Meet the Team

Nick Haward, Event Organiser
Nick, from Southwold in Suffolk, took over the organisation of the event in 1999 having fished the event for many years prior to that.  Nick is a former secretary of the Sea Anglers Match Federation and has represented England in the home international shore championships.  The time and effort Nick (supported by his wife Susan), puts in to organising the event should not be underestimated!
Darren Smith, Results Co-ordinator and Match Committee
Darren, from Worthing in West Sussex, co-ordinates the results for the event (now a hi-tech operation!!) and also manages the event's website.  Darren has fished the event since 1987 and is a regular on the sea match scene in the South of England.
Alan Smith, Match Committee 
Alan, from Worthing in West Sussex, is one of the longest serving attendees of the event and has fished it continuously since its launch in its current format back in the early 1980's. Alan is also a regular participant on the South of England sea match scene. 
Jim Gross, Match Committee
'Big Jim', from St Annes in Lancs, has fished the event since the early 1990's and with his partner Ian (below) is one of the few pairs to have won the event twice.  Jim is a well known big match organiser and big fish catcher!!  A regular match angler in the North West of England.
Ian Hewitt, Match Committee
Ian (a.k.a Buddy Holly), from Blackpool in Lancs, has fished the event with his partner Jim (above) since the early 1990's.  Ian is a regular match angler and is also a former organiser of the National Sea League Finals.  Ian is usually at the centre of the evening entertainment during the event and his dulcet tones are often heard reverberating around Dingle - yippeeayay, yippeeayoh!!  

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