Fish O'Mania 2012 qualifying dates revealed

The dates for next year’s Fish O Mania qualifiers have been announced and there are a number of surprise changes to the usual line-up.

Anglers across the country have called for new venues to be added to the heats and their voices have been heard, with Gold Valley, Maver Larford Lakes, Barford Lakes and Messingham Sands being added to the list.

Those giving way for the 2012 event are Stafford Moor, Heronbrook Fisheries, Packington Somers and Moorlands Farm.

The first match will be staged at Somerset’s Viaduct Fishery on April 14 with the last qualifier at Lindholme Lakes on June 27.

Applications will be taken for a three week period between January 17 and February 14 and the final list of successful candidates will be released shortly afterwards.
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Full Fish O Mania line-up

Viaduct Fishery, Somerton, Somerset – Saturday 14th April 2012

Gold Valley Lakes, Aldershot, Hampshire – Wednesday 18th April 2012

Makins Fishery, Nuneaton, Warwickshire – Saturday 21st April 2012

Woodlands View, Droitwich, Worcs – Wednesday 25th April 2012

Lakeview Fishery, Holwell, Leicestershire – Saturday 28th April 2012

Peatling Pools, Peatling Parva, Leicestershire – Wednesday 2nd May 2012

Maver Larford, Stourport on Severn, Worcester – Saturday 5th May 2012

Monk Lakes, Marden, Kent – Wednesday 9th May 2012

The Oaks, Thirsk, North Yorkshire – Saturday 12th May 2012

Barford Lakes,Barford, Norwich – Saturday 19th May 2012

Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warwick – Saturday 26th May 2012

Messingham Sands, Susworth, North Lincs – Wednesday 30th May 2012

Partridge Lakes, Culcheth, Warrington – Saturday 2nd June 2012

Preston Innovations Boldings, Bridgnorth, Shropshire – Saturday 9th June 2012

Woodlands Lakes, Thirsk, North Yorkshire – Saturday 16th June 2012

Garbolino Lindholme Lakes, Epworth, Doncaster – Wednesday 27th June 2012