Category: Match Fishing News

Connor Barlow wins first Fish O Mania back after online Facebook draw

The first new look Fish’O’Mania qualifier certainly drew an audience as anglers watched on Facebook Live as their pegs were drawn. Many fancied Andy May, Kieran Marsden and Connor Barlow after decent draws on the Covey’s, however, eyes also needed to be on Spey having produced previous qualifiers. The weather gods certainly weren’t aware that […]

Rod licence sales boom as lockdown eases

• Over quarter of a million licences sold after lockdown restrictions lifted • People across England appear to be turning to an age-old pastime with built-in social distancing Environment Agency figures released today show a huge surge in fishing licence sales after the government lifted restrictions on outdoor activities. Between 13 May 2020, when the […]

Covid19: Plan to get match fishing back on track safely

The Angling Trust has been working with leading anglers and fisheries in the match fishing community to gain agreement for competitions to resume in compliance with the Government’s guidance on organised gatherings and sporting events. Riverfest organiser Dave Harrell, England internationals Steve Ringer and Dean Barlow and Lindholme fishery boss Aaron Grantham are amongst a […]

Angling Trust competitions postponed until June at earliest

Angling Trust Competitions- Coronavirus Update In light of the further three-week lockdown issued by the government on Thursday 16th April, The Angling Trust and partners have taken the decision to postpone all competitions until June as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. We have already rescheduled a large number of competitions including Fish’O’Mania and The […]

Fish O Mania postponed until August 29th

    This summer’s Fish’O’Mania has been postponed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Fish‘O’Mania Final will now take place on Saturday, August 29th, starting at 11:30am at Maver-Dynamite Hayfield Lakes, Doncaster. This allows the postponed Fish‘O’Mania qualifiers to be re-arranged, ensuring a full schedule of 18 UK qualifying matches can take place. In addition […]