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Barbel Society Chronology Part 21- 2015



President; Peter Wheat
Vice President; Dave Steuart
Hon Vice Presidents; John Found, Phil Buckingham, Dave Mason
Chairman; Steve Pope
Secretary; Pete Reading
Treasurer; Martin Howell,
Assistant Secretary; Gerry Higham
Membership; Dave and Marilyn Brown
R and C; Pete Reading
Regional Co-ordinator; Bobby Baker
Fisheries; Nick Jeffs
PR and Marketing; Howard Cooke
BF Editor; Rob Hilton
Newsletter Editor; James Van Gowler, Dan Whitelock
Merchandise; Rob Hilton
Website co-ordinator; Simon Asbury
Executive Officer; Phil Buckingham;
Records Officer; Dave Mason


Berks – Paul Rogers – Speakers included Graham Elliott and Paul Monaghan
Lancs – Jerry Gleeson – Speakers included Lee Swords and Gary Knowles.
Midshires – Bobby Baker – Speakers included Pete Reading and Rob Swindells
Wark’s – Chris Mutton – Speakers included Phil Smith
West Midlands – – Speakers included Terry Theobald and Rob Swindells
Oxford – Roger Rance – Speakers included Simon Pomeroy


Bransford Court, River Teme
Sutton, River Trent
Pixham, River Severn.
Kings weir, River Lea – river section by arrangement with Kings Weir Fishery


Twentieth Conference at Chesworth Grange, Kenilworth June 7th; Steve Pope, Howard Cooke, Rob Swindells, John Baker, Des Taylor,Dave Harrell






Barbel Fisher 39 was issued in the summer.

Barbel Fisher 40 was issued in the winter.



Number 59 was issued in the winter. Twenty eight A5 pages in colour

Number 60 was issued in the autumn. Twenty eight A5 pages in colour




R and C auction number ten raised £4000 approx
Midland Fundraiser made £2800 approx

R and C

Ongoing Avon work and Teme study etc.


The plaque commemorating Fred Crouch was installed at the Kings Weir Fishery


Gordon Scott Award to Paul Fisk
Fred Crouch Award to James Van Gowler
Dave Mason Cup to Chris Mutton


East Midlands Fish in; Berk’s Fish in.

The 2020 vision was mooted.

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