Sidmouth fish to success in annual three-club competition at Brixham

Sidmouth's Bill Cassar receives the cup from Doug Mosedale at Brixham Sea Angling Club

Sidmouth's Bill Cassar receives the cup from Doug Mosedale at Brixham Sea Angling Club - Credit: Archant

Sidmouth Sea Angling Club took part in an annual fishing competition, writes Karl Roberts.

The competition is fished on Brixham breakwater and is a three-way competition involving Sidmouth, Brixham and Kingfisher (Plymouth) Sea Angling club’s.

The Sidmouth team comprised 14 members and there were 16 fishing for Brixham and a dozen for Kingfisher.

During the seven hour competition amongst the general catch were; mackerel, scad, gar fish, pollock and wrasse.

The best 10 fish from each competing club were weighed and it was Sidmouth who were crowned winners with a total aggregate percentage of 554.


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Brixham were second with 515 per cent and Kingfisher placed third with 291 per cent.

The competition was rounded off with a splendid meal and an evening of entertainment kindly put on by hosts Brixham at their clubhouse.

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Sidmouth Sea Angling Club always welcome new members. The club puts on events throughout the year. Find out more about membership by calling Karl Roberts on 07917393240.

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