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.

8th Shingle Bank Competition 30th July.

On Thursday evening the 30th July the club held its 8th Shingle Bank League competition. This was the first competition since lock-down was lifted so anglers could fish again.
The weather for the evening was hot and sunny with a flat calm sea and fifteen anglers signed on. Eleven weighed in a total of 46 fish which consisted of gurnard, bream, scad and mackerel. Only edible fish are retained. All fish are weighed, measured and immediately returned to the sea. Best fish of the evening was a bream weighing 0lb 15.2oz caught by Billy King.
Results:
1st Malcolm Stote 9 fish 5lb 14.6oz, 2nd Ben Daniel 9 fish 4lb 8.4oz, 3rd Ollie Hopkins 7 fish 3lb 11oz, 4th Billy King 5 fish 3lb 2.5oz, 5th Keith Panks 5 fish 2lb 6oz,
6th Luke Woodford 4 fish 2lb 0.8oz, 7th Roland Blomfield 3 fish 1lb 10.2oz, 8th Terry Kempton 1 fish 0lb 9.2oz, 9th Dan Rose 1 fish 0lb 8.8oz,
10th Andy Hopkins 1 fish 0lb 8.4oz.

10th Shingle Bank League competition 8th September.

On Tuesday evening the club held its 10th competition. This competition was for the Peter Tybinkowski Merorial Shield trophy which is held annually in memory of Tiby who was a goodmember and angler of the club.
the weather for the evening was good with a light breeze so 14 club members signed on and 11 weighed in fish consistingof black bream, dogfish, pouting, sole and undulatre rays. 49 fishin total were weighed for a total weight of57lbs 12oz. The best fish of the evening was an undulate ray weighing in at 10lbs 5 5/8oz caught by Malcolm Stote. All fish on these competitions are weighed and measured and then returned to the sea immediately.
Results:
1st M. Stote 23lbs 9oz, 2nd O.Hopkins 8lb 15.4oz, 3rd C.Ellis 8lb 8 3/4oz, 4th A.Hopkins 3lb 3.6oz, 5th S.Pitman 3lb 1.8oz, 6th K.Panks 2lb 14oz,
7th L.Woodford 1lb 15oz, 8th E.Taylor and D.Panks 1lb 13oz, 10th D.Rose 1lb 11.2oz.