Tony Mayhew got stuck into big River Trent barbel during a long session at Newark.

The haul of big River Trent barbel came when Tony had a 60-hour session at Newark, Nottinghamshire. Littleborough, Greater Manchester-based Tony told Angler’s Mail all about how he and his…

John Shucksmith admires his big chub.

John Shucksmith, 73 years young, notched his big chub – scaling a personal best 7 lb 3 oz – from the upper River Witham above Lincoln. Bassingham, Lincolnshire-based John (main…

Dave Jones had the river pike of his dreams with this stunning 28 lb 5 oz PB specimen from the Trent in Nottinghamshire. Mountsorrel, Leicestershire-based Dave said: “I’m not a…

Ben Smith obliterated his PB  with the giant perch of 5 lb 3 oz  – and he starred with recently on the cover of Angler’s Mail magazine. The super stripy…