We recently ran a feature called “Making Night Shots Cool” to raise awareness that extended use of retaining slings can be detrimental to the welfare of the fish being retained and that rather than retaining fish to take daylight photos, anglers should instead take night shots such as the one below, this is of Angela Northcott with her 18lbs Common caught from Lake Alder last year:
Following on from this and following a management review, we will shortly be introducing rules that will affect the use of retaining slings, but in the meantime we thought we’d run a competition to promote night shots.
Send us your night shots. Its that simple!!
These aren’t too complicated either!!
The competition will run throughout the summer from now until 31st July.
Entries will only be accepted from paying customers (i.e. you must have either purchased a day(/night) ticket or be a season ticket holder.)
Entries can be for fish caught from any of the lakes upon which night fishing is permitted (i.e. Pepper, Christine, Alder or Black Lake.)
Entries must be e-mailed to [email protected] and include the angler’s name, size of fish and the lake it was caught from. We will not accept entries via any other format.
Photos must be of fish caught overnight between now and 31st July and their photos taken the night that they were caught.
The winner will receive £100
Now here’s the catch, its not about size!! The winner will be the angler who submits our favourite night shot. Ok!! So we know this is quite vague and very subjective, but hey!! its our lakes and our rules and our decision will be final.
So get catching, get snapping and submit those entries. It could be worth £100.