MEMBERS of Dorchester & District Angling Society (DDAS) gathered together to celebrate a successful season at their annual general meeting and presentation evening at Weymouth AS.

Trophies and awards were made in various categories to the following accomplished anglers: Committee Shield and Scuffell Cup: Paul ‘Whisky’ Haigh

The Costa Cup, Terry Hatcliffe Trophy and Holmfirth Trophy (over-50s): Terry Green

Bastick Cup, Jeffrey Trophy and Points Cup: Nick White

Chairman’s Cup and President’s Cup: Steve Sudworth

Maurice Shaw Trophy and Mike Park Stour Cup: Steve Crowford

Denning Trophy: Andy Miller

Aldermarston Cup and C& S Locksmiths WL Trophy: Terry Dell

Grayling Shield: Dave Tattershall

Handicap Cup: Steve Roberts

Dewlish Pairs Cup: Nick White and Terry Green

Clubman of the Year: Tom Sparrowhawk.

Specimen badge awards were given to Dave Tattershall for a 2lb 8oz grayling (27 per cent), Tom Sparrowhawk for his 20lb 1oz carp (16 per cent), Steve Sud-worth for his 3lb 4oz grayling (32 per cent) and Chris Watson for his 3lb 3oz perch (30 per cent).

Steve Roberts was awarded a specimen badge for his 3lb 12oz perch, which also won him the Park Street Trophy for best specimen.

Congratulations to all the winners and tight lines for the 2014/15 season.

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ONCE again, members of Wey-mouth AS were blessed with fine weather when they fished the first of two monthly boat matches.

A total of 12 weighable and three undersize species were caught in this catch and release competition.

Trad Casey had the most fish points with 300, Sean McSeveney was second on 180 and Innes Dixon was third with 155.

Casey also had the most fish with 29, McSeveney had 16 and Dixon 13.

Ian Weeding took specimen points with 66 per cent, Dixon was second with 60, and Casey was third with 58.

The overall points at the end of the match were as follows: Casey 39, McSeveney, Dixon 26, Weed-ing 24, Roger Embury 15, Matt Honey 13 and Mike Hussey 12.

Casey leads in the points standings with McSeveney in second place.


KEVIN Clark landed his first ever spurdog while fishing at anchor on a bank east of Weymouth aboard Flamer IV.

The 17lb 7oz specimen was snared using 20lb class tackle with a successful bait cocktail of ammo squid and mackerel mounted on a pennel rig of Sakuma Stinger hooks (6/0 and 4/0).