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West Midlands Angler’s Mail Kamasan Qualifiers for October 27/28 2012.


* Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm WL, House Pools 1 and 2, Top, New and Club Pools, Sun. 50 Neil Machin, (Chambers Champs) 68-1-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled red maggot, peg 21, House Pool 1; Stu Palser (Middy/Banbury Gunsmiths) 66-13-0; Mark Malin (Mosella) 66-2-0; Steve Ringer (Chambers Champs) 64-12-0; Lee Thornton (Chambers Champs) 63-14-0.


* Izaak Walton (Stafford) Winter League, Shropshire Union Canal, Soudley and Goldstone, Shropshire, Sun. Round three, 90. John Garbett (Maver Tipton Red) 7-8-4, three chub, poled caster and chopped worm, F section; Ian Saiger (Browning Lifestyle) 4-10-7; Bob Edgerton (Team Eclipse Blue) and Dean Williams (Team Eclipse Green) both 4-9-8; Dave Hughes (Browning Lifestyle) 4-4-2; Steve Broome (Maver Tipton Gold) 4-2-8.

Teams: Browning Lifestyle Red 74; Shakespeare Superteam) 73; Browning Lifestyle Blue 67; Maver Tipton Gold 65; team Eclipse Green 57; Team Eclipse Blue 56.

League: Browning Lifestyle Red 229; Shakespeare Superteam 181; Maver Tipton Gold 165; Browning Lifestyle Blue 161; Team Eclipse Green 159; Maver Tipton Red 158.


* River Wye Championship, Hereford. Sun.160. Mark Jones (Tredegar Angling Centre) 63-10-0, barbel plus one chub, maggot feeder, peg 118 at Field Farm; Lee Gardener (Shakespeare) and Mike Bradley (Drennan Oxford) both 60-8-0; Stuart Harford (DH Angling) 59-15-0; Tom Lane (Lane’s Baits) 59-11-0; Graham Jones (Hereford) 38-6-0.



Other matches

Bilston Angling Centre, Shropshire Union Canal, Brewood, Staffordshire, Wed. 10. Barry Williams (Bilston Angling Centre) 11-11-0, all roach, poled squatt, peg 2; Simon Preece (Browning Lifestyle) 9-11-11; Paul Dobing (Browning Lifestyle) 7-2-0. Sun. Shropshire Union Canal, Pendeford, 10. Colin Cole (Bilston Angling Centre) 10-11-0. all roach, poled caster, peg 2; Martin Spruce (bilston Angling Centre) 7-6-0; Tony Eagles (Team GB Four Ashes) 5-3-0.


Bridgnorth AS, Severn, Linley Bank, Sun. 30. Paul Pountney (Bell Otters) 29-12-0, 5 barbel, maggot feeder, peg 138. Nigel Ball (Mosella) 23-8-0; Jez Williams (Canalside Tackle) 10-4-0; Justin Checketts (Pedmore) 10-2-0.


Cefn Fforest League, final round. Cefn Mably Match Lake. Sun. 33. Dai Clarke (Cefn Fforest) 78-4-0, carp on pole and maggots at 7m, peg 17; Simon Jones (Green’s Tackle) 75-12-0; Ryan Thomas (Bargoed) 70-12-0. Division B Ken Roper (Oakdale) 46-12-0.

League winner Gafyn Jones.    


Cefn Mably Over-50s, Match Lake. Wed.11. Brian Morgan (Merthyr) 59-8-0, carp on pole and pellets in the margins, peg 24; John Mack (Newport) 43-0-0; Jim Palmer (Cardiff) 41-0-0.


Cob House, Worcester, Laugherne Pool, Sat. 19. Luke Hughes (Cob House) 89-1-0, carp, poled maggot close in, peg 21. Jason Elwell (Phils Tackle) 76-12-0; Mick Jones (Button Oak) 68-12-0; Carl Jones (Maver Midlands) 67-15-0.


