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Whitby Angling Festival Press Release

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  1. Baramundi Bob

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    For Immediate Release

    Contact Details : Whitby Charter Skippers Association Chairman – Paul Kilpatrick, Telephone 01947 811329, Mobile 0774870569, Email paul.kilpatrick@virgin.net. More Information at http://www.whitbyseaanglers.co.uk

    £15,000 Worth Of Prizes For The Whitby Summer Angling Festival 2011

    The Whitby Charter Skippers Association (WCSA) – http://www.whitbyseaanglers.co.uk summer boat angling festival at Whitby starts on the 18th June 2011. Once again there are some magnificent prizes on offer including a staggering £5000 for the heaviest single fish over the whole festival. With an overall prize table in excess of £15000 (£12,000 cash and over £3,000 of tackle prizes), boat spaces are going fast.

    The Lucky angler who lands the heaviest single fish over the whole event will receive £5,000 in cash. Other prizes are as follows : £2000 For the second heaviest fish, £1000 for the third heaviest fish, £500 for fourth heaviest fish and £500 for the heaviest single cod.

    On a daily basis there will be £100 up for grabs with £50 for the heaviest fish, £30 for the second heaviest and £20 for the third heaviest fish.

    Talking recently about the festival, WCSA spokesman Paul Kilpatrick said “This year’s summer event looks like being the biggest in the UK in terms of prizes and numbers of competitors. Also the fishing has been exceptional so far this year with good numbers of all fish species now showing. The cod fishing has been awesome and the anglers competing in this years festival should be looking forward to some of the best sea angling available anywhere in the UK”

    Where Will The Event Take Place ? - The event will take place each day (weather permitting) from the harbour at Whitby with boats sailing from both east and west sides of the river, please see our website at http://www.whitbyseaanglers.co.uk for boat details.

    When Will The Event Take Place ? - The festival will run from 18th June 2011 to 10th July 2011 with daily sailing times from 7am (weather permitting). Anglers must fish from a WCSA registered boat and be back through the swing bridge by 5pm each day. The weighing of fish will take place in the Fleece car park on Church street from 4.30pm to 5.30pm.

    More Details ? - More details including how to book for the event, ticket prices and festival rules can be found on the WCSA website at http://www.whitbyseaanglers.co.uk

    Attached – Please find attached a pictures of Whitby boat anglers for use with this press release.

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