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West Midlands Angler’s Mail Kamasan Qualifiers for October 6/7 2012.

* Joe Bowers Memorial Charity Open, River Wye at Hereford. Sun. 90. Andrew Murphy (Wizards) 59-4-0, barbel, two chub and a load of dace on float and maggots from a peg at the bottom of Bartensham; Chris Taylor (Birmingham) 38-6-0; Jason Ford (Willow Creek) 34-0-0; Martin Challenger (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 26-3-0; Tony Doyle (Hereford) 24-14-0; Mike Webb (Ross on Wye) 24-12-0.  £480 raised for charity.

* Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcestershire, Sat. 25th Anniversary Charity Match in aid of MacMillan Nurses and a Children’s Fishing Charity, Deans, High, Arles, High, Hay and Barley Pools, 90. Rodger Palmer (Starlets Veterans) 107-4-0, carp to 12 lb plus lots of silver fish, poled pellet and sweetcorn, High 13; Paul Webley (Midland Bears) 95-9-0; Tony Thorn (Frenzee) 82-6-0; John Ellis (Starlets Veterans) 71-12-0.

Other fishing matches


Aberglais, Staunton Court. Sat. 19. Mark Williams (Abertysswg) 218-1-0, carp to 10 lb on pole and casters, peg at the side of the jetty; Frank Davies (Tredegar) 121-3-0; Gary Miles (Merthyr) 105-14-0; Terry Jones (Merthyr) 101-14-0.


Angling Trust Warwickshire Winter League, Round Two, Birmingham Fazeley Canal, Minworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, Sun. Round Two, 40. Carl Smith (Browning Central) 11-9-3, a 4 lb tench and perch, poled caster and chopped worm, peg 85; Jason Cunningham (Shakespeare Superteam) 11-4-8; Dave Berrow (Dams and Lock) 8-10-12; Andy Beasley (Burton Shop B) 8-7-4; Barry Astbury (Burton Shop B) 8-1-0; Ted Yearby (Dams and Lock) 7-11-12. Teams: Dams and Lock 20; Shakespeare Superteam 22; Browning Central 24; Burton Shop B 25; Burton Shop A 28. League: Dams and Lock and Shakespeare Superteam both 3; Browning Central 7; Burton Shop B 8; Burton Shop A 9.


Beechdale AC, Cob House Fishery, Wichenford, Woecestershire, Sun. Oak Pool, 13. Martin Whittaker (Beechdale AC) 181-4-0, carp to 7 lb, poled sweetcorn, peg 5; Linden Pickett (Beechdale AC) 165-4-0; Andy Sergeant (Beechdale AC) 117-2-0.


Blackfords Progressive, Calf Heath Reservoir, Calf Heath, Gailey, Staffordshire, Sat. 28. Gary Banister (Stoke-on-Trent) 45-12-0, bream to 3 lb, feeder and pellet, peg 55; Jason Bucknell (Little Dawley) 38-5-0; Chris Brown (Mansfield) 33-5-0.


Cefn Mably Over-50s, Horseshoe Lake, Wed. 14. Shaun Wilson (Trethomas) 59-9-0, carp and bream on pellets and Method feeder to the island; Peter Meese (Cardiff) 58-9-0.


Dynamite Makins, Wolvey, Warks, Kobra Feeders affordables, Lake 2, Wed. 20. Dave McDowell (Coventry) 84-0-0, carp, straight lead and pellet, peg B20. Geoff Ringer (Ringer Baits) 73-10-0; John Oldham (Makins) 69-4-0. Thurs. 30, Paddock, Crater and Snake Pools. Chris Harrison (Baileys of Warwick) 76-4-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 7, Snake Pool. Steve Brindley (Force Baits) 62-10-0; Lee Westwood (Litchfield) 55-10-0.


Elmbridge Fishery, Droitwich, Heron Pool, Thurs. 27. Trevor Burton (Baggeridge Angling Club) 54-6-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 5. Bob Cooke (Bilston Angling Centre) 47-8-0; Tony Cook (Bilston Angling Centre) 46-8-0. Sat. 27, Heron Pool. Mark Bradley (M and B Angling Club) 82-6-0, carp, poled corn, peg 24. Dave Price (Elmbridge) 61-10-0. Sun. 26, Pheasant Pool. Chris Whitehouse (Stevens Tackle) 63-0-0, carp, poled maggot, peg 28. Dave Harrison (Solhampton) 61-0-0. Nathan Lloyd (Elmbridge) 47-10-0.


