Mike Drewett (pictured above) was fishing the River Tone at Ham in Somerset when the ground gave way underneath him. The 63-year-old and machinist from Bridgwater said: “I was stuck…

Berkshire-based David Seaman was out on Hampshire’s River Test with Clearwater Angling Solutions boss Ollie Johnson. Ace all-rounder Ollie explained exactly what happened: “We felt it right that pike should…

Ruislip, West London-based Lee tempted the impressive dace on feedered double maggot on the upper Hampshire Avon at Salisbury, Wiltshire. Lee said: “This is my joint PB dace I caught…

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…

The 47-year-old decorator said: “I thought I’d have a few hours perch fishing on the Severn and used a light quivertip rod with 6 lb line, size 8 hook with…

Slice into barbel Big barbel love areas that provide cover and shade, yet getting bait to them without making a disturbing noise can be tricky, almost impossible. A neat solution…