Match anglers are enjoying putting together some bumper hauls at Stafford Moor where Martin Preston won the latest match with 218lb 8oz. In runner up spot was Gary Mealing with 180lb 1oz.
North Devon Match Group Winter League No. 2 Oaktree Fishery Results:
1st Paul Elworthy 49lb 5oz
2nd Nathan Underwood 32lb 1oz
3rd Martin Turner 30lb 6oz
4th Paul Morris 27lb 6oz
5th Kevin Shears 24lb 7oz
6th Colin Cherrington 23lb 6oz
7th Steve Ashton 20lb 1oz
8th John Lisle 18lb 6oz .
16 anglers fished, Paul’s winning net of carp fell to red maggot on the pole from peg 12 on the bottom pond , Nathans second place was also from the bottom pond, peg 15. The next 4 weights came from the top ,Martin’s 6 carp net on peg 7 gave him 3rd place, the forecast conditions did not materialize, and a pleasant mild autumnal day was enjoyed. As the whole country moves back into full lock down this competition might be the last for some time.
North Devon Match Group versus Bude Canal Angling Club
Upper Tamar Lake Results : Individual
1st Stuartshelley Burridge 24lb 8oz
2nd Steve Maynard 23lb
3rd Tom Downing 18lb 9oz
4th Paul Elworthy 18lb 5oz
5th Martin Turner 17lb 11oz
6th Nathan Underwood 17lb 7oz
26 anglers fished , Team result NDMG 206 points Bude 145 points , The pleasant autumnal conditions provided for a good match, top weights were mainly skimmers on the feeder, but there were some good roach nets recorded to the pole. North Devon Match Group overturned the 30 point defect to win back the annual trophy 342 to 308 .
Worthy winner of Stafford Moors October Festival was Chris Cameron (Middy/Bait tech) with a total weight of 551lb 1oz and only 5 points who wins £1500 well done Chris
In 2nd place was Chris Davis with a total weight of 540lb 15oz with 6 Points who wins £1000 well done Chris
In 3rd place was Tommy Hillier with a total weight of 517lb 11oz with 6 Points who wins £750 well done
Our top silvers weight of the week was Johnny Gray who bagged 35lb 9oz from peg 17 on Tanners lake today well done Johnny
Our top overall weight of the week was from top bagger Tommy Hiller with 238lb 7oz from peg 20 on Tanners lake well done Tommy.
Bideford and District Angling Club Monthly Coarse Section Competition : Tarka Swims Results
1st Colin Carolyn Cherrington. 30lb 12oz
2nd Keith Mountjoy 18lb 15oz
3rd Reg Sutton 17lb 9oz
4th Craig Crash Lamey 17lb 1oz
5th Tyler Scott 15lb 10oz 6th
B section winner Kevin Debbie Shears 13lb 2oz A Section winner Steve Ashton 6lb .
21 Anglers fished , conditions improved throughout the day and Colin has continued his great run on Tarka and this victory has pushed him into joint 2nd place in the league with 2 matches remaining. His catch of carp and skimmers was taken on peg 9 on the pole and paste. Opposite him on peg 18 was second placed Keith ,his catch was also taken on the pole but with soft pellets. Reg managed 3rd spot on peg 13 another pole catch this time on maggot. Craig on peg 16 also had carp and skimmers on the pole for 4th spot. Junior member Tyler on peg 6 came in 5th ,his catch included an 8lb 12oz carp.