December 21st, 2021


Matchroom Multi Sport and the Angling Trust are pleased to confirm that qualifiers for FishOMania 2022 will commence on Saturday 26, March with Weston Pools hosting the first of 20 UK qualifying events with a new grand final venue to be announced in the new year.

The schedule of midweek and weekend qualifying matches will take place across the UK from late March through until the week before the main event on Saturday 23, July.

Harry Bignell as defending champion, and the 2022 Ladies National Champion will gain automatic qualification to FishOMania and there will be international qualifiers in addition to the 20 UK Qualifier dates.

Entry tickets will go on sale the last week of January 2022 and will be priced at £30. The winner of FishOMania in July will claim the £50,000 first place whilst the runner-up will take home £10,000 with prize money also given out for section winners and for the NXTGEN event with the first place there taking £2,500.

Emily Frazer, Managing Director of Matchroom Multi Sport, said: “We’re delighted to once again be offering 20 fantastic opportunities to be a part of the world-famous FishOMania. Last year was special seeing so many fans out there enjoying the action and we hope it to be bigger and better this year. We cannot wait to reveal our new final venue that we’ve been working so hard to deliver alongside our partners at the Angling Trust.”

FishOMania 2022 Qualifier Dates 

  1. Saturday 26th March – Weston Pools
  2. Wednesday 30th March – Tunnel Barn Farm
  3. Saturday 2nd April – Moorlands Farm
  4. Saturday 9th April – Heronbrook Fisheries
  5. Saturday 16th April – Partridge Lakes
  6. Saturday 23rd April – Old Hough Coarse Fishery
  7.  Saturday 30th April – The Oaks Lakes
  8. Wednesday 11th May – Weston Pools
  9. Saturday 14th May – Tunnel Barn Farm
  10. Saturday 21st May – Drennan Lindholme Lakes
  11. Wednesday 1st June – Todber Manor
  12. Saturday 4th June – Makins Fishery
  13. Wednesday 8th June – Westwood Lakes
  14. Wednesday 15th June – Partridge Lakes
  15. Saturday 18th June – Monk Lakes
  16. Wednesday 22nd June – Heronbrook Fisheries
  17. Saturday 25th June – Moorlands Farm
  18. Wednesday 29th June – Drennan Lindholme Lakes
  19. Wednesday 6th July – Todber Manor
  20. Wednesday 13th July – Hayfield Lakes



Entry tickets for the FishOMania qualifiers will again be sold via the Angling Trust website with an on sale date to be released in the new year. Keep an eye on the FishOMania and Angling Trust social media pages for more information.

NXTGEN Event Qualification

Information on how Junior Anglers can qualify for FishOMania NXTGEN will be announced in the new year