Coarse Section Match Results

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.

Current League standings

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.​​