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A Cod of 21 lb 13.5 ozs caught by Geoff Dando on his boat Buster on 11th Jan 2014. This is the first 20+ lb fish caught in 2014 and was taken just before high water. Squid was the bait, and it was taken from a mark just out from Lady Bay, Clevedon.

 

   

 

19th June 2013 John Pollard with a smooth hound of 15lb caught from his boat "Solemate" from the Clevedon area and returned to the sea alive.

 

   

 

18th June 2013   Club chairman Roy Igglesden with a 30+ lb halibut caught on the first day of a fishing holiday in Norway with a group of club members.

     

 

18th June 2013 Mary Pollard with a bass of 3lb 3ozs caught will fishing from "Solemate" from a mid channel mark off Clevedon.

 

   

 

   

 

A fine Bass weighing 7lb 4ozs caught by John Pollard from his boat “Solemate” on the 21st of May 2013. The fish was weighed, photographed and returned to the water unharmed.

 

 

 

 

A cod of 16lb 5.5ozs caught by Bill Griffiths from his boat “Seamoon” from a mark approximately 200 meters from Denny Island on the 2 nd December 2011.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A cod of 19lb 4ozs caught by John Shephard from his boat “Trust Me” from a mark close to the 2nd Severn Bridge on the 1 December 2011.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"This is the best Sole taken by a club member so far this year! “

Vice chairman Eddy Coupe with his first ever Sole of 2lb 5oz caught on the 13 April 2011 from a mid-channel mark between Portishead and Clevedon.

 

   

 

 

 

 

  Vice chairman Eddy Coupe with a Thornback Ray of 14lb 9½oz caught on the 9 of April 2010 from a mid-channel mark off Clevedon.

"This is the best thornback ray taken by a club member so far this year! “

   

 

 

 

 

 

New member Martin Donavan with a cod of 15lb 15ozs caught while fishing from Dave Kirk’s charter boat “Enterprise” -  December 2009

   

 

   

 

 

Dave Kirk with a cod of 11lb 5oz, the best of 10 caught from his charter boat “Enterprise from marks between Clevedon and Portishead - 25 March 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dave Wilson with a cod of 24lb 6oz caught while fishing from his own boat from the Portishead – Avonmouth area. This is the biggest cod caught by a club member since January 2004 - 28 March 2010.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  New club member Ken Allen with a cod of 14lb 7oz caught in the Clevedon area from Dave Kirk’s charter boat “Enterprise” - circa December 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mike, Martin & Ken with 3 fine cod ranging from 13lb to 14lb 7ozs caught while fishing from Dave Kirk’s charter boat "Enterprise" - circa December 2009

 

 

 

 

John Comer with a cod of 18lb caught from his own boat “Amy May” from a mid-channel mark off Clevedon - circa December 2009

   

 

 

John holding a bass of 13lb 2ozs caught by his wife Mary Pollard from Dave Kirk’s charter catamaran “Enterprise” based at Portishead Marina. The bass was returned alive to the sea after being weighed.  - 19th April 2009

   

 

 

John Pollard with a Bass of 8½ lb he caught  mid-channel just off Clevedon from his boat “Solemate”. It was weighed on board and put back into the sea alive and well. - 29th March 2009

   

 

 

Rodger Bowering with a cod of 18lb 12oz caught at Portishead while fishing from Bill Griffith’s Romany boat "Seamoon” - 4th of January 2009

   

 

 

John Shepard with a new club record Bass of 11lb 3½ozs caught from his boat "Bodie-M". Club member Stuart Aldom is looking on - 26th November 2008

   

 

 

John Pollard with his new club record flounder of 1lb 13½ozs caught while fishing from his boat “Solemate” in the Clevedon area - 2008

 

 

 

 

Graham TenBroeke with a fine bass of 4lb 8ozs. This is the first fish to be caught from Graham’s new boat - 2008

 

 

 

 

Norman Bond caught this cod of 10lb 12ozs on the 21st of September 2008. Let’s hope it’s the start of a good cod season.

