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Match Fishing Staff  |  Jan 15, 2021  |  0 comments
BUY Digital Issue– BUYPrint Issue Venue Detective Andy May has quite enjoyed fishing during the lockdown because it’s given him the perfect opportunity to target his favourite fish… chub! BUY Digital Issue–BUYPrint Issue An Inch Makes All The Difference With lockdown restrictions in place, it proved the perfect opportunity for Des Shipp to visit Harescombe Fishery to show us how he targets quality roach on commercials. BUY Digital Issue–BUYPrint Issue Andy Power’s Diary Another lockdown and no match fishing so this month we asked Andy to part with his top 10 tips for tackling commercials in winter. BUY Digital Issue–BUYPrint Issue Setting The Pace Tackling flowing water can be a challenge for many anglers, especially when using float tactics. But follow river expert Darren Cox’s advice and your weights are sure to improve.
Match Fishing Staff  |  Dec 08, 2020  |  0 comments
BUY Digital Issue– BUYPrint Issue Changing Places Darren Cox exploits the current explosion of small skimmers at Barston Lakes and reveals how he calculates his required catch rate. BUY Digital Issue–BUYPrint Issue Winter Wisdom Few anglers have as much top-level match fishing knowledge or experience than Tommy Pickering. We asked him for his best winter advice to keep you catching in the cold… BUY Digital Issue–BUYPrint Issue Keep It Tight And Tidy Sean Cameron shows why you shouldn’t be afraid to use Stickymag in a feeder. BUY Digital Issue–BUYPrint Issue Beat The Tow, Win Some Dough We follow Steve Ringer on midweek match in the depths of winter on his favourite winter venue, Boddington Reservoir.
Match Fishing Staff  |  Nov 04, 2020  |  0 comments
BUY Digital Issue– BUYPrint Issue PVA Equals Bigger Fish Fish are wising up to heavily used tactics on some commercial venues and Phil Ringer combats that by using PVA bags on a flat feeder BUY Digital Issue–BUYPrint Issue The Past Master Fishing beyond your feed is a big part of Des Shipp’s success and here he shows you how he does it on the Method feeder. BUY Digital Issue–BUYPrint Issue It’s broke, so fix it! Will Raison arrived with a plan in mind on a recent trip to Bough Beech, but he had to adapt his tactics to turn a failing approach around to keep the fish coming. BUY Digital Issue–BUYPrint Issue Less Is More There’s a big difference between targeting silver fish on commercials compared to their cousins that live in natural venues as Joe Carass demonstrates. BUY Digital Issue–BUYPrint Issue Garbolino Club Angler Of The Year – Midlands Qualifier & The Final It’s the last chance for club anglers to get to our prestigious final so check out who made it from the Midlands qualifier.
Match Fishing Staff  |  Oct 02, 2020  |  0 comments
BUY Digital Issue– BUYPrint Issue Staying In Control It’s a bit of a dying art but fishing with a float attached top and bottom is a key skill for any river angler, as Rob Perkins demonstrates. BUY Digital Issue–BUYPrint Issue Three In One Dynamite Baits’ Andy Kinder reveals how he tackles Hayfield Lakes by fishing three different methods on one line. BUY Digital Issue–BUYPrint Issue Fishing On The Edge Bagging machine Des Shipp shows you a great tactic for catching more carp down the edge when feeding groundbait. BUY Digital Issue–BUYPrint Issue Blocked Out Of Our Memories! Garbolino’s Darren Cox is fishing the blockend feeder with chopped worm on a low and clear Warwickshire Avon.
Match Fishing Staff  |  Sep 08, 2020  |  0 comments
BUY Digital Issue– BUYPrint Issue Pulling Power The River Trent is a brilliant venue for feeder anglers and Rob Wootton reckons the pulling power of pellets for silver fish can’t be ignored. BUY Digital Issue–BUYPrint Issue Keep It Up Your Sleeve! He doesn’t fish it very often, but the paste is a tactic that Des Shipp saves for certain situations. BUY Digital Issue–BUYPrint Issue Mixing It Up Darren Cox loves his river fishing and this month he shows you how to approach shallow running water swims in low and clear conditions. BUY Digital Issue–BUYPrint Issue Give Them A Meat Treat Meat is a bait that has lost a bit of its popularity and Dynamite Baits’ Aiden Mansfield wants to right that wrong.
