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Coarse Section Match Results 2022

BDAC December Monthly & Christmas Coarse Section Results Tarka Swims 18 Fished.

1st Keith Mountjoy 24lb 12oz

2nd Craig Crash Lamey 20lb 12oz

3rd Roger Ackroyd 14lb 12oz

4th Nathan Underwood 12lb 6oz

5th Antony Bentley 5lb 8oz

6th Les Polden 2lb 13oz

18 fished.

Our members were greeted this morning by a frozen lake, but after a sterling effort by Craig and Darren enough swims were cleared to allow the match to go ahead, thanks lads!

This was the final match of our season, the top five places in the league were up for grabs. Keith's victory on the day ensured his 3rd place in the league, his net of Carp from peg 13 was taken on pole fished maggot.

Craig's second place on peg 12 means he remains runner-up in the year long league.

Roger's third place carp net on peg 16 ensured he remains in joint 4th in the league, with Les Polden

Fourth on the day with a great net of Roach on peg 11 guaranteed Nathan, a well deserved, overall first place.

Match man of the year..

Final League Standings

Congratulations to Nathan Underwood  Match Man of the Year.

BDAC November Monthly Coarse Section Results Tarka Swims 17 Fished.

1st Darren Polden 31lb 8oz

2nd Stephen Craker 24lb 10oz

3rd Keith Mountjoy 22lb 7oz

4th Colin Cherrington 21lb 13oz

5th Sheila Found 20lb 3oz

6th Les Polden 20lb 2oz

Club members met up at George's lake, for our penultimate match, in our year-long series.

The unseasonably mild weather led to some very close weights. Darren scored his first victory with a great mixed bag from peg 14, the moderate Southerly wind encouraged him to fish the margins using maggot hook bait.

Second place went to Stephen on peg 16, another net taken on maggot on the pole. Keith took third on peg 13.

Our next, and final, match of 2022 will also be the Christmas competition.

BDAC October Monthly Coarse Section Results Tarka Swims 20 Fished.

1st Nathan Underwood 33lb 2oz

2nd Warren Thornton 24lb 4oz

3rd Martin Turner 23lb 4oz

4th Les Polden 19lb 11oz

5th Colin Cherrington 17lb 11oz

6th Keith Mountjoy 17lb 10oz

7th Craig Crash Lamey 14lb 11oz

8th Keith Copland 11Ib 15oz 

October's comp definitely had an autumnal feel, with a brisk South Easterly and a cool start.

Nathan's winning streak continues, with a resounding victory on peg 21, fishing a long pole to the point of the island, worm baits over ground bait accounted for his mixed bag.

Second and third place came off consecutive pegs 12 and 13. A pound separated Warren and Martin, both had nets of mainly Carp on pole tactics.

Les came in fourth with a mixed bag on peg 10.

Nathan now leads the points table 107 to Craig's 102

with 2 matches remaining.

BDAC September Monthly Coarse Section Results Tarka Swims 22 Fished

1st Nathan Underwood 39lb 9oz

2nd John Lisle 38lb

3rd Keith Copland 28lb 11oz

4th Paul Elworthy 28lb 1oz

5th Les Polden 27lb 14oz

6th Colin Cherrington. 26lb 8oz

7th Roger Ackroyd 23lb 10oz

8th Cyril Found 23lb 2oz

The weather held and we enjoyed a mild day with a southerly breeze. The 'unstoppable' Nathan has drawn the golden peg 18, and fished his paste on the long pole technique for yet another victory!

John, on peg 13, fell just short for his second place, another pole and paste Carp net.

Keith was best of the rest off peg 11, another Carp net this time cage feeder and maggot.

Paul's trip up from Tiverton produced the best silvers net to pole and maggot on peg 6, and 4th spot.

The league leader, Craig, saw his lead reduced to just 2 points, to inform Nathan.

BDAC August Monthly Coarse Section Competition Results Tarka Swims 20 Fished

1st Richard Jefferies 61lb 5oz

5th Mike Snudden 23lb 7oz

2nd Nathan Underwood 46lb 11oz

6th Colin Carolyn Cherrington 20lb 2oz

3rd Craig Crash Lamey 37lb 11oz

7th John Lisle 18lb

4th Kevin Debbie Shears 35lb 3oz

8th Les Polden 16lb 4oz

Although conditions were absolutely scorching again, the lake has fished very well.

Richard, our pest controller, has made full use of the weedbed on peg 16. He has extracted a fantastic net of larger carp on running line tactics using paste bait.

This is currently our best weight of the season.

Nathan continues his great run of results, this time 2nd on peg 6.

Craig, our current league leader, finish 3rd beating nextdoor Kevin into fourth on pegs 26 and 1.

BDAC July Monthly Coarse Section Competition Results Tarka Swims 19 Fished

1st Nathan Underwood 51lb 14oz

2nd Craig Crash Lamey 30lb 8oz

3rd Kevin Shears 20lb 12oz

4th Keith Copland 16lb 7oz

5th Roger Ackroyd 15lb 2oz

6th Darren Polden 14lb 2oz

This month's match was held in very hot conditions, Nathan has given us all the perfect lesson in paste fishing from peg 15. He has fed micros and fish on the outside of the weedbed on long pole for a superb net of mainly Carp.

