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Aaron Whealand landed a personal best plaice weighing 6ib aboard Flamer IV. Arron was using 8lb class tackle with a trace that had lots of coloured attractor beads on baited with ragworm and a strip of ammo squid.

Alan Booth also broke his personal best and set a new Nottingham specimen hunters SAC plaice record with a 6lb 12oz fish. Alan was drift fishing on the clubs annual weekend trip. Alan caught the 6ib 12oz plaice on 8lb class tackle with a trace that had lots of coloured beads on and the successful bait was ragworm and a strip of ammo squid. Alan also caught his first ever brill on the same trip.

Jon Trevett was overwhelmed when he also landed a personal best plaice weighing 6lb 2oz while drift fishing. This beat his previous best by 3lb. Jon was using 8lb class tackle with a trace that had lots of coloured attractor beads on. The successful bait was two prawns tipped with a strip of ammo squid.

Bill Oliver landed a personal best Undulate Ray weighing 17lb 8oz while fishing at anchor near Portland Bill. Bill was using 20lb class tackle with a flowing trace baited with ammo squid and mackerel. The ray was returned alive.

Ian Napier got his plaice over 6ib after years of trying. Ian landed the plaice weighing 6lb 2oz while drift fishing aboard Flamer IV. Ian was using 8lb class tackle with a short flatty trace that had lots of coloured attractor beads on and the successful bait was ragworm and a strip of ammo squid. Ian also had plaice weighing 5lb 2oz and 5lb 8oz before he cracked the 6lb barrier.

Dave Colclogh from Poole who is blind but always amazes us with how he fishes so well with very little help. On his latest trip aboard flamer IV he caught several plaice including his personal best weighing 5lb.dave was using 8lb class tackle with a flatty trace baited with ragworm and a strip of ammo squid.

Melvin Mufitt landed his first ever brill during the first drift of a flatty fishing session. What a brill to start with, Melvin’s brill and new personal best weighed in at 8lb 6oz. Melvin was using 10lb class tackle and the successful bait was a strip of mackerel cut up for him by yours truly the skipper.

Finally Chris Rogers landed his first ever brill while drift fishing. The brill weighed in at 8lb 4oz, “pretty good for your first ever brill”. Chris was using 10lb class tackle with a flowing trace baited with a strip of ammo mackerel.

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