Results and prize winners for this City of London competition which has been running for 45 years.
Total catch: 95 fish consisting of 6 species as follows:
THE LADY HOWARD TROPHY was presented to the team which gained the highest number of points in the Adult Competition.
In 3rd place with 90 points was the PLA Angling Team
In 2nd place with 105 points was the Kent Angling Team
In 1st place with 195 points were the Essex County Anglers with a catch consisting of:
THE SCHOOLS TROPHY, which is supported by the PLA, was presented to the School Team with the highest number of points.
In 2nd place with 15 points was Gravesend Grammar School
In 1st place with 20 points was the City of London School for Girls with a catch consisting of:
BEST INDIVIDUAL CATCH BY AN ADULT
The Adult Angler with the highest score was Barry Cowell of Essex County Anglers with 65 points
BEST INDIVIDUAL CATCH BY A MEMBER OF A SCHOOL TEAM
The School Team member with the highest score was a tie between Isabelle Newman of the City of London School for Girls and Sam Hiskett of Gravesend Grammar School with 15 points each.
THE BIODIVERSITY AWARD is donated by the Worshipful Company of Water Conservators for the catch which most demonstrates the continuing healthiness and improvement of the River Thames. The judges chose this year’s winning catch to be that of Graham Bolton of Essex County Anglers (1 Bass, 3 Flounder, and 3 Whiting).
THE FISHMONGERS’ CUP is awarded to the person judged to have caught the largest or best single fish. The best single fish was judged to have been a 45cm Bass caught by Simon Clarke of the PLA Angling Team.