Dennis Toleman secured victory in Triple Hook Clubs Stafford Moor Saturday cup on Woody’s Lake with his first ever ton up haul of 120lb 12oz. The fish were all carp to 9lb 8oz. In runner up spot was Peter Sherbourne with 80lb and third Tony Burslem with 77lb.
Wednesday Open 1st Steve Shaw 137lb 2nd Joe Duckworth 112lb 5oz 3rd Nicky Miller 72lb 2oz
Friday Residents Open – 1st Joe Duckworth 127lb 9oz 2nd Stewart Kennedy 113lb 15oz 3rd – Steve Glenan 99lb 10oz.
Bideford Angling Clubs June Coarse Match at Tarka Swims was secured by Martin Turner with 28lb 4oz. Matt Cross took the runner up spot with 18lb 7oz and Craig Lamey third with 18lb and Steve bailey forth with 8lb 12oz.
Simon Poynter won North Devon Tackle Clubs Latest match at South West Lakes Trust’s Jennetts Reservoir with a net of 59lb 6oz. Norman Martin secured runner up spot with 39lb 6oz and Gordon Meers third with 38lb 1oz. Barry Lee was forth with 31lb 5oz and Kevin Wilton fifth with 19lb 12oz. Bream and skimmer bream made up the majority of the nets with Simon Poynter landing a 17lb 12oz carp using waggler fished worm.
Mill Park Pond near Berrynarbor is a superb silvers water with a good head of quality roach, skimmer bream and even a few chub. An Open match at the venue organized by John Forster saw Mark Capene secure top spot with an impressive haul of silver weighing 41lb 4oz. In runner up spot was Kevin Shears with 39lb 5oz and third Dave Jones with 26lb 4oz. Forth was John Forster with 23lb 7oz.
Nielsen Jeffery organized an Open Match at at Clawford Fisheries on Thursday June 9th and the competitors used the day to remove some of the small carp from one of the four specimen lakes ‘Clawford Lake’ into one of the stock lakes, Tom Downing won the day with 20lb 8oz and Nielsen Jeffery was second with 19lb, around 400 small carp were moved. There is a friendly open on one of the four match lakes on the second and fourth Sundays of every month people can book in via John Ray’s website www.clawford.co.uk or via Nielsen Jeffery’s Facebook page. All are welcome with breakfasts available if booked.
Martin Turner won Bideford and District Angling Clubs midweek evening match at Tarka Swims with 4lb 14oz. In runner up spot was Kevin Shears with 3lb 11oz and third John Lovell with 3lb 10oz. Fifteen anglers fished the competition.
North Devon Match Group Formed to provide a weekend coarse fishing competition for local anglers. The group charges an annual joining fee of £10. Comps are arranged on the first and third Sunday of each month. We try to alternate between “natural venues ie. Local reservoirs Southwest Lakes Trust and day-ticket match carp type fisheries. The aim of the group is to provide a regular friendly match at affordable price on a selection of varied local venues. Results are scored in a summer and winter league format, also an overall year long Championship. Interclub events feature against Bude Canal Anglers and Tiverton. Cost per competition is fixed at £12.50p plus an optional £5 superpool . All matches are run on Sundays, standard match rules apply Summer comps are usually fished 10am to 4pm, winter comps end at 3pm, draw time is always 8.45am. Find the updated match calendar, contact details, results, photographs, points and accounts on our facebook page (North Devon Match Group), new members are always welcome. ………….
Chris Davis won Stafford Moors over 50’s Festival achieving an amazing total weight of 400lb 6oz over the week. In runner up spot was Adrian Marshall and in third Martin Heard. There were some stunning nest of fish caught during the festival with Oak Lake fishing particularly well with Adrian Marshal putting together a haul of 164lb 2oz. Chris won £1000 plus a Maver luggage set donated from Steve Bowen (Maver), a £50 voucher also donated by Neil Stones. Neil donated another £50 voucher for second place winner Adrian Marshall.
Horwood Lakes have just opened and provide superb fishing for carp and tench. The latest match held at the venue was won by Nathan Underwood with 44lb 13oz. Neilsen Jeffrey was runner up with 31lb 6oz and was Kevin Shears third with 20lb 11oz and in forth John Forster with 20lb 4oz.
Day tickets for the lakes are available from Summerlands Tackle Westward Ho!