Category Archives: Alan Scotthorne

Success At Lindholme

Alan Scotthorne reports back from an inter­esting couple of weeks at Lindholme Lakes, which cul­min­ated in last weekend’s Angling Trust Winter League Semi Final.

Meat has been playing a major role in Alan’s approach at Lindholme.

I have not reg­u­larly fished at Lindhome for the past 12 months, so it was nice to have the Semi Final there and really get stuck into some full-on prac­tice. That would give myself and the team — now offi­cially known as Drennan Barnsley Blacks — the best chance of qual­i­fying for the Angling Trust Winter League Final later this summer.

Temperatures had started to lift and the carp and F1s had started to feed well, so the approach of catching sil­vers with casters was almost out of the equa­tion with weights too high for this approach of a month ago when we first started prac­ti­cing. Meat and pel­lets were now the number one baits, so I want to just have a look at the last two matches I fished before the Semi itself.

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Drennan Aces Inside The Latest Issue Of Match Fishing

The April issue of Match Fishing magazine is stuffed full of top tac­tics, handy tricks, great reviews, com­pet­i­tions and much, much more.


Inside you’ll find a great ‘Life Through The Lens’ art­icle with five-time world cham­pion, Alan Scotthorne, as he reveals his seven all-time greatest angling high­lights. In the same issue, Drennan’s Jon Arthur demon­strates how to exploit carp hidey-holes with some amazing results!

There is also a great art­icle with Drennan Team England star, Will Raison, who explains how to extract carp from snags using ultra-strong Drennan AS4 pole floats!

The April issue of Match Fishing magazine is on sale Friday, March 28th. Don’t miss it!

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Drennan Stars Feature In All-New Magazine

A brand-new magazine called Coarse Fishing Answers has launched this month.

Coarse Fishing Answers has just been launched!

Coarse Fishing Answers has just been launched!

The magazine replaces Total Coarse Fishing and takes a unique question-and-answer format. It is aimed at everyone from spe­cimen anglers to match anglers to pleasure anglers.

cfa-skimmersThe first issue has a host of big-names inside, including Bob Nudd, Will Raison, Darren Cox, Mick Brown and Des Taylor. Drennan’s very own Alan Scotthorne also makes an appear­ance, as he lifts the lid of his shiny Rive seatbox to show you what a five-time world cham­pion takes to the bank. There is also a nice art­icle with Jon Arthur who explains the fine art of skimmer fishing with pel­lets on the waggler.

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