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It's oh-fish-ial: Nigel Goodband is BTP's angling champion

23 August, 2021

British Transport
Police Federation
August 23, 2021

It's oh-fish-ial: Nigel Goodband is BTP's angling champion

Federation Chair, Nigel Goodband, has won the BTP Angling Club competition with a catch weighing more than 90 pounds.

It was one of four competitions that took place at Makins Fisheries at Nuneaton between 9-12 August. The others included 'fishermania' challenges (biggest fish caught and overall weight of all fish caught) and the National Rail Sport competition.

Eleven people took part in the six-hour club competition, attempting to catch as many fish as possible with the largest combined weight. Nigel's net totalled 90lb 5ozs; a personal best over the last four years and more than 6lbs ahead of the next nearest competitor.

Fishing is great for mental and physical health. It can reduce stress, aid concentration and even on overcast days your body can top up on Vitamin D. Plus, time spent away from work and in the company of friends is always positive.

Anyone interested in joining the BTP Angling Club should contact andrew.selby@btp.police.uk