Gardner’s UK Specimen Angling Team

Dai Gribble

I have been fishing for 50 years and targeting specimen fish since the 1980s. I prefer fishing venues that have an element of mystery so that you can never be certain what the next bite will bring. As an all-round angler I find that new challenges are easy to find, be it [...]

Robert Young

I’ve been fishing for over 50 years with my Dad introducing me to fishing at the age of four. We moved to Stamford in Lincolnshire when I was ten years old and I started fishing on my own for Chub and roach on the local river Wellend. I joined a junior match fishing [...]

October 28th, 2019|UK Specimen Team, UK Team|

Lewis Baldwin

For as long as I can remember I have had an affinity with fishing, fish and the diverse habitats they live in. It all started way back in the mid 80′s when my dad used to take me on the local canal chasing perch, these were soon replaced by the shoals of tench which [...]

December 3rd, 2014|UK Specimen Team, UK Team|

Sam Meeuwissen

Sam is a versatile all round angler and is at home trotting maggots on his local intimate streams as he is boating baits out for carp on some of the UK’s toughest inland seas. Having written monthly columns for the now defunct Carp and Coarse Angler as well as current publications such as TCF [...]

October 24th, 2012|UK Specimen Team, UK Team|

Alan Stagg

An up and coming angling star. Alan has a reputation for catching BIG fish from all the local waters; Barbel, Bream, Grass Carp, Roach, Eels... the list is seemingly endless, and growing! A considered and dedicated approach, along with attention to detail, motivation and awesome water craft make Alan a dead cert to become [...]

October 24th, 2012|UK Specimen Team, UK Team|

Mike Lyddon

I have been fishing since I was 6 years old when I caught my first Gudgeon. After a few years of match fishing, I migrated to specimen fishing and have enjoyed many years since chasing large fish of different species ever since. I am constantly using a variety of styles and methods from long [...]

October 24th, 2012|UK Specimen Team, UK Team|