Alnwick Sea Angling Club

ANOTHER week of calm seas and clear water saw several anglers turning to the flat sandy beaches in search of some sport with flounders.

This would prove to be the right decision for Mick McMenamin who won the match with 11 flounders for 7lb 10oz, second was Anthony Gibbison with one cod and one flounder for 3lb 13½oz and third was Paul Buddles with three flounders and a coal fish for 3lb 4oz.

Ian Hall had the heaviest fish – a cod of 3lb 3oz.

Other anglers weighing in and full match results were: Mick McMenamin, 11 flounders, 7lb 10½oz; Anthony Gibbison, one cod, and one flounder, 3lb 13½oz; Paul Buddles, three flounders, one coal, fish 3lb 4oz; Ian Hall, one cod, 3lb 3oz; Steve McKee, six flounders, 3lb; John Stephenson, one cod, 2lb 7oz; Willy Morton, one cod, 1lb 6½oz; Steve Ayling, two flounders, 1lb.

The next match is on Sunday, registration is at AFS Country Store, Alnwick, between 3.30pm and 4pm, fishing between 4.30pm and 9.30pm.

Amble Sea Angling Club

RESULTS: Craig Middlemist, three flats, 3lb 7oz; Callum French (jnr), four flats, 3lb 4½oz; Andrew Taylor, four flats, 3lb 4½oz; Zac Aynsley, five flats, 3lb ¾oz; Ian Harrogate, five flats, 2lb 8¼oz; Ken Middlemist, two coalies, 2lb 8oz; Martin Raine, two flats, 1lb 11oz; C Pye Taylor, three flats, 1lb 8¾oz; Paul Stone, three flats,1lb 8oz; Jim French, three flats, 1lb 6½oz; Raffy Gray, two flats, 1lb 2¾oz; Dave Laverick, one flat, 7¾oz.

Heaviest fish: Ken Middlemist, 1lb 5oz. Heaviest flat fish: Craig Middlemist, 1lb 7oz.

The next club match is on Sunday, fishing from 5pm to 10pm.

The monthly meeting for February is tonight, starting at 7.30pm at the Radcliffe Club, Amble. Suggestions for this year’s summer league matches welcome.