Wrangle man wins first Skegness Pier Angling Club match of 2014

Second-placed Jim Robinson with one of his dabs. Photo supplied.
Second-placed Jim Robinson with one of his dabs. Photo supplied.

Wrangle’s Alan Steadman carried his run of good form into the New Year, winning the first Skegness Pier Angling Club (SPAC) match of 2014.

The match was held in good conditions at Trunch Lane.

Third-placed Dave Bradley with a small whiting. Photo supplied.

Third-placed Dave Bradley with a small whiting. Photo supplied.

Catches were poor, with Alan winning his third match on the trot with a dab and a decent whiting, for a total weight of 1lb 11oz.

He also won the heaviest round fish prize with his whiting, which tipped the scales at 1lb 4oz.

Close behind in second place was Kettering’s Jim Robinson, whose three dabs weighed in at 1lb 7½oz. His best dab was a 15oz specimen, which was worthy winner of the heaviest flatfish award.

Skegness local Dave Bradley beached three small whiting to finish third with 12¾oz.

Match winner Alan Steadman with his dab. Photo supplied.

Match winner Alan Steadman with his dab. Photo supplied.

The SPAC AGM will be held on Saturday, February 22 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 Saturday, January 18 from 5pm to 9pm at Bohemia Point, with club members fishing for the Coleman 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.