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Aberglais, Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Sat, 18. Mark Williams (Abertysswg) 85-11-0, carp, bream and roach, poled casters, peg 18 Penny’s Pond; Colin Rees (Merthyr) 64-7-0.
Bilston Angling Centre, Shropshire Union Canal, Brewood, Staffs. Sat, 12. Dave Holbrook (Brownhills) 10-3-0, roach, poled bread and caster, end peg 12 at Port Lane.
Birchgrove Annual, River Wye, Llanstephan. Sun, 18. Gwyn Davies (Cardiff) 14-0-0, an 11 lb pike plus dace and grayling, float fished maggots; Terry Petty (Cardiff) 9-1-0.
Bridgnorth AS, River Severn, Linley Bank, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Sun, 25. Sammy Lloyd (Bridgnorth AS) 15-3-0, two barbel, bomb and meat paste, Wren’s Nest peg 8; Dave Beecroft (Cambridge) 12-11-0; Phil Stacey (Bridgnorth AS) 9-12-0; Brian Preece (Bridgnorth AS) 9-5-0.
Bridgtown Social AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Penkridge, Staffs. Sun, 19. Bob Boothby (Bridgtown Social AC) 4-14-11, roach and gudgeon, poled caster, Green Sheds peg 4; Phil Blakemore (Bridgtown Social AC) 4-8-10.
Cardiff Nomads, River Taff, Cardiff. Sat, 14. Clive Branson (Sensas Nomads) 46-6-0, dace, stick float and maggots, peg above road bridge; Clive Roberts (Sensas Nomads) 17-11-0.
Cefn Mably Lakes, nr, Cardiff. Wed, 16, Over-50s. Mike Yandle (Tredegar) 37-1-0, carp, poled corn in margins, Match Lake. Sat, 15. Sean Wilson (Trethomas) 100-0-0, carp, casters at 6m, pegged between islands on Bridge Pool.
Cradley Heath Labour AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Gothersley, Staffs. Sun, 17. Adrian Chowns (Cradley Heath Labour) 15-11-0, chub to 4 lb and perch, poled worm and caster, peg 12 below Rocky Lock, £100 bonus peg; John Billingham (Cradley Heath Labour) 8-8-8.
Cwmcelyn, White Springs, nr Swansea. Sat, 18. Martin Pagett (Blaina) 88-0-0, carp, poled pellets, New Canal; Graham Davies (Cwmcelyn) 19-8-0.
Elmbridge Fisheries, Droitwich, Worcs. Thurs, 13, Heron Pool. Jim Russell (Elmbridge) 82-10-0, carp, pellet, peg 5. Sat, 16, Heron. Len Lacey (Elmbridge) 104-9-0, carp, pellet, peg 7; Steve Lowe (Edward Howells) 88-0-0. Sun, 22, Heron Pool. Alan Esprey (Red Lion) 100-5-0, carp, corn and pellet, peg 29; Sid Wilkes (Baggeridge) 99-7-0; John Payne (Red Lion) 87-11-0.
Furnace Mill, Bewdley, Worcs. Sun, 16, Mucky Meadow and Furnace pools. Kev Williams (Wolverhampton) 54-3-0, carp plus 40 lb of chub, corn and pellet at 13m, Mucky Meadow peg 50; Tony Armitage (Glynwed) 49-9-0.
Goodyear AC, Shropshire Union Canal, Rye Hill, Staffs. Sun, 15. Gus Godfrey (Goodyear) 5-12-0, roach and gudgeon, poled punch and pinkie, peg 11.
Hawkesbury Hall Farm, Bedworth, Warks. Thurs, 12, Match Pool. John Kidd (Hawkesbury) 87-8-0, carp to 8 lb, pellet, meat and corn, peg 8. Sat, 12, Match. Richard E. Grant (Hawkesbury) 49-10-0, carp to 6 lb, meat and corn, peg 46. Sun, 17, Match. Richard E. Grant (Hawkesbury) 68-2-0, tench, carp, bream and perch, meat and corn, peg 43; Dennis Saunders (Hawkesbury) 57-14-0.
Holgan Farm, Llawhaden, W. Wales. Sun, 18, Crucian Lake. Kev Roberts (Rosebush) 23-0-0, crucians, long poled maggots to lilies, peg 29; Ian Heaps (Holgan Farm) 22-15-0.
Kidderminster DAA, River Severn, Bewdley, Worcs. Wed, 12. Jim Rivers (Turbertini Ludlow) 12-8-0, barbel and roach, bolo and maggot, peg 111.
