RNLI event another great success

PUBLISHED: 10:01 21 May 2009 | UPDATED: 11:00 10 June 2010

THIS year's Exmouth Sea Angling Association's RNLI shield competition was well-attended, with 29 members signed-in too fish either Jacob's Ladder, Sidmouth or Ladram Bay.

THIS year's Exmouth Sea Angling Association's RNLI shield competition was well-attended, with 29 members signed-in too fish either Jacob's Ladder, Sidmouth or Ladram Bay. All monies raised on the night go towards the RNLI, including all profits from the raffle. Andy Dunn, who weighed-in two dogfish from Ladram, took first place and the RNLI shield, and chose a ABU 6500 multiplier reel from the winners table, kindly donated by club Secretary Si Boeree.Shane Milliner had a mixed bag of dogfish, pouting and a silver eel, again from Ladram Bay, to take second place and a 10ft Ron Thompson travel spin rod, kindly donated by Rob & Teresa at Exmouth Tackle and Sport. Andy Luxton and Andy Browning took third and fourth place from Jacob's Ladder.Luxton chose an Imax waterproof smock, kindly donated by Exeter Angling Centre, while Browning opted for the City Plumbing voucher, kindly donated by City Plumbing on Marsh Barton.The magnificent sum of £237.50 was handed over to the RNLI as a result of the event and the ESAA organisers wish to thank everybody who donated raffle prizes and, indeed, the members who could not attend and yet still paid their signing to help the cause.


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