Exmouth’s Richardson nets Westward festival success

13:53 23 October 2012

David Waddington of Budleigh Salterton SAA with a 4lb 6.75ox black bream caught out of Beer on board Kim Aplin

David Waddington of Budleigh Salterton SAA with a 4lb 6.75ox black bream caught out of Beer on board Kim Aplin's boat Sambi

Archant

On a nice bright sunny day eight sea angling clubs fished against each other for the Westward Festival Shield, writes Mike Spiller.

The eight teams all consisted of eight anglers who had to fish at seven shore venues which were at Branscombe and Seaton and one boat zone which was out from Beer on Kim Aplin’s boat Sambi.

Conditions for the competition were good on the day and some excellent fish were caught and released in what was a catch, weigh and release event.

Amongst the catches were mullet, mackerel, garfish, wrasse, dogfish, whiting, flounder and plaice. The best fish from the shore was a mullet of 5lb 8oz caught by Exmouth member Mike Richardson.

The best angler on the boat section turned out to be Bill Cassar from the host club at Sidmouth. One good fish that was caught on the boats was a cracking black bream of nearly 4lb 8oz, caught by David Waddington from Budleigh Salterton.

The results of the event were; 1, Weston Outcast (56 points); 2, Honiton SAC (44); 3, Watchett (40); 4, Sidmouth and Exmouth (44); 5, Beer (33); 6, Budleigh (20) and 7, Blackdown (12).

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

Thu, 11:54
Exmouth Sea Angling Associaton The Christmas Fayre meeting

The Exmouth Sea Angling Association (ESAA) contested the Carnival competition that was fished from Mare Rocks to Sandy Bay, writes Robert Pennells.

Read more
Thu, 11:54
ESAA Christms Fayre winners

The Exmouth Sea Angling Association (ESAA) fished the annual Christmas Fayre meeting, writes Robert Pennells.

Read more
Thu, 11:53
Action between Exmouth's clash with Redingensians on Saturday.  Ref exsp 3167-50-14. Picture: Simon Horn.

Exmouth were edged out in what was a titanic top-of-the-table National Three (SW) meeting with the Redingensians, writes Chris Wright.

Read more
Thu, 11:53
Withycombe Under-12s action versus Newton Abbot

Withycombe Under-12s were 42-7 winners when they visited Newton Abbot.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 7°C

Most Read Sport

Photo Orders
Competitions
Subscriptions
Facebook
Family notices
Send us a story

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition today E-edition
Exmouth�s trusted business finder