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

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Final BDAC monthly competition and Christmas Match at Tarka Swims


1st John Lisle 10lb 6oz

2nd Antony Bentley 7lb 10oz

3rd Stephen Craker 7lb 2oz

4th Martin Turner 1lb 4oz

5th Pete Slade 9oz

6th Keith Copland 6oz

16 Anglers took part in the last event of the year on Tarka Swims, George’s Lake. John landed 2 nice carp in the margins of peg M on pole fished bread for his second consecutive victory, John won himself a £25 tackle voucher ,generously donated by Summerlands Tackle and £45 pool money along with some nail varnish and hand cream! in the secret Santa draw . Antony Bentley also landed 2 carp on peg Q on sweetcorn on the tip for 2nd spot, Stephen Craker took 3rd place on the adjacent peg P with a nice carp and a decent bream also on the tip. Martin ended the series with 4th off peg H with a small carp ,bream and perch to a groundbait feeder.Pete drew a shallower peg X and scratched around for 22 tiny perch for 5th overall.The final standings in the league are 1st Martin Turner 111points 2nd John Lisle 98 3rd Steve Bailey 80 4th Keith Copland 59 6th Pete Slade 49. The golden peg pot is carried forward to the first match of 2019 on Morchard Road on the 13th January.