Reddish Angling Club
Reddish Angling Club

Meet the Commitee

Honorary President - Arthur Bickley


Although normally considered a ceremonial role the President still has a place as a fully functioning commitee member


Best fishing memory - Catching 2x 2lb roach on same day.

Favourite flavour jelly - Lime

Aims for RAC - To leave the club better than I found it.

Hobbies outside angling - Mainly sleeping

Favourite method - Stick float on a river.



Club Secretary - Mike Bickley


The Secretary’s role is to co-ordinate with the other members of the committee and the membership in general, the activities of The Club. The Secretary must correspond and liaise with the various external bodies that impact on The Clubs activities.  




Best fishing memory - 1st day back fishing after Covid - 230lb on peg 18,  Jacksons.

Favourite ABBA song - The Visitors

Favourite fishing venue  - Loch Ken

Hobbies outside angling - Keen follower of F1

Favourite method - Feeder.




Chairman (co-opted) - Danek Imiolek

The Chairman’s role is to control all meetings of The Club, ensuring that the meetings are conducted in an orderly manner as per the rules of The Club




Best fishing memory -  catching a 98lb catfish and 49lb carp in France.

First single bought - Fancy Pants - Kenny

Favourite fishing venue  - Bounty Lakes, Fance.

Hobbies outside angling - Shotgun shooting, Clay & live.

Favourite method - Floating bread.



Minutes Secretary - Helen Stanfield


The Minutes Secretary’s role is to accurately record the all the meetings of the club.




Worst fishing memory  - Diving into a pond fully clothed 13 years ago to retrieve Debbies new rod. My clothes turned green and it was fecking freezing. Trying to get warm in a camping shower block.. 

Aims for RAC - I have seen my aims for RAC over the last 4 years have been completed. I want the club to continue to thrive.

Hobbies outside angling - I enjoy jigsaws and am a big gamer..zombie bashing. 

Favourite method - I like shallow fishing on the pole in the summer.



Treasurer - Mark Williamson


The Treasurer is responsible for the keeping of proper and correct records of The Clubs finances, providing an audited final account of each year’s finances which is given to the members at the AGM.



Junior Secretary - Paul Wright


The Junior Secretary’s duties are to encourage and develop the junior section of the club. 


Best fishing memory - The carp taking my pole at Townsend fisheries

Favourite cartoon - Tom and Jerry

Aims for RAC - To encourage more junior anglers.

Hobbies outside angling - Watching Man United.

Favourite method - Pole.



Match Secretary - Vacant


The Match Secretary’s responsibility is the organization and running of The Clubs angling matches.





Fisheries Officer 

The Fisheries Officers responsibility is for the water in The Clubs ponds and everything in there, i.e. fish stocks, plants, weeds and other aquatic life. At present this responsibility is being shared by the whole committee as part of the regeneration program that is being carried out. Any member who is interested in the role should contact the committee to see how they can firstly be a part of the team that restores the fishing on jacksons to the way that we all remember. 




Banks officer  - Laurie French.


The Banks Officer is responsible for everything above the waterline on The Clubs pond, i.e. the banks, pegs, trees and other flora.






Best fishing memory - Fishing in Enniskillen during the hight of the troubles.

Aims for RAC - To get more members involved with work parties. 
Hobbies outside angling - Climbing and Hiking.
Favourite method - Pole.



Membership Secretary - Paola Bickley


The membership secretary is tasked with keeping an accurate and up to date record of the members of the club, including meeting and work-party attendances.


Best fishing memory - Getting a trophy for being the first woman to win a RAC match.

Favourite Beatles song - Eleanor Rigby

Favourite fishing venue  - The River Severn.

Hobbies outside angling - Arts and crafts & gardening.

Favourite method - Feeder.



Head Bailiff - David Gooch

The Head Bailiff’s responsibility is for policing the clubs pond.


Best fishing memory - F\irst day after the close seasoin in the 80's

Favourite bloke with a beard - Brian Blessed

Aims for RAC - For Jackson's to become a healthy, safe water for members and fish alike. Where members can enjoy catching healthy fish.

Hobbies outside angling -  Supporting Man City.

                                                           Favourite method - Method Feeder.


David is helped in his role by Assistant Bailiffs


Lee Cherry

Lewis Carter

Pete Watson




General Purpose Committee Members 

G.P. committee members work in a supporting capacity, each lending their areas of expertise to improve the decision making and democratic processes within the committee. They may also have a specific area of focus that is relevant to their individual skills.




General Purpose Committee Members  - Dave Wheddon.


Dave is generally considered one of the clubs top anglers. Well known for fishing in his shorts in anything other than artic conditions.


Dave's contributons are mainly focused on the fish stocks and sunbathing.





Special Projects Committee Member - Sam Bickley


Sam works in a largley administrative capacity and is currently focusing on biosecurity and its impact on RAC. He also helps providing costings for potential projects etc. He also assists with procedural matters.

Club Championship Table

Summer League.

*worst result deducted

Final positions.


1st Mike Bickley 26pts

2nd John Caiger 32pts

3rd Mike Charalambous 36pts

4th Paul Henderson 37pts

J5th Lewis Carter 41pts

J5th Ian Mackenzie 41pts

J5th Mark Williamson 41pts

6th Chris Bickley 48pts

7th Paul Slee 51pts

8th Steve Feast 55pts

9th Alan Beverley 60pts

10th Archie Davies 62pts

11th Jack Walton 65pts

12th Tom Cherry 67pts

13th Matt Pinnock 68pts

14th Simon Williamson 73pts

15th Gary Speight 74pts

16th Dave Wheddon 78pts

17th Tom Robinson 79pts

J18th Graham Howe 81pts

J18th Wayne Slee 81pts

19th Lee Cherry 82pts

20th Danek Imiolek 84pts

21st Dave Gooch 85pts

22nd Adam Harraughty 88pts



Winter League Table

will appear here. (maybe next year)



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