Published: January 2, 2011
Fishermen land haul of cod during Burnham-On-Sea competition

A haul of cod was reeled in during Burnham's first sea fishing competition of the year on Sunday (January 2nd).

A flotilla of more than 15 boats headed out into the Bristol Channel for the day-long contest, which was organised by Burnham Boat Owners Sea Angling Association.

The members were rewarded with a haul of over 20 cod, although most were of a small weight.

The competition was jointly won by Craig Dumbleton and Mark Bowden, who both caught cod weighing 3lb 9oz. Second was John Batt, third was Jeff Clarke and fourth was Aarron Devey.

Competition Organiser Craig Willis told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It was good to see a large amount of cod being caught, even if the sizes and weights were poor. It's good to see the fish returning."

Our photo shows joint winners Craig Dumbleton and Mark Bowden with the cod they caught during Sunday's competition

 


Bookmark and Share

Search Burnham-On-Sea.com|Add Burnham-On-Sea.com to your Bookmarks|Send a mail from Burnham-On-Sea.com|Print this page|Back to previous page|Discuss this article

Burnham-On-Sea Seafront Webcam
Burnham-On-Sea Webcam
24-hour live pictures
See live images of the seafront and beach with Burnham's Webcam. Click here

Burnham-On-Sea What's On
What's On In Burnham-On-Sea
Things to see and do
Check the constantly updated Burnham-On-Sea.com calendar for what's happening. Click here

Burnham-On-Sea Shops
Burnham-On-Sea Shopping Guide
Buy in Burnham!
Support local traders by shopping in town - see our A-Z index of businesses. Click here

Burnham-On-Sea Video
Burnham-On-Sea Video
Burnham video news
Watch video highlights of events across Burnham with these video clips. Click here

Burnham-On-Sea Photos
Burnham-On-Sea Photos

Photo gallery
Hundreds of photos from events across the Burnham-On-Sea area. Click here