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The Angling Trust Carp Championships launched earlier this week, on Tuesday 24th April, and it will see aspiring pairs battle it out for their cut of the potential £7,000 prize pool. The competition has been designed to be the best priced and most exciting national pairs event, with carefully selected matches at the following venues:
Qualifiers (10hr matches) Clattercote Reservoir (30 pairs) – Saturday 9th June Boddington Reservoir (30 pairs) – Saturday 30th June Clattercote Reservoir (30 pairs) – Sunday 8th July Clattercote Reservoir (30 pairs) – Saturday 4th August
Final (24hr match) Barston Lakes – Saturday 8th September (16 pairs)
Angling Trust Competitions Development Manager James Lewis commented;
‘”The concept of the competition was to create a contest with a broad appeal, I wanted to make an accessible carp contest with a low price point which will hopefully encourage more carpers into the competitive scene”.
There will be two price points for the competition (£100 for Angling Trust Members and £130 Non- Members) with the following launches;
Round 1 – Angling Trust members – Opened Tuesday 24th April at 10:30am. Round 2 – Non Members – Opens Tuesday 1st May at 10:30am.
For more details on the competition simply visit the Angling Trust webpage HERE and to get tickets simply visit the booking site HERE.