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POOL REPORTS FOR THE WEEK ENDING  5th August 2012
With weather brightening up and a bit of intermittent rain, Tunnel Barn Farm has had pleasure anglers reporting excellent catches including f1’s, roach and skimmers.
TBF Opens and matches this week have been won with bags in excess of 230lbs. 
Top PoolPellet to the islands at 6m for f1’s, ide, roach & skimmers.Meat and corn over hemp down the inner margins at 3m is now starting to produce the better stamp of f1’s.Maggot and caster shallow and on the deck has been producing large bags of silvers.Paste down edges over hemp for f1’s, producing match-winning weights.
Bottom PoolPellet at 6m to 8m has been producing f1’s and silverfish.Pleasure anglers have reported large bags of perch up to 2.5lb being caught on chopped worm and caster.Paste over hemp down the inner margins has reported catches of large mirrors and commons up to 14lb.
House PoolMethod feeder to the island using dead red maggot in a Yellow Toffee ground bait has been tempting large mirrors and commons up to 12lbs.Pellet at 6m or 8m down on the deck for mixed bags of f1’s, bream, roach and carp.Meat down the edges over hemp is now producing a larger stamp of f1 carp.Paste and corn over hemp down the edges, is now starting to produce good bags of fish.Chopped worm and caster to the island and shallow down the edges has also been producing good bags of fish.
Extension poolChopped worm and caster at 14m.    Pellet at 6m and 8m down the track producing good bags of f1’s, roach and perch.  4mm cubes of meat through a kopykat ground bait down the inner margins has been producing good bags of f1’s, roach and skimmers. Paste over hemp on the top 2 down the edges has been producing large f1’s, mirrors and commons.
New PoolChopped worm & caster to the island.Caster shallow @ 6m has been producing large bags of f1’s roach & skimmers.Corn, paste & meat over hemp down the edges has seen large bags of f1’s & mirrors being caught by both match and pleasure anglers.

Canal PoolIn general pellet and maggot are the best baits at 6-8m and across to the island.Mirrors and Commons are feeding and pleasure anglers are reporting f1’s up to 2.5lbGood bags of silvers are being caught.Chopped worm & caster @ 7m shallow and down the edges has been producing well.Anglers’ reporting large bags of mirrors and f1’s being caught using paste, meat and corn down the edges.
Club Pool Corn and meat at 6m and down the edges producing f1’s, mirrors and carp.  Chopped worm and caster to the island is producing f1’s in excess of 4lbs and mirrors up to 6lbs.  Pleasure anglers have had good bags fishing pellet and maggot of large bream, roach and f1’s at 6m. Paste on the top 2 down edges producing has been producing good bags of f1’s, mirrors and commons.
Jenny’s PoolPellet or maggot to the island or at 6-8m down the track has been producing good bags of f1’s, silvers and mirrors.The fish have moved into the inner margins where caster has been working well with good bags of f1’s & stockies being caught.Corn over micro pellet has been producing large f1’s. Paste over hemp at 4m and down the edges is now starting to produce good bags of f1’s, mirrors and commons.

Worm and caster can be purchased from the tackle shop.  These baits need to be pre-ordered in the shop by Monday Morning as our deliveries come in on a Thursday.

RESULTS FOR OPEN CONTESTS WEEK ENDING 5th AUGUST 2012
Date: Monday 30th July 2012Pools: High PoolNo F/man: 23
Pos NAME CLUB WEIGHT PEG NO1st D Chapman Coventry 85 – 1 52nd M Wood Maver Solihull 64 – 6 153rd D Callahan Measham Redfins 53 – 1 274th Tom Neale Rutlanders 52 – 11 85th Pete Caton Banbury Gunsmiths 52 –11 436th Rob Swain White Heart Birmingham 51 – 12 12
Date: Tuesday 31st July 2012 TBF Over 50’s Club Pools: House PoolNo F/Man: 18
Pos NAME CLUB WEIGHT PEG NO1st Kevin Folwell Drennan Oxford 100 – 4 182nd Pete Caton Banbury Gunsmiths 98 – 12 123rd J Berry White Heart Coventry 91 – 6 214th M Prosser Maver Tipton 78 – 5 15th Kevin Keasey TBF Vets 70 – 1 96th Dave Chapman White Heart Coventry 67 – 8 4

Date: Wednesday 1st August 2012Pools: Jennys poolNo F/Man: 16
Pos NAME CLUB WEIGHT PEG NO1st Paul Newell Kingsmill Redditch 230 – 6 262nd Pete Rice Bagem Baits 202 – 8 243rd Wayne Ainsworth Mid City 153 – 10 154th Pete Caton Banbury Gunsmiths 149 – 11 185th Pete Hancox Birmingham 107 – 8 26th Paul Ainsworth Mid City 99 – 5 8
Date: Thursday 2nd August 2012   TBF Vets MatchPools: New, Top & Bottom PoolsNo F/Man: 51
Pos NAME CLUB WEIGHT PEG NO1st John Merchant Tunnel Barn Farm Vets 91 – 4 T 32nd Dave Purvis Tunnel Barn Farm Vets 82 – 3 T 203rd B Weale Tunnel Barn Farm Vets 76 – 14 T 24th Dave Waldron Tunnel Barn Farm Vets 75 – 0 B 45th Tony Ainsworth Mid City 71 – 0 T 226th Reg Davis Tunnel Barn Farm Vets 70 – 1 N 21
Date: Friday 3rd August 2012 The Friday FlyerPools: Club & Canal PoolsNo F/Man:  19
Pos NAME CLUB WEIGHT PEG NO1st Paul Newell Kingsmill Redditch 226 – 9 Can 12nd Pete Rice Bagem Baita 172 -15 Can 203rd David James Browning 141 – 8 Cl 174th Andy Jackson Mosella 135 – 1 Can 245th Pete Caton Banbury Gunsmiths 111 – 15 Can 96th C Horsley Tunnel Barn Farm 109 – 9 Can 3

Date: Saturday 5th August 2012Pools: New Pool No F/Man:  32
Pos NAME CLUB WEIGHT PEG NO1st Andy Jackson Mosella 127 – 1 312nd Paul Newell Kingsmill Redditch 98 – 7 443rd Pete Caton Banbury Gunsmiths 97 – 3 254th Joe Carass Match Fishing Magazine 83 – 9                   335th Rob Avery Kingfisher Angling 81 – 7 36th G Thomas Proline Tackle 80 – 15 167th Ian Lee I L Floats 80 – 9 388th Wayne Ainsworth Mid City 79 – 13 14

Date: Sunday 5th August 2012Pools: New Pool No F/Man:  26
Pos NAME CLUB WEIGHT PEG NO1st Pete Rice Bagem Baits 155 – 5 102nd Paul Newell Kingsmill Redditch 130 -15 443rd Adam Wakelin Preston Innovations 112 – 4 264th Gary Cook Mosella 110 – 5                         195th T Sheppard Banbury Gunsmiths 107 – 5 286th Dave James Browning 102 – 14 57th Matt Smith Mosella Black Country 100 – 5 248th T Walsh 100 – 4 22

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