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Monster catfish to lady angler!

The maritime area of the Petit Rhône in southern France was the setting for experienced big fish hunter Babs Kijewski’s new catfish personal best of 2.49 metres. Her monster, based…

BHM Thames river carp copy

5 things you need to catch river carp this summer!

  1) DYNAMITE BAITS MONSTER TIGERNUT RED-AMO BOILIES One of the most successful bait launches in the past year has been Dynamite Bait’s Monster Tigernut Red Amo – you might remember…

Willow swim

How to choose the best swim on your river

Any successful river angler knows that shoals of fish are never evenly distributed. There will often be long stretches that are completely barren of anything fishy, particularly in areas where…

Drew Dearden

Record canal zander

DREW DEARDEN was after pike on the Chesterfield Canal when he latched into his first ever zander – this venue record 9 lb specimen. The 22-year-old from Doncaster, South Yorkshire,…

carp lead story

Britain’s biggest carp

BRITAIN’S biggest known carp has been caught again – and is creeping back towards her highest weight. After coming out twice in the spring at just over 62 lb, The…

Tench

Fourth 14 lb tench in three weeks!

  There hadn’t been a genuine 14-pounder reported for five years… but like buses, three have come along almost at once and latest captor Stuart Harbour was chuffed with his…