Exmouth SAA young angler Calum Rowe lands new junior record flounder

PUBLISHED: 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

Yesterday, 13:28

The game of the night in the Net10 series was the meeting of Comets and Exe Jets, a contest that Comets eventually won 54-42.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:23

Family day at Exeter Racecourse on Wednesday, April 11 is free for kids and one of the track’s busiest and most action-packed days of the year, writes Lucy Johnson.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:17

A handful of N1 Tri Club athletes emerged from their winter training hibernation last week to dust off their kit and tackle a couple of duathlon (run-bike-run) events, writes Ellie Dominey.

Read more
Mon, 14:36

The re-arranged Lamerton Point-to-Point fixture will take place this coming Saturday (April 1) at Kilworthy on the edge of Dartmoor, writes Donna Harrris.

Read more
Mon, 08:02

Last year, the Gloucestershire outfit had hosted a touring Withy and a close contest was settled late on by a conversion for the home side.

Read more
Mon, 07:53

Exmouth Gig Club are the proud owners of a new gig.

Read more
Mon, 07:52

It’s going to be a close call in terms of who wins the East Devon Short Mat Bowls League title this season.

Read more
Sunday, March 26, 2017

Exmouth Town were 2-0 winners at St Austell and so exacted revenge for the 2-1 defeat inflicted on them by the Cornish side at Southern Road in February, writes John Dibsdall.

Read more
Sunday, March 26, 2017

Brixington Blues Under-10s beat Stoke Hill 2-0 when the pair met in an Exeter and District Youth League game.

Read more
Sunday, March 26, 2017

Bicton Arena has announced that work has begun on a new all-weather arena providing valuable additional space on a surface for competitions, warming-up at multi-day shows and a cross country track during the winter.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 13°C

min temp: 11°C

Most Read Sport

Useful Links

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

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Local business directory

Exmouth's trusted business finder


HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Find planning applications