Shingle Bank Competitions for 2020.

Organised by
Andy and Ollie Hopkins 01590-678597 and
also Terry Kempton 01590-675088.

1st Shingle Bank League competition 3rd December.

On Tuesday evening the club held its 1st Shingle Bank League competition of the club's 2020 club year. Twelve club members signed on and ten weighed in fish consisting of dogfish, whiting, pouting ans small eyed and undulate rays. A total of 38 fish were caught for a total weight of 59lbs 15.3ozs. The best fish of the competition was an undulate ray weighing in at 12lbs 5ozs caught by Billy King.
All fish are measured and weighed and then released immediately. Only edible fish are retained.
Results:
1st Billy King 17lbs 5ozs, 2nd Paul Dibden 7lb 10 3/8ozs, 3rd Ollie Hopkins 5lb 15-8ozs, 4th Tom Bagnall 4lb 1-2ozs, 5th Chris Ellis 3lb 15 3/8ozs,
6th Malcolm Stote 3lb 5 5/8ozs, 7th Danny Panks 2lb 7-8ozs, 8th Ben Daniel 0lb 15-2ozs, 9th Luke Woodford 0lb 15ozs,
10th Keith Panks 0lb 14ozs.

2nd Shingle Bank competition 20th January. Steve catches a new club record fish.

On Monday 2oth January the club held its 2nd Shingle Bank League competition in which twelve club members took part and all twelve weighed in fish. The weather for the evening was a flat calm sea, and a dry, cold frosty night. Fish caught consisted of pouting, dogfish, spotted and undulate rays, 53 fish in total were weighed for a total weight of 61lbs 8.7ozs. the best fish of the evening was an undulate ray of 17lbs 6.2ozs which is a new club record caught by Steve Pitman. Steve also had a spotted ray of 3lb 4.8ozs ans Malcolm Stote a spotted ray of 3lb 10ozs.
Results:
1st Steve Pitman 5 fish 23lbs 0.2ozs, 2nd Malcolm Stote 11 fish 14lbs 5ozs, 3rd Andy Hopkins 8 fish 6lb 9.2ozs, 4th Paul Watson 6 fish 4lb 9ozs,
5th Chris Ellis 5 fish 3lb 6.3ozs, 6th Danny Panks 5 fish 3lb 2.6ozs, 7th Keith Panks 3 fish 2lb 8ozs, 8th Luke Woodford 2 fish 1lb 12.6ozs,
9th Ben Daniel 3 fish 1lb 11ozs,
Only edible fish are retained. All other fish are gently put back into the sea after measuring.