World Shore Angling Championships 2018

The World Shore Angling Championships is coming to Rhos OnSea and Colwyn Bay, on the 20th October.  Heres the info from their Facebook…

We are extremely proud to announce the World Shore Angling Championships will be coming to Conwy County this October

The World Shore Angling Championships is an annual event hosted by nations associated with FIPS-Mer – the World Governing Body for competitive sea angling. It governs 15 different World Championships annually across shore, boat and big game angling specialities.

Predominantly, teams of seven made up of five Anglers, one Reserve Angler, and one Team Captain are selected by their host nation to represent that country and compete as part of the World Championships. They fish from the shoreline, over five competition days, on a catch and release basis.

Traditionally teams travel to the host nation around a week before the competition is due to begin to get to know the area and recce the fishing spots.

Other than the sporting element, the event includes an Official Opening Ceremony welcoming the nations to the host country with a Press Conference; a Team Captain’s Meeting where a peg draw selects fishing spots for the competition and an Official Closing Ceremony where winners are awarded medals followed by dinner.

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