Martin Turner has won Bideford Angling Clubs Match-Man of the Year award with 105pts eight points ahead of runner up Steve Bailey 97pts 3rd Craig Crash Lamey 83pt. The clubs Final Match of the club year was held at Tarka Swims. Results below.
Final Monthly Competition Tarka Swims – 14th August
1st Steve Bailey 26lb 4oz
2nd Kieth Copeland 19lb 9oz
3rd Craig Crash Lamey 7lb 7oz
4th Antony Bentley 4lb 4oz
5th Martin Turner 3lb 13oz
Craig Crash Lamey
Bideford Match-Man of the Year to Martin Turner 105pts runner up Steve Bailey 97 3rd Craig Crash Lamey 83pts
Nielsen Jeffery secured a win at the latest match on Clawford Vineyards Fletchers lake with a net of 52lb 1oz all on corn. A successful match with everyone catching a good few fish. Second was Gary Thornton (in the blue top) with 32lb 14oz who caught most of his fish on 8mm pellet and third was Paul Ware with 29lb 13 oz.
Sundays Open match on July 24th was fished Tanners and Woodpecker lakes. Both lakes fished hard today especially Tanners lake. Our winner of the day was Phill Harwick Woodpecker peg 34 with 107lb 6oz fishing 8mm pellet on the waggler well done Phill ! Full match results are shown below.
1st Phil Harwick Peg 34 Woodpecker: 107lbs 6oz
2nd Ricky Johnston Peg 16 Woodpecker: 79lbs 2oz
3rd – Paul Tidbal Peg 24 – Woodpeacker 76lb 9oz
4th – Dave Stockton Peg 6 Woodpeacker
Wednesday 27th July
Mid Week Open open on Tanners Lake, Winner was Mark Hayman peg 36 with 115lb 10oz fishing 11mm on the bomb. In in second place was Paul Goulding next door to Mark on peg 35 with 112lb 14oz fishing 8mm on the bomb.
Martin Turner won Bideford and District Angling Clubs Monthly coarse section match at Melbury Reservoir with an impressive haul of 32lb. Kevin Shears was second with 25lb 5oz and third Colin Gorman with 8lb. Winning tactics for Martin were caster with long pole for roach and hybrids. Ground-bait feeder for a bag of skimmers took the runner up spot for Kevin Shears.
An Open held on JRs lake at Clawford Fishery resulted in a great days fishing with all fish caught in stunning condition. In first place was Nick Jones with 73lb 4oz, predominantly carp around 5lb, second was Chris Haynes who weighed in 63lb and had a great net of small pasties, and third was Andy Seery with a net of 50lb exactly. All good practice for next weeks Clawford festival as will be this Sunday’s open which will be on Edwards with Fletchers on standby depending on numbers.