Four Crosses Fishery, Cannock, Staffordshire, Sun. 16. Les Willey (Four Crosses Fishery) 37-11-0, carp to 3 lb, poled maggot, peg 6; Barry Love (Wigmore AC) 25-1-0; Gordon Ward (Four Crosses Fishery) 14-7-0.


Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks, Bottom Pool, Mon. 21. Kevin Folwell (Drennan Oxford) 86-5-0, carp, poled pellet at 4m, peg 32. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 73-15-0; Malcolm Jones (Banbury Gunsmiths) 55-12-0; Dave Chapman (White Hart Coventry) 48-11-0. Tues. 30 over 50’s, New Pool. Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 64-15-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled pellet at 6m and down the edge, peg 7. Ron Notley (Tunnel Barn Farm/Starlet Veterans) 64-1-0; Ken Turner (Barford) 61-12-0; Tony Maquire (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 58-14-0. Thurs. 63 Veterans, House Pools 1 and 2 and New Pool. Reg Davis (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 68-3-0, carp, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled banded pellet at 6m, peg 18, House Pool 1. Dave Chapman (White Hart Coventry) 64-8-0; Jimmy Hill (Tunnel Barn Farm/Starlet Veterans) 63-5-0; Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 59-13-0; Ron Notley (Tunnel Barn Farm/Starlet Veterans) 58-12-0; Paul Lewis (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 56-0-0. Fri. 20, Top Pool. Paul Ainsworth (Mid-City) 103-1-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled pellet at 6m and down the edge, peg 5. Les Wetton (Tunnel Barn Farm/f1 Baits) 93-8-0; Pete Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 91-12-0; John Harrison (Newdigate) 89-12-0. Sat. 22, House Pool 2. Matt Djukic (Shimano) 113-3-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled pellet at 6, 6 and 10m, peg 13. Joe Carrass (Match Fishing) 106-14-0; Richard Knowles (Shakespeare) 98-7-0; Ricky Small (Allens Fishing Tackle) 94-12-0. Sun. 31, New Pool. Stu Palser (Middy/Banbury Gunsmiths) 115-15-0, carp, F1s and mixed silvers, poled pellet at 8 and 16m, peg 16. Pete rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 97-15-0; Darren Bolton (Mosella) 93-8-0; Gary Cook (Mosella) 90-12-0; Mark Malin (Bait Tech) 89-1-0.


Glamorgan, Sue’s Lake, Barry. Sun.20. Dean Jay (Dinas Powys) 33-0-0, seven carp on pole and pellet, peg on the point; Russell Palmer (Cardiff) 29-4-0; Ken Sherlock (Cardiff) 29-0-0.


Goodyear AC, Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcestershire, Sun. Ghost Pool, 16. John Taylor (Goodyear AC) 110-14-0, carp to 8 lb, poled sweetcorn and pellet; JJ Gallacher (Goodyear AC) 108-0-0; Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 83-9-0.


Hawkesbury Fishery, Bedworth, Warks, Thurs. 13. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 65-14-0, carp, poled meat, peg 40. Andy Holman (Hawkesbury) 61-1-0; John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 48-0-0. Sat. 16. James Rock (Army) 42-12-0, mixed, poled meat and corn, peg 43. Jamie Gallaway (Hawkesbury) 38-8-0; Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 35-11-0. Sun. 21. Gaz Evans (Army) 40-11-0, mixed, poled pellet, peg 38, bonus peg £50.00. Keith Hudson (Hawkesbury) 36-10-0; John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 34-1-0; Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 30-7-0.


Holgan Farm, Llawhaden. Sun.18. Chris Wells (Burry Port) 110-5-0, carp on maggots fished with pole and straight lead, peg on carp lake; James Young (Browning) 72-3-0; Ian Heaps (Holgan Farm) 69-4-0.


