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Anglers gather to honour Hunstanton angler

hUNSTANTON RNLI fishing competition

hUNSTANTON RNLI fishing competition

Sea anglers from far and wide fished the Phil Bird Memorial match on Sunday.

Phil was well known in Hunstanton as a keen fisherman and the trophy, was donated in his memory to the RNLI by his family, to be fished for annually.

The match, fished in a fresh west, north-westerly wind, took place on Old Hunstanton beach and 21 anglers took part. Only a few fish were caught with the winner Dick Smith, from Ely, who landed a 30cm flounder. He was presented with the trophy by Phil’s partner Anita Neil. The winner keeps a smaller replica trophy. The raffle and trophy presentation took place in the crew room at the RNLI boathouse. The picture show Dick Smith being presented with his trophy by Anita.

 

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