It’s good to see the return of Bideford Angling Clubs Evening Summer League series heralding those longer summer evenings. Im always dismayed at how quickly the series passes by ! Many thanks to Martin for his regular updates.
Coarse section Tarka swims evening match No.1
1st Kevin Shears 27lb 5oz
2nd Les Polden 26lb 12oz
3rd Nathan Underwood 21lb 4oz
4th Steve Ashton 13lb 12oz
5th Martin Turner 13lb 10oz
16 fished. Kevin made the perfect start to the evening series with a lovely net of bream caught on peg 16 in the margins on corn. Les fished on peg 8 and added 2 good carp, late on , to a good net of smaller fish on maggot for a close 2nd. Nathan fished long pole on peg 4 for third spot. Steve’s net of smaller skimmers caught over So simple groundbait was enough for 4th place.
Many thanks to Martin Turner for his regular updates on Bideford Club Coarse events. For more details on Bideford Club visit my club page on link below.
BDAC Summer evening league round 4 results:
10lb 2oz ,
18 fished. Tonight’s 3 hour evening match was won by, committee member , Martin on peg 2 . His net of good quality carp fell to pole fished bread and corn , Keith continues his run with another 2nd. place to push him well clear at the top of the league. Keith used soft pellets for skimmers on peg 13 , Stephen finished a close 3rd on unfancied peg 22. Tonight’s weather was mild and breezy leading to a close match.
Bideford and District Angling Club Coarse section July’s monthly competition @ Tarka Swims
1st Stephen Craker 12lb 10oz
2nd Peter Slade 9lb 3oz
3rd Mike Snudden 8lb 8oz
4th Dean Silford 5lb 4oz
5th Martin Turner 3lb15oz
17 fished . Hot still conditions meant that Tarka proved quite tricky although a few of the better carp had a nibble. Stephen Craker followed up a victory from last week with another. His catch from peg B and included 2 good carp on the pole on bread. His neighbour on peg A , Pete landed a nice net of small carp plus a larger bonus one on the pole on bread for second.3rd spot went to our new member Mike Snudden on peg R who had 2 good carp. Dean Siford managed 4th spot unluckily lossing a good fish on the final whistle,
Mid week evening match results @ Tarka Swims
1st Martin Turner 9lb 10oz
2nd Pete Slade 9lb 2oz
3rd Richard Jefferies 6lb 11oz
4th Ian Owen 4lb 5th Keith Copland 3lb 12oz
Junior winner Tyler Scott 1lb14oz 17 fished on a pleasant warm evening Martin Turner caught shallow in the pole on peg P , his bonus bream gave him top spot over ,in form Pete who fished pole and soft pellets from peg H . Richard Jefferies landed a carp on bread and meat on peg L for 3rd spot , Ian Owen fished the pole on peg N for 4th on the night.
Bideford hosted this inter-club match – report from Martin Turner
Bideford 48lb 12oz Plymouth 32lb 15oz Bideford win over 2 legs 152lb 11oz to 101lb 9oz.
1st Martin Turner 20lb 9oz
2nd Ian Sedgewick 10lb 11oz
3rd John Moore 9lb 13oz
4th Dell Colman 9lb 9oz
5th Steve Bailey 8lb 12oz
6th Martin Rushton 7lb 10oz
Tarka fished very hard and the 18 competitors struggled for bites, Martin Turner only caught a few roach on the pole but managed to find 3 carp on the banded pellet on a straight lead on peg I for 1st place .A single late carp and a bream on the pole on peg M was enough for 2nd spot for Ian, 3rd and 4th places were also single carp on the pole for Plymouth members John and Dell. We hope to make this an annual fixture.
Coarse Section Monthly Comp Results May 13th Tarka Swims.
Coarse Section Monthly Comp Results May 13th Tarka Swims. 1st Martin Turner 48lb 15oz 2nd Pete Slade 11lb 1oz 3rd John Lisle 9lb 11oz 4th Stephen Craker 9lb 6oz 5th Richard Jefferies 4lb 7oz 5th Colin Gorman 2lb 15oz Martin drew on peg P and caught 4 large carp on bread flake, this added to a nice net of skimmer bream taken on maggot over groundbait was enough for victory in the 5th match of the series. Pete drew on peg F and landed a late carp on the pole for second . John’s single large carp on luncheon meat was third . Stephen came in fourth with a nice bream and a carp off peg M. this also took the silvers pool, just pipping Richard who landed small bream on the feeder off peg S
1st Martin Turner 48lb 15oz
2nd Pete Slade 11lb 1oz
3rd John Lisle 9lb 11oz
4th Stephen Craker 9lb 6oz
5th Richard Jefferies 4lb 7oz
6th Colin Gorman 2lb 15oz
Martin Turner drew on peg P and caught 4 large carp on bread flake, this added to a nice net of skimmer bream taken on maggot over groundbait was enough for victory in the 5th match of the series. Pete drew on peg F and landed a late carp on the pole for second . John’s single large carp on luncheon meat was third . Stephen came in fourth with a nice bream and a carp off peg M. this also took the silvers pool, just pipping Richard who landed small bream on the feeder off peg S
(Above) Martins net of skimmer bream
1st Martin Turner 17lb 10oz
2nd Craig Crash Lamey 11lb 13oz
3rd Stephen Craker 8lb 5oz
4th Ian Sedgewick 6lb 13oz
5th Keith Copland 5lb 4oz
6th Martin Hawker 4lb 12oz
15anglers fished. Martin drew corner peg M and caught 2 good carp on bread on the pole plus some skimmer bream for top spot in the first of the evening series. Craig drew on the point peg F and had a nice bag of small bream on the pole with maggot for second spot, new member Stephen landed a nice carp on a bunch of dead red maggot on peg U to take third spot, 15 anglers took part on a mild still evening.
1st Martin Turner 22lb 1oz
2nd Ian Owen 14lb 15oz
3rd John Lisle 14lb 6oz
4th Peter Slade 11lb 14oz (silvers)
5th Stephen Craker 6lb 6oz
6th Antony Bentley 5lb 5oz
Fifteen anglers showed up to fish the first match on Tarka since last year on a lovely warm spring day that tempted a few carp to show, Martin Turner drew the shallow end on peg X and fished bread on a long pole for victory with 4 carp . Ian Owen caught 2 good mirror carp on a method feeder on peg Q for second, John had a big common on the next peg on a pole for third. Pete Slade took fourth and the silver bag with a nice net of skimmer bream from the deeper peg N on the long pole and soft pellet.
Keith Copeland won Bideford’s Monthly Coarse Match at Tarka Swims with 14lb 14oz a bag that contained two good-sized carp. Martin Turner was runner up with three carp for a total of 12lb and John Lisle third with 4lb 11oz.
Keith fished with double maggot on peg M using a pole in the margins he landed 2 good carp to register his 1st victory.
Martin Turner caught 3 carp on running line tactics using banded pellets for 2nd.
John Lisle landed one carp on corn for 3rd , Matt Cross had a fine perch of 2lb 3oz along with roach to take the silvers bag.
Current points John Lisle 98 Martin Turner 81 Steve Bailey 65
Midweek result from Bideford Club supplied by Martin Turner.
1st Kevin Shears 23lb 3oz
2nd Ian Owen 14lb
3rd Craig Crash Lamey10lb 11oz
4th Colin Gorman 4lb 2oz
5th Kieth Copland 3lb 5oz
Kevin won the match from peg x with 2 large pole caught carp on corn, Ian landed a good carp on the final whistle to add to his bream to push Craig into 3rd.