Vote for your favourite species and WIN...

Simply tell us your favourite species, and why, and you’ll be in the hat to win loads of gear

As part of our search to discover Angling Times' readers’ favourite species, they’ve teamed up with their experts’ sponsors to give you all the opportunity to win over £2,000 worth of prizes.

Thanks to the generous support of Shimano, ESP (Drennan), Daiwa, Fox International, Preston Innovations, Masterline, Dynamite Baits and Ringer Baits we can offer Gofishing users a choice of four different sets of prizes to best match their style of fishing.

To enter and vote, simply follow the instructions below.

The four different sets of tackle cover specimen carp, stillwater fishing, river fishing and predator angling. Here's what is included within each prize package...

 

SPECIMEN CARP KIT WORTH £415

DYNAMITE BAITS:
 £200 of Dynamite Baits Terry Hearn Red Fish boilies in 10mm, 15mm, 20mm, 26mm, plus matching pop-ups and glugs
ESP (DRENNAN):
 A dark olive-green waterproof hoody – £39.95
 Pair of waterproof salopettes – £79.99
 A tube of PVA – £6.95
 A pair of braid scissors – £3.99
 A packet of marker floats – £4.99
 A 25m spool of 45lb leadcore – £13.25
 A 20m spool of 20lb Strip Teaze – £8.99
 A 20m spool of 15lb Stiff Rig Bristle Filament – £3.70
 Three packets of Stiff Rigger hooks – £3.45 each
 Three packets of Raptor Big-T hooks — £3.70 each
 A signed copy of First Cast by
five-times Drennan Cup winner
Terry Lampard — worth  £30

 

PREDATOR GEAR KIT WORTH £480

DAIWA (as used by former British pike record holder Neville Fickling):
 A 6ft 6ins Whisker Jerkbait rod – worth £68.50
 A Tournament Linear-S 5000 BR reel with spare spool – worth £146.80
FOX INTERNATIONAL
(as used by predator expert Mick Brown):
 A 12ft 3.25lb Predator Elite rod – worth £119.99
 A Stratos FS 10,000 freespool reel – worth £129.99
 A signed copy of
Out Of The Blue by
best-selling author Chris Yates – worth £14.99

 

RIVER GEAT KIT WORTH £295

MASTERLINE (as used by TV legend and all-rounder John Wilson):
 An 11ft 1.75lb John Wilson Barbel rod – worth £99.95
 A 13-15ft John Wilson Trotting System rod – worth £149.95
 A signed copy of First Cast by five-times Drennan Cup winner Terry Lampard
– worth £30
 A signed copy of Out Of The Blue by
best-selling author Chris Yates – worth £14.99

 

STILLWATER GEAR KIT WORTH £1,050

FOX (as used by four-times World Champion Bob Nubb):
 A 13ft Fox Match XT Waggler rod – worth £89.99
 A 13ft Fox Match XT Power Float Waggler rod – worth   £99.99
 A Fox Match Carp/Silvers Combo keepnet – worth £60
 A Small Silverfish Landing Net – worth   £11.99
SHIMANO (as used by Steve Ringer and current Drennan Cup winner Darran Goulder):
 Two GTE-C 5000 baitrunners – worth £94.99 each
 A Beastmaster Commercial 9ft-11ft feeder/bomb rod –
worth £104.99
 A Stradic 4000 FC reel – worth £149.99
RINGER BAITS:
 Four tubs of shellfish boilies – worth £3.99 each
 Five 1kg bags of Ringer’s Red groundbait – worth £3.99 each
 Nineteen 400g bags of Ringer’s Expander pellets – worth £2.49 each
PRESTON INNOVATIONS (as used by former World Champ Tommy Pickering):
 A 12ft Preston Innovations Excel Super Feeder rod – worth £189
 A Preston Innovations PRX 4000 Match reel – worth £69.99.

 

How to enter

Follow these simple steps to stand a chance of winning one of four fantastic tackle and bait prizes (detailed above).

STEP 1

Vote for your favourite species at the bottom of this page by clicking on the email link below your favourite species. If you are using Outlook, an email box will pop-up. If you are using another email system, open your email and copy the address that can be found under the fish of your choice, below.

STEP 2

In the email box, type your name, full address and telephone number (so we can contact you if you win!).

STEP 3

Now answer the following question in the email...

WHAT IS THE FULL LATIN NAME FOR THE PERCH?

STEP 4

Now state, in your email, which of the four different tackle prizes you would really like to win. Full details of each package are listed above.

STEP 5

Click the Send button to cast your vote and enter the competition. Good luck to you all !

 

Once all your entries are in, four winners will be drawn from the hat and your votes in the hunt for AT readers’ favourite species counted. Then, early in the New Year, Angling Times will be able to declare the identity of the nation’s favourite coarse fish.

Closing date for entries is January 7, 2009.

 

PICK YOUR FAVOURITE SPECIES FROM THE LIST BELOW TO REGISTER YOUR VOTE AND ENTER THIS GREAT COMPETITION...

 

CARP

carp@bauermedia.co.uk

BARBEL

barbel@bauermedia.co.uk

 

BREAM

­bream@bauermedia.co.uk

 

CHUB

chub@bauermedia.co.uk

 

PERCH

perch@bauermedia.co.uk

 

PIKE

pike@bauermedia.co.uk

 

ROACH

roach@bauermedia.co.uk

 

TENCH

tench@bauermedia.co.uk