Sunday, June 17, 2007

PAC30 convention programme

The programme for PAC30, the club's 30th anniversary convention, has now been finalised.

This year's top pike fishing event is being held at Stoneleigh, Warks, on Saturday, September 22.

Your MC for the day will be Professor Barrie Rickards, Founding Fellow of the club.
  1. 10.30 Sharp! Opening Address Barrie Rickards

  2. 10.40 to 11.20 ‘One Week In Paradise’ Jason Davis reveals his fantastic catches made in recent years and as reported in his joint book with ET.

  3. 11.20 to 11.30 PAC Committee Update Phil Wakeford talks about the highs and lows of the committee’s first year in office.

  4. 11.30 to 11.45 The Menteith Draw Mark Skinner. Who will the lucky winners be to fish the Lake Of Dreams?

  5. 11.45 to 12. 35 ‘Watto Returns’. John Watson on his exploits over the years in Broadland, catching pike by traditional methods.

  6. 12.35 to 12.55 PAC 2007 Awards Presentations by Mark Barrett

Pike Angler- Bill Palmer

Regional Organiser - Gordon Nesbitt

Angling Development Shield - Peter Green

Colin Dyson Memorial – David Overy (posthumously)

12.55 to 13.30 Lunch Break

  1. 13.30 to 14.30 ‘The Modern Approach to Catching Pike’ – Mick Brown takes up the story started by Watto and brings us right up to date on the modern piking scene..

  2. 14.30 to 15.10 ‘30 Years of the PAC of GB’. Chairman Colin Goodge recalls where the club came from and what it has achieved to date.

  3. 15.10 to 15.50 ‘Water, Water Everywhere!’ Eddie Turner talks about piking fun from boats.

  4. 15.50 to 16.35 ‘Nev’s Panel’. Neville and all of the days speakers take questions from the floor on topical events.

  5. 16.35 to 17.20 Mega Raffle Mike Kelly. Will you be lucky?

  6. 17.20 to 17.30 Closing Remarks from Barrie Rickards