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Latest Species Hunt Results Find links to the current results & archive results from previous years.

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Species Hunt: Prizes, Structure and Sponsorship Find out about the Specimen Hunt and Species Hunt competitions and Prizes. There are great tackle prizes and achievement badges. TronixPro sponsor the tackle prizes and their range of sea fishing tackle provides essential high performance sea fishing equipment to competitors.


Species Hunt Facebook Please join our Facebook page, get involved in the conversation and check out the amazing species photos.

About the Species Hunt

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James Lewis, Angling Trust Competitions Development Manager is in charge of the Species Hunt - contact James for more information

The Species Hunt has been developed to appeal to all Sea Anglers, support the sport we hold in such high regard and to get more anglers out there fishing more often.

The Hunt is sponsored by TronixPro and run by the Angling Trust.

We've got a really active Facebook page too so check that out for the latest news and photos from our Hunters.

Our two nationwide challenges run alongside each other from approximately the beginning of April and run until 31st March of the following year.

1] The Species Hunt - Catch the most different species of sea fish in UK waters (150 designated species)

2] The Specimen Hunt - Catch the largest specimen (38 Species designated on Hunt Card)


After you have registered and received your Species Hunt pack the process for registered competitors is easy, with simple entry by email to: Please include the words "Capture Report" in your email's subject line.

We'll need some info from you so please include the following in your email:
* Name and Species Hunt UPN (number of Participant) - you'll get this with your registration pack

* Date and Location of capture

* Photo with clearly visible person who correlates to the Hunt Card

* Photo with clearly visible fish with head pointing to the left of frame

* Photo with clearly visible Hunt Card

* Photo with clearly visible Hunt Tape Measure to highlight the length of the fish (if you want to enter fish into the Specimen Hunt section of the competition)

Please do not send in entries unless you have already pre-registered.

We would also like to request (especially if the fish is aimed at the Specimen Hunt where pictures will be displayed) that all fish are treated carefully and photos are not submitted of damaged or bleeding fish. This is in order to help promote a good image for the competition. We share the best photos of the month on social media!

For Species Hunt Rules click HERE.

Contact: Angling Trust Eastwood House, 6 Rainbow Street, Leominster, Herefordshire HR6 8DQ
Tel: 0343 5077006 (For Membership enquiries select Option 1) |
Calls to our 0343 number are charged at the same rate as normal landline numbers.
Office hours are Mon - Thu 9.00-5.00 and Fri 4.30. Please leave a message if you call outside these hours or email us.
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