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Sportfish Sponsor ‘New Look’ European Team Championships

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It’s all change for the old Lexus event in a whole new era for competition fly fishing!

 

 

 

 

 

 




The prestigious Lexus European Fly Fishing Championships have evolved and from 2016 the events are now ‘The Anglers World Fly Fishing Championships’ and ‘The Sportfish Team Championships’.


Sportfish is providing tackle prizes at all heats and the final of the individual event and are the headline sponsors of the team event, providing tackle prizes and an increased cash prize pot to the winners.



Championship Manager John Horsey commented:

“From 2016 there are new and exciting changes in both sponsorship and the format of Europe’s biggest fly fishing championships and I am thrilled to announce that the future of both events is in good hands.  Ultimately it will be the competitors who will benefit from these changes and I look forward to a new era in competition fly fishing.”


The Competition
The Sportfish Team Championship is an event for teams of six anglers and attracts entries from all over the UK and Europe. There is no need to belong to a recognised club, simply get a group of six friends together and apply for one of the six heats across the UK. Teams progress from the regional heats directly to the Grand Final, to be held at Rutland Water on 20th and 21st August 2016.

For full details of both the individual and team competitions and how to take part click HERE







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