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Come along to watch 24 of the country’s best anglers fishing head to head for 5 hours at Larford Lakes near Stourport on Severn, Worcestershire for a massive £50,000 

The Golden Reel Grand Final at Larford will be fished on Saturday 19th August 2017.  

The Match commences  at 12 noon – 5pm 

Gates open to the public from 9:30am onwards.  

  • Tackle Village  
  • Book Makers – the belly from the tele, Gary Wiltshire 
  • Demonstrations from top sponsored anglers, come along and have a go with them. 
  • Double handed salmon fly rod casting on our river demos by top salmon anglers from Newcastle. 
  • Spin & Fly fishing demonstrations 
  • Catching carp on fly rods with lures and cork balls on the Arena Lake 
  • Ground Bait mixing by the experts. 
  • Burgers, Hot Dogs, Beer & soft drinks available. 
  • Coverage by Tom Scholey with Facebook Live broadcast.  
  • Final Filmed and presented by BT Sports Television and hosted by Rob Hughes. 
  • Live commentary by Phil Briscoe covering peg by peg action 

Sponsored by Europe’s largest fishing tackle distributor Colmic 

Entry to the public – FREE 

 

Listing of the 24 Golden Reel Competition Grand Final Qualifiers going head to head at Larford Lakes, Saturday 19th August 2017. 

 

Jon Whincup  Qualifier Decoy Lakes  4th March 2017 
James Taylor  Qualifier Colemans Cottage  11th March 2017 
Paul (Tommy) Hiller  Qualifier Larford Lakes  18th March 2017 
Stuart Lister  Qualifier Viaduct Lakes  25th March 2017 
Prezemek Solski  Qualifier Monk Lakes  1st April 2017 
Paul Cook  Qualifier Larford Lakes  9th April 2017 
Toby Pepper  Qualifier Westwood Lakes  15th April 2017 
Craig Goldstraw  Qualifier Heron Brook  22nd April 2017 
Jamie Wild  Qualifier The Glebe  23rd April 2017 
Nick Smith  Qualifier Partridge Lakes  26th April 2017 
Simon Richardson  Qualifier Viaduct Lakes  6th May 2017 
Nick Speed  Qualifier Lindhome Lakes  13th May 2017 
Ray King  Qualifier Decoy Lakes  17th May 2017 
Alex Murry  Qualifier The Glebe  24th May 2017 
Fran Orielly  Qualifier Barston Lakes  27th May 2017 
Andy Lumb  Qualifier Lindhome Lakes  10th June 2017 
Andy Bailey  Qualifier Larford Lakes  17th June 2017 
Mitch Rawlinson  Qualifier Partridge Lakes  23rd June 2017 
Shaun McCarthy  Qualifier Larford Lakes  28th June 2017 
Paul Taylor  Qualifier The Glebe  1st July 2017 
Stuart Fotheringham  Qualifier Larford Lakes  8th July 2017 
Andy Power  Qualifier Heron Brook  15th July 2017 
Luke Bamford  Qualifier The Glebe  19th July 2017 
Andy Bennett  Qualifier Tunnel Barn  29th July 2017 

 


Important Notice 31st May 2017

 

We have decided to add an additional qualifier to be fished at the popular Larford Lakes on Wednesday 28th June.
The draw will take place at 9am and fishing will be 12-5pm. Please note all the complex will be utilised so pegging will be extremely generous.

This additional qualifier is due to the cancellation of the Gold Valley qualifier, which unfortunately has not received the support required which was due to take place on Saturday June 3rd 2017.
 
We apologise for any inconvenience caused but must act in the best interest of the competition and the participating anglers.

Anglers that have booked & paid for tickets for Gold Valley may transfer their tickets to one of the remaining 9 qualifiers or alternatively, a full refund will be issued.

With nine qualifiers remaining, the prize fund is still a grand total of £62,000 with a life changing £50,000 first prize.

Phil Briscoe,
Golden Reel event organiser.


Jon whincup made history on Saturday 4th March beating the talented field of anglers in the first ever Golden Reel qualifier at Cambridgeshire’s Decoy lakes complex.

Jon drew fancied peg number 20 on the Oak Lake recording a superb 147-15-00 and a place in the prestigious Golden Reel final in August 2017.

Jon will now be fishing for a life changing £50k.

2017 was a remarkable year for Jon winning the Match This event and Parkdean Masters plus a number of other open match competitions netting him around £95k. Without doubt, Jon has firmly established himself as one of the greatest anglers within the modern day sport of angling.
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14th February 2017

Not long to go before the first qualifier on 4th March at Decoy Lakes. Book your tickets now!! 

Here is Phil & Ian talking about the competition-

 


26th January 2017

If you’re thinking of entering any of the Golden Reel qualifiers, you need to look at booking on as soon as possible.
The early March qualifiers being –

Decoy lakes 4th March

Coleman Cottage 11th March

Larford Lakes 18th March

Viaduct Fishery 25th March

To avoid disappointment, book the above tickets now.
All the above fish extremely well at this time of year
The April qualifiers are selling well and the Glebe is is about to start the sellout countdown.

2018 will also see two brand new 80 peg qualifiers for your match calendars.
There will be two separate competitions being 80 peg matches x 20 qualifiers per event.
Details will be released very soon
2018 Golden Reel £50,000 qualifiers have already been booked and confirmed. dates will be released soon.

 

Book your tickets now for this years Golden Reel £50,000 competition.

If you’re in it – you can win it!!

£50,000 winners purse

 


6th January 2017

Ticket sales for all 24 qualifiers are selling well.
The venues to watch are The Glebe, Partridge Lakes, Larford Lakes and Decoy.
Don’t delay with these venue choices or you could face disappointment.

Already there are a number of fishing tackle trade stands booked for the weekend of the final.
Positive response so far which means the visiting public will have a chance to view and handle the latest tackle innovations and spend time with top flight sponsored anglers with an invitation to have a go on the lakes, catch a few fish and learn about the latest angling techniques.

Phil Briscoe
Golden Reel Event Organiser

 

Video from Phil explaining the competition.


Venues hosting the qualifiers for 2017 (24)

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1st April 2017

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26th April 2017

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1st July 2017

8th July 2017

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19th July 2017

29th July 2017

– Decoy Lakes

– Coleman’s Cottage

– Larford Lakes

– Viaduct Fisheries

– Monk Lakes

– Larford Lakes

– Westwood Lakes

– Heron Brook

– The Glebe

– Partridge Lakes

– Viaduct Fisheries

– Lindholme Fisheries

–Decoy Lakes

– The Glebe

– Barston Lakes

– Gold Valley

– Lindholme Fisheries

– Larford Lakes

– Partridge lakes

– The Glebe

– Larford Lakes

– Heron Brook

– The Glebe

– Tunnel Barn

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