Bideford Angling Clubs Nathan Clements set a new club record with this stunning 3lb 2oz sole.
The clubs latest 24 hour rover was dominated by grey mullet. Graham Snow was the winner with a thin lipped mullet of 4lb 10.5oz. Stephen Found was runner up with a thick lipped mullet of 4lb 4oz. Third Graham Snow with a thin lip of 4lb 3oz.
Well done to Bideford for their efforts in promoting angling to a young generation.
Junior event No. 3 Results Over 14s
1st Adam Wheeler 8lb 5oz
2nd Tyler Scott 7lb 10oz
3rd Thomas Scott 6lb 12oz
Under 14 age group 1st Charlie Heddon 10lb 3oz 2nd Brodie Allin 8lb 12oz .
Using pegs 4 to 11 the junior event produced some great catches, in this , the third match of the series. Top weight on the day was youngster Charlie with a lovely double figure net of skimmers and tench ( and terch! ) on peg 7 in the 3 hour competition . Prizes were kindly donated by BaitTech and Summerlands.
BDAC Evening Competition No.7 : Results
1st Mike Snudden 33lb 9oz
2nd Craig Crash Lamey 22lb 1oz
3rd Graham Curnow 20lb 6oz
4th Martin Turner 17lb 6oz
5th Keith Mountjoy 16lb 7oz
6th David Bailey 16lb 3oz ,
20 fished on another fine summer evening on Georges lake , Mike on, peg 10, has landed a terrific bag of bream in the 3hour contest to secure his second win in the series. His short pole worm approach seems to find the quality silver fish. Elsewhere carp have put in an appearance, Craig’s 2nd place net off peg 15 consisted 4 decent carp on meat, just pipping Graham’s method feeder carp catch on peg 6. Over half the field have weighed in double figure catches. With 3 matches remaining Nathan clings on to the lead 74 points to Steve Johnson 73 , and Martin Turner on 70.
All credit to Bideford Angling Club in organising this fabulous competition for the clubs Junior members. many thanks to Martin Turner for the report.
BDAC Junior Competition No2 held today at Tarka swims .
1st Tyler Scott 11lb 10oz
2nd Thomas Scott 10lb 12oz
3rd Joe Westcott 5lb 13oz
4th Adam Wheeler 1lb 10oz
1st Brodie Allin 9lb 10oz
2nd Thomas Conibear 2lb 15oz
3rd Harry Mounce 2lb.
Lovely afternoon for this 3 hour event held on the shallower pegs on Georges lake , the Scott brothers shared the top spots again , with Tyler coming out best this time on peg 25 , a nice bag of tench crucians and rudd topped off with a 5lb carp. Thomas was second with mainly skimmers on peg 5. Star of the show was 6 year old Brodie on his first match, winning the under 14’s off peg 2 with a great net of fish all caught on a short pole .We must again thank Summerlands and Bait Tek for their kind support with prizes.
Evening Comp. No. 5 Tarka swims, results:
1st Les Polden 23lb 7oz
2nd Antony Bentley 22lb 9oz
3rd Steve Johnson 22lb 6oz
4th Martin Turner 21lb 7oz
5th Kevin Shears 15lb 8oz
6th Tyler Scott 14lb 10oz .
19 anglers fished , conditions were perfect and winner tonight is, veteran, Les on peg 4 with a lovely bag of roach to add to his carp net . Second spot was filled by Benny with an all bream catch on corn from peg 11 , Consistent Steve made 3rd on peg 18 with a skimmer bream net on short pole with maggot.
Bideford and District Angling Club Monthly competition results:
1st Nathan Underwood 36lb 2oz
2nd Steve Johnson 23lb 3oz
3rd Kevin Shears 21lb 6oz
4th Richard Jefferies 18lb 9oz
5th Stephen Sheller 18lb 2oz
6th Stephen Craker 17lb 4oz
Conditions very hot light southerly , Georges lake at Tarka swims produced another good match Nathan drew peg 26 in the shallow end and put a terrific net of smaller carp ,tench and a couple of larger bonus carp ,on the scales for a convincing victory. All caught on the pole to corn. Steve’s net of silver fish from peg 20 secured second place. Kevin fished the pole with maggot from peg 12 for third. These 3 anglers now dominate the league after 2 matches .