Nice day out from West Mersea fishing was steady from the start but the amount weed on the ebb forced a move to a venue further inshore but still a few more fish were caught. Thornbacks, smoothhounds and a few bass were caught together with some baby tope. Best fish was a smoothhoud of 4.10kg caught by Brian Grundy. Paul Hart had a bass of 1.71kg.
1st Paul Hart 96 points, 1 bass,4 dogfish, 1 smoothhound, 4 thornbacks
2nd Barrie Senior 83 points, 2 dogfish, 5 smoothhounds, 1 thornback
3rd Brian Grundy 57 points, 3 dogfish, 2 smoothhounds, 1 thornback
4th Robin Joy 35 points, 3 thornbacks,
5th Colin Crocker 32 points, 1 bass, 3 dogfish
6th Alan Porter 25 points, 2 smoothhounds,
7th Chris Leonard 24 points, 1 dogfish, 1 thornback
8th Graham Nash 15 points, 1 tope.