Category Archives: Alan Scotthorne

Scotthorne’s Video Tips

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

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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Scotthorne’s Bomb Tricks

Alan with a winter catch from Lindholme's Bonsai Lake.

Alan with a winter catch from Lindholme’s Bonsai Lake.

Alan Scotthorne looks at the finer points of a deadly winter carp tactic – the straight lead!

The warmer weather through November has been fant­astic for our com­mer­cial fish­eries with weights still exceeding a ton on most matches at my local fishery, Lindholme Lakes, on its famous Bonsai Lake. Now, how­ever, the cold weather has finally arrived!

I have started fishing the reg­ular Thursday opens recently and although I have only fished the last three matches I have been sur­prised how dif­ferent the fishing has been to what I remember from past years. F1s are no longer the prime target and carp seem to dom­inate the money list, so a rethink is the order of the day…

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This Month’s Pole Fishing Magazine

The December issue of Pole Fishing hits the news­agent shelves this Friday and has some great art­icles to get stuck into. 


Alan Scotthorne con­tinues his illu­min­ating Ask Alan series by solving prob­lems on sub­jects as vast as margin fishing, feed quant­ities and coping with clear venues.

There is also a frank post-match ana­lysis with Drennan Team England super­star Des Shipp after a dis­ap­pointing World Championship in Croatia.

There is also a detailed art­icle on canal fishing with Jon Arthur, who goes back to his roots to show you the sport you could be having with squatts and casters.

Pole Fishing is in the news­agents the first Friday of every month and also avail­able in digital form for Android and iOS devices. 

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