ALEX WEST

YEAR BORN: 1980
OCCUPATION: Personal Trainer

Alex has been on the scene for a long time now, brushing shoulders with the countries finest anglers on lakes such as Yateley Carp Park. His attention to detail, precise rig placement and baiting strategies are second to none. Everything is very well thought out, calculated and executed.

He has found himself fishing the big fish circuit waters for many years and to incredible success. Alex loves fishing for history fish, older carp that require that extra effort to outwit and there is no doubt he has a knack for it!

Charlie’s Mate – 45lb 10oz

Heather – 52lb

QUICKFIRE QUESTIONS

Q. Favourite venue past and present?
A. Johnson’s Railway

Q. If you could catch one carp dead or alive what would it be?
A. The Black Mirror

Q. Off the shelf hookbait or homemade special?
A. A bit of both to tell you the truth

Q. Big windswept pits or small intimate waters?
A. Small and intimate waters for my winter fishing and big pits come the summer

Q. Spring or Autumn?
A. Autumn

Q. Favourite Sticky Baits product?
A. Signature Pop-Ups

Q. Pop-ups or bottom baits?
A. Depends on the bottom I’m fishing

Q. Favourite moon phase?
A. Full moon

Q. Three things you wouldn’t go fishing without?
A. Camera, stove & phone charger

Q. As a younger angler who did you admire in the carp angling world and why?
A. For me it’s two very good anglers, called Ronan & Bob, that I fished with when I was a kid, watching them go about catching some very big carp, from very tricky venues, I’m still very good friends with them to this day