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 Treasures 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 - Paul Henderson


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





Fisheries Officer - Steve Feast 

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.








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 - Archie Davies

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






Best fishing memory - Winning the Winter League 2016/17

Favourite type of cake  - I love them all.

Aims for RAC - To one day have our own electric and water on Jacksons.

Hobbies outside angling -  Supporting Man United.

Favourite method - Pole Fishing.




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 assiting with health and safety risk assessments, providing costings for potential projects etc. He also assists with procedural matters.

Club Championship Table


Deck Direct

Summer League.

*worst result deducted


1st Mike Bickley 5pts

J2nd John Caiger 8pts

J2nd Matt Pinnock 8pts

J3rd Paul Slee 10pts

J3rd Mark Williamson 10pts

4th Ian Mackenzie 13pts

J5th Lewis Carter 14pts

J5th Mike Charlambous 14pts

J5th Paul Henderson 14pts

6th Chris Bickley 16pts

7th Simon Williamson 17pts

8th Gary Speight 18pts

9th Tom Robinson 19pts

J10th Steve Feast 21pts

J10th Graham Howe 21pts

J10th Dave Wheddon 21pts

11th Archie Davies 24pts

J12th Dave Gooch 25pts

J12th Jack Walton 25pts

13th Adam Harraughty 28pts



Tuesday Night League


*Worst result deducted


1st Wayne Slee 9pts

2nd Paul Slee 17pts

3rd  Mike Bickley 32pts

4th Helen Stanfield 34pts

5th Archie Davies 37pts

6th Lee Cherry 46pts

7th Ian Mackenzie 47pts

8th Steve Feast 66pts

9th Dave Wheddon 82pts

10th Pete Johnson 96pts

12th Eric Fisher 98pts

13th Paul Henderson 103pts




Winter League Table
*Worst Result Deducted


1st John Caiger 24pts

2nd Matt Pinnock 28pts

3rd Paul Henderson 29pts

4th Archie Davies 48pts

5th Steve Feast 55pts

6th Mike Charalambous 60pts

7th Mike Bickley 78pts

8th Gary Speight 88pts

9th Tom Cherry 104pts

10th Wayne Slee 108pts

11th Ian Mackenzie 108pts

12th Adam Harraughty 112pts

13th Mark Wheatcroft 119pts

14th Alan Beverley 127pts

15th Pete Lindley 130pts

16th Lee Cherry 131pts

17th Pete Johnson 133pts


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