Peters top angler for 2016/17

The Port Lincoln Anglers Club recently held its annual presentation and seafood night after a successful 2016/2017 season.

About 60 members, family and sponsors enjoyed a night of fishing tales, a quiz and great food.

The club thanked sponsors and in difficult economic times appreciates it is difficult to assist everyone.

The anglers club holds 11 outings a year where skills are tested, with six of a species competition rules to help preserve fish numbers.

The club also holds two dry land casting events and three light line events.

2016/2017 winners

All Round Champion/Champion of Champions: John Peters

Mens Champion: John Peters; runner-up: Nathan Paterson

Veteran Champion: Wayne Bockman; runner-up: Leon Paterson

Ladies Champion: Annette Brasington; runner-up: Heather Hampel

Junior Champion: Riley Peters; runner-up: Archer Appleton

The other trophies went to Wayne Bockman (Pat Prow Memorial), Allan Stagg (dry land casting), Riley Peters (Veolia Sport Fishing); John Peters (Salmon Trophy), Wayne Bockman (Peter Kittle Toyota Whiting Trophy), Nathan Paterson (most improved), Riley Peters (junior most improved) and Michael Brown (Unscheduled Species Trophy).

EP Fire and Safety T-shirt winners were Wayne Bockman, Damien Paterson, Riley Peters, Vicki Brown and Annette Brasington.

The 2017/2018 season has now started and anyone wishing to find out more can contact Heather Hampel on 8684 5085.