Jubilee Nomad December monthly round up


A quiet month for the Jubilee Nomads but still good to see we are regularly picking up a few Brown Envelopes with Phil and Stu winning open matches outright during the month and Stu backing that up with a good run of results at Manor Farm Leisure during December. Going into 2022 this will be a monthly write up on us Jubilee Nomads rather the … Continue reading Jubilee Nomad December monthly round up

Hillview Sunday Open match WIN, 62lb 8oz


This week I fished Hillviews Sunday open which was split over the Moorhen and Heron pools plus the first canal. With the weather returning to milder conditions I was hopeful of a good days fishing. I really wanted to draw on one of the pools as I fancied a day on the rods which had produced when I last fished the Heron pool a few … Continue reading Hillview Sunday Open match WIN, 62lb 8oz

3rd placed at Hillview Sunday Open on the maggot feeder – 40lb


This Sunday morning was the first time this winter having to scape ice off the car windscreen so I knew it was going to be a hard days fishing, but you can still have a good days fishing, Hillview is as good as any venue in winter. On arrival as the fishery only 6 anglers had bothered to turn up. Normally there is at least … Continue reading 3rd placed at Hillview Sunday Open on the maggot feeder – 40lb

Split Shot v Stotz’s – both have their place


Just a short review on a small but really important item of tackle we all use on our pole rigs, Split Shot. I feel both have benefits over the other when used in different ways. Over recent months after using Stotz’s for all my Commercial pole rigs over the last few years since they arrived in tackle shops, I’ve returned to split shot on most … Continue reading Split Shot v Stotz’s – both have their place

3rd Overall and Section win, Woodland View Mid week Open, 55lb


With the weather forecasted to be nice for the middle of November, no wind and rain and mild for the time of year I made a last minute decision to take a day off work, using up a spare holiday day rather than taking it in December when it probably wouldn’t be as nice a day. I hadn’t been to Woodland View for several weeks … Continue reading 3rd Overall and Section win, Woodland View Mid week Open, 55lb

2nd placed on Back Deans, Woodland View, Annual Clubman match


Woodland View hold their annual Clubman match once a year for all the clubs that have fished a match at the venue during the previous 12 months. We as the Jubilee Nomads fished a match here as part of our 3 day festival earlier in the year. So we were able to book into this well attended match. The weather was terrible, strong wins and … Continue reading 2nd placed on Back Deans, Woodland View, Annual Clubman match

3rd Overall, Manor Farm Leisure, Wednesday Mid week Open, 55lb 14oz


With the week off work I booked into the Mid-week open at Manor Farm Leisure. This week held on the island pool with 12 anglers fishing, so plenty of room. With the weather mild for the end of October I planned a pellet attack as Manor is a renowned pellet venue. A strong wind ruled out the long pole so I set up just a … Continue reading 3rd Overall, Manor Farm Leisure, Wednesday Mid week Open, 55lb 14oz

2nd placed at Manor Farm Leisure Open, 75lb 4oz


Using up a few days holiday before the end of the year saw me book into Manor Farm Leisure Thursday Open, this week held on the island pool. These Thursday Opens are the affordable opens at only £15.00 to enter with the option of entering the super pool for an extra fiver. Normally these opens are well attended where there is no overall winner paid … Continue reading 2nd placed at Manor Farm Leisure Open, 75lb 4oz

Hillview Sunday Open, Canal 3 -weighing in 73lb


This Sunday I took in the open at Hillview. I fancied fishing one of the canals this week as these are normally in on a Sunday. On arrival at the fishery the place was rammed with anglers cars and I feared a club were on the canals. It turned out two clubs had matches, but I was happy to learn these two clubs actually were … Continue reading Hillview Sunday Open, Canal 3 -weighing in 73lb

Doug Smith wins the 2021 ‘Worcesterset’ Leveller 3 day festival


This years Somerset Leveller 3 day festival became ‘Worcesterset’ again this year. As it did last year due to Covid. We were unable to travel down to Somerset because the digs where we normally stay are now closed. So three local venues were booked for this years festival as we did last year. We were able to book Ghost pool at Woodland View, Badger pool … Continue reading Doug Smith wins the 2021 ‘Worcesterset’ Leveller 3 day festival

Phil Seedhouse wins Hillviews Sunday Open with 141lb 0oz


This has been a good week for the Jubilee Nomads. Firstly well done to Stu, Doug, Rob and Mark for winning the Whitehall 1212 Teams of 4 match at the Jam Factory on Saturday. See the full report HERE Phil decided on a trip to Hillview for the Sunday Open while Rob, Doug and Andy fished the open at Woodland View. Phil added to the … Continue reading Phil Seedhouse wins Hillviews Sunday Open with 141lb 0oz

Hillview Sunday Open match WIN with 141lb 0oz


This Sunday I fancied a change of venue for my fishing. I’ve been going to the regular Sunday opens at Woodland View pretty much all Summer with limited success and I fancied a return to Hillview, I venue that suits me well. The match was held over Moorhen and the first canal. I really fancied fishing a canal as I’ve not fished one since lockdown … Continue reading Hillview Sunday Open match WIN with 141lb 0oz

Jubilee Nomads win the 2021 Teams of 4 Whitehall 1212 match at the Jam Factory


Saturday saw The Jubilee Nomads enter a team of four at the Jam Factory for the Whitehall 1212 organised match. A total of 15 strong teams entered this years match where each team has an angler on each pool fishing for overall team points to decide the winner. With 15 point for a pool win on offer and then 14 to 2nd and 13 for … Continue reading Jubilee Nomads win the 2021 Teams of 4 Whitehall 1212 match at the Jam Factory

Match fishing – an obsessional pass time?


There is a phrase, “the more you put in, the more you get” match fishing has many types of angler. During my time fishing matches over the years I’ve met anglers from all walks of life. Yes its a fantastic hobby, we all know that, It gets you out the house in all types of weather and health and wellbeing benefits are well known. Match … Continue reading Match fishing – an obsessional pass time?

Why I’ve chosen the Garbolino UK3 Match Power plus over the UK4 Maxim


Having used Garbolino poles for the last 25 years and trust them immensely. Plus knowing all my Top Kits would still fit the new pole, when is came to replacing my GMax C1 Power for my commercial fishing the choice was the easy. A new Garbolino UK pole. But which one? I couldn’t afford the mortgage for a UK1 !! So baring in mind my … Continue reading Why I’ve chosen the Garbolino UK3 Match Power plus over the UK4 Maxim

Andy Mitchell puts together another big weight to frame at Woodland View’s Sunday Open


Fresh from his Nomad victory at Tirley Court last week with a double tonne Andy continues his good form at Woodland View where he is now regularly in the frame. This week the open had 22 anglers split over Front Deans and Hay pools. Andy drew on Front Deans 4 this week weighing another big weight of margin monsters mainly in the last two hours. … Continue reading Andy Mitchell puts together another big weight to frame at Woodland View’s Sunday Open

Chip Shopped at Woodland View Sunday Open


This Sunday I went over to Woodland View for the Sunday Open. With a lot a clubs fishing on various pools across the complex as you get in the summer months the open match saw 22 anglers spilt over Front Dean and Hay pool this time. Now that the covid restrictions have been lifted at was nice to finally draw my own peg this week. … Continue reading Chip Shopped at Woodland View Sunday Open