DOGS, dogs and a wrasse dominated the top three positions at Bideford's May sea roving competition. Kris Vanstone was first with his dogfish of 2lb 5 3/8 ounces (77.865%) with Richard Boon's 2lb 4 3/4oz fish snapping at his heels! Damian Babb managed to b

DOGS, dogs and a wrasse dominated the top three positions at Bideford's May sea roving competition.Kris Vanstone was first with his dogfish of 2lb 5 3/8 ounces (77.865%) with Richard Boon's 2lb 4 3/4oz fish snapping at his heels!Damian Babb managed to break the "canine" monopoly with a nice ballan wrasse of 3lb 12 1/4 oz or 75.313%.Kris took fourth with another dogfish while Jazza John and Lisa Downing were in fifth and sixth respectively with more of the same.The juniors managed to keep away from the "doggy" packs, with Joshua Atkinson weighing in a flounder of 1lb 3 1/8 oz for first, while brother took second with his flattie of 1lb 3/4 oz.The annual Putsborough Beach Open competition takes place on Saturday and there is a top prize of £200 for the best specimen, plus a prize table and pool. The target is small-eyed ray, but prizes have been known to go to dogfish or bass on occasion!Fishing is from 10pm-3am, but competitors need to book in at the beach car park between 8.30-9.30pm. The weigh-in will take place at 3.30am back at the car park. Simply turn up, or for more information call (01271) 850586 or 07811 987475.