Whitby Sea Anglers Forums Winter Uptiding Festival Its that time again coming up not long now to winter uptiding festival and once again there is top prize of £1000 to the lucky angler who catches the biggist cod in the two week competition plus but this year we are having a top 10 so there is top 10 in major prizes for the heaviest cod this year caught in the 2 week competition plus the best any other species prize and the best juniour prize and of course the daily prize 1st 2nd 3rd heaviest cod each day plus the heaviest bag each day so some cracking prizes on offer . Uptiding is fantastic sport catching quality fish in shallow water and with great cash prizes on offer its all to play there is 2 new main sponsor this year John Vero who owns Waggs proffesional dog care john and his son jack have come to love fishing at whitby and have reconized whitby as having some excellent cod fishing we say a big thankyou to john for coming onboard this year also another new main sponsor i would also like to say a big thankyou to is Selyhill Scrap Metal its fantastic to have these two new sponsors onboard also a massive thankyou from all the skippers involved to all our wonder sponsors with all the extra sponsorship which totals over £3000 the total prize money now on offer is a whopping £4000 also we have 2 new boats taking part in the Whitby Sea Anglers Forum competition Trot On and Sea Urchin. Remember if you like shore fishing i am 100% sure you will love uptiding similar rigs etc just like fishing off the shore but on a boat a great feeling pulling those cod in the shallow water if you havent tryed it give it whirl you will get a nice surprize its great fun and again if its as good as last winter a nice few cod to take home plus the chance of some good prize money as well and if you are very lucky a £1000 richer at the end of the fornight. Competition Starts Sat 1st November and finishes Sun 16th November. GREAT PRIZES ON OFFER Prizes for 2014 Uptiding Festival First Prize - £1000 For Heaviest Single Cod Over The 2 Week Festival 2nd Heaviest Cod £200 3rd Heaviest Cod £150 4th Heaviest Cod £100 5th Heaviest Cod £75 6th Heaviest Cod £50 7th Heaviest Cod £50 8th Heaviest Cod £50 9th Heaviest Cod £50 10th Heaviest Cod £50 Heaviest bag of Cod Overall in the Competition £100 Heaviest any other species in the Competition £100 Daily Prizes Heaviest cod £50 Daily Prize 2nd Heaviest Cod £30 Daily Prize 3rd Heaviest Cod £20 Daily Prize for heaviest bag Of Cod £25 Festival Sponsors John Vero (Waggs) Middle Earth Tavern Public House Frank Cope - Fr Engineering Projects Ltd, Derby UK - Phone 01332 870160 - Mobile 07980 010872 H+E Electrical Services G+R Elecrical Services Sellyhill Scrap Metal Tel 07511242741 Whitby Angling Supplies is giving a special prize for the best junior in the competition with the biggest fish Whitby Uptiding Festival Boats Sea - Otter 2 - Paul Kilpatrick - Tel 07748705695 Mistress - Rich Cope - Tel 07977436903 Trot On - Paul Eddon - Tel 07766995847 Sea Urchin - Pete Rose - Tel 07814469423 Remember last years uptiding festival produced some fantastic cod fishing and all the signs are there for this years festival to be just as good if not better. So don't delay get your place booked asap. Also this year : hot soup and a roll will be laid on at the weigh-in at the Middle Earth Tavern On Church Street. Further Reading 2013 Uptiding Festival Results 2012 Uptiding Festival Results All Topics About Uptiding Whitby Angling Festival Good luck to all who enter, Thanks - Paul Kilpatrick.