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Previous "Big Fish" winners:
 
 
2013
 
Trophy Winner Fish Venue and description 

David Collyer Shield

Lee Hooper

Rainbow 17lb 


Non Predatory FreshwaterChris Reeves Mirror Carp 15.5lbs Deans Farm Centre Lake, Bonio deer hair fly 
Predatory Freshwater fish Lee Hooper Perch 3lbs  
GraylingJohn Alcock Grayling 35cm  

Founders Trophy

 No entry


 

 
 
2012
 
Trophy Winner Fish Venue and description 

David Collyer Shield

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 


 

 

 

 

 

Tony Lorrimer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rainbow trout 6lb 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tree Meadow Fishery, Fraddam, Cornwall.  Caught on 8th March 2012 on a Red Eye Bunny Bee.

 

Red Eye Bunny Bee: same as the Brown Rabbit below but the body is black and yellow straggle fritz and the top is black rabbit strip cut thin. The hook is a 12 and I attach red eyes to the top.

 

 

 

Founders' Trophy

 

 

 





 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lee Hooper

 

 

 




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brown trout
13lb 14oz

 

 

 




 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Woodstock Trout Fishery, Mere.   Caught on 1st January 2012 on a Black & Yellow mini lure - Lee's pattern can now be found on the Pattern Library.

 

 

 
 
2011
 

Trophy

 Winner

Fish

Venue and description

David Collyer Shield

 

Tony Lorrimer

 


Rainbow trout
8lb 14oz 


Tree Meadow Fishery, Fraddam, Cornwall.

Caught on a Brown Rabbit. Click here for more details of the chase and a photo of the fish.


Founders' Trophy

 

 

Peter Winder 

 

 

Brown trout
9lb 0zs

 

Chalk Springs, Arundel, Sussex.

Caught on a Guild outing, using a 9ft 5wt rod, floating line and a size 12 unleaded black buzzer. The fish took the fly on the drop.




  2010

Name

Winner 

Fish

Venue and description

David Collyer Shield

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tony Lorrimer 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rainbow trout
15lb

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tree Meadow Fishery, Fraddam, Cornwall

Caught on a Yellow Rabbit. See Tony's account of "monster fishing" here.

 

 

 
 
  2009

   Sadly, no entries for either competition



  2008
 

Trophy

Winner

Fish

Venue and description

David Collyer
Shield

George A
Waters

Rainbow trout
13lb 2oz

Lechlade Trout Fishery, 18th April 2008

Caught on a Black Buzzer, size 12

Founders'
Trophy

George A
Waters

Brown trout
12lb 4oz

Lechlade Trout Fishery, 17th April 2008

Caught on Olive Stalking Bug, size 12

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Last modified on 04 January, 2015