Horsham, West Sussex-based Ian fished overnight hoping that a big eel would take his small roach head offered on free-running rig. And his plan was rewarded with the specimen of…

Elvers are returning in the best numbers than for many years.

Andrew Kerr, chairman of the Sustainable Eel Group, has found huge numbers of elvers in the mighty River Severn catchment system. Elvers – also called glass eels – are the…

Fish smuggler Gilbert Khoo, 67,  was convicted of six offences relating to the illegal importation and movement of rare elvers, at London’s Southwark Crown Court. He will be sentenced on…

The environment officer for eel group, the National Anguilla Club, was on a Middlesex syndicate water and thought his chances would improve with a change in the weather. Mark told the…

The 45-year-old welder, from Birmingham, West Midlands, came within 2 oz of his eel personal best caught back in 1993. He did it using a roach head on a size 6…

Andy Edwards tempted the biggest authenticated wriggler of the season – which was 44 inches long and weighed in at 9 lb 14 oz – with Sticky Baits Krill boilies.…

The mighty wriggler is the biggest eel reported to Angler’s Mail this year and easily beats the official best recognised by the Thames Anglers Conservancy of 5 lb 2 oz.…