BAIT giants Dynamite will host an open match at top midlands complex Makin's in memory of local match fishing legend Anthony King - who was known as the ‘King of Makin’s'.

The leading bait firm’s special match  – and you can be there – is on Sunday, September 9, 2017 at Makin’s Fishery, Bazzard Road, Nuneaton CV11 6QJ.

There will be 80 pegs held on Phase 1 & 2 and will be run as a ‘mystery pairs’  match for a bit of fun.

Makin’s Fishery staff will conduct the draw and the pairing on the day. Each mystery pair will have an angler on phase 1 and phase 2.

Phase 1 and 2 of the vast Makin’s site will be used for the special match.

On the day the draw will begin at 9am in the phase 1 car park.  Fishing will commence at 11am and finish at 4pm.

Entry is £50 – get your ticket HERE. If the match is sold out the prize fund will be as below with remaining proceeds being gifted to Anthony’s family.

Who was Anthony King?

Talented match angler and nice guy Anthony (pictured above) sadly died at the end of June after a battle with cancer.

Back in July 2007 he set the Makins’ Match Record during one of the regular Nisa matches with 303 lb 12 oz.

Anthony achieved  it with carp caught from peg B10 on Lake Two, caught on the Method feeder.

Makin’s King – Anthony King, who died in June.

Almost exactly three years later, again on Lake Two (peg B13) he increased it to 345 lb 8 oz.

That time Anthony started on the Method feeder then switched to pole/paste… caught between his keepnets after he spotted carp swirling there!

Anthony King match payout details

Phase 1 winner (biggest weight)  £150 cash
Phase 2 winner (biggest weight)  £150 cash
1st  pair  £500 cash & £300 Dynamite products
2nd pair  £300 cash & £200 Dynamite product
3rd pair £200 cash & £100 Dynamite product
10 sections wins of £60 each

Each entrant will receive a Dynamite goodie bag on the day.

  • Normal fishery rules apply. No Floating baits – see Makin’s website.
  • Prize fund based on all tickets being sold

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