MATCH FISHING SPECIAL
Follow Des from start to finish as he competes in a five hour match at The Glebe complex.
THE SECRET IS OUT!
Des reveals a brilliant trick that has up to now been top secret but has helped him catch countless bonus fish.
MATCHES ON SNAKE LAKES
You can’t afford to miss this tactical and intructional lesson in match fishing.
POLE FISHING ON RIVERS
The Bristol Avon is the venue for a river fishing lesson Des Shipp style.
DON’T RELY ON CARP
Des visits Meadowlands where he had to contend with a day when the expected carp didn’t feed.
Des shows how to target the bigger fish in a mixed fishery by using chopped worm tactics.
POSITIVITY PAYS OFF
Be positive and never give up on big stillwaters like Larford Lakes with big fish!
Des fishes the pellet feeder for F1s and carp at Manor Farm Leisure near Evesham.
Join Des at a freezing Moorlands Farm where he shows how to catch on meat!
BLOODWORM AND JOKER
Shatterford Lakes is the venue for a masterclass in bloodworm and joker fishing.
QUALITY OVER QUANTITY
Catching quality fish is an art form and Des shows you how he does it.
Get a revealing underwater insight into how F1s and carp feed - not to be missed!
THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX
Des is in red-hot form once again as he demonstrates how thinking outside the box can pay off.
An absolute masterclass at Tunnel Barn Farm from Des on how to catch F1s shallow!
You must try Des’s shallow meat tactics right now! Filmed at The Sedges in Somerset.
MOST OF A BAD DRAW
It isn’t all about winning, sometimes you have to make the most of a bad draw.
Make the most of those periods when you're waiting for quality fish.
Catch quality fish when bites are hard to come by for winning weights.
Get amongst the silver fish when it's cold in win more matches in winter.
BEAT THE WIND
Learn how to fish in windy conditionsby following Des's top advice.
WINTER PELLET FISHING
Follow Des for a masterclass in fishing with pellets during the winter.
BIG FISH TACTICS
See how Des catches big, educated carp from a heavily pressured venue.
TARGET SHALLOW WATER
Make the most of the shallower areas of your swim with Des's expert advice.
Follow Des's tactical mind through a six hour match at Ivy House Lakes.
UNDERWATER SPECIAL 2
More fascinating underwater footage in another in-depth eye opening issue.
GET ON THE MEAT
It's April, it's getting warmer and that means it's time to get bagging on the meat.
GETTING THE FIRST BITE
Getting that first bite of the session is so important in the winter.
WAGGLER AND CORN
Des demonstrates how to fish the waggler and corn in deep water in winter.
EMPTY IT ON RIVERS
Fancy a bit of river fishing? Let Des show you his secrets for flowing water.
Heading into winter is the best time to up your maggot fishing game.
SKIMMERS ON THE POLE
Des is the man to provide all your pole and skimmer fishing answers.
TRANSFORM YOUR SWIM
Winning matches is all about making the right decisions at the right time.
Des shows how important it is to target the shallow areas of your swim in warm weather.
TAKE IT STEADY
Just because the sun's out doesn't mean the fish are going to play ball..
MANAGE YOUR SWIMS
Keeping all your swims properly managed is the key to catching all day.
WIN WITH SILVER FISH
Follow Des's advice and become hard to beat when silver fish are the target.
KEEPING IT SIMPLE
It doesn't pay to overcomplicate things as Des shows in this issue.
Des is match fishing and this is how he approached a peg in a not-so-good area.
MIDWEEK MATCH FISHING
Watch Des fish a 'live' match on the Match Lake at Harescombe Fishery.
SILVER FISH SHALLOW
When your peg is fizzing there's only one way to catch silver fish - shallow.
See how Des approaches a session on the pellet waggler for carp.
WINNING TACTICS ON COMMERCIALS
Watch Des's every move as he competes in a midweek open at Moorlands Farm.
CATCHING IN TRICKY CONDITIONS
See how Des approaches a peg when conditions are tricky and the fish really need some encouraging to feed.
CATCHING CARP NEAR SNAGS
Des shows you how to get carp away from snags before they can break you!
DON'T IGNORE SHALLOW WATER
Even when the water is cold, there are days when the fish want to be in shallow water.
WINTER CARP TACTICS
Learn how Des fishes for carp during the winter... it's an eye-opener!
TACKLING COLOURED WATER
Des shows you his approach to tackling heavily coloured water after heavy rain.
HYBRIDS ON THE FEEDER
It's a session to remember as Des fished the cage feeder for hard-fighting hybrids.
SMALL FISH SECRETS
Des gives a masterclass on how to fish the whip for small fish on a large reservoir.
MATCH FISHING SPECIAL
We follow Des for the duration of a match at the excellent Glebe complex.
HARD PELLET FISHING
Des fishes hard pellet and this will change the way you fish pellets forever
Spring time is a difficult time of year but follow Des’ tactics and you’ll never look back.
BREAM ON STILLWATERS
Shearwater Lake is the venue for Des’ feeder and pole tactics for bream.
F1s & SILVER FISH
Des tackles Tunnel Barn Farm and shows how to approach a commercial in the cold.