Match Fishing - February 2022
Match Fishing - February 2022
What's in the February edition of the best selling Match Fishing Magazine
8 Gone With The Wind
Top angler Nick Speed visits Worsbrough Reservoir for a frustrating silver fish session where Mother Nature had the last laugh.
14 Andy Power’s Diary
This month Andy has been trying to get an early ticket into the Golden Rod final as well as getting to grips with a new winter venue.
18 Venue Detective
Andy May visits Bells Mill Fishery at Stourbridge where the surroundings are idyllic and the fishing is out of the top drawer.
86 Browning Hotrods
Kye Jerrom recounts a very hard HAJAC Winter League match on the Old Nene and runs through some of the gear you need to crack the Fens.
90 Dynamite Bait Clinic
Some top advice from Dynamite’s sponsored anglers as they answer your bait-related questions.
94 Carp In The Cold
Freezing temperatures aren’t the best conditions for catching carp, but here’s how Des Shipp approaches a typical winter session when they are the target.
104 Matt’s Month
It’s been a cold one, but there’s been a right old mix of fishing on the table for our Ginger Ninja Matt Godfrey to enjoy over the last month.
108 Match Fishing Events
All the dates and info you need to enter the Garbolino Club Angler Of The Year, Preston Innovations UK Pole Champs, Sonubaits Veterans Champs and the Peg No1 Match Fishing Subscriber Classic!
112 Makin’s Memories
More witty stories and banter from retired match angler Billy Makin, a former Matchman of the Year, BBC Champion and British Champion.
28 A Fine Art
Graham West has a frustrating day’s feeder fishing that makes him question how and why we fish the feeder as we do.
34 Polly Goes To Town
Mark Pollard reveals how to get the most out of town centre river stretches on the feeder.
40 Why The Wye?
We joined Lee Edwards on the River Wye to get an insight into his feeder approach, which he uses to devastating effect.
48 Earlswood Is Back!
Chris Cameron has a highly productive feeder session on the rejuvenated Engine Pool.
56 Feeder Essentials: Daiwa
We take a look at the new N’ZON Method Feeders and Moulds.
60 The Times, They Are A-Changing!
Canals have changed massively over the years to rapidly becoming a big-fish paradise. Darren Lewis is your guide to this brave new world.
66 Reverse Thinking
Just when Tom Scholey thought he had commercial skimmer fishing sorted, something came along that revolutionised his thinking.
72 Winter Delicacies
F1s can be tricky at the best of times, and even more so in winter, but Darren Cox uses the perfect conditions at Moorlands Farm to his advantage.
TACKLE AND COMPETITIONS
54 Middy Competition
Here’s your chance to win one of three new Quartix Zero Limits flagship feeder rods from Middy, worth £894.99!
78 New Gear
Some great new gear and bait that’s now available in your local tackle shop.
82 Up Close: Colmic
Our tackle tester Tom Scholey is treated to a go with the new Nucleare Sixteen S31 flagship pole, but is the performance as explosive as the name?