Team Evolved

Specimen


Des Taylor Bio


Marcus Sheehan Bio


Kyle Wilson Bio


Claudio Terzuolo Bio

Luke Gilman
Luke Gilman Bio

Nathan Clark
Nathan Clark Bio

 

Match

Steve Winter
Steve Winters Bio

Sam Brown
Sam Brown Bio

Paul Kozyra
Paul Kozyra Bio

Jason Cunningham
Jason Cunningham Bio


Matt York Bio


Shaun Stockley Bio

Chris Shurmer
John Small Bio


Danny West Bio

Chris Shurmer
Andy Dixon Bio


Darren Hudson Bio


Neil Rudd Bio

Kevin Millard
Kevin Millard Bio


Graham Didcote Bio


Ben Dutton Bio

John Turner
John Turner Bio

Chris Shurmer
Chris Shurmer Bio

Phil Foster
Phil Foster Bio

Jason Lowe
Jason Lowe Bio

Andy Wootton
Andy Wootton Bio

StephenHutchinson
Stephen Hutchinson Bio

Charlotte Wootton
Charlotte Wootton Bio

John Turner
Terry Trueman Bio

Keith Clifton
Keith Clifton Bio

Marc Poyner
Marc Poyner Bio

Michael Bond
Michael Bond Bio

Leigh Harrison
Leigh Harrison Bio


Francesco Corrente Bio


Richie Tomala Bio


Wayne Dalton Bio

Reece Nicolson
Reece Nicolson Bio

Logan Barningham
Logan Barningham Bio

Barnaby Newman
Barnaby Newman Bio

 

 

Specimen

Des Taylor
Age: 68
Occupation: Professional Angler
Favourite British venue: Upper or Middle River Severn
Best match weight: Italian Match 78lb
Biggest fish: 2000lb – great white shark!
Favourite method: Trotting a float on a river.
Favourite bait: Maggots

Kyle Wilson
Age 33
Occupation Bricklayer.
Favourite venue AJS fisheries girton.
UK PB 60lb common 40lb mirror.
Favourite bait- mixed particals (hemp, tigers, maze chopped boilies).

Claudio Terzuolo
Age: 52 years
Occupation: Business Owner
Favorite Venue: River fishing (I love running water)
Biggest Fish: carp 17 kg - barbel 3.8 kg
Favorite Bait: Pellets in all its variants (I love Pudding mix)
Angling Goal: Having fun fishing like when I was a kid ...

Marcus Sheehan
Age: 48
Occupation: Business Owner
Favourite Venue: River Trent & Bawburgh Complex
Biggest Fish: Carp 52lb , Barbel 17lb , Tench 10lb , Bream 13lb , Chub 6lb , Perch 3lb , Roach 2lb
Favourite Bait: Chopped worm Amino Hemp Big River Mix with The One
Angling Goal: To continue to feel like a kid everytime I go fishing!

Match

Steve Winters
Age – 46.
Occupation – National Account Manager.
Sponsors – Drennan International/Evolved Baits.

Angling Achievements:

  • Division 2 National individual winner.
  • Division 1 National Individual Third.
  • 14 National Medals.
  • Fish 4 £5k Champion.
  • Drennan Coors Individual Trent Masters Champion.
  • Team and Individual Winter league Winner.
  • Decoy Lakes festival winner.
  • Westwood lakes festival winner.
  • White Acres Drennan Silverfish festival runner up.
  • Numerous Open wins.

Favourite Venue:

  • Natural - Old Nene at March or Burton on Trent.
  • Commercial – Decoy Lakes or Westwood Lakes.

Biggest match weight – 445lb 5oz, Wyatts pool Cob House.

Biggest Fish – 34lb 12oz mirror carp (France).

Favourite method:

  • Natural – Bread punch or Groundbait and pinkie.
  • Commercial – Caster shallow or Distance method feeder.

Sam Brown
Age: 27
Occupation: Production planner
Favourite Venue: Decoy lakes
Best achievement: Various big money final appearances, the dream is to win one!
Biggest catch: 460lb
Favourite bait: Red krill groundbait & Amino pellets

Paul Kozyra
Age 63
Occupation: self employed joiner
Favourite venue: River Swale and any river with enough flow that enables me to use the stick!
Favourite method: Stick and waggler fishing.
Biggest river open match weight 155lb – 12oz of stick caught Chub.
Favourite bait: Amino flavoured Casters.
Achievements: Catching 217lb of Chub on hemp in the 80s.
3x Riverfest finalist with wins on the Tees, Swale and Trent.

