Over 50s Beach Fishing Competitions , inc 2018 Dates
- weekday beach fishing competitions in Pevensey Bay, especially for the old 'gits' (Glyn and Kev both qualify)
The Over 50's Competitions are co-ordinated from Anglers Den. Over 50's competitions usually take place on a weekday, over lunchtime.
For 2018 Competition Dates - See Below.
Latest 2018 Match Results - Scroll Down.
Final match results/positions for the 2017 season - scroll right down.
No 'membership' required (qualification is by virtue of age!), just turn up.
Matches are usually Pevensey Bay/Normans Bay - ring or call into shop on morning of comp to confirm location. Book in at shop (about one and a half hours before the comp), or on the beach where anglers congregate about an hour before the comp.
Entry £10 per match/100% payout. contact Anglers Den for further info.
Latest 2018 Match Results
The NINTH Comp of the Over 50s 2018 Season was fished at White Horses in Pevensey Bay, on Tuesday 1st May between 11am - 3pm with 19 anglers fishing
OVER 50s BEACH FISHING COMPETITIONS take place in Pevensey Bay on weekdays, over lunchtime and are co-ordinated from Anglers Den.
Qualification to enter is by virtue of age, no membership is required - just turn up
1st - John Ryder - 3lb 13½oz - 15 Points
2nd - Tony McDonald - 1lb 10oz - 14 Points
3rd - Ian Hopper - 1lb 8oz - 13 Points
4th - Gerald Sargeant - 13½oz - 12 Points
4th - Tony Bush - 13½oz - 12 Points
6th - Paul Parsons - 13oz - 10 Points
7th - Gary Banfield - 10¼oz - 9 Points
8th - Sam Samson - 9½oz - 8 Points
9th - Vernon Vivien - 9oz - 7 Points
10th - Gary Hazelgrove - 8oz - 6 Points
11th - Tony Fitch - 5oz - 5 Points
Heaviest Round Fish - John Ryder - 3lb 4½oz bass
Heaviest Flat Fish - Ian Hopper - 10½oz plaice
Points are awarded at each Over 50s Match (15 points winner, decreasing down to 1 point), and accumulate throughout the season.
TOP TEN POSITIONS (after 9 matches):
Vernon Vivien - 74 Points
Ian Hopper - 73 Points
Gary Hazelgrove - 65 Points
Tony McDonald - 64 Points
Tony Kirrage - 60 Points
Mike Perfect - 56 Points
Keith Erridge - 54 Points
Gerald Sargeant - 50 Points
Sam Samson - 49 Points
Alan Smith - 49 Points
There will be a break in Comps over the summer months.
The next Over 50s Beach Comp will then be held on Thurs 27th September 11am - 3pm. More details at https://goo.gl/XP4sY9
*Fred Wassell - You currently have 19 Points Fred :)
Final Match Results/Positions for the 2017 Season
The FINAL Over 50s Beach Fishing Competition of the 2017 Season was held at White Horses on Thursday 21st December between 11am-3pm with a 30 anglers fishing.
OVER 50s Beach Fishing Comps take place on weekdays, over lunchtime and are co-ordinated from Anglers Den. Qualification to enter is by virtue of age, no membership is required - just turn up!
1st - Colin Crosby - 8lb 3oz - 15 Points
2nd - Mick Webb - 7lb 9½oz - 14 Points
3rd - Ian Hopper - 6lb 8oz - 13 Points
4th - Ralph Crosby - 6lb 4oz - 12 Points
5th - Mark Rogers - 6lb - 11 Points
6th - Vernon Vivien -5lb 9oz - 10 Points
7th - Tony KIrrage - 5lb 1oz - 9 Points
8th - Kerry Saint - 5lb - 8 Points
9th - Julien French - 4lb 15oz - 7 Points
10th - Mike Perfect - 3lb 15oz - 6 Points
11th - Gerald Sargeant - 3lb 14oz - 5 Points
12th - Les Glazzard - 3lb 10oz - 4 Points
13th - Dave Rudland - 3lb 8oz - 3 Points
14th - Colin Sargeant - 3lb 5oz - 2 Points
15th - John Ryder - 3lb 4½oz - 1 Point
16th - Paul Parsons - 3lb 2oz
17th - Sam Sampson - 3lb
18th - Geoff Rooney - 2lb 15oz
19th - Gary Banfield - 1lb 14oz
20th - Malcolm Payne - 1lb 12oz
21st - Colin Essary - 1lb 1oz
Heaviest Round Fish - Colin Crosby - 14½oz whiting
Heaviest Flat Fish - Sam Sampson - 6oz flounder
TOP TEN POSITIONS (after 15 matches):
Ian Hopper - 147 Points
Gary Banfield - 111 Points
Dave Rudland - 107 Points
Sam Sampson - 92 Points
Keith Erridge - 86 Points
Gerald Sargeant - 85 Points
Mike Perfect - 85 Points
Tony Bush - 78 Points
Vernon Vivien - 74 Points
Tony Kirrage - 71 Points
The Winner of the Over 50s Beach Competitions for the 2017 Season is Ian Hopper - Well Done Ian!!
The First Over 50s Beach Comp of the 2018 Season will take place on Tuesday 4th January 10.30am - 2.30 pm.
**Fred Wassell - You finished in 11th Place, well done Fred! **