Matt Hayes Fisherman
Matthew 'Matt' Hayes (born 24 November, 1961 in Smethwick near Birmingham, UK) is a British angler who has been making television angling programmes for the last 10 years featuring mainly on the digital TV channel, Discovery Real Time.
Due to his television work and the numerous fishing articles he has written, Hayes is one of the UK's most famous and recognisable anglers. He is often seen on TV alongside his fishing companion and fellow programme contributor Mick Brown. He has a Law degree from Wolverhampton University and he currently lives in Shropshire, the UK.
He has written a weekly column in the Angling Times for almost ten years