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The Wessex Specimen Group
The wessex specimen group was formed in November 2003
by Jay Bowditch and Paul Thomas who have spent many years fishing in the wessex
region. It was felt that there was a shortfall in clubs who cater for specimen
anglers and match anglers and so have now introduced a club with there own
specimen award scheme and twelve shore fixtures a year. Although the WSG is
based in Southampton the group welcomes members from the whole Wessex region and
keeps in touch with its members via the web and newsletter sent every other
The WSG has a revised specimen award scheme with its
own sizes for every UK region including the channel islands. Each claim must be
produced with at least one witness of capture and a photograph before a
certificate will be issued and entered into our specimen league. Any claims
above NFSA specimen sizes will automatically entered into that scheme.
Our shore competitions are held on venues from the
westerly fringes of West Sussex through to the steep shelving beaches of
Dorset`s Chesil beach. The wide variety of venues allows a very mixed approach
to members technique. From flounders, eels and mullet in the Solent's estuary's
to whiting, rays and codling on the open beaches makes our league a great
challenge to even the most experienced anglers. Competitions are fished on a six
hour basis and entrance fees are £7 plus £1 optional pool. We permit the use
of one rod and three hooks fishing to NFSA minimum size limits.
You can become a valued member of the WSG for the
annual fee of £10 payable in January or join for a part year at a reduced rate.
Whilst not essential, it is preferred that prospective members are already
attached to the NFSA through individual or personal membership.
Elmore Angling Club
We are an N.F.S.A. affiliated club for people interested in
Sea Angling located in Lee-on-the-Solent, Hampshire. We have a membership of
over 200 and have members from all over the Solent area, including Gosport and
Fareham as well as some members from further afield. We organise matches for
both Beach and Boat fishing and also have a junior section who have their own
matches. We also have our own club house, situated right on the sea-front and a
large boat compound where members can store their boats with a slipway. The club
house is located adjacent to the public car park on Marine Parade East,
Marine Parade East
Tel: 023 9255 2455
Poole Bay Small Boat Angling Club
Poole’s only club dedicated to small boat angling.
We are a small club established to promote safety at sea and small boat
angling. We have in excess of 110 members with 70 boats. Members keep their
boats on trailers, swinging moorings and pontoon berths. Boat sizes range from
small outboard driven dinghies up to a maximum length of 35’. The club aims to
cater for the needs of sea anglers fishing from small boats within Club waters
that extend from St Catherine’s Point in the East to Portland Bill in the
We hold regular club meetings, competitions, social events and an annual open
BYOB competition usually held during November. Club meetings are held on the
first Thursday of every month at the Parkstone Trades and Labour Club Ashley
Road, Parkstone, Poole, Dorset.
Membership of the Club currently costs just £12 per annum
If you feel that this club could be useful to you please contact email@example.com
an information pack will be emailed or visit our website at http://www.pbsbac.co.uk/
We are a friendly sea angling club based on the edge of the
New Forest in Marchwood, Hampshire. At present we have around 25 members. We run
a league for juniors, ladies and of course the gents. Like most clubs we run
monthly competitions, at various locations along the south coast! The main
prizes at the end of the season are for heaviest fish, most species, junior
champion, ladies champion, mens champion, heaviest Cod and most species caught
throughout the season.
If you would like any more information on are club or would like to take part in
one of our monthly competitions, then feel free to contact me :
Tel: 023 80 848156
Bells Of Hythe
and welcome to Bells Of Hythe Shore Angling Club.
We are operating a club to bring anglers together to fish in 12
“pegged-open” style beach fishing
competitions throughout 2008. There is no fee to join the club, no membership
costs and no running fees; it is simply free to be a member of BOHSAC. We do
have a £10 match entry fee with a £1 optional pool for biggest fish and 100%
of the entry fees are paid out on the beach for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
and 5th place.
you do manage to come in the top 5 places you will also get points to match your
place on a formula one style scoring system. The top 5 anglers at the end of the
year will receive prizes from our sponsors Abu Garcia at an end of year prize
is a list of some of the venues that we intend to fish.
you are interested in the club then contact Alan Shergold on the details below.
02380 842065 or 07880 736000.
Gosport and District Angling Club
We are a long established Angling Club (Founded 1949) with our
clubhouse on the shore at Stokes Bay over looking the Solent. We have a Boat
Section which hold 10 competitions, and a Beach Section which holds 18
competitions throughout the year. We also have a Junior Section that meets on a
Tuesday Evening and are currently looking for new members, so if you are
interested pop along to the club on a Tuesday Evening. All other prospective
members are welcome to pop in the club on a Friday Evening for a drink and a
chat you are most welcome.
Website : http://www.gosportdac.org.uk/
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel : 02392 584541
South Coast Rockhoppers S.A.C
The club has been running for the last 12 years. Our current
membership is 15, but we would like to see it up around the 20 mark. Members are
from the Portsmouth/Southampton area and are a friendly bunch with no
primadonnas - well maybe one or two! We have monthly comps, mainly on
Saturday nights with venues picked from anywhere from Pagham in the east to
Chesil in the west. Most of our rules are to NSFA, although we are no longer
affiliated. We use a points system for scoring over NFSA size limits.
Contact : John Sunderland on 07710 903049 or
Stamshaw Lake Angling Club
Established in 1968 our Clubhouse is situated at the end of
Ranelagh Rd, Stamshaw. Facilities include; a tidal mooring area for boats up
to 8 meters, limited compound space for trailered boats with additional space
for boat maintenance and dinghy storage. Monthly Club meetings are held, along
with monthly boat and shore competitions. Recently a growing Carp fishing
section has also been formed with arranged events. The Clubhouse has a fully
licensed bar with social events regularly held, for those who do not fish
Social Membership is available. The Clubhouse is available for hire for
Members of the Angling Trust
For further membership details please contact the
Ranelagh Rd, Stamshaw, PO2 8HA.
Tel: 023 9269 5633
Fountain Lake Angling Club
Whale Island Way
Tel: 023 9265 2446
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