Craig, 2 pegs, away on 17, has fished the pellet waggler for second place.

Kevin, on the opposite end of the lake on shallower peg 1 has also fished paste on the edge of the weeds for 3rd spot.

Keith's last "gasp" carp pushed him into 4th.

BDAC June Monthly Coarse Section Competition Results Tarka Swims 19 Fished

1st Richard Jefferies 30lb 4oz

2nd Roger Ackroyd 17lb 8oz

3rd Craig Crash Lamey 16lb 4oz

4tb Mick Farron 15lb 9oz

5th Steve Ashton 14lb 15oz

6th Les Polden 14lb 8oz

Club members enjoyed another warm summer day on George's lake Tarka Swims, with a light westerly breeze.

Richard has taken the honours with a cracking net of carp from peg 15, his catch fell mainly to bread fished on his infamous hit and hold carp tactics also to pole and paste. He scooped the golden peg bonus. Well done Rich.

The next 12 nets were all very close.

Roger came out best of the rest off peg 26 with a nice mixed catch, closely followed by Craig on peg 17 . Fourth place went to Mick Farron .

BDAC May Monthly Coarse Section Competition Results Tarka Swims 20 Fished

1st Nathan Underwood 34lb 3oz

2nd Keith Copland 29lb 9oz

3rd Keith Mountjoy 18lb 14oz

4th Paul Elworthy 16lb 14oz

5th Steve Ashton 15lb15oz

6th Martin Turner 13lb 13oz

Conditions were warm with light southerly breeze.

Carp and Tench have dominated this month's match, top three weights have all fallen to strong pole tactics around the Lilly pads, corn meat and maggot hook baits. Nathan's winning catch was made on peg 13 and Keith's second place on the shallower peg 26.

This Wednesday see's the start of our midweek evening series.

BDAC April Monthly Coarse Section  Competition Results Tarka Swims 23 Fished.

1st Paul Elworthy 25lb 10oz

2nd Roger Ackroyd 13 lb 12oz

3rd Craig Crash Lamey 13lb 1oz

4th Keith Copland 13lb 0oz

5th Keith Mountjoy 10lb 15oz

6th Martin Turner 10lb 1oz

23 anglers fished in a brisk South Easterly.

Paul's trip up from Tiverton was worthwhile, he took top spot with nice net of Carp,Tench and some silvers mainly on maggot over micros at 11metres. His catch was made on the golden peg ,11, meaning a handy bonus pickup.

Rogers 2nd placing was also a pole caught mixed net from peg 14 , The next 2 places came from shallower pegs 22 and 5.

BDAC March Monthly Coarse Section Competition Results:

Tarka Swims 23 fished

1st Keith Mountjoy 21lb 4oz

2nd Martin Turner 17lb 10oz

3rd Stephen Craker 15lb 6oz

4rd Colin Gorman 14lb 9oz

5th Les Polden 14lb 1oz

6th Kevin Shears 13lb 7oz

A fantastic turn out, just 3 short of a full house, enjoyed an interesting day on our club lake. The forecast poor weather didn't materialize and reasonable conditions prevailed.

The deeper pegs have once again dominant the main prize list. Last month's winner Keith has made few mistakes to put another winning catch together on peg 9, long pole tactics soft pellet over ground bait.

Martin, 2 pegs away on peg 11, had a good carp, late, shallow to boost him into 2nd spot. 3rd place Stephen almost took the golden peg prize, fishing a long pole on peg 15. Committee member, Colin had 3 good carp on peg 10 for 4th.

The next competition on Tarka will be on April 10th booking on will be required. 

BDAC February Monthly Coarse Section Competition, Tarka Swims.  Results: 1st Keith Mountjoy 13lb 10oz 2nd Nathan Underwood 10lb 3rd Antony Bentley 9lb 4oz 4th Les Polden 9lb 3oz 5th Kevin Shears 9lb 2oz 6th Craig Crash Lamey 8lb 7oz 16 anglers fished. Those that braved the wet and windy conditions, fished a close match, Keith's winning catch from peg 8 included a decent carp and bream, he has caught on soft pellet over fishmeal groundbait on a long pole. Nathan's second place net also included a nice carp off peg 11. The next 3 places all sat consecutive pegs 16 to 18 and were separated by 2oz. Benny came out on top with a lovely net of small carp and Tench, Craig's 6th place was the section winner from the shallower end and ensures that he remains top of the league. Hopefully the cormorant ropes will be off for our next competition in March, allowing more methods.

BDAC Jan. Monthly Coarse Section Competition Tarka Swims . Results : 1st Craig Crash Lamey 21lb 15oz.  2nd Graham Currington 11lb 14oz.  3rd Steve Ashton 6lb 7oz.  4th Roger Ackroyd 6lb 2oz.  5th Martin Turner 5lb 3oz.  6th Steve Johnson 4lb 11oz. 18 fished.

Craig has set the early pace in this year's league, he found half a dozen carp prepared to nibble on his double

red maggot, pole fished on peg 9.

Graham, on peg 10, caught 3 carp also on the pole for second. Next two places,  Steve and Roger, both had late carp to ensure section wins. Best silver net was Martin on peg 15.

The cool conditions, heavy rain throughout the preceding days and clear water led to a very tough match.​​

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