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Club Specimen Awards for 2014/15 Season

(see bottom of page for Angling Trust Specimen Awards for 2015)

 

Main Trophies

Trophy Winner Fish Weight Percentage
Club Champion Liam Smith points 61 Points in Comps
Heaviest Bass Paul Fincham Bass 12lb 9oz 79.13%
Heaviest Bream Paul Fincham Bream 3lb 9.5oz 66.6 %
Heaviest Cod Martin Evemy Cod 23lb 8oz 65.05%
Heaviest Conger Bob Smith Conger 61lb WOB 81.33%
Heaviest Dogfish Alan Deeming Spur 14lb 12ozWOB 74.68%
Heaviest Flounder NONE     %
Heaviest Ling Bob Smith Ling 11lb 11.5oz 42.23% 
Specimen Mullet Derek Chapell Thick Lip Mullet 4lb 4.5oz 68.16%
Heaviest Pollack Paul Fincham Pollack  14lb 14.5oz 89.11 %
Heaviest Plaice David Gawn Plaice 2lb 10.5oz 36.64%
Heaviest Pout Mark Tutton Pout 3lb 2oz 78.34 %
Heaviest Ray Joe Filipe Blonde 27lb 8oz WOB 71.31%
Specimen Ray D.Gawn/ B.Cowley Undulate 19lb 4oz WOB 98.25%
Heaviest Smoothound Colin Hicks Starry Smoothound 15lb 8oz WOB 75.68%
Heaviest Tope WOB Bob Cowley Tope 50lb Est 77.52 %
Most Tope over 20lbs Matt Porter    6  
Heaviest Whiting Ross Staplehurst Whiting 3lb 6.5oz 71.71%
Best Specimen in Comps Marcus Gawn Cod/ open 21lb 10 oz 59.86%
Most Sharks Returned NONE      
Heaviest Shark NONE      
Heaviest Fish (not Shark) Bob Smith Conger 61lb WOB 81.33%
Most Unusual Steve Jacobs John Dory 8lb 1oz   104.45%
Best From Shore Oliver Grimaldi Undulate Ray 16lb 5oz 83.25%
Bob Winship Trophy Joe Filipe Spotted ray 5lb 2oz 92.13%
Ladies Champion Debbie Skoludek Conger 37lb WOB 44.33%

Pairs in Comps

Joint winners

Liam / Gary Smith     96
Top Skipper in Comps Liam Smith      
Specimen Sweep & Shield Steve Jacobs John Dory 8lb 1oz 104.45%
Junior Oliver Grimaldi Skate 16lb 5oz 83.25 % 
Junior Oliver Grimaldi Cod 17lb 4oz 47.75 %
Junior Oliver Grimaldi Best Effort    %

Bob Winship Trophy = best specimen not winning any other trophy.

Competition winners

Cod open 30th Nov 14 Pete Bennett 33lb 11.5oz
Smoothound 10th May Liam Smith 18 fish
Bream 24th May Marcus Gawn 7 lbs 3.5ozs
Eddie Salsbury 7th June Phil Mason 40 points
Bass 28th June Martin Dye 13 lbs 2 ozs
Conger August 9th Matt Porter 12 fish
Skate/Ray 6th September Liam Smith 52 points
Points 20th September Dave Gawn 38 points
 
 
Fish of the Month Weighed Ashore
Month Name Fish Weight Percentage
November Mark Tutton Pout 3lb 2oz 78.74%
December Ross Staplehurst Whiting 3lb 6.5oz 71.71%
January Daryl Langdon Whiting 2lb 9oz 53.94%
February No Submission
March No Submission
April Paul Fincham Bream 3lb 9.5oz 66.8%
May Steve Jacobs John Dory 8lb 1oz 104.45%
June Paul Fincham Pollack 14lbs 14.5oz 89.16%
July Bob Smith Bass 10lb 8oz 66.14%
August Brian Roberts Bass 10lb 3.5oz 64.37% 
September Cyril Gregory Pout 2lb 5.5oz 58.27%
October Paul Fincham Bass 12lb 9oz 79.13%

Fish of the Month. Catch, Weigh on Board & Release (See Note 1)

Month Name Fish Weight Percentage
November David Gawn Undulate Ray 19lb4oz 98.25%
December Joe Filipe Spotted Ray 5lb 2oz 92.13%
January No Submission
February No Submission
March No Submission
April Bob Cowley Undulate Ray 15lb12oz 80.38%
May Bob Cowley Undulate Ray 19lb4oz 98.25%
June Bob Smith Conger 61lb 81.33%
July Ross Staplehurst Blonde Ray 27lb 4oz 70.66%
August Joe Filipe Blonde Ray 27lb 8oz 71.31%
September Bob Cowley Bull Huss 10lb 12oz 66.47%
October Ross Staplehurst Bass 11lb 4oz 70.87%
 
Fish of the Month Shore
Month Name Fish Weight Percentage
November No Submission
December No Submission
January Oliver Grimaldi Undulate Ray 16lb 5oz 83.25%
February No Submission
March Oliver Grimaldi Plaice 2lb 8oz 34.48%
April No Submission
May Paul Fincham Smooth hound 15lb 7oz 81.92%
June Alan Deeming Thick Lip Mullet 3lb 9oz 56.72%
July Derek Chappell Thick Lip Mullet 3lb 10.5oz 58.21%
August Derek Chappell Thick Lip Mullet 4lb 4.5oz 68.16%
September No Submission 
October No Submission

 

Regrettably club champion Liam Smith was unable to attend the presentation evening so we do not have a photo of him receiving his trophy.

Below is Steve Jacobs (left of photo)  receiving his trophy & sweep money from club president, Bob Cowley, for the overall best specimen caught by a member during the season being a new club record John Dory

 

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Below = Angling Trust Specimen Awards for 2015

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