Author Archives: Tim

Slider fishing in Malären, Friday 16th May 2014

After the previous weekend’s struggles at the Swedish Masters’ Team (SM Lag) competition in Tranås, I needed to get out and catch some fish to restore some confidence! On Thursday evening, I pre-baited a swim in a local bay close … Continue reading

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Tubertini Extreme Match 7700 13m Take Apart Pole

I’d been wanting to change my take apart pole for over a year so when I collected the Tubertini from Lars at Swedbait I was keen to get it elasticated and out on the bank. The pole and top kits arrived … Continue reading

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Tråkiga i Trosa? Absolut inte!

For my first coarse fishing (rather than ice fishing trip) in 2012, I took the long drive down to Trosa to fish in the stream before all the boats are put back in the water. The main purpose for going, … Continue reading

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Johan Nuddatten’s Brother Bob on Sky Sports Tight Lines Podcast

Bob Nudd visited the Bothy in last Friday’s podcast, download here (.mpv format).

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Casini Exxxxcellence Alborella Whips

After getting a mauling by the Bleak Masters at DM3 on Fyrisån at Uppsala over the weekend I went on a spending spree and got myself a set of shorter whips. These Casini whips are beautifully made and come in … Continue reading

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Örebro Open, 7-8th May 2011

Well, what can I say? I had a shocker (at least on the Sunday). Buoyed up with my 5th spot at Arboga I was looking forward to this match. Day One On Saturday I drew peg D39 opposite the marina … Continue reading

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Halacska Open 2011, Arboga 30th April – 1st May

After weeks months of preparation and waiting, my first fishing session and match of the season finally came around.  I had intended on a practice session somewhere in Stockholm over the Easter weekend but I was struck down with man … Continue reading

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Stocked Up with Hook Ups!

In the past I have used plain old rubber bands for retaining the hooks on made up pole top sections. There are a number of problems with this setup: the two biggest being that when trying to move the rubber … Continue reading

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My new season preparations are now underway. Whilst back in the UK over the New Year I got my hands on some of the Preston Innovations In Box Hooklength Boxes: one small and one large. The large box is now … Continue reading

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Match Anglers United – website is now live!

After a (too-) long incubation, the Match Anglers United website is now live and kicking! The site is quite basic at the moment but there are big plans to expand it, along with the club itself, throughout the year. Why … Continue reading

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