What’s in the October issue of Match Fishing?




Match News

All the latest news from the world of match fishing


Evesham Angling Festival ‘06

Dave Harrell reports on Britain’s biggest three-day angling festival, which took place on the Warwickshire Avon at Evesham


Match Q&A

Our star anglers answer your questions and two lucky winners get some fantastic Fox Match tackle


Aim High

Young England international Callum Dicks is building a big reputation on a variety of methods. We join him to take a look at his slider and whip approaches 


Making The Grade

Shakespeare’s Neil McKinnon reveals more of his commercial-fishery secrets


Coxy’s Match Talk

Darren reports on the Division One National, which took place on the Erewash Canal


Pickering’s Way

It’s Round Three of the Preston Innovations UK Champs at Woodlands Lakes in Thirsk. After two rounds Tom’s well up the leaderboard, but can he maintain his good form?  


Lucky Bob Does Heronbrook

Bob Marklew is a match angler renowned for his disasters – if something can go wrong it usually does when he’s around! So how did he fare against the likes of Neil Machin?  


Winning Rigs

We talk to the winners of each day of the Evesham Angling Festival to find out what rigs they used and how they achieved their successes


Fishing To Win

Matt Hall reports on his second appearance in the Fish ‘O’ Mania Final at Hayfield Lakes 


Match Spotlight

In the first part of a new series Gary Plant visits Manor Farm Leisure, a venue where big weights are the norm all year round 


Star Profile

Drennan NW ace Richard O’Connor is this month’s man in the hot seat


What A Day THAT Was!

Neil Machin recalls a day that he will NEVER forget – this year’s Fish ‘O’ Mania Final, where he won the £25,000 top prize!


Tackle Box

Six pages crammed with the latest mouth-watering gear, plus our very handy tackle directory


Up Close

We take a close look at the following products:

Shakespeare Mach 3 Float Rods

Colmic Kubang Seatbox

Penrose Barrow Platform Systems

Drennan 8.5m Margin Pole



It’s your chance to win yourself some of the new Sonu Skinz pellets



We’ve got 10 pole rollers and 10 pole pillows from Seymo to give away!


Looking Back…

We go back to October 1996 to find out what was happening in the Match Fishing world then


Match-Winning Tactics

Leeda’s Nick Young has got a few tricks up his sleeve when it comes to maggot-feeder fishing. And to prove how good the method is, he won the match on the day we joined him!   



Popular television and radio star Keith Arthur gets a few things off his chest


Thinking Out Loud

Attacking the margins on commercial waters is often the way to catch the biggest fish. Will Raison reveals his ‘take-no-prisoners’ approach!


Silly Stuff!

Have your mates dished the dirt on YOU this month? If your name’s Dirty Del they certainly have!


End Peg

Jon Arthur just can’t stop winning recently. When will it all end? Will it ever end?


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