HCA Humber cruising Association Boat fishing club

The Humber Cod Open

Sunday 18 February 2018   8.15am to 3.30pm

The H.C.A. Fishing Club are proud to present the Humber Cod Open. Sponsored by XXXXXXXXX.TBC Your Name could be here

This information sheet is designed to help you successfully gain entry to fish the match.

Please fill in the supplied sheet with your details and post back with your cheque for the correct amount.

All applications should be sent to the address below.

Mr C. Banks

The Croft, North End Crescent, Tetney, Lincs, DN36 5LZ

Please make all cheques payable to: HCA Sea Angling Club.

Please write your boat name on the back of the cheque.

All application forms and match fees must be received by the 4th February 2018.

Applications after this date will not be considered.

If there are more than six people fishing, please add their names separately. 

Cost per angler is £20. Once processed the entrance fees are not refundable.

The committee reserves the right to refuse any admission.

Secure overnight parking for boats and trailers will be available, with trailed boats parking in the HCA marina prior to the match.

Please note that this year although there will be a safety tractor on standby, responsibility for launching and retrieving will be with the individuals in charge of each boat.

Beach boats must also be aware that due to recent beach refurbishment there is no guarantee that the beach will be available on match dates with possible restrictions. There will be no refunds if the beach is unavailable.

Marina boats from both the HCA and Alexandra dock are eligible to take part.

Boats may be subject to inspection before and after the match.

There will be marshals available at the marinas before the match starts and there will be a control boat out on the day to ensure rules and regulations are adhered to and to help any boats with minor problems.

There will be a total cash payout of at least £2000:

With a minimum prize of £1000 for the heaviest Cod.

There will also be an extensive prize table

Only two cod can be weighed in per angler.

All fish weighed in, will be sold on the Grimsby fish market. All proceeds will be donated to the HCA fishing club’s designated charity. For 2018 the charity is Macmillan Nurses

There will also be collection boxes for any other donated fish, these will also be sold and all proceeds will be donated to the clubs designated charity.

If the match is cancelled due to adverse weather it will be re-arranged for Sunday 04/03/18 with a further reserve date of Sunday 18/03/1

In the event of the match being cancelled on all arranged dates, all entrants will be entered in to a draw, with the original prize fund being fully paid out.

Humber Cod Open

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Humber Cod Open 2018

Boat Information

 

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Beach / HCA / Alexandra    …….………………………………………………………

 

Secure overnight parking for boat & trailer                                      £ yes                          £ no

Minimum Safety Equipment for boats

 

VHF or DSC Radio                                                                    £ Yes                                    

GPS or Chart plotter                                                                   £ Yes                                    

Coastal flare pack (in date)                                                              £Yes                                                                                

Life jackets: 1 per person                                                                 £ Yes                       

Spare anchor and rope                                                                     £ Yes                        

A radar reflector                                                                                 £ Yes

 

NB: All boats fishing must have up to date third party insurance cover, this may be checked on the day.