Cooler temperatures a bit of fresh and the flounder season is well underway. Flattie fanatic David Jenkins has been targeting the Taw flatties catching close to 100 up to 1lb 8oz during a weeks fishing for his favourite fish. He also caught several bass with several over 3lb.
Bideford Angling Clubs monthly Rover was dominated by flounder.
1st Julien Stainer – flounder 1lb 8.5oz 76.562%
2nd Andy Sanders – flounder 1lb 7oz 71.875%
3rd Dick Talbot flounder – 1lb 5oz 65.625%
3rd Julien Stainer flounder – 1lb 5oz 65.625%
Andrew Clements secured victory in Bideford Angling Clubs monthly sea rover with a specimen thick lipped grey mullet of 4lb 10oz. Runner up was Dick Talbot with a ballan wrasse of 4lb 11oz and third Graham Snow with a thick lipped grey mullet of 3lb 10oz.
Josh Atkinson won Appledore Shipbuilders rover with a black bream weighing 2lb 4oz. Richard Boon was runner up with a ballan wrasse of 4lb 13oz and Graham Snow third with his thick lipped grey mullet of 3lb 10oz.
Combe Martin SAC member Kevin Legge took a trip to the Somerset shoreline were he enjoyed sport with smoothound, sole, ray and silver eels.
Delighted to have had the opportunity to contribute to Hookpoint Magazine with two features in this months edition that carries saltwater features from around the globe. An exciting future for this top production that plans to go into print within a few months.
Cannot beat good old fashioned hardcopy.
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.
Good to get some sea fishing results now that lockdown is easing. Don’t forget your camera’s next time !
Bideford Rover results
1st Phil Vanstone Wrasse 5lb 3 1/2oz 104.375%
2nd Dick Talbot Wrasse 4lb 11 1/2oz 94.375%
3rd Julien Stainer Thornback Ray 7lb 5 1/2oz 81.597%
4th Andrew Clements Thornback Ray 7lb 4 1/2oz 80.728%
5th Dick Talbot Dogfish 2lb 6oz 79.166%
6th Andy Sanders Dogfish 1lb 13oz 60.416%
END OF SEASON 2020 WINNERS
1st Phil Vanstone Wrasse 5lb 3 1/2oz
2nd Dick Talbot wrasse 4lb 11 1/2oz