Eight anglers ventured out in four boats for what was sure to be a whiting slaying exercise on Sunday 17th November.
The Herons' Last Chance Cup is
exactly what it suggests, the last boat comp of the year and the final chance to
get some points on the board toward the championship or add to the fish tally
toward the much coveted presidents heron.
Weather conditions were superb, a
light NE breeze turned to no wind at all by the end of play, no rain and largely
The four boats headed out in different directions stretching
from the Spaniard to the Pan-sand and from the Weir bank to close in near the
It was the latter which proved most fruitful for T. Morris and B.
Morris with the pair bringing in 191 fish to the scales between
Whiting, dogfish and dabs were the order of the day with all eight
competitors weighing in double figure catches.
Full results as
1st- T. Morris, 101 fish, 56.04lbs
2nd- B. Morris, 90 fish,
3rd- G. Mummery, 64 fish, 37.56lbs
4th- S. Mummery, 54 fish,
5th- M. Morris, 54 fish, 28.54lbs
6th- P. Thornton, 41 fish,
7th- K. Wilton, 39 fish, 22.66lbs
8th- P. Gower, 37 fish,
The heaviest fish pool was won by P. Thornton with a dogfish of