Steve Ringer takes us through his bid for Feeder Masters glory at Bough Beech

Well, that was the plan for the first-ever Feeder Masters Fi­nal! Did it pay off?


THE 2016 Feeder Masters Fi­nal at Bough Beech reser­voir was one event I’d re­ally been look­ing for­ward to this sea­son.

For those that don’t know Bough Beech, it’s a huge, deep wa­ter with skim­mers, bream and roach the tar­get species.

Pre-event prac­tice was dif­fi­cult as my cal­en­dar is pretty much full in sum­mer, but I did man­age one recce trip down to Kent where I did feel I’d worked a few things out.

For­tu­nately, the fi­nal is made up of three days of fish­ing. The first is a prac­tice match, and on that I ac­tu­ally drew an end peg but still strug­gled for just over 12lb.

There were odd bream weights but not in the area I was in, so I have to ad­mit I didn’t re­ally learn a lot from that ei­ther.

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