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%
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.
Re-scheduling the October Rover to avoid storm Alex proved a wise decision for Bideford Angling Club with members enjoying improved weather and some good fishing. Phil Vanstone lead the way with a superb ballad Wrasse of 5lb 5oz a superb fish for the North Devon Coast.
The flounder were also all North Devon fish which bodes well for the coming months of the flounder fishing season.
1st Phil Vanstone wrasse 5lb 5oz 106.250%
2nd Andrew Clements flounder 1lb 15oz 1/4 97.656%
3rd Stephen Found flounder 1lb 13 1/4oz 91.406%
4th Andrew Clements flounder 1lb 12oz 87.500%
5th Antony Smith flounder 1lb 8oz 76.562%
6th Stephen Found flounder 1lb 7 3/4oz 74.218%
Bideford and District Angling Club Coarse Section monthly competition on Tarka Swims Results:
1st Kev Shears 22lb 1oz
2nd Colin Cherrington 21lb 1oz
3rd Martin Turner 16lb 7oz
4th Steve Ashton 16lb 3oz
5th Richard Jefferies 13lb
6th John Lisle 12lb 15oz
7th Stephen Craker 12lb 12oz
8th Keith Mountjoy 11lb 4oz
23 fished. A classic Indian summer day led to a close match on George’s lake , Kevin fished the pole with maggot on peg 13 , a late run of skimmers brought him victory, over Colin’s mainly carp net on peg 16 , third was another mixed pole net on peg 11 , Steve has caught mainly on the feeder on peg 17 for fourth spot. Richard’s bread on the pole method was fifth.
Bank Holiday Festival results (members only)
1st Stephen Found Thornback Ray 13lb 15 1/4 160.509%
2nd Andrew Clements Thornback Ray 11lb 5 1/2 126.041%
3rd Stephen Found Thornback Ray 10lb 7 1/4 116.145%
4th Andrew Clements Bass 7lb 8 1/2 107.589%
Well done guys its been really hard work, congratulations to Steve on a new club record Thornback. Other fish caught Andrew Clements thornback 9lb 7 1/2 Jon Stevens Bull Huss 8lb 7oz and a smooth hound 8lb 2 1/2oz Antony Smith Bass 5lb 4oz.
Bideford and District Angling Club Coarse Section August Competition, Tarka Swims ,
1st Colin Cherrington 31lb 10oz
2nd Martin Turner 26lb 9oz
3rd Kevin Shears 19lb 14oz
4th Les Polden 15lb 6oz
5th Martin Rushton 12lb 1oz
6th Stephen Craker 9lb 10oz
7th Keith Mountjoy 8lb 15oz.
8th Thomas Scott 8lb 14oz ,
22 fished. Conditions were very hot and still, Colin has won consecutive monthly matches this time on peg 26 fishing the pole for a good net of carp. Martin’s second place came off peg 12 fishing shallow with sloppy groundbait for a small fish net, Kevin’s found better bream and skimmers on the pole on for third off peg 8. Les continues his run with another pole caught bag from peg 11.