Author: Jon

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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...

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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...

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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...

Just A ‘Normal’ Day On The River

Another struggle for me on the Thames today. This time I drew at Folly. First time I’ve seen this bit… and hopefully the last! I was immediately above a footbridge and apparently a dodgy...

Boddington Bag Up

I entered the AT & CRT Classic qualifier at Boddington Reservoir today. Despite it being so local I think it’s only my second ever match on the venue! Drew peg 80, which was the...

A Tale Of Two Rivers

Heroes and zeros last weekend on the river. Managed to win the Wychavon Championship qualifier on the Avon at Evesham with a level 10lb net. That included 4lb of hemp roach, a good 4lb+of...

F1 Fun In The Sun

Really enjoyed today’s coaching session on a very sunny Jennys Pool at Tunnel Barn Farm. Danny was clearly a very competent angler, well prepared and kitted out, but we still spent some valuable time...

Bob Taylor – An Angling Hero

This week I got a phone call from a friend with the news that I never ever wanted to hear. Our dear friend Bob Taylor has passed away. I know how much he meant...