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NIFSA shore league match 2 on Waterfoot beach

Waterfoot beach in the Glens of County Antrim was the venue for the NIFSA shore league match 2. Fishing an incoming flat quiet tide with crystal clear water and a sharp chill in the air didn’t stop the fish coming on with most anglers catching small flounders from the off. Fishing started at 5.00pm and finished at 10.00pm. It got bloody cold! It was quite tight in the end with results showing that a couple of extra fish could have won it.

Great to see the increased attendances and anglers starting out sharing double pegs with more experienced anglers until they find their feet.

Thanks to the lads that organise peg and count the scores along with Mocca Mike supplying the ‘essential’ hot coffee.

Zone A 1st Gareth Bell 21 fish 528pts 2nd Drew Ferguson 19 fish 453 pts 3rd Barry Platt 17 fish 431 pts

Zone B 1st Karl McCullough 13 fish 325 pts 2nd Harry Mckee Jnr 13 fish 324 pts 3rd Diarmaid Adams 11 fish 292 pts

Longest round 29cm coalie Barry Platt Longest flat 32 cm flounder Diarmaid Adams

Total Anglers 37 Total fish 272

Next match is not until May now as the fishing up the coast goes a bit pants . It will be on an estuary area called Longfields and there will be a barbecue supplied f.o.c. With soft drinks. If you are interested in fishing with us please get in touch, it’s really easy to start and everybody is most welcome. Tight Lines.

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