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Shallow Boat Competition 21st July.

On Sunday 21st July the club held a Shallow Boat competition which was for bream only. The weather at the start was fine with a light breeze, but sadly the wind increased to a fresh breeze which made the sea state very choppy and slightly uncomfortable. Six club members signed on and all six weighed in black bream. Heaviest fish and best specimen was a black bream weighing 1lb 9oz caught by Barry Littlefair.
Results:
1st Barry Littlefair 4lb 8oz, 2nd Derek Smith 2lb 14oz, 3rd Denis Mapes 1lb 15oz, 4th Alan Martin and Adrian Moody both 1lb 6oz, 6th Brian Ansell 13oz.

Shallow Boat Competition 23rd June.

On Sunday 23rd June the club held it's 5th Shallow Boat competition in which five club members fished. The weather was cloudy and dry with light winds. Fish caught consisted of smoothhounds, thornback rays, ballan wrasse, plaice, dogfish and pouting. In total 51 fish were caught for a total weight of 82lbs 11oz. Only edible fish are retained. All other fish are measured and a weight given and immediately released into the sea. Heaviest fish of the day was a pouting weighing 2lb 2oz which was also the best specimen 70.83% caught by Barry Littlefair.
Results:
1st Adrian Moody 12 fish 28lbs 9oz, 2nd Derek Smith 12 fish 14lbs 13oz, 3rd Denis Mapes 10 fish 13lbs 11oz, 4th Alan Martin 8 fish 12lbs 15oz,
5th Barry Littlefair 12lbs 11oz.

Shallow Boat Competition 12th May.

On Sunday 12th May on a day that could not have been better we held our 3rd Shallow Boat competition and the weather was dry, warm and sunny with a light breeze.
6 club members signed on and all six weighed in fish consisting of dogfish, black bream, smoothhounds and pouting.
A total of 48 fish were caught for a total weight of 75lbs 10oz. The heaviest fish and best specimen {91.07% of specimen fish} was a black bream weighing in at 3lb 3.4oz caught by Adrian Moody.
Results:
1st Brian Ansell 7 fish 14lbs 14.2oz, 2nd Derek Smith 6 fish 13lbs 10oz,
3rd Denis Mapes 11 fish 12lbs 9oz, 4th Barry Littlefair 9 fish 12lbs 1.4oz,
5th Alan Martin 7 fish 11lbs 12.2oz, 6th Adrian Moody 8 fish 10lbs 10.2oz.
Only edible fish are retained. All other fish are measured or a specfic weight given and gently released immediately.