Lessons Learnt At White Acres

Drennan Bordon’s Russ Grimes reports back from two suc­cessful White Acres Festivals where plenty of valu­able les­sons were learnt.

The beautiful White Acres Holiday Park near Newquay, Cornwall.

The beau­tiful White Acres Holiday Park near Newquay, Cornwall.

Russ Grimes, Drennan Bordon.

Russ Grimes, Drennan Bordon.

As always I was looking for­ward to get­ting to White Acres in Cornwall for the Bait-Tech Festival. This year I was going to stay for two weeks as the Dynamite Festival fol­lowed on without a break!

As a normal everyday weekend angler I really look for­ward to these events, as you are fishing five days on the trot and get to rub shoulders with the best in the game. The amount you can learn is para­mount to improving your all-round ability, both by keeping your eyes open during the matches and the chit chat after the matches. And as always you get to meet up with anglers that you only get to see there — it’s like a small home coming!

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Drennan Cup Winner Announced

ATApr15CoverThis week’s Angling Times announces the overall winner of the hotly con­tested Drennan Cup! In the same issue, the newly crowned spe­cimen cham­pion passes on 50 of the very best fish-catching tips to try.

Martin Bowler also stars inside as he passes on some enlight­ening advice on catching big roach on mini boilies.

Angling Times is in all good news­agents from Tuesday, 15th April and also avail­able on IOS and Android devices.

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Paul Garrett’s Suffolk Tench Catch

Many thanks to Paul Garrett for sending us these great photos of a recent Suffolk tench he caught using a Drennan Specialist Tench and Bream rod

I had 5 tench in a 20hr ses­sion the biggest going 7lb 12oz… not bad for the first week of April! Others included 3 x males going 5–8, 5–12,5–14.


All were caught using my Drennan Specialist Tench & Bream Rods, Drennan Gravel Braid, Specimen hooks & inline flat method feeders.

For more inform­a­tion on Drennan Gravel Braid, as used by Paul, click here.

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