Fish'O'Mania champions from down the years

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Details of 2018 qualifiers will be confirmed in due course

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View images from Vanarama Fish'O'Mania XXIV

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McCranor Claims Junior Crown

WILL MCCRANOR, the youngest angler in the field at 15 years, took the Vanarama Junior Fish’O’Mania, as he outpaced Danny Slack of Rotherham to land the coveted title. McCranor found his stride as the match progressed and started catch with regularity. He netted a total weight of 25.675kg to win by just under 4.5 kilos. […] read more

Smith is Vanarama Fish’O’Mania Ladies Champ

KAYLEIGH SMITH, the 26 year-old England International from Leeds was crowned Vanarama Fish’O’Mania Ladies Champion following a terrific match angling display on the Suez Canal as netted 36.33kg. Smith, who works as a research scientist, caught throughout the match in the shallows, and her tally was just under 100 fish. It was third time lucky […] read more

Hughes Is Record-Breaking Vanarama Fish’O’Mania Champion

JAMIE HUGHES won a record breaking third Vanarama Fish’O’Mania title as he hit the lead on the 3 o’clock mark on a sunny afternoon and never let go to claim victory. His final tally of 26.900kg was to net him the £50,000 top prize as well as the unique trophy, which was presented by last […] read more

Vanarama Fish’O’Mania XXIV Peg Draw

The draw for the 24th annual Vanarama Fish‘O’Mania has been made at Cudmore Fisheries ahead of Saturday’s ‘FA Cup of Fishing’ extravaganza in Staffordshire. Vanarama Fish‘O’Mania XXIV PEG DRAW 1. Lee Bennett 2. Andy Power 3. Bob Giles 4. Andy Adams 5. Jason Collins 6. Chris Weeder 7. Jamie Hughes 8. Steve Jackson 9. Paul […] read more

When is Vanarama Fish‘O’Mania?

When and where is Vanarama Fish’O’Mania? This year’s Vanarama Fish‘O’Mania takes place on Saturday, July 8 at Cudmore Fisheries in Staffordshire. Cudmore Fisheries Pleck Lane Newcastle-under-Lyme ST5 5HW   What time does it start? The ‘all in’ for the Grand Final is at 12:05pm, but Cudmore Fisheries will open to the public at 10am on […] read more

Vanarama to Sponsor Fish’O’Mania

Matchroom Sport is delighted to announce that Vanarama, the UK’s No.1 commercial vehicle leasing broker, is to be the title sponsor of the annual Fish’O’Mania event. The big-money fishing match is a key fixture in the British summer sporting calendar, now entering its 24th year. Vanarama Fish’O’Mania takes place on Saturday 8th July at Cudmore […] read more

Roberts books final spot

The final round of Fish ’O’ Mania qualifying was held in glorious conditions at the South Yorkshire match mecca that is Lindholme Lakes. A field of 96 anglers made their way from all around the country to try and grab the last possible place in the final with a first prize of £50,000. The lakes […] read more

Red-hot Raison scorches into Grand Final

Anglers headed for the Gold Valley Lakes in Hampshire for the penultimate Fish ‘O’ Mania qualifier with temperatures soaring into the high 20s as a heatwave engulfed the country. This saw the lakes’ large carp making their way to the surface layers which in turn led to shallow fishing with both dobbing and pellet waggler […] read more