Lesley Winks proved you don’t always have to scale down to conjure up bites as she switched to a huge boilie hookbait to fool a 14 lb 1 oz barbel…

The 21-year-old plasterer from Hednesford, Staffordshire, tempted the stunning chub on a Mainline Diamond White boilie. Matt explained: “The swim had been baited Friday night, throughout the day Saturday and…

The 36-year-old from Shepperton, Surrey, got his target fish in just a one-hour session on his local River Thames after dropping down to a 2 lb 6 oz trace. Mike,…

The huge chub came from the members-only stretch Kings Weir and wins Jerry a weekly award of £100 of great Korum tackle in our Korum Specimen Cup. Woodham Ferrers, Essex-based…

Fred, from Uckfield, West Sussex, has just turned 69, but that still hasn’t put him off spending long stints on the bank even at this time of the year. The…

The 36 year-old from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, who tempted a PB chub of 7 lb 15 oz last autumn, offered a golfball-sized piece of cheese paste in a snag swim on…

CHUB are a favourite winter quarry, and more so when the really cold weather has settled in, and clear, low water can make other species switch off. Chub will feed…

LAURENCE MASON has been having a mighty run of big barbel from the Fishers Green stretch of the River Lea. He has added another of 14 lb 11 oz, but…

The 36-year-old from Nottingham used his own Dubby 18mm boilie with a size 6 hook to a 30 lb Arma-Kord trace “It made for the very snaggy and huge boulders…