Shingle Bank League Competition 6th April 2021.
On Tuesday evening the 6th April the club held its 1st Shingle Bank League competition since lockdown was lifted. The weather for the evening was dry and very cold -5 with a light north-west wind and a calm sea. Twenty-one seniors and two juniors signed on, but sadly only four managed to catch fish which consisted of pouting and dogfish. The best fish of the night was a dogfish weighing-in at 1lb 10.2oz caught by Paul Watson. Eight fish were weighed in for a total weight of 6lb 2.4oz. All the fish are gently returned to the sea after weighing.
1st Malcolm Stote 1lb 14oz, 2nd Paul Watson 1lb 10.2oz, 3rd Glen Short 1lb 8.4oz, 4th Sir Tom Bagnall 1lb 1.8oz.
Shingle Bank League Competition 5th May 2021.
On Wednesday evening the club held its 6th Shingle Bank League competition in perfect weather conditions with a light north-west wind, but a big sea swell. Fourteen club members signed on, and thirteen weighed in fish consisting of dogfish, small eyed rays and conger eels. The two best fish of the evening were a small eyed ray weighing in at 5lb 9 1/8oz caught by Ben Daniel and a dogfish 1lb 14 3/8oz caught by Paul Watson.
1st Glen Short 12lbs 2 5/8oz, 2nd Ben Daniel 10lbs 0.5oz, 3rd Malcolm Stote 7lb 14 5/8oz, 4th Danny Panks 7lb 2oz, 5th Chris Ellis 5lb 9 3/4oz,
6th Pete Chamberlain 4lb 14.5oz, 7th Keith Panks 4lb 1oz, 8th Paul Watson 3lb 2.8oz, 9th Roland Blomfield 1lb 9.8oz, 10th William King 1lb 4.2oz.
7th Shingle Bank League Competition 3rd June 2021.
On Thursday evening 3rd June the club held its 7th Shingle Bank League competition. The weather for the evening was good, sunny and warm with a south/west breeze. Eighteen club members signed on and ten weighed in twenty-one fish consisting of dogfish, bream, pollack, conger eel, smoothhound and spotted and thornback rays for a total weight of 35lbs 9.3oz. All fish are returned to the sea gently after weighing. The best fish of the evening was a smoothhound weighing 9lb 2oz caught by Ben Daniel.
1st Ben Daniel 9lb 12-1/8oz, 2nd Luke Woodford 6lb 3oz, 3rd Malcolm Stote 5lb 4oz, 4th Paul Watson 4lb 2oz, 5th Keith Panks 2lb 9oz,
6th Ollie Hopkins 2lb 7oz, 7th Danny Panks 2lb 3oz, 8th Terry Kempton 1lb 14.2oz, 9th Chris Ellis 10oz, 10th Glenn Short 9oz.