A fine specimen grey mullet scaling 5lb 1oz took top spot in Combe Martin SAC’s and Lynton C of E Primary School PTFA Open Fishing Competition. The event fished between Minehead Harbour and Clovelly Harbour resulted in success for several anglers who landed a variety of specimens from both boat and shore over the two days. The event and the raffle held at The Rising Sun, Lynmouth raised over £120 for Lynton Primary School Funds. The competition received generous sponsorship from Sakuma Tackle.
Full Results –
1st – Dan Welch – thick Lipped grey Mullet – 5lb 1oz
2nd- Ross Stanway – smoothound – 11lb 2oz
3rd -James Gubb Fradgley – conger (boat) 32lb 4oz
4th – James Gubb Fradgley – conger (boat) 29lb 1oz
5th – Wayne Thomas – thick lipped grey mullet – 3lb 7oz
6th – Matt Jeffery – bass -6lb 7oz
7th – Nick Phillips – thick lipped grey mullet – 3lb
8th – Rob Scoines – thick lipped grey mullet – 2lb 10oz
9th – Ross Stanway – ballan wrasse – 3lb 3.5oz
10th – Wayne Thomas – thick lipped grey mullet – 2lb 9oz
The competition was fished on a catch and release basis with witnesses and photographs submitted at the end of the day.
(Above) Ross Stanway smoothound 11lb 2oz
(Above) James Gubb Fradgley – conger (boat) 32lb 4oz
(Above) Wayne Thomas – Thick lipped grey mullet 3lb 7oz
(Above) Rob Scoines – thick lipped grey mullet 2lb 10oz
(Above)The top three outside of The Rising Sun.
Many thanks to Tony and all at the Rising Sun for a delicious buffet at the presentation and raffle following the competition.
Special thanks also to those who generously donated raffle prizes.