Category: Match Fishing News

199lb weight sees Jason Brown head Heronbrook Fishery Fish O Mania Qualifier

Fish’O’Mania’s third qualifier of the year made its way northwards to Staffordshire and the popular Heronbrook Fisheries. At the draw 148 anglers made the qualifier another near sell-out showing the resurgence in popularity of the contest this year and it was mild overcast conditions that met the hopeful anglers. This seemed to get the venues […]

FIPSed European Match Fishing Championship Slovenia 2018: England to blood Derry, Dent and Hughes

Pic: Mark Downes: ‘great learning arena for the younger element ‘ This year will see the European Championship being used as a blooding exercise for the next generation of full England internationals, with Mark Downes and Steve Sanders coupling three “experienced heads” with three younger members to gain optimum benefits. The team will be; Will […]

No surprises as England name their world match fishing squad for Portugal on a venue where they have won before…

Mark Downes, England Manager and co-manager, Steve Sanders have named their Drennan Team England squad for the forthcoming World Nations Championship who will be heading to the fishing port of Figueira Da Fox in Portugal from 8th – 9th September. This vastly experienced team will consist of; – Alan Scotthorne, multi times World Champion – […]

Angling Trust seeking ‘Super Veterans’ for first ever FIPSed World Angling Championship

The Angling Trust will be holding an England assessment trial early in the New Year for anglers aged between 66 and 75 years old for an exciting new international World Angling Championship. FIPSed which is governing body for international freshwater competition have put together a brand-new category the ‘Super Veterans’ which can only be applauded […]

White Acres Fishery Maver Festival 2017: Standings After Day 1 Huge weight from Alan Scotthorne on Bolingey Lake

Clint Elliott Reports White Acres Maver Festival 2017 Day One Report This week we are running the very popular Maver festival, its running full with 180 anglers fishing for 5 days. The lakes being uses are A section Pollawyn, B section Jenny.s split with Trewaters, C section Twin Oaks split with Trelawney, D section Porth […]

Drennan Team England bring home silver from the Match Fishing World Championships in Belgium. Home nation takes the gold….

Drennan Team England have returned to home soil with team Silver after claiming a superb second place and so it turned out all podium positions went to the favourites Belgium, France and England. Belgium hosted the 64th FIPS-ed Coarse Angling World Championships for Nations over 9th – 10th September on the Charleroi-Bruxelles Canal, Ronquieres with […]

World Match Fishing Youth Championships, Ireland 2017; England take bronze in Under 15s; Under 20s and Under 25s just miss out

Left to right: The bronze medal winning England Under-15s squad for 2017 of Jason Kirk, Joe Roberts, Josh Newman, Joshua Paling, Mick Gibbs, William McCranor, Ryan Kennison, Billy Kirk Team England under 15’s won the Bronze medal in a memorable debut in the FIPS-ed World Youth Championships in Ireland, while England’s Sensas U20’s and Drennan […]