Alan Scotthorne Reveals Pinkie Ploy

Fresh from helping Drennan Barnsley Blacks clinch a long-awaited World Club Championship title in France, Alan Scotthorne revealed the role which the humble pinkie played in their success on a bloodworm and joker-dominated canal. “Roach were the key to our success. We fed joker in a groundbait and dark soil… Read more

World Clubs Glory For Barnsley Blacks

Drennan Barnsley Blacks are the 2017 World Club Champions after a two-day performance of supreme consistency on France’s St. Quentin Canal. After a full practice week, manager Glenn Lawrence selected Alan Scotthorne, Lee Kerry, Matt Godfrey, James Dent, Frankie Gianoncelli and Sam Wildsmith were the quest to beat 23 rival nations…. Read more

Drennan Barnsley World Club Champs Squad Named

Drennan Barnsley Blacks manager Glenn Lawrence has named his six-man squad for the FIPSed World Clubs Championships on the Aisne Canal at St.Quentin in northern France on the weekend of July 29/30. Five-times individual World Champion Alan Scotthorne plus fellow England internationals Lee Kerry, Matt Godfrey and James Dent plus… Read more

Bream Fishing In France

France’s Benjamin Fruit shows you how to catch bream on the pole in the latest edition of Method Fishing magazine.  The talented match angler and Drennan fan stars in Issue 6 of the 100-minute video and e-Mag for the up and coming French media channel. Watch the trailer or visit to learn more.

Good Sport On Tirelles Lake

Greg Sire had a productive match on Tirelles Lake at Cloyes sur le Loir, catching an estimated 300 fish for a section win and 2nd overall. The contest was split into two 2.5 hour heats with a lunchtime break in between. Greg’s catch weighed 9.55kg and consisted of roach, perch and two skimmer bream…. Read more