Winter Shield 8

Ramsey Angling Club

Home of Match Angling on The Isle of Man

Winter Shield 8 : 9th Febuary 5pm-9pm : Harbour Walls

12 anglers braved the strong winds at the latest winter shield with 5 anglers heading to the beach things were a bit quiet for thr first hour until Mark Quirk brought in a small whiting, then things started to pick up with mostly coalies falling to Andrew Dugdale and Quirk with a few whiting. George Dugdale struggled to find the Coalies at first and had mostly whiting later adding a Flounder and a few Coalies . Species on beach coalie whiting flounder rocking dog and undersized coddling.

Those who headed to the pier had fish from the start, but lots small with a few sizable. Paul Graham as usual got of to a good start, with Ian "the pier" Ashcroft and John Senogles struggled to find the range. In the latter stages when Paul graham added a few Dogfish to his bag giving him the win. There were some good whiting from pier around the pound mark just missing out on the pool. Species on pier Dog, Whiting and Coalie.

 

Results: 9 feb

 

1st P Graham 896, 2nd M Quirk 640, 3rd A Dugdale 558, 4th I Ashcroft 555, 5th J Senogles 534, 6th K Quinn 511, 7th G Dugdale 507, 8th J Green 310, 9th C Skillicorn 265, 10th C Culshaw 145

Pools J Senogles 2lb 2oz dog, A Dugdale 1lb 2oz coalie