Burgess homes in on Festival win

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Filey’s Johnny Burgess claimed top spot in the Corrigan Trophy shore match on Monday in the Filey Fishing Festival with a bag of 6lb 13oz 6drm.

Richard Cappleman was the winner in Tuesday’s boat match with 44lb 5oz, while Wednesday’s boat match was won by Martin Dixon with 37lb 10oz.

Day 3 Monday September 7

Greatest Weight of Fish - Shore Match

The Corrigan Trophy sponsored by Andrew Fordy

Class 1

1 Johnny Burgess, Filey, 6lb 13oz 6drm

2 Ian Thompson, Scarbororugh, 4-7-4

3 Mark Stonehouse, Scarborough, 3-7-9

4 Andy Crowe, Scarborough, 3-7-2

5 Andrew Cammish, Filey, 3-5-9

6 Dean Lount, Bridlington, 3-5-6

7 Dave Bielby, Scarborough, 3-5-2

8 Calum Murton, Filey, 3-2-7

9 Martin Dixon, Filey, 3-1-2

10 Richard Cappleman, Filey, 2-12-4

Juvenile Class

No juveniles weighed in

Over-60s: Alan Richardson, 2-11-5

Superpool: Johnny Burgess, 20-6-0, Andrew Cammish, 10-0-1. 61 entries

Day 3 Monday September 7

Greatest weight of fish - The Frank Cappleman Memorial Trophy sponsored by Richard Cappleman

Match cancelled due to unfavourable weather conditions

Day 4 Tuesday September 8

Boat match - Greatest weight of fish The Late Lt. Col. Sir Joseph Hewitt, Bart. Challenge Bowl sponsored by J Haxby Joinery

Class 1

1 Richard Cappleman, 44-5

2 Joe Matthews, 25-5

3 Steve Ross, 22-12½

4 Martin Dixon, 18-4

5 Andrew Colling, 17-4

6 Mel Crooks, 16-11½

Lady/visitor/over 60: Joe Matthews, 25-5

Juvenile Class: Ben Colling, 7-3

Superpool: Mel Crooks, 25-5, Steve Ross, 4-9½. 15 competitors.

Day 5 Wednesday September 9

Greatest weight of codling only boat match

The Butlins Challenge Bowl sponsored by Brown Room Fish & Chip Shop

Class 1

1. Martin Dixon, 37-10

2. Billy Colling, 23-11

3. Pete Halder, 21-12

4. Morris Danby, 14-10

5. Roger Burgess, 13-7½

6. Mark Artley, 12-10

Lady/visitor/over-60: 1. Morris Danby, 13-7½, 2. Joe Matthews, 8-10

Superpool: 1.Martin Dixon, 10-1, 2. Pete Halder, 5-4

23 competitors