Whitby Angling Festival 2013
Full results and pictures for The Spring Angling festival 2013 (April 6th – April 21st Inc) will be posted here as and when they happen.
Dates For 2013 Whitby Angling Festivals
- Spring – April 6th – April 21st
- Summer – 22nd June – 14th July
- Autumn – 14th – 29th September
Each year the local charter skippers hold a spring, summer and autumn Whitby angling festival. Fishing usually takes place over 14 days (Unless otherwise stated) from boats registered with The Whitby Charter Skippers Association.
In recent years the Whitby Charter Skippers Association have added a 4th event to their calendar. 2008 saw the first ever winter uptiding festival at Whitby. Due to the success of this event the skippers now intend to make it an annual event.
Over The Years
The Whitby angling festival has seen some major catches over the years including a 45 pounds cod taken onboard Rich Wards boat Shytorque. Perhaps none better than this 45 pound cod taken on Rich wards boat Shy torque.
The prizes for the Whitby angling festival continue to grow each year. In 2008 the prize tabled topped twenty thousand pounds in tota.
In the summer angling festival there are individual cash prizes for 1st second and third heaviest fish in the categories of Cod, Ling, Haddock, best specimen and junior angler.
Whitby Angling Festival Sponsors
- 2013 Main Prize Sponsor For Summer Festival – Richard Natrass Fleece Public House.
Whitby Angling Festival Related Reading
- Winter Uptide Angling Festival 2012 Results Are Here
- Information on the Whitby Angling Festival can also be found at www.wcsa.co.uk
Whitby Angling Festival Gallery In Association With Teamac Boat Paint