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…

The telecommunications worker matted the specimen from an undisclosed stretch of the ‘middle Thames’. It smashed his old personal best barbel catch of 12 lb and it was witnessed by…