Two Boats fished Appledore Shipbuilder’s October boat competition. The winner was Andrew Atkinson with a Small Eyed Ray of 9lb 2ozs. Second was David Atkinson with a Dogfish of 3lb 0ozs and 3rd was Owen Atkinson with a Bull Huss of 10lb 4ozs.
Cooler temperatures a bit of fresh and the flounder season is well underway. Flattie fanatic David Jenkins has been targeting the Taw flatties catching close to 100 up to 1lb 8oz during a weeks fishing for his favourite fish. He also caught several bass with several over 3lb.
Bideford Angling Clubs monthly Rover was dominated by flounder.
1st Julien Stainer – flounder 1lb 8.5oz 76.562%
2nd Andy Sanders – flounder 1lb 7oz 71.875%
3rd Dick Talbot flounder – 1lb 5oz 65.625%
3rd Julien Stainer flounder – 1lb 5oz 65.625%
Appledore Shipbuilders BASS COMPETITION
Seven anglers fished Appledore Shipbuilders Annual Bass comp at Westward Ho!
Three bass were caught along with a few Small small eyed ray and a Conger.
Winner was Owen Atkinson with a fine fish of 7lb 0oz 4dr he was also second with another Bass weighing 4lb 7oz 12dr
Combe Martin SAC – Competition
Kevin Legge won Combe Martin SAC’s early September competition with a bull huss of 7lb 3oz. Ross Stanway won the species challenge of the competition with four species that included a red mullet.
Bideford August Rover Results
1st Julien Stainer – smoothound 9lb 10 1/2oz
2nd Andrew Clements – thick lipped mullet 3lb 4oz
3rd Julien Stainer – smoothound 8lb
Bideford Rover Results
1st Julien Stainer Dogfish 2lb 13.5oz 94.791%
2nd Jon Stevens Pouting 1lb 5oz 87.5%
3rd Paul Downing Whiting (bait) 15oz 62.5%
1st Mike Toogood Tooe 39lbs 8 oz
2nd Kev Pike bull Huss 13lbs 2 oz
3rd Mike Toogood Tope 32lbs 4 oz