ISAC`S Sea Fishing Venues:- Eastney Beach Portsmouth
Eastney Beach Sea Fishing Venue Eastney Beach Map
Sea Fishing Venue Eastney Beach  Map of Eastney Beach
ISAC`S 2002 10th Round match was fished at Eastney Beach Portsmouth on Sat 19th October. This beach is a popular shallow shelving shingle/sand venue. Peg 1 was placed at the first married quarters at Esplanade Gardens, up to the Pyramids Indoor Leisure Centre, peg 100. 139 fish were caught during the match which included 5Bass, 3 Codling, 1 Dab, 5 Plaice, 1 Pollack, 88 Pout, 3 Rockling, 22 Silver Eels, 10 Sole, and a single Whiting for a total weight of 73lb. The best fish of the match was a NFSA Area E Specimen Dab of 1lb 1 and a half ozs caught by RAY HASKINGS from Charminster, a new league record for this species. The match winner came from the eastern end of the beach, It was from there that England International ALAN GILBERTfrom Worthing, West Sussex made his mark from peg 7 in zone A, landing the top individual weight in the match at 4lb 8ozs. Alan caught a nice plaice of 2lb 2ozs, a Silver Eel and two Pout and said after the match that East Sussex black lug took all his fish. Runner-up in the match was zone C winner JIM BALDWIN from Havant. Jim caught three fish, a Silver Eel, Pout and a Bass of 3lb 13ozs the heaviest fish of the match from peg 52 located near the corner of the cricket playing field for a zone winning weight of 4lb 6ozs. The ISAC bronze medal and certificate was awarded to zone B winner ANDY PARKHILL from Gosport. Andy fished from peg 43 located near "Tee 5" of the miniature golf course from where he caught four Pout and a Bass of 1lb 10 ozs on his last cast of the match. The Bass was the heaviest fish in zone. The fourth and final zone victory went to IAN DANCEY from Waterlooville who from peg 88 located to the right of South Parade Pier landed two Pout and a Sole for a weight of 1lb 7ozs.
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