Bideford November’s Rover results
1st Stephen Found Flounder 2lb 4oz 112.4%
2nd Jon Stevens Thornback Ray 101.041%
3rd joint Andrew Clements & Stephen Found Flounder 1lb 13 1/2 92.187%
Appledore Shipbuilders Monthly Sea Rover Results
15 members fished the November Rover today.
Some challenging conditions both at sea and In the rivers but most anglers managed to find a few fish. Reports of a lot of tiny bass pinching the baits for the people targetting Flounders and several flounders caught around the 1lb mark.
Best Flounder weighed in was 1lb 10 1/2ozs which wasn’t quite big enough to place.
Winner today was Josh Atkinson with a Bull Huss of 9lb 8ozs. Josh also managed to take 2nd place with another Huss of 9lb 3 3/4ozs.
Andrew Atkinson picked up the final place also with a Bull Huss of 8lb 9 1/4ozs.
Barnstaple Triple Hook Club Open Flounder – Result
1st Mario Manley – Flounder 1lb 77/8oz
2nd Mark Hancock flounder 1lb 73/4oz
3rd – Robbie Hancock – Flounder 1lb 51/4oz
B.D.A.C SUMMER LEAGUE ROD AND REEL MATCH RESULTS DATE 24.9.23 AT TARKA.
Today 10 anglers fished today match and the weather was dry and very windy, fishing was good with some very good weights of fish caught. First place today went to Craig Lamey with fantastic weight of 67lbs 12oz fishing on peg 19 on the feeder with maggot. Second place was Richard Jefferies on peg 14 with 42lbs 2oz fishing the feeder with maggot, 3rd place was Roger Ackroyd 33lbs 11oz on peg 24 and 4th place went to Antony Bentley with 33lbs 10oz.
September monthly competition
1st Martin Turner 27lb 8oz
2nd Les Polden 23lb 13oz
3rd Keith Mountjoy 23lb 7oz
4th Darren Polden 20lb 10oz
5th Roger Ackroyd 19lb 10oz
6th Nathan Underwood 18lb 10oz
7th Paul Elworthy 17lb 4oz
8th Mike Snudden 17lb 1oz
20 club members fished
August 48-hour results
Nathan Clements was delighted to catch a huge gilthead bream scaling 8lb 2.25oz to win Bideford Angling Clubs 48hour roving sea match. This is one of the biggest gilthead bream recorded so far this summer from the South West coast and sets a new club record for BIdeford Angling Club. The weekends competition also saw numerous specimen smoothound caught and specimen small eyed ray.
1st Nathan Clements Gilthead bream
8lb 2 1/4oz
2nd Tony Gussin Smoothhound 13lb 15 1/2oz 139.687%
3rd Tony Gussin Smoothhound 12lb 6oz 123.750%
Other fish caught
Jon Stevens Small-eyed Ray 10lb 12 1/2oz
Julien Stainer Smoothhounds 10lb 5 + 10lb 15oz
Andrew Clements Smoothhound 10lb 5oz
Antony Smith Smoothhound 11lb 7oz
Jon Stevens took first and second in Bideford Angling Clubs Monthly sea rover with specimen smoothound of 10lb 10oz and 10lb 1oz. Andrew Clements was runner up with a small eyed ray of 8lb 14oz and Antony Smith forth with a smoothound of 8lb 11.5oz.