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Doug Richardson took top spot in Stafford Moor’s Resident Match with 131lb 1oz of carp on the pole. A few days previously Doug landed 344lb from Woodpecker Lake.

2nd place was Ian Rowney peg 1 with 107lb 3oz fishing 8mm pellet

3rd place was Martyn Johns peg 25 with 74lb 12oz

Section winners were : Colin Cross peg 18 with 33lb 14oz and Mick Coupland peg 34 with 56lb 3oz


Clawford Open – Ton Up Winner

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Andy Seery won Clawford Fisheries latest open match with a fine net of 105lb. Runner up was Nathan Underwood with 67lb. Numerous forty pound plus nets were taken.

The next open is on Sunday September 11th for details contact John Ray at Clawford Fishery.


Ian Croxton
Ian Croxton looking well pleased with his net full of prime carp.


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Some bumper match weights at Stafford Moor despite some challenging weather conditions.

Stafford Moor – Open Match Wednesday 17thAugust

1st Dave Stockton Peg 36 Woodpecker: 159lbs 10oz

2nd   John Kiddle Peg 16 Woodpecker: 134lbs 5oz

3rd Sean Brennan Peg 36 Tanners: 108lbs 11oz

4th Rob Pritchard Peg 32 Woodpecker: 104lbs 13oz

Stafford Moor – Open Match Sunday 21st August

1st –Colin Horwood Peg 25 Tanners: 136lbs 12oz

2nd Phil Hardwick Peg 6 Tanners: 112lbs 7oz

3rd Lee Jan Peg 34 Tanners: 107lbs 1oz

4th Steve Forshaw Peg 30 Tanners: 102lbs 12oz



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Martin Turner's winning net of silvers.
Martin Turner – Match Man of the Year

 Martin Turner has won Bideford Angling Clubs Match-Man of the Year award with 105pts eight points ahead of runner up Steve Bailey 97pts 3rd Craig Crash Lamey 83pt. The clubs Final Match of the club year was held at Tarka Swims. Results below.


Steve Bailey

Final Monthly Competition  Tarka Swims – 14th August

1st Steve Bailey 26lb 4oz

2nd Kieth Copeland 19lb 9oz

3rd Craig Crash Lamey 7lb 7oz

4th Antony Bentley 4lb 4oz

5th Martin Turner 3lb 13oz

13920222_539577962893078_3638207278939644684_oKeith Copeland

13923842_539577982893076_4567898605614812187_oCraig Crash Lamey

Bideford Match-Man of the Year to Martin Turner 105pts runner up Steve Bailey 97 3rd Craig Crash Lamey 83pts

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Simon Poynter
Simon Poynter

North Devon Tackle Clubs latest Match at Oaktree Fisheries bottom lake saw carp feeding well and providing great sport. Simon Poynter took first place with three fine nets of fish totalling 104lb 7oz. Kevin Wilton was runner up with 56lb 1oz and Pete Seaward third with 41lb 3oz. Simon’s haul is new Match lake record for the bottom lake.


Stafford Moor – Sunday Open Results

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Sunday Open – August 7th Tanners lake.

A great weight from Mark Hayman peg 3 with 139lb 14oz fishing 11mm on the lead.
In second place was Paul Tidball peg 32 with 131lb 7oz fishing also 11mm on the lead.
In third place was Lee Thomas peg 1 with 112lb 3oz fishing 8 & 11mm fishing 14mtrs

Silvers winner was Bruce Hunt peg 13 with 31lb 1oz of silvers !

Section winners were:
Dave Stockton peg 25 with 80lb 7oz and also Martin Heard peg 9 with 94lb 9oz


Stafford Moor Match News

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Latest match results from the ever prolific Stafford Moor

Andy Boffin
Andy Boffin

Wednesday August 3rd Open match at Stafford Moor on Tanners and Woodpecker lakes. Had 32  fishing  with a continental payout . Had 6 main payouts plus 4 X section payouts.
Winner of the day was Andy Boffin Tanners peg 6 with 154lb 15oz fishing the conker & paste.

2nd  Kev Walters Woodpecker peg 3 with 104lb 6oz

3rd Herbie Tanners peg 3 with 116lb 5oz

4th  Tony Nallie Woodpecker peg 32 with 86lb 8oz

5th  Ben Evenden Tanners peg 36 with 110lb 4oz

6th  Chris Haines Woodpecker peg 10 with 84lb 13oz

Our section winners were:
Tanners steve Kedge peg 32 with 95lb 15oz and Kev Osbourne peg 27 with 61lb 12oz
Woodpecker Rob Hendrick peg 12 with 34lb and Mick Wheatley peg 26 with 43lb 7oz

Stephen Crocker
Stephen Crocker

Friday August 5th residents match  Stafford Moor on Tanners and Woodpecker lakes. Weather was sunny most of the day , had a continental payout today , had a great winning weight from Stephen Crocker peg 36 with 132lb 4oz fishing 11mm on the lead, well done Steve ! (Who won it last year too )
2nd Chris Birch Tanners peg 35 with 122lb 5oz

3rd  Keith Simpson Woodpecker peg 10 with 51lb 3oz

4th Rob Hendrick AKA MOS Tanners peg 13 with 90lb 12oz fishing 8mm & paste down the edge

5th Mark Betteridge Woodpecker peg 28 with 49lb 11oz

6th  Richard Gere AKA Michael Wheatley 😜 Tanners peg 18 with 79lb 3oz