Frequently Asked Questions

I cannot seem to find my emailed tickets?

If you cannot find you emailed ticket, please check your spam / junk folder to see if it has inadvertently slipped in there.

How do I win the money?

Purchase a ticket for the qualifiers at one of the 24 participating venues from the official Golden Reel Competition site. The winner of the qualifier will advance to the Grand Final which will be on the 19th August 2017. The Grand Final winner will be crowned Golden Reel 2017 Competition winner and be awarded the £50,000 prize money. (Don’t forget there is £5,000 for the runner up, £3,000 for third place and 4 X £1,000 for section winners)


How do I obtain tickets?

Click buy tickets at the top of the page or visit the events page and click book ticket. This will place the ticket in the cart where you can proceed to the checkout and pay. Once payment has been taken the tickets will be emailed to you shortly.


Do I need to create an account to purchasing tickets?

No you don’t need an account to purchase tickets. If wanted, at the checkout page you can opt to create an account but this is not essential.


What payment methods do you accept?

Visa debit or credit, Mastercard & American Express are accepted


How will the tickets be delivered to me?

Tickets will be sent to the email address provided, please ensure when ordering this is entered carefully.


I am having trouble with the tickets being emailed to me, what should I do?

Please check your junk / spam folder for any stray emails. If you get no joy from that, please visit the contact page to speak to us


Purchased a ticket but unable to fish or already qualified what can I do?

You are able to transfer your ticket to another angler, please follow the instruction in the Terms for how to go about this.


What happens in the event of a weight tie in a qualifier or the final?

The anglers who tie on weight will need to return to their original pegs and participate in a 1 hour fish-off to decide the eventual winner.


What do I do if I cannot print my ticket?

As per the terms – In the event that you are unable to print off your ticket, make careful note of your ticket number which will be required to enable your entry.