Mark Holmes in on victory

Skegness Pier Angling Club has been in action again.
Skegness Pier Angling Club has been in action again.

Despite the strong wind and heavy rain showers, Friskney’s Mark Holmes made the most of his long distance casting skills to run out easy winner, with 15 whiting and 13 dabs measuring 792cm in total.

Some way behind in second place was Wrangle’s Alan Steadman, with 12 whiting and seven dabs for 571cm. Despite suffering a puncture on his way to the match, Kettering’s Jim Robinson managed to frame again in third place, with an 18 fish mixed bag measuring 509cm. He also took the longest flatfish prize for the second match on the trot, with a 32cm (15oz) flounder. Fourth placed Fred Donner caught the only cod of the match, winning the longest round fish prize with his 45cm (2lb 5oz) sample.

The next match will be held on Saturday, November 22, from 3.30-7.30pm at Chapel Point, with members fishing for the A Smith Cup. There is also an open section, which non-members are welcome to participate in.

This year’s Inter-Club match versus Humber Sea Angling Club will take place on Sunday, November 30, from 9am-1pm at the Woods on the River Humber. This match is for members only and a good turnout would be appreciated.

For further information on club activities, contact secretary Chas Tibble on 07984 967988 or email