JOY’S WINNING HAUL EVIDENCE THAT CODLING ARE STARTING TO SHOW
fished during an unfavourable low tide. Winner was Michael Warne with codling, pouting and whiting for 3.94kg. Second was Herbie Tyler with 3.426kg and third Ronnie Warne with 3.140kg. The other venue worth trying for codling is the Admiralty Pier at Dover, with the extension worth a try high water down. A strong tide run is experienced here so make sure you use at least a 6oz fixed wire lead. Other shore results include the Folkestone Sea Anglers who also fished Folkestone pier where the winner was Martyn Reid with 4.290kg and that included the three dogfish limit. Second was Lee Heaver with 3.200kg and third Mick Tapsell with 2.580kg. Coarse competition results include the Ashford AS event fished on the Rother at the Blackwall where Colin Payne took first place with 7lb 2oz, fishing the pole down the middle. Mark Valler and Alan Sandom filled second and third positions with 4lb 9oz and 4lb 5oz respectively. The Cinque Ports AS competition fished in the big lake at Beachborough on the Lyminge Road. Winner was Paul Musson with 8.250kg and he included a carp of 9lb. Second was Andy Camber with 6.350kg and third Graham Clifford with 6.050kg. The junior best was Ceiron Ellen with 570g. Freelance reports include a 34lb 8oz catfish for Paul Musson at Charlie’s Lake in Ashford. Eureka Lake at Ashford is producing lots of carp in double figures to natural and artificial baits. Looking ahead, the British Open shore Championships will be fished from the Deal and Walmer beaches on Sunday, November 1. For more information, contact Saul Page 07971172427. To book a peg call, Peter Owen at Folkestone Angling on 01303 253881. The Kent Classic takes place at Sheerness on Sunday, November 29.