Izaak Walton Fishery, Chebsey, Stafford, Wed. Canal, 10. John Wild (Stafford) 126-15-0, carp, poled paste and pellet; Ted Ecclestone (Izaak Walton Fishery) 91-7-0; Ray Young (Izaak Walton Fishery) 75-6-0; Chris Robson (Bilston Angling Centre) 72-5-0. Sat. Canal, 12. Alan Millward (Trentside Tackle) 78-6-0, carp, poled sweetcorn and pellet; Paul Shone (Izaak Walton Fishery) 55-9-0; Gary Jones (Hodnet AC) 49-15-0; Ted Ecclestone (Izaak Walton Fishery) 45-13-0.


Lydney, Lydney Lake, Float Only. Sat. 20. John Macklin (Lydney) 28-12-0, bream to 4lb and skimmers on pellets fished with pole and wagglers, peg 12; Keith Griffiths (Lydney) 27-4-0; Steve Thomas (Lydney) 6-14-0; Mark Annis (Lydney) 5-15-0. Sun. 36. Bernie Fraser (RFODAC) 53-14-0, bream on groundbait feeder and pellets, peg 29; Matt Grindle (Lydney Juniors) 49-0-0; Graham Andrews (Yorkley) 25-4-0; Colin Stevens (Lydney) 19-9-0.


Maver Solihull Angling Centre, Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Molands Mere, Wed. 11. James Hipkiss (Ridgemere) 73-14-0, F1s, poled pellet, peg 56. Martin Wood (Solihull Angling Centre) 45-12-0; Steve Edwards (Packington) 42-11-0.


Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs, Silver Pool, Tues. 18. Ken Sherriff (Kidderminster Angling) 80-14-0, F1s, poled pellet at 4m, peg 28. John Cockayne (Maver) 57-6-0; Keith Wright (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 57-5-0. Wed. 15 over 50’s, Bank and Moors Pools. Neil McMillan (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 64-13-0, carp, poled pellet at 10m, peg 8, Bank Pool. Kevin rodderick (Moorlands) 64-4-0; Keith Wright (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 54-0-0. Thurs. 31, Meadow and Island Pools. Harry Ward (Starlet Veterans) 95-12-0, carp, poled pellet down the edge, peg 7, Meadow Pool. Ray Phillips (Moorlands) 80-6-0; George Reynolds (Kings Pools) 77-2-0; Tony Stead (West Midlands Police/Maver) 70-15-0. Sat. 34, Meadow, Middle and Silver Pools. Ian Wood (Club 2000) 95-0-0, carp, poled pellet down the edge, peg 15, Meadow Pool. Colin Pace (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 92-8-0; Iwan Mills (Robins Timber) 87-12-0. Sun. 45, Meadow, Moors, Middle and Silver Pools. Richard Cooksey (Stourport) 175-9-0, carp, poled pellet at 11m fished shallow, peg 11, Meadow Pool. Richard Kings (St Davcids Angling Club) 126-0-0; Chris Hill (Mosella) 124-0-0; Ray Lamb (Maver Midlands) 120-6-0; Sean Smith (Club 2000) 119-6-0; Ian Wood (Club 2000) 119-0-0; Brett Wilkes (Maver) 113-10-0; Colin Pace (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 105-10-0; Iwan Mill (Robins Timber) 105-2-0.


Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Windmill Lake, Wed. 15. Barry Duggan (Warwick portabello) 105-8-0, carp and tench, poled pellet, peg 26. Ray Davies (Manor Farm Leisure) 52-4-0; Chris Coleman (Broom Angling Club) 47-8-0. Thurs. 19, Middle Pool. Phil Bendall (Tubertini/Daiwa Gordon League) 112-8-0, carp and tench, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 23. Terry Arnold (Swindon Tribe) 71-0-0; Graham Whitmore (South Redditch Angling Club) 65-0-0. Sat. 15, Windmill Lake. Graham Scott (Mosella Selby) 74-0-0, carp, tench and skimmers, poled pellet, peg 11. Andy Grimes (Manor Farm Leisure) 63-0-0; Bob West (Preston) 58-8-0. Sun. 31, Island and Ash Pools. Shaun Little (MAP Maruku) 105-12-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 4, Island Pool. Tony Davis (Gloucester Angling Centre) 104-6-0; Chris Cameron (Middy) 93-2-0; John Clegg (Rexel) 86-12-0.