Match Fishing Staff  |  Aug 08, 2020  |  0 comments
BUY Digital Issue– BUYPrint Issue Festival Tactics Des Shipp returns to Ivy House Lakes to show how he won a recent four-day festival there. BUY Digital Issue–BUYPrint Issue Fast & Furious Can the feeder beat the pole in an F1 match? Will Raison thinks so, and has the method to prove it. Can the feeder beat the pole in an F1 match? Will Raison thinks so, and has the method to prove it. BUY Digital Issue–BUYPrint Issue Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad! Darren Cox says planning your tactics for a match is one thing, getting the fish to stick to the plan can be another.
Match Fishing Staff  |  Jul 11, 2020  |  0 comments
BUY Digital Issue– BUYPrint Issue A Team Approach To Feeder Fishing Feeder fishing king Steve Ringer explains how to fish a feeder-only team event to give yourself the best chance of getting maximum points. BUY Digital Issue–BUYPrint Issue A New Way With The Wag Darren Cox explains how he’s adapted his waggler tactics to catch more fish and at the same time trick those wary carp on the pellet waggler. BUY Digital Issue–BUYPrint Issue What Lies In The Shadows Many canals have been left untouched by anglers in recent years, but as Rive’s Amer Jawad shows, those far-bank features hold plenty of quality fish. BUY Digital Issue–BUYPrint Issue Wetter Is Better If there’s one bait that will sort out those bigger carp on commercials, it has to be the paste.
Match Fishing Staff  |  Jun 12, 2020  |  0 comments
BUY Digital Issue– BUYPrint Issue Will Raison It's a neglected area of the swim, but Will Raison has found a new edge by employing old school 'mag and wag' tactics in between long pole and feeder lines. BUY DigitalIssue–BUYPrintIssue Lee Kerry Pole elastics get the in-depth treatment this month as Lee Kerry explores everything from connection and Pullas right through to the type and even the amount you should be using. BUY DigitalIssue–BUYPrintIssue Tom Edwards Daiwa backed Tom Edwards highlights the important factors that you should consider when fishing a Hybrid feeder up against reed beds. BUY DigitalIssue–BUYPrintIssue Andy May MAP backed former Fish O’ Mania champ Andy May is our venue detective and in this issue he samples the delights of the Arena Lake at Cudmore, the scene of his finest hour.
Match Fishing Staff  |  Mar 13, 2020  |  0 comments
Digital Subscription–Print Subscription Des Shipp Des Shipp reveals how he fills the time on commercial fisheries when the carp simply refuse to feed! Alan Scotthorne Think you know how to fish for canal skimmers? Alan Scotthorne has a feeding regime and float choice that might cause you to have a rethink! Steve Ringer How much fun can you have in a field with a tape measure, a bucket and Steve Ringer? Let’s find out! Lee Kerry This month Lee Kerry is joined by the mighty Drennan Barnsley Blacks as they tackle the Angling Trust Winter League Final. A new mid-range benchmark Dan Webb takes a look at the exciting new Xitan luggage range from Browning. WIN Win a pair of Preston Innovations Monster X rods worth £174. 98! Digital Subscription–Print Subscription .
Match Fishing Staff  |  Feb 14, 2020  |  0 comments
Digital Subscription–Print Subscription Will Raison Will Raison has the recipe to catch big skimmers when small fish dominate match weights at Barston Lakes. Darren Cox With many venues seemingly fishless early in the day yet solid by late afternoon, Darren Cox has come up with a novel two-line attack that sees him dictate the fishes’ movements. Master The Creep! There is more to open-water carping than just launching to the horizon. Steve Ringer guides us through the finer points of a misunderstood tactic.
