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Beechdale AC, Willow Marsh, Shenstone, Worcs. Sun, 12, Whispers Pool. Tony Bird (Beechdale) 59-6-0, carp to 4 lb, pellet at 7m, peg 26; Linden Pickett (Beechdale) 34-12-0.

Bilston Angling Centre Carp Festival, PI Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. BH Mon, 21, Hay and Barley Pools. Martin Pritchard (Bilston Angling Centre) 111-8-0, carp to 6 lb, worm and caster, Hay peg 5; Mark Westwood (Bilston Angling Centre) 99-0-0; Phil Shergold (Bilston Angling Centre) 66-3-0.

Bridgtown Social AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Penkridge, Staffs. Sun, 13. John Young (Bridgtown Social) 7-5-12, roach and perch, poled caster, peg 1; Wilf Robbins (Bridgtown Social) 4-11-0.

Buckley, Trap Pool, Clwyd. Thurs, 9. Mal Griffiths (Buckley) 38-6-0, orfe and skimmers, peg 13.

Canal Kings, Birmingham Mainline Canal, Winson Green. Sat, 13. Tony Foster (Dams and Lock) 6-8-13, mixed bag, poled squatt and bread punch, peg 1; Chris Rice (Browning WM) 5-1-0; Graham Neary (Dams and Lock) 4-10-13.

Cefn Mably, Cardiff. Wed, 23, over-50s. Robert Michael (Glamorgan AC) 64-4-0, carp, feeder and pole, pellets and casters, peg 4 Match Lake; Clive Roberts (Sensas Nomads) 46-6-0; Bob Mitchell (Cefn Mably) 40-0-0; Neil Dibble (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 34-0-0.

Earlswood Lakes, Solihull, W. Mids. Sat, 24, Engine Pool. Steve Ford (Daiwa Gordon League/OG) 154-10-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet waggler, peg 77; Chris Hill (Earlswood) 107-8-0; Steve Ringer (Daiwa Guru) 105-4-0; Pete Lennon (Birmingham) 100-0-0. Sun, 24, Yachter Pool. Barry Cheese (Earlswood) 37-4-0, bream to 3 lb, crumb feedered caster, peg 60; Steve Ringer (Daiwa/Guru) 32-8-0; Alfie Hand (Worcester) 30-4-0; John Walkden (WB Clarke) 26-12-0.

Elmbridge Fishery, Droitwich, Worcs. Thurs, 17, Heron Pool. Gary Page (Allen’s Tackle Leamore) 97-8-0, carp, paste, peg 3; Wayne Bradley (Allen’s Tackle Leamore) 91-6-0; Mark Brown (Allen’s Tackle Leamore) 83-6-0. Sat, 15, Pheasant. Garry Hobbis (Elmbridge) 68-0-0, carp, meat, peg 3; Jim Russell (Elmbridge) 47-8-0. Sun, 18, Heron. Steve Harris (Grant Albutt Angling Supplies) 188-2-0, carp, pellet, peg 42; Chris Hyde (Elmbridge) 117-1-0; Terry Butler (Proline) 110-4-0.

Furnace Mill Fishery, Bewdley, Worcs. Sun, 10, Mucky Meadow Pool. Paul Cook (Maver/Mark’s Tackle) 104-10-0, carp plus 24 lb of chub, pellet at 13m and margins, peg 44; Chris Whitehouse (Steven’s Tackle) 76-8-0

Glamorgan, Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Sun, 18. Russell Palmer (Cardiff) 84-4-0, carp to 4 lb, pellets and corn to the island and lilies, peg 1 Tilly’s Pond; Steve Cother (Barry) 65-2-0; Steve Evans (Cardiff) 69-8-0.

Goodyear AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Slade Heath, Staffs. Thurs pm, 12. Dave Smith (Bridgtown Social) 2-10-0, roach and gudgeon, poled squatt and caster, peg 1; Mel Wood (Four Ashes) 2-7-12. Sun, 14, Back Deans Pool, Woodland View, Worcs. Steve Gallagher (Goodyear) 78-12-0, carp to 6 lb, bomb and pellet, peg 38; JJ Gallagher (Goodyear) 78-4-0. BH Mon, 11, Shropshire Union Canal, Rye Hill. Steve Broome (Bilston Angling Centre) 6-7-0, two chub, two bream plus bits, poled caster, end peg 11; Paul Turner (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 4-1-0.

Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Thurs, 15, Match Pool. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury) 98-14-0, carp to 10 lb and tench to 4 lb 8 oz, meat and corn at 10m in open water, peg 43; John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 93-13-0. Sat, 22, Match. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury) 63-0-0, carp to 10 lb and tench, meat and corn, peg 1; Dave Armstrong (Hawkesbury) 61-1-0; Dennis Saunders (Hawkesbury) 49-9-0. Sun, 24, Match. Dominic Lanni (Ratby AC) 127-3-0, bream, tench and carp, worm, caster and meat down margins, peg 7; Richard Grant (Hawkesbury) 84-1-0; John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 84-1-0; Grant Merrett (Hawkesbury) 81-11-0. BH Mon, 18, Match. Dominic Lanni (Ratby AC) 96-12-0, carp to 10 lb, pellet and worm, peg 20; Dave Markham (Hawkesbury) 84-7-0; Keith Walton (Hawkesbury) 80-6-0.

Iffers, Lydney Lake, Gloucs. Sun, 12. Luke Burge (Iffers) 17-10-0, bream, method feeder and corn, peg 11; Sam Grindle (Lydney) 15-2-0.

King’s Pools, Shareshill, W. Mids. Wed, 24, Big Match and Carp pools. Dave Mortlock (King’s) 82-6-0, carp to 6 lb, corn, top two plus two, Carp peg 12; Pete Ricketts (King’s) 65-3-0; Carl Foster (King’s) 54-8-0; David Gray (King’s) 54-5-0. Sat, 10, Carp and New Match. Pete Ricketts (King’s) 73-6-0, F1s to 10 oz, pellet, Carp peg 1; Alf Slater (King’s) 69-2-0. BH Mon, 31, all pools. Jordan Hall (Maver Midlands/Bag’em) 85-6-0, carp to 6 lb, corn at 13m, Big Match peg 37; Icky Kull (King’s) 78-11-0; Alf Slater (King’s) 76-12-0; George Reynolds (King’s) 76-2-0; Gary Lockley (King’s) 66-12-0.


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Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Tues, 19, Moors and Island pools. Danny Bache (Maver/Bag’em) 87-13-0, carp to 6 lb and F1s, pellet, Island peg 21; Kevin Roderick (CPA) 67-9-0; Ray Phillips (CPA) 56-11-0. Wed, 24, Over-50s, Meadow. Mal Watson (DGL) 79-4-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet shallow, peg 14; Paul Hadlington (Club 2000) 66-10-0; John Bagley (Steven’s Tackle) 41-0-0. Thurs, 14, Silver. John Watson (OG) 120-6-0, F1s to 3 lb, maggots, peg 20; Richard Kings (CPA) 104-14-0; Ray Phillips (CPA) 72-4-0. Fri pm, 18, Meadow. Ray Phillips (CPA) 75-10-0, carp to 8 lb, macaroni cheese, peg 8; Roy Edmunds (Moorlands) 65-8-0; Rob Brennan (Stourport) 43-4-0. Sat, 38, Meadow and Moors. Lee Richards (Packington) 130-11-0, five carp to 4 lb plus 78 F1s, pellet down edge, Moors peg 11; Iwan Mills (Robin’s Timber) 99-2-0; Ian Wood (Moorlands) 76-15-0; Mick Henshall (Foster’s) 62-6-0. Sun, 30, Bank, Island and Middle. Chris Hill (Mosella) 109-12-0, carp to 4 lb plus F1s to 2 lb, pellet at 13m, Island peg 14; Mick Henshall (Foster’s) 59-4-0; Kye Faulkner (Glynwed) 49-8-0; Richard Kings (CPA) 43-12-0.

Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Worcs. Wed, 8, Island Pool. Dave Ford (OG) 168-8-0, carp and F1s, pellet and pellet feeder, peg 14. Sun, 32, Island. Chris Cameron (Middy/OG) 107-0-0, carp and F1s, pellet and groundbait feeder, peg 16; Martyn Howard (Ringers Baits) 88-8-0; Phil Smith (Throckmorton AC) 73-12-0; Mark Hemming (Lodge Park) 57-0-0; Graham Scott (Mosella Selby) 54-8-0.

Nisa, Dynamite Makins, Wolvey, Warks. Wed, 27, Phase 1 Lake Two. Dave Hipkiss (Ridgemere AC) 90-4-0, carp, bomb then poled pellet, peg A5; Matt Parkin (Matrix Dynamite Trentmen) 77-4-0; Jim Innes (Nuneaton Nomad) 58-6-0; Charlie Shaw (Derby Fishamania) 46-12-0. Thurs, 25, Thames and Avon. Andy Meadows (Redfin Angling) 154-10-0, carp, pellet long to island, Avon peg 11; Chris Neal (Rutlanders) 100-14-0; Steve Heywood (Middy) 85-6-0; Chris Buckley (Swann Baits) 73-14-0.

Norman Giles Memorial, Fochriw Feeder Pond, Gwent. Sun, 22. Brian Rees (Rhymney AS) 1-8-0, roach and rudd, maggots at near bank; Colin Whitehouse (Rhymney AS) 1-7-0; Gary Lewis (Rhymney AS) 1-6-0.

