North Devon Match Group Championship No. 10 @ Darracott Reservoir

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An impressive win for Tom Downing at Darracott not often there is such a large winning margin! Well done Tom!

1st Tom Downing 20lb 1oz

2nd Martin Crouch 3lb 15oz

3rd Martin Turner 3lb 6oz

4th  Michael Blake 3lb 0oz

5th StuartShelly Burridge 2lb 3oz

16 fished

Tom Downing drew peg 11 in the middle of the dam wall and totally dominated the match with a lovely net of whip caught rudd on maggot. The rest of the field were left in the wake on a cold ,hard, clear venue. Martin Crouch managed to scratch around on the feeder with fluoro pinkies of peg 8 for 2nd , Martin Turner drew opposite on peg 17 and managed a few small roach on a sliding float for 3rd . With very few fish caught on the pole line Michael Blake ,opted for the feeder and despite losing a large carp early , took enough for 4th spot.

Tarka Swims BDAC Coarse Section monthly competition.

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Tarka Swims Bideford & District AC Coarse Section monthly competition.

1st Martin Turner 9lb 13oz

2nd Pete Slade 4lb 15 1/2oz

3rd Richard Jefferies 4lb 15 1/4oz

4th Steve Bailey 4lb 4oz .

Sunday’s 5 hour match was fished by 9 members in damp,cooler conditions. Martin Turner anded a good carp after 40 mins on peg P this fish, along with 2 skimmer bream on 6mm pellet on the bomb gave him victory. Pete Slade on peg H landed a good net of silver fish to beat  Richard Jefferies by a mere quarter ounce for 2nd place.

North Devon Match Group Winter League No.1 Wooda Fishery

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Results

1st  Neilsen Jeffery 84lb 1oz

2nd Paul Morris 73lb 11oz

3rd  Shaun Stenton 65lb 4oz

4th  Christopher Morris 63lb 8oz

5th Martin Turner 48lb 4oz

6th Mark Richard 45lb 11oz .

15 fished.We used the 2 lower match lakes on the prolific complex and enjoyed a dry still autumnal day. Neilsen Jeffery got his winter league campaign off to a great start with a net of pole caught carp from the roadside bank on the bottom lake , Paul Morris was next peg and landed his 2nd place catch on both method feeder and pole. Shaun Stenton used similar tactics on the first lake for 3rd place  Christopher Morris was 4th from the opposite bank.

Bideford Angling Club – Versus Plymouth CAC

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Bideford hosted this inter-club match – report from Martin Turner

Bideford 48lb 12oz Plymouth 32lb 15oz Bideford win over 2 legs 152lb 11oz to 101lb 9oz.

Individuals

1st Martin Turner 20lb 9oz

2nd Ian Sedgewick 10lb 11oz

3rd John Moore 9lb 13oz

4th Dell Colman 9lb 9oz

5th Steve Bailey 8lb 12oz

6th Martin Rushton 7lb 10oz

Tarka fished very hard and the 18 competitors struggled for bites, Martin Turner only caught a few roach on the pole but managed to find 3 carp on the banded pellet on a straight lead on peg I for 1st place .A single late carp and a bream on the pole on peg M was enough for 2nd spot for Ian, 3rd and 4th places were also single carp on the pole for Plymouth members John and Dell. We hope to make this an annual fixture.

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Inter-club match Bude Canal Angling Association versus North Devon Match Group

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Inter-club match Bude Canal Angling Association versus North Devon Match Group Results BCAA 140-5 points NDMG 112-5 pts After 2 legs the teams tied on points 276-5, As holders NDMG retain the cup.

Top individuals

1st Christopher Morris  20lb 5oz

2nd  Simon John Allen 15lb 15oz

3rd Martin Turner 11lb

4th Matthew Sampson 9lb 6oz .

Stiff, cold westerly sea breeze made for some tricky fishing conditions, Christopher Morris NDMG fished the tip and waggler on the top basin for a terrific winning weight. 2nd and 3rd places were decided on the bottom basin,where both team captains Simon John Allen  and Martin Turner battled it out on adjoining pegs. Bude’s captain came out on top and helped his team secure a clear victory on the day.

