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* Bishop’s Bowl Winter Pairs, Leamington Spa, Warks. Sun, 30, all pools including White Bishop. Jason Redgrave (Bishop’s Bowl) 43-4-0, tench and small carp, long poled maggot over groundbait, Marshes 2 peg 25; Richard Wills (Bishop’s Bowl) 42-8-0; Rob Bassett (Bishop’s Bowl) 29-0-0; James Taylor (Bishop’s Bowl) 16-12-0; Kevin Folwell (Image) 13-4-0. Pair: James Taylor and Steve Allison 4.
* Burton AS WL, Trent & Mersey Canal, Burton and Willington, Derbyshire. Lee Wright (Trentmen Schoolboys) 34-0-0, 12 chub, poled caster, Willington peg D12 again; Tony Barker (Shakespeare Agility) 5-12-0; Adrian Higginbottom (Trentmen Old Boys) 4-9-10; Matt Parkin (Trentmen Schoolboys) 4-5-10; Pete Allwood (Measham B) 3-12-0; Ian Jones (Burton Anglign Supplies) 3-10-0. Teams: Trentmen Schoolboys 16; Shakespeare Superteam 16; Shakespeare Agility 21; Measham B 22; Drennan Leicester Blue 29; Kamasan Starlets 30. League: Trentmen Schoolboys 68; Shakespeare Superteam 74; Measham B 76; Shakespeare Agility 77; Burton Angling Supplies 81; Kamasan Starlets 82.
* Tunnel Barn Farm WL, Shrewley, Warks. Sat, 76, House 1 & 2, New, Club and Canal pools. Rob Anstee (Norfolk Boys) 75-10-0, carp, F1s and stockies, pellet at 2m and down edge, peg 38 House 2; Chris Downes (ABC) 71-13-0; Gerard Smith (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 61-14-0; Andy Jackson (Taylor’s Four) 61-8-0; Shaun Little (MAP Bait-Tech) 59-2-0; Ben Hart (Maver Gold Bag’em Oak) 56-13-0. Teams: MAP Bait-Tech 63; Norfolk Boys 55; Bag’em Matchbaits 53; Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths and Maver Gold Bag’em Oak both 50; Taylor’s Four 49. League: Bag’em Matchbaits 480; Match Fishing Drawbags 476; MAP Bait-Tech 468; MCM Bag’em Matchbaits 466; Maver Gold Bag’em Oak 451; Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths 415.
* White Springs, Pontarddulais, Nr Swansea. Sun, 30. Peter Edwards (Pembroke) 46-0-0, carp and bream on feedered pellets, peg on New Canal; Mark Goodall (Frenzee South West) 41-12-0; Chris Hall (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 36-15-0; John Harvey (Risca) 34-12-0.
Smaller fishing match results reported to the Angler’s Mail team
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Elmbridge Fishery, Droitwich, Worcs. Sat, 12, Heron Pool. Jim Russell (Elmbridge) 46-0-0, carp, pellet waggler, peg 41; Gary Page (Alan’s Tackle) 26-8-0; Wayne Bradley (Alan’s Tackle) 24-0-0. Sun, 14, Heron. Richard Buxton (Bilston Angling Centre) 46-0-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 1; Colin Green (YWSC) 37-0-0; Joe Jones (Elmbridge) 29-0-0.
Forest of Dean, Steam Mills Lake, Cinderford, Gloucs. Sun, 10. Bernie Fraser (RFODAC) 6-9-0, bream and roach, feeder and pole, maggot, peg 16; Wayne Pearl (RFODAC) 5-12-0; Chris Davis (RFODAC) 5-8-0.
Furnace Mill Fisheries, OG Rover, Bewdley, Worcs. Sun, 10. Paul Evans (Furnace Mill) 43-8-0, chub, bream, roach and rudd, poled 4mm expanders over micros at 6m, Furnace peg 1; Daz Randle (Mosella Black Country) 42-6-0; Max Galaszewski (Furnace Mill) 39-12-0.
Goodyear AC, Shropshire Union Canal, Cowley Tunnel, Staffs. Sun, 9. Johnny Benness (Goodyear AC) 1-13-0, 1 lb bream, plus gudgeon and roach, poled pinkie, peg 2; Ray Bates (Goodyear AC) 1-1-12; Malcolm Bethell (Goodyear AC) 0-14-10.
Hawkesbury Fishery, Bedworth, Warks. Sun, 16. Paul Gardner (Hawkesbury) 112-11-0, carp, poled corn, peg 11; Andy Findlay (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 49-9-0; Terry Sayers (Hawkesbury) 43-10-0.
Holgan Farm, Llawhaden, W. Wales. Sun, 18. Ian Heaps (Holgan Farm) 147-12-0, carp, corn and waggler halfway to island, peg 6 on Carp Lake; Derek King (Rosebush) 98-4-0; Scott Odan (Swansea) 77-14-0.
Iffers, Grange Springs, Trellech, S. Wales. Sun, 14. Gordon Hemms (Iffers) 45-9-0, chub and carp, pole and waggler, maggot and corn, peg by dam; Bob Williams (Iffers) 20-15-0; John Jefferies (Newent) 20-12-0.
