Name: Jamie Armitage
Hometown: Glossop Derbyshire
Occupation: Bike Shop Owner. High Peak Cycles
UK Specimen Fish of Note: 15.13lb Barbel
Venues fished: Etherow/Goyt. Swale. Severn. Teme. Mighty Trent.
Favourite venue: River Trent
Favourite Methods: Sat behind two rods waiting for the noise of the reel screaming.
Top fishing tip: Don’t let the venue make you think your a good/bad angler! And there’s always something to learn.
Highlight of angling career: Catching two 15lbers after being taken on by The Hook Bait Company
Tell Us A Little About Your Angling Life: I’ve been fishing since about 7 years old. Started with my dad taking me to the canal with a Woolworth rod! Fished all the way to my early twenties then got bitten by Mountain Biking… racing and then that turned into work. Then 10 years on living next to a river one thing led to another till I caught my first Barbel…. The new addiction!
Future Aims & Goals in angling: To enjoy being on the bank. Making more friends and Catching a Bigger one.
What is The Main Food You Eat When You Are On The Bank: Snack bars ….. snickers.. elevenses and lots of coffee
And Finally, 3 words to describe The Hook Bait Company: Confidence, Quality, Results
Apart From Fishing What Are Your Other Favourite Sports Or Pastimes: Cycling road and mountain biking. Snowboarding
Favourite Genre Of Music: Chill out.. Indie.. Dance..
You 5 Favourite Bands: Lamb.. Verve.. Aim.. Little Dragon..Unkle
Do You Have Any Pets: Tiger Bear the Cat!
Favourite Food & Drink: Sunday roast…. Pizza, coffee and Vimto