North Devon Match Group Championship No 9 @ Lakeview Morchard Rd.

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North Devon Match Group Championship No 9 @ Lakeview Morchard Rd.

Results

1st Duncan Edwards 82lb

2nd Kevin Shears 63lb 10oz

3rd Neilsen Jeffery 39lb 4oz

4th Paul Elworthy 29lb 10oz

5th Martin Turner 27lb 9oz.

16 anglers fished. Duncan Edwards drew on the unfancied road side bank and had a good start on the pole with paste then switched to a feeder casting between the 2 islands, his winning weight was well clear of 2nd place Kevin Shears who drew on the same bank and fished the pole as did third placed Neilsen Jeffery. Conditions were fairly bright and breezy with a distinct autumnal feel.

Stafford Moors September Pairs Festival 2018

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The worthy winners of Stafford Moors September Pairs Festival 2018 with a fab combined weight of 620lb 10oz and 5 points is Pete Upperton and Robbie Taylor (GURU) well done guys ! In second place with 5 points and a total combined weight of 408lb 12oz was Adam Lee and Mark Goddard, in third place with 5 points and a combined weight of 382lb7oz was Lee Werrett and Andy Neil, in fourth place with 6 points and a combined total weight of 347lb 12 oz was Steve Ford and Craig Edmunds aka ‘trigger’ MOSELLA UK. Thank you to everyone who took part was a fab turn out of 80 entrants (a full house).

Stafford Moor -Open Result

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Some stunning nets as usual at Stafford Moor – Report from Joanne Combes

Open match today on Tanners & Woodpecker lakes. 32 anglers fished today our winner was Darren Painter with a great weight of 176lb 09oz off peg 11 on Woodys well done Darren! In second place was Ben Evenden with a weight of 174lb 8oz from peg 2 on Tanners well done Ben! In third place was Martin Heard with a weight of 152lb 14oz fishing peg 4 on Tanners well done Martin! In fourth place was Dodgy with a weight of 133lb 13oz fishing peg 5 on Woodys well done Dodgy! Top silver weight of the day was Phill Hardwick with a total weight of 32lb 13oz.

Bideford Coarse Section Monthly Competition Results

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Bideford Coarse Section Monthly Competition Results

1st Steve Bailey 11lb 4oz

2nd Antony Bentley 7lb 1oz

3rd Martin Turner 5lb 8oz

4th Kevin Shears 5lb 6 3/4oz

5th Ian Sedgewick 5lb 6oz

6th Colin Gorman  4lb 3oz .

16 members took part in the match on George’s Lake at Tarka Swims, although we all enjoyed a pleasant autumnal day the fish proved hard to catch and Steve Bailey, who once again drew the golden peg, made no mistakes in winning for the second month in a row with a catch of small bream and a single carp. Antony Bentley drew on peg L and landed a single carp for 2nd place . 3rd was Martin Turner who landed a bag of small skimmer bream in the deeper peg J on the pole with caster. Kevin had an all roach catch on peg F for 4th spot.

Bideford Triumph in Inter-club Match

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Bideford’s Coarse Section travelled to Plymouth Coarse Angling Club’s lakes at Cadover on Bodmin , for the first leg of the inter club event. Bideford came out on top with a total weight of 103lb 15oz to PDCAC 76lb 10oz . The comp was fished in great spirits and super autumn weather, several large carp were landed and a few more lost, although top individual was an all roach net of 33lb 2oz for Martin Turner 2nd was Ronnie Moore with a 2 carp net plus silvers for 25lb 15oz , Rober Rand landed an 18lb carp plus some silvers for 24lb 14oz and 3rd , 4th place with 3 skimmer bream and 2 carp was Colin Gorman with 24lb 4oz. We look forward to hosting PDCAC in the return leg on September 29th at Tarka Swims.