19 anglers signed on, only 4 recorded 77lb 9.5oz made up
of 9 smoothounds and 1 bass.
Best specimen and heaviest fish was a 10lb 15.5oz smoothound
caught by John Turner.
The top W.W.A.C. £50 prize was won by Simon Deacon.
Deacon 31lb 7.5oz.
2nd John Turner 21lb 13.5oz.
Cassford 20lb 0.5oz.
4th Xav Bishop 4lb 4oz.
Many thanks to all who took part.
FORT VIC 21st JULY FROM 2pm
MEMBERS,FAMILIES AND FRIENDS WELCOME FREE FOOD AND DRINK RAFFLE... DONATIONS PLEASE
OPEN RAY COMP.
WWAC and Odessa Angling Centre are running a specimen Ray of the Month
Competition from 0800 hours on May 1st to midnight on May 31st.
Open to both
Boat and Shore caught fish. Entry is £5.00 with the bonus of a £50 Odessa
Voucher to the top WWAC member.
Rules etc available when you sign on at Odessa.
OPEN BOAT COMP 2019
This year's Open Boat Comp will be on Friday November 22nd. Further information available from Cliff Williams on 07772553097. BASS UPDATE As from the April comp, members fishing in WWAC comps are allowed to weigh in/card one bass. This will apply to all comps until the no bass rule is re-introduced on November 1st
AGM 2019 Wednesday 20th March at the Horse & Groom Food available from 7pm. Meeting to commence at about 8pm. Propositions must be in writing, signed, seconded and with the Chairman, Rod Whitewood by 6th March. WWAC COMPETITIONS BASS CATCH RESTRICTIONS FOR 2019
From 1st January to 31st March NO BASS WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR WWAC COMPS.
THIS INCLUDES CATCH AND RELEASE
From 1st April to 31st October 2019, first sizable bass caught may be weighed in.
COMP DATES FOR 2019 ARE NOW ON THE "SHORE PAGE"
16 signed on the members comp last Friday evening, 9
recorded a total of 44lb 11.5oz, made up of 42
L s dogfish, 4 Whiting, 6 Pout and 1 Bass.
Heaviest fish was a Bass of 4lb 13oz caught by Rod
Best specimen was a 2lb 3oz
L s dogfish caught by Mark Coburn.
2nd Mike Bennett 7lb 14.5oz.
3rd Lee Wyatt 6lb 15.5oz.
4th Colin Wyatt 6lbn13oz.
5th Rod Whitewood 6lb 6oz.
6th Phil Howard 6lb 5oz.
CHRISTMAS OPEN RESULTS
35 signed on, 12 recorded 27lb 12oz, made up of 4 Ballan
Wrasse, 3 Bass, 3 Flounders, 3 L s Dogfish and 1 Whiting.
Joint winners, each with a Bass of 3lb 13oz were Rod
Whitewood and Mark Gilbert, they also shared the heaviest fish sweep and the
£50 top W.W.A.C members prize.
Best specimen was a Ballan Wrasse of 3lb caught by Liam
The Veterans walking stick (over 50) was also won by Rod
Drawn pairs prize winners were Rod Whitewood and Andy
Cassell (5lb 12.5oz).
Top lady was Chris Bennett.
No juniors entered.
Many thanks to our sponsors and W.W.A.C. committee.
Thanks to Jamie-lee Coburn for the photos
WWAC Open Boat competition Friday November 2nd 2018
No Cod were caught so the revised payout was made
£100.00 prize Richard Russell
Heaviest Whiting 2lb 6.5ozs David Lynes winning £218.00
2nd Heaviest Whiting 2lb 3ozs Doug Sinclair winning £142.00
both increased by 100% from the amounts paid in to the sweep.
Boat winners all winning £50.00 each
Voyager Kevin Sampson Wight Sapphire Steve Greenen
Rebecca May Richard Russell Private Venture Cliff Williams
1st Western Wight Angling Club member winning £50.00 Cliff Williams
1st overall most
points (102 points) Cliff Williams winning £225.00
2nd 81 points Steve Greenen winning £165.00
3rd 76 points Kev Sampson winning £130.00
4th 73 points Doug Sinclair winning £115.00
5th 66 points Richard Russell winning £100.00
6th 65 points Rod Whitewood winning £80.00
7th 63 points Adrian Eldridge winning £75.00
8th 62 points Lee Thompson winning £70.00
Thank you to all the
competitors who took part, I would also like to thank the following for their
help sponsorship or support :- Kev and Christine Basham, Kev Sampson, Mark
Smith, Western Wight AC committee, Ventnor ASC, Steve Cooke, Rod Whitewood,
Andy and Margaret Cassells for the raffle, The Wheatsheaf, Yarmouth for the use
of the bar, all of the tackle shops Odessa Angling Centre, East Cowes Tackle,
West Wight Angling Centre, UK Hooks, Bait and Tackle Ryde, Baitstation, and
Goodyear Outdoors, the skippers Kevin Duell (Voyager) Arthur Savage (Private
Venture) Ben Matthews (Rebecca May) and Bob Gawn (Wight Sapphire), the final
thank you goes to the weather gods.
As soon as next years date is
set, I will notify all of this years anglers, if you enjoyed the format tell
your friends, it would be great to have 5 or more boats next year.
OPEN BOAT DRAW
RESULT OF WWAC OPEN SHORE COMP.
26 signed on with 11 recording 104lb 15oz of undulate and
painted rays, conger,pout,pollack,wrasse and rockling.
Heaviest fish and best specimen was an undulate ray of 10lb
5.5oz caught by John Turner.
Top W.W.A.C. member was Andy Cassell with 7lb 6oz.
1st John Turner 28lb 1oz.
Drummond 20lb 8.5oz.
3rd Ben Wheeler 10lb 13oz.
4th Mark Knight 8lb 9oz.
OPEN BOAT - SCROLL DOWN FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
Entry forms are now available from UK Hooks, Bait and Tackle Ryde, East Cowes Tackle, Odessa Tackle, Newport and West Wight Angling Centre, Freshwater.
Results of July comp are now on the Shore Page.
Sunday July 22nd from 2pm
All Members, friends and families welcome Free food and drink Games Raffle (donations please)
JUNE RESULTS ARE NOW ON THE SHORE PAGE
RESULTS OF MINI-OPEN
26 signed on, the only angler to weigh in was Mike Wyatt,
with a painted ray of 4lb 9oz and a lesser spotted dogfish of 1lb 6oz, giving
him a total of 5lb 15oz. He cleaned up with a very handy £260.
Well done Mike.
Thanks to all who supported this event.
Results of May Comp. are now on the Shore Page.
Please remember, next Friday 25th of May, there is a WWAC mini open in Sandown Bay. £50 cash for top placed WWAC member. Membership available on the night £10. All monies paid out
The club will be running a 4 Boat(36 places) Boat Comp on
November 2nd out of Yarmouth.
Cost will Be £70 for WWAC Members and £75 for non-members.
Prize fund of over £1,000(subject to entry)
For further details contact Cliff Williams on 07772553097
The committee wishes to remind anglers that it is each
anglers responsibility to ensure that their catch/weight etc is with the Comp.
Before the close of scales. Please also remember that WWAC
Size Limits are not the same as other clubs for some species. A couple of
Sizes are Spotted Ray 16'', All other Rays 18'' and
Health and Safety
Recent Near Misses!!
Please be reminded that the cliffs are in a constant state
And that there is always a need to be aware of the potential
danger posed when accessing the beach or whilst fishing