King’s Pools, Shareshill, W. Mids. Wed, 10, Carp Pools. Jordan Hall (Maver Midlands/Bag’em) 42-2-0, 40+ F1s, poled pellet, peg 19; Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 25-3-0; Gary Steele (WAC) 22-9-0.
Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Tues, 18, Silver Pool. Pete Truman (Colin Pace Academy) 44-0-0, F1s, pellet at 6m, peg 34; Pete Hodge (Moorlands) 41-8-0; Clive Wright (Mosella ABC) 40-0-0. Thurs, 15, Rover. Martin Lafevre (Moorlands Gold) 68-2-0, F1s, pellet down edge, peg 12 Moors; Owen Boswell (Colin Pace Academy) 34-2-0; Lawrence Connolly (Colin Pace Academy) 33-12-0. Sat, 24, Rover. Colin Pace (Colin Pace Academy) 113-8-0, F1s, poled maggot down edge, peg 38 Silver; Rob Brennan (Stourport) 101-13-0; John Bagley (Club 2000) 79-4-0. Sun, 28, Silver and Island. Richard Kings (Colin Pace Academy) 50-10-0, F1s, maggot at 3m, peg 25 Silver; Colin Pace (Colin Pace Academy) 48-2-0; Simon Christian (Old Ghost) 41-9-0; Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 39-12-0.
Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Worcs. Wed, 14, Island Pool. Mark Russell (Banbury Gunsmiths) 85-14-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 32; Rob Tyler (Banbury Gunsmiths) 52-0-0; Shaun Little (MAP Marukyu) 50-14-0. Thurs, 18, Island, Ash and Middle. Neil Richards (Colmic Airon) 128-0-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 25 Middle; Mark Russell (Banbury Gunsmiths) 109-8-0; Frank Donaghue (Colmic Airon) 93-0-0. Sat, 12, Island and Middle. Phil Hardwick (Banbury Gunsmiths) 90-8-0, carp and F1s, poled pellet and bomb/bread, peg 32 Island; Chris Cameron (Middy/Old Ghost) 75-12-0; Ronnie Pharoah (Mosella) 62-4-0. Sun, 28, Island, Middle and Boundary. Chris Cameron (Middy/Old Ghost) 100-6-0, carp, F1s and skimmers, poled pellet, groundbait feeder and bomb/bread, peg 23 Middle; Phil Hardwick (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 76-14-0; Mark Malin (Colmic Airon) 68-0-0; Neil McKinnon (Preston Innovations) 64-10-0.
Newport, School Pool, Gwent. Sun, 20. Nick Jones (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 28-2-0, carp, feedered pellets, peg 48 by lily pads; Phil Weaver (Newport) 25-8-0; Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 22-8-0; Chris Shepherd (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 20-4-0.
Nisa Feeders, Dynamite Makins, Wolvey, Warks. Wed, 15, Lake 4. Terry Sanderson (Angling Man) 70-10-0, carp, bomb, meat and pellet, peg 25; Daz Shaw (Stoke) 39-0-0; Allan Neale (Tackle Shack) 37-0-0; John Adamson (Nisa Feeders) 1-8-0. Thurs, 16, Snake and Crater. Andy Searle (Middy) 24-8-0, carp, stockies and bream, poled bread, pellet and corn, peg 19 Snake; Mick White (Coalville) 20-0-0; John Adamson (Nisa Feeders) 18-8-0; Kev Orr (Hall’s Bait & Tackle) 18-4-0.
Preston Innovations Boldings, Bridgnorth, Salop. Mon, 12, Stock and Middle pools. Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 30-10-0, carp to 3 lb, maggot and pellet at 12m, peg 10 Stock; Phil Shaw (Preston Innovations Boldings) 23-3-0; Chris Holmes (Middle Severn Angling) 23-1-0. Thurs, 12, Larch and Chestnut. Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 62-11-0, carp to 4 lb, pellet at 13m, peg 4 Larch; Bob Tromans (Fiery Holes) 58-12-0; Ken Humphreys (Oswestry) 51-1-0. Sat, 12, Hawthorn and Stock. Ken Humphreys (Oswestry) 51-15-0, carp to 6 lb, maggot at 4m and long to island, peg 9 Hawthorn; Andy Rumble (Wolverhampton) 39-9-0; Martin Pritchard (Kings Pools) 37-11-0. Sun, 22, Chestnut and Larch. Andy Kyte (Maver Sonubaits) 47-9-0, carp to 6 lb and bream 3 lb, maggot at 6m and down sides, peg 32 Chestnut; Ken Humphreys (Oswestry) 40-9-0; Dave Brown (Maver Midlands) 38-13-0.
Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Tues, 12, High Pool. Steve Martin (Haines Angling) 22-8-0, carp to 4 lb, maggot at 7m, peg H6; Dave Gwilliam (Woodlands) 22-4-0; Dave Martin (Haines Angling) 20-8-0; Chris Haines (Haines Angling) 15-12-0. Sat, 21, Woodlands Pool. Phil Bishop (Woodlands) 35-0-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 1; Charlie Vallhinder (Peg Ong Angling) 22-0-0; Simon Nickless (Saints) 20-8-0. Sun, 22, Gary Kirkham League, High & Arles pools. Danny Ludgate (ABC Baits) 30-11-0, carp to 4 lb, poled pellet, peg A25; Anthony Mansell (Frenzee) 29-8-0; Chris Senter (ABC Baits) 27-3-0; Phil Bishop (Woodlands) 26-0-0; Carl Hopps (ABC Baits) 23-5-0.
Riverside Fishery, Maesycwmmer, Gwent. Sat, 12. Clive Roberts (Sensas Nomads) 23-15-0, all roach, caster at 5m, peg 3 at dam end of Meadow Lake; Simon Davies (Sensas Nomads) 19-9-0; Larry Salter (Ebbw Vale) 18-14-0. Sun, 18. Tony Birt (Blackwood) 27-10-0, eight bream plus roach, pellets, 11m, peg 3 Meadow Lake; Clive Roberts (Sensas Nomads) 20-11-0; Richard Candy (Sensas Nomads) 14-12-0.
Solhampton Fishery Ind WL, Stourport-On-Severn, Worcs. Sun, 10. Valley Pool: Chris Hill (Mosella) 53-8-0, few carp to 4 lb and small stockies, long pole and pellet, peg 14; Andy Welding (Solhampton Fishery) 50-12-0. Kingfisher Pool: Nick Rowley (Solhampton Fishery) 53-12-0, small stockies, poled pellet, down the track at 10 metres, peg 7; Karl Stephens (Colmic) 50-6-0. League: Mark Betteridge (National Express Walsall) 9; Steve Burrus (Club 2000) 14; Burgess Homer (Solhampton Fishery) 15.
Stoke City DAS Ind WL, Shropshire Union Canal, Gnosall, Staffs. Sat, 24. Bernie Leatherbarow (Frank’s) 11-1-0, roach and skimmers, poled bread and pinkie, pegged near the rail bridge; Kevin Perry (Browning Lifestyle) 9-5-15; Martin Owen (Browning Lifestyle) 6-6-0; Alan Round (Browning Lifestyle) 5-8-0; Dave McCall (Shakespeare Superteam) 5-4-4; John Smallman (Izaak Walton) 4-14-9. League: Dave McCall (Shakespeare Superteam) 3; Dave Horton (Browning Lifestyle) 5; Bernie Leatherbarrow (Frank’s) 5.
Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks. Mon, 18, Bottom Pool. Dave Chapman (Swann Baits) 57-6-0, carp and F1s, pellet down edge at 7m, peg 22; Wayne Sweetman (Tunnel Barn Farm) 50-14-0; Pete Hancox (Birmingham) 32-0-0. Tues, 24, over-50s, House Pool 2. John Berry (Swann Baits) 31-4-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, pellet at 7m and down edge, peg 17; Dave Chapman (Swann Baits) 29-9-0; Barry Duggan (Warwick Portobello) 25-8-0. Wed, 16, Bottom. Wayne Sweetman (Tunnel Barn Farm) 44-7-0, carp and F1s, pellet at 9m, peg 12; Dale Jackson (Bonehill Mill) 39-6-0; Andy Billingham (Bonehill Mill) 37-4-0. Thurs, 50, Veterans, Canal, Jennys and Club. Tony Maguire 37-12-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, pellet at 4 and 6m, peg 19 Jennys; Rolly Sturdy 35-2-0; Jim Wills 30-4-0; Paul Hyde 25-10-0; Steve Johnson 23-12-0; Mick Brayson 20-15-0 (all Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans). Fri, 17, Jennys. Dave James (Mosella) 92-4-0, carp and F1s, pellet through slop at 12m, peg 6; Les Wetton (Tunnel Barn Farm/F1 Baits) 63-0-0; Jon Arthur (Drennan) 62-5-0. Sun, 18, House 2. Dave James (Mosella) 74-5-0, F1s, maggot through slop at 6m and down edge, peg 21; Pete Caton (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 57-2-0; Alan Lines (Banbury Gunsmiths) 31-0-0.
Wassell Grove Ind WL, Hagley, Worcs. Sat, 14, Match Pool. Kev Williams (Wolverhampton) 32-8-0, mostly silvers, maggot at 12m, peg 17; D.J. Williams (Halesowen RBL) 24-10-0; Dean Homer (Club 2000) 21-12-0; Alan Gethen (Club 2000) 19-2-0; Dave Johnson (Club 2000) 18-12-0; Chris Bills (Wassell Grove) 13-10-0.
Wolverhampton AA, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Wombourne, Staffs. Sun, 24. Gary Ward (Bilston Angling Centre) 11-10-6, chub, poled caster, peg 7; Dave Wood (Bilston Angling Centre) 10-7-8; Dave Richards (Four Ashes AC) 9-3-11; Kevin Perry (Browning Lifestyle) 7-14-1; John ‘Snowy’ Hall (Bilston Angling Centre) 6-11-8; Martin Owen (Browning Lifestyle) 6-3-0.
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