MATCH CONTENTS APRIL 2020
6 Fill The Blanks!
Preston Innovations and England’s Des Shipp demonstrates the merits of targeting bream at Barston during carp-free parts of a match.
12 Andy Power’s Diary
Viaduct, Barston and Tamar are all on our man’s hit list this month where he wins some, just misses out on others and fishes with marshmallows on the rest!
16 The New Canal Rules
Five-time World Champion Alan Scotthorne employs some unusual rigs and feeding to win with canal skimmers on the Stainforth & Keadby Canal.
66 Dynamite Bait Clinic
Another chance to get your bait-related questions answered by our expert anglers.
68 Inside The Seatbox Of…
Mark Griffiths falls victim to our beady eye this month as we scrutinise the contents of his Guru Rive box.
74 Lee Kerry’s Live Match
Join Lee and the Drennan Barnsley Blacks as they attempt to win the Angling Trust Winter League Final on the Drains and Decoy.
80 Mastering Commercial Watercraft
Join Rive star Amer Jawad as we test his fishy senses on a session of discovery at How End Fisheries.
86 Matt’s Month
What has England international, Barnsley Black and Guru man Matt Godfrey been up to? Fishing in gales at Hallcroft and teaching stars of the future mostly!
90 Winning Matches With Little Kids’ Fish
Garbolino and Dorking top rod Lee Newson recounts a most unusual match win at Alders Farm!
94 Get Ahead With Corn
Dynamite Baits’ and MAP’s Andy Geldart tackles Lindholme Lakes with the bomb and an old favourite.
100 Browning Hotrods
The top eastern team turn their attentions to preparation for a summer of big events and reveal some top tips to succeed.
104 Maggots, Maggots Everywhere!
Adam Rumble from Preston Innovations reluctantly reveals his winning tactics at Monkhall Fishery.
110 Makin’s Memories
Billy casts his mind back to the forgotten legends of our great sport.
24 Accuracy: Dispelling The Myths
We take the worlds’ best feeder angler Steve Ringer to a field to pit his tackle and skills against the tape measure.
30 Spring Success
Dynamite Baits’ Rob Perkins looks forward to the baits and tactics needed on changeable bream and carp waters like Hackett Lakes.
36 Return Of The ‘Plastic Pig’
Garbolino and Spotten Fin southern star Steve Tucker gets the most out of Todber Manor by using a maggot feeder and some unexpected additives.
42 When The Horizon Simply Isn’t Far Enough!
England Feeder international Rob Wootton gives us the benefit of hours of research and practice into the tackle and skills needed to cast incredible distances.
48 Feeder Essentials: Dynamite Baits
The new super bright fluorescent wafters that live up to the Wowser name are put to the test.
TACKLE AND COMPETITIONS!
50 New Gear
What’s new on the shelves of your local tackle shop this month?
56 Up Close: Browning
We give our verdict on the new Xitan luggage and its very unexpected price point.
60 Used & Abused: Preston Innovations
Dan Webb tells us about his favourite general use catapults, which are the various sizes of Pellet Pult and Match Pult that he has been thrashing for several years now.
62 Up Close: Colmic
Meet the commercially available alternative to Alan Scotthorne’s flat float used on page 16.
One lucky reader will win two of Preston Innovation’s superb Monster X rods worth £174.98.