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Limited Edition Hardy Reel is Star Lot in Auction13/02/2012
Auction Catalogue now available at Wild Trout Trust website
Exclusive fishing, art and tackle is available in the UK WILD TROUT TRUST CHARITY eBay AUCTION 2012, including a limited edition Jubilee reel.
The Wild Trout Trust's annual eBay and postal auction will take place between March 5th and March 15th 2012.
The money raised in the auction supports the Wild Trout Trust‘s excellent work in delivering practical advice and habitat improvement projects throughout the UK with clubs and owners, as well as programmes such as Trout in the Town and sea trout projects in East Anglia and on the South Coast.
The auction is packed with around 200 exciting lots to suit all pockets and interests, including shooting, artworks, books and tackle as well as fishing. Guide prices start from £15.
The star lot is a Hardy Jubilee reel. One of a Limited Edition of 250 reels commemorating the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, the 140th anniversary of Hardy Bros., and marking 100 years since the introduction of the ‘1912 pattern check'. The funds raised from the sale of this reel will be used to support the restoration of the River Dibney in Northern Ireland via the River Dibney Conservation Trust, a community-led group committed to involving young people in caring for and restoring their local river.
Fishing lots range from the very best of the Wessex chalk streams to wonderful wild trout fishing in rivers and lakes throughout the UK. Much of the fishing is exclusive and donated by private clubs and syndicates and amny lots include guiding by professional guides, river keepers and fishing writers or by enthusiastic and knowledgeable club members.
Lots donated by Hardy & Greys Academy members include:
Jeremy Lucas, River Eden
Howard Taylor, Hampshire chalk streams
Ian Hockley, casting lesson and fishing at private lakes in Oxfordshire
Stevie Kennedy, fishing on Strangford Lough.
The fishing extends beyond the UK to sea trout fishing in Patagonia and bone fishing in the Caribbean.This is a superb way of booking your perfect fishing break and donating to an excellent cause.
Unique collectable lots include a prototype hexagraph salmon rod, developed and owned by Hugh Falkus, an an exquisite image of trout head in pewter, gold leaf and brass by artist Sam McDonald and flies tied by Oliver Edwards and John Goddar.
Hardy Limited Edition Jubilee Perfect (Face)
Secret Stream: John Pearson
Trout head in pewter, gold leaf and brass by artist Sam McDonald
Upper Itchen in May
Hardy Limited Edition Jubilee Perfect (back)
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