PERCH hard to find

Top winter fishing tips for perch

PERCH have made a massive return to all our waters in recent years, and although the real biggies seem to be coming from commercial stillwater fisheries as a rule, there…

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Biggest fishing rod licence changes ever!

Proposals include making the licence valid for one year from date of purchase, allowing spessy anglers to pay for a third rod rather than for four, and scrapping the £5…

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Gigantic river roach

DANNY BROADBENT was a ‘gibbering wreck’ when he weighed this superb 3 lb 4 oz roach during a trip to the River Thames in Oxford. The 36-year-old electrician, from Abingdon,…

15lb 10oz ,10jan 2016, east mascalls

Brilliant barbel

Forrest Row,  East Sussex-based Nik said: “All the conditions seemed perfect, mild weather, still, flood water with dropping water levels making the river fishable. “I arrived at the swim just…