Thomas Petch

The first analysis of the new monitoring data has revealed that British freshwaters are heavily contaminated with neonicotinoids and there are growing calls for them to be banned. Half of…

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…

The internationally popular programme again takes Jeremy Wade to various exotic locations around the globe including, for the first time, the bottom of the sea bed in his search for…

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…

The 52-year-old maintenance engineer got the roach of his dreams from an Oxfordshire gravel pit. Dave said: “On my third visit I found the lake much murkier than usual after…

A year ago, they British Record Fish Committee rejected RH Fisheries’ Big Rig, another Israel strain carp from the same source, at 69 lb 3 oz. That decision, even though the…

The 24-year-old, from Hereford, was on his local River Wye when he matted the stunning pike using a modified dessert spoon from the cutlery drawer with trebles attached. Adam, a…