The AT-TEFF are pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Scholes as AT TEFF Rivers National Coordinator. Pete has fly fished for over thirty-five years and has spent time working in the industry at Stocks Reservoir. An experienced river angler, Pete has fished competitively for the last ten years and has competed in two river’s national finals along with fishing domestic competitions such as the Hanak Grayling Festival and the Broadlands Grayling Classic. Pete is a regular fly angler on the Lancashire and Yorkshire rivers and also enjoys fishing on the Welsh Dee and River Annan. Pete brings considerable experience to the role as both a competitor and angler on the river scene. He will work closely with AT-TEFF and the volunteers who run the English river qualifiers to develop a programme for 2021 and beyond.
Peter Scholes, AT-TEFF Rivers National Coordinator said: “I am really proud to take up this role. I am looking forward to taking the rivers qualifiers forward and developing the way they are organised and run going into the future. It’s a real privilege to be able to do this and hope we can get competitions back up and running next year.”
Andy Taylor, Competitions Support Officer said: “It is great to have someone of Pete’s experience stepping up to take on the role of AT-TEFF Rivers National Coordinator. Pete has been a regular competitor on the river’s scene over the last few years and it is clear he has the passion and enthusiasm to develop this side of competition fishing. Having competed himself in the AT-TEFF qualifiers and domestic rivers competitions Pete will have a good understanding of the venues, formats and angler requirements to develop the river qualifiers programme.”