Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Nixon Takes Top Spot; SEA SCENE

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Nixon Takes Top Spot; SEA SCENE

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JOHN Nixon won the Redcar N and G match with a cod of 6lb 5oz.

His fine fish, caught at Staithes, gave him top spot in a heaviest bag event, which was fished by 13 anglers, with six of them weighing in.

John Atherton was runner up.

He targetted whiting at Hartlepool and caught seven of them for a total of 5lb 13oz.

Stan Preston was third with six whiting for 5lb 8oz. He also fished Hartlepool. A FEW codling showed in the St Mary's match, the Brian Miller Memorial event.

Cod ace Paul Lobley came out on top with a cod of 4lb 7.5oz from Port Mulgrave.

Russell Miller was runner up in a rover match fished by 23 with six weighing in.

He caught a codling and a rockling from Runswick Bay, for a total of 2lb 1oz.

Colin Sharpe was third with a codling of 1lb 8oz, also from Runswick. …

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