John WhincupBait-Tech Angler – Jon Whincup

Lives: Peterborough

Occupation: Postman

Team: Essex County

Sponsor: Bait-Tech, Frenzee

Favourite Methods: Pellet shallow long pole roach fishing feeder for skimmers

Favourite Product: Special ‘G’ Green, Gold 4mm pellets

Biggest Match Weight: 223lb

Favourite Venues: Decoy Lakes, Old Nene March, Lough Gowna System

Top Tip: Don’t give up – 5 or 6 hours is a long time but loads of matches are won in the last hour!

Achieved in Angling:
Numerous Irish Festival placings
Winner of arva 2007
2 x Decoy Festival wins and 2nd for last 3 years
2 x Kamasan British Open Finalist
Winter League Ind Champion
2 x Bourne League Ind Champion
2 x John Smiths Team Winners
3rd Place in Maver Pairs Final
Hundreds of open match wins on a vast array of venues over the years
Essex County Team Member for the last 7 years
Overall county champs winner with record score of 621 points.
Several white acres top 10 finishes
3rd in Dynamite festival
3rd in Milo festival
Winner of Maver festival 2015
Maver match this finalist 2015
Several Parkdean Finals.

With many ambitions achieved already my target now is to win one of the big 3, Maver match, Fish o Mania and Parkdean

Personal Future Goals: I’ve only just started going to White Acres but I would love to win a festival there as I feel it suits my style of fishing and to just carry on enjoying my fishing