Our Anglers

There is several members of Essex Anglers, who cover a wide range of types of Fishing possible around Essex, read below to find out who we have and what they do!

Bailey Payne
Bailey Payne

Bailey is an all-round Angler willing to try anything and keep learning, mainly enjoying stalking Essex Rivers for Chub/Perch, he also spent his earlier fishing career Pole Fishing for a mix of species.

Peter Baker
Peter Baker

Peter is an opportunist Angler who makes the most out of every session regardless of how long it is.
He believes effort equals rewards.

Mark Harding
Mark Harding

Mark is a 51 year old angler. He started fishing on the River Lea from 3 years old. Mark prefers rivers to lakes, however he is happy to fish lakes through the summer. Favourite fish are Sea Trout, Barbel, Chub, Pike and Zander. Mark spends a fair amount of time fishing the fenland drains too.

Paul Knott
Paul Knott

Paul is a 28 year old Carp Angler from Essex, he has been Carp Fishing for most of his life Fishing various venues across Essex. Paul is also a team member with Rod Hutchinson.

Tom Baird
Tom Baird

Tom’s an active angler, he has been Fishing since 1988 starting off with float Fishing with his Dad and brothers, then caught the Carping bug. These days he loves a variety of different styles of Fishing. Tom enjoys Fishing with his sons’ and daughter. He likes showing them how to Fish and more importantly how to handle the Fish once caught. As we all know it’s not just the Fishing (big part), but the surroundings and the nature that comes with it.

Joe Chappell
Joe Chappell

Joe is a Fishing mad 17 year old. Joe’s passion started when he was about 9, ever since then his been hooked. Joe is a bit of an all-rounder, often Sea Fishing with his dad and Predator Fishing during the colder months however, undoubtedly Joe’s passion is Carp.

Ryan Dabbs
Ryan Dabbs

Ryan has been Fishing since he was very young (3!), exploring the River Lea with his Grandad, he has since moved on and has targetted hundreds of species around the world and has found a passion in Lure Fishing and Perch.

Jack & Terry
Jack & Terry

Jack & Terry are 2 best mates that love their fishing and sharing their experiences with people, the main species they fish for is carp but they do enjoy fishing for other species too.