Summer Catch Competition Shortlist

Fishtec Summer Catch Competition - Top prize blog

Voting has now closed, and the winners will be announced in the coming days.

The winner will receive £100 in Fishtec vouchers, and there are three runner-up prizes of £30 vouchers for the best in the sea, fly and coarse categories.

1 – Andy ‘Tetly’ Collicott


Andy ‘Tetly’ Collicott with ‘Colin’ from St Ives lakes shallow pit. Lake record of 53lb 15oz. caught with a single tiger nut on a 360 rig fished under ads, baited with lots of particles and Mainline Hybrid.

2 – Chad Critchley


Chad Critchley with his second barbel after targeting a double. One ounce shy of 17lb.

3 – Christopher Hughes


Christopher Hughes with his 18lb Welsh reservoir pike.

4 – Craig Woodrow


Craig Woodrow with his 9lb pollack caught off rocks on Tory Island – a small island in Donegal, Ireland.

5 – Dale Lander


Dale Lander with a 2lb1oz roach from the River Severn at Bewdley.

6 – Daniel Stigg Graham


Daniel Stigg Graham with a rainbow caught on the Unac river in Bosnia Herzegovina. Put up a hell of a scrap on a 5 weight in a fast-flowing river!

7 – Dean Kibble


Dean Kibble’s 32lb fly caught pike. Landed with 10ft Airflo Nantec comp special, Switch pro reel and a Di 7 forty plus G3 fluoro with a cat booby.

8 – Ian Davies


Ian Davies with 15lb River Towy salmon caught at Llywch Gwyn beat on the Abercothi estate.

9 – Jake Belgium


Jake Belgium: “The best Chew brownie I’ve had to date”

10 – Jason Whatley


Jason Whatley: “Totally drowned, but it doesn’t matter when they are as perfect as this! “

11 Joshua Thomas


Joshua Tomas with an 88lb sturgeon. 79 inch length, 37inch girth – absolute beast!

12 – Luke Thomas


Luke Thomas with wild brown trout from the lower stretches of the Ebbw River, caught on a dark olive dry fly pattern.

13 – Matthew Randall


Matthew Randall’s catfish. New PB at 34lb 5oz: “Happy days!”

14 – MJ Bird


MJ Bird with a specimen roach, estimated at 3lb plus

15 – Nathan King


Nathan King’s 8lb bass, “caught at Magazine Lane Southampton in August 2016 using my rod and reel bought from Fishtec”

16 – Neil Pope


Neil Pope’s 11lb 2oz Cheshire mere bream

17 – Paul Hunter


Paul Hunter with: “Rainbow trout caught in Germany on my Grey’s fly rod I got from Fishtec.”

18 – Scott Brown


Scott Brown with a 35lb 3oz mirror from Nuddock wood lakes

19 – Simon Unwin


Simon Unwin with three species of ray in a session from a North Wales mark

Now, head to the top of the page vote for your favourites – you can vote for up to three different pictures. Remember to share this on Facebook, and get your friends to vote as well!

Closing date for votes: 10am Tuesday 30th August 2016.