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…

Liam Willis displays his biggest River Trent barbel

Liam’s recent success has come at Gunthorpe on the River Trent in Nottinghamshire. He told Angler’s Mail how the latest session unfolded. The 48-year-old railway manager said: “The first 24…

Paul Barrett admires his 16 lb Trent barbel.

Paul Barrett took the biggest fish of the pals’ 24-hour session with a 16 lb River Trent monster. Andrew Knight and Leigh Tideswell both chipped in with new personal bests,…

Manchester-based Brett also smashed his PB barbel twice and chub once as he kept bites coming throughout the tidal river trip. Brett explained: “Friday was steady with four barbel to…

Former matchman Lee Chatfield drove from Sussex to tackle  Nottinghamshire’s River Trent for two days of barbel fishing. Burgess Hill-based Lee added 11 other doubles to his impressive 13-pounder, using…