Steve smashed his old perch PB of 3 lb 2 oz using home-made fishy flavoured groundbait and small cooked prawn as hook bait. Steve, who won a weekly Korum Specimen…

The 14-year-old, from Wroxham, Norfolk, was targeting pike, having had some nice doubles, when the big stripy struck on a brand new silver Savage Gear Manic Prey lure. “It gave…

The super stripy shows the potential of the famous River Lea which is fast becoming the No.1 specimen perch water in the country. Local Cheshunt, Hertfordshire-based Joe explained: “I’m truly…

Tony Chesworth (pictured) took the top honours with a 5 lb 7 oz giant, with Lee Garner also bagging a five with one of 5 lb exactly. And Dan Scales…

Local Cheshunt, Hertfordshire-based Joe was using a lip hooked roach livebait, legered with a running paternoster with 6 lb line and size 6 Kamasan B983 hook. Joe said: “I was…

I RECENTLY came across an article that asked: ‘Are perch the new carp?’ It did get me thinking about the rise in popularity of the humble perch. Now, as somebody…

Manchester-based Ant was fishing with two pals at the hush-hush venue and they shared five three-pounders and over 20 perch over 2 lb. Ant explained: “We were alternating between drop…

Now Bob Marshall (pictured) has had a 5 lb 4 oz giant and Boz Phillips caught a 4 lb 11 oz super stripy – both from day ticket venues. The…

The Westin backed angler tempted the 50 cm specimen on one of their new Shad Teez lures in ‘Official Roach’ pattern. This is just a short version of the full…