Fifth time lucky - James and his big Royalty Fishery barbel.

The 44-year-old decided on a hemp and caster approach to fool the wary specimen from the Royalty Fishery. James, who runs Baitstation in Calbourne on the Isle of Wight, explained: “I…

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…