After the resounding success of the 2018 event, the 21 team Airflo spring Invitational fly fishing competition is back for 2019!!
Once again, it will be held at Rutland Water with dates confirmed as 18th & 19th May 2019.
HOW TO ENTER/QUALIFICATION METHODS
We are just opening up the books on the Airflo Spring Invitational for 2019.
The following teams are invited to the Airflo Spring International on May 18/19th next year, they include last year’s winners the FNF Falcons, together with qualifiers from the AWAI and the Angling Trust loch style event:
2019 INVITED TEAM LIST
FNF Falcons, FNF Nymphomaniacs, Flash Attack/Reservoir dogs, Fishhawks ‘A’, Elinor, BRFFA Team Cortland, Welsh Hawks, Team Airflo, Team Vision, Change FF, Northern Drifters, Melvin Devils, OTFA, Draycote Rio Masters, Leven fly Casters, The Renegades
Entry forms will be sent to the above teams. Team captains must confirm that they will be entering by the 15th January 2019. Entry is payable by the 15th of January to confirm the teams place, failure to do so will eliminate the teams guaranteed entry place and this will then be offered to the next team in line from the AWAI or AT competitions.
There is a maximum capacity of only 21 teams and after we have confirmed from the above who is attending, we will open up the other 6 spots for entry on the 1st of February 2019.
Once again the entry fee will be £200 per team; all team members will receive a goody bag including an Airflo fly line and Airflo Baseball cap with a combined RRP of £57.98
- 1st Team – £1500 Cash, Trophy, Medals, plus tackle prizes
- 2nd Team – £750 Cash, Medals, plus tackle prizes
- 3rd Team – £500 Cash, Medals plus tackle prizes
- Top Rod overall – Trophy, plus Airflo fly rod
- Top Rod Day One – Airflo reel
- Top Rod Day Two – Airflo reel
- Biggest Fish Day One
- Biggest Fish Day two
FISHING TIMES (TBC)
Saturday will be fished 10am-6pm and Sunday will be 10am -5pm, after which we will be holding the presentation at the Fishing lodge, complete with a Hog roast.
The event will follow Airflo Anglian Water rules and a copy of these is available HERE.
After the 16 invited teams have been confirmed, 6 spots will be open for general entry from February 1st. Applications are to be made in writing. Details of how to apply will be announced 1st February.