Ahoy there BCC Members. Going fishing? Then text me those pictures via
FACEBOOK to the BRITISH CONGER CLUB or by email to
messenger to send pictures to the BCC. Please remember we will only post
pictures of fish returned to the sea.
BCC PRESIDENT MIKE MILLMAN
Our long time BCC President Mike Millman has decided not to seek re-election at
the 2018 AGM. As a long term Life Member will still retain his Membership of the
We are now seeking someone to replace Mike and become the new BCC President. If
you know of someone you like to see in this position please contact our
Secretary Nigel McLoughlin with your suggestion.
the weather is limiting everyone ability to go to sea.
Not sure why it's so windy everywhere, but it's not just in the UK. Here in
Florida it has blown for weeks. In my garden we have even had a few Palm Trees
blown down, so that's how strong the wind is. It's been almost gale force every
BCC MEMBER PAUL MARIS
There is nothing worse than having to report that a BCC Member has suffered a
Long time BCC Life Member Paul Maris suffered a stroke whilst flying home from a
Fishing Tournament in Mauritius. Paul is now recovering in a hospital near
Barcelona, until he is fit enough to fly.
We all wish Paul
a speedy recovery.
As you all know Paul is the BCC Fish Recorder, so any data that he has on file
may take a little longer to report at the moment. At the moment I am unable to
Report who won the BCC Shore Championships.
CONGER DATA TABLE
Our Conger Data Table is gradually being uploaded
thanks to the dedication of a few people. Id is difficult to comprehend given
that most anglers now conform to CATCH & RELEASE that we have not had more
So if you want to know the
weight of that Conger Eel based on length alone our table when completed will be
able to give you that Estimated Weight.
However that idea seems a long way off given the lack of entries.
I have to thank Charter Skipper Kevin McKie of "SIZE MATTERS" for supporting our
entries and BCC Secretary Nigel McLoughlin. .
SHORE CONGER CHAMPIONSHIP
The BCC Shore Championships are now
completed. I have yet to be informed of a winner.