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Beechdale AC, PI Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth. Sun, 10, Larch Pool. Martin Whittaker (Beechdale AC) 63-8-0, carp to 4 lb, poled corn down the edge, peg 24.

Blackfords Secretary’s Invitation, Kingswood Lake, Cannock, Staffs. Sat, 15. Chris Brown (JCB) 28-11-0, bream to 3 lb, Method feeder with corn, peg 46; Johnny Burns (Blackfords) 28-2-0.

Browning Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks. Tues, 28, over-50s, High Pool. Dave Chapman (Swann Baits) 139-15-0, F1s, poled pellet at 6m, peg 15; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 137-2-0; Ken Turner (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 108-1-0; John Berry (Swann Baits) 97-9-0. Thurs, 61, Veterans, Jennys, Canal and Club pools. Ron Notley 85-1-0, carp and F1s, pellet at 3m, 6m and down edge, peg 22 Club; Ken Turner 78-11-0; Jim Wills 73-10-0; Dave Rowbury 70-13-0; Dave Purvis 63-2-0; Alan Higgs 59-8-0. Fri, 18, Bottom Pool. Alex Harper (Tunnel Barn Farm Colts) 145-4-0, carp and F1s, pellet at 16m and 6m along edge, peg 7; Pete Rice (Bag’em Matchbaits) 97-0-0; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 93-6-0. Sat, 30, Canal and Club. Paul Bick (Shakespeare) 165-12-0, carp and F1s, meat at 6m and down edge, peg 23 Club; Pete Rice (Bag’em) 120-0-0; Dave James (Mosella UK) 115-5-0; Andy Jackson (Mosella UK) 112-6-0. Sun, 25, House Pool 2. Paul Bick (Shakespeare) 106-9-0, F1s, meat at 6m and down edge, peg 3; Pete Caton (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 83-9-0; Steve Cantwell (Atomic) 79-13-0; Jamie Adcock (Marukyu) 78-6-0.

Buckley, Trap Pool, Clwyd. Thurs, 15. Mal Griffiths (Buckley) 30-0-0, roach, bream and ide, peg 33; Pete Evans (Buckley) 21-2-0; Jane Cropper (Buckley) 14-9-0.

Cefn Fforest, Pixley Pools, Gloucester. Sat, 18. Bob Giles (Frenzee) 79-4-0, carp, pellet shallow at 13m and pellet waggler, peg 13; Howard Stocker (Oakdale) 64-12-0; Dai Clarke (Miracle Baits) 59-14-0.

Cefn Mably, nr Cardiff. Wed, 25, over-50s. John Mack (Newport) 72-2-0, carp, poled pellets close in, peg 21 Match Lake; Mike Martin-Davies (Cefn Mably) 71-2-0; Dave Pike (Glamorgan Rebels) 68-0-0. Sat, 22. Adam Jones (Cefn Fforest) 117-0-0, carp, Method with pellets to island, peg 4 Match Lake; Sean Wilson (Trethomas) 79-0-0; Peter Meese (Cardiff) 72-0-0.

Elmbridge Fishery, Heron Pool, Droitwich. Thurs, 15. Trevor Burton (Baggeridge) 106-0-0, carp, poled pellet and corn, peg 1; Charlie Jeavons (Greenman) 92-8-0. Sat, 24, Heron. Jim Russell (Elmbridge) 85-8-0, carp, wagglered corn and pellet, peg 30; Mark Brown (Allens Tackle) 84-0-0; Bill Hodgetts (Elmbridge) 59-0-0. Sun, 17, Pheasant. Brett Whitley (Oldbury) 112-0-0, carp, poled corn, peg 22; Mike Lane (Elmbridge) 57-0-0.

Fish‘O’Mania qualifier, Maver Larford, Stourport, Worcs. Sat, 130. Andy Geldart (Drennan Barnsley Blacks) 50.620; Richard Wyatt (New Milton) 49.540; Warren Martin (Matrix/Sensas) 36.720; Richie Hull (Garbolino) 35.160; Craig O’Brien (Fast Feeders) 33.000.

