The Airflo Anglian International Fly Fishing ultimate happened on Rutland Water on third and 4th October.
After a complete of 12 nationwide heats and finals, 144 anglers discovered themselves raring to go on match day.
The primary day was laborious fought – met with chilly and windy situations, anglers with probably the most adaptable techniques made headway after calm and obliging follow days.
Gateside Flycasters led the pack, adopted carefully by FlyFishing Costa A. Issues have been very tight between the groups from third to mid desk…. It was all to play for on day two!
Day two was additionally windy – with some anglers evaluating the primary basin to the North Sea. Nonetheless, some cracking fish have been caught, together with an excellent double determine brownie by Cameron Neil.
Outcomes have been lastly in, with congratulations to ensure that Iain Barr’s Flyfishing Costa A crew who emerged because the winners, adopted by Group Airflo and Gateside Flycasters in third place.
Scott Graham of crew Airflo claimed the heaviest bag, at a whopping 37lb four 5/eight oz.
Listed here are Iain’s publish match statements from his Fb pages:
”Iain Barr World Champion Selections Flies ship one other knock out punch by profitable this years Airflo Anglian Water Championship at Rutland Water. One other victory utilizing my Airlite rods from Airflo!!! Not a foul season with my new toys!! Thanks Airflo and Gareth Jones.”
”Nicely my luck continues after profitable the Airflo Anglian Worldwide crew championship yesterday with Iain Barr Fly Fishing Group Costa – Ben Race, Paul Runec, John Buchanan Graham Hayward and Rick Cooper. Proud to win this championship with a core of younger anglers with a few older heads to cross on their expertise. Sitting fairly in 2nd after day 1, we continued to catch steadily on day 2 to take the title. Teamed with Iain Barr World Champion Choices Flies fishing a fly line vary from Di3, sluggish glass, quick glass and midge tip we fished largely the basin, and the mouth of the north and south arms.”
”Combos of Iain Barr new Jelly Blobs, Fabs and Boobies tied with FNF FRITZ from Kevin Porteous and nymphs completed the enterprise. Nicely completed to all different medalists and Airflo Gareth Jones for sponsoring the occasion and the nice prizes, and all at Anglian Water for working an excellent crew competitors.”
We want to provide our congratulations to all of the anglers who took half, and particularly to Value Flyfishing A, on their excellent efficiency Individually and as a crew.
If you wish to be a part of it subsequent 12 months 2018 dates are set and entries are OPEN. Get your groups collectively and be a part of the AWAI 2018.