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RUSSELL SHIPTON

Russell Shipton

2019-11-05

Russell Shipton

D.O.B.: 18/09/1963
From: Kent, UK
Year Started Angling: 1970
Sponsored By Middy: September 2016
Favourite Commercial Venue: The Glebe
Favourite Natural Venue: River Thames
Favourite Method/Style: Feeder fishing up to islands or at distance
Angling Achievements:
- PSUK team winners 3 times; individual 3rd twice and 2nd once
- Whiteacres festival 8th overall
- 26th in 2016 UK Championships
- 2nd team in 2016 ACA Masters
Biggest Match Weight: 331lbs; Tylers Common on Willows Lake
Favourite Middy Item: XZ65-2 pole - "It's so responsive and very stiff. Definitely helps you hit more bites."
Angling Ambitions: "To continue to improve and compete at the highest level possible."