Dynamite Makins, Wolvey, Warks, Kobra Feeders Affordables, Lake 2, Wed. 23. Bob Allatt (JCB) 95-10-0, carp, straight lead and corn, peg A13. Fred Coxon (Ringer Baits) 74-2-0; Lee Westwood (Litchfield) 68-2-0. Thurs. 22, Derwent Pool. Adam Wakelin (Preston Innovations) 45-4-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 13. Dave Ashdown (Sparks and Spanners) 45-0-0; Terry Brindley (Force Baits) 21-2-0.


Elmbridge Fishery, Droitwich, Heron Pool, Thurs. 27. Ray Lamb (Maver) 72-6-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 8. Trevor Burton (Baggeridge Angling Club) 59-10-0; Jim Russell (Elmbridge) 47-10-0. Sat. 20, Heron Pool. Cliff Richards (M and B Angling Club) 69-10-0, carp, poled corn, peg 41. Martin Smith (Elmbridge) 48-6-0; Steve Howt (Edward Howles) 37-6-0. Sun. 16, Heron Pool. Mark Bradley (M and B Angling Club) 62-10-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 33. Carl Bennett (J and P Tackle) 59-10-0; Richard Burton (Elmbridge) 53-6-0.


Fishing for Charities Open, Cefn Mably Lakes. Sun. 16. £100 raised for Tommy’s Charity. Ryan Thomas (Cardiff) 87-6-0, carp on long pole and pellets; Shaun Wilson (Trethomas) 74-14-0; Gavin Thomas (Cardiff) 64-4-0.


Furnace Mill Fishery, Wyre, Worcestershire, Sun. Mucky Meadow and Furnace Pools, 16. Iwan Mills (Robin’s Timber) 63-1-0, carp, poled pellet, Mucky Meadow 32; Dean Sheldon (Fosters) 61-15-0; Warren Jennings (Furnace Mill) 57-2-0.


Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks, New Pool, Mon. 22. Dave Chapman (White Hart Coventry) 87-5-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled pellet at 4 and 6m, peg 10. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 60-1-0; Dennis Lutwytche (Hawkesbury) 58-4-0; Tom Neal (Rutlanders) 50-12-0. Tues. 34 over 50’s, House Pools 1 and 2. Rob Swain (White Hart Birmingham) 141-13-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled maggot, peg 6, House Pool 1. Roy Winferdale (Stirrup Cup) 78-2-0; Reg Davies (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 75-11-0; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 69-1-0. Wed. 18, Top Pool. Charlie McGurrin (Fosters) 80-5-0, F1s, roach, skimmers and small barbel, poled pellet at 4,6 and 8m, peg 1. Pete Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 67-4-0; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 65-8-0; Kevin Vaughn (Moseley) 62-10-0. Thurs. 57 Veterans, Canal, Club and Jennys Pools. Steve Stokes (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 87-12-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet at 8m and down the edge, peg 22, Club Pool. John Merchant (Tunnel Barn Farm/Starlets) 71-1-0; Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 63-10-0; John Stockton (Barford Veterans) 47-5-0; John Berry (Coventry) 45-5-0; Dave Holmes (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 41-10-0. Fri. 18, Top Pool. Adam Wakelin (Preston Innovations) 83-8-0, F1s, roach, skimmers and barbel, poled pellet at 12m and down the edge, peg 8. Pete Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 80-12-0; Pete Caton (Dynamite Baits/Banbury Gunsmiths) 78-12-0; Simon Skelton (Middy) 68-14-0. Sat. 30, House Pools 1 and 2. Matt Djukic (Shimano) 71-4-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled pellet at 5m and down the edge, peg 33, House Pool 1. Bob Greenbury (Leicester Sensas) 68-13-0; Ronnie Biggs (OHMS) 42-7-0; Bob Conway (Litchfield) 37-3-0.


Goodyear AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Coven, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, Sun. 12. Alan Portik (Goodyear AC) 7-8-0, three chub, poled caster, peg 10; Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 5-7-0; John Benness (Goodyear AC) 3-14-0.


