Bideford and District Angling Club Coarse Section Monthly competition No 1 results::
1st Keith Copland 50lb 14oz
2nd John Lisle 39lb 10oz
3rd Martin Turner 36lb 2oz
4th Richard Jefferies 35lb 10oz
5th Tom Scott 23lb 12oz
6th David Bailey 19lb 10oz
7th Reg Sutton 17lb 3oz
8th Ian Owen 15lb 9oz
14 club members fished @ Lakeview Morchard Road. Conditions , for our first match of the new season, blustery and damp but the small carp were in an obliging mood for some. Keith made no mistakes on peg 2 and fished the long pole, double white maggot over micros for a convincing victory. Second spot went to John who fished peg 12 with a small groundbait feeder, Martin fished the pole on peg 3 with maggots for third place.
Winter league No 4 today at Morchard Road, 21 fished which I think we came to the conclusion was a few to many with some poor areas having to be in the bag, however it was nice to fish in relatively dry conditions with little wind for a change.
A big well done to Chris Morris who comfortably won with 58lb 2oz, Chris drew the car park point and made the most of it with about 30 small carp.
After Chris it was all very tight and Stephen Craker had the edge with 31lb 8oz from just past the left point, and 3rd place went to Stuart Burridge with 29lb from next to Chris Morris.
Also rans and those in the points were as follows,
4th Neilsen Jeffery 26lb 10oz
5th John Lisle 24lb 8oz
6th Martin Crouch 20lb 8oz
7th Damian Lawrence 19lb 8oz
8th Dave Downton 17lb 10oz.
North Devon Tackle Clubs latest ~Match at Morchard Road was won by Norman Martin with 90lb 4oz. Simon Poynter was runner up with 85lb 4oz. Kevin Grant was third with 61lb and Kevin Wilton forth with 60lb 8oz.
Twelve anglers fished and the winner used pole tactics and method tactics with Chocolate Orange Wafters successful.
Bideford and District Angling Club Coarse Section Monthly Comp @ Morchard Road Results :
1st Martin Turner 55lb 5oz
2nd Pete Slade 50lb
3rd Stephen Craker 41lb 2oz
4th Richard Jefferies 40lb 1oz
5th Martin Hawker 29lb 14oz
14 anglers fished our first competition on this prolific carp fishery.Conditions were rather windy and quite cold. Martin Turner drew peg 5, and caught 25 small carp on pole fished red maggots over micro pellets. The second placed angler was Pete who fished on peg 10 , he landed a similar number of fish on pole and feeder tactics. Stephen Craker fished on the point on peg 12, he used tip and long pole for 3rd place. Richard Jefferies 4th place was top weight on the road bank , he caught on a cage feeder. Next months competition is at Wooda Lakes on 10th Feb.
North Devon Tackle Clubs latest Match at Morchard Road saw Simon Poynter secure an impressive win with 156lb 3oz. In runner up spot was was Norman Martin with 84lb 9oz and in third Dean Vickery with 60lb 2oz. Forth was was Wayne Mitchell with 53lb 5oz.