What’s in the December issue of Match Fishing?



Match News

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


Match Fishing Subscriber Classic

Action from the first ever Subscriber Classic at Woodland View. 


Big River Masterclass

New Thames Champion Paul Glenfield shows how to put a big weight of roach together using pole and waggler tactics.


Match Q&A

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


Bloodworm Basics

Using bloodworm and joker on canals is a lot easy than you may think. We demystify these often-misunderstood baits.


The MF interview

We talk to Roy Marlow, the man behind the Glebe fishery in Leicestershire.


Match Spotlight

Our roving reporter Gary Plant visits the popular Tylers Common complex in Essex. It’s a heavily stocked commercial venue where all sorts of approaches and baits can work.


Skimming in the rain

You don’t have to put those pellets away just because the cold weather is approaching. We join England ace Steve Hemingray at a very rainy Barston Lakes to find out more.


The Polyball

Polyballs are not just for carp! Lee Woodhouse lifts the lid on his devastating match-winning tactic.


Coxy’s Match Talk

Do we sometimes expect a bit too much from our match venues, even when the conditions are against us?


Pickering’s Way

It’s the final round of the Preston Innovations UK Champs at Woodland View. Will Tom finish in the main prize money? 


Winning Rigs

Sean Ashby, Steve Pearce and Paul Glenfield disclose their recent match-winning approaches.


Tackle Box

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


Up Close 1

MAP CFS Clothing


Up Close 2

Maver Platinum Luggage


Up Close 3

Milo Modus 1500 seatbox


Up Close 4

Boss MDS Modulator seatbox



It’s your chance to win some great new Shakespeare clothing.


Making The Grade

Shakespeare’s Neil McKinnon takes a closer look at rigs.



Is the Environment Agency doing enough to protect our fish stocks? Keith Arthur sheds some light on a big problem that is now affecting many fisheries.


Thinking Out Loud

Always looking to gain an edge Will Raison reveals a twist on shallow fishing that has seen him win five matches on the trot – balling it to catch shallow.


Star Profile

We talk to Daiwa Dorking’s Ben Leach, an angler who many regard as a future England international.


Looking Back…

Ten years is a long time in match fishing. Find out what was going on way back in November 1996.


Silly Stuff!

Have your mates dished the dirt on YOU this month? And we’ve got the ravishing Toni Pickering in our Readers Wives section…


End Peg

Who would have guessed Jon could be crowned the new UK Champ when he first started his End Peg column?


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