Coarse and Match Fishing Video Series
Think of a fishing location and you probably imagine some leafy paradise, but to those in the know, our urban waterways can provide fantastic fishing opportunities. Join fireman Phil Morton as discovers just how great the fishing can be, even for people living in big cities.
The Great Rivers of Britain
Join Rae Borras as he fishes Britain's magnifcent rivers
Matt Hayes 24 Hour Rod Race Season 2
Matt Hayes returns to the Coarse and Match Fishing Channel with a second series of the 24 Hour Rod Race. This series sees him take on six fresh challenges in locations as diverse as the Wye Valley and the UK Canal network... the challenges are, if anything, harder than Season One and really put Matt's all round fishing skills to the test.
Matt Hayes' 24 Hour Rod Race
Matt Hayes is set a series of challenges by the editor of the Angling Times. He has 24 hours to complete each one, using only his native wit and broad range of fishing skills. He’s up against the clock, the conditions, and the whims of the fish.
Carl & Alex
These brothers from Sussex, Carl and Alex have been fishing since 2005 and making angling films since 2010. They are part of a new generation of web-based fishing filmmakers and have quickly developed a strong fanbase.
Although drawn to carp fishing, they are true allrounders and enjoy using a wide range of techniques to target different species. The brothers both have a passion for filmmaking, the outdoors and wildlife in general, and their enthusiasm shines through in their films.
FishingTV is pleased to be able to make a selection of their favourite videos available to members for free.
Fishing with Des Taylor
Des Taylor takes us to some of his favourite locations to fish for a variety of the UKs most popular species.
From perch in the local marina to lake pike and river greyling, Des shows off and shares his deep knowledge and skill in this intimate nine part series.
The Truth About Feeder Fishing
In this impartial, instructional series England international feeder angler Alex Bones looks at all aspects of feeder fishing from bombs to pva, cones to cages.
Along the way he gets help from other top anglers, including five-time world champion Alan Scotthorne and Darren Cox. The series visits a variety of the UK's finest fishing venues along the way, and targets several different species including carp and bream.
Dean Macey's Fishing Adventures
Former Great British Olympic decathlete Dean Macey may have retired from the world of international athletics but he still has that sporting urge. Join him as he travels around the UK and the rest of the world in search of angling adventures.
Starting in the UK he first visits the Lake District and the River Wye, before jetting off to Spain, the Canaries and Thailand, targeting species as varied as saltwater rays and Mekong catfish.
Duncan Charman Monthly Thoughts
In this series expert specimen angler Duncan Charman mulls over what he’s learnt about targeting specimen coarse fish throughout the season.
Each month he presents a short video sharing his thoughts on that particular time of year as well as offering some tips for maximum sucess all through the year.
The Truth About Pole Fishing
The pole is now the preferred technique on many commercial venues across the country. In this highly informative series Alex Bones teams up with a number of top matchmen to demonstrate a variety of tips and tactics that show how the pole can be put to great use.
This impartial series contains a wealth of information for every pole angler - who can pass up unbiased advice from one of the country's top fishermen?
Barrett's Big Bite
Join larger than life English big fish ace Mark Barrett on a journey to find and catch superb predatory fish.
Mark fishes a variety of venues, including a trip to Norway: rivers, drains and large stillwaters as he targets pike, perch, catfish and zander. He employs and demonstrates a vareity of techniques and enjoys a fair amount of success.
A mad, manic adventure to Spain’s legendary River Ebro in the company of two of England’s best specimen anglers.
Ian ‘Chilly’ Chillcott is desperate to catch his first 100lb catfish and he thinks he can beat it on his normal carp tackle. Mark has been here before and after a bit of a travel disaster he is more interested in catching his first 30lb common carp.
There are huge, hard-fighting fish and laughs galore in the company of the local guides, and the boys also find time to go after the region’s barbel and zander.
Bite Marks takes a look at the exciting world of freshwater predator fishing.
Top anglers join Marukyu's Roy Marlow to talk about how to get the best from the Marukyu bait.
Alan Scotthornes Match Fishing
Five-time world match fishing champion, Alan Scotthorne, shares his invaluable experience and advice, covering a wide range of tactics on a wide range of venues.
Clubs are the lifeblood of angling in the UK. ‘Real’ anglers with jobs and families who don’t get out as often as they’d like, but when they do make that sure they enjoy familiar trials and tribulations, and the occasional success, with plenty of ‘ribbing’ to go with it.
FishingTV's Rae Borras joins some of the top clubs and associations in the land from coarse, sea and game fishing for a day on the bank. Rae talks to members about the club's history, their waters and what makes them tick – and sneaks in some fishing while he’s at it!
Fishery manager and match fisherman Clint Elliott shows you how to tackle commercial fisheries and put more fish in your keepnet in this three part 'how to' series.