King’s Pools, Shareshill, Wolverhampton, W. Mids. Wed, 22, Big Match Pool. Carl Foster (King’s) 27-1-0, F1s to 2 lb, corn short, peg 31; Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 26-5-0; Johnny Cockayne (King’s) 23-14-0. Sat, 10, Big Match. Matty Stockton (Maver Midlands) 54-6-0, F1s to 2 lb, pellet long, peg 65. Sun, 26, New & Big Match. Bob Baker (King’s) 57-6-0, F1s to 2 lb, maggot long, Big peg 56; Gary Morris (King’s) 47-4-0; Tim Painter (King’s) 40-10-0.
Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs. Tues, 17, Silver Pool. Mal Watson (DGL) 103-4-0, F1s to 2 lb, pellet, peg 33; Colin Pace (CPA) 95-2-0. Wed, 24, Over-50s, Bank and Island. Graham Palmer (Moorlands) 53-6-0, carp to 6 lb, skimmers to 2 lb, caster, Bank peg 21; Kevin Roderick (CPA) 47-12-0; Tony Stead (WMP Maver) 39-14-0; DJ Williams (Halesowen RBL) 39-10-0. Thurs, 14, Meadow Pool. Colin Pace (CPA) 49-0-0, carp to 6 lb, F1s to 2 lb, pellet, peg 57. Sat, 26, Meadow. Tony Attwood (Foster’s) 46-7-0, carp to 5 lb, pellet, peg 49; D.J. Williams (Halesowen RBL) 45-9-0; Iwan Mills (Robin’s Timber) 43-15-0; Colin Pace (CPA) 38-12-0.
Newport, Woodstock Pond, Gwent. Sun, 18. Martin Thomas (Caerphilly) 20-0-0, carp and bream, poled pellets, peg 32; Rob Sims (Garry Evans Tackle) 17-12-0.
Nisa, Dynamite Makins Fishery, Wolvey, Warks. Wed, 23, Phase 1 Lake 2. Andy Findlay (Preston Innovations/Sonubaits) 68-4-0, carp, bomb and pellet to islands, peg A4; Terry Sanderson (Angling Man) 54-6-0; Daniel Diment (Polerigs UK) 39-0-0. Thurs, 19, Phase 2 Lizard Pool. Daz Shaw (Stoke) 65-2-0, carp, Method feedered pellet and long poled corn, peg 8; Dave Kent (Long Eaton Victoria AS) 45-10-0.
Packington Somers, Meriden, W. Mids, Wed, 15, Little Geary’s Pool. Phil Canning (Solihull Angling Centre) 42-14-0, F1s to 4 lb, pellet shallow at 14.5m, peg 27. Sat, 15, Big Geary’s. Susie Smith (Kobra Feeders) 40-6-0, eight carp to 8 lb, pellet feeder with meat hook bait, peg 13.
Port Talbot Docks Ind WL, S. Wales. Sun, 20. Anthony Hogg (Glamorgan Rebels) 28-15-0, roach and bream, pole and feeder, casters and worms, peg 14 day ticket bank; Gary Martin (Glamorgan Rebels) 22-12-0; Mal Entwistle (Glamorgan Rebels) 18-12-0.
Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Shrops. Mon, 15, Oak Pool. Bob Tromans (Fiery Holes AC) 81-6-0, carp to 4 lb, pellet at 4m and sides, peg 18. Wed, 17, Beech. Alun Jones (Tri-Cast Weston) 59-14-0, carp to 5 lb, skimmers to 1 lb, corn close in, peg 7; Nathan Spain (Tri-Cast Weston) 48-3-0. Thurs, 19, Deepdale and Stock. Dave Brown (Maver Midlands) 62-5-0, carp to 6 lb, caster and pellet, 8m and edges, Stock peg 2; Andy Jenkins (Preston Innovations Boldings) 50-4-0. Sat, 12, Chestnut. Dave Brown (Maver Midlands) 44-3-0, carp to 5 lb, skimmers to 2 lb, maggot at 5m and close in, peg 32.
Preston Innovations Woodland View, Hadley, Worcs. Tues, 15, Ghost Pool. Steve Wilson (Midland Bears) 100-12-0, carp, pellet feeder, peg 17. Sat, 15, Arles. M. Round (Woodlands) 38-12-0, carp and silvers, pellet at 4m, peg 39. Sun, 20, Deans. Rob Camden (Woodlands) 110-0-0, carp to 12 lb, dead maggot down edge, peg 22; Lee Cole (Bilston Angling Centre) 98-14-0; Rob Wilson (Worcester) 97-0-0.
Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Wed, 10. Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 46-0-0, carp, poled pellets, peg 2 Sophie’s Pond.
Rough Hay AC, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Awbridge, Staffs. Sun, 12. Ade Askew (Rough Hay) 3-7-0, roach plus a 12 oz perch, poled pinkie and caster, end peg 12.
Sirhowy, Cefn Mably Lakes, S. Glamorgan. Sun, 25. Brian Protheroe (Merthyr) 76-0-0, carp, poled pellets, on Match Lake; Danny Baker (Tredegar Angling Centre) 49-8-0; Sean McCarthy (Tredegar Angling Centre) 47-0-0.
