Winning tips, and the result from the Frank Barlow – Steve Toone Memorial Match, in this week’s Angler’s Mail.



West Midlands Angler’s Mail Kamasan Qualifiers for September 29/30 2012.

* Welsh National Coarse Fishing Championships, Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Sat. 80. Bob Giles (Browning Black) 223-7-0, carp pole, maggot, peg 20 on Molly’s Pond; Phil Weaver (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers Blue) 203-14-0; Rob Dyer (Nomads Green) 154-6-0; Andrew Mumford (Cooper Fiaam) 149-0-0; Rob Jones (Browning Red) 147-8-0; Colin Jackson (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers Red) 127-8-0.

Teams: Swansea Browning Red 16; Browning Black 28; Cefn Fforest 28 (lower total weight); Nomads Green 29; Cwmbran Angling Nobblers Blue 20 (Lower total weight); Newport AA 32.



Other match fishing results

Angling Trust Warwickshire Winter League, Round One, Birmingham-Fazeley Canal, Minworth, Birmingham, West Midlands. Sun. 40. Ian Wise (Browning Central) 9-10-0, a 2 lb 12 oz perch, two bream and small fish,caster, bloodworm and joker,  peg 4; Alex Powell (Browning Central) 9-4-8; Robbie Quinn (Shakespeare Superteam) 8-15-0; Dave Berrow (Dams and Lock) 8-2-4; Tony Barker (Shakespeare Superteam) 7-7-10; Pete Madeley (Burton Shop A) 6-13-0. Teams: Shakespeare Superteam 15; Dams and Lock 23; Burton Shop A 25; Browning Central 26; Burton Shop B 31.



Cefn Fforest League Match, Cefn Mably Lakes. Match Lake. Sun. 33. Ray Macdonell (Cefn Fforest) 105-4-0, carp on pole and hair rigged meat in the margins, peg 4 on car park side; Ryan Thomas (Bargoed) 102-12-0; Dai Clarke (Cefn Hengoed) 93-12-0; Trevor Tarling (Britannia) 92-12-0.


Cefn Mably Lakes Over-50s, Match Lake. Wed. 18. Paul Waddington (Marshfield) 98-8-0, carp on pole and pellets fished shallow; Bob Mitchell (Cefn Mably) 80-0-0; Clive Roberts (Sensas Nomads) 72-0-0.


Cradley Heath Labour AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Hinksford, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, Sun. 21. Kevin Clark (Cradley Heath Labour) 9-15-0, roach and perch, poled squatt, pinkie and caster, peg 6; Brian Smith (Cradley Heath Labour) 6-12-0; Simon West (Cradley Heath Labour) 6-11-0; Steve Robson (Cradley Heath Labour) 5-12-0.


Dynamite Makins, Wolvey, Warks, Kobra Feeders Affordables, Lake 2, Wed. 21. John Adamson (Kobra Feeders/Levas) 65-14-0, carp, bream and roach, poled pellet and corn, peg A12; Terry Phillips (Attleborough Sports) 61-8-0; Chris Harrison (Baileys of Warwick) 61-4-0. Thurs. 26, Avon and Thames Pools. Andy Findlay (Preston Innovations/Korum/Sonubaits) 52-0-0, carp and barbel, poled corn, peg 21, Avon Pool; Matt Hall (All Seasons Angling) 38-14-0; Steve Brindley (Force Baits) 37-4-0.


Elmbridge Fishery, Droitwich, Heron Pool, Thurs. 22. Trevor Burton (Baggeridge Angling Club) 95-10-0, carp, poled corn, peg 7; Martin Amphlett (Melbourne Course Anglers) 66-0-0; Bob Brinstone (Boddington) 62-0-0. Sat. 22, Heron Pool. Brian Golden (Elmbridge) 94-10-0, carp, poled corn, peg 8; Mark Bradley (M and B Angling Club) 79-10-0; Cliff Richards (M and B Angling Club) 74-8-0. Sun. 20, Pheasant Pool. Mark Bradley (M and B Angling Club) 101-8-0, carp, poled pellet and corn, peg 29; Carl Stevens (Colmic) 55-8-0; Dave Harrison (Solhampton) 52-3-0.


Four Crosses Fishery, Four Crosses Pool, Cannock, Staffordshire, Sun. 10. Richard Bye (Four Crosses Fishery) 22-7-0, carp to 3 lb, poled pellet, peg 2; Gary Busby (Four Crosses Fishery) 20-6-0; George Poole (Four Crosses Fishery) 18-8-0.


Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks, Canal Pool, Mon. 18. Chris Harrison (Baileys of Warwick) 118-6-0, carp and F1s, poled maggot at 12m to the island, peg 10; Steve Birch (Northfield) 93-1-0; Dennis Lutwytche (Hawkesbury) 90-15-0. Tues. 26 over 50’s, House Pool 2. Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 65-15-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled pellet at 4m and down the edge, peg 1; Dave Holmes (Barford) 45-5-0; Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 40-13-0. Wed. 18, Jennys Pool. John Worrall (Weoley Working Mens Club) 71-1-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet at 6m, peg 20; Roger Horton (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 61-3-0; Ade Nibblett (Weoley Working Mens Club) 57-6-0. Thurs. 55 Veterans, Club, Canal and Jennys Pools. Dave Chapman (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans Coventry) 120-12-0, carp and F1s, poled banded pellet at 11m fished shallow, peg 7, Jennys Pool; Ron Notley (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans/Starlet Veterans) 104-7-0; Chris Constable (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 99-8-0; Dave Purvis (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 93-13-0; Ken Turner (Barford Veterans) 84-12-0; Roy Winfindale (Stirrup Cup) 82-12-0. Fri. 19, House Pool 1. Pete Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 126-5-0, F1s, roach, skimmers and barbel, poled pellet and slop at 4, 6m and down the edge, peg 21; Les Wetton (Tunnel Barn Farm/F1 Baits) 113-7-0; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 96-4-0. Sat. 16, Club Pool. Richard Knowles (Shakespeare) 128-14-0, F1s, roach, skimmers and barbel, poled maggot at 14m to the island, peg 18; Paul Newell (Smithys Tackle) 110-4-0; Ade Mansfield (Maver Gold0 108-12-0. Sun. 32, New Pool. Paul Caswell (Alcester Sports) 105-5-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, poled pellet at 12m to the island, peg 10; David James (Mosella) 101-4-0; Pete Caton (Dynamite Baits/Banbury Gunsmiths) 95-0-0; Pete Rice (Bag ’em’ Baits) 86-15-0.


Goodyear AC, Woodland View Fishery, Hadley, Worcestershire, Sun. Deans Pool, 16. Steve Thomson (Goodyear AC) 74-15-0, carp to 14 lb, poled maggot, peg 9; John Taylor (Goodyear AC) 67-3-0; Bob Cooke (Goodyear AC) 53-0-0.


Hawkesbury Fishery, Bedworth, Warks, Thurs. 14. John Rose (Hawkesbury) 71-14-0, carp, poled corn, peg 42, first ever win; Paul Thompson (Hawkesbury) 68-8-0; Grant Merritt (Hawkesbury) 61-2-0. Sat. 19. Dennis Saunders (Hawkesbury) 61-1-0, carp and bream, poled pellet, peg 5; Gary Neale (Hawkesbury) 50-3-0; Chris Neal (Rutlanders) 45-3-0. Sun. 21. Charlie Merritt (Hawkesbury) 69-12-0, carp, Method and meat, peg 46. George Cairnes (Hawkesbury/Kodak) 63-14-0; Craig Kidd (Hawkesbury) 59-3-0.


Holgan Farm, Llawhaden. Match Lake. Sun.18. Johnathon Davies (Haverfordwest) 87-4-0, carp on straight lead and pellets cast to the island, peg 10; James Young (Swansea) 72-12-0; Mike Halligan (Haverfordwest) 71-0-0.


Iffers, Lower Broadheath Fishery. Sun. 20. Alan Simmonds (Iffers) 152-0-0, carp to 15lb on pole and meat in the margins, peg on Acorn Lake; Wayne Meek (Iffers) 86-2-0; Andy Reed (Iffers) 61-0-0; Ross Hale (Iffers) 58-8-0.


