Some nice crucians, like this, and roach came my way.

How can these anglers get it so wrong?

OVER many years in angling I’ve seen a number of sights that have amazed and stunned me; from the awesomely good to the incredibly bad. But what never fails to…

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Mega perch before ‘mallet madness’

Steven, from Swansea, tackled the Pleasure Lake at top day ticket complex White Springs Fishery, near Swansea, when he landed this 4 lb 2 oz cracker. He had already landed…

Pike have a place in all fisheries, and not just because they provide great sport for us anglers.

Pike fishing tips for spring and summer

MOST dedicated pikers only target pike from October to March, this being the traditional pike season. This gives the pike a break for spawning but also reduces the stress to…

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World’s biggest carp of 2015!

TOP French carp venue Abbey Lakes produced this monstrous 95 lb 8 oz mirror for Drew Fuller, and set a new lake record. It’s easily the biggest carp caught anywhere…

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Who needs bait for big pike?

PIKE mecca Chew Valley Lake in Somerset threw up this chunky 31 lb 8 oz specimen despite bait fishing not now being allowed. Rugby, Warwickshire-based Vernon Novy bagged the big…

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Huge leather carp for bream record holder

Simon Harbottle was on his first session for over two months and with not much time left a big fish showed at 70 yards  where his cast got the big…

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World record fish to Brit abroad

Now based in Florida, Richard caught the monster whilst fly fishing in the River Rewa in Guyana, South America with Fishing London Guide Service boss Lloyd Morgan. The fish is…

Shimano and ACE conslutant Iain Macmillan with an impressive 41lb common carp caught during a previous spring session.

5 quick carp tips to remember this spring

THE warmer weather that’s finally arriving will trigger a lot of fish into moving around and feeding. Even though the temperature outside is now reaching 20 degrees in places, it…

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7 tips to bag-up with F1 carp on pools [video]

The video stars Matrix tackle consultant Les Thompson, the midlands  match ace whose successes include winning the Match This title, and twice qualifying for the Fish’O’Mania final. Les puts down…