World/European Championships

These are the premier International match fishing events and are run by the world angling governing body the Federation Internationale de la Peche Sportive en eau douce (FIPSed).

Anglers from up to 40 countries compete for Team and Individual medals fished over 2 days to full International rules. The event requires a significant commitment from the selected anglers who travel to the host country for 5 days intense official practice ahead of the match weekend.

In 2024 Scotland will field a Team in the European Championship on the Prinses Margriet Canal, Spannenburg, Netherlands on 29/30 June.  The squad will depart for Holland the official practice week on Thursday 20th June.  The squad for the event is:

  • Gus Brindle – Team Manager
  • David Corcoran
  • James Woodrow
  • David McAuley
  • James Dornom
  • Colin Hart
  • Josh Trueman

A link to the Official Word Championship 2024 website will be placed here as soon as received

Practice and Competition updates

This year you will be able to follow the team during practice and get updates after the first day’s competition on this website.