British zander record survives by the skin of its teeth

KIERAN ROCHE came within 2 oz of making history with this 21 lb 3 oz monster. Kieran’s giant was so close to the British zander record. The 29-year-old nudged the British zander record when he tempted the fish from the River Severn on a white shad lure. Coventry, West Midlands-based Kieran, who works for Jaguar […]

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Best bream lakes – must-fish waters to try for a PB catch

ANGLER’S MAIL is the No.1 magazine for all sorts of things – and has a Where To Fish section that is unrivalled. It’s produced by regional experts. This 11 lb specimen came from Walthamstow to Phil Moreton. It’s one of the superb bream lakes for big slabs listed here by Angler’s Mail experts. ‘Where are […]

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30 kg barbel is king of the river!

ANGLER and metal sculptor Alan Ross has just finished his stunning latest work of art – a 30 kg barbel. Barbel mobile – on its way to Riverside Caravan Park by the Severn. Alan was commissioned by Andrea Fournish at the Riverside Caravan Park, Bridgnorth, Shropshire. Swansea, South Wales-based Alan’s 2.4 m-long creation had plenty […]

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Supermarket meat baits that fish really love!

WONDERING what baits to try next? Trying to keep your bait bills low? Make more effort to explore the aisles in your local supermarket… Meat fishing baits come in all shapes and sizes… including good old balls! There are countless shelves stacked with convenient products that work superbly, and there are meat baits galore! Some […]

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Huge hit of monster tench … on lobworms!

HOW about this for a catch of tench… including FIVE double-figure specimens! Alan Rio got amongst some monster tench – this one scaled 10 lb 13 oz. The monster tench fell to specimen fish ace Alan Rio as he enjoyed one of his best ever sessions. Alan bagged 11 tench, topped by FIVE doubles, including […]

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1 metre-plus is extra boost for fishing tackle trade

TACKLE dealers and assistants have been welcoming more customers into their shops – but the major worry is supplies of tackle. Adjusting to the 1 metre rule and keeping shelves stocked – young ace Finlay Grant at North West tackle shop Leigh Tackle & Bait. The Covid-19 distancing measures in England changed from 2 to […]

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