Lyme Bay Trophy Shore Match

The annual Inter- Club Shore Fishing Match between Beer, Honiton, Lyme Regis, Seaton and West Bay took place on Saturday 19th September at Cogden.

Lyme Regis with eleven members fishing, came second behind West Bay. A separate report of this match is being compiled by West Bay S.A.C. for the papers.

This match also doubled up as the latest LRSAC Saturday Shore Match.

First with 17 points was Wayne Burgess who caught a season’s best Pouting of 915gms (2lbs). This fish has qualified for Wyvern and Angling Trust awards and sits at number 13 in the LRSAC Top 20 Awards list with a specimen size of 134.36% – Well done Wayne!

Tying in second place on 16pts was Darren Herbert and Oliver Male, Oliver also returned the best Dover Sole of the season was a fish of 565gms (1lb 4ozs).

One other notable fish caught during the night was a season’s best L.S. Dogfish of 1,134gms caught by Toby Guest. This was also a 100% specimen.

Next Saturday Shore Match is at Seaton on 17th October – Number of Species (No mini species).

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