Qualifiers to Date

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Golden Reel Qualifier Lindholme Lakes Saturday 10th August 2019

Lakes - Bonsai, Laurels and Willow. Qualifier No 22 at the brilliant Lindholme fishery, Doncaster. 42 anglers took part on what can only be described as horrific conditions. The lakes were lashed with 50mph winds with some heavy showers also ...
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Golden Reel Qualifier No 21 Larford Lakes Sunday 4th August 2019

Specimen, Match and Arena Lakes. A full 100 sell out for this latest qualifier. Conditions today were not ideal with a high pressure, bright sunshine and heavy conditions. The resident carp were swimming shallow on all the lakes but good ...
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Golden Reel Qualifier No 20 Woodlands View Saturday 27th July 2019

Conditions for qualifier No 20 were better than the previous few days with a drop in temperature to around 20C, overcast with a gentle breeze. That being said, there was a high pressure showing so the fish were swimming shallow ...
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Golden Reel Qualifier No 19 Barston Lakes Saturday 20th July 2019

Conditions today presented a high pressure. There was a decent breeze which helped and fish showing shallow on most pegs. The 76 strong field chose to fish with pellet wagglers and method feeders fished at distance. Winner on the day ...
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Golden Reel Qualifier No 18 The Glebe Wednesday 17th July 2019

A field of 68 anglers faced very humid and near breathless conditions at The Glebe qualifier. Fish were swimming around shallow and difficult to catch but despite the conditions, there were 22 weights over 100lbs and 4 weights over 200lbs ...
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Golden Reel Qualifier No 17 Lindholme Lakes Sunday 14th July 2019

Heavy overnight rain and a drop in temperatures could well of effected the catch rates for the 17th qualifier here at Lindholme Lakes. How wrong can you be. The fantastic complex produced 3 weights over 300lbs, 5 weights over 200lbs ...
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Golden Reel Qualifier No 16 Heronbrook Fishery Saturday 13th July 2019

Lakes :- Canal, Bridge, Island, Meadow and Match. Conditions today for the 16th Qualifier of the 2019 Golden Reel Campaign was near perfect with highs of around 22C, partial sun but mainly overcast and a gentle south westerly breeze. Fish ...
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Golden Reel Qualifier The Glebe Fishery Saturday 29th June 2019

Lakes 1-9 were pegged for the 73 strong field of anglers. Conditions today could be compared with Spain with highs of 33C, no breeze and breathless. Many of the resident carp were swimming shallow so ‘mugging’ was the order of ...
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Golden Reel Qualifier No 14 Decoy Lakes 19th June 2019

Lakes – Cedar, Oak, Beasty & Elm. Near perfect conditions today with a light breeze, overcast with highs of around 18C. On the down side the resident carp were again showing all the signs of Spawning but this had no ...
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Golden Reel Qualifier No13 Larford Lakes Saturday 15th June 2019

Specimen & Match Lakes Severe rain for a week prior to this latest qualifier raised the level of the Specimen Lake by more than 10”. Such heavy rain was certain to effect the fishing but surprisingly weights were very respectable ...
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Golden Reel Qualifier No 12 | Partridge Lakes Saturday 8th June 2019

Covey Lakes 1-6 Heavy rain for 3 solid days put colour on all the lakes and dropped the water temperature considerably. Also a strong north westerly wind made for difficult conditions for the 83 strong field of anglers. Winner today ...
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Golden Reel Qualifier Heron Brook Fishery | Saturday 1st June 2019

Qualifier number 11 took place at the Heron Brook fishery in Staffordshire. The field faced a muggy and breathless day with temperatures rising to 25C with little or no breeze. Fish had spawned the previous week so conditions were very ...
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Golden Reel Qualifier | The Glebe Wednesday 29th May 2019

Lakes – Pools 1,3,4,5,6,7,8 & 9. The 10th Golden Reel qualifier of the 2019 campaign took place at the popular Glebe fishery. Conditions today were not perfect with a strong and cold breeze and a drop in temperature to just ...
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Golden Reel Qualifier | Larford Lakes Saturday 18th May 2019

The latest qualifier at Larford Lakes was always going to be a difficult qualifier as the fish were all in spawning mode on both the Specimen and Match lakes. Coupled also with bright sunshine and zero breeze, big weights were ...
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Golden Reel Qualifier | Viaduct Fishery Saturday 11th May 2019

The popular Viaduct Fishery hosted the latest Golden Reel Qualifier. Conditions for the match were bright with warm sunshine and highs of around 15C.On the down side, there was little or no breeze and the week leading up to the ...
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Golden Reel Qualifier | Decoy Lakes Saturday 27th April 2019

The latest qualifier hosted at Cambridgeshire’s Decoy Lakes was well attended with 70 anglers competing for the chance to make the prestigious September Grand Final. Conditions for this latest qualifier were difficult to say the least with strong wind of ...
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Golden Reel Qualifier | Woodlands View Saturday 20th April 2019

A blistering hot day with highs of 25C and little or no breeze. Needless to say, the resident Woodland carp were all swimming shallow so mugging tactics became the order of the day. The 74 strong field were spread across ...
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Golden Reel Qualifier | The Glebe Sunday 14th April 2019

Lakes – 1-9 Another 100 peg sell out at the Glebe with all 9 lakes pegged for this popular qualifier. Conditions were far from perfect with temperatures of just 8C at best and a very cold easterly wind. To be ...
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Golden Reel Qualifier | Partridge Lakes Saturday 13th April 2019

Lakes – Covey 1, 2, 3, 4 & 6 71 Anglers fished Conditions at Partridge Lakes today were difficult. Temperatures tumbled to just 6C, a heavy frost overnight coupled with a cold easterly wind plunged the fishery back into winter ...
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Golden Reel Qualifier | Larford Lakes 7th April 2019

A sell out again for the third Golden Reel Qualifier campaign. The lakes used today were the Specimen, Match and Arena. Conditions were far from ideal as the heavy rain, snow and hale from the previous week coupled with much ...
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Golden Reel Qualifier | Barston Lakes 30th March 2019

A sell out entry for the second Golden Reel Qualifier. Conditions today were fine, with bright sunshine and highs of around 14C. Winner today and making his way to the September Grand Final was Carl Barnfield. Carl fished a near ...
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Golden Reel Qualifier | Viaduct Fishery Saturday 23rd March 2019

63 anglers booked onto the first of the 2019 qualifiers hosted at the fantastic Viaduct Fishery. Conditions on the day were good with highs of around 13c and a gentle easterly breeze. Lakes used today were Campbell, Lodge, Carey and ...
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