 

 

 

 

Glenn Lambert with a double figure starry smoothound caught on a size 4 hook baited with crab. The fish was returned alive to the water - 2008

 

 

 

 

Craig Thompson and a friend on holiday from Australia with 2 of the many starry smoothounds caught from the Aberthaw area while fishing with Steve Cole from his boat “Destiny” - 2008

 

 

 

 

Club members Dean Turner & Dave Morgan trying their new boats for size while waiting for the engines to arrive! - 16. March 2008

 

 

 

 

Nick Gregory with a cod of 11lb 10oz caught from his own boat "West Bay" in early January 2008. 

           

 

 

 

Martyn Davey with a cod of 18lb 8oz caught on the 5th of January 2008 while fishing from "Jade" out of Portishead

   

 

 

Mary Pollard with a new BCFSA record sole of 3lb 12ozs caught from John and Mary’s boat “Solemate” off Clevedon - 22 September 2007

           

 

 

 

Mary still smiling with her record sole - 22 September 2007

           

 

 

 

Paul Abrahams with a nice Wrasse caught from the charter boat “Orca” out of Minehead on 22 September 2007 

           

 

 

 

Paul Abrahams with a 10lb Smoothound while Glenn Lambert fights a larger one! 22 September 2007

           

 

 

 

Glenn Lambert with a smoothound  of 12lb the best of the 10 caught  that day. 22 September 2007

           

 

 

 

Glenn Lambert with a 18lb Conger caught from Minehead charter boat “Orca” on  22 September 2007

           

 

 

 

Glenn again this time with Bull Huss 22 September 2007

           

 

 

 

Glenn Lambert with a Wrasse, the last fish of what was a great  days fishing aboard “Orac” out from Minehead on 22 September 2007

           

 

 

 

Dave Wilson with his conger of 28lb caught from a mark off Clevedon - 22 September 2007

           

 

 

 

Andy Turner with one of 25+ Trigger Fish caught off Woody Bay from Kevin Jones’s Arvor 23 “Zumerset Maid” - 22 September 2007

           

 

 

 

“Two at a time” most of Andy’s Trigger Fish were around the 3lb mark and all were returned alive - 22 September 2007

           

 

 

 

Skipper Kevin Jones of Watchet based "Zumerset Maid” with a fine Trigger Fish - 22 September 2007

           

 

 

  Dave Kirk with a fine bass on the away day at Exmouth on 28 July 2007

           

 

 

 

Tony Musgrove with one of 8 Bass caught from charter boat “Pop-Eye” out of Exmouth on 28 July 2007

           

 

 

 

Steve Cole with a 55lb tope he caught off North Wales in 2005.

 

 

 

 

Steve Cole  with another fine tope caught in 2006 - Pity about the knees though Steve!

 

 

 

  Dean Turner with a thornback ray which was returned alive on 10 March 2007

 

 

 

  Alan Gowler with a thornback ray - this one weighed 12lb 10oz - 10 April 2007

 

 

 

 

Alan Gowler again this time with a cod around the 5lb mark taken while fishing on Andy Turner's boat 'Apache' - 10 April 2007

 

 

 

 

Dave Morgan with a thornback ray which was returned to the sea after the photo was taken - 26 May 2007

 

 

 

 

A nice black bream caught in North Wales by Trevor Hall

 

 

 

 

A few of the black beam caught by the “Away-Team” in May 2007 in North Wales

 

 

 

 

Sea conditions in North Wales could have been better, lots of mackerel but no tope.

 

 

 

  Rob Brockway putting a smoothhound back into the water near Aberthaw.

 

 

 

 

Rob Brockway into another smoothhound while fishing from Mike Fogg’s 21 ft Arvor “Impulse.”

   

 

  John Waring with a 4lb mullet caught from the River Teign at Shaldon
   

 

 

A new club record sole of 2lb 15.5ozs caught by John Pollard from his boat "Solemate"

   

 

 

John Pollard with his record sole after being weighed at the Reel Fun tackle shop.

   

 

 

 

        

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