YEAR BORN: 1980
OCCUPATION: Art/Photography Teacher
Gareth has been in and around the scene for a while now and his bubbly, enthusiastic and driven personality has exposed him as a very likable character. This compliments his superb ability to catch carp and from some of the toughest venues in the UK, such as Yateley Car Park. Gaz is one of our recent additions to the team and we have loads of exciting projects planned with him.
Q. Favourite venue past and present?
A. Redesmere, up in the North West.
Q. If you could catch one carp dead or alive what would it be?
A. The Black Mirror, I did fish for it but it died the year I started on there
Q. Off the shelf hookbait or homemade special?
A. Off the shelf if it’s Krill, homemade special for a bright single
Q. Big windswept pits or small intimate waters?
A. Both, life’s too rich and diverse for just one or the other
Q. Spring or Autumn?
Q. Favourite Sticky Baits product?
A. Krill, all day long
Q. Pop-ups or bottom baits?
A. Balanced bottom baits
Q. Favourite moon phase?
A. Depends on the water, but probably the run up to a new moon
Q. Three things you wouldn’t go fishing without?
A. Tea / coffee / my stove
Q. As a younger angler who did you admire in the carp angling world and why?
A. Firstly Rod Hutchinson, for his sense of humour and extensive bait knowledge, then later on Terry, for his single minded determination to catch the biggest characters in the land