Fishing for Newton Abbot Fishing Association's members has reached sky-high levels over the past few weeks following an upturn in temperature and spells of ideal weather conditions in the local area.
Not only has this seen some impressive match results, but also some excellent specimen catches from some of NAFA's most prestigious waters, including Carp Angler Richard Hamlyn who bagged himself a 22lb Common Carp from Rackerhayes' Dores Pond.
The annual Charity Open, Tackle Trader Two Day Open and Festival match all threw up impressive weights, including Phil Coles' haul of 9 tench and a carp for 23kg on the final day of the 3 day festival from Peg 10 on Island Pond, eventually seeing him take the win overall, with Sam Wragg finishing second following an 11kg bag of Bream and Skimmers on the second day from Bradley Pond, caught on the waggler with maggots and casters.
Furthermore, following a slow start to the Tackle Trader Evening League on Wheel pond, match-man Sam Powell produced the weight of the series so far from Peg 3 with an impressive net of 21kg 150g to take him one behind Jack Palmer at the top of the standings, level on points with Max Palmer and Brendan Ions. All in all things are looking up for NAFA and it's members, with high hopes for more to come throughout the remainder of the summer months.