The dates for the 2007 Evesham Festival qualifiers are out with things kicking off on the very first day of the season – June 16th. There are five Wychavon qualifiers on June 16th, July 21st, and August 8th, 11th, 12th and 15th.

If you want to fish the Shakespeare event, the opportunities are on June 17th, 23rd and 30th, July 7th, 15th, 22nd and 29th, and August 4th and 12th.

There’s also a qualifier for this year for the Match Fishing Team Championships. This is for 14 teams of five, with two to qualify.

All matches take place on the Evesham Town and Hampton Ferry stretches of the Warks Avon. The finals weekend is as usual over the August bank holiday, Saturday 25th to Monday 27th. To book in call Diana Raphael on 01386 442458.