The 9th Fish ‘O’ Mania qualifier took place at Lakeview Fishery near Melton Mowbray on 3rd June 2006 with Jon Arthur claiming a closely fought victory.
Lakeview gave us a tight event with the top three anglers being separated by only 3 lbs and the top five anglers on the day all coming from different lakes.
Once again the weather played its part, but this time, instead of being wet, miserable and cold it was completely reversed by being hot and bright all day, with barely any breeze blowing to give a ripple on the water. The conditions proved a refreshing change from the previous 2 weeks, which had a detrimental effect on the fishing and the anticipated weights.
Winner Jon Arthur, drew on the fancied
At the presentation when asked to complete his “Angler Profile” form he stated, “This is the first Fish ‘O’ Mania I have fished and I haven’t stopped shaking yet, so I need to settle down before I complete the form”.
Runner-up on the day was Steve Goodliffe a builder from
Darrell Taylor was in 3rd place from ‘