Watford Piscators Competitions & Prizes for the 2017-2018 Season

March 16, 2018

( Events are listed in the same order as they are in the club rule book)

The Championship Memorial Trophy

Winner - Championship Memorial Trophy – Terry Monk (Replica)
2nd place - Hutching's Memorial Cup – Bob Horwood (Replica)
3rd place - Paul Spiller (Medal)
4th place – Tony Edwards(Medal)

The Handicap Championship

Winner - Oakins Sabin Cup – Ron Larkin (Replica)
2nd place - Woolhead Cup – Tony Edwards (Replica)
3rd place – Terry Monk Medal

The Copping working Party Cup.

Not fished

The Benskins Challenge Cup

for the highest agregate weight of fish caught in the nine Championship events

Winner Terry Monk – 93lbs 13ozs (Replica)

Partridge Roach Cup

Heaviest Roach caught in nine Championship events

Winner Trevor Judge – 1lb 6ozs (Medal)

Pratt Perch Cup & Replica

Heaviest Perch caught in nine Championship events

Winner Wally Thomas 2lbs 10ozs (Replica)

Walker Challenge Cup*

Heaviest weight on a fixed date

Winner – Paul Spiller - 25lbs 0ozs (Medal)

Buckingham Cup & Replica

For the heaviest Bream caught in the nine Championship events

There were no claims

Payne Challenge Cup

For the best specimen fish caught in club waters

Winner -Wally Thomas - Perch 2lbs 10ozs from River Colne (Medal)

Mayfield Cup & Replica*

For the heaviest Pike caught in the match

Winner Mike Horwood - 12lbs 7ozs (Replica)

Second place Trevor Judge 7lbs 11ozs (Medal)

Mike Cole Memorial Trophy

To be fished for annually on a River Thames

Venue Not fished

Watford Observer Cup

For the highest aggregate in a special competition

Winner – Tony Edwards – 13lbs 9ozs (Medal)

Colliver Cup & Replica

For the highest aggregate weight caught during club outings

Not fished.

Bergman Cup*

For the best Roach caught in club matches or outings

Winner – Trevor Judge – 1lb 6ozs (Medal)

Packwood Cup*

For the heaviest Perch caught from Tolpits lake

There wer no claims

Woodward Cup

To be competed for by members with fifteen years membership.

Not fished

Absolon Cup

First in Officers Competition.

Not fished

Grove Cup

Second place in Officers Competition.

Not fished

Cooper Cup

For the best single bag of fish caught in any Club Competition.

Winner Trevor Francis with 42lbs 0ozs (Medal)

Novices Cup

To be fished by first year members only.

Not fished

Wesley Trophy

Fished by members who have reached Senior Citizenship

Winner – Ian Halford 28lbs 4ozs (Replica)

Thurland Trophy

Fished by members of the Water Management Committee

Not fished

Jack Taylor Trophy

First in the knock-out Competition

Winner- Trevor Francis (Replica)

Tony Bone Memorial Trophy

Second in the knock-out Competition

Second place place- John Sears (Medal)

Watford Piscators Memorial Rose Bowl (The Christmas Competition)

Overall winner of the “Memorial Rose Bowl”

Winner Terry Monk (Replica)

Special Prizes

WP1 – WP4 & WP7

Winner Terry Monk (Medal)

WP2 – WP5 & WP8

Winner Tony Edwards (Medal)

WP3 – WP6 & WP9

Winner Terry Monk (Medal)

Lancaster Cup Ladies Competition

Not fished

Adrian Gooch Memorial Trophy

Winner – Bob Horwood – 11lbs 6ozs (Replica)
Second place – Terry Parker – 5lbs 4ozs (Medal)

River Colne Trophy (best three of five legs)*

Winner - Tony Edwards with 2lbs- 9ozs (Replica)
Runner up – Bob Horwood with 1lb 4ozs (Medal)
Best fish caught in this competition 1lb 2ozs- Bream- Bob Horwood (Medal)

Walker Shield – Pairs*

Winners – Paul Spiller & Tony Edwards – 29lbs 10ozs (Medals x2)

The Wednesday League Spring Plate #

Winner – Bob Horwood - 93 points (Replica)
Second – Ian Halford – 82 points (Medal)

The Jack Taylor Cup*

Winner Barry Parker 33lbs 7ozs (Replica)
Second place Ian Halford 28lbs 4ozs Medal

The Autumn Wednesday League Plate #

Winner Richard Lear – 88 points (Replica)
Second place Tony Edwards – 85 points (Medal)

The Nick Beale Memorial Trophy #

Winner Terry Monk 19lbs 10ozs (Replica)
Second Place Wally Thomas 11lbs 14ozs (Medal)

There were nine Trophies listed in the rule book that were not fished for

Trophies required

Replicas.................................... ....... 16
Medals.............................................. 23
New competitions..................... ........ 3 marked thus #
Replacements for missing Trophies.....7 marked thus *

The Jack Taylor Cup was fished for on 16-7-17 but it is not listed in the rule book

Updated 12th March 2018
Wally Thomas

The following Trophies which are marked with an asterisk * were not found. It is not clear whether they ever existed, or whether they have been lost:-

*Walker Challenge Cup for the heaviest weight caught on a date to be fixed
*Mayfield Cup for the heaviest Pike caught in a Pike competition
*Bergman Cup for the heaviest Roach caught in Club competitions
*Packwood Cup for the heaviest Perch caught in Club competitions
*Tony Bone Memorial Trophy for second place in the Knockout competition
*Walker Shield Pairs for the winners of the Pairs competition
#Wednesday League Plate - Spring (new competition)
?Jack Taylor Cup
#Wednesday League Plate - Autumn (new competition)
#The Nick Beale Memorial Trophy


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