North Devon Match Group Championship No 7 Darracott Reservoir results:

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Many thanks to Martin Turner for his regular match reports from both the North Devon Match Group and Bideford Club. Good to see a tight match with small silvers making up the weights instead of bulky carp. Whilst there is undoubtedly more rod bending in the commercial match’s full of carp there is more refined skill in extracting a net of small fish to compile a net.

North Devon Match Group Championship No 7 Darracott Reservoir results:

1st Tom Downing 9lb 6oz

2nd Mark Richards 8lb 2oz

3rd John Forster 7lb 12oz

4th Graham Currington 6lb 3oz

5th Graham Colman 5lb 5oz .

12 fished, Warm conditions led to a close match , Tom’s run continues with another victory from the far side with a great net of mainly small rudd taken on a whip, Mark found some better quality roach on the long pole for second place, John led the way for those who elected to concentrate on the feeder, his 3rd spot came to pellets on the first peg over the dam,

Bideford Angling Club – Mid week Match

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Bideford and District Angling Club Evening Series match No 6 Results;

1st Kevin Shears 20lb 13oz

2nd Martin Turner 17lb 10 oz

3rd Les Polden 16lb 7oz

4th Stuart Sharp 14lb 15oz

5th David Bailey 13lb12oz

6th  David Anstey 11lb 8oz

7th Tom Scott 11lb

18 anglers fished , As the evenings begin to draw in and the league draws to a conclusion, Kevin’s back to back wins from peg 17 has pushed him well up the table. His net of pole caught skimmers and carp were taken on soft pellet, Martin’s pole caught net of smaller fish were mainly taken on caster over groundbait at 10 metres on peg 4, Les has returned to matches after a long lay off and managed third on peg 18 , with 2 matches remaining we hope for clear skies.

Bideford and District Angling Club Coarse Section July monthly Comp results:

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1st Colin  Cherrington 33lb 11oz

2nd Keith Mountjoy 23lb 10oz

3rd Steve Bailey 19lb 4oz

4th Keith Copland 18lb 10oz

5th Richard Jefferies 16lb 13oz

6th Martin Turner 13lb 8oz

7th John Lisle 9lb 7oz

8th Tyler Scott 9lb 4oz ,

20 fished , Hot sunny conditions proved to be just perfect for Colin’s winning tactics on peg 18, he has had half his catch on the pole using meat and several good carp on the pellet waggler. Second spot was a super net of mainly smaller carp and skimmers on soft pellets on the pole by consistent Keith on peg 6. Secretary , Steve was 3rd of peg 8 with some larger specimens on the pole.

Bideford Mid week result

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Results : Evening Series match No. 5

1st Kevin Shears 16lb 1oz

2nd

Stephen Craker

14lb 7oz

3rd

Robin Glover

13lb 6oz

4th

Martin Turner

12lb 7oz

5th

Keith Mountjoy

10lb 11oz

6th Les Polden 8lb 11oz

20 Anglers took part. The winner of the 5th round of the evening series was Kevin , on peg 17 . He has had a nice net of skimmers and a couple of bonus carp on the pole at around 7 metres, Steve’s second spot was taken on peg 23 on hard pellets fished across to the island, Newcomer , Robin has had some cracking bream on peg 15 for a well deserved 3rd spot.

North Devon Match Group Summer league No. 4 Highampton lakes Results :

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North Devon Match Group Summer league No. 4 Highampton lakes Results :

1st

Tom Downing

59lb 2oz

2nd

Graham Currington

39 lb 14oz

3rd

Nathan Underwood

38lb 12oz

4th

Andrew Gratton

37lb 14oz .

Fished by 16 anglers, very windy conditions , Tom has fished the method feeder and pole in the margins for a convincing victory on peg 8, the next 3places were much closer Graham came out best on peg 10 using similar tactics, Nathan just behind from peg 1 , top weight on the smaller lake was section winner

Mark Richards

with 30lb 7oz.

Bideford & District Angling Club – Mid Week Result

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Many thanks to Martin Turner for his regular updates on Bideford Club Coarse events. For more details on Bideford Club visit my club page on link below.

BIDEFORD ANGLING CLUB

BDAC Summer evening league round 4 results:

Martin Hawker

15lb 14oz

Keith Mountjoy

15lb 1oz

Stephen Craker

14lb 6oz

David Bailey

13lb 1oz

Stuart Sharp

12lb 7oz

Martin Turner

12lb 1oz

Steve Ashton

10lb 2oz ,

18 fished. Tonight’s 3 hour evening match was won by, committee member , Martin on peg 2 . His net of good quality carp fell to pole fished bread and corn , Keith continues his run with another 2nd. place to push him well clear at the top of the league. Keith used soft pellets for skimmers on peg 13 , Stephen finished a close 3rd on unfancied peg 22. Tonight’s weather was mild and breezy leading to a close match.

Bideford Angling Clubs Midweek Evening Match

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Bideford Angling Clubs Midweek Evening Match

Results:

1st David Bailey   19lb 9oz

2nd Keith Mountjoy  14lb 4oz

3rd Matt Cross  13lb 8oz

4th Martin Turner 12lb 3oz

5th Kevin Shears   11lb15oz

6th David Anstey  9lb 1oz

After a fine hot day 17 club members enjoyed a pleasant evening on George’s lake in the 3rd round of our evening series, good nets were brought to the scales the best was David on peg 19 almost 20lb of skimmers, carp and tench on the method feeder with banded pellets, Keith finished 2nd with a pole caught net of smaller skimmers and a single carp on soft pellet from the un-fancied peg 3. Matt had a late carp on peg 9 to secure 3rd place, Keith Mountjoy now leads the league with 27 points,

Match Fishing Results

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Matt Cross won Bideford Angling Clubs midweek evening match at Tarka Swims with  17lb 8oz. In runner up spot was Keith Mountjoy with 15lb 2oz and third Keith Copland with 15lb 1oz. Fourth was Martin Turner with 13lb 2oz and fifth Adam Wheeler with 13lb 1oz. Most fish were caught using pole and pellet tactics.

North Devon Match Groups Match at Oaktree was won convincingly by Tom Downing with 88lb 14oz. In runner up spot was Nathan Underwood with 42lb 13oz and in third Tim Brown with 40lb 6oz and fourth Martin Turner with 39lb 10oz.

Tom Downing with 88lb 14oz.

The latest Open match at Stafford Moor saw Chris Davis secure victory with an impressive haul of 238lb. In runner up place was Des Shipp with 194lb 11oz and third James Cooper with 182lb 13oz.

Chris Davis secure victory with an impressive haul of 238lb