Boat Match Report – Out of West Mersea on the Enterprise

Smooth Alan

Braintree Sea Angling club had two matches this week the first a mid-week charter boat trip out of West Mersea on Enterprise.  It was a grey and windy day but the eight anglers were soon anchored up to the west of the Gunfleet.  Fishing was slow with a few smoothhounds and thornback rays being caught several fish not making the size limit.  Paul Hart won the boat with 2 smoothhounds, 1 thornback and an eel.  Second place went to Alan Porter 3 smoothhounds and a 2lb 4oz tub gurnard. Third spot was taken by Barrie Senior with a smoothhound and a thornback ray.