Bideford and District Angling Club Coarse Section Midweek Competition. No4 Results
1st Martin Turner 13lb 3oz
2nd Colin Gorman 6lb 15oz
3rd Peter Slade 4lb 2oz.
15 anglers turned up to fish our regular 3 hour evening comp on the longest day. Martin landed 2 of the larger Tarka carp on a banded 8mm pellet for first place. Colin managed to land one good carp on prawn bait ,whilst Peter caught on bread on peg B. Rhys Eyles still leads the league with 33pts
Andrew Atkinson secured victory in Appledore Shipbuilders Rover with a fine flounder of 2lb 21/4oz. In second and third place was Graham Snow with a flounder of 1lb105/8oz and 1lb 87/8oz. The Junior section was taken by Cleo Babb with a flounder of 1lb 1oz. Twenty seven keen members fished the event in a bitter East wind with temperatures barely above zero.
Appledore hold their Christmas Competition at Heanton Court on the Taw Estuary next week fishing 9.00am until 1:30pm.
Bideford & District Angling Clubs mid-week summer league has come to an end all to soon I am sure for those who have enjoyed the weekly fishing on their home water. Competition No10 was won by Matt Clare Cross with 12lb 10oz. In second was David Bailey with 8lb 12oz and in third Martin Turner on 4lb 12oz. Forth Craig Crash Lamey 3lb 4oz and fifth John Dyer…. Matt won the match on peg L with 2 pole caught carp, David Bailey took 2 fish on the lead on banded pellet.
Overall winner of the midweek series was John Lovell 82 pts 2nd Martin Turner 81pts 3rd David Bailey 4th Matt Clare Cross
Bideford Angling Clubs Midweek Evening Match Tarka Swims saw David Bailey take first prize with 28lb 12oz. Second was Matt Cross with 6lb 15oz and third Martin Hawker with 6lb 12oz. John Lovell forth with 6lb 11oz and Craig Crash Lamey fifth with 2lb 9oz. Winner David Bailey took 5 carp on banded pellet fished on the lead. Second place was secured using pole and paste tactics.
Anglers gathered at the club house for the best weigh in for several months with some fine fish visiting the scales.
Kevin Shears secured victory in Bideford & District Angling Clubs mid week evening match at their home water Tarka Swims with a net of predominantly carp scaling 34lb 3oz. In runner up spot was John Lovell with 31lb 11oz and third Matt Cross with 7lb 13oz. In forth place was Martin Turner with 5lb 8oz.
Bideford Angling Clubs June Coarse Match at Tarka Swims was secured by Martin Turner with 28lb 4oz. Matt Cross took the runner up spot with 18lb 7oz and Craig Lamey third with 18lb and Steve bailey forth with 8lb 12oz.
Think we have very slow connection they are in order me 28 4 matt cross (white cap) 18 7 Craig Lamey 18 4 (my lucky straw hat !!