Match Fishing Staff  |  Jan 17, 2020  |  0 comments
Digital Subscription–Print Subscription Bagging At Benwick Rob Hewison gives us the lowdown on the tricky venue of Benwick – full of fish but painfully clear. Find them, dob them, chase them! Maver’s Ben Sharp is our guide to the dark arts of dobbing and chasing! Destination Decoy After last month’s guide to the Strip Lakes, Dan Webb joins Matrix and Spotted Fin star Ben Townsend as he guides us through the older, larger lakes at Decoy. Sean Cameron We all fish one or more lines in matches, but how many of us fish two tactics on the same line? Dynamite Baits’ Sean Cameron is your guide. .
Match Fishing Staff  |  Dec 20, 2019  |  0 comments
Digital Subscription–Print Subscription Mark Pollard With three sections of the final at the Cambridgeshire silver-fish Mecca of the Old Nene, who better to guide you through attacking the venue than the legendary Mark Pollard? Dan Webb investigates… Frankie Gianoncelli Frankie reveals all the hints and tricks to keep catching commercial silvers on the feeder this winter. Maggot Master When the going gets tough, Robbie Griffiths bins off the Method feeders and reaches for an old-school tactic… with a modern twist! Sitting comfortably! Another day of hard graft for our editor Dan Webb, as he spends the day sat on the new XR36 seatbox from Matrix. Jon Whincup To kick-start our guide to Decoy Lakes, Dan Webb asks serial big-money winner Jon Whincup to give us the lowdown on the five strip lakes. WIN: A HUGE DAIWA N’ZON ROD, REEL AND LUGGAGE BUNDLE A massive selection of the hot new Daiwa N’Zon gear up for grabs! Digital Subscription–Print Subscription .
Match Fishing Staff  |  Nov 22, 2019  |  0 comments
Digital Subscription–Print Subscription The Bread Fishing Revolution Rob Hewison has developed an incredible new method that turns what we thought we knew about bread fishing on its head! We joined him on the bank to not only see him fish it, but to film what the roach were doing underwater! Into the deep! Jamie Harrsion gives us an in depth guide into tackling mega deep waters! Rob Wootton Rob Wootton reveals how corn and hemp might just be the edge you need this winter. Darren Cox Darren Cox tackles a changing river and explores the watercraft required to keep catching. WIN: A prize of Magnitude! A brand new Preston Innovations Magnitude 420 reel up for grabs. Keep On Rollin’ Dan Webb takes a look at the new and improved Freeflow rollers from Matrix.
Match Fishing Staff  |  Oct 25, 2019  |  0 comments
Digital Subscription–Print Subscription Matt Godfrey England international and Tackle Guru’s Ginger Ninja Matt Godfrey reports on his recent World Championship debut with the England senior team in Serbia! Lee Kery We follow reigning Feeder King Lee Kerry through the biggest feeder event in the calendar… the Feeder Masters Final! Alan Scotthorne England international and five-time world champion Alan Scotthorne demonstrates how to get the most from a massively underused method, the Bolognese. Mark Cree Paste is one of the most underused and underrated baits in angling. Dynamite Baits’ Mark Cree is your guide… Matrix MTX Dan Webb tries out the New Matrix MTX Power 11m pole. Dan Webb tries out the New Matrix MTX Power 11m pole.
Match Fishing Staff  |  Sep 27, 2019  |  0 comments
Digital Subscription–Print Subscription Balling it in - Uncovered Part 2 In part 2 of his essential guide to balling in on flowing water, Hadrian talks us through the various ways your match can go after the bombardment! Lee Kery With an eye for a good match, Lee visits the king of venues, Staunton Harrold for a two day festival. Hybrid Theory We enlist top northern anglers Carl Shepherdson and Josh Paling to try and answer the biggest questions around Method and hybrid feeder fishing. Out Of This World Billed as the slimmest and lightest rods on the market, Dan Webb gets his hands on a Browning Sphere! Pellet N Worm Steve Baraclough reveals a superb Autumn tactic for shallow water. £703.

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