This was fished yesterday 22nd April in less than favourable conditions, all four seasons in one day, about the only thing not present was snow!
The weather was varied from sunny spells to hail and thunder but the results were pretty good... for some!
10 competitors fished in 5 boats out of Herne Bay.
1st - K. Neame and M. Pritchard with 50.28lbs
2nd - M. Morris and C. Zacharia with 31.18 lbs
3rd - T. Morris and B. Morris with 13.28lbs
4th - G. Mummery and M. Coleman with 6.40lbs
5th - J. Williamson and P. Gower with 0.36lbs
Catches included a nice Smoothhound of 7.84lbs by K. Neame who also had a
skate of just over the 7lb mark. His partner, M. Pritchard weighed in a bass
of 2.10lb too. Other catches included dogfish, whiting and skate. Several anglers
also had skate which just fell below the club minimum weigh-in size of 5lbs.
The individual results are as follows;
1st - K. Neame, 19 fish, 35.02lbs
2nd - M. Morris, 22 fish, 17.64 lbs
3rd - M. Pritchard, 13 fish, 15.26lbs
4th - C. Zacharia, 18 fish, 13.54lbs
5th - T. Morris, 4 fish, 9.62lbs
6th - G. Mummery, 4 fish, 4.16lbs
7th - B. Morris, 3 fish, 3.66lbs
8th - M. Coleman, 3 fish, 2.24lbs
9th - J. Williamson, 1 fish, 0.36lbs
10th- P. Gower, no fish sizeable.
A nice Smoothhound of 7.84lbs for K. Neame