Fishing baits hemp and casters is a great combination in many rivers for both barbel and chub. Casters are quite an expensive bait though, so why not give wheat a…

The 46-year-old sign maker used home-made cheese paste in a roving session and the chevin falls just below his 8 lb 12 oz PB from March, 2014. Harlow, Essex-based Andy…

It follows a jumbo 7 lb 8 dr chub taken three weeks ago on the same bait – one that Mike thinks gives him a real edge. Bournemouth, Dorset-based Mike…

Tring, Hertfordshire-based Leighton said: “I have been experimenting with a unique Umami paste bait encapsulated by faggots and sold by my local butchers as they have a very special smell and taste. “I…

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…