2017 CRESTA & GAMAKATSU sponsored UK Angling
Championship winner Pemb Writing is congratulated on his win by series
organiser Nigel Harrhy.
Pemb scored a perfect 4 straight section wins
to win the event convincingly from some of the countrys top anglers.
Closest challengers Pete Bailey & Nick Speed crashed with 4th & 5th in
sections when they had to win to challenge Pemb who already hadn't dropped a
point all year.
See the Results page for full leaderboard.
Nigel Harrhy said "Massive congratulations to
Pemb, he has figured in the top 10 consistently over the last 5 or so years
with a previous best 3rd overall, and I couldn't have wished it on a nicer
guy and top angler such as Pemb.
I would like to thank all of the guys who
have fished the championship over the last 8 years that I have been running
it, and as this is my last match in charge, I would like to wish the new organisers Pete Bailey
and Andy Kinder all the best for 2018.
Anyone wishing to take part next year, please
keep an eye on the website and Facebook page for an announcement of how to
The main rounds are covered by BT sports and the programs
will be aired across the BT sport network throughout the summer with back up
coverage on YouTube.
tournament is the longest running and most historic match series in the country
having kicked off in 1984. Previous winners are the likes of Stan Piecha, Dick
Clegg, Alan Scothorne and Tommy Pickering plus modern day hotshots Grant Albutt,
Andy Power and of course last years winner Jon Arthur.
However, it’s not just the big names that end up at the top of the pile. Over
the years a succession of “unknowns” have made history by lifting the title
making it a truly magnificent series for both amateur and professional alike.