Sunday 16th May saw the start of the 2021 AT TEFF Rivers Fundraisers, held in lieu of the usual National Qualifiers & Final and set up to raise money towards Team England Fly Fishing. The first match was held on the River Dee at Llangollen with 10 entrants. All were fishing for a £75.00 prize for first place in either of the morning or afternoon sessions. With variable weather conditions the preceding week, the anglers’ talk was of tricky fishing conditions with not many trout gracing the nets. This played out in the competition with only 9 trout between 10 anglers.
In the morning session David Bradley took top honours with 2 fish of 30cm and 26cm, giving him the top spot with 106 points. The afternoon session’s top honours went to competition newcomer Richard Baxendale who caught 2 trout for 83 points.
David Bradley 2 fish 106 pts
Kevin Moran 2 fish 99 pts
James Rice 1 fish 50 pts
Simon Clarke Nil
Bernie Maher Nil
Richard Baxendale 2 fish 83 pts
Daniel Williams 1 fish 47 pts
Gavin Walsh 1 fish 41 pts
Keith McAdam Nil
Mark Tyndall Nil
The next event is on the River Wear at Willington on Sunday 13th June. You can book tickets here: https://anglingtrust.net/competitions/at-teff-rivers-fundraiser-river-wear-willington-13th-june/
The Angling Trust would like to thank everyone who supported the match & TEFF. Thank you to Peter Scholes for doing a wonderful job running his inaugural match, and to Paul Page in helping set up the Qualifiers.