Matt Hayes 24 Hour Rod Race

On the 3rd May 2013 at John Norris of Penrith, Matt Hayes and his camera crew came to film in the shop for the brand new series of “Matt Hayes 24 Hour Rod Race”, Matt had 24 hours to catch a Salmon!! Matt came to John Norris to speak to fishing tackle expert James Norris to find out which Salmon flies the locals had been catching on and any other tips he could get, James recommended the Classic Dee Monkey Conehead.  James and Matts’ next stop was the River Eden at Warwick Hall where Matt could put these flies to the test. The conditions were good all Matt had to do now was catch a Salmon……’ll have to watch to find out how Matt got on.  From Discovery Shed Sky 242 Matt Hayes 24 Hour Rod Race starts this Summer. Fridays at 10pm. 6 Part Series (Salmon 5/6) Featuring Matt Hayes, Europe's leading fisherman, this six- part series sees Matt set a series of ultra tough fishing challenges. Once the challenge is delivered at the start of each programme, Matt has to race around the country as he fishes against the clock to catch his prize fish. It's a show of tactics and skills as Matt works out how to combat everything that is thrown at him. From lost fish to extreme weather, he has to battle through to achieve his dream... and all in just 24 hours!