North Devon Angling News – The latest up to date information and comment from the areas angling community


Latest News

Upper Tamar Twenties

Ryan Willshire from Bude  has now had six different 20lb plus carp from Upper Tamar in two weeks! This time Ryan braved the awful weather and fished the Lookout Tower swim which produced three fish. A cracking common of 23.04, ...
Read More

Its an Ill wind! Brings in the cod!

The stormy weather has coloured the inshore waters dislodging lots of food for hungry fish. Just after the storm is often the best time to get out and capitalise on conditions that sometimes last for no more than a couple ...
Read More

Final Bideford & District AC monthly competition and Christmas Match at Tarka Swims

Many thanks to Martin Turner for his regular news updates from Bideford Angling Club and North Devon Match Group Final BDAC monthly competition and Christmas Match at Tarka Swims Results 1st John Lisle 10lb 6oz 2nd Antony Bentley 7lb 10oz 3rd ...
Read More


The estuary flounder season has been one of the best for several seasons with both quality and quantities’ of flatfish. Appledore Shipbuilders Christmas Competition attracted a field of 31 anglers. The winning fish was caught by Junior angler Max Peake ...
Read More


    Triple Hook Fishing Club 2018

    Open Flounder Competitions

    Sunday 9th December

    Sunday 16th December

    8am – 1pm

    £5 each event

    Book in at the Ex-Service and Social Club (formerly Royal British Legion) St.Georges Road, Barnstaple from 8pm on Friday or Saturday evenings before each event or with Dennis Toleman tel.07815009260 or any committee member together with the entry fee before the event

    Please note there will be no booking in on the day

    Must be back and present fish at weigh in by 2pm at rear of Barnstaple Social Club (formerly Royal British Legion), St.Georges Road, Barnstaple

    Boundaries – Iron Bridge at Rock Park, Barnstaple to The White House, Crow on either side of the River Taw

    Flounder must be at least 12” with prizes for the heaviest fish weighed in, only heaviest fish per angler counts

    Maximum 2 rods per angler with total of 3 hooks. Juniors (6 – 16 years) must be accompanied by an adult

    Decision of the Weighmaster is final

    Please call Mark Beer 01271 344440 if you have any queries