Steve Evans (Cardiff) 30-8-0, skimmers on groundbait feeder and pellets, peg 22; Mick Fraser (Barry) 24-6-0; Dean Jay (Dinas Powys) 18-11-0; Claire Giddy (Barry) 17-11-0.


Goodyear AC, Shropshire Union Canal, Cowley, Gnosall, Stafford, Sun. 14. Ray Bates (Goodyear AC) 7-6-0, perch to 3 lb, poled caster, peg 2; Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 6-10-0; Colin Upton (Goodyear AC) 4-3-0.


Hawkesbury Fishery, Bedworth, Warks, Thurs. 13. George Cairnes (Hawkesbury/Kodak) 44-8-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 7. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 40-7-0; John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 38-6-0. Sat. 16. John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 53-13-0, carp and bream, poled meat and corn, peg 16. George Cairnes (Hawkesbury/Kodak) 46-4-0; Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 45-12-0. Sun. 22. Keith Hudson (Hawkesbury) 47-10-0, carp, Method and meat, peg 15. Dennis Lutwytche (Hawkesbury) 45-6-0; John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 44-7-0; Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 43-2-0.


Holgan Farm, Llawhaden. Autumn Festival. All lakes. Thur, Fri, Sat. 40. Steve Wiley (Essex) 5 points and aggregate weight of 200-10-0; James Young (Pembroke) 5 points and 192-3-0; Rob Jones (Browning West Wales) 8 points and171-14-0; Chris Barley (Northampton) 9 points and 168-10-0.

Roach only match. Match Lake. Sun. 20. Johnathon Davies (Narberth) 23-13-0, roach to 12oz on long pole and casters, peg 9; Ken Ellawy (Kidwelly) 21-7-0; Tim Peters (Leeds) 17-2-0; “Captain” Joe Welch (Oxford) 16-13-0.


Izaak Walton Fishery, Chebsey, Stafford, Wed. Middle Pool, 9. John Wild (Stafford) 39-9-0, carp, poled pellet; Neil Mansfield (Wem AC) 35-13-0; Neil Edwards (Meir and Longton Royal British Legion) 32-6-0; Ray Young (Izaak Walton Fishery) 29-6-0. Sat. Top and Canal Pool, 18. Jason Elwell (Phil’s Tackle) 99-0-0, carp, poled sweetcorn and pellet; Alan Millward (Trentside Tackle) 73-8-0; Steve Edwards (Izaak Walton Fishery) 54-6-0; Ted Ecclestone (Izaak Walton Fishery) 48-15-0. Sun. Bottom Pool, 12. Dave Coleman (Northwood Inn) 56-4-0, carp, poled sweetcorn and pellet; Malcolm Cooper (Noerthwood Inn) 48-12-0; Alan Millward (Trentside Tackle) 36-7-0; Ted Ecclestone (Izaak Walton Fishery) 32-9-0.


King’s Pools, Shareshill, Staffordshire, Wed. Big Match Pool, 12. John Cockayne (King’s Pools) 50-2-0, carp, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 65; Shaun Pearce (King’s Pools) 49-9-0; Gary Steele (WAC) 49-5-0. Sat. Big match pool, 21. Martin Pritchard (King’s Pools) 44-12-0, carp to 4 lb, poled sweetcorn, peg 65; Adam Rumble (Mosella Black Country) 44-7-0; Dave Doughty (Wood End) 38-12-0. Sun. Big Match and New Pools, 37. Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 77-0-0, carp to 4 lb, poled sweetcorn, New Match 19; Dave Doughty (Wood End) 66-10-0; Richard Mynett (King’s Pools) 56-14-0.


Maver Solihull Angling Centre, Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Molands Mere, Wed. 9. Craig O’Brien (Fast Feeders) 51-6-0, carp, straight lead and pellet, peg 12. John Burchell (Packington) 36-11-0; Ms Suzi Smith (Kobra Feeders) 35-5-0.