Shaun Stockley
Age: 53
Occupation: Agent for Colmic Italia
Favourite venue:Dam Flask, I learnt to fish there
Favourite method: waggler
Biggest catch:200lb+ Carp
Favourite bait: Maggots, they catch anything!
Achievements: Recent achievements 2x finalist on Feederking series

Matt York
24 years old
Occupation: Angling coach and Dockside Stevedore.
Favourite venue: Messingham Sands - Swan pond.
First adult match win at 11.
3 x Lincolnshire junior county champion, Angling Trust Stillwater Commercial National medal winner 2018.
River Ancholme winter league top overall scorer at the age of 16.
2 top 5 finishes at festivals at Messingham Sands (3rd and 5th) Countless open match wins and framing places at Messingham Sands and Wold View Fishery.
Best match weight - 300lb 1oz - October 4th 2019 - 57 carp caught shallow on the pole - Messingham Sands Swan Pond.
Biggest fish - 18lb common carp.
Favourite bait- Amino Liquid, Unami Flavour.

Phil Foster
Age: 72
Occupation: Retired
Angling Achievements
Man of the match award 2003 Supercup final.
2014 Individual National River Trent individual 3rd bronze medal.
2016 Individual National Tidal Trent individual 4th and section winner silver medal.
Team member of a winning Division 3 National Team gold medal.
Team member of a runners up division 1 National Team silver medal.
River fest finalist
Favourite venue: River Trent system
Biggest match winning weight: 190lbs of bream from Zalk lake Holland
Biggest England winning match weight: 69lbs of Barbel River Trent
Biggest fish: 22lbs Common carp River Trent
Favourite method: Feeder fishing for Barbel and Chubb

Michael Bond
Age: 46
Occupation: Head of Operations
Favourite Venue: Bargate Drain
Angling Achievement: Fishing in the World Club Qualifiers
Biggest Match Weight: 155lb
Biggest Fish: 21lb 6oz Common on the pole
Favourite Bait: Worm

Luke Gilman
Age: 12
Favourite Venue: Trent View
Biggest Fish: 23lb Carp
Favourite Method: Being an all rounder, different methods for different fish
Favourite Bait: Depends on what I am fishing for but recently been using Evolve Groundbaits which have paid dividends!

Nathan Clark
Age: 50
Occupation: FX Trader
Favourite venues: Kennet & Thames
Personal Best: Barbel 11 lb 1oz, Chub 5lb 2oz, Perch 3 lb 8oz Pb Pike 19 lb 2oz
Favourite baits: Pellet and naturals
Favourite method: Stalking

Andy Wootton
Age:53
Occupation: Float maker
Angling achievement: first open 100 peg at 9 years old, section winner in national champs,qualified for the all England national on 6 occasions, section winner jack purchase canal champs, numerous match wins in Holland, Germany and Belgium
Angling hero: Dicky Carr and Kim milsom
Angling goal: Tor promote angling and get more kids fishing

Stephen Hutchinson
Won the Juniors Club Champs when I was 14 Won my first adults match when I was 13 with 186lb at Willow Springs
Best match weight: 254-1 Messingham Sands Island Lake (16th June 2020). Won numerous open matches and framed in lots too.
Favourite method: Shallow on pole
Favourite baits: Evolved green betaine and krill gbait, 8mm pellets covered in either 'The one' or 'Unami'

Andy Dixon
Age: 56
Occupation: MD
Favourite venue: River Trent & Fen Drains
Greatest achievement: My Daughter!
Best match weight: Most recent 120lb of Bream in the Trent Champs
Biggest fish: Extra large Haddock from Steels fish and chips in Cleethorpes
Favourite bait: Evolved, obviously!
Multiple Festival, League and individual titles (been fishing a long time!)
National team gold and individual medals
Favourite method; Waggler on running water

Keith Clifton
Age: 60
Occupation: Retired part time carer
Favourite venue: Any big bream waters like Southfield
Individual Achievements: Winning the Ancholme Championship & Golden. Rod finalist silver medal in the division 1 National with Lincs County
Team: Sensas Manor Angling
Best match weights: Tidal Trent 69lb
Reservoir/commercial: 356lb
Favourite bait: Naturals, such as maggots, caster, worm and bloodworm coupled with Evolved ground baits.

