A former steel worker from Port Talbot, Smith had spent years combing the beaches near his home town for ragworm
The following year, it handed over another PS2m, this time to Dragon Feeds, for "ragworm
The funds were meant to be allocated towards developing a plant for ragworms
and ponds for them to be reared in.
Dragon Feeds, which operated a ragworm
farm on Laugharne Marshes, was placed into voluntary liquidation by its owners.
FACED with gin-clear water for a North East Region open sweep, Ian Crombie decided to float-fish a ragworm
- a tactic that won him the contest last year.
The Newport Sea Anglers member from Pantside, Newbridge, fished with ragworm
and caught five silver eels weighing 15oz.
Quality rather than quantity was the order of the day with big flounders taking peeler crab, ragworm
,lug and mackerel on a rising tide.
In the Seaham SAC Nighthawk Competition, Bob Stanwick fished the North Pier and, using ragworm
, took an excellent Dover Sole of 2.13lb on ragworm
Weed has been a nuisance, but Chris Wood caught eight bass around 60 to 70 yards out, on peeler crab and ragworm
Eddie Usher took three bass to 3-8-0 from Hendon, John Baxter won East End & Hendon's match with a Pollock of 2-11-0 while Paul Blair took a plaice of 1-10-0 and Andy Boagey a turbot of 1-10-0 from Hartlepool, the best bait being ragworm
farm development which sparked protests from local residents continues to cause controversy near Dylan Thomas's former home.
A COCKTAIL of crab and ragworm
cast out at Dock Beach tempted the 5lb 7oz bass that gave Mike Good first place in the Penarth SAC competition.