FOR the first three matches of the new season, the conditions for Whitby Sea Anglers’ Association have not really altered and are far from ideal with south westerly winds and a calm sea.
Wednesday night (5 Oct) saw the wind increasing and moving slightly more from the west with heavy rain showers.
Fishing a slack flooding tide, anglers travelled to deep water marks.
Results: 1 Rob Allison 5 fish for 7lb 14oz, 2 William Atkinson 7 fish for 6lb 4oz, 3 Dave Hambley 2 fish for 2lb 15oz, 4th Ben Laws 3 fish 2lb 14oz,
5th=Dave Perrett and P Garbutt 2 fish for 2lb, 7th Mike Bowman 1 fish for 1lb 1oz, 8th Peter Horbury 1 fish for 1lb, 9th Bernard Vasey 1 fish for 15oz, 10th James Verrill 1 fish for 12oz.
A total of 23 fish were caught for a weight of 27lb 11oz.
Leader board after three matches: 1 Rob Allison is leading with 13 fish for 17lb 9oz, 2 Ben Laws 8 fish for 15lb 2oz, 3 Dave Hambley 8 fish for 12lb 5oz.