Goodyear AC, Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Sun, 18. Barry Lewis (Goodyear) 63-6-0, 12 carp to 7 lb, pole/bomb and maggot, peg 49; Terry Morris (Goodyear) 59-1-0; John Taylor (Goodyear) 40-1-0.

Heads of the Valleys, Lower Pen y clawdd Farm, Dingestow. Sun, 16. Richie Barnett (Risca) 51-8-0, carp, poled corn and dead maggots, corner peg on Wagtail Pool; Larry Salter (Ebbw Vale) 50-5-0.

Holgan Farm, Llawhaden, W. Wales. Sun, 18. Ian Heaps (Holgan Farm) 53-12-0, crucians, casters on pole up in water, peg 16 Crucian Lake; Kev Roberts (Haverfordwest) 45-12-0; James Thomas (Ammanford) 37-8-0.

King’s Pools, Shareshill, Wolverhampton. Wed, 25, Big Match and Carp pools. Johnny Cockayne (Walsall) 65-2-0, F1’s to 12 oz, poled pellet, Carp peg 12; Mark Betteridge (National Express Walsall) 59-12-0; Ron Clarke (King’s) 58-4-0. Sat, 10, Carp. Icky Kull (King’s) 68-0-0, F1s to 12 oz, poled pellet, peg 18. Sun, 15, Big Match. Jordan Hall (Maver Midlands/Bag’em) 62-12-0, F1s to 1 lb, poled pellet in deep water, peg 55; Bob Marklew (King’s) 47-11-0.

Maver Match This Qualifier, Preston Innovations Woodland View, Worcs. Sat, 71. Deans, Hay, Barley and Arles pools. Chris Cameron (Middy) 144-2-0, carp to double-figures, poled pellet and corn, peg A22; Les Thompson (Matrix) 138-15-0; Phil Bishop (Woodlands) 124-6-0; Dave Brown (Maver Midlands) 110-7-0; Matt Godfrey (Drennan Barnsley Blacks) 106-6-0; Phil Taylor (Bilston Angling Centre) 105-12-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Tues, 30, Bank, Moors and Island pools. Ian Wood (Moorlands) 94-8-0, carp, poled pellet down edge, peg 11 Bank; Adam Evans (Moorlands) 60-11-0; Chris Bills (Moorlands) 59-4-0. Wed, 20, over-50s, Meadow. Dave Gough (Wolverhampton) 98-6-0, carp, poled meat at 4m, peg 12; Dave Williams (Halesowen RBL) 97-12-0; Lee Bowden (Stonehenge) 69-14-0. Thurs. 25, Silver Pool. Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 154-7-0, F1s, poled pellet down the edge, peg 31; George Reynolds (Kings Pools) 106-0-0. Fri pm, 16, Meadow. Dave Johnson (Club 2000) 185-14-0, carp, poled pellet down edge, peg 36; Iwan Mills (Robins Timber) 138-0-0. Sat, 28, Silver and Middle. Iwan Mills (Robins Timber) 99-0-0, F1s, poled pellet down edge, peg 35 Silver; John Bagley (Stevens Tackle) 94-12-0; Richard Kings (Colin Pace Academy) 94-3-0. Sun, 26, Meadow, Island and Middle. Dave Williams (Halesowen RBL) 121-0-0, carp and F1s, pellet at 4m, peg 26, Island Pool. Lee Richards (Packington) 90-1-0; Iwan Mills (Robins Timber) 77-8-0.


Catch all day - yes, all match - from the the Action Replay feature in Angler's Mail. And also check out the mag's Catching With Collett feature at a northern fishery.
Catch all day long – yes, all match! – from the margins…read the Action Replay feature in Angler’s Mail. And also check out the mag’s Catching With Collett on stillwater barbel.


Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Worcs. Wed, 16, Island and Middle Pools. Chris Cameron (Middy/OG) 169-6-0, carp and F1s, peg 14, Island Pool; Scott Pointon (OG) 167-2-0. Thurs, 19, Windmill and Boundary. Harry Stephenson (Evesham Youth) 67-4-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet and pellet waggler, peg 8, Boundry Pool; Barry Duggan (Baileys of Warwick) 61-4-0. Sat, 16, Boundary. John Aldridge (Banbury Gunsmiths) 119-2-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet and pellet waggler, peg 38; Ben Sutor (Arthurs Angling Supplies) 102-8-0. Sun, 16, Boundary. Tom Hobbs (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 72-14-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet and pellet feeder, peg 35; John Aldridge (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 67-12-0.

Newport, Woodstock Pond, Gwent. Sun, 13. Nick Jones (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 68-8-0, F1s and bream, feedered pellets to island, peg 13; Giles Cochrane (Cwmbran) 47-7-0.

Nisa, Dynamite Makins, Wolvey, Warks. Wed, 26, Phase 1 Lake Two. Charlie Shaw (Derby Fishamania) 165-4-0, bream and carp, poled pellet, peg B19; Fred Coxon (Ringer’s Baits) 89-2-0; Terry Sanderson (Angling Man) 63-6-0; Tony Lamb (Jaguar ) 49-4-0. Thurs, 29, Thames and Avon lakes. Matt Parkin (Matrix Dynamite Trentmen) 91-10-0, carp, poled maggot mainly in margins, Avon peg 3; Baz Smithson (Makins) 67-10-0; Dennis Porter (Broome Angling) 56-12-0; Andy Searle (Leicester) 56-8-0.

Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks. Wed, 21, Molands Mere. Pete Rice (Bag’em) 115-11-0, various species, poled caster through slop, peg 58; John Newton (Smithys) 81-11-0; Rob Street (Smithys) 77-4-0. Sat, 21, Molands. Derek Hartshorn (Swann Baits) 46-10-0, carp and F1s, tip and pellet, peg 48; John Newton (Smithys) 43-9-0; Steve Edwards (Packington) 40-10-0. Sun, 27, Gearys Level. Dave Elliott (Packington) 49-14-0, carp, poled corn down edge, peg 20; Darren Whitaker (Packington) 35-9-0; Craig O’Brien (Fast Feeders) 33-14-0.

Patshull Park, Church Lake, Wolverhampton, W. Mids. Sun, 12. Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 34-11-0, bream to 4 lb, feedered maggot, peg 2; Steve Preece (M & S Joinery) 22-10-0.

Paul Evans Memorial, Furnace Mill, Bewdley, Worcs. Sun, 14, silvers, Mucky Meadow Pool. Paul Evans (Furnace Mill) 52-4-0, bream, chub, rudd and roach, poled worm and caster, peg 20; Andy Rowbottom (Angling Bait Club) 51-14-0; Ian Ward (ABC Frenzee) 47-0-0.

Port Talbot Docks, West Glamorgan. Sun, 19. Clive Roberts (Sensas Nomads) 29-0-0, roach, skimmers and a 5 lb tench, poled maggots, day ticket bank; Gary Swaine (Cardiff Sensas Nomads) 26-0-0; Mike Towler (Glamorgan Rebels) 20-12-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings, Bridgnorth, Salop. Mon, 12, Oak and Willow pools. Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 103-7-0, carp to 7 lb and barbel to 2 lb, maggot and pellet at 5m and down edge, peg 13 Oak; Eric Bancroft (Rod and Gun) 87-9-0. Wed, 12, Ash and Beech. Ian Morris (Oakengates Angling Centre) 82-11-0, carp to 7 lb and skimmers, pellet at 7m and poled corn down edge, peg 5 Ash; Matt Stobbs (Oakengates Angling Centre) 73-13-0. Thurs, 29, Oak and Sycamore. Andy Williams (Colmic Vespe) 96-5-0, carp to 8 lb and bream to 3 lb, maggot and corn down sides, peg 39 Sycamore; Dave Craggs (Maver Midlands) 83-6-0; Icky Kull (Wolves) 77-9-0; Adam Slade (Sedgley) 66-4-0. Sat, 15, Sycamore. Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 98-1-0, carp to 8 lb and bream to 3 lb, pellet and corn at 3m and down side, peg 48; Brian Preece (Bridgnorth AS) 71-9-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Mon, 19, Arles Pool. Chris Senter (ABC) 116-0-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 10; Phil Taylor (Bilston Angling Centre) 91-13-0; S. Ward (Browning West Midlands) 80-15-0. Sat, 23, Ghost. Andy Pollard (Mosella SW) 171-4-0, carp, long pole and pellet, peg 2; T. King (Greenman) 126-8-0; Mac Cox (Fiery Holes AC) 118-4-0. Sun, 27, Deans Pool. Chris Cameron (Middy) 82-4-0, carp, long poled pellet, peg 23; Pete Bailey (Frenzee) 43-10-0; Nick Plumb (Woodlands) 38-4-0.

Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Wed, 20, pole-only. Hadrian Whittle (Kamasan Sensas Starlets) 92-0-0, 70 lb of roach and bream plus three carp, worm and caster in margins, peg 10 Penny’s Pond; Lee Pesticcio (Mosella) 81-4-0; Mike Shields (Ashton Park Services) 76-0-0.

Rhymney, Fochriw Feeder Pond, S. Wales. Sun, 10. Brian Rees (Rhymney) 10-4-0, four tench plus rudd, groundbait feeder and maggots, peg facing island; Colin Whitehouse (Rhymney) 8-9-0.

Sirhowy, Cefn Mably Lakes, Cardiff. Sun, 20. Andrew Mumford (Tredegar) 82-8-0, carp, feedered pellets, pegged by cottage; Nigel Morris (Neath) 52-0-0; Neil Dibble (Cwmbran) 51-4-0.

Spencer Works, Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Sat, 24. John Mack (Newport) 85-4-0, carp, feedered pellets, peg 8 Penny’s Pond; Jim Palmer (Cardiff) 74-8-0; Warren Beard (Cwmbran) 58-0-0; Ashley Gleaves (Spencer Works Juniors) 51-14-0.

Stirrup Cup, Birmingham-Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Warks. Sun, 6. Graham Neary (Dams & Lock) 9-12-7, perch and skimmers to 2 lb plus roach, poled lobworm and caster, peg 75 in straight.

Wassell Grove, Hagley, Worcs. Sun, 16, Brook Pool. Terry Homer (Club 2000) 105-0-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet shallow at 8m, peg 8; Dave Johnson (Club 2000) 70-12-0.

White Springs, Pontarddulais, nr Swansea. Sun, 18. Chris Wells (Burry Port) 122-8-0, carp, feedered pellets, peg on Match Lake; Chris Hall (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 79-0-0; Dick Brunton (Pembroke Dock) 73-9-0.

Wolverhampton AA, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Calf Heath, Staffs. Sat, 17. Barry Williams (Bilston Angling Centre) 10-15-0, skimmers, poled squatt and pinkie, peg 9; Nigel Clayton (Browning Lifestyle) 10-7-0; Chris Morris (Chester) 5-6-4; Mel Wood (Four Ashes AC) 4-11-11.

Wolverhampton AA Spring League, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Pretty Bridge, Penkridge. Sun, 28. Wilf Kneller (Bilston Angling Centre) 19-13-0, bream to 4 lb, poled red maggot over groundbait, peg 28; Steve Cope (Four Ashes AC) 12-13-0; Joe Brennan (Maver Midlands) 8-3-3; Bruce Birch (Four Ashes AC) 6-14-13; Mark Oakley (Cashmore’s) 6-4-0. League: Joe Brennan (Maver Midlands) and Simon Mottram (Drennan NW) both 12; Ben Garbett (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 14; Dave Brown (Maver Midlands) 17.

National Express Walsall, Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury nr. Kidderminster, Worcs., Sun. Bank Pool, 20. Mark Westley (National Express Walsall) 38-3-0, few carp to 12 lb, long pole with maggots; Steve Lawrence (National Express Walsall) 36-12-0; Rob Pemberton (National Express Walsall) 34-9-0. (No peg numbers supplied).



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