Bait-Tech Angler – Steve (Tucks) Tucker

Steve has been fishing at the highest level as long as he cares to remember. The engineer from Yeovil has fished with top South West team Thatchers for many years, captaining the side for a long period of his involvement. Best known for his silverfish and more so Bream catching skills Steve is rapidly showing everyone how adept he is at commercials as he eased his way into this year’s Fish O Mania final. Attention to detail is everything to ‘Tucks’ and he’s someone who is never written off.




Lives: Yeovil

Occupation: Engineer

Team: Thatchers

Sponsor: Bait-Tech, Garbolino

Favourite Methods: Feeder fishing/pole fishing for roach

Favourite Product: Omen, N-Tice Meaty Mix

Biggest Match Weight: 236lb at Todber Manor

Favourite Venues: Chard Reservoir, Tunnel Barn

Top Tip: When bream fishing keep twitching your bait and casting regularly and try floating maggots and you will be surprised at the results.

Achieved in Angling

Team thatchers:
Winter League Team Champions 9 times (semi final winners 2 times)
Super League Champions 7 times
Winter League Finalist 4 times
Super League Finalist 2 times
Drennan All Winner Finalist 5 times (winners 3 times)
NFA Regional Champions

Fish O Mania Finalist 2012
Kamasan Finalist 2011
Drennan All Winners Ind winner & 3rd place
Winter League Ind Winner 3 times
Super League Ind RU
Super League Final Ind RU (silverfish day 1)
Winter League Semi-Final Ind Winner
umerous match wins