Bognor fishing festival will be bream come true

The 48th Bognor open boat fishing bream festival is scheduled to be held this Sunday (May 20) from 8.30am to 4pm.

Promoted by Bognor Regis Amateur Angling Society, booking-in for the event is on the day, from 7.30am at BRAAS boat pound, Admiralty Gardens, Felpham, or at Littlehampton Marina at The Boat House Cafe. Bring your own boat -visiting boats are welcome. Entry is £10 for seniors, £5 for juniors, £1 pool. There will be cash prizes subject to entry.

For information call Wayne Hart 07772 751942 or John Small 07799 762377 after 5pm.

Meanwhile an open beach competition is planned for Saturday, June 2, from 7pm to midnight at West End Beach, Bognor.

Booking-in and the draw for pegs are from 6pm at Marine Drive West, opposite The Waverley pub.

Entry is £8 for seniors, £4 for OAPs/juniors, £1 pool round, £1 flat. For information call John Small 07799 762377 after 5pm.

A club match was at Bognor bandstand.

Results: 1 Bill Gobey, three dogfish, one pouting 5lb 0oz; 2 Wayne Hart, three dogfish 4lb 1oz; 3 Aaron Clancy, two dogfish, 3lb 5oz. Heaviest fish: Bill Gobey, dogfish 1lb 13oz. Junior: Tre Hart, two dogfish 3lb 1oz. People fished: nine. People weighed in: seven. Total aggregate weight: 21lb

13oz.