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Top 10 stories from 2014: No.10 Indoor fishing!

FLOODS, snow and ice might be the biggest headache for most winter anglers but Angler’s Mail has found Britain’s first INDOOR fishery! The ingenious scheme is run up in Lancashire…

Colin Marshall

50-year-old float equals near 15 lb PB barbel

  Colin, 67, an arbitrator on international construction projects, said: “I laid on with single sweetcorn using a two swan shot float I made over 50 years ago, fished on…

ANDREW MORRIS

Thames delivers run of big Christmas barbel

  Reading, Berkshire-based Andrew had a PB of 14 lb 12 oz until recently but has been in red-hot form on his local River Thames. The 49-year-old warehouse operative, who…

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Stunning grayling for junior

  The 13-year-old from Barnstaple, Devon, has amassed a fantastic CV with tope over 41 lb, large perch and barbel, and even tiger shark (from Florida) to a whopping 700…

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Carp girls return for 2015 fishing calendar

The annual production promises 12 ‘beautiful women with monster carp – every fisherman’s dream’. Selling at £9.99, its photographs were shot at the beautiful Lake Fishabil in France. TFG product…

Alan Booth

Cracking cocktail bait tempts giant barbel

The big ‘un followed another chunky sample of 13 lb 5 oz days earlier from the same stretch of the River Derwent on Derbyshire County AC’s water. Alan hair-rigs his…

Dave Horton

Big pike ace lands 4 lb 8 oz river perch

The watch manager for the firefighting service was float fishing a livebait roach on Hertfordshire’s River Lea when the super-stripy struck beating his previous best of 3 lb 14 oz.…

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35 lb pike shows reservoir’s potential

Leicester-based Mat went on to add another fish that swung the scales over 20 lb at the 100-acre venue that is available on a day ticket.   This is just…

Tackle The Problem is seeking a new recruit.

Tackle shop job vacancy

North East tackle shop Tackle The Problem in Stockton-on-Tees, Durham seeks a Customer Services Apprentice (NVQ II), announcing the vacancy in December 2014. The store first revealed the opportunity on…