Ryan Hayden

LIVES: Northamptonshire

OCCUPATION: Multimedia Producer at Drennan International


  • Barbel - 11lb 12oz
  • Bream - 13lb 4oz
  • Carp - 32lb 10oz
  • Chub - 6lb 14oz
  • Dace - 14oz
  • Grayling - 1lb 12oz
  • Perch - 4lb
  • Pike - 19lb 10oz
  • Roach - 2lb 14oz
  • Rudd - 2lb 4oz
  • Tench - 7lb 14oz
  • Zander - 5lb 10oz
  • Crucian - 4lb 1oz

BEST CATCH: 2lb 14oz roach from the Hampshire Avon.

FAVOURITE METHODS: My all time favourite method has to be trotting, whether that's trotting maggots for chub in the depths of winter or bread flake for roach.

FAVOURITE VENUES: River Great Ouse, River Itchen & Hampshire Avon.

ANGLING AMBITIONS: To land my first double figure tench and to land 7lb chub from the Great Ouse or Thames. I would also like to try my hand at fly fishing for grayling.

FAVOURITE ITEM OF TACKLE: 14ft Acolyte Float Rod

ABOUT: Ryan is a very keen specimen angler who enjoys nothing more than spending time on the bank whether that be on the river after work or on big windswept pits fishing for tench and bream.