Hawkesbury Fishery, Bedworth, Warks, Thurs. 13. Paul Reynolds (Hawkesbury) 35-15-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 5. George Cairnes (Hawkesbury/Kodak) 32-2-0; Alan Jones (Hawkesbury) 31-8-0. Sat. 17. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 34-0-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 36. George Cairnes (Hawkesbury/Kodak) 29-10-0; James Rock (Army) 19-7-0. Sun. 22. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 54-7-0, carp, poled corn, peg 16, bonus peg £50.00. Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 48-9-0; Keith Hudson (Hawkesbury) 36-10-0.


Holgan Farm, Llawhaden. Carp Lake. Sun.18. Derek King (Rosebush) 81-10-0, carp on waggler and pellets at full depth, peg 21; Ian Heaps (Holgan Farm) 70-4-0; Gina Melhuish (Royal Wootton Bassett) 57-0-0.


Lydney and Forest of Dean, Lydney Lake. Sat.32. Matt Grindle (Lydney Juniors) 45-0-0, carp on Method feeder and pellets, peg 21; Bernie Fraser (RFODAC) 27-12-0; Andy Grindle (RFODAC) 22-2-0; Chris Peters (RFODAC) 21-7-0.


Maver Solihull Angling Centre, Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Molands Mere, Wed. 13. John Burchell (Packington) 66-10-0, F1s and tench, poled caster, peg 44. Danny Tresigne (Mosella) and Craig O’Brien (Fast feeders/Packington) both returned 45-12-0; Ian Keywood (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) 33-10-0.


Monk Hall Fishery, Monkhopton, Salop, Swallow and Lark Pools, Sun. 12. Bill Stone (Monk Hall) 20-15-0, carp and mixed silvers, poled pellet and maggot, peg 22, Swallow Pool. Alan Parsonage (Monk Hall) 19-8-0; Keith Perrin (Tipton) 11-7-0.


Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs, Meadow Pool, Tues. 20. Dave Highfield (Club 2000) 163-11-0, carp, poled worm at 8m, peg 58. Ken Sherriff (Kidderminster Angling) 105-3-0; Bill ‘Basil’ Rathbone (St Francis All Comedians, Shelfield, Walsall) 88-2-0. Wed. 24 over 50’s, Silver and Middle Pools. Martin Lafevre (Moorlands Gold) 85-11-0, F1s, poled pellet at 6m, peg 10, Silver Pool. Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 83-10-0; Pete Mace (Moorlands) 83-3-0. Thurs. 21, Bank and Moors Pools. Lawrence Connolly (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 95-10-0, carp, poled macaroni cheese down the edge, peg 9, Moors Pool. Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 75-0-0; Martin Lafevre (Moorlands Gold) 54-8-0. Fri. 12, Meadow Pool. Pete Mace (Moorlands) 76-10-0, carp, poled pellet at 5m, peg 12. John Hinton (Moorlands) 68-6-0; Des Ravenall (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 68-1-0. Sat. 22, Moors and Middle Pools. Ian Wood (Club 2000) 55-11-0, carp, poled pellet down the edge, peg 15, Moors Pool. Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 54-6-0; Colin Pace (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 53-10-0. Sun. 39, Meadow and Bank Pools. Steve Harris (Fosters) 80-2-0, carp, poled pellet at 5m, peg 12, Meadow Pool. Richard Massey (Moorlands) 67-0-0; Simon Christian (Match Box) 61-10-0; Andy Cleaver (West Midlands Police/Maver) 56-6-0; Brian Jones (Maver) 52-11-0; Iwan Mills (Robins Timber) 52-0-0.


Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Island Pool, Wed. 12. Andy Grimes (Manor Farm Leisure) 81-10-0, carp, skimmers and tench, poled pellet, peg 6. Ronnie Pharoah (Mosella) 78-8-0; Chris Harrison (Baileys of Warwick) 67-6-0. Thurs. 19, Windmill Pool. Andy Grimes (Manor Farm Leisure) 62-4-0, carp, skimmers and tench, poled pellet, peg 15. Rob Birtles (Miracle Baits) 52-0-0; Barry Duggan (Warwick Portabello) 40-4-0. Sat. 12, Island Pool. Chris Telling (Colmic) 60-4-0, carp and skimmers, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 6. Ade Mansfield (Maver Gold) 47-12-0; David Howard (Leigh Bait and Tackle) 40-0-0. Sun. 12, Island Pool. Mark Hemming (Lodge Park) 97-12-0, carp, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 25. Jason Morris (Brewery Angling Club) 83-14-0; Steve Beard (Brewery Angling Club) 69-4-0.


