Quickfire Questions

Name:

Jon Arthur


Nickname:

End Peg


Home:

Bicester, Oxfordshire


Occupation:

Angling Coach, Tackle Consultant, Film Maker & Photographer


Years Fishing:

Since I was just four years old!


Angling Heroes:

Bob Taylor, Dave Armstrong, Kim Milsom


Biggest Match Weight:

62 carp for 477lb 14oz during Round 2 of the UK Champs at Decoy Lakes (new UK Champs record)


Proudest Angling Achievement:

3x UK Champion


Favourite Bait:

Casters


Favourite Method:

Float fishing for anything that swims


Favourite Method When Not Match Fishing:

Light lure fishing for perch and small predators


Favourite Species:

Tench and crucians


Favourite Venue:

White Acres Holiday Park, Cornwall. Anywhere with character and a mixture of fish.


Career Highlights:

3x UK Champion, 2x Evesham Festival Wychavon Champion, Winter League Final Champion, 3x Fish’O’Mania Finalist, 2x Match This Finalist, 3x Parkdean Masters Finalist, 4x British Open Finalist, Golden Rod Finalist, UK Champs Record Holder, Former Fish’O’Mania Qualifier Record Holder, Tunnel Barn Farm Master, Dynamite Baits In The Mix Runner Up


Top Advice:

Work hard, be prepared, fish to your strengths… and have fun!