Will Raison's Match Year
English International and World Champion match angler Will Raison offers plenty of tips and tactical advice to help you win that next match.
World According to Chris Yates
Chris Yates, one-time holder of the UK's heaviest carp record and vintage tackle enthusiast, is one of the country's most well-known anglers. His approach to fishing is different to that of many, placing great importance on a closeness with nature.
In this intimate four-part series Ian 'Chilly' Chilcott spends some time chatting with Chris and learns about his life as an angler and hears some of the stories that he has accumulated over the years.
This series is a great chance to hear two extremely experiened fishermen shooting the breeze about a shared passion for carp fishing.
Get Hooked On Fishing
Get Hooked on Fishing is a series of five programmes from the FishingTV stable aimed at showing newcomers the rudiments of the key coarse fishing techniques, and passing on some more advanced tricks from top anglers at the same time.
The series is presented by Dave Smith of the Get Hooked On Fishing Border Fisheries project, who is joined by some top anglers like Steve Ringer, Kieron Rich and Darren Cox to help show a group of eager young anglers how to get started in angling.
Improve Your Coarse Fishing
In presenter Kev Green's words: 'The series is all about helping people catch more and bigger fish on venues they can identify with. We are targetting many different species in many different ways.'
This ten part series is must-see viewing for anyone looking to up their catch, and is packed full of practical tips and advice for angers of all standards.
Match Anglers Diary
Top match anglers pass on their tricks of the trade as we join them for a session on some of the UK's most popular fisheries.
Hardy Coarse Fishing
TV Angling writer John Bailey joins anglers like Dave Coster, Stu Dexter, Rob Olson and Dave Burgess on some great stillwater venues in Norfolk and on the Hampshire Avon and River Wye - includes some brilliant underwater footage.
Just The Ticket
In this fantastic five-part series you can join the troublesome twosome as they track down various species on waters anyone can fish.
The boys' new offering is effectively a continuation of the Rich & Trev story - two normal guys heading for the river or lake having a laugh and catching some quality fish to boot with the camera just a 'fly on the wall'.
Fishing TV joins up with some of the top match anglers in the UK to find out what makes them a cut above the rest.
In The Session, we join some of the UK's top anglers who are 'doing the business' to find out just what they are doing to have so much success.
Follow their progress, pick up tips and enjoy The Session's unique delivery of the information that you need to know to catch like these guys do.
Total Coarse Fishing
If you like to catch quality coarse fish, you will love Total Coarse Fishing, another TV series exclusive to FishingTV.
We have teamed up with angling magazine Total Coarse Fishing to take some of their top stars to great venues, and catch great fish.
You can look forward to finding out the secrets of anglers like Darren Cox, John Bailey, John Watson, Bob James and many more.
Welcome To Africa
This three part series focuses on the fishing that can be enjoyed on Africa's Zambezi river.
Enjoy stunning scenery, wildlife and some amazing fishing as we follow Steve Townson's journey along the mighty river.
While dodging hippos and crocodiles Steve and his guides target the saught-after Tigerfish and the mighty Vundu among others.
Master float maker Mick Wilkinson discusses some of his most popular patterns for commercial fishery work.
Essential Baits from Dynamite
Steve Ringer, Rob Wootton and Marc Pollard with some top tips on how to get your bait selection right when targeting specific species on commercial fisheries.
Used And Abused
Every angler has a favourite item of tackle or piece of kit that we wouldn't dream of going fishing without.
In this series of short films some of the UK's top match and coarse fishing share the secrets of what never leaves their tacklebag, and what they can't bear to be without.
Hints & Tips
Check out this massive library of hints, tips and advice from all of Fishing TV's expert presenters, covering everything from collecting worms to picking the best spot on a new peice of water.
Welcome To The Jungle
Join Steve Townson for the fishing trip of a lifetime along the largest river in the world, the mighty Amazon. They go far beyond the call of duty as they desperately seek the elusive, turbo charged ‘grande’ peacock bass - an awe-inspiring fish.
Steve then heads on a different rainforest adventure as he bi-planes to the headwaters of the Rio Travessão with world record predators and catfish on his mind.
Steve and his compatriots catch all manner of weird and wonderful creatures, but the series is as much a once-in-a-lifetime adventure into the unknown as anything else, taking in the amazing surroundings, wildlife and cultures of the remote Brazilian jungle.
Eddie Turner's Pike Fishing
In this series of short videos piking legend Eddie Turner passes on tips, tricks and advice to help make you a better pike angler.
This series of four films takes a look at four of the fisheries that belong to the Wessex Water group of fisheries.
These include reservoirs set in the beautiful west of England and include opportunities for both fly and coarse fishing.