The first leg of the Mick Allen Shield was fished by Braintree Sea Angling Club members at Felixstowe. This evening catch & release match resulted in an abundance of whiting being caught. Chris Leonard took the top spot with 56 whiting, 1 sole and pout for 789 fish points. Second place went to Graham Nash with 356 points with his catch of 33 whiting. Robin Joy returned from a spell of injury to secure third place with 22 whiting for 251 points. The second leg of this two match competition is due to be fished at Aldeburgh on 11 November.