Members of Newton Abbot Fishing Association have enjoyed another week of fine success with local catches on the up as cold temperatures have finally settled in.
Widespread reports of Carp and Bream bags have been witnessed over recent weeks, with none more notable than specimen Carp angler Lee Dore's haul of 5 double-figure Carp from Rackerhayes' Dores pond during a night session last weekend. Further, Jay Jay Durdu's net of 7 small Carp from Wheel pond in a short afternoon session last Friday failed to go unnoticed, a superb winter catch on the pole feeding 6mm pellets.
Bailiff Mike Smith sacked 5 large Skimmers and 5 small Carp from Wapperwell last Sunday afternoon for a combined weight of around 20lbs, another impressive catch given the difficult weather conditions.
Saturday the 2nd of December marked the annual NAFA Junior Christmas match on Rackerhayes' Wheel pond, with an impressive eleven Juniors attending despite the cold, wet weather throughout. Equally impressive weights were bagged on the day, with Joe Slader the winner, weighing 5kg 060g of small Carp. Second place was debutant Tyler Randle, weighing a respectable 4kg 200g, while Maddie Ions completed the top three with just shy of 3 and a half kilos.
All in all, another hugely successful week for NAFA's members shows the true quality of the club's waters, and why you should be sure to purchase your annual membership in the coming weeks to ensure you don't miss out in 2018.

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