Packington Somers, Meriden, W. Mids. Wed, 19, Molands Mere. Pete Heaven (Greyhound AC) 74-8-0, 40 lb of carp to 8 lb plus F1s to 2 lb, pellet waggler and caster down edge, peg 44; Lee Richards (Packington) 69-8-0; Bonnie Evans (Packington) 68-12-0. Sat, 22, Big Geary’s. Joe Roberts (Kamasan Starlets) 43-9-0, crucians and skimmers, chopped worm and caster at 11m, peg 13; Ian Keywood (Matrix Solihull Angling) 29-2-0; Fred Coxon (Ringer’s Baits) 28-11-0. Sun, 36, Molands Mere. Steve Edwards (Packington) 41-9-0, carp to 7 lb, pellet feeder to island, peg 2; Susie Smith (Kobra Feeders) 41-5-0; Steve White (Kobra Feeders) 37-0-0; Paul Fox (Foster’s of Birmingham) 36-9-0; Paul Hunter (Paul’s Fodder) 30-8-0. BH Mon, 16, Little Geary’s Pool. Derek Hartshorn (Swann Baits) 83-6-0, F1s to 3 lb, pellet shallow, peg 11; Stu Hipkins (Frenzee/Bait-Tech) 54-5-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Mon, 15, Willows Pool. Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 121-8-0, carp to 7 lb and barbel to 4 lb, pellet and corn down side, peg 19; Keith Powell (PI Boldings) 85-2-0. Wed, 18, Beech. Andy Williams (Colmic Vespe) 74-5-0, carp to 7 lb, corn to side, peg 26; Jeff Harston (Tri-Cast Weston) 65-13-0; Bob Tromans (Fiery Holes AC) 54-0-0. Thurs, 17, Sycamore and Chestnut. Phil Foster (PI Boldings) 119-15-0, carp to 9 lb, bream to 3 lb, pellet and corn both sides, Sycamore peg 21; Rick Tymuskuc (PI Boldings) 75-8-0; Pete Ricketts (New Willenhall) 68-0-0. Sat, 21, Willows and Sycamore. Mitch Davidson (OAC) 145-15-0, carp to 7 lb and barbel to 3 lb, pellet shallow and maggot feeder, Willows peg 17; Dave Matson (Rod and Gun) 115-14-0; Colin Wozek (Matrix TA) 69-4-0;. Sun, 34, Hawthorn and Sycamore. Gareth Emlyn (OAC) 114-4-0, carp to 8 lb, maggot down the sides, Hawthorn peg 15; Paul Evans (PI Boldings) 94-10-0; Mark Taylor (Shakespeare) 85-12-0; Colin Reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 84-5-0.

Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Tues, 21, Deans Pool. Mark Betteridge (National Express Walsall) 80-8-0, carp, pellet, peg 35; Steve Lawrence (National Express Walsall) 57-8-0; G. Clark (Browning) 49-0-0; Lee Cole (Bilston Angling Centre) 40-4-0. Sat, 18, Deans. John Harvey (Wales) 105-8-0, carp, pellet short, peg 31; Phil Bishop (Peg One Angling) 87-8-0; Lee Cole (Bilston Angling Centre) 74-4-0. Sun, 22, Arles. Simon Farmer (Peg One Angling) 93-8-0, carp, long poled worm and caster, peg 17; Jason Stone (Peg One Angling) 68-0-0; Wayne Panting (Woodlands) 58-8-0; Phil Bishop (Peg One Angling) 50-1-0.

Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Wed, 18. Bob Giles (Frenzee) 163-12-0, carp, pellets at 12m and margins, peg 27; Alan Davies (Cardiff Nomads) 135-10-0; Chris Shepherd (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 120-8-0.

Reedswood AC, Reedswood Pool, Walsall, W. Mids. Tues, 11. Wayne Bradley (Allen’s Tackle Leamore) 37-4-0, carp to 10 lb, pellet waggler, peg 2; Mark Pitcher (Foster’s) 31-0-0.

Sirhowy, Mathern Mill, Chepstow, Gwent. Sun, 22. Chris Byard (Hereford) 125-6-0, carp, poled pellets and corn, Waterfall Lake; Mike Yandle (Tredegar Angling Centre) 104-6-0; Doug Hornblow (Cardiff Nomads) 81-12-0; Andrew Mumford (Tredegar) 64-8-0.

Spencer Works, Cefn Mably Lakes, Cardiff. Sat, 22. Mark Guerra (Newport) 52-0-0, carp, long poled paste, peg 20 Match Lake; John Mack (Newport) 44-0-0; Nicky Bevan (Newport) 41-3-0.

