This year's Junior v Parents match which includes the Junior Shore Match Trophy was fished alongside the club's Xmas Fayre match. Due to an unfavourable weather forecast it was decided to fish from the black hut on East pier to the inner harbour. Though it was windy and cold there was no rain but the water was very coloured. Six adults and four juniors fished the match, all but two managed to catch fish. Luckily Paul Lynham managed to catch a fish with just a few minutes to go though not enough to win the match he managed to avoid the draw for the wooden spoon.

The trophy winner was Steve Fowles who managed to catch four sizable fish, Last years winner managed to take second place and take the Junior Shore Match Trophy for the second year running.

Species caught; bass, pout, rockling & conger eel.

The top three were;

1st. Steve Fowles (senior) 525g sizable weight 579g total weight.

2nd. Eden Lynham (junior) 216g sizable weight 216g total weight

3rd . Aaron Chambers (junior) 136g sizable weight 208g total weight.

Wooden Spoon: Caolan Ayers.


The winner Steve Fowles (right) receiving the trophy from club chairman Rod Barr

Caolan collecting the wooden spoon.