Thomas Petch

Thomas Petch

Angler’s Mail News Editor, joined in 1994. Loves all sorts of fishing from carp to sea fishing and quite happy float fishing for mixed hauls or putting out a drop net from a harbour wall.

Mike O’Neill landed the giant common carp called Tarka from RH Fisheries’ The Avenue syndicate in Shropshire. The lake is the former home of the controversial Big Rig at 71 lb…

The giant day ticket catfish fell during a night session at Chigboro Fisheries in Essex. Great Wakering-based Finlay, 21, who works at Pete’s Tackle, legered double boilie. There’s no official…

As Angler’s Mail revealed, Fishomania organisers Matchroom confirmed there is a big doubt that glamour girls would be present this year. The contest is a massive draw for anglers, and…

Billy had never caught a catfish before the trip to Chigboro fisheries in Essex but soon changed that with three big fish to an estimated 100 lb. The 21-year-old from…

The Tring, Hertfordshire-based specialist landed his latest jumbo chub on the Great Ouse. His magic chub bait involved moulding the pulled pork and mackerel paste around two 13 mm hair-rigged…