Alan Scotthorne and Steve Ringer's rods are up for grabs!
The Angling Trust is offering a unique opportunity to bid for equipment used by England international anglers, Alan Scotthorne MBE and Steve Ringer. There will be three separate eBay auctions held over a period of seven days per auction. All the proceeds from will go towards helping support the England Ladies and England Veterans coarse angling teams participate in the 2012 World Championship.
Auction Lot 1 – As used by Alan Scotthorne MBE
Item 1: Shimano Aerocast Match 420 Rod
Max CW 15g 14/420m.
Bidding to commence on Thursday 31st May 2012 at 8pm.
Auction Lot 3 – As used by Alan Scotthorne MBE
Item 2: Shimano Aerocast Match 420 FA Rod
Max CW 20g 14/426m.
Bidding to commence on Thursday 14th June 2012 at 8pm.
These rods were used by five times World Champion Alan Scotthorne MBE to win his last gold medal when fishing Lake Valence, Hungary, in 2007 and the European Championship in Coruche, Portugal, in 2010. There is also a short hand-written note from Alan authenticating these rods.
Auction Lot 2 – As used by Steve Ringer
Shimano Beast Master Commercial 12ft 6in Pellet Rod
Bidding to commence on Thursday 7th June 2012 at 8pm.
The bag is autographed by Steve.
Steve Ringer is arguably the best commercial angler in England and won a silver medal in the first ever World Feeder Championship held in Italy in 2011. Steve also won the individual gold medal to accompany the A Team gold medal in the European Feeder Friendly Championships held in Ghent, Belgium in April 2012, and has also been selected to represent England in the World Feeder Championship this July in Ghent.
The Angling Trust would like to thank Alan Scotthorne and Steve Ringer for donating these rods to help the national teams who are trying to raise funds in order to participate in the 2012 World Championship.