Although it was only enough for third, Tom Watts from Doncaster found the long journey from South Yorkshire to the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal extremely worthwhile, as the 15 lb…

Stonehouse, Gloucestershire-based Jacob had been trying for a double-figure zander for three years before getting lucky on the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal Jacob usually fishes from sunrise until about an…

Mepal, Cambridgeshire all-rounder Will, 44, struck into the beast on a float-legered half-mackerel just 20 minutes before the Anglian Water venue’s early evening curfew. Will told Angler’s Mail, the top…

The 32-year-old operations administrator from near Lincoln was convinced zeds were around a prebaited barbel area of the River Trent near Nottingham. He wisely decided to try for them and…

Keen pike angler Mark was on a guided trip with Wye Valley Adventures on the River Severn run by Martyn Cattermole as he wanted a big zed. The Sedbergh, Cumbria-based…

The Bolton exile, who now lives down in Wokingham, Berkshire, boated the seventh heaviest UK zander ever from predator mecca Grafham Water in Cambridgeshire. It is the second biggest zed…

Twyning, Gloucestershire-based Kirk used a small roach deadbait fished on a single size 8 treble hook. His best British catch came in the nick of time as he is emigrating…