Jon Arthur's Blog

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Taming Peaches

Two Maver Match This qualifiers this weekend. First up Tunnel Barn Farm on Saturday. Bit deflated drawing peg 31 on New Pool as I felt it wouldn’t be a lake or peg to win...

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Bream And Scooby Snacks!

Cracking day on the bank breaming with my old mucker Rob Wootton today. In between putting the world to rights and scoffing Scooby snacks we caught quite a few nice bronze thingies. I even...

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Top 5 At Decoy

Match This qualifier at Decoy Lakes today. I think there were 85 anglers on it. Nearly didn’t make it as my garage let me down very late, but I somehow managed to squeeze all...

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Coaching With Aaron At Bonehill Mill

I was really happy to get a repeat booking from Aaron so soon into my coaching career. Last time we caught a load of F1s at Tunnel Barn Farm on banded caster and hard...

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Coaching With Mark At Makins

Yesterday I was coaching with Mark Jones on Thames Pool at Makins Fishery. I warned him before we started that the fish in the snake lakes on Phase 3 can be very moody and...

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Top 4 At Meadowlands

The third round of the Matrix Commercial Champs was held at Meadowlands Fishery near Coventry. It’s a great venue, full of carp and skimmers and consists of two big open lakes. I pulled out...

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My Boddington Champs Final

Yesterday I fished the AT & CRT Stillwater Champs Final at Boddington Reservoir. I pulled out peg 89, which was paper pegged and placed me just before the gate. Although I don’t know the...

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Coaching With Ricky At Makins

When Ricky Marks and I tackled up at Makins Fishery earlier this week I was a little worried that the fish might switch off in the 30ºC+ heatwave. I needn’t have worried. The fish...

Runner Up At Lychgate

Two matches this weekend. First up Packington on Saturday. The less said about my performance the better! Limped home with 52lb off peg 10 on Molands. Needed three times that to win. Well done...

Great Time At The Glorious Glebe

Cor blimey what a day Gordon and I have just had at The Glebe Fishery! After retiring from the army, Gordon is really into his fishing again and was particularly keen to perfect his...