Fishing a deep secret stretch, Dave added 7 oz the old River Thames best set by Gary Teer last November (2017) at 19 lb 1 oz. The 58-year-old from Walkern,…

Barbel fishing in winter can be very productive, especially for the larger specimens, which may be in top condition and weighing in at their heaviest. The first frosts usually put…

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…

River Thames fan Antony Dumper was not concerned about such Chinese whispers when he landed this giant barbel of 16 lb 7 oz. Wallingford, Oxfordshire-based Antony, 33, said: “Having moved…

Craig Lander has landed the biggest barbel of the year and showed why Nottinghamshire’s River Trent is now being rated the best venue in the UK. The 27-year-old angler landed…