- Apr 15, 2014
Surely we all go fishing for pleasure and what type of fishing gives you pleasure is up to you. In a normal season I fish various types of waters, all the matches I fish now are on commercials and I enjoy them personally I prefer the venues where weights are lower but that my personal preference, pleasure fishing I stick to club waters and vary where I fish and am happy not to catch as much as I would at a commercial. If I feel the need to bag up the club has a carp runs water that responds well to commercial tactics so I go there if they didn't I would go to local commercial. Once it gets cold I tend to concentrate on Rivers and only fish lakes on matches. I would say in general fish are easier to catch on commercials but that doesn't lessen the skill you need to do well in matches and it is also easy to catch on some club waters. Also not all commercials are the same and not all lakes on commercial are the same complexes. I've had most of my match fishing success on rivers and canals but I think with the walks involve I would really struggle to fish them now and that is one of benefits of match fishing on commercials especially with amount of tackle we now take.