Merthyr, Penywern Middle Pond. Sun.18. Bernard Farr (Merthyr) 1-2-0, small roach on waggler and maggots; Jason Woodford (Merthyr) 0-10-0; Doug Neagle (Merthyr) 0-8-0.


Monk Hall Fishery, Monkhopton, Salop, Lark and Swallow Pools, Sun. 11. Keith Perrin (Tipton) 24-7-0, 1 carp and mixed silvers, poled pellt, corn and maggot, peg 25, Swallow Pool. Nigel Gartenfeld (Bromdon) 18-15-0; Bill Stone (Monk Hall) 18-2-0.


Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs, Bank, Moors and Island Pools, Tues. 25. Ian Wood (Club 2000) 91-0-0, carp, poled pellet down the edge, peg 6, Moors Pool. Kevin Rodderick (Moorlands) 62-0-0; Lee Boden (Stonehenge) 57-4-0. Wed. 18 over 50’s, Meadow Pool. Paul Addlington (Club 2000) 74-0-0, carp, poled pellet down the edge, peg 46. Steve Lawrence (Moorlands) 59-0-0; Ray Phillips (Moorlands) 54-0-0. Thurs. 20, Silver Pool. Ken Sherriff (Kidderminster Angling) 48-4-0, F1s, poled corn down the edge, peg 29. Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 45-5-0; Roger Hinton (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 40-2-0. Fri. 14, Bank Pool. Colin Pace (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 78-5-0, carp, poled corn down the dge, peg 19. Lee Boden (Stonehenge) 49-3-0; Andy Grimes (Manor Farm Leisure) 44-8-0. Sat. 30, Meadow, Moors and Island Pools. Dave Johnson (Club 2000) 101-4-0, carp, pellet waggler, peg 52, Meadow Pool. Paul Addlington (Club 2000) 99-7-0; Chris Hill (Mosella) 83-0-0; Dave Hill (Fosters) 69-0-0. Sun. 29, Silver and Meadow pools. Dave Johnson (Club 2000) 88-12-0, F1s, poled pellet at 6m, peg 19, Silver Pool. Richard Kings (St Davids Angling Club) 80-8-0; Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 76-14-0; Des Ravenall (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 75-15-0.


Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Middle Lake, Wed. 15. Mark Russell (Banbury Gunsmiths) 137-12-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 2. Barry Duggan (Warwick Portabello) 111-8-0; Shaun Little (MAP Marukyu) 110-2-0. Thurs. 15, Boundry Pool. Ronnie Pharoah (Mosella) 72-8-0, carp, skimmers and tench, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 42. Andy Grimes (Manor Farm Leisure) 69-0-0; Rob Birtles (Mosella) 67-4-0; Phil Bendall (Tubertini/Daiwa Gordon League) 66-0-0. Sat. 15, Island Pool. Adrian Davis (Gloucester Angling Centre) 105-4-0, carp, tench and skimmers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 3. Neil McKinnon (Preston Innovations) 99-4-0; Terry Winstone (Bonehill Mill) 76-12-0. Sun. 17, Island Pool. Matt Chapman (Smithys Tackle) 118-12-0, carp, tench and skimmers, poled pellet, pellet waggler and groundbait feeder, peg 16. Mark Hemming (Lodge Park) 116-0-0; Ade Mansfield (Maver Gold) 113-8-0; Shaun Little (MAP Marukyu) 96-8-0. Wed. 15, Island Pool. Scott Smith (Smithys Tackle) 91-12-0, carp, skimmers and tench, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 8. Chris Telling (Colmic) 82-0-0; Neil Richards (Colmic) 69-14-0. Thurs. 15, Boundry Pool. Chris Telling (Colmic) 58-8-0, carp, skimmers and tench, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 38. Andy Grimes (Manor Farm Leisure) 40-8-0; Paul little (Edgeley Sports) 34-8-0. Sat. 15, Windmill Lake. Steve Partington (Mosella) 104-0-0, carp, skimmers and tench, poled pellet, peg 22. Chris Telling (Colmic) 84-8-0; Mark Malin (Bait-Tech) 79-4-0. Sun. 21, Island Pool. Andy Grimes (Manor Farm Leisure) 162-14-0, carp, tench and skimmers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 36. Chris Cameron (Middy) 74-12-0; Jason Morris (Brewery Angling Club) 74-8-0.


