The 31-year-old night shift supervisor had the tail of a new 18 cm Quantum Yolo Swim Shad taken by a fish. He replaced it with one from an old battered…

Lukas Matejka's massive catch - is it the World record pike?

Czech Lukas Matejka’s catch is considered by many anglers – but not all – to now be the World record pike. He caught the 133 cm-long predator, which weighed 26.7…

The 41-year-old joiner from Appleby, Cumbria, fished a turbo smelt hard on the bottom at the Lake District venue. Martin said: “Anglers should look after your local tackle shops as…

Dave Jones had the river pike of his dreams with this stunning 28 lb 5 oz PB specimen from the Trent in Nottinghamshire. Mountsorrel, Leicestershire-based Dave said: “I’m not a…

Richard Howard, Angler's Mail features editor, has fished for predators for decades and gets a special thrill out of targeting them with a 'sight bob, explained here.

  MOST of my river pike fishing  has been using an adapted sink-and-draw approach – still one of the most underrated piking methods in my book. It’s active, it searches…

The new Old Bury Hill record zander.

Janusz broke the seven-year Old Bury Hill venue record with his huge fish. It took a legered one inch-long section of roach on a size 6 single hook on the…