Tom Hobbs

NAME: Tom Hobbs

LIVES: Chipping Norton

OCCUPATION: Head Gardener

TEAM: Drennan Oxford


  •  Drennan Team England U25's member 2015 and 2017
  •  Evesham Angling Festival Team Bronze 2018
  • Winter League Final Team Bronze 2017
  • Division 2 National Team Bronze 2016
  • Thames Championship Team Winners 2013, 2016, 2018
  • Turner 400 Team Winners 2013, 2014, 2016, 2019
  • Tuner 400 Individual winner 2019
  • Golden Rod Finalist 2018
  • Thames Festival Individual 3rd 2017
  • Oxford Summer League Individual League Winner 2014, 2016
  • Oxford Winter League Individual League Winner 2018
  • Winter League Final Section Winner 2015, 2016
  • Abingdon Mayors Cup Winner 2013
  • Drennan Manor Farm Leisure Festival Winner 2013
  • Drennan Manor Farm Leisure Festival Runner up 2012
  • Intermediate National Individual Winner 2008
  • Evesham Championship Individual 3rd 2019

BIGGEST FISH: 21lb 8oz Mirror Carp

BEST MATCH WEIGHT: 199lb 15oz of F1's

FAVOURITE METHODS: Roach fishing as i love that the hardest working anglers do the best and Flat float fishing.

FAVOURITE VENUES: River Thames at Medley and Abingdon.

ANGLING AMBITIONS: I want to win the treble! Riverfest, Thames Champion and to be the Thames festival winner. Quite simply because of the names that are on those trophies.

FAVOURITE ITEM OF TACKLE: Drennan Acolyte Pro Carp Pole


Tom is a brilliant individual and team angler and thrives on natural venues be it rivers or canals he is very competitive on all venues. Even at his young age Tom is a stalwart of the very successful Drennan Oxford team and the “go to man” for the captain for any fine tuning of techniques and methods. He’s been an integral part of the successful Drennan Oxford team in recent years, Nationals, Evesham, Thames Champs, Turner 400, WL finals, CIPs matches, and there will more to come.