Flatties haul for winning visiting anglers

Third placed Karl Nangle with a flounder and dab double shot. EMN-140505-103142001
Third placed Karl Nangle with a flounder and dab double shot. EMN-140505-103142001

Visiting anglers took all the prizes in the latest Skegness Pier Angling Club (SPAC) match held in perfect conditions at Jacksons Corner.

Top Grimsby match angler Garry Hutson once again showed his class, catching nine flatties at long range to run out easy winner with 247cm.

Match winner Garry Hutson with a nice dab. EMN-140505-103740001

Match winner Garry Hutson with a nice dab. EMN-140505-103740001

In form Jim Robinson made his latest journey up from Kettering worthwhile, taking second place with five flatties for 118cm.

Another top class Grimsby angler, Karl Nangle, filled the frame in third with three flatties measuring 86cm.

Kettering’s Bob Foster won the longest flatfish prize with a nice 36cm (1lb 3oz) flounder and Withern’s Fred Donner took the longest round with a 23cm coalfish.

The next SPAC match will be held on Sunday, May 11, from 2pm till 6pm at Trunch Lane. This will be the annual Species Hunt open. Call 07984 967988 for details.