Shore Competitions 2020.

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4th Shore Competition 6th March.

On Saturday evening 6th March the club held its 4th shore competition at Friars Cliff, Highcliffe. With a north-westerly wind blowing eleven club members signed on and seven weighed in fish consisting of dogfish, pouting, thornback and undulate rays. 21 fish were weighed in for a total weight of 30lbs 9.4ozs.
The best round fish of the evening was an undulate ray weighing in at 9lb 12ozs caught by Malcolm Stote. The best specimen fish was a thornback ray of 8lb 12ozs caught by Ben Daniel.
Results:
1st Malcom Stote 2 fish 10lbs, 2nd Ben Daniel 2 fish 9lb 3ozs, 3rd Daniel Panks 6 fish 7lb 7ozs, 4th Stephen Pitman 2 fish 1lb 7-7/8ozs,
5th Terry Kempton 2 fish 1lb 2.2ozs, 6th Pete Tomkins 4 fish 13.6ozs, 7th Andy Hopkins 2 fish 5.2ozs.
Roland Blomfield, Chris Ellis, Luke Woodford and Keith Panks all caught nothing.
Flat fish pool of £11.00 is a roll-over till the next competition.

Hooray. We can do it again.

8th Shore competition held on Saturday 4th July.
On Saturday evening the 4th July the club held it's first competition since the lockdown was lifted, which was it's 8th shore competition held at Sandbanks, Poole. This was a changed venue from Southbourne due to a very strong south-westerly wind.
Seven club members signed on but sadly due to weather conditions only two managed to weigh in fish which consisted of bream, plaice and sole. Four fish in total for a weight of 2lb 8-5/8oz.
The best round fish of the evening went to Ben Daniel with a bream of 10oz.
The best flat fish went to malcolm stote with a plaice of 1lb 1/8oz.
1st Malcolm Stote with 3 fish for 1lb 14-5/8oz, 2nd Ben Daniel 1 fish for 10oz.
All the fish are weighed immediately and gently replaced back into the sea and only edible fish are retained.
Best Specimen pool of £7-00 is a rollover till the next competition.

9th Shore Competition held on Saturday 1st August.

On Saturday evening 1st August the club held its 9th shore competition at Lymington Sea Wall. The weather was warm and dry with light winds. Ten club members signed on and eight weighed in fish consisting of gilothead brean, silver eels and smoothhound. 19 fish in total were caught, weighed, measured and released immediately back into the sea bacause only edible fish are retained. The total weight was 11lbs 0-1/8oz.
Best round fish of the evening was a smoothhound of 4lb 9-1/8oz caught by Chris Ellis. Top junior was Finley Munden with silver eels of 8-1/8oz and wins the Waymen & Shepherd Trophy for Juniors.
Best flat fish pool was not won and is a rollover of £21.00 to the next competition, also the best specimen pool is a rollover of £10.00.
Results:
1st Chris Ellis 4lb 9-1/8oz, 2nd Denise Donaldson 2lb 8-3/8oz, 3rd Luke Woodford 1lb 10oz, 4th Roland Blomfield 1lb 3-8oz, 5th Finley Munden {J} 8-1/8oz,
6th Andy Richmond 5oz, 7th Jamie Munden 1-3/8oz, 8th Ben Daniel 1-1/8oz.