Stirrup Cup, Birmingham-Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Warks. Sun, 6. Clark Taylor (Stirrup Cup) 4-14-10, two skimmers plus perch and gudgeon, poled red maggot, peg 77.

Tunnel Barm Farm, Shrewley, Warks. Mon, 17, Extension Pool. Dave Chapman (Swann Baits) 88-11-0, F1s to 1 lb 8 oz and carp to 2 lb, pellet shallow and paste down edge, peg 30; Pete Hancox (B’ham) 82-14-0; Chris Constable (TBF Vets) 65-1-0. Tues, 30, over-50s, Extension. Ken Turner (TBF Vets) 122-14-0, F1s to 2 lb 8 oz, banded pellet at 6m, peg 27; Steve Johnson (Acorn Angling) 112-8-0; Reg Davis (TBF Vets) 106-0-0; Jimmy Wills (TBF Vets) 92-1-0. Thurs, 44, TBF Vets, Jenny’s and Club Pools. John Berry 94-12-0, F1s and carp to 2 lb, banded pellet shallow at 6m, Jenny’s peg 21; Dave Chapman 92-3-0; Tony McGuire 91-6-0; John Stockton 66-6-0; Alan Robinson 55-4-0; Ken Turner 49-10-0 (all TBF Vets). Fri, 16, Club. Alan Lines (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 133-12-0, F1s to 3 lb, banded pellet at 6m, peg 16; Pete Rice (Bag’em) 108-14-0; Les Wetton (TBF) 106-15-0. Sat, 20, BH Festival, Day One, New. Ryan Law (Barnsley) 144-3-0, F1s to 2 lb, meat and banded pellet shallow, peg 25; Paul Bick (Shakespeare) 92-0-0; Pete Rice (Bag’em) 85-14-0. Sun, 20, BH Festival Day 2, Extension. Pete Rice (Bag’em) 121-1-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, maggot, top two plus two, peg 9; Paul Bick (Shakespeare) 118-2-0; Ryan Law (Barnsley) 96-14-0. BH Mon, 20, BH Festival Day 3, New. Paul Bick (Shakespeare) 143-11-0, F1s to 2 lb 8 oz, meat, top two plus one, peg 35; Ryan Law (Barnsley) 126-9-0; Pete Rice (Bag’em) 95-0-0. Overall: Ryan Law (Barnsley) 367-10-0; Paul Bick (Shakespeare) 353-13-0; Pete Rice (Bag’em) 301-15-0; Richard Knowles (Shakespeare) 190-13-0; Steve Cudworth (TBF) 181-6-0.

Wassell Grove, Hagley, Worcs. Sat, 10, Brook Pool. Dave Johnson (Club 2000) 78-8-0, carp to 14 lb, pellet in sides, peg 22; Terry Homer (Club 2000) 33-8-0.

White Springs, Pontarddulais, nr Swansea. Sun, 20. Mike Williams (Cross Hands) 125-10-0, carp and bream, long poled pellets, peg 31 Match Lake; Chris Wells (Ammanford) 92-10-0; Rob Jones (Tredegar) 86-4-0.

Wolverhampton AA, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Penkridge, Staffs. Wed pm, 18. Steve Cope (Four Ashes AC) and Richard Guest (Maver Midlands) both 12-12-0, Cope eight skimmers to 1 lb 8 oz, red maggot over groundbait, peg 18, Guest three chub and a bream, chopped worm and caster, peg 11; Paul Turner (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 6-2-0. Sat, 10, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Calf Heath. Chris Morris (Chester) 9-0-0, three chub, poled chopped worm and caster, peg 7; Bernie Leatherbarrow (Browning Lifestyle) 2-2-9. Sun, 25, Individual Spring League, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Acton Trussell. Simon Mottram (Drennan NW) 19-1-3, bream to 2 lb 8 oz plus 9 lb of roach, poled bread punch and caster, peg 17; Steve Dudley (Browning Lifestyle) 7-7-7; Lee Dorset (Pelsall) 5-15-0; Ian Saiger (Browning Lifestyle) 5-14-7. League: Simon Mottram (Drennan NW) 27; Dave Brown (Maver Midlands) 27; Ben Garbett (Wolverhampton AA VDE) 37; Steve Broome (Bilston Angling Centre) 37; Richard Guest (Maver Midlands) 38; Wilf Kneller (Bilston Angling Centre) 39.

Wolverhampton Over 60’s, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Otherton Lock, Staffs. Wed, 19. Dave Smith (Bridgtown AC) 2-6-9, two perch and a skimmer, poled caster and worm, peg 14; Johnny Benness (Goodyear AC) 2-5-0; Alan Homer (Bridgtown AC) 1-15-0.


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