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The Angling Trust Loch Style Team Championships 2019

The weekend of the 15th/16th June 2019 brought the second Angling Trust Six Man Team Championships held this year at Draycote Water. Sixteen teams were to battle it out for their share of the £6,000 prize fund with the 2018 champions Fulling Mill FNF Nymphomaniacs returning to try and retain their title. There were several

MATT MAKES IT FOUR!

With the River Swale at Morton carrying around a foot of extra water and a good colour, hopes were high for some bumper weights in the latest RiverFest 2019 qualifier. The big question on everyone’s lips at the draw was, could Matt Maginnis continue his exceptional form on this match? Matt had qualified for the

The 5Nations Fly Fishing Championships 2019

Scotland was the host nation for the sixth 5Nations Team Championships held from the 11th to the 15th June 2019. Ten teams took part with Scotland, England, Ireland, France and Norway competing for the top honours. Three venues were used for the competition; Carron Valley Fishery was the main boat venue with two fishing sessions

England Win Gold in the 2019 Ladies International on Draycote Water

On Thursday 6th June the 31st Ladies Loch Style Fly Fishing International was held for the first time at Draycote Water, one of England’s top competition venues. England were convincing winners with 54 fish.  A fine team performance saw them take Gold with nearly twice as many fish as Ireland who were second with 28

Weeden’s Lions net silver in the FIPSed World Disabled Championship

Team England’s Disabled squad finished with a fantastic second place team win in the 21stFIPSed World Disabled Championship from 14th – 15th June on the Scolmatore Channel near Pisa, Italy. Team England Disabled Team consisted of; Mark Russell, Mark Eves, Roy Wells, Alan Chadbone, Stefan Gent, John Weeden (manager), Dick Clegg (2nd captain) and Ricky Martinelli (delegate). After