Exmouth SAA young angler Calum Rowe lands new junior record flounder

14:58 13 November 2012

Pictured left to right along with a very pleased Calum Rowe are, Mike Richardson, Brian Reed and Andy Browning.

Pictured left to right along with a very pleased Calum Rowe are, Mike Richardson, Brian Reed and Andy Browning.

Archant

There was a good turnout recently for the last open weekend rover event of the season for the ESAA with most members staying local, writes Simon Boeree.

River Exe flounder have put in a good showing this year so anglers were out in force targeting the humble ‘fluke’. It was junior member, Calum Rowe from Exmouth who showed the seniors how it’s done this time with a new junior record flounder of 2lb exactly. Young Rowe’s catch also earning him the prize for best specimen of the event and he also won a spot prize of a bottle of wine (donated by Babs and Dave Westcott): the wine was of course dutifully handed directly to the young anglers dad Paul!

On the day, there were also a few whiting, pouting, dogfish and mackerel caught with first place going to competition secretary Brian ‘the Viking’ Reed recording 272 per cent.

In second place was Exmouth’s Andy Browning with 204 per cent while local angler Mike ‘the Crab’ Richardson took third with 185 per cent.

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

10:18

Exmouth Town finally won their first match of 2015 when they overcame St Blazey 2-0, writes John Dibsdall.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:27
The Exmouth Deep Sea Fishing Club members who took part in the first trip of the new   season

Eight members of the Exmouth Deep Sea Fishing Club enjoyed a day-and-a-half long fishing expedition off the spectacular coastline featured in Poldark, writes Peter Cloke.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:03
Josh Grajczonek and Leigh Lanham in action during the Somerset Rebels meeting with Ipswich Witches

Recent history would suggest that the ‘Case’s’ Somerset Rebels match up against the Ipswich Witches for a Friday night Premier League group match would be stroll in the park, but sometimes, despite recent history, things don’t always play out as you would expect, writes Dave Thompson.

Read more
Fri, 19:41
Exmouth chess player Meyrick Shaw in play against internationalmmaster, Jack Rudd, watched by his Exmouth clubmate, Steve Murray.

The West of England Chess Championships were held at the Royal Beacon Hotel, Exmouth, writes Bob Jones.

Read more
Fri, 12:44
Chris Bentley in action for Exeter Chiefs

Chris Bentley returns to the Cockles’ engine room for Saturday’s big game at home to Weston-super-Mare.

Read more
Thu, 18:22

Devon have named a 14-man squad for Sunday’s final pre-season warm-up game against the Unversity of Exeter at Exmouth (11am).

Read more
Thu, 17:00
Football generic picture

Budleigh Ladies first season in the Premier Division came to a disappointing conclusion with this 7-1 defeat by third placed Feniton Ladies, writes SpursTom.

Read more
Thu, 11:26
Harry Tincknell

Sidmouth speedster Harry Tincknell will compete for JOTA Sport in the next round of the FIA World Endurance Championship on May 2.

Read more
Thu, 11:09

What has been a difficult Fresha League Premier Division season comes to an end for Budleigh Salterton Reserves this Saturday (April 18), writes SpursTom.

Read more
Thu, 11:09
golf generic picture

Up here on the common we have enjoyed the springtime feel about the place at Woodbury Park, writes John Bridgman.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 12°C

min temp: 5°C

Most Read Sport

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition today E-edition



Exmouth's trusted business finder