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Tench On The Lift Method

Drennan’s Ian Brooker recently had a great session on a local gravel pit, catching six tench to 8lb 2oz during a short morning feeding spell. All of the fish were caught using the classic lift method in a swim he’d raked a couple of … Continue reading

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Drennan Cup Winner 2015–16

A huge congratulations to Dai Gribble who was voted this year’s Drennan Cup winner! As well as collecting the famous trophy, Dai also received a win­ners’ cheque for £2,000, which helps reward the time and dedication spent chasing the biggest coarse … Continue reading

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Terrific Tunnel Barn Farm

A great day was had yesterday for Round 1 of the Drennan Knockout Cup at Tunnel Barn Farm in Warwickshire. There were 146 anglers lining the banks and it was Dale Shepherd who came out on top with a match-winning 129lb 15oz. The … Continue reading

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The Drennan Knockout Cup 2016 Begins

Good luck to all 145 competitors competing in Round 1 of the Match Fishing Magazine Drennan Knockout Cup today at Tunnel Barn Farm. Some of the very best anglers from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales are involved and these are a … Continue reading

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My First Classic

Dan Varney has just spent a successful week in Ireland competing in his very first Classic Fishing Festival. Here’s his report from the historic three-day event. When good friend Steve Hemingray invited me to go on the Waterways Ireland Classic Fishing Festival on the Erne … Continue reading

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Top Tips From White Acres

Fresh from winning last week’s White Acres Milo Festival, Alan Scotthorne passes on some really useful tips that are sure to help your fishing. After coming 2nd overall at White Acres a couple of weeks ago I really felt in tune with my fishing. So, when … Continue reading

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Big Bream For Hans

Hans Moolenaar landed this impressive 13lb bream during a productive springtime session. Hans began his session on the large stillwater by laying a bed of groundbait laced with maggots and micro pellets boosted with Sweet Fishmeal Yum Yum Bait Booster. He … Continue reading

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RX Carp Pole Review

The UK Match Angler website is worth checking out for a nice in-depth review on the Red Range RX Carp 13m pole. The UK Match Angler team explains: “It’s very rare that you’ll find an informative review on a budget end pole, but … Continue reading

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Tench On The Acolyte Plus 13ft

Tony Peet caught this terrific fish during a session with his Acolyte Plus float rod.  “I fished a stillwater in the North West to try out my Acolyte Plus 13ft, hopeful of a decent tench,” he explained. “I fished 6lb Float Fish through to a Carp … Continue reading

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Bagging At Barford Lakes

Dan Varney sampled the fine sport on offer at Barford Lakes with two of the latest rods in the Red Range family.  Barford Lakes in Norfolk is a premier fishery with an excellent reputation for quality carp to 10lb+ and proved to be an ideal testing ground. The … Continue reading

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