Burr sparkles with emphatic cup win

Dave Burr.
Dave Burr.

Good catches continued in the second Skegness Pier Angling Club match of the New Year, held in ideal conditions at Bohemia Point, Sutton on Sea.

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).

Over a metre behind in second place was Karl Nangle, catching six 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.

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 next SPAC match will be held on February 7 from 3pm-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, contact SPAC Secretary Chas Tibble on 07984 967988 or email chastibble@hotmail.com

The SPAC AGM will be held on February 20, 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 annual meeting, including a grand raffle and buffet.