Match Fishing - July 2022
Match Fishing - July 2022
What's in the July edition of the best selling Match Fishing Magazine
8 AGAINST THE CLOCK
We recently joined Golden Rod Champ Nick Speed on a rare excursion to The Glebe where he fished in the David Hall Memorial match. Here’s how he fared during the five-hour competition.
16 ANDY POWER’S DIARY
This month Andy Power is back on the qualifier wagon and he also begins his campaign to retain his UK Championship title.
20 IN SEARCH OF MONSTERS
Dan White swings into action during a midweek match as he targets Viaduct’s big carp up in the water, before entering the marginal jungle that lines his edges.
26 GOING FOR GOLD
We chat to Will Raison, the new captain of the England team, about past successes as well as present and future aspirations.
86 PRESTON INNOVATIONS UK POLE CHAMPS – QUALIFIER ONE
We report back on a hotly contested first round of the UK Pole Champs at Aston Park Fishery near Sheffield.
90 VETERAN’S ANGLE
John Brookes really wants to win Match Fishing’s Sonubaits Veterans Championship, and here’s how he’s been preparing for it.
94 DYNAMITE BAIT CLINIC
More of your bait-related questions are answered by Dynamite Baits’ team of expert match anglers.
98 STAND-OUT SUCCESS
Catching commercial carp on big pellet tactics is a noted winner in the warmer months. But how do you make your bait stand out from the competition? Tom Scholey has the answers.
106 GARBOLINO CLUB ANGLER OF THE YEAR – NORTHERN QUALIFIER
It’s back and here you can find out who made it through to the final from our first qualifier at Lindholme Lakes.
112 BROWNING HOTRODS
It’s the start of the season for Kye Jerrom and his Hotrods team so it was out on the rivers and time to plan ahead for their team fishing campaigns over the next few months.
34 IT’S ONLY NATURAL
Shimano’s Sean Cameron runs through why targeting silver fish with natural baits is the key to unlocking more match wins.
42 THE LONG AND SHORT OF IT
Having recently qualified for the Feeder Masters Final with the help of big bonus fish, Match Fishing’s Tony Curd looks at how you can give yourself a chance of feeder glory from every peg you draw.
48 FEEDER ESSENTIALS: MIDDY
We check out a new extending feeder rod from Middy as well as its time-saving, high-quality range of pre-tied hooklengths.
52 VENUE DETECTIVE
A lot has changed at Shearsby Valley over the last few years so we sent Andy May to have a peek at the new-look fishery and get a feel for the standard of fishing on offer.
58 TARGET A TWENTY
Carp in commercials are getting bigger and bigger and now it’s possible to target fish in excess of 20lb. We recently joined Milo’s Martyn Leck at Larford Lakes to see if he could tempt a beast on a new super-strong margin pole from Milo.
64 THE EASIEST WAY TO CATCH BIG FISH
Steve Gregory is most noted for his expertise in paste fishing and here he shows just how effective paste can be when fished correctly.
70 LOOKING FOR SIGNS
Richard Chave returns to one of his regular haunts on a fact-finding mission that sees him target big bonus canal tench.
76 NEW GEAR
Check out the latest gear and bait that will now be available in your local tackle shop.
79 Up Close: Daiwa
We take a look at the new Matchman range of fishing luggage.
80 Up Close: Garbolino
Tony Curd visits the prolific Glebe fishery to test out the new flagship UK1 Accomplice HP pole.
82 Up Close: Colmic
Our tackle tester Tony has been busy this month and here he tests the new Proto Carp NX 11.5m margin pole.
84 Middy Competition
Here’s your chance to win a range of MX series luggage from Middy, worth £339.45.