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Wet And Windy Week On The Fylde Coast

lancashire latest news logoStrong winds and wet weather hampered both shore and boat fishing on the Fylde coast this week but the fish were still feeding for those who ventured out.

Last Saturday Fleetwood and District Angling Club fished their latest match at Rossall Hospital. The session was spent with almo st non-stop drizzle, but with calm sea and an offshore wind. Fishing was fairly good, although only dogfish and whiting were caught.

All fourteen anglers caught fish and everyone caught dogfish. Fish  baits were the order of the day for most and sandeel and black lugworm tipped with mackerel fished well.

Full Results

  1. Phil Lamb 12 fish dogs and whiting for 170 points
  2. Ray Rodger 11 fish dogs and whiting for 162 points
  3. Craig Thompson 10 fish dogs and whiting for 153 points
  4. Tim Wrigley 10 fish dogs and whiting for 150 points
  5. Hughie Porter 8 fish dogs and whiting for 123 points
  6. Bob Egan 6 fish dogs and whiting for 113 points
  7. Dave Brown 6 fish dogs and whiting for 108 points
  8. John Hodgson 6 fish dogs and whiting for 105 points
  9. Mark Hindle 6 fish dogs and whiting for 96 points
  10. Mike Owen 5 fish dogs and whiting for 90 points
  11. Ken Forrest 6 fish dogs and whiting for 85 points
  12. Jay Citizen 7 fish dogs and whiting for 57 points
  13. John Hughes 5 fish dogs and whiting for 52 points
  14. Kevin Blundell 7 fish dogs and whiting for 48 points

Thanks to all the anglers who turned out in the rotten conditions.

Next Sundays match is one of the popular flat and rounds on the Gynn Wall.

Dave Tommany with one of his codling

Dave Tommany with one of his codling

Pier member Dave Tommany has just had a belting session on the pier. He had ten cod to 4lb with only two just undersize. Dave also landed four bass to 38cm, five dogfish and a handful of whiting, all caught using fresh lugworm.

Leyland and District Sea Angling Club were out for a match at the Gynn Wall, Blackpool.

Results

  1. Peter Pilkington with 156cm, 3 codling and a whiting
  2. Norman Pilkington 74cm, 2 codling
  3. Stuart Pilkington 33cm
  4. Martin Darwin
  5. Fred Howard

The raffle was won by Alan Slater and the “golden peg” card £10 by Paul Jordan. Peter also had the biggest fish, a 47cm codling

Thanks to the 13 members who braved the gale force westerly wind.

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