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…

Richard Brookin shows his best barbel so far from the River Ribble

Richard’s catches include this 10 lb 2 oz barbel from his local River Ribble – plus big roach, perch, pike and carp. Preston, Lancashire-based Richard explained: “I restarted last year…