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Here’s how to win the Nationals!…….

STEVE WILLIAMS fishes for Shakespeare Superteam and has a great record fishing in Division 1 Nationals. He’s recorded three team Golds, one Silver, and one Bronze medal over a successful match career in the elite event for team fishing. We join him on one of his practise sessions ahead of the big teams’ event in […]

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Back to basics: Feeder fishing…….Tony and Joe Skinner

Successful feeder fishing hinges on accurately priming a tight area with loosefeed. Father and son team Tony and Joe Skinner are your guides Feeder fishing is a style of angling that incorporates the use of a device filled with feed. Regular casting will feed the swim, so you can quickly build up a specific area […]

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Shakespeare Superteam Match A second product test

I enjoyed fishing the waggler with the Superteam Combo so much recently, I had the strong urge to get out again and track down these elusive Roach and Roach/Rudd specimens. This time I tried another lake that has produced big fish for me in the past, with the pleasing company of Andrew Wolsey and Simon […]

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Shakespeare Superteam Match Rod……In review by Terry Jackson

What the manufacturer says Superteam Match Rod These rods have extremely versatile progressive actions that blend the fine hollow tip section into a powerful middle and butt section. This offers a rod that is equally good when hooking and playing fish on finer hook lengths and hooks as well as more powerful fish on heavier […]

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RiverFest Final 2014 – River Wye Hereford (Belmont)… 15th and 16th November

Here’s a great blog from Paul Bick who came 3rd in the Riverfest Final. Well done Paul and all our Supertam anglers that qualified for the final, we’re proud of you and your performances! RiverFest Final 2014 – River Wye Hereford (Belmont)… 15th and 16th November After finishing Joint 2nd in last year’s final I […]

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Shakespeare Superteam go so close to a double in the Angling Trust Division 1 National Championship

42 teams (420 competitors) fished the River Trent on various sections of the river from the non-tidal section downstream of Nottingham to the tidal section upstream of Torksey in the Angling Trust Division 1 National Championship on Saturday 9th August 2014. Weather conditions were far from ideal, with bright sunshine and blustery winds generally blowing […]

Festival Winner Pete Salt (right) and Runner Up Wayne Swinscoe (left)


The conditions that greeted the sell out field for the 2012 Burton Angling Festival was never going to make fishing easy – a cold, very clear River Trent, coupled with bright sunshine and blustery winds, put a slight dampener on the weights of previous years, but it produced a cracking tight contest fit for a […]

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Shakespeare Pole Angling Basics

Part 1 of a 10 part series from the Shakespeare Superteam that takes you through all aspects of starting to fish the pole. Facebook Comments


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Saturday morning and another match on the Avon at Barford near Warwick. This area of the river is a good winter venue for Chub and Barbel. After a couple of wins and a third in the previous matches I was looking forward to the draw, and hopefully another good peg. However I was disheartened to […]

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Angling Basics Videos From The Shakespeare Fishing Team…….

James Robbins from the Shakespeare Super Team has put together two series of videos aimed at the novice angler. In one series he takes you through many of the aspects of rod and reel fishing on a lake. In the other series he explains the basics of fishing a pole. You can find them all […]