Menapia Sea Anglers report from the Wexford coast…

Carley and Roche take top spot in senior and Juniors on Dodds Rock for Menapia’s latest match.

Known as been a big bag venue, Dodds Rock didn’t disappoint as conditions and tide were perfect and all anglers averaging 20 plus fish on there cards the night was busy.

triple shot

Winner on the night and back on form was Joe Carley with a respectable bag of 45 fish which include Dogs, Hounds, Dabs and whiting, Joe was followed closely by Kieran Dempsey with 48 fish narrowly missing top spot by 9 points, Third place went to new member Mark ‘Gull’Whitty with 45 fish and showing he can compete with the top in the club. 

Club junior Max Roche put in an outstanding performance and pushed almost all the seniors into defeat bar 3 with an outstanding bag of 40 fish, pegged beside Joe Carley the two worked together in sync timing casts perfect to hit plenty of treble shots giving them the edge in the end, Max is one to watch and proved himself again by beating some of the top club anglers including legend Double Decky once again oops. 


Howard Wang took the longest fish of the night with a 89 cm smoothie while Decky Walsh had the clubs first ray of the year.
Menapia would also like to congratulate Sean Carley and Max Roche on qualifying over the weekend for the Irish Youths and Juniors world teams which will be traveling to Italy this year for the upcoming world championships in October.

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