Mallory Park Fisheries will be opening their close season to hold the third running of the Ivan Marks Memorial Match and is open to all anglers of any standard and offers a great opportunity to ‘rub shoulders’ with some of the top anglers around the country including England Internationals.

This event will take place on Saturday 19th May and Sunday 20th May and will be fished on The Glebe Pools and Foundation Lake. Entrants need to stipulate which day they wish to fish, as places are limited, and tickets are already selling fast for the two 120 peg matches held in memory of the legend himself, Ivan Marks … so get your entry in quick!

The angler recording the biggest weight on either day will receive the Ivan Marks Memorial Trophy, which was won last year by Andy Towers with an incredible 154lbs, receiving the 45-year-old trophy that was the first major trophy Ivan won, and once again will be presented by Linda Marks and her son Chris Marks. Zone winners will also receive engraved trophies.

Entry is £20, all of which goes to the Ivan Marks Memorial Fund, and there will be optional pools on both days with payouts spread to give everyone a chance of winning ‘some coin’.

Cheques should be made payable to ‘Ivan Marks Memorial Fund’ and sent to:

Match Catch Fishing Tackle
14 The Green
Tel: 0116 2600850

Please enclose a stamped addressed envelope for confirmation of booking, official ticket, fishery rules and details of local accommodation.

The draw on both days will be at The Glebe from 8.30am to 9.30am and fishing times are from 11.00am to 4.00pm.

Catering, including breakfasts and refreshments, will be available in the marquee at this two day spectacular event, and guests/spectators are more than welcome to visit The Glebe, watch their favourite anglers in action, see the fantastic flora and fauna, and have a go at winning some special prizes in the mega raffle!

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