Matt Herbert

NAME: Matt Herbert

LIVES: Thatcham

OCCUPATION: Plastics Engineer


  • 2015 Upper Thames Individual Champion
  • 2015 Turner 400 winner (Team)
  • 2014 Carrick on Shannon Festival Champion (Ireland)

TEAM: Drennan Bordon

BIGGEST FISH: 17lb common carp

BEST MATCH WEIGHT: 177lb of carp from Timsbury Manor Fishery

FAVOURITE METHODS: Waggler fishing on the Thames, bread punch and squatt fishing on canals

FAVOURITE VENUES: River Thames at Medley

ANGLING AMBITIONS: To win the Angling Trust Winter League Final with Drennan Oxford

FAVOURITE ITEM OF TACKLE: Drennan Acolyte 14ft float rod


Matt is a plastics specialist and an important member of the Drennan International setup.

A former member of Drennan Oxford for over 10 years, Matt has now joined the equally talented Drennan Bordon squad.

He is an expert on catching silverfish, particularly on ‘natural’ venues like canals and rivers, and also does very well on his regular trips to Ireland.