The 38-year-old sales manager explained: “I had a dropped run on a legered sardine, so I cast my second rod, sardine again but on a float set-up, in to the…

But the campaign is still running a petition through www.change.org via its own website and this has attracted 205 signatures. And it has also amended its position to now allow…

The 35-year-old postman, from Lincoln, fished a sardine in the margin on a heavily coloured canal. Dean explained: “We thought there might be some 20s but not a 30-pounder. “We…

The hooks petition originator is Dr Stuart McLanaghan, a sustainability business professional, and a lifelong angler who is motivated by fish welfare. The petition states: ‘For future generations, the welfare and…

Deeper Pro+

FOLLOWING last week’s New Gear review of the Deeper Pro+ sonar, I’ve had a chance to take one down to the lakes at Wallow Ponds, in Highbridge, Somerset, and put…

Pike fan Andy Flint had arranged the trip last  January  from his mother Thelma’s house but forgot about it when it came to the funeral arrangements. But Norwich, Norfolk-based Andy…

The 21-year-old tyre fitter from nearby Fairford added 14 others to mid doubles with Ian, using legered lamprey at the £10 a day water. Horcott Lakes fishery manager Lee Pollard…

Lee Howdle landed the new personal best from the River Trent at Sawley and a venue bailiff checked his scales and took the photos. The 30-year-old from Draycott, Derbyshire, said:…

Framfield, East Sussex-based Steve smashed his old pike personal best of 28 lb 8 oz caught from Ardingly Reservoir. It was his fourth visit to the challenging but rewarding Chew…