Tylers success for Steve Copping
The latest Saturday open at Tylers Common on the Willow Lake was won impressively by Steve Copping (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) on peg 23, claiming victory with a catch of 112lbs 7ozs.
Match results: The latest Saturday open at Tylers Common on the Willow Lake was won impressively by Steve Copping (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) on peg 23, claiming victory with a catch of 112lbs 7ozs.
He fished seven and 14 metres using worm and pellet to finish ahead of second-placed Jason Collins (Browning Wickford) on peg two with a catch of 103lbs 13ozs.
Third place on Saturday was claimed by Jim Collins (Ockendon Bait & Tackle) on peg five with a catch of 73lbs 12ozs.
On peg 22 Mickey Hood (Bromages) came fourth with 70lbs 8ozs, fifth place was taken by Tony Eustace (Tylers) on peg four with 64lbs 10ozs and in sixth place was Steve James (Ockendon Bait and Tackle) on peg 10 with a catch of 56lbs 8ozs.
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Dave Hawkridge was another angler enjoying his visit to the main Lake after he reeled in a 24lbs 14oz mirror from Kidney Bay.
Greg Ellis also impressed catching a 21lb common from the beach. Gordon Edwards junior captured a 24lbs 4oz mirror carp, closely followed by a 22lbs 8oz common carp.
The pike fishing has produced catches of 12lbs to 26lbs 8ozs at the logs. This is one of the biggest reported specimen pike of the season.
This was followed up a few days later with an 18lbs 4oz specimen caught from the north bank and another angler Brian Beck managed a 12lb fish from the same area.
Neil Dutton caught a 2lb 8oz perch and a 21lbs 8oz pike. He also had pike of 6lb and 8lbs.
FORTHCOMING MATCHES: If you are interested in taking part at the open matches at Churchgate call Geoff at County Angling on 01708 477834.
The Saturday Opens on Ash Lake at Tylers Common will be run by Bobby Wager. If you require further details you can call him on 07970 258 737.
If you want to book for the Wednesday, Saturday or Sunday matches at Suffolk Water Park Match Lakes you can ring Richard Watson on 07881 953310.
Sea tide times: The tide table for Harwich and Walton-on-Naze: Today (Wednesday) 11.21am and 11.42pm, Tomorrow (Thursday) 12am and 12.05pm. Friday 12.20am and 12.46pm. Saturday 12.53am and 1.21pm, Sunday 1.22am and 1.55pm. Monday 1.56am and 2.28pm. Tuesday 2.33am and 3.06pm.
The tide differences for the following resorts as follows: Felixstowe - 11 mins. Clacton +11mins. Burnham-on-Crouch +42mins. Orford Quay +40mins.
Remember, coarse and sea anglers can report their individual catches or club match results on lakes, rivers and canals or any other club news for publication in this column.
You can ring Keith Leverett on the following numbers: 01621 869728 or 07836 327843 with all your news or, if you prefer, email him on: