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Chub

Corking 7 lb 12 oz chub

The 36 year-old from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, who tempted a PB chub of 7 lb 15 oz last autumn, offered a golfball-sized piece of cheese paste in a snag swim on…

record dace

Was this really a British record dace?

In one of the most bizarre emails ever sent to Angler’s Mail, a person claiming to be ‘Dace Master’ said he wanted zero publicity and wouldn’t be claiming a new…

perch

Regional perch record at 5 lb 12 oz!

The 14-year-old, from Wroxham, Norfolk, was targeting pike, having had some nice doubles, when the big stripy struck on a brand new silver Savage Gear Manic Prey lure. “It gave…

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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…