Skegness Pier Angling Club AGM & Prizegiving 2016

by Chas Tibble

The SPAC AGM took place in the New Park Club Skegness, followed by the annual Trophy Presentation, grand raffle and buffet. Winners are as listed below and some photos are attached:

Skegness Pier Angling Club Committee

President Alan Steadman
Chairman Dean Sumner
Deputy Chairman Mark Holmes
Treasurer Bev Faithful
Cup Custodian Christine Faithful
Secretary Chas Tibble
Press Officer Chas Tibble
Fish Recorder Chas Tibble
Match Organisers Dave Burr, Paul Cridland, Mark Holmes & Chas Tibble

Dave Burr receiving one of his trophies from Christine Faithful


Karl Nangle C Smith Cup, RNLI/Carnival
Garry Hutson Coleman Cup, Dodsworth Cup, Dutton Cup
Dave Shorthouse Gordon Long Cup
Dave Burr Ex-Servicemen’s Cup, Derby Miners Cup, Hewison Cup, Beachcomber Trophy, A Smith Cup
Jim Robinson Stan Marvin Cup, Carlsberg Trophy
Adie Cooper Species Hunt, Mrs Wheatcroft Cup, Shipstone Cup
Paul Marshall Frank Parkins Shield, Festival Trophy, Dave White Cup, Sheffield Cup, Ron Scott Trophy
Neil Cutler & Gareth Gardiner Lincolnshire Pairs
Fred Donner Roy Parker Cup
Laura Howard & Dan Jackson Mixed Pairs
Alan Steadman Kingsley Cup

Skegness Lifeboat Coxswain Ray Chapman (left) receiving a £100 donation from SPAC Chairman Dean Sumner

Match Aggregate Points Top 3 (From 25 matches)

1. Dave Burr 181 points
2. Alan Steadman 132 points
3. Paul Marshall 128 points

Match Aggregate Length Winner (From 24 matches)

Dave Burr 7091cm

Fish of the Year Winners

Heaviest Round Fish Garry Hutson 14lb 11oz smoothhound
Heaviest Flat Fish Adie Cooper 1lb 3oz flounder
Heaviest Silver Eel Dave Burr 1lb 8oz (68cm) silver eel

RNLI Cheque Presentation – £100:00 to Skegness Lifeboat

AGM Match

The annual AGM match took place the day after, in ideal conditions at Moggs Eye. Club President Alan Steadman ran out easy winner of the Gordon Long Cup, catching 10 whiting and four flatties measuring 355cm in total. Over a metre behind in second place came Withern’s Fred Donner, with an 11 fish mixed bag for 254cm. Grimsby’s Ian Nelson framed in third with eight whiting and a dab for 224cm. The longest round and flatfish prizes were won by Paul Denholm and Dan Leighton, with a 39cm whiting and a 34cm flounder respectively.

Dan Leighton with the longest flatfish from the AGM match

The next SPAC match will be held on Saturday 19th Mar from 2 till 6pm at Trunch Lane, with Club members fishing for the Ex-Servicemen’s Cup. There is also an open section, which non-members are welcome to participate in. All current SPAC members please note that subscriptions have remained the same as last year and are payable by the 31st Mar.

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