Ray caught in Burnham wins sea angling competition
big Thornback Ray was the catch of the day when members of Burnham-On-Sea's
Boat Onwers Sea Angling Association held their latest competition
over the weekend.
Saxby, pictured, reeled in the 11lb 8.5oz specimen from his boat
during Sunday's contest in the waters off Burnham.
boats with ten members onboard took part in the annual Vicoue
Trophy competition in which the anglers netted a wide range of
catches over the course of nine hours, including several dog fish,
which were all returned to the water.
group's Craig Willis and Richard Saxby organised the competition
and said the day had been a success, despite rough sea conditions
caused by offshore winds.