Hoyle takes top spot at shore anglers’ match

Steve Hoyle shows off his catch.
Steve Hoyle shows off his catch.

Bridlington Shore Anglers Club held their first summer Heaviest Fish Match, which was held on an excellent day, when the weather could not have been any better.

Anglers came from all over the region, including Halifax, Grimsby, Easington, Gainsborough, Scarborough and Filey.

Winner Steve Hoyle with organiser Angie Skelton.

Winner Steve Hoyle with organiser Angie Skelton.

Steve Hoyle took the top spot overall, with Mally Skelton the best of the Bridlington contingent.


1st: Steve Hoyle 3-14-8

2nd: John Robson 3-10-6

3rd: Dominic Baker 3-5-6

4th: Bob Speeding 3-3-8

5th: Paul Medd 3-3-4

6th: Mally Skelton 2-10-4

7th: Sean Crowe 2-10-0

8th: Alan Richardson 2-5-2

9th: Dave Medd 2-5-0

10th: Adrian Colling 2-1-4

11th: Andy Crowe 2-0-6

12th: Ben Cawthorne 1-11-2

13th: Jon Richardson 1-3-2

Heaviest Bag: Steve Hoyle 10-10-2

Heaviest Fish by a Junior: Oregon Rome 3-13-0

Heaviest Fish by an over 60s: Mally Skelton 2-10-4

Heaviest Fish by a Bridlington Shore Anglers Club member: Mally Skelton 2-10-4

Bridlington Shore Anglers thanked all the match sponsors and Bridlington Rugby Club, which was the venue for the weigh-in, presentation and buffet.

Sponsors were: Hudson Contract Services, Lloyd Dowson, West BS, Morrisons, MKM Building Supplies, O2 Bridlington, Wold Top Brewery, B&Q, S Crosier Butchers, Quest, Chappelow Transport, Bill Costin (Scarborough) GMB, the Lord Feoffees, Turnstone Baits and Tackle, Filey Brigg Angling Society Ltd, The Martonian Inn, Flamborough Victoria Club and Hook, Line and Sinker (Whitby).