Whitby anglers sought for annual open

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WHITBY’S anglers are being invited to compete in the Redcar Navy and Gentleman’s SAC 14th Annual Open, with a top prize of £500 up for grabs.

The heaviest single fish match, which takes place on Sunday 30 October from 10am to 2.30pm, will be fished from between South Gare to Whitby East Pier including the river up to the swing bridge.

Entry costs are £8 seniors with optional £2 superpool for the heaviest bag, while junior entry is £2.50.

Registration on the day runs from 8.30-9am at Redcar Angling Centre in Redcar’s High Street or in advance from local tackle shops.

As well as the jackpot, there is a second prize of £200 and a third prize of £100, a ladies’ prize and a tackle voucher for the best junior.

The weigh-in is from 3.15-3.45 pm at the Priory Club with the presentation commencing at around 4pm at the same place.

For more information, call Tony Barker on (01642) 503049 or 07727 754746.