Skegness Pier Angling Club – 26-01-2016

by Chas Tibble

Good catches continued in the second Skegness Pier Angling Club (SPAC) match of the New Year, held in ideal conditions at Bohemia Point, Sutton on Sea. Croxton’s Dave Burr was in sparkling form, running out easy winner of the Coleman Cup with 10 dabs and 17 whiting, measuring 737cm in total under the catch and release format. He also won the longest flatfish prize with his best dab, which hit the measure at 32cm (15oz).

Match winner Dave Burr

Over a metre behind in second place was top Grimsby match angler Karl Nangle, catching 6 dabs and 16 whiting for 616cm. Last match winner Alan Steadman came in third on this occasion, with a similar mixed bag of fish measuring 603cm. Grimsby’s Adie Cooper just missed out on the main prizes in fourth place, but caught a specimen 42cm (1lb 7oz) whiting, which was worthy winner of the longest round fish prize.

The SPAC AGM will be held on Saturday 20th February commencing at 7:30pm in the New Park Club, Scarborough Avenue, Skegness. All current and prospective members are invited to attend. The annual Trophy Presentation and social event will take place immediately after the AGM, including a grand raffle and buffet.

The next SPAC match will be held on Sunday 7th Feb from 3 till 7pm at Chapel Point, with Club members fishing for the Healey Cup. There is also an open section, which non-members are welcome to participate in. For further information, please contact SPAC Secretary Chas Tibble on 07984 967988 or

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