Spencer Works, Cefn Mably, S. Glamorgan. Sat, 18, Horseshoe Lake. Mark Guerra (Newport) 65-0-0, carp to 8 lb, long poled corn, peg 6; Gary Fisher (Newport) 22-4-0.
Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks. Mon, 16, House Pool. Wayne Sweetman (TBF) 101-1-0, F1s to 2 lb, roach and skimmers, maggot at 9m, peg 31; Dave James (Mosella UK) 100-8-0. Tues, 30, Over-50s, Jenny’s and Canal. Wayne Sweetman (TBF) 68-13-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, maggot at 7m, Canal peg 17; Dave Kingerley (TBF Vets) 67-2-0; Ron Allam (TBF Vets) 53-4-0; John Merchant (TBF Vets) 51-8-0. Thurs, 60, TBF Vets, Canal, Chub, Jenny’s and Top. Dave Holmes 61-13-0, F1s and carp to 3 lb, pellet at 6m, Canal peg 1; Dave Todd 59-8-0; Jimmy Hill 58-5-0; Alan Higgs 57-4-0; Clive Hadley 55-6-0 (all TBF Vets). Fri, 17, Extension. Pete Rice (Bag’em) 81-10-0, F1s, roach, skimmers and barbel, top two, maggot through slop, peg 2; Les Wetton (TBF F1 Baits) 57-2-0. Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks. Sat, 28, New Pool. Stu Palser (Middy) 102-11-0, F1s, ide, roach and skimmers, pellet at 13m and maggot down track, peg 44; Ade Mansfield (Shakespeare Superteam) 72-11-0; Pemb Wrighting (Guru/Bag’em) 68-2-0; Pete Caton (Drennan Banbury Gunsmiths) 66-9-0. Sun, 27, Extension. John Ashwell (Maver Gold) 68-12-0, F1s, roach and skimmers, pellet at 10 and 12m, maggot at 6m, peg 9; Richard Knowles (Shakespeare Superteam) 59-15-0; Mark Shepherd (Dams & Lock) 52-9-0; Danny Dryhurst (DS Floats) 50-8-0.
Weston Pools, Oswestry, Shrops. Wed, 16, Over-55s, Stretton Pool. Rob Smith (Rod ‘n Reel) 51-6-0, carp and F1s, pellet at 7m, peg 24; Chris Diamond (Eddie’s Bait & Tackle) 44-12-0. Thurs, 19, Over-55’s Grand Final, Canal and Stretton. Phil Weaver (Chester Tackle Locker) 64-10-0, carp, maggot shallow, Canal peg 33; Colin Roberts (Tri-Cast Weston) 61-14-0. Fri, 11, Over-55s, Belvedere and Stretton. Tony Dean (Rod ‘n Reel) 64-14-0, F1s and carp, maggot on deck at 13m, Belvedere peg 18. Sat, 13, Rover, Clay and Stretton. Mike Philbin (Tri-Cast Weston) 134-8-0, carp and F1s, pellet shallow at 13m, Clay peg 9.
White Springs, Pontarddulaisnr. Swansea. Wed, 14, Silvers. Alan Godrich (Swansea) 75-8-0, bream and roach, poled pellets, Pleasure Lake. Sun, 19. Andrew Neal (Frenzee) 74-4-0, carp, poled pellets, Match Lake; Michael Williams (Frenzee) 51-8-0.
Wolverhampton Over-60s, Staffs-Worcs Canal, Coven, Staffs. Wed, 24. Alan Round (Browning Lifestyle) 7-15-4, chub and bream, poled caster, Ball Lane peg 17; Colin Tillet (CT Paper Cannock) 7-14-12; Dennis Sumner (Bilston Angling Centre) 5-6-0.
Wye Festival, River Wye, Hereford. Wed-Fri, 60. Wed: Dave Harrell (DH Angling) 33-0-0, seven chub plus dace and roach, wagglered maggots, peg on Tennis Courts; Steve Mayer (WB Clarke) 27-8-0; Mike Bradley (Cotswold Angling) 23-11-0. Thurs: Steve Hobson (York) 42-8-0, roach, stick float and maggots, peg 60 rowing club; Terry Parrett (WB Clarke) 41-4-0; Kevin Weighell (DH Angling) 34-0-0. Fri: Tim Lindup (Woody’s) 49-10-0, seven barbel, feedered maggots, peg on Tennis Courts; Roy Knox (Yorkshire) 46-0-0; Lee Pritchard (Woody’s) 30-12-0. Overall: Mike Bradbury 3; Steve Hobson 5 (75-9-0); Hadrian Whittle (Woody’s) 5 (56-4-0); Terry Morgan (Leeds) 7; Dave Roberts (Tri-Cast) 8.
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