LEE HODGSON has boated the biggest pike so far this winter with a stunning deadbait-tempted 34 lb 1 oz beast. Tackling vast West Country mecca, Chew Valley, the 33-year-old smashed…

CARP-CATCHING machine Terry Hearn set a new river personal best with this pristine 36 lb 1 oz common carp. Terry targets the lower free River Thames during autumn and until…

ANGLERS’ favourite bird – the handsome and iconic kingfisher – has made an amazing comeback with a new wildlife survey showing sightings have trebled. In an annual survey for British…

CARP fans up and down the county are getting excited about the forthcoming Carp Society Winter Show. For the event at Sandown Park, Esher, Surrey, on Saturday November 27 and…

TROUT reservoirs may still dominate the big pike scene but few if any are as impressive as this 31 lb gravel pit beast. Captor James Aris  not only bagged the…

THE Forces Carp Classic pairs match fished by 38 anglers from the army, navy and air force plus emergency services proved to be a cracker on France’s Abbey Lakes. Redcar…

ALL-ROUNDER Gary Walsh has nabbed one of the biggest ever perch braces when he took specimens of 5 lb 9 oz and 4 lb 11 oz from Wilstone Reservoir on…

Read about Jeremy Wade’s River Monsters in the new Angler’s Mail magazine – and watch his new episode called Death Ray on TV. The half-hour version is on ITV1 at…

THE barbel record for Trent tributary the River Dove has been toppled by a stunning 17 lb 10 oz beard. Captor Simon Asbury, 34, is the man to write himself…