Sea Fishing - Tyne and Wear Sea Fishing Competition
Tyne and Wear County Angling Action Group will be hosting a junior sea fishing competition on Sunday 19 August 2012 on the River Wear.
England Junior and Youth Sea Angling team manager, Chris Clarke, will attend the event to look out for talented under 18 sea anglers from the North East. Entrants must be aged 17 or under on the 31 August 2012, there is a £2 entry fee payable on the day with all proceeds donated to the RNLI. All participants must complete an application form and submit to the organisers before Friday 10 August 2012. Participants must be members of The Angling Trust and membership is free for under 18's.
The event will begin with registration between 12-12.30pm and the competition taking place between 2-6pm followed by a presentation. The event will be fished to match rules with three sections, each section containing a maximum of 15 anglers. There will be a number of prizes available on the day with gift vouchers for anglers finishing in the top three of each section:
1st place - £50
2nd place -£30
3rd place- £20
There will be a number of other spot prizes given out on the day.
Ben Thompson, Angling Trust Officer in the North East said:
"This is a great opportunity for young sea anglers to showcase their talents in view of the England management, we know there are some excellent young anglers in the region and this event gives them the chance to show what the North East has to offer in performance sea angling."
A competition application form and further information is available at the Fishing North East website or for more information about the event please contact Ben Thompson at email@example.com
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