FishOMania returns to Hayfield Lakes, Doncaster this Saturday, July 24 and ahead of the big day we’ve gathered all the vital information in one place.
Hayfield Lakes plays host to FishOMania for a 15th time. One of the UK’s premier fisheries, Hayfield boasts three well-stocked lakes. FishOMania and FishOMania NXTGEN will both fished on the Island Lake (see ‘Pegs’ below). See below ‘Car Parking’ for directions to Hayfield Lakes.
Gates will open at 10am and the ‘All-In’ for Fish‘O’Mania will be shortly after 11.30am, with the match concluding shortly after 4.30pm.
FishOMania NXTGEN will fish from 11.35am until 3.35pm
Not got your FREE tickets for this year’s FishOMania yet? You can still receive tickets by email to print at home or show on your mobile device. Simply fill in the form on this page to register for your tickets: https://fishomania.net/tickets/
A wide variety of trade stands will be exhibiting at this year’s Fish‘O’Mania. There will also be tackle demos from a number of companies and fair ground rides for children to enjoy. A full list of trade stands and exhibitors can be found here: https://fishomania.net/trade-stands/
A total of 24 anglers will peg it up at this year’s FishOMania Grand Final. Qualifying matches took place across England from March to June with an international qualifier in Germany. A full list of qualifiers can be found here: https://fishomania.net/event/
The six section winners from the Angling Trust Youth National Championship qualify for the FishOMania NXTGEN match, with two additional anglers invited. There is £2,500 up for grabs for the winner.
The peg draw for this year’s FishOMania was streamed live at www.facebook.com/fishomaniamatch.
Each of the 24 qualifiers for FishOMania receives a guaranteed £250. The match winner will net a cool £50,000 with the runner-up taking home £10,000. Section winners in sections which do not produce the Winner or Runner-Up will earn £2,500.
The Fish’O’Mania Grand Final will air live on Sky Sports Mix from 11:30am until 5pm on Saturday, July 24. The event will also be broadcast internationally on the following networks:
DAZN | USA, Canada, Brazil, Germany, Italy, Spain
Fox | Australia
Nova | Czech Republic & Slovakia
Viaplay | Scananavia, Baltics and Iceland
In nations not listed above, the event can be watched live at Matchroom.Live
This website, www.fishomania.net will host a live leaderboard throughout FishOMania, while Fish‘O’Mania’s twitter account @FishOMania and Facebook page (www.facebook.com/fishomaniamatch) will keep followers up to date with the latest weigh-in news, pictures and clips from the 28th annual FishOMania.
The match is fished to Angling Trust match rules and additional FishOMania rules. The competitors are weighed in every 30 minutes and at the conclusion of the five-hour match, the angler with the greatest aggregate weight of the ten weigh-ins will be declared the champion.
Car parking and coaches
On site car parking is available priced £5 per car. Coach parking is by arrangement by calling 01302 864 555. Gates will open at 10am.
From the M1 motorway take the M18 exit at junction 32 towards Hull/Doncaster. Continue on to the M18 motorway. At junction 3, take the A6182 exit towards Doncaster. At the roundabout, take the third exit onto Great Yorkshire Way (A6182). At the next roundabout, take the first exit and stay on the Great Yorkshire Way (A6182). Continue along the Great Yorkshire Way / A6182 until you see signs for Bawtry Road (A638). Turn left at the traffic lights onto Hurst Lane. Continue on Hurst Lane, then at the second set of lights, turn left into Hayfield Lane. Carry on Hayfield Lane. Hayfield Lakes will be on your right-hand side.
Address: Hayfield Lane, Doncaster, DN9 3NP