Newport Autumn Series, round 5. School Pool and Woodstock Pond. Sun. 20. Rob Skellett (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 93-8-0, F1s on pole and pellets, peg 40 on School Pool; Nicky Belcher (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 68-12-0; Bob Giles (Browning West Wales) 46-12-0; Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 46-0-0.


Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Gearys Level, Sat. 20. Andy Fullilove (Kobra Feeders) 25-10-0, carp and skimmers, Method and pellet, peg 30. Dave Parsonage (Beauford Angling Club) 21-13-0; Craig O’Brien (Fast Feeders/Packington) 21-10-0; Lee Richards (Packington) 17-10-0. Sun. 22, Molands Mere. Bob James (Packington) 48-4-0, carp, pellet feeder and pellet, peg 43. Lee Richards (Packington) 37-5-0; Paul Hunter (Pools Fodder) 35-6-0; Steve Chester (Mosella) 34-0-0.


Poole Hall Fishery, Alveley, Salop, Heron pool, Sun. 16. Alan Goode (Stevens Tackle) 33-12-0, mixed, poled meat and corn, peg 20. Dave Hobbiss (Stevvens Tackle) 26-5-0; Dave Anderson (Wassell Grove) 19-12-0.


Pontymister, Redhill Fishery, Penny’s Pond. Sun.22. John Cooper (Risca) 45-8-0, small carp and bream on Method feeder with corn and maggots; Darryl Barnes (Risca) 32-8-0; Steve Goodwin (Cross Keys) 21-5-0. Junior: Callum Croker (Risca) 6-6-0.


Port Talbot Docks, West Glamorgan. Sun. 20. Mal Entwhistle (Glamorgan Rebels) 19-0-0, big skimmers on groundbait feeder and red maggots, peg 9 and Gerald Parker (Skewen AC) 19-0-0, all roach on feeder and red maggots, peg 16; Mike Towler (Glamorgan Rebels) 15-6-0; Steve Downs (Neath) 12-1-0.


Patshull Park Fishery, Pattingham, Shropshire, Sun. Ind. Winter League, Round Three, Great Lake, 20. Mick Slater (Shatterford Fisheries) 33-3-0, bream to 4 lb, poled worm and caster, peg 44; Ian Davies (Blackfords Progressive 31-6-0; Trevor Hope (Rod and Gun) 30-13-0; Pete Cartwright (Wolverhampton) 30-12-0. League: Shane Hodgkinson (JCB) 7; Simon Lyley (Chester Tackle Locker) 19; Wendy Locker (Chester Tackle Locker) 20; Chris Walters (Patshull Fisheries) 24.


Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, bridgnorth, Salop, Stock Pool, Mon. 12. Eric Bancroft (Rod and Gun) 119-8-0, carp to 7lb, poled maggot close in, peg 1. Phil Shaw (Lower Hill Farm) 74-9-0; Mick Jameson (Mid-Leisure) 70-2-0; Mick Jones (Kidderminster) 61-2-0. Wed. 12, Ash and Beech Pools. Ken Humphreys (Oswestry) 77-7-0, carp to 7lb, poled pellet at 5m and poled maggot down the side, peg 7, Beech Pool. Matt Stobbs (Oakengates Angling Centre) 75-10-0; Brian Clark (Colmic Maruku) 66-8-0; Harry Colley (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 63-0-0. Sat. 21, Larch and Willow Pools. Tim Probert (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 65-4-0, carp to 5lb, poled pellet at 10 and 15m, peg 4, Larch Pool. Gary Morris (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 54-7-0; Carl Foster (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 45-6-0; Keith Powell (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 45-1-0.


Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcestershire, Tues. Ghost and Arles Pools, 24. A. Perry (Woodlands) 133-14-0, carp to 10 lb, poled sweetcorn and pellet, Ghost 18; Phil Edmunds (Peg One Angling) 89-10-0; Steve Wilson (Midland Bears) 89-8-0; J. Myatt (Cheshire Police) 85-11-0. Sat. Deans Pool, 18. J. Myatt (Cheshire Police) 60-0-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet and sweetcorn, peg 30; D. Brownhill (Woodlands) 41-8-0; Simon Nickless (Saints) 38-12-0. Sun. Clubman’s Championships (sponsored by Sonu Baits) all pools, 170. A. Powell (Matchbox AC) 90-4-0, carp to 10 lb and silvers, poled sweetcorn and pellet, High Pool 24; D. Shaw (Excelsior AC) 83-0-0; A. Belitex (Clubs @ WVF) 71-9-0; m. Pitcher (Fiery Holes AC) 61-2-0; Wayne Panting (Midland Bears) 59-0-0; A. Wyatt (Clubs @ WVF) 55-0-0.


Redhill Fishery, pole-only. Sophie’s Pool. Wed. 14. Mike Yandle (Tredegar) 205-4-0, carp to 7lb on casters in the margins, peg 19; Steve Shaw (Marukyu) 163-8-0; Brian King (Ebbw Vale) 95-0-0; Frank Davies (Sirhowy AS) 91-12-0.


Rhymney, River Wye at Boughrood. Sun.19. Gary Southall (Tredegar) 22-12-0, dace and small chub on stick float and maggots, peg 14; John Hancock (Rhymney) 17-4-0; Lloyd Davies (Rhymney) 13-11-0.


Sensas Nomads, Cefn Mably Match Lake. Sat.14. Shaun Wilson (Trethomas) 109-8-0, carp on pole and pellets, peg 22; Richard Candy (Sensas Nomads) 107-2-0; Barry Richards (Cardiff) 101-8-0; Jimmy Tobin (Sensas Nomads) 88-12-0.


Sirhowy, White Springs, Pontarddulais. Old Canal. Sun. 22. Adam Mitchell (Browning West Wales) 62-12-0, carp and bream on 16m pole and pellets to the island, peg 14; Mike Williams (Browning West Wales) 55-5-0; Keith Grande (Tredegar) 51-0-0; Pete Edwards (Swansea) 47-0-0.


Stirrup Cup, Birmingham-Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Birmingham, West Midlands; Sun, 13. Dave Freestone (Three Ems) 6-5-0, a 3 lb breamand small fish, poled squatt and pinkie, peg 5; Parkes’ Hall AC, Boldings Fishery, near Bridgnorth, Beech Pool, Sun. 16. David Hall (Parkes Hall AC) 61-9-0, carp to 7 lb, poled pellet, peg 23; Jamie Trevis (Parkes Hall AC) 47-14-0; Craig Jeavons (Parkes Hall AC) 29-2-0.


Trefaldu Fishery Junior Match, Willow Lake. Sat. 14. Joe Stokes (Leicester) 16-10-0, one carp of 7lb with roach and rudd on feeder and maggots, peg 7. Joe Cooper (Monmouth) 7-14-0; Joseph Callaghan (Newport) 7-2-0.


Wassell Grove Fishery, Hagley, Stourbridge, West Midlands; Sat. Individual Winter League, Round Five, 16. DJ Williams (Halesowen Royal British Legion) 42-10-0; carp to 8 lb, tipped meat, peg 20; Dave Johnson (Club 2000) 34-8-0; Dean Homer (Wassell Grove) 32-8-0; Alan Gethen (Club 2000) 27-8-0; Josh Parker (Club 2000) 22-12-0; Terry Homer (Club 2000) 20-12-0. League: Dave Johnson (Club 2000) 16; Paul Hadlington (Club 2000 and Terry Homer (Club 2000) both 18; DJ Williams (Halesowen Royal Legion) 25; Trevor Hodges (Weather Tech Roofing) 26; Alan Gethen (Club 2000) 28.


Wolverhampton Over 60s Club, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Coven. Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, Wed. 19. Cliff Harrison (Bridgtown) 5-12-2, roach, poled hemp, peg 16; Alan Gough (Rough Hay AC) 3-13-6; Dave Rayson (Bridgtown) 2-13-8.


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