Starts Monday 25th November

It is that time of year again and we are gearing ourselves ready for the Barbel Society Research and Conservation Auction. Below is a list of selected items up for auction so far, with more to follow over the coming weeks.

All fisheries permit and membership for the Barbel Society for the 2014/15 season

Skies of Fire Rivers of Gold book, Fred Crouch, limited edition of 250 of Fred`s sought-after book

Day with Pete Reading on the Hampshire Avon for barbel or chub

Day with Pete Reading on the Dorset Frome for grayling

Manchester United tickets, two tickets for almost any home game, with a meal in the Knights Lounge

Day for two on Dave Steuart’s private stretch of the Test, big roach, chub, grayling, trout

Set of Classic Angling magazine no 1-49, wonderful mags

Day with Steve Pope on Wye, Kennet or Severn

Medlar Press copy of The Whopper, No 125 now out of print, mint

Barbel Catchers and Friends, vgc copy of Barbel Catchers book, 1988 very sought after

Barbel Tales leather no. 30

Lone Angler luggage

Trefor West Lone Angler 12’ 1 3/4lb test curve rod, short handle

Pair of night vision binoculars

Pair of handmade rod rests, seasoned hawthorn, whipped and varnished

Day with Steve Derby on his boat on Christchurch Harbour, mullet fishing

Twyford Angling Club season ticket

Christchurch Angling Club season permit

Reading and District AA annual membership

Ringwood Angling Club season permit

Print of barbel by Chris Turnbull, no 3/100

From an Anglers Journal, lovely book by Ian Watson, No 380/500, with special postcards

Shimano Aero GT 5010 baitrunner reel

Guided day with Rob Swindells on a syndicate stretch of the Teme

Limited edition print, signed by Bernard Venables, September barbel

Day on the middle Trent with Rob Hilton

Gravel Pit Angling by Peter Stone, vgc with dust jacket, very slightly rubbed, signed by Peter

Bait package from Dynamite Baits

Bait package from Wraysbury Baits

Guided Day on the Kennet with Dave Brown

Guided day of the Teme at Bransford with Dave Brown