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Rhyl RNLI volunteers catch a cheque from fishing competition.

Lifeboats News Release

The North Wales and Wirral fishing group held a fishing competition on beaches to the West of Rhyl and up to Towyn. Prizes were awarded in various categories, and the proceeds from the entry fees were donated to Rhyl RNLI on Tuesday 25th June.

Duty Coxswain Andrew Wilde to left of Luw with other crew members

RNLI/Callum Robinson

Luw Jones of North Wales and Wirral fishing club presents cheque after beach competition.
Luw Jones from the association presented a cheque for £271.00 to duty Coxswain Andy Wilde.

Luw says '

Well the weather was ideal today everyone’s got a bit of sun and a great turn out with around 23 anglers entering the comp !!!
Fair few anglers caught today with a few species making a show from weavers to mackerel.
1st place was Norman Bouch with a 38 C.M. flounder.
2nd place was Gwion Roberts with a 36 C.M. bass.
3rd place was John Harrison with a 34 C.M. bass.

Some very happy raffle winners with some cracking prizes!
I can’t thank everyone who fished the comp and donated raffle prizes enough, it’s going to a great cause which is Rhyl Lifeboat, who are always there whenever there needed they do a great job !!!
Thanks to Rigs 'n Rods Pensarn Bait & Tackle: Springview Fisheries: New Vass Waders & Rainwear: The Fish Locker: Sakuma Fishing: Cox & Rawle: Harry's Tackle & Bait: Richard Quinlan: Norman Bouch; Beryl Worthing of Nautical frames; Danny Truelove at Moonglow attractors: Sea Angler: and anyone I’ve forgotten for donating some cracking raffle prizes if it wasn’t for them we wouldn’t be able to raise as much money

They're all cracking businesses and people thanks again !!!

WE HAVE MANAGED TO RAISE A TOTAL OF £271 FOR THE LIFEBOAT WHICH I'M SURE WILL GO TO SOME GOOD USE !!!'

The crew picture courtesy Callum Robinson RNLI, and the fish pictures courtesy of the competition organisers.

Andy Wilde, Duty RNLI volunteer coxswain says ' The crew at Rhyl are very grateful to the organisers of the competition, and we hope everyone had a good day's fishing'



fishermen on Towyn and Kinmel Bay beaches.

Luw Jones, North Wales and Wirral fishing club.

Fishing competition in aid of Rhyl RNLI 22/6/19
Kinmel Bay beach

Luw Jones, North Wales and Wirral fishing club.

Entrants on RNLI Fishing competition
Kinmel Bay beach

Luw Jones, North Wales and Wirral fishing club.

winning fish caught in fishing competition
Kinmel Bay beach

Luw Jones, North Wales and Wirral fishing club.

winning fish in RNLI fishing competition
Kinmel Bay beach

Luw Jones, North Wales and Wirral fishing club.

winning fish in RNLI fishing competition

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