Jason Cunningham
Age 46
Member of the Cadence Super Team
Any aspects of silver fish preferred whether its canals, lakes or rivers.
Angling achievements:
2nd individual in division 1 national 2013
4th individual in division 1 national 2010
2nd overall in individual national 2013
4th overall in individual national 2006
Section winner in British open (4 x finalist )
4 x section winner in national angling championships
6 x team medals in national Angling championships (2 x gold)
Day 2 winner of Sensas challenge 2009
Loughborough canal champion
Fishing for info King of the Cut winner 2018 and runner up 2019
Plus 100s open match wins and frame places over a 25 year match fishing career.
Match record holder for Stafford Issac Walton with 64lb from Shropshire Union canal
Personal best match weight: 256lb from willows pools Penkridge.

Danny West
Occupation - General Manager in the food industry
Favourite venue - The River Severn at Bridgenorth
Angling achievements - 9 national medals
Biggest fish - 38lb 8oz cod
Favourite bait – Squatt

Darren Hudson
Age: 39
Occupation: Aerospace
Favourite venue: Manor Farm Leisure
Biggest match weight: 242lb
Favourite Method: Shallow Fishing
Favourite bait: Pellets

Neil Rudd
Age: 58
Occupation: Construction site manager
Favourite venue: Oaks Lakes Sessay
Angling achievement: Every match, weather finishing first or last
Best Match Catch: 247 lbs
Biggest Fish: Pole caught mirror 22.4 lbs
Favourite Bait: Evolved Green Betaine Groundbait

Graham Didcote
Age 49
Occupation: Electrical safety test engineer
Favourite venue: River Wye
Angling Achievements: Riverfest final 2015 2nd overall Wye Team Championship
Most memorable fish: 12lb 5oz barbel from the Wye

Favourite bait:

Kevin Millard
Age. 38
Occupation. Aircraft fitter
Favourite venue. Bristol Avon at Lacock
Best angling achievement. Qualifying for several Evesham festival finals.
2018 Riverfest finalist
Best match weight. 240lbs
Biggest fish. 160 pound Arapaima
Favourite baits. Hemp and caster

Ben Dutton
Age - 30 years old
Occupation - Assistant manager of Nathan’s of Nottingham tackle shop (was Gerry’s until recent take over).
Favourite venue - Hacketts Lake & Hayfield lakes
Biggest Weight - 286lb at Janson fishery
Biggest fish - 18lb 6oz
Favourite bait - Double worm over groundbait down the edge

John Turner
Age 63
Occupation: Sound Engineer
Favourite venue: Fleets Dam-Barnsley
Proudest achievement: Getting a call off Richard Clegg in 1983 to fish for mighty Barnsley Blacks
Best match weight: 148.570kg Vollendam-Holland
My biggest fish: A 21lb 4oz pike whilst waggler fishing for roach

Terry Trueman
Age: 54
Occupation: Chef
Favourite Venue: Any river
Angling Achievement: Riverfest finalist 2018 and 2019. Perry Dalgarno Memorial winner 2012
Biggest fish: Lake Carp 25lb river 12lb+ Barbel on the stick float
Favourite Bait: Red maggot

John Small
Age : 52
Occupation: Roofer
Sponsor: Evolved Baits
Team: Lincoln Match Squad
Angling achievements: Team silver and bronze division 1 national
5 times Tidal Trent summer series champion
7 times Fosse Dyke winter series champion
Tidal Trent festival weight champion
Riverfest finalist 2018 and 2019
Numerous open wins on a variety of venues
Favourite venue: River Trent [particular soft spot for Burton Joyce]
Favourite method: Running line on a big river

Jason Lowe
To follow.

Francesco Corrente
To follow.