Newport Autumn League, Morgans Pond. Sun. 24.Tony Hopkins (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 21-9-0, bream on pole and pellets to the lily pads; Nicky Belcher (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 18-10-0; Mal Entwhistle (Glamorgan Rebels) 17-14-0; Chris Hall (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 15-15-0.


Nick Gretton Memorial, Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Beech, Willow and Larch Pools, Sun. 38. Andy Kyte (Maver Sonu) 93-15-0, carp to 6lb and barbel to 2lb, poled pellet at 12m fished on the deck and shallow and down the sides, peg 21, Willow Pool. Brian Clark (Colmic Maruku) 85-7-0; Alistair Humphreys (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 82-13-0; Steve Owen (Mid-Leisure) 79-1-0; Colin Wozak (Matrix Total Angling) 64-10-0; Pete Rickets (New Willenhall) 55-4-0.


Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Little Gearys, Sat. 23. Craig O’Brien (Fast Feeders) 33-5-0, carp, Method and pellet, peg 10. Steve Edwards (Packington) 32-2-0; Ian Coxon (Packington) 29-13-0. Sun. 28, Gearys Level. Wayne Carter (Packington) 52-7-0, carp, straight lead and pellet, peg 19. Ron Savage (Lanes Baits) 50-3-0; Phil Hull (Lanes Baits) 43-13-0.


Patshull Park Fishery, Pattingham, Shropshire, Tues. White Hart, Shifnal, Boats, 14. Gary Higgs (White Hart, Shifnal) 42-3-0, bream to 4 lb, feeder and worm, peg 56; Gordon Guest (White Hart, Shifnal) 18-15-0; Martin Farraday (White Hart, Shifnal) 18-10-0. Sun. Hotel bank and Boats, 20. Nigel Ball (WAC) 28-1-0, bream to 4 lb, slider fished worm and sweetcorn, Boat 58; Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 26-14-0; Pete Cartwright (Wolverhampton) 23-5-0.


Pontymister, Crumlin Arm of Monmouthshire Canal at Cross Keys. Sun.21. John Cooper (Risca) 1-7-8, tiny gudgeon and perch on pole and punched bread, beech tree peg; Richard Harley (Cross Keys) 0-12-0; Phil Crocker (Cross Keys) 0-9-0.


Poole Hall Fishery, Alveley, Salop, Heron Pool, Sun. 11. Alan Goode (Stevens Tackle) 77-4-0, carp and bream, poled meat and corn, peg 47. Dave Brain (Poole Hall) 53-12-0; Colin Mathews (Poole Hall/Bewdley) 43-4-0; Barry Robbins (Poole Hall) 30-12-0.


Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Salop, Middle, Hawthorn and Stock Pools, Sat. 24. Jason Elwell (Phils Tackle) 87-9-0, carp to 7lb, poled pellet at 5m and into the corner, peg 8, Middle Pool. Ken Humphreys (Oswestry) 80-10-0; Richard Duke (Mid Severn Angling) 68-6-0; Mitch Davidson (Maver Gold) 65-11-0. Mon. 12, Sycamore Pool. Colin Wozak (Matrix Total Angling) 137-9-0, carp to 7lb, poled maggot fished shallow, peg 13. Phil Shaw (Lower Hill Farm) 108-4-0; Phil Rhodes (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 91-14-0; Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 87-1-0. Wed. 12, Chestnut Pool. Brian Clark (Colmic Maruku) 87-3-0, carp to 6lb and barbel to 3lb, poled maggot down the sides, peg 7. Phil Rhodes (Preston Innovations Boldings pools) 80-2-0; Phil Shaw (Lower Hill Farm) 67-3-0. Thurs. 12, Sycamore Pool. Shane Rogers (Oakengates Angling Centre) 66-14-0, carp to 7lb and barbel to 3lb, poled maggot down the sides, peg 8. Pete Ricketts (New Willenhall) 61-10-0; Andy Williams (Colmic Vespe) 61-0-0; Phil Taylor (Dams and Lock) 59-11-0. Sat. 16, Sycamore Pool. Jason Elwell (Phils Tackle) 94-7-0, carp to 7lb and barbel to 3lb, poled maggot down the shelf, peg 48. Danny Boden (Oakengates Angling Centre) 64-8-0; Steve Hall (Oswestry) 60-12-0; Andy Williams (Colmic Vespe) 56-15-0.


Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcestershire, Tues. Ghost Pool, 18. Barry Duggan (Peg One Woodlands) 131-4-0, carp to 10 lb, poled sweetcorn and pellet, Ghost Pool, 15; Steve Middleton (Browning Spa) 81-2-0; Mark Owen (Bilston Angling Centre) 78-0-0. Sun. Deans Pool, 25. Paul Sibley (Mosella) 93-0-0, carp to 8 lb and silvers, poled sweetcorn, Deans Pool 7; C. Plumb (Club Korum) 76-8-0; A. Parkes (Woodlands) 70-4-0; R. Pembleton (Woodlands) 66-12-0; Nigel Plumb (Peg One, Woodlands) 66-8-0.



Redhill Fishery Pole Only, Wed.10. Alan Davies (Sensas Nomads) 195-2-0, carp to 8lb on hard pellets in the margins; Mike Yandle (Tredegar) 183-10-0; Brian King (Ebbw Vale) 148-8-0.


Rhymney, Monmouthshire Canal at Llanfoist. Sun. 16. Brian Rees (Rhymney) 3-12-0, small roach on pole and punched bread, peg on straight; Dave Forester (Rhymney) 2-1-0; Martin Thomas (Rhymney) 1-11-0.


Riverside Fishery Charity Match, Sat. 12. Lewis McCoy (Ystrad Mynach) 10-0-0, one carp on feeder and pellets; Zac Bishop (Hengoed) 8-0-0.


Rough Hay Social, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Awbridge, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, Sun. 12. Alan Gough (Rough Hay Social) 4-4-2, one chub, one roach and a gudgeon, poled worm and caster, peg 5; Cliff Archbold (Rough Hay Social) 4-1-7; John Parker (Rough Hay Social) 3-12-0.


Sirhowy, Redhill Fishery. Sun.26. Mike Yandle (Tredegar) 276-0-0, carp to 6lb on pellet and corn close in, golden peg 10 on the dam on Sophie’s Pond worth £100 bonus; Ian Exall (Browning) 248-6-0; Bob Giles (Cefn Fforest) 202-12-0; Alan Davies (Trealaw) 181-0-0.


Spencer Works, Mathern Mill Fishery, Chepstow. Sat.22. Phil Weaver (Newport) 71-0-0, carp to 15lb on pole and casters, peg on second lake; Jim Palmer (Cardiff) 58-15-0; Les Turberville (Newport) 47-11-0; Mitchell Weaver (Newport) 44-8-0.


Stirrup Cup, Birmingham-Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, Sun. 12. Pete Hatton (ZLT) 7-13-4, skimmers to 10 oz, roach and perch, poled maggot or caster, peg 61; Darren Barratt (Coleshill and District) 6-12-4; Alan Homer (Dudley Bait and Tackle) 4-7-8; Graham Massey Dams and Lock) 2-13-14; Sam Lewis (Three Ems) 2-12-4; Alan Newman (Stirrup Cup) 2-11-8.


White Springs Fishery, Pontarddulais. New Canal. Sun.20. James Thomas (Swansea) 48-9-0, carp and bream on pole and pellets, peg on corner; Gary Mitchell (Swansea) 38-6-0; Lou Spinks (Swansea) 35-4-0.


Wolverhampton AA, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Roadside, Acton Trussell, Stafford, Sun. 20. Steve Cope (Team GB Four Ashes AC) 8-5-0, a 2 lb chub, a 2 lb bream  plus roach, poled caster, peg 4; Dave Richards (Team Beetroot AC) 5-1-12; Bob Edgerton (Goodyear AC) 4-11-7; Mel Wood (Team GB Four Ashes AC) 4-8-10; Barry Jones (Goodyear AC) 3-11-7; Steve Lovell (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 3-5-0.


Wolverhampton Over-60s, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Cross Keys, Penkridge, Stafford, Wed. 22. Denis Sumner (Bilston Angling Centre) 6-2-5, two chub and bits, poled caster and squatt, peg 22; Wilf Kneller (Midleisure AC) 6-1-12; Cliff Harrison (Bridgtown) 5-8-10.



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