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Same giant tench three times!

BIG fish ace Tony Gibson thinks this tench is like a red London double-decker bus as he caught it three times in quick succession. The former Angler’s Mail Specimen Cup…


UK’s biggest river coarse catch!

GIGANTIC catfish are often rumoured to be swimming wild in UK rivers – and now the first real beastie has been caught at a whopping 94 lb! Experienced big fish…

One of the carp replicas... that is NOT the real Two Tone.

Fake record carp!

Unwitting anglers are buying the poor casts of the big mirror carp that still holds the British record at 67 lb 8 oz for when Oz Holness landed it in…

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94 lb catfish shock from British river!

It’s an incredible piece of angling skill, to land such a giant, and it was from a named Birmingham AA club water on the River Severn that anyone can fish…

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Is this the biggest chub in Britain today?

  Russell caught the 8 lb 10 oz specimen from a secret location in Hertfordshire using lobworm. At its winter weight the fish could be 1 lb heavier. The 47-year-old…


Britain’s biggest barbel killed by otters

Once caught at 20 lb 7 oz (pictured when caught by Dave Currell), the massive barbel on the River Ivel at Biggleswade Common, Bedfordshire,  has gone the same way as…