Alan Scotthorne visits the fantastic Sykehouse Fishery in Goole, to explain his two-pronged groundbait approach and the subtle differences between the two types of groundbait – sweet or fishmeal – how much to feed on each and how to top up.
Des takes a look at a groundbait and expander pellet approach to catching skimmers from commercial venues during the winter months. The pole is the England internationals weapon of choice as he visits the lovely Burley Fields Lake in Shurdington near Cheltenham.
Lee Kerry runs through his considered approach to targeting winter commercial fisheries using the feeder, as he sets up at Packington Somers Fishery in the Midlands.
Four times World Champion gives his guide to winter pole fishing for roach on the Old River Nene in March, Cambs.
Alan Scotthorne describes his winter tactics on the seven main match lakes at Drennan Lindholme Lakes. He covers rigs, baits and tactics in detail, as well as explaining how he approaches different areas of each lake…
Tom Pickering uncovers the key lessons that you need to remember to maximise your chances of success this winter on commercial fisheries as he targets Aston Park Fisheries near Sheffield, a venue not that far from his home, yet one he’s not fished before.
Join England international Matt Godfrey on the banks of Hallcroft Fishery, Yorkshire where the England International goes through a typical day’s fishing. Matt explains where to start, how to bait up correctly, what rigs to use and last but not least what baits work best.
Top Welsh rugby player Andy Mann is no stranger to Weston Pools and in his debut filming session he nets loads of fish on three different lines. Starting with the long sixteen metre flick rig he moves to a shallow thirteen metre line then ends short. All this on a very cold winter’s day… and […]
The Angling Trust today announces is to bid to hold a full Nations or Feeder Coarse World Championships in 2024 or 2025, as well as supporting a series of initiatives to support and build International coarse match fishing in England. As the National Governing Body for Angling and the FIPS accredited organisation for England, The […]
South Devon’s highly regarded coarse fishing destination, Cofton Holidays, has crowned Andy Everill as winner of its autumn Cofton Cup Fishing competition. A keen fisherman, this is Andy’s third consecutive Cofton Cup title and his fourth overall having previously won Cofton Cup II, V and VI. The multi award-winning holiday park, hosted the seventh competition […]
With an outstanding performance on day 2 of just 7 penalty points, England leap-frogged the other teams in contention to take Team Gold with 25 points in the 2021 Veterans World Match Fishing Championship on the River Sava, Slovenia. The team had two sections wins (Steve Sanders and Mark Downes) a second (Bob Nudd) and […]
Customers from Buttle’s builders’ merchants braved inclement weather conditions to ensure the 19th annual fishing tournament could go ahead at Alders Farm Fishery in Milton Keynes. Buttle’s, which has branches in Leighton Buzzard, Enfield, Kentish Town, and St Albans, first organised the tournament in 2002 to build on a shared passion for angling among staff […]
England manager Mark Downes reports on his teams excellent bronze medal in the 2021 World Championships in Italy. Travel In Italy we are considered ‘Elite Athletes’, giving us an exemption from the 5-day quarantine due to competing in an international event. All proceeded with their pre-travel tests and passenger locator details, giving us a smooth […]
With the River Trent running low and very clear, most of the competitors thought that this year’s RiverFest final on the River Trent at Burton Joyce could be a difficult two days. How wrong they were! After two days of hard-fought match fishing action, it needed more than 34lb to win the fifteenth prize in […]
Division 1 National Championship 2021 Report Angling Trust Division 1 National Championships 2021 Grand Union Canal, Northampton Saturday 14th August 2021 418 fished The Angling Trusts blue riband event was fished this year on the Grand Union Canal around Northampton with 42 teams competing. In the run up to this match the canal hadn’t been […]