Alnwick and Amble both feature
Alnwick Sea Angling Club
With a strong south, south westerly wind creating some rougher sea conditions and plenty colour in the water conditions were again good for cod. Most anglers managed to weigh in and there were some better quality fish. Willy Morton won the match with an excellent bag of five codling for 19lb 13½oz, second was Andrew Stanton with six cod, two flounder, 15lb 11½oz. Ian Hall had the heaviest fish, a cod of 7lb 10½oz, the heaviest this season.
Other anglers weighing in were: Anthony Gibbison, four cod, 12lb 7oz; Steve McKee, three cod, 8lb 4oz; Ian Hall, one cod, 7lb 10½oz; Steve Scott, three cod, 7lb 10oz; John Stephenson, one cod, 6lb 2oz; George Hornsby, one cod, 3lb 10oz; Antony Abbott, one cod, 2lb 5oz; Clive Miller, one cod 1lb 9oz; Kevin Donnelly, one cod 1lb 4oz.
Sunday’s match is the Mick Hayes Memorial Trophy. Fishing is between 4pm and 10pm, registration is between 3pm and 3.30pm.
Amble Sea Angling Club
The match on Sunday is the annual club marathon, fished from 9am to 9pm. Weigh-in is from 9pm to 9.30pm. The following week, January 5, is the 2014 Amble Open Championship, fishing from 9am to 2pm.
Register on the day at the Amble Angling Centre or the Radcliffe Club, from 7am. Tickets are also now on sale in local tackle shops. Entry fee is £12, and includes the heaviest fish sweep. First prize for the heaviest bag on the day is £500, and is supported by a number of other cash prizes. Contact Tony on 01665 602034, or Jimmy on 01665 711007.