Matrix-backed Adam Swain is on home territory at Westwood Lakes, where he works in the tackle shop and where he is also no stranger to match victories. The complex comprises seven excellent lakes and is a Mecca for match anglers and visitors to the Boston area. He’s already set up on Swallow, a venue known for producing decent weights of F1s and today’s conditions, save for a bit of a breeze, look ideal for some shallow fishing.

On the right venue, shallow F1 fishing can be a match winner