News headlines Apr 11 - May 11
Despite having no fewer than nine former Fish ‘O’ Mania Champions take part in the Fish ‘O’ Mania qualifier at Woodlands View Fishery at Droitwich, Worcestershire on Wednesday 27th April 2011 there was only one name in the spot light. Tim Nash (Browning Hotrods)
26.04.11 Fish ‘O’ Mania XVIII grand final recruits Chris (Hatman) Kendall A new face for the final this year is Chris Kendall, (Yorkshire Anglers and Maggotdrowning.com) a Recruitment Consultant from Ilkley, West Yorkshire. Chris an internet era match angler, better known as ‘Hatman’ in the world of fishing forums was showing as third place on the reserve list on the day, and was lucky enough to get a ticket to draw peg 18 in the middle of Reef bank.
Guru/Bait Tech matchman, Tony Curd a painter by profession from London is the second angler to qualify for the Fish ‘O’ Mania XVIII Grand Final at Cudmore Fisheries after a magnificient win at Makins Fishery, Warwickshire on Wednesday 20th April 2011.
20.04.11 New Dawn at Draycote Anglers have welcomed the news that Draycote reservoir near Rubgy will be opening for fly-fishing again in the 2011 season under the experienced management of Ifor Jones who already operates Foremark and Thornton reservoirs as popular trout fisheries.
19.04.11 Angling Trust AGM and Raffle: Return Envelopes Due to an error by the mailing company, some members did not receive a postage paid envelope to return the voting forms and raffle tickets.