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Wesley Shrubsole angling: Lots of rays showing at the shooting ranges in Hythe

Angler Tyrone Tanner was right on target after landing a 7lb thornback ray.

He had a session at the start of the shooting ranges at Hythe, where there are lots of rays showing from most venues.

Tyronne Tanner with his thornback ray
Tyronne Tanner with his thornback ray

A well-placed fishbait should find the angler some sport.

Remember if you do not want to eat the fish, slip it back for someone else to enjoy.

Now travel restrictions have been lifted many of our region’s carp anglers are off to France in search of that fish of a lifetime! I will keep you posted on their adventures.

Both rivers Stour and Medway are producing nets of roach and bream with eels also on the feed.

If you've got a catch worth showing off you can email wesleyshrubsole@gmail.com

*Greenhill Sea Angling Club held the Anniversary Cup fishing competition at Ramsgate undercliffe and the winner was Mark Hurcombe with nine fish, all dogfish, weighing 5030 grams (11lb 7oz).

After double checking the catch weights, second place went to Dean Murray with eight fish, weighing 4340 grams (9lb 5oz), again all dogfish. Tony Sadik was third with 12 fish which consisted of dogfish and eels weighing 4085 grams (8lb 9oz) and he caught the most fish of the competition.

The heaviest fish caught was a dogfish, which was caught by the newest member of the Greenhill club, John Creed. It weighed 800 grams (1lb 7oz).

The competition was a catch and release competition, with all fish returned to the sea to fight another day.

The next Greenhill fishing competition is on Saturday, July 18, held on the beaches of Herne Bay.

For more information regarding the Greenhill Club please contact Mike Terry on 07884 294055, or email him at materry160@gmail.com.

*Last Sunday the Marines AC held their annual species competition, a rover from Ramsgate to Hythe.

The winner was Billy Johnson with three species for 2lb 4oz. Second was Ken Buxey with three species for 2lb while heaviest fish was a dogfish for Kevin Hadlow at 1lb 13oz.

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