What’s in the January issue of Match Fishing?



Match News

All the latest news from the fabulous world of match fishing.


Garbolino Club Angler Of The Year

It’s your last chance to enter our exciting new club angler competition, which carries a whopping £10,000 worth of Garbolino sponsorship! 


Mark Of Perfection

Garbolino Ossett’s Mark Wainwright is a thinking angler who puts a lot of attention to detail. We join him on an insightful practice session on the Stainforth and Keadby Canal.


Match Q&A

Our experts answer your match fishing questions – and two lucky readers win fantastic Fox Match tackle prizes!


Fox Match Hereford Angling Festival

Dave Harrell reports on the first ever three day River Wye festival that left many of the competitors with aching arms by the end!   



Darren Cox – In Depth

In the first of a new series Darren looks at the approaches to get the best results from your swim in the winter months.


Winning Rigs

Andrew ‘Spud’ Murphy, Jon Whincup and Pete Marlow disclose their recent match-winning approaches.



Chasing The Dream

Keith Austin’s Browning Wickford squad are on a mission – to beat the mighty Essex County in the tough London Winter League.



Bones on Carp

Dynamite Baits’ man Alex Bones kicks off his new mini-series with a detailed look at the long-range Method feeder.


Star Profile

We fire some quick questions at the current World Champion Tamas Walter.


Tackle Box

Six pages crammed with the latest mouth-watering gear. Plus our very handy tackle directory.


Up Close 1

Shimano Super 4000 MGT-RA reels


Up Close 2

Daiwa Tournament Pro float rods


Up Close 3

Shakespeare Mach 2 and Mach 3 reels


Up Close 4

Spro RedArc reels and Serie Walter World Champion rods


Make mine a pint!

Alwin Ingham reckons you only need a pint of maggots to win at this time of year. We join him at The Oaks Fishery in Yorkshire to find out why.



Would a standardised set of rules work on all commercial fisheries and should pools structures change to encourage more anglers to take part in matches?


Caster Master

You don’t have to sit it out for a couple of carp when the temperature drops. Neil Machin gets the casters out to demonstrate his busy silverfish tactics.


Thinking Out Loud

We join Will preparing for a competition in Spain where he needs 23kg of groundbait for a three and a half hour match!   


Looking Back…

Ten years is a long time in match fishing. Find out what was going on way back in January 1997.


Deep water? No danger!

Mosella’s Andy May reveals his deep-water secrets to success on the River Weaver at Winsford.


Silly Stuff!

Have your mates dished the dirt on YOU this month? Some mates have!


End Peg

In just 24 hours Jon Arthur goes from a triumphant match win to a gruelling 14oz blow out. Oh the joys of winter match fishing!



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