Dick Culpin – General Secretary
Dick has been a life-long angler with pike as his favourite species and a long-term member and supporter of the PAC. In his role as General Secretary for PAC15 Committee, Dick has a very ‘open-door’ ethos and is always ready to talk with, and help members in any way he can. Dick is also PAC Events Manager for PAC, organising important pike fishing days such as those on the famous Lake of Menteith.
Mobile: 07305 253312
Brian Birdsall – Acting President
After nine years service to The Pike Anglers’ Club, as Membership Secretary, Brian is standing in as our Acting President.
Denis Moules – Chairman
Denis is a former President of the Club and has been a consistent supporter of PAC since its inception. He is a former CID officer with the Cambridgeshire Police, for whom he served for thirty years. Denis is a Fenland piker and well known for his impressive catches and his books and articles on the pike of Fenland.
Stuart Watts – Treasurer
Stuart is a Chartered Accountant who is a keen pike angler, generally lure fishing the Yorkshire rivers and canals. Stuart is a Chartered Accountant and is now serving on his third PAC committee. He is a keen pike angler, generally lure fishing the Yorkshire rivers and canals, and also enjoys fishing holidays away.
Mobile: 07850 268899
Dave Harrison – Membership Secretary
Dave has been a member of the PAC for ten years and has pike-fished for over twenty-five years. Over the last four years, he has been a Regional Organiser in the Joint Yorkshire Regions, which has introduced him to many new friends and characters. He is ably assisted with memberships by John Keeley.
Mob: 07909 295827
Clive Melhuish – Products Manager
Clive is Yorkshire-born, but presently living in Lincolnshire so that his Grandson grows up knowing what a pike looks like! A self-taught angler he says his angling buddies will tell you, “He knows nowt!” Pike have always been his specialist quarry, the PAC giving Clive the chance to share his passion in many ways; his career in the retail trade leading to his position as Products Manager, and full member of the PAC Committee. Away from the PAC Shop, Clive is a licensed coach and also an RO, presently for ‘the 48s’. He particularly enjoys the social aspects of our sport and organising large fish-ins. Other interests include all motor sports, especially rallying.
Mobile: 07821 076860
The following members are supporting PAC15 Committee
Stephen Harper – ‘Pikelines’ Editor
Stephen has pursued most of the freshwater species of fish found in Britain, but he has always enjoyed a special affinity with the awesome and enigmatic pike. He was a founder member of the original ‘Pike Society’, and ‘The Pike Anglers’ Club’ and the previous Chairman of the club. Stephen designs and controls the production of our magazine and website.
Phil Turton – Angling Development Officer
Phil is another immensely experienced and highly successful pike angler. In he a short period of time has shown very good fund raising skills and an understanding of the importance in bringing juniors into angling. He runs a successful region and can draw from a good team of lads to help him in all his projects.
Neville Fickling – Representative Officer for Ireland
Neville is the PAC’s representative in Ireland. It is crucial that PAC maintains a presence and good relations in Ireland. A trained fishery scientist, former pike and zander record holder, and Angling Trust Ambassador, Neville is a regular visitor to the Emerald Isle. He is also a former PAC General Secretary, tackle trade professional and was the Editor of ‘Pike & Predators’ before the demise of the magazine in 2017.
Tel: 01427 613002 / 01427 679434
PAC Advisory Panel
Dr. Bruno Broughton, Dr. John Tate and Dave Lumb.