Burr’s emphatic return to form

The latest local sports news.
The latest local sports news.

Dave Burr was back to top form as he won the latest Skegness Pier Angling Club match, held in perfect conditions at Trunch Lane.

The annual shoals of winter whiting have arrived in force, and Dave claimed 31 one of the silvery species for a total length of 1012cm.

Some way behind in second place was Adie Cooper, with 26 whiting and a small dab for 874cm.

He also won the longest round fish prize with a 40cm (1lb 2oz) whiting.

Paul Marshall, going for his fourth SPAC match win on the trot, had to settle for third place with twenty seven fish for 839cm.

The next SPAC match will be the held on Saturday at Bohemia Point, Sutton on Sea (2pm-16pm), with club members fishing for the Dutton Cup.

There is also an open section. For details contact SPAC Secretary Chas Tibble on 07984 967988 or email chastibble@hotmail.com