Walton pier was the venue for the latest Braintree Sea Angling Club match. Fishing in a cold easterly wind into dusk it was mainly small whiting that took the anglers baits in this catch and release match. Fishing was steady once the tide turned with an occasional dab or rockling also putting in an appearance. Barrie Senior took the top spot with 43 sizeable whiting, 1 rockling, 4 dabs and a pout for 555 fish points. Second place went to Paul Drake with 346 fish points from his catch of 27 whiting, 2 rockling and 3 dabs. Brian Grundy secured third place with 10 whiting for 137 points. With just two matches left this year it is close at the top of the beach championships with both Robin Joy and Chris Leonard on 110 match points with Paul Drake lying in third with 105 points.