Richie Tomala
Age – 46 Occupation – RAF Pilot
Sponsors – Drennan RAF/Evolved Baits
Angling Achievements:

  • Welsh Senior International - World Championship/Home Internationals
  • 4 times Riverfest Finalist – Runner up in 2015
  • 3 times Evesham Festival Finalist
  • Feedermasters Finalist
  • Angling Trust Pairs Finalist
  • 2 times Tidefest Runner up
  • Furzton Festival Winner
  • 3 times NATO Championship Individual Winner
  • 3 times European Military Team Championships Winners
  • Division 1 National Team 2nd – RAF
  • Division 2 National Team 3rd – Devizes
  • 3 times Winter League Finalist
  • Numerous Open wins
Biggest Match Win – 183lb Bream, Zalk Lake, Holland.
Favourite Venues: River Trent/Kennet & Avon Canal
Favourite Method: Pole on Rivers
Favourite Species: Bream

 

Wayne Dalton
Age: 41
Occupation: Flood and coastal risk management.
Favourite venue: Gloucester & sharpness canal.
Angling achievements:

  • First match win at 10 years old
  • 3 x stroud and District champion & burt Powell Cup winner
  • GUAA winter league winner & runner up
  • First adult open match win at 12 years old, various open match wins at 13 including Guaa winter league individual and team winner
  • 2 x junior national winner and 2x 2nd place. 1x Silver, 1x bronze team event
  • 2 x England junior trial, Embankment - river Trent & Gold Valley lakes - invited to home Nations match
  • Countless open and team winner as an adult on the lower River Severn, River Avon, River Thames
  • selby/Glos canal individual and pairs champs
  • 3 counties team winner
  • River Avon & Mill Avon winter league overall team winner
Best match weight: 180lb in 3 hours fishing long range shallow waggler - Gold Valley lakes
Biggest Fish: 22lb pole caught carp
Favourite bait: fluro pinkie, sweetcorn, amino liquid

 

Reece Nicolson
Age: 27
Occupation: Customer Service Supervisor
Angling achievements: Winning the all England Schools national 3 times. Fishing for England under 18s. Multiple open match wins. Winning the national junior championship as part of the Worksop and District junior team. Catching my first match weight over 100lb at the age of 12.
Angling goal: Qualify for fish O Mania
Angling Heroes: My dad, Alan Scotthorne and Andy May.

 

Logan Barningham
Started fishing aged 4 and at age 7 joined the Lincoln Juniors where he won the league in his first and second year.
Fished adult open matches at Rushfeld and with several wins. Joined Evesham Sensas Juniors and came 10th in the Junior National.
Fished the Junior Canal Champions 3 years running with a 15, 19 and 2nd overall. Favourite venue: Hallcroft Fishery.
Favourite method: Fishing for skimmers and likes lure fishing and drop shotting.

 

Barnaby Newman
Venues fished: River Glen, Westwood Lakes, Huberts Bridge, Tyddgote, Witham, Town Welland, Shropshire Union Canal and Donnington Upcoming Matches – Junior National , Packington Somers
Preferred methods: Whip fishing on drains and deepish rivers on the pole. I also like catching carp on pellet waggler and pole.
Best Result to date: First at tyddgote with 3lb 15 in 2018 and recently 13th out of 56 on the shropshire union with 1.590 Kilo
Ambitions: World champion and fish for U15 squad in the future, like my brother Josh Newman, who is currently in the U20s.

 

Chris Shurmer
Nickname - Shurm
Age – 28
Occupation: Laydown Technician (insulation)
Favourite venue: Pixley Pool
Angling Achievement: 2 x Three counties festival winner
Biggest Match Weight: 428lb 8oz
Biggest Fish: 27lb 12oz carp
Favourite method: Hard pellets
Favourite Bait: Worm.

Marc Poyner
Age: 42
Occupation: Alarm Technician
Favourite Venue: Willow Marsh
Angling Achievements: Numerous big weights and big fish.
Favourite Bait: Amino Liquid - The One, as it has seemed to transform my fishing of late and the fish seem to love it.

Leigh Harrison
Age: 48
Occupation: Property Landlord
Favourite venue: River Trent & East Stoke.
First fish ever caught: Mackerel, Brixham , Great Uncle’s trawler,1974.
Best match weight: 74lb 3ozs, Winner of the Morgan Sullivan memorial match 2018.
Biggest fish ever: Red Snapper 18lb, Auckland Harbour, NZ, 2001.
Best UK fish: Barbel 13lb 6ozs, West Hillsborough, Warwickshire Avon,2018.
Favourite fish to catch: Barbel and Tench.
Favourite bait: Amino hemp, amino meat & casters.

Charlotte Wootton
Age: 14
Occupation: Student
Angling achievements: Catching 200lbs at the riddings, winning first ever match , catching 40lbs at the Moira canal
Angling goal: To compete in more natural venue matches and to compete for my country
Angling heroes : Alan Scotthorn, Sandra Scotthorne