Luke and Rhys snap up top spots at the Filey Brigg Summer Open

Filey anglers in action
Filey anglers in action

Some long-awaited settled conditions greeted anglers for the Filey Brigg Angling Society summer open match sponsored by the Foords Hotel.

Despite the perfect weather 71 anglers found the going tough with wrasse more abundant than codling, with only 17 anglers making it back to the weigh-in.

Filey Summer Open anglers brave the waves

Filey Summer Open anglers brave the waves

Scarborough’s Luke Machan found the winning fish, a nice cod of almost 5lb to land the top prize of £200.

Filey boy Rhys Colling also located a fine cod from the golden tangles of Filey Brigg end to win the juvenile section and heaviest fish by a Filey Brigg Angling Society member with a £50 bounty.

There are three matches still to be fished as follows:

Friday July 13 Start 6.30pm, weigh in by 10.30pm

Sunday July 22 Start 11.00am, weigh in by 4.00pm

Wednesday August 8 Start 6.30pm, weigh in by 10.30pm


Class 1

1.Luke Machan (Scarborough), 4-13-0

2.Dave Allinson (Redcar), 3-8-6

3.Dave Medd, (Scarborough), 3-6-3

4.Adrian Colling (Filey), 3-0-3

5.Paul Medd, (Ipswich), 3-0-1

6.Rob Allisan (Loftus), 2-13-6

7.Phil Arliss (Filey), 2-12-7

8.Paul Lobley (Middlesbrough), 2-10-3

9.Frank Colling (Filey), 2-6-9

10.Jeff Walker (Middlesbrough), 2-6-7

FBAS Member: Rhys Colling, Filey, 3-1-3

Over 60s: Dave Medd, (Scarborough), 3-6-3

Juvenile: 1.Rhys Colling, Filey, 3-1-3; 2.Matthew Colling, Filey, 2-11-5

Superpool (heaviest bag): 1.Paul Medd, 15-15-0; 2.Adrian Colling, 11-15-8

Entries: 71

FBAS (Ltd) summer match 4 results

1.Adrian Colling, 3-0-3

2.Phil Arliss, 2-12-7

3.Frank Colling, 2-6-9

4.Richard Farnell, 2-0-6

5.Richard Cappleman, 1-12-9

6.Billy Colling, 1-9-0

7.Mick Wright, 1-4-0


1.Rhys Colling, 3-1-3

2.Matthew Colling, 2-11-5