The 3rd Grauvell Irish Cod Championships were held by Sea Angling Ireland SAC on the evening of Saturday, November 21st in Youghal. A total of 56 anglers travelled to take part in this event. It was a cold clear evening with anglers stretched along Youghal Beach.
Fishing was slow as the tide dropped, and really only picked up as the tide turned in the darkness.
At 9pm lines were reeled in and it was back to The Walter Raleigh to tally the score cards.
There was a total of 165 fish caught by the anglers, the species caught were Cod, Whiting, Coalfish, Painted Ray, Dogfish, Conger, Rockling and Flounder.
The results were as follows:
DAVID FARRELLY 6 Fish, 171 Points
NOEL FOGARTY Painted Ray 87 cm
ZIGGY GLUCH Conger 53 cm
PAUL ROCHE Flounder 35 cm
- 1, BRENDAN WALL – 18 – 494
- 57, CRISS O’SULLIVAN – 8 – 443
- 37, RICHARD GORMLEY – 9 – 415
- 27, DERICK HENDRICK – 12 – 363
- 35, NEILL BURELL – 6 – 265
- 39, SEAN og McSHANE – 7 – 216
Cod Champion 2015
The Grauvell Cod Champion for 2015 was Troy Francis with his 67 cm Cod