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Match News

All the up-to-the-minute news and stories from the world of match fishing.


Gung Ho!

We joined Kamasan Starlets in Croatia to share their World Club Champs experience. After several good practise sessions the team was confident of success…


Pickering’s Way

It’s the first round of the prestigious Preston Innovations UK Championships at Heronbrook. Can Tom get off to a good start?   


Match Q&A

Top stars from the world of match fishing answer your questions – and there are some great prizes from Fox Match up for grabs.


Coxy’s Match Talk

It’s the final of the Drennan Super League at Woodland Lakes in Thirsk. Can any team stop the mighty Daiwa Dorking this time round?


Paste shallow?

Paste fished at full depth is a proven winner. Now its working with shallow rigs as well! Commercial fishery bagger Dave Armstrong demonstrates how.  


What a day THAT was!

Keith Arthur recalls a day of mixed emotions at the Evesham Angling Festival.


Matt Hall – Fishing To Win

Matt was looking forward to his annual pilgrimage to the Emerald Isle. Would his drawing hand work better than it has been on the Fish’O’Mania qualifiers?  


How To Win More Matches

Steve Gardener visits Stubpond Lakes and reveals how he uses the pellet waggler – and how to get carp away from snags in double quick time!


Winning Rigs

We talk to Andy Moors, Steve Ringer and Mick Grant and get them to show us the rigs that have won them big money recently.


Division One National Preview

It’s the blue riband NFA event on the Erewash Canal this month. Find out how to score BIG points for your team. 


If I Drew That Peg…

Every venue has its flier peg – the one that every angler wants to draw! Steve Gregory reveals the peg he’d love to pull out.  

Match-Winning Tactics

Adam Wakelin reveals his paste fishing secrets for catching big lumps.  


Tackle Box

All the latest gear that’s either just hit or about to hit the shops and what we think of it.


Tackle Directory

Need a number or an email address? Look no further than our tackle directory.


Up Close 1

Rive RX2 Carbone Seatbox


Up Close 2

Maver N27 16m pole


Up Close 3

Garbolino G796 16m pole


Up Close 4

Preston Cinetex Action Carp 16m pole


Purple Hydro Warrior!

We try out the new Purple Hydrolastic from Daiwa – and we’ve got £750 worth of the stuff to give away!


Shimano Competition

Over £1,500 of Shimano goodies up for grabs – including 10 award-winning Stradic FB reels!


Making The Grade

Neil McKinnon passes on expert advice on stepping up from club fishing to the open circuit.


Looking Back

We journey back to August 1996 to see what was happening back then.


50/50 Challenge

We put two top anglers, Mark Goddard and Perry Stone, head to head with similar rigs but different baits to find out which works best.  



Keith Arthur has some interesting ideas about how we could improve the way we organise our matches.


Thinking Out Loud

Ever wondered what preparation goes into representing your country?  Will explains just how much he had to do for the European Championships.     


Star Profile

Nottingham legend Wayne ‘Swinno’ Swinscoe is the man in the hot seat.


Silly Stuff!

If you thought Vicky Teale looked a bit dodgy last month check out our latest lovely ‘lady’…Phylis Briscoe!


Evesham Angling Festival Preview

Venue expert Steve Ashmore gives the lowdown on all the pegs at Evesham. 


End Peg

Jon’s on fire and can do no wrong right now. Will it last and can he win the Fish’O’Mania final at Hayfield Lakes?


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