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Sturgeon

Biggest fish ever filmed!

ANGLER’S MAIL star young columnists Carl and Alex Smith have just caught the biggest white sturgeon ever to be filmed from hooking to capture. The Haywards Heath, West Sussex brothers…

Dove record

New River Dove barbel record

MIDLANDS rivers continue to lead the way for big barbel with Mail regular Jim Ufton leading the charge with a new river record for Derbyshire’s River Dove with an 18…

Wasing record

Parrot nudging towards carp record

THE Wasing Estate in Berkshire continues to knock on the door for the British carp record after the resident big ‘un The Parrot was banked at a new top weight…

52

2 UK carp for 103 lb!

SPECIMEN carp fishing has long been associated with long-haul sessions but Gary Spencer proved this a myth by bagging two brutes of 52 lb 6 oz and 50 lb 13…

severn record

Severn barbel record smashed

IN A MONTH when records have been rewritten the best ever barbel from the River Severn has been nabbed at 16 lb 11 oz by Kevin Gittins. Severn regular Kevin…

AndyBfarmoor30

Lure caught best pike

ANGLER’S MAIL columnist Andy Black smashed his lure-caught personal best pike by 5 oz when he boated this solid 30 lb 4 oz predator from Oxfordshire’s Farmoor trout reservoir. Andy,…

River 30

Epic pike fishing day on a river

  The Dorset 42-year-old notched up his FIFTH river 30-pounder with a 31 lb 10 oz beast in a haul with 18 other pike, including specimens of 25 lb 6…

Alan Firth

Record carp for the North

  Leeds, West Yorkshire-based Alan Firth slipped the net under northern heavyweight at the Eric’s Angling Centre-controlled Willows Lake. The 25-acre venue must now rank as one of the greatest…

pike

Here is the winter’s first 40 lb pike!

  The amazing water continues to produce the goods and latest lucky captor was Mike Heyes. Whiston, Merseyside-based Mike, 59, was fishing with nephew Paul Millar who caught the lake…