Fishing


Within a minute of the scales opening at the Brixham weigh-in station of the Torbay Angling Festival, a turbot of 17-lb 12-oz, taken at the Skerries Bank by Steve Birchenall – who was fishing with his daughter, Chloe, from the family boat – set the event going. The pair also accounted for a number of …

FISHING was most productive in the fourth heat of the Ply- mouth and District Shore League, and the weighing and recording team were hard pressed to cope with the volume of fish that were brought to the scales. Twenty-one were specimen-rated with smooth- hound taking the first four positions, endorsing that it has been a …