UK’s Sea Angling Classic kicks off in style

The UK’s first Sea Angling Classic competition has kicked off in style with parades, razzmatazz and plenty of trade support.

Key sponsors including Penn, Okuma, Rapala, 13 Fishing, Reuben Heaton, Lowrance, Mercury Marine, Pantaenius, the Angling Trades Association and many more joined the celebrations in Portsmouth on England’s south coast for the start of this inaugural event.

The event, being held over the two days of June 17th and 18th, began on Wednesday, June 15th with an opening ceremony on the steps of Portsmouths’s Guidhall Square followed by parade of flags through the streets of Portsmouth, with bands and hundreds of schoolchildren taking part.

The following evening the recerational and charter boats taking part staged a spectacular boat parade off the coast before the event got underway in earnest the following morning, with fish being caught from the offer.

The event is onging and more updates will follow.

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