Airflo Bank Masters Competition

January saw the launch of the new Airflo World Bank Masters fly fishing competition. With heats to be fished across the UK on up to 20 venues, the competition is heating up fast, with many positions already being filled up it promises to be a massive competition.

Qualifying Heat Rules

  • This is an individual bank fly fishing competition
  • Teams may choose to enter and fish as individuals
  • Multiple entries are allowed and there are no limits to the numbers of heats you can fish
  • All heats and the final will be fished with barbless or debarbed hooks. Random checks will take place at the heats.
  • Fishery rules to apply on the day at the heats. Please contact your chosen fishery(s) for the match rules for the day as they may vary
  • Any fishery heat operating Catch and Release will be encouraged to score with 2 points for the first fish on every peg and 1 point thereafter with a maximum of 5 fish per peg. Qualifiers will come from those with the most accumulated point total
  • Where fisheries operate a catch and dispatch day ticket, the qualifiers will be decided on weight or a combination thereof if C&R is permitted after the bag total is reached
  • A fish is only considered caught when landed clearly in the net and lifted clear of the water. The utmost respect of the fish is paramount and anyone considered not abiding by this rule may have points for that fish disqualified
  • Flies must be positioned at least 50cm apart
  • Sight indicators are permitted where fisheries allow
  • Entry Fees to be paid to the organiser, (this does not include your fishing fees)
  • Fishing fees to be paid to the fishery on the day
  • Final to be held at Elinor, Northamptonshire on May 20th, 2012
  • 105 anglers will fish the final with a pro-rata percentage from each heat reaching the final
  • There will be 5 wild cards reaching the final which will be drawn from non-qualifiers after all qualifying heats are complete
  • Prizes: 1st Place £2000. Other prizes: UK Holiday with Fishing, large tackle prizes, a days Guided Salmon Fishing and many more including tagged fish & wild card spot prizes

The organizers decision is final and the organizer has the right to amend rules, cancel or move a heat if insufficient entries permit a fair competition or weather forces a heat to be cancelled.

Confirmed Venues – CLICK HERE FOR ENTRY FORM

England

  • Blackdyke 25/02/12  Complete. See competition results
  • Ellerdine 03/03/12
  • Exe Valley 03/03/12  Complete. See competition results
  • Exe Valley 04/03/12 Complete. See competition results
  • Palm Springs 04/03/12
  • Seighford Lakes 10/03/12
  • Chatton 11/03/12
  • Aldin Grange 18/03/12
  • Elinor 25/03/12
  • Innis 07/04/12
  • Higham Lakes 28/04/12
  • Bank House Farm 29/04/12
  • Stocks 05/05/12
  • Stonebridge 06/05/12
  • Farmoor – 06/05/12
Scotland
  • New Haylie 04/03/12 Complete. See competition results
  • Selmuir 18/03/12
  • Lochter 25/03/12
  • Glen Of Rothes 01/04/12
  • Bangour 15/04/12
  • Markle 18/04/12
  • Orchill 29/04/12

Ireland

  • Straid 03/03/12 – Complete. See competition results
  • Woodford 18/03/12
  • Moorbrook lodge 21/04/12
  • Movilla 31/03/12
Wales
  • Tree Tops Fishery 15/04/12
  • Garnffrwd 22/04/12

To view the results of each round please see – Airflo World Bank Masters Results

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