Category Archives: Alan Scotthorne

Beating The Freeze

scotthorne-unhook-breamAfter a well-earned hol­iday, Alan Scotthorne has returned to the UK in match-winning form! Here’s his account of an impressive win on his local Stainforth & Keadby Canal:

I always take a short break in January over­seas for a few days and step­ping off the plane at Manchester air­port to be greeted by four inches of snow was not the return I was hoping for!

I had only missed one weekend’s fishing but reports were that the cold con­di­tions had taken its toll on both turnouts and res­ults. I was still eager to get back fishing on my local ‘Stainy’ for the Teams Of Three Winter League the coming weekend, as this canal seems to hold up well even though the day­time tem­per­at­ures are around 2ºC. With blood­worm and joker allowed plenty of bites are still on the cards.

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Champion Venues Revealed

ATJan6CoverAlan Scotthorne is the cover star for this week’s edi­tion of the Angling Times, out today. Inside the five-time world cham­pion reveals his top-10 winter venues.

Also inside, top spe­cialist angler Martin Bowler dis­cusses the fas­cin­ating work car­ried out with The Avon Roach Project.

It’s also nice to see carp master Terry Hearn switching his atten­tions to specimen-sized perch on float tactics!

The Angling Times is avail­able in all good news­agents and also digit­ally for iOS and Android devices. 

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Scotthorne’s Video Tips

Check out our Videos sec­tion for our latest Bite-Size Tips!

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The first trio of advice is from none other than five times World Champion, Alan Scotthorne and cover the finer points of cold-water feeder fishing.

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