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Barbel Society Chronology Part 14 – 2008



President; Fred Crouch

Vice President; Peter Wheat

Chairman; Steve Pope

Vice Chairman; Mark Fox

Secretary; Steve Richardson, Mike Osborne

Treasurer; Will Golightly

Membership; Mike Berridge

R and C; Pete Reading, (Steve Richardson)

Regional Co-ordinator; Dave and Marilyn Brown

Fisheries; Mike Osborne, Ron Lander, (Warren Haywood)

Communications; Fred Bonney

BF Editor; Fred Bonney

Newsletter Editor; Dammian Kimmins, Fred Bonney, Rob Hilton

Juniors; Will Golightly

Commercial/Advertising; John Smith

Marketing; Mark Fox

Merchandise and Shows; Mark Fox

Website; Simon Asbury (Mike Berridge)

Conference Organiser; Mark Fox

Executive Officer: Don Caliendo


Berks – Graham Elliott – Speakers included Graham Elliott, Steve Pope, Pete Reading, Guy Robb

Cheshire – Gav Johnson – Speakers included Ade Kiddell

Cambs – Mike Bachini and Harry Green – Regular meetings.

Midlands – Carl Salter – Wye Fish in.

North West London – Dave Russell – Speakers included Pete Reading

Yorkshire –  Warren Heywood – Speakers included Ade Kiddell, Pete Reading


Bransford, River Teme

Bransford Court, River Teme

Beauchamp Court, River Severn.

Topcliffe, River Swale

Sutton, River Trent

Downton, Hants Avon.

Haversham, Gt Ouse.


Thirteenth Conference, renamed The Barbel Show at Hinckley May th;   Pete Reading, Mark Lloyd, Phil Smith, Will Golightly, Ade Kiddell, Stu Morgan, Guy Robb and Lee Swords

Go Fishing 2008






Barbel Fisher 25 was issued in the spring.

Barbel Fisher 26 was issued in the autumn.


Number 44 was issued in the winter. Twenty eight A5 pages in colour

Number 45 was issued in the spring. Twenty four A5 pages in colour

Number 46 was issued in the autumn. Twenty eight A5 pages in colour


Rand C auction number three raised £7540

R and C

EA / BS joint statement issued re Stillwater barbel.

Financial aid to River Aire restocking.


Fishing days on Trent, Kennet, Severn.


Fishins on Trent and Severn, Avon and Stour.

Avon Charity Match


Gordon Scott Award to Dave and Marilyn Brown


Join a Friend membership initiative.


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