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Club festival 2012.

Posted by lavy on August 6, 2012 at 4:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Results for the Hastings & St leonards Angling Association Boat Club Festival are as follows.

Fished on sunday 5th August 2012.

4 boats (9 members fshed)

Smith Crisp Coronation Cup (Best Specimen)

1st Bill Ellis, Ballan Wrasse 2lb 12.6 oz 139.06%

2nd Charlie, Wells Plaice 2lb 6.25 oz 106.25%

The Barry Funnel Cup ( Greatest number of specimen fish)

1st Bill Ellis, 2 specimens Plaice / Ballan Wrasse

2nd Charlie Wells, Plaice on %

The Dan...

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2012 boat festival.

Posted by lavy on July 18, 2012 at 3:10 PM Comments comments (1)

Hastings & St Leonards 110th International Sea Angling Boat Festival.

At long last after four postponements the boats were finally able to get out last Sunday to complete this years Festival sponsored by Sussex Plumbing Supplies. In the morning the wind was light and off the land the sea was calm with a gentle swell in the afternoon it though backed to the WSW and picked up making for an uncomfortable last few hours. The late low tide meant wind against tide for most of the match wh...

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Posted by lavy on November 28, 2011 at 5:55 AM Comments comments (0)


Hastings & St Leonards AA Autumn Boat Match


The autumn boat competition was finally fished on Sunday after several postponements due to the weather. It was well supported on a fine day for late November with 10 boats containing 28 anglers taking part. This competition is for cod and whiting and is commodore fished with all boats being within a mile of a bouy put down by the commodore. This year it was inshore off the cliff coastguard station. This shallow a...

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Posted by lavy on November 14, 2011 at 4:30 PM Comments comments (0)

South Coast Beach Championship held Sunday 13th November

This year’s competition was well supported with some 95 anglers taking part. Conditions were difficult though with a stiff easterly breeze and very bright sunshine which when out of the wind was pleasantly warm. Despite a fair chop on the sea the easterly wind direction did not give the sea any great colour and with the bright sun the whiting were very shy, with the usual good bags at this time of year not occurring. Flounde...

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Prize giving.

Posted by lavy on April 5, 2011 at 12:20 PM Comments comments (0)

The Hastings and St Leonards Sea Angling Association held their annual presentation last Saturday at the clubhouse. Like last year this last year was difficult weather wise particularly during the summer with little boat action often for weeks at time. The quality of fish often made up for lack of opportunity with four new club records set. Notable was the lack of specimen bass or sole caught.


For the most points gained by percentage of Cl...

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Club record beach caught Smoothound.

Posted by lavy on June 12, 2010 at 5:28 AM Comments comments (1)

Well done Colin Crosby who has broken the club record for a beach caught Smoothound of 9lb 9oz 02.


Wednesday evening boat comps.

Posted by lavy on June 10, 2010 at 6:56 AM Comments comments (0)

The wednesday evening boat competitions have now been restarted. Held once a fortnight fishing from 6pm to 9pm.


Club record common Smoothound.

Posted by lavy on June 1, 2010 at 6:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Bill Ellis is at it again, this time with a new club record Common Smoothound of 19lb 11oz 05

Well done Bill. (I suppose he could at least try and look happy).


Club record starry smoothound.

Posted by lavy on May 24, 2010 at 7:27 AM Comments comments (2)

Well Well done Steve Clarke who has broken the club record for a Starry Smoothound with a fantastic fish of 17lb 8oz 03.


Club record Pollack

Posted by lavy on February 17, 2010 at 3:12 PM Comments comments (8)

Congratulations to Bill Ellis who has broken the club record Pollack with a fish of 17lb 13.2 oz caught on 17/02/2010.