83 anglers fished the Victoria Open on Llandudnos North Shore last night.
The calm conditions meant there was an abundance of undersized Whiting, but there were some over the 27cm landing size, as well as the usual Dogfish and a surprising number of Tub Gurnard.
The match winner was Colwyn Bays Shane Russell, with a total weight of 14.09.06 Lbs, caught from B zone. This earned Shane the first prize of £235 ( 30% of the entry fees ).
Second place, and £117 ( 15% ) was taken by Bill Shepard with a weight of 13.15.04 Lbs, also caught in B zone.
C. Jewell of Holyhead was third, with a weight of 12.05.08 Lbs from A Zone earning him £78 ( 10% ).
Prizes of £45 and £30 were awarded to the best 2 weights in each zone, that hadnt won one of the main prizes.
1st in A zone was S.Lewis, with 11.00.00 Lbs, and second was George Smith with 09.07.08 Lbs.
1st in B zone was Ash Sampson with 9.11.04 Lbs, second was R.Hughes with 8.02.04 Lbs.
1st in C zone was Alun Blythin with 12.03.08 Lbs and second was Dave Morrell with 10.10.08 Lbs.
The junior prize of £25 was won by Mike Brookes, with a weight of 2.09.04 Lbs.
Janet Dorling took the ladies prize of the same value.
The pool for the heaviest flatfish was won by Terry Jones, with a Dab of 0.07.08, earning him £40,
The £40 for the heaviest round fish had to be shared between Alan Price and Dave Morrell, who both had Dogfish weighing 2.10.08.