Newport, Woodstock Pond. Sun.11. Matt Morgan (Blackwood) 31-12-0, bream and carp on waggler and corn to the island, peg 3; Nicky Bevan (Newport) 25-14-0; Nick Jones (Pontypool) 24-4-0.


Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Molands Mere, Sat. 16. Tony Musticone (Alvechurch Fishery) 39-14-0, carp and mixed silvers, poled pellet, peg 43. Danny Tresigne (Mosella) 32-4-0; Lee Richards (Packington) 28-10-0. Sun. 43, 1st round Winter League, Gearys Level, Little Gearys and Gratuities. Craig O’Brien (Fast Feeders) 108-1-0, carp, straight lead and bread, peg 31, Gearys Level. Roy Beasley (Packington) 65-15-0; Dave Duggan (Dams and Lock) 47-6-0; Wayne Carter (Packington) 41-14-0.


Patshull Park, Pattingham, Shropshire, Sun. Great Lake, Hotel Bank, 26. Jason Berry (Little Dawley) 41-1-0, bream to 4 lb and skimmers, poled worm, peg 44; Pete Cartwright (Wolverhampton) 26-10-0; Andy Varden (Fitters AC) 25-4-0.


Poole Hall Fishery, Alveley, Salop, Heron pool, Sun. 10. Colin Mathews (Poole Hall) 54-8-0, mixed, poled meat and corn, peg 42. Alan goode (Stevens Tackle) 53-2-0; Tom Murphy (Poole Hall) 46-0-0.


Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Salop, Stock, Middle and Hawthorn Pools, Mon. 12. Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 119-8-0, carp to 8lb and skimmers to 2lb, poled pellet and corn at 5m and down the sides, peg 7, Stock Pool. Colin Wozak (Matrix Total Angling) 90-4-0; Eric Bancroft (Rod and Gun) 82-8-0; Andy Williams (Colmic Vespe) 76-11-0. Wed. 12, Ash and Beech Pools. Brian Clark (Colmic Marukyu) 92-2-0, carp to 6lb, poled pellet at 5m and down the sides, peg 18, Ash Pool. Joe Brennan (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 88-9-0; Gary Morris (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 79-15-0; Mick Jameson (Mid-leisure) 75-10-0. Thurs. 12, Willow and Chestnut Pools. Steve Roberts (Oakengates Angling Centre) 115-12-0, carp to 5lb, poled maggot fished shallow, peg 5, Willow Pool. Eric Bancroft (Rod and Gun) 92-7-0; Richard Duke (Mid Severn Angling) 78-14-0; Carl Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 75-5-0. Sat. 27, Beech and Larch Pools. Steve Roberts (Oakengates Angling Centre) 88-8-0, carp to 7lb, poled maggot at 4m and down the side, peg 22, Beech Pool. Mick Jameson (Mid-Leisure) 71-7-0; Steve Hall (Oswestry) 68-4-0; Colin Wozak (Matrix Total Angling) 66-7-0. Sun. 23, Chestnut and Willow Pools. Dave Craggs (Maver Midlands) 91-2-0, carp to 6lb, poled pellet fished high, peg 9, Willow Pool. Steve Owen (Mid-leisure) 88-7-0; Ed Turner (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 79-12-0; Phil Rhodes (Mid-Leisure) 79-10-0.


Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcestershire, Tues. High Pool, 18. Jim Greenaway (Dudley Bait and Tackle) 101-3-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 15; J. Myall (Cheshire Police) 68-4-0; Phil Edmunds (Peg One Woodlands) 61-8-0. Sat. Deans Pool, 21. A. Morrison (Fisherman’s Friend) 90-3-0, carp to 8 lb, poled sweetcorn over pellet and worm, Deans 58; Mac Cox (Fiery Holes AC) 72-0-0; R. Edmunds (Woodlands) 60-12-0; D. Brownbill (Woodlands) 59-1-0. Sun. Deans and Arles Pools, 25. Ben Stanford (Woodlands) carp and silvers, poled pellet and sweetcorn, Deans 33; Anthony Mansell (Frenzee) 72-9-0; Chris Senter (Browning Spa) 70-6-0; J. Haywood (Hoselock) 66-8-0.


Redhill Fishery, pole-only. Wed.14. Chris Shepherd (Browning) 176-8-0, carp to 8lb on pellets in the margins, peg 8 on Sophie’s Pond; Mike Yandle (Tredegar) 164-0-0; Tony Summers (Wye Angling) 140-0-0; Steve Shaw (Marukyu) 99-8-0.


Rhymney, River Wye at Boughrood. Sun. 17. John Hancock (Rhymney) 17-10-0, all dace on stick float and maggots, peg 29; Colin Whitehouse (Rhymney) 14-4-0; Lloyd Davies (Rhymney) 12-10-0.


Rough Hay Social, Greenhills Farm, Grimley, Worcestershire, Sat. New Pool, 17. Jez Meredith (Rough Hay Social) 152-3-0, carp to 4 lb, poled maggot; David Taylor (Rough Hay Social) 91-7-0; Alan Kinsey (Hop Pole AC) 84-13-0.


Sirhowy, Redhill Fishery, Penny’s Pond. Sun.26. Rob Jones (Browning West Wales) 167-0-0, carp to 8lb on poled dead maggots over groundbait, peg 8; Steve Shaw (Marukyu) 106-8-0; Nigel Morris (Neath) 93-0-0; Phil Rawlings (Newport) 80-0-0.


Spencer Works, Peterstone Fishery. Sun. 22. Phil Weaver (Newport) 45-0-0, carp and bream on short pole and pellets, peg in bowl on Pencil Lake; Mark Guerra (Newport) 39-6-0; Karl Guerra (Newport) 36-7-0; Alan Davies (Trealaw) 29-10-0.


Stirrup Cup, Birmingham-Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, Sun. 18. Darren Barratt (Coleshill and District) 4-12-12, two hundred small roach, punched bread, peg 61; John Johnson (Stirrup Cup) 3-3-1; Dave Freestone (Three Ems) 3-2-0; Tony Fisher (Stirrup Cup) 3-1-4; Tom Grainey (Browning Lifestyle) and Graham Massey (Dams and Lock both 3-0-4.


White Springs, Pontarddulais. Old Canal. Wed. 12. Mark Goodall (Browning West Wales) 82-2-0, carp on pole and pellets, peg 7; Chris Jones (Swansea) 69-9-0; Chris Thomas (Swansea) 67-9-0. Match Lake. Sat.18. Dan Brown (Swansea) 90-8-0, carp on pole and pellets to the island, peg 14; John Charlesworth (Swansea) 64-4-0; James Thomas (Swansea) 63-12-0. Match Lake. Sun. 18. Mike Williams (Browning West Wales) 82-12-0, carp and bream on pole and pellets to the island, peg 16; Dan Jones (Swansea) 53-6-0; Alan Godrich (Swansea) 49-0-0.


Wolverhampton Over 60s, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Ball Lane, Coven, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, Wed. 25. Roy Grosvenor (Bridgtown) 6-8-8, perch, bream and roach, poled caster, peg 13; John Bickley (Rushall) 5-11-15; Alan Gough (Rough Hay Social) 4-13-2.


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