Izaak Walton Fishery, Chebsey, Stafford, Four Day Festival, 24. Day One: Alan Millward (Trentside Tackle) 112-5-0; Andy Moors (Maver Pickering’s) 99-3-0; Jez Goldthorpe (Floats Direct) 98-2-0; Gary Skerritt (Maver Pickering’s) 92-4-0. Day Two: Chris Jones (Crewe Carp and Match) 130-3-0; Kevin Shone (Maver Pickering’s) 126-12-0; Peter Plant (Maver Midlands Gold) 115-7-0; Paul Carnwell (Garbolino Bait Tech) 102-3-0. Day Three: Carl Moon (Frenzee) 179-7-0; Andy Moors (Maver Pickering’s) 130-5-0; Gary Skerritt (Maver Pickering’s) 120-9-0; Alan Millward (Trentside Tackle) 114-9-0. Day Four: Alastair Blakeman (Black Country Fisheries) 139-15-0; Andy Moors (Maver Pickering’s) 137-12-0; Ian Overton (Dove Valley) 99-11-0; Chris Jones (Crewe Carp and Match) 92-15-0. Overall: Gary Skerritt (Maver Pickering’s) 5 (379-12-0); Andy Moors (Maver Pickering’s) 6 (447-14-0); Chris Jones (Crewe Carp and Match) 6 (367-4-0); Ian Overton (Dove Valley) 7 (345-7-0).


King’s Pools, Shareshill, Staffordshire, Sat. Big match Pool, 23. Dave Swift (Wood End) 58-12-0, carp and F1s, poled maggot, peg 45; Nigel Clarke (Never Ever Nomads) 54-2-0; Pete Burns (Swan AC) 54-0-0. Sun. Syndicate Pool, 12. Gary Gollins (Swan Elite) 91-8-0, carp to 10 lb, poled sweetcorn, peg 8; Alwyn Morton (Swan AC) 49-12-0; Johnny Bridgwood (Swan AC) 49-4-0.


Maver Solihull Angling Centre, Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Molands Mere, Wed. 13. Lee Richards (Packington) 84-14-0, F1s, poled pellet, peg 4; Ms Suzi Smith (Kobra Feeders) 59-5-0; John Burchell (Packington) 36-2-0.


Merthyr, Penywern Top Pond. Sun.17. Dai Davies (Merthyr) 5-0-0, bream and roach on feeder and maggots, peg on road side; David Couzens (Merthyr) and Jason Woodford (Merthyr) 0-4-0.


Merthyr Tydfil Ladies, Cyfartha Park Lake. Sat.10. Anya Earp (Merthyr) 14-10-0, carp, bream and roach on feeder and pellets, peg on road bank; Kathrine Brown (Merthyr) 3-1-0; Dawn Sayce (Merthyr) and Janice Farr (Merthyr) 2-2-0.


Midlands Angler of the Year, Barston Fisheries, Solihull, West Midlands, Wed. Barston Lake, 40. Morning sections (three hours) Jamie Hughes (Maver Midlands Bag ‘em Baits) 31-4-0; Nick speed (Yorkshire) 33-2-0; Simon Fry (Kamasan Starlets) 28-7-0. Afternoon sections (three hours); Steve Daly (Barston Fisheries) 14-2-0; Nick Speed (Yorkshire) 29-2-0; Wayne Mellings (West Midlands Police) 51-8-0. Overall: Nick Speed (Yorkshire) 1; Jamie Hughes (Maver Midlands Bag ‘em Baits) 4; Simon Fry (Kamasan Starlets) 5.


Monk Hall Fishery, Monkhopton, Salop, Swallow Pool, Sun. 10. Alan Parsonage (Monk Hall) 39-7-0, complete mixture, poled maggot, peg 12; Dave Hodnet (Bridgnorth) 34-0-0; Brian Emms (Monk Hall) 20-1-0.


Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs, Meadow Pool, Tues. Lee Boden (Stonehenge) 128-14-0, carp, poled paste down the edge, peg 16; Pete Hodge (Storeys) 103-12-0; George Reynolds (Kings Pools) 101-4-0. Wed. 16 over 50’s, Silver Pool. Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 102-0-0, F1s, poled pellet at 10m, peg 10; Clive Munslow (Moorlands) 85-0-0; Roger Hinton (Moorlands) 42-10-0. Thurs. 25, Meadow, Moors and Island Pools. John Watson (Old Ghost) 159-1-0, carp, poled corn down the edge, peg 37, Meadow Pool; Iwan Mills (Robins Timber) 126-11-0; Dave Bartlett (Solhampton) 104-7-0. Sat. 29, Bank, Moors and Island Pools. Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 134-6-0, carp, poled pellet down the edge, peg 4, Bank Pool; John Watson (Old Ghost) 123-1-0; Richard Kings (St Davids Angling Club) 121-8-0. Sun. 34, Silver, Meadow and Island Pools. Ian Wood (Club 2000) 124-14-0, carp, poled pellet down the edge, peg 12, Island Pool; Steve Harris (Grant Albutt Angling Supplies) 114-11-0; Martin Adcock (Stourport) 101-1-0; Dean Sheldon (Fosters) 99-2-0.


Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Middle Pool, Wed. 16. Shaun Cutts (Fox and Hounds) 81-14-0, carp, Method and pellet, peg 23; Mark Russell (Banbury Gunsmiths) 71-12-0; David Howard (Leigh Bait and Tackle) 64-12-0. Thurs. 22, Island Pool. Barry Duggan (Warwick Portobello) 75-4-0, carp, Method and pellet, peg 36; Mike Goodluck (Newent Angling Club) 72-0-0; Andy Stone (Manor Farm Leisure) 71-8-0; Shayne Harrison (South Redditch) 71-0-0. Sun. 21, Island Pool. Mark Hemming (Lodge Park) 119-8-0, carp and tench, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 7; Mark Malin (Bait-Tech) 117-4-0; Neil McKinnon (Preston Innovations) 109-0-0; Ade Mansfield (Maver Gold) 73-12-0.


Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Molands Mere, Sat. 29. Ms Suzi Smith (Kobra Feeders) 56-2-0, carp and F1s, Method and meat, peg 43; Jamie Gallaway (Packington) 41-1-0; Chris Toal (Packington) 40-0-0. Sun. 26, Gearys Level. Chris Newton (Smithys Tackle) 58-0-0, carp and skimmers, poled worm, peg 15; Rob Avery (Kingfisher Redditch) 51-7-0; John Newton (Smithys Tackle) 41-13-0.


Patshull Park Fishery, Pattingham, Shropshire, Great Lake, Sun. Traditional Settings Winter League, Round One, 20. Shane Hodgkinson (JCB) 72-8-0, bream to 7 lb, feeder fished worm and caster, peg 44; Chris Walters (West Bromwich) 48-5-0; Dave Wright (Fitters AC) 47-10-0; Wendy Locker (Chester Tackle, Locker) 44-2-0. Sensas Open, Shallows, 15. Brian Nicholls (Dudley Bait and Tackle) 55-8-0, bream to 4 lb, feeder fished worm, peg 10; Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 33-8-0; Steve Preece (M & S Joinery) 31-12-0; Nigel Ball (WAC) 29-15-0. Tues. White Hart, Shifnal, Hotel Bank, 12. Mike Faraday (White Hart, Shifnal) 22-9-0, bream, feeder fished worm; Gary Higgs (White Hart, Shifnal) 19-2-0; Martin Faraday (White Hart, Shifnal) 12-2-0. Sat. Turner Powertrains & ATS, Hotel Bank, 16. R Smith (ATS) 14-6-0, bream, feeder fished worm, peg 38; D. Jones (ATS) 13-11-0; A. Plant (ATS) 12-4-0. Sun. White Hart, Shifnal, Boats, 12. Andy Buckley (White Hart, Shifnal) 29-4-0, bream, feeder fished worm, peg 57; Ian Davis (White Hart, Shifnal) 17-7-0; Terry Allington (White Hart, Shifnal) 15-1-0.


Poole Hall Fishery, Alveley, Salop, Heron Pool, Sun. 10. Alan Goode (Stevens Tackle) 63-4-0, carp, poled meat and corn, peg 12; Paul Bailey (Poole Hall) 33-12-0; Colin Mathews (Poole Hall) 30-0-0.


Port Talbot Docks, Sat. 20. Nigel Evans (Thatchers) 46-14-0, skimmers and roach on groundbait feeder and double red maggots, peg 10 on walkway; Anthony Hogg (Glamorgan Rebels) 30-15-0; Jeff Clarke (Glamorgan Rebels) 36-11-0; Steve Downes (Port Talbot) 32-1-0.


Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Salop, Sycamore Pool, Mon. 12. Josh Humphreys (ABC) 84-11-0, carp to  8lb and barbel to 2 lb, poled maggot down the sides, peg 36; Graham Evason (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 73-12-0; Mick Jameson (Mid-leisure) 63-2-0. Wed. 12, Sycamore Pool. Colin Wozak (Telford) 56-7-0, carp to 5lb and bream to 2lb, poled pellet fished shallow, peg 34; Ken Humphreys (Oswestry) 43-1-0; Josh Humphreys (ABC) 42-14-0; Richard Duke (Mid Severn Angling) 42-5-0. Thurs. 12, Oak and Beech Pools. Alan Jones (Deggys Tackle) 62-13-0, carp to 7lb, poled pellet and corn at 5m and close in, peg 7, Beech Pool; Phil Rhodes (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 57-12-0; John Wild (Stafford) 57-3-0; Josh Humphreys (ABC) 55-4-0.


Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcestershire, Sat. Club Korum Junior Winter League, Round Two, Deans Pool, 12. Connor Albutt (Club Korum) 40-4-0, carp, poled pellet and sweetcorn, Front Deans 4; Jordon Holloway  38-12-0, inc 11-2-0 carp; George King (Club Korum) 36-13-0; Sam Gallacher (Club Korum) 24-0-0; Nick Wilson (Club Korum) 21-12-0; Lewis Steventon (Club Korum) 17-14-0. Tues. Deans Pool, 16. Rob Camden (Pershore) 114-0-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet and maggot, Deans 45; Jason Stone (Woodlands) 92-11-0; Lee Cole (Bilston Angling Centre) 71-14-0; Wayne Panting (ABC Baits) 55-10-0. Sat. Deans Pool, 15. D. Brownhill (Woodlands) 73-8-0; carp to 8 lb, poled pellet and maggot; Lee Cole (Bilston Angling Centre) 63-0-0; Alex Holloway (Club Korum) 50-0-0. Sun. Arles and High Pools, 20. Chris Cameron (Middy) 145-0-0, carp to 10 lb, poled pellet and sweetcorn, High 25; Carl Hopps (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 112-0-0; Tony Thorn (Frenzee) 110-0-0; D. Brownhill (Woodlands) 99-14-0.


Redhill Fishery, silver fish match. Tues. 10. Dawn Jones (Merthyr) 16-8-0, roach and rudd on pole and maggots; Bernard Farr (Merthyr) 8-8-0; Clive Jayne (Merthyr) 6-9-0. Wed. 14. Chris Shepherd (Browning) 157-8-0, carp to 8lb on chopped worm and casters, peg 31 on Penny’s Pond; Paul Roberts (Tredegar) 131-8-0; Tony Summers (Wye Angling) 88-0-0; Alan Davies (Sensas Nomads) 80-0-0.


Rhymney, Butetown Pond. Sun.16. Colin Whitehouse (Rhymney) 8-11-0, roach and perch on groundbait feeder and maggots, peg 19 on dam wall; Terry Moss (Tredegar) 6-8-0; Dave Forester (Rhymney) 5-4-0.    


Stirrup Cup, Birmingham-Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, 14. Colin Lane (Attleborough Sports) 9-5-12, bream to 2 lb, poled worm, peg 16; Darren Barratt (Coleshill & District) 4-1-12; Alan Price (Stirrup Cup) 4-1-4; Tony Parkes (Stirrup Cup) 4-0-8; Sam Lewis (Three Ems) 3-2-4; Dave Freestone (Three Ems) 3-1-4.


Wassell Grove Fishery, Stourbridge, West Midlands, Sat. Autumn League, Round Three, Brook Pool, 16. Dave Johnson (Club 2000) 92-0-0, carp to 4 lb, poled meat, peg 4; Terry Homer (Club 2000) 44-15-0; Paul Hadlington (Club 2000) 40-4-0; Sam Parker (Club 2000) 37-12-0; Alan Gethen (Club 2000) 36-0-0; Trevor Hodges (Weather Tech Roofing) 31-8-0.


White Springs, Pontarddulais. Wed. 12. Chris Thomas (Swansea) 74-12-0, carp on pole and pellets, peg on New Canal; Alan Godrich (Swansea) 42-4-0.

Sun. 15. James Thomas (Swansea) 106-0-0, carp and bream on pole and pellets to the island, peg on Match Lake; Adam Mitchell (Swansea) 78-1-0; John Charlesworth (Swansea) 70-8-0.


Wolverhampton AA, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Womboutne, Staffordshire, Sun. 17. Tony Eagles (Team Four Ashes GB) 10-2-6, four chub to caster plus squatt fish, peg 6; Mel Wood (Team Four Ashes GB Gold) 8-14-6; John Hall (Bilston Angling Centre) 8-9-0; John Garbett (Dudley Bait and Tackle) 8-4-13; Paul Turner (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 7-10-0; Dave Richards (Team Four Ashes GB Misfits) 7-7-0.


Wolverhampton Over 60s, Shropshire Union Canal, Autherley, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, Wed. 18. John Bunne (Tipton) 7-3-8, roach, gudgeon and skimmers, poled squatt and pinkie, peg 5; Wilf Kneller (Midleisure) 7-2-0; Terry Blyde (Lazy Hill AC) 6-3-8.


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