Matchroom Multi Sport and the Angling Trust are pleased to announce the dates for the 2020 Fish‘O’Mania Qualifiers, with tickets to go on sale on Tuesday, 5thNovember.
The winner of the Fish‘O’Mania Grand Final will net a cool £50,000, with the runner-up taking home £10,000. For the first time, a section prize will be introduced. The angler with the highest total weight from the sections which do not produce the winner and runner-up will receive £2,500.
The FishO Grand Final will be held at Hayfield Lakes, Doncaster on Saturday, July 11. There will be 18 UK qualifying matches, with defending champion Andy Bennett and Ladies National Champion Abbi Kendall already qualified. There will be four international qualifying matches, details of which will be announced shortly.
Tickets for all 18 qualifiers will be available from 10am on Tuesday, 5thNovember HERE. The winners of all 18 UK qualifiers will receive £250 and a place in the 2020 Fish‘O’Mania Grand Final.
Matchroom Multi Sport and the Angling Trust are committed to making Fish‘O’Mania as accessible as possible. This year 11 qualifying matches will be wheelchair accessible, up from six in 2019. These venues, denoted below with an asterisk, will have dedicated drawing procedures to ensure that an angler fishing from a wheelchair can access as many pegs as possible.
2020 Fish‘O’Mania Qualifiers
Saturday 14thMarch – Tunnel Barn Farm, 150 pegs*
Wednesday 18thMarch – Viaduct Fishery, 100 pegs
Saturday 21stMarch – Decoy Lakes, 120 pegs*
Saturday 28thMarch – Heronbrook Fisheries, 110 pegs*
Saturday 4thApril – Viaduct Fishery, 120 pegs
Wednesday 15thApril – Tunnel Barn Farm, 100 pegs*
Saturday 18thApril – Partridge Lakes, 150 pegs*
Wednesday 29thApril – Moorlands Farm, 100 pegs
Saturday, 2ndMay – Monk Lakes, 100 pegs
Wednesday 13thMay – Lindholme Lakes, 100 pegs*
Saturday, 16thMay – Larford Lakes, 120 pegs
Wednesday 20thMay – Gold Valley Lakes, 100 pegs*
Saturday 23rdMay – Lindholme Lakes, 130 pegs*
Saturday 30thMay – Weston Pools, 100 pegs
Saturday 13thJune – Woodland Lakes, 100 pegs*
Wednesday 17thJune – Partridge Lakes, 100 pegs*
Saturday, 20thJune – Lakeview Lakes, 100 pegs
Saturday 27thJune – Woodland View, 100 pegs*
How to Book Tickets
Tickets for the Fish’O’Mania qualifiers will again be sold via the Angling Trust Events booking website HERE from 10am on Tuesday 5thNovember. Ticket prices have once more remained the same at £25 per qualifier. Please note that this year there will only be one round of booking with all tickets available from 10am on Tuesday 5thNovember.
Cancellations will be re-listed on the online booking system and sold on a first come first served basis. Any unused qualifying anglers’ tickets will go back on sale the next working day after the qualifier date.
The Angling Trust has a ‘How to Book Fish’O’Mania Tickets’ guide and a short video available at www.anglingtrust.net. The step by step video provides a detailed guide to navigate members through the booking process.
Anglers are advised to go onto to the online booking system prior to tickets going on sale to check their log in details. Forgotten passwords can be changed through the booking site very quickly, however at peak periods there can be delays, so plan ahead to make sure you can book your tickets. Any issues surrounding the online system can call us on 0115 822 4519/ 0115 822 4532.