Angling Trust Youth Loch Style National 2021 Opens 24th August

Angling Trust Youth Loch Style National Championship 2021

Draycote Water, Rugby    

Sunday 12th September 2021 

Open to all young Fly Anglers between the ages of 12 & 17 

We are pleased to announce the Angling Trust EYFF Loch Style Youth National is back after the unfortunate postponement in 2020.  

This year’s event is hosted at the ever-popular Draycote Reservoir, Rugby and will be fished on Sunday 12th September. 

This is a wonderful opportunity for young male and female anglers between the ages of 12-17 to fish for the coveted English Youth National Champion Trophy and to fish against their peers in Loch Style fishing from boats. 

There will not be the usual qualification for next year’s EYFF team, due to the 2019 finalists being carried over to represent England Youth Fly Fishing in 2021. We are able to relax the maximum age of participants, as long as you are between 12 – 17 years of age on 12th September you are eligible to fish.   

Permits and boats for practice day on Saturday 11th September are available at a discounted rate of £17.50 per angler on a full catch and release basis. To book a boat for practice day please contact the fishery direct on 01788 812018 and inform staff you are practicing for the Youth National.  

Ticket Information

1 Day event 
Max 30 anglers 
Draw 08:30 
Fishing 09:30 – 17:00 
Session 1: 09:30 – 13:00 
Session 2: 13:30 – 17:00 
Tickets on sale from 10:00 Tuesday 24th August  BOOK HERE
Ticket sales end 05:00 PM Thursday 9th September 

The event will be fished in 2 sessions with anglers scoring points in each session. Combined points after 2 sessions will provide a final result.  

The event is sponsored by Guide Fly Fishing. 

All competitors will receive a goody bag with product supplied by Guide Flyfishing. 

Brilliant kit worth over £30. 

The top three competitors will receive: 

Winner – Rod & Reel; Vision Stillmaniac fly rod – 9’9 #7 & Vision XLV Stillmaniac Reel. 

Runner Up – Rod; Vision Stillmaniac fly rod – 9’9 #7  

3rd place – 2 x Vision Stillmaniac fly lines – Fast intermediate & Sinker 5ips. 

Prizes worth over £1,100 

  • Please ensure you are familiar with the rules – they can be download from the booking page.  
  • You must have a valid EA Rod Licence on the day of the competition.  
  • The Angling Trust may take photographs and/or recorded images of the event and competitors. If you do not wish to participate, please inform the event organiser prior to the event  

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