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Whitby Charter Skippers Angling Festival 2008 Press Release

Discussion in 'Sea Fishing Forum - Shore, Boat & Kayak Fishing' started by Biggest-Cod, Jul 30, 2007.

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  1. Biggest-Cod

    Biggest-Cod New Member

    A first prize of £5000 will go the angler with the biggest fish caught in the summer 2008 festival plus a total of over £10000 cash will be up for grabs plus many tackle prizes a full breakdown of this event will be posted up on here and the wcsa website over the next couple of weeks.



  2. Baramundi Bob

    Baramundi Bob Super Leeds United !!!

    Hi Guys

    This is a press release for WCSA summer festival 2008. Please feel free to utilise or distribute as you see fit. Please use on your own sites and post onto as many other forums as possible. The release can also be viewed at :

    Press Release Whitby Charter Skippers Association

    Kindest Regards Glenn

    Whitby Charter Skippers Association – Press Release

    £12,000 In Cash Prizes For Whitby Summer Angling Festival 2008

    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 WHITBY CHARTER SKIPPERS ASSOCIATION - Whitby Boat fishing trips.

    Whitby Charter Skippers Association Summer Angling Festival 2008

    The Whitby Charter Skippers Association (WCSA) will be holding their annual summer angling festival from 27th June to 17th July 2008. This year they aim to make the event the best ever with cash prizes of £12,000 and further tackle prizes taking the total value of the prize table to near the £20,000 mark. Whitby Charter Skippers Chairman Paul Kilpatrick Says “The WCSA 2008 summer festival is going to be massive. This will probably be the biggest and best angling festival in the UK. There will be up to £20,000 in total prizes with £12,000 cash available for the event winners”
    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. Also, over the whole festival there will be 3 tackle prizes for the heaviest fish in each category of Cod, Ling, Haddock, Any Other Species And Junior Section. 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. The captor of the heaviest fish each day will also receive a Shakespeare Uglystick charter boat rod plus a Penn 330 lever drag reel. There will also be a daily lucky dip with every festival entrant having the possibility of winning a prize donated by The Fleece public house. The main sponsors of the Whitby Angling Festival 2008 are Tel Star Deep Sea Angling Club (£5000 for first place), The Whitby Licensed Vitulers Association (£1000 towards cash prizes), and Arbutts Cafe (£500 towards cash prizes). Tackle sponsors for the festival include: Shakespeare/Penn who will be donating an Ugly stick rod every day of the festival and a Penn Torque 200 Reel for the biggest cod over the whole festival, Ray George from The Beach Side Cafe Bar Whitby who will be donating a Penn Lever Drag Reel for every day of the festival and Whitby Angling Supplies who will be sponsoring the 3 prizes in the Cod, Ling, Haddock, Any Other Species and Junior categories.

    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 WHITBY CHARTER SKIPPERS ASSOCIATION - Whitby Boat fishing trips. for boat details.

    When Will The Event Take Place ? - The festival will run from 27th June 2008 to 17th July 2008 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 WHITBY CHARTER SKIPPERS ASSOCIATION - Whitby Boat fishing trips.

    Attached – Please find attached a picture of the events main sponsors Tel Star Deep Sea Angling Club for use with this press release.

  3. bigcod

    bigcod Rockling

    Yes glen its going to me massive i have been talking to dave barham from boat fishing monthly and the mag is covering the festival plus dave is doing a an artickle on the festival in the comeing months which i will be puttting together in th next few days sponsors for charity auction for the whitby RNLI which will take place during the presentation night are comeing thick and fast hopefully the whole thing is going to be a great success for the angling side and the fund raising for whitby lifeboat.

  4. Baramundi Bob

    Baramundi Bob Super Leeds United !!!

    The festival starts this week. Fingers crossed for the weather and good luck to all who enter :happy: :happy:
  5. Patterdale

    Patterdale New Member

    Sounds absolutely Fantastic.

    Superb prizes on offer to us lucky Anglers.

    we are out on Trot on on Monday 30th weather permitting.

    But I think we will be booking further trips is places available.

    I need to check the website for places on boats

    Good luck to all who enter.

    Cheers Doug
  6. jethro18

    jethro18 New Member

    We were out on Monday on Never can tell-A . A good day with good quality codling up to 8lb but nothing big. Good luck to everyone in the festival though..

  7